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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Receptionist- University Prep Schools

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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Accounts Payable/Purchasing Clerk- Part-time

Detroit, MI

Summary: The Accounts Payable/Purchasing Clerk 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 – ...

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Project Lead the Way Teacher, University Prep Science + Math 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 publ ...

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Math Instructional Coach 2017-2018 School Year

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 respons ...

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ELA Instructional Coach 2017-2018 School Year

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 respons ...

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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 Plans in a thorough ...

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Social Worker K-8

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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High School Special Education 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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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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Day Porter

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 ...

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Dean of Culture

Detroit, MI

Summary: Deans hold leadership positions within the schools and must share their colleagues’ commitment to achieving the mission of the school. They must possess an unrelenting drive to change lives, make a difference, transfer knowledge, and create opportunity. Deans will effectively manage people and demonstrate the ability to build culture. Desired Competencies: •  Integrity and a demonstrated commitment to U Prep Schools’ Core Values, Mi ...

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High School Art 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 a ...

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Part-Time Elementary Paraprofessional

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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Elementary Teacher for 2017-2018

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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On-call Substitute Teacher

Detroit, MI

We are recruiting substitute teachers who 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. ...

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Middle School Teacher for 2017-2018

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 Teacher for 2017-2018

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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