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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  • Middle School Learning Services Teacher

    Qualifications:
    Bachelor’s Degree with a focus in special education, certification preferred
    Dual Certification preferred (Grades 5-8 content area, English/Language Arts/Humanities and Special Ed)

    Key Responsibilities:
    This position reports to the Director of Middle School and consults with the Director of Learning Services in regards to specifics as they relate to learning services students/program.

    Advising:
    • Advise students who need individualized support, particularly for executive functioning
      • This includes the start of day: helping students to be organized for classes from a materials management perspective, and check out end of the day: supporting planner, prioritizing, organizing what to bring home. 
    • Serve as an advocate and coach for each advisee; communicate with parents bi-weekly in the form of a parent contact (email or phone call) to keep parents informed about their child’s overall academic and social/emotional progress 
    Teaching:
    • Co-teach five sections, supporting accommodations, modifications (adapting lessons to meet the needs of students), and providing direct instruction in a content area
    • Collaborate with other colleagues to design/teach English and Language Arts lessons for one or two grade levels; provide direct instruction with written expression using the writing process (brainstorming through published product), and support with teaching grammar, usage, and mechanics, as well as reading comprehension strategies 
    • Demonstrate and differentiate instructional methods in order to meet student needs 
    • Meet with the Director of Middle School as needed in regards to student progress, curriculum/instruction and other facets of middle school program
    • Effectively manage student behavior for the purpose of providing a safe and optimal learning environment
    • Participate in parent meetings as needed; participate in twice weekly team meetings with middle school faculty and Director of Middle School
    • Demonstrate a commitment to continuous growth by participating in professional development on a regular basis 
    • Perform other duties, as assigned by the Director of Middle School, in order to ensure the effective functioning of the middle school; this may include the supervision of specific students during unstructured times
     
    Learning Services:
    • Develop observational recording skills and individualized plans for students to support positive skill development and to collect/track student performance data
    • Design and implement Individual Education Plans for students, in collaboration with other teachers and parents; tracking student progress toward IEP objectives and goals 
    • Administer formative and summative assessments using a variety of tools to assess progress and performance, particularly with reading and written expression
    • Supports classroom teachers for the purpose of assisting them in the implementation of the established curriculum, as well as any modifications needed for individualized student plans
    • Meets with Director of Learning Services regularly to share student progress data, to discuss learning profiles and relevant program accommodations and modifications
    • Actively problem solves with student teams including special education colleagues, content teachers, tutors and speech and language therapist to plan and build individualized programs
    Other:
    • Lead two seasons of after school activities for middle school students
    • Participate in the residential life program, which includes weekend duties approximately five times per year
    If interested, please submit a cover letter and current resume to Alexandra McMullen, Director of Middle School: amcmullen@standrews-ri.org and Dr. Dana Gurney, Director of Learning Services, dgurney@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 Michael Morin mmorin@standrewschool-ri.org.
  • Teaching Fellow - Spanish

    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.  A full position description may be found here.
  • Arts Department Technical Production Director

    St. Andrew’s School seeks a full-time Arts Department Technical Production Director to join the Arts Department for the 2018-2019 school year.

    Primary responsibilities includes managing, designing, and executing designs for arts department performances and school-related events with Upper School and Middle School student involvement, serving as technical theatre director and designer for arts department and school-related events, developing curriculum and teaching 2 or 3 technical theatre courses for grades 6-12, and overseeing use and care of arts building. The ideal candidate will demonstrate an expert knowledge of design and technical theater, the ability to teach many facets of stagecraft with an emphasis on safety, the ability to give students hands-on experience, ability to manage and organize  facility and its use, and the skills to work collaboratively as part of an arts team.

    Three or more years of successful technical theatre teaching experience preferred.
    Master’s degree preferable or comparable experience.  

    Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to Michael Morin, Director of the Upper School,
    mmorin@standrews-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