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Chess Wizards Chess Teacher - After School ($55 - $75 per hour) in Waltham, Massachusetts

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
  • Implement CDC, School, and Chess Wizards COVID-19 prevention practices

    ● 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: $55 - $75 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: (

For more information about our program, Please check out our website: (