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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

Do you believe in empowering students to find their own unique path in life? Do you find joy in helping young people discover and develop talents and interests they never knew they had? Do you thrive in a work environment filled with innovators and change-makers?

 

Wellington is seeking such a candidate for the role of associate director of college counseling. The College Counseling group currently includes a director of college counseling and a full time college counselor. The college counseling program begins during the freshman year.

Ideally the start date for the associate will be before the end of the 2018-2019 school year. However, we realize it may be later due to the circumstances of the selected candidate. In any case, this full time, ten-month position will be in place for the 2019-2020 academic year.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Educates and supports students and families in the college process

  • Coordinates with faculty who work with athletes, fine and performing artists, international students
  • Functions as department expert in financial aid and financing college

  • Oversees initiatives with alumni and Alumni Relations

  • Manages and updates data technologies

  • Informs others about best practices, current trends, and various resources and research in the field
  • Serves as college counseling liaison with upper school deans and advisors

  • Drafts letters of recommendation and provides feedback on application materials             

  • Attends various events and performances to augment knowledge of students and school

  • Interacts effectively with college admissions colleagues locally and from around the world
  • Participates in professional associations and gatherings

  • Contributes to publications and to other college counseling communications

  • Continues to enhance the college counseling program in the face of changing times

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree required, advanced degree preferred

  • Extensive experience in college counseling in independent schools preferred
  • Familiarity and expertise with technology
  • Exceptional digital, writing, interpersonal, and presentation skills

  • Strong organizational practices

  • Sense of humor, positive manner and outlook, energy and passion for the job

All qualified candidates should submit the following to Willie Gage at gage@wellington.org by February 8, 2019.

 

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 7-9 a.m. and 3-6 p.m. from May 28-August 9.

 

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Oversee administration of the Extended Care program including supervising staff and checking students in and out of extended care, as well as preparing and serving snacks.
  • Develop weekly themed afternoon activities.
  • 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.

 

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

  • 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 a cover letter and resume to Phil Gross, director of summer program, at gross@wellington.org.

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 3 – August 9.

GENERAL 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 by March 1, 2019.

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 assistant coach to instruct athletes in the fundamental skills, strategy, and physical training necessary to develop both individual and team potential. The lacrosse season spans from mid March through early May, 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 Lacrosse 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.

SUMMARY

We are looking for an energetic assistant coach to instruct athletes in the fundamental skills, strategy, and physical training necessary to develop both individual and team potential. The softball season spans from mid February through early May, 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

  • Supervise student athletes at practices and meets.
  • Prepare and execute practice plans to ensure preparation for meets.
  • Instruct in the tactical and technical aspects of the sport.
  • Attend 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 softball 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.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Following teachers’ lesson plans for the day
  • Supervising students in classrooms and common areas
  • Taking teachers’ duties as assigned
  • Taking additional classes or completing additional assignments as requested
  • Communicating accomplishments at the end of the day via note and/or e-mail
  • Adhering to school policies and practices
  • Interacting with an on-line absence management system

REQUIREMENTS

  • Experience teaching or leading groups of children
  • Classroom experience strongly preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred (or significant work towards one)
  • This position requires a background check and references

Please submit the following documents to Willie Gage at gage@wellington.org.

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

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 position will staff the reception desk from 4-7 p.m. daily to provide information 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
    • 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: