Extra Duty - Mock Trial Sponsor
EXTRA DUTY JOB DESCRIPTION
JOB TITLE: Mock Trial Sponsor
DEPARTMENT: High School
REPORTS TO: Principal
FLSA STATUS: Exempt
CONTRACT STATUS: Extra Duty
APPROVED BY: Mr. Mark Officer
APPROVED DATE: 04/25/2022
SUMMARY: The mock trial sponsor supervises the high school students who are on 3-5 teams that compete across the state in the Oklahoma Bar Association Mock Trial Program. The sponsor works with lawyers and judges to teach/coach a different case every year. The sponsor is in charge of registration, transportation and logistics for practice. The sponsor also supervises a tournament on Martin Luther King Day, plans a possible fall tournament and works with the booster club for fundraising.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: These statements are intended to describe the responsibilities assigned to this position and are not intended to represent an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required.
Supervises students and volunteer lawyer/judge coaches for evening and some weekend practices.
Organizes paperwork for OBA registration and facilitates transportation to events.
Coaches students and prepares the team for competition.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: lay coaches for expert legal coaching.
QUALIFICATION: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
- Bachelor's Degree
KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES: Computer literate; excellent written and oral communication ability; strong knowledge of rules, regulations, policies and laws applicable to education and special education; expertise in Oklahoma State Department of Education regulations related to curriculum and instruction. Ability to follow all district policies and procedures. Demonstrating strong communication skills, orally and in writing, with faculty, staff, team members, and administrators. Ability to work without supervision, and work as a team player. Ability to document records accurately. Ability to manage confidential information in a manner that respects students, families, and employees. Ability to listen effectively. Ability to maintain emotional control under stressful situations and when working with students exhibiting non-compliant behaviors.
LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret English language.
MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Ability to apply advanced mathematical concepts and mathematical operations to such tasks as frequency distribution, determination of test reliability and validity, analysis of variance, correlation techniques, sampling theory, and factor analysis.
REASONING ABILITY: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out written and oral instructions. Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
LICENSES and REGISTRATIONS: Current driver’s license in good standing.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit at a desk or in meetings for long periods; travel to school sites; and using keyboarding skills, work on a computer for long periods. The employee may have potential exposure to human body fluids and potential physical aggression from student that may be related to his or her disability.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Typical office environments. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet. Must have own transportation to visit all sites.