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Teaching Jobs in Richmond

Richmond is beautiful! Between the views of the James River, the city Skyline, and Belle Isle, there’s something around every corner. Richmond is big enough to give the city feel, but small enough to avoid major traffic. Richmond offers history, festivals, concerts, museums, sporting events, outdoor recreation, and more. If that’s not enough, Richmond is driving distance from the mountains, the beach, and Washington, DC.

Come teach in Richmond at schools such as Collegiate, St. Christopher’s, Steward, and New Community.

Artwork by Morgan Powell, Grade 10

St. Catherine's School    Richmond, Virginia

Charlottesville Teaching Jobs

The Blue Ridge Mountains and the Rivanna River make Charlottesville a hub for all things outdoor- hiking, kayaking, skiing, cycling.  In 2014, the US National Bureau of Economic Research named Charlottesville the happiest city in America. Home of the University of Virginia, Charlottesville is full of history, but also has a great music scene, more restaurants than you can ever visit, a large farmer’s market, and a new brewery popping up every year.

Take a look at a few Charlottesville schoolsMiller School, Peabody School, St. Anne’s-Belfield, or Tandem Friends.

Artwork by Emmy Frazier, Grade 9

St. Anne's-Belfield     Charlottesville, Virginia

Virginia Beach Teaching Jobs

Virginia Beach is known for having the longest pleasure beach in the world with its 35-mile coastline. Virginia Beach offers aquariums, art museums, golf courses, excellent fishing, and so much more.  The city is located in the Hampton Roads metropolitan area which includes Chesapeake, Hampton, Newport News, Norfolk, Portsmouth, Suffolk, and of course, Virginia Beach.

Interested in teaching in the Virginia Beach area? We work with Cape Henry Collegiate, Norfolk Academy, Norfolk Collegiate, Nansemond-Suffolk and many more.

Artwork by Elle Randolph, Grade 9

Norfolk Academy    Norfolk, VA

Northern Virginia Teaching

Arlington offers easy Metro access to Washington, DC and all of its nightlife, museums, and restaurants, without having to deal with DC’s traffic.  With 18 miles of paved trail along the Potomac River, the Mount Vernon Trail is great for a jog or bike ride. Rowers and sailors love the easy access to the river too! Old Town is Alexandria's charming historic district where you can visit shops housed in historic buildings alongside cobblestone streets. We can help you teach in Alexandria, Arlington, Fairfax, McLean, or DC area schools such as Burgundy Farm, Episcopal High School, or St. Stephen's & St. Agnes.

Artwork by Malcolm Reynolds, Grade 10

St. Stephen's & St. Agnes     Alexandria, Virginia

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  • Welcoming Warren Gould

    Warren's 35-year career in education has included service as a teacher, dean, college advisor, academic affairs director, and division director at independent schools in several Southern states. Most recently he was the founding Upper School Director at Trinity School of Durham and Chapel Hill. We are honored that he now brings his knowledge and proven understanding of schools' needs as our North & South Carolina Consultant.


  • Welcome to Dr. Tim Green

    A Certified Master Athletic Administrator, Tim joins our team after nearly two decades at Kentucky Country Day School and prior stints at Porter-Gaud and Darlington School. With his well-known success in developing athletics programs at independent schools, Tim brings a unique skill set to his work as Athletics Consultant. He conducts our new Athletic Director mentoring program and advises in Athletics Administration searches.


  • Welcome to Kirk McClintock

    Throughout her nearly 15 years at St. Mary's Episcopal School in Memphis, Tennessee, Kirk invested deeply in her school community, first as a teacher and then as a key staff member in admissions, advancement, and communications. Her priorities are family and education, and her positive energy is contagious. She brings a wealth of experience and joy to her new role as ST's Consultant to schools in Georgia and the MidSouth States.


  • Job Fairs in 2022

    Southern Teachers will hold our Atlanta Job Fair in 2022.

    Saturday, February 5

    All active Southern Teachers candidates are eligible and encouraged to participate!

    Registration is not yet open.

    Proof of full vaccination will be required for participation.


  • ST Leadership Study

    In our groundbreaking Leadership Study based on assessments of almost 250 sitting heads of school, you'll read about the specific personality traits that distinguish independent school leaders.  Nine reports published serially this fall on topics such as Ambition, Learning Approaches, and Interpersonal Sensitivity.  Does your personality predict your performance?


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    Our 13th Annual Student Art Contest will begin accepting submissions on October 31.  Students at member school in grades 8-12 are eligible to participate. One art teacher from each member school should register to coordinate submissions.


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