Careers


How to Apply

To apply for a teaching or staff position, please submit a cover letter, resume, a completed application, and an essay titled “My View of America” to the Human Resources Manager: Jaime Harmeyer  – jharmeyer@benedictineschools.org.

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@saintgertrude.org.

For applicants applying for a teaching position: All teachers must be certified and endorsed in the subjects they teach. If you are applying for a teaching position, please complete and submit the supplement below with your application.

Application Supplement for Teachers

Note: Only completed applications including all necessary documentation will be considered.

Tutors

Saint Gertrude High School is always interested in adding tutors to our list. Please email sghs@saintgertrude.org to be added to our list of tutors. We require all of our tutors to be VIRTUS trained. Please click here to find an upcoming training.

Open Job Positions

Director of Alumni Engagement

The Benedictine Schools of Richmond (Benedictine College Preparatory and Saint Gertrude High School) seeks a Director of Alumni Engagement to develop and engaged group of alumni donors and volunteers that will support the advancement goals of the school. The director will successfully plan and lead both friend-raising and fundraising events, and committee gatherings. The director will elevate the quality and increase the profitability of fundraising events, introduce new major fundraising events, and increase volunteers’ engagement in fundraising campaigns.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have at least two years of experience planning and executing events, leading volunteer committees, and managing budgets.
  • Have an appreciation of the schools’ unique missions.
  • Enjoy planning special events, comfortable with donor engagement, be friendly, hardworking, and appreciate working in a team environment.

Experience in a non-profit or school environment is preferred.

This is a full-time salary position. Evening and weekend hours are required to support events, as needed.

To apply: please submit a cover letter, resume, an essay entitled “My View of America” and a completed application to the Human Resources Manager, Jaime Harmeyer at jharmeyer@benedictineschools.org.

Spanish Teacher – Part Time

Job Summary 

The Benedictine Schools of Richmond seek an innovative and collaborative part-time Spanish Teacher to teach Spanish I and IV. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Teach two college preparatory courses of Spanish I, and one honors course of Spanish IV.  One class of Spanish I is offered by Benedictine College Preparatory. The remaining Spanish courses are offered by Saint Gertrude High School. 
  • Instruct students in Spanish language and culture 
  • Support the mission of the schools, model the Benedictine values, and actively work toward department-specific goals and vision 
  • Assume standard responsibilities assigned to all faculty at the Benedictine Schools of Richmond in furtherance of our commitment to the value of community 
  • This is a ten-month teaching position to begin immediately  
 Qualifications 
  • Bilingual in Spanish and English  
  • Experience in teaching or coaching young adults or students 

To apply for a teaching or staff position, please submit a cover letter, resume, a completed application, and an essay titled “My View of America” to the Human Resources Manager: Jaime Harmeyer  – jharmeyer@benedictineschools.org.

Saint Gertrude High School is currently seeking a Varsity Field Hockey Head Coach and Assistant Coach.

Job descriptions for both positions are below. 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@saintgertrude.org.

Job Title: Head Coach

Reports to: Athletic Director
FLSA Status: Non-exempt, Part-time, seasonal
Regular Hours: variable, typically 3:00-6:00pm

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. The position is part-time and 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 SGHS and opposing teams). Adhere to all policies in coach’s handbook, including VISAA Code of Conduct.
  • Conducts practices during the time set up by the Athletic Director. Practices should beheld 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.
  • Establishes discipline that is fair, firm, and consistent in accordance with school policies and is respectful of all student athletes.
  • Conduct at least one pre-season team meeting with 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 student medical information online. Reports any possible injuries to the Athletic Trainer immediately.
  • Provides supervision for all team athletes until picked up by parents, designated driver, or taken to after school program in the school library following practices and games.
  • Maintain team statistics and report scores to the media.
  • Travels with the team on all bus trips to away games and supervises athlete behavior while traveling.

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 female 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 Saint Gertrude High School and the Benedictine Sisters of Virginia, Inc.

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 of the school may terminate the employment relationship at any time, with or without notice and for any reason or no reason.

Job Title:  Assistant Coach

Reports to:  Head Coach/Athletic Director
FLSA Status:  Non-exempt, Part-time, seasonal                  
Regular Hours:  variable, typically  3:00-6:00pm

Job Summary: Under the direction of the Head Coach, the Assistant Coach is generally responsible for the management of her/her 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. The position is part-time and employee is not eligible for employee benefits as described in the employee handbook.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Under the guidance of the Head Coach, provides instruction for skill development and game rules.
  • 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 SGHS and opposing teams). Adhere to all policies in coach’s handbook, including VISAA Code of Conduct.
  • Assists the Head Coach in conducting practices during the time set up 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 Athletic Director.
  • Ensures that emergency first aid equipment and information sheets are with the team at all times and reports any possible injuries to the Athletic Trainer immediately.
  • In coordination with the Head Coach, provides supervision for all team athletes until picked up by parents or designated driver or escorted to after school program in school library following practices and games.
  • Travels with the team on all bus trips to away games and supervises athlete behavior while traveling.

Job Requirements

  • Ability to communicate effectively with students, parents, coaches, officials, and administrative staff.
  • Ability to inspire and motivate female 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 Saint Gertrude High School and the Benedictine Sisters of Virginia, Inc.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Demonstrated skill and experience in the relevant sport.
  • Prior coaching experience preferred.
  • 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 of the school may terminate the employment relationship at any time, with or without notice and for any reason or no reason.

About Saint Gertrude High School:

Founded in 1922 by the Benedictine Sisters of Virginia, Saint Gertrude is an independent, all girl Catholic school defined by an innovative and rigorous liberal arts curriculum and a commitment to the Benedictine values of hospitality, stewardship and community service. The school attracts a diverse student population (approximately 250 students), and 100% of its graduates move on to university education. Saint Gertrude is located in the heart of the historic Museum District of Richmond, Virginia, allowing it to utilize a wide variety city institutions as “learning laboratories.”

Saint Gertude does not discriminate against any individual on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, age, disability, or status as a Veteran or member of the Reserves or National Guard.

Saint Gertrude High School is an independent all-girl 9-12 Catholic institution governed by the Benedictine Sisters of Virginia, Inc. We are committed to maintaining the framework of Catholic doctrine in the classroom and in all school activities. As a condition of employment, each faculty and staff member must affirm their belief in God, agree to support the teachings of the Catholic Church, and to support and model the mission and values of Saint Gertrude High School and the Benedictine Sisters of Virginia, Inc. — including community, hospitality, and stewardship — in all that we do.