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

  • Assistant Head of School for Advancement—Norfolk Collegiate School seeks a new Assistant Head of School for Advancement. The school has retained Big Back Pack to execute a national search. For more information, contact Steve Mandell at steve@bigbackpack.org. This new position requires an innovative, growth-oriented mindset and demonstrated skills in leadership, advancement, and strategic thinking. The school’s advancement efforts are focused on inspiring energized and confident advocates of the school, with the goal of advancing the school’s mission among our constituents. Providing an integrated approach to these efforts is important. This senior-level position reports to the Headmaster and is a central and essential player in realizing this goal. You’ll have an opportunity to collaborate with an upbeat professional learning community that appreciates creativity and innovative advancement ideas. Interested candidates should email Steve Mandell at steve@bigbackpack.org.

 

  • Controller—Norfolk Collegiate School seeks qualified candidates for its controller position. This full-time position supervises two department members and reports to the director of finance and operations. The controller is responsible for overseeing the daily financial operations of the business office, preparing weekly/monthly/quarterly financial reports and preparing for the annual audit. The controller also assists with payroll, budget development and financial aid. This position requires a strong financial background, a collaborative approach, ability to multitask in a complex environment and excellent communication skills. Preferred candidates will have at least 3-5 years nonprofit experience in finance or a related field and a bachelor’s degree. A CPA license is also preferred. The school has retained JR Research Inc. to assist with the search. Candidates should send a cover letter, resume, list of professional references and unofficial transcripts to john@jr-research.com. 

 

  • Extended Care Group Leader (Kindergarten-Grade 1)—Norfolk Collegiate is seeking qualified candidates for a part-time extended care group leader for the after-school extended care program for kindergarten through Grade 5 students. This position is specifically for the Kindergarten and Grade 1 program from 2:45-5:45 p.m. every Monday, Wednesday and Friday that school is in session and requires individuals with previous experience working with children who are positive, enthusiastic and possess a passion for working with young children. Extended care workers may be scheduled to assist with child care on early dismissal, late start days and parent-teacher conference days as indicated in the school year calendar. The ideal candidates should be able to supervise activities of assigned group from school dismissal time until children are appropriately signed out at the end of the day; monitor completion of homework, providing assistance as necessary; supervise outdoor playtime daily; plan and supervise indoor activities as needed; and foster positive personal relationships among children in groups. Candidates must also have knowledge of best practices in the education and care of young children. Some college coursework in appropriate areas is preferred, including 1-3 years experience working with children. Candidates must also possess patience, compassion and kindness; punctuality, flexibility, efficiency and accuracy; understand the mission of the school and focus on developing the whole child; take initiative and be self-motivated to engage with students and build positive working relationships with students, parents and colleagues.  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

 

  • Lower School Counselor—Norfolk Collegiate is seeking qualified candidates for a full-time lower school counselor position for the 2019-20 academic year. The lower 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 school students and families. This position reports to the head of the lower school, sits on the lower school admissions committee and the crisis management team, and collaborates with the faculty, the learning resource program coordinator and the head of the lower 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

 

  • Lower School Learning Resource Tutor—Norfolk Collegiate is seeking qualified candidates for a part-time lower school learning resource tutor for the 2019-20 academic year. The ideal candidate should have demonstrated ability to provide a student-centered, positive learning environment; work with children on an individual basis to address specific learning needs; and foster intellectual curiosity and critical thinking skills. A bachelor’s degree in education, special education, reading or a related field 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 lower 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. This position requires collaborative work with others; therefore, this individual must be able to work effectively with colleagues and parents.  We strive to attract energetic, 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.  

 

  • Student Billing Specialist—Norfolk Collegiate School seeks qualified candidates for the position of student billing specialist. This is a full-time position that will report to the controller.  The student billing specialist will be responsible for processing daily cash and/or check receipts and bank deposits and reconciling these records with the development department and the student billing accounts. This individual will also be responsible for maintaining the A/R aging report and conducting follow-up with delinquent accounts, including sending these account holders to collections. Preferred candidates will have a bachelor’s degree in accounting or business with 3 years of experience in a similar position. Experience with Blackbaud Financial Edge or SmartTuition software is preferred. Applications will be reviewed as the are received until the position is filled. Candidates should send a cover letter, resume, list of professional references and unofficial transcripts 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.

 

  • 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.