Employment

Thank you for your interest in employment at St. Margaret’s Episcopal School. All applicants for employment at St. Margaret’s must complete a formal application in addition to providing a current résumé, curriculum vitae or other supporting documents. Should information presented in applications, résumés or other supporting documents be determined to be false, any offer of employment that may have been made based on these documents may be automatically and immediately voided.
 
To apply for any open position, please email a copy of your current resume with an accompanying letter of interest to:
 
Caryl Hostetter
Director of Human Resources
Fax: (949) 661-3617

Current Employment Opportunities

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  • Administration

    None at this time.
  • Faculty

    Early Childhood Development Center Assistant Teacher: St. Margaret’s is seeking an Assistant Teacher in the Early Childhood Development Center for part-time work, 7:30am – 12:30pm, Monday through Friday. Working closely with the assigned Teacher, the Assistant Teacher will provide support of the growth and learning of young children ages 2-5 to promote their physical, mental, social, emotional and creative development.
     
    Key qualifications include:
     
    • The Early Childhood Assistant Teacher must have a minimum of 12 core units in Early Childhood Education and preferably an ECE Certificate.
    • The Assistant Teacher should have knowledge and classroom experience in developmentally appropriate practices.
     
    Qualified applicants only please send a letter of interest and a current resume to: hr@smes.org.
  • Staff

    Early Childhood School Extended Day Assistant: St. Margaret’s is seeking an Extended Day Assistant for part-time work, 3 – 6pm, Monday through Friday. The Extended Day Assistant will provide supervision of young children ages 2 – 5 and plan afternoon activities that support their physical, mental, social, emotional and creative development.
     
    Key qualifications include:
     
    • Minimum 12 early childhood education units required
    • Knowledge and classroom experience in developmentally appropriate practices
     
    Qualified applicants only please send a letter of interest and a current resume to: HR@smes.org.
     
    Administrative Assistant – Assistant Head of School for Strategic Initiatives and the Director of Equity and Inclusion: St. Margaret’s is seeking an Administrative Assistant for the offices of Strategic Initiatives and Equity and Inclusion. As a valued member of the professional community, the Administrative Assistant provides high-level administrative support to the Assistant Head of School for Strategic Initiatives and the Director of Equity and Inclusion, and extensive support in the development and implementation of strategic initiatives across campus.
     
    Key responsibilities of this position include the following:
     
    • Provide all administrative support to the Assistant Head of School for Strategic Initiatives and the Director of Equity and Inclusion.
    • Create resources to support strategic initiative development and implementation including training resources, implementation tools and facilitator support materials.
    • Conduct and synthesize research related to various strategic priorities.
    • Conduct, analyze and generate reports for surveys to assess and measure the impact of strategic initiatives.
     
    Key requirements of this position include the following:
     
    • Minimum 3 – 5 years support experience at the senior executive level
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs including Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint
    • High School degree, some college preferred
     
    Qualified applicants only please send a letter of interest and a current resume to: hr@smes.org
     

    Skilled Maintenance Worker – Electrical
    : St. Margaret’s is seeking a full-time Skilled Maintenance Worker – Electrical to provide journey level electrical work in the repair of building electrical systems and semi-skilled work in one or more of the skilled trades, including carpentry, plumbing, and HVAC.

    Primary responsibilities include the following:

    • Perform routine maintenance and minor repairs to HVAC equipment including fans, blowers, pumps, thermostats and motors.
    • Install and maintain clocks, switches and electrical fixtures and equipment, replace light ballasts, retrofit light fixtures, and install conduit and electrical and data circuits.
    • Assist with the alteration, repair and construction items and structures of wood including walls, partitions, counters, doors, window frames, podiums, cabinets and shelves.
    • Assist and work collaboratively with maintenance, grounds and custodial staff to execute a variety of maintenance repairs and services

    Primary requirements including the following:

    • Completion of a recognized electrical apprenticeship program or equivalent or combination equivalent to one year of experience as a journey-level electrician
    • Proven skill in maintaining a courteous, friendly approach to the community at large
    • High school degree or equivalency

    Qualified applicants only please send a letter of interest and a current resume to: john.eclevia@smes.org.
     
     
     
    Substitute Teachers:  St. Margaret’s is accepting applications for Substitute Teachers in all divisions.  Minimum requirements include a Bachelor’s degree and some teaching experience.  Independent school teaching experience is a plus.  Early Childhood educators will have a Bachelor’s degree and 12 ECE units.  Elementary teachers will also hold a current California Teaching Credential.  Subject matter expertise is preferred for Middle and Upper School teachers.  Please send current résumé’ to P.J.Elliott@smes.org.
  • Temporary Assignments

    None at this time.
St. Margaret's Episcopal School does not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, color, religion, sexual orientation or national and ethnic origin in the administration of its educational, admission, financial aid, hiring and athletic policies or in other school-administered programs.
As of January 1, 2018, CA law AB 500 requires schools to share their student/employee interaction policy on their websites.

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  • Employee Code of Conduct

    From the SMES Employee Administrative Policies & Procedures: Student Relations Policy and Procedures
    Student Relations
     
    All employees should be conscious of and actively manage their relationships with students. In particular:
     
    • Students must never be left in a room unsupervised. This includes breaks, lunch, study halls, rehearsal periods, etc. 
    • Classrooms should always be locked when you leave.
    • Window blinds must be fully open at all times, except during a lockdown and when necessary to block the sun through an individual window.
    • Faculty and staff members should not be alone in a closed room with an individual student. If you find yourself in a room with an individual student you must ensure that the door is opened and secured in that position until the student leaves. Exceptions to this would be during a lock-down emergency, and Chaplains, Counselors, Nurses, and other Administrative Staff specifically designated by the Head of School, when necessary to undertake their work.
    • Avoid all but essential physical contact with students. 
    • Do not discuss non-school-related, personal matters regarding the student or yourself with a student.
    • Electronic communications with a student should be restricted to school-related matters and only using your school email address. Do not use a personal email address. Do not text or call a student on the phone and do not ‘friend’ a student on social media.
    • Do not go off campus with a single student, and do not transport a single student in your car except in an emergency.
    • Do not use student bathrooms.
     
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