Lincoln School, founded in 1884, is an independent K-12 Quaker girls’ school in Providence, Rhode Island. We are currently seeking an Upper School History teacher to serve as a maternity leave replacement from December 2020 through March 2021.
The position entails teaching the following courses:
Two sections of an 11th Grade American Experience course- an interdisciplinary American History course taught in conjunction with American Literature
Two sections of 10th Grade Modern World History
Lincoln’s Upper School is operating on a hybrid, in-person model this year due to COVID-19. Candidates should be prepared to work with in-person and remote students in the same class periods on a daily basis.
Candidates should have experience with student-centered teaching, together with confidence and experience teaching History at the high school level. 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’s mission as a Quaker girls’ school.
Applicants should have exemplary pedagogical skills, a passion for teaching and learning from young people, a commitment to fostering antiracist learning spaces, and a love for working with adolescents in all facets of their school experience; in addition to teaching 4 classes, responsibilities include day-to-day proctoring of student study halls, 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.
How to Apply:
Interested candidates should send a resume, statement of educational philosophy, and a list of 3-5 references to Upper School Administrative Assistant, Kim Lawrence at email@example.com. More information about Lincoln School can be found on our website at www.lincolnschool.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.