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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)

There are currently no Junior School openings.

Middle School (6-8)

Social Studies Teacher (full-time, starting fall 2014)

Receptionist/Administrative Assistant (full-time, starting June 1, 2014)

Senior School (9-12)

After-Hours Nurse (full-time, starting fall 2014)

Learning Support Specialist (full-time, starting fall 2014)

Math Teacher (full-time, starting fall 2014)

Administration

Bookstore/Purchasing Coordinator (full-time, starting July 1)

Chief Financial Officer (full-time)

Special Programs

There are currently no Special Programs openings.

Junior School

There are currently no Junior School openings.

Middle School

Social Studies Teacher, Starting Fall 2014

Shady Side Academy’s Middle School Social Studies Department is seeking applicants for a full-time position which includes teaching four sections of seventh grade U.S. history, advising a homeroom of approximately 12 students and coaching two seasons. Other duties, such as but not limited to proctoring study halls, chaperoning dances or athletic events or serving on committees, may be assigned as needed by the Academy.

Social Studies teacher job description

Receptionist/Administrative Assistant, Starting June 1

Shady Side Academy Middle School seeks a Receptionist /Administrative Assistant to begin work on June 1, 2014. For this full-time position we are seeking an independent worker with both excellent interpersonal and computer skills.

Receptionist/Administrative Assistant job description

Senior School

After-Hours Nurse, Part-Time, Starting Fall 2014

Shady Side Academy's Senior School is seeking an after-hours nurse. Reporting to the Senior School Nurse, the after-hours nurse will be responsible for the care of our boarding students. There are approximately 50 students who reside on campus Sunday night through Friday after school. The after-hours nurse will be responsible for providing medications to the student (over the counter and prescription) as well as caring for any acute illness or injury.

 

After-Hours Nurse job description

 

Learning Support Specialist, Starting Fall 2014

Shady Side Academy’s Senior School is seeking applicants for a Learning Support Specialist for the academic year 2014-15. The Learning Support Specialist, as a member of the faculty, works with the Dean of Academic Affairs, and grade level deans to monitor the academic progress of all students, designs and coordinates implementation of student support and learning plans in consultation with the Dean and/or Counselor, educates and collaborates with faculty to ensure comprehensive support to students with documented learning differences, provides direct academic support for students one-on-one or in a small group setting, serves as an advocate for students with documented needs, and develops partnerships with students, families, and the school. 

Learning Support Specialist job description

Math Teacher, Starting Fall 2014

Shady Side Academy’s Senior School Mathematics Department is seeking applicants for a full-time position teaching four sections of mathematics at all levels including AP, advising five to seven students and coaching two seasons. Other duties, such as but not limited to proctoring study halls, chaperoning dances or athletic events, or serving on committees, may be assigned as needed by the Academy. Members of the Mathematics Department actively collaborate in innovative curriculum design, pedagogy and assessment. Two years ago, the Mathematics Department adopted Math I and Math II, from the Phillips Exeter Academy Math Department, for the 9th and 10th grade curriculum.

Math Teacher job description

Administration

Bookstore/Purchasing Coordinator (full-time, starting July 1)

The Bookstore / Purchasing Coordinator serves as the key liaison between these auxiliary functions and members of the Academy community in fulfillment of text book and supply orders.

Bookstore/Purchasing Coordinator job description

Chief Financial Officer

Shady Side Academy is seeking a Chief Financial Officer, reporting to the Academy President and Designated Officer of the Board of Trustees. The CFO supervises the Assistant Comptroller; Director of Facilities [dual reporting to CFO and President]; Manager, Accounts Payable; Manager, Compensation & Benefits; Manager, Student Billing and Bookstore & Purchasing Coordinator. The CFO is a member of the Academy’s Executive Group and works closely with the Chairs of the Full Board, Finance Committee, Endowment Committee, Audit Committee and Buildings and Grounds Committee.

Chief Financial Office job description

Special Programs

There are currently no Special Programs openings.


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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