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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

List of 6 items.

  • Spanish Teacher

    Description:

    St. Andrew’s School (RI) seeks a full-time Spanish teacher for the 2020-2021 school year. Reporting to the Director of the Upper School, this person will be a member of the World Languages department. A description of the position and subsequent duties is listed below:

    Responsibilities:

    Teaching:
    • Teach five sections of Spanish, possibly across the 6-12 continuum
    • Develop and coordinate quality lessons for courses assigned
    • Review and revise IB unit planners and/or course outlines
    • Collaborate and coordinate with other dept members
    • Encourage students to explore the high and low cultures of the people who speak the target language
    • Experience in curriculum design and implementation
    • Teaching experience in the Middle Years Programme or Diploma Programme within the International Baccalaureate framework is an important consideration for this position.
    Advising:
    • Advise and establish positive relationships with assigned students
    • Correspond regularly with advisee parents in regards to student progress
    • Encourage personal responsibility and personal best in advisees
    • Keep current with advisees’ grades, service requirements, and overall well being
    Extracurricular:
    • Coach and/or oversee one to two activities per year and/or run a club coordinated with the Athletic Director, Director of Student Life, or Director of Residential Life
    • Complete residential duties throughout the school year, which includes some weekends and evenings
    Other professional duties:
    • Attend all World Language Department, general Faculty, and assigned committee meetings
    • Prepare for and attend the IEP meetings of your advisees and students
    • Update Department Head on a regular basis concerning the status of classes
    • Communicate with teachers and administration as needed to advocate for advisees and students
    • Communicate with advisees’ parents or guardians as required or more frequently if needed
    • Actively promote World Language study throughout the St. Andrew’s community
    • Actively participate in activities and events of the St. Andrew’s community
    • Communicate with the Department Head regarding budgetary needs as early as possible
    • Complete and submit annual self-evaluation, goal setting, and peer observation reports
    • Attend as many school-related events as possible and assist as needed

    Interested candidates should send a cover letter, CV, statement of educational philosophy and three references to Alexandra McMullen, amcmullen@standrews-ri.org.

  • Learning Specialist - Special Education Teacher

    St. Andrew’s School, located in Barrington Rhode Island, is seeking a full-time special education teacher for grades 6 - 12.  Teaching responsibilities include classes designed to support academics and executive functioning, literacy to support the development of reading and written expression, and building and using an advising curriculum.  Teaching experience grades 6 and above or primarily high school is preferred. Special education licensure is required. Preference will be given to candidates who have experience with advocacy for students with learning differences, the production of IEPs, and an understanding of how diverse learning profiles impact learning.  Candidates should be skilled and interested in co-teaching and collaboration. Additional requirements include participation in afternoon student life activities and weekend boarding program duties.  Opportunities for summer program development will be available. Please send a resume including certifications and experience with grade levels to dgurney@standrews-ri.org
  • 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 dgurney@standrews-ri.org
  • Teaching Fellow

    St. Andrew’s School
    Teaching Fellowship Program
    2019-2020

    Purpose:
    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)

    Program:
    • 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.
     

    Compensation:
    • 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 amcmullen@standrews-ri.org.

    For more information about St. Andrew’s School please visit our website www.standrews-ri.org
     
  • 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.

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