Lincoln School Providence

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Careers at Lincoln

Upper School Physics Teacher

Lincoln School in Providence, RI seeks a high school science teacher with at least five years of classroom experience to teach physics at an introductory and advanced level. Lincoln School follows a “physics first” curricular progression; candidates should be prepared to support the Grade 9 physics curriculum by helping students sharpen algebraic skills while fostering scientific curiosity. The position also includes teaching two advanced-level, semester-long physics electives as well as the Physical Applications of Calculus, an intensive course that emphasizes the real world applications of physics and calculus concepts

Starting in the fall of 2017, Lincoln School will no longer offer Advanced Placement courses and we are looking to hire a teacher who will be enthusiastic about designing innovative new curricula in a post AP educational environment. A passion for collaborative curriculum design, experience with interdisciplinary courses of study and a commitment to maintaining a reflective teaching practice are all essential qualities of a successful candidate.

Qualified candidates should have a passion for helping students to explore the physical sciences and for contextualizing scientific concepts through hands-on learning activities that have real-world applications. A willingness to engage in a critical dialogue about instructional practice with peers and a desire to be involved in a wide range of school activities in and outside of the classroom are also essential. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and statement of educational philosophy, to Kim Lawrence at

JV Lacrosse Coach

Spring Season

March 19 - late May

please contact Ann Palms, Director of Athletics

Grade 1–2 Assistant Teacher

Lincoln School, an all-girls, Quaker, Pre-K-12 school on the East Side of Providence, RI, is seeking two full-time assistant teachers, for its first and second grade classrooms for the 2017–18 school year.

In conjunction with the lead teacher, the assistant teacher will:

  • Prepare units and lesson plans both independently and in conjunction with the lead teacher.
    • Teach half of the class (as a group, in small groups, and individually as needed) 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.


  • Master's’ 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

Applicants should send their resume along with a cover letter and three references to

Advancement & Database Specialist

Lincoln School is currently seeking a part-time (20hrs/week) Advancement & Database Specialist in the Advancement Office to assist in our engagement efforts with parents, alumnae, and donors of Lincoln School. This position complements and supports the work of the Advancement Office, by maintaining the Veracross constituent database and providing administrative support for office activities. The position reports to the director of alumnae and parent engagement.

Specifically, the Advancement & Database Specialist will:

  • Maintain the Advancement database (Veracross) to ensure accurate, updated, and relevant information for Lincoln’s constituents.
  • Records and acknowledges all gifts, pledges and pledge payments.
  • Generates output from the database including reports and queries to support good constituent management practices.
  • Creates, updates, and maintains guidelines and procedures for gift entry, coding, and acknowledgments.
  • Maintains donor pipeline and prospect rating system in the Veracross database.
  • Stays informed of Veracross database functionality and best practices to guide process improvement.
  • Provides administrative support to the Advancement Office including expense reports, mailing services, meeting material and event preparation, ordering supplies, and managing files.
  • Occasional night and weekend work for Advancement events.
  • Performs other duties, as needed and assigned.

Skills and knowledge:

  • Superior accuracy and attention to detail is essential.
  • Strong interpersonal/customer-service skills and a positive disposition
  • Knowledge and experience with databases, strong Excel skills and aptitude for learning new systems
  • Knowledge of fundraising principles and practices
  • Demonstrates a collaborative approach through effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Bachelor’s degree or the equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Ability to uphold the highest standards of work including handling sensitive, confidential donor information

To be considered, please send a resume and cover letter by EOD Friday, March 24.

Julie Stafford |
Human Resource, Benefits and Payroll Coordinator
Lincoln School
301 Butler Ave, Providence, RI 02906

*This role does not qualify for benefits

About Lincoln

Founded in 1884, Lincoln School is the only all girls, Quaker independent school for Grades 1 through 12 in the nation with a co-educational Early Childhood (Nursery through Kindergarten) program and the Little School for children from 6 weeks to 3 years.

Summer Preschool Teacher

Lincoln is looking for a summer preschool teacher to lead a mixed age classroom (ages 3-6) to begin June 26 through August 14. Familiarity with Reggio Emilia is desired but not necessary. Imaginative and creative curriculum planning and strong classroom management skills are essential. Sensory, hands-on, play based activities are a must in this program. Please send resume and a cover letter to by April 15th.

Cover letter should include five summer based activities that you would include in your curriculum.
Hours will be 7:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Competitive pay

Infant Head Teacher (Maternity Leave Replacement)

This position requires working cooperatively with another Infant Head Teacher to provide daily care to a group of children aged from approximately 6 months to 15 months. This is a maternity leave replacement which is anticipated to occur from June 1 through September 1 with some flexibility.

Responsible for the daily well being and care of their students’ classroom experience, as well as partnerships with parents, professional and personal growth, collegiality, and administrative duties. Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds with frequent kneeling, crawling, stooping, bending, and sitting on the floor to attend to children's needs.

All teachers attend regular meetings and attend to student needs, classroom schedules, record keeping, preparing the classroom environment, and curriculum management.


● BA/BS degree

● Minimum of three years of experience working with young children. Experience with infants a plus.

● Ability to work collaboratively with faculty to enhance curriculum and community

● Commitment to professional development and best practices in education

● Understanding of multi-age learning environments

● Commitment to meeting the needs of each child and family

● Computer Skills (e.g email, Microsoft Word, Google Docs, Weebly)

Lincoln School does not discriminate in admission or access to, or participation in its programs and activities on the basis of disability, race, color, religion, creed, sexual orientation, ancestry, citizenship, or national or ethnic origin. Nor does Lincoln School discriminate in employment on the basis of any of these categories. Any questions in this regard should be directed to the head of school.

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