Chess Instructor at Mind Games Incorporated (MGI) – Abuja

Mind Games Incorporated (MGI) was founded in 2017 with the sole aim of revitalizing and revolutionizing mind sports in Nigeria and the entire African continent, in order to continually breed intellectual minds.

MGI organizes several tournaments for scrabble, chess, draughts at various levels and supports club setup. We also provide training for facilitators and tournament adjudicators.

We are recruiting to fill the vacant position below:

Job Title Chess Instructor

Location: Abuja
Employment Type: Contract

Job Description

  • We currently have openings for resourceful and experienced chess instructors who can work with students at various levels.
  • The successful candidates will be expected to work on clients’ premises at least 3 times weekly.

Job Responsibilities

  • Building a classroom culture in which students develop a love for chess
  • Planning, preparing, and delivering excellent chess instruction to all students in the class according to their educational needs
  • Teaching a high level chess curriculum that begins with the basics of chess and progresses to checkmate tactics and patterns
  • Promoting a classroom environment where students fully engage in the creative process and cultivate their talents through a rigorous curriculum that inspires intellectual curiosity and enables all students to thrive
  • Working with the school team to create a world-class chess program, including an after school club, that prioritizes understanding of chess, critical thinking, and problem solving skills
  • Developing strong relationships with parents and students to create investment in school culture and academics
  • Driving academic outcomes by analysing data, studying student work, and implementing high-leverage instructional moves to ensure dramatic gains for all students
  • Holding yourself accountable for excellent student outcomes
  • Bringing a passion for self-expression and establishing a culture of press when it comes to scholars’ critical thinking about chess
  • Assessing, recording, and reporting on student progress, achievement, and behaviour
  • Training with colleagues and school leaders to receive targeted, in-the-moment feedback on instruction, as well as unparalleled support and professional development

Requirements

  • Bachelor Degree/HND preferred, or equivalent experience.
  • Demonstrate passion for the mission, vision, and core values of our organisation
  • Teaching experience with a proven record of propelling student growth, achievement, and love for chess
  • Have an advanced understanding of the game of chess
  • High moral character
  • Passionate about chess and learning
  • Flexible and open to feedback
  • Demonstrating grit and perseverance
  • Interested in working in a collaborative environment
  • Passion for learning, driving innovation, disrupting the status quo, trying new approaches, and tackling problems from many angles and with creative solutions.

Benefits

  • Work flexibility
  • Attractive remuneration
  • Travel opportunities.

Application Closing Date
15th January, 2018.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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