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Employment Opportunities

The Arts Greenhouse at Carnegie Mellon University seeks a head instructor who will grow this long-standing community program in a humanities-centric direction. The Arts Greenhouse primarily functions as an at-school enrichment initiative with both in-school and out-of-school time programs. Our youth curriculum is focused on creative writing and music making and evolving to include visual arts and professional development. Successful applicants should have a Bachelor’s or equivalent experience and all clearances.

Assemble seeks part-time teachers and a full-time studio coordinator and teacher who will be responsible for planning and delivering engaging, STEAM-based programs in person as well as virtually. Interested applicants should submit a résumé, 3 references including their most recent supervisor, all required clearances, and a letter of interest to

The Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh is hiring for several positions, including a full-time museum educator and a metalworking mentor. All applicants will need to complete the clearances process upon acceptance.

Nazareth Prep is seeking substitute teachers. Substitutes working day-to-day can earn $100/day and long-term substitutes can earn $140/day. Qualified candidates will have up-to-date clearances and be able to pass a drug test. For more information and to apply, those interested should contact principal Rita Canton at

Sweetwater Center for the Arts is seeking applicants for several positions, including teaching artists and a music instructor. Hours vary by position and clearances are required.

YMCA Lighthouse is seeking teaching artists with deep inclusion practices and experience serving Black and LGBTQIA+ youth to join their team in delivering culturally responsive, project based learning experiences to teens and young adults through in-person programming and virtual platforms. Ideal candidates will have a strong background in lesson planning, facilitating discussion and supporting youth through creative processes. Those interested should send a résumé to Résumés should reflect both teaching experience and artistic experience, credentials and accomplishments. Work samples are welcome and may be requested during the interview process.

Professional Learning Opportunities

The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust will host Adapting Sensory Theatre For Online Interactions with Akin, a UK-based theatre company that makes experiences which lead audiences into bold, enveloping, sensory worlds, guided by poetry. Akin co-founders Anna Beecher and Rachel Lincoln will share insights, ideas, and practical advice on making playful online work which transports audiences and engages the senses. We’ll explore how audience homes can be used as creative spaces. The workshop will take place on May 7 at 10am. Registration is $10. 

Miscellaneous Opportunities

The Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council is offering grants for teaching artists that support professional learning, residencies, and more. Applicants must be an active participant of the Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council’s Teaching Artist Initiative, which meets quarterly for networking and professional development sessions. Those who received an Artist Opportunity Grant or a Teaching Artist Opportunity Grant from GPAC in the last 18 months are not eligible to apply.