Work at Gordon

Mission


The Gordon School is a racially diverse nursery through eighth grade coeducational independent school in East Providence, RI. The curriculum is rooted in multicultural practice and social justice, with an emphasis on developing intellectual leadership, active imagination, and a child’s natural inquisitive nature. Students are challenged and inspired to be active workers toward their own education and teachers strive to develop meaningful relationships with each child and family.

Middle School Spanish Teacher

We are seeking a Spanish teacher who will work on an interdisciplinary team. The ideal candidate will have experience working with Middle School students and have an understanding of educational, social-emotional, and developmental stages appropriate for young adolescence. 

Interested candidates should send a cover memo and resume to Gabe Burnstein, Middle School Director at gburnstein@gordonschool.org

Prerequisites for the Position Include

  • Possess an undergraduate degree at a minimum
  • Have experience working with children of this age and with their parents
  • Possess the physical and mental attributes required for working with Middle School aged children
  • High level of proficiency in writing, speaking, reading, and understanding Spanish
  • Have experience connecting language to cultural understandings of Spanish speaking countries
  • Experience teaching Spanish or ESL
  • Commitment to creating an immersion environment - teaching in Spanish
  • Familiarity and comfort with digital platforms like Zoom and Google Classroom

Please see full job description here.

Lower School homeroom teacher

for fall 2021 

We are seeking to hire a passionate, knowledgeable, and creative elementary educator with a commitment to diversity and inclusion and a strong sense of cultural competency. We have openings in grades first, third and fourth.  Personal qualities include the ability to inspire children, the capacity to work cooperatively with peers, and a joyful sense of humor. 

This full time homeroom teacher will implement a curriculum that is hands-on, developmentally appropriate, interactive, connected to the real world, interdisciplinary, and responsive to the strengths and interests of the students. The ideal candidate will have an understanding of elementary school practice and pedagogy and possess a willingness to partner with colleagues and parents to ensure the social, emotional and academic well being of students.

Please see full job description here.

Interested candidates should send a cover memo and resume to Alethea Dunham-Carson, Assistant Head of School at adunhamcarson@gordonschool.org