Employment

Waynflete is committed to building a diverse community of families, faculty, and staff.

Our current openings along with the contacts for the positions are listed below. If you are interested in teaching at Waynflete, please send a letter of interest, resumé, and three written references to the contact referenced in the posting.

Part-time College Counselor (12/13/2017)

Waynflete School seeks a College Counselor to work in collaboration with the Director of College Counseling to provide outstanding guidance and support to Upper School students through our four-year comprehensive college counseling program. This is a part-time position with increased duties during the period between September and the end of November. The position could be combined with other responsibilities including teaching to create a full-time opportunity. Travel to colleges and universities, as well as attendance at national and regional conferences, will be required for this ten-month position.

The successful candidate will bring previous experience on a team, relationships in the college admission community, superior communication skills, and a successful experience from the secondary and/or the college level in the areas of counseling and college admission.

The counselor should be empathetic and able to create an atmosphere of teamwork and collaboration, fostering a student-centered process that prepares students to move to higher education with confidence. The counselor must be comfortable working with a diverse student population and be able to work closely with parents to ensure they understand the process and can support their child’s journey. A strong work ethic, effective organizational skills and an understanding of and appreciation for teenagers are desirable qualities in any applicant. The college counselor must demonstrate strong writing skills and be available to assist the Director of College Counseling with the administration of standardized testing including the PSAT10/PSAT, Pre-ACT, SAT, and ACT. Experience with Naviance and an advanced degree are preferred.

Waynflete is committed to building a diverse community of students, faculty and staff. Please send a letter of interest, resume, and three letters of reference by January 10, 2018. Application materials should be addressed to John Thurston, Director of College Counseling, and emailed to Tarah Frederick @ tfrederick@waynflete.org. No phone calls, please. Outreach to selected candidates will begin the week of January 15.


About the school: Founded in 1897 and located in Portland, Maine, Waynflete School is an independent school providing education from early childhood to Grade 12. Combining high expectations with playful exploration, where commitment to community and respect for individuality go hand-in-hand, students are encouraged to develop a love for learning that can last a lifetime.

The Upper School of 260-students offers a carefully thought out program of academics, advising, arts, athletics, co-curricular activities, and community service that prepares students for success after graduation. We offer a challenging college-preparatory curriculum featuring small classes that foster close, interactive student/teacher relationships. Our outstanding teachers and courses help guide students to be passionate, self-directed learners by engaging their intellect and encouraging their imaginations.


Lower School Art Teacher (12/12/2017)

Waynflete School invites applications for the position of Lower School Art Teacher for the 2018-19 school year. The work will include implementing a developmentally appropriate visual arts program, as well as supporting teachers to incorporate art in thematic studies and interdisciplinary projects. In addition to the primary teaching responsibilities, Lower School candidates will participate in our student exhibition program in the school gallery and in other facets of the life of the school including division-specific duties. We offer a comprehensive benefits package with a competitive salary.

Candidates should have at least 3 to 5 years of teaching experience in art, a Bachelor’s degree (either a BFA or a Bachelor’s in Art Education), a firm grasp of multiple artistic media, as well as relevant teaching experience in EC-5 Lower School programs.

The School seeks individuals who: are passionate about working with Lower School students; are committed to student-centered classroom learning; are willing to innovate and explore a variety of media, including technology; who have a collaborative spirit; are lifelong learners; possess intellectual curiosity, strong communication skills, and a sense of humor.

Waynflete is committed to building a diverse community of students, faculty and staff. Please send a letter of interest, resume, three letters of reference, and electronic examples of your students’ and your own studio art work by January 10, 2018. Application materials should be addressed to Anne Hopkins, Lower School Director, and emailed to Tarah Frederick @ tfrederick@waynflete.org. No phone calls, please. Outreach to selected candidates will begin the week of January 15.


Spring Coaches (12/12/17)

1. Middle School Baseball Head Coach

Waynflete is looking for a Middle School Head Baseball Coach. The season begins the second week of March and ends in early June. Practices are Mon/Thu/Fri from 1:50-3:20. Games usually start at 3:30 or 4:00 pm. Baseball playing and/or coaching experience required.

2. Middle School Baseball Assistant Coach

Waynflete is looking for a Middle School Assistant Baseball Coach. The season begins the second week of March and ends in early June. Practices are Mon/Thu/Fri from 1:50-3:20 pm. Games usually start at 3:30 or 4:00 pm. Baseball playing and/or coaching experience required.

3. Assistant Varsity Baseball Coach

Waynflete is looking for an Assistant Varsity Baseball Coach. Practice begins on March 19th and runs through early June. Most practices are 3:30-5:30. Games are at 4:00. Baseball coaching experience required.

4. Assistant High School Crew Coaches

Waynflete is looking for two assistant crew coaches. The season begins on March 12th and ends in early June. Practice times may vary but are generally in the afternoon between 3:15 and 6:00 pm. Rowing experience is required.

Applicants should email a cover letter, resume and list of three professional references to: Ross Burdick, Athletic Director at rburdick@waynflete.org. Waynflete is committed to building a diverse community of students, faculty, and staff.

Upper School Play Director (10/17/17)


Waynflete School is seeking a theater director to lead a spring production (non -musical) in the Upper School theater program. Director must have excellent communication skills with students, Drama Program Coordinator and Theater Technical Director. Play choice will be made in conjunction with the Drama Coordinator and Technical Director. Extensive theater and education experience and bachelor's degree are required.

Approximate Dates: February 27 - April 30, 2018

Time commitment: Monday - Friday 3:00 - 6:00pm

1-2 possible Saturday dates

Production week and weekend - three community wide performances

Waynflete School is committed to building a diverse community of students, faculty and staff. To apply please send a cover letter addressed to Drama Program Coordinator, Tiki Fuhro, a resume, and three written references. Application materials should be sent to HR Assistant, Tarah Frederick, at tfrederick@waynflete.org. The position will remain open until filled. No phone calls, please.

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