Employment Opportunities

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. If you're interested in seeking employment at Norfolk Collegiate, please review the current and future opening listed below. 

Unless otherwise instructed, candidates should apply by sending cover letter, resume and application to the following:  

Human Resources
Norfolk Collegiate School
7336 Granby Street
Norfolk, Virginia 23505

employment@norfolkcollegiate.org
Phone: 757.480.2885 

An Application for Employment should be completed by all applicants. Please see below for more detailed information about each position.   

 

AFTERSCHOOL COORDINATOR

This position is responsible for maintaining and supervising the daily activities of all aspects of the afterschool programs at Norfolk Collegiate. This is a part-time, up to twenty five hours per week, position. This person will be required to oversee all of the daily routines and ensure students are provided a safe, secure and healthy environment during the after school hours. 

Responsibilities:

  • Maintain appropriate staffing needs and coordinate substitutes
  • Provide daily monitoring of groups activities
  • Coordinate schedules and activities for various age groups after school hours
  • Ensure student safety and provide assistance in authorized student pick-up
  • Plan, prepare and serve healthy snacks to each group
  • Supervise full and half day care on teacher workdays
  • Create and supervise special activities as needed  
  • Organize supplies and maintain appropriate requirements for licensure
  • Manage discipline, health or other student concerns during extended care hours
  • Complete discipline and accident reports
  • Communicate with parents as needed
  • Manage student billing and employee timesheets
  • Plan and supervise the afterschool enrichment programs

Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree in a child-related field preferred
  • Management experience preferred
  • CPR, First Aid and MAT certifications

Applications will be reviewed as they are received until the position is filled.  Applicants should submit an application, resume, cover letter, unofficial transcripts, and list of professional references to employment@norfolkcollegiate.org.

 

LOWER SCHOOL LEARNING RESOURCE TUTOR 

Norfolk Collegiate is seeking an experienced tutor who is innovative, enthusiastic and compassionate for a lower school learning resource tutor position. The ideal candidate should demonstrate the ability to provide a student-centered, positive learning environment, foster their intellectual curiosity and critical thinking skills, as well as be able to work effectively with colleagues and parents. This tutor shall also demonstrate a strong work ethic and a desire to be a lifelong learner.  

Responsibilities:

  • To work with children on an individual basis as needed to correct problems or address special needs
  • To develop and implement programs for each child according to their needs, and coordinate the program with the classroom curriculum
  • To communicate regularly with  parents, teachers, department head and principal regarding each child’s program and progress
  • To keep accurate daily records of the child’s progress and behavior
  • To write quarterly progress reports to be included with report cards
  • To attend parent conferences as needed or requested by teachers or parents
  • To turn in a monthly statement of children’s hours and fees
  • To assist in the monitoring and implementing of test accommodations as needed 

Experience and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in education, special education, reading or equivalent
  • Experience with special education is desirable
  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of child growth and development, effective instructional strategies, classroom management and learning assessment
  • Must demonstrate enthusiasm and effective interpersonal skills to relate well with students, staff, administration, parents and the community

Applications will be reviewed as they are received until the position is filled.  Applicants should submit an application, resume, cover letter, unofficial transcripts, teacher certifications, and list of professional references to employment@norfolkcollegiate.org.

 

LOWER SCHOOL TECHNOLOGY INTEGRATION SPECIALIST

The lower school technology integration specialist will work collaboratively with teachers to provide support and assistance in the integration of instructional technology across the curriculum. The technology integration specialist will serve as an advocate for instructional technology initiatives and support implementation of the strategic instructional technology plan.

Instructional Technology Integration Specialist

  • Work with teachers and to identify and collaboratively plan the integration of technology  and multimedia into specific units or lessons, including in-class assistance as needed
  • Provide individual and group instruction with teachers and students in the use of various instructional technologies including iPads and SMART Boards
  • Work with the information technology staff to provide minor trouble-shooting of computer equipment in labs and classrooms
  • Disseminate information regarding technology integration best practices and promote the sharing of resources and ideas at the lower school
  • Serve as a member of the instructional technology and communication arts team to communicate developments and suggestions regarding instructional technology initiatives

News Broadcast

  • Work with students, teachers and administrators to coordinate, write and produce the WNCS morning news broadcast

Lower School Typing Program

  • Provide direct instruction to each third-grade homeroom in essential typing skills

Reports to: Head of the lower school

Experience and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in educational technology or related field is required
  • Experience in an education environment, specifically K-12, is preferred
  • Experience working with Windows, Mac, iPads, Android, Windows Server and iOS devices
  • Knowledge of Google Apps for Education, iOS device management and other cloud-based services
  • Must be self-motivated and have the ability to work independently

Applications will be reviewed as they are received until the position is filled.  Applicants should submit an application, resume, cover letter, unofficial transcripts, teacher certifications and list of professional references to employment@norfolkcollegiate.org.

 

LOWER SCHOOL PHYSICAL EDUCATION TEACHER

Job Summary:

Norfolk Collegiate is seeking an experienced educator who is innovative, enthusiastic and compassionate for a full time kindergarten through fifth-grade physical education teaching position. The ideal candidate should demonstrate the ability to provide a student-centered positive learning environment, differentiate curriculum to meet the needs of all students, foster their intellectual curiosity and critical thinking skills, as well as be able to work effectively with colleagues and parents. This teacher shall also demonstrate a strong work ethic and a desire to be a lifelong learner. 

The responsibilities of the lower school physical education teacher include but are not limited to the following:

  • Plan, organize and implement a developmentally appropriate and sequential, elementary physical education program which promotes sportsmanship and a lifelong love of physical activity
  • Develop positive relationships with children and their parents
  • Develop lessons and keep records of daily lesson plans
  • Develop assessments to aid in reporting about student skill development and character to utilize in narratives and parent conferences over the course of the year
  • Write narrative reports on students and conduct parent-teacher conferences
  • Assess the development and needs of individual children on a regular basis and communicate progress to homeroom teachers, advisors, and parents
  • Create a healthy, safe and multicultural learning environment  
  • Organize and maintain appropriate supplies and equipment
  • Maintain verbal and written communication with parents using a variety of modes including technology
  • Perform necessary duties and implement schedules in collaboration with other faculty
  • Plan for professional development, keeping abreast of current research and practices in Physical Education, child development, and equity and justice issues
  • Maintain certification in first aid, CPR and concussion awareness
  • Participate and engage in professional activities and meetings at departmental, divisional and schoolwide levels

Experience and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field is required
  • Master’s degree in physical education or similar field is preferred
  • At least two years of elementary school physical education teaching experience is required
  • Successful completion of all teaching requirements as well as all course work required to obtain (or working towards a) teaching certification in Virginia
  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of child growth and development, effective  instructional strategies, classroom management and learning assessment
  • Must demonstrate enthusiasm and effective interpersonal skills to relate well with students, staff, administration, parents and the community

Applications will be reviewed as they are received until the position is filled.  Applicants should submit an application, resume, cover letter, unofficial transcripts, teacher certifications and list of professional references to employment@norfolkcollegiate.org.

 

LOWER SCHOOL SPANISH TEACHER

Norfolk Collegiate is seeking an experienced educator who is innovative, enthusiastic and compassionate for a full time kindergarten through fifth-grade Spanish teaching position. The ideal candidate should demonstrate the ability to provide a student-centered positive learning environment, differentiate curriculum to meet the needs of all students, foster their intellectual curiosity and critical thinking skills, as well as be able to work effectively with colleagues and parents.  This teacher shall also demonstrate a strong work ethic and a desire to be a lifelong learner. 

The responsibilities of the lower school Spanish teacher include but are not limited to the following:

  • Help students engage in acquiring the ability to speak, read, and write in Spanish, with a particular focus on oral proficiency in real-life contexts
  • Practice Spanish immersion in order to build students’ oral proficiency
  • Create enthusiasm for language learning as well as Spanish culture and history
  • Work with the Lower School team to create integrated curriculum opportunities among art, music, Spanish, and homerooms
  • Assess, communicate, and demonstrate student learning privately to families and publicly to our community
  • Collaborate and communicate with members of the middle and upper school language department, focusing on excellent teaching and learning
  • Participate and engage in professional activities and meetings at departmental, divisional and school-wide levels.

Experience and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in Spanish is required
  • At least two years of elementary school teaching experience in the field of Spanish is required
  • Successful completion of all teaching requirements as well as all course work required to obtain (or working towards a) teaching certification in Virginia
  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of child growth and development, effective instructional strategies, classroom management and learning assessment
  • Must demonstrate enthusiasm and effective interpersonal skills to relate well with students, staff, administration, parents, and the community

Applications will be reviewed as they are received until the position is filled.  Applicants should submit an application, resume, cover letter, unofficial transcripts, teacher certifications, and list of professional references to employment@norfolkcollegiate.org.  

 

MIDDLE AND UPPER SCHOOL ART TEACHER

Norfolk Collegiate is seeking an experienced educator who is innovative, enthusiastic, and compassionate for a full time middle and upper school art teaching position. The ideal candidate should demonstrate the ability to provide a student centered positive learning environment, differentiate curriculum to meet the needs of all students, foster their intellectual curiosity and critical thinking skills, as well as be able to work effectively with colleagues and parents. This teacher shall also demonstrate a strong work ethic and a desire to be a lifelong learner. 

Responsibilities of the middle and upper school art teacher include, but are not limited to, instruction in Visual Arts courses. All candidates must have broad knowledge of and experience with Middle and Upper School Arts curricula and must be comfortable with the integration of technology in instruction. Candidates should offer an enthusiastic and infectious approach to artistic expression and analysis and must be able to develop in students an appreciation for and understanding of art across media, genres and cultures.

Additional responsibilities include advising students, attending faculty meetings and professional development opportunities, sponsoring clubs and extracurricular activities, and occasional chaperoning duties.

Experience and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in a related field is required
  • At least two years of middle or high school teaching experience in the field of art is required
  • Successful completion of all teaching requirements as well as all course work required to obtain (or working towards) a teaching certification in Virginia
  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of child growth and development, effective instructional strategies, classroom management, and learning assessment
  • Must demonstrate enthusiasm and effective interpersonal skills to relate well with students, staff, administration, parents, and the community

Applications will be reviewed as they are received until the position is filled.  Applicants should submit an application, resume, cover letter, unofficial transcripts, teacher certifications, and list of professional references to employment@norfolkcollegiate.org.

 

MIDDLE AND UPPER SCHOOL LEARNING RESOURCE TUTOR

Norfolk Collegiate is seeking an experienced tutor who is innovative, enthusiastic and compassionate for a full time Middle and Upper School Learning Resource Tutor position. The ideal candidate should demonstrate the ability to provide a student centered positive learning environment, foster their intellectual curiosity and critical thinking skills, as well as be able to work effectively with colleagues and parents. This tutor shall also demonstrate a strong work ethic and a desire to be a lifelong learner. 

The tutor works with middle school and upper school students both individually and in groups during the school day on organization and study skills, tests and project preparation, and homework assignments. Tutors support the science, English, social studies and math curricula.  The successful candidate must be willing and able to learn new material. The tutor reports directly to the director of the learning resource center for the middle and upper school. The hours required for this position are from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily.

Experience and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in special education, reading or equivalent
  • Experience with special education is desirable
  • A strong math background in Algebra I, II and Geometry is preferable. Successful candidates will have demonstrated a commitment to working with a diverse group of learners. 
  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of child growth and development, effective instructional strategies, classroom management and learning assessment
  • Must demonstrate enthusiasm and effective interpersonal skills to relate well with students, staff, administration, parents and the community

Applications will be reviewed as they are received until the position is filled. Applicants should submit an application, resume, cover letter, unofficial transcripts, teacher certifications, and list of professional references to employment@norfolkcollegiate.org.

 

MIDDLE AND UPPER SCHOOL TECHNOLOGY INTEGRATION SPECIALIST

Norfolk Collegiate is seeking a creative and energetic team member to provide guidance and support in the integration of current and emerging technologies in our middle and upper schools. The technology integration specialist will work to maximize the power of technology in an innovative learning environment by collaborating with teachers to identify opportunities for enhancing student learning with digital tools.  Norfolk Collegiate offers a one-to-one iPad environment for grades 6-12, interactive projectors in all classrooms, campus-wide Wifi and a wide variety of instructional technology apps and software for every discipline.  

The technology integration specialist will be based in the Stanton Library which serves as the information and instructional technology hub of the school. This position reports to the director of instructional technology & communication arts and is part of a team of technology and information professionals dedicated to supporting innovative, inquiry-based teaching and learning. 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with faculty in grades 6-12 to find opportunities in the curriculum where iPad applications and other technology tools may be used effectively to enhance student learning
  • Work with teachers to develop technology-infused projects and lesson plans and provide direct instruction in the use of digital tools with students
  • Offer professional learning opportunities for faculty in the use of iPad apps and other technology tools, applications and pedagogies
  • Assess the effectiveness of specific technology tools and their efficacy in our instructional program and make recommendations about adopting new tools
  • Support the deployment of one-to-one  iPads in the learning environment through promotion of effective classroom device management, student digital citizenship initiatives, and parent education
  • Stay current in the field of educational technology and provide insight regarding emerging technologies and their usefulness in our educational environment
  • Serve as a member of the technology team and work to develop and implement a new strategic technology plan

Experience and Qualifications:

  • Bachelors' degree, or higher, in educational technology or closely related field, or a combination of education and work experience,  is required
  • Experience in an educational environment, specifically K-12, is required
  • Experience working with Apple iPads, iOS, Google Apps for Education, and other cloud-based services is preferred
  • Evidence of innovative educational practice, collaborative project management, and team leadership is preferred

Applications will be reviewed as they are received until the position is filled.  Applicants should submit an application, resume, cover letter, unofficial transcripts, teacher certifications and list of professional references to employment@norfolkcollegiate.org.

 

Part-Time COmmunications SPecialist 

JOB DESCRIPTION

Norfolk Collegiate is seeking is an energetic, well-rounded part-time communications specialist to help capture the spirit of the community for our internal and external audiences. The ideal candidate will work 20 hours a week and will be a proficient writer, editor, social media guru and designer, as well as be a creative and out-of-the-box thinker. 

He or she will work under the general supervision of the director of communications to assist with the development and execution of communication plans to support a variety of organizational initiatives. This person will:

  • Develop, research and write articles for print and web communications, school-wide emails and press releases
  • Assist with the school’s design needs, from creating programs and posters to creating social media graphics
  • Manage the school’s social media accounts under the supervision of the director of communications
  • Assist with creating videos for the school
  • Capture school spirit and programs via photography and/or videography
  • Create content for and help update and manage the school’s website
  • Occasional night and weekend work may be required

The ideal candidate must be comfortable interacting with a variety of stakeholders to conduct interviews and convey key messages quickly and concisely using a variety of communication vehicles to a range of audiences.  He or she will work directly with faculty, administrators, parents, students and alumni. The candidate also will have an understanding of communications principles and strategies, and has the ability to make recommendations about design and evolution of key communication vehicles, such as the school magazine and website, based on current best practices and knowledge of potential future issues. 

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in marketing, communications, public relations, journalism or related field.
  • Minimum of two (2) years experience in communications, public relations, community relations or journalism is preferred; however, recent graduates will be considered.
  • Experience with content management systems, social media, videography, photography and desktop publishing is required.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Knowledge of and proficiency in content management systems
  • Knowledge of and proficiency with Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, and desktop publishing software Adobe CS5 - Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator and iMovie is required
  • Proven ability to express organizational philosophy, mission, values and strategic priorities within writing samples
  • Excellent knowledge of AP Style and its application
  • Extensive writing and editing skills
  • Excellent organizational and multi-tasking skills to ensure timely completion of all projects
  • Excellent customer service skills to maintain positive internal and external relationships on behalf of the school
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing, at all levels within and outside the organization
  • Ability to plan and implement projects from inception to completion
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines with conflicting priorities
  • Ability to work independently, AND collaborate and work with others cooperatively in a team environment
  • Participation in school events (attending performances, athletic events and social functions).
  • Basic photography and/or videography skills
  • Knowledge of social media platforms and ability

Candidates should apply by sending an application, cover letter, resume, at least 2 writing samples and 2 design samples and a list of professional references to employment@norfolkcollegiate.org.

 

PRE-KINDERGARTEN TEACHING ASSISTANT (4-YEAR-OLD CLASS)

Norfolk Collegiate seeks qualified candidates for a year-round pre-kindergarten teacher assistant position. The ideal candidates will be experienced, enthusiastic and organized. The candidate should have keen insight into early childhood age children and be able to work well with colleagues, parents and students. The candidate should have knowledge regarding the intellectual, social, emotional and physical developmental needs of four and five year olds. The candidate should be able to provide assistance to the teacher and students instructionally, clerically and in a supervisory capacity under the direction of the assigned teacher, both in the classroom and outside of the classroom. 

The responsibilities of the pre-kindergarten teaching assistant include but are not limited to the following:

  • Assist instructionally with both large and small groups in any manner requested by the teacher.
  • Supervise students at lunch and nap times.
  • Organize and supervise playground activities.
  • Supervise the arrival and departure of students.
  • Attend staff meetings and participate in at least 16 hours of professional development activities.
  • Use technology to support students and teacher in classroom activities.
  • Perform necessary copying, filing, and organizing.

Experience and Qualifications:

  • College coursework in early childhood or elementary education, especially in the areas of child development and psychology, from a 2-year or 4-year institution is preferred.
  • Knowledge of the developmental needs of young children.
  • Certification in First Aid, CPR and Medicine Administration is preferred. Training will be provided, as needed.
  • Previous successful experience working with very young children.

Applications will be reviewed as they are received until the position is filled.  Applicants should submit an application, resume, cover letter, unofficial transcripts, teacher certifications, and list of professional references to employment@norfolkcollegiate.org.

 

SUBSTITUTE TEACHERS

Norfolk Collegiate is seeking applicants for substitute teaching positions for the academic year 2015-16. Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, teaching a range of high school or middle school classes, proctoring study halls, and supporting the school's mission as needed. Ideal candidates will have some teaching experience in a middle or upper school setting, and a commitment to interdisciplinary approaches to learning. We seek teachers who are knowledgeable and enthusiastic about teaching young adults. 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.

 

ATHLETIC COACHES

Norfolk Collegiate is seeking applicants for various athletic coaching positions for the academic year 2015-16.  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 School seeks part-time bus drivers for the upcoming 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.