Career Opportunities

Waldorf School of Pittsburgh provides the opportunity for growth not only to its students, but also to its employees. This is a critical component of our efforts. With the support of their colleagues, faculty and staff work collaboratively and individually to ensure that they bring their fullest selves to their classrooms or offices each day. Our work environment is grounded in mutual respect, tolerance, and communication.

 

Applicants for open positions should familiarize themselves with the school’s mission and values, which are always at the core of our work. We seek teachers and staff with an open-minded interest in the philosophy of Waldorf Education. While our employees are often experienced Waldorf educators, we also welcome applicants new to Waldorf Education who have expressed a serious interest in contributing to a Waldorf community.

 

As an employer, Waldorf School of Pittsburgh’s goal is to celebrate diversity and equal opportunity by creating a staff reflective of the community we strive to create and serve. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourage applications from candidates of all races, colors, religions, gender identities, national origins, ages, sexual orientations, and abilities. All hiring decisions are made solely on the basis of professional qualifications and references. 

 

Waldorf School of Pittsburgh is currently accepting applications for the following position(s):

First Grade Class Teacher

The Waldorf School of Pittsburgh (WSP) seeks an enthusiastic and engaged grades teacher to take our First Grade class in the 2021–2022 school year. We are looking for a teacher dedicated to Waldorf Education to join a cohesive, strong faculty circle. 

Our school is in its 27th year and serves approximately 200 students. We offer parent/child programs, a child care program, kindergartens, and a full grades program (grades 1–8). Our 2.4 acre urban campus includes multiple outdoor spaces and is primarily housed in a historic Victorian home. WSP’s eighth grade classroom, the Heartwood Annex, is a newly completed stand alone classroom built to meet Core Green Building Certification. It will be the first classroom of its kind for a school in our region. Our grades program includes woodwork, handwork, and music (instrumental, orchestral & choir), physical education, Russian and Spanish.

We offer a salary with increments for teaching experience, dental and health insurance, and tuition remission for faculty children. WSP is a fully accredited member of AWSNA and the Pennsylvania Association of Independent Schools.

Applicants must have a bachelor's degree, and three years classroom teaching experience with the ability to meet the needs of various learning approaches and styles. Waldorf teacher training and Pennsylvania certification are preferred.

How to Apply
Application materials must include the following items:
  • Cover letter

  • Resume

  • Biography — one to two page document explaining how you came to be interested in teaching at the Waldorf School of Pittsburgh

  • List of three professional references

 

Complete materials may also be sent to:
employment@waldorfpittsburgh.org in PDF or MS Word format
or

Waldorf School of Pittsburgh

First Grade Teacher Position

201 S Winebiddle St.

Pittsburgh, PA 15224

Email applications are preferred.

Seventh Grade Class Teacher

The Waldorf School of Pittsburgh (WSP) seeks an enthusiastic and engaged grades teacher to take our Seventh Grade class in the 2021–2022 school year. We are looking for a teacher dedicated to Waldorf Education to join a cohesive, strong faculty circle. 

Our school is in its 27th year and serves approximately 200 students. We offer parent/child programs, a child care program, kindergartens, and a full grades program (grades 1–8). Our 2.4 acre urban campus includes multiple outdoor spaces and is primarily housed in a historic Victorian home. WSP’s eighth grade classroom, the Heartwood Annex, is a newly completed stand alone classroom built to meet Core Green Building Certification. It will be the first classroom of its kind for a school in our region. Our grades program includes woodwork, handwork, and music (instrumental, orchestral & choir), physical education, Russian and Spanish.

We offer a salary with increments for teaching experience, dental and health insurance, and tuition remission for faculty children. WSP is a fully accredited member of AWSNA and the Pennsylvania Association of Independent Schools.

Applicants must have a bachelor's degree, and three years classroom teaching experience with the ability to meet the needs of various learning approaches and styles. Waldorf teacher training and Pennsylvania certification are preferred.

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How to Apply

To apply please include:

  • cover letter 

  • resume 

  • biography (one to two page document explaining how you came to be interested in teaching at the Waldorf School of Pittsburgh

  • three professional references 

Complete materials may be sent to:
employment@waldorfpittsburgh.org in PDF or MS Word format
or

Waldorf School of Pittsburgh

Seventh Grade Teacher Position

201 S Winebiddle St.

Pittsburgh, PA 15224

Email applications are preferred.

Early Childhood Classroom Assistant

 

The Waldorf School of Pittsburgh is currently accepting applications for the position of Early Childhood Classroom Assistant for the 2021-2022 school year. Hours are Monday–Friday, 7:45am– 3:00pm.

 

Position Overview

The Assistant Teachers work collaboratively with the Lead Teachers and other members of the Early Childhood Faculty/Staff to maintain the integrity and quality of Waldorf Early Childhood programs. Candidates must possess a high school diploma and have two years of verifiable work with children or a B.A. in Education or a related field. Kindness, warmth, patience, energy, and a genuine dedication to Waldorf Education are assets for this position.

Assistant responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

-supporting the lead teacher in all classroom activities

-caring for spaces/cleanliness

-snack preparation

-supervising outdoor and indoor play

-adhering to Waldorf School of Pittsburgh employee guidelines

To familiarize yourself with Waldorf education, please visit whywaldorfworks.org and browse the content on this website.

Additional Requirements:

PA State Police Clearance

Child Abuse History Clearance

FBI Clearance (DHS version)

NSOR Certificate

Mandated Reporter Training

Pediatric First Aid and CPR Training preferred

Health assessments

How to Apply

To apply, a cover letter, resume, and three professional references may be emailed to employment@waldorfpittsburgh.org in PDF or MS Word format.

 

Email applications are preferred.

 

Complete materials may also be sent to:

Waldorf School of Pittsburgh
201 S. Winebiddle Street
Pittsburgh, PA, 15224
Attn. Early Childhood Hiring

Job Type: Part-time

Pay: starts at $11.50 per hour

Early Childhood Substitute Teachers

 

Waldorf School of Pittsburgh is currently accepting applications for substitutes in our Early Childhood Program for the 2020–2021 school year.

 

Position Overview

Substitute Teachers will assist the Lead Teacher in caring for children in mixed age Kindergarten, Nursery and Childcare classrooms. Substitutes’ duties will include snack preparation, maintaining a clean classroom and assisting the Lead Teacher in classroom activities as needed. Applicants must possess a high school diploma and have two years of verifiable work with children or a B.A. in Education or a related field. A PA Child Abuse Clearance, FBI background check and FBI Fingerprinting are required. Compensation is $11.50/hour.

To familiarize yourself with Waldorf education, please visit whywaldorfworks.org or browse the content on this website.

 

How to Apply

To apply, a cover letter, resume, and three professional references may be emailed to employment@waldorfpittsburgh.org in PDF or MS Word format.

 

Email applications are preferred.

 

Complete materials may also be sent to:

Waldorf School of Pittsburgh
201 S. Winebiddle Street
Pittsburgh, PA, 15224
Attn. Hiring

Grades Substitute Teachers

 

Waldorf School of Pittsburgh is currently accepting applications for substitutes in our Grades Program for the 2020–2021 school year.

 

Position Overview

Applicants must possess a BA in Elementary Education or a related field, and experience working with children ranging in age from 6 to 14 years old is preferred. A PA Child Abuse Clearance, FBI Background Check and FBI Fingerprinting are required. Applicants must be available from 7:45am-3:00 pm. Compensation is $15.00/hour.

 

To familiarize yourself with Waldorf education, please visit whywaldorfworks.org or browse the content on this website.

 

How to Apply

To apply, a cover letter, resume, and three professional references may be emailed to employment@waldorfpittsburgh.org in PDF or MS Word format.

 

Email applications are preferred.

 

Complete materials may also be sent to:

Waldorf School of Pittsburgh
201 S. Winebiddle Street
Pittsburgh, PA, 15224
Attn. Hiring

CONTACT
Admissions

Devon Wood 
Director of Admissions

dwood@waldorfpittsburgh.org

412.441.5792, ext 224

Tuition and Financial Aid

Bob Roberson

Director of Business Operations 

broberson@waldorfpittsburgh.org

412.441.5792, ext 225

Giving

Anne Fowler

Community Outreach and Development Coordinator 

afowler@waldorfpittsburgh.org

412.441.5792, ext 235

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Pittsburgh, PA 15224

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