Chess Wizards is looking for a motivated Assistant Area Coordinator in the D.C. Metro area (with a preference on Northern Virginia) to help coordinate, coach instructors, and maintain program quality within our area Chess Wizards programs. This role will be part-time (30 hours per week). This position will require daily travel and reliable personal transportation is required.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Coordinate and cultivate a system of regular communication with our staff
  • Maintain and develop the quality of instruction within the program, including on-site visits, evaluations, follow-ups, and ongoing professional development
  • Develop and maintain positive relationships with students, families, host school personnel, and other staff
  • Participate in an ongoing and established team dynamic with colleagues in other regions
  • Assist with other tasks related to the coordination and execution of the program, including scheduling and logistics


  • 2+ years of classroom teaching experience (or similar experience).
  • Solid organization and time-management skills
  • A home office including high-speed internet, a recent computer or tablet, Skype, and email client software.
  • Ability to work afternoons, with some occasional evening flexibility to accommodate staff.
  • Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Experience in education
  • Reliable transportation (car) for daily travel.
  • Chess experience preferred but not required - applicant without experience must be willing to learn and be coached by our qualified staff.

Pay: $19/hr

Hours: Monday - Friday, 1:00pm - 6:00pm

If you are able to fulfill the responsibilities above, then this is the position for you!

To apply, please submit your resume along with a brief cover letter expressing your interest in the position.

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