Chess Coach


Chess Coach, Part-Time, Hourly, $30-$50

We are looking for individuals that like to play chess, have previous experience working with children (ages 5-13), and are interested in working part-time during after school hours.

You don’t need to be a chess master, but it certainly doesn’t hurt! Regardless, we will provide paid training and step-by-step lesson plans so you will feel comfortable in the classroom.

Earn $45-$75 per club meeting (90-minute time commitment)


  • Knowledgeable in the rules of chess and basic strategy

  • Experience with elementary-age children

  • Must be able to pass a background check

  • Must be available at least 2 weekdays during the school year from 2:30 pm 4:30 pm

  • Have a reliable vehicle for transportation

  • Ability to lift 20 lbs of teaching/playing equipment


  • Manage a classroom of 10-24 students (Assistant Coaches are usually provided for larger groups)

  • Use our lessons to effectively teach the rules of chess and basic strategy/tactics

  • Supervise dismissal and parent pickup

  • Send a brief summary email to the Program Director following each club meeting