Zeta Charter Schools is seeking Chess Coaches for its chess program at its 2 locations, Zeta Inwood 1 Elementary (652 West 187th Street, New York, NY 10033) and Zeta Bronx 1 Elementary (222 Alexander Avenue, Bronx, NY 10454).

As a Chess Coach, you will coach students in private chess classes (with 1-4 students in each class) on a part-time basis. You will be responsible for:

  • Instilling a love for chess in your students

  • Planning, preparing, and delivering excellent private chess instruction to two students per class

  • Working with Zeta’s head Chess Teacher to support a world-class chess program

  • Providing high-quality chess competition opportunities for your students 

  • Developing strong relationships with parents and students to create investment in chess practice

  • Holding yourself accountable for excellent student outcomes in chess

  • Assessing, recording, and reporting on student progress, achievement, and behavior

Additionally, we are looking for the following characteristics:

  • Demonstrated passion for the mission, vision, and core values of Zeta Charter Schools

  • Experience working with children and implementing chess instruction with a proven record of propelling student growth and achievement

  • High moral character

  • Flexible and open to feedback

  • Demonstrating grit and perseverance

  • Interested in working in a collaborative environment

  • Passion for learning, driving innovation, disrupting the status quo, trying new approaches, and tackling problems from many angles and with creative solutions

Zeta Charter Schools is seeking candidates who can start on September 9, 2019. Zeta Charter Schools offers competitive compensation.

Work authorization required (candidate must have permanent authorization to work in the U.S.). Zeta Charter Schools is an equal opportunity employer and has a strong commitment to diversity. Candidates of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

About Zeta

Zeta Charter Schools is a next-generation charter school network in NYC that launched two public charter schools in the South Bronx and Inwood communities, with plans to grow to ten schools serving Pre-K-12th grades. As we expand to K-2 for the 2019-2020 school year, Zeta Charter Schools is focused on a people-first culture that maintains high expectations to enable team members to grow personally and professionally. Zeta’s mission is to build and maintain high-performing schools that forge thriving communities of lifelong learners, innovators, and problem solvers.

What makes Zeta unique?

In addition to cultivating a high-performance culture that fosters extraordinary outcomes, Zeta Charter Schools has a focus on innovation learning as well as mindfulness and wellness to drive our rigorous hands-on academics. With the implementation and adaptation of a robust social-emotional learning program, we promote an environment of mindfulness that serves as a strong foundation for a respectful school community. Additionally, we believe our Zeta design combines the best of an academically rigorous education, focused on critical thinking and problem solving, with cutting-edge technology and tools.  

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