Computer Science Teacher
Job Details
Shady Side Academy Senior School - Pittsburgh, PA

We are seeking a dynamic individual who has a background in Computer Science to fill a full-time teaching position at the high school level.  An undergraduate degree in Computer Science and high school teaching experience are required.  An ideal candidate will be able to teach robotics, introductory programming in Java, discrete structures, and AP Computer Science. The instructor may also be asked to teach computer architecture, data structures, machine learning, and mobile app development.  Applicants must be able to relate positively to high school students and to present material in a clear manner to people with a variety of backgrounds.

Other Assignments: Faculty members assume additional responsibilities outside the classroom including coaching and supervision of student activities. An ideal candidate will be able to advise the academy’s robotics club.  Every faculty member acts as an academic advisor to a group of students.  Faculty members are expected to participate in committee work and other service in the management of the school.

Classification and Compensation

This is a full-time, year-round, exempt position. Salary is competitive with area independent schools and commensurate with experience. Excellent health and retirement benefits are part of the employment package. Lunch is included when school is in session. Funding exists to support continued advanced degree work, as well as participation in professional conferences, workshops, summer study, and travel.

Application Information

Shady Side Academy, as an educational institution and as an employer, does not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, genetic information, marital status, familial status, sex, age, sexual orientation, veteran status or gender identity and expression in its programs and activities. Our campuses are tobacco-free. In accordance with Pennsylvania law, all Academy employees must submit thorough background clearances prior to beginning work on any campus. Please submit all applications through the employment page on the SSA website.

About Shady Side Academy

Shady Side Academy is a nationally respected private school in Pittsburgh for boys and girls in grades pre-kindergarten through 12, with an optional boarding experience in high school. Four schools with extraordinary resources, teachers who actively mentor, a forward-thinking curriculum, a diverse and inclusive community, and a legacy of alumni accomplishments all inspire Shady Side students to high achievement in academics, the arts and athletics, and to meaningful ambitions in life. Visit the school’s website at