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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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Now Hiring

Office or Division:       Middle School

Reports To:                  Middle School Co-Heads

Effective Dates:           August 2022-June 2023 (FTE 1.0, 10-month)   

Position Summary:

Wellington is accepting applications for a school counselor to work with students in grades 5-8.  We seek a dynamic professional who is passionate to provide a comprehensive school counseling program through proactive and responsive leadership, advocacy, and collaboration.  The ideal candidate will have background and/or interest in implementing aspects of clinical counseling in schools with demonstrated competency in the social and emotional development of early adolescents while engaging with a diverse student population. An advanced degree (or significant work toward one) in psychology, social work, school counseling, or a related field, including certification, and recent counseling experience is preferred.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Implement and refine a middle school counseling program focused on the social and emotional growth of students
  • Collaborate with colleagues (teachers, advisors, learning support specialists, lower and upper school counselors, etc.) to identify and implement appropriate interventions to support students social emotional and academic needs.
  • Educate parents to equip them with strategies for working with early adolescents
  • Deliver lessons to the student population to teach social emotional learning objectives.
  • Meet with students individually and in groups proactively and responsively
  • Advocate on behalf of students’ general developmental and/or specific identified needs
  • Coordinate with outside counselors when needed to ensure consistent care for students
  • Demonstrate cultural competency and DEI awareness to best support a diverse population of students. 
  • Consult with internal and external contacts to cultivate a broad network of resources
  • Serve on the leadership team to envision and realize our educational mission
  • Model a growth mindset in all aspects of professional endeavors

Qualified candidates should send materials to Brenda Porter, middle school administrative assistant, at porter@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.

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

Wellington is accepting applications for a full-time fourth grade lead teacher for the 2022-2023 academic year.

Key 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 lower school students 
  • 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 2 years of 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 a 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 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 to Cynthia Hahn at hahn1@wellington.org. All candidates should include:

  • Cover Letter
  • 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.

Wellington fills our substitute needs through the Educational Service Center of Central Ohio (ESCCO).  Apply to be a substitute through the ESC of Central Ohio

Questions regarding the application process, may be addressed by contacting the ESCCO at substitute@escco.org or 614-445-3750. 

Wellington offers competitive daily pay rates and a free lunch to substitutes.