The Waldorf School of Pittsburgh is currently seeking an assistant for our After-School Program for the 2017-18 school year. The position starts at the beginning of September and runs through early June of 2018.
Duties include preparing snacks, engaging the children in games and activities, helping monitor classroom and outdoor playtime, and maintaining a safe and nurturing environment.
Our After-School Program runs from 3-6pm daily and serves children ages 3 years – 13 years.
After School Assistant (works with and assists our Lead After–School teacher)
Hours: 2:45 pm – 6:00 pm M – F
-15 minutes of prep before program start
Pay: Hourly beginning at $11.50/hour
2 years verifiable work with children
An interest in Waldorf education
Act 33, 34 and FBI Clearances (less than 1 year old)
Biography – one page (or less) document explaining your personal/professional background including how you became interested in working at the Waldorf School of Pittsburgh.
List of 3 professional references
To apply, please send application materials to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Address application materials to Anna Phelps, Extended Care Coordinator.
The Waldorf School Pittsburgh is seeking a Front Office Manager to join a collaborative administrative team. This position carries a wide range of responsibilities including front desk reception, secretarial and administrative duties as well as safety procedures in service to the school community. The Front Office Manager engages daily with teachers, students, administrative colleagues, parents and visitors and is often the first point of contact for welcoming people into the building, receiving questions and engaging in problem solving. The work environment is dynamic with frequent interruptions. This position supports the Business Manager, collaborates with the Facilities Manager in managing the school calendar, and supports admissions and advancement efforts of the school. This salaried position is hired by, and reports to, the Head of School.
The ideal candidate has a warm and friendly demeanor, works well under pressure, is proficient with office equipment and software, has excellent communication skills both oral and written, is highly professional, and able to manage priorities with minimal supervision. An associate or bachelor’s degree and experience in school administration are preferred. Candidates ideally should have project management experience, comfort with database work, and the ability to create office systems. The ability to work well with a wide range of people, to maintain confidentiality, and to communicate with strong verbal and written communication skills is critical.
Waldorf experience is preferred. It is important candidates are open to learning about Waldorf Education and embracing the collaborative culture of the Waldorf School of Pittsburgh.
During the school year, hours are 7:30 am to 3:30 pm and in the summer approximately 8 am to 3 pm. There are approximately 2 weeks during the summer when work may be done remotely. Working during school fairs (Winter Fair and May Fair) and the annual fund drive kick-off is also expected.
High school graduate
BA or BS preferred
Waldorf experience preferred
At least two years of relevant experience preferred
Strong communication and organizational skills
Ability to interact effectively with a wide range of people.
Ability to organize, set and implement priorities, manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines.
Excellent writing skills.
Completed or willingness to complete basic first aid training.
Familiarity with MS Office and a database system (Big SIS preferred)
Must be able to work in a typical office environment and to do basic maintenance on office equipment.
Applicants must also:
Be able to climb stairs
Pass background checks and child abuse screening prior to employment
Salary commensurate with experience
Health and dental insurance
90% tuition remission for school programs for employee’s child(ren)
2 weeks paid vacation
8 personal/sick days
To apply, please submit the following:
A cover letter describing your aptitudes and your interest in the position
3 professional references
Materials should be emailed to email@example.com. Electronic materials must be formatted as PDF or MS Word documents. No hard copy materials, please.
The Waldorf School of Pittsburgh is seeking a violin teacher for grades 3-8 for the 2017-2018 school year. We are searching for a teacher who is comfortable instructing in a heterogeneous class setting. The ideal candidate will have training in music education, the ability to instruct violin, teaching 8-14 year old students, and must demonstrate good classroom management, parent and colleague communication, as well as desire to become part of a Waldorf community.
The Waldorf School of Pittsburgh is currently accepting applications for the position of Early Childhood Program Assistant. Both full- and part-time assistant positions will be available for the 2017-2018 school year.
Position Overview Assistant Teachers work collaboratively with Lead Teachers and other members of the Early Childhood Faculty / Staff to maintain the integrity and quality of WSP Early Childhood programs. Ideally, a program assistant will have training and/or experience in Waldorf education, as well as experience and/or training in working with young children. Kindness, warmth, patience, energy, and a genuine dedication to Waldorf Education are assets for this position.
To familiarize yourself with 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 firstname.lastname@example.org in PDF or MS Word format. Please indicate in your cover letter if you would prefer the full-time position or if your time is limited.
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