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.

  • Board Administrator

    We are seeking a Board Administrator to play a pivotal role in supporting the effective
    functioning of the College’s Trust Board. This part-time role provides administrative support, ensuring the smooth flow of information and assisting in organising and documenting meetings and decisions.
    The role will require a commitment of 5-10 hours per week. There are generally 9 Board meetings per annum on a Monday evening. We anticipate this role will start in May and will be engaged as a contractor.

  • Chef

    We are currently seeking a fully trained and experienced Chef who is motivated, fun and enthusiastic to join our fantastic team. This is an excellent role with a roster that supports a flexible workplace.

  • Sports Administrator

    We seek a motivated and enthusiastic Coach and Sports Administrator to join our Sports Office team. This exciting role is permanent part-time, working 10 hours per week during school term time.

  • Sports Administrator and Convenor

    We have a very active and comprehensive sports calendar and are looking for someone to join our team who can wear two hats. The position of Sports Administrator is a permanent part-time role, coordinating with the Director of Sport any team sporting activities that St Margaret’s College offers to students, both internally and externally, at sporting events and competitions. This role involves multiple projects and sporting events during the term, and coordinating these sporting fixtures will take proven organisational skills with professional accuracy. You will also be responsible for preparing the newsletter for sport that showcases student achievement.

    The second part of this position is the Sports Convenor/Coach position, which is fixed term each year due to the changes in the sporting codes. It is currently focused on equestrian, basketball, netball, touch, and water polo.

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