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Success Academy Charter Schools, Full-time Chess Teaching (UCSF 1200-2000+) - Application via WayUp



New York, NY, USA
Posted on Friday, August 4, 2023
This role is with Success Academy Charter Schools. WayUp is partnering with Success Academy Charter Schools to hire top talent.

  • Building a classroom culture in which scholars develop a love for chess and enhance critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Teaching a rigorous chess curriculum to scholars that begins with chess basics and progresses to checkmate patterns and tactics
  • Coaching and develop a high-performing team of scholars to compete in city, state, and national chess tournaments
  • Investing parents by coordinating and leading family chess nights and internal network chess tournaments
  • Engaging in training and collaborating with chess teachers and leaders across the network to benefit from targeted feedback and professional development related to instruction and content
  • Supporting our high performing competitive teams by coaching at tournaments at least 12 Saturdays per school year


  • Have an advanced understanding of the game of chess (tournament experience a plus)
  • Are passionate about chess and learning
  • Enjoy collaborating with others (i.e., playing on an athletics team, or in a band or orchestra)
  • Have leadership experience (i.e.leadership position on a club or team; experience overseeing/managing people or organizing activities)
  • Have chess relevant chess online ratings (Blitz, UCSF, LIChess.com, etc)