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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  • Admission Administrative Assistant

    Collegiate School seeks an Admission Administrative Assistant to provide administrative and clerical support for the Lower School Admission office in the daily office operations.  The Administrative Assistant often serves as the first impression of Collegiate, making visitors and callers feel welcome while presenting the school in a professional way. This is a full-time, 12-month benefited position.
    General responsibilities include:
    ●    Provides administrative and clerical support for the Lower School Admission Office, which includes: phones, correspondence, calendaring, filing, and effectively communicating with all constituencies.  
    ●    Engaging with prospective families and all school constituencies in person, on the phone and through email
    ●    Process, enter, and maintain data in the admission database and student application files, including tracking inquiries and applications to completion,
    ●    Provides preparation support for open houses, school tours, new family orientation, school visits and testing, school correspondence, and possibly other events
    ●    Orders, receives, and maintains office supplies
    ●    Performs other clerical duties such as filing, photocopying, and collating as needed
    ●    Assists with logistics of on-campus testing or other admission events, including some required weekend events
    ●    Other duties as assigned, including possible Lower School duty needs or Middle School/Upper School admission event needs

    Successful candidates will possess the following qualifications and competencies:
    ●    Proficiency with computers, windows-based systems and databases
    ●    Ability to meet deadlines in a fast-paced, customer-oriented environment
    ●    Strong writing and communication skills
    ●    Highly proficient in Microsoft Office applications (both desktop and Google form) including Excel, PowerPoint and Word
    ●    Performs data entry accurately and efficiently
    ●    Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
    ●    Maintains knowledge of data processes and contributes to design and improvement of those processes 
    ●    Ability to creates basic reports to support departmental/division processes
    ●    Promotes good data stewardship and demonstrates ownership of system, processes, and tasks
    ●    Engages in self-study to improve data skills
    ●    Previous administrative admission office experience

    Collegiate School is an independent, JK-12 college preparatory, coeducational school with over 1,600 students in Richmond, VA. We seek professionals to uphold and advance our mission to create a diverse and inclusive community of learners committed to a challenging and supportive educational experience that will foster the intellectual, moral, emotional and physical development of each student. With our core values of honor, love of learning, excellence, respect and community, we develop minds that seek and hearts that serve. Our exceptional faculty and staff not only deliver preeminent programs but prepare the next generation of inquisitive thinkers, responsible citizens and compassionate leaders.
    The School is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and equal opportunity for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, gender (including pregnancy), age, religion, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, disability, veteran or military status, marital status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable law. Employment decisions at the School are based on merit, qualifications and skills.
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  • Athletic Coaches

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

    Coaches must be able to show and teach basic and advanced skills to players at every position and help individual players to improve.
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  • CDL Drivers, Full-Time and Part-Time

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

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

    Collegiate School seeks a Development Assistant to provide support for all fundraising activity in the Development Office. This position reports to and primarily supports the Chief Development Officer. This individual will serve as a welcoming ambassador for Collegiate and the Development Office. This position requires exceptional organization, computer skills, high attention to detail, confidentiality, flexibility and ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment. This is a full-time, 12-month benefited position.
    General responsibilities include:
    • Provides administrative support to the Chief Development Officer (70%)
        • Provides administrative support for Board of Trustee committees that are staffed by Development Office, including agendas, minutes, follow up items, scheduling and meeting materials
        • Prepares Development Office materials for individual meetings, special events, Board of Trustee committee and Parents’ Association meetings, such as presentation materials, by the numbers and at-a-glance materials
        • Helps manage the Chief Development Officer’s calendar and scheduling of events and meetings and in collaboration with other offices/departments as needed
        • Provides oversight of the Development Office calendar to ensure information I shared, deadlines are met and events and programs are successful (marketing deadlines, school programs, donor events, etc.)
        • Prepares Executive Summaries for Head of School/Associate Head of School and Development Office
        • Creates event briefings for Head of School and Development office
        • Prepares Trustee and other volunteer handbooks
        • Oversees Development Office staff meeting agendas and materials
        • Ensures Chief Development Officer’s activities and contacts are entered in Blackbaud Raiser’s Edge database in a timely fashion
        • Assists with expense reporting
    • Provides support for externally facing officers in the Development Office (25%)
        • Prepares meeting materials and assists with meeting follow up
        • Provides administrative support in Blackbaud Raiser’s Edge database
        • Creates and runs reports and lists, as needed to support external efforts and outreach
     
    • Other Duties (5%)
      • Responds to requests from the Collegiate community and provides timely follow through
      • Orders supplies for the office
      • Answers general development office phone and greets development office visitors and facilitates interactions with colleagues
      • General Development Office website updates
      • Attends and assists with departmental and school-wide events as needed
      • Assists with other Development Office duties as needed
     
    Successful candidates will possess the following qualifications and competencies:
     
    • Bachelor’s Degree
    • Interest in development/advancement and education; development experience preferred
    • Strong written and oral communication skills; strong interpersonal skills
    • High level of attention to detail
    • Proficiently uses Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Word and Google Sheets
    • Experience in Blackbaud Raiser’s or other Relationship Management System (RMS) preferred
    • Ability to maintain confidentiality
    • Service-Oriented Mindset/Ability to Anticipate Needs
    • Collaborative Team Player, in Development Office and across the School
     
     
    Collegiate School is an independent, JK-12 college preparatory, coeducational school with over 1,600 students in Richmond, VA. We seek professionals to uphold and advance our mission to create a diverse and inclusive community of learners committed to a challenging and supportive educational experience that will foster the intellectual, moral, emotional and physical development of each student. With our core values of honor, love of learning, excellence, respect and community, we develop minds that seek and hearts that serve. Our exceptional faculty and staff not only deliver preeminent programs but prepare the next generation of inquisitive thinkers, responsible citizens and compassionate leaders.
    The School is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and equal opportunity for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, gender (including pregnancy), age, religion, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, disability, veteran or military status, marital status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable law. Employment decisions at the School are based on merit, qualifications and skills.
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  • Facilities Administrative Assistant

    Collegiate School seeks an Administrative Assistant to provide support for the Facilities Team and other members of the Finance Division in their daily office operations. The Assistant is responsible for ensuring that all processes and procedures pertaining to general office practices are adhered to at all times. This is a full-time, 12-month benefited position.
    General responsibilities include:
    • Serve as the Facilities receptionist; greeting, checking in, and assisting visitors, signing for package deliveries, fielding and directing calls, and other general office duties
    • Work with Facilities Management and Supervisors, providing administrative, operational and coordination support for any Facilities related functions. Including timeclock administration and timesheet processing
    • Open, sort and distribute incoming correspondence to include faxes
    • Issue responses to correspondence containing routine inquiries
    • Data entry and processing, distributing and closing out work requests, trip requests, setup requests, etc.
    • Perform general clerical duties to include, but not limited to, copying, faxing, mailing, laminating, file management and organization
    • Proficiency with word processing, spreadsheets and presentation development
    • Departmental task coordination and coordination with other departments, including Human Resources
    • Regularly monitors the Facilities departmental budgets
    • Invoice and expense tracking, processing, management and coordination with the Finance Division
    • Provide support to the Facilities Team on the opening and closing of scheduled job requests within Dude Solutions
    • Utilize Paymerang system for processing and tracking invoices
    • Provide support to the Director of Facilities Management in maintaining supplier and contractor metrics and associated documentation
    • Provide support to the Director of Facilities Management in maintaining training records and self-certification documentation
    • Prepare meeting notes for Facilities related meetings
    • Developing and distributing Facilities related reports
    • Perform other necessary Facilities duties, as assigned
    Successful candidates will possess the following qualifications and competencies:
    • 3 years prior Administrative Assistant experience
    • Attention to Detail
    • Demonstrated working knowledge, skills and expertise in time management, organization, data entry skills, due diligence and administrative functions
    • Strong working knowledge of cloud-based systems, word processing and spreadsheet software, and Windows platform
    • Ability to handle multiple tasks and work independently
    • Excellent verbal communication and listening skills, with attention to clarity and detail
    • Excellent reading, writing and comprehension skills
    • Valid Virginia driver's license
    • Associate’s Degree or higher
    • Experience working within a Facilities Team
    Collegiate School is an independent, JK-12 college preparatory, coeducational school with over 1,600 students in Richmond, VA. We seek professionals to uphold and advance our mission to create a diverse and inclusive community of learners committed to a challenging and supportive educational experience that will foster the intellectual, moral, emotional and physical development of each student. With our core values of honor, love of learning, excellence, respect and community, we develop minds that seek and hearts that serve. Our exceptional faculty and staff not only deliver preeminent programs but prepare the next generation of inquisitive thinkers, responsible citizens and compassionate leaders.
    The School is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and equal opportunity for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, gender (including pregnancy), age, religion, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, disability, veteran or military status, marital status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable law. Employment decisions at the School are based on merit, qualifications and skills.
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  • Housekeeper/Floor Technician

    Collegiate School is seeking a Housekeeper/Floor Technician to work in our Facilities department. The Technician is primarily responsible for completing the daily cleaning, buffing, refinishing of restrooms, lounges, offices, classrooms and corridors in accordance with standard operating procedures of the Department. Along with floor care responsibilities, this position is required to fill in as a Custodian to ensure cleanliness of all buildings and spaces as needed to maintain and improve the campus facilities. This position is designated as Essential Personnel and may be required to report to work when students are not learning on campus and/or when School is closed.  This is a full-time benefited position.
    General responsibilities include:
    • Burnishing/buffing of hard surface floors.
    • Light extraction, deep extraction, spot removing from carpets.
    • Moving waste from outside of all buildings to dumpsters.
    • Deep scrubbing/Stripping and refinishing of hard surface floors.
    • Maintain equipment for cleanliness, maintain correct water levels in batteries, maintain correct levels of oil in engines and report all repairs needed.
    • Observe and report the need for furniture or other building fixture repairs.
    • Remain up-to-date and informed as to current best practices of job-related functions.
    • Ensure all doors and windows, in the designated work area, are locked or unlocked as scheduled and report all suspicious activities to management/security.
    • Comply with OSHA safety rules and regulations, and use appropriate P.P.E.
    • Be available to work weekend and/or weekday shifts.
    • Perform other necessary Physical Plant duties, as assigned.
     
    Successful candidates will possess the following qualifications and competencies:
     
    • 3 years of experience as a Floor Technician in an educational or commercial environment.
    • Demonstrated ability to operate various types of floor care equipment.
    • Excellent reading, writing and oral comprehension skills required (including proper English, punctuation, grammar rules, etc.)  Specifically, ability to read manuals and follow safety instructions.
    • Excellent verbal communication and listening skills, with attention to clarity and detail.
    • Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
    • Self-Starter.
    • High School Diploma.
    • Demonstrates cross cultural competence.
    • Manual coordination including finger dexterity, eye/hand/foot coordination, able to distinguish between colors, climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crawling, reaching, handling, feeling, depth perception and hearing.
    • Must be able to lift, lower, carry, push and pull objects up to 50lbs unassisted.
    • Must be able to stand, climb, bend, stoop and crouch for extended periods of time.
    • May be subjected to extreme heat and cold temperatures.  
    • Will be subjected to motor and/or machine noise.
     
     
     
    Collegiate School is an independent, JK-12 college preparatory, coeducational school with over 1,600 students in Richmond, VA. We seek professionals to uphold and advance our mission to create a diverse and inclusive community of learners committed to a challenging and supportive educational experience that will foster the intellectual, moral, emotional and physical development of each student. With our core values of honor, love of learning, excellence, respect and community, we develop minds that seek and hearts that serve. Our exceptional faculty and staff not only deliver preeminent programs but prepare the next generation of inquisitive thinkers, responsible citizens and compassionate leaders.
    The School is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and equal opportunity for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, gender (including pregnancy), age, religion, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, disability, veteran or military status, marital status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable law. Employment decisions at the School are based on merit, qualifications and skills.
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  • Middle School Physical Education and Health Teacher, Beginning 2021-2022 Academic Year

    Collegiate School seeks an energetic, experienced and committed teacher with a passion for students and Physical Education and Health. The ideal candidate will have experience teaching middle school age children with proven success in connecting physical fitness with overall wellness. Ideally, candidates will have the versatility to teach fitness skills, a variety of sport activities, and a health curriculum that covers nutrition, human sexuality, and drug and alcohol prevention. A successful candidate will also serve as a multi-season coach in our athletic program.
    Middle School teachers inspire students’ love of learning by providing a developmentally appropriate environment where students explore, play, discover and flourish.  This position will use the curriculum to: encourage the social, physical, emotional and intellectual development of students; enrich the daily experience of each child through creative and innovative activities and maintain strong relationships with students, parents and colleagues so that collaboration is the foundation for all interaction.

    General responsibilities include:
    • Fostering a climate of respect for each child as an individual in an intentionally inclusive community.
    • Creating and executing well-designed, meaningful lesson plans and being mindful of best practices of teaching.
    • 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 physical education and health instruction.
    • Evidence of creativity and passion in classroom instruction.
    • Ability to inspire students’ love of learning and critical thinking.
    • Interest in broad participation in school life and culture.
    • Enthusiasm for professional growth and academic excellence.
    • Strong commitment to students with varied learning styles.
    • Exhibits solid understanding of how data is collected, generated, and used by the School.
    • Experience in and commitment to the ongoing development and maintenance of an inclusive campus community.
     
    Collegiate School is an independent, JK-12 college preparatory, coeducational school with over 1,600 students in Richmond, VA. We seek professionals to uphold and advance our mission to create a diverse and inclusive community of learners committed to a challenging and supportive educational experience that will foster the intellectual, moral, emotional and physical development of each student. With our core values of honor, love of learning, excellence, respect and community, we develop minds that seek and hearts that serve. Our exceptional faculty and staff not only deliver preeminent programs but prepare the next generation of inquisitive thinkers, responsible citizens and compassionate leaders.
    The School is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and equal opportunity for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, gender (including pregnancy), age, religion, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, disability, veteran or military status, marital status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable law. Employment decisions at the School are based on merit, qualifications and skills.
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  • Middle School Spanish Teacher, Beginning 2021-2022 Academic Year

    Collegiate School seeks an energetic, experienced and committed teacher with a passion for students and teaching Spanish. The ideal candidate will have experience teaching middle school children with proven success in connecting the content to students’ innate inquisitiveness and curiosity. Ideally, candidates will have the versatility to teach Spanish from 5th Grade through 8th Grade, with comfort teaching through Level I.
    Middle School teachers inspire students’ love of learning by providing a developmentally appropriate environment where students explore, play, discover and flourish. This position will use the curriculum to: encourage the social, physical, emotional and intellectual development of students; enrich the daily experience of each child through creative and innovative activities; and maintain strong relationships with students, parents and colleagues so that collaboration is the foundation for all interaction. 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.

    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 instruction
    • Evidence of creativity and passion in classroom instruction
    • Ability to inspire students' love of learning and critical thinking
    • Interest in broad participation in school life and culture
    • Enthusiasm for professional growth and academic excellence
    • Strong commitment to students with varied learning styles
    • Exhibits solid understanding of how data is collected, generated, and used by the School
    • Experience in and commitment to the ongoing development and maintenance of an inclusive campus community
     
    Collegiate School is an independent, JK-12 college preparatory, coeducational school with over 1,600 students in Richmond, VA. We seek professionals to uphold and advance our mission to create a diverse and inclusive community of learners committed to a challenging and supportive educational experience that will foster the intellectual, moral, emotional and physical development of each student. With our core values of honor, love of learning, excellence, respect and community, we develop minds that seek and hearts that serve. Our exceptional faculty and staff not only deliver preeminent programs but prepare the next generation of inquisitive thinkers, responsible citizens and compassionate leaders.
    The School is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and equal opportunity for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, gender (including pregnancy), age, religion, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, disability, veteran or military status, marital status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable law. Employment decisions at the School are based on merit, qualifications and skills.
     
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  • Part-Time Middle and Upper School Nurse

    Collegiate School is seeking a part-time Middle and Upper School Nurse. The part-time nurse will work with the full time Middle and Upper School Nurse with students in grades 5-12 fulfilling responsibilities within the scope of practice of a licensed RN in the school setting. In addition, the part-time nurse will work with the full-time nurse to assist with coordinating field trips and assisting with necessary faculty and staff training. This position is non-benefited position. The part-time nurse is expected to work 12 hours a week for 10 months of the year.
    General responsibilities include:
    • Provide nursing services to approximately 1,100 students in grades 5-12 and faculty/staff during the academic year
    • Observe patient confidentiality
    • Dispense, record and administer selected OTC and prescribed medications
    • Work collaboratively with Middle and Upper School Counselors and other School Nurses
    Successful candidates will possess the following qualifications and competencies:
    • Excellent communication and organizational skills
    • Ability to relate effectively with Middle and Upper School students
    • Flexibility and the ability to deal with unpredictable and emergency situations
    • Ability to relate effectively with all members of the school community
    • Understanding of state immunization requirements and best practices for student health while at school
    • Current Virginia Nursing License
    • Current CPR, AED, MAT and First Aid certifications
    • Previous school, emergency room and/or pediatric nursing experience preferred
     
    Physical Requirements
    • Standing for up to 3 hours at a time
    • Walking for 2 miles over the span of a regular work day
    • Mobile ability to respond quickly to medical emergencies
    • Stooping, squatting and sitting on the floor during parts of the day
     
    Collegiate School is an independent, JK-12 college preparatory, coeducational school with over 1,600 students in Richmond, VA. We seek professionals to uphold and advance our mission to create a diverse and inclusive community of learners committed to a challenging and supportive educational experience that will foster the intellectual, moral, emotional and physical development of each student. With our core values of honor, love of learning, excellence, respect and community, we develop minds that seek and hearts that serve. Our exceptional faculty and staff not only deliver preeminent programs but prepare the next generation of inquisitive thinkers, responsible citizens and compassionate leaders.
    The School is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and equal opportunity for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, gender (including pregnancy), age, religion, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, disability, veteran or military status, marital status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable law. Employment decisions at the School are based on merit, qualifications and skills.
     
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  • Summer and School-Year Quest Team Member

    Collegiate School seeks a part-time Quest Team Member to join its summer camp staff and then its after-school program for students in Grades JK-6. The Quest Team Member position works with students participating in summer camps and the after-school program during the school year. Work hours during the summer are 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. and during the school year, 2:30-6:00 p.m. (Monday-Thursday) and 2:00-6:00 p.m. on Fridays. Throughout the year, there are several days, including school holidays and parent teacher conferences, when the after-school program is open all day. On these days, Quest Team Members should expect to work 5-6 hours per day between 7:45 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. This is a non-exempt, part-time, non-benefited, 12-month position. The Quest after-school program is licensed and regulated by the Virginia Department of Social Services.
    General responsibilities include:
     
    Summer Camps       
    • Help in the execution of summer camps run in the Cougar Quest space.
    • Facilitate a variety of activities including, but not limited to sports, indoor/outdoor play, arts and crafts, and cooking.
    • Actively supervise children during a wide variety of enrichment activities that may take place on or off campus.
    • Help maintain a safe, clean and cozy learning and play environment for students.
    • Help serve as the lead contact during drop-off, pick-up and extended camp.
    • Help supervise a staff of high school and college ages students.
    • Positively interact with parents and campers helping answer questions, walk them around campus and feel at home
     
    After-school
    • Leading small study groups and assisting 1st-6th Grade students thoroughly complete homework assignments.
    • Facilitating a variety of activities including, but not limited to sports, indoor/outdoor play, arts and crafts, and cooking.
    • Actively supervising children during a wide variety of enrichment activities that may take place on or off campus.
    • Help maintain a safe, clean and cozy learning and play environment for students.
    • Regularly attend monthly staff meetings and other planning meetings as needed.
     
    Successful candidates will possess the following qualifications and competencies:
     
    • Have previous experience working with children ages 4-12 in a group setting.
    • A degree in a child-related field, preferably early childhood, elementary or secondary education is preferred.
    • Consistently demonstrate kindness, patience and respect toward students, parents and colleagues.
    • Have a good driving record and a willingness to learn how to drive a minibus to transport students to and from activities and events.
    • Demonstrate high levels of flexibility, a strong work ethic, and a team-oriented attitude, ready and willing to step in and help in any way needed.
    • Exhibit professionalism, timeliness and a positive attitude.
     
    Collegiate School is an independent, JK-12 college preparatory, coeducational school with over 1,600 students in Richmond, VA. We seek professionals to uphold and advance our mission to create a diverse and inclusive community of learners committed to a challenging and supportive educational experience that will foster the intellectual, moral, emotional and physical development of each student. With our core values of honor, love of learning, excellence, respect and community, we develop minds that seek and hearts that serve. Our exceptional faculty and staff not only deliver preeminent programs but prepare the next generation of inquisitive thinkers, responsible citizens and compassionate leaders.
    The School is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and equal opportunity for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, gender (including pregnancy), age, religion, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, disability, veteran or military status, marital status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable law. Employment decisions at the School are based on merit, qualifications and skills.
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  • Upper School History and Latin Teacher, Beginning 2021-2022 Academic Year

    Collegiate School seeks an energetic, experienced and committed teacher with a passion for students, history and Latin. 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 critical thinking and communication skills. Includes responsibility for four sections, including two to three sections of history one to two sections of Latin, 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.
    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 History, Classics or related field (Master’s degree or Virginia teaching certification preferred)
    • Experience teaching upper school students with proven mastery in effectively delivering content
    • Passion for history education
    • Ability to inspire students’ love of learning and critical thinking
    • Enthusiasm for professional growth, academic excellence and creative teaching
    • Commitment to broad participation in school life
    • Experience in and commitment to the ongoing development and maintenance of an inclusive campus community
    Collegiate School is an independent, JK-12 college preparatory, coeducational school with over 1,600 students in Richmond, VA. The School is a community of learners committed to seeking and welcoming students, faculty and staff who represent the multicultural community and world in which we live.  We believe that the education we offer in our school is greatly enhanced when many traditions, backgrounds, and perspectives are given expression in school activities. We aspire to create an inclusive environment that promotes engaged citizenship and encourages compassionate leadership. Our concept of diversity and multiculturalism is dynamic and serves a vision at Collegiate where all members of the community find in our school a sense of belonging and a supportive place to reach their full potential.
    The School is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and equal opportunity for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, gender (including pregnancy), age, religion, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, disability, veteran or military status, marital status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable law. Employment decisions at the School are based on merit, qualifications and skills.
     
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If you have questions, please contact Elizabeth Fagan, HR Generalist
careers@collegiate-va.org or 804.726.3296.



Careers Spotlight

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


Why Collegiate?

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

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

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

Why Richmond?

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

Richmond, Virginia offers:
  • Rich and varied options for history buffs
  • Two major universities (Virginia Commonwealth University and University of Richmond)
  • Numerous oportunities for music, food and art aficionados
  • Growing cultural diversity
  • Exciting community programming and activities.
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.