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. With a Frank Lloyd Wright architectural design, the 365,000 square foot campus welcomes you with 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.

The Prairie School in Wind Point, Wisconsin, seeks an inspiring and dynamic administrator to lead the Upper School, starting July 1, 2019. Prairie, a coeducational day school enrolling students from grades PK through 12, is an inclusive and welcoming community dedicated to educating students in all ways. Constituents of the school are proud to be members of the Prairie family, are connected to its traditions, and are eager to make the school even stronger. Prairie is an extraordinary place to work, with bright and engaged students and excellent professional development opportunities and support. Families, students, and faculty feel connected by the school’s traditions and core values, and as a community are proud of its strong position in the 21stcentury education landscape. Students and their parents come from all over the greater Racine and Milwaukee areas to experience what Prairie has to offer. The next Head of Upper School will be committed to educating and encouraging high school students for the challenges of the 21st century. She or he will be responsible for leading the 275-student Upper School for grades 9-12; supporting the faculty; and overseeing day-today operations, academic, co-curricular programs, student life, and other related aspects of the Upper School. The Head of Upper School will work to bolster the division’s curriculum, programs, and operations by working collaboratively with faculty, students, and fellow administrators. The Head will be an effective and organized manager and a fair-minded, transparent, and engaged leader who values interpersonal relationships and genuinely enjoys working with high school students and their parents.

Interested and qualified candidates should submit electronically in one email and as separate documents (preferably PDFs) the following materials:

  • A cover letter expressing interest in this particular position;
  • A current résumé;
  • A one-page statement of educational or leadership philosophy and practice;
  • A list of five professional references with name, phone number, and email address of each (references will not be contacted without the candidate’s permission)

to: Rice Bryan, Search Consultant at [email protected]

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.