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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  • Athletic Coaches

    Collegiate is seeking experienced and motivated coaches at both the JV and Middle School levels for Field Hockey and Volleyball.

    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.
    Season Commitment: 
         JV: August 13, 2018 - November 2, 2018
         Middle School: August 28, 2018 - November 2, 2018
    Time Commitment: 
         JV:  Season practices are held Monday - Thursday (3:45 – 6:00pm) and Fridays (2:45 – 4:00pm). Typically there will be       two nights a week with games starting anytime between 4:30 pm – 7:30 pm. Very little, if any, weekend commitment.
         Middle School: Season practices are held Monday - Thursday (3:45 - 5:15) and Fridays (2:45 - 4:15). Typically there will be two nights a week with games starting anytime between 4:30pm - 7:30pm. No weekend commitments.

  • 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.
    VA law requires background checks for school employment.

    Collegiate School is an equal opportunity employer.
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  • Head Varsity Girls' Lacrosse Coach and Program Leader

    Collegiate School seeks a dynamic and committed coach who will cultivate and lead all aspects of the girls’ lacrosse program. The Head Varsity Lacrosse 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’ lacrosse program for Grades 7-12
    • Ensure appropriate communication with students, parents and community regarding the lacrosse program
    • Coordinate and teach within our Cougar Sports Zone/Geronimo youth programs for Grades 1-6
    • Provide summer lacrosse 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 lacrosse 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 four girls’ lacrosse teams with 10 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.
    Collegiate School is an equal opportunity employer.
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  • Help Desk Technician I

    Collegiate School seeks a Help Desk Technician to ensure proper computer operation so that end users can accomplish business tasks. This includes receiving, prioritizing, documenting, and actively resolving end user help requests. Problem resolution may involve the use of diagnostic and help request tracking tools, as well as require that the individual give in-person, hands-on help at the desktop level. This is a 12 month, 40 hour per week, non-exempt position that reports to the Help Desk Manager.
    Responsibilities also will include, but are not limited to:
    • Field incoming help requests from end users via both telephone and e-mail in a courteous manner
    • Document all pertinent end user identification information, including name, department, contact information, and nature of problem or issue
    • Build rapport and elicit problem details from help desk customers
    • Prioritize and schedule problems; escalate problems (when required) to the appropriately experienced technician
    • Record, track, and document the help desk request problem-solving process, including all successful and unsuccessful decisions made, and actions taken, through to final resolution
    • Apply diagnostic utilities to aid in troubleshooting
    • Access software updates, drivers, knowledge bases, and frequently asked questions resources on the Internet to aid in problem resolution
    • Identify and learn appropriate software and hardware used and supported by the organization
    • Perform hands-on fixes at the desktop level, including installing and upgrading software, installing hardware, implementing file backups, and configuring systems and applications
    • Performing preventative maintenance, including checking and cleaning of workstations, printers, and peripherals
    • Test fixes to ensure problem has been adequately resolved
    • Perform post-resolution follow-ups to help requests
    • Develop help sheets and frequently asked questions lists for end users
    • Manage help desk loaner pool, including laptops, cables, adapters, etc.
    • Troubleshoot and repair classroom projectors, sound, cables, wall plates, dvd players, etc.
    • Use remote desktop to assist users with problems and to remotely update software
    • Support onboarding of new employees
    • Receiving, cleaning, and deploying computer equipment during the summer
    • Replace and repair UPS systems in network closets
    Qualities of a successful candidate will include:
    • High school diploma and/or one to two years equivalent work experience
    • Certifications in Apple, Windows, or Comptia A+ preferred but not required
    • Knowledge of basic computer hardware, including desktop computers, laptop computers, cell phones, and tablets
    • Experience with desktop operating systems, including Mac OS 10.13+ and Windows 10+
    • Extensive application support experience with web browser, office applications, and Google suite
    • Good understanding of the organization’s goals and objectives
    • Exceptional written and oral communication skills
    • Exceptional interpersonal skills, with a focus on rapport-building, listening, and questioning skills
    • Strong documentation skills
    • Ability to project a warm friendly attitude and calmly interact with end users who may be frustrated or upset
    • Ability to conduct research into a wide range of computing issues as required
    • Ability to absorb and retain information quickly
    • Ability to present ideas in user-friendly language
    • Highly self-motivated and directed
    • Keen attention to detail
    • Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities
    • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
    • Exceptional customer service orientation
    • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
    • Occasional availability to support events that occur outside of normal school hours
    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.
    Collegiate School is an equal opportunity employer.
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  • Lower School Substitute

    Collegiate School seeks substitute teachers in the Lower School, JK – 4th Grade.  Substitute teachers may be assigned a lead or supporting role in a classroom, depending on grade level, discipline and student needs.  The role of the substitute teacher requires flexibility, cooperation and collaboration. We seek to hire qualified individuals with a deep respect for children and strong classroom management skills. A bachelor’s degree and experience working with children is required.

    Lower School substitutes are interviewed by the Lower School Substitute Coordinator who maintains the substitute list. Please note that Virginia law requires background checks for school employment.
  • 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.

    VA law requires background checks for school employment.
    Collegiate School is an equal opportunity employer.
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  • Transportation Supervisor

    Collegiate School seeks a proactive Transportation Supervisor to assist with planning, developing and implementing policies for Fleet Maintenance and Transportation Services. The Supervisor will oversee and direct all Transportation Service Group personnel, be responsible for all systems and equipment, develop and implement procedures and operations for the maintenance, safety and scheduling of all School-owned or leased vehicles. Supervisor will also drive buses for School activities and perform routine maintenance duties, as needed. This is a full-time, 12-month, benefited position.
    Qualified candidate will supervise in a manner consistent with School’s mission/values, exhibit excellent communication and organizational skills, be detail-oriented, hardworking, collaborative, and be able to respond in fast-paced environment.Preference given to candidates possessing an Associate’s degree or higher with a minimum of 5 years experience in similar/related position. Must hold both a valid VA driver’s and commercial driver’s license, CDL.

    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.

    Collegiate School is an equal opportunity employer.
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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

    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.

    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

    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.

    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.

    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.

    The School provides a long term disability benefit for eligible employees.  The benefit provides income protection for qualified employees covered under the plan.

    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.

    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.

    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.

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

    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.

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

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

    On-site after-school care at a discounted price.

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

Why Collegiate?

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

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

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

Why Richmond?

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

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

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