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.

 

Employment Application

Now Hiring

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 and inclusive community makes us all better thinkers and problem solvers?

We are seeking an educational leader as head of lower 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. Experience in leading and inspiring faculty is also necessary, with a demonstrated ability to build collaboration and cultural competency across the team. This position is included on the leadership team, and therefore will also have a strong voice in helping to guide the school.

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.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide leadership and oversight to all aspects of the lower school program
  • Plan, articulate, and implement a vision for the division, including curricular innovation and pedagogical inclusivity
  • Observe, supervise, mentor, and help evaluate the faculty, focused on student engagement and effective teaching and learning practice
  • Supervise the assistant head of lower school/director of early childhood
  • Supervise the aftercare program, working to integrate programming elements in order to make it a thoughtful extension of the learning day
  • Serve on the Wellington leadership team and be a visible and positive presence in all areas of the school
  • Collaborate with the leadership team on new ideas and challenging topics
  • Play an essential role in designing and maintaining the preschool through grade 12 program continuum

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

  • Significant experience in academic leadership
  • Masters 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 lower school students, teachers, and parents
  • Deep understanding of and experience leading innovative curricular initiatives
  • Understand the educational, physical, social, and psychological needs of children
  • Effective communication skills, 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 December 4, 2020. All candidates should include:

SUMMARY

This part-time position will manage the student billing process and support other general operations of the business office.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES 

Student Account Management

  • Maintain and administer all aspects of student billing accounts including financial aid, scholarship, and remission
  • Generate tuition and other auxiliary invoices
  • Mange annual enrollment contracts and tuition plans
  • Maintain a customer service approach with parents and school employees
  • Manage collection of outstanding balances and work with collections on past due invoices
  • Reconcile accounts receivable account monthly

Cash Processing

  • Process all incoming cash receipts and deposits, including development receipts
  • Prepare bank deposits
  • Prepare basic journal entries

 

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum of an associate degree in accounting or related field or three years of relevant experience
  • Experience with accounting and billing database software is required
  • Be a curious self-starter who can effectively balance multiple priorities and handle deadlines
  • Ability to communicate effectively by phone, email, or in-person with parents and faculty and maintain confidentiality

 

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 Kelly Heineike, controller, at heineike@wellington.org by November 27, 2020. All candidates should include:​​​​​​​

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.