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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  • Admission Experience Specialist

    Role Focus:

    The role of the Admission Experience Specialist is an integral part of the Admission Office and School responsible for partnering with the Director of Enrollment Management and the Admission Team in all facets of the enrollment process. The position is critical in the management of applications, managing the ambassador program, coordinating the logistics of the prospective family visit experience as well as monitoring and maintaining the Admission Office’s database. Through a continuing focus of improving efficiency for the Office as well as providing a positive experience for prospective families, the Admission Experience Specialist shall enhance the effective use of the database and streamline processes in support of the Office and its members. The role is a professional staff role within the Admission Office and reports to the Director of Enrollment Management.

    Typical Education and Experience:

    This position requires a bachelor’s degree and/or a minimum of 2-3 years of experience in consumer relations as well as database management. Preferably, the candidate will also have experience in an independent school community.

    Overview of Responsibilities:

    • Maintains database for Admission Office as well as hard copy backups. Tracks statistics, gathers data (electronic inquiries, financial aid information, etc.), performs analysis and writes/disseminates reports. Assists departments in developing, reviewing, and updating policies and procedures relating to admissions based on past processes and student success rates.
    • Assists with the development and implementation of program-specific marketing and recruitment strategies. Attends fairs to market and recruit for the School. Plans and coordinates informational workshops, visitations, and tours, etc. to inform the public about educational opportunities within the School.
    • Coordinates School admission services. Works with School departments to interpret policies and to develop appropriate procedures for implementation. Reviews admission materials, conducts interviews with families and students and presents prospective students to Admission and Scholarship Committees for consideration. Provides admission counseling to prospective students. Coordinates with the Admission Office and administration, faculty, coaches etc. to facilitate consistent delivery of admissions services. Participates in new student orientations, family weekends, open houses, and revisit days
    • Identifies and responds to day to day administrative issues within the Office and coordinates resolution of these matters.
    • Manage the student admission ambassador program.
    • Perform periodic weekend duties during the school year.
    • Other duties as may be assigned in support of the Admission Office and the School.
    Typical Level of Interaction:

    Requires effective interaction with all School divisions and departments that are impacted by student enrollment as well as effective communication with prospective students, families, consultants and placement directors.

    To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
    • Ability to learn and teach others established processes - Recognizes the importance of learning and motivates others and encourages teamwork by own enthusiasm and positive attitude. Is able to learn and reproduce the current processes and recommend best practices to streamline operations.
    • Time Management Skills - Manages many tasks and projects simultaneously while adhering to deadlines and commitments. Possesses a strong work ethic and ability to function independently without close supervision and to work effectively within a team framework.
    • Organizational Skills - Creates action plans to meet departmental goals and objectives. Conducts periodic reviews of progress and measures against goals.
    • Communications Skills - Clearly and effectively communicates in spoken and written expression with all constituencies. Maintains open communication channels with peers, administrators as well as current and prospective families at the School.
    • Problem Solving Skills - Considers a broad range of internal and external factors when solving problems. Grasps complexities and perceives relationships among different problems or issues.
    Other Skills and Abilities:
    The Admission Experience Specialist must have a positive spirit, strong work ethic, willingness to work flexible hours, and the ability to work both independently and collaboratively.

    Other Qualifications:
    All prospective employees must be able to clear a State and federal background check.

    For More Information:
    Please submit a cover letter, resume and salary requirements to: rcross@standrews-ri.org
    Telephone calls, faxes or other forms of electronic communications will not be accepted.
  • 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, ralescio@standrews-ri.org.


To be considered for employment opportunities at St. Andrew's, unless stated otherwise, please email or mail your cover letter and resume to:

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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