Equal Opportunity Employer
Watkinson is committed to providing a work environment that is free from all forms of unlawful discrimination. It is and will continue to be the policy of the school that all persons shall have equal employment and advancement opportunities based on merit, qualifications, demonstrated skills and abilities. Employment practices and decisions will be made without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, pregnancy, disability, national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, status as a veteran, or any other characteristic or status which cannot lawfully be considered under local, state, or federal law as a basis for employment-related decisions. Watkinson expects all employees to act in accordance with these principles and to reflect their spirit in all relationships with each other and with customers, with vendors and with other business associates or contacts. This policy applies to every aspect of employment including, but not limited to, recruitment, screening, application, hiring, training, assignment, development, evaluation, promotion, transfer, rates of pay, benefits, discipline, termination and layoff.

Further, it is Watkinson’s policy that all vendors, suppliers, contractors and others doing business with the school adhere to these principles. Any employee who feels that he or she has not been treated in accordance with the policies and principles stated herein may bring the matter to the attention of his/her immediate supervisor, the Director of Finance or the Head of School.

Watkinson is committed to the employment of qualified individuals with a disability who with or without reasonable accommodation, can perform the essential functions of the job the individual seeks, wants to hold or holds. Employees with a disability who need or believe they need a reasonable accommodation are encouraged to review the matter with the Director of Finance. Supervisors and managers may be informed regarding necessary restrictions on the work or duties of the employee and reasonable accommodations to be made.

University of Hartford Courses

Full-time employees may take up to four courses (12 credits) a year tuition-free at the University of Hartford. They must be taken in different semesters and cannot include PhD courses. Employees should not take more than one course per semester during Watkinson’s regular academic year. Do not schedule courses that meet on Tuesdays during the school year, as these conflict directly with Watkinson's weekly faculty meetings.

Specifics about additional benefits, including vacation time, are detailed in Watkinson’s Employee Handbook. Should you be applying for a position at Watkinson, please ask to review a copy of the handbook.

Job Openings

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  • Part-time Boys Varsity Soccer Head Coach

    Watkinson School, offering inventive learning to Hartford and surrounding communities since 1881, seeks an energetic and qualified individual to be its Boys Varsity Soccer Head Coach for the Fall 2019 season.

    The season will run mid-August through mid-November. Practices are Monday through Friday from 3:00 - 4:30 (Wednesdays are 2:00 - 3:45). Game days vary throughout the week.

    This position requires a dynamic, inspirational leader who can be a role model. Duties include promoting the values of leadership and sportsmanship, planning productive practices, executing effective coaching strategies during practices and games, and working with the Athletic Director, Athletic Trainer, and assistant coaches to develop a competitive program that reflects the mission and culture of the Watkinson School community.

    Other Qualifications:
    • Coaching experience with a school or club program
    • College and/or high school playing experience

    Watkinson School is an equal opportunity employer and an open and affirming community. We seek candidates of diverse backgrounds. This is a part-time, stipend position. Interested candidates should send a letter of application, resume, and two letters of recommendation to athleticsposition@watkinson.org
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