Pre-Kindergarten Assistant Teacher


Lincoln School, Providence, RI

Pre-Kindergarten Assistant Teacher

Division(s): Lower School
Employment type: Full-Time
Position type: Permanent (12-month)
Start date: July 2024

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 12-month Pre-Kindergarten Assistant Teacher beginning July 2024. 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
  • Build strong relationships with parents and respond to parents’ comments and concerns with sensitivity, interest, and respect while maintaining confidentiality
  • 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 or equivalent experience 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
  • Experience with Reggio Emilia Philosophy preferred

How to Apply:

Interested candidates should send a resume, statement of educational philosophy and a list of 3-5 references to Please list the position title in the subject heading.

Once we have reviewed and discussed the applications received, we will be in touch with select candidates to schedule interviews.

More information about Lincoln School can be found on our website at

Lincoln School is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Members of groups historically underrepresented in independent schools are strongly encouraged to apply

Lincoln School

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