Work at Gordon

After School Programs Teacher

Gordon School's After School Program is seeking part-time staff to work this fall with students ages 3-14. Gators (Nursery through third grade) and Young Adult Place (YAP – fourth through eighth grade) are the core of the after school programs every day that the school building is open.

Gators offers the younger children the opportunity to play with their classmates and students in different grades, in a fun, safe, supervised environment. YAP brings the older children together in a supervised setting where they can participate in making decisions on how best to use their time. Gators and YAP staff run activities and programs to create a fun and engaging environment. 

The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic, responsible, and flexible and have experience working with children. Hours are Monday through Thursday from 2:30pm to 5:30pm and Friday 11:30am to 5:30pm. 

There are also summer camp counselor positions available for the end of August. Camp counselors work with varying age groups, supervising organized activities and free play.

Interested candidates should send a resume to Clare Blackmer

Coaching positions

Coaching Positions Fall and Winter 2019

The Gordon School, a nursery-eighth grade independent school located in East Providence, RI, is looking for qualified coaches to fill positions within the following athletic programs for the 2019-2020 school year: Field Hockey (1) and Basketball (2). Fall athletic practices (field hockey) run Mondays through Thursdays from 3:15-5:15pm for approximately eight weeks. Winter athletics practices (basketball) run Mondays through Thursdays from 3:15-5:45pm for approximately twelve weeks. Game locations and times vary. Stipend is commensurate with experience. Assistant coaching positions range from $1,375-$1,500, and head coaching positions range from $1,750-$2,000.

Applicants should have a strong work ethic, excellent communication skills, the ability to build positive rapport with adolescents, and be knowledgeable in the fundamentals of the sport to which they are applying. Coaching and/or playing experience is preferred.  If interested, contact Kristen Fraza, Athletic Director via email at


Gordon School is always looking to develop its substitute teacher roster for assignments in our nursery through eighth grade classrooms, our after school program and summer camp and for our school nurse. Gordon's curriculum is rooted in multicultural education and practice which develops academic skills, critical thinking strategies, active imaginations and children's social competencies. As such, it is important that our substitute pool be comprised of teachers who embrace these same principles. Gordon also requires that our substitutes have, at minimum, a bachelor's degree. If you would like to be interviewed to be included on our substitute list, please send your cover letter and resume to the address below. Or you may email your resume to the Assistant to the Early Childhood and Lower School Directors, Cheryl Fanti ( Please be sure to specify the areas you are interested in subbing for.
Gordon School
Attention: Cheryl Fanti
45 Maxfield Avenue
East Providence, RI 02914