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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  • 4th Grade Assistant Teacher

    Collegiate School seeks an energetic, innovative and committed 4th Grade Assistant Teacher to inspire students’ love of learning. This is an approximately 70% part-time, non-benefited faculty position.
    General responsibilities include:
    • Pursue professional growth, academic excellence and creative teaching
    • Effectively use best practices in teaching and learning to deliver instruction using well-planned lessons and employing appropriate technology
    • Implement lessons under the direction of lead teachers
    • Understand and support developmental benchmarks academically, socially, emotionally and behaviorally
    • Establish a climate of respect for each child as an individual
    • Maintain a safe, healthy and inviting learning space
    • Participate in all required School events and interest in School life
    • Supervise lunch, recess and carpool as required
     
    Successful candidates will possess the following qualifications and competencies:
    • A Master’s degree or Virginia teaching certification preferably in elementary education
    • A minimum of 2 years of experience in an elementary education setting
    • Demonstrated experience in Elementary Teaching
    • Strong commitment to knowing each student well
    • Knowledge of current best practices in elementary instruction
    • Evidence of creativity and passion in classroom instruction
    • Ability to inspire students’ creativity and critical thinking
    • Ability to support the School’s values and culture
    • 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. The School is a community of learners committed to seeking and welcoming students, faculty and staff who represent the multicultural community and world in which we live.  We believe that the education we offer in our school is greatly enhanced when many traditions, backgrounds, and perspectives are given expression in school activities. We aspire to create an inclusive environment that promotes engaged citizenship and encourages compassionate leadership. Our concept of diversity and multiculturalism is dynamic and serves a vision at Collegiate where all members of the community find in our school a sense of belonging and a supportive place to reach their full potential.
    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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  • Associate Junior Kindergarten Teacher

    Collegiate School is seeking an energetic, innovative and committed Associate Junior Kindergarten Teacher to work in our Lower School.This is a full-time benefited position.
    General responsibilities include:
    • Support the Lead JK Teacher in teaching 4-5 year old JK students in all subject areas using developmentally appropriate curriculum
    • Perform routine classroom administrative tasks
    • Work with appropriate colleagues to develop common expectations for the classroom
    • Work with the Lead JK Teacher to establish a climate of respect for each child as an individual and maintain the discipline expectations of the class while encouraging positive social and behavioral learning.
    • Record observations about children and consult with the lead teacher about student learning
    • Transition students to and from resource classes and stay as needed.
    • Communicate with resource teachers about student/classroom concerns
    • Supervise JK class at other times as specified at the start of the school year
    • Be familiar with the approaches of the curriculum including language and literacy development, mathematics and project-based learning
     
     
    Successful candidates will possess the following qualifications and competencies:
    • Master’s degree or Virginia teaching certification, preferably in early childhood education.
    • A minimum of 2 years of experience teaching in an early childhood education setting
    • Demonstrated experience in Early Childhood Teaching
    • Knowledge of Current Best Practices in JK Instruction
    • Evidence of creativity and passion in classroom instruction
    • Ability to inspire students’ creativity and critical thinking
    • Enthusiasm for professional growth
    • Ability to develop and brand the JK Program to reflect the School’s value and culture
    • 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. The School is a community of learners committed to seeking and welcoming students, faculty and staff who represent the multicultural community and world in which we live.  We believe that the education we offer in our school is greatly enhanced when many traditions, backgrounds, and perspectives are given expression in school activities. We aspire to create an inclusive environment that promotes engaged citizenship and encourages compassionate leadership. Our concept of diversity and multiculturalism is dynamic and serves a vision at Collegiate where all members of the community find in our school a sense of belonging and a supportive place to reach their full potential.
    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.
    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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  • Bus Driver, part-time openings

    Collegiate seeks experienced bus drivers.  

    Must have CDL, passenger and air brake endorsements preferred, current DOT medical card (or ability to obtain), excellent driving record, ability/desire to work with students and ability to work some weekends and nights.  When not driving other duties as assigned. Competitive Pay.
    VA law requires background checks for school employment.


    Collegiate School is an equal opportunity employer.
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  • Development Assistant

    Collegiate School seeks a Development Assistant to help with overall fund-raising data management and support for fund-raising efforts in the Development Office. Responsibilities include management of all gift entry/processing, acknowledgments, data integrity. This position reports to and supports the Vice President of Development and Head of School office. This individual will serve as a welcoming ambassador for Collegiate and the Development Office. This position requires exceptional organization, computer skills, high attention to detail and ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment. This is full-time, 12-month position.
    General responsibilities include:
    • Manages all aspects of gift processing, including receipting and acknowledgments
      • Enters all gifts into Raiser’s Edge and NXT databases
      • Processes receipts and gift acknowledgments
      • Writes acknowledgment letters from VP, Development and Head of School as appropriate and prepares corresponding information
      • Writes and prepares honor and memorial gift letters and serves as primary point of contact for these families
      • Serves as point of contact for matching gifts and stock gifts
    • Blackbaud Raiser’s Edge database management
      • Ensures accuracy in constituent records for gift entry
      • Assists with report requests for mailings, invitations, major and annual fund gift activities as appropriate
      • Runs accurate queries, reports and exports to create lists as needed to support development activity
      • In coordination with Director, Development Operations, enters new families into Raiser’s Edge in Spring and flip the database in the summer (new and departing faculty/staff; new and past parents/grandparents; graduate/withdraw students; code Trustees, Alumni Board, etc.)
      • Manages student records in Raiser’s Edge
      • Data entry of affinity coding, such as student awards, athletic affiliations and college relationships
      • Oversees all aspects of Collegiate School directory
      • Partners with the Business Office to ensure accuracy of information in both departments
      • Partners with the Parents’ Association to process and receipt all PA gifts
    • Assists the VP, Development and Development team
      • Provide general administrative support to VP, Development
        • Prepares Executive Summaries for Head of School and VP, Development
        • Special project assistance, including administrative support for Board committees that are staffed by Development office
        • Create event briefings as needed
      • Responds to requests from the Collegiate community and provides timely follow through
      • Answers general development office phone and greets development office visitors
     
    Successful candidates will possess the following qualifications and competencies:
    • Bachelor’s Degree
    • Minimum of 3 years development experience
    • Proven experience and training in Blackbaud Raiser’s Edge and NXT with a strong emphasis on gift entry and queries
    • Strong written and oral communication skills; strong interpersonal skills; high level of attention to detail
    • Proficiently uses Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Word and Google Sheets
     
     
    Collegiate School is an independent, JK-12 college preparatory, coeducational school with over 1,600 students in Richmond, VA. The School is a community of learners committed to seeking and welcoming students, faculty and staff who represent the multicultural community and world in which we live.  We believe that the education we offer in our school is greatly enhanced when many traditions, backgrounds, and perspectives are given expression in school activities. We aspire to create an inclusive environment that promotes engaged citizenship and encourages compassionate leadership. Our concept of diversity and multiculturalism is dynamic and serves a vision at Collegiate where all members of the community find in our school a sense of belonging and a supportive place to reach their full potential.
    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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  • Director of Marketing and Communications

    Collegiate School is seeking a Director of Marketing and Communications who will have primary responsibility for the development of the Schools marketing and communications strategy and will supervise its implementation. Additionally, the Director will provide organizational leadership with marketing and communications operations and staff development for cohesive teaming for a fully integrated plan. The Director will report to leadership in Development and Enrollment Management.
    This position represents a singular opportunity for a strategic communications professional to help the School be its most dynamic. We are seeking a leader with experience building and nurturing a highly professional marketing and communications team and supporting their development as strategic communicators through mentorship and professional development. The Director of Marketing and Communications must also possess superior oral and written communication skills and be fluent in cross-platform communications. Under the Director’s leadership, the marketing communications team will be responsible for carrying out a comprehensive, sophisticated and complex multi-channel marketing plan.

    We expect the initiatives listed below will have priority within the Schools marketing and communications strategy:
     
    Positioning
     
    Building internal and external awareness and understanding of the School and of the unique student opportunities resulting from the experiences. Key audiences will include the Schools faculty and staff, alumni, parents (prospective and current), and enrollment influencers in the Richmond community. We expect that the Director will work closely with senior staff to develop this plan.
     
    Philanthropy
     
    Developing a communications strategy or strategies that support the School’s on-going philanthropic
    initiatives and upcoming advancement efforts.  The Director will work closely with the Schools development leadership to develop and implement integrated and compelling communications strategies that serve Collegiate’s short- and long-term philanthropic goals.
     
    Identity
     
    Exploring a visual identity/system and messaging platform that serves the School in applications such
    as its website and in coordinated marketing efforts. Note: The School is currently developing a cohesive narrative about the distinctive advantages offered by a Collegiate education.
     
    Enrollment
     
    Overseeing the development of a multi-plank case for enrollment.  The enrollment case will be a day-to-day and strategic initiative of the office and talent therein.
     
    Other Duties:
    • Lead and manage the Communications team by providing clear vision, objectives and timely and relevant feedback regarding expectations of work performance that support the Communications office and its activities in meeting defined goals.
    • Is a visible and known presence in the life of the School.
     
    Successful Candidates will possess the following credentials
    • Bachelor’s degree required (Master’s degree preferred)
    • Proven organizational leadership and success in a marketing communications environment
    • Superior written and verbal communication skills, coupled with highly developed interpersonal skills
    • Fluency in cross-platform communications
    • An understanding of school communities
    • Over five years of experience in marketing in philanthropic landscapes
    • Ability to work in fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
    • Proven ability to work with multiple constituencies
    Collegiate School is an independent, JK-12 college preparatory, coeducational school with over 1,600 students in Richmond, VA. The School is a community of learners committed to seeking and welcoming students, faculty and staff who represent the multicultural community and world in which we live. We believe that the education we offer in our School is greatly enhanced when many traditions, backgrounds, and perspectives are given expression in school activities. We aspire to create an inclusive environment that promotes engaged citizenship and encourages compassionate leadership. Our concept of diversity and multiculturalism is dynamic and serves a vision at Collegiate where all members of the community find in our School a sense of belonging and a supportive place to reach their full potential.
    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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  • Lead Junior Kindergarten Teacher

    Collegiate School is seeking a Lead Junior Kindergarten Teacher to work in our Lower School.The Lead Junior Kindergarten Teacher will inspire students’ love of learning by providing a developmentally appropriate environment where students explore, play, discover and flourish. This position has full responsibility for teaching students the developmentally appropriate skills 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. This is a full-time benefited position.
     
    General responsibilities include:
    • Effectively use best practices in teaching and learning to design and deliver instruction using well-planned lessons and techniques that
      • actively engage the students’ bodies, minds and hearts
      • help students make connections between old and new learning
      • have purpose and meaning for the student
    • Maintain a safe, healthy and inviting learning space
    • Write daily and weekly lesson plans and regularly reflect on the effectiveness of lesson implementation, activities, assessments, etc.
    • Maintain accurate and comprehensive records of each child’s performance and progress
    • Provide parents with ongoing information related to classroom learning and each student’s assessment, growth and confidence
    • Collaborate with other Lead JK Teachers, utilize and continually update the JK curriculum to guide developmentally appropriate skill work and essential questions in all areas of curriculum and child development
    • Collaborate with Associate Teacher through weekly planning meetings
    • Identify and pursue professional opportunities that enhance and extend one’s teaching
    • Serve on committees and engage in professional group work
    • Participate in Admission Events and all other required School functions
    • Supervise lunch, recess and carpool as required
     
    Successful candidates will possess the following qualifications and competencies:
    • Master’s degree or Virginia teaching cerification, preferably in early childhood education
    • A minimum of 4 years of experience teaching in an early childhood education setting
    • Demonstrated experience in Early Childhood Teaching
    • Knowledge of Current Best Practices in JK Instruction
    • Evidence of creativity and passion in classroom instruction
    • Ability to inspire students’ inquisitive thinking and responsible citizenship
    • Enthusiasm for professional growth
     
     
     
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  • Lighting Director

    Collegiate School seeks a Lighting Director for the 2020-21 school year. The successful candidate will be part of a collaborative team that supports a vibrant Fine Arts program and school community. This position will significantly contribute to the operation of the newly renovated Oates Theater and maintaining its reputation as the premier mid-size theater in Central Virginia. This is a full-time, benefited, eleven-month position.
    Responsibilities will include:
    • Manage all aspects of lighting consoles in each school venue.
    • Setup, program and operate lighting for specified school rehearsals, productions and assemblies.
    • Working with the Technical Director and Show Director in design layout and needs for productions.
    • Basic operation of sound consoles for school events.
    • Train and supervise student stagehands by instructing them on the proper techniques in lighting, both during and after school hours.
    • Basic video camera operation.

    Qualities of a successful candidate will include:
    • Bachelor’s degree in theatrical lighting design or related field
    • Extensive operational knowledge of various lighting consoles including ETC and High End Systems
    • Expertise of operation in theatrical lighting and projection equipment
    • Ability to demonstrate the technical aspects of lighting design in order to train students to assist with the technical side of productions 
    • Preferably the ability to setup and run a sixteen-channel sound console 
    • Expertise in drafting software such as Vectorworks or AutoCad. 
    • Proficiency with MS office (Power Point, Excel, and Word)
    • Facility with Adobe InDesign and Photoshop
    • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively
    • The ability to lift 75 pounds
    • Sensitivity to the developmental stages and well-being of children 
    • Ability to execute projects efficiently and according to schedule.
    • Work schedule varies and includes evening and weekend hours.
    • Strong communication skills, both verbal and non-verbal 
    • Enthusiasm for professional growth
    • 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. The School is a community of learners committed to seeking and welcoming students, faculty and staff who represent the multicultural community and world in which we live.  We believe that the education we offer in our school is greatly enhanced when many traditions, backgrounds, and perspectives are given expression in school activities. We aspire to create an inclusive environment that promotes engaged citizenship and encourages compassionate leadership. Our concept of diversity and multiculturalism is dynamic and serves a vision at Collegiate where all members of the community find in our school a sense of belonging and a supportive place to reach their full potential.
    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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  • Middle School Math Teacher

    Collegiate School seeks an energetic, experienced and committed teacher with a passion for students and mathematics. 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 problem-solving skills. Ideally, candidates will have the versatility to teach math from 5th Grade through 8th Grade using the Connected Math Program (CMP) and Collegiate’s self-designed Problem-Based Algebra I and II. This position may also include serving as an advisor to a group of students.
    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.
    Duties and Responsibilities:
    • 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.
     Competencies Required:
    • Builds strong relationships with students, colleagues and parents by creating a caring and inclusive community in which all members are respected and valued.
    • Develops learner-centered opportunities that help students develop into inquisitive thinkers, responsible citizens and compassionate leaders.
    • Collaborates with colleagues to design and implement a challenging, relevant and connected curriculum.
    • Upholds high expectations for all students and strives to meet the individual needs of each learner, including those with learning differences.
    • Implements evidence-based teaching and learning practices and designs a full range of meaningful assessments in which students are regularly asked to demonstrate understanding.
    • Explores and integrates a range of resources, including technology, to engage, enhance and extend learning goals.
    • Understands the role of social, emotional and physical wellbeing in the teaching and learning process and encourages the development of lifelong healthy behavior patterns.
    • Exhibits the characteristics of a lifelong learner and engages in personal and professional development to impact student learning.
     Qualifications
    • Bachelor’s degree, preferably a Master’s degree or Virginia teaching certification.
    • A minimum of 3 years of experience teaching.
    • Demonstrated experience in Middle School Teaching.
    • Knowledge of current best practices in Middle School Math instruction.
    • 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.
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  • Middle School Spanish Teacher

    Collegiate School seeks an energetic, experienced and committed teacher with a passion for students and teaching Spanish. The ideal candidate will have experience teaching middle school children with proven success in connecting the content to students’ innate inquisitiveness and curiosity. Ideally, candidates will have the versatility to teach Spanish from 5th Grade through 8th Grade, with comfort teaching through Level I. 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.
    Duties and Responsibilities
    • 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 around language fluency and cultural understanding.
    • 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.
    Qualifications
    • Bachelor’s degree, preferably a Master’s degree or Virginia teaching certification.
    • Demonstrated experience in Middle School Teaching (with a minimum of 3 years).
    • Knowledge of current best practices in Middle School Spanish teaching and learning.
    • 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. The School is a community of learners committed to seeking and welcoming students, faculty and staff who represent the multicultural community and world in which we live.  We believe that the education we offer in our school is greatly enhanced when many traditions, backgrounds, and perspectives are given expression in school activities. We aspire to create an inclusive environment that promotes engaged citizenship and encourages compassionate leadership. Our concept of diversity and multiculturalism is dynamic and serves a vision at Collegiate where all members of the community find in our school a sense of belonging and a supportive place to reach their full potential.
    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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  • Part-time Housekeeper

    Collegiate School seeks a Part-time Housekeeper to be primarily responsible for completing the daily cleaning of restrooms, public spaces, offices, classrooms and corridors in accordance with standard operating procedures of the Department. Along with housekeeping responsibilities this position is also required to help ensure completion of periodic tasks related to maintaining and improving the campus facilities. Adhere to all personnel policies, procedures and rules contained in the Faculty/Staff Handbook. This is a part-time, non-benefited position.
    Responsibilities will include:   
    • Dust horizontal/vertical surfaces.
    • Empty and remove waste or recycling/composting receptacles.
    • Damp wipe all furniture.
    • Clean metal and porcelain fixtures in restrooms.
    • Vacuum, dry and wet mop floors in offices, classrooms, lounges, etc.
    • Spot clean walls, windows and metal surfaces.
    • Replenish restroom supplies.
    • Assist in cleaning of all spills.
    • Maintain equipment for cleanliness 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 practices of job-related functions.
    • Ensure all doors and windows in designated work areas 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.
    Competencies Required:
    • Leadership/Integrity – effectively communicates the School’s shared purpose; builds trust among colleagues; is accountable; lives up to commitments.
    • Team Player/Commitment to Cause – understands the big picture and handles areas of responsibility in a manner consistent with the School’s mission and values.  Offers assistance within office especially during busy times.
    • Interpersonal Skills – relates to Collegiate community including faculty, staff, students, parents and applicants in a cooperative manner.
    • Productivity/Organizing/Planning – meets deadlines, demonstrates effective use of time and handles multiple assignments simultaneously.
    • Willingness to Acknowledge Areas for Growth – understands the need for growth and is receptive to constructive feedback.
    • Confidentiality - Given the nature of personnel related work, maintains confidentiality at all times.
     
    Qualities of a successful candidate will include:
    • 3 years of experience as a custodian/housekeeper in an educational or commercial environment.
    • Excellent reading, writing and oral 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.
    • Manual coordination including finger dexterity, eye/hand/foot coordination, color discrimination, climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crawling, reaching, handling, finger, feeling, depth perception and hearing.
    • Must be able to lift, lower, carry, push and pull objects up to 50 lbs 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. The School is a community of learners committed to seeking and welcoming students, faculty and staff who represent the multicultural community and world in which we live.  We believe that the education we offer in our school is greatly enhanced when many traditions, backgrounds, and perspectives are given expression in school activities.  We aspire to create an inclusive environment that promotes engaged citizenship and encouragescompassionate leadership. Our concept of diversity and multiculturalism is dynamic and serves a vision at Collegiate where all members of the community find in our school a sense of belonging and a supportive place to reach their full potential.
     
    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.

    Please upload a cover letter and resume with your online application.
     
    Collegiate School is an equal opportunity employer.
     
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  • Quest Counselor

    The Quest Counselor position works with students in Grades JK-6 who participate in the after-school program. Work hours will generally be 2:30 p.m.-6 p.m. (Monday-Thursday) and 2 p.m.-6 p.m. on Fridays during the school year.  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 Counselors should expect to work 5-6 hours per day between 7:45 a.m. and 6 p.m. This is a non-exempt, part-time, non-benefited, 10-month position.
    Primary Duties and Responsibilities
    • Lead small study groups and assist 1st-6thGrade students thoroughly complete daily homework assignments
    • Provide a daily arts and crafts experience after study halls.  These themes are varied by the day and materials
    • Thoughtfully plan, prepare for and facilitate a variety of activities including, but not limited to sports, indoor play (i.e. board games, air hockey, foosball etc.), outdoor physical play (i.e. football, kickball, basketball etc.), arts and crafts and cooking
    • Create art lessons for days when Quest is open for extended hours
    • Create and maintain art around the spaces as well as the art wall
    • 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
    • Regularly attend monthly staff meetings and other planning meetings as needed
    • Adherence to all personnel policies, procedures and rules contained in the Faculty/Staff Handbook
    • Maintain productive relationships with School faculty and staff
     
    Functional Competencies
    1. Leadership/Integrity – effectively communicates the School’s shared purpose; builds trust among colleagues; is accountable; lives up to commitments
    2. Team Player/Commitment to Cause– understands the big picture and manages areas of responsibility in a manner consistent with the School’s mission and values
    3. Interpersonal Skills– relates to Collegiate community including faculty, staff, students and parents in a cooperative manner that helps others to achieve their best
    4. Productivity/Organizing/Planning– meets deadlines, demonstrates effective use of time and effectively handles multiple assignments simultaneously
    5. Willingness to Acknowledge Areas for Growth– understands the need for growth and is receptive to constructive feedback
    Knowledge and Skill Set Requirements
    • Consistently demonstrate kindness, patience and respect toward after-school participants, parents, administrators 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
    • Successful candidates are able to lead an art club
    • Demonstrate high levels of flexibility, and be a team-player, ready and willing to step in and help in any way needed
    • Exhibit professionalism, timeliness, strong work ethic, and a positive attitude
     
    Education and Experience Requirements
    • Hold a degree in a child-related field, preferably early childhood, elementary or secondary education, and/or have extensive experience working with children in a group setting
     
    Physical Requirements
    1.  Standing for several hours at a time
    2.  Walking for 1-2 miles over the span of a regular work day
    3.  Stooping, squatting and sitting on the floor during parts of the day
     
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  • Upper School Counselor

    Collegiate School seeks an energetic and committed Upper School Counselor to work closely with the faculty and administration of the division to promote the development and support the wellness of its students. This is a full-time, 10-month, benefited faculty position.
    Responsibilities will include:
    • Work closely with students, faculty and families to provide individual counseling support, as needed
    • Coordinate with individual teachers and the Student Support Team to help identify and address specific student needs
    • Teach classes in support of the Health and Wellness curriculum
    • Provide assistance for students as they transition from 8th to 9th grade
    • Work as an integral member of the JK-12 counseling team
    • Present as part of an extensive parent education program
    • Facilitate referrals to community providers as appropriate, and communicate with outside professionals to support the continuity of care for students
    • Serve as an Upper School advisor
     
    Qualities of a successful candidate will include:
    • A Master’s degree, preferably in counselor education
    • Experience counseling teenagers
    • Ability to develop strong rapport with students
    • Enthusiasm for professional growth
    • Commitment to broad participation in school life
    • Strong skills in communication, collaboration and consultation
    • 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
    • Familiarity with the goals, objectives, and mission of an independent school
    • Experience in and commitment to the ongoing development and maintenance of an inclusive campus community
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  • Upper School History Teacher

    Collegiate School seeks an energetic, experienced and committed History teacher for grades 9-12 to teach a range of courses in a comprehensive curriculum. Includes responsibility for four sections of history and service as a grade level advisor. This is a full-time, benefitted position.
    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 History or related field (Master’s degree or Virginia teaching certification preferred)
    • Passion for History and History teaching experience
    • Experience teaching AP U.S. History desired
    • 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
    • Strong commitment to students with all learning styles
    • 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. The School is a community of learners committed to seeking and welcoming students, faculty and staff who represent the multicultural community and world in which we live.  We believe that the education we offer in our school is greatly enhanced when many traditions, backgrounds, and perspectives are given expression in school activities. We aspire to create an inclusive environment that promotes engaged citizenship and encourages compassionate leadership. Our concept of diversity and multiculturalism is dynamic and serves a vision at Collegiate where all members of the community find in our school a sense of belonging and a supportive place to reach their full potential.
    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, such as visiting the Washington Redskins summer training camp.
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.