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Current Opportunities:

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  • Advancement Intern

    Currently accepting applications from soon-to-be or recent college graduates.

    The Advancement Office Intern is a member of the Advancement Team and will assist all other team members with Alumni outreach, social media, photography/videography, event support, marketing and fundraising among other things. The Advancement Intern is a valuable team member with a professional demeanor who communicates clearly. Here is a shortlist of duties expected of the intern:
    1. Assist with managing social media
    1. Create Digital and Print Design 
    1. Photography/Videography of major events and campaigns, in a usual year, or their re-imagined substitutes during Covid-19.
    1. Help with fundraising campaigns 
    1. Assist with research, database management and mailings
    1. Knowledge of Canva, InDesign, Photo/Video editing software is preferred, but not required. 
    August 2021-May 2022.
    ~$1,000 per month stipend~

    Interested candidates should contact Rachel Hennessy ’13, Director of Alumni Relations/Events, at
  • Athletics Intern

    Currently accepting applications from soon-to-be or recent college graduates.

    The Athletics Intern is a member of the Department of Athletics and assists with all department-related responsibilities, including but not limited to coaching, after-school event scheduling, event setup, opponent and official confirmations, social media posting, webpage updating, and other day-to-day office operations. The Athletics Intern is a valuable team member with a professional demeanor who communicates clearly. 

    August 2021 through May 2022
    ~$1,000 per month stipend~

    If interested, please contact Laura Stoner, Director of Athletics,
  • Coaching Opportunities (Varsity, Junior Varsity, Middle School)

    Experienced coaches willing to support and advance the HRA athletic program may send a resume and letter of interest to Laura Stoner, Athletic Director, at 
  • Extended Care and Enrichment Staff

    Join the HRA community of dedicated professionals whose compassion and commitment nurture the needs of our students. The Extended Care & Enrichment program offers exciting opportunities which enhance the student experience at HRA for the varying ages. Our program offers superior care by providing quality interactions between staff and students, while the policies, experiences and activities promote social, emotional, cognitive, and physical development in our students. Professional development and training are provided throughout the year. We require creative and talented individuals who love working with children. Experience working with children is recommended. Successful candidates will have to undergo a background check and be comfortable with all current COVID-19 policies.
    Please send a resume and letter of interest to Shirley Tanguy, Director of Ancillary Programs,
  • Fitness Center Supervisor/Strength Training and Conditioning Coach (Part-time Position)

    Hampton Roads Academy is searching for an experienced Fitness Center Supervisor/Strength Training and Conditioning Coach to join the Department of Athletics on weekday afternoons. The Fitness Center Supervisor/Strength Training and Conditioning Coach is responsible for establishing and maintaining a strength and conditioning program for all sports, with the three major goals of improving athletic performance, reducing athletic injuries, and teaching lifelong fitness and movement skills. This Supervisor/Coach devises training plans according to sound scientific principles, supervises training sessions, evaluates athletes, maintains athlete records, and understands the importance of developing a good rapport with athletes and coaches that is based on mutual trust and respect. This Supervisor/Coach meets regularly with the leaders of the Athletic Department as well as the individual sports coaches when necessary to determine the needs of the athletes.  

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities
    • Design and implement strength training and conditioning programs in-season, off-season, and pre-season for all school-sanctioned male and female athletic programs in a manner that reflects safe, research-driven practices.
    • Create and enforce policies and procedures for the strength and conditioning program in accordance with the NSCA Strength and Conditioning Professional Standards and Guidelines.
    • Facilitate a collaborative relationship among athletes, sport coaches, and the leaders of the Athletic Department.
    • Work in cooperation with the Athletic Trainer in the rehabilitation and strengthening of injured athletes.
    • Develop systems for tracking athlete attendance and athlete progress in conjunction with the sport coaches.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    • A current relevant professional certification credentialed by an independent accreditation agency—for example, the NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist® (CSCS®) certification.
    • Current standard first aid, cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), and automated external defibrillation (AED) certifications.
    • A strong working knowledge of and teaching skills in analysis and techniques of strength training.
    • Experience and/or expertise in strength and conditioning programming for high school populations.
    • Strong motivational abilities.
    • Evidence of ability to interact positively with student athletes, colleagues, and the public.
    If interested in this position, please contact Director of Athletics, Laura Stoner at
  • Middle School Counselor

    Hampton Roads Academy is searching for an experienced part-time middle school counselor. We are looking for a counselor and colleague who understands and appreciates the developmental learning needs and social/emotional needs of the middle school child. A counselor who is approachable, engaging, organized, sensitive and disciplined will be most successful in this position.  The successful candidate will collaborate with faculty and advisors to ensure that students in need of additional support are identified early and support plans are established and implemented.  Additionally, the candidate will facilitate the advisory program and implement standardized testing in the spring. A focus on wellness both physical and emotional, our goal is to attract and retain a colleague who engages thoroughly with our learning community and who is eager to participate in the larger life of the school (as advisor, coach, club sponsor, etc.). A sense of humor would also be warmly welcomed. Interested candidates should contact Lisa Thatcher, Head of Middle School

     Essential Duties:
    •Utilize a variety of approaches that allow for identifying presenting and underlying issues
    •Teach guidance classes addressing organization and study skills 
    •Teach necessary developmental skills based on school’s scope and sequence  
    •Effectively manage the classroom to foster our school’s culture which promotes high academic achievement and intellectual engagement  
    •Facilitate parent seminars on trending issues with tweens and teens
    •Work collaboratively and communicate effectively with fellow teachers, administrators as well as students’ parents
    •Carefully and intentionally supervise and assure student safety daily  
    •Engage in the school community, advise students, sponsor clubs
    Job Qualifications:
    •Preferably an M.A./M.S. in counseling
    •Knowledge of middle school developmental needs
    •At least four years experience
    •Ability to work both independently and collaboratively with colleagues
    •Strong management skills and strategies for working with students
    •Enthusiasm for education and student engagement
    •Sense of humor

    Interested candidates should contact Head of School Peter Mertz
  • Substitute Teacher

    Hampton Roads Academy is looking for energetic and engaging substitute teachers to work with students of all levels, from pre-kindergarten to high school. The most successful candidates will be detail-oriented and enjoy working with children. Official experience and/or a state teaching license is welcome but not required. Successful candidates will have to undergo a background check and be comfortable with all current COVID-19 policies.

    Daily Substitute: $80/day
    Long Term Substitute: $120/day

    If interested, please submit a resume and letter of interest to Christine Holloway, Chief of Staff at


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Hampton Roads Academy

HRA is accredited through the Virginia Association of Independent Schools, a member of the National Association of Independent Schools and is a National Blue Ribbon School.

Hampton Roads Classical and Hampton Roads Academy are not affiliated.