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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  • Facilities Manager

    Collegiate School seeks a Facilities Manager to collaboratively develop and implement standards, procedures and schedules for Plant Service Group actions, with a focus on effective daily operations to ensure preservation of APPA Level 2 standards of care.  The Facilities Manager will manage the regular workflow and systems of the Physical Plant and measure daily progress and task completion. This is a full-time, benefited 12-month position.
    Responsibilities also will include, but are not limited to:
    • Plan, schedule and coordinate the daily work of the Physical Plant to ensure proper, equitable and effective distribution of assignments and adequate personnel, material and equipment for performance of duties.
    • Continually assess the function and appearance of the School’s Buildings and Grounds. Note deficiencies and work with Plant Management to develop strategies for implementation of corrective actions.
    • Manage the Department’s facility-related electronic systems including: maintenance, transportation, contracts, capital asset, equipment and event management.
    • Track the School’s energy consumption, maintain the Energy Star Portfolio, identify areas for conservation and consumption improvement and assist the Supervisors and Director with the development and implementation of energy management strategies.
    • Perform routine safety-related inspections and identify Life/Safety concerns. Assist Plant Management with the development and implementation of corrective action plans.
    • Support and assist Departmental Supervisors as needed. Assume their roles and responsibilities in their absence and/or paid time off.
    • Track departmental expenditures and monitor cash flow. Assist the Supervisors and Director with corrective strategies to minimize budget variances.
    • Provide timely assistance with Budget Monitoring and Vendor, Contract and Invoice Management.
    • Provide support to Plant Management during the development of annual Operational Budgets.
    • Research and maintain an up to date knowledge base of “Best Practices” within the Facilities Management Industry. Assist the Director with Process Improvement Plans and the implementation of beneficial new procedures and practices.
    • Manage the monthly in-house Departmental training program. Ensure current and required Life/Safety and OSHA-related topics are provided for the Department’s staff.
    • Manage the Staff Training Needs Matrix and work with Supervisors to ensure required trade and/or approved professional development needs are scheduled and fulfilled.
    • Assist the Director with planning and implementation of select Renewal and Enhancement projects.
    • Assist the School, as needed, with Emergency Management Planning and Recovery.
    • Other duties, as assigned.
     
    Qualities of a successful candidate will include:
     
    • Demonstrated working knowledge, skills and expertise in Facility Management.
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with high attention to detail.
    • Demonstrated initiative in the development and implementation of Buildings, Grounds, Custodial and Transportation programs, systems, procedures and strategies.
    • Strong working knowledge of cloud-based word processing and spreadsheet software, and Windows platform.
    • Knowledge of, and prior training involving, Federal and State occupational hazards.
    • Ability to develop and maintain accurate records.
    • Excellent reading, writing and comprehension skills.
    • Willingness to acknowledge areas for growth; understands the need for growth and is receptive to constructive feedback.
    • Ability to develop and maintain accurate records.
    • Ability to effectively communicate the School’s shared purpose; build trust among colleagues; live up to commitments.
    • Ability to understand the big picture and manage areas of responsibility in a manner consistent with the School’s mission and values.
    • Ability to meet or exceed deadlines, demonstrate effective use of time, handle multiple assignments simultaneously, and forecast/plan work efforts.
    • Adherence to all personnel policies, procedures and rules continued in the Faculty/Staff Handbook.
    • Experience in and commitment to the ongoing development and maintenance of an inclusive campus community.
    • Ability to maintain productive relationships with School Faculty and Staff.
    • Associates Degree or higher
    • A minimum of 10 years of comparable and progressive supervisory experience in buildings and grounds maintenance, including direct supervision of staff and program development.
    • Valid Virginia driver’s license
     
    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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  • Grounds Supervisor

    Collegiate School seeks an experienced and qualified Grounds Supervisor to coordinate, schedule, supervise and evaluate all grounds-related maintenance and vendor activities including the oversight of 14 athletic fields to APPA Level 2 Standards. The Grounds Supervisor reports to the Director of Facilities Management and Construction.  This is a full-time, benefited 12-month position.
    Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to the following:
     
    • Plan, schedule and assign the work for the Service Group to ensure proper distribution of assignments and adequate personnel, space and equipment for performance of duties.
    • Responsible for daily maintenance of 12 Bermuda grass and 2 synthetic turf athletic fields.  Duties include implementing mowing schedule, fertilizer applications, insect pest management program, cultural practices that include aeration and over-seeding, irrigation management and coordinating with the Athletic Department on game usage
    • Coordinate and supervise grounds maintenance activities including: cleaning and repair of roadways, walks and parking areas, landscape/natural areas; removal of snow; preparation and readiness of athletic fields; scheduled and special pickup of waste, recycling and compost materials; and the continuing upkeep of exterior signage, playgrounds, structures and equipment.
    • Inspect and evaluate work in progress at appropriate intervals to ensure standards of care are maintained and tasks are completed as directed and scheduled. Develop and direct corrective actions where and when required.
    • Continually assess and evaluate the physical condition, cleanliness and safety of the campus grounds. Develop and direct corrective strategies to solve issues of non-compliance.
    • Plan, direct and implement proper disease and pest control applications as required; supervise seeding and fertilizing operations; determine grass mowing and landscape bed management priorities and schedules, pruning and removal of shrubbery, trees, leaves and debris as necessary.
    • Research and maintain an up to date knowledge base of “Best Practices” within the Grounds Management Industry. Implement new procedures and practices as needed for the School’s benefit and train employees in new techniques and programs.
    • Provide support to Plant Management during the development of annual Operational Budgets.
    • Provide timely assistance with Budget Monitoring and Vendor, Contract and Invoice Management.
    • Assist with research, assignment and delivery of 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.
    • Provide support as requested or required for special events and activities.
    • Assist the School, as needed, with Emergency Management Planning and Recovery.
    • Other duties, as assigned.
     
    Qualities of a successful candidate will include
     
    • Demonstrated working knowledge, skills and expertise in Grounds / Landscape Management
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with high attention to detail
    • Demonstrated initiative in the development and implementation of grounds management procedures, programs
    • Strong working knowledge of cloud-based word processing and spreadsheet software, and Windows platform.
    • Working knowledge of Grounds / Landscape Management equipment and systems including irrigation, power and hand tools and ride-on equipment.
    • Ability to develop and maintain accurate records
    • Excellent reading, writing and comprehension skills
    • Adherence to all personnel policies, procedures and rules continued in the Faculty/Staff Handbook
    • Associates Degree in Horticulture, Landscape Management, or a related field of study.
    • Seven (7) years of comparable experience in grounds maintenance, including direct supervision of staff and program development.
    • Valid Virginia driver's license.
    • Commercial Pesticide Applicator- Required.
     
    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 and physical development of each student.
     
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  • Lower School Substitute Teacher

    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 teaching experience working are 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.

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  • 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 Long-Term Substitute

    Collegiate School seeks an energetic, experienced and committed History teacher for a long-term sub position for grades 9 and 10 to teach World History beginning January 5 through April 23, 2018.
    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
    • 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
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.