Careers at St. Catherine’s School

St. Catherine’s hires the best of the best. Our faculty are experts in girls’ education, and they care deeply about each and every girl. We actively recruit and hire talented faculty and staff of diverse backgrounds with a focus on increasing diverse representation in classrooms and decision-making circles.

If you are an educator who is passionate and innovative, we want to hear from you.


Administration Opportunities

Summer Teaching Opportunities

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  • Brilliant Summer Day Camp Counselor

    Counselors are considered teaching assistants and gain valuable experience in that position. The minimum age for applicants is 16 years old. Rising grade 11 and 12 high school students and college undergraduate students may apply for a counselor position. Students pursuing a career in education are encouraged to apply. Preference is given to applicants that are available to work both three-week sessions: June 27 - July 15 (closed July 4) and July 18 - Aug. 4 (clean up day Aug. 5). 

    To Apply:
    Please click on the following link: Brilliant Summer Application and fill out the “New Counselor” application.

    Please note that we require two letters of recommendation. These need not be formal letters.  In fact, please pass the following email address on to those writing the recommendation so that they have the option of emailing it to the Brilliant Summer director, Lewis James: Ljames@st.catherines.org

    Questions?  Contact Lewis James, Brilliant Summer Director, (804) 888-7406 Ljames@st.catherines.org 


  • Preschool “Young Explorer” Instructor

    Brilliant Summer Day Camp at St. Catherine's School is currently accepting applications from instructors interested in teaching with the well established Young Explorer program.  The instructor will work with groups of children ranging in ages 3 through 7 encouraging them to take part in a variety of experiences including language arts, STEM, visual and performing arts, music, woodworking, puppetry, creative movement, outdoor play and swimming—all with the fantastic resources of the St. Catherine’s campus.

    To be eligible for an instructor position candidates may be current teachers with a background in early childhood education. Current graduate students or college students graduating before the summer of 2022 will also be considered. A criminal background check is required. The pay range for instructors is $20 - $35 per hour.  

    To Apply:
    Please click on the following link: Brilliant Summer Application and open the New Instructor - Day Camp application then, check Instructor - Young Explorers as the position preference. 

    Questions?  Contact Lewis James, Brilliant Summer Director, (804) 888-7406 Ljames@st.catherines.org 


  • Summer Day Camp Nurse

    Brilliant Summer Day Camp at St. Catherine's School is currently accepting applications from nurses interested in working with children ages 3 - 15.  Nurses must have strong diagnostic skills, patience, ability to work with children of all ages, and provide a caring environment.

    To be eligible for a nurse position candidates must be registered nurses with a four-year Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree or higher.  A criminal background check is required. The pay range for summer day camp nurses is $20 - $35 per hour. 

    Summer faculty and staff are eligible for a tuition break for children of their immediate family to attend the day camp.  

    To Apply:
    Please click on the following link: Brilliant Summer Application and complete the “Nurse” application. 

    Questions?  Contact Lewis James, Brilliant Summer Director, (804) 888-7406 Ljames@st.catherines.org 

Coaching Opportunities

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  • Fall Sports

    Fall sports we offer: Cross Country, Field Hockey, Tennis, Volleyball (V, JV, MS levels)
    Season runs mid-August-mid-November
    Open positions for Fall 2022:
    For more information and to apply for fall 2022 opportunities, please apply here.
     
    We are seeking coaching candidates who:
    Demonstrate strong leadership skills and effective communication skills
    Have proven head or assistant coaching experience and a record of success
    Understand and support the mission of the School
    Have the ability to work with different learning styles of students
    Have exceptional multi-tasking skills and strong organizational skills
    Have experience dealing with and building a partnership with involved parents
    Set a tone of professionalism among coaches, athletes and parents
    Are interested in the long-term building of program and working closely with other coaches
     
    Please contact Director of Athletics, Julie Dayton for more information.
    804.288.2804
     
  • Winter Sports

    Winter sports we offer: Basketball, Diving, Indoor Track, Swimming, Squash
    Season runs November -February
    Open positions for 2022-23
    TBA
    For more information and to apply, please apply here.
    If you are interested in working with us in any of our sports, or any season, please send your resume and coaching application. Thanks for your interest.
     
    We are looking for experienced coaches who are interested in a commitment to work within a very established program. 
     
    We are seeking coaching candidates who:
    Demonstrate strong leadership skills and effective communication skills
    Have proven head or assistant coaching experience and a record of success
    Understand and support the mission of the School
    Have the ability to work with different learning styles of students
    Have exceptional multi-tasking skills and strong organizational skills
    Have experience dealing with and building a partnership with involved parents
    Set a tone of professionalism among coaches, athletes and parents
    Are interested in the long-term building of program and working closely with other coaches
     
    Please contact Director of Athletics, Julie Dayton for more information
    804.288.2804
     
  • Spring Sports

    Spring sports we offer: Golf, Lacrosse, Softball, Soccer, Track & Field
    Season runs mid-February - mid-May
    Coach openings for spring 2022:
    Varsity Lacrosse Assistant  (2 positions)
    Assistant JV Lacrosse 
    Assistant MS Soccer

    If you are interested in working with us in any of our sports, for any season, please apply here. Thanks for your interest.
    We are seeking coaching candidates who:
    Demonstrate strong leadership skills and effective communication skills
    Have proven head or assistant coaching experience and a record of success
    Understand and support the mission of the School
    Have the ability to work with different learning styles of students
    Have exceptional multi-tasking skills and strong organizational skills
    Have experience dealing with and building a partnership with involved parents
    Set a tone of professionalism among coaches, athletes and parents
    Are interested in the long-term building of program and working closely with other coaches
     
    Please contact Director of Athletics, Julie Dayton for more information
    804.288.2804
     

Substitute Teaching Opportunities

St. Catherine’s maintains a list of approved substitutes in each division. If you would like to substitute teach at St. Catherine’s, please submit a resume and a faculty/staff application, and you must comply with St. Catherine’s fingerprint policy.
Please read more and apply here.
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Benefits

St. Catherine’s School is pleased to offer full-time employees with a comprehensive benefits package along with a variety of professional development opportunities ranging from conference participation to paid summer research grants and everything in between. In addition, Full-time faculty and staff may be eligible for tuition remission at St. Catherine’s or St. Christopher’s Schools.
  • Defined Contribution Retirement Plan
  • Health and Dental Plans
  • Prescription Drug Coverage
  • Behavioral Health Coverage
  • Optional Medical and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Life Insurance and Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability Coverage
  • Long-Term Care Insurance

We are committed to an inclusive community

St. Catherine's School does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, or national and ethnic origin in the administration of its hiring practices.

St. Catherine’s School is committed to providing an inclusive educational environment. We actively engage students, families, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds and experiences. Our school community respects the differences in ethnicity, race, religion, sexual orientation and socioeconomic status. Consistent with the School’s mission, St. Catherine’s fosters in our students, and expects from all others, respect for the dignity and wholeness of every person.
 

An ideal location for girl-centered learning

St. Catherine’s is situated on 16 acres in the heart of the beautiful Westhampton neighborhood in Richmond. Our students come from more than 60 ZIP codes and seven counties, and we are proud to be a vibrant member of the Greater Richmond Region. Being located just minutes from downtown, we are able to access Fortune 500 companies, top universities, world-class healthcare facilities, historic sites, museums, galleries and cultural venues to complement our teaching and learning outside of the classroom.

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Contacts

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    Asst. Director of Human Resources
    804-288-2804 x3144
    College of William and Mary - Bachelor of Business Administration
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