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Lower School Art Teacher

Lincoln School is seeking an innovative and dynamic Art Teacher for Grades 1-5.  This position is half-time.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required, Masters degree and three years of teaching experience at the elementary level preferred
  • Expert teaching skills with elementary-aged students and an understanding of and appreciation for the developmental range
  • In-depth knowledge of content, current art education research, and best practice
  • The ability to design, implement, and assess an art program
  • A vision for an art program in the 21st century, with an eye toward innovation
  • Strong oral and written communication skills 
  • Continuing interest in professional growth
  • Excellent interpersonal and collaborative skills
  • Strong work ethic, sense of humor, and a kind spirit

The Art Teacher works with the Art Department to develop innovative curriculum that emphasizes

  • Hands-on, inquiry-based learning.
  • Creative risk-taking and generative thinking.
  • Collaborative problem-solving.
  • Experimentation and exploration with a wide range of art-making materials and processes.
  • Exposure to historical and contemporary artistic traditions.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and names of three references to Maureen Devlin at mdevlin@lincolnschool.org


US Mathematics Teacher 

We are currently seeking a full-time, Upper School Mathematics teacher with experience in AP BC Calculus and AP Statistics.

The ideal candidate has a strong background in education. A degree in Mathematics and a Masters degree in Education are preferred, but other appropriate experience will be considered. 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 inside and outside the classroom. In addition, qualified candidates must maintain a reflective teaching practice that involves collaboration and critical dialogue with colleagues and division leadership about teaching and learning. Finally, qualified candidates will be adept at using technology in the classroom as a means for maximizing student learning.

Candidates should have experience with student-centered teaching, together with confidence and experience teaching AP BC Calculus and AP Statistics. In addition to teaching 4 classes, responsibilities include serving as an advisor, attending all required meetings and functions, upholding Lincoln’s Quaker values, and supporting students outside the classroom.

If interested, please send a resume, statement of educational philosophy and a list of 3-5 references to Upper School Division Assistant, Kim Lawrence (klawrence@lincolnschool.org). More information about Lincoln School can be found on our website at www.lincolnschool.org.


Director of Middle and Upper School Athletics 

Lincoln School of Providence, a Quaker School for girls founded in 1884, seeks an experienced, energetic, and visionary Director of Athletics.  In the past 20 years Lincoln has won over 20 league and State of Rhode Island Championship, has over 60 alumnae go on to play collegiate sports and over 100 designated as outstanding New England, Rhode Island, and All League Athletes.   

The Director of Athletics at Lincoln is responsible for the leadership of all the Middle and Upper School Athletic programs. S/he recruits, develops, and evaluates all coaches, conducting mentoring workshops and seminars to develop great coaches. This position includes the oversight of Lincoln’s athletic facilities including two gyms on the Providence campus as well as the fields, training facility, and six tennis courts of the 32-acre Faxon Farm, located in nearby Rehoboth, MA. Lincoln athletes use a pool at the Fox Point Boys and Girls club, squash courts at Agawam Country Club, and row at the nearby Narragansett Boat House.

Lincoln’s AD arranges the uniforms, scheduling, transportation, and management of all Lincoln athletic contests; s/he represents the School at all state, regional, local and national athletic associations and works closely with the Director of College Counseling on advising student athletes in the college search and providing information for eligibility. The AD maintains individual athlete and team records, organizes the Annual Athletic Awards Night, writes the School’s athletics handbook, and works with the School’s communications team and Admissions Office to publicize outstanding scholar athletes and market the programs of Lincoln School.

As a member of the Administrative Council, the Director of Athletics works closely with the Head of School and other senior administrators—managing school policies, budget, and calendar and helping to design the year-round use of the campus and Farm both for Lincoln students and the broader community with expanded summer and vacation programs.

This is a twelve month position; and the ideal candidate has an undergraduate and/or advanced degree in a relevant field, has significant experience in the leadership of athletic programs for young women, possesses excellent communication and organizational skills, has a record of innovative leadership and follow-through, has demonstrated commitment to the support of the entire school, and, finally, has a good sense of humor.

If interested, please send a resume, statement of educational philosophy, and a list of 3-5 references to Ann Sullivan, Head of School, asullivan@lincolnschool.org.


Part-time Language Teachers: Two positions – one French, one Spanish

Lincoln School, an all-girls, Quaker, K-12 school on the East Side of Providence, RI, is seeking dynamic part-time language teachers for ages 2 - Kindergarten.  Responsibilities include preparing and teaching lessons for five different classes, twice weekly each.  The anticipated schedule is two, five-hour days.

The ideal candidate 

  • Is a native speaker.
  • Is familiar with childhood games and songs in the target language.
  • Has Early Childhood experience.
  • Has the ability to work in a self-directed manner.
  • Is warm, playful, and creative.
  • Has a Bachelor’s Degree.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and three references to: Carole Donnelly at cdonnelly@lincolnschool.org.


Upper School History Teacher

Lincoln School, founded in 1884, is an independent K-12 Quaker girls’ school in Providence, Rhode Island. We are currently seeking a full-time, Upper School History teacher with experience in US History and World History.

The ideal candidate has a strong background in education. A degree in History and a Masters degree in Education are preferred, but other appropriate experience will be considered. 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 inside and outside the classroom. In addition, qualified candidates must maintain a reflective teaching practice that involves collaboration and critical dialogue with colleagues and division leadership about their teaching practice. Finally, qualified candidates will be adept at using technology in the classroom as means for maximizing student learning.

Candidates should have experience with student-centered teaching, together with confidence and experience teaching History at the high school level as well as a serious commitment to teaching writing and research. In addition to teaching 4 classes, responsibilities include serving as an advisor, attending all required meetings and functions, upholding Lincoln’s Quaker values, and supporting students outside the classroom.

If interested, please send a resume, statement of educational philosophy,  a writing sample and a list of 3-5 references to Upper School Division Assistant, Kim Lawrence (klawrence@lincolnschool.org). 


Upper School Chemistry Teacher

Lincoln School in Providence RI seeks an Upper School Science teacher with at least 3 years of classroom experience to teach Chemistry at an introductory and advanced level. Course load will most likely include 2-3 Sections of General Chemistry (10th Grade) and 1 section of AP Chemistry (11th and 12th grades).

Qualified candidates should have a passion for helping students to explore the physical sciences and for contextualizing scientific theories 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, list of 3-5 references and statement of educational philosophy to Upper School Division Assistant Kim Lawrence at klawrence@lincolnschool.org


 




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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