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  • Academic Decathlon Moderator

    The responsibility of the Academic Decathlon Moderator is to oversee, guide, and direct the
    Academic Decathlon members in the learning activities they participate in and the meetings that
    are held to prepare them for the Academic Decathlon competition. The moderator must be able
    to organize and supervise all aspects of administration, operations, and coaching of the
    competitive Academic Decathlon team. There are a variety of responsibilities which come with
    being the Academic Decathlon Moderator the list below does not include all responsibilities, but
    is a general overview of expectations for the position. The majority of the activities require
    planning time and/or supervision outside of the school day, there is a stipend for the Moderator.

    Duties and Responsibilities
    • Foster scholastic growth, a spirit of academic competition and a sense of worth and confidence with Academic Decathlon members.
    • Supervise students at meetings/practice, on field trips, and at competitions.
    • Research the Academic Decathlon season theme.
    • Design and conduct recruitment to attract new Academic Decathlon team members.
    • Hold appropriate meetings with students to prepare them for competition.
    • Provide individual and group instruction or arrange for instruction in preparation for competitions.
    • Maintain performance requirements, enforce academic requirements, and verify each student’s eligibility to participate in Academic Decathlon.
    • Know and ensure the implementation of established rules and procedures of Academic Decathlon.
    • Maintain the integrity and reputation of Notre Dame High School in the Academic Decathlon community.
    • Travel as needed to supervise and judge at tournaments.
    • Organize Academic Decathlon trips in accordance with the necessity to prepare students for competition
    • Organize and conduct tryouts for the Academic Decathlon competitions when appropriate; inform administration and participants of final selections.
    • Supervise and assist students effectively.
    • Communicate with parents about events.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.
     
    Qualifications
    • A bachelor’s degree is a minimum, a master’s degree is preferred.
    • Previous experience coaching Academic Decathlon on the high school level.
    • Knowledge of U.S. and California Academic Decathlon policies and procedures
    • Appropriate interpersonal styles and methods to guide individuals and groups toward task accomplishment.
    • Ability to communicate effectively with students, supervisors, peers, teachers, parents, community individually and as a group.
    • Willingness to work after school and some weekends to prepare for competition and compete in Academic Decathlon.

    To Whom Responsible 
    Principal
    Vice Principal of Student Life
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