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Chess Career

If you think you might be qualified for one of our instructor positions, we'd like to hear from you. Contact

and type "job opening"
in the subject line.



We're always looking for exceptional chess instructors. If you live in the Chicago area, love the game of chess, have excellent communication skills and a passion for teaching, we would like to talk to you. We offer job training and competitive salaries to qualified candidates.

Please contact us at 

and type "job opening" in the subject line.

Why work for Chess-Ed!

Chess-Ed is a great place to grow as a chess instructor and have a lot of fun while working and playing!

Chess-Ed provides in-school and after-school chess classes that give students a unique opportunity to continually develop and fine-tune their Intellectual, social, emotional, and sportsmanship which offers a broad range of benefits, while they are having fun!

As an instructor with Chess-Ed, we value you and your work to help make these major impacts such as improving students’ self-esteem, self-worth, and self-confidence, as well as developing interpersonal skills such as communication, cooperation, teamwork, and leadership, while having fun. 

We are seeking chess teachers who are focused on the bigger picture by using tools that are provided but are also able to teach each student individually beyond the scope of a specific method while maintaining an engaging program. Our teachers are results-oriented, offer rigorous and high-quality chess lessons.

Qualifications we are seeking:

-Knowledge of Chess





-Articulate - personable.

-Previous experience teaching children a plus Classroom management skills


Please email a cover letter and resume outlining your skills and experience. Your cover letter should explain why you would be an excellent Chess Teacher at Chess-Ed

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