Join us on a journey of academic excellence!

Founded by the Brothers of the Christian Schools in 1956, La Salle College Preparatory of Pasadena, CA is the only Catholic co-educational high school in the northern San Gabriel Valley. We take pride in delivering the highest quality academic experience to each of our students and their families. We are always looking for talented, caring, and driven individuals to join us on this journey of academic excellence.

The school curriculum is college preparatory, as 99% of our graduates matriculate to higher education. Our current enrollment of over 600 students represents a diverse population reflective of our surrounding communities. We offer a full range of co-curricular and athletic opportunities for our student body.

Available Positions
Speech and Debate Coach - Part-Time

Speech and Debate Coach (Part-Time)

La Salle College Preparatory is seeking a dynamic and passionate individual to join our team as a High School Speech Coach. As the Speech Coach, you will play a pivotal role in nurturing the talents of our students, helping them develop their public speaking and debate skills, and preparing them for competition at various levels. Your dedication and expertise will contribute to the continued success of our Speech and Debate Team.


  • A coach who can assist and lead a speech team practice

  • Ideally someone who competed or coached before

  • Logical and analytical

  • Willingness to meet in the afternoon

  • Travel several weekends a school year

  • Help plan travel

  • Must be 25 years of age to drive schools vans


  • At least 2 years competition experience

  • At least one year Speech Coaching experience

  • Ability to coach the various Speech Events

  • Willingness to travel to away tournaments

  • Develop and implement a comprehensive speech and debate curriculum that aligns with the needs and goals of the team.

  • Provide individualized coaching and feedback to students to improve their public speaking, argumentation, and critical thinking skills.

  • Organize and oversee regular team meetings, practices, and workshops.

  • Help Select appropriate speech and debate events for competition and assist students in choosing events that match their strengths and interests.

  • Prepare students for local, regional, and national speech and debate tournaments, including assisting with research, case development, and strategy.

  • Foster a positive and inclusive team environment that promotes teamwork, sportsmanship, and respect among students.

  • Attend and supervise students at speech and debate competitions, providing guidance and support throughout the events.

  • Stay up-to-date with current trends and developments in speech and debate education.

  • Experience in a Catholic high school setting.


  • Promotes and carries out the Lasallian mission and its Core Principles

  • Design and/or implement courses and units that effectively promote department outcomes and adhere to the scope and sequence as determined by the department;

  • Engage students in an active, effective learning environment;

  • Collaborate with peers to develop, review and improve curriculum;

  • Communicate consistently with students, parents and school personnel;

  • La Salle looks to employ faculty and staff who share its core values of being compassionate, collaborative, enthusiastic, and humble

La Salle College Preparatory will offer compensation ranging $40- $50 / hour depending on experience and education degrees.

La Salle is an independent co-educational Catholic school serving students in grades 9-12 located in Pasadena, California. The school collaborates with the families it serves to provide a challenging, Catholic education for young men and women in the philosophy and traditions of the De La Salle Christian Brothers. This tradition, grounded in the values of St. John Baptist de La Salle, educates the whole person while emphasizing family spirit in a nurturing, caring environment, attentive to the moral, spiritual and religious development of students.

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Interested candidates should send the follow to

  • Resume/CV

  • Cover letter detailing your qualifications and coaching philosophy

  • List of references

  • Any relevant coaching certifications

To apply or if you have any questions regarding the above positions, please email

Comprehensive Benefits Package

We're also proud to offer a comprehensive benefits package for full-time employees and their eligible family members:

  • 50% Tuition Remission for one child
  • PTO for Thanksgiving (one week), Christmas Break (two weeks), Spring Break (one week), and major holidays - All Employees
  • PTO for Summer Break (late May through early August) - 10-month employees
  • Two Weeks Vacation - 12-month employees
  • Competitive Medical/Healthcare Plans & Dental Coverage
  • Flexible spending accounts for health care and dependent care
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan & Pension Plan (minimum vesting requirement) with competitive employer matching contributions
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Long-term Care
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Fitness Center Access
  • On-Campus Parking
Statement of Inclusivity:

La Salle College Preparatory is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for our entire school community including but not limited to, our students, parents, families, faculty, staff, vendors, volunteers, and community members.


La Salle College Preparatory was founded in 1956. Today, we are the only truly diverse and co-educational Catholic high school in Pasadena.