If you are dedicated to a pursuit of excellence both in yourself and our students; if you are self-motivated; if you are an innovator and if you want to play a key role in changing young lives —we are looking for U. Our mission: to give students the courage to pursue a future full of possibilities. Our students come to our network of schools looking for a rewarding and fulfilling education. Comprised of two public charter school districts; University Preparatory Academy and University Prep Science and Math; we educate over 3,300 students in the burgeoning city of Detroit. Help us to prepare our students for success in life and be a part of U.

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High School College Counselor- U Prep Schools

Detroit, MI

Summary: The College Counselor is primarily responsible for guiding and advocating for high school students in the domains of Academic Development, Personal/Social Development, and Career Development. Further, the counselor must be committed to distributed leadership, actively participate in a professional learning community and embrace families and the community to achieve a common ...

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High School Physics Teacher- U Prep Schools 2018/2019 SY

Detroit, MI

Summary: U Prep teachers are responsible for implementing curriculum, maintaining a positive classroom culture, using assessments to drive instructional practice, using district resources in an efficient and responsible manner, contributing to the educational and social development of all students, and participating in the professional development of the learning community. Desired Competencies: • Knowledge of curriculum, instruction, and ...

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High School Chemistry Teacher- U Prep Schools 2018/2019 SY

Detroit, MI

Summary: U Prep teachers are responsible for implementing curriculum, maintaining a positive classroom culture, using assessments to drive instructional practice, using district resources in an efficient and responsible manner, contributing to the educational and social development of all students, and participating in the professional development of the learning community. Desired Competencies: • Knowledge of curriculum, instruction, and ...

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High School Spanish Teacher- U Prep Schools 2018/2019 SY

Detroit, MI

Summary: U Prep teachers are responsible for implementing curriculum, maintaining a positive classroom culture, using assessments to drive instructional practice, using district resources in an efficient and responsible manner, contributing to the educational and social development of all students, and participating in the professional development of the learning community. Desired Competencies: • Knowledge of curriculum, instruction, and ...

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IMMEDIATE Middle School Social Studies Teacher - U Prep Schools

Detroit, MI

Summary: U Prep teachers are responsible for implementing curriculum, maintaining a positive classroom culture, using assessments to drive instructional practice, using district resources in an efficient and responsible manner, contributing to the educational and social development of all students, and participating in the professional development of the learning community. Desired Competencies: • Knowledge of curriculum, instruction, and ass ...

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IMMEDIATE Middle School Science Teacher - U Prep Schools

Detroit, MI

Summary: U Prep teachers are responsible for implementing curriculum, maintaining a positive classroom culture, using assessments to drive instructional practice, using district resources in an efficient and responsible manner, contributing to the educational and social development of all students, and participating in the professional development of the learning community. Desired Competencies: • Knowledge of curriculum, instruction, and ass ...

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IMMEDIATE High School Math Teacher- U Prep Schools

Detroit, MI

Summary: U Prep teachers are responsible for implementing curriculum, maintaining a positive classroom culture, using assessments to drive instructional practice, using district resources in an efficient and responsible manner, contributing to the educational and social development of all students, and participating in the professional development of the learning community. Desired Competencies: • Knowledge of curriculum, instruction, and ...

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High School Journalism Teacher- U Prep Schools 2018/2019 SY

Detroit, MI

Summary: U Prep teachers are responsible for implementing curriculum, maintaining a positive classroom culture, using assessments to drive instructional practice, using district resources in an efficient and responsible manner, contributing to the educational and social development of all students, and participating in the professional development of the learning community. Desired Competencies: • Knowledge of curriculum, instruction, and ...

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High School English Teacher - U Prep Schools 2018/2019 SY

Detroit, MI

Summary: U Prep teachers are responsible for implementing curriculum, maintaining a positive classroom culture, using assessments to drive instructional practice, using district resources in an efficient and responsible manner, contributing to the educational and social development of all students, and participating in the professional development of the learning community. Desired Competencies: • Knowledge of curriculum, instruction, and ...

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IMMEDIATE High School Biology Teacher- U Prep Schools

Detroit, MI

Summary: U Prep teachers are responsible for implementing curriculum, maintaining a positive classroom culture, using assessments to drive instructional practice, using district resources in an efficient and responsible manner, contributing to the educational and social development of all students, and participating in the professional development of the learning community. Desired Competencies: • Knowledge of curriculum, instruction, and ...

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Elementary Teacher - U Prep Schools 2018/2019 SY

Detroit, MI

Summary: U Prep teachers are responsible for implementing curriculum, maintaining a positive classroom culture, using assessments to drive instructional practice, using district resources in an efficient and responsible manner, contributing to the educational and social development of all students, and participating in the professional development of the learning community. Desired Competencies: • Knowledge of curriculum, instruction, and ass ...

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Secondary Art Teacher 2018/2019 SY

Detroit, MI

Summary: U Prep teachers are responsible for implementing curriculum, maintaining a positive classroom culture, using assessments to drive instructional practice, using district resources in an efficient and responsible manner, contributing to the educational and social development of all students, and participating in the professional development of the learning community. Desired Competencies: • Knowledge of curriculum, instruction, and ass ...

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Middle School Teacher 2018/2019 SY

Detroit, MI

Summary: U Prep teachers are responsible for implementing curriculum, maintaining a positive classroom culture, using assessments to drive instructional practice, using district resources in an efficient and responsible manner, contributing to the educational and social development of all students, and participating in the professional development of the learning community. Desired Competencies: • Knowledge of curriculum, instruction, and ass ...

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Executive Assistant (C-Level)

Detroit, MI

Summary: Reporting directly to the Chiefs, the Executive Assistant provides executive support in a one-on-one working relationship. The Executive Assistant serves as the primary point of contact for internal and external constituencies on all matters pertaining to the Office of the Chiefs. The Executive Assistant also serves as a liaison to the board of directors and senior management teams; organizes and coordinates executive outreach and external relations efforts; and ...

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Director of Curriculum and Instruction Social Studies K-12

Detroit, MI

Summary A member of the Academic House Team, the Director of Curriculum and Instruction is responsible for overseeing the development, implementation and evaluation of high-quality Social Studies curricula.  The Director of Curriculum and Instruction-Social Studies collaborates with the curriculum and instruction team to support school leaders, as well as collaborates with the Chief Academic Officer and members of the Academic House to support the strategic priorities of ...

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Director of Curriculum and Instruction Math K-5

Detroit, MI

Summary A member of the Academic House Team, the Director of Curriculum and Instruction is responsible for overseeing the development, implementation, and evaluation of high-quality math curricula.  The Director of Curriculum and Instruction-Math collaborates with the curriculum and instruction team to support school leaders, as well as collaborates with the Chief Academic Officer and members of the Academic House to support the strategic priorities o ...

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Director of Curriculum and Instruction ELA 6-12

Detroit, MI

Summary A member of the Academic House Team, the Director of Curriculum and Instruction is responsible for overseeing the implementation and evaluation of high-quality ELA curricula.  The Director of Curriculum and Instruction-ELA collaborates with the curriculum and instruction team to support school leaders, as well as collaborates with the Chief Academic Officer and members of the Academic House to support the strategic priorities of the organization. If you ...

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Elementary Paraprofessional Part-time

Detroit, MI

Summary: U Prep Paraprofessionals are responsible for assisting the classroom teacher in the educational and social development of all of the students. If you are dedicated to a pursuit of excellence both in yourself and our students; if you are self-motivated; if you are an innovator and if you want to play a key role in changing young lives --we are looking for U. Our mission:  to give students the courage to pursue a future full of possibilities. ...

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Social Worker K-5

Detroit, MI

Summary: The School Social Worker is primarily responsible for supporting the social, psychological, biological, and academic development of the students. The School Social Worker provides biological, psychological, and sociological assessment information for individual students; coordinates with all members of the educational community to develop and implement intervention strategies that address various student needs; and helps promote a healthy, safe, and caring e ...

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Lead Custodian- U Prep Schools

Detroit, MI

Summary: The Custodian provides general custodial/maintenance services for the district and reports to the Facility Manager and Building Principal. Desired Competencies: Ability to provide staff oversight and provide direction as needed Possess good habits, character and attendance records. Be neat in appearance. Be able to speak, read and write at a level of proficiency that perm ...

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Substitute Teacher

Detroit, MI

U Prep Schools is recruiting passionate, invested individuals to join our team as Substitute Teachers. If you meet the minimum requirements for a Michigan Substitute Teacher Permit -- 90 credit hours from an accredited 4-year college/university with a minimum 2.0 GPA, we would love to welcome you to U Prep. The daily sub rate is $90-$110 per day with flexible hours.  ...

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Day Porter- U Prep Schools

Detroit, MI

Summary: The Day Porter provides general custodial/maintenance services for the district and reports to the Lead Custodian. Desired Competencies: • Experience in custodial and maintenance; • Possess good habits, character and attendance; • Be neat in appearance; • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal; • Must be able to lift a minimum of 50 lbs.; • Possess a willingness to learn new job skills; ...

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High School Resource Room Teacher

Detroit, MI

Summary: The Resource Room Teacher serves as a primary source of supplementary academic support to students with disabilities with Individualized Education Plans (IEPs). The Resource Room Teacher collaborates with general education teachers to ensure that accommodations and modifications are implemented as outlined in the students’ IEPs. Desired Competencies: • Excellent writ ...

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