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Become a Coach with SSA!

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We're always looking for new coaches to help us with our in-person and online classes.

We run classes after school during the school term, and during the school holidays!

Working with SSA

Who are we?

Speaking Schools Australasia is focused on empowering students by providing a safe space to learn the skills to be the great speakers of tomorrow.

Our firm belief is learning through doing is the best way for kids to develop. We use practical activities to teach and have a big focus on feedback and growth.

We run a mix of school holiday workshops, term programs, online classes and much more!

What are we looking for in a coach?

You don't have to be a champion public speaker or debater, but we are looking for people who have:

- The ability to create a safe, fun, and supportive learning environment

- Experience and enthusiasm for teaching children and young people

- Experience in debating and/or public speaking (including high school public speaking or debating competitions)

Why work with SSA?

We are a young, energetic and passionate team. We also have:

- The most comprehensive debating and public speaking resource in the country

- Competitive pay rates

- Lots of opportunity for work with flexible hours to suit your uni timetable

- Both online and in-person programs

- An extensive training program for new coaches

- A fun community atmosphere with regular staff events

How does the process work?

If you're interested in applying to work with us, please fill out this below form.

We recruit coaches on a rolling basis throughout the year, so you can fill in this form at any time.

Once you've put through an application, a member of our team will be in touch shortly afterwards to let you know what the next steps might include.

If you have any questions or concerns please reach out to us at human.resources@speakingschools.com.au

Please note we are only able to accept applications from people based in Australia.

Keen to join the team?

Apply now!

How coaches find working with SSA

I really enjoy working with Speaking Schools Australasia. I’ve found that the environment is amazing. Everyone is really kind and I’ve made friends for life as well. You’ll learn so much from the other coaches who have way more experience than you and it makes you a better coach.

Niki Nojoumian SSA Coach

I love working with SSA. It’s a really positive program. It’s really kid-focused, making sure the kids have a great time and making sure we can celebrate debating as much as they learn things about the world and how to debate.

Brendan Winters SSA Coach

Working at SSA is an awesome experience. Even though I’m new, I’ve already gained a lot of new skills I feel. Just being able to speak in front of a class of kids. It’s very different to speaking to people of your own age. I think it's definitely a different experience and one that really opens your mind and broadens your horizons.

Bree Craig SSA Coach