Lincoln School, founded in 1884, is an independent Early Childhood-Grade 12 Quaker school for girls in Providence, Rhode Island. We are currently seeking a full-time Assistant Teacher for Grade 3.
In conjunction with the Lead Teacher, the Assistant Teacher will:
Prepare units and lesson plans
Teach in all core academic subjects (reading, writing, grammar, mathematics, social studies), including lesson preparation, delivery, and assessment
Plan, prepare, and develop teaching aids
Incorporate technology into teaching
Contribute to the maintenance of a clean, safe, exciting, and organized learning environment for the students
Build strong relationships with parents and respond to parents' comments and concerns with sensitivity, interest, and respect while maintaining confidentiality
Participate in parent-teacher conferences
Write progress reports in conjunction with the Lead Teacher
Have weekly duties including recess, lunch, Extended Morning, and Extended Afternoon
Be an active member of the Lower School community
Attend faculty meetings and serve on committees
Degree in Elementary Education required
Elementary teaching experience preferred
Strong oral and written communication skills
Strength in use of educational technology preferred
Continuing interest in professional growth
Excellent interpersonal and collaborative skills
An understanding of and appreciation for the developmental range of the age group
Strong work ethic, sense of humor, and a kind spirit
How to Apply:
Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, statement of educational philosophy and a list of 3-5 references to Julie Stafford, Human Resource, Benefits, and Payroll Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Lincoln School is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Members of underrepresented groups and all persons committed to culturally responsive teaching are strongly encouraged to apply. Lincoln School values having diverse faculty and staff and strongly encourages applications from people of color, women, and people who are multilingual and share our commitment to educating girls to fearlessly embrace the opportunities and responsibilities of full citizenship in a complex world.
About Lincoln School
Lincoln is an independent school in Providence, Rhode Island offering a rigorous and exciting learning experience that blends tradition with innovation. As the nation’s only independent school for girls rooted in Quaker values, we provide a unique educational community for grades 1 through 12. We also offer a coed program from six weeks through kindergarten. Our students come from the greater Providence area and beyond, and represent diverse backgrounds and religious traditions.