As the number of Spanish-speaking English language learners continues to grow within our community, as well as the growth of Dual Language Immersion programming, MMSD continues to recruit individuals who have the Spanish/English language skills, professionalism, and cultural competence required to serve students in our District.

Spanish fluency is a desired qualification for every position we post, and is required for many others. Verbal and written language proficiency is assessed based on the requirements of the position.

The following descriptions are general information about MMSD's bilingual positions. To view currently posted positions, visit and click on the links in the "View Available Jobs" section.

Bilingual Teacher

Positions include Bilingual Resource Teachers (BRTs), Dual Language Immersion (DLI) Teachers, and Bilingual classroom teachers. MMSD accepts applications from certified teachers for all levels of instruction all year long. We also recruit for other professional positions, including Bilingual Social Workers, Bilingual School Psychologists, Bilingual Guidance Counselors, Bilingual Speech/Language Therapists, and Bilingual Physical and Occupational Therapists.

Teacher/Professional Support Application Information
Job Application (listed under "Certified")  

Bilingual Permit Substitute Teacher

Due to the shortage of licensed bilingual substitute teachers, MMSD is currently hiring individuals who hold a minimum of a Bachelor's degree to work as short-term substitute teachers in bilingual classrooms.

Substitute Teacher Application Information
Job Application (listed under "Certified")

Bilingual Resource Specialist (BRS)

This position works closely with teachers and other staff as a liaison between the Madison Metropolitan School District and parents of English language learners in school-related matters. Translation of written materials and verbal interpretation are primary duties of a BRS.

Job Application (listed under "Non-Certified")

Bilingual Special Education Assistant (SEA)

Special Education Assistants provide assistance to students with a variety of physical land/or developmental dicabilities. For students who have special education needs, and who are also English language learners, the role of the Bilingual SEA is critical. Duties may be performed in the classroom and/or the community, and may include assistance with school work, with activities of daily living and with developing social skills. SEAs might work with a student individually, or in small groups, and always under the direction of a teacher.

EA/SEA Application Information
Job Application (listed under "Non-Certified")

Bilingual Administrative Assistant

These positions may be in schools, or in any of the administrative offices and departments within the District. When job openings occur, they are posted on our application website.

Clerical/Technical Application Information
Job Application (listed under "Non-Certified")


If you have questions regarding the screening and hiring process for Bilingual positions, please contact Isabel Simonetti, Personnel Analyst, at (608) 663-1796 or via email at

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