Everyone who works at Collegiate School plays a critical role in providing a challenging yet supportive environment for learning and development. Our students don’t turn to us simply for classroom instruction; they rely on our teachers, coaches, administrators, counselors and staff for guidance, encouragement and nurturing nudges to do their best. We are committed to creating a community of faculty and staff as rich and diverse as the world around us. Our environment of inclusion fosters open communication, deep collaboration and instructional freedom, and is backed by strong administrative support and professional development opportunities. As one grows, we all grow. The Collegiate experience is not just a skillset, it's a mindset – where our expectations for students are high because our standards of professional and personal excellence for our faculty and staff are even higher.

Available Faculty and Staff Positions

Collegiate welcomes employment inquiries at any time. Please bookmark this page to keep track of our most current openings. Also follow Careers at Collegiate on Twitter @CougarJobs.

Want to join the Collegiate community? Submit the online application through the links found on this page along with a cover letter, resume, a copy of a teaching certificate (if applicable) and an unofficial copy of transcript(s) of all undergraduate and graduate work.

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  • 5th Grade Teacher - English and Reading, Beginning 2021-2022 Academic Year

    Collegiate School seeks an energetic, experienced and committed teacher with a passion for students. The ideal candidate will have experience teaching middle school age children with proven success in connecting the content to students’ innate inquisitiveness and building their reading and writing skills. Course load will include teaching Reading and English with the addition of being an advisor, and the possibility of teaching History. This is a full-time, benefited, 10-month faculty position.
    Middle School teachers inspire students’ love of learning by providing a developmentally appropriate environment where students explore, play, discover and flourish.  This position will use the curriculum to: encourage the social, physical, emotional and intellectual development of students; enrich the daily experience of each child through creative and innovative activities and maintain strong relationships with students, parents and colleagues so that collaboration is the foundation for all interaction. 

    General responsibilities include:
    • Fostering a climate of respect for each child as an individual in an intentionally inclusive community.
    • Creating and executing well-designed, meaningful lesson plans, mindful of best practices of teaching and learning including inquiry-based models.
    • Maintaining a safe, healthy and inviting learning space.
    • Collaborating with other teachers to plan and implement lessons.
    • Planning and implementing activities that develop self-esteem and social skills.
    • Communicating effectively with parents about student progress.
    • Participating in professional development opportunities that grow one’s teaching.
    • Serving on committees and engaging in professional group work as necessary.
    • Supervising lunch, recess, carpool and other duties as required.
    Successful candidates will possess the following qualifications and competencies:
    • Bachelor’s degree, preferably a Master’s degree or Virginia teaching certification.
    • A minimum of 3 years of experience teaching.
    • Significant training and experience in teaching Reading.
    • Demonstrated experience in Middle School Teaching.
    • Knowledge of current best practices in Middle School Language Arts
    • Evidence of creativity and passion in classroom instruction.
    • Ability to inspire students’ love of learning and critical thinking.
    • Interest in broad participation in school life and culture.
    • Enthusiasm for professional growth and academic excellence.
    • Strong commitment to students with varied learning styles.
    • Exhibits solid understanding of how data is collected, generated, and used by the School.
    • Experience in and commitment to the ongoing development and maintenance of an inclusive campus community.
    Collegiate School is an independent, JK-12 college preparatory, coeducational school with over 1,600 students in Richmond, VA. We seek professionals to uphold and advance our mission to create a diverse and inclusive community of learners committed to a challenging and supportive educational experience that will foster the intellectual, moral, emotional and physical development of each student. With our core values of honor, love of learning, excellence, respect and community, we develop minds that seek and hearts that serve. Our exceptional faculty and staff not only deliver preeminent programs but prepare the next generation of inquisitive thinkers, responsible citizens and compassionate leaders.
    The School is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and equal opportunity for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, gender (including pregnancy), age, religion, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, disability, veteran or military status, marital status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable law. Employment decisions at the School are based on merit, qualifications and skills.
     
     
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  • Assistant Head of the Upper School, Beginning July 2021

    Collegiate School seeks an innovative and experienced educator to serve as the Assistant Head of the Upper School. The Assistant Head reports to the Upper School Head and works closely with the members of the division in order to maintain continuity between Collegiate’s mission statement and academic activities. The Assistant Head of the Upper School assists the Upper School Head in all operations for grades 9-12, including faculty evaluation and curriculum development. The Assistant Head must be confident in dealing with teachers and parents, highly organized, an excellent communicator and have a collaborative spirit.
    Responsibilities include:
    • Work with the Upper School Head, Department Chairs and faculty to articulate a purposeful curriculum that ensures continued innovation and excellence in academics.
    • Provide general and individual academic counseling to students and families.
    • Oversee and assist the Director of Upper School Scheduling in building the yearly schedule of classes and student class assignments.
    • Monitor academic progress of individual students and direct the School’s efforts to support students who might be struggling.
    • Inform and support faculty in their role as academic advisors, in collaboration with grade-level Lead Advisors.
    • Participate in meetings and activities of the Student Support Team, which includes school counselors and the Chair of Academic Services.
    • Manage the daily, monthly and yearly calendars, by monitoring the extra-curricular demands of the day, and by communicating information effectively.
    • Oversee initiatives to promote successful transition to ninth grade, including informational programs for students and parents.
    • Ensure integration of college counseling with general academic counseling.
    • Collaborate with Head of Upper School to support the evaluation process.
    • Responsible for assisting in the recruitment and development of new faculty and staff in the Upper School.
    • Encourage and support broad participation in school life, professionalism, collegiality, and collaboration amongst division members.
    • Teach one section of an academic course, modeling the practices outlined in the Collegiate Portrait of a Teacher.
    • Serve as an Upper School Advisor.
    • Undertake other projects as assigned by the Upper School Head.
     
    Qualities of a successful candidate will include:
    • A Master’s degree is preferred
    • Minimum of five years teaching experience required
    • Previous experience in administration or leadership roles within a school division
    • Experience in and commitment to the ongoing development and maintenance of an inclusive campus community
    • Ability to develop strong rapport with students and enthusiasm for professional growth
    • Commitment to broad participation in school life
    • Interpersonal skills for communicating effectively with and supporting all members of the Collegiate community, including students, parents, faculty and staff
    • Ability to maintain accurate records and confidentiality
    Collegiate School is an independent, JK-12 college preparatory, coeducational school with over 1,600 students in Richmond, VA. We seek professionals to uphold and advance our mission to create a diverse and inclusive community of learners committed to a challenging and supportive educational experience that will foster the intellectual, moral, emotional and physical development of each student. With our core values of honor, love of learning, excellence, respect and community, we develop minds that seek and hearts that serve. Our exceptional faculty and staff not only deliver preeminent programs but prepare the next generation of inquisitive thinkers, responsible citizens and compassionate leaders.
    The School is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and equal opportunity for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, gender (including pregnancy), age, religion, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, disability, veteran or military status, marital status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable law. Employment decisions at the School are based on merit, qualifications and skills.
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  • Athletic Coaches

    Collegiate School is looking for various coaches for different sports throughout the school year.
    Coaches are expected to teach, train, condition and coach all team members as well as plan, evaluate, manage and coordinate all aspects of the team in regards to practice and games. Candidates must demonstrate the ability to help develop a competitive program that is committed to the creation of student athletes who demonstrate a commitment to academics, strong fundamental skills and sportsmanship.

    Coaches must be able to show and teach basic and advanced skills to players at every position and help individual players to improve.
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  • Band Director, Beginning 2021-2022 Academic Year

    Collegiate School is seeking a Band Director to work with all divisions. The Band Director is responsible for teaching classes and leading performances for all band ensembles for grades JK-12. The Director will collaborate with the performing arts faculty to support the music curriculum as part of an evolving performing arts program. This is a full-time benefited position.

     
    General responsibilities include:
    • Teaching classes in the Lower, Middle and Upper School
    • Teaching Lower, Middle and Upper School concert band, jazz band and orchestral repertoire
    • Collaborating with the Orchestra Director
    • Leading the Pep Band and Drumline during athletic events
    • Serving as part of a music direction team for the Upper School fall musical
    • Supervising Upper School music clubs
    • Fostering a climate of respect for each child as an individual
    • Identifying and pursuing professional opportunities that enhance and extend one’s teaching
    • Serving on committees and engaging in professional group work as necessary
    • Participating in all required School events
    • Other duties as required 
     
    Successful candidates will possess the following qualifications and competencies:
    • A Master’s degree in Music Education or Performance is preferred
    • 5 years teaching experience at a Middle School, High School or College level
    • Experience arranging music for small and large ensembles
    • Knowledge of music writing software, such as Finale
    • Knowledge of music recording software, such as GarageBand or Audacity
    • Strong commitment to students with all learning styles
    • Ability to inspire students’ love of learning and critical thinking
    • Enthusiasm for professional growth, academic excellence and creative teaching
    • Passion for music education
    • Commitment to broad participation in school life
    • Cross cultural competencies
    • Experience in and commitment to the ongoing development and maintenance of an inclusive campus community
     
    Collegiate School is an independent, JK-12 college preparatory, coeducational school with over 1,600 students in Richmond, VA. We seek professionals to uphold and advance our mission to create a diverse and inclusive community of learners committed to a challenging and supportive educational experience that will foster the intellectual, moral, emotional and physical development of each student. With our core values of honor, love of learning, excellence, respect and community, we develop minds that seek and hearts that serve. Our exceptional faculty and staff not only deliver preeminent programs but prepare the next generation of inquisitive thinkers, responsible citizens and compassionate leaders.
    The School is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and equal opportunity for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, gender (including pregnancy), age, religion, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, disability, veteran or military status, marital status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable law. Employment decisions at the School are based on merit, qualifications and skills.
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  • CDL Driver, Part-Time

    Collegiate School seeks an experienced, part-time CDL Driver. The part-time CDL Driver is responsible for transporting Collegiate students, faculty and staff using school-owned vehicles, performing required vehicle pre/post trip inspections, vehicle cleaning and other maintenance duties when required. This is a part-time, non-benefited position.
    Essential Duties:
    • Complete transportation vehicle pre/post trip inspections prior to/after each vehicle use, and work to ensure all fleet vehicles are in safe driving condition.
    • Ensure vehicles are cleaned, properly maintained and fueled on a daily basis.
    • Perform driving-related duties as assigned by the Transportation Supervisor.
    • Adhere to CDL related requirements and regulations, including required D.O.T. physicals.
    • Comply with OSHA safety rules and regulations, and use appropriate P.P.E.
    • Participate in training activities and remain up-to-date and informed as to current and best practices of job-related functions.
    • Be available to work weekend and/or weekday shifts.
    • Perform other necessary Physical Plant duties, as assigned.
    Required Qualifications
    • 3 years of passenger driving experience, preferably in a school, charter or transit setting.
    • Must have and maintain a valid Virginia Driver’s license (CDL) with a passenger and air brake endorsement.
    • Ability to check vehicles to ensure, among other items, that all lights are working, tires are properly inflated and to suggest/take corrective actions.
    • Ability to do minor maintenance of vehicles including checking fluid levels, adding fluids levels and making minor adjustments, as required.
    • Excellent reading, writing and oral comprehension skills required (including proper English, punctuation, grammar rules, etc.). Specifically, ability to read manuals and follow safety instructions.
    • Excellent verbal communication and listening skills, with attention to clarity and detail.
    • Ability to communicate via phone/text/email regarding job-related responsibilities during/outside of scheduled shifts.
    • Ability to work with hand tools and pneumatic tools, as required.
    • Ability to record trip and vehicle information, and maintain accurate records.
    • Maintain productive relationships with vendors and all School Faculty and Staff.
    Physical Requirements:
    • Manual coordination including finger dexterity, eye/hand/foot coordination, color discrimination, climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crawling, reaching, handling, fingering, feeling, depth perception and hearing.
    • Must be able to pass a physical exam as required by The Department of Transportation.
    • Must be able to lift, lower, carry, push and pull objects up to 50 lbs unassisted.
    • May be subjected to extreme heat and cold temperatures.
    • Will be subjected to motor and/or machine noise.
     
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  • Choral Director, Beginning 2021-2022 Academic Year

    Collegiate School is seeking a Choral Director to work with our Middle and Upper School students. The Choral Director is responsible for teaching choral classes for grades 5-12. In addition, duties will include performances for all choral ensembles grades 5-12, serving as the music director for the fall Upper School musical, and leading student choirs for all holiday and formal school occasions. The Director will collaborate with the performing arts faculty to develop the choral music curriculum as part of an evolving performing arts program. This is a full-time benefited position.

     
    General responsibilities include: 
    • Teaching classes in the Middle and Upper School
    • Preparing for all choral performances in Middle and Upper School
    • Serving as part of a music direction team for the Upper School fall musical
    • Leading choral groups for all formal school occasions
    • Supervise Upper School music clubs
    • Fostering a climate of respect for each child as an individual
    • Identifying and pursuing professional opportunities that enhance and extend one’s teaching
    • Serving on committees and engaging in professional group work as necessary
    • Participating in all required School events
    • Other duties as required 
     
    Successful candidates will possess the following qualifications and competencies: 
    • A Master’s degree in Choral Music and/or Music Education is preferred
    • Advanced-level piano proficiency
    • Experience working with a cappella groups
    • Working knowledge of popular music
    • Knowledge of music writing software, such as Finale
    • Knowledge of music recording software, such as GarageBand or Audacity
    • Strong commitment to students with all learning styles
    • Ability to inspire students’ love of learning and critical thinking
    • Enthusiasm for professional growth, academic excellence and creative teaching
    • Passion for music education
    • Commitment to broad participation in school life
    • Cross cultural competencies
    • Experience in and commitment to the ongoing development and maintenance of an inclusive campus community
     
    Collegiate School is an independent, JK-12 college preparatory, coeducational school with over 1,600 students in Richmond, VA. We seek professionals to uphold and advance our mission to create a diverse and inclusive community of learners committed to a challenging and supportive educational experience that will foster the intellectual, moral, emotional and physical development of each student. With our core values of honor, love of learning, excellence, respect and community, we develop minds that seek and hearts that serve. Our exceptional faculty and staff not only deliver preeminent programs but prepare the next generation of inquisitive thinkers, responsible citizens and compassionate leaders.
    The School is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and equal opportunity for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, gender (including pregnancy), age, religion, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, disability, veteran or military status, marital status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable law. Employment decisions at the School are based on merit, qualifications and skills.
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  • Communications and Social Media Coordinator

    Collegiate School is seeking a Communications and Social Media Coordinator to work in our Communications department. The Coordinator is responsible for creating social media content that inspires and reaches the Collegiate School community using a variety of social media platforms. This position will work closely with the Communications team to produce and publish content that supports the strategic initiatives of the School. This position will also support and contribute to a variety of other Communications projects. This is a full-time benefited position.
    General responsibilities include:
    • Create social media content that supports the School’s communication strategy
    • Attend and staff key school functions, managing social media engagement, livestream and/or posts
    • Manage and engage the School’s online community, handling inquiries with sensitivity and timeliness
    • Contribute to social media strategy
    • Manage social media planning and calendar, ensuring consistency of content flow, highlighting of key initiatives and programs and schoolwide representation
    • Intake submitted content from around the School and convert into social posts
    • Stay abreast of changing channel preferences and content modes, bringing fresh ideas
    • Take photographs and record phone videos at various School events
    • Design posts based on appropriate graphic standards
    • Produce short videos for social media
     
    Successful candidates will possess the following qualifications and competencies:
    • Knowledge of social media applications and experience in producing digital content and social media content
    • Proficiency in capturing and creating compelling photos and iPhone video
    • Skill in creating posts/stories with both visual appeal and engaging content
    • Exceptional written and oral communication skills, with excellent attention to detail.
    • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work on a team to provide support across multiple departments and maintain cooperative, collaborative relationships across all departments.
    • Good judgement for when to pass social media inquiries to others within the School
    • Excellent organizational and planning skills and the ability to meet tight deadlines
    • Ability to learn and remember nuances of numerous programs and initiatives in a large and busy school
    • Ability to work independently as well as take direction and feedback as part of the creative process
    • Creativity, resourcefulness and a high degree of flexibility, as well as problem-solving ability
    • Ability to prioritize among competing goals and requests for the benefit of the School
    • Ability to maintain accurate records and provide reporting as requested
    • Ability to work occasional evenings or weekends
    • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in a communications-related field
    • A minimum of 2 years of professional experience in communications, including social media content creation. Successful candidates must be prepared to share content samples.
    • Proficiency with Windows and Mac operating systems (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and content tools such as Canva
     
    Collegiate School is an independent, JK-12 college preparatory, coeducational school with over 1,600 students in Richmond, VA. We seek professionals to uphold and advance our mission to create a diverse and inclusive community of learners committed to a challenging and supportive educational experience that will foster the intellectual, moral, emotional and physical development of each student. With our core values of honor, love of learning, excellence, respect and community, we develop minds that seek and hearts that serve. Our exceptional faculty and staff not only deliver preeminent programs but prepare the next generation of inquisitive thinkers, responsible citizens and compassionate leaders.
     
    The School is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and equal opportunity for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, gender (including pregnancy), age, religion, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, disability, veteran or military status, marital status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable law. Employment decisions at the School are based on merit, qualifications and skills.
     
    Collegiate School is an equal opportunity employer.
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  • Custodial Manager/Lead

    Collegiate School is seeking a Custodial Manager/Lead to work in our Facilities department. The Custodial Lead is primarily responsible for assisting with planning, developing and implementing policies and procedures for campus Custodial Services. The Lead will supervise and direct all Custodial personnel, procedures and operations in the cleaning and care of campus buildings to APPA Level 2 Standards, and will be responsible for all Custodial equipment. This position is designated as Essential Personnel and may be required to report to work when students are not learning on campus and/or when School is closed.  This is a full-time benefited position.
    General responsibilities include:
    • Plan, schedule and assign work and proper distribution of assignments, conformance with established standards of care, and adequate personnel, space and equipment for performance of duties.
    • Plan, direct and control Custodial services, including cleaning, sanitizing and disinfection of campus space.
    • Review, inspect and evaluate work in progress at appropriate intervals to ensure standards of care are maintained and tasks are completed as directed and scheduled. Continually assess and evaluate the physical condition, cleanliness and safety of the campus facilities.
    • Research and maintain an up to date knowledge base of “Best Practices” within the Custodial service industry. Implement new procedures and practices as needed for the School’s benefit and train employees in new techniques and programs.
    • Maintain an accurate inventory and records for all custodial supplies and equipment.
    • Investigate Custodial complaints, questions and concerns, and take corrective actions.
    • Assist Housekeeping Manager and make recommendations for the development of Operational Budgets.
    • Conduct, develop or assign training programs for departmental employees on effective operation and compliance with departmental and regulatory agency requirements.
    • Assist with various personnel functions including hiring, promotion, employee evaluation, merit recommendations, disciplinary actions, time records and vacation schedules.
    • Perform other necessary Physical Plant duties, as assigned.
    Successful candidates will possess the following qualifications and competencies:
    • 5 years of experience in Custodial Services, including direct supervision of staff and program development.
    • Demonstrated working knowledge, skills and expertise in Custodial Services and Systems.
    • Demonstrated initiative in the development and implementation of Custodial Service and management procedures, programs and strategies.
    • Excellent reading, writing and comprehension skills.
    • Excellent verbal communication and listening skills with high attention to clarity and detail with ability to explain complex information/fact patterns in understandable terms to all levels of personnel.
    • Working knowledge of cloud-based systems, word processing and spreadsheet software and Windows platform.
    • High School Diploma.
    • Valid Virginia driver's license.
    • Manual coordination including finger dexterity, eye/hand/foot coordination, able to distinguish between colors, climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crawling, reaching, handling, feeling, depth perception and hearing.
    • Must be able to lift, lower, carry, push and pull objects up to 50lbs unassisted.
    • Must be able to stand, climb, bend, stoop and crouch for extended periods of time.
    • May be subjected to extreme heat and cold temperatures.  
    • Will be subjected to motor and/or machine noise. 
     
    Collegiate School is an independent, JK-12 college preparatory, coeducational school with over 1,600 students in Richmond, VA. We seek professionals to uphold and advance our mission to create a diverse and inclusive community of learners committed to a challenging and supportive educational experience that will foster the intellectual, moral, emotional and physical development of each student. With our core values of honor, love of learning, excellence, respect and community, we develop minds that seek and hearts that serve. Our exceptional faculty and staff not only deliver preeminent programs but prepare the next generation of inquisitive thinkers, responsible citizens and compassionate leaders.
    The School is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and equal opportunity for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, gender (including pregnancy), age, religion, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, disability, veteran or military status, marital status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable law. Employment decisions at the School are based on merit, qualifications and skills.
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  • Housekeeper/Floor Technician

    Collegiate School is seeking a Housekeeper/Floor Technician to work in our Facilities department. The Technician is primarily responsible for completing the daily cleaning, buffing, refinishing of restrooms, lounges, offices, classrooms and corridors in accordance with standard operating procedures of the Department. Along with floor care responsibilities, this position is required to fill in as a Custodian to ensure cleanliness of all buildings and spaces as needed to maintain and improve the campus facilities. This position is designated as Essential Personnel and may be required to report to work when students are not learning on campus and/or when School is closed.  This is a full-time benefited position.
    General responsibilities include:
    • Burnishing/buffing of hard surface floors.
    • Light extraction, deep extraction, spot removing from carpets.
    • Moving waste from outside of all buildings to dumpsters.
    • Deep scrubbing/Stripping and refinishing of hard surface floors.
    • Maintain equipment for cleanliness, maintain correct water levels in batteries, maintain correct levels of oil in engines and report all repairs needed.
    • Observe and report the need for furniture or other building fixture repairs.
    • Remain up-to-date and informed as to current best practices of job-related functions.
    • Ensure all doors and windows, in the designated work area, are locked or unlocked as scheduled and report all suspicious activities to management/security.
    • Comply with OSHA safety rules and regulations, and use appropriate P.P.E.
    • Be available to work weekend and/or weekday shifts.
    • Perform other necessary Physical Plant duties, as assigned.
     
    Successful candidates will possess the following qualifications and competencies:
     
    • 3 years of experience as a Floor Technician in an educational or commercial environment.
    • Demonstrated ability to operate various types of floor care equipment.
    • Excellent reading, writing and oral comprehension skills required (including proper English, punctuation, grammar rules, etc.)  Specifically, ability to read manuals and follow safety instructions.
    • Excellent verbal communication and listening skills, with attention to clarity and detail.
    • Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
    • Self-Starter.
    • High School Diploma.
    • Demonstrates cross cultural competence.
    • Manual coordination including finger dexterity, eye/hand/foot coordination, able to distinguish between colors, climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crawling, reaching, handling, feeling, depth perception and hearing.
    • Must be able to lift, lower, carry, push and pull objects up to 50lbs unassisted.
    • Must be able to stand, climb, bend, stoop and crouch for extended periods of time.
    • May be subjected to extreme heat and cold temperatures.  
    • Will be subjected to motor and/or machine noise.
     
     
     
    Collegiate School is an independent, JK-12 college preparatory, coeducational school with over 1,600 students in Richmond, VA. We seek professionals to uphold and advance our mission to create a diverse and inclusive community of learners committed to a challenging and supportive educational experience that will foster the intellectual, moral, emotional and physical development of each student. With our core values of honor, love of learning, excellence, respect and community, we develop minds that seek and hearts that serve. Our exceptional faculty and staff not only deliver preeminent programs but prepare the next generation of inquisitive thinkers, responsible citizens and compassionate leaders.
    The School is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and equal opportunity for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, gender (including pregnancy), age, religion, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, disability, veteran or military status, marital status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable law. Employment decisions at the School are based on merit, qualifications and skills.
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  • Lower School Substitute Teacher

    Collegiate School seeks substitute teachers in the Lower School, JK – 4th Grade. Substitute teachers may be assigned a lead or supporting role in a classroom, depending on grade level, discipline and student needs. The role of the substitute teacher requires flexibility, cooperation and collaboration. We seek to hire qualified individuals with a deep respect for children and strong classroom management skills. A bachelor’s degree and experience working with children is required.
     
    Lower School substitutes are interviewed by the Lower School Substitute Coordinator who maintains the substitute list. Please note that Virginia law requires background checks for school employment.
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  • Summer and School-Year Quest Team Member

    Collegiate School seeks a part-time Quest Team Member to join its summer camp staff and then its after-school program for students in Grades JK-6. The Quest Team Member position works with students participating in summer camps and the after-school program during the school year. Work hours during the summer are 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. and during the school year, 2:30-6:00 p.m. (Monday-Thursday) and 2:00-6:00 p.m. on Fridays. Throughout the year, there are several days, including school holidays and parent teacher conferences, when the after-school program is open all day. On these days, Quest Team Members should expect to work 5-6 hours per day between 7:45 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. This is a non-exempt, part-time, non-benefited, 12-month position. The Quest after-school program is licensed and regulated by the Virginia Department of Social Services.
    General responsibilities include:
     
    Summer Camps       
    • Help in the execution of summer camps run in the Cougar Quest space.
    • Facilitate a variety of activities including, but not limited to sports, indoor/outdoor play, arts and crafts, and cooking.
    • Actively supervise children during a wide variety of enrichment activities that may take place on or off campus.
    • Help maintain a safe, clean and cozy learning and play environment for students.
    • Help serve as the lead contact during drop-off, pick-up and extended camp.
    • Help supervise a staff of high school and college ages students.
    • Positively interact with parents and campers helping answer questions, walk them around campus and feel at home
     
    After-school
    • Leading small study groups and assisting 1st-6th Grade students thoroughly complete homework assignments.
    • Facilitating a variety of activities including, but not limited to sports, indoor/outdoor play, arts and crafts, and cooking.
    • Actively supervising children during a wide variety of enrichment activities that may take place on or off campus.
    • Help maintain a safe, clean and cozy learning and play environment for students.
    • Regularly attend monthly staff meetings and other planning meetings as needed.
     
    Successful candidates will possess the following qualifications and competencies:
     
    • Have previous experience working with children ages 4-12 in a group setting.
    • A degree in a child-related field, preferably early childhood, elementary or secondary education is preferred.
    • Consistently demonstrate kindness, patience and respect toward students, parents and colleagues.
    • Have a good driving record and a willingness to learn how to drive a minibus to transport students to and from activities and events.
    • Demonstrate high levels of flexibility, a strong work ethic, and a team-oriented attitude, ready and willing to step in and help in any way needed.
    • Exhibit professionalism, timeliness and a positive attitude.
     
    Collegiate School is an independent, JK-12 college preparatory, coeducational school with over 1,600 students in Richmond, VA. We seek professionals to uphold and advance our mission to create a diverse and inclusive community of learners committed to a challenging and supportive educational experience that will foster the intellectual, moral, emotional and physical development of each student. With our core values of honor, love of learning, excellence, respect and community, we develop minds that seek and hearts that serve. Our exceptional faculty and staff not only deliver preeminent programs but prepare the next generation of inquisitive thinkers, responsible citizens and compassionate leaders.
    The School is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and equal opportunity for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, gender (including pregnancy), age, religion, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, disability, veteran or military status, marital status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable law. Employment decisions at the School are based on merit, qualifications and skills.
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  • Summer Quest Nurse - June 14 - August 20, 2021

    Collegiate School seeks a Summer Quest Nurse to work with students attending Collegiate summer camp programs and to be responsible for medication administration, first aid and communication with staff and families when students become ill or injured at camp. This is a seasonal, non-benefitted position, working from June 14th through August 20th. 
    Qualities of a successful candidate will include:
    • Excellent communication and organizational skills
    • Ability to maintain accurate records
    • Ability to relate effectively with students, parents and school staff
    • Flexibility and the ability to deal with unpredictable and emergency situations
    • Understanding of state requirements and best practices for student health and injuries while at school
    The Summer Quest Nurse will:
    • Provide medical services to students attending Summer Quest camps (June 14 – August 20)
    • Observe patient confidentiality
    • Dispense, record and administer selected OTC and prescription medications
    • Work collaboratively with Summer Quest staff to ensure timely medical care for campers
    COVID 19 responsibilities:
    • Completion of an online contact tracing course (i.e. Johns Hopkins or Astho)
    • Knowledge of Collegiate School’s COVID 19 protocols and policies around quarantine and isolation periods.
    • Communication with camp families and staff about COVID procedures when a child or staff member is sick, exposed, or tests positive for COVID19.
    • Frequent contact with the Virginia Department of Health to ensure state reporting and guidance are followed.
    Professional background should include:
    • Current Virginia Nursing License 
    • Current CPR, AED and First Aid certifications
    • Previous school, emergency room and/or pediatric nursing or athletic training experience preferred
     
    Collegiate School is an independent, JK-12 college preparatory, coeducational school with over 1,600 students in Richmond, VA. We seek professionals to uphold and advance our mission to create a diverse and inclusive community of learners committed to a challenging and supportive educational experience that will foster the intellectual, moral, emotional and physical development of each student. With our core values of honor, love of learning, excellence, respect and community, we develop minds that seek and hearts that serve. Our exceptional faculty and staff not only deliver preeminent programs but prepare the next generation of inquisitive thinkers, responsible citizens and compassionate leaders.
    The School is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and equal opportunity for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, gender (including pregnancy), age, religion, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, disability, veteran or military status, marital status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable law. Employment decisions at the School are based on merit, qualifications and skills.
     
    Collegiate School is an equal opportunity employer.
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  • Upper School Mathematics Teacher, Beginning 2021-2022 Academic Year

    Collegiate School seeks an energetic, experienced and committed teacher with a passion for students and mathematics. The ideal candidate will have experience teaching upper school age children with proven success in connecting the content to students’ innate inquisitiveness and building their problem-solving skills. Includes responsibility for four sections of mathematics and service as a grade level advisor. Must enjoy students across the entire range of grades (9-12) and have the versatility to teach all levels of the Upper School curriculum through calculus.
    Responsibilities will include:
    • Creating and executing well-designed, meaningful lesson plans, mindful of best practices of teaching and learning
    • Fostering a climate of respect for each child as an individual
    • Identifying and pursuing professional opportunities that enhance and extend one’s teaching
    • Serving on committees and engaging in professional group work as necessary
    Qualities of a successful candidate will include:
    • Bachelor’s degree in mathematics or related field (Master’s degree or Virginia teaching certification preferred)
    • Experience teaching upper school students with proven mastery in effectively delivering mathematics content
    • Passion for math education
    • Ability to inspire students’ love of learning and critical thinking
    • Enthusiasm for professional growth, academic excellence and creative teaching
    • Commitment to broad participation in school life
    • Experience in and commitment to the ongoing development and maintenance of an inclusive campus community
    Collegiate School is an independent, JK-12 college preparatory, coeducational school with over 1,600 students in Richmond, VA. We seek professionals to uphold and advance our mission to create a diverse and inclusive community of learners committed to a challenging and supportive educational experience that will foster the intellectual, moral, emotional and physical development of each student. With our core values of honor, love of learning, excellence, respect and community, we develop minds that seek and hearts that serve. Our exceptional faculty and staff not only deliver preeminent programs but prepare the next generation of inquisitive thinkers, responsible citizens and compassionate leaders.
    The School is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and equal opportunity for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, gender (including pregnancy), age, religion, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, disability, veteran or military status, marital status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable law. Employment decisions at the School are based on merit, qualifications and skills.
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  • Writer/Editor

    Collegiate School is seeking a Writer/Editor to work in our Communications department. The Writer/Editor is responsible for creating stories to inform our community and to support engagement. This position is responsible for regularly writing campus news stories and will develop emails for our School community - including writing, gathering existing content and editing submitted content to fit our brand voice and style. This position will also be involved in a variety of other writing projects such as reports, publications, website content, speeches and presentations, and may assist with advertising and social media copy. This position will be closely involved with producing the School magazine. To be considered for the position, a cover letter is required.  This is a full-time benefited position.
     General responsibilities include:
    • Write and edit news stories to support community engagement and brand-building
    • Attend and staff key school functions, writing and posting news copy and collaborating with colleagues on social media coverage of the event
    • Develop emails for our School community - including writing, gathering existing content and editing submitted content to fit our brand voice and style
    • Write and edit copy to support the school’s development, admission and outreach efforts
    • Work within brand identity, voice and communications guidelines
    • Draft talking points and speeches in collaboration with Director of Strategic Communications
    • Proofread and edit a variety of content including push page emails, reports, and collateral publications
    • Support the publication of the Spark alumni magazine through content contribution, content collection, writing and editing
    • Manage the use of freelance writers, as necessary
      
    Successful candidates will possess the following qualifications and competencies: 
    • Exceptional written and oral communication skills, with excellent attention to detail
    • Excellent knowledge of grammar
    • Knowledge of AP Style
    • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work on a team to provide support across multiple departments and maintain cooperative, collaborative relationships across all departments
    • Understanding of and ability to write for the array of audiences that make up our School community
    • Understanding of development and admission communications purposes and processes
    • Ability to learn and remember nuances of numerous programs and initiatives in a large and busy school
    • Ability to work independently as well as take direction and feedback as part of the creative process
    • Excellent organizational and planning skills and the ability to meet tight deadlines
    • Creativity, resourcefulness and a high degree of flexibility, as well as problem-solving ability
    • Ability to prioritize among competing goals and requests for the benefit of the School
    • Ability to maintain accurate records
    • Ability to work occasional evenings or weekends
    • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in a communications-related field
    • A minimum of 3 years of professional writing/editing experience. Successful candidates must be prepared to submit writing samples.
    • Experience working with content management systems (electronic email, website platforms)
    • Proficiency with Windows and Mac operating systems (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and Adobe Suite
     
    Collegiate School is an independent, JK-12 college preparatory, coeducational school with over 1,600 students in Richmond, VA. We seek professionals to uphold and advance our mission to create a diverse and inclusive community of learners committed to a challenging and supportive educational experience that will foster the intellectual, moral, emotional and physical development of each student. With our core values of honor, love of learning, excellence, respect and community, we develop minds that seek and hearts that serve. Our exceptional faculty and staff not only deliver preeminent programs but prepare the next generation of inquisitive thinkers, responsible citizens and compassionate leaders.
    The School is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and equal opportunity for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, gender (including pregnancy), age, religion, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, disability, veteran or military status, marital status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable law. Employment decisions at the School are based on merit, qualifications and skills.
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If you have questions, please contact Elizabeth Fagan, HR Generalist
careers@collegiate-va.org or 804.726.3296.



Careers Spotlight

"At Collegiate School, every employee, no matter what their position, plays a vital role in educating our students."
Jill Aveson
Human Resources
HR/Business Office Staff
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  • Employee Benefits

    RETIREMENT PLAN
    The School offers a generous matching contribution to a 403(b) Retirement Plan through TIAA for all employees scheduled to work at least 50% FTE.  Eligible employees are automatically enrolled at the 5% contribution level when they are eligible and the School makes a matching contribution up to 7% for the first 9 years of eligible service and up to 10% after 10 years of eligible service.

    MEDICAL INSURANCE
    The School offers eligible employees who work at least 75% FTE the opportunity to enroll in one of three medical plan options through CIGNA, including two high deductible health plans and a more traditional option.  Employees can choose to enroll dependents in the plan.  Plan premiums are deducted on a pre-tax basis

    DENTAL INSURANCE
    Collegiate offers employees working at least 80% FTE the opportunity to participate in a voluntary dental insurance plan through Delta Dental.  Employees can choose from either a High Option plan, which offers coverage for preventative, basic and major services, or a Low Option plan, which offers coverage for preventative and basic services.  Premiums are deducted from pay on a pre-tax basis.

    FLEXIBLE BENEFITS PLAN/HEALTH SAVINGS ACCOUNT
    Eligible employees who work at least 80% FTE have the opportunity to participate in pre-tax savings accounts through either a medical flexible spending account or a health savings account.  The School makes a contribution to either of those accounts for employees who enroll at the beginning of the benefit plan year in September.  Eligible employees can also enroll in a pre-tax dependent care flexible spending account.

    LIFE INSURANCE
    The School provides life insurance coverage to eligible employees equal to one times the employee's annualized salary, rounded up to the nearest $1,000.  The School pays 100% of the premium for this basic life plan.  Employees also have the opportunity to purchase additional voluntary coverage for themselves or their dependents.

    LONG-TERM DISABILITY INSURANCE
    The School provides a long term disability benefit for eligible employees.  The benefit provides income protection for qualified employees covered under the plan.

    OTHER VOLUNTARY BENEFITS
    Collegiate offers a variety of other voluntary benefit options such as an Enhanced Vision Plan, Critical Illness and Supplement Accident coverage plans, Identity Theft Protection, College Savings and access to various discount programs.

    TIME AWAY
    Collegiate School provides employees paid time away including sick days, holiday periods and vacation time (for 12 month employees).  Sick days are earned based on the number of months an employee is scheduled to work in the year.

    PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
    Collegiate is committed to supporting the professional growth of each faculty member. Full time faculty may apply for a grant for summer professional development and may also be reimbursed for conferences and seminars during the school year.

    FACULTY COURSE WORK GRANTS
    Collegiate will reimburse faculty who are pursuing an advanced degree or for course work designed for certification or re-certification.

    LAPTOP COMPUTER PROGRAM
    All full-time, and select part-time, Collegiate teachers receive a laptop computer that is replaced according to a regular schedule.  Additionally, the school provides Internet access to teachers on campus.

    PERSONAL COMPUTER PURCHASE PROGRAM
    Employees may purchase computers for personal use through payroll deduction, with an interest-free loan.

    TUITION REMISSION
    Tuition remission of 50% per child per family, up to two children per household enrolled.

    AFTER-SCHOOL CARE
    On-site after-school care.

    MEALS
    Lunch is ordinarily provided to all faculty and staff daily during the School year.


Why Collegiate?

Collegiate School is well-regarded for developing students into citizens who lead, serve and shape the world. We do so with the help of a caring faculty and staff who also have opportunties to lead, serve and shape the world, through the young lives they touch.

Below are just a few examples of some of the great advantages of working at Collegiate:

* Excellent professional development opportunities for faculty and staff
* Collaborative working environment
* A rich employee benefits package (which includes free lunch!)
* Opportunities for growth and leadership
* An environment that fosters creative and innovative instruction

Why Richmond?

Collegiate School is nestled in a lovely suburban neighborhood west of the historic city of Richmond, Virginia — a growing metropolis which has been noted on numerous lists as one of the nation's best places to live and declared a top destination for food and travel, in publications such as National Geographic and the New York Times. In 2014, Frommer's named Richmond one of the top destinations in the world!

Richmond, Virginia offers:
  • Rich and varied options for history buffs
  • Two major universities (Virginia Commonwealth University and University of Richmond)
  • Numerous oportunities for music, food and art aficionados
  • Growing cultural diversity
  • Exciting community programming and activities.
Read more here, in U.S. News & World Report's Best Places to Live review or at Venture Richmond.

The School is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and equal opportunity for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, gender (including pregnancy), age, religion, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, disability, veteran or military status, marital status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable law.  Employment decisions at the School are based on merit, qualifications, and skills.