Instructional Opportunities

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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.

Anticipated Vacancies 2020-2021

Probationary Teachers

Physical Education Teacher

The Wantagh UFSD is seeking a talented Physical Education teacher who will be a part of our Elementary environment. The successful candidate for this probationary position will be:

  • Elementary minded
  • Light-hearted and flexible
  • Innovative
  • Interdisciplinary approach
  • Understands students and differentiation needs
  • Positive presence
  • Strong classroom management skills
  • Be an active member within the school community


  • Must have NYS certification in Physical Education

Please apply on OLAS by May 20, 2020.

Living Environment Teacher
The Wantagh School District has an anticipated vacancy for a Living Environment Science teacher at Wantagh Middle School. Expectations for candidates include:

  • experience using three-dimensional instruction associated with NYSP-12SLS
  • demonstrates proficiency using online learning platforms
  • knowledge and experience practicing differentiated instruction at all levels of academic ability
  • willingness to participate in inquiry teams to reflect, modify, and adapt curriculum.
  • ability to provide a learning environment that supports the social emotional well-being of all students, while challenging them to work to the best of their ability.


  • New York State Science Certification- Biology - Grades 7-12
  • Multiple certifications preferred: 6th Grade Extension

Please apply on OLAS by May 1, 2020.

Middle School Reading Teacher
The Wantagh School District is seeking an exceptional candidate with a passion for teaching and learning for the position of Reading Teacher in our Middle School. The successful candidate will:

  • seek to develop a community of literate learners
  • collaborate with teachers and administrators to support students' literacy success
  • maintain organized records of student data
  • use student data to make informed instructional decisions
  • either possess Wilson certification or attain it as the year progresses.


  • Valid NYS certification in Reading or Literacy.

Please apply on OLAS by May 1, 2020.

Library Media Specialist

The Wantagh School District is seeking an exceptional candidate with a passion for teaching and learning for the position of Library Media Specialist located in our High School. The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • developing a community of literate learners who will use the library as an invaluable tool in their pursuit of academic, occupational, and personal success
  • providing tailored, hands-on instruction to classes, grade levels, department personnel, and individual students and staff members
  • enhancing and facilitating the learning process by seeking out, acquiring, and promoting the most pertinent and up-to-date resources (print, electronic, audiovisual) to students, faculty, and other community members
  • determining and administering the library's budget
  • organizing and publicizing all library materials and services such that they are readily available and easily accessible to all patrons


  • Must have proper NYS certification

Please apply on OLAS by May 1, 2020.

AIS Reading Teacher

Wantagh UFSD is seeking an outstanding probationary AIS Reading Teacher to work with our K-5 population. We're looking for a passionate teacher who will demonstrate the following:

  • Work collaboratively in a team setting to support all students
  • Become part of a professional learning community to incorporate many facets of a successful literacy curriculum
  • Proficiency with LLI, Just Words, and Fundations
  • The ability to conduct Fountas and Pinnell Benchmarking and utilize results for future instruction
  • Collaborate frequently with classroom teachers and families on matters relating to reading intervention instruction
  • Serve as a team member for active progress monitoring of elementary students; participate in ongoing conversations regarding appropriate placement and intervention methods


  • Must have NYS Reading/Literacy certification
  • Wilson Certification
  • 2-5 years prior experience preferred

Please apply on OLAS by May 1, 2020.

Per Diem Substitutes

The Wantagh School District holds our substitutes in high accord. We are currently accepting applications for per diem TEACHER substitutes in the 2019-20 school year.

  • Must have NYS TEACHER certification to be considered.
  • Interviews will be on-going.
  • Please be sure to include 3 reference emails on your OLAS application.

Per diem rate:
days 1-20 $90/day
days 21-40 $100/day
days 41+ $110/day

Permanent Substitutes

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.

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