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Chess Wizards Chess Tutor / Instructor in Kirkland, Washington

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!

    Day to Day:

  • 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 - $75 per scheduled class, this is an hour and a half commitment.

Hours: 1-5 one-hour classes per week in the afternoons, up to you.

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!

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