Work at Gordon

Visual Arts Teacher

Gordon School seeks to hire a part-time (80%), visual arts teacher for the 2018-19 school year. This position is eligible for benefits and there are no classes taught on Fridays. This teacher will be responsible for teaching art to grades Young Kindergarten through 8th grade. The successful candidate will:

  • Appreciate and enjoy working with children
  • Derive joy from teaching art
  • Be energetic, flexible, resilient and open to change
  • Be creative, imaginative and resourceful
  • Possess good organizational skills and be able to implement these effectively
  • Have an undergraduate degree, at minimum, with a concentration in visual art
  • Evidence rigor of art training and background which demonstrates a firm knowledge of differing concepts, techniques, and history
  • Create and implement a strong, age-appropriate curriculum which responds to and is supportive of the developmental needs of the students and that integrates art with other disciplines
  • Establish and maintain a classroom environment which is prepared, yet flexible, organized and orderly

Interested candidates should send a cover memo and resume to Assistant Head of School, Lynn Bowman at

Athletics coaching positions

2018-2019 fall, winter and spring

The Gordon School, a nursery to eighth grade independent school located in East Providence, RI, is looking for qualified coaches to fill positions within the following athletic programs for the 2018-2019 school year: Boys’ Basketball (2), Girls’ Basketball (3), Girl’s Lacrosse, and Boys’ Lacrosse and a Field Hockey Head Coach for the Fall 2018. Athletic practices run Mondays through Thursdays from 3:15pm-5:15pm for approximately 7-8 weeks. Game locations and times vary. Winter basketball practice and game times vary due to gym availability. Stipend is commensurate with experience. Compensation for assistant coaching positions ranges from $1,760-$2,000 and head coaching positions ranges from $2,000-$2,300. Applicants should have a strong work ethic, excellent communication skills, the ability to build positive rapport with adolescents, reliable transportation and be knowledgeable in the fundamentals of the sport program in 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