Chatham Hall offers a warm and collegial atmosphere for teaching professionals, administrators, and staff. We are a community of rich traditions focused on contributing to helping students step into their power and illuminate their worlds.

Chatham Hall seeks energetic faculty and staff who are passionate about working with students and helping them to develop as learners. We work in a dynamic setting with colleagues who strive to provide the best student experience possible.

For many faculty members, Chatham Hall is not just a school or job, but also a home. With 93% of students living on campus, the majority of faculty do the same to support our 24-hour community and take advantage of the benefits of living where you work.

Our students join us from all over the world, and we seek a faculty and staff base to welcome and support them in every facet of their experience. Successful employees contribute to and are committed to diversity and multicultural educational practices, show the ability to communicate effectively with diverse populations, and create an inclusive work environment.

Join Our Team!

Faculty Positions

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  • Chief Marketing Officer

    Chatham Hall is excited to begin a search for a Chief Marketing Officer to be a visionary leader in driving its integrated marketing efforts and overseeing strategic communications. The Chief Marketing Officer is the creative, organized, and energetic leader of the Marketing & Communications team. This role is responsible for the vision and strategic direction of the school’s marketing and communications efforts. The Chief Marketing Officer serves on the Administrative Leadership Team, and any additional school-wide, strategic committees as appropriate. This position supervises the Director of Communications.

    • Mission and strategic vision
    • Integrated marketing including digital, print, and environmental advertising
    • External media outreach & school spokesperson
    • Leadership communications
    • Crisis communications
    • Overseeing the Director of Communications and strategic communication to all constituencies
    • Publications
    • Office and budget management
    • Four-year degree, preferably with a communications, journalism, or digital media focus. An advanced degree is preferred.
    • 5+ years of marketing and communications experience, preferably at least in part in education
    • Extensive experience writing for publication, including articles and announcements, press releases, blog posts, advertising copy, leadership letters, video and podcast scripts, and more
    • Experience crafting and implementing marketing and advertising campaigns
    • Graphic design experience and expertise
    • Experience with crisis communications
    • A strong understanding of Google Analytics, and AdSense
    • Comfort writing and editing to a variety of styles including AP
    • Proficiency with Google suite, Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, or similar), social media platforms, email marketing platforms, HTML, video/audio and editing tools, and new media platforms
    To apply, please review the full job description and send a letter of interest, a resume including three references, and a portfolio of marketing and communications work to Tammy Waters at or Chatham Hall, 800 Chatham Hall Circle, Chatham, VA 24531.
  • Various Teaching Positions

    Chatham Hall is expanding and will be in need of several teachers for the 2024-2025 school year!

    If you would like to experience teaching in an independent boarding school, live on campus in a dynamic and warm educational community, and help equip our curious thinkers to lead lives of impact, please contact Dean of Academics Martha Griswold.

Staff Positions

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  • Drivers

    Chatham Hall seeks excellent part-time drivers to transport students and faculty in a School-owned minivan, 14-passenger bus, or 11-passenger Sprinter. No CDL required. May include travel to sporting events, local appointments, and airports. Must clear background check and drug screenings.

    Please contact Trasportation Coordinator Jackie Kisthardt at or 434.432.5431 to apply.
  • Full-Time & Part-Time Nurses

    Chatham Hall is excited to begin the search for full-time and part-time nurses. With students from around the country and world, our nurses are responsible for assessing, identifying, and treating acute, chronic, and urgent health conditions among students according to standing orders. Nurses also provide health, wellness, and disease prevention education during student interactions in the Health Care Center.

    Opportunities exist for a combination of day, evening, and weekend shifts. A Licensed Practical Nurse or Registered Nurse with a current licensure in the Commonwealth of Virginia, and preferably prior experience in pediatric, adolescent, public health, and/or school nursing, is desirable.
    The primary focus of a School nurse includes, but is not limited to:
    • Providing care to students and community members seeking assistance with health and wellness concerns of an acute and/or chronic nature, including necessary follow-up arrangements and health screening.
    • Providing first aid care, urgent care, and overall nursing interventions as directed by Health Care Center protocols and standing orders.
    • In partnership with the Director of the Health Care Center, maintaining first aid equipment to be used in the Health Care Center, classrooms, and on School trips as specialty first aid equipment such as EpiPens and AEDs.
    • Maintaining confidentiality of student medical information and competent use of electronic health record keeping.
    • Providing professional, interdisciplinary, and collegial communication with Chatham Hall nurses, providers, athletic trainers, and counseling clinicians.
    • Confidentially corresponding with parents, coaches, Dean of Students, Dorm Advisors, and Advisors on the health care needs of students when indicated.
    • Other duties as assigned and needed.
    • A Licensed Practical Nurse or Registered Nurse with a current licensure in the Commonwealth of Virginia and preferably prior experience in pediatric, adolescent, public health, and/or school nursing.
    • This individual is expected to be CPR certified with a working knowledge base of EpiPen administration, Blood Borne Pathogen protocol, and Narcan administration.
    • Working knowledge of federal, state, and local laws and regulations affecting the delivery of School health services.
    • Experience and demonstrated success working with diverse student communities is preferred but not required.
    • This position requires the ability to perform physical tasks essential to the nursing role.
    • The position will use a computer, keyboard, telephone, and monitor throughout each workday. Some bending, lifting, twisting, and squatting are required.
    Chatham Hall seeks those who are interested in both part-time and full-time positions. Positions may be benefits-eligible. Due to the nature of supporting a residential community, weeknight, and weekend work may be required.
    To apply, please review the full job description and send a resume to Dean of Students Josh Doyon.

For Applicants

Chatham Hall offers a competitive benefits package for full-time faculty and staff, including:
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan
  • Medical & Dental insurance
  • Vacation, Sick, & Personal time
  • Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Supplemental Insurance Policies
  • Professional Development Opportunities
  • Tuition Remission (for eligible children of employees to attend Chatham Hall)
  • Housing Benefit (applicable to certain positions)
  • Free Meals from the Dining Hall (while School is in session)

Application Process
If selected, those applying for faculty positions can expect to receive an email from the Dean of Academics expressing interest in continuing the process. Candidates will have an initial Zoom interview with the dean followed by a robust set of interviews on campus with faculty, administrators, and students. Additional interviews and visits may be scheduled as needed. Teaching candidates may be asked to teach a class.

Those applying for staff positions can expect to participate in a phone interview followed by an in-person interview if selected as a finalist for the position.

Living in the Region
The Town of Chatham is quaint, warm, and small, boasting 1,300 residents and the friendliness of its citizens. Chatham Hall faculty and students alike enjoy walking to Main St. for a coffee, meal, or shopping excursion. Uniquely positioned, Chatham enjoys close proximity to Charlottesville, Lynchburg, Roanoke, the Raleigh/Durham Research Triangle, and Greensboro. Check out our Visit, Stay, & Explore page to learn more about the area.

Many faculty members are able to live on campus or locally in housing provided by the School. For those looking to put down roots, the affordable housing market in the area offers opportunities to buy. Come enjoy beautiful southwest Virginia!

800 Chatham Hall Circle  •  Chatham, VA 24531
+1 434.432.2941  •
Day and boarding school for girls grades 9-12 in the Episcopal tradition.

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