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 three public charter school districts; University Preparatory Academy, University Prep Science and Math, and Henry Ford Academy; we educate over 4,500 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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Part Time Paraprofessional - Middle School

Middle School Instruction in 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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Elementary Part Time Paraprofessional

Paraprofessional in 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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Part Time-Cafeteria Worker U Prep Schools 19-20 SY

Food Service in Detroit, MI

Summary: The school cafeteria workers will provides a safe environment for the students during the breakfast and/or lunch periods while maintaining the established culture of the school. Hours and Compensation: Days: Monday through Friday  Part time hours: Hours can vary as they can include morning hours depending on the location you are assigned to Starting pay is $10.00/hr <...

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Middle School Guidance Counselor

School Administration in Detroit, MI

Summary: The Guidance Counselor is primarily responsible for guiding and advocating for 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 outcome for the student achievement in a s ...

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High School Social Studies Teacher

High School Instruction in Detroit, MI

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. U Prep Perks: Small class sizes $4,000 longevity salary increase after three years f ...

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Chemistry Teacher- U Prep Schools

High School Instruction in Detroit, MI

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. U Prep Perks: Small class sizes $4,000 longevity salary increase after three years for a ...

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Day Porter-Part Time

Maintenance/Custodial in 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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Middle School Social Studies Teacher

Middle School Instruction in Detroit, MI

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. U Prep Perks: Small class sizes $4,000 longevity salary increase afte ...

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Engineering Teacher

High School Instruction in Detroit, MI

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. U Prep Perks: Small class sizes $4,000 longevity salary increase after three years for a ...

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School Social Worker

Student Support Services in 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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Special Education Teacher - U Prep Schools

Student Support Services in Detroit, MI

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. U Prep Perks: Small class sizes $4,000 longevity salary increase after th ...

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High School English Teacher - U Prep Schools

High School Instruction in Detroit, MI

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. U Prep Perks: Small class sizes $4,000 longevity salary increase afte ...

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Secondary Physical Education Teacher

Middle School Instruction in Detroit, MI

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. U Prep Perks: Small class sizes $4,000 longevity salary increase after three years for a ...

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High School Softball Coach

Athletics in Detroit, MI

JOB SUMMARY : This position is responsible for coaching and providing direction to student athletes so that they might achieve a high level of skill as well as an appreciation for discipline, sportsmanship and teamwork in athletics. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES : Essential duties of this position include the following. Employees in this position perform some or all of the following tasks. Other duties may be assigned. 1.    Follows and maintains knowledge of all Distri ...

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UPrep District High School Football Coach

Athletics in Detroit, MI

JOB SUMMARY : This position is responsible for coaching and providing direction to student athletes so that they might achieve a high level of skill as well as an appreciation for discipline, sportsmanship and teamwork in athletics. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES :Essential duties of this position include the following. Employees in this position perform some or all of the following tasks. Other duties may be assigned. 1.     Follows and maintains kn ...

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Lead Custodian

Detroit, MI

Summary: The Lead Custodian provides general custodial/maintenance services for the district and reports to the Facility Director and School Operations Manager. 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.; ...

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Substitute Teacher

Substitute Teachers in Detroit, MI

U Prep Schools is recruiting a passionate, invested individual to join our team as a Substitute Teacher.  Our mission is to prepare students for success in life. 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 ...

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High School Paraprofessional

Student Support Services in 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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Math Interventionist U Prep High School

High School Instruction in Detroit, MI

Summary The Math Interventionist would analyze assessment data and provide “real time” push-in and pull-out research-based interventions in the area of math and problem solving to students that are currently below grade level U Prep Perks: $4,000 longevity salary increase after three years for all teachers Attendance and Core Value Bonuses 50% - 80% tuition paid for masters through GVSU ...

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High School Math Teacher U Prep

High School Instruction in Detroit, MI

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. U Prep Perks: Small class sizes $4,000 longevity salary increase after th ...

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ELA Interventionist U Prep High School

High School Instruction in Detroit, MI

Summary The ELA Interventionist would analyze assessment data and provide “real time” push-in and pull-out research-based interventions in the area of literacy and English Language Arts to students that are currently below grade level U Prep Perks: $4,000 longevity salary increase after three years for all teachers Attendance and Core Value Bonuses 50% - 80% tuition paid for masters through GVS ...

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Speech Therapist (Part time or Full time)

Student Support Services in Detroit, MI

Summary: The Speech Therapist serves as a primary source of support to students by assessing, helping to prevent, and treating communication disorders and related issues. The Speech & Language Pathologist will provide support in various areas related to speech/language pathology in coordination with other members of the instructional team. Desired Competencies: • Excellent written and oral communications skills along with excellent computer skills; ...

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Chess Coach

Athletics in Detroit, MI

JOB SUMMARY:  Responsible for advising and overseeing the activities of the chess team. The chess team is open to any academically qualified student.  To provide an avenue for students to enhance their understanding of chess and to compete with other schools. The Chess Team holds frequent matches to prepare for state-wide tournaments which are held throughout the school year.    Essential functions of the job may include but are not limi ...

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Elementary Teacher U Prep

Elementary Instruction in Detroit, MI

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. U Prep Perks: Small class sizes $4,000 longevity salary increase after th ...

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Uprep Schools Varsity Volleyball Coach

Athletics in Detroit, MI

JOB SUMMARY : This position is responsible for coaching and providing direction to student athletes so that they might achieve a high level of skill as well as an appreciation for discipline, sportsmanship and teamwork in athletics. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES :Essential duties of this position include the following. Employees in this position perform some or all of the following tasks. Other duties may be assigned. 1.     Follows and maintains kn ...

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UPrep District Cheer Coach

Athletics in Detroit, MI

JOB SUMMARY : This position is responsible for coaching and providing direction to student athletes so that they might achieve a high level of skill as well as an appreciation for discipline, sportsmanship and teamwork in athletics. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES :Essential duties of this position include the following. Employees in this position perform some or all of the following tasks. Other duties may be assigned. 1.     Follows and main ...

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UPrep District Girls Basketball Coach

Athletics in Detroit, MI

JOB SUMMARY : This position is responsible forcoaching and providing direction to student athletes so that they might achievea high level of skill as well as an appreciation for discipline, sportsmanshipand teamwork in athletics.   ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES :Essential duties of this position include the following. Employees in thisposition perform some or all of the following tasks. Other duties may beassigned.   1.     Fol ...

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UPrep District Varsity Track Coach

Athletics in Detroit, MI

JOB SUMMARY : This position is responsible for coaching and providing direction to student athletes so that they might achieve a high level of skill as well as an appreciation for discipline, sportsmanship and teamwork in athletics. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES :Essential duties of this position include the following. Employees in this position perform some or all of the following tasks. Other duties may be assigned. 1.     Follows and maintains kn ...

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UPrep District Varsity Soccer Coach

Athletics in Detroit, MI

JOB SUMMARY : This position is responsible for coaching and providing direction to student athletes so that they might achieve a high level of skill as well as an appreciation for discipline, sportsmanship and teamwork in athletics. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES :Essential duties of this position include the following. Employees in this position perform some or all of the following tasks. Other duties may be assigned. 1.     Follows and maintains kn ...

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Middle School Science Teacher U Prep

Middle School Instruction in Detroit, MI

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. U Prep Perks: Small class sizes $4,000 longevity salary increase after th ...

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