Chess Instructor

Chess Wizards

Chess Instructor

Oakland, CA
Part Time
Paid
  • Responsibilities

    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/