Employment Opportunities

Welcome to Waterford Country School, Inc. We are excited you are exploring WCS for career opportunities. At our main campus in Quaker Hill, Connecticut, you will find three different residential treatment programs for boys and girls 12-17 years of age, our education program, and our farm and experiential education programs. All agency leadership, administration and support staffs are also located at our main campus.

At our site in Norwich, Connecticut, we have our Community Services programs including Therapeutic Foster Care, the Children’s Outpatient Clinic, and our Adoption Services programs.

The most common positions available at WCS are child care workers from beginner to the supervisor level, student aides and one-to-ones, and social workers or clinical staff (licensed or unlicensed). WCS is a 24-hour operation and many positions involving child care require weekend shifts.

Waterford Country School, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. WCS ensures equal employment opportunities regardless of race, color, religious creed, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability (including, but not limited to intellectual disability, past or present history of mental disorder, past or present history of physical disability, past or present history of a learning disability), or genetic information, and provides equal access to school facilities and school premises to Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. Waterford Country School has a policy of active recruitment of qualified minority certified and non-certified employees. An individual needing assistance in making application for any opening should contact employment@waterfordcs.org


Instructional Aide

We are seeking an Instructional Aide to work with the students in one of our self contained classrooms. The Instructional Aide works collaboratively with a Special Education Teacher to provide a supportive, structured and nurturing classroom for up to 7 students. They assist students to assume responsibility for planning and decision-making and develop a sense of identity and competence as learners. Must be able to prepare and deliver lessons for all subject matters.  Click here to apply!

Emergency Shelter Clinician

We are seeking a Clinician to ensure residents’ emotional, medical, social, legal, developmental, and educational needs are being met through direct services and supervisory responsibility for all case management tasks.  Provide trauma informed individual, group, and family therapy, as well as discharge planning coordination to the residents of Thomas Bent STAR Homes.  The position requires a Master’s Degree in Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy or related field required and experience working with adolescents.  Must be licensed or license eligible.  Click here to apply!

Child Care Worker

Waterford Country School is seeking Child Care Workers for our Emergency Shelter and Residential Treatment Program. Child Care Workers are responsible for interacting with and directly supervising the residents within our programs.

Per Diem Therapists

Waterford Country School’s Children’s Outpatient Behavioral Health Clinic has a standing need to interview therapists/clinicians for per diem work.  The full time/per diem therapists provide outpatient clinical services to children of our community ages 3-18 addressing trauma, mental and behavioral health issues, and family dynamics. For more information contact the Clinical Director at lcrowley@waterfordcs.org or 860-886-7500 x5310.  Click here to apply.