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Chief Advancement and Experience Officer

The Opportunity 

The Chief Advancement and Experience Officer (CAXO) is a new position at Gordon and one that is unique in the independent school world. In addition to being responsible for all aspects of an integrated advancement program (fundraising, communications/marketing, and community relations), the CAXO is tasked with ensuring that all aspects of the school experience contribute to a positive and enduring engagement between Gordon and its families. 

A member of Gordon’s senior leadership team, the CAXO provides leadership and vision for the school’s advancement and family experience initiatives and will work closely with the Head of School, the Leadership Team, trustees, and community stakeholders of Gordon to design and execute a comprehensive effort to cultivate a family-centered community and a culture of philanthropy that will support Gordon’s unique mission and programs. The CAXO will play a key role in executing the goals of the strategic plan and ensuring that the school’s advancement efforts are coordinated and aligned with the plan’s objectives.

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After School Programs Teacher

Gordon School's After School Program is seeking part-time staff to work this fall with students ages 3-14. Gators (Nursery through third grade) and Young Adult Place (YAP – fourth through eighth grade) are the core of the after school programs every day that the school building is open.

Gators offers the younger children the opportunity to play with their classmates and students in different grades, in a fun, safe, supervised environment. YAP brings the older children together in a supervised setting where they can participate in making decisions on how best to use their time. Gators and YAP staff run activities and programs to create a fun and engaging environment. 

The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic, responsible, and flexible and have experience working with children. Hours are Monday through Thursday from 2:30pm to 5:30pm and Friday 11:30am to 5:30pm. 

Interested candidates should send a resume to Jenny Alario, Director of After School and Summer Programs,


Gordon School is always looking to develop its substitute teacher roster for assignments in our nursery through eighth grade classrooms, our after school program and summer camp and for our school nurse. Gordon's curriculum is rooted in multicultural education and practice which develops academic skills, critical thinking strategies, active imaginations and children's social competencies. As such, it is important that our substitute pool be comprised of teachers who embrace these same principles. Gordon also requires that our substitutes have, at minimum, a bachelor's degree. If you would like to be interviewed to be included on our substitute list, please send your cover letter and resume to the address below. Or you may email your resume to the Assistant to the Early Childhood and Lower School Directors, Cheryl Fanti ( Please be sure to specify the areas you are interested in subbing for.
Gordon School
Attention: Cheryl Fanti
45 Maxfield Avenue
East Providence, RI 02914