Careers

You’ll be challenged. And you’ll love it.

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

Do you have an unflappable optimism and believe education can and should be better? Do you value authentic, relevant, and dynamic approaches to learning? 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 and problem solvers?

We are seeking an educational leader as head of upper school who can help us continue to build and refine a dynamic, modern education experience for all of our students. The leader will join a connected community where every student is known, and where each voice matters. We have high standards for our students and set goals around student engagement, such that we want each of our students to be challenged and loving it. Student autonomy and ownership are core elements to our educational philosophy, and we see, firsthand, that when students are given the opportunity to dive deep, the results are inspiring. With robust admissions interest, and an outstanding faculty, the upper school is poised to take the student experience and learning to the next level.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide leadership and oversight to all aspects of the upper school program
  • Plan, articulate, and implement a vision for the division, including curricular innovation and support for our research initiatives and global programming and student travel
  • Observe, supervise, mentor, and help evaluate the faculty, focused on student engagement and effective teaching and learning practice
  • Supervise the upper school deans and provide guidance for all co-curricular programs
  • Serve on the Wellington leadership team and be a visible and positive presence in all areas of the school

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

  • Significant experience in academic leadership
  • Demonstrated experience working with upper school students, teachers, and parents
  • Deep understanding of and experience leading innovative curricular initiatives
  • Experience with student travel
  • Understanding of educational, physical, social, and psychological needs of adolescents.
  • Effective communication, including experience with written, verbal, and social media.
  • Comfort with and understanding of technology

Qualified candidates should submit the following to Christine Conkle, upper school executive assistant, at conkle@wellington.org by November 1, 2018.

  • Cover letter
  • Completed application (download here)
  • Resume
  • Create a 2-minute video answering the following prompt:

We have high standards for our students and set goals around student engagement, such that we want each of our students to be challenged and loving it. What would that look like under your leadership in the upper school?

If you have an issue with the production of the video for any reason, please reach out to Christine Conkle for alternative options.

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 seeking an educational leader as our head of middle school who can help us continue to build and refine a dynamic, modern education experience for all of our students. Working with an outstanding and committed faculty and joining a forward-thinking school, we are seeking a person with an innovative vision for all aspects of the middle school experience, including middle school teaching and learning. Experience in leading and inspiring faculty is also necessary, with a demonstrated ability and commitment to engage effectively with students. As a community that embraces diversity and inclusion, the leader must be curious and bring knowledge and experience related to empathy, social-emotional learning, and collaborative problem solving. We expect that as an active member of the Wellington leadership team, the new head of middle school will bring an unflappable optimism and a charismatic presence, comfortable and skilled in written communication and public speaking.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Act as the educational leader of the Middle School (grades 5-8)
  • Observe, supervise, inspire, guide, and evaluate faculty
  • Maintain a visible presence in all areas of the school
  • Communicate effectively about the division’s programs, initiatives, and community expectations
  • Oversee co-curricular and extra-curricular activity programs
  • Serve on the senior leadership team of the school
  • Play an essential role in designing and maintaining the preschool through grade 12 program continuum

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

  • Significant experience in academic leadership
  • Demonstrated experience working with middle school students, teachers, and parents
  • Deep understanding of leading middle school curriculum
  • Understanding of educational, physical, social, and psychological needs of adolescents.
  • Effective communication, including experience with written, verbal, and social media.
  • Comfort with and understanding of technology

Qualified candidates should submit the following to Christine Conkle, upper school executive assistant, at conkle@wellington.org by November 1, 2018.

  • Cover letter
  • Completed application (download here)
  • Resume
  • Create a 2-minute video answering the following prompt:

We have high standards for our students and set goals around student engagement, such that we want each of our students to be challenged and loving it. What would that look like under your leadership in the middle school?If you have an issue with the production of the video for any reason, please reach out to Christine Conkle for alternative options.

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

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.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Following teachers’ lesson plans for the day
  • Supervising students in classrooms and common areas
  • Taking teachers’ duties as assigned
  • Taking additional classes or completing additional assignments as requested
  • Communicating accomplishments at the end of the day via note and/or e-mail
  • Adhering to school policies and practices
  • Interacting with an on-line absence management system

REQUIREMENTS

  • Experience teaching or leading groups of children
  • Classroom experience strongly preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred (or significant work towards one)
  • This position requires a background check and references

Please submit the following documents to Willie Gage at gage@wellington.org.

  • Completed application
  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • 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

    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: