Employment

The Wolcott Public Schools Human Resources Department is committed to recruiting, hiring, and supporting the most qualified and dedicated employees to serve the students of Wolcott.

All employees must contribute to a supportive environment in which each student is educated to his/her highest level of academic potential and each student develops the knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary for productive citizenship, including a personally rewarding quality of life, appreciation of heritage, and commitment to the ideals of democracy.

To apply for a position within Wolcott Public Schools, please complete the online application process.  Only applications submitted via the online application process will be accepted.

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Volunteers

Volunteers are essential to the success of Wolcott Public Schools. To volunteer within district, one must complete a Volunteer Application and be fingerprinted to comply with current legislation, which promotes the safety and well-being of all students. Please join us by volunteering today!

 

Volunteer Fingerprinting Process Updated August 2021

Anticipated Spanish Teacher - Wolcott High School

ANTICIPATED ANNOUNCEMENT OF VACANCY
12.2.2021

The Wolcott Board of Education is accepting applications for the following position:

Title:                        Spanish Teacher

Location:                 Wolcott High School

                                 

Start Date:               January 2022

 

Salary & Benefits:      Per Contract

 

Closing:                    December 9, 2021

v  Internal candidates:  Please send a letter of interest to Megan Patchkofsky at mpatchkofsky@wolcottps.org 

External candidates:  Please apply online through on TalentEd at https://wolcott.tedk12.com/hire/index.aspx  

SPED Paraprofessionals

ANNOUNCEMENT OF VACANCY (Repost)
11.24.2021

Position Title:         SPED Paraprofessionals

Location:            Alcott Elementary School

                             Frisbie Elementary School

                           Wakelee Elementary School

                           Tyrrell Middle School

                            Wolcott High School

Start Date:              As Soon As Hired

Pay rate:                 Per Contract

Benefits:                Per Contract    

Closing:                 Open until closed

v  Internal candidates:  Please send a letter of interest to Megan Patchkofsky at mpatchkofsky@wolcottps.org 

v  External candidates:  Please apply online through our Online Portal at https://wolcott.tedk12.com/hire/index.aspx 

Food Service Floater - District Wide

ANNOUNCEMENT OF VACANCY (Repost)
12.1.2021

Position Title:         General Food Service Worker Floater

Location:               District Wide 

Start Date:              As Soon As Hired

Pay rate:                 Per Contract

Benefits:                Per Contract      

Closing:                 December 7, 2021

v  Internal candidates:  Please send a letter of interest to Megan Patchkofsky at mpatchkofsky@wolcottps.org 

v  External candidates:  Please apply online through on TalentEd at https://wolcott.tedk12.com/hire/index.aspx  

Project Coordinator - CASA

ANNOUNCEMENT OF VACANCY
12.1.2021

Position Title:        Wolcott CASA Coalition Project Coordinator Position

Hours of Work:    15 hours per week (some weeks may require additional hours); some evenings and weekends required.

Salary:                 $20 per hour-grant-funded position

Reimbursement:   Employee will be reimbursed $65 a month for cell phone and refunded mileage for the use of employees' private vehicle for business purposes based on IRS current rate

Closing:                 December 14, 2021

Job Description:

Under the guidance and direction of the CASA Project Director and CASA Executive Board for the Drug-Free Communities Grant within the Wolcott Public School System, this position is responsible for administrative, coordination, and programmatic support in the following areas:

1.       Office Administration

  • Maintain accurate, up-to-date membership and community contact lists/databases
  • Maintain accurate, timely records of CASA financial expenditures and In-kind/volunteer contributions, in coordination with Project Director and WPS Business Office
  • Assist with monitoring & ordering office supplies and Coalition educational/branding materials             
  • Maintain accurate, up-to-date calendar of events and programmatic activities
  • Organize and coordinate work to complete tasks in accordance with established deadlines
  • Maintain organized office files, equipment, and environment

     

    2.       Coalition Communications

    • Respond effectively to phone calls, email, and other communications from Coalition members and community partners; refer questions to appropriate staff & leadership
    • Responsible for press releases, newsletters, and other correspondence by due date
    • Monitor and update CASA social media platforms on a daily basis
    • In coordination with CASA Project Director and Coalition leadership, prepare and disseminate monthly newsletter
    • Assist in dissemination of CASA information, news submissions, and flyers through school and community avenues
    • Maintain bulletin boards, sandwich boards, and other informational displays
    • Maintain confidentiality of Coalition records and other information

       

      3.       Coalition Meeting & Coordination

    • Prepare and distribute Coalition and Executive Board agendas, reminders, sign-in sheets and other meeting materials at least one-week prior
    • Take accurate minutes at monthly Coalition and Executive Board members and distribute promptly within 48 hours of meeting
    • Manage registration and set-up for Coalition meetings and events in schools & community
    • Assist in scheduling grant-related activities and recruiting volunteers
    • Attend community meetings and training opportunities, as needed or directed by CASA Coalition Executive Board and Project Director
    • Youth Advisor to the Respect, Trust, and Commitment (RTC) Youth Leadership Group, report to Project Director and full coalition on updates and reports
    • Assist Project Director in implementation of the action plan and work closely with contractors and community partners on implementation strategies
    • Assist and co-present with Project Director on substance abuse prevention and other prevention training and curriculum
    • Assist with other projects that arise

       

      Qualifications 

      1.       Associate’s Degree or Bachelor’s Degree preferably in public health, psychology, communications, OR high school diploma combined with post-secondary training and/or 3-5 years of administrative or prevention experience.        

       2.       Strong computer skills including proficiency in Microsoft Office suite, social media, and data entry. Ability to operate office machinery.

      3. Effective communications and collaboration skills, including

      • Ability to maintain complex files and electronic data systems with high level of attention to detail
      • Ability to process paperwork accurately, efficiently, and according to established timelines
      • Strong writing skills for composing letters, newsletters, and other written materials
      • Ability to maintain confidentiality and appropriate professional boundaries
      • Ability to establish and maintain positive relationships with staff, students, coalition members, and community members

        4. Demonstrated willingness and ability to accept direction, assume responsibility for assigned tasks, manage work according to established priorities & timelines, and work both independently and collaboratively

         

        5. Ability to handle challenges and changes with positivity, sensitivity, and respect

         

        6. Commitment to the goals of prevention and community health promotion; willingness to build on existing knowledge and skills

         

        7. Must have reliable transportation 

 

v  Internal candidates:  Please send a letter of interest to Megan Patchkofsky at mpatchkofsky@wolcottps.org 

External candidates:  Please apply online through on TalentEd at https://wolcott.tedk12.com/hire/index.aspx  

Ongoing Recruitment

The District has a high need for the following jobs and accepts rolling applications:

Substitute 2nd Shift Custodian - $13.00 per hour

Substitute Maintenance Worker - $13.00  per hour

Substitute Food Service Worker - $13.00 per hour

Substitute Secretary - $13.00 per hour

Substitute Paraprofessional - $13.00 per hour

Substitute Nurse - $125 per day –  License and CPR Certification Required

Substitute Teacher - $110 per day - Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree Required

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District Compliance Officers

a) Title VI (race, color, national origin)
Mr. Matthew Calabrese, Alcott Elementary School Principal – 203 879-8160

b) Title IX (sex equity)
Mr. Matthew Calabrese, Alcott Elementary School Principal – 203 879-8160

c) Age Discrimination
Mr. Matthew Calabrese, Alcott Elementary School Principal – 203 879-8160

d) Section 504 (handicap)
Mr. Walter Drewry, Principal, Wolcott High School – 203 879-8164

e) Americans with Disabilities (ADA)
Mr. Kevin Hollis, Director of Student Services & Alternative Programs  – 203 879-8178

f) Homeless Liaison
Mr. Joseph Norcross, Tyrrell Middle School Principal – 203 879-8151