Working at City High

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 a Master Teacher, 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 curriculum to the facility for the 21st century.

Currently, there are 3 openings at City High:  Information Literacy Teacher, Math/Science Teaching Associate and School Nurse.

Information Literacy Teacher

City Charter High School, a public 9-12 charter school, located in downtown Pittsburgh is looking to hire a full-time Information Literacy Teacher. Information Literacy teachers instruct 9th and 10th-grade students in research and information literacy skills and how to apply them to a variety of content-based and independent research projects. The position includes being a member of a collaborative and looping teaching team and also participate in advising students within a grade level. In 11th and 12th grades, teachers facilitate the graduation projects of a grade-level cohort of students and work with classroom teachers on infusing research skills throughout the curriculum.  Applicants should have a superior academic resume, strong pedagogical and technological skills, an interest in working with urban youth and a belief that all students can achieve.  Preference for teachers who are library-science certified.

Full time position includes a full medical, dental and vision benefit package and a salary range beginning at $45,500 depending on experience.   Please email cover letter and resume to Angie Welch at

Math/Science Teaching Associate

City Charter High School is a public, 9-12, urban charter school looking to hire a teaching associate to work in collaboration with the 10th grade Math and Science Teachers. The teaching associate position involves assisting students of multiple ability levels within the Math and Science classrooms.

Position includes medical, dental and vision benefits, ten personal days (bonus paid for days not used), a $3,000 educational stipend per year and a generous retirement package. Salary range will be discussed during the interview process and begins at $33,000.

Interested candidates may email resume and cover letter to Angela Welch at

School Nurse

City Charter High School, a 9th-12th urban high school in downtown Pittsburgh, looking for a full-time school nurse.

The school nurse is responsible for coordinating, collaborating, planning for, and, in most cases, providing direct services to ensure that the school district’s health program, as defined by the Pennsylvania School Code, School District Policies, and the PA Dept. of Health Division of School Health Regulations is carried out according to the specifics in the law. The goals of the school nurse position are to maintain and/or improve the health status of students, thus enabling them to profit fully from their educational experiences; and, to promote optimum health status and lifestyles for all students through the joint efforts of the home, school and community.

Qualifications include current PA Registered Nurse license , Bachelors Degree in Nursing (BSN), Certification as Educational Specialist by PA DOE , CPR/AED certification, Background/experience preferred in pediatric nursing, community health nursing, critical care nursing, medical-surgical nursing and/or emergency room nursing, knowledge of current Child Abuse Law, required Act 48 continuing education coursework for Nursing license and Education Specialist II certificate and required State and Federal clearances.

Interested applicants need to send a cover letter and resume to Teri Dillon, dillon@cityhigh.orgPosition includes a contracted, full-time position with salary, medical/dental/vision benefits, paid time off days and an educational stipend.