Debate Coach

Nilis Art Studio is a tinker place for creative minds. We are currently seeking qualified applicants for the Debate coaching position in Cedar Park, TX (North Austin).

The Debate Instructor will be responsible for designing and delivering debate courses for K5 to K8 students. The instructor will work with students to develop critical thinking, public speaking, and argumentation skills through interactive lectures, class discussions, and practice debates.


  • Lead a strong after-school Debate program that furthers students’ passion and skill set.
  • Design and develop a debate curriculum for K5 to K8 students.
  • Prepare lesson plans, activities, and assignments that align with the course objectives.
  • Conduct engaging and interactive classes that encourage student participation and critical thinking.
  • Build a classroom culture that fosters students’ genuine love for learning
  • Provide constructive feedback to students on their arguments, public speaking skills, and teamwork.
  • Evaluate performance based on their participation, assignments, and debate performance.
  • Foster a positive and inclusive learning environment that encourages students to learn and grow.
  • Stay up-to-date with best practices and trends in debate education.
  • Collaborate with other instructors and parents to ensure the success of the program.


  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field (e.g. communication, education, political science).
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in debate instruction, coaching, or related field.
  • Strong knowledge of debate theory, argumentation, and public speaking skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to engage students and build rapport with parents and staff.
  • Ability to work independently, manage multiple tasks, and meet deadlines.
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
  • Willingness to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends.

Physical Demands:

  • The job may require standing, walking, or sitting for extended periods of time.

Salary and Benefits:

  • The salary range for this position is $20 to $25 per hour, depending on experience and qualifications.
  • Paid Time-off
  • To apply for this position, please submit your resume, cover letter, and three professional references to

We are also looking for an excellent art instructor. You can apply here.