Lower School Math Specialist
  • Learning Support
  • Math

Lincoln School, Providence, RI

Accredited by NEASC and FCE

Lincoln School, founded in 1884, is an independent K-12 Quaker girls’ school in Providence, Rhode Island. We are currently seeking a full-time Math Specialist for its Lower School for the 2021-22 school year. 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.

The overall goal of the math specialist is to promote student learning in mathematics and to provide ongoing support to classroom teachers in the teaching of mathematics.  

Primary Responsibilities:  

  • Support all students in a variety of ways, in both push-in and pull-out models, through direct instruction, for acceleration, remediation, and general instruction
  • Facilitation and participation in regular, collaborative instructional planning time
  • Modeling, coaching, and supporting teachers in the implementation of differentiated instructional practices
  • Leading high-quality professional development which addresses mathematical content, best practices, assessment strategies, data analysis, and trends in mathematics education
  • Participation in parent conferences and to support the parent/teacher and home/school partnerships
  • Seeking instructional materials and resources that support curriculum and instruction
  • Assuming leadership in the mathematical program, including developing and conducting parent workshops and special events such as Math Mornings  
  • Assisting in the overall evaluation of the mathematics program, including interpreting and presenting assessment data

 

Qualifications:

Applicants should have exemplary pedagogical skills, a passion for teaching and learning from young people, a commitment to fostering antiracist learning spaces, 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. 

  • Advanced degree in mathematics or certification as an elementary math specialist 
  • Five (5) years of experience as an elementary mathematics teacher
  • Deep and broad understanding of mathematical content, instructional strategies, and trends
  • Collaborative skills, including the ability to work with adults
  • Excellent organizational skills, including the ability to prioritize multiple tasks
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
  • Facility with Microsoft Office Suite, Google Drive, Veracross, Adobe Acrobat, Zoom, SeeSaw, and/or other technology directly linked to teaching at Lincoln School
  • An understanding of and appreciation for the developmental range of the age group
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity and inclusivity
  • Strong work ethic, sense of humor and a kind spirit

 

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 jstafford@lincolnschool.org. More information about 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.