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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  • Director of Communications

    Position: Director of Communications
    Department: Advancement
    Classification: Full-time exempt

    St. Andrew’s School, located in Barrington, Rhode Island seeks a Director of Communication for the 2019-2020 academic year. Reporting to the Assistant Head of School For Institutional Advancement, the Director of Communications will work closely with the school’s advancement team to develop a comprehensive communication and marketing program that advances the mission and brand of the school. The Director of Communications will be responsible for marketing the school to external constituencies as well as maintain a high level of ongoing, meaningful communication to internal constituencies, including current families, alumni, faculty, and staff.

    Essential Functions:
    • Oversee the development and effective implementation of the school’s annual communication plan across departments
    • Develop and execute annual marketing and campaign plans that engage internal and external constituents in the support and promotion of the school.
    • Work across all departments, including athletics and arts, to create dynamic content to tell the story of campus life and special events.
    • Collaborate with the advancement team to develop strategies to recruit prospective students and engage committed alumni and families.
    • Manage media relations, including writing press releases and cultivate relations with local media.
    • Serve as the school’s chief writer, editor, and blogger
    • Oversee the production of a variety of materials (both print and digital) meant to increase the school’s visibility and competitive positioning, and enhance the public’s perception of the school.
    • Shape and maintain the strategic and creative direction of the school’s website. This includes daily maintenance and oversight.
    • Solicit content and design the school’s weekly emails to faculty and parents
    • Develop and manage an integrated online presence on social media platforms.
    • Identify emerging marketing strategies, test their effectiveness, and report on results.
    • Manage relationships with outside vendors for the website, photography, graphic design, digital marketing, and print advertising
    • Coordinate, and assist with on and off campus events such as Family Weekend, Grandparents Day, Prom, Graduation, etc.

    Education, Experience, and Skills Required:
    • B.A. required
    • A strong belief in independent education, particularly the mission of St. Andrew’s School
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Strong interpersonal, teamwork and diplomacy skills
    • A demonstrated ability to meet targets and deadlines
    • An ability to work flexible hours as necessary, including evenings/weekends
    Interested candidates should send a letter of interest, a resumé, writing sample, and a list of 3-5 references to Stephanie Morin, Assistant Head of School for Institutional Advancement at smorin@standrews-ri.org
  • Girls' Prep Basketball Coach

    Summary: The Head Girls’ Prep Basketball Coach is responsible for all aspects of the NEPSAC Class A girls’ basketball program including, but not limited to, recruitment, scheduling of games and team activities (in conjunction with the Athletic Director), skill & strength training and conditioning, and academic mentorship. This is a part-time position.

    Accountability: The head coach reports to Michael Hart, Director of Athletics, who provides overall objectives and final evaluation in conjunction with the Head of School.

    Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required. A strong commitment to the student-athlete concept and a working knowledge of NEPSAC rules and regulations is required. Three to five years of coaching experience at the high school or college level is preferred. Strong leadership, communication, coaching and recruiting skills are required. All interested candidates should also have a working knowledge of the college recruitment process and be able and willing to support our student-athletes and their goals of playing at the next level.

    Essential Functions: The Head Girls’ Prep Basketball Coach will direct every aspect of this basketball athletic program. That direction will include at least the following:
    • Maintain a competitive roster of student-athletes who are committed to the development of themselves and the team, and who fully understand the mission and purpose of St. Andrew’s School.
    • Direct the strength, conditioning, and skill training of the student-athletes in the program. This includes the fall and spring seasons as well (in accordance with NEPSAC rules);
    • Plan and coordinate effective team practices in preparation for the program’s competitions;
    • Communicate routinely, both in writing and verbally, with families regarding team and player expectations;
    • Plan all team travel, including being able to drive an activity bus to all away contests and coordinating with the residential life support team and dining hall staff about team needs;
    • Manage all equipment assigned to the program;
    • Effectively manage coaching and support staff;
    • Represent St. Andrew’s School and the Girls’ Prep Basketball program in a professional manner consistent with the mission of St. Andrew’s School.

    • Ability to recruit, inspire, mentor, coach and teach highly talented student-athletes.
    • Ability to adhere to all policies, rules, and regulations of the School and NEPSAC.
    • Ability to hire and supervise qualified assistants and student workers.
    • Ability to market and promote St. Andrew’s School and the Girls’ Prep Basketball program.
    • A proven record in following directives and taking responsibility for tasks which have been assigned.
    • Ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment as needed.
    • Ability to attend seminars, meetings and other professional development opportunities at or away from St. Andrew’s School.
    • Ability to establish and maintain effective work relationships with students, faculty, staff, and parents.
    • Ability to communicate effectively – orally, by phone, in person, and in writing.
    • Ability to represent the department and School in a friendly, courteous and professional manner.
    • Ability to respond to emergency situations in a timely manner.

    • If interested, please send a resume and cover letter to Michael Hart at mhart@standrews-ri.org.
  • School Nurse

    The purpose of the school nurse is to enhance the educational process by maximizing the health and well-being of school-age children and adolescents physically, intellectually, socially, and emotionally. The school nurse accomplishes this through the modification or removal of health-related barriers to learning and through the promotion of an optimal level of wellness.  The school nurse treats human responses to actual and potential health problems related to the school setting. The practice population includes the well child, as well as the child with acute and/or chronic illness, injury, handicapping conditions and developmental disabilities. Functions include health education, emergency care, health promotion, illness and injury prevention, community relations and administrative responsibilities. The school nurse practices in accordance with the current Nurse Practice Act of Rhode Island.

    Minimum Qualifications
    • Registered nurse with a current license to practice in Rhode Island or qualified to receive licensure by endorsement.
    • Bachelor of Science in Nursing
    • BLS certified
    • Minimum of 2 years nursing experience

    Ideal Candidate
    • PALS or ACLS certified
    • Minimum of 1 year working with pediatrics
    • Minimum of 1 year triage experience
    • Experience in community health or school setting
    • Knowledge and understanding of the boarding school environment

    Skills and Knowledge

    • Knowledge in the principles and practice of: 
    • Growth and Development
    • Health appraisal and assessment
    • Child Abuse and Neglect recognition and intervention
    • First Aid and pediatric emergency care
    • Crisis intervention
    • Substance abuse recognition and intervention
    • Patterns of coping
    • Epidemiology, illness prevention/wellness
    • Ability to utilize the nursing process, including data collections, nursing diagnosis, planning intervention, and evaluations.
    • Ability to be self-directed and work independently as well as collaborate with other professionals as a team. 
    • Comfortable working with families, both domestic and international on health matters.
    Essential Functions
    • Direct/Emergency Care
    • Assist in the surveillance of the school’s physical environment and activity programs for safety risks. Monitor, report, and recommend changes for safety hazards and sanitary conditions in the school environment. 
    • Implement and coordinate emergency plans for both at-risk individuals and students-at-large in both the upper and middle schools
    • Provide emergency medical care as needed
    • Provide care to students and staff who have been injured or who present with acute illnesses. 
    • Monitor chronic health conditions of children, assist staff in necessary information and training of chronic health conditions in their students
    • Train staff in tasks deemed delegatable, review policies and procedures and ensure proper protocols are followed
    • Provide on-call nursing services to the boarding students as needed, with the ability to triage over the phone or direct to a higher level of care as appropriate, in conjunction with a team of qualified on-call nurses, serving an average of one weekend a month.
    Health Promotion/Illness and Injury Prevention
    • Initiate and provide programs that provide early detection and correction of health problems that can affect learning.
    • Assist in the provision of programs to help chronically ill, handicapped, and pregnant students to attend school. Assist faculty and staff to make health-related adaptations to the school program.
    • Ensure each pupil enrolled has been immunized in accordance with RI state law.
    • Design and carry out a plan of nursing care for a pupil with special needs that incorporates any plan specified by the pupil’s physician and which is approved by the pupil’s parent or guardian.
    • Refer a pupil and his parent or guardian to other sources in the community to obtain services necessary for the health of the pupil. For boarding students, further assist students in gaining access to necessary services, including but not limited to scheduling appointments, working with insurance and arranging transportation
    • Interpret medical and nursing information that relates to a pupil’s individual educational plan and make recommendations to professional personnel involved with that pupil, parents, or guardians.
    • Oversee the compilation and maintenance of appropriate statistical and demographic health data, to include but not be limited to immunizations, student health records, a log of visits, medication logs, and accident reports
    • Provide communicable disease control procedures and advise administration and parents regarding school exclusion and re-admittance

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  • 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.


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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