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.
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.
Thank you for your interest, there are no present openings at this time.
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.