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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)

There are currently no Middle School openings.

Senior School (9-12)

Head Boys Lacrosse Coach (Spring 2016)

Head Girls Lacrosse Coach (Spring 2016)

Health Teacher (Full-Time, Beginning Fall 2015)

Librarian (Full-Time, Beginning Fall 2015)

Administration

Technology Integration and Support Specialist (Full-Time)

Director of Annual and Corporate Giving (Full-Time)

Special Programs

SSA Summer Counselors (Summer, June 8-Aug. 7)

SSA Summer Specialist (Summer)

SSA Summer Lifeguards (Summer)


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

There are currently no Middle School openings.


Senior School

Head Boys Lacrosse Coach (Spring 2016)

Shady Side Academy’s Senior School Athletics Department is seeking a Head Coach for the Varsity Boys Lacrosse team for the spring 2016 sports season. Reporting to the Head of School and Director of Athletics, the Head Varsity Lacrosse Coach supervises, coordinates and promotes all phases of the boys’ varsity lacrosse program. S/he is responsible for running a comprehensive, high quality high school lacrosse 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, the WPIAL and the PIAA.  

Head Boys Lacrosse Coach job description

Head Girls Lacrosse Coach (Spring 2016)

Shady Side Academy’s Senior School Athletics Department is seeking a Head Coach for the Varsity Girls Lacrosse team for the spring 2016 sports season. Reporting to the Head of School and Director of Athletics, the Head Varsity Lacrosse Coach supervises, coordinates and promotes all phases of the boys’ varsity lacrosse program. S/he is responsible for running a comprehensive, high quality high school lacrosse 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, the WPIAL and the PIAA.  

Head Girls Lacrosse Coach job description

Health Teacher (Full-Time, Beginning Fall 2015)

Shady Side Academy’s Senior School Athletic Department is seeking a full-time health teacher for the academic year 2015-2016. Responsibilities will include teaching four sections of 10th grade health class (“Contemporary Issues in Teen Health”), coaching three seasons (two interscholastic teams and one PE) and advising approximately eight students.  

Health Teacher job description 

Librarian (Full-Time, Beginning Fall 2015)

Shady Side Academy’s Senior School is seeking applicants for a librarian for the academic year 2015-2016. Requirements include knowledge of current adult and young adult literature, research methodology, current technology and pedagogical approaches to digital literacy. Applicants must have an MLS or MLIS and at least two years of experience, preferably in an independent school setting.

Librarian job description


Administration

Technology Integration and Support Specialist (Full-Time)

The Technology Integration & Support Specialist position carries dual-role responsibilities for the Academy. Technology Integration responsibilities include developing and running a variety of professional development opportunities for faculty, modeling appropriate and innovative classroom technology use, and producing video and print training materials. Technology Support responsibilities include assisting the IT Department with new system implementation, daily break-fix work tickets and coordinating technical aspects of the Academy’s mobile device program.

Technology Integration and Support Specialist job description

Director of Annual and Corporate Giving (Full-Time)

The Alumni and Development Office is seeking a Director of Annual and Corporate Giving to oversee all aspects of the Academy’s Blue & Gold (Annual Fund) and EITC Program.

Director of Annual and Corporate Giving job description



Special Programs

SSA Summer Counselors (Summer, June 8-Aug. 7)

Our summer day camps and sports camps are currently hiring counselors to supervise groups of 10-16 children, grades PK-9, for the full summer, weekdays only.

Counselor job descriptionSSA Summer Employment Page

SSA Summer Specialists (Summer)

SSA Summer specialists plan and teach lessons to groups of 10-16 children with the aid of counselors. Past specialty areas include: ceramics, film, outdoor adventure, tennis, science and media arts.

Specialist job description SSA Summer Employment Page

SSA Summer Lifeguards (Summer)

With the assistance of the aquatic director, lifeguards co-teach swimming lessons and manage our indoor pool for groups of 15-30 children. Lifeguards must be certified through July 24, 2015.

SSA Summer Employment Page


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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