Kindergarten Assistant Teacher

Faculty / Full-Time

Lincoln School, Providence, RI

Lincoln School, founded in 1884, is an independent K-12 Quaker girls’ school in Providence, Rhode Island. We also offer a coed program from six weeks through Pre-Kindergarten. We are seeking a full-time Kindergarten Assistant Teacher beginning August 2023. 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.


In conjunction with the Lead Teacher, the Assistant Teacher will:

  • Create a joyful and respectful classroom environment that celebrates the uniqueness, perspective and cultural background of each individual and that is actively anti-racist
  • Foster a classroom culture of challenge, active learning, engagement, independence and perseverance
  • Contribute to the maintenance of a clean, safe, inviting, and organized learning environment for the students
  • Contribute to unit/lesson plans
  • Assist in planning, preparing and developing teaching aids
  • Teach and assist in (as a group, in small groups, and individually as needed) all core academic subjects (reading, writing, mathematics, social studies)
  • 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 and contribute to progress reports
  • Have weekly duties including attending specials, recess, lunch, Extended Morning and Extended Afternoon
  • Be an active member of the Lower School community by attending and participating in faculty meetings and school events


  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • Early Childhood teaching experience preferred
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Proficiency in use of educational technology required
  • 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 and a kind, positive spirit

How to Apply:

Please send a cover letter, resume, and names/contact information of three references to Julie Stafford, HR Manager at

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

Providence, RI
Infant / Toddler, Early Childhood, Elementary, Middle School, High School
Girls, All Gender