Chatham Hall offers a warm and collegial atmosphere for teaching professionals, administrators, and support staff. We are a community of rich traditions focused on contributing to the learning and development of our exceptional students.
Chatham Hall seeks energetic faculty who are passionate about working with adolescent girls and helping them to develop as learners. We work in a dynamic setting, with colleagues who strive to provide the best student experience possible.

Chatham Hall complies with applicable federal and local laws prohibiting discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, age, sex, disability, religion, national origin, or any other legally protected category.

Faculty Positions

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  • Director of Riding

    Chatham Hall is excited to announce the opening of the search for the Director of the Riding Program.Chatham Hall—an all-girls, grades 9-12, boarding and day school in southern Virginia—has been a leader in educating girls and preparing them for college since 1894. The School’s Riding Program is a distinguishing feature of its strong, expanding Athletic Program. The successful candidate for Director of the Riding Program will demonstrate, in addition to expertise in the field and leadership in horsemanship, a sensibility both for boarding school life and for the dynamic balance of excellence in academics and athletics characteristic of Chatham Hall.

    The Chatham Hall Riding Program is a unique experience among equestrian boarding schools. Our riding program offers the American Forward System of Riding fundamentals in accordance with modern hunter and equitation styles. Students learn the theory behind the instruction and how to handle a variety of horses. Taking a holistic approach to lessons, students benefit from mounted and unmounted instruction, a fitness plan, best dietary habits, and sports psychology. This approach to training the equestrian athlete ensures achievement while competing as well as with any challenge at hand.

    The Director of Riding oversees the philosophy and logistical management of the Riding Program. This includes facilities upkeep and renovation, faculty/staff management and development, programmatic budget, student and faculty education and the oversight of our equine partners. This is a 12-month faculty position.

    Please click here for the full job description. Interested candidates should send a resume, cover letter, and list of references to twaters@chathamhall.org.

Administrative/Staff Positions

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  • Grounds Staff Position

    The Grounds Staff position provides general grounds maintenance and repair services to the grounds of Chatham Hall. The Grounds Staff performs these tasks in the shop or on-site, indoors, and out, using a wide variety of tools and equipment. The maintenance of the grounds is central to the function of the School. The Grounds Staff position is required to be flexible in terms of work schedules and responding to emergencies.
     
    Chatham Hall seeks candidates who will contribute to and are committed to diversity and multicultural educational practices. Chatham Hall seeks candidates who demonstrate a dedication to working in a diverse community. The School seeks candidates who: communicate effectively with diverse populations, create an inclusive work environment, and will engage in professional development opportunities to further develop inclusive management practices.

    Responsibilities
    • Undertakes general grounds maintenance projects.
    • Maintains all common grounds areas including but not limited to faculty home yards, public spaces, fields, and wooded areas.
    • Assists in completion of minor construction projects when needed.
    • Complies with established regulatory, safety and risk-management guidelines.
    • Must be available for special events such as graduation to assist in parking and other general duties as assigned.
    One year experience preferred in general grounds maintenance work and have a basic knowledge of materials and tools used in such work.
     
    This position description is full time (12 months) and benefits eligible. This position requires being willing to work overtime, holidays, and weekends as requested.
     
    Click here for the full job description and submit resumes to Anthony Amos at aamos@chathamhall.org.
  • Maintenance Staff Position

    The Maintenance Staff provide general maintenance and repair services for buildings, fixtures and vehicles. The Maintenance Staff performs these tasks in the shop or on-site, indoors, and out, using a wide variety of tools and equipment.
     
    RESPONSIBILITIES
    • Performs general maintenance projects throughout the School.
    • Assists in construction, repair, preventive maintenance, assembly and installation of locks, plumbing, pumps, piping, fire alarms, fire safety systems, boilers, chemical mixing equipment, HVAC systems, chill water, condensate systems, roofs, mobile equipment, electrical systems, painting and vehicles.
    • Assists in completion of minor construction projects.
    • Assists in procuring equipment and material necessary for maintenance projects and minor construction. Loads, delivers, unloads, and handles materials. Operates shop vehicles necessary to complete these tasks.
    • Assists contractors in locating and gaining access to facilities and structures within them.
    • Complies with established regulatory, safety and risk-management guidelines.
    • Serves on a rotating schedule to check operations during weekends and holidays.
    This staff position is full time (12 month/40 hours per week) and benefits-eligible. Normal hours of work are 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
     
    Click here for the full job description and submit resumes to Anthony Amos at aamos@chathamhall.org.
An all girls boarding and day school in Southern Virginia, Chatham Hall prepares girls for college and for productive lives. Our innovative academic program offers Advanced Placement courses, global study and travel, as well as project based learning. Our athletic teams regularly compete at the State level and our exceptional riding program is nationally recognized. We foster the intellect and character of each student and, through our Honor Code, live in a community of trust. Grounded in its Episcopal heritage, the school welcomes students of all faiths and backgrounds.  
800 Chatham Hall Circle | Chatham, VA 24531 | 434.432.2941 | admission@chathamhall.org