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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  • 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
    • Demonstrated cross-cultural communication and collaboration skills.
    • Exhibit professionalism, timeliness and a positive attitude
    Preferred qualifications:
    • Hold a degree in a child-related field, preferably early childhood, elementary or secondary education

    Candidates must demonstrate a commitment to the School’s Core Values and Mission:
    HONOR
    Personal integrity and devotion to the truth, which make one trustworthy, forthright, responsible and fair.
    LOVE OF LEARNING
    A creative spirit that promotes intellectual and personal growth through exploration, inquiry and openness to change.
    EXCELLENCE
    A sustained commitment to meeting high standards of character, achievement and personal accountability.
    RESPECT
    Fundamental regard for the dignity and worth of each individual.
    COMMUNITY
    A commitment to responsive and compassionate citizenship and service on campus, in the local community and in the broader world. 

    Who we are
    Collegiate School is a co-educational, independent day school located in Henrico County, within 20 minutes of downtown Richmond, Virginia, for students in Junior Kindergarten through 12th grade. For more than 100 years, Collegiate has nurtured inquisitive thinkers, responsible citizens, and compassionate leaders. Grounded in the values that have sustained it over the course of more than a century, Collegiate provides its nearly 1,700 students with an engaging academic environment dedicated to preparing them for a globally connected and changing world.
    The essence of Collegiate School is the richness of relationships among students, faculty, parents, administrators, and alumni in a dynamic learning community with high personal and academic expectations. This exceptional educational environment enables students to develop their potential for intellectual growth, leadership, and service.

    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 opportunities 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
    The School is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and equal opportunity for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, gender (including pregnancy), age, religion, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, disability, veteran or military status, marital status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable law. Employment decisions at the School are based on merit, qualifications and skills.
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  • Assistant Athletic Director, Beginning July 1, 2022

    Collegiate School seeks an Assistant Athletic Director to facilitate the operation and coordination of  a large and multifaceted Athletics program. The ideal candidate will be highly organized, dynamic and a relational leader. They will also support the School, Program and the Athletic Director with leadership and management of the overall Program. This is a full-time 12-month benefitted position.
    General Responsibilities include: 
    • Communicate the vision and mission of the program through verbal, written and personal conduct and assure that all programs are conducted according to the policies of the School and that all participants meet our high standards of positive sportsmanship 
    • Assist the Athletic Director with budget development and maintenance
    • Maintain accurate records as needed of equipment / ordering projections, maintenance records and other essential documentation. 
    • Work with Human Resources to ensure that all part time coaches have completed necessary onboarding 
    • Collaborates with colleagues on game schedules, facility set ups, transportation schedules, personnel management, inter-office communication and youth sports management.
    • Support the efforts of and facilitate the development of the departmental staff 
    • Insure a safe environment for athletes, coaches and spectators 
    • Provide administrative management and supervision for athletic events and teams during all three seasons of the year 
    • Develop, lead and participate in growth opportunities for all departmental constituents
    • Assist with seasonal Award Assemblies
    • Manage the logistics of NCAA recognition ceremonies throughout the year 
    • Positively impact the department through coaching or other roles in accordance with expertise
    • Serve on School committees as needed (Ex. Coaches’ Committee for Training Rules, Hall of Fame advising, CPAC 
    • Support Admission and Development initiatives and attend events when appropriate 
    • Other duties as required
    Successful candidates will possess the following qualifications and competencies: 
    • Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred 
    • A minimum of 6 years of coaching 
    • Prefer an educational background in athletic administration or prior experience in athletic administration. 
    • Strong computer skills; proficiency in Gmail and Google software. 
    • Proven cross cultural competency skills demonstrating self-awareness, awareness of others and the ability to adopt inclusive perspectives, attitudes and behaviors to drive inclusion and belonging in the ongoing development and maintenance of an inclusive campus community
    It is critical that candidates demonstrate a commitment to the School’s Core Values and Mission
    HONOR
    Personal integrity and devotion to the truth, which make one trustworthy, forthright, responsible and fair.
    LOVE OF LEARNING
    A creative spirit that promotes intellectual and personal growth through exploration, inquiry and openness to change.
    EXCELLENCE
    A sustained commitment to meeting high standards of character, achievement and personal accountability.
    RESPECT
    Fundamental regard for the dignity and worth of each individual.
    COMMUNITY
    A commitment to responsive and compassionate citizenship and service on campus, in the local community and in the broader world. 
    Who we are
    Collegiate School is a co-educational, independent day school located in Henrico County, within 20 minutes of downtown Richmond, Virginia, for students in Junior Kindergarten through 12th grade. For more than 100 years, Collegiate has nurtured inquisitive thinkers, responsible citizens, and compassionate leaders. Grounded in the values that have sustained it over the course of more than a century, Collegiate provides its nearly 1,700 students with an engaging academic environment dedicated to preparing them for a globally connected and changing world.
    The essence of Collegiate School is the richness of relationships among students, faculty, parents, administrators, and alumni in a dynamic learning community with high personal and academic expectations. This exceptional educational environment enables students to develop their potential for intellectual growth, leadership, and service.
    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 opportunities 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
    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 Director of Development

    Collegiate School seeks an Associate Director of Development to work in the School’s Development Office. The Development Office’s overarching goal is to create a lasting, robust culture of engagement and philanthropy by engaging students, parents, alumni, friends, foundations and corporations, faculty and staff. Our ability to be successful depends upon the active support of these key stakeholders. The Associate Director of Development is a strategic leader in the Development Office and plays a primary role in developing, implementing and assessing strategies that will result in leadership support for the School while advancing priorities. Please provide a resume and a cover letter when applying.
    The Associate Director of Development reports to the Chief Development Officer and collaborates and partners with the Head of School, Division Heads, Director of Admission/Enrollment Management, Director of Strategic Communications, Trustees and alumni and parent volunteers to maximize philanthropy in support of strategic priorities. Central to this work is the effective and active management of relationships with School leaders and key internal stakeholders.
    In addition to overseeing a comprehensive Annual Fund program (alumni and parent giving), the Associate Director will be responsible for growing fundraising results in support of School priorities through the identification, qualification, cultivation and direct solicitation of prospects. This is a full-time 12-month position.

    General Responsibilities include:
    Annual Fund Program
    • 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 giving society (currently $1,000 and above) by identifying, cultivating and soliciting prospects. Focuses on both donor retention and upgrades. Partners with Asst. Director of the Annual Fund on Collegiate’s Day of Giving to encourage broad participation from all members of the community
    Fundraising
    • 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 ($50,000) to the School. The Associate Director will be required to meet key metrics related to fundraising performance (visits, solicitations, proposals) in support of School requirements
    • Conducts approx. 80 face-to-face visits annually with 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
    Alumni/Parent Engagement and Campaign Readiness
    • Partners closely with Director, Alumni Engagement to strengthen relationships with nearly 6,800 alumni and Director Parent/Family Relations and approximately 800 families to ensure relationships are deepened and maintained, while seeking our relationships with those not currently engaged
    • Active partner in all advancement on-and off-campus events, including Homecoming/Reunion Weekend, commencement, regional gatherings, alumni engagement to ensure programs and initiatives and opportunities for volunteer engagement and to promote goals of the School
    • Strategic partner in campaign readiness, including feasibility studies, goal setting and campaign execution
    • In collaboration with the Director of Development Operations, develop and maintain a comprehensive program for data management and be responsible for the creation of short- and long-term planning initiatives to improve and enhance products and services provided to both the division and the School, while ensuring the quality and timeliness of all fundraising data
    • Works in partnership with Communications Office to develop and implement Annual Fund, campaign and stewardship materials This may also include messages to alumni and parents, Collegiate’s website, social media and other forms of communication
    • Serves as a staff representative on the Development Committee and other Board committees and volunteer groups as assigned
    Other Duties: 
    • Team player with a willingness to support all programs in the Development Office (major giving, campaign planning, special events, alumni engagement, parent and family engagement, research/data and operations) and other areas of the School
    • Involvement in School-sponsored activities to expand the current culture of engagement by educating the community on the importance of volunteerism and philanthropy
    • Review legacy and development candidates with the Director of Admission and Enrollment Management
    Successful candidates will possess the following qualifications and competencies:
    • Bachelor’s Degree
    • Preferred 7-10 years progressively responsible fundraising experience, including demonstrated success in annual giving, major gifts, campaign management and execution, parent and alumni relations and communications, preferably in an independent school, college or university setting
    • Commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusiveness, including, but not limited to, collaboration, staffing and programming 
    • Excellent communications and presentation skills across platforms
    • Successful track record of exceeding goals in a metrics-driven environment, including closing six-figure gifts
    • Self-motivated
    • Ability and interest in traveling on behalf of the School to build broad relationships with alumni, parents, friends and other donors and prospective donors
    • 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
      • Proficient in Microsoft Suite and Google Drive
      • Proficient in Blackbaud/Raiser’s Edge
    • Proven cross cultural competency skills demonstrating self-awareness, awareness of others and the ability to adopt inclusive perspectives, attitudes and behaviors to drive inclusion and belonging in the ongoing development and maintenance of an inclusive campus community
    • An understanding of planned giving and estate planning concepts and vehicles as well as donor advised funds
    • Exhibits strong knowledge of and adherence to fundraising CASE best practices including the AFP’s Code of Ethics and Donor Bill of Rights
    • Highly refined relationship management skills and an ability to create messages that resonate with donors
    • Creative and innovative thinker, able to build on the success of the current program and bring it to a new level.
    • Knowledge of fundraising best practices and trends related to data management, gift processing and records preferred
    It is critical that candidates demonstrate a commitment to the School’s Core Values and Mission
    HONOR
    Personal integrity and devotion to the truth, which make one trustworthy, forthright, responsible and fair.
    LOVE OF LEARNING
    A creative spirit that promotes intellectual and personal growth through exploration, inquiry and openness to change.
    EXCELLENCE
    A sustained commitment to meeting high standards of character, achievement and personal accountability.
    RESPECT
    Fundamental regard for the dignity and worth of each individual.
    COMMUNITY
    A commitment to responsive and compassionate citizenship and service on campus, in the local community and in the broader world. 
    Who we are
    Collegiate School is a co-educational, independent day school located in Henrico County, within 20 minutes of downtown Richmond, Virginia, for students in Junior Kindergarten through 12th grade. For more than 100 years, Collegiate has nurtured inquisitive thinkers, responsible citizens, and compassionate leaders. Grounded in the values that have sustained it over the course of more than a century, Collegiate provides its nearly 1,700 students with an engaging academic environment dedicated to preparing them for a globally connected and changing world.
    The essence of Collegiate School is the richness of relationships among students, faculty, parents, administrators, and alumni in a dynamic learning community with high personal and academic expectations. This exceptional educational environment enables students to develop their potential for intellectual growth, leadership, and service.
    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 opportunities 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
    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 Director of Student Life, Beginning 2022-2023 Academic Year

    Collegiate School seeks an energetic and creative educator to serve as the Associate Director of Student Life for the Upper School (Grades 9-12). The Associate Director reports to and works closely with the Director of Student Life and shares responsibility for the design and implementation of a comprehensive student life curriculum and program that involves:  the social emotional learning and life of students, advisory programming, extra-curricular activities, community engagement, and leadership development. The Associate Director will work closely with the Upper School administrative team and assists in promoting a positive student culture, school spirit, leadership opportunities, and meaningful extracurricular experiences for all students.
    General Responsibilities include:
    • Build meaningful relationships with individual students, student leaders, and affinity groups that can be leveraged to help each with their personal growth and development.
    • Coordination of the Clubs Program including leadership development for student leaders, and selecting, evaluating and providing feedback to club sponsors.
    • Assist the Director of Service Learning and Civic Engagement and the Upper School Service Council in providing and facilitating a variety of volunteer opportunities for the Upper School Collegiate community.
    • Oversee traditions and annual events, including dances, Special Olympics, Senior-Faculty Picnic, Baccalaureate, and Graduation and assist in the creation of new events and experiences and the opportunity to gather.
    • Organize and ensure chaperone coverage for all Upper School events. (The Associate Director is also responsible for chaperoning events on evenings and weekends.)
    • Assist with the Student Cooperative Association (SCA) and help coordinate its events and social activities. 
    • Assist in the planning and execution of special student retreats on topics such as leadership, substance abuse prevention and education, etc.
    • Work with the Student Support Team to ensure student health and well-being.
    • Direct the creation and printing of the Student Planner.
    • Serve as the Upper School liaison between the School’s Communications Team and Development Office to ensure all constituencies are apprised of programs and activities.
    • Assist with freshman and new student orientation.
    • Teaching one section, coaching and advising.
    Successful candidates will possess the following qualifications and competencies:
    • Experience in initiating and leading programs affecting student life, student leadership development; and student culture in general.
    • The ability to relate effectively to students and adults.
    • Positive leader who enthusiastically takes the initiative.
    • An individual who seeks to understand and does not shy away from complex conversations and is a skilled relationship builder.
    • Strong organizational, facilitation, and time management skills.
    • Excellent communication skills including written communications and public speaking.
    • Teaching experience and a graduate degree in a related field (preferred).
    • Demonstrated interest in working with teenagers and in valuing diversity with a goal of ensuring belonging and inclusion are rooted in the day-to-day experiences of students and their families.
    • Proven cross cultural competency skills demonstrating self-awareness, awareness of others and the ability to adopt inclusive perspectives, attitudes and behaviors to drive inclusion and belonging in the ongoing development and maintenance of an inclusive campus community.
    • Enthusiasm for professional growth
    It is critical that candidates demonstrate a commitment to the School’s Core Values and Mission
    HONOR
    Personal integrity and devotion to the truth, which make one trustworthy, forthright, responsible and fair.
    LOVE OF LEARNING
    A creative spirit that promotes intellectual and personal growth through exploration, inquiry and openness to change.
    EXCELLENCE
    A sustained commitment to meeting high standards of character, achievement and personal accountability.
    RESPECT
    Fundamental regard for the dignity and worth of each individual.
    COMMUNITY
    A commitment to responsive and compassionate citizenship and service on campus, in the local community and in the broader world. 

    Who we are
    Collegiate School is a co-educational, independent day school located in Henrico County, within 20 minutes of downtown Richmond, Virginia, for students in Junior Kindergarten through 12th grade. For more than 100 years, Collegiate has nurtured inquisitive thinkers, responsible citizens, and compassionate leaders. Grounded in the values that have sustained it over the course of more than a century, Collegiate provides its nearly 1,700 students with an engaging academic environment dedicated to preparing them for a globally connected and changing world.
    The essence of Collegiate School is the richness of relationships among students, faculty, parents, administrators, and alumni in a dynamic learning community with high personal and academic expectations. This exceptional educational environment enables students to develop their potential for intellectual growth, leadership, and service. 
    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 opportunities 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
    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.

    Candidates must demonstrate a commitment to the School’s Core Values and Mission:
    HONOR
    Personal integrity and devotion to the truth, which make one trustworthy, forthright, responsible and fair.
    LOVE OF LEARNING
    A creative spirit that promotes intellectual and personal growth through exploration, inquiry and openness to change.
    EXCELLENCE
    A sustained commitment to meeting high standards of character, achievement and personal accountability.
    RESPECT
    Fundamental regard for the dignity and worth of each individual.
    COMMUNITY
    A commitment to responsive and compassionate citizenship and service on campus, in the local community and in the broader world. 

    Who we are
    Collegiate School is a co-educational, independent day school located in Henrico County, within 20 minutes of downtown Richmond, Virginia, for students in Junior Kindergarten through 12th grade. For more than 100 years, Collegiate has nurtured inquisitive thinkers, responsible citizens, and compassionate leaders. Grounded in the values that have sustained it over the course of more than a century, Collegiate provides its nearly 1,700 students with an engaging academic environment dedicated to preparing them for a globally connected and changing world.
    The essence of Collegiate School is the richness of relationships among students, faculty, parents, administrators, and alumni in a dynamic learning community with high personal and academic expectations. This exceptional educational environment enables students to develop their potential for intellectual growth, leadership, and service.

    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 opportunities 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
    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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  • Development Assistant - Records and Gifts Processing

    Collegiate School seeks a Development Assistant to work in the School’s Development Office. The primary responsibility of the Development Assistant is to manage all aspects of gift processing and receipting and ensure and maintain accurate management of donor records. Timeliness, accuracy and a high attention to detail is a must. This position also supports the Chief Development Officer. This is a full-time 12-month position. Please provide a resume and a cover letter when applying.
    General Responsibilities include:
    • Manages all aspects of gift processing and receipting and ensures integrity of Raiser’s Edge database (75%)
    • On a daily basis, prepares constituent records for gift entry.
    • On a daily basis, enters gifts into Raiser’s Edge fundraising database and reconcile batch.
    • On a daily basis, processes receipts and gift acknowledgments. Sends Head of School information for gifts of a designated threshold and above (or gifts that meet other criteria).
    • Oversees memorial and honorary gifts and serve as primary point of contact for these families.
    • Serves as point of contact for matching gifts and stock gifts.
    • Responds to requests from the Collegiate community and provides timely follow through
    • Assists in all department mail-related efforts: provide donor lists for invitations, major gift activities and the annual fund
    • Attends and assists with departmental special events as needed
    • Responsible for day to day maintenance of constituent records, in Raiser’s Edge and PawNet, including address and contact updates, deaths, marriages, births, bad addresses, etc.
    • 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.)
    • Assists with mailing and other list requests
    • Assists with aspects of donor and parent stewardship needs
    • Oversees all aspects of Collegiate School directory
    • Provide general administrative support to VP, Development (25%)
    • Answers general development office phone and greets development office visitors
    • Involvement in School sponsored activities
    • Ability to run accurate reports, lists, and queries in Raiser’s Edge to support development activity
    Successful candidates will possess the following qualifications and competencies:
    • Proficiency in Blackbaud/Raiser’s Edge
    • Bachelor’s Degree
    • Minimum of 3 years development experience
    • High level attention to detail
    • Strong written and oral communication skills; strong interpersonal skills
    • Ability to maintain accurate records
    • Proven cross cultural competency skills demonstrating self-awareness, awareness of others and the ability to adopt inclusive perspectives, attitudes and behaviors to drive inclusion and belonging in the ongoing development and maintenance of an inclusive campus community
    • Performs data entry accurately and efficiently
    • Proficiently uses Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Word and Google Sheets
    • Knowledge of fundraising best practices and trends related to data management, gift processing and records preferred
    It is critical that candidates demonstrate a commitment to the School’s Core Values and Mission
    HONOR
    Personal integrity and devotion to the truth, which make one trustworthy, forthright, responsible and fair.
    LOVE OF LEARNING
    A creative spirit that promotes intellectual and personal growth through exploration, inquiry and openness to change.
    EXCELLENCE
    A sustained commitment to meeting high standards of character, achievement and personal accountability.
    RESPECT
    Fundamental regard for the dignity and worth of each individual.
    COMMUNITY
    A commitment to responsive and compassionate citizenship and service on campus, in the local community and in the broader world. 
    Who we are
    Collegiate School is a co-educational, independent day school located in Henrico County, within 20 minutes of downtown Richmond, Virginia, for students in Junior Kindergarten through 12th grade. For more than 100 years, Collegiate has nurtured inquisitive thinkers, responsible citizens, and compassionate leaders. Grounded in the values that have sustained it over the course of more than a century, Collegiate provides its nearly 1,700 students with an engaging academic environment dedicated to preparing them for a globally connected and changing world.
    The essence of Collegiate School is the richness of relationships among students, faculty, parents, administrators, and alumni in a dynamic learning community with high personal and academic expectations. This exceptional educational environment enables students to develop their potential for intellectual growth, leadership, and service.
    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 opportunities 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
    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 Strategic Communications, Beginning July 1, 2022

    Collegiate School seeks a Director of Strategic Communications who will have primary responsibility for the development of the School’s 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. Working in a joyful, energizing and collaborative environment, this position is a part of the senior leadership team and oversees a team of professionals, while working closely with other external and internal offices of the School.
    Given the extraordinary possibilities born of the School, this position represents a singular opportunity for a strategic communications professional to help the School be its most dynamic. We seek a leader with experience building and nurturing a professional marketing and communications team and supporting their development as strategic communicators through mentorship and professional development. Under the Director’s leadership, the team will be responsible for carrying out a comprehensive, sophisticated, and complex multi-channel marketing plan, as well as the day to day communications functions of the School’s complex organization and engaged constituent base.
    We expect the initiatives listed below will have priority within the School’s 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 through the design and production of multimedia communications. Key audiences will include the School’s 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 and industry specialists to develop and implement this plan.
    Philanthropy
    Developing a communications strategy or strategies that support the School’s on-going philanthropic initiatives, priorities and upcoming advancement efforts.  The Director will work closely with the School’s  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, video, social, sports information, weekly newsletters, magazine and more to ensure consistency of strategic messaging. Note: The School will be developing a cohesive narrative about the distinctive advantages offered by Collegiate.
    Enrollment
    Oversee the development of a multi-plank communication strategy for enrollment and retention to inform day to day and strategic initiatives of the office and talent therein.
    Other Duties:  
    • Lead, inspire, grow 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.  From magazine publications, weekly newsletters, push pages, crisis communications, collaborating on speeches, interviews, interfacing with media outlets, PR experts and locating storytelling opportunities, this position has a variety of responsibilities and oversight roles.
    • Serves as a visible and known presence in the life of the School, managing and enforcing brand standards.
    • Identifies storytelling opportunities, throughlines and delegates to a cross functional team, while deciding which type of collateral best achieves the communications goals, both short- and long-term for differentiated audiences, by generation and school relationship.
    • Serve as the primary point of contact for crisis communications to ensure rapid and timely response as situations arise.
    Required Commitment to the School’s Core Values and Mission
    HONOR
    Personal integrity and devotion to the truth, which make one trustworthy, forthright, responsible and fair.
    LOVE OF LEARNING
    A creative spirit that promotes intellectual and personal growth through exploration, inquiry and openness to change.
    EXCELLENCE
    A sustained commitment to meeting high standards of character, achievement and personal accountability.
    RESPECT
    Fundamental regard for the dignity and worth of each individual.
    COMMUNITY
    A commitment to responsive and compassionate citizenship and service on campus, in the local community and in the broader world. 
    Required Competencies:
    • Excellent communication skills with the ability to articulate and succinctly present the School’s shared purpose; builds trust among colleagues; is accountable; lives up to commitments
    • Proven cross cultural competency skills demonstrating self awareness, awareness of others and the ability to adopt inclusive perspectives, attitudes and behaviors to drive inclusion and belonging in the ongoing development and maintenance of an inclusive campus community
    • Understands the big picture and handles areas of responsibility in a manner consistent with the School’s mission and values and offers assistance within the office especially during busy times
    • Relates to the Collegiate community including faculty, staff, students, parents and applicants in a cooperative, enthusiastic, professional and inclusive manner
    • Meets deadlines, demonstrates effective use of time and handles multiple assignments simultaneously
    • Understands the need for growth and is receptive to constructive feedback
    • Maintains confidentiality at all times
    Required Skills and Qualifications:
    • An understanding of how cross-cultural competencies relate to communications strategies and an ability to work with multiple constituencies to deploy different styles in communication based upon intended goals and audiences
    • Fluency in cross-platform communications and technology to support the mediums of communication
    • Ability to problem solve and consider multiple outcomes when building strategies and making decisions to best serve the School
    • Proven organizational leadership and success in a marketing communications environment and experience with educational communities
    • Superior written and verbal communication skills, coupled with highly developed interpersonal skills
    • Creative mindset, application of emotion in storytelling mediums and is perceptive about audiences and goals to be achieved with each communication from the School
    • Flexible mindset and a desire to learn, build energy and create opportunities for a shared vision and message
    • Understands the distinct benefits and network of independent schools, ranging from the joy of children engaged in learning to crisis communications in unexpected moments
    • Bachelor’s degree required (Master’s degree preferred)
    • Over 10 years of experience of managing and leading
    • Portfolio of work and examples of professional accomplishments to share
    Who we are
    Collegiate School is a co-educational, independent day school located within 20 minutes of downtown Richmond, Virginia, for students in Junior Kindergarten through 12th grade. For more than 100 years, Collegiate has nurtured inquisitive thinkers, responsible citizens, and compassionate leaders. Grounded in the values that have sustained it over the course of more than a century, Collegiate provides its nearly 1,700 students with an engaging academic environment dedicated to preparing them for a globally connected and changing world.
    The essence of Collegiate School is the richness of relationships among students, faculty, parents, administrators, and alumni in a dynamic learning community with high personal and academic expectations. This exceptional educational environment enables students to develop their potential for intellectual growth, leadership, and service.
    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 opportunities 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
    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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  • Facilities Summer Workers

    Collegiate School's Facilities Team is looking for 3 people for summer work on campus.  They would be responsible for mowing, string trimming, blowing sidewalks, weeding, and maintaining landscape beds. Candidates must be over 18. This is a temporary summer position.
    Collegiate School's Facilities Team is looking for 3 people for summer work on campus.  They would be responsible for mowing, string trimming, blowing sidewalks, weeding, and maintaining landscape beds. Candidates must be over 18. This is a temporary summer position.

    Who we are
    Collegiate School is a co-educational, independent day school located in Henrico County, within 20 minutes of downtown Richmond, Virginia, for students in Junior Kindergarten through 12th grade. For more than 100 years, Collegiate has nurtured inquisitive thinkers, responsible citizens, and compassionate leaders. Grounded in the values that have sustained it over the course of more than a century, Collegiate provides its nearly 1,700 students with an engaging academic environment dedicated to preparing them for a globally connected and changing world.
    The essence of Collegiate School is the richness of relationships among students, faculty, parents, administrators, and alumni in a dynamic learning community with high personal and academic expectations. This exceptional educational environment enables students to develop their potential for intellectual growth, leadership, and service.
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  • Groundskeeper/Irrigation Technician

    Collegiate School seeks a Groundskeeper/Irrigation Technician to work in our Facilities Department. The Technician will be primarily responsible for completing the daily tasks related to maintenance, monitoring and repair of the irrigation system. This position will assist with 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 12-month position reporting directly to the Grounds Supervisor.
    General 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.
    • Operate tractors and attachments to maintain grounds as needed.
    • Yearly irrigation system start-up and shutdown.
    • Provide monthly visual checks of every zone on the irrigation system to provide maximum efficiency.
    • Adjust and repair irrigation heads, repair irrigation leaks and raise low irrigation heads.
    • Irrigation pond and pump monitoring, troubleshoot irrigation issues, help in monitoring moisture levels and programing of irrigation systems, etc.
    • Ability to operate a computerized irrigation system.
    • Maintain equipment for cleanliness and report all repairs needed.
    • 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.
    Successful candidates will possess the following qualifications and competencies:
    • 3 years of experience as a groundskeeper/irrigation technician 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.
    • Proven cross cultural competency skills demonstrating self-awareness, awareness of others and the ability to adopt inclusive perspectives, attitudes and behaviors to drive inclusion and belonging in the ongoing development and maintenance of an inclusive campus community
    It is critical that candidates demonstrate a commitment to the School’s Core Values and Mission
    HONOR
    Personal integrity and devotion to the truth, which make one trustworthy, forthright, responsible and fair.
    LOVE OF LEARNING
    A creative spirit that promotes intellectual and personal growth through exploration, inquiry and openness to change.
    EXCELLENCE
    A sustained commitment to meeting high standards of character, achievement and personal accountability.
    RESPECT
    Fundamental regard for the dignity and worth of each individual.
    COMMUNITY
    A commitment to responsive and compassionate citizenship and service on campus, in the local community and in the broader world. 
    Who we are
    Collegiate School is a co-educational, independent day school located in Henrico County, within 20 minutes of downtown Richmond, Virginia, for students in Junior Kindergarten through 12th grade. For more than 100 years, Collegiate has nurtured inquisitive thinkers, responsible citizens, and compassionate leaders. Grounded in the values that have sustained it over the course of more than a century, Collegiate provides its nearly 1,700 students with an engaging academic environment dedicated to preparing them for a globally connected and changing world.
    The essence of Collegiate School is the richness of relationships among students, faculty, parents, administrators, and alumni in a dynamic learning community with high personal and academic expectations. This exceptional educational environment enables students to develop their potential for intellectual growth, leadership, and service.
    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 opportunities 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
     
    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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  • JV and Varsity Girls Field Hockey Coaches - Fall 2022

    Collegiate School seeks JV and Varsity Girls Field Hockey Coaches for the upcoming fall 2022 season. 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. Help will be needed to transport the students on buses and mini-buses each day.
    Time commitments will vary depending on level, however, practices and games will run primarily Monday - Friday.
    JV - Practice begins at 4 pm and ends no later than 6 pm Monday-Thursday and on Friday it runs from 3:15 - 5:10.
    Varsity - Practice begins at 4 pm and ends no later than 6:15 pm Monday-Thursday and on Friday it runs from 3:15-5:15.
    Game days are primarily on Tuesdays and Fridays.
    Field hockey practices and home games take place out at our Robins Campus located at 400 Blair Road. Preseason for fall will begin on August 15th. 

    Candidates must demonstrate a commitment to the School’s Core Values and Mission
    HONOR
    Personal integrity and devotion to the truth, which make one trustworthy, forthright, responsible and fair.
    LOVE OF LEARNING
    A creative spirit that promotes intellectual and personal growth through exploration, inquiry and openness to change.
    EXCELLENCE
    A sustained commitment to meeting high standards of character, achievement and personal accountability.
    RESPECT
    Fundamental regard for the dignity and worth of each individual. 
    COMMUNITY
    A commitment to responsive and compassionate citizenship and service on campus, in the local community and in the broader world.

    Who we are
    Collegiate School is a co-educational, independent day school located in Henrico County, within 20 minutes of downtown Richmond, Virginia, for students in Junior Kindergarten through 12th grade. For more than 100 years, Collegiate has nurtured inquisitive thinkers, responsible citizens, and compassionate leaders. Grounded in the values that have sustained it over the course of more than a century, Collegiate provides its nearly 1,700 students with an engaging academic environment dedicated to preparing them for a globally connected and changing world.
    The essence of Collegiate School is the richness of relationships among students, faculty, parents, administrators, and alumni in a dynamic learning community with high personal and academic expectations. This exceptional educational environment enables students to develop their potential for intellectual growth, leadership, and service.
    The School is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and equal opportunity for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, gender (including pregnancy), age, religion, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, disability, veteran or military status, marital status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable law. Employment decisions at the School are based on merit, qualifications and skills.
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  • Lower School French Teacher, Beginning 2022-2023 Academic Year

    Collegiate School seeks an inspiring French teacher to give students an introduction to the French language and culture through our Foreign Language Exploratory (FLEX) program. This is a full-time, benefited 10-month faculty position.
    General Responsibilities include:
    • Develop and implement French language lessons in line with designed World Language curriculum for FLEX and FLEX programs
    • Effectively use best practices in teaching and learning to design and deliver instruction using well-planned lessons and employing appropriate technology
    • Teach grammar through comprehensible input 
    • Establish a climate of respect for each child as an individual
    • Maintain a safe, healthy and inviting learning space
    • Understands and supports developmental benchmarks academically, socially, emotionally and behaviorally
    • Communicates effectively and respectfully with all constituents, including families of the students and classroom teachers. 
    • Collaborates well with colleagues of diverse backgrounds on pedagogical approaches, curricular alignment and instructional strategies
    • Demonstrates professional behavior, including discretion, judgment and integrity
     
    Successful candidates will possess the following qualifications and competencies:
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required.
    • Bachelor’s degree in early childhood education or French, a teaching certificate or credential, or equivalent successful experience teaching in classroom settings for children aged six years old and under
    • Proven cross cultural competency skills demonstrating self-awareness, awareness of others and the ability to adopt inclusive perspectives, attitudes and behaviors to drive inclusion and belonging in the ongoing development and maintenance of an inclusive campus community
    • Must demonstrate a fluency in the French language
    Candidates must demonstrate a commitment to the School’s Core Values and Mission
    HONOR
    Personal integrity and devotion to the truth, which make one trustworthy, forthright, responsible and fair.
    LOVE OF LEARNING
    A creative spirit that promotes intellectual and personal growth through exploration, inquiry and openness to change.
    EXCELLENCE
    A sustained commitment to meeting high standards of character, achievement and personal accountability.
    RESPECT
    Fundamental regard for the dignity and worth of each individual.
    COMMUNITY
    A commitment to responsive and compassionate citizenship and service on campus, in the local community and in the broader world. 
    Who we are
    Collegiate School is a co-educational, independent day school located in Henrico County, within 20 minutes of downtown Richmond, Virginia, for students in Junior Kindergarten through 12th grade. For more than 100 years, Collegiate has nurtured inquisitive thinkers, responsible citizens, and compassionate leaders. Grounded in the values that have sustained it over the course of more than a century, Collegiate provides its nearly 1,700 students with an engaging academic environment dedicated to preparing them for a globally connected and changing world.
    The essence of Collegiate School is the richness of relationships among students, faculty, parents, administrators, and alumni in a dynamic learning community with high personal and academic expectations. This exceptional educational environment enables students to develop their potential for intellectual growth, leadership, and service.
    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 opportunities 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
    The School is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and equal opportunity for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, gender (including pregnancy), age, religion, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, disability, veteran or military status, marital status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable law. Employment decisions at the School are based on merit, qualifications and skills.
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  • Lower School Lead Teacher, Beginning 2022-2023 Academic Year

    Collegiate School seeks an energetic, experienced and committed teacher to inspire students’ love of learning. This is a full-time, benefited faculty position.
    General Responsibilities include:
    • Establish a climate of respect for each child as an individual and as a member of a classroom community; utilize Responsive Classroom practices
    • Understand developmental benchmarks and support social emotional learning as a primary area of student growth
    • Maintain a safe, healthy and inviting learning space 
    • Design and deliver instruction using well-planned lessons based on essential learning and skills; employ appropriate technology and learning tools 
    • Utilize the workshop model for teaching reading and writing 
    • Facilitate and guide learning based on a working knowledge of these curricula:
      • Fountas & Pinnell, particularly for reading
      • IMSE for phonics and spelling
      • Units of Writing from TCRWP
      • Everyday Math
    • Regularly assess student progress and maintain accurate and comprehensive records
    • Collaborate with other teachers to create a joyful and inclusive school environment
    • Work in partnership with parents to develop each student’s skills and confidence as a learner; communicate each student’s growth throughout the year
    • Identify and pursue professional opportunities that enhance and extend one’s teaching 
    • Serve on committees and engage in professional group work
    • Participate in all required School functions

    Successful candidates will possess the following qualifications and competencies:
    • A Master’s degree or Virginia teaching certification in Elementary Education is preferred.
    • A minimum of 3 years experience working with elementary age students
    • Ability to meet the needs of diverse learners
    • Evidence of creativity and passion in classroom instruction
    • Proven cross cultural competency skills demonstrating self-awareness, awareness of others and the ability to adopt inclusive perspectives, attitudes and behaviors to drive inclusion and belonging in the ongoing development and maintenance of an inclusive campus community.
    • Ability to inspire students’ inquisitive thinking and responsible citizenship
    • Enthusiasm for professional growth
     
    It is critical that candidates demonstrate a commitment to the School’s Core Values and Mission
    HONOR
    Personal integrity and devotion to the truth, which make one trustworthy, forthright, responsible and fair.

    LOVE OF LEARNING
    A creative spirit that promotes intellectual and personal growth through exploration, inquiry and openness to change.

    EXCELLENCE
    A sustained commitment to meeting high standards of character, achievement and personal accountability.

    RESPECT
    Fundamental regard for the dignity and worth of each individual.

    COMMUNITY
    A commitment to responsive and compassionate citizenship and service on campus, in the local community and in the broader world. 

    Who we are
    Collegiate School is a co-educational, independent day school located in Henrico County, within 20 minutes of downtown Richmond, Virginia, for students in Junior Kindergarten through 12th grade. For more than 100 years, Collegiate has nurtured inquisitive thinkers, responsible citizens, and compassionate leaders. Grounded in the values that have sustained it over the course of more than a century, Collegiate provides its nearly 1,700 students with an engaging academic environment dedicated to preparing them for a globally connected and changing world.
    The essence of Collegiate School is the richness of relationships among students, faculty, parents, administrators, and alumni in a dynamic learning community with high personal and academic expectations. This exceptional educational environment enables students to develop their potential for intellectual growth, leadership, and service.

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



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  • Lower School Learning Specialist, Beginning 2022-2023 Academic Year

    Collegiate School seeks an energetic, creative, experienced, and committed Learning Specialist to work with students, parents and faculty in grades JK-4 and be a member of the Academic Services Department. The Learning Specialist will work closely with the Head of Lower School and Lower School Assistant Head: Student Progress to create an environment where each child is known and supported. The Learning Specialist will evaluate student needs and develop learning plans consistent with the School’s mission. This position reports to the Head of Lower School for supervision, guidance and support. This position will also work closely with appropriate colleagues throughout the School to ensure successful collaboration in supporting Lower School students and their families. This is a full-time (10- month with 2 weeks of summer work) position.
    General responsibilities include:
    • Support students’ academic success in a challenging preparatory curriculum
    • 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
    • Work with other members of the Academic Services Department to refer students for outside testing as the need is identified and to serve as the liaison between the evaluator and the School to encourage effective collaboration
    • Monitor specific students’ progress in academic, social and emotional areas through data collection, the review of testing, progress reports, participation in team meetings and conferences with teachers and families, as appropriate
    • Work closely with the Academic Services Department and classroom teachers to support curriculum/instructional programs, implement recommendations from screenings, make appropriate modifications and monitor students’ progress 
    • Maintain consistent communication and positive interaction with parents
    • Represents Lower School in the Academic Services Department JK -12
     
    Successful candidates will possess the following qualifications and competencies:
    • A Master’s degree in teaching with evidence of professional training and/or certification in learning differences preferred 
    • Five years’ experience working directly with students with learning differences
    • Specific training in IMSE,  Orton Gilligham or Wilson 
    • Training in Responsive Classroom
    • Understanding of and/or training in reading and writing workshop models: Calkins Units of Writing and Fountas and Pinnell Literacy and Benchmark Assessment System (BAS)
    • Understanding of and/or training in Everyday Math 4 (EM4)
    • Demonstrated record of success with students on both quantitative, objective measures as well as qualitative measures preferred
    • Proven cross cultural competency skills demonstrating self-awareness, awareness of others and the ability to adopt inclusive perspectives, attitudes and behaviors to drive inclusion and belonging in the ongoing development and maintenance of an inclusive campus community
    • Excellent communication and organizational skills; ability to relate and collaborate effectively with all members of the school community, especially Lower School students, parents and faculty
    • Ability to collect and maintain data and accurate records
    • Ability to inspire students’ and faculty’s love of learning
    • Enthusiasm for exploration, problem-solving, professional growth, academic excellence and creative teaching
    • Commitment to participate broadly in school life and culture
    • Ability to serve as a role model; be empathetic and caring
     
    Candidates must demonstrate a commitment to the School’s Core Values and Mission:
    HONOR
    Personal integrity and devotion to the truth, which make one trustworthy, forthright, responsible and fair.
    LOVE OF LEARNING
    A creative spirit that promotes intellectual and personal growth through exploration, inquiry and openness to change.
    EXCELLENCE
    A sustained commitment to meeting high standards of character, achievement and personal accountability.
    RESPECT
    Fundamental regard for the dignity and worth of each individual.
    COMMUNITY
    A commitment to responsive and compassionate citizenship and service on campus, in the local community and in the broader world. 

    Who we are
    Collegiate School is a co-educational, independent day school located in Henrico County, within 20 minutes of downtown Richmond, Virginia, for students in Junior Kindergarten through 12th grade. For more than 100 years, Collegiate has nurtured inquisitive thinkers, responsible citizens, and compassionate leaders. Grounded in the values that have sustained it over the course of more than a century, Collegiate provides its nearly 1,700 students with an engaging academic environment dedicated to preparing them for a globally connected and changing world.
    The essence of Collegiate School is the richness of relationships among students, faculty, parents, administrators, and alumni in a dynamic learning community with high personal and academic expectations. This exceptional educational environment enables students to develop their potential for intellectual growth, leadership, and service.

    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 opportunities 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
    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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  • Maintenance Technician

    Collegiate School is seeking a Maintenance Technician to work in our Facilities department. The Technician is responsible for the general upkeep and maintenance of school buildings and equipment, with a focus on ensuring the proper and efficient installation, operation, troubleshooting and repair of all school-owned heating and cooling systems and equipment. This position will work closely with all other Physical Plant Departments, contractors, and School divisions to ensure that equipment runs smoothly and efficiently.  This position is designated as Essential Personnel and may be required to report to work when students are not learning on campus and/or when School is closed.  This is a full-time benefited position.
    General responsibilities include:
    • Review assigned work orders and P.M. schedules and determine and prioritize daily work assignments
    • Assist with and perform predictive, preventive and emergency maintenance on various equipment
    • Routine cleaning and adjustment of equipment and systems to ensure proper operation at specified levels
    • Routine task of cleaning filters which will require working outside of normal hours to gain access to the equipment
    • Assist with equipment repairs including charging units, adding or changing oil, or other fluids
    • Help replace fans, coils, valves, controls, circulating pumps, compressors, filters, belts, and other related equipment as required
    • Gather, examine and evaluate data, and present alternative action recommendations based on analysis
    • Purchase supplies and equipment ensuring EPA regulation compliance and maintains spare parts inventory
    • Utilize shop math to solve practical problems
    • Assist contractors and vendors as necessary
    • Comply with OSHA safety rules and regulations, and use appropriate P.P.E.
    Successful candidates will possess the following qualifications and competencies:
    • At least 3 years of experience as a general maintenance technician (some experience may be waived for appropriate schooling in a technical college along with demonstrated proficiency)
    • Able to use measuring tools such as micrometers and calipers
    • Able to use a large variety of hand and power tools with proper safety techniques
    • Proficient in shop math utilization to solve practical problems
    • 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 maintain accurate records
    • Proven cross cultural competency skills demonstrating self-awareness, awareness of others and the ability to adopt inclusive perspectives, attitudes and behaviors to drive inclusion and belonging in the ongoing development and maintenance of an inclusive campus community
    • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
    • High School Diploma
    • Valid Virginia driver's license
    • HVAC License or certification
    It is critical that candidates demonstrate a commitment to the School’s Core Values and Mission
    HONOR
    Personal integrity and devotion to the truth, which make one trustworthy, forthright, responsible and fair.
    LOVE OF LEARNING
    A creative spirit that promotes intellectual and personal growth through exploration, inquiry and openness to change.
    EXCELLENCE
    A sustained commitment to meeting high standards of character, achievement and personal accountability.
    RESPECT
    Fundamental regard for the dignity and worth of each individual.
    COMMUNITY
    A commitment to responsive and compassionate citizenship and service on campus, in the local community and in the broader world. 
    Who we are
    Collegiate School is a co-educational, independent day school located in Henrico County, within 20 minutes of downtown Richmond, Virginia, for students in Junior Kindergarten through 12th grade. For more than 100 years, Collegiate has nurtured inquisitive thinkers, responsible citizens, and compassionate leaders. Grounded in the values that have sustained it over the course of more than a century, Collegiate provides its nearly 1,700 students with an engaging academic environment dedicated to preparing them for a globally connected and changing world.
    The essence of Collegiate School is the richness of relationships among students, faculty, parents, administrators, and alumni in a dynamic learning community with high personal and academic expectations. This exceptional educational environment enables students to develop their potential for intellectual growth, leadership, and service.
    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 opportunities 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
    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 Science Teacher, Beginning 2022-2023 Academic Year

    Collegiate School seeks an energetic, experienced and committed teacher with a passion for students and Science. 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 critical thinking skills. Ideally, candidates will have the versatility to teach 6th Grade Earth Science and 8th Grade Physics/Chemistry, but could also be called upon to teach other Science classes in another grade. This position could also include serving as an advisor to a group of students. A successful candidate will also serve as an activity leader or coach in our athletic program. This is a full-time 10-month position.
    General Responsibilities include:
    • Fostering a climate of respect for each child as an individual in an intentionally inclusive community
    • Creating and executing well-designed, meaningful lesson plans, mindful of best practices of teaching and learning including inquiry-based models
    • Maintaining a safe, healthy and inviting learning space
    • Collaborating with other teachers to plan and implement lessons
    • Planning and implementing activities that develop self-esteem and social skills
    • Communicating effectively with parents about student progress
    • Participating in professional development opportunities that grow one’s teaching
    • Serving on committees and engaging in professional group work as necessary
    • Supervising lunch, recess, carpool and other duties as required
    Successful candidates will possess the following qualifications and competencies:
    • Bachelor’s degree, preferably a Master’s degree or Virginia teaching certification
    • Proven cross cultural competency skills demonstrating self-awareness, awareness of others and the ability to adopt inclusive perspectives, attitudes and behaviors to drive inclusion and belonging in the ongoing development and maintenance of an inclusive campus community
    • Demonstrated experience in Middle School Teaching
    • A minimum of 3 years of experience teaching
    • Knowledge of current best practices in Middle School Science
    • 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
    It is critical that candidates demonstrate a commitment to the School’s Core Values and Mission
    HONOR
    Personal integrity and devotion to the truth, which make one trustworthy, forthright, responsible and fair.
    LOVE OF LEARNING
    A creative spirit that promotes intellectual and personal growth through exploration, inquiry and openness to change.
    EXCELLENCE
    A sustained commitment to meeting high standards of character, achievement and personal accountability.
    RESPECT
    Fundamental regard for the dignity and worth of each individual.
    COMMUNITY
    A commitment to responsive and compassionate citizenship and service on campus, in the local community and in the broader world. 
    Who we are
    Collegiate School is a co-educational, independent day school located in Henrico County, within 20 minutes of downtown Richmond, Virginia, for students in Junior Kindergarten through 12th grade. For more than 100 years, Collegiate has nurtured inquisitive thinkers, responsible citizens, and compassionate leaders. Grounded in the values that have sustained it over the course of more than a century, Collegiate provides its nearly 1,700 students with an engaging academic environment dedicated to preparing them for a globally connected and changing world.
    The essence of Collegiate School is the richness of relationships among students, faculty, parents, administrators, and alumni in a dynamic learning community with high personal and academic expectations. This exceptional educational environment enables students to develop their potential for intellectual growth, leadership, and service.
    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 opportunities 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
    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 Lower School Spanish Teacher, Beginning 2022-2023 Academic Year

    Collegiate School seeks an inspiring Spanish teacher to give students an introduction to the Spanish language and culture through our Foreign Language Exploratory (FLEX) program. This is a part-time, non-benefited 10-month faculty position.
    General Responsibilities include:
    • Develop and implement Spanish language lessons in line with designed World Language curriculum for FLEX and FLEX programs
    • Effectively use best practices in teaching and learning to design and deliver instruction using well-planned lessons and employing appropriate technology
    • Teach grammar through comprehensible input 
    • Establish a climate of respect for each child as an individual
    • Maintain a safe, healthy and inviting learning space
    • Understands and supports developmental benchmarks academically, socially, emotionally and behaviorally
    • Communicates effectively and respectfully with all constituents, including families of the students and classroom teachers. 
    • Collaborates well with colleagues of diverse backgrounds on pedagogical approaches, curricular alignment and instructional strategies
    • Demonstrates professional behavior, including discretion, judgment and integrity
     
    Successful candidates will possess the following qualifications and competencies:
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required.
    • Bachelor’s degree in early childhood education or Spanish, a teaching certificate or credential, or equivalent successful experience teaching in classroom settings for children aged six years old and under
    • Proven cross cultural competency skills demonstrating self-awareness, awareness of others and the ability to adopt inclusive perspectives, attitudes and behaviors to drive inclusion and belonging in the ongoing development and maintenance of an inclusive campus community
    • Must demonstrate a fluency in the Spanish language
    Candidates must demonstrate a commitment to the School’s Core Values and Mission
    HONOR
    Personal integrity and devotion to the truth, which make one trustworthy, forthright, responsible and fair.
    LOVE OF LEARNING
    A creative spirit that promotes intellectual and personal growth through exploration, inquiry and openness to change.
    EXCELLENCE
    A sustained commitment to meeting high standards of character, achievement and personal accountability.
    RESPECT
    Fundamental regard for the dignity and worth of each individual.
    COMMUNITY
    A commitment to responsive and compassionate citizenship and service on campus, in the local community and in the broader world. 
    Who we are
    Collegiate School is a co-educational, independent day school located in Henrico County, within 20 minutes of downtown Richmond, Virginia, for students in Junior Kindergarten through 12th grade. For more than 100 years, Collegiate has nurtured inquisitive thinkers, responsible citizens, and compassionate leaders. Grounded in the values that have sustained it over the course of more than a century, Collegiate provides its nearly 1,700 students with an engaging academic environment dedicated to preparing them for a globally connected and changing world.
    The essence of Collegiate School is the richness of relationships among students, faculty, parents, administrators, and alumni in a dynamic learning community with high personal and academic expectations. This exceptional educational environment enables students to develop their potential for intellectual growth, leadership, and service.
    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 opportunities 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
    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 Middle School Spanish Teacher, Beginning 2022-2023 Academic Year

    Collegiate School seeks an energetic, experienced and committed teacher with a passion for students and Spanish. 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 critical thinking skills. Ideally, candidates will have the versatility to teach 5th-8th Grade, beginner level through Spanish I. A successful candidate could also serve as an activity leader or coach in our athletic program. This is a part-time, non-benefited 10-month faculty position.
    General Responsibilities include:
    • Fostering a climate of respect for each child as an individual in an intentionally inclusive community.
    • Creating and executing well-designed, meaningful lesson plans, mindful of best practices of teaching and learning including inquiry-based models.
    • Maintaining a safe, healthy and inviting learning space.
    • Collaborating with other teachers to plan and implement lessons.
    • Planning and implementing activities that develop self-esteem and social skills.
    • Communicating effectively with parents about student progress.
    • Participating in professional development opportunities that grow one’s teaching.
    • Serving on committees and engaging in professional group work as necessary.
    • Supervising lunch, recess, carpool and other duties as required.
    Successful candidates will possess the following qualifications and competencies:
    • Bachelor’s degree, preferably a Master’s degree or Virginia teaching certification.
    • Demonstrated experience in Middle School Teaching.
    • A minimum of 3 years of experience teaching.
    • Knowledge of current best practices in Middle School Spanish.
    • 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.
    • Proven cross cultural competency skills demonstrating self-awareness, awareness of others and the ability to adopt inclusive perspectives, attitudes and behaviors to drive inclusion and belonging in the ongoing development and maintenance of an inclusive campus community
    • Must demonstrate a fluency in the Spanish language
    Candidates must demonstrate a commitment to the School’s Core Values and Mission
    HONOR
    Personal integrity and devotion to the truth, which make one trustworthy, forthright, responsible and fair.
    LOVE OF LEARNING
    A creative spirit that promotes intellectual and personal growth through exploration, inquiry and openness to change.
    EXCELLENCE
    A sustained commitment to meeting high standards of character, achievement and personal accountability.
    RESPECT
    Fundamental regard for the dignity and worth of each individual.
    COMMUNITY
    A commitment to responsive and compassionate citizenship and service on campus, in the local community and in the broader world. 
    Who we are
    Collegiate School is a co-educational, independent day school located in Henrico County, within 20 minutes of downtown Richmond, Virginia, for students in Junior Kindergarten through 12th grade. For more than 100 years, Collegiate has nurtured inquisitive thinkers, responsible citizens, and compassionate leaders. Grounded in the values that have sustained it over the course of more than a century, Collegiate provides its nearly 1,700 students with an engaging academic environment dedicated to preparing them for a globally connected and changing world.
    The essence of Collegiate School is the richness of relationships among students, faculty, parents, administrators, and alumni in a dynamic learning community with high personal and academic expectations. This exceptional educational environment enables students to develop their potential for intellectual growth, leadership, and service.
    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 opportunities 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
    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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  • Sports Communication Manager

    Collegiate School seeks a Sports Communication Manager who will have a dual role within both the Athletic and Communications Departments and will be responsible for promoting the School’s mission and the athletic program.
    The position will be responsible for producing relevant and timely athletics communications including social media, video, streaming and photography. In addition to hands-on creation of communications, a primary/major goal is to organize, train and supervise students for a variety of media responsibilities including filming, streaming, interviewing and broadcasting. In the future, this position will involve teaching an Upper School class to solidify these opportunities.
    The Sports Communication Manager will serve as a positive community link to the school’s staff, fans, alumni, students, athletes, parents and prospective students.
    General Responsibilities include:
    • Update the athletic website and contribute to the athletic video boards with statistics, photographs, video clips and stories; all content accurate, current, and consistent with approved style guidelines
    • Manage photo files, video archives and coordinate team and individual photo shoots 
    • Develop relationships with local media, give story ideas, set up interviews and promote athletes and programs in coordination with the Communications Department
    • Work with School and outside vendor photographers and videographers to organize and communicate photography schedules for team and individual pictures and the end-of-season Varsity Awards Program videos
    • Develop strategies and tactics for building a strong and consistent social media presence for Cougar Athletics. Manage social media accounts directly and/or provide oversight and partnership as appropriate
    • Write copy and coordinate presentations for special athletic events, time-outs, half-time, etc.
    • Collaborate with colleagues to build, maintain and share an editorial calendar
    • Teach, mentor and effectively develop the necessary skills so that students can independently interview, stream and broadcast a variety of athletic events
    • Hire or recruit and supervise all student and adult game and media support staff for home contests…media, announcers, filmers, score and time keepers, scouts, etc.
    • Teach one broadcasting class per semester
    Successful candidates will possess the following qualifications and competencies:
    • Knowledge of communications software, social media platforms and filming/streaming equipment
    • Bachelor's degree; at least 3 years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified
    • Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis
    • Ability and willingness to work outside of a normal day’s working hours
    • Proven cross cultural competency skills demonstrating self-awareness, awareness of others and the ability to adopt inclusive perspectives, attitudes and behaviors to drive inclusion and belonging in the ongoing development and maintenance of an inclusive campus community
    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community
    • Enthusiasm for professional growth
    • Ability to use independent judgment and to gather, manage and impart information to the media and various other internal and external audiences
    • Ability to create, compose, and edit written materials
    • Ability to supervise and train students and vendors, to include organizing, prioritizing, and scheduling work assignments
    • Ability to foster a cooperative work environment
    • Student development and performance management skills
    • Ability to work effectively with diverse populations
    • Ability to promote positive relations with all constituents
    It is critical that candidates demonstrate a commitment to the School’s Core Values and Mission
    HONOR
    Personal integrity and devotion to the truth, which make one trustworthy, forthright, responsible and fair.
    LOVE OF LEARNING
    A creative spirit that promotes intellectual and personal growth through exploration, inquiry and openness to change.
    EXCELLENCE
    A sustained commitment to meeting high standards of character, achievement and personal accountability.
    RESPECT
    Fundamental regard for the dignity and worth of each individual.
    COMMUNITY
    A commitment to responsive and compassionate citizenship and service on campus, in the local community and in the broader world. 
    Who we are
    Collegiate School is a co-educational, independent day school located in Henrico County, within 20 minutes of downtown Richmond, Virginia, for students in Junior Kindergarten through 12th grade. For more than 100 years, Collegiate has nurtured inquisitive thinkers, responsible citizens, and compassionate leaders. Grounded in the values that have sustained it over the course of more than a century, Collegiate provides its nearly 1,700 students with an engaging academic environment dedicated to preparing them for a globally connected and changing world.
    The essence of Collegiate School is the richness of relationships among students, faculty, parents, administrators, and alumni in a dynamic learning community with high personal and academic expectations. This exceptional educational environment enables students to develop their potential for intellectual growth, leadership, and service.
    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 opportunities 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
    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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  • Upper School Biology Teacher, Beginning 2022-2023 Academic Year

    Collegiate School seeks an energetic, experienced and committed Biology teacher for grades 9-12 to teach a range of courses in a comprehensive curriculum. Includes responsibility for four sections of Biology (including the possibility of honors, AP, and electives) and service as a grade level advisor. This is a full-time, benefitted position.
    General Responsibilities 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
    Successful candidates will possess the following qualifications and competencies:
    • Bachelor’s degree in Biology or related field (Master’s degree or Virginia teaching certification preferred)
    • Passion for science and Biology teaching experience
    • Experience teaching AP Biology desired
    • Ability to inspire students’ love of learning and critical thinking
    • Experience in and commitment to the ongoing development and maintenance of an inclusive campus community
    • Demonstrated cross-cultural communication and collaboration skills
    • Enthusiasm for professional growth, academic excellence and creative teaching
    • Commitment to broad participation in school life
    • Strong commitment to students with all learning styles
    • Demonstrated interest in working with teenagers and in valuing diversity
     
    Candidates must demonstrate a commitment to the School’s Core Values and Mission
    HONOR
    Personal integrity and devotion to the truth, which make one trustworthy, forthright, responsible and fair.
    LOVE OF LEARNING
    A creative spirit that promotes intellectual and personal growth through exploration, inquiry and openness to change.
    EXCELLENCE
    A sustained commitment to meeting high standards of character, achievement and personal accountability.
    RESPECT
    Fundamental regard for the dignity and worth of each individual.
    COMMUNITY
    A commitment to responsive and compassionate citizenship and service on campus, in the local community and in the broader world.

    Who we are
    Collegiate School is a co-educational, independent day school located in Henrico County, within 20 minutes of downtown Richmond, Virginia, for students in Junior Kindergarten through 12th grade. For more than 100 years, Collegiate has nurtured inquisitive thinkers, responsible citizens, and compassionate leaders. Grounded in the values that have sustained it over the course of more than a century, Collegiate provides its nearly 1,700 students with an engaging academic environment dedicated to preparing them for a globally connected and changing world.
    The essence of Collegiate School is the richness of relationships among students, faculty, parents, administrators, and alumni in a dynamic learning community with high personal and academic expectations. This exceptional educational environment enables students to develop their potential for intellectual growth, leadership, and service.
    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 opportunities 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
    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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  • Upper School Counselor, Beginning 2022-2023 Academic Year

    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.
    General 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.
    Successful candidates will possess the following qualifications and competencies:
    • 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
    • Proven cross cultural competency skills demonstrating self-awareness, awareness of others and the ability to adopt inclusive perspectives, attitudes and behaviors to drive inclusion and belonging in the ongoing development and maintenance of an inclusive campus community
    • Demonstrated interest in working with teenagers and in valuing diversity with a goal of ensuring belonging and inclusion are rooted in the day-to-day experiences of students and their families.
     
    It is critical that candidates demonstrate a commitment to the School’s Core Values and Mission
    HONOR
    Personal integrity and devotion to the truth, which make one trustworthy, forthright, responsible and fair.
    LOVE OF LEARNING
    A creative spirit that promotes intellectual and personal growth through exploration, inquiry and openness to change.
    EXCELLENCE
    A sustained commitment to meeting high standards of character, achievement and personal accountability.
    RESPECT
    Fundamental regard for the dignity and worth of each individual.
    COMMUNITY
    A commitment to responsive and compassionate citizenship and service on campus, in the local community and in the broader world. 

    Who we are
    Collegiate School is a co-educational, independent day school located in Henrico County, within 20 minutes of downtown Richmond, Virginia, for students in Junior Kindergarten through 12th grade. For more than 100 years, Collegiate has nurtured inquisitive thinkers, responsible citizens, and compassionate leaders. Grounded in the values that have sustained it over the course of more than a century, Collegiate provides its nearly 1,700 students with an engaging academic environment dedicated to preparing them for a globally connected and changing world.
    The essence of Collegiate School is the richness of relationships among students, faculty, parents, administrators, and alumni in a dynamic learning community with high personal and academic expectations. This exceptional educational environment enables students to develop their potential for intellectual growth, leadership, and service.

    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 opportunities 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
    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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  • Upper School Mathematics Teacher, Beginning 2022-2023 Academic Year

    Collegiate School seeks an energetic, experienced and committed teacher with a passion for students and mathematics. The ideal candidate will have experience teaching upper school age children with proven success in connecting the content to students’ innate inquisitiveness and building their problem-solving skills. Includes responsibility for four sections of mathematics and service as a grade level advisor. Must enjoy students across the entire range of grades (9-12) and have the versatility to teach all levels of the Upper School curriculum through calculus.
    This is a full-time 10-month position reporting directly to the Head of the Upper School.
    General 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
    Successful candidates will possess the following qualifications and competencies: 
    • Bachelor’s degree in mathematics or related field (Master’s degree or Virginia teaching certification preferred)
    • Experience teaching upper school students with proven mastery in effectively delivering mathematics content
    • Passion for math education
    • Ability to inspire students’ love of learning and critical thinking
    • Experience in and commitment to the ongoing development and maintenance of an inclusive campus community
    • Demonstrated cross-cultural communication and collaboration skills
    • Enthusiasm for professional growth, academic excellence and creative teaching
    • Commitment to broad participation in school life
    • Demonstrated interest in working with teenagers and in valuing diversity
     
    Candidates must demonstrate a commitment to the School’s Core Values and Mission:
    HONOR
    Personal integrity and devotion to the truth, which make one trustworthy, forthright, responsible and fair.
    LOVE OF LEARNING
    A creative spirit that promotes intellectual and personal growth through exploration, inquiry and openness to change.
     EXCELLENCE
    A sustained commitment to meeting high standards of character, achievement and personal accountability.
     RESPECT
    Fundamental regard for the dignity and worth of each individual.
    COMMUNITY
    A commitment to responsive and compassionate citizenship and service on campus, in the local community and in the broader world.

    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 opportunities 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
     
     
    Collegiate School is a co-educational, independent day school located within 20 minutes of downtown Richmond, Virginia, for students in Junior Kindergarten through 12th grade. For more than 100 years, Collegiate has nurtured inquisitive thinkers, responsible citizens, and compassionate leaders. Grounded in the values that have sustained it over the course of more than a century, Collegiate provides its nearly 1,700 students with an engaging academic environment dedicated to preparing them for a globally connected and changing world.
    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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  • Upper School Visual Art Teacher, Beginning 2022-2023 Academic Year

    Collegiate School seeks an energetic, experienced and committed Visual Art teacher to work in our Upper School. The Upper School Teacher is responsible for teaching classes and leading art classes in grades 9-12 for the 2022-23 school year. This teacher will be heavily focused on the Digital Arts and may include experiences that may include 3-D Design, Animation, Photography, Sculpture and Video Editing. This is a full-time, benefited faculty position.
    General Responsibilities include:
    • Teaching Art classes in the Upper School 
    • Ambidextrous/flexible/interdisciplinary mindset; not siloed in one medium
    • Ability to teach art from a technical and conceptual orientation 
    • Dynamic and engaging teaching style
    • Evaluating student work and making recommendations for improvement
    • Fostering a climate of respect for each child as an individual
    • Identifying and pursuing professional opportunities that enhance and extend one’s teaching
    • Serving on committees and engaging in professional group work as necessary
    • Participating in all required School events
    • Other duties as required
    Successful candidates will possess the following qualifications and competencies:
    • A Bachelor's degree in Art and/or Art Education with an MFA preferred
    • Teaching experience at the High School, College, studio or professional level
    • Expertise in Digital Media (Adobe Suite, Blender, Unreal/Unity, video editing software)
    • Ability to provide a portfolio work
    • Strong organizational skills
    • Strong oral and written communication skills
    • Practicing artist with a disciplined studio practice
    • Proven cross cultural competency skills demonstrating self-awareness, awareness of others and the ability to adopt inclusive perspectives, attitudes and behaviors to drive inclusion and belonging in the ongoing development and maintenance of an inclusive campus community
    • Strong commitment to students with all learning styles
    • Ability to inspire students’ love of learning and critical thinking
    • Enthusiasm for professional growth, academic excellence and creative teaching
    • Commitment to broad participation in school life
    It is critical that candidates demonstrate a commitment to the School’s Core Values and Mission
    HONOR
    Personal integrity and devotion to the truth, which make one trustworthy, forthright, responsible and fair.
    LOVE OF LEARNING
    A creative spirit that promotes intellectual and personal growth through exploration, inquiry and openness to change.
    EXCELLENCE
    A sustained commitment to meeting high standards of character, achievement and personal accountability.
    RESPECT
    Fundamental regard for the dignity and worth of each individual.
    COMMUNITY
    A commitment to responsive and compassionate citizenship and service on campus, in the local community and in the broader world. 
    Who we are
    Collegiate School is a co-educational, independent day school located in Henrico County, within 20 minutes of downtown Richmond, Virginia, for students in Junior Kindergarten through 12th grade. For more than 100 years, Collegiate has nurtured inquisitive thinkers, responsible citizens, and compassionate leaders. Grounded in the values that have sustained it over the course of more than a century, Collegiate provides its nearly 1,700 students with an engaging academic environment dedicated to preparing them for a globally connected and changing world.
    The essence of Collegiate School is the richness of relationships among students, faculty, parents, administrators, and alumni in a dynamic learning community with high personal and academic expectations. This exceptional educational environment enables students to develop their potential for intellectual growth, leadership, and service.
    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 opportunities 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
    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
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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 Anthem, 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 opportunities 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 Richmond, Virginia. The Richmond Metropolitan region is a vibrant and growing community with nearly 1.3 million people. Richmond offers the entertainment options of a much larger city with the accessibility, atmosphere and traffic of a smaller town. The region has been noted as a destination for food and culture and is on numerous lists as one of the nation’s best places to live. Richmond has been named one of the nation’s healthiest cities and one of the best running cities in the country according to Runner’s World. At the center of much of the active lifestyle in the region is the James River, with kayaking, canoeing and the only class IV rapids in an urban center in the country.
  • #7 Mid-Sized American Cities of the Future for Economic Potential, Human Capital and Lifestyle – FDI Intelligence
  • Best Place To Live in America – Business Insider
  • One of “The South’s Best Food Cities 2020” – Southern Living
  • Top 10 Best Cities for Art Lovers in the U.S. – ApartmentGuide.com
  • Seven Fortune 500 headquarters
  • Three universities - Virginia Commonwealth University,
  • University of Richmond and Virginia Union University
Sports in Richmond, Va.
• Class I through IV urban white water rafting and kayaking • Sports Backers • Richmond Marathon • 28 public golf courses • Pocahontas State Park with 7,700 acres of park and forest land • More than 100 local parks and 6,500 acres of park land • Youth recreation and adult social sports leagues • NCAA sports at VCU and University of Richmond • Public and private school athletics leagues • NASCAR auto racing at the Richmond Raceway • Richmond Flying Squirrels, AA affiliate of the San Francisco Giants baseball team • Richmond Kickers, member of the United Soccer Leagues (USL) • Richmond Roughriders professional indoor football teams

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.