Employment

Founded in 1926, Wooster School is a co-educational, 5-12, college preparatory day school with an enrollment of approximately 350 students, and a regional leader in student-centered education. The School is located in Danbury, Connecticut. By design and mission, it educates a student population diverse in academic ability, socioeconomic background, religious affinity, and race and ethnicity. Wooster is a member of the Connecticut Association of Independent Schools and the National Association of Independent Schools.

While Wooster’s traditions of self-help and relationship-building have long been recognized as strengths, our more recent commitment to innovative approaches to teaching and learning are making us a leader in the independent school world. We are committed to a learner-centered environment for our students, and to exploring the full potential of competency-based and personalized teaching and learning.

Wooster School is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we provide a work environment that welcomes diversity. In addition to a competitive salary, employees receive retirement, health insurance, tuition remission, short and long term disability and life insurance benefits.

All employees are subject to a criminal background check before any contractual offer is final.

Middle School and Upper School Fitness Coach

Position Description

Wooster School seeks a Middle and Upper School Fitness Coach for the winter season running from November 15, 2021 - March 4, 2022. The position includes coaching a Middle School Fitness class and an Upper School Fitness class. The ideal candidate will have fitness coaching experience at the high school and/or youth level. They should have experience working with students in grades 6-12 as a coach or teacher. The position is an extension of the classroom and the candidate should be able to demonstrate the ability to teach players in a positive manner. They should demonstrate a flexible, positive, can-do disposition that translates to the playing field.

The Role

Middle and Upper School Fitness Coach:

  • Attend Middle School practices Monday - Thursday; 3:00 - 3:45 pm
  • Attend Upper School Training Sessions: Monday - Friday; 4:00 - 5:15 pm
  • Create daily fitness plans
  • Manage daily workouts
  • CPR and First Aid Certification required

Salary & Benefits

This is a part-time position. Salaries are competitive with local independent schools. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to:

Jeff Carone, Director of Athletics, jeff.carone@woosterschool.org

Junior Varsity and Middle School Boys Basketball Coach

Position Description

Wooster School seeks a Junior Varsity and Middle School Boys Basketball Coach for the Winter Season running from November 15, 2021 - March 4, 2022. The position includes coaching the Middle School boys basketball team and also coaching the Upper School Junior Varsity boys basketball team. The ideal candidate will have basketball coaching experience at the high school and/or youth level. They should have experience working with students in grades 6-12 as a coach or teacher. The position is an extension of the classroom and the candidate should be able to demonstrate the ability to teach players in a positive manner. Candidates should be interested in working and learning from the Head Coach in a collegial manner to maximize the experience for the players. They should demonstrate a flexible, positive, can-do disposition that translates to the playing field.

The Role

Junior Varsity and Middle School Boys Basketball Coach:

  • Attend Middle School practices Monday - Thursday; 3:00 - 3:45 pm
  • Attend Junior Varsity practices Monday - Friday; 4:00 - 5:30 pm
  • Attend all games as per the Wooster Middle School and Junior Varsity Boys Basketball schedule
  • Create daily practice plans
  • Manage daily practice and game days
  • CPR and First Aid Certification required

Salary & Benefits

This is a part-time position. Salaries are competitive with local independent schools. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to:

Jeff Carone, Director of Athletics, jeff.carone@woosterschool.org

Substitute Teachers

Wooster School is looking for substitute teachers with teacher training and experience with students in grades 5th through 12th. Please send resumes and letter of interest to Mary Beth Brady at mary.beth.brady@woosterschool.org.

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