Silver Knights Enrichment is the largest provider of after-school chess programs in the mid-Atlantic. We work with more than 5,000 elementary school children every week. We are looking for smart and capable Chess Instructors to teach chess in elementary schools. You will learn to teach chess to elementary school children and help make a difference in their lives.
This position starts in September and follows the academic year.
You will receive thorough training on how to use our curriculum to teach chess and will also receive regular mentoring from experienced senior teachers.
Earn $45 - $75 per club (90-minute time commitment)
What do our instructors do?
Use our program curriculum to teach chess strategy and tactics.
Manage classrooms of beginner or intermediate students to help them learn or improve at chess.
Grow professionally for a successful company which teaches in more than 250 schools all over Northern Virginia, Maryland, and Washington DC.
Supervise parent pickup
You know the rules of chess and are familiar with basic strategy
You don't have to be a master player (but of course you can be!)
You have experience working with elementary-age children
Clean background check (required)
At least 3 weekdays availability during the school year from 2:30 pm 5:00 pm
You must have a reliable vehicle for transportation
You must be able to lift at least 20 lbs of teaching equipment
Silver Knights Enrichment is an EEO employer and is a safe and drug-free workplace.