Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Open House:
Grades 1–12
8:30–11:00 a.m.

This group event is geared toward parents of prospective students in grades 1–12. Visit and see how The Ellis School prepares, empowers, and inspires each and every girl through an excellent education in an all-girls environment. See more of the campus, learn about our top-notch STEM programs and our excellence in the liberal arts, and discover how Ellis can enhance your daughter’s academic and personal growth.

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Additional Information


The Ellis School is deeply committed to its all-girls environment, which allows each girl to develop into her own unique best self in an atmosphere that both challenges and cherishes each student. Ellis prepares its students to become independent, resilient, thoughtful young women with the confidence, self-knowledge, and skills to explore and pursue their passions in college and beyond.

Current Openings

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  • Assistant Group Supervisor - Fifth Avenue Family Child Care

    Fifth Avenue Family Child Care is a parent-led co-op, housed on The Ellis School's campus for over 25 years. We are looking for a dynamic caregiver with experience working with infants to preschool-aged children to join our team full time, starting immediately.

    We value creativity, child-led exploration, patience, reliability, and diversity. Providing a safe and enriching environment for play-based learning is a vital aspect of the position. Also included in the responsibilities for this role are: changing diapers, assistance with toilet learning, light food prep, meal assistance, light cleaning, and day-to-day communication with parents. This position is not an Ellis faculty or staff position. The employer is Fifth Avenue Family Child Care.

    Our hours of operation are Monday–Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. during the school year, through June 7, 2019. Candidate must be available to work during these hours and must possess or obtain FBI, Act 33/34 clearances. High school diploma/GED is required with two years of experience working with children. This is an hourly position paying between $11 and $13 per hour, depending on experience. We do not offer health insurance but do offer a monthly health stipend of $100 for full-time employees. Please submit a cover letter and resume to fafcc1@gmail.com.
  • Upper School Mathematics Instructor

    The Ellis School, the only pre-kindergarten to grade 12 independent all-girls day school in Pittsburgh, PA, is seeking a full-time Upper School Mathematics instructor beginning in August 2019. Responsibilities include teaching five sections of high school mathematics and advising eight to ten students.
    Undergraduate studies in mathematics or a related field are required. Ideal candidates will have a minimum of three to five years of teaching experience and the ability to teach a wide range of mathematics courses including Statistics and Advanced Placement Calculus. They will possess a commitment to using innovative pedagogical practices and technology to enhance instruction, as well as enthusiasm about all-girls education. In addition, preference will be given to candidates with a demonstrated enthusiasm for working with and teaching adolescents, a strong sense of school community and teamwork, and excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills. The Ellis School is committed to an inclusive program, and candidates with a demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion are especially encouraged to apply.
    To Apply:
    Candidates should submit a letter of application, resume, transcripts, and the names and contact information of three professional references to Wendy Wu, HR/Accounting Manager, at opportunities@theellisschool.org. Preference will be given to applications received by April 2, 2019.

    Questions about this teaching position may be directed to:
    Cara LaRoche, Math Department Chair

    The Ellis School does not discriminate on the basis of age, ethnicity, sex, national origin, race, religion, or sexual orientation in employment.
  • Athletics Coaches

    The Ellis School seeks experienced candidates for coaching positions. These positions will be responsible for developing the athletic program and players under the direction of the Athletic Director.
    The Successful Candidate Will Possess:
    • Experience teaching applicable skills and strategies that apply to the skill level of the players.
    • Proven ability to exemplify the highest standard of leadership, sportsmanship, and respect.
    • Ability to attend all team practices and competitions.
    • Knowledge of appropriate safety measures to ensure the well being of players.
    • CPR/First Aid certification (preferred)

    Current Openings:
    Fall Season (2019):
    • Varsity Cross Country Head Coach
    • Middle School Field Hockey Head Coach
    • JV Tennis Head Coach/Assistant Varsity Coach

    Winter Season (2019–2020):
    • Middle School Swim Head Coach/Assistant Varsity Coach

    Interested candidates should contact Shayla Scott, Athletic Director, at 412-661-5992, ext 102 or email at scotts@theellisschool.org
The Ellis School does not discriminate on the basis of age, ethnicity, sex, national origin, race, religion, or sexual orientation in employment. We do not discriminate in student recruitment, admissions, financial aid, or any other aspect of the School’s program, except on the basis of age and sex in fulfillment of the School’s mission.