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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  • Director, Institute for Responsible Citizenship

    Collegiate School seeks a Director of the Institute for Responsible Citizenship for the 2018-19 school year. This signature program brings together under one umbrella the eight pillars of Responsible Citizenship at Collegiate: Global Engagement, Inclusion, Economic Literacy, Entrepreneurship, Sustainability, Ethics, Civic Engagement, and Service Learning. The Institute provides a cohesive curriculum in these areas by fully immersing the eight pillars into the School’s academic and co-curricular programs, ensuring that each grade level builds on the foundation of the previous one from Junior Kindergarten through 12th Grade. The Director will serve as a catalyst for the innovative growth of the program while providing leadership and direction for the Institute and its multi-faceted curricula and programmatic work.  This is a full-time, benefited, twelve-month position.
    Collegiate School seeks a Director of the Institute for Responsible Citizenship for the 2018-19 school year. This signature program brings together under one umbrella the eight pillars of Responsible Citizenship at Collegiate: Global Engagement, Inclusion, Economic Literacy, Entrepreneurship, Sustainability, Ethics, Civic Engagement, and Service Learning. The Institute provides a cohesive curriculum in these areas by fully immersing the eight pillars into the School’s academic and co-curricular programs, ensuring that each grade level builds on the foundation of the previous one from Junior Kindergarten through 12th Grade. The Director will serve as a catalyst for the innovative growth of the program while providing leadership and direction for the Institute and its multi-faceted curricula and programmatic work.  This is a full-time, benefited, twelve-month position.
     
    Responsibilities will include:
     
    • Supervising a team of dedicated faculty-administrators who specialize in one or more pillars of Responsible Citizenship and lead numerous on-campus and off-campus programs, including Collegiate’s International Emerging Leaders Conference
    • Overseeing the risk management and operations of off-campus programming including numerous international travel programs and community-based service learning programs
    • Establishing and leading the implementation of strategic plans, priorities and goals that align with the mission and goals of Collegiate School
    • Managing multiple department and program budgets and collaborating with the Chief Academic Officer to manage numerous endowments dedicated to Responsible Citizenship
    • Cultivating support and involvement, as well as growth and development with all school stakeholders, especially students and faculty
    • Partnering with senior administrators, including the Chief Academic Officer and the three Division Heads to ensure the successful integration of the Responsible Citizenship program into the curriculum
    • Sustaining Collegiate’s large network of community and school partners around Richmond and the world
    • Collaborating with the Capstone coordinators and facilitating the Envision Capstone program, the culminating divisional academic experience for Responsible Citizenship
    • Inspiring, encouraging and nurturing new and innovative programs spearheaded by faculty, and supporting faculty on program improvement initiatives
    • Collaborating and building positive relationships throughout the School
    • Thinking strategically about the Institute and its work and turning vision into reality

    Additional qualities of a successful candidate will include:
    • A Master’s degree preferred
    • 5-10 years of teaching and administrative experience with demonstrated expertise and leadership in at least one of the Responsible Citizenship pillars
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
    • Demonstrated ability in working effectively with a wide range of individuals, groups and cultures
    • Expertise in building effective teams
    • Demonstrated success in leading complex projects
    • Strong organizational and planning skills
    • Enthusiasm for professional development
    • Ability to listen, learn and embrace new ideas
    • Demonstrated cross cultural competence
     
    Collegiate School is an independent, JK-12 college preparatory, coeducational school with over 1,600 students in Richmond, VA. The school’s mission is to create a diverse and inclusive community of learners committed to a challenging and supportive educational experience that will foster the intellectual, moral, emotional, and physical development of each student.

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  • Head Upper School Librarian, Beginning August 1, 2018

    Collegiate School seeks a Head Upper School Librarian for the Sharp Academic Commons, which includes the Saunders Family Library. The Saunders Family Library includes a makerspace, recording studio, and international classroom equipped with videoconferencing technologies.  The Academic Commons plays an important role in the academic and cultural life of the School and is committed to providing quality resources, services and support to the students and faculty in the Upper School. This is a full-time, benefited faculty position
    Responsibilities will include:
    • Effective leadership and supervision of the Academic Commons and Library;
    • Thoughtful planning and goal setting to maintain the alignment of the Commons with the Upper School’s academic program and the School’s mission;
    • Promoting the library as a platform for community innovation and experiential learning;
    • Management of departmental staffing and scheduling, department budget, maintenance of collections/database subscriptions, circulation, cataloging, and other departmental policies and procedures;
    • Fostering an environment that is conducive to reading, studying, researching, and collaborating;
    • Supporting students to be critical thinkers, enthusiastic readers, skillful researchers, and ethical users of information;
    • Coordinating with faculty in the acquisition of resources in support of the curriculum and supplemental materials for the enrichment of the intellectual life of the school;
    • Collaborating and team-teaching to support the school’s curriculum, and teaching information literacy and research classes to Upper School students;
    • Working closely with the school’s instructional technology team;
    • Collaborating with the Lower and Middle School Librarians​ to design the JK-12 library curriculum;
    • Serving on the Upper School Department Chairs group;
    • Advising 10-12 students in the Upper School.
     
    The ideal candidate will have an ALA accredited Master’s Degree in Library or Information Sciences and at least five years experience as a professional librarian.
     
    Additional qualities of a successful candidate will include:
    • A commitment to lifelong learning and professional development;
    • Passion and commitment for reading, creative and educational technologies, and research;
    • A joy for working with young adults;
    • Experience in and commitment to the ongoing development and maintenance of an inclusive campus community.
     
    Collegiate School is an independent, JK-12 college preparatory, coeducational school with over 1,600 students in Richmond, VA. The school’s mission is to create a diverse and inclusive community of learners committed to a challenging and supportive educational experience that will foster the intellectual, moral, emotional, and physical development of each student. 



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  • Head Varsity Girls' Volleyball Coach and Program Leader, 2018-2019 School Year

    Collegiate School seeks a dynamic and committed coach who will cultivate and lead all aspects of the girls’ volleyball program. The Head Varsity Volleyball Coach will prepare student athletes for competition using successful coaching techniques and instilling the highest level of integrity and sportsmanship.  This is an exempt, part-time, non-benefited seasonal position with the potential to become a full-time, benefitted position if combined with a faculty or staff position depending on the needs of the school and the skills of the candidate.
    Collegiate School seeks a dynamic and committed coach who will cultivate and lead all aspects of the girls’ volleyball program. The Head Varsity Volleyball Coach will prepare student athletes for competition using successful coaching techniques and instilling the highest level of integrity and sportsmanship.  This is an exempt, part-time, non-benefited seasonal position with the potential to become a full-time, benefitted position if combined with a faculty or staff position depending on the needs of the school and the skills of the candidate.
     
    Responsibilities will include:
    • Provide leadership and instruction in the personal and athletic development of student athletes
    • Direct the development and ongoing coordination of the girls’ volleyball program for Grades 7-12
    • Ensure appropriate communication with students, parents and community regarding the volleyball program
    • Coordinate and teach within our Cougar Sports Zone youth programs for Grades 1-6
    • Provide summer volleyball camps within our Quest Summer Programs beginning 2019
    • Manage leadership and development of coaching staff
    • Understand and embrace the demands on student athletes at Collegiate
     
    Qualities of a successful candidate will include:
    • Ability to work well with others in a team environment
    • Excellent organizational skills
    • Outstanding communication skills and the ability to inspire student athletes
    • Enthusiasm for professional growth
    • Commitment to broad participation in school life
    • Proven record of leadership, integrity and sportsmanship
    • Demonstrated skill in developing and motivating student athletes and fielding competitive teams
    • Experience in and commitment to the ongoing development and maintenance of an inclusive campus community.
    • A Bachelor’s degree
    • A minimum of four years of volleyball coaching experience is preferred
     
    Collegiate School is an independent, JK-12 college preparatory, coeducational school with over 1,600 students in Richmond, VA.  The School currently fields more than 80 interscholastic teams with 24 at the varsity level and employs over 130 coaches. Our girls’ teams compete as members of the League of Independent Schools and there are currently six girls’ volleyball teams with 13 coaches with three levels of interscholastic competition including Varsity, JV, Middle School (Grades 7-8) “no cut” Cub teams. 90% of Collegiate students participate in interscholastic athletics. The School’s mission is to create a diverse and inclusive community of learners committed to a challenging and supportive educational experience that will foster the intellectual, moral, emotional, and physical development of each student. 



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  • Lead Middle School Guidance Counselor, Beginning 2018-2019 Academic Year

    Collegiate School seeks an energetic and committed Lead Middle School Guidance Counselor to work closely with the Middle School faculty and administrators to coordinate a 5 - 8 grade program that helps students develop positive tools for social interaction, decision-making and healthy living.  This is a full-time, 10 1/2-month, benefited faculty position.
    Responsibilities will include:
    • Work closely with students, faculty and families to provide individual counseling support, as needed
    • Coordinate Middle School Advisory Program
    • Prepare and implement guidance lessons and appropriate small guidance groups
    • Work closely with individual teachers, grade level coordinators, and Student Support Team to help identify and address specific student needs
      • Provide assistance for students as they transition from 4th to 5th grade and 8th to 9th grade
      • Work as an integral member of the JK-12 counseling team
      • Coordinate parent education groups
      • Communicate with outside professionals
      • Develop resources and relationships in the outside community
      • Serve on committees and engage in professional group work, as necessary
      • Participate in all required School events
      • Assume additional duties as required
    • Promote and facilitate the ongoing development and maintenance of an inclusive campus community
     
    Qualities of a successful candidate will include:
     
    • Experience in middle school counseling
    • Knowledge of current best practices in middle school teaching and learning
    • Ability to develop strong rapport with students
    • Enthusiasm for professional growth
    • Demonstrated cross-cultural competence
    • Commitment to broad participation in school life
    • Strong skills in communication, collaboration and consultation
    • Team player/commitment to cause: understands the big picture and manages areas of responsibility in a manner consistent with the School’s mission and values
    • Interpersonal skills 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
    • Adherence to all personnel policies, procedures and rules included in the Faculty/Staff Handbook
    • A Master’s degree, preferably in counselor education
     
     
    Collegiate School is an independent, JK-12 college preparatory, coeducational school with over 1,600 students in Richmond, VA. The school’s mission is to create a diverse and inclusive community of learners committed to a challenging and supportive educational experience that will foster the intellectual, moral, emotional, and physical development of each student. 


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  • Middle School History Teacher

    Collegiate School seeks an energetic and committed Middle School History teacher.  This is a full-time, benefited faculty position.
    Responsibilities will include:
    • Creating and executing well-designed, meaningful lesson plans, mindful of best practices of teaching and learning including inquiry-based models
    • 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
    • Supervising lunch, recess, carpool and other duties as required
    Qualities of a successful candidate will include:
    • 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
    • Passion for History education
    • Commitment to broad participation in school life
    • History teaching experience
    • Experience in and commitment to the ongoing development and maintenance of an inclusive campus community
    • A Master’s degree or Virginia teaching certification is preferred
     
     
    Collegiate School is an independent, JK-12 college preparatory, coeducational school with over 1,600 students in Richmond, VA. The school’s mission is to create a diverse and inclusive community of learners committed to a challenging and supportive educational experience that will foster the intellectual, moral, emotional, and physical development of each student. 


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  • Middle School Science Teacher/STEAM Facilitator

    Collegiate School seeks an energetic and committed Middle School Science teacher to teach physical, life and earth sciences in an integrated curriculum. Included in this position is leadership in the development, communication, and implementation of STEAM practices across the Middle School curriculum. This is a full-time, benefited faculty position.
    Responsibilities will include:
    • Creating and executing well-designed, meaningful lesson plans, mindful of best practices of teaching and learning, including inquiry-based models
    • Facilitating STEAM integration across the curriculum
    • 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
    • Supervising lunch, recess, carpool and other duties as required
    Qualities of a successful candidate will include:
    • Strong commitment to students with all learning styles
    • Ability to inspire students’ love of learning and critical thinking
    • Ability to build professional relationships, solve problems, and plan collaboratively
    • Enthusiasm for professional growth, academic excellence and creative teaching
    • Passion for science and STEAM education
    • Commitment to broad participation in school life
    • Science teaching experience
    • Experience in and commitment to the ongoing development and maintenance of an inclusive campus community
    • A Master’s degree or Virginia teaching certification is preferred
     
    Collegiate School is an independent, JK-12 college preparatory, coeducational school with over 1,600 students in Richmond, VA. The school’s mission is to create a diverse and inclusive community of learners committed to a challenging and supportive educational experience that will foster the intellectual, moral, emotional, and physical development of each student. 


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  • Spring Concession Cart Worker

    Collegiate School is looking for a pleasant, honest and reliable person to drive its concessions cart during the spring sports season. Hours are 3:30 p.m. until the end of the games on Collegiate's Robins Sports Campus. Candidates should expect to work 3/1, 3/16, 3/20, 3/23, 3/27, 3/29, 4/3, 4/6, 4/10, 4/13, 4/16, 4/17, 4/20, 4/24, 4/27, 5/1, 5/4. Virginia driver;s license required. Only serious applicants willing to work this two month period of time need apply.  Submit applications to chiristine_branin@collegiate-va.org.
  • Study Hall Skills Coordinator

    Collegiate School seeks a part-time Study Hall Skills Coordinator for its after school program. The Study Hall Skills Coordinator will typically work with students in grades 5-8. This is a part-time (16-20 hours/week), non-benefitted, 10-month position. Work hours will generally be from 2:40 - 6pm (Monday - Thursday), 2 - 6pm on Fridays during school year. Throughout the year, there are several days, including school holidays and parent teacher conferences, when the after school program is open all day. On these days, the Study Hall Skills Coordinator should expect to work 5-6 hours per day between 7:45 a.m. and 6:00 p.m.
    Responsibilities include:
    • Facilitates an hour long study hall with students in Grades 5-8, actively assists students with their homework and monitors students’ progress on homework
    • Formally and informally teaches strong study skills, including but not limited to organization of school planner, prioritization of tasks, time management, and quiz and test preparation
    • Meets regularly with Middle School administrators to build positive professional relationships between the School and after school program
    • Provides one on one academic support to students as necessary
    • Facilitates a variety of indoor and outdoor activities including, cooking, art, basketball, and gaga ball
    • Actively supervises Middle School students during a wide variety of enrichment activities that may take place on or off campus
    • Coordinates off-campus field trips
    • Helps maintain a safe and clean learning and play environment for Middle School students
    • Regularly attends monthly staff meetings and other planning meetings as needed
    • Adheres to all personnel policies, procedures and rules contained in the Faculty/Staff Handbook
    • Maintains productive relationships with School faculty and staff
     
    Qualities of a successful candidate include:
    • A degree in a child-related field, preferably study skills training, and/or have extensive experience working with children in a group setting
    • Consistently demonstrates kindness, patience, and respect toward after school participants, parents, and colleagues
    • Is highly organized and collaborates with Collegiate School’s teachers and administrators to ensure students’ academic success
    • Candidate should be 21 years of age or older with a good driving record and a willingness to learn how to drive a minibus to transport students to and from activities and events
    • Demonstrates high levels of flexibility, and is a supportive colleague, ready and willing to step in and help in any way as needed
    • Exhibits professionalism, timeliness, strong work ethic, and a positive attitude
    • Effectively communicates the School’s shared purpose; builds trust among colleagues; is accountable; lives up to commitments
    • Understands the big picture and manages areas of responsibility in a manner consistent with the School’s mission and values
    • Relates to Collegiate community including faculty, staff, students and parents in a cooperative manner that helps others to achieve their best
    • Meets deadlines, demonstrates effective use of time and effectively handles multiple assignments simultaneously
    • Understands the need for growth and is receptive to constructive feedback
     
    Collegiate School is an independent, JK-12 college preparatory, coeducational school with over 1,600 students. The school’s mission is to create a diverse and inclusive community of learners committed to a challenging and supportive educational experience that will foster the intellectual, moral, emotional, and physical development of each student.
     
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  • Upper School History Teacher, Beginning 2018-2019 Academic Year

    Collegiate School seeks an energetic, experienced and committed History teacher for grades 9 - 12 to teach a range of courses in a comprehensive curriculum. This is a full-time, benefited faculty position
    Responsibilities will include:
    • Creating and executing well-designed, meaningful lesson plans, mindful of best practices of teaching and learning
    • Fostering a climate of respect for each child as an individual
    • Identifying and pursuing professional opportunities that enhance and extend one’s teaching
    • Serving on committees and engaging in professional group work as necessary
    Qualities of a successful candidate will include:
    • Bachelor’s degree in History or related field (Master’s degree or Virginia teaching certification preferred)
    • Passion for History education and History teaching experience
    • Ability to inspire students’ love of learning and critical thinking
    • Enthusiasm for professional growth, academic excellence and creative teaching
    • Commitment to broad participation in school life
    • Strong commitment to students with all learning styles
    • Experience in and commitment to the ongoing development and maintenance of an inclusive campus community
     
    Collegiate School is an independent, JK-12 college preparatory, coeducational school with over 1,600 students in Richmond, VA. The school’s mission is to create a diverse and inclusive community of learners committed to a challenging and supportive educational experience that will foster the intellectual, moral, emotional, and physical development of each student. 


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If you have questions, please contact Amy Blackmer, Recruiting and Professional Development Coordinator
careers@collegiate-va.org or 804.740.5179.

Careers Spotlight


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, pregnancy, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, military service, marital status, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. The School makes reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law. An applicant who does not meet the minimum qualifications of the position(s) for which the applicant applies will not be considered for employment.
"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 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 at a discounted price.

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



Why Collegiate?

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

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

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

Why Richmond?

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

Richmond, Virginia offers:
  • Rich and varied options for history buffs
  • Two major universities (Virginia Commonwealth University and University of Richmond)
  • Numerous oportunities for music, food and art aficionados
  • Growing cultural diversity
  • Exciting community programming and activities, such as visiting the Washington Redskins summer training camp.
Read more here, in U.S. News & World Report's Best Places to Live review or at Venture Richmond.