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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Elementary Paraprofessional Part-time

Detroit, MI

Qualifications: 60 college credit hours or better; Experience working with children in an educational setting; Ability to work collaboratively with staff and community. Duties: Reports to the School Leader through the teaching staff. Supervises individuals or small groups of students as directed by the teachers. Lead small g ...

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College Counselor, Middle School

Detroit, MI

About U Prep Schools:   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; Univ ...

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Procurement Specialist

Detroit, MI

Summary: The Procurement Specialist coordinates the purchase of all equipment and supplies in compliance with state laws and network policies, payment of invoices, and inventory management. Desired Competencies: ● Has a clear sense of vision and purpose/ reason for making decision   ● Plans in a thorough, meticulous manner. ● Offers innovative ideas or solutions to new/ old problems. ● Follows through – ○ Se ...

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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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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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Spanish Teacher Middle School

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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Art Teacher - High School

Detroit, MI

About U Prep Schools:   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; Univ ...

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English Elective Teacher- Middle School

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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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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Executive Director of Facilities

Detroit, MI

Summary: The Executive Director of Facilities ensures effective and efficient management of all aspects of facility and maintenance functions.  This position provides support services to the school buildings and ensures a safe, attractive, and comfortable setting for learning and teaching. Desired Competencies: Has a clear sense of vision and purpose/ reason for making decision ...

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Lunch Monitor

Detroit, MI

Summary: Responsible for monitoring student behavior during lunch service. Assists with the cleanliness of the cafeteria and assists with the flow of meal service. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Assistant Director of Food Services.  Duties and Responsibilities:   The primary duties and areas of responsibility include, but are not limited to the following: Check breakfast inventory, Check in lunch fo ...

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Executive Director of Curriculum and Instruction

Detroit, MI

Summary: A member of the Academic House Team, the Executive Director of Curriculum and Instruction is responsible for overseeing the development, implementation and evaluation of high-quality curricula and instruction across the network. The EDCI collaborates with the Chief Academic Officer, Executive Director of School Quality, and the Director of Student Development to Support the strategic priorities of the organization. Desired Competencies: < ...

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Middle School Social Studies Teacher

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 Science Teacher

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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