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The Pennfield School is an independent elementary school in Portsmouth, RI, with an enrollment of 175 students, in preschool through eighth grade. The mission of The Pennfield School is to create an inclusive community of dedicated learners, where students are given a foundation and appreciation for the joyful pursuit of understanding, while fostering respect for oneself and others as a way of life.

At Pennfield students are nurtured and cared for by a dedicated faculty. Upon graduation, our graduates excel at leading day and boarding schools and local public schools.

All teaching positions the 2019-2020 school year have been filled. The following part-time positions and coaching opportunities are available:

Extended Day Assistant

Cross-Country Coach (fall 2019)  

Interested candidates should contact the Front Desk via email: or by calling: 401.849.4646. 

The Pennfield School does not discriminate on the basis of age, gender, race, religious affiliation, non-disqualifying handicap, sexual orientation, family composition, ethnic or national origin, in the administration of its admissions, financial aid, educational policies, hiring or any of its school practices.