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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

    Special Education Teacher

    The Wantagh School District is seeking an exceptional candidate to join our Elementary Self-Contained program. 
    The desired candidate will possess the following:

    • Strong background in reading instruction including an ability to utilize:
    • Multi-sensory approaches
    • Reading/Writing Workshop model
    • Fundations
      • Wilson or OG certification preferred
    • Flexible and adaptable approach to behavior management
    • Experience participating in CSE and utilization of IEP Direct
    • Ability to facilitate positive relationships with parents and stakeholders
    • Understanding of least restrictive rights and how to move students towards independence
    • Must hold valid NYS certification

    Please apply on OLAS by May 30, 2020. 

    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. 


    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. 

    Part-time Teacher

    STEAM Teacher
    Part-time (.50)

    Wantagh UFSD is seeking an outstanding part-time Elementary STEAM Teacher (.5) to work with our K-5 students.

    We are seeking a passionate educator who:

    • demonstrates the ability to create, develop, plan, model, and deliver rich student-centered learning experiences around all facets of STEAM.
    • fosters students love of learning and exploration.
    • works in partnership with teachers and staff members to provide engaging STEAM lessons and models with effective use of technology and other STEAM and online tools.
    • identifies, applies, and integrates educational and technology-related research and programs into lessons.
    • Must have NYS Teacher Certification

     Please apply on OLAS by May 27, 2020.

    Long Term Substitutes

    Physics Teacher

    The Wantagh School district is seeking a Long Term Substitute teaching Physics in our High School for September.
    Expectations for this candidate include:

    • demonstrate proficiency using online learning platforms.
    • 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, while challenging them to work to the best of their ability.
    • NYS Science Certification – Physics Grades 7-12.

    Per diem rate, no benefits.
    Please apply on OLAS by May 27, 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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