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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  • Annual Fund Manager

    Position Summary:
    This administration position works closely with the Development Team, volunteers, and colleagues to attract, engage, and retain support for the St. Andrew’s Annual Fund.

    Responsibilities include the creative development, planning and implementation of an effective fundraising program that includes developing new strategies to increase revenue and participation, communications to support fundraising, managing events, and soliciting gifts from prospective donors. Opportunities to coach and advise students may also be available.

    Essential Functions:
    • Develop and execute a plan of action for the annual fund campaign
    • Actively solicit gifts from individuals
    • Create and manage social media, website, and Development communications to support annual fundraising
    • Create printed and visual materials for the school’s annual fundraising campaign
    • Prepare marketing and solicitation messaging directed to various constituent groups
    • Research and analyze the school’s constituents to help foster strong relationships with the school, while developing best approach for fundraising within these groups
    • Select, recruit and train annual fund volunteers and keep them informed of progress throughout the year
    • Recommend and implement initiatives to increase donor acquisition and retention
    • Assist in identifying donor prospects at various levels to support fundraising strategies
    • Present and report on fundraising tactics and revenue goals on a regular basis
    • Write solicitation letters and pledge collection letters
    • Coordinate phonathons
    • Serve as the liaison to the St. Andrew’s Parents Association
    • Represent the school in a positive manner while managing relationships with donors, the Parent Association, and other St. Andrew’s groups
    • Educate parents and others about the role and importance of annual giving to the school
    • Plan, coordinate, and execute Development and fundraising events
    • Coordinate the publication of the annual report recognizing volunteers and donors
    • Be an active member of the St. Andrew’s Community
    • Seek professional development opportunities when possible
    • Contribute to department meetings and Development Committee meetings
    • Participate in the responsibilities of weekend duty three times per year
    • Campus weekend duty six times a year
    • Other duties as assigned

    Education, Experience and Skills Required:
    Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    Extensive computer and social media skills
    Excellent interpersonal, teamwork and diplomacy skills
    A demonstrated ability to work independently and as a member of a team
    A demonstrated ability to meet deadlines
    An ability to work flexible hours as necessary, including some evenings/weekends for special events

    Specialty Skills and Knowledge Preferred
    Demonstrated ability to work independently with a commitment to collaborative efforts
    Ability to juggle a variety of tasks and maintain confidentiality
    Experience with independent schools
    Raiser’s Edge or database software experience

    Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest and resume to Kerrie Donahue, Director of Development.
  • Fellowship, Office of Admission

    St. Andrew’s School, located in Barrington, R.I., is an intentionally small boarding and day school serving students in grades 6-12 and a post-graduate year, with the residential program beginning in grade 9. Using a personal approach to teaching and learning, our students benefit from small class size and twice-daily meetings with their advisors. Approximately twenty-five percent of the student population has an identified learning difference.

    St. Andrew’s seeks an admission fellow for the 2018-2019 academic year. The fellow will join an admission team that includes the director of enrollment management, the assistant director of admission, the office manager, and the assistant head of school for institutional advancement.

    Using a collaborative approach, the goal of the St. Andrew’s School advancement office is to ensure that all outreach and communications properly support and reflect the school’s strategic mission, goals, and distinctive learning environment. This is an excellent opportunity for a recent college graduate who is interested in pursuing a career in a boarding school. The fellow will report to the director of enrollment management.

    The responsibilities of this specific position include but are not limited to:
    • Communicate frequently with prospective students and families to build strong relationships that continue throughout the admission process 
    • Interview prospective students 
    • Attend and participate in all relevant admission decision meetings
    • Maintain an active, visible level of involvement in the life of the school (attending classes, events, and welcoming other opportunities)
    • Collaborate with faculty, staff, current parents, former parents and alumni for recruitment, enrollment and retention efforts
    • Serve as a member of the residential life team, with weekly and weekend duty responsibilities

    Desired Qualifications
    B.A. or equivalent
    • Belief in independent education, particularly the mission of St. Andrew’s School
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills
    • Ability to travel 
    • Excellent organizational skills and a commitment to team processes

    Interested candidates should submit, electronically, a resume and letter of interest to Stephanie Morin, at smorin@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 
  • Long Term Substitute - Art

    Art Teacher - Long Term Substitute

    St. Andrew’s School located in Barrington, RI is seeking a qualified teacher to teach art courses in the Upper School from January 8th to March 8th, 2019.  Current classes include Ceramics, Wheel Throwing, Printmaking, Beginning Drawing. Knowledge of wheel throwing, hand-building, kiln firing, clay recycling, and studio maintenance are a must.  Basic knowledge of relief printing and beginning drawing skills are needed for the non-clay courses. Classes run Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm. If you are interested, please send an email with your resume and other pertinent information to Ryan Alescio, Assistant Director of Academic Programming, ralescio@standrews-ri.org.
  • 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