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Chess Instructor

Employer
New York Chess Academy
Location
Bronx, NY
Closing date
Nov 26, 2021

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Sector
Other
Organization Type
Corporate
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We are looking for engaging individuals to teach chess to K-12th grade students, after school, in a classroom setting.

Who We Are:

New York Chess Academy (NYCA) is an organization founded in 2018 by a group of chess enthusiasts to promote chess in all aspects. NYCA organizes programs for all levels and ages. The programs include, but are not limited to, camps, after-school classes, group lessons, and tournaments.

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 rules, strategies, and endgames required
  • USCF rating a plus but not a must


Professionalism
  • 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, a proud representative of your own character as well as the organization


Hours: Typically 1-3 hours a day (1 to 4 days in a week)

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

No telephone inquiries or recruiters, please. Replies will only be sent to qualified applicants.
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