St. Margaret’s School is conducting a search for an energetic, innovative, and student-centered faculty member to teach life science courses, provide classroom and co-curricular environmental education, and coordinate a program designed to incorporate and promote St. Margaret’s location on the Rappahannock River.
This position requires the individual to embrace boarding school culture, further relationships and grow opportunities for partnerships and collaboration with community organizations. This is a full-time, 10month benefited faculty position. Founded in 1921, St. Margaret’s is an Episcopal boarding and day school for over 125 girls in grades 8–12. The student body represents 11 states and 15 countries. St. Margaret’s blends a unique combination of the intimacy of a small school with impressive academic and co-curricular offerings.
Our historic campus overlooks the Rappahannock River in Tappahannock, Virginia, an hour from Richmond and two hours from the Washington, DC area.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Qualities of a successful candidate will include: Experience teaching high school life science courses
Familiarity teaching environmental electives to showcase our riverfront location
Enthusiasm for creative teaching, professional growth and application of technology in teaching
Ability to plan and lead annual river orientations for all students and overnight “River Days” educational and recreational camping trips that immerse students in learning experiences
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 We prefer the individual live on campus. Interest in serving as a hall adult in a residence hall is a plus.
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.
The faculty and staff at St. Margaret's are, in many ways, our most valuable asset. We all play a critical role in providing a challenging and supportive environment for our students, prepari...ng them for success in college and in life. In a boarding school environment, learning takes place around the clock and we are committed to helping young women thrive in every aspect of their lives - academically, socially, emotionally, and spiritually.
Faculty and staff are professional, hard-working, and inspiring. St. Margaret's fosters a strong sense of community and encourages continuing education through professional development funding. In addition to meaningful and rewarding work, St. Margaret's School provides a rich compensation benefits package.
St. Margaret's is located in Tappahannock, Virginia, on the Rappahannock River in Essex County. It is approximately one hour northeast of Richmond and two hours south of Washington, D.C. Although small in size, the Town of Tappahannock offers great shopping and dining, and is host to many events throughout the year: Tappahannock Farmers' Market, RivahFest, and Wine on the Water name only a few. We welcome you to plan a visit and see for yourself.
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