Careers

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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. 

View our openings below and apply today.

 

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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.

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

SUMMARY

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.
  • We 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

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.

Candidates should send materials before October 15 to Cynthia Hahn, lower school administrative assistant, at hahn1@wellington.org. All candidates should include:

  • Completed application
  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Statement of educational philosophy

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 5-8.  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 a middle school learning support program focused on skill building, cognitive growth of students, self-advocacy, and technology use
  • Provide consultative and direct support for students of concern and those with support plans
  • Develop and implement school-based support plans for students with documented needs, outlining accommodations, supports, and student responsibilities
  • Collaborate with colleagues and 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
  • Manage proctored small group and extended time testing for students with this accommodation
  • Advocate on behalf of students’ general developmental and/or specific identified needs
  • Serve as an admissions consultant by reviewing files and support plans
  • Maintain documents related to student plans, including psychological testing, support plans, and communication with families
  • Knowledge of best practices regarding 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 5-8
  • 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 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.

More information can be found at http://www.wellington.org/about/employment.