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Norfolk Collegiate is an independent 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. We are dedicated to being an actively anti-racist institution that creates a safe environment and sense of belonging for all students, families, faculty and staff. 

ABOUT OUR SCHOOL
Collegiate 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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  • 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.
  • Director of Diversity & Inclusion

  • Extended Care Worker

    Norfolk Collegiate is seeking an extended care worker for the after-school extended care program from 2:45-6:15 p.m. The students enrolled in the extended care programs are pre-Kindergarten to Grade 5. The ideal candidate has one to three years experience working with young children. College coursework in elementary education, especially in the areas of child development and psychology, from a 2-year or 4-year institution is preferred. Interested applicants should submit an application, cover letter, resume and an unofficial copy of transcripts of all undergraduate degrees and a list of professional references to employment@norfolkcollegiate.org.  
  • Lower School Dean

    Norfolk Collegiate is seeking qualified candidates for a full-time lower school dean to assist with the division’s day-to-day supervision and operation and ensure that the program supports the school's mission and philosophy. Reporting to the head of the lower school, the dean attends monthly leadership meetings, helps to maintain a productive and positive atmosphere, and assists in monitoring of the Extended Care Program.

    The dean supports the admissions team’s efforts to identify mission-appropriate students; assists the division head in hiring faculty; supervises student progress, conduct, extracurricular activities and enrichment opportunities; and meets with students requiring immediate assistance with personal or social needs.
    The dean supports students’ personal and social growth through lessons and assemblies that reinforce the Norfolk Collegiate's honor code, lower school core values, and responsive classroom practices. He or she helps plan and lead weekly assemblies and collaborates with the Student Council Association's, SCA, faculty sponsors to maintain a productive SCA by attending monthly meetings and planning monthly events. The dean meets with teachers, the director of the Learning Resource Program, and the lower school counselor to discuss student progress and student conduct and attends parent conferences, as needed. He or she assists in organizing assessments used to monitor student progress; oversees the use of Seesaw from the school administrator level and monitors it for accuracy and consistency; and participates in the review and evaluation of lower school curriculum and instructional practices.

    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.
  • Lower School Fourth Grade Teacher

    Norfolk Collegiate is seeking qualified candidates for a full-time lower school fourth grade teaching position. 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 nine- to 10-year-olds. Candidates should demonstrate the ability to create a student-centered classroom environment and positive learning experience, differentiate the curriculum to meet the needs of students, and foster intellectual curiosity and critical thinking skills. 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.   
  • Middle & Upper School French Teacher

    Norfolk Collegiate School is seeking qualified applicants for a full-time middle and upper school French teaching position. The teaching responsibilities for this position include but are not limited to French with a particular focus on oral proficiency in real-life contexts. This position also will involve advising a group of upper school students. A bachelor’s degree in French or a related field is required; a master’s degree is preferred. Ideal candidates will have teaching experience in a middle and/or upper school setting and a commitment to interdisciplinary approaches to learning. We seek teachers who are knowledgeable and enthusiastic about teaching middle and upper school students. Candidates should have a demonstrated 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 faculty and administrators; 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.
  • Upper School Dean

    Norfolk Collegiate is seeking an upper school dean to support students in Grades 9-12 in their personal, academic and social-emotional growth. Reporting to the head of the upper school, the upper school dean is a member of the upper school administrative team and a visible presence throughout the division providing support and building relationships with students, faculty and families.

    The dean works collaboratively with faculty on issues related to student support, conduct and accountability and must have exceptional interpersonal, written and oral communication skills. The dean also must have excellent organizational and time management skills with a demonstrated ability to collaborate with and support faculty, connect with students and provide strong peer leadership. 

    Balancing work as student advocate with responsibility for managing student conduct, the upper school dean plays a key role in growing and maintaining a healthy, positive school climate and culture. 

    The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree or higher, excellent knowledge of adolescent development and experience working with students from a variety of backgrounds who possess a range of abilities and interests. 

    Interested candidates should submit an application, cover letter, resume, unofficial copies of transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate degrees, and, if applicable, teacher and/or educational leadership certifications to employment@norfolkcollegiate.org.
  • Upper School English Teacher

    Norfolk Collegiate is seeking qualified candidates for a full-time upper school English teaching position. 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 2022-23 academic year. While designated an upper school faculty role, this position may also teach an eighth grade history section. 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 AP US Government and US Government. 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.
  • Middle & Upper School Spanish Teacher

    Norfolk Collegiate is seeking qualified applicants for a full-time middle and upper school Spanish teaching position. The teaching responsibilities for this position include but are not limited to Spanish IA/IB through AP Spanish, though experience with higher levels of Spanish is preferred. This position also will involve advising a group of upper school students. A bachelor’s degree in Spanish or a related field is required; a master’s degree is preferred. Ideal candidates will have teaching experience in a middle and/or upper school setting and a commitment to interdisciplinary approaches to learning. We seek teachers who are knowledgeable and enthusiastic about teaching middle and upper school students.  Candidates should have a demonstrated 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 faculty and administrators; 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.
  • 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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