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.

Open Positions

Part Time Receptionist

Secretarial/Clerical in 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 three public charter school dis ...

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Middle School Math Instructional Coach

Middle School Instruction in Detroit, MI

Summary An Instructional Coach is responsible for ensuring highly effective instruction at the school level. This position fills the need for job-embedded professional development and instructional improvement. Through frequent observation of teachers, the Coach will provide professional support and feedback in a non-evaluative context that is intended to foster effective practices within the classroom. The Coach may also be responsible for leading professional develop ...

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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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Elementary Reading Intervention Teacher - U Prep Schools

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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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 three years for a ...

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High School English 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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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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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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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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Chemistry 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 a ...

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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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