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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. 

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SUMMARY

Wellington is accepting applications for a full-time lead teacher in the lower school for the 2021-2022 academic year.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Actively embracing, demonstrating, and modeling equity, inclusivity, and cultural competence in all aspects of practice
  • Leading, organizing, and being responsible for developing and delivering an exceptional, engaging, forward-thinking, developmentally appropriate, research-based learning experience for lower school students
  • Providing leadership, commitment, expertise, and vision while serving as an enthusiastic ambassador for the Wellington Lower School program
  • Partnering effectively and actively guiding parents to maximize the school/home connection
  • Serving as an engaged, creative, energized, collaborative, and committed member of the lower school faculty
  • Eagerly participating in and actively pursuing professional development opportunities based on best practices as well as our school mission and goals ​​​

POSITION REQUIREMENTS 

  • Candidates should have a bachelor’s and/or master’s degree in education, with a minimum of 2 years teaching experience as a lead teacher.
  • Formal training in the teaching of reading is required.
  • The position requires extensive knowledge of current research in all aspects of an exceptional lower school curriculum, complemented by exceptional oral and written communication skills.
  • Formal training in Orton-Gillingham will significantly strengthen the candidacy.
  • Experience with the following:
    • Demonstrating cultural competency in all aspects of practice
    • Creating and delivering an engaging, age-appropriate, hands-on, project-based curriculum
    • Assessing and documenting children’s growth through informed observations, detailed record-keeping and a variety of formal assessments
    • Demonstrating strong skills in classroom management and developing positive classroom culture
    • Differentiating instruction to support each child’s development
    • Teaching and assessing reading skills reflective of best practices in literacy
    • Communicating with parents through forward-thinking use of technology complemented by proactive communication in other formats
    • Utilizing an informed process for planning and implementing an integrated curriculum
    • Actively engaging in ongoing professional learning
  • Candidates should demonstrate the following characteristics:
    • A demonstrated understanding of and commitment to diversity, equity and inclusivity in all aspects of professional practice
    • A deep understanding of child development while embracing the unique potential of each child
    • A commitment to the exchange of ideas, benefits from sharing, and receiving feedback
    • An understanding of how to create a well-prepared environment to promote learning and engagement
    • A view of learning as a collaborative, ongoing process
    • Proven collaboration skills
    • The ability to work effectively as a valued and collaborative team member

Candidates should send materials before June 30 to Jessica Austin, lower school administrative assistant, at austin@wellington.org. All candidates should include:

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 an experienced, dynamic, full-time lower school learning guide for the 2021-22 academic year.

The learning guide at Wellington plays an essential role in the differentiated instructional program. The ability to design instruction, assess, document progress, lead small group instruction, and step in for the lead teacher is imperative. The qualities of collaboration, commitment, professionalism, and deep care for the whole child are necessary for the educator in this position. The learning guide must be able to take initiative while also maintaining a significantly collaborative relationship with the lead teacher(s) and the grade-level team. Each learning guide is expected to be a culturally competent professional who is a positive, joyful, and independent worker. The learning guide is a part of a vibrant lower school team, reports directly to the teacher(s) to whom they are assigned, and is under the supervision of the head of lower school.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
Classroom organization, instruction, discipline, communication with parents, and curriculum design are primary responsibilities of the lead teacher. The learning guide:

  • Actively embraces, demonstrates, and models equity, inclusivity, and cultural competence in all aspects of practice
  • Facilitates student academic and social learning one-on-one or in small/large groups
  • Collaborates on the design of and delivers instruction in math, reading, and spelling
  • Facilitates formal and informal assessments in both math and reading
  • Communicates effectively with the grade level team and with parents, as needed.
  • Eagerly participates in and actively pursues professional development opportunities based on best practices as well as our school mission and goals.
  • Serves as an extension of the lead teacher in maintaining the classroom culture.
  • Supports student learning during large group instruction.
  • Collaborates actively with the lead teacher and grade-level team in all lesson preparation.
  • Supports differentiated instruction through student assessment.
  • Supervises students throughout the day in multiple settings.
  • Contributes positively to the overall school community.
  • Assumes the role of lead teacher when necessary.
  • Professionally represents the division and the school in all settings and circumstances.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS 
We are looking for a joyful, dynamic, and motivated individual who is energized by young children and is dedicated to creating dynamic and engaging learning experiences each day. Candidates should recognize the importance of the elementary school foundation and actively participate in a collaborative team.

  • Bachelor’s degree is required; a master’s degree would strengthen the candidacy
  • Knowledge of and professional experience with childhood development and the unique educational needs of diverse learners
  • Formal teaching experience
  • 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
  • Compatibility with Wellington’s mission

Candidates should send materials before June 30 to Jessica Austin, lower school administrative assistant, at austin@wellington.org. All candidates should include:

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

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?

Wellington is seeking a dynamic French teacher for students in grades 6-12. We seek an effective professional who is forward-thinking, innovative, collaborative, and enthusiastic in their approach to their classroom environment.

The ideal candidate will have demonstrated excellent command of the target language, integration of emerging technologies, diverse teaching strategies, and varied modes of assessment focused on learning outcomes around creativity, collaboration, communication, and critical thinking.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Teach four–five sections of French in middle and upper schools
  • Serve as an involved and committed member of the faculty and advisor to approximately 10-15 middle or upper school students
  • Actively pursue and participate in professional development opportunities to further our school mission
  • Collaborate with colleagues in developing new curricular initiatives
  • Recognize the importance of diverse teaching strategies and modes of assessment
  • Model a growth mindset in all aspects of professional endeavors

POSITION REQUIREMENTS 

  • A master’s degree and recent teaching experience is preferred
  • A high level of proficiency in French, plus familiarity with French and/or Francophone cultures
  • Demonstrating cultural competence in all aspects of practice
  • Understanding of child development and educational needs for students in grades 7-12
  • Flexibility in response to the changing needs in a dynamic learning community
  • Strong organizational and communication skills
  • Physically able to perform essential functions in a variety of settings
  • Ability to use PC technology and Microsoft Office to facilitate communication and documentation

Qualified candidates should send materials to Cassie Monak, upper school administrative assistant, at monak@wellington.org. All candidates should include:

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

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?

Wellington seeks an upper school math teacher with extensive high school teaching experience and a strong background in mathematics education to work with students in grades 9-12.

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.

The position includes professional growth and development support, and the candidate should be open to new ideas, while bringing a collaborative spirit to help maintain a dynamic and relevant learning environment. The ideal candidate must have the ability, talent, and desire to teach a range of math courses including algebra, geometry, and precalculus.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Teach five sections of math
  • Serve as an involved and committed member of the faculty
  • Serve as advisor to upper school students
  • Participate in and actively pursue professional development opportunities based on the school mission and goals
  • Work with colleagues to develop new departmental courses, while updating and refining current course offerings
  • Recognize the importance of diverse teaching strategies and modes of assessment

POSITION REQUIREMENTS 

  • A bachelor’s and/or master’s degree in education, with a minimum of two years high school teaching experience
  • Extensive knowledge of current research in all aspects of an exceptional mathematics curriculum
  • Experience with the following:
    • Demonstrating cultural competency in all aspects of practice
    • Assessing and documenting students’ growth through informed observations, detailed record-keeping, and a variety of formal assessment
    • Managing a classroom and developing positive classroom culture
    • Differentiating instruction to support each child’s development
    • Communicating with parents through forward-thinking use of technology complemented by proactive communication in other formats
    • Utilizing an informed process for planning and implementing an integrated curriculum

Qualified candidates should send materials to Cassie Monak, upper school administrative assistant, at monak@wellington.org. All candidates should include:

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

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 Becca Kelly, director of after school activities, at kelly@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

The Wellington Summer Program Office has multiple part-time opportunities for summer camp counselors. The hours are Monday–Friday from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. OR 11:30 a.m.- 6 p.m., beginning the week of June 8–August 6, 2021.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Support the extended care director and lead summer teachers in supervising students in the classroom and in breakout groups in Extended Care
  • Supervise activities for students in prekindergarten-8th grade; establish rapport and trust with parents; communicate with director & assistant director of summer program about medical, behavioral, or social issues that may occur
  • Lead a group of up to 12 campers ages 4-12 with a fun, positive, and outgoing attitude while acting as a role model in the extended care program
  • Assist with lunch duties daily, including oversight of lunch tables, enforcing appropriate behavior, and assisting students to their next program
  • Work closely with director, assistant director, extended care director, and summer teachers to ensure efficient and well-organized daily camp operations

QUALIFICATIONS 

  • Individual with childcare experience; specialization in early childhood or elementary education is strongly preferred
  • Minimum six months formal experience working with children ages 4-12 years old, preferably in a group setting
  • An understanding of best practices to promote positive customer service
  • Candidate 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 Becca Kelly, director of after school activities, at kelly@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.