We are frequently hiring for our programs in schools throughout the Bay Area. The majority of our classes are located in the East Bay (including Walnut Creek and the 680 corridor), Marin, San Francisco, and the Peninsula.
Prior teaching experience is helpful, but not required. We provide the training, lesson plans and support to help you succeed in the classroom. Our aim is to create a rewarding experience for you and the students.
Knowledge of chess fundamentals
Experience working with children
Fun, engaging approach to conveying chess knowledge
Reliable personal transportation
Ability to pass a background check
Locations and Hours:
We have immediate openings for after-school teachers in Burlingame, Millbrae and Contra Costa County. Weekdays (one hour per day in the afternoon, usually between 1pm and 4pm). Typical assignment length is 8-12 weeks, and you are expected to commit to the full term of the contract.
Competitive hourly rate, DOE; varies by assignment.
Email your resume or CV and a statement of interest, attn: Berkeley Chess School Programs Dept. In your statement, please answer the following questions:
What is your experience/level of skill playing chess?
What is your USCF rating (if applicable)?
What experience do you have working with kids?
Why do you want to teach for the Berkeley Chess School?
We will contact you to schedule an interview; unfortunately it is not possible for us to reply to all applicants. No phone calls please.