If you love chess and think the world would a better place if more kids played the World Game, we would love to talk to you about joining our expanding team!

  • Passion for chess

  • Deep desire for kids to enjoy and benefit from playing chess

  • Reliable schedule and transportation

  • Clear background check

  • Diversity of all kinds

  • Ability to positively influence kids' lives

  • Connection to the game

  • Professional development

  • Additional income


Part-Time Chess Instructor   Multiple positions available

  • Job Description

    • Report to Executive Director

    • Teach 5-10 hours per week in Elementary Schools around Charlotte, NC (afterschool programs, morning programs, academy classes)

    • Optional: work at CCCSA’s Junior Master Summer Camps

  • Requirements

    • Must live in or near Charlotte, NC

    • Must consent to background check

    • Reliable car transportation

    • Chess knowledge (suggested level at least 500 USCF)

  • Compensation

    • Competitive hourly wages up to $40/hour; commensurate with experience

    • Benefits include access to CCCSA’s student network to acquire private students if desired

Part-Time Administrative Assistant   1 position available

  • Job Description

    • Report to Executive Director and Director of Engagement

    • 10-20 hours of weekly work

    • Compile school program rosters, tournament registration lists, etc.

    • Send weekly emails to school programs and CCCSA club members

    • Communicate regularly with school program leadership and CCCSA club members

    • Work on other tasks (financial, outreach, organizational) as required

  • Requirements

    • Very strong communication skills especially with emails

    • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office and Google Drive

    • Strong computing skills and efficiency

    • Some social media outreach skills

    • Must live in or near Charlotte, NC

    • Must consent to background check

    • Passion for scholastic chess education

    • In-depth chess knowledge recommended, but not required

  • Compensation

    • Competitive hourly wages commensurate with experience

    • Salaried and full-time positions available to applications who also have interest in teaching in schools, directing tournaments, or managing major projects and events.


Interested applicants may send a resume and brief introduction to:

Executive Director Peter Giannatos (

Assistant Director Grant Oen (

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