Chess Instructor

Chess Wizards - Reston, VA4.2

Part-time$45 - $60 an hour
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

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: $45 - $60 per 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

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