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.
    VA law requires background checks for school employment.

    Collegiate School is an equal opportunity employer.
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  • Full-time CDL Driver

    Collegiate School seeks an experienced, full-time CDL Driver is responsible for transporting Collegiate students, faculty and staff using school-owned vehicles, and performing required vehicle pre/post trip inspections, vehicle cleaning, and other maintenance duties when required. This is a full-time, benefited, 12-month position.
    Primary Duties and Responsibilities
      1. Ensuring vehicle pre/post trip inspections are completed and fleet vehicles are in safe driving condition.
      2. Ensuring vehicles are cleaned on a regular basis.
      3. Perform driving-related duties as assigned by the Transportation Supervisor.
      4. Remain up-to-date and informed as to current practices of job related functions.
      5. Be available to work special events and activities as needed
      6. Perform other necessary transportation-related and emergency duties, as assigned.
      7. Be available to work weekend and/or weekday shifts.
      8. Excellent communication skills with attention to detail
      9. Ability to maintain accurate records
      10. Adherence to all personnel policies, procedures and rules continued in the Faculty/Staff Handbook
      11. Maintain productive relationships with vendors and all School Faculty and Staff
    Functional Competencies
    1. Leadership/Integrity – effectively communicates the School’s shared purpose; builds trust among colleagues; is accountable; lives up to commitments.
    2. 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
    3. Interpersonal Skills – relates to Collegiate community including faculty, staff, students and parents in a cooperative manner that helps others to achieve their best.
    4. Productivity/Organizing/Planning – meets deadlines, demonstrates effective use of time and handles multiple assignments simultaneously.
    5. Willingness to Acknowledge Areas for Growth – understands the need for growth and is receptive to constructive feedback.
     Knowledge and Skill Set Requirements
    1. Ability to do minor maintenance of vehicles including checking fluid levels and adding fluid levels as required.
    2. Visually check vehicles to ensure, among other items, that all lights are working, tires are properly inflated, and suggesting/taking corrective actions when required.
    3. Ability to work with hand tools and pneumatic tools as required.
     Education and Experience Requirements
    1. Must have and maintain a valid Virginia Driver’s license (CDL) with a passenger and air brake endorsement.
    Physical Requirements
    1. Manual coordination including finger dexterity, eye/hand/foot coordination, color discrimination, climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crawling, reaching, handling, fingering, feeling, depth perception and hearing.
    2. Must be able to pass a physical exam as required by The Department of Transportation.
    3. Lifting and carrying up to 50 pounds.
    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.
    VA law requires background checks for school employment.
    Collegiate School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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  • Housekeeping, Part-time

    Collegiate School is seeking committed and experienced part-time Housekeeping Staff for 10-month, part-time positions. Hours are flexible and will generally be between 3:00 pm to 11:00 pm, Monday through Friday, or during weekend hours.
    Primary Responsibilities:
    • General Housekeeping of restrooms, public spaces, offices, classrooms and corridors
      • Dust horizontal/vertical surfaces
      • Empty and remove waste or recycles trash receptacles
      • Damp wipe all furniture
      • Clean metal and porcelain fixtures in restrooms
      • Dry and wet mop floors in offices, classrooms, lounges, etc.
      • Spot clean walls, windows and metal surfaces
      • Vacuuming
      • Replenish restroom supplies
      • Assist in cleaning of all spills
    • Maintenance and Repair
      • Maintain equipment for cleanliness and report all repairs needed
      • Observe and report the need for furniture or other building fixture repairs
    • Other
      • Remain up-to-date and informed as to current practices of job related functions
      • Be available to work special events and activities as needed
      • Ensure all doors are locked or unlocked as scheduled and report all suspicious activities to management/security
      • Perform other necessary housekeeping and emergency duties as assigned
      • Be available to work weekend and/or weekday shifts
    Qualifications and Skills:
    • 3 – 5 years of experience as a custodian/housekeeper in a commercial environment
    • Ability to follow oral and written instructions
    • Sufficient manual dexterity to perform duties
    • Must be able to lift, lower, push and pull objects up to 50 lbs. unassisted
    • Must be able to stand, climb, bend, stoop and crouch for extended periods of time
    • Self-Starter
    • Team player attitude
    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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  • Middle School Boys' Lacrosse Coaches

    Collegiate School is seeking experienced and committed Boys' Lacrosse Coaches at the Middle School level.
    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: 
         Middle School: mid-February through mid-May

    Time 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 4:00pm - 7:30pm. No weekend commitments.
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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.

Head of Middle School Search

Position Description
Amanda Riegel
Senior Associate

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.

    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.