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Shady Side Academy is a PK-12 independent school with an enrollment of approximately 930 students on three campuses in Pittsburgh, Pa. The Academy was rated one of Pittsburgh's Top Workplaces for 2011 by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, based on the results of an employee survey. Current employment opportunities are listed below.

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Current Openings

Junior School (PK-5)

Substitute Teachers

Middle School (6-8)

Art Teacher (Sabbatical Replacement, January-June 2015)

Senior School (9-12)

Math Teacher (Sabbatical Replacement, January-June 2015)

Prep Boys and Girls Squash Coach


Store Operations Manager (Full-Time)

Database Administrator (Full-Time)

Special Programs

There are currently no Special Programs positions.

Junior School

Substitute Teachers

Shady Side Academy’s Junior School is seeking substitute teachers to support our classroom teachers when there are absences.  

Substitute Teacher job description

Middle School

Art Teacher (Sabbatical Replacement, January-June 2015)

Shady Side Academy Middle School is looking to hire a sabbatical leave replacement teacher for Middle School Art, beginning on January 5, 2015 through the end of the school year on June 4, 2015. 

Art Teacher job description

Senior School

Math Teacher, Sabbatical Replacement, January-June 2015

Shady Side Academy’s Senior School Mathematics Department is seeking applicants for a sabbatical replacement teacher from January through June 2015. This full-time, half-year position includes teaching mathematics at all levels, from ninth through twelfth grade, and possibly coaching one season.

Math Teacher Job Description

Prep Boys and Girls Squash Coach

Shady Side Academy’s Athletic Department is seeking a Head Coach for the Prep Boys and Girls Squash teams for the winter sports season 2014-15. Reporting to the Head of School and Director of Athletics the Prep Head Squash Coach supervises, coordinates and promotes all phases of the squash program. S/he is responsible for running a comprehensive, high quality high school squash program in accordance with the academic standards, stated mission and goals of the Academy and the guidelines of all rules and policies established by the Academy.  

Prep Boys and Girls Squash Coach job description


Store Operations Manager, Full-Time

The Bookstore / Online Store Operations Manager coordinates Academy retail auxiliary functions and serves as the key liaison with members of the Academy community in the ordering and fulfillment of text book, apparel and supplies.

Store Operations Manager job description

Database Administrator, Full-Time

The Database Administrator manages all information systems utilized by the Academy. These systems include the Student Information System (all academic, admissions and registrar), Financial Information System and Development Systems, plus associated and/or integrated information systems such as Food Service, Book Store, Website, Learning Management System (LMS) and more. Supporting and maintaining these systems typically includes system maintenance, data maintenance and manipulation, querying and reporting, and end-user support and training. 

Database Administrator job description

Special Programs

 There are currently no Special Programs positions.

Shady Side Academy is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, or disability.

P-G Top Workplaces 2011

Shady Side Academy
was named one of
Pittsburgh's Top Workplaces
by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
in 2011, based on results
of an employee survey.

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