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St. Margaret's School values our faculty and staff as one of the school's assets because we all play an important part in providing a supportive environment where girls feel motivated and capable of stepping up to be their best. Boarding school life is fast-paced, active, and a lot of fun. In addition to meaningful and rewarding work with a diverse student body and staff, St. Margaret's provides a full compensation package and supports continuing education through training and professional development.

Our beautiful, historic campus in Tappahannock, Virginia is on the banks of the Rappahannock River in Essex County, approximately one hour northeast of Richmond, two hours south of the Washington, DC metro area, and approximately two hours from the Virginia Beach area. We are currently seeking candidates for the following positions:

Associate Director of Admission, full-time, 12-month position

St. Margaret’s School is seeking an energetic, charismatic, and team-oriented admission officer to promote the school and help guide families through the admission process from inquiry to enrollment. Our 120 students represent 15 states and 15 countries, and come from diverse religious, cultural, and economic backgrounds. True to our Episcopal heritage, we are an intentionally diverse, inclusive community that celebrates both the value of each individual and her contributions to our community.

The Associate Director of Admission position requires local, national, and international travel. Regular participation in school events and some weekend duty is required. This is a full-time 12-month position with benefits. The position will remain open until filled and the first review of applicants will begin in April 2019.

Qualifications of the ideal candidate include:

  • Fastidious attention to detail, confidentiality, flexibility, and the ability to work independently in a fast-paced, competitive environment
  • Ability to initiate, foster and maintain relationships with alumnae, current families and students, educational consultants, agents, and feeder schools
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, technology, writing, and organizational skills
  • Engaging personality, positive energy, calm demeanor, and a sense of humor
  • Eagerness to be involved in the life of the school community
  • An appreciation and understanding of the mission of a girls’ college preparatory boarding and day school with an incredibly diverse population, and the ability to respond effectively to the needs of this student population

A bachelor’s degree and experience in admissions is required. Prior work experience with SEVIS is preferred.

Please send cover letter, resume, and references to the Director of Enrollment Management, Cameron Sgroi, at csgroi2@sms.org

Math Teacher, full-time, 10-month position

St. Margaret’s School is seeking an energetic and innovative faculty member to teach math. This position will teach a variety of math offerings and will be expected to engage fully in school life. This is a full-time, 10-month benefited faculty position that may include on-campus housing. Preference will be given to the individual who can serve as a hall adult, living on-campus with girls in one of the residence halls.

Qualities of a successful candidate will include:

  • Aptitude for teaching upper level math
  • Enthusiasm for creative teaching, professional growth, and applying technology
  • Belief in the transformative power of a girls’ school
  • A master’s degree or Virginia teaching certification is preferred
  • Ability and enthusiasm for coaching welcome

Please send a cover letter and resume to Keith Krusz, Dean of Faculty at kkrusz@sms.org

Spanish Position, full-time, 10-month position

Energetic and innovative faculty member needed to teach Spanish. This individual will teach all levels of Spanish, I through V and will be expected to engage fully in school life. This is a full-time, 10-month benefited faculty position that may include on-campus housing. Preference will be given to the individual who can serve as a hall adult, living on-campus with girls in one of the residence halls.

Qualities of a successful candidate will include:

  • Aptitude for teaching all levels of high school Spanish.
  • Enthusiasm for creative teaching, professional growth and applying technology in teaching
  • Belief in the transformative power of a girls’ school
  • A master’s degree or Virginia teaching certification is preferred
  • Ability and enthusiasm for coaching welcome

Please send a cover letter and resume to Keith Krusz, Dean of Faculty, at kkrusz@sms.org

Be A Scottie Coach!

St. Margaret’s Athletics Department needs coaches who want to make a difference in a young woman’s life. We coach and support student-athletes to be part of a team, push to be their best, and belong to something bigger than themselves. Contact Director of Athletics, Cynthia Walker at cwalker@sms.org for more information.

St. Margaret’s is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, or national origin in the administration of its hiring practices.