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SUMMARY

Wellington is accepting applications for a full time early childhood lead teacher 2020-2021 academic year. 

GENERAL 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 preschool or kindergarten students in a child-centered classroom
  • 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 two years teaching experience as a lead teacher in an early childhood classroom. 
  • 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 April 1 to Vicki Bellows at bellows@wellington.org. All candidates should include:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Statement of educational philosophy
  • Completed application (download here)

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 seeks a passionate early childhood educator with an innovative spirit and rich background in early childhood education to join our expert faculty in August of 2020. 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.

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Actively embracing, demonstrating, and modeling equity, inclusivity, and cultural competence in all aspects of practice
  • Skillfully facilitating the academic, social, and emotional learning of young children in a child-centered classroom
  • Serving as an engaged, creative, energized, collaborative, and committed member of the lower school faculty
  • Partnering effectively with the lead teacher to support the learning experiences
  • 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 degree in education
  • Solid knowledge of early childhood development and the unique educational needs of diverse learners
  • Possess 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

Candidates should send materials before April 1 to Vicki Bellows at bellows@wellington.org. All candidates should include:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Statement of educational philosophy
  • Completed application (download here)

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 full time lower school lead teacher 2020-2021 academic year. 

GENERAL 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 preschool or kindergarten students in a child-centered classroom
  • 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 two 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 April 1 to Vicki Bellows at bellows@wellington.org. All candidates should include:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Statement of educational philosophy
  • Completed application (download here)

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 visual arts teacher for students in grades five through eight—someone who is forward-thinking, innovative, collaborative, and enthusiastic in their approach to their classroom environment. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated 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 within a broad scope of contemporary visual arts practices
  • Serve as an involved and committed member of the faculty
  • 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 (or significant work toward one) and recent teaching experience is preferred
  • Understanding of child development and educational needs for students in grades 5-8
  • 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 Brenda Porter, middle school administrative assistant, 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.

POSITION 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 7-12.  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 4-5 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 (or significant work toward one) 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 Brenda Porter, middle school administrative assistant, 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.

POSITION 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 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 bachelors and/or masters degree in education, with a minimum of 2 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 assessments
    • 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, monak@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.

POSITION 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 learning specialist to work with students in grades 9-12.  We seek a dynamic professional who is passionate about providing a comprehensive learning support program through proactive and responsive leadership, advocacy, and collaboration. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated competency in the cognitive development of adolescents while engaging with a diverse student population.  

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop and implement an upper school learning support program focused on the cognitive growth of students
  • Collaborate with colleagues (teachers, advisors, counselors, lower and upper school learning specialists, etc.) and educate parents to equip them with strategies for working with early adolescents
  • Meet with students individually, in small groups, and inclusively in class settings while balancing proactive and responsive support
  • 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 as an admissions consultant to support a diverse, thriving learning community
  • Model a growth mindset in all aspects of professional endeavors
  • Maintain compliance with IDEA

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

  • An undergraduate degree in education, or a related field, including certification, and recent teaching and/or learning specialist experience is preferred.
  • Knowledge of special education, individualized education plans and services in an independent school, educational administration, and learning disability intervention
  • Understanding of child development and educational needs for students in grades 9-12
  • Understanding of best practices for student advocacy
  • Flexibility in response to the needs and requirements of adolescents
  • 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 record management

Qualified candidates should send materials to Cassie Monak, upper school administrative assistant, monak@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

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.

The Wellington Summer Program Office has multiple part-time opportunities for summer camp counselors. The hours are Monday – Friday from 7 a.m.-12:30 p.m. OR noon-6 p.m. beginning the week of June 8 – August 7

JOB DUTIES AND 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 10 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. Duties include 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 6 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.

 

All qualified candidates should submit the following to Phil Gross, Director of Summer Program at gross@wellington.org.

  • 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.

The Wellington Summer Program Office has a part-time opportunity for a summer extended day director. The hours are Monday – Friday from 7- 9 a.m. and 3-6 p.m. from June 1 - August 7.

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 9 weeks of Summer Program
  • Lead and supervise age-appropriate activities for students in prekindergarten – grade 8
  • 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.

 

All qualified candidates should submit the following to Phil Gross, Director of Summer Program at gross@wellington.org.

  • 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.

SUMMARY

We are looking for an energetic coach to instruct athletes in the fundamental skills, strategy, and physical training necessary to develop both individual and team potential. The golf 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

  • 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 golf 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.

POSITION SUMMARY

Wellington seeks a certified facilities manager to supervise, support, and guide the facilities department. The department plays an integral role in the functioning of the school, as it works to inspire and engage students in a supportive and dynamic environment. The work requires the maintenance of existing facilities, while also partnering with school leadership to identify future needs and to build plans and forecasts to support necessary changes. 

This administrative position is responsible for the built environment and physical operations of the school. This role maintains a safe and comfortable environment for students, faculty, staff, and the larger school community and guests with minimal disruptions to overall business operations.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum 4-year technical degree and at least 5 years of experience in facilities management
  • BOMI (FMC), IFMA (CFM), or other industry certification preferred (professional licensure (RA, PE, etc.) considered in lieu of certification)
  • Management and administrative experience, including the ability to create strategy
  • Broad general knowledge of business and finance
  • Ability to maintain and track budgets while building long-term capital expenditure plans
  • Excellent communication, organizational, and project management skills
  • Flexible mindset and ability to adapt to change
  • Critical thinking skills and problem solving under mental demand
  • Ability to understand and develop internal relationships, procedures, policies and practices
  • Working knowledge of general (MEP, Storm, Sanitary, etc.) and specific (Fire, Hardware, Security, etc.) building systems and ability to direct or personally perform minor repairs.
  • Ability to understand emergency preparedness and mitigation of risk
  • Deep knowledge of building operations and maintenance and ability to provide environmental stewardship
  • Clear and grammatically correct speech and written language skills
  • Positive and helpful attitude
  • Physically able to lift 50 pounds and perform maintenance tasks including working off of ladders and mechanical lifts
  • Proficient in general computer skills and applications, including word processing, email, scheduling, spreadsheets, etc.

Qualified candidates should send materials to Christine Conkle, Executive Assistant to the Head of School, conkle@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.