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Norfolk Collegiate is an independent, co-educational pre-Kindergarten through Grade 12 school in Norfolk, Virginia. For more than 70 years, we have been developing critical thinkers, doers and explorers through innovative, engaging instruction in an inclusive and supportive learning community.

ABOUT OUR SCHOOL
Our school is comprised of nearly 600 students and 100 faculty and staff on two campuses nearly three miles apart and within 10 minutes of downtown Norfolk. The middle (Grades 6-8) and upper school (Grades 9-12) are located on Granby Street. The lower school (pre-K-Grade 5) is located on Tidewater Drive.

OUR FACULTY & STAFF
We value our dedicated faculty and staff. Everyone plays a critical role in providing a warm, challenging and supportive environment for our students.

We offer employees competitive professional development funding and a generous benefits package in an environment that is characterized by open communication, collaboration and a strong sense of community. The combination of motivated students, engaged families, active institutional support and highly qualified employees makes Norfolk Collegiate a satisfying place to work.

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
Norfolk Collegiate is seeking applicants for the positions listed below. Interested candidates should submit a completed application, as well as the items requested in the ad, to employment@norfolkcollegiate.org.

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  • Director of Diversity, Equity and Community Inclusion

    Norfolk Collegiate seeks an experienced professional to serve as Director of Diversity, Equity and Community Inclusion. This senior administrative position reports to the Head of School and serves as a resource for faculty, staff and the school community. Successful candidates will have the skills to both lead and support the school’s DEIJ efforts across all segments of the school. The school’s DEIJ mission and purpose statement articulates the vision for the school to “guide students, faculty, staff and the community to a more thoughtful understanding of and commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion and justice and how this contributes to the school’s significance and success in the 21st century.” Five to seven years of experience in diversity and community inclusion or applicable field of work is preferred. Experience in a school or educational setting is a plus. A bachelor’s degree is required; a master’s degree in an appropriate field is preferred. Interested candidates should submit an application, cover letter, resume, unofficial copies of transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate degrees, professional references and, if applicable, teacher certifications to employment@norfolkcollegiate.org.
  • Kindergarten Teacher

    Norfolk Collegiate is seeking qualified candidates for a full-time kindergarten teaching position for the 2021-22 academic year.  A bachelor’s degree in elementary education is required; K-5 teaching certification and/or a master’s degree is preferred. Ideal candidates will have teaching experience in a lower school setting, keen insight into elementary-aged children, and comprehensive knowledge of the intellectual, social, emotional and physical developmental needs of five- to six-year-olds. Candidates should have a demonstrated interest in working with students from a variety of backgrounds who possess a range of abilities and learning styles.  This position requires collaborative work with others; therefore, this individual must be able to work effectively with colleagues and parents.  We strive to attract flexible lifelong learners who are reflective about their teaching practices and expect to collaborate, innovate and grow as teachers and mentors.  Interested candidates should submit an application, cover letter, resume, unofficial copies of transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate degrees and, if applicable, teacher certifications to employment@norfolkcollegiate.org
  • Lower and Middle School Counselor

    Norfolk Collegiate is seeking qualified candidates for a full-time lower and middle school counselor position for the 2021-22 academic year beginning July 1, 2021. The lower and middle school counselor will offer a comprehensive program to foster student well-being and success. The ideal candidate will have experience in directing an independent school program, meeting the social-emotional needs of students, addressing academic concerns, and offering support services to lower and middle school students and families. This position reports to the heads of the lower and middle school, sits on the admissions committee and the crisis management team for the lower and middle school, and collaborates with the faculty, the learning resource program coordinator and the head of the lower and middle school in identifying students who are in need of support and/or advocacy.  Preferred candidates will have excellent written and oral communication skills, at least three years of school counseling experience in an independent school and an advanced degree in school counseling from a CACREP certified program.  Candidates with degrees in social work and/or clinical psychology also will be considered.  Interested candidates should submit an application, cover letter, resume, unofficial copies of transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate degrees and, if applicable, certifications to employment@norfolkcollegiate.org.
  • Middle and Upper School Band Teacher

    Norfolk Collegiate is seeking applicants for a full-time band teaching position for the academic year 2021-22. The teaching responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to, a combination of five classes per day, which include an upper school band group, middle school band classes, and may include additional theatrical arts courses. The band teacher will also assist with middle and upper school musicals. We seek teachers who are knowledgeable and enthusiastic about teaching middle and upper school students. Candidates should have an established interest in working with students from a variety of backgrounds and a broad range of musical abilities and learning styles. The position requires collaborative work with faculty members and administrators. Norfolk Collegiate offers a supportive environment and a collegial atmosphere. A bachelor’s or master’s degree in a related field is required. Interested candidates should submit an application, cover letter, resume, an unofficial copy of transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate degrees if applicable, and a list of professional references to employment@norfolkcollegiate.org.
  • Pre-Kindergarten 4 Lead Teacher

    Norfolk Collegiate is seeking qualified candidates for a year-round pre-Kindergarten 4 lead teacher. We seek teachers who are knowledgeable about teaching young children and who have comprehensive knowledge of the intellectual, social, emotional and physical developmental needs of three- and four-year-olds. The candidate also should have demonstrated ability to provide a student-centered classroom environment and positive learning experience, to differentiate curriculum, and to foster intellectual curiosity and critical thinking skills. Candidates should be interested in working with students from a variety of backgrounds who possess a range of abilities and learning styles. The position requires collaborative work with others; therefore, this individual must be able to work effectively with colleagues and parents.  We strive to attract flexible, lifelong learners who are reflective about their teaching practices and expect to collaborate, innovate, and grow as teachers and mentors. A bachelor’s degree and certification in early childhood education is required; a master’s degree and previous teaching experience in an early childhood setting are preferred. Interested candidates should submit an application, cover letter, resume, unofficial copies of transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate degrees, professional references and, if applicable, teacher certifications to employment@norfolkcollegiate.org.  
  • Pre-Kindergarten 4 Teaching Assistant

    Norfolk Collegiate is seeking qualified candidates for a year-round pre-Kindergarten 4 teaching assistant. We seek teachers who are knowledgeable about teaching young children and who have knowledge of the intellectual, social, emotional and physical developmental needs of three- and four-year-olds. The candidate also should be organized and able to provide instructional, clerical, and supervisory assistance under the direction of the lead teacher. Candidates should be interested in working with students from a variety of backgrounds who possess a range of abilities and learning styles. The position requires collaborative work with others; therefore, this individual must be able to work effectively with colleagues and parents.  College coursework in early childhood education is required; a bachelor’s degree and previous experience in an early childhood setting are preferred. Interested candidates should submit an application, cover letter, resume, unofficial copies of transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate degrees, professional references and, if applicable, teacher certifications to employment@norfolkcollegiate.org.  
  • School Nurse

    Norfolk Collegiate is seeking an experienced nurse who will promote the health, safety and well being of students in pre-Kindergarten through Grade 12. The ideal candidate will have experience in working in an independent school program. 

    This position reports to the head of the division. 

    Candidates must demonstrate strong organizational, communication and interpersonal communication skills and the ability to collaborate with counselors, deans, teachers, and others. Preferred candidates will have at least three years of nursing experience and a minimum of a licensed practical nurse (LPN) license from an accredited nursing program. Interested candidates should submit an application, cover letter, resume, an unofficial copy of transcripts of all undergraduate degrees if applicable, and a list of professional references to employment@norfolkcollegiate.org.
  • Upper School Biology Teacher

    Norfolk Collegiate is seeking qualified candidates for an Upper School Biology Teacher for the 2021-22 academic year.  This position would be responsible for teaching a combination of AP Biology, Biology, or Anatomy/Physiology classes, advising a small group of upper school students, and supporting the school's mission.  Ideal candidates will have teaching experience in an upper school setting and a commitment to interdisciplinary approaches to learning.  We seek teachers who are knowledgeable and enthusiastic about teaching young adults. Candidates should be interested in working with students from a variety of backgrounds who possess a range of abilities and learning styles.  This position requires collaborative work with others; therefore, this individual must be able to work effectively with colleagues and parents.  We strive to attract flexible lifelong learners who are reflective about their teaching practices and expect to collaborate, innovate, and grow as teachers and mentors. Interested candidates should submit an application, cover letter, resume, an unofficial copy of transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate degrees, and if applicable, teacher certifications to employment@norfolkcollegiate.org.
  • Upper School English Teacher

    Norfolk Collegiate is seeking qualified candidates for an upper school English teaching position for the 2021-22 academic year. This position will be responsible for teaching upper school core and elective English classes, advising a small group of upper school students and supporting the school’s mission. A successful candidate for this position will have a degree in English or a related discipline; a strong background in world, British, and American literature; excellent organizational and communication skills; and experience teaching writing to adolescents. Experience teaching Advanced Placement courses is a plus. Ideal candidates will have teaching experience in an upper school setting and a commitment to interdisciplinary approaches to learning.  We seek teachers who are knowledgeable and enthusiastic about teaching young adults.  Candidates should be interested in working with students from a variety of backgrounds who possess a range of abilities and learning styles. This position requires collaborative work with others; therefore, this individual must be able to work effectively with colleagues and parents. We strive to attract flexible lifelong learners who are reflective about their teaching practices and expect to collaborate, innovate, and grow as teachers and mentors. Interested candidates should submit an application, cover letter, resume, an unofficial copy of transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate degrees, and, if applicable, teacher certifications to employment@norfolkcollegiate.org.
  • Upper School Social Studies Teacher

    Norfolk Collegiate is seeking applicants for an experienced full-time Upper School Social Studies teaching position for the 2021-22 academic year.  The teaching responsibilities for this position include but are not limited to a combination of five social studies classes, with a focus on courses in world history and U.S. Government. An ability to teach introductory computer science is also a plus. Ideal candidates will have teaching experience in an upper school setting and a commitment to interdisciplinary approaches to learning. We seek teachers who are knowledgeable and enthusiastic about teaching young adults.  Candidates should have an established interest in working with students from a variety of backgrounds who possess a range of abilities and learning styles. The position requires collaborative work with other teachers and administrators. Norfolk Collegiate offers a close-knit, supportive environment and a collegial atmosphere. A bachelor’s degree in social studies is required; a master’s degree is preferred. Interested candidates should submit an application, cover letter, resume, an unofficial copy of transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate degrees if applicable, and a list of professional references to employment@norfolkcollegiate.org.
  • Athletic Coaches

    Norfolk Collegiate is seeking applicants for various athletic coaching positions for the current academic year. Coaches at Norfolk Collegiate serve a crucial function in supplementing the education of children who attend our school. Our robust athletic department helps in the development of the minds, bodies, and characters of our students, and coaches, like teachers in the classroom, serve as guides and mentors to this process. To coach one of the athletic teams at Norfolk Collegiate, an individual must demonstrate a caring and nurturing attitude toward young people and must seek to provide a positive but challenging learning environment for our athletes to develop the ability to push themselves and their teammates to achieve their goals through hard work, discipline, and a positive attitude. Coaches at Norfolk Collegiate must demonstrate knowledge in their particular sport and must be able to transmit that knowledge to athletes under their charge. Applicants should contact Jon Hall, director of athletics, at jhall@norfolkcollegiate.org for more information.
     
  • Bus Drivers

    Norfolk Collegiate seeks part-time bus drivers for the current school year. Responsibilities include afternoon and occasional evening driving of athletic teams for practices and games. From time to time, there will also be opportunities to drive students and teachers to field trips during the school day. Drivers are expected to have an up-to-date CDL with and S or P endorsement and will be paid $15 per hour with a $40 per trip minimum. Interested candidates should contact the Athletic Director Jon Hall at 757.480.2885 or jhall@norfolkcollegiate.org.
  • Substitute Teachers

    Norfolk Collegiate is seeking applicants for substitute teaching positions for the current academic year. Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to teaching a range of high school, middle school and lower school classes, proctoring study halls, and supporting the school's mission as needed. Ideal candidates will have some teaching experience in a lower, middle or upper school setting, and a commitment to interdisciplinary approaches to learning. We seek teachers who are knowledgeable and enthusiastic about teaching. They should have an established interest in working with students from a variety of backgrounds who possess a range of abilities and learning styles. The position requires collaborative work with other teachers and administrators. Norfolk Collegiate offers a close-knit, supportive environment and a collegial atmosphere. We welcome energetic and flexible lifelong learners who are reflective about their teaching practices and expect to collaborate, innovate, and grow as teachers and mentors. Applicants should send a completed application, resume, cover letter and references to employment@norfolkcollegiate.org.

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