careers at wt

AT WT, our Mission ensures that we actively engage each student in an inspiring learning process. The imperative of our Equity and Inclusion Statement requires us to do this while being courageous and intentional in promoting understanding, addressing bias, identifying and honoring qualities of justice, respecting multiple perspectives and contributions, and valuing the dignity of all.

Visit the About Us page to learn more about our philosophy of teaching and learning and to understand our commitment to our students, our parents, and our community. But don't stop there! Throughout our website you'll see examples of how our culture of continuous learning not only impacts the students we serve but also inspires each and every employee.

We look forward to hearing how you might help our passions come alive.

Current Openings

Current openings are listed under each tab below, with links to detailed job descriptions.


Pre-Kindergarten – Grade 8 Substitute Teacher
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Director of Teaching and Learning
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Director of Athletics
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There are currently no open Support positions. Please check back.

Don’t see a position that matches your qualifications? We’d still like to hear from you and learn more about your interests and qualifications. Don't hesitate to reach out to us, and please continue to visit our website for upcoming employment opportunities.

Application Process

  • Cover letters, resumes, and contact information for three professional references should be sent via email to
  • Please refer to the instructions included within specific postings for additional information about applying.
  • WT will acknowledge receipt of your application materials via email.
  • Please include a current email address on your resume so we may let you know that we've received your materials.
  • Candidates' applications will be reviewed by a search committee, who will then contact those applicants whose candidacy they wish to pursue further, usually within three weeks.

If you have any questions throughout the application process, please email or contact Rachel Ford at 412-578-3737.

Working at WT

Employees of Winchester Thurston School enjoy an exciting professional atmosphere and a strong sense of community. Employees find themselves part of a supportive environment where each person has an important voice in the life of the school, individually and collectively.

We are proud of our dedicated and talented employees. Together, they make a difference in the lives of students each day.

Professional Development:

We have a well-developed vision of professional development where growth for all employees resides alongside student learning, creating a continuously evolving school that is committed to excellence.

Health and Wellness:

We prioritize the health and wellness of our employees. We provide amenities and services such as:

  • Employee access to our on-campus fitness center
  • A private nursing space for new mothers
  • A comprehensive Employee Assistance Program
  • Opportunities to volunteer and engage in a variety of activities for personal and professional growth


Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage:

Winchester Thurston School partners with the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) in order to provide affordable, top-tier health coverage at Pittsburgh’s premier medical centers. WT offers two, low monthly premium Medical, Dental, and Vision plans in which eligible employees may enroll. Plans offer coverage that is also available for spouses/domestic partners and dependents.

Life Insurance, AD&D, and Disability:

WT provides a group life insurance policy and accidental death & dismemberment coverage to all employees who are .50 full-time equivalent and over. Disability benefits are available for all full-time employees. Employees are also eligible to purchase additional term life insurance for themselves and their dependents.

Retirement Plan:

WT invites all regular employees to participate in its retirement plan program through TIAA. Eligible employees may receive an annual 5% contribution of their salary from WT to their retirement account. If you are eligible, you may receive the employer contribution regardless of whether or not you contribute to the retirement plan through payroll deduction. All eligible employees are 100% vested in the retirement plan upon initial enrollment in the plan.

Tuition Remission and Extended Day Services:

WT is happy to offer tuition remission for the children of faculty, administrators, and staff. Additionally, Extended Day services will remain free for employees until 4:00 p.m. on all school days. When school obligations require employees to work beyond 4:00 p.m., WT will provide Extended Day services at no charge to the employee.

Pittsburgh - Our Hometown!

Located in western Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh is sure to impress with its scenic rivers, charming neighborhoods, and abundant attractions and activities. Pittsburgh is home to many colleges and universities, professional sports teams, museums, art galleries, parks, and much more. Repeatedly named as one of the most livable cities in the United States, Pittsburgh is a delightful place to call home.

Visit Pittsburgh provides in-depth information about Pittsburgh, including relocation information.

If you want to learn more about Pittsburgh neighborhoods, visit NEXTpittsburgh or Discover the Burgh.

Equal Opportunity Statement

Winchester Thurston School is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The school does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, religion, or disability in the administration of its educational policies, admission policies, financial aid programs, and athletic or other school-administered programs. 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.

Take a look inside the WT experience with these stories from our faculty members. You'll see direct examples of how we engage each student in a challenging and inspiring learning process.