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Rhode Island’s perspective and possibility widening boarding and day school, grades 6-12 and postgraduate.

Working at St. Andrew's

Thank you for your interest in employment at St. Andrew's School, an independent, co-educational college preparatory boarding and day school in Barrington, Rhode Island. Here at St Andrew's, you will discover small classes, a dedicated faculty, a stellar campus, a rich history and a generosity of spirit since its founding in 1893.  It is the dedication, commitment, and enthusiasm of our faculty and staff that has earned us many positive comments from our families and our larger community of supporters. Currently, St. Andrew's has 70 full-time equivalent employees. Faculty members contribute in a combination of classroom teaching, student advising (twice daily), coaching, supervision for boarding students, and work on an academic-year schedule; while administrative and staff positions operate on a year-round schedule. St. Andrew's is fully accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges and granted approval by the Rhode Island Department of Education. The School is a member of the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS), the Association of Independent School of New England (AISNE), The Association of Boarding School (TABS), the National Association of Principals of Schools for Girls (NAPSG), and the Independent Schools Association of Rhode Island (ISARI).

We offer a benefits package that includes:

  • Competitive salary
  • Retirement benefits
  • Tuition assistance
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Health and dental insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • Group life insurance
  • Group long-term disability insurance
  • Vacation, personal, and sick days
  • Generous paid holidays
  • Healthy meals during school year at no charge
  • Tuition remission

St. Andrew's School is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, mental or physical disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal and state law in its hiring policies.

Current Openings

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  • Assistant Head of School for Academics

    St. Andrew’s School located in Barrington, Rhode Island seeks a dynamic and visionary leader to oversee the school’s newly re-imagined academic program.  Guided by our founder’s deep commitment to serving those without access - known as the Chapin Tradition - the Assistant Head of School for Academics will oversee all curricula and instructional practices, ensuring that both are rooted and consistent with St. Andrew’s mission, values, and strategic priorities.  Reporting directly to the Head of School, the Assistant Head of School for Academics will shepherd the school through the implementation of an open access International Baccalaureate program in grades 6-PG.

    With a blend of enthusiasm, care, and efficacy, the Assistant Head of School for Academics will provide leadership and guidance in curricular content, infrastructure and change, pedagogy, and faculty growth and professional development.  In partnership with the Director of Learning Services, the Assistant Head of School for Academics will ensure that all faculty are trained in brain-based pedagogy. 

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
    • Facilitates the implementation and ongoing evaluation and refinement of the academic program across all grades and disciplines to ensure overall quality, relevance, and vertical and horizontal alignment of content and skills
    • Sustains supportive and trustworthy relationships with faculty and, in partnership with the Division Heads, provides consistent faculty mentoring, support and review to ensure excellence in teaching, a student-centered approach, and maximum engagement in learning
    • Is a visible, engaged presence in the daily life of the school, including visiting classrooms, attending evening and after-school events, and teaching one course 
    • Promotes a culture of growth by structuring and leading an effective, intentional system of professional development, including establishing school-wide, departmental, and individual goals and programming based on faculty interest and needs, program priorities, strategic plans, and accreditation findings 
    • Oversees the faculty hiring process in collaboration with Division Heads and Head of School, and leads onboarding and orientation for new teachers
    • Ensures the effective day-to-day operation of the Master Program
    • Ensures a strong a College Advising program
    • Serves as a spokesperson for St. Andrew’s academic program with internal and external constituencies, including maintaining open and consistent communication with faculty and staff, presenting to current and prospective parents, speaking at admissions events, and participating in regional, state, national and international associations and conferences
    • Manages, interprets, and responds to student assessment data including standardized tests
    • Ensures the library is a hub of academic exploration and technological innovation
    • Oversees the implementation of a new Master Schedule for the 2020 academic year
    • Partners with the Director of Student Life on the roll-out of a revised Advising Program
    • Partners with the Dean of Student on Discipline related matters
    • Designs and Chairs an Academic Support Team to meet the academic needs of at-risk students
    • Chairs the Academic Leadership Team responsible for overall academic program efficacy
    • Demonstrated track record of collaboration, curriculum assessment and design across grades, teacher evaluation, and working with a wide range of learners
    • Outstanding interpersonal, written and oral communication skills
    • Excellent organizational and time management skills
    • Detail-oriented
    • Strategic thinker and empathetic problem solver
    • Strong work ethic and high level of integrity
    • Master’s degree in Educational Leadership preferred
    Interested candidates should submit a CV, statement of educational philosophy, letter of interest and three references to by November 1, 2019.  No phone calls, please. 
  • Part-Time Tutor

    St. Andrew's School located in Barrington, RI is seeking a qualified part-time teacher/tutor to provide academic support with English (reading, writing) or Mathematics/Science (Algebra II, Chemistry, Pre-Calc)  in the Upper School. The tutor should have experience with teaching or tutoring. Preference will be given to applicants with special education training, coursework or experience. Most classes are taught three days per week for 70-minute periods.  If you are interested, please send an email with your resume and other pertinent information to Dana Gurney, Director of Learning Services
  • Teaching Fellow

    St. Andrew’s School
    Teaching Fellowship Program

    The St. Andrew’s Teaching Fellowship Program is designed to provide creative and enthusiastic recent college graduates with a one-year boarding school immersion experience which would include teaching a course, supervising dorms and coaching and leading a co-curricular activity. St. Andrew’s Teaching fellows develop the skills necessary for boarding school life in and out of the classroom through collaboration and hands-on experience.

    Contract Period: One School Calendar Year (August-June)

    • Academic: Teaching Fellows will teach as many as two sections of a departmental offering, under the supervision of a department mentor who will support the teaching fellow in the preparation of classes and in evaluating his or her success. Teaching Fellows will attend meetings of their departments, of the faculty as a whole, and any of any committee to which they may be appointed. Teaching Fellows will abide by all policies set forth in the Employee and Faculty Handbook.
    • Boarding: Teaching Fellows will also supervise residential life activities in the dormitories as part of the weekly and weekend dormitory rotation; participating in activities and supporting our residential life program.
    • Co-Curricular: Teaching Fellows will coach a sport or lead a co-curricular activity for three athletic seasons.
    • Other: Teaching Fellows will also perform other teaching tasks such as substitute teaching, study hall supervision, and individual student tutoring.

    Candidate Qualifications:
    • Enthusiastic interest in pursuing teaching in a boarding school environment after college.
    • Desire to learn from others and work in a collaborative environment.
    • Evidence of professionalism, openness to feedback and strong work ethic.
    • College Degree relating directly to the department in which the fellow will be teaching; preference will be given for Math/Science or Humanities
    • Employment is contingent upon receipt of a national and state criminal records check, including fingerprinting, indicating no disqualifying information has been found.
    • Valid driver’s license.

    • Teaching Fellows will receive a $13,000 stipend to be paid over the ten-month academic year (September-June) and shall be considered a full-time equivalent employee during their tenure
    • Teaching Fellows will be eligible for the School’s health and dental insurance program under the same cost-sharing arrangement as all full-time equivalent employees
    • Teaching Fellows will be enrolled in the School’s group life insurance and long-term disability programs where coverage is fully paid by the School
    • Teaching Fellows will not be eligible for the School’s Defined Contribution Retirement Plan
    • Teaching Fellows will receive campus housing as assigned by the Headmaster which shall be provided rent and utility free, (not including cable TV or internet) to the Fellow. Such housing units shall be designed to accommodate one or two Fellows for the School year with a date certain in June for departure. Fellows shall comply at all times with School Housing Policy.
    • Teaching Fellows will receive meals at no charge during the school year whenever the Dining Room is open for the Boarding Program
    • Teaching Fellows shall have access to recreational facilities such as the Fitness Center, Dance Studio, gymnasiums and playing fields under the same terms and conditions as all full-time equivalent employees.
    • Teaching Fellows shall be eligible for sick and personal days similar to full-time equivalent faculty.
    • Teaching Fellows will at all times act as a positive role model for the School’s students.
    • Teaching Fellows shall not engage in any other employment other than that approved in advance by the School.
    Application Process:

    Interested candidates should send an email with a cover letter, your resume and other pertinent information to Alexandra McMullen

    For more information about St. Andrew’s School please visit our website
  • Part-time Teacher/Tutor to provide Orton-Gillingham Instruction

    St. Andrew's School located in Barrington, RI is seeking a qualified part-time teacher/tutor to provide Orton-Gillingham instruction in the Upper and Middle Schools.  The tutor must have training and references.  Most classes are taught three days per week for 70-minute periods.  If you are interested, please send an email with your resume and other pertinent information to Dana Gurney, Director of Learning Services 
  • Substitute Teachers

    St. Andrew’s School has openings for substitute teachers for the 2017-2018 school year. All candidates must receive a National Background Check. If you are interested, please contact Ryan Alescio,

Our Mailing Address:

St. Andrew's School
63 Federal Road
Barrington, RI 02806
phone: 401-246-1230
fax: 401-246-0510
Rhode Island’s perspective and possibility widening boarding and day school, grades 6-12 and postgraduate