St. Michael’s Country Day School is a secular, independent Preschool (age 3) to 8th grade day school in Newport, RI.  St. Michael’s Country Day School provides a dynamic curriculum that is built on excellence and inspires students to:

  • Learn with confidence
  • Lead with character
  • Achieve lasting success

Open Positions

Technology and Innovation teacher

St. Michael’s Country Day School, a nonsectarian independent school in Newport RI, is hiring a Technology and Innovation teacher. 

SMCDS is committed to Technology and Innovation. This summer, a brand new Technology and Innovation center is being built, as well as a dedicated film production room/green screen area. Each student in grades 4-8 is issued a Macbook Air, and in grade 3 an iPad. Younger students have access to laptop and iPad carts.

Our new Technology and Innovation teacher will be involved in curriculum design and have a weekly class with grades 2-8 as well as built in time to work with Preschool-1st grade as needed. Additionally, they would collaborate with and support teachers as they integrate technology and use new Innovation Lab with their students to enrich their classroom curriculum. 

A BS degree and classroom experience is desirable. A knowledge of coding, robotics, video production and design thinking is a plus.

We are eager to add an experienced innovator to our team. If interested,  please send your CV to Jeff Day, Director of Technology – jday@smcds.org.

Lower School Teachers
2018-2019 School Year

Due to increased enrollment, we are seeking experienced teachers for our Lower School, which includes grades one through four. Candidates must have a good understanding of the social, emotional and developmental needs of children they will be working with and a passion for teaching that age group.

Candidates must demonstrate:

  • an ability to work collaboratively with colleagues;
  • strong verbal and written communication skills;
  • an understanding of, appreciation for, and commitment to 21st century learning skills;
  • an aptitude and commitment to technology.

Bachelor’s Degree is required.  Knowledge of guided reading, Responsive Classroom practices, project based learning, and Singapore math,  as well as, a masters degree is preferred.
St. Michael’s values and supports reflective teaching practices, on-going professional development and teachers who see themselves as lifelong learners.

Qualified applicants should submit:

  •  a cover letter explaining interests and qualifications;
  •  a resume;
  •  a brief personal statement of philosophy;
  •  three references including names, email addresses, and phone numbers;
  •  at least one letter of recommendation;

 Email to Lauren Abraham, Head of Lower School at labraham@smcds.org

More information about St. Michael’s Country Day School can be found on our website www.smcds.org.  No phone calls please.

For interest in the following recurring positions, please contact the Department Head directly:

Coaches (Soccer, Basketball, Lacrosse)
Sean Cullen, Athletic Director – scullen@smcds.org

Substitute Teachers (All Grades)
Lauren Abraham, Head of Lower School – labraham@smcds.org

Technology Department Internships
Jeff Day, Director of Technology – jday@smcds.org


St. Michael’s Country Day School has an institutional commitment to the principles of diversity.  In that spirit, the School believes that each individual is entitled to equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, and gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected under federal, state, or local anti-discrimination laws.