Lincoln School, founded in 1884, is an independent K-12 Quaker girls’ school in Providence, Rhode Island. We are currently seeking a full-time, Middle/Upper School Computer Science and Robotics teacher for the 2020-21 school year.
The position will involve teaching a wide range of technology-focused courses including: Introduction to Computer Science, Engineering and Design, Robotics, and related discipline-specific courses in application and website design. Qualified candidates will have a working knowledge of Python, Java, C, C++, FTC robotics software platform, Tetrix Hardware, and Lego Mindstorm.
Candidates should have experience with student-centered teaching, together with confidence and experience teaching Computer Science at the middle and high school levels. A bachelor's degree is required and a master’s degree is preferred. The ideal candidate for this position is enthusiastic about educating girls and young women, and eager to contribute to curricular choices which will help advance Lincoln STEAM initiatives.
Applicants should have exemplary pedagogical skills, a passion for teaching and learning from young people, and a love for working with adolescents in all facets of their school experience; in addition to teaching 4 classes at various grade levels, 9-12, responsibilities include serving as an advisor, supporting students outside of the classroom, and upholding and advancing Lincoln’s values of community, equity, and inclusion. Teachers at Lincoln maintain a reflective practice that involves collaboration and critical dialogue with colleagues and division leadership about their teaching. They will embrace and uphold Lincoln's values of diversity, equity and inclusion, and they will bring anti-racist practices into their classroom.
How to Apply:
Interested candidates should send a resume, statement of educational philosophy, and a list of 3-5 references with contact information to firstname.lastname@example.org. It is important to reference ComputerScience/Robotics in the subject line of the email.
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.