1. About the role

As an ESU Oracy Trainer and Mentor you'll have the opportunity to:
Deliver debating and public speaking sessions and workshops in primary and secondary schools
Judge ESU competitions 
Teach and support young people during our residential programmes

You will be paid between £30 - £85 per booking (plus travel expenses).
Residential programmes pay £450 or more for the week.

What do we expect from our Oracy Trainers and Mentors?
  • Minimum commitment of one academic year
  • Daytime and evening availability (you must not be in full-time work)
  • You must be over 18 years of age and have the right to work in the UK/EEA
  • Experience or an interest in debating, public speaking, teaching and/or promoting oracy skills in the classroom
  • Experience working with young people
How will we support you?
  • Ongoing professional development and support managed by an assigned regional Ambassador
  • We cover the cost of a Child Protection Level 2 qualification and an Enhanced DBS Disclosure 
  • You will work within a large network of highly-trained educators that supports peer-to-peer learning, with multiple avenues for professional development
  • Promotion opportunities to become a Senior Oracy Trainer delivering to educational professionals 
  • Internships and paid work opportunities at ESU headquarters in Mayfair, London
Next steps
Complete this expression of interest form and we will be in touch when we open for recruitment in 2020.

Applications are open for our paid Schools' Mace judging role. This takes place from November 2019 - March 2020. 

Applications are open for our voluntary judging positions for the ESU-Churchill Public Speaking competition and the Performing Shakespeare competition.