Instructional Opportunities

Anticipated Vacancies

Thank you for your interest in the Wantagh Public Schools.

Please click the link above to view and apply for our current instructional and administrative vacancies.

All applicants must apply online at OLAS to be considered.


Probationary Positions - 2023-2024

Art Teacher

Required Qualifications
    NYS Art Certification

Position Details

  • Familiarity with the following art courses:
    Studio Art, Painting, Computer Graphics and Design, Photography (traditional and digital),  Sculpture and Ceramics
  • Yearbook production
  • Knowledge of CAD and drafting/design a plus Drawing and painting fine art skills a must
  • Familiar and confident working in sculpture and ceramics (personal medium of choice
  • Comfortable with PhotoShop, Adobe Suite, Apple and Chromebook devices Ability to integrate technology into the Art classroom
  • Must possess a strong personal portfolio of work
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  • Experience and knowledge of Choice Based Art Strong classroom management skills
  • Ability to work effectively as a team member with colleagues Flexible, dependable, and highly organized
  • Be involved with school and community activities and exhibits outside of the classroom

Please apply on OLAS before April 21, 2023.

Elementary Teacher

Required Qualifications
    NYS Elementary Teacher Certification

Position Details

The Wantagh UFSD is seeking a talented elementary teacher for a probationary position who:

  • collaborates in a team setting and works to support all students has experience with the Reading & Writing Workshop model,
  • Fundations, or other literacy programs uses a wide range of differentiated instructional strategies to
    support learning
  • cares deeply about educating the whole child while balancing a data-informed approach to teaching and learning
  • is flexible and enthusiastic about being involved in school-wide events and opportunities
  • values the home-school connection and communicates with families frequently.

Please apply on OLAS before April 30, 2023.

Music Teacher- Orchestra

Required Qualifications
    NYS Music Certification

Position Details

  • Full-time elementary orchestra teacher
  • Responsible for two elementary orchestra programs and lessons 
  • Strong personal musician with solid secondary instrumental abilities essential
  • Ability to integrate technology into the Music classroom
  • Flexible, dependable, and highly organized
  • Be involved with school and community activities outside of the classroom
  • Strong classroom management skills
  • Ability to work effectively as a team member with colleagues

Please apply on OLAS before April 28, 2023.

Guidance Counselor

Required Qualifications
    NYS School Counselor Certification

Position Details

  • The Wantagh UFSD is seeking a skilled, caring, and dynamic
  • School Counselor to fill a tenure track position in our High School with the following qualifications:
    * Strong college admissions knowledge and experience.
    * Strong writing and presentation skills.
    * Creativity and ability to work within a team.
    * Energy and passion related to assisting high school students.
    * Deep understanding of and empathy for students grades 9-12.
    * Supporting the social and emotional well-being of students.
    * Integrating various technology platforms into daily instructional practices.

Please apply on OLAS before April 21, 2023.

Science Research Teacher - HS

Required Qualifications

  • NYS Science Certification (preferably Chemistry or Earth Science)
  • Prior experience as a secondary science teacher with a focus on science research.
  • Extensive knowledge of New York State Science Learning Standards (NYSSLS).
  • Strong background in scientific research, with experience conducting and publishing original research preferred.
  • Relationships with regional scientific learning Institutions preferred.

Position Details

  • Design and implement a new science research curriculum.
  • Guide students in selecting and developing research projects, including establishing mentorships and providing support throughout the research process.
  • Foster scientific inquiry and critical thinking in the classroom and beyond. Encourage students to participate in research symposiums and science research competitions.
  • Develop partnerships with universities, research institutions and industry professionals to provide students with opportunities for collaboration and mentorship.
  • Demonstrated commitment to creating a welcoming and supportive learning environment for all learners.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work with students, colleagues, and external partners.

Please apply on OLAS before May 1, 2023.

Special Education Teacher - Elementary

Required Qualifications
    NYS Special Education Teacher Certification (Elementary)

Position Details

The successful candidate must be driven, flexible and adaptable, as teaching
responsibilities include leading instruction for our students in special class
setting (6:1:1). Additionally, the successful candidate should have the following:

  • Knowledge and experience practicing differentiated instruction at all
    levels of academic ability
  • Ability to provide a learning environment that supports the social emotional
    well-being of all students and challenge them to work to the best of their ability.
    Strong knowledge of instructional technology
  • Ability to effectively communicate and build relationships with students, families and faculty.
  • Familiar with Curricular modifications for individualized instruction
  • Promote Social development within the school setting
  • Works collaboratively with related service providers, SLP, OT, PT, Psychologist
  • Has understanding the effective utilization of classroom aides and 1:1 aides
  • Knowledge of behavior strategies
  • Communicates clearly and effectively with parents

Please apply on OLAS before April 21, 2023.

Speech and Language Pathologist

Required Qualifications
    NYS Speech and Language Disabilities Certification
     TSSLD or TSSHH Certification
     Previous experience as an SLP preferred
     AAC experience required

Position Details

  • Demonstrate experience in utilizing research-based speech and language
    intervention strategies.
  • Successful experience as a school based speech and language therapist.
  • Knowledge and experience in special and general education, pedagogy, and assessment (including data analysis).
  • Able to administer, analyze and score standardized assessments to generate the necessary reports and recommendations.
  • Provides mandated speech and language therapy for students as described on each student's IEP.
  • Able to develop and monitor IEP goals and objectives.
  • Serve as the Speech and Language Pathologist at CSE meetings for students, demonstrating a strong knowledge of the CSE process, referral and evaluation processes and IEP development.
  • Maintains IEP compliance, student files and rosters for the school team.
  • Participate as a member of the school based Child Study Team.
  • Develops and implements intervention strategies.
  • Background in assessment and writing Speech and Language Evaluations
  • Background in implementing ABA methodology to improve the language, speech, and communication of students required
  • PROMPT trained or certified a plus

Please apply on OLAS before April 28, 2023.

Permanent Substitutes

Wantagh High School is seeking a per diem Permanent Substitute Teachers.  This position will be from now until the end of school.  You must have NYS teacher certification and be NYS fingerprinted. 
Rate: $130.00 per day
Please apply on by January 30, 2023.

Per Diem Substitutes

We are always seeking qualified teachers to join us as per diem substitutes.  If you are interested in working with us on a per diem basis, please apply on OLAS.  You must hold a valid NYS teacher certification. 

An Equal Opportunity Employer

The Wantagh Public School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origins, age, disabilities,or sexual orientation in its educational programs or employment.

Administrative Position

Long Term Substitute/Leave Replacement


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