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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  • Accountant

    Collegiate School is seeking an energetic individual with a growth mindset to become part of our Accounting and Finance Team.  This individual will be heavily involved in the monthly/quarterly/annual closing process, account analysis, budget, and risk management.  This position will work with other departments across campus. This is a full-time, 12-month, in-person, benefited position.
    General responsibilities include:
    • Execute monthly accounting close procedures and deliverables (journal entries, reconciliations, reports) in compliance with GAAP
    • Maintain, analyze, and reconcile balance sheet accounts
    • Assist the Controller with budget preparation and analysis
    • Continuously analyze current automation of the accounting and reporting process and present improvement suggestions
    • Maintain fixed asset schedules
    • Work with the Student Billing Coordinator to monthly record tuition revenue from external system into general ledger, reconciling tuition, financial assistance, and balances due. 
    • Assist Controller with risk management responsibilities
    • Preparing required Form 990 schedules
    • Maintain and annually update the School’s Financial Guidelines and Accounting Policies manual
    • Perform other financial analyses, projects, and Business Office operations as needed 
    Successful candidates will possess the following credentials:
    • Demonstrated experience in not-for-profit accounting
    • Strong understanding and previous experience in applying GAAP
    • Experience in and commitment to the ongoing development and maintenance of an inclusive campus community
    • High attention to detail, organization, and problem solving; deadline-oriented
    • Creative resourcefulness and problem-solving skills, ability to work independently and take ownership of his/her work
    • Advanced knowledge of MS Excel and Word, experience with a sophisticated accounting software, Blackbaud preferred but not required.
    • Demonstrated experience in financial analysis and strong written communication skills
    • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting 
    • Prior experience in public accounting preferred but not required
    • A minimum of three years accounting experience, preferably with at least two in a not-for-profit setting
    • JK-12 school accounting experience is a plus
    • CPA license preferred
    • Maintains knowledge of data processes and contributes to design and improvement of those processes
    • Promotes good data stewardship and demonstrates ownership of system, processes, and tasks

    Collegiate School is an independent, JK-12 college preparatory, coeducational school with over 1,600 students in Richmond, VA with a vibrant community of learners where students thrive. We aspire to create an inclusive environment that promotes engaged citizenship and encourages compassionate leadership. 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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  • Administrative Assistant to the Associate Head of School/Special Projects Coordinator

    Collegiate School seeks an Administrative Assistant to the Associate Head of School/Special Projects Coordinator. Working in the Head of School Suite, this position works directly with the Associate Head of School on her daily and strategic needs. Strong interpersonal, executive functioning, and technological skills are critical. Providing support and leadership in developing the Associate Head of School’s daily calendar, predicting and responding to needs as well as large projects and initiatives for direct reports and the Head of School’s office. Supporting school wide initiatives and annual needs in concert with the Human Resources Department, such as supporting faculty recruiting and onboarding efforts, tracking and coordinating faculty professional development and licensure needs, this team member works closely with the Associate Head of School on the administration of faculty grants.  Tracking departmental budget reports and coordinating department logistics for many areas of the School, including the Powell Institute for Responsible Citizenship, this position keeps annual calendars for submission of annual documentation and supports accreditation and strategic planning efforts for the School. This is a full-time, 12-month position.
    General responsibilities include:
    • Faculty Recruitment and Onboarding
      • Work with the Human Resources Department to coordinate the Diversity Career Fair
      • Serve as the primary contact for new faculty hires
      • Prepare and send information regarding the Opening of School schedule and New Faculty Orientation program including coordinating the schedule, food and other details of the orientation and opening of School weeks.
      • Maintain the New Faculty Resource Board
      • Prepare and send information regarding new faculty mentors
      • Help plan and participate in orientation for faculty
      • Conduct off-season on-boarding for faculty hired after August, if applicable 


    • Track and Coordinate Faculty Professional Development
    • Coordinate with Associate Head of School JK-12 professional development programs including New Teacher Orientation, New Faculty Mentors, Faculty Professional Days, Faculty Summer Grants, Summer Professional Development on Campus, Faculty/Staff Summer Reading
    • Coordinate all faculty professional development requests, travel and follow up
    • Track professional development endowments, monitor spending, and provide monthly updates to Associate Head of School
    • Maintain and update professional development files for all faculty
    • Coordinate licensure renewals for faculty with the Virginia Department of Education Division of Teacher Licensure
    • Document professional development points for faculty and prepare licensure paperwork
    • Schedule AED, CPR and First Aid training
    • Create and Maintain new Faculty Professional Development Resource Board


    • Provide Administrative Support for the Associate Head of School
      • Update and maintain Folio Information on all faculty
      • Update Atlas with faculty/grade/course changes
      • Schedule meetings/manage calendar for Associate Head of School 
      • Track Associate Head of School budgets/endowments – including Instructional Tech and Powell Institute for Responsible Citizenship
      • Work with Technology Department to coordinate purchases and budget
      • Assist with accreditation process/maintain accreditation files
      • Other Administrative tasks as needed
      • Maintain copies of current job descriptions for faculty members


    • Support Powell Institute for Responsible Citizenship 
      • Work with PIRC to coordinate capstone programming and special events such as International Emerging Leaders Conference and Ethics Bowl, and Chinese New Year
      • Provide administrative support for student travel opportunities
      • Other Administrative tasks as needed 
     
    Successful candidates will possess the following qualifications and competencies:
    • Ability to exercise discretion in employee relations matters and maintain confidentiality
    • Strong written and oral communication skills and outstanding technology skills
    • Possesses resourcefulness and has a high degree of flexibility as well as problem solving ability
    • Maintains knowledge of data processes and contributes to design and improvement of those processes
    • Performs data entry accurately and efficiently
    • Proficiently uses Microsoft Word, Excel, Google Office Suite, and HRIS solutions
    • Experience in and commitment to the ongoing development and maintenance of an inclusive campus community
    • Highly organized and detail oriented
    • 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 the office especially during busy times.
    • Interpersonal Skills – relates to the 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, maintain confidentiality at all times.
     
     
     
    Collegiate School is an independent, JK-12 college preparatory, coeducational school with over 1,600 students in Richmond, VA with a vibrant community of learners where students thrive. We aspire to create an inclusive environment that promotes engaged citizenship and encourages compassionate leadership. 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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  • After School Quest Team Member

    Do you enjoy spending quality time with children?  Are you willing to help mold the minds and hearts of JK-6th Grade students?  Are you flexible and team-oriented?  If so, the Quest Team Member position could be an incredible fit for you!
    Collegiate School seeks a part-time Quest Team Member to join its after-school program for students in Grades JK-6.  Our after-school program is licensed and regulated by the Virginia Department of Social Services.  This is a part-time (16-18 hours per week), non-benefitted position. During the school year, Quest Team Members generally work from 2:30 p.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Thursday and 2 p.m.-6 p.m. on Friday.  There are also 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 p.m.  Quest Team Members may also choose to work during the summer months as well.

    Responsibilities include:
    • 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
    Qualities of a successful candidate include:
    • Have previous experience working with children ages 4-12 in a group setting
    • 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
    Preferred qualifications:
    • Hold a degree in a child-related field, preferably early childhood, elementary or secondary education
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  • Annual Fund Director

    Collegiate School seeks an Annual Fund Director to work in the School’s Development Office. The primary responsibility of the Annual Fund Director is to oversee and implement the strategic direction of the Annual Fund program. This position will focus on the comprehensive strategy to achieve dollar and donor goals with an emphasis on securing leadership gifts to the Annual Fund and transitioning donors from the Annual Fund to the major gift pool. This position is a senior position in the Development Office and will be an active participant in prospect strategy discussions and campaign-related activities. This is a full-time, 12-month position.
     
    General responsibilities include:
    • Oversees and implements strategic direction of comprehensive Annual Fund program, developing giving strategy for each constituency to achieve stated goals each year. Annual Fund strategy will include an emphasis on segmenting audiences and creating a participation plan that encourages giving by current/former parents, alumni and other constituents.
    • Oversees growth of the Annual Fund Leadership Giving Society (currently $1,000 and above) by identifying, cultivating and soliciting prospects. Focuses on both donor retention and upgrades.
    • Implements a volunteer program by recruiting, enlisting, and training volunteers at every to help achieve stated goals.
    • Manages a portfolio focused on the highest-level Annual Fund donors and major giving prospects. Develops and implements multi-step gifts strategy for each individual that moves them closer to Collegiate with the ultimate goal of a leadership Annual Fund or major gift to the School.
    • Conducts at least 100 face-to-face visits annually with volunteers, parents, alumni and friends. Contact is meaningful and purposeful, with the interaction deepening the individuals understanding of School priorities as well as donor interests and motivations.
    • Follows best fundraising practices, including consistent use of contract reports completed in a timely fashion.
    • Responsible for building and overseeing the annual Day of Giving “Cougar Pride Day” to further strengthen the culture of philanthropy that shows the power of collective giving and encourages broad participation from all members of the community.
    • Actively participates in Development Office prospect strategy sessions.
    • Works in partnership with Communications Office to develop and implement direct mail campaigns and other pieces that support the Annual Fund. This may also include messages to alumni and parents, Collegiate’s website, social media and other forms of communication.
    • Oversees all reporting tied to data needed for creating the Annual Fund plan as well as for Board, Committee and other leadership meetings. 
     
    Successful candidates will possess the following qualifications and competencies:
    • Bachelor’s Degree
    • Minimum five years progressively responsible fundraising experience, including demonstrated success in annual giving and major gifts ($25,000 and above)
    • Strong written and oral communication skills
    • Strong interpersonal skills
    • Self-motivated
    • Positive, productive and professional team player
    • Experience in and commitment to the ongoing development and maintenance of an inclusive campus community
    • Possesses resourcefulness and has a high degree of flexibility as well as problem solving ability
    • Technological Skills Needed:
      • Creates basic reports to support departmental/division processes
      • Proficiently Microsoft Suite and Google Drive
      • Proficiently Blackbaud/Raiser’s Edge
    • 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 the office especially during busy times.
    • Interpersonal Skills – relates to the 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, maintain confidentiality at all times.
     
    Collegiate School is an independent, JK-12 college preparatory, coeducational school with over 1,600 students in Richmond, VA with a vibrant community of learners where students thrive. We aspire to create an inclusive environment that promotes engaged citizenship and encourages compassionate leadership. 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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  • CDL Drivers, Full-Time and Part-Time

    Collegiate School seeks experienced CDL Drivers.  We have part-time and full-time positions available. The 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.
    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 50lbs unassisted.
    • May be subjected to extreme heat and cold temperatures.
    • Will be subjected to motor and/or machine noise.
     
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  • Full-time CDL Driver

    Collegiate School seeks an experienced, full-time CDL Driver is responsible for transporting Collegiate students, faculty and staff using school-owned vehicles, and performing required vehicle pre/post trip inspections, vehicle cleaning, and other maintenance duties when required. This is a full-time, benefited, 12-month position.
    Primary Duties and Responsibilities
    • Ensuring vehicle pre/post trip inspections are completed and fleet vehicles are in safe driving condition.
    • Ensuring vehicles are cleaned on a regular basis.
    • Perform driving-related duties as assigned by the Transportation Supervisor.
    • Remain up-to-date and informed as to current practices of job related functions.
    • Be available to work special events and activities as needed
    • Perform other necessary transportation-related and emergency duties, as assigned.
    • Be available to work weekend and/or weekday shifts.
    • Excellent communication skills with attention to detail
    • Ability to maintain accurate records
    • Adherence to all personnel policies, procedures and rules continued in the Faculty/Staff Handbook
    • Maintain productive relationships with vendors and all School Faculty and Staff
    Functional Competencies
    • 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 manages areas of responsibility in a manner consistent with the School’s mission and values
    • Interpersonal Skills – relates to Collegiate community including faculty, staff, students and parents in a cooperative manner that helps others to achieve their best.
    • 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.
     Knowledge and Skill Set Requirements
    • Ability to do minor maintenance of vehicles including checking fluid levels and adding fluid levels as required.
    • Visually check vehicles to ensure, among other items, that all lights are working, tires are properly inflated, and suggesting/taking corrective actions when required.
    • Ability to work with hand tools and pneumatic tools as required.
     Education and Experience Requirements
    • Must have and maintain a valid Virginia Driver’s license (CDL) with a passenger and air brake endorsement.
    • Experience in and commitment to the ongoing development and maintenance of an inclusive campus community
    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.
    • Lifting and carrying up to 50 pounds.
    Collegiate School is an independent, JK-12 college preparatory, coeducational school with over 1,600 students in Richmond, VA with a vibrant community of learners where students thrive. We aspire to create an inclusive environment that promotes engaged citizenship and encourages compassionate leadership. 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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  • Groundskeeper

    Collegiate School seeks a Groundskeeper to be primarily responsible for completing the daily tasks related to maintaining and improving the campus grounds. This position is designated as Essential Personnel during emergency situations (i.e. snow removal). This is a full-time, benefited position, 12-month position.
    Responsibilities will include:   
    • Plant, prune, trim, spray, mow weed fertilize, sweep, blow, trash removal, rake, cultivate, dig, water, shovel or plow snow, remove ice, spread salt and/or sand and other related duties.
    • Operate and maintain various types of equipment, including power mowers, blowers, saws, edger and shears.
    • Help in planning, designing, installing, and maintaining new beds on campus.
    • Operate tractors and attachments to maintain grounds as needed.
    • Maintain equipment for cleanliness and report all repairs needed.
    • Apply herbicides for weed management, when properly trained and certified.
    • Remain up-to-date and informed as to current practices of job-related functions.
    • Comply with OSHA safety rules and regulations, and use appropriate P.P.E.
    • Be available to work special events, activities, and certain weekend days, as needed.
    • 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.
    • Commitment to the ongoing development and maintenance of an inclusive campus community
    Qualities of a successful candidate will include:
    • 3 years of experience as a groundskeeper in a commercial environment.
    • 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.
    • High School Diploma or equivalent combination of education and experience
    • Valid Virginia driver's license.
    • Current pesticide applicators license or the ability to obtain one within 90 days.
    • 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 with a vibrant community of learners where students thrive. We aspire to create an inclusive environment that promotes engaged citizenship and encourages compassionate leadership. 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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  • Help Desk Technician

    Collegiate School seeks a Help Desk Technician to work in the School’s Technology Office. The Help Desk Technician’s role is to ensure proper computer operation so that end users can accomplish business tasks. This includes receiving, prioritizing, documenting, and actively resolving end user help requests. Problem resolution may involve the use of diagnostic and help request tracking tools, as well as require that the individual give in-person, hands-on help at the desktop level. The Help Desk Technician will also provide support for the school’s audio-visual systems and other classroom technology.  This is a 12-month, 40 hour per week, non-exempt position that reports to the Director of Information Technology.
    General responsibilities include:
    •  Field incoming help requests from end users via both telephone and e-mail in a courteous manner.
    •  Document all pertinent end user identification information, including name, department, contact information, and nature of problem or issue.
    • Build rapport and elicit problem details from help desk customers.
    • Prioritize and schedule problems. Escalate problems (when required) to the appropriately experienced technician.
    • Record, track, and document the help desk request problem-solving process, including all successful and unsuccessful decisions made, and actions taken, through to final resolution.
    • Apply diagnostic utilities to aid in troubleshooting.
    • Access software updates, drivers, knowledge bases, and frequently asked questions resources on the Internet to aid in problem resolution.
    • Identify and learn appropriate software and hardware used and supported by the organization.
    • Perform hands-on fixes at the desktop level, including installing and upgrading software, installing hardware, implementing file backups, and configuring systems and applications.
    • Performing preventative maintenance, including checking and cleaning of workstations, printers, and peripherals.
    • Test fixes to ensure problem has been adequately resolved.
    • Perform post-resolution follow-ups to help requests.
    • Develop help sheets and frequently asked questions lists for end users.
    • Manage help desk loaner pool, including laptops, cables, adapters, etc.
    • Troubleshoot and repair classroom projectors, sound, cables, wall plates, DVD players, etc.
    • Use remote desktop to assist users with problems and to remotely update software
    • Support onboarding of new employees
    • Receiving, cleaning, and deploying computer equipment during the summer.
    • Replace and repair UPS systems in network closets.
     
     
    Successful candidates will possess the following qualifications and competencies:
    • High school diploma or higher and two to three years equivalent work experience.
    • Certifications in Apple, Windows, or Comptia A+ preferred but not required.
    • Knowledge of basic computer hardware, including desktop computers, laptop computers, cell phones, and tablets.
    • Experience with desktop operating systems, including Mac OS and Windows
    • Extensive application support experience with web browser, office applications, and Google suite.
    • Good understanding of the organization’s goals and objectives.
    • Exceptional written and oral communication skills.
    • Exceptional interpersonal skills, with a focus on rapport-building, listening, and questioning skills.
    • Strong documentation skills.
    • Experience in and commitment to the ongoing development and maintenance of an inclusive campus community
    • Ability to project a warm friendly attitude and calmly interact with end users who may be frustrated or upset.
    • Ability to conduct research into a wide range of computing issues as required.
    • Ability to present ideas in user-friendly language.
    • Highly self-motivated and directed.
    • Keen attention to detail.
    • Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities.
    • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
    • Exceptional customer service orientation.
    • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
     
     
     
    Collegiate School is an independent, JK-12 college preparatory, coeducational school with over 1,600 students in Richmond, VA with a vibrant community of learners where students thrive. We aspire to create an inclusive environment that promotes engaged citizenship and encourages compassionate leadership. 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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  • Long Term Lower School Substitute Teacher

    The Long-Term Substitute Teacher will be available to work 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 in possibly remote environment.  The Substitute Teacher will ensure the lesson plan is followed and the classroom is managed according to the standards of the division and school. 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.
    Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
    • Establish a climate of respect for each child as an individual
    • Oversee developmentally appropriate curriculum
    • Maintain a safe, healthy and inviting learning space
    • Collaborate with other teachers to implement lessons
    • Develop a means to communicate effectively with parents
    • Provide parents with ongoing information related to assessment, growth, and confidence
    Required Qualifications:
    • Bachelor’s degree from accredited university or college
    • A minimum of 2 years of experience teaching
    • Ability to inspire students’ creativity and critical thinking
    • 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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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.