Everyone who works at Collegiate School plays a critical role in providing a challenging yet supportive environment for learning and development. Our students don’t turn to us simply for classroom instruction; they rely on our teachers, coaches, administrators, counselors and staff for guidance, encouragement and nurturing nudges to do their best. We are committed to creating a community of faculty and staff as rich and diverse as the world around us. Our environment of inclusion fosters open communication, deep collaboration and instructional freedom, and is backed by strong administrative support and professional development opportunities. As one grows, we all grow. The Collegiate experience is not just a skillset, it's a mindset – where our expectations for students are high because our standards of professional and personal excellence for our faculty and staff are even higher.

Available Faculty and Staff Positions

Collegiate welcomes employment inquiries at any time. Please bookmark this page to keep track of our most current openings. Also follow Careers at Collegiate on Twitter @CougarJobs.

Want to join the Collegiate community? Submit the online application through the links found on this page along with a cover letter, resume, a copy of a teaching certificate (if applicable), and an unofficial copy of transcript(s) of all undergraduate and graduate work.

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  • Bus Driver, part-time

    Collegiate seeks a part-time, experienced bus driver.  

    Must have CDL, passenger and air brake endorsements preferred, current DOT medical card (or ability to obtain), excellent driving record, ability/desire to work with students and ability to work some weekends and nights.  When not driving other duties as assigned. Competitive Pay.
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  • Floor Maintenance Technician

    Collegiate School is seeking EXPERIENCED, full-time floor maintenance technicians. 12-month and 10-month positions are available. Hours are generally Mon-Fri 2:30pm -11:00pm. Duties include stripping, waxing, cleaning & burnishing floors as well as carpet care. Requires sufficient manual dexterity to perform duties. Self-starter. Team player attitude. Some housekeeping duties required.


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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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  • Irrigation Technician/Groundskeeper

    Collegiate School is seeking EXPERIENCED, full-time Irrigation Technician/Groundskeeper. This is a 12-month position. Hours are generally Monday-Friday 6:30am -3:30pm. Duties include irrigation system programming, troubleshooting, repair and maintenance, as well as grounds maintenance duties. Requires sufficient manual dexterity to perform duties. Self-starter. Team player attitude.


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  • Lighting and Sound Designer

    Collegiate School is seeking a Lighting & Sound Designer beginning August 2018. The successful candidate will be part of a collaborative team that supports the vibrant Fine Arts and school community. This position will significantly contribute to establishing the operations of the newly renovated Oates Theater and maintaining its reputation as the premier mid-size theater in Central Virginia. This is a full-time, benefited, 10-month position beginning in the 2018-2019 academic year.
    Primary Responsibilities:
    • Manage all aspects of lighting and sound consoles in each school venue
    • Setup, program and operate lighting and sound for specified school rehearsals, productions and assemblies
    • Working with the Technical Director and Show Director in design layout and needs for productions
    • Train and supervise student stagehands by instructing them on the proper techniques in sound and lighting, both during and after school hours
    • Basic video camera operation

    Qualifications and Skills:
    • Bachelor’s degree in lighting or sound design
    • Extensive operational knowledge of various lighting consoles including ETC and High End Systems
    • Expertise of operation in theatrical lighting, sound and projection equipment
    • Ability to demonstrate the technical aspects of lighting and sound designin order to train students to assist with the technical side of productions
    • Availability to work some evenings and weekends
    • Expertise in drafting software such as Vectorworks or AutoCad.
    • MS office (Power Point, Excel, and Word).
    • Adobe Suite (InDesign and Photoshop)
    • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively
    • Ability to plan and organize educational content preferred but not required
    • The ability to lift 75 pounds
    • Sensitivity to the developmental stages and well-being of children
    • Excellent organizational and time management skills
    • Strong communication skills, both verbal and non-verbal
    • 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’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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  • Mechanic/CDL Holder

    Collegiate School seeks EXPERIENCED, full-time medium duty mechanic/CDL holder.
    12-month position. Hours generally Mon-Fri 7:30am-4:30pm (may vary some depending on the need of the department). Duties include PM service of medium and light duty vehicles, daily attention to pre-and post-trip repair requirements, record keeping of service and ensuring vehicles are cleaned on a regular basis.  Self-starter. Team player attitude. Must perform skilled tasks in mechanical repair and maintenance of full range of automotive & diesel equipment, including automobiles, school buses, trucks, tractors, and other standard and specialized automotive equipment. Sufficient manual dexterity to perform duties. 2 years’ experience of mechanical and driving required. Some local driving and other duties may be required.

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  • Orchestra Director, Beginning 2018-2019 Academic Year

    Collegiate School seeks a passionate, organized and charismatic Orchestra Director for grades K-12. The successful candidate will be part of a collaborative team to support the music curriculum as part of an evolving performing arts program. This is a full-time, benefited faculty position.
    Responsibilities will include:
    • Teaching classes in Lower, Middle and Upper School
    • Teaching individual lessons
    • Preparing for all orchestral and string ensemble performances in Lower, Middle and Upper School
    • Leading instrumental groups for all formal school occasions
    • Assisting with the pit orchestra for the Upper School fall musical
    • Helping to supervise the Upper School music clubs
    • 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
    Qualities of a successful candidate will include:
    • Working knowledge of Middle and High School orchestral repertoire
    • 5 years teaching experience at a Middle School, High School or College level
    • Knowledge of music writing and arranging software, such as Finale
    • 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 music education
    • Commitment to broad participation in school life
    • Experience in and commitment to the ongoing development and maintenance of an inclusive campus community
    • A Master’s degree in Music Education or Performance 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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  • Quest Counselor, Part-Time Opening

    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 Counselor position could be an incredible fit for you!
    Collegiate School seeks a part-time Quest Counselor 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 Counselors 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 Counselors should expect to work 5-6 hours per day between 7:45 a.m. and 6 p.m. Quest Counselors may also choose to work during the summer months as well.

    Responsibilities include:
    • Leading small study groups and assisting 1st-6th Grade students thoroughly complete homework assignments
    • Facilitating a variety of activities including, but not limited to sports, indoor/outdoor play, arts and crafts, and cooking
    • Actively supervising children during a wide variety of enrichment activities that may take place on or off campus
    • Help maintain a safe, clean and cozy learning and play environment for students
    • Regularly attend monthly staff meetings and other planning meetings as needed
    Qualities of a successful candidate include:
    • Have previous experience working with children ages 4-12 in a group setting
    • Consistently demonstrate kindness, patience and respect toward students, parents and colleagues
    • Have a good driving record and a willingness to learn how to drive a minibus to transport students to and from activities and events
    • Demonstrate high levels of flexibility, a strong work ethic, and a team-oriented attitude, ready and willing to step in and help in any way needed
    • Exhibit professionalism, timeliness and a positive attitude
    Preferred qualifications:
    • Hold a degree in a child-related field, preferably early childhood, elementary or secondary education


    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 christine_branin@collegiate-va.org.
  • Technical Director/Set Designer

    Collegiate School is seeking a Technical Director/Set Designer beginning August 2018. The successful candidate will be part of a collaborative team that supports the vibrant Fine Arts and school community. This position will significantly contribute to establishing the operations of the newly renovated Oates Theater and maintaining its reputation as the premier mid-size theater in Central Virginia. This is a full-time, benefited, 10-month position.
    Primary Responsibilities:
    • Oversee construction, installation and operation of scenery for specified productions and school events
    • Supervise and maintain the Scene Shop and shop area
    • Prepare for load-in, run-of-show, and load-out of all Hershey Center school-related main-stage events
    • Design sets for all Collegiate School main-stage events and designated school events
    • Work collaboratively with teachers, staff and students
    • Train and supervise student stagehands by instructing them on the proper techniques in stagecraft, both during and after school hours
    • Maintain the highest safety standards and assist with coordinating the scheduling, distribution, and set-up of sets and technical equipment
    • Setup and operate lighting, sound and staging for specified school rehearsals, productions and assemblies
    Qualifications and Skills:
    • Bachelor’s degree in technical theater or related field preferred
    • Ability to work with the technical aspects of theatrical productions, including scene design and training students to assist with the technical side of productions
    • Basic knowledge of operating sound, lighting and projection systems
    • Ability to plan and organize educational content preferred but not required
    • The ability to lift 75 pounds
    • Sensitivity to the developmental stages and well-being of children
    • Excellent organizational and time management skills
    • Strong communication skills, both verbal and non-verbal
    • 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’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 Counselor, Beginning 2018-2019 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.
    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 Department
    • 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
     
    Qualities of a successful candidate will include:
    • 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
    • Familiarity with the goals, objectives, and mission of an independent 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. 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

"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 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.

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.