Positions open for the 2019-20 school year.


Assistant School Director

EAGLE School, an independent, K-8 school for gifted and talented students in Madison, WI, seeks candidates for the new position of Assistant Director of School, starting July 1, 2020. This is a 12 month position.

The Assistant Director will be a school leader who works under the school Director to oversee the well-being of the school and its community. Reporting to the Director, the Assistant Director’s duties will include, but are not limited to: some curricular supervision; positive management of student discipline; coordinating teacher and student schedules and daily school activities; and assisting in overseeing the implementation of school-wide systems and programming. More specific duties will depend on individual qualifications. The Assistant Director will also be involved in special project work with the Director (e.g., long-range planning; accreditation process; Board committee and initiative work, etc). Candidates must have either gifted/talented knowledge or direct and meaningful GT experience, as well as plans for ongoing professional development in this area.

Personal characteristics necessary for the position include: high energy and enthusiasm for all aspects of school life; initiative and strong organization skills; congeniality; collaborative growth mindset; consensus-building skills; patience and persistence; and excellent communication skills.

Qualified candidates who wish to apply should send an email and attach a cover letter, résumé, transcripts, references, and educational philosophy to:
Andy Wright, andy@eagleschool.org. Apply before January 20, 2020.


Long-term Substitute – Middle School Spanish

EAGLE School, an independent, K-8 school in Madison, seeks a dynamic, experienced educator to teach Spanish to students in 6th – 8th grade. The most important qualities for a candidate to possess are a deep understanding and enthusiasm of the Spanish language and culture and a strong desire to share and connect that knowledge and passion with eager language learners. This is a 100% position beginning any time from January 6 to February 5, 2020 and lasting for three months. In addition, there will be a 1 week paid co-teaching period with the current teacher during the third week of December.

The ideal candidate must be highly energetic and skilled in current teaching strategies in speaking, reading, listening, writing, and understanding the Spanish language. We are looking for a teacher who is collaborative in a team environment and effective as a communicator with students, staff, and parents. Experience teaching based on the TPRS method (Teaching Proficiency through Reading and Storytelling) and past experience with gifted students is a plus. A Bachelors degree is required.

Please email a cover letter, resume, transcripts and list of references to Andy Wright, andy@eagleschool.org.

Short-term Substitutes

EAGLE School is also seeking qualified short-term substitute teachers in all subjects. Please apply through an emailed cover letter, resume, and recommendations to Andy Wright, andy@eagleschool.org.

EAGLE School does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, gender, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, or national or ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, hiring and employment practices, admission policies, scholarship and grant programs.