Lower School Teacher

Faculty / Full-Time

The Pennfield School, Portsmouth, RI

Lower School Teacher

The Pennfield School is an independent elementary school in Portsmouth, RI, with an enrollment of approximately 160 students, in preschool through eighth grade. The mission of The Pennfield School is to create an inclusive community of dedicated learners, where students are given a foundation and appreciation for the joyful pursuit of understanding while fostering respect for oneself and others as a way of life.

At Pennfield, students are nurtured and cared for by a dedicated faculty. Our graduates excel at leading day and boarding schools and local public schools.

The Lower School teacher will create a learning environment that is safe and nurturing and will use authentic, ongoing assessments of children’s abilities to plan and implement a curriculum that is built upon each child’s unique strengths. Building strong relationships with families is a must to support children’s development.

Pennfield faculty believe in the inherent goodness of children and are committed to Pennfield School’s mission.


  • Education: Bachelor’s Degree
  • Certification: Elementary Education Certification
  • Experience: Minimum three years of teaching

Next steps for Candidates

Please submit a resume and letters of recommendation to:

Karen Lambert
Lower School Head

Additional Information
Please reference pennfield.org.

The Pennfield School

Portsmouth, RI
Early Childhood, Elementary, Middle School
All Gender