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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  • Bus Driver, full and 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.


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  • Communications Coordinator

    Collegiate Schools seeks a Communications Coordinator to support the overall objectives of the Communications Office, including assisting with internal and external communications efforts, and helping ensure adherence to brand consistency. The Communications Coordinator will have the primary responsibility for managing the school-wide email distribution system; assisting with proofreading print and digital content; serving as a project manager for various communications-related tasks (such as scheduling interviews or facilitating creative design requests); assisting with website content updates and oversight; assisting with specified emergency communications duties, and assisting the Communications staff in a support role as needed.    This is a 12-month, part-time (25 hours per week), non-benefited position.
    Responsibilities will include:   
    • Managing school-wide electronic communications (pushpage) system
    • Proofreading school-wide correspondence 
    • Working closely with Communications staff to ensure that projects are executed in a timely and efficient manner
    • Routinely reviewing website pages to ensure that all content remains timely, up-to-date and follows the School’s Style Guideworking in collaboration with designated faculty/staff members to ensure that the editorial content on the webpages they manage remains current and accurate
    • Working closely with the Director of Communications to ensure adherence to the School’s strategic marketing initiatives and approved messaging, branding and style guidelines, in all print and digital publications and correspondence  
    • Assisting with communications-related invoicing/billing 
    • Assisting with social media needs as requested
    • Assisting the Parents’ Association with communications-related requests 
    • Assisting with emergency communications needs in a supportive (secondary) role as specified, including managing the pushpage system and tracking media coverage during a crisis. 
    • Completing additional tasks as assigned by the Director of Communications
    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.
    • Adaptability – able to be flexible and meet emergent needs as they arise, with professionalism and enthusiasm.
    • 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:
    • Excellent knowledge of grammar 
    • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work on a team to provide support across multiple departments and maintain cooperative, collaborative relationships across all departments
    • Exceptional written and oral communication skills, with excellent attention to detail
    • Excellent organizational and planning skills and the ability to meet tight deadlines
    • Basic knowledge of data processes and the ability to maintain accurate records and data 
    • Ability to generate basic reports to support departmental processes
    • Proficient with Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Word and Google Sheets
    • Proficient with Windows and Mac operating systems (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and Adobe Suite
    • Creativity, resourcefulness and a high degree of flexibility, as well as problem-solving ability
    • Ability to prioritize among competing goals and requests for the benefit of the School
    • Ability to work occasional evenings or weekends
    • Experience working with content management systems (electronic email, website platforms)
    • Basic knowledge of a variety of social media applications and experience in producing digital content and social media content
    • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in a communications-related field
    • A minimum of 3 years of administrative assistant, project management or communications assistant experience that included proofreading and/or copy editing
    • Knowledge of AP Style preferred
    • Ability to lift up to 10 pounds
    • Working on computer for long periods of time 
    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 cover letter and resume with your online application.
     
    Collegiate School is an equal opportunity employer.
     
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  • Digital Services Librarian and Instructional Technology Integrator

    The Collegiate School seeks a Digital Services Librarian and Instructional Technology Integrator for the Upper School. In this unique role, the ideal candidate will work collaboratively with the Upper School Library staff and the instructional technology team to support the successful integration of both library resources and technology into the academic program. 
    Responsibilities include:
    • Providing leadership in integrating technology and library resources into the classroom to enhance and enrich the curriculum.
    • Meeting regularly with Upper School departments to understand their curricular goals and to plan effective integration strategies.
    • Supporting faculty and staff in their use of technology through training, professional development and individualized support.
    • Working collaboratively to develop new approaches, services, systems, and strategies to actively engage with faculty and students during all phases of the research process: from research design, through discovery, analysis, and publication.
    • Collaborating directly with faculty to design library research instruction sessions that include information technology resources. Regularly teach library instruction sessions for the development of research and information literacy skills for Upper School students.
    • Collaborate with library staff, technology department, faculty, and outside vendors to ensure that the library website and catalog, LibGuides, virtual instruction, and other technology platforms are effective portals to library resources (i.e. digital information management).
    • Working with librarians, faculty, and students in the acquisition of resources in support of the curriculum and supplemental materials for the enrichment of the intellectual life of the school.
    • Researching and sharing best practices in the use of technology with Upper School teachers.
    • Collaborating with the Director of Instructional Technology to plan and deliver professional development opportunities for teachers and staff.
    • Assisting teachers in the effective implementation and use of the School’s Learning Management System (Schoology).
    • Supporting teachers with implementation of STEAM-related programming in the Upper School.
    • Modeling and facilitating safe, healthy, legal, and ethical uses of digital information and technologies.
    • Daily reference desk duties include identifying and interpreting student and faculty needs, research assistance, readers’ advisory, computer and database assistance and providing general assistance.
     
    Additional qualities of a successful candidate will include:
    • ALA accredited Master’s Degree in Library or Information Sciences or a Master’s Degree in Instructional Technology, and at least two years of experience in a secondary school setting;
    • A strong pedagogical background with experience connecting instructional activities to library and technology resources;
    • Knowledge of library research strategies and library instructional methodologies;
    • Passion and commitment for reading, creative and educational technologies, digital literacy, and research;
    • A joy for working with young adults;
    • A service-oriented, innovative, creative, and forward-thinking individual; 
    • Record of creative and innovative applications of technology in education;
    • 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 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, resume and copies of unofficial transcripts with the online application.
     
    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. Adheres to all personnel policies, procedures and rules contained in the Faculty/Staff Handbook. 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.
     
    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.
    • Valid Virginia driver's license.
    • Current pesticide applicators license.
    • 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. 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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  • Housekeeping, Part-time

    Collegiate School is seeking committed and experienced part-time Housekeeping Staff for 10-month, part-time positions. Hours are flexible and will generally be between 3:00 pm to 11:00 pm, Monday through Friday, or during weekend hours.
    Primary Responsibilities:
    • General Housekeeping of restrooms, public spaces, offices, classrooms and corridors
      • Dust horizontal/vertical surfaces
      • Empty and remove waste or recycles trash receptacles
      • Damp wipe all furniture
      • Clean metal and porcelain fixtures in restrooms
      • Dry and wet mop floors in offices, classrooms, lounges, etc.
      • Spot clean walls, windows and metal surfaces
      • Vacuuming
      • Replenish restroom supplies
      • Assist in cleaning of all spills
    • Maintenance and Repair
      • Maintain equipment for cleanliness and report all repairs needed
      • Observe and report the need for furniture or other building fixture repairs
    • Other
      • Remain up-to-date and informed as to current practices of job related functions
      • Be available to work special events and activities as needed
      • Ensure all doors are locked or unlocked as scheduled and report all suspicious activities to management/security
      • Perform other necessary housekeeping and emergency duties as assigned
      • Be available to work weekend and/or weekday shifts
     
    Qualifications and Skills:
    • 3 – 5 years of experience as a custodian/housekeeper in a commercial environment
    • Ability to follow oral and written instructions
    • Sufficient manual dexterity to perform duties
    • Must be able to lift, lower, push and pull objects up to 50 lbs. unassisted
    • Must be able to stand, climb, bend, stoop and crouch for extended periods of time
    • Self-Starter
    • Team player attitude
     
    Collegiate School is an independent, JK-12 college preparatory, coeducational school with over 1,600 students in Richmond, VA. The school’s mission is 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.
     
     
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  • Long-Term Substitute Upper School History Teacher

    Collegiate School seeks an energetic, experienced and committed History teacher for a long-term sub position for grades 9 and 10to teach World History beginning in late September through December 20, 2019.
    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 education and History teaching experience
    • Ability to inspire students’ love of learning and critical thinking
    • Enthusiasm for professional growth, academic excellence and creative teaching
    • 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 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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  • Lower School Math Specialist

    Collegiate School seeks an experienced, energetic and innovative Lower School Math Specialist for grades K-2. Candidates should enjoy working with this age group and have at least five years of proven teaching experience with this age group. This is a full-time, benefited, 10-month faculty position beginning in the 2019-2020 academic year.
    Qualities of a successful candidate will include:
     
    • Ability to support students’ math development in a challenging preparatory curriculum
    • Ability to facilitate students’ understanding of their individual strengths, affinities and weaknesses in a manner that will help students build a positive sense of self-worth, responsibility and self-direction
    • Collaboration with individual teachers through co-planning, co-teaching and coaching
    • Facilitation of teacher’s understanding of successful, research-based instructional strategies, including differentiated instruction based on student needs
    • Serving as a member of the Academic Services team to enrich and remediate student learning
    • Enthusiasm for professional growth and academic excellence
    • Ability to inspire students’ love of learning
    • Interest in broad participation in school life
    • Teaching certification
    • Experience in and commitment to the ongoing development and maintenance of an inclusive campus community
     
    A Master’s degree as a Mathematics Specialist and experience in this role is preferred.
     
    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, resume and copies of unofficial transcripts with the online application.
     
    Collegiate School is an equal opportunity e
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  • Major Giving Officer

    Collegiate School seeks a Major Giving Officer to oversee and advance the strategy for capital and endowment campaigns and other key development initiatives. The Major Giving Officer is a strategic member of the development team and will work collaboratively with development colleagues, Trustees, key administrators and volunteers to support all aspects of the School’s annual, capital, endowment campaigns and priorities. This is a full-time, benefited, 12-month position.
    Responsibilities will include:
    • Managing a portfolio of approximately 125 dynamic major giving and planned giving prospects. Developing and implementing multi-step gifts strategy for each individual that moves them closer to Collegiate with the ultimate goal of a major gift to the School.
    • Conducting approximately 100 face-to-face visits annually with rated and assigned prospects. Contact is meaningful and purposeful, the interaction deepens the individuals’ understanding of School priorities and brings them further along in the solicitation process.
    • Preparing outright, planned and blended gift proposals for current and prospective donors and their advisers – both in response to specific inquiries and as a proactive strategy. The Major Giving Officer must understand how planned gifts relate to a donor’s financial and estate plan and be able to convey this information simply and understandably, being sensitive to the role of donor’s advisers.
    • Acquiring and maintaining a strong working knowledge of planned giving arrangements, and familiarity with related federal and state law governing these contributions, estate planning, retirement planning, and investments.
    • Pursuing new and steward existing members of the Helen Baker Society, Collegiate’s planned giving recognition society, to document estate and planned gifts and maintain donor’s connection to the School.
    • Developing planned giving marketing materials and presentations for current and prospective donors.
    • Working collaboratively with the VP, Development on the successful implementation of multi-year fundraising strategies.
    • Building a robust individual donor program, maintaining and expanding the School’s existing relationships as well as constituencies in support of fundraising goals.
    • Expanding the current culture of engagement and giving by educating the School community on importance of volunteerism and philanthropy.
    • Participating in the development and implementation of all School fundraising campaigns, including direct mail, phonathons, and donor appreciation events.
    • Establishing and executing forward-thinking strategic development programs that optimally grow the annual fund and major and capital campaigns.
    • Enhancing existing relationships while building new relationships, systems and programs to further tap into the generous resources of the community.
    • Participating in School-sponsored activities.
     
    Qualities of a successful candidate will include:
    • Bachelor’s Degree
    • Preferred seven to ten years of progressively responsible fundraising experience with demonstrated success in relationship building and major gifts
    • Knowledge of best practice trends related to fundraising
    • Ability to travel locally, regionally and nationally, and participate in occasional evening and weekend activities
    • Ability to maintain confidentiality at all times given the nature of donor related work.
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Ability to think strategically about identifying prospects and connecting donors to Collegiate
    • Strong interpersonal skills
    • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple fundraising activities simultaneously
    • High level of initiative, creativity and motivation. Possesses resourcefulness and has a high degree of flexibility as well as problem solving ability
    • Ability to create basic reports to support departmental/division processes; proficient in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Word and Blackbaud/Raiser’s Edge
    • 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’s mission is 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.
     
    Please upload cover letter, resume and contact information for three references with your online application.
     
    Collegiate School is an equal opportunity employer.
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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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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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If you have questions, please contact Amy Blackmer, Recruiting and Professional Development Coordinator
careers@collegiate-va.org or 804.740.5179.



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, Frommers 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.