"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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  • 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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  • Floor Maintenance Technician

    Collegiate School is seeking an experienced, full-time floor maintenance technician. This is a 10-month position and hours are generally Monday through Friday 2:30 -11:00 p.m. 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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  • 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.
     
    Please apply online at www.collegiate-va.org/careers
     
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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.

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.