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St. Margaret’s School is an all-girls school located on the banks of the Rappahannock River in Virginia. The mission of St. Margaret’s is to provide a learning environment where girls know they belong, are challenged and supported to believe in themselves, and prepared to become their best. We inspire girls to reach their full potential and make a better world.

St. Margaret’s School offers a competitive benefits package and salary commensurate with experience.

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.

We are currently seeking candidates for the following positions:

Director of Admission

St. Margaret’s School is seeking a Director of Admission to lead the process of attracting and enrolling mission-appropriate students. The ideal candidate must have an enthusiasm for the varied responsibilities of a thriving professional in an all girls boarding school, be a strategic thinker, a hard worker, and committed to serving the mission of St. Margaret’s School.

Responsibilities include:
●  Overseeing the entire admission process for the school.
●  Ensuring admission endeavors support academic, co-curricular, and strategic goals of the school.
●  Engaging in professional development focused upon diversity and inclusion with SMS colleagues and applying fundamentals to the admission process.
●  Collaborating with the Advancement team on communications and marketing strategies.
●  Chairing the Financial Aid Committee and sustaining a collaborative relationship with the Business Office.
●  Organizing the Admission team to create a clear vision for admission work at SMS as well as crafting a plan to achieve this vision.
●  Networking with educational consultants and other community stakeholders to ensure the mission of SMS and proven successes are celebrated.
●  Acting as the community resource on the admission philosophy and priorities.
●  Acting as a residential faculty member including 1 night weekly of residential duty and 8-9 weekends per school year of weekend duty. (Adjustments may be made based on admission travel schedule.)
●  Fostering a boarding school mentality of teamwork and belonging.

Desired Qualifications:
●  A Bachelor’s degree with an advanced degree preferred.
●  Experience in an independent school setting, preferably a small boarding school and/or an all girls secondary setting.
●  A demonstrated commitment to continual, professional growth.
●  Demonstrated proficiency with data collection and analysis to inform enrollment strategy.
●  An ability to communicate thoughtfully with prospective students and families, colleagues, parents of current students, alumnae and other various stakeholders.
●  An ability to travel as needed for admission work.
●  A demonstrated enthusiasm for admission work.
●  A desire to contribute to all areas of school life, including athletics, co-curricular programming and residential life.
●  A willingness to uphold the mission of the school.

This is a full-time, 12-month position reporting to the Head of School. St. Margaret’s School provides a competitive salary and benefits package that includes campus housing. All meals are provided when school is in session.

St. Margaret’s School is an all-girls school located on the banks of the Rappahannock River in Virginia. The mission of St. Margaret’s is to provide a learning environment where girls know they belong, are challenged and supported to believe in themselves, and prepared to become their best. We inspire girls to reach their full potential and make a better world.

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.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume “Attention: Director of Admission Position” to Tracie Mothershead at tmothers@smsapps.org.

Business Manager

Start Date: As Soon As Possible

The Business Manager is a member of the senior leadership team and is responsible for managing the financial and physical resources of the school. This position reports to the Head of School and is a liaison to the Board. The Business Manager works closely with the members of the School’s
administrative team to ensure the School’s finance and operations functions support its mission, core values, and strategic plans.

Duties and Responsibilities
Prepare and monitor annual budget
Handle all Human Resource functions including employee relations, disciplinary actions, benefits management and onboarding
Prepare financial reports for the Head of School and Board
Manage financial affairs to include investments, borrowing, contracts, insurance, purchases, and dispositions
Work with auditors to prepare for audit and 990
Oversee maintenance, security, foodservice, and housekeeping units
Monitor and coordinate rental and use of school facilities to outside groups
Serve on the financial aid committee
Serve as liaison to Finance/Building and Grounds Committee of the Board
Supervise and coordinate new construction, renovations and repairs with support from the Director of Maintenance
Handle cash management
Participate as a member of the administrative team and serve on duty rotation
Develop and manage financial, operational and talent risk

Qualifications
Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Finance, or related field
Experience with a range of software to include Microsoft Office
Ability to maintain confidentiality, possess organizational skills, ability to prioritize, and multi-task
Ability to direct and manage others
Excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills

To Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should submit electronically in one email and as separate
documents the following:
A cover letter expressing their interest in this particular position;
A current resume;
A list of five professional references with name, phone number, and email address of each to:
Tracie Mothershead
tmothers@smsapps.org

Network Administrator and Instructional Technology Support Professional

St. Margaret’s School is seeking a Network Administrator and Instructional Technology Support Professional for the 2021 - 2022 academic year. The ideal candidate will have experience with oversight, maintenance, and repair of network infrastructure for a small to mid-size organization. The ideal candidate will also be eager to share a passion for coding, game design, robotics, and other computer science related fields with St. Margaret’s students.


Requirements:

  • Working knowledge of Windows 10, Windows Server 2019, Active Directory, DNS and DHCP.
  • Ability to administer the Google Suite for Education Enterprise.
  • Ability to maintain discretion and confidentiality with network information


Responsibilities include:

  • Administering the school network.
  • Providing individualized and small group support to faculty and students on use of instructional technology to enhance teaching and learning.
  • Teaching 1 elective and/or after school activity per trimester in an area of expertise and interest, to include coding, robotics, and/or other related fields.
  • Acting as an adviser to a small group of students.
  • Acting as a member of a class sponsor team.
  • Supporting co-curricular efforts including Days of Service and Wellness programming with attendance and enthusiasm.
  • Embracing and participating in River Program outdoor activities with class sponsor team.
  • Acting as a residential faculty member including 1 night weekly of residential hall duty and 7-8 weekends per school year of weekend duty.
  • Fostering the Episcopal identity of the school by attending Chapel twice weekly with the community.
  • Engaging in departmental, cross-disciplinary, and whole faculty efforts to enrich and expand the curriculum and the development of St. Margaret’s students.
  • Fostering a boarding school mentality of teamwork and belonging.


Desired Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in a related field with an advanced degree preferred.
  • Experience in an independent school setting.
  • A demonstrated desire for continual professional growth.
  • An ability to communicate thoughtfully with students, colleagues, parents, and various community members.
  • A desire to contribute to all areas of school life, including athletics and co-curricular programming.
  • A willingness to uphold the mission of the school.


St. Margaret’s School provides a competitive salary and benefits package that may include campus housing. All meals are provided when school is in session.

St. Margaret’s School is an all-girls school located on the banks of the Rappahannock River in Virginia. The mission of St. Margaret’s is to provide a learning environment where girls know they belong, are challenged and supported to believe in themselves, and prepared to become their best. We inspire girls to reach their full potential and make a better world.

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.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume “Attention: Network Administrator and Instructional Technology Support Professional” to Tracie Mothershead at tmothers@smsapps.org.

Spanish Teacher

St. Margaret’s School is seeking a Spanish teacher for the 2021 - 2022 academic year. In addition to inspiring students through the instruction of Spanish, the ideal candidate may have a background in the humanities including French or other languages.

Responsibilities include:

  • Teaching 4-5 sections of varying levels of Spanish.
  • Acting as an adviser to a small group of students.
  • Acting as a member of a class sponsor team.
  • Supporting co-curricular efforts including Days of Service and Wellness programming with attendance and enthusiasm.
  • Embracing and participating in River Program outdoor activities with class sponsor team.
  • Acting as a residential faculty member including 1 night weekly of residential hall duty and 7-8 weekends per school year of weekend duty.
  • Coaching or sponsoring 2 trimesters of an after school activity or sport.
  • Fostering the Episcopal identity of the school by attending Chapel twice weekly with the community.
  • Engaging in departmental, cross-disciplinary, and whole faculty efforts to enrich and expand the curriculum and the development of St. Margaret’s students.
  • Fostering a boarding school mentality of teamwork and belonging.

Desired Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Spanish or a related field with an advanced degree preferred.
  • Experience in an independent school setting.
  • A demonstrated desire for continual professional growth.
  • An understanding of contemporary best practices for the instruction of Spanish.
  • A willingness to learn best methods for teaching in an all-girls environment.
  • An ability to communicate thoughtfully with students, colleagues, parents, and various community members.
  • An ability to teach effectively in block periods, including appropriate use of blended learning and differentiation.
  • A desire to contribute to all areas of school life, including athletics and co-curricular programming.
  • A willingness to uphold the mission of the school.

St. Margaret’s School provides a competitive salary and benefits package that may include campus housing. All meals are provided when school is in session.

St. Margaret’s School is an all-girls school located on the banks of the Rappahannock River in Virginia. The mission of St. Margaret’s is to provide a learning environment where girls know they belong, are challenged and supported to believe in themselves, and prepared to become their best. We inspire girls to reach their full potential and make a better world.

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.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume “Attention: Spanish Faculty Position” to Tracie Mothershead at tmothers@smsapps.org.

English Teacher

St. Margaret’s School is seeking an English teacher for the 2021 - 2022 academic year. In addition to inspiring students through the instruction of English literature and language, the ideal candidate may have a background in other disciplines within the humanities as well.


Responsibilities include:

  • Teaching 4-5 sections of varying levels of English literature and language.
  • Acting as an adviser to a small group of students.
  • Acting as a member of a class sponsor team.
  • Supporting co-curricular efforts including Days of Service and Wellness programming with attendance and enthusiasm.
  • Embracing and participating in River Program outdoor activities with class sponsor team.
  • Acting as a residential faculty member including 1 night weekly of residential hall duty and 7-8 weekends per school year of weekend duty.
  • Coaching or sponsoring 2 trimesters of an after school activity or sport.
  • Fostering the Episcopal identity of the school by attending Chapel twice weekly with the community.
  • Engaging in departmental, cross-disciplinary, and whole faculty efforts to enrich and expand the curriculum and the development of St. Margaret’s students.
  • Fostering a boarding school mentality of teamwork and belonging.


Desired Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in English or a related field with an advanced degree preferred.
  • Experience in an independent school setting.
  • A demonstrated desire for continual professional growth.
  • An understanding of contemporary best practices for the instruction of English literature and language.
  • A willingness to learn best methods for teaching in an all-girls environment.
  • An ability to communicate thoughtfully with students, colleagues, parents, and various community members.
  • An ability to teach effectively in block periods, including appropriate use of blended learning and differentiation.
  • A desire to contribute to all areas of school life, including athletics and co-curricular programming.
  • A willingness to uphold the mission of the school.

St. Margaret’s School provides a competitive salary and benefits package that may include campus housing. All meals are provided when school is in session.

St. Margaret’s School is an all-girls school located on the banks of the Rappahannock River in Virginia. The mission of St. Margaret’s is to provide a learning environment where girls know they belong, are challenged and supported to believe in themselves, and prepared to become their best. We inspire girls to reach their full potential and make a better world.

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.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume “Attention: English Faculty Position” to Tracie Mothershead at tmothers@smsapps.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. We need soccer and JV softball coaches for this spring.  Contact Director of Athletics, Cynthia Walker at cwalker@sms.org or (804)443-3357 ext 3034 for more information.

Custodian

St. Margaret's school is seeking part-time custodians. This is an hourly position M-F and needs to be filled within the next 2-3 weeks. Due to Covid-19 we are not allowing visitors to the campus. Applications can be obtained by sending an email to jtownsen@sms.org or by phoning 804-445-5357. St. Margaret's School is an equal opportunity employer.