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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POSITION SUMMARY

We are seeking an educational leader as our head of middle school who can help us continue to build and refine a dynamic, authentic, and engaging education experience for all of our students. Working with an outstanding, creative, and committed faculty and joining a forward-thinking school, the ideal candidate will have an innovative vision for all aspects of the middle school experience. Experience in leading and inspiring faculty is also necessary, with a demonstrated ability and commitment to connect effectively with students. As a community that embraces diversity, equity 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
  • Master’s degree preferred
  • Deep commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion; with significant experience and training in the implementation of programming and leadership in this realm.
  • 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

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.

Qualified candidates should send materials to Christine Conkle, executive assistant to the head of school, at conkle@wellington.org by January 21, 2021. All candidates should include:

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 by March 1, 2021. 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

This part-time position will staff the reception desk Monday-Friday from 4-6 p.m. during the remainder of the 2020-21 school year and is expected to staff the reception desk from 4-7 p.m. in upcoming school years. The after-hours receptionist will provide information, assist with aftercare child pickup, 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, including aftercare child pickup
  • 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

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 a part-time opportunity for a summer extended day director. The hours are Monday–Friday from 2-6 p.m. during May 31–August 6, 2021.
 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Oversee administration of the Extended Care program including supervising staff, checking students in and out of extended care, as well as preparing and serving snacks
  • Develop weekly themed afternoon activities nine weeks of Summer Program
  • Lead and supervise age-appropriate activities for students in prekindergarten–8th grade
  • Establish rapport and trust with parents
  • Communicate with director of summer program or assistant director about medical, behavioral, or social issues that may occur

REQUIREMENTS

  • Person with childcare experience; specialization in early childhood or elementary education is strongly preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree strongly preferred
  • Minimum six months formal experience working with children 4-12 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 a part-time opportunity for a nurse in the summer. The hours are Monday-Friday from 8 a.m.-1 p.m., from May 31-August 6, 2021.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Administer and ensure campers daily COVID-19 health screening as well as assist the director and assistant director of summer programs, in contact tracing, cleaning, and sanitation.  
  • Maintain plan for all aspects of school health, including emergency first aid and health. This includes taking lead on Emergency Action Plans.
  • Oversee accurate maintenance of student health, medical, and immunization records
  • Consult with students, parents, and faculty/staff regarding health needs.
  • Maintain and execute standard health procedures including medication administration as well as first-aid for injuries and illnesses. 
  • Prior to each new week, review all health records for campers and identify students with daily medication needs, and/or chronic health conditions. Share with teachers and counselors which students have additional medical needs.
  • Create and maintain first aid kits for each summer camp classroom.
  • Available each morning for daily camp drop-off and to answer any parent questions.
  • Review health and first aid procedures with summer counselors and support staff
  • Other health and camp related duties as assigned. 

QUALIFICATIONS 

  • Bachelor’s degree in nursing or RN. School license preferred.
  • Experience in school system, preferably working with children ages 4-14.
  • Ability to perform all duties in accordance with all applicable school policies and legal requirements.
  • Communicate tactfully and effectively both orally and written.
  • Handle confidential matters and information in a professional manner.
  • This position requires a background check and references

Please send the items listed below to Phil Gross, director of summer program, gross@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 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.