Lower/Middle School STEAM Teacher and Coordinator
Lincoln School, Providence, RI
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 (1.0 FTE) Lower and Middle School STEAM teacher beginning in August 2022. The position entails working closely with the STEAM Program Director and the Lower and Middle School Directors to support teachers as they integrate STEAM activities into their classrooms. The Lower and Middle School STEAM teacher will also teach a modified course load. This position offers an excellent opportunity to build on a rich program housed across our lower, middle, and upper STEAM classrooms. Lincoln School values working with a diverse faculty and staff and seeks applicants 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 will have at least three (3) years of experience working with elementary-age children in the STEAM disciplines. The candidate will demonstrate the ability to model, deliver and craft rich student-centered learning experiences around STEAM and create and implement strategies for weaving STEAM experiences into multi-disciplinary curricula from Grades N-8.
Applicants should have exemplary pedagogical skills, a passion for teaching and learning from young people, and a love for working with young people in all facets of their school experience. Teachers at Lincoln maintain a reflective practice that involves collaboration and critical dialogue with colleagues and division leadership about their teaching and are committed to upholding and advancing Lincoln’s values of community, equity, and inclusion.
Specific Qualifications include:
- Bachelor’s degree, with a Master’s preferred, in a STEAM discipline
- Understanding of and capacity to stay current with technology platforms and applications
- Robust experience with Google Apps for Education
- Experience with tools including (but not limited to): 3D printing, AutoCAD, laser and vinyl cutting, Arduino, Makey-Makey, Codecademy, Sphero, Tynker, BeeBot, Parrot MiniDrone
- Effective written verbal and technology-based communication skills
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
More information on 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.