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 our staff members competitive pay and benefits,  a rewarding teaching experience, and ample opportunities for career development. Below is a snap shot 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 U Prep 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.

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.

Flexible Spending Accounts:

We provide employees access to  flexible spending accounts to put aside tax free dollars for health and dependent care expenses.

Additional Life Insurance:

Supplemental life insurance policies can be added on to your U Prep Schools provided life insurance.

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.

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.

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 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 and provide a bonus of $300 dollars to the winning employee at each campus. Exemplary Performance Awards are awarded once a year for all employees that meet the target goal.