Employment Opportunities

Join our Community Why Work at BSoR

At the Benedictine Schools of Richmond, our faculty and staff are our most valuable resource and a major reason families choose to join our community. The schools attract employees from across the nation with competitive salaries, an excellent benefits package, professional development opportunities, tuition remission, and much more.

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  • 40%

    Faculty with masters degrees
  • 41

    Full-Time Faculty
  • 6.56

    Average years working for BSoR
  • 17

    Part-Time Faculty

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How to Apply: General inquiries regarding employment at the Benedictine Schools of Richmond may be submitted to careers@benedictineschools.org.

To apply for a teaching or staff position, please submit a cover letter, resume, and a completed application, to the Human Resources Manager: Jaime Harmeyer  – jharmeyer@benedictineschools.org.

To apply for a coaching position, please submit a cover letter, resume, and a completed application, to the Athletic Director: Fran Pochily  – fpochily@saintgertrude.org.

Open Job Positions

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  • Communications Director (Full-Time)

    Benedictine Schools of Richmond seeks a new Director of Communications. The school has retained Big Back Pack to execute a national search for this key leadership position. For more information, contact Hacker Burr at hacker@bigbackpack.org.
    CLICK HERE to view Full Position Profile.

    The Position
    The new Communications Director will oversee all aspects of the school’s strategic communications, working closely with the President, Board of Trustees, and senior leadership. The new Director must forge strong relationships within the larger school community and will be asked to manage roles and responsibilities of the Communications staff to advance the continued high quality of service to the mission of the school. The Communications Director is a member of the Senior Leadership Team and reports directly to the President.

    Benedictine Schools of Richmond has earned the reputation as the premier choice for families in the Richmond area. The school continues to benefit from energizing and visionary leadership from its President, Administrative Team and Faculty, as well as increasing enrollment and superb financial management.

    To Apply
    Interested and qualified candidates should submit electronically in one email, and as separate PDF documents, the following materials:
    •    A cover letter expressing their interest in this particular position
    •    A current résumé
    •    A one-page statement of professional philosophy and leadership practice
    •    An annotated list of five professional references with name, phone number, and email address (references will be contacted only with prior candidate approval). 
    All materials should be sent via email to:

    Hacker Burr
    President and Managing Director
    Big Back Pack LLC  
  • Chief Advancement Officer (Full-Time)

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    Chief Advancement Officer
    Benedictine Schools of Richmond
    Lindauer is proud to partner with Benedictine Schools of Richmond in the search for its next Chief Advancement Officer.
    For over a century, the Benedictine Order has guided the spiritual and intellectual growth of Richmond's youth. Saint Gertrude and Benedictine schools share deep-rooted traditions and connections. Yet, it is the Benedictine charism, centered on community, hospitality, and stewardship, that unifies the schools and forms the bedrock of the Benedictine Schools of Richmond.
    The Benedictine Schools of Richmond (BSoR) seeks a Chief Advancement Officer (CAO) to oversee its advancement program. The CAO, in collaboration with President Jesse Grapes, will drive fundraising efforts and alumni engagement activities in alignment with the strategic plan of this unique two-school community. This role presents an exciting opportunity to contribute to the vision of Catholic secondary education in Richmond.
    Successful candidates will:
    • Be a proven advancement professional with demonstrated experience closing six- and seven-figure gifts, leading comprehensive campaigns, and managing professional staff;
    • Possess superior communications skills, emotional intelligence, and an appreciation for Catholic values and traditions; and
    • Manage a portfolio of 50+ top prospects and donors at the major and principal gift levels.
    To learn more and apply, contact Lindauer Executive Vice President and Managing Director Libby Roberts or Consultant Andrew Machado at https://www.lindauerglobal.com/career-opportunity/chief-advancement-officer-12/.    
  • Maintenance Technician (Full-Time)

    Job Title: Maintenance Technician
    Reports to: Director of Facilities
    FSLA Status: Non-exempt; Full-time
    Work Hours: 8.5-hour shift; Monday – Friday
    Pay: $17/hour - $18/hour
    Physical Requirements: Must be able to lift 50 lbs. and 75+ lbs. with assistance.
    The Benedictine Schools of Richmond (Benedictine College Preparatory and Saint Gertrude High School) seeks a Maintenance Technician for our facilities. The ideal candidate will be experienced in a maintenance/custodial role focused on building upkeep.
    Primary responsibilities include:
    • Review assigned work orders and P.M. schedules and prioritize daily work assignments.
    • Analyze the operation of various systems, determine the cause of any problem/malfunction, and take the corrective action required.
    • Assist with repairs and maintenance of all walls, doors, flooring, roofing, exteriors, signage, plumbing/ pipefitting, HVAC equipment, lighting, and lighting equipment, located interior and exterior of buildings.
    • Maintain, monitor, and perform preventive maintenance on mechanical and electrical equipment.
    • Record readings and make adjustments where necessary to ensure proper operation of equipment.
    • Comply with EPA policy for the safe storage, usage, and disposal of hazardous materials.
    • Maintain cleanliness of classrooms, hallways, bathrooms, and common areas.
    • Secure buildings each evening when leaving.
    • Help with snow removal as necessary.
    • Comply with OSHA safety regulations. 
    The ideal candidate will have:
    • A high school diploma
    • Construction trade experience
    • Proven experience as maintenance/custodian, janitor or in a similar role
    • Knowledge of use and maintenance of industrial cleaning equipment and appliances
    • Knowledge of safe disposal of chemical liquids and other hazardous components
    • A trade license is not required but is desirable.
    To apply: please submit a cover letter, resume, and a completed application to the Human Resources Manager, Jaime Harmeyer at jharmeyer@benedictineschools.org. Our application can be found on our website: https://www.benedictineschools.org/about/employment-opportunities.
  • Substitute Teacher (Part-Time)

    When a teacher is absent, a qualified substitute is needed to carry out the educational program. As a substitute teacher, you'll become an integral part of a school's educational team, amplifying your teaching expertise while maximizing the learning experience for students. A substitute teacher assists with classroom instruction in the absence of a regular teacher. This person follows and teaches lesson plans, aids students in understanding subject matter, and ensures that regular classroom routines are followed.

    Responsibilities Include:

    • Provide meaningful instruction to students in assigned classrooms while regular teacher is absent
    • Review and implement regular teacher's routines, procedures, lesson plans, and curriculum objectives
    • Establish and maintain a safe and orderly classroom environment
    • Perform other duties as directed by school administration

    To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, and a completed application, to the Human Resources Manager: Jaime Harmeyer  – jharmeyer@benedictineschools.org.
  • Bus Driver (Part-Time)

    The Benedictine Schools of Richmond seeks a part-time bus driver. The position is responsible for driving students on field trips and to sporting practices and events. The ideal candidate will demonstrate:

    • A commitment to maintaining the property and vehicles of the school at a high level.
    • A thorough understanding of, and commitment to, safety protocols both on the campus and in our vehicles.
    • A proven, spotless commercial driving record.
    • The bus driver transports students to and from designated activities; ensures vehicle is in safe operating condition; and ensures safety of students during transport, loading and unloading from buses.
    • The bus driver will be asked to support occasional field trips during the school day to local sites, and transportation of athletic teams after school and on weekends.
    Essential Functions:
    • Transports passengers over scheduled routes to and from school and/or field trips in a safe and timely manner.
    • Monitors students and other passengers during transit to maintain safety and follow district policy.
    • Performs pre-trip and post-trip inspections (e.g. fluid levels, tire pressure, exterior condition, mirrors, etc.) to ensure the safe operating condition of the vehicle and comply with mandated guidelines.
    • Advises students and other passengers of appropriate behavior to reinforce regulations and maintain passenger safety.
    • Assesses incidents, complaints, accidents and/or potential emergency situations (e.g. road hazards, medical emergencies, accidents, etc.) and resolves and/or recommends a resolution to the situation.
    • Assists students and other passengers in safe loading and unloading from buses during both emergency situations and normal transport.
    • Prepares documents and reports (e.g. incident/accident reports, inspections records, passenger misconduct, student counts, etc.) as needed.
    • Reports observations and/or incidents (e.g. discipline, inappropriate social behavior, etc.) to appropriate personnel.
    • Responds to inquiries (e.g. students, parents, other school personnel, etc.) to provide information and/or direction.
    • Cleans assigned vehicles, both interior and exterior to ensure safety, appearance, and sanitation of vehicle.
    • Performs other related duties, as assigned, to ensure the efficient and effective functioning of the work unit.
    Required Qualifications:
    • Valid Commercial Driver’s License with any necessary endorsements
    • Commercial driving experience with good driving history
    • High school diploma (or equivalent)
    To apply please submit a cover letter and a completed application to Jaime Harmeyer at jharmeyer@benedictineschools.org.
  • General Head Coach Positions

    The Benedictine Schools of Richmond is currently accepting applications to be a head coach for either Saint Gertrude or Benedictine. To apply for a coaching position, please submit a cover letter, resume, a completed application, and an essay titled “My View of America” to the Athletic Director: Fran Pochily  – fpochily@benedictineschols.org.

    Job Title: Head Coach
    Reports to: Athletic Director
    FLSA Status: Non-exempt, Part-time, seasonal
    Regular Hours: variable, typically 3-6 p.m.

    Job Summary: The head coach reports to the director of athletics and is generally responsible for the management of her/his team including teaching skill development and game rules, as well as developing good sportsmanship, teamwork, and Christian values in their athletes. This position is temporary for the duration of a season and is part-time. The employee is not eligible for employee benefits as described in the Employee Handbook.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities
    • Provides instruction for skill development and game rules; works to continuously improve personal skills and knowledge of sport, competition strategies and preparation, conditioning techniques, effective teaching skills, and prevention and care of injuries
    • Imparts good sportsmanship, teamwork, and Christian values to athletes through instruction and example. Good manners and respect must be demonstrated at all times to the game officials, coaches, athletes, and parents (both BCP/SGHS and opposing teams). Adheres to all policies in Coaches Handbook, including VISAA Code of Conduct
    • Conducts practices during the time set up/approved by the athletic director; practices should be held daily (except on game days), and any unscheduled practice time must be cleared in advance by the athletic director. All game scheduling will be done by the athletic director in conjunction with the head coach. There is to be no athletic activities allowed on Sundays.
    • Establishes discipline that is fair, firm, and consistent in accordance with school policies and is respectful of all student athletes
    • Conducts at least one preseason team meeting with players and parents to discuss team policies, guidelines, goals, responsibilities, and disciplinary expectations and consequences
    • Responsible for maintaining, disbursing, and returning all equipment and uniforms provided by the school; only the athletic director is authorized to make purchases related to the team. Requests for additional equipment or uniforms and suggestions for budgeting for subsequent years should be in writing to the athletic director. Any team requested fundraising must be cleared by the athletic director in advance
    • Carries emergency first aid equipment with team at all times, as well as a mobile device that provides access to student medical information online; reports any possible injuries to the athletic trainer immediately
    • Provides supervision for all team athletes until picked up by parents or designated drivers following practices and games
    • Maintains team statistics and reports scores to the media
    • Travels with the team on all bus trips to away games and supervises athlete behavior while traveling
    • Assists individual players in their post-high school athletic goals as it pertains to college recruiting, camp/clinics, and other out-of-season opportunities
    Supervisory Responsibilities:  Supervises assistant coach(es)

    Job Requirements:
    • Ability to communicate effectively with students, parents, coaches, officials, and administrative staff
    • Ability to inspire and motivate high school athletes to achieve team goals
    • Ability to work varied hours depending on game schedule and athletic season and to adjust schedule in response to weather and other school issues
    • Ability to travel to other schools and game sites
    • Valid driver’s license with clean driving record and ability to operate mini-bus with 14 passengers
    • Ability to be outdoors and work away from a desk on a field for long periods of time
    • Ability to lift 50 pounds
    • Completion of Diocesan VIRTUS initial training and all monthly updates throughout employment
    • A belief in God, and an understanding and willingness to model the philosophy and mission of the Benedictine Schools of Richmond
    Minimum Qualifications:
    • Demonstrated skill and experience in the relevant sport.
    • Minimum of one year prior coaching experience.
    • College degree preferred.
    Nothing in this job description restricts the school’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this position at any time. This position is at-will, which means that either the employee or the school may terminate the employment relationship at any time, with or without notice and for any reason or no reason.
  • General Faculty Applications for 2023-2024 Academic Year

    The Benedictine Schools of Richmond are growing. We are creating a pool of qualified applicants for teacher positions for the 2023-2024 academic year. 

    If you are interested in applying for a non-advertised or open position, please complete the application. All supporting documentation, including an application, resume, and cover letter should be included as part of the application. Please submit applications to Jaime Harmeyer at jharmeyer@benedictineschools.org.

Why Richmond?

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  • Top 25 Best Places to Live

    - US News and World Report
  • Home to Nine Fortune 500 Companies

  • #2 Living Destination for Millennials

    - Time Magazine
  • Daytrip access: Appalachian Trail, VA Beach, DC

  • Leader in the Arts: VMFA, Richmond Symphony, Richmond Ballet

  • Leader in History: Monticello, Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia Museum of History and Culture

Non-Discrimination Statement

Benedictine Schools of Richmond is an equal opportunity employer. The school encourages, seeks, and will employ applicants the school deems qualified for the position sought, regardless of age, ethnic background, nationality, race, religion, sexual orientation, or physical ability, with reasonable accommodation to fulfill the responsibilities of the position. As with Catholic schools in the Benedictine tradition, the Benedictine Schools of Richmond reserves the right to use religion as a hiring criterion for selected positions, as permitted by law.