St Michael's Country Day School | Employment
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5th/6th  Teacher


St. Michael’s Country Day School is a non-profit, independent PS to 8th grade day school in Newport, RI. The school has opened a search for a 5th/6th grade teacher for the 2016-2017 school year.  


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


The school is searching for a History/English teacher for students in grades 5 and 6.   As our first priority is for an outstanding History teacher, we can be flexible in how to shape a full time position for the right candidate.  


The Search Committee is looking for candidates who can demonstrate:


  • A strong understanding of the cognitive and developmental needs of middle school students;
  • Leadership skills for students, faculty, and parents in an independent school setting;
  • 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 ongoing personal commitment to professional development.


Teacher candidates must have a bachelor’s degree and teaching experience. Candidates should have excellent interpersonal skills as well as an aptitude and commitment to technology.


Applicants should submit:


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


Please send inquiry information to Mollie Williams at


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. 

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

Coaches (Soccer, Basketball, Lacrosse)
Sean Cullen, Athletic Director –

Substitute Teachers (All Grades)
Mollie Williams, Head of Middle School –

Technology Department Internships
Jeff Day, Director of Technology –