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 its co-ed Little School, working with Infants and Toddlers.
In conjunction with the Lead Teacher, the Assistant Teacher will:
Create and implement a rich curriculum based on the needs and interests of the children in conjunction with the Lead Teacher
Interact frequently with children every day
Continuously assess the skills, abilities, interests, and needs of the children
Maintain a clean, safe, exciting, and organized environment for the students
Document children’s accomplishments through anecdotal notes, work sampling, and photographs
Build strong relationships with parents and respond to parent’s comments and concerns with sensitivity, interest, and respect while maintaining confidentiality
Bachelor’s or Associate’s degree with coursework in Early Childhood Education preferred but not required
An understanding of and appreciation for the developmental range of the age group
A nurturing, compassionate and respectful approach with children
Strong oral and written communication skills
Excellent interpersonal and collaborative skills
Strong work ethic, sense of humor, and a kind spirit
Continuing interest in professional growth
How to Apply:
Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to Kim Lough, Director of The Little School and Early Childhood 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.