Early Childhood Assistant Teacher
  • Teacher
  • Teaching Assistant

Lincoln School,  Providence, RI

Accredited by NEASC and FCE

Early Childhood Assistant Teacher

 Lincoln School, founded in 1884, is an independent Early Childhood-Grade 12 Quaker school for girls in Providence, Rhode Island. We are currently seeking a part-time Assistant Teacher for its co-ed Nursery (three-year old) class.

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

  • Create and implement a rich curriculum based on the needs and interests of the children in conjunction with the Lead Teacher
  • Interact frequently with children every day
  • Continuously assess the skills, abilities, interests, and needs of the children
  • Maintain a clean, safe, exciting, and organized environment for the students
  • Document children’s accomplishments through anecdotal notes, work sampling, and photographs
  • Build strong relationships with parents and respond to parent’s comments and concerns with sensitivity, interest, and respect while maintaining confidentiality
  • Be an active member of the Lower School community


  • Bachelor’s degree is required, with coursework or experience in Early Childhood Education
  • An understanding of and appreciation for the developmental range of this age group
  • A nurturing, compassionate, and respectful approach with the children
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and collaborative skills
  • Strong work ethic, sense of humor, and a kind spirit
  • Continuing interest in professional growth

How to Apply:

 Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and a list of three references that includes name and contact information to Julie Stafford, Human Resources, Benefits, and Payroll Manager at jstafford@lincolnschool.org.

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 values having diverse faculty and staff and strongly encourages applications from people of color, women, and people who are multilingual and share our commitment to educating girls to fearlessly embrace the opportunities and responsibilities of full citizenship in a complex world.