Pre-Kindergarten – grade 8 substitute teacher

Winchester Thurston School, a Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 12 independent school in Pittsburgh, announces a search for substitute teachers for Pre-Kindergarten through grade 8 for the 2019-2020 school year. Winchester Thurston seeks faculty members who are dedicated in particular to actively engaging students through experiential learning programs in connection with the dynamic resources of the region, through a nationally recognized initiative called City as Our Campus. Our faculty members lead the way in educational innovation, rigorous academics, scholarly standards, and a learning environment that better prepares students for the challenges of a changing world in the twenty-first century.

A substitute teacher may provide instruction and follow lesson plans for students in Pre-Kindergarten through grade 8 in any subject. Candidates must understand the emotional and educational needs of young and adolescent children, be able to effectively communicate with them, and respond appropriately to individual differences in children.


  • Bachelor’s degree in education or subject-related discipline
  • Teaching experience; experience in independent schools is a plus

Interested candidates may apply by emailing a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references to:

Please reference “Substitute Teacher” in the subject line of your email.

Winchester Thurston School is an equal opportunity employer. WT is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic community and strongly encourages applications from people of color, LGBTQ candidates, and women.