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. 

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SUMMARY

The alumni relations & affinity officer is passionate about creating opportunities for Wellington alumni, parents of alumni, and grandparents to be actively engaged in the current life of the school. This gregarious person will establish and nurture individual relationships through one-to-one contact, while executing a broad communication and event plan that embraces our 1,000+ alumni, as well as our parents of alumni and grandparents. As the chief liaison to our Alumni Advisory Board, this role ignites strong volunteer leadership, empowering passionate graduates of Wellington to give back, and impact the future of their alma mater. This advocate will proudly celebrate the accomplishments of our alumni through esteemed awards, and shining spotlights on those who have left our doors to truly shape the world. The joy of a vocation in K-12 education brings opportunity to be engaged in the community of upper school students, as they prepare to make the leap from student to alumnus or alumna. Playing an active role in Wellington’s Development program, this position further develops our culture of gratitude and philanthropy by executing several pillar community events.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Build relationships with alumni. 
  • Lead the work of the Alumni Advisory Board, supporting their College Counseling Advisory Committee, Alumni Weekend Committee, and Alumni Engagement Committee. 
  • Lead the nomination process, selection, and celebration of the Distinguished Alumni Award and Alumni Athletic Hall of Fame inductees.
  • Support faculty in bringing Wellington students on field trips hosted by alumni, in bringing alumni on campus to speak to classes, clubs, as well as special events, and for alumni volunteer opportunities.
  • Author dynamic quarterly alumni newsletter and alumni content for each issue of The Jag magazine.
  • Manage the alumni Facebook page and LinkedIn group.
  • Coordinate alumni events. 
  • Engage alumni through participation in school events.
  • Execute key development events. 

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

    • Creativity, enthusiasm, flexibility, initiative, high-energy level, and sense of humor
    • Sincere enjoyment in connecting with individuals and cultivating relationships
    • Two years or more of professional experience, preferably in the field of alumni relations and/or advancement in an independent school
    • Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written)
    • Strong attention to detail
    • Ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
    • Ability to manage challenging situations and communicate with internal stakeholders
    • Evidence of event management experience
    • Knowledge and understanding of social media platforms as a communication tool
    • Expertise in Microsoft Office and experience with data management systems
    • Bachelor’s degree
    • Ability to work nights and weekends as needed; some holidays included

    Interested and qualified candidates should send materials to Laurie Beth Sweeney, director of development, at sweeney@wellington.org by Wednesday, August 14. 

    • Cover letter with salary requirement 
    • Resume
    • Completed application

    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

    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.

    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 soccer 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

    • 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.

    SUMMARY

    We are looking for an energetic head coach to instruct athletes in the fundamental skills, strategy, and physical training necessary to develop both individual and team potential. The cheer season spans from late October through mid March, with practices held in the afternoon hours Monday through Friday. Games 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.

    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: