Lincoln School, founded in 1884, is an independent K-12 Quaker girls’ school in Providence, Rhode Island. We are seeking applicants for a full-time Upper School History Department faculty member beginning in September 2021. Lincoln School values working with a diverse faculty and staff and seeks applications from individuals who share our commitment to educating girls to fearlessly embrace the opportunities and responsibilities of full citizenship in a complex world.
The ideal candidate has a strong background in education. A degree in History and a Master’s 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, which include 9th grade world history and electives in African Studies and Race & Ethnicity in America, responsibilities include serving as an advisor, attending all required meetings and functions, upholding Lincoln’s Quaker values, and supporting students outside the classroom.
Teachers at Lincoln maintain a reflective practice that involves collaboration and critical dialogue with colleagues and division leadership about their teaching; they embrace and uphold Lincoln's values of diversity, equity and inclusion; and they 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 to Julie Stafford, Human Resources Manager at [email protected]
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 groups historically underrepresented in independent schools are strongly encouraged to apply.
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.