Join our team and become part of Detroit’s longest-standing tuition-free public charter school system. U Prep recruits, develops and supports our workforce and are dedicated to the highest standards to support student achievement. We are hiring passionate, collaborative, invested individuals that will build relationships with our students to inspire them to grow academically, intellectually, emotionally and socially. We are looking for individuals to join us inside and outside of the classroom and hope you review our openings to become a U Prep team member.


U Prep Schools are at the center of a powerful movement to produce vibrant, high-achieving, college-ready youth across Detroit. U Prep School’s mandate is to graduate at least 90 percent of its students and send at least 90 percent on to college — no matter what it takes. We want YOU to be part of a network that is leading the way for students and know that your work makes an impact in the city every day.
At U Prep we are committed to providing competitive pay and benefits, rewarding exceptional teaching, and opportunities for career development.
Medical Coverage
We have coverage available to fit your needs. Choose from three comprehensive plans and share the cost with U Prep Schools. Teladoc is also provided at no cost to the employee.
Additional Insurance Plans
We know more coverage is always better theta is why we also include Dental, Vision, accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity and pet insurance for your furry friends.
Flex Spending Accounts
to save tax free dollars for health and dependent care expenses.
Additional Life Insurance
can be added to your U Prep Schools provided life insurance.
Savings Plan 401(k)
with 100% contribution match of 6% up to $6,000 per year after one year of service. All employer contributions are fully vested after 3 years of service.
Eight Sick and Four Personal Days
for when life happens. Sick days carry over to the next year and an attendance bonus is awarded for those who have not used more than four sick and personal days combined.
Career Development
through intentional Professional Development, ongoing coaching and feedback, support through Grand Valley State University with a 50% scholarship in the Master of Education and Education Specialist programs for up to 12 credits per academic year.
Spirit of U Awards 
We recognize team members monthly who display our core values through exceptional actions. Exemplary Performance Awards are awarded once a year for all employees that meet the target goal.