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Success Academy - Chess Teacher

Company: success academy
Location: Yonkers
Posted on: September 20, 2022

Job Description:

Thanks for your interest in Success Academy! Running the largest, fastest-growing, and highest-performing network of public charter schools in New York City takes a village - families, children, teachers, staff and faculty, advocates and supporters alike. We would love to welcome you to our community! We work tirelessly every day to ensure each child in NYC has access to a fun, rigorous, whole-child education regardless of zip code or economic status. When you join SA, you play a part in giving every student who walks through the doors of one of our 47 schools in NYC a fair shot at reaching his or her potential.Job DescriptionApplications will be reviewed on a rolling basis both for immediate vacancies and for our 2022 - 2023 School Year.For your application to be complete, you need to submit a cover letter that includes: 1) why you're pursuing a full-time chess teaching role, 2) your personal rating, and/or 3) your online chess username.About Success Academy Charter SchoolsSuccess Academy is a high-achieving, leading-edge network of 47 K-12 public charter schools serving over 20,000 scholars - throughout New York City. - We are redefining what's possible in public education. -Success Academy welcomes candidates from all backgrounds who understand that the work we do is important, and are looking for a career where they can swiftly build a professional skill set while being challenged, supported, and valued. -At Success, non- academic subjects aren't 'extra' but essential. - Scholar Talent and electives serve as critical, creative outlets for scholars to explore and develop their passions and talents in athletics, chess, debate and visual and performing arts. - We expect Scholar Talent teachers to be masters of their craft and share their passion, talent and experience in the classroom.We are looking for a results-driven Chess Teacher to join our community.In this role, you will:Build a classroom culture in which scholars develop a love for chess and enhance critical thinking and problem-solving skillsTeach a rigorous chess curriculum to scholars that begins with chess basics and progresses to checkmate patterns and tacticsCoach and develop a high-performing team of scholars to compete in city, state, and national chess tournamentsInvest parents by coordinating and leading family chess nights and internal network chess tournaments; andEngage in training and collaborating with chess teachers and leaders across the network to benefit from targeted feedback and professional development related to instruction and contentSupport our high performing competitive teams by coaching at tournaments at least 12 Saturdays per school yearWe invite you to apply if you:Achieved outstanding academic resultsHave an advanced understanding of the game of chess (tournament experience a plus)Are passionate about chess and learningHave teaching experience with a record of propelling student's understanding and love of chessSet ambitious goals for yourself and others, and are not afraid of putting in the hard work it takes to achieve themHave confidence and presence -- You enjoy taking the lead and inspiring others with your passion and commitmentEnjoy 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)Pay strong attention to detail, and have experience juggling multiple responsibilities and planning around competing prioritiesHave experience working with a group of childrenEmbody the character traits we value in our ETHOS - Excellence, Teamwork, Humor, Ownership, and making sure our Scholars are top of mindA 2-year or 4-year degree is a plus, but it is not mandatoryAlready an employee of Success Academies? Please go to your Okta Dashboard> Workday> Applications> Career to apply via our Internal Careers page.We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our organization. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We actively seek applications from people of all backgrounds to strengthen our community and the perspectives needed to flourish in a multicultural world. Success Academy offers a full benefits program and opportunities for professional growth.Learn more about our philosophy, benefits, and team at -https://jobs.successacademies.org/working-here/.Success Academy Charter Schools does not offer employment-based immigration sponsorship.

Keywords: success academy, Yonkers , Success Academy - Chess Teacher, Education / Teaching , Yonkers, New York

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