Chess Teacher

Chess Wizards in Brookline, MA

  • Industry: Education - Excluding Post Secondary - Others
  • Type: Part Time
position filled

Chess Wizards is looking for engaging individuals to teach chess to K-5th grade students, after school, in a classroom setting. If you love chess and feel you can make learning it fun for kids of all ages, then you have probably found the perfect job (the only drawback: it is part-time). Currently, Chess Wizards is looking for instructors who are willing to teach between 1 and 5 one-hour classes per week.


Instructor Responsibilities and Qualifications:

   Classroom Management:

     ●  Be responsible for your student's safety and supervision at all times

     ●  Maintain a structured and organized learning environment

     ●  Encourage positive interpersonal interactions at all times

     ●  Cultivate an interactive, friendly, and welcoming group dynamic

     ●  Utilize positive behavior management and classroom management techniques


   Teach Chess:

     ●  Ability to relate well with children

     ●  Ability to make chess fun!

     ●  Encourage connections between chess problem-solving with real life problem-solving

     ●  Knowledge of basic chess strategy required

     ●  Utilize curriculum, teaching tools, and other materials provided by Chess Wizards

     ●  USCF rating a plus but not a must


   Professionalism:

     ●  Maintain regular communication with Area Managers and other coordinating staff

     ●  Maintain positive relationships with parents, on-site staff, co-instructors, and school administration

     ●  Promptness, punctuality and responsible conduct are requirements when working with children

     ●  Be a positive role model for your students

     ●  Be a proud representative of your own character as well as Chess Wizards 


    Pay: $50 - $65 per scheduled hour

    Hours: 1-5 one-hour classes per week


    If you are able to fulfill the responsibilities above, while creating a fun and exciting atmosphere in your classroom, then this is the position for you!


    To apply, please submit the following:

    1) Resume and contact information

    2) Availability from 2pm to 5pm on weekdays

    Please apply directly through our career portal: https://chess-wizards.breezy.hr

    For more information about our program, Please check out our website: http://www.chesswizards.com 


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