William "Will" Schuester" is the spanish teacher at McKinley high school as well as the director of the glee club. He first appears in the episode Pilot.
|Position||Glee Club Director, Spanish Teacher|
|Status||Single, Crush on Emma Pillsbury|
Will first appears while walking into the choir room in Pilot. He informs the group that they need to recruit new members in order to perform at Sectionals. He then talks with cheerleading coach Sue about why no one is signing up for the New Directions.
He is present for the auditions of Tina Cohen-Chang, Blaine Anderson, Sam Evans and Marley Rose, and presumably lets them all in. He watches from the auditorium during the New Directions' performance of Here I Go Again.
- He is the first character to appear in the series.