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Mock Trial Coach and Moderator

Chaminade College Preparatory (Chatsworth)

Posted

06/25/2022

Expires

08/09/2022

Description

Chaminade College Preparatory seeks a dynamic, innovative, and engaging MOCK TRIAL COACH AND MODERATOR to lead our high school and middle school Mock Trial program. This is a part-time position.

The successful candidate will possess the knowledge, skills, and abilities required to lead and award-winning Mock Trial Program which promotes understanding and appreciation of the law, court procedures, and the American judicial system.

Team Goals:
– Develops students’ life skills, such as critical thinking, reading, speaking, and advocacy.
– Heightens students’ appreciation for the principle of equal justice for all.
– Promotes students’ awareness of current legal issues.
– Promotes the exchange of ideas among students.

Mock Trial Season runs September through end of December. Scheduling demands include regular weekly and weekend class meetings

Key Responsibilities:
– Facilitates student understanding of witness statements and the legal system in order to present both the plaintiff and defense sides in a court of law.
– Writes direct exams, cross-examinations, opening statements, closing arguments, and rebuttals.
– Teaches Rules of Evidence including objections used and allowed in Mock Trial cases.
Supervises students during practices and competitions.
– Schedules activities and makes necessary arrangements for practices, car pools, meals, clothing requirements and logistics of competitions in downtown Los Angeles, Stanley Mock Court House.
– Responsible for the selection process of roles for the Junior Varsity Mock Trial team.
Maintains relationships with local judges, attorneys and other school coaches to build a Mock Trial culture and competes in scrimmages.
– Maintains a variety of documents including attendance records for rehearsals, permission slips, and field trip paperwork.

Deadline for Submission of Applications:
Applications are being accepted immediately. This position is open until filled.

Salary and Benefits:
This is an hourly part-time position. The salary for this position will be commensurate with experience. This position is not eligible for Chaminade’s employee benefits package.

Application Process:
Interested applicants may apply online through our employment webpage at: www.chaminade.org/employment. Applicants will be asked to upload a resume and cover letter.

Any applicant who needs help or needs an accommodation in order to apply for any position should contact the human resources office at (818) 366-9284.

About Chaminade:
Chaminade is an independent co-educational Catholic school serving students in grades 6-12 at our two beautiful campuses located in the San Fernando Valley area of Los Angeles. One of the best things about Chaminade is our strong sense of family. We work together, play together, and pray together. We are a family, a community committed to the success and well-being of each and every student.

Our Mission:
We inspire young people to love, learn, and lead through our Catholic and Marianist traditions of a living faith, academic excellence, and moral responsibility.

Our Vision:
Chaminade College Preparatory graduates are prepared, inspired, and equipped to:
– Share God’s love by caring for others and seeking justice and peace.
– Learn, adapt, and grow with the world around them.
– Become servant leaders and positive contributors to society.

The Characteristics of Marianist Education:
Chaminade’s mission and culture are deeply rooted in the five Characteristics of Marianist Education which are:
– Educating for Formation in Faith
– Providing an Integral Quality Education
– Educating in Family Spirit
– Educating for Service, Justice, and Peace and the Integrity of Creation
– Educating for Adaptation and Change

Chaminade’s Commitment to Diversity:
Chaminade College Preparatory is committed to the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion and the value that a rich and diverse community brings to our school. Our employee culture is deeply rooted in our Catholic faith and the five Characteristics of Marianist Education. Our Catholic Marianist tradition is lived on our campuses every day, and is evident in our Chaminade Family Spirit where each of our faculty and staff is valued for their unique and varied gifts and talents. Chaminade’s faculty, staff, and administration come from all faiths, ethnicities, races, genders, and socioeconomic backgrounds and we are stronger for it.

For more information about Chaminade, visit our website at: www.chaminade.org

Equal Employment Opportunity:
Chaminade College Preparatory is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants for employment are considered without regard to race, color, national origin or ancestry, gender, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, or genetic information, or other basis protected by law for employment in a Catholic school. Applicants who need an accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment and hiring process should contact the human resources department in order to discuss reasonable accommodation.

Requirements

Qualifications:
– Prior experience leading a Mock Trial program desired.
– Prior experience working with students in a Catholic school environment desired.

Information/Application Contact

Chaminade College Preparatory (Chatsworth)

10210 Oakdale Ave

Chatsworth, CA 91311

dvoogt@chaminade.org