Careers at Waynflete

Waynflete seeks teachers and staff who are inspired by our mission, want to work in a school environment, and are dedicated to serving the needs of children. We seek qualified individuals with the knowledge, skills, and ability to enhance the student experience and strengthen our community.

Waynflete prides itself on being a place where children are known, where relationships are at the core of the experience, and where students of all walks of life can excel. When hiring faculty and staff, we seek individuals who will embrace our values and want to continue to grow as professionals.

Waynflete has an institutional commitment to the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Waynflete seeks candidates who are practicing, and want to continue to develop, inclusive methods in their teaching, team work, and leadership. We believe that all students benefit from more inclusive environments.

Current Openings

Latin Teacher for Grades 6-12 (1/18/2019)

Waynflete seeks a middle and upper school Latin teacher for the 2019-2020 school year and beyond. Responsibilities will include teaching in both the middle and upper schools, advising in either the middle or upper school, and overseeing co-curricular activities and/or coaching.

Applicants must have specific training and background in all levels of Latin instruction (from 6th grade through upper level electives), however the position is focused primarily on upper school Latin classes, including Latin 2, 3, and electives. We seek applicants who are passionate about Latin and Classical studies, innovative teaching practices, and engaging with students and colleagues in a collaborative spirit.

Waynflete is committed to building a diverse community of students, faculty, and staff. Send letter of interest, resume, and contact info for three professional references in one PDF attachment to: Julie Ryder, HR Coordinator, at jryder@waynflete.org. If available, letters of recommendation are also appreciated. No phone calls, please.

English Teacher for Grades 6-12 (1/18/2019)

Waynflete seeks an inventive and engaging English teacher to begin in August for the 2019-2020 school year and beyond. Responsibilities will include teaching in both the middle and upper schools, advising in the upper school, and overseeing co-curricular activities and/or coaching. A wide range of knowledge of literature, both classic and contemporary, and a commitment to teaching writing is required. A competitive applicant will also have a passion for innovative teaching, experience in discussion-centered learning, and a background in integrating texts that honor diversity. Significant teaching experience, experience in similar school environments, and an advanced degree are preferred but not required.

Waynflete is committed to building a diverse community of students, faculty, and staff. Send letter of interest, resume, and contact info for three professional references in one PDF attachment to: Julie Ryder, HR Coordinator, at jryder@waynflete.org. If available, letters of recommendation are also appreciated. No phone calls, please.


Assistant Crew Coach (1/16/2019)

Waynflete is seeking an Assistant Crew Coach. The season begins March 4th and concludes around June 1st. Daily weekday practices are approximately 3:15-5:45 pm. There will be about 5 weekend regattas. Rowing and or rowing coaching experience required. Ability to operate a safety launch is preferred.

Waynflete is committed to building a diverse community of students, faculty and staff. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and contact info for three professional references to: Julie Ryder, HR Coordinator, at jryder@waynflete.org

MATH SPECIALIST FOR GRADES 4-6 (12/12/2018)

Waynflete seeks a Math Specialist to work with teachers of grades 4-6 for approximately 10 hrs per week beginning in early 2019 and concluding at the end of the school year. The position requires weekly meetings with the team to work on exploring constructivist math instruction, developing differentiated class lessons, and coordinating the scope and sequence of the program. The role also includes conducting classroom observations, providing feedback, and supporting classroom instruction.


In the teaching of mathematics, Waynflete aims to provide:

  • well differentiated lessons to support rigorous heterogeneous math classes
  • lessons that support conceptual understanding as well as computational fluency
  • consistent use of visual models through a variety of math manipulatives
  • a coordinated scope and sequence that spirals effectively and is aligned with the NCTM Standards
  • authentic assessments and a growth mindset for developing mathematicians

We are looking for an individual with expertise in math instruction, differentiation strategies, curriculum design, and the ability to coach teachers. Candidate must be flexible and patient, have an understanding of learning exceptionalities in students, and have a desire to work in a team environment.

Waynflete is committed to building a diverse community of students, faculty, and staff. Send letter of interest, resume, and contact info for three professional references in one PDF attachment to: Julie Ryder, HR Coordinator, at jryder@waynflete.org. If available, letters of recommendation are also appreciated. No phone calls, please. Applications will be reviewed immediately and accepted until the position is filled.


Application Procedure

For teaching positions, a bachelor's degree in relevant field is required; a master's degree and teaching experience preferred. For administrative staff positions, we look for relevant experience and education for the posted job. We are particularly interested in candidates with a proven commitment to teaching and working in a diverse and multicultural setting.

Full background checks are required for all positions including fingerprinting as required by Maine State Law.

Procedures:

  1. Waynflete Employment Application (PDF) Click the link above to open the employment application. Download and print the application to fill out by hand.
  2. Submit all materials electronically to careers@waynflete.org including the completed Application for Employment, cover letter, resume, and any letters of reference.
  3. In accordance with Maine law, all persons hired to work at Waynflete must hold a current Criminal History Records Check (CHRC) certification from the Maine Department of Education. Click here for more information on obtaining a CHRC.

Benefits

  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Life, AD&D, and long-term disability insurance
  • 403(b) retirement plan with generous school matching contribution
  • Medical and dependent care flexible spending accounts
  • Tuition benefit and financial aid
  • Discounted summer camp and after-care programs
  • Employee education/professional development grants
  • Use of school library and fitness room
  • Paid leave

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Equal Opportunity Statement

Waynflete School provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, ancestry, national origin, age, disability, sex, genetic information, protected veteran status or any other category protected by federal, state, and local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

Waynflete School expressly prohibits any unlawful form of employee harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, sex, genetic information, protected veteran status, or no other category protected under federal, state, and local laws. Improper interference with the ability of Waynflete School employees to perform their expected job duties is absolutely not tolerated.

Contact us

General Inquiries





Julie ryder

Human Resources Manager
207-774-5821 x.1203 jryder@waynflete.org


Teaching Inquiries

Geoff wagg

Head of School

207-774-5821 x.1201
gwagg@waynflete.org


Athletic Coaching Inquiries

Ross Burdick

Director of Athletics

207-774-5821 x.1258 rburdick@waynflete.org


Enrichment & Summer Inquiries

Tessa anable

Director of Enrichment

207-774-5821 x.1379
tanable@waynflete.org