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We welcome curiosity, stir passion, and embrace a diversity of thoughts and experiences. We encourage original thinking and innovative ideas. The result: The Wellington School was named a Top Workplace by Columbus CEO magazine in 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, and 2018. 

View our openings below and apply today.

 

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SUMMARY

Have you always wanted to work in an environment where new ideas are valued and it is understood that being a part of a diverse community makes us all better thinkers as well as problem solvers? Wellington is seeking such a candidate for the position of upper school administrative assistant. This person serves as an initial point of contact for most upper school community members and visitors, and therefore requires that the employee be warm, approachable, and have a good sense of humor. The position includes significant logistical components and puts a premium on effective communication, problem-solving, and organizational skills. This individual must be trustworthy and capable of keeping confidentiality at all times. To succeed in this job, one must be organized and flexible. This full-time, non-exempt position is an important part of overseeing and assisting with the day-to-day functioning of the upper school and will work closely with the head of upper school.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Upper school administrative support

  • Create and maintain a warm and inviting upper school office environment
  • Maintain and follow-up with daily attendance
  • Maintain and update all upper school student files and upper school calendars
  • Schedule appointments and update the Outlook calendar for the head of upper school
  • Maintain the database associated with student parking, lockers, and key cards
  • Anticipate, provide planning for, and attend (as needed) upper school events including commencement
  • Utilize AESOP database to maintain faculty attendance and to ensure appropriate substitute teachers where necessary
  • Assist with safety drills
  • Request transportation needs and forms for field trips
  • Work effectively to coordinate activities with other divisions and departments

School records and registrar duties

  • Support the academic database, including supervised study assignments
  • Provide support for academic dean with class scheduling and communication
  • Provide students with transcripts, work permits, and any other necessary documentation
  • Request records for new students

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

  • Telephone/email/digital communication experience
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Professionalism
  • Organization
  • Ability to handle pressure and to be flexible
  • Microsoft Office skills required
  • College degree or experience preferred

Qualified candidates should send materials to Christine Conkle, upper school executive assistant, at conkle@wellington.org. All candidates should include:

Completed application

Cover letter

Resume

 

We believe every person plays a role in making Wellington a diverse, equitable, and inclusive place to learn, teach, and work. We seek to attract culturally and academically diverse faculty and staff who thrive on being engaged participants in our vibrant, innovative educational community. We embrace diversity and do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, disability, sexual orientation, age, or national or ethnic origin in the administration of our admission policies, financial aid, or employment.

Wellington is accepting applications for an experienced, dynamic, part-time early childhood learning guide for the 2019-2020 academic year.

SUMMARY

Wellington seeks a passionate early childhood educator with an innovative spirit and rich background in early childhood education to join our expert faculty in August 2019. The learning guide understands and practices developmentally appropriate, individualized instruction for three, four, or five-year-olds working alongside a lead classroom teacher. She/he adheres to the practice of empowering children as learners in a child-centered classroom and embraces that every child brings with them deep curiosity and potential. Experience with the Reggio Emilia approach would strengthen the candidacy.

Wellington seeks teachers who are continually growing intellectually and professionally. Our teachers collaborate to create a learning community focused on creating independent learners who have critical thinking skills, take initiative, and are fearless in their learning. Our dedication to professional development is at the core of our culture of learning.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Skillfully facilitates the academic, social, and emotional learning of young children
  • Possesses a collaborative mindset; able to work within a team and build upon new ideas
  • Engages deeply with pedagogical trends, research, and best practices
  • Is organized and purposeful about materials and lesson plans

 

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s degree is required
  • Demonstrates cultural competency and embraces diversity
  • Solid knowledge of early childhood development and the unique educational needs of diverse learners
  • Possesses knowledge and skills to work with, teach, and lead groups of diverse individuals in respectful, equitable, and inclusive ways
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including a willingness to engage in thoughtful reflective practice and a demonstrated commitment to ongoing professional growth
  • Formal experience in being a successful and effective team member in multiple team experiences
  • Aligned with Wellington’s mission
  • Physical ability to perform essential duties with children in a variety of settings including all areas of the campus and off campus locales

 

Qualified candidates should send materials before June 30 to Vicki Bellows at bellows@wellington.org. All candidates should include:

  • Completed application
  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Statement of educational philosophy

 

We believe every person plays a role in making Wellington a diverse, equitable, and inclusive place to learn, teach, and work. We seek to attract culturally and academically diverse faculty and staff who thrive on being engaged participants in our vibrant, innovative educational community. We embrace diversity and do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, disability, sexual orientation, age, or national or ethnic origin in the administration of our admission policies, financial aid, or employment.

SUMMARY 

Wellington is accepting applications for a school counselor to work with students in grades 5-8.  We seek a dynamic professional who is passionate to provide a comprehensive school counseling program through proactive and responsive leadership, advocacy, and collaboration.  The ideal candidate will have background and/or interest in implementing aspects of clinical counseling in schools with demonstrated competency in the social and emotional development of early adolescents while engaging with a diverse student population. An advanced degree (or significant work toward one) in psychology, social work, school counseling, or a related field, including certification, and recent counseling experience is preferred.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Develop and implement a middle school counseling program focused on the social and emotional growth of students
  • Collaborate with colleagues (teachers, advisors, learning support specialists, lower and upper school counselors, etc.) and educate parents to equip them with strategies for working with early adolescents
  • Meet with students individually and in groups proactively and responsively
  • Advocate on behalf of students’ general developmental and/or specific identified needs
  • Consult with internal and external contacts to cultivate a broad network of resources
  • Serve on the leadership team to envision and realize our educational mission
  • Model a growth mindset in all aspects of professional endeavors

 

Qualified candidates should send materials to Brenda Porter, middle school administrative assistant, at porter@wellington.org. All candidates should include:

  • Letter of interest
  • Resume
  • Completed application
  • Statement of educational philosophy

 

We believe every person plays a role in making Wellington a diverse, equitable, and inclusive place to learn, teach, and work. We seek to attract culturally and academically diverse faculty and staff who thrive on being engaged participants in our vibrant, innovative educational community. We embrace diversity and do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, disability, sexual orientation, age, or national or ethnic origin in the administration of our admission policies, financial aid, or employment.

SUMMARY

Wellington is seeking a long-term substitute for upper school math for our first trimester. The position also has the potential to continue as a part-time position throughout the remaining school year.

 

The ideal candidate will have math teaching experience and the ability, talent, and desire to teach a range of math classes. Candidates should be forward-thinking, innovative, collaborative, and enthusiastic in their approach to their classroom environment. Demonstrated integration of current academic technologies, diverse teaching strategies, and varied modes of assessment focused on learning outcomes around collaboration, communication, and critical thinking are also of interest.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES (Long-term Substitute)

  • Teach four or five sections of math (Algebra 1 and 2 with options for Geometry and Personal Finance)
  • Serve as an involved and committed member of the faculty
  • Recognize the importance of diverse teaching strategies and modes of assessment
  • A master’s degree (or significant work toward one) and recent teaching experience is preferred

Qualified candidates should send materials to Christine Conkle, upper school executive assistant, at conkle@wellington.org. All candidates should include:

  • Letter of interest
  • Resume
  • Completed application
  • Statement of educational philosophy
  • Substitute certification

We believe every person plays a role in making Wellington a diverse, equitable, and inclusive place to learn, teach, and work. We seek to attract culturally and academically diverse faculty and staff who thrive on being engaged participants in our vibrant, innovative educational community. We embrace diversity and do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, disability, sexual orientation, age, or national or ethnic origin in the administration of our admission policies, financial aid, or employment.

SUMMARY

We are looking for an energetic assistant coach to instruct athletes in the fundamental skills, strategy, and physical training necessary to develop both individual and team potential. The lacrosse season spans from mid March through early May, with practices held in the afternoon hours Monday through Friday. Matches will be held on both weekdays and a few Saturdays. The coach should also value the cultivation of the following life skills within their team: leadership, pride of accomplishment, self-discipline, honesty, integrity, and motivation.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Supervision of student athletes at practices and meets.
  • Prepare and execute practice plans to ensure preparation for meets.
  • Instruction in the tactical and technical aspects of the sport.
  • Attendance at all practices, competitions, and team events.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

  • A passion for sport.
  • A love of teaching.
  • Knowledge of sport equipment, physical fitness, and safety.
  • Previous Lacrosse and coaching experience.
  • Excellent communication skills.

Individuals interested in applying for this position should send a letter of interest and current resume to Athletic Director Lindsey Smith at smith2@wellington.org.

SUMMARY

The Wellington After School Activities office has part-time opportunities for aftercare teachers. The hours are school calendar days Monday-Friday from 3-6 p.m. with additional hours on professional days and late start mornings as needed. 

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develops themed after school activities
  • Leads and supervises age-appropriate activities for students in prekindergarten-4th grade
  • Prepares and serves snacks
  • Establishes rapport and trust with parents
  • Reinforces the values and social skills emphasized during the school day
  • Provides a safe, compassionate, and enjoyable after school experience
  • Assists director of after school activities with administrative duties
  • Communicates with director about medical, behavioral, or social issues that may occur 

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred or person with extensive childcare experience
  • Specialization in early childhood or elementary education is strongly preferred
  • Minimum six months formal experience working with children 3-10 years old preferably in a group setting
  • Must be energetic, creative, and physically able to engage in recreational activities
  • This position requires a background check and references.

Please send the items listed below to Julie Lovett, director of after school activities, at lovett@wellington.org.

We believe every person plays a role in making Wellington a diverse, equitable, and inclusive place to learn, teach, and work. We seek to attract culturally and academically diverse faculty and staff who thrive on being engaged participants in our vibrant, innovative educational community. We embrace diversity and do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, disability, sexual orientation, age, or national or ethnic origin in the administration of our admission policies, financial aid, or employment.

SUMMARY

We are looking for an energetic assistant coach to instruct athletes in the fundamental skills, strategy, and physical training necessary to develop both individual and team potential. The softball season spans from mid February through early May, with practices held in the afternoon hours Monday through Friday. Matches will be held on both weekdays and a few Saturdays. The coach should also value the cultivation of the following life skills within their team: leadership, pride of accomplishment, self-discipline, honesty, integrity, and motivation.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Supervise student athletes at practices and meets.
  • Prepare and execute practice plans to ensure preparation for meets.
  • Instruct in the tactical and technical aspects of the sport.
  • Attend all practices, competitions, and team events.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

  • A passion for sport.
  • A love of teaching.
  • Knowledge of sport equipment, physical fitness, and safety.
  • Previous softball and coaching experience.
  • Excellent communication skills.

Individuals interested in applying for this position should send a letter of interest and current resume to Athletic Director Lindsey Smith at smith2@wellington.org.

SUMMARY

We are looking for an energetic assistant coach to instruct athletes in the fundamental skills, strategy, and physical training necessary to develop both individual and team potential. The soccer season spans from August 1 through early October, with practices held in the afternoon hours Monday through Friday. Matches will be held on both weekdays and a few Saturdays. The coach should also value the cultivation of the following life skills within their team: leadership, pride of accomplishment, self-discipline, honesty, integrity, and motivation.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Supervise student athletes at practices and meets.
  • Prepare and execute practice plans to ensure preparation for meets.
  • Instruct in the tactical and technical aspects of the sport.
  • Attend all practices, competitions, and team events.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

  • A passion for sport.
  • A love of teaching.
  • Knowledge of sport equipment, physical fitness, and safety.
  • Previous softball and coaching experience.
  • Excellent communication skills.

Individuals interested in applying for this position should send a letter of interest and current resume to Athletic Director Lindsey Smith at smith2@wellington.org.

SUMMARY

We are looking for an energetic head coach to instruct athletes in the fundamental skills, strategy, and physical training necessary to develop both individual and team potential. The cheer season spans from early October through mid March, with practices held in the afternoon hours Monday through Friday. Games will be held on both weekdays and a few Saturdays. The coach should also value the cultivation of the following life skills within their team: leadership, pride of accomplishment, self-discipline, honesty, integrity, and motivation.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Supervise student athletes at practices and meets.
  • Prepare and execute practice plans to ensure preparation for meets.
  • Instruct in the tactical and technical aspects of the sport.
  • Attend all practices, competitions, and team events.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

  • A passion for sport.
  • A love of teaching.
  • Knowledge of sport equipment, physical fitness, and safety.
  • Previous softball and coaching experience.
  • Excellent communication skills.

Individuals interested in applying for this position should send a letter of interest and current resume to Athletic Director Lindsey Smith at smith2@wellington.org.

SUMMARY

We are looking for an energetic head coach to instruct athletes in the fundamental skills, strategy, and physical training necessary to develop both individual and team potential. The cheer season spans from August 1 through early October, with practices held in the afternoon hours Monday through Friday. Matches will be held on both weekdays and a few Saturdays. The coach should also value the cultivation of the following life skills within their team: leadership, pride of accomplishment, self-discipline, honesty, integrity, and motivation.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Supervise student athletes at practices and meets.
  • Prepare and execute practice plans to ensure preparation for meets.
  • Instruct in the tactical and technical aspects of the sport.
  • Attend all practices, competitions, and team events.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

  • A passion for sport.
  • A love of teaching.
  • Knowledge of sport equipment, physical fitness, and safety.
  • Previous softball and coaching experience.
  • Excellent communication skills.

Individuals interested in applying for this position should send a letter of interest and current resume to Athletic Director Lindsey Smith at smith2@wellington.org.

SUMMARY

We are looking for an energetic head coach to instruct athletes in the fundamental skills, strategy, and physical training necessary to develop both individual and team potential. The cheer season spans from late October through mid March, with practices held in the afternoon hours Monday through Friday. Games will be held on both weekdays and a few Saturdays. The coach should also value the cultivation of the following life skills within their team: leadership, pride of accomplishment, self-discipline, honesty, integrity, and motivation.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Supervise student athletes at practices and meets.
  • Prepare and execute practice plans to ensure preparation for meets.
  • Instruct in the tactical and technical aspects of the sport.
  • Attend all practices, competitions, and team events.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

  • A passion for sport.
  • A love of teaching.
  • Knowledge of sport equipment, physical fitness, and safety.
  • Previous softball and coaching experience.
  • Excellent communication skills.

Individuals interested in applying for this position should send a letter of interest and current resume to Athletic Director Lindsey Smith at smith2@wellington.org.

SUMMARY

This position will staff the reception desk from 4-7 p.m. daily to provide information and enforce building access procedures.

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide information to visitors
  • Enforce the building access policies (visitor sign in, parent badges, door control, etc.)
  • Understand and operate door control system for after-hours events and check for door propping
  • Report suspicious activity
  • Act as point of contact for after-hours needs
  • Additional organizational support tasks as assigned

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

  • Ability to deal with the public in a positive and friendly manner
  • Ability to work cooperatively, effectively and in a personable manner with faculty, staff, students, and parents
  • Ability to follow and carry out instructions with attention to detail
  • High School diploma
  • Minimum of one year of work experience in a role dealing with the public
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Skilled with PC technology

Qualified candidates should send materials to Director of Technology John Kruzan at kruzan@wellington.org. All candidates should include: