"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

Benefits

Collegiate School employees enjoy the exceptional location of a campus situated in one of Virginia’s most vibrant cities, and a highly competitive salary that supports their standard of living.

We recognize that a strong benefits and compensation program enables us to attract and retain outstanding faculty and staff. Collegiate offers a comprehensive package that includes expansive options to meet the varied needs of eligible employees.
Collegiate School employees have one of the most important duties in the world - helping our students become creative thinkers and responsible citizens. Our expectations for students are high because our standards of professional and personal excellence for our staff are even higher.
Everyone who works here 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. The Collegiate experience is not just a skillset, it's a mindset – where character is as important as creativity, integrity accompanies intellect and service partners with leadership.

Our Community

At Collegiate School, we’re committed to creating a community of faculty and staff as rich and diverse as the world around us. We celebrate our differences and learn from each other’s strengths. Our environment of inclusion fosters open communication, deep collaboration and instructional freedom, and is backed by strong administrative support. 
The growth of our employees is just as important to us as the growth of our students. It’s why we routinely provide generous professional development funding to interested, qualified members of our faculty and staff. As one grows, we all grow.

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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  • After-School Counselor/Lead Art Teacher

    Collegiate School seeks a part-time, After-School Counselor to join its after-school program for students in grades JK-7. This is a part-time (16-20 hours per week), non-benefitted position; work hours will generally be 2:45pm - 6:00pm (Monday-Thursday) and 2:00pm - 6:00pm on Fridays during the school year. Additionally, it is required the Counselor be flexible to work some morning hours as needed during school holidays.
    Qualities of a successful candidate include a degree in a child-related field and/or extensive experience working with children in a group setting, a person with lots of patience and kindness. In addition to assisting with homework, this counselor will lead art activities, purchase art materials and organize and display the children’s art work in a creative way in the after-school space. The candidate should be 21 years of age or older with a good driving record to transport students, in a school van, to activities and events.

    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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  • Bus Driver, Part-Time Opening

    Collegiate seeks experienced bus drivers. 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. Driver must be available starting between 1:30 and 2pm during the week. When not driving other duties as assigned.
    VA law requires background checks for school employment.
     
    Please submit resume and staff application to careers@collegiate-va.org or fax 740-8975.

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  • Lower School Music Teacher, Beginning 2017-2018 Academic Year

    Collegiate School seeks a creative, organized and energetic Lower School Music Teacher to collaborate with another Lower School Music Teacher and Classroom Teachers. This is a full-time, benefited teaching position.

    Responsibilities will include:
    • Effectively working with several grade levels, directing plays, Fourth Grade Cantorion, chapels, cultural and special celebrations, book gatherings, School-wide events, and occasional off-campus performances
    • Effectively use best practices in teaching and learning to design and deliver instruction using well-planned lessons and employing appropriate technology
    • Collaborate with other teachers to plan and implement lessons
    • Maintain accurate and comprehensive records of each child’s performance and progress
    • Establish a climate of respect for each child as an individual
    • Maintain a safe, healthy and inviting learning space
    • Identify and pursue professional opportunities that enhance and extend one’s teaching.
    • Serve on committees and engage in professional group work, as necessary
    • Manage Lower School music budget
    • Participate in all required School events
    • Supervise lunch, recess and carpool, as required
    Qualities of a successful candidate will include:
    • Knowledge of current best practices in elementary music pedagogy
    • Training or experience in multiple methodologies (e.g., Orff)
    • Piano proficiency: ability to accompany, create music, sight-read, improvise and play by ear
    • Proficiency in music notation software preferred
    • Evidence of creativity and passion in classroom instruction
    • Ability to inspire students’ creativity and critical thinking
    • Enthusiasm for professional growth
    • Ability to support the Lower School’s program to reflect the School’s value and culture
    • Experience in and commitment to the ongoing development and maintenance of an inclusive campus community
    • Ability to move curriculum forward while children are engaged in stage productions
    • A Master’s degree or Virginia teaching certification in Music Education is preferred.
    • A minimum of 4 - 5 years of experience in elementary school music
    • Experience in stage productions
    • Strong commitment to students with all learning styles
    • Experience working collaboratively in a team; team player attitude; willingness to do whatever is necessary to get the job done
     
    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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  • Stewardship and Donor Relations Manager, Beginning July 1, 2017

    Collegiate School seeks a Stewardship and Donor Relations Manager to be responsible for the planning, coordination and execution of all key development events and overseeing a stewardship plan designed to foster and nurture long-term meaningful relationships between the School and its donors. The Stewardship and Donor Relations Manager must possess a strong interest in fundraising at Collegiate, a history of strong background in managing effective and targeted fundraising events and programs, be a proven self-starter and , team player and have excellent project management skills. This is a full-time, benefited,12-month position.
    Responsibilities will include:

    • Oversee and manage aspects of signature development events, with special focus on the winter party and auction, the School’s largest fundraiser. Other School events include Grandparents Day, National Philanthropy Day, and Faculty and Staff picnic.
    • Oversee select annual fund events, including, but not limited to, kick off breakfast, Leadership Giving Society speakers, and donor recognition party.
    • Assist with major gift events to support capital and major giving programs, including Helen Baker Society events, and gatherings to support School priorities.
    • Serve as project manager for special events and maintain calendar of events and programs.
    • Establish and create new and innovative programming while continuing to tweak and evaluate and modify existing programs and events.
    • Oversee all event preparation including securing venues, speakers, program, timelines, event briefings, and RSVP tracking through online software and follow up phone calls.
    • Ensure event tracking/attendance list are uploaded into Raiser’s Edge,
    • Work with Director, Development Operations and Business Office, to prepare endowed fund reports with financial information to send to endowment fund contacts,
    • Update Maintain and update list of School’s endowed funds and prepare for print and online publication.
    • Stay current with stewardship best practices and create and implement program that supports fundraising efforts and nurtures meaningful relationships between the School and donors.
    • Manage ordering and presentation of plaques, including faculty/staff (existing and future).
    • Manage student scholarship thank you notes process, including recording in Raiser’s Edge and mailing to appropriate scholarship contacts.
    • Implement stewardship events, such as student endowment presentation and consider other ways to further engagement and connection of these donors.
    • Assist the VP, Development in other areas of advancement as assigned requested.
    • Answer general development office phone and greets development office visitors.

    Qualities of a successful candidate will include:
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with attention to detail and customer-service oriented
    • Ability to maintain accurate records; run accurate reports, lists, and queries in Raiser’s Edge to support development activity
    • Ability to work collaboratively with Directors of Annual Giving, Capital Giving, Alumni Engagement and Development Operations to achieve overall development goalsAbility to gather, analyze and summarize information, including financial data.
    • Ability to maintain productive relationships with School Faculty and Staff and effectively work as strategic member of the Development team
    • Technology proficiency (Microsoft Office including PowerPoint, Word and Excel; Blackbaud/Raiser’s Edge)
    • Strong Interpersonal SkillsAbility to work independently as well as part of a team to support development activities.
    • Commitment to confidentiality a must
    • Bachelor’s degree
    • Minimum of 5 years development experience
    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.
     
    Please include a cover letter and resume with your online application.

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  • Upper School History Teacher, Beginning 2017-2018 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.

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.

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.

Here's a sampling of our expansive employee benefits:
* Creative control of classroom
* Small classroom sizes
* Excellent professional development opportunities for faculty and staff
* Collaborative working environment
* Opportunities for growth and leadership
* Free lunch!


Why Richmond?

Collegiate School is nestled in a lovely, suburban neighborhood west of the historic city of Richmond, Virginia - which has been noted on numerous lists as one of the nation's best places to live, and as 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)
* Growing oportunities for music, food and art aficionados
* Growing cultural diversity
* Exciting concerts, community programming and activities like 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.