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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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  • School Nurse/Maternity Leave Replacement

    Job Summary
    The Registered Nurse/School Nurse is a specialized practice of professional nursing that advances the well-being, academic success, and lifelong achievement of students. The School Nurse facilitates positive student responses to normal development; promotes health and safety; intervenes with actual and potential health problems; provides case management services; and actively collaborates with others to build student and family capacity for adaptation, self-management, self-advocacy, and learning. The school nurse practices in accordance with the current Nurse Practice Act of Rhode Island. This a long-term maternity leave position running from roughly mid-August to mid-October.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities
    • First and foremost, in conjunction with the Assistant Head of School for Institutional Advancement, this person will serve as the school’s point person for all COVID related medical policies and procedures. This includes, but is not limited to, the review and editing of all cleaning and communal procedures, triaging those who are ill, the coordination of testing, and overseeing the care for those in isolation/quarantine.
    • Handling health issues that occur on a daily basis, including sick visits, injuries, wound care, referring to primary care providers, urgent care or hospital when appropriate.
    • Developing plans for student care based on assessment, interventions, and identification of outcomes, and the evaluation of care
    • Serving as consultants with other school professionals, such as food service personnel, physical education teachers, coaches, and counselors
    • Providing health-related education to students and staff in both individual and group settings
    • Monitoring immunizations, managing communicable diseases, and assessing the school environment as to prevent injury and ensure safety
    • Overseeing infection control measures
    • Serve as liaisons between school personnel, family, and community healthcare providers to ensure a healthy school environment.
    • Overseeing medication administration, health care procedures, and the development of healthcare plans
    • Overseeing vision, hearing, body mass index, and mental health screening procedures
    • Making decisions related to the delegation of healthcare tasks as directed by state laws and professional practice guidance
    • Providing health advice to school educational teams, such as the Committee on Special Education and the Individualized Educational Plan (IEP) team
    • Assisting families with locating outside care and obtaining health insurance
    • 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.
    • 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.
    Other Duties
    • Monday-Friday faculty schedule. 7:30am-3:00pm.
    • On call Monday-Thursday 3:00pm-7:00 am.
    • Weekend and Holiday on-call rotation between school nurse and 2 other contract on-call nurses. (One weekend a month).
    • Issuance of initial Health Forms Package to newly admitted students, communication with parents re: health forms, State of Rhode Island, and deadlines.
    • Coordinate Vaccination Clinics throughout the year (4 clinics) with The Wellness Company and volunteer SAS faculty/staff to maintain vaccination compliance in the state of RI.
    • Transportation of students to and from medical appointments and/or pharmacy if available. Coordinate travel to medical appointments and/or pharmacy if unavailable.
    • Develop and update a Sexual Health and Wellness curriculum, and teach 8th-grade health class during the 2nd quarter of each academic year (45 minutes classes 3 x week). This is not expected of the long-term substitute nurse.
    • Member of the Student Life Team, collaboration with Student Life Colleagues on reviewing and updating The Student Life Experience, Discipline Philosophy, and Discipline Policy.

    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.

    Qualification Requirements
    • 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 2 years of nursing experience
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills, organized, confident, and the ability to work independently and multi-task
    • Knowledgeable of Electronic Medical Records
    • Ability to get along with parents, co-workers and other school community members

    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
    Interested candidates should send a letter of interest and resume to Stephanie Morin, Assistant Head of School for Institutional Advancement.
  • Technology Manager

    Title:
    Technology Manager

    FLSA Status:
    Exempt - Salaried

    Role Focus:
    The role of the Technology Manager is an integral part of the Business Office and School responsible for assisting the Director of Business Services and administration in all facets of managing the technological operations of the institution. The position is integral in the development, implementation, operation, monitoring, and evaluation of the School’s technology infrastructure. As the School’s network administrator the Technology Manager shall engineer, implement, maintain, and administer the School’s computer, telephony, server, and network administration. Through a continuing focus of integrating technology within the School, the Technology Manager shall enhance the effective use of technology throughout the institution and enhance both classroom instruction and business operations. The role is a staff role within the Business Office and reports to the Director of Business Services.

    Typical Education and Experience:
    The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in information/computer science or equivalent with a minimum of 2-3 years experience preferably in a school environment with Independent School experience a plus.

    Overview of Responsibilities:

    GENERAL
    1. Assists in developing, organizing and implementing the School’s Technology Plan
    2. Develops and maintains a technology resource approach that can be easily accessed by faculty, students and staff
    3. Assists in implementing the evaluation and testing, acquisition, installation and maintenance of information and communication-related technology hardware and software to support the instructional and business needs of the institution
    4. Maintains the detailed inventory of all audiovisual equipment, communication devices, and technology hardware and software assets including related peripheral equipment
    5. Assures the reliability, security, and validity of School information through the development of security policy and procedures
    6. Continually reviews and remains current with emerging technologies
    7. Maintains and enforces technology resource standards, policies, and procedures including School-wide acceptable use policy

    TECHNOLOGY ADMINISTRATION
    1. Assists in research, implement, maintain and administer network operating systems and all network equipment across campus, including; switches, router, firewall, content filtering, and wireless access points
    2. Assists in research, implement, maintain, and administer all servers and virtual servers, including; authentication, security, file, web, database, email, VLAN, active directory, G-Suite, etc.
    3. Oversee, maintain and troubleshoot a network of 225+ computers including management of all applicable software licenses
    4. Administer user accounts and contact lists for all systems as well as email, telephone, and emergency notification systems
    5. Create, monitor and maintain security and antivirus policies for all computers as well as monitoring and maintaining server backup solution
    6. Evaluate, test and recommend productivity, educational, networking and server software including continued support and advancement of the School’s technology initiatives

    OTHER – ACADEMIC AND ADMINISTRATIVE
    1. Install, troubleshoot and maintain printers and computers, including performing repairs as necessary
    2. Test, implement and configure academic computer labs
    3. Provide professional development opportunities and technology training to staff as well as providing technical support for administrators, faculty, staff, and students.
    4. Supports the School’s construction and major facility related systems activities through participation in various ad hoc committees
    5. Assists in database management, support, query development, guidance and design for School with emphasis on Blackbaud educational and administrative systems as well as web-based Schooldude products
    6. Perform periodic weekend duties during the school year
    7. Meets and consults with school administrators on the development, maintenance, and effectiveness of data applications; and develops and maintains effective communication and working relationships with all departments
    8. Other duties as may be assigned in support of the School

    Typical Level of Interaction:
    Requires strong interaction with all School divisions and departments that are serviced by the Business Office as well as effective communication with vendors and consultants. Will as necessary, represent the Business Office at various meetings which could reach to the full Board of Trustees level.

    Supervisory Impact:
    This role is currently not a supervisory role within the Business Office but may grow into one.

    Competencies:
    • 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 their enthusiasm and positive attitude. Can 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 - Effectively communicates technology, business, and service issues that are often complex. Maintains open communication channels with peers, administrators, and customers at the School. Ability to explain esoteric technical jargon to general audiences.
    • Written Communication Skills - Effectively communicates broad and very complex technical issues in a synthesized and understandable manner.
    • 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.
    • Technical Skills – Possesses proficient/advanced computer skills with strong knowledge of Google’s G-Suite platform, Microsoft Office platform, network operating systems, and equipment, including related servers, virtual servers, firewalls, content filters, switches, routers and similar. Experience with enterprise backup, antivirus, patch management, desktop/laptop deployment, and policy strategies (including Windows, macOS, and Chrome OS). Extensive working knowledge of infrastructure requirements and components for LANs, WANs, and the internet/intranet as well as computer hardware, software, peripherals, and related technologies.
    • Supervisory Skills (as applicable) – Leads by example in both work ethic and quality and quantity of work expected of subordinates. Demonstrates an ability to be clear, fair, and well-balanced in the management process. Ability to plan, organize, evaluate, and supervise the work of subordinates.
    • Other Skills and Abilities:
    • The Technology Manager needs to have excellent client service skills.

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

    Interested candidates may apply here.
  • Librarian/Media Specialist

    Qualifications:

    Masters’ degree in education preferred
    Expertise in the following:
      • Transliteracy
      • Emerging technology tools
      • Flipped Learning
      • Academic integrity
    IB training required

    The full position description may be found here.

    If interested, please submit a cover letter and current resume to:

    Alexandra R. McMullen
    Assistant Head of School for Academics
    Director of Middle School
    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
  • 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 2020-2021 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