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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Now Hiring

Office or Division:                Early Childhood and Lower School

Reports To:                           Head of Early Childhood and Lower School

Effective Dates: ­­                    2022-23 school year (10-month, 1.0 FTE)

The Wellington School seeks a passionate an educator with an innovative spirit and rich background in elementary education to join our expert faculty for the 2022-2023 school year.  The Learning Guide understands and practices developmentally appropriate, individualized instruction while 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.

Key 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 each child
  • Serving as an engaged, creative, energized, collaborative, and committed member of the Wellington 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 child 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

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.

Qualified candidates should send materials before August 30, 2022, to Cynthia Hahn at hahn1@wellington.org

All candidates should include:Cover Letter

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.

Office or Division:       Early Childhood/Lower School

Reports To:                  Director of Experiential Learning

Effective Dates:           August 2022-June 2023, part-time 3 p.m. - 6 p.m.

Position Summary:

Wellington’s Early Childhood and Lower School Aftercare Program supports three-year-old students through fourth grade. It is a fee-based program designed to provide a safe, positive, and fun transition between the school day and home. The Aftercare Program is available from 3:30 p.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday. Indoor/outdoor recess, snacks, and themed activities are just a few of the experiences for the students while in Aftercare.      

Aftercare teachers are responsible for supervising and providing a positive and safe experience for students after school. Students are in smaller groups based on age, and each group is supported by dedicated staff through the afternoon. Students’ interests guide some of the activities and teachers’ interests can also guide the offerings for students.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Be accountable for students arriving to the program
  • Active supervision of students
  • Positively engage with students during snack, structured activities, and unstructured play
  • Help plan and implement games, crafts, read-alouds, and other indoor/outdoor activities
  • Hold students accountable to follow behavioral expectations
  • A positive sense of humor, enthusiasm, and effective communication and written communication skills

Qualified candidates should send materials to Gina Spicer, Director of Experiential Learning, at spicer@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 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.