Employment Opportunities

Nestled between two large cities, Chicago and Milwaukee, you’ll find an academic gem along the shores of Lake Michigan in Wind Point, Wisconsin. The Prairie School has been in existence for over 50 years, with a Frank Lloyd Wright architectural design, the campus will welcome you as it wraps around 32 acres of green space. The Prairie School, is a student-centered, college preparatory, independent day school currently serving 650 students from age three through 12th grade.  With a team of outstanding faculty from all over the world, a joyous, collaborative work environment, and small classes, the school prides itself on excellent working conditions, with a competitive salary and benefit package that commensurate with experience and degree.
The Prairie School is an equal opportunity employer. Employment decisions are based on qualifications and abilities. The Prairie School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or any other characteristic protected by law.
  • Position Type:
    Elementary School Teaching/Early Childhood
  • Date Posted:
    3/27/2017
  • Date Available:
    08/26/2017

Early School (Pre-Kindergarten) Teacher:

Our Primary School is searching for a passionate, creative, energetic outgoing professional to join our expanding Early School Program for the 2017-2018 school year.  The ideal candidate must have a joyful growth mindset, possess strong classroom management skills, an excitement for teaching and the ability to relay that enthusiasm to students. The ideal candidate will have the skills necessary to differentiate for students, taking them at their developmental levels and supporting growth academically, socially and emotionally.

This full-time teaching assignment is for our Early School program working with multi-age groups of 3 and 4-year-old children. The ability to collaborate with parents and colleagues and contribute to a strong learning community is important.

Qualifications: A bachelor’s degree in education is required along with a certification in early childhood education or equivalent; a master’s degree and 3-5 years experience teaching are preferred.  

  • Position Type:
    Elementary School Teaching/Primary – Grades 1, 2, 3
  • Date Posted:
    3/27/2017
  • Date Available:
    08/26/2017

 

Primary School 2nd Grade Teacher:

Our Primary School is searching for a passionate, creative, energetic outgoing professional to join our school for the 2017-2018 school year. The ideal candidate must have a joyful growth mindset, possess strong classroom management skills, an excitement for teaching and the ability to relay that enthusiasm to students. In addition, he/she will be able to collaborate with a diverse group of students through a variety of innovative and progressive pedagogical methods that will develop and grow each student to their individual potential. The ideal candidate will have the skills necessary to differentiate for students, taking them at their developmental levels and supporting growth academically, socially and emotionally.

This full-time position requires knowledge of varied assessments and the ability to use those assessments to inform lesson planning. The ability to collaborate with parents and colleagues and contribute to a strong learning community is important.

Qualifications: A bachelor’s degree in education is required along with a certification in elementary education; a master’s degree and 3-5 years experience teaching are preferred.
The Prairie School is an equal opportunity employer. Employment decisions are based on qualifications and abilities. The Prairie School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or any other characteristic protected by law.

Upper School Humanities Teacher: Our Humanities department of The Prairie School seeks an energetic and flexible individual to teach 5 sections of Upper School classes. The successful candidate must be able to collaborate with students through a variety of innovative pedagogical methods including cooperative learning strategies that will develop and grow each student to his or her highest potential. The successful candidate must demonstrate a growth mindset and a joyful, energetic approach to working with students from diverse backgrounds.

Qualifications: 

A Bachelor’s degree in Education; and a minimum of 7-10 years experience teaching is preferred.

The Prairie School is an equal opportunity employer. Employment decisions are based on qualifications and abilities. The Prairie School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or any other characteristic protected by law.

The Prairie School, a child-centered, college-preparatory day school is seeking a part-time assistant to work Monday thru Friday, from 3:30pm to 6:30pm. The Primary School seeks an energetic, outgoing professional to support our extended day program as an assistant.

Responsibilities include organizing and supervising programs that will engage students ages 3-13 years of age. Candidate must be flexible to changing situations, with the ability to multi-task. The successful candidate will work well in a professional environment, be flexible in schedule, a team player with good verbal communication skills and have basic computer skills including entry level Word & Excel. Candidate must be a self-starter and maintain excellent attendance. Hourly wage is based on experience.

The Substitute Teacher will take the place for the primary teacher during their absence.

Required Professional Qualities:

  • Hold a valid State of Wisconsin teaching license (Substitute or Standard).
  • Possess evidence of other adequate preparation, background, or experience as determined by the Division Head.
  • Manage the classroom environment according to the current school ethos and culture.
  • Promote student learning in the absence of the current subject-area teacher.
  • Provide guidance as an advisor/advocate.

The Prairie School, an equal opportunity employer located in Racine, Wisconsin, is a college preparatory, independent day school.  The Prairie School serves an average of 700-students from early school through 12th grade. The school provides excellent working conditions with small classes. Salary and benefits are competitive.  Salary is subject to experience and degree.

 

  • Position Type:
    Administration
  • Date Posted:
    3/28/2017
  • Date Available:
    08/01/2017

School Psychologist:
The Prairie School is seeking an experienced, passionate, energetic outgoing professional School Psychologist to join our school community for the 2017-2018 school year. The ideal candidate must be able to help students succeed academically, socially, behaviorally, and emotionally; to collaborate with faculty, parents, and other professionals to create safe, healthy, and supportive learning environment that strengthens connections between home, school, and the community. The ability to function as a member of the multidisciplinary team to determine the student’s eligibility for special services, appropriate programming, and ongoing progress is a must.

Qualifications: A Ph.D. in Psychology is required; plus 5-7 years experience are preferred.