At Zeta, we pursue an unprecedented combination of high academic achievement and social-emotional development. We insist that every child receives a world-class education while fostering a love for learning. Our purpose lies in changing the public education landscape for all of New York City’s children, and we are uncompromising in our mission.
To achieve our vision, we are searching for talented chess teachers with a Bachelor’s degree, at least 1-2 years of teaching experience, and mastery of Chess.
Deliver powerful results
As a Chess Teacher at Zeta, you will develop and execute a vision of excellence in chess, working with leaders and teammates to craft the curriculum. At Zeta, we wholeheartedly pursue academic mastery across math, reading, writing, and science for all children. Specialist teachers provide additional enrichment in Taekwondo, Music, Dance, Chess, Art, Soccer, and more.
Your passion for innovation in the classroom coupled with our in-house curriculum will launch your students toward their most powerful and fulfilling lives.
Achieve your limitless potential
At Zeta, you will receive significant support and professional development while working with a world-class team. Every week, school teams dedicate time to engage in professional development workshops and mindfulness routines. Throughout the school day, Zeta maintains an open door policy, where both teachers and school leaders exchange feedback. The Specialty team, composed of teachers and professionals throughout the network, holds additional professional development sessions, with a focus on the content and specific methods.
Successful teachers are encouraged to step up into leadership roles. As a rapidly growing organization, we are always looking to promote from within, and we provide ample training and support to ensure the next generation of Zeta leaders are well equipped for successful leadership.
Join our passionate community
For our chess teaching positions, we are in search of candidates with a previous track record of excellence in both the practice of and the teaching of chess. Our Zeta team is comprised of top talent with incredible schooling and private sector experience. You will make a tremendous team member at Zeta if you:
Are passionate about our mission of providing world-class education to all students
Bring a mindset of growth, flexibility, and openness to feedback
Are hungry and determined to not only meet your goals, but surpass them
Are humble, willing to put the team’s needs ahead of your own, and committed to contributing to a collaborative work environment
Are well organized and detail-oriented
We maintain an unrelenting focus on team at Zeta, so you must be humble, willing to put the team’s needs ahead of your own, and committed to contributing to a collaborative work environment. At Zeta, your voice will be valued. As part of a lean growth organization, we expect all our teammates to wear multiple hats and have a can-do attitude about overcoming any hurdle!
We want lifelong learners who live with child-like joy and passion. At Zeta, we need you to bring your passion for learning to disrupt the status quo and tackle problems with creative solutions.
We are hiring for immediate openings and onboarding on a rolling basis. We provide a top-of-market, competitive compensation and benefits package. Zeta also provides top-of-the-line technology and classroom resources.
Currently, Zeta operates multiple schools, in the South Bronx and Upper Manhattan. We have big growth plans because the educational crisis is massive and requires big solutions. We plan to open 1-2 schools each year. Join our growing team today, and change the landscape of public education in New York City. If you can’t wait to get started, apply now!
Equity is at the heart of our mission. We have a deep commitment to pursuing diversity and striving for equity. Zeta is an equal opportunity employer. Candidates of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Work authorization is required (candidate must have permanent authorization to work in the U.S.).
COVID-19 vaccination mandate: Employment with Zeta Charter Schools is conditioned on proof of full vaccination and booster against the COVID-19 virus or approval of an exemption due to a qualifying medical condition.