Join our team and become part of Detroit’s longest-standing tuition-free public charter school system. UPrep 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 UPrep team member.

At UPrep we are committed to providing our staff members competitive pay and benefits,  a rewarding teaching experience, and ample opportunities for career development. Below is a snapshot of the offerings we provide:

Medical Coverage:
We have coverage available to fit your needs. Choose from three comprehensive plans and share the cost with UPrep Schools. We also provide employees free access to Teladoc, an online service that connects you to a national network of U.S. board-certified physicians who can resolve many medical issues via phone or online video consultation.
Flexible Spending Accounts:
We provide employees access to flexible spending accounts to put aside tax free dollars for health and dependent care expenses.
Retirement 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.
Career Development:
We provide robust career development through intentional Professional Development, ongoing coaching and feedback, and support through Grand Valley State University. GVSU supports our teachers continuing their education by providing 50% to 80% scholarship in the Master of Education and Education Specialist programs for up to 12 credits per academic year.
Additional Insurance Plans:
We know more coverage is always better — that is why we also include Dental, Vision, accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity and pet insurance for your furry friends to any plan at your request.
Additional Life Insurance:
Supplemental life insurance policies can be added on to your UPrep Schools provided life insurance.
Eight Sick and Four Personal Days:
We understand– life happens and we provide each employee with 8 sick days a 4 personal days. Unused 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 in a given year.
Spirit of U Awards:
We recognize team members monthly who display our core values through exceptional actions and provide a bonus of $300 dollars to the winning employee at each campus.

UPrep Schools’ Core Values

We care about people

In everything we do, we care about the needs of others while also taking care of ourselves.

Learning is exciting

We take joy in learning new things. we approach challenges by thinking about the new things we will discover.

We think big and DO

Our goals push us to excel, and we work hard to accomplish those goals.

We work well by ourselves and in teams

We work hard on our own and contribute our personal best to the team, and our work together lets us all shine brighter.

Our actions have a purpose

Before we do anything, we know why we are doing it and how we will go about it.