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St. Margaret's School values our faculty and staff as one of the school's greatest assets. 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:

Visual Fine Art Position

Full-time, 10-month Position
St. Margaret’s School is conducting a search for an energetic and innovative faculty member to be the primary Visual Fine Arts teacher. This position will teach a variety of Visual Fine Art offerings, including but not limited to drawing, painting, mixed media, digital photography, ceramics, and art history along with a class for more accomplished students who are preparing portfolios.  This position will require the individual embrace boarding school culture and 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 a number of diverse offerings 
  • 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

Founded in 1921, St. Margaret’s School is an Episcopal boarding and day school with 120 girls in grades 8–12 and postgraduate. The student body is 30% international, representing 14 countries. Located on the banks of the Rappahannock River in Tappahannock, Virginia, an hour northeast of Richmond and two hours from the Washington DC metro area, St. Margaret's offers the intimacy of a small school with impressive academic and co-curricular offerings.  

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.

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.