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):
Extended Care Assistant Teacher
The Waldorf School of Pittsburgh (located in the Bloomfield/Friendship neighborhood) is actively seeking program assistants for our after school program. We seek energetic and motivated individuals who are intrigued by the magic of childhood and love time spent outdoors in play. Our school offers a unique approach to education. We encourage you to read more about us, and about Waldorf Education, before applying. Please visit www.whywaldorfworks.org for more information.
Shifts are Monday-Friday afternoons, from 2:15-5:15PM. We are looking for a candidate to work all shifts and will give highest priority to applicants who have this availability. We are open to working with candidates who are looking for more flexible options.
Requirements: High school diploma and at least two years documented experience working with children. Upon hire, applicants must be able to pass all required clearances (including criminal, child abuse, FBI fingerprinting - DHS version).
Responsibilities: Responsibilities include supporting a lead teacher in caring for twelve to fifteen students daily, ranging in age from 3 -12 years. Staff members work collaboratively with school faculty to maintain the integrity and quality of Waldorf School of Pittsburgh programs. Candidates holding a bachelor's degree may be considered for lead roles.
If interested, please send a resume with a cover letter that includes availability, as well as contact information for three references. We look forward to hearing from you!
Please send your resume and references to firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
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.
To apply, please send the following:
three professional references
Email applications are preferred.
Complete materials may also be sent to:
Waldorf School of Pittsburgh
201 S. Winebiddle Street
Pittsburgh, PA, 15224