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Are you ready for innovation, collaboration, commitment and a truly revolutionary high school environment? Can you handle using a laptop 24/7?  

Are you looking for a unique teaching opportunity working with a mentor who is an Educational Leader, 2 hours of planning time each day, a trimester schedule and a chance to work in Pittsburgh’s Gateway Center?  

If the answers are yes, then this is your chance to become part of a school designed from the ground up with a focus on student success. From the curriculum to facility to the technology and career focus, it’s built for the 21st century. 

Current Openings

PLEASE NOTE: COVID-19 Vaccination is required for employment.

City Charter High School, an urban public charter school located in downtown Pittsburgh, is seeking a full-time Special Education Teacher for the current 9th grade. Position involves coordinating support and assisting students with disabilities within a fully inclusive environment across all academic areas and collaborating with content areas to instruct, modify and adapt work for students. Position also includes writing all special education paperwork including IEPs, PBSPs, transition plans and progress monitoring reports. All applicants must have experience in writing compliant paperwork that meets PA state standards. Special education teaching certification required. The position includes a full medical, dental and vision benefit package and a salary range beginning at $48,000 depending on experience. Please email cover letter and resume to Angie Welch, at employment@cityhigh.org.

City Charter High School is a public, 9-12, urban charter school looking to hire a certified Fitness/Health teacher to teach Fitness and Health courses to students in grades 9-12. 

Health courses are primarily taught to 9th and 12th grade students as a requirement for graduation and also as an elective. Units covered in the health courses may include: Relationships, Health and Nutrition, Sex Education, Chronic Diseases and Drugs and Alcohol.

Physical education classes will be taught within our building in our physical education facility. The position requires the teacher to plan and implement physical education classes within the areas of weight training, cardio and teacher led group exercise classes. 

The full-time position includes a full medical, dental and vision benefit package and a hiring salary range beginning at $48,500 through $67,010 depending on experience. Please email a cover letter and resume to Angie Welch, Education Manager, at employment@cityhigh.org with the subject line Fitness/Health Teacher.

City Charter High School is a public, 9-12, urban charter school looking to hire a teaching associate to work in collaboration with the 11th grade Math and Science Teachers. The teaching associate position involves assisting students of multiple ability levels within the Math and Science classrooms. 

Position includes a full benefits package, personal and sick days, 401K retirement plan and an educational stipend. Please email cover letter and resume to Angie Welch, Education Manager, at employment@cityhigh.org.

City Charter High School is looking to hire a part-time, building substitute to join our school community for the 2021-22 school year. The position will include working Tuesday through Friday on a weekly basis from 7:45 to 3:45 at a rate of $175.00 per day. The candidate must be flexible and comfortable in working with various content areas and high school aged students.

Certification Requirements:
If you hold a Pennsylvania public educator certificate or a professional-level out of state educator certificate, you may be eligible to become a day-to-day substitute.

Requirements for day-to-day substitutes:

  • Valid Pennsylvania educator certificate or out of state certificate
  • Bachelor’s degree (or foreign equivalency) if not certified
  • Background clearances
  • U.S. citizen or permanent resident alien status (green card)


If you do not hold the proper certification but have a bachelor’s degree, City High will apply for an emergency permit for a substitute position.

Please submit a cover letter and resume to Angie Welch, employment@cityhigh.org.

City Charter High School, a public 9-12 charter school, located in downtown Pittsburgh is looking to hire a full-time School Safety Officer. 

With the aim of assuring a safe and secure school, whereby all school community stakeholders feel and contribute to the safety of the school, the School Safety Officer plays a pivotal role in this goal. A highlight of responsibilities includes: Work collaboratively as a part of a School Safety team and with school administration. Patrol and secure school floors and be present at end of day dismissal outside. Monitor lunchroom during student lunch periods. Respond to emergencies. Maintain order during conflicts and Incidents. Work with students on peaceful resolution of conflicts.


School Safety Officer Job Description

Please send a cover letter and resume to City Charter High School Administration at employment@cityhigh.org .