Employment Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in employment opportunities at St. Margaret's School. We value our faculty and staff as one of the school's great 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 active, and we are committed to helping girls thrive academically, socially, physically, emotionally, and spiritually. In addition to meaningful and rewarding work, St. Margaret's provides a full compensation benefits package, and we support continuing education through professional development.

Our beautiful, historic campus in Tappahannock, VA 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.

St. Margaret's School is currently filling the following positions:

Math Teacher: Full-time, 10-month Position
St. Margaret’s School is conducting a search for 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. We prefer the individual live on campus. Interest in serving as a hall adult in a residence hall is a plus. This is a full-time, 10-month benefited faculty position.

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 preferred
  • Ability and enthusiasm for coaching welcome

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

Maintenance Worker
St. Margaret's School is seeking a full-time maintenance worker. The position is hourly, M-F with occasional weekends. St. Margaret's School offers a competitive benefits package. Requirements include:

  • Experience operating outdoor power equipment
  • Ability to lift and move heavy objects
  • Experience using ladders and scaffolding properly
  • Must have a valid driver's license and a good driving record
  • Must be able to pass a criminal background check
  • Electrical, mechanical, and general repair and painting experience a plus

To apply, email the Director of Maintenance, Jimmy Townsend at jtownsen@sms.org. You may also request an application by calling 804.443.3357, faxing 804.443.1832, or contacting us by mail at P.O. Box 158, Tappahannock, VA 22560. PLEASE DO NOT DROP OFF APPLICATIONS AT THE SCHOOL. THEY MUST BE MAILED, EMAILED, OR FAXED.

Make A Difference ... 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.

Join our Dining Services Team.
Sage Dining Services supports our school community with nutritious meals everyday and makes our events really special. Currently they are seeking an experienced cook and a salad prep/server. Sage is known for exceptional dining experiences and these are opportunities to put your skills to work in a supportive community that appreciates the contribution the dining team makes to our well-being. Check out this video to learn more about opportunities with Sage.

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.