Work at SMC

St Margaret’s College encourages and supports its students and staff to discover their passions and be the very best they can be.

Career Opportunities

Staff enjoy a working environment that is collegial, innovative, and committed to the continual advancement of quality teaching, learning, and professional development. Our campus is one of the most modern in Christchurch and is home to a thriving community of students and their families, staff, Old Girls, and supporters.

Vacancies are available periodically and are listed on this page. If you are interested in the below vacancies we would love to hear from you.

  • Boarding House Manager - Permanent Part-Time

    This role is integral to our boarding community, overseeing the Middle Year groups by creating a safe, inclusive and homely environment. You will work closely with students, parents, and caregivers to maintain a high boarding operation and care standard. You will also be responsible for maintaining positive and supportive relationships with the students by providing guidance and mentorship.

  • Boarding House Weekend Activity Coordinator Permanent Part-time – term time only

    This unique role lets you bring your inner “fun self” to work. You will look after and supervise our weekend boarders’ activities in a fun and inclusive way, creating an environment that sees everyone thrive and participate.
    As part of a tight-knit team, this position covers activities on Saturdays and Sundays
    between 10.00am to 5.00pm (13 hours per weekend). Ideally, we are looking for someone to cover both days. However, we would love to hear from you if you could support us one day.
    Additional hours may be available from time to time to provide cover.

We offer a truly balanced educational experience in a warm, family-like setting.