Jobs at Chatham Hall
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. In addition, the town of Chatham offers an easy, less-expensive lifestyle with many metropolitan areas only a few hours away.
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 seeking a Barn Manager to work with the Director of Riding in all aspects of managing the forty-stall facilities of the Hunter Jumper Program. Chatham Hall – 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 the Barn Manager position will demonstrate strong managerial, organizational, and communication skills, in addition to extensive equine knowledge. This is a position that requires active engagement in day-to-day care for up to 40 horses. Position will include some lower level beginner instruction and riding of school horses.
Experience Required. This is a 12 – month staff position. Competitive Salary and Benefits. Housing Provided.
Inquiries – including a letter of application, a resume, and at least three references – should be sent to James F. Morris, Director of Riding, Chatham Hall, 800 Chatham Hall Circle, Chatham, VA 24531 or email@example.com
Camp Counselor for Residential Equestrian Summer Riding Program
Applicants should have experience working with adolescents, some experience working with horses, and the ability to take initiative and work well under pressure. Applicants do not have to know how to teach horseback riding but should be capable of tacking, grooming, and knowledgeable about horsemanship and equine related topics. Summer program is for english riders with a focus on hunter/jumper riding. Job responsibilities include: supervising campers in stables and on dorm at night, leading camp activities, helping manage grooming and tacking up, helping Instructors in lessons, some horse care (helping with feed and turn-in/out), and helping campers with arts and crafts projects. Other Requirements: Need to be 19+ years old, have a valid driver's license, and be able to provide at least 3 references. Please contact Samantha Fleming, Director of Summer Riding at firstname.lastname@example.org