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.

Faculty Positions

Chatham Hall, and independent, all-girls boarding school in Chatham, VA, is seeking to fill the following part-time positions for the Fall of 2015. The right individual may be able to combine these to create a full-time position. Joining the House Faculty could also complement these for a full-time position.

Those interested in applying for these positions may send resume and cover letter which addresses the position(s) of interest, to Martha Griswold, Academic Dean:

Photography Teacher Job Description
Successful candidates will be knowledgeable in digital photography, elements of design and composition, be familiar with photography and editing apps, and possess the ability to teach a range of skills in the same class. Ability to expand the curriculum by opening up the AP level to students is a necessity. Knowledge of traditional dark room procedure would be wonderful, but not a necessity.

ESL Teacher
Those interested in the position should possess the desire to work with students of differing levels whose first language is not English, and want to help them develop the skills to improve their writing, speaking, listening, and reading in the context of a writing and literature class. A social studies class that introduces students to American culture and history rounds out this position. Energy and dedication to creative activities that encourage students to communicate in English is a must.

AP US History Teacher 
Candidates should have at least three years of experience in teaching US history at the secondary level and; if the candidate has not yet taught AP US, he/she must be willing to attend a training workshop over the summer. Those interested should enjoy working with adolescent girls, serving as a facilitator to girls’ learning, and possess creativity and energy.


Dance Instructor
To be successful in this position, the candidate will need to be proficient in ballet, modern, and jazz, as well as open to various other dance traditions. The ability to teach choreography is a necessity. Creativity, the willingness to support students as they strengthen their basic and more advanced skills, including proper body alignment, as well as a determination to help young women explore movement and the application of artistic quality are requirements of this position.


Administrative/Staff Positions


Riding Instructor

Chatham Hall is seeking a Riding Instructor to work with the Director of Riding in all aspects of managing the beginner lesson program of the Hunter Jumper Program.
The School’s Riding Program is a distinguishing feature of its strong, expanding Athletic Program. The successful candidate for the Riding Instructor position will demonstrate proficient teaching ability and communication skills, in addition to equine knowledge. Position will include lower level beginner instruction both mounted and un-mounted, organization of equipment, riding of school horses, in addition to horse care.
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