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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  • Teaching Fellows

    St. Andrew’s School in Barrington Rhode Island is seeking enthusiastic college graduates interested in teaching in a boarding school community for The St. Andrew’s Teaching Fellowship Program.

    If you are seeking an excellent working environment where you can gain invaluable experience and hone your skills as an educator, The St. Andrew’s Teaching Fellowship Program may be the perfect opportunity!

    For over 120 years, our close-knit community of students and scholars have combined to create an individualized approach to learning and development that sets St. Andrew’s apart.We offer a tailored approach to learning, and we engage young men and women in the pursuit of knowledge on a campus of superb beauty, with stellar facilities and a rich history dating back to 1893.

    At St. Andrew’s, we trust that all students can succeed and our program of personalized education is designed to maximize every student’s potential. While our process varies in structure for the Middle and Upper School, the overall philosophy that links student success to engaged and dedicated teachers working in the classroom remains paramount.

    The St. Andrew’s Teaching Fellowship Program is designed to provide creative and enthusiastic college graduates with a one year boarding school immersion experience which would include teaching a course, supervising dorms, coaching and/ or leading co-curricular activities.  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.

    Successful candidates will teach a class, work in the dormitories, coach and/or lead activities and perform support tasks throughout the community.

    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.
    Employment is contingent upon receipt of a national and state criminal records check, including  fingerprinting, indicating no disqualifying information has been found.

    While we may be seeking a variety of candidates, those interested in teaching Spanish are encouraged to apply.  

    Interested candidates should send an email with a cover letter, your resume and other pertinent information to Michael Morin, mmorin@standrews-ri.org , 401-246-1230 X3046.

    Please find additional information regarding the fellowship program here.

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

    St. Andrew’s School is seeking a full-time Spanish Teacher for the 2018-2019 school year. This candidate will be responsible for teaching a variety of Spanish levels In addition, there will be advising, dorm and coaching responsibilities. Experience in curriculum design and implementation are also important considerations for this position.  If you are interested, please send a cover letter, CV, statement of educational philosophy and three references to to Michael Morin, mmorin@standrews-ri.org.
  • Technology Coordinator

    JOB DESCRIPTION

    Title:Technology Coordinator
    FLSA Status:
    Exempt - Salaried

    Role Focus:
    The role of the Technology Coordinator 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 Coordinator 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 Coordinator 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
    • Assists in developing, organizing and implementing the School’s Technology Plan
    • Develops and maintains a technology resource approach that can be easily accessed by faculty, students and staff
    • Implements 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
    • Maintains detailed inventory of all audio visual equipment, communication devices and technology hardware and software assets including related peripheral equipment
    • Assures the reliability, security and validity of School information through the development of security policy and procedures 
    • Continually reviews and remains current with emerging technologies 
    • Maintains and enforces technology resource standards, policies and procedures including School-wide acceptable use policy
    TECHNOLOGY ADMINISTRATION
    • Research, implement, maintain and administer network operating systems and all network equipment across campus, including; switches, router, firewall, content filtering and wireless access points
    • Research, implement , maintain and administer all servers and virtual servers, including; authentication, security, file, web, database, email, VLAN, active directory, G-Suite, etc.
    • Oversee, maintain and troubleshoot a network of 225+ computers including management of all applicable software licenses
    • Administer user accounts and contact lists for all systems as well as email, telephone and emergency notification systems
    • Create, monitor and maintain security and antivirus policies for all computers as well as monitoring and maintaining server backup solution
    • 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
    • Install, troubleshoot and maintain printers and computers, including performing repairs as necessary 
    • Test, implement and configure academic computer labs
    • Provide professional development opportunities and technology training to staff as well as providing technical support for administrators, faculty, staff and students.
    • Supports the School’s construction and major facility related systems activities through participation in various ad hoc committees
    • 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 
    • Perform periodic weekend duties during the school year
    • 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
    • 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 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 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 in nature. 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 LAN’s, WAN’s 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 management process. Ability to plan, organize, evaluate and supervise the work of subordinates.
    Other Skills and Abilities:
    The Technology Coordinator needs to have excellent client service skills.

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

    For More Information:
    Please submit cover letter, resume and salary requirements to:
    HR@standrews-ri.org

    Telephone calls, faxes or other forms of electronic communications will not be accepted.
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  • Annual Fund Manager

    JOB DESCRIPTION
    Position Title:  Annual Fund Manager
    Supervisor:  Director of Development
    Department: Development
    Classification: Full Time Exempt

    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, new communications to support fundraising, managing events, and soliciting gifts from prospective donors.  Opportunities to coach and advise students may also be available.

    Essential Functions:
    • Create and manage social media, website, and Development communications to support fundraising.
    • Create printed and visual materials for the school’s annual fundraising campaign.
    • Prepare marketing and solicitation messaging directed to various constituent groups.
    • 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.
    • Research and analyze the school’s constituents to help foster strong relationships with the school, while developing best approach for fundraising within these groups.
    • Actively solicit gifts from individuals.
    • Develop a plan of action for the annual fund campaign.
    • Recruit and support volunteers to assist with annual fundraising efforts.
    • Recommend and implement initiatives to increase donor acquisition and retention.
    • Assist in identifying donor prospects at various levels to support fundraising strategies.
    • Plan, coordinate, and execute Development and fundraising events.
    • Present and report on fundraising tactics and revenue goals on a regular basis.
    • Seek professional development opportunities when possible.
    • Contribute to department meetings and Development Committee meetings.
    • Participate in the responsibilities of weekend duty as assigned.
    • 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
    • Experience with independent schools
    • Raisers Edge or database software experience 
  • 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 Michael Morin mmorin@standrewschool-ri.org.

Contacts

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