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University Prep SchoolsDetroit, MI

VISION University Prep Schools provides a culturally responsive educational experience for our scholars that builds academic competence, habits of work, scholarship, and self-actualization, empowering them to successfully accomplish their post-secondary plans, as well as socially and civically engaged as change agents for themselves and their community. Culture High Expectations Permeate Every Facet Of Our Work – We intentionally cultivate an environment that reflects our values. Our traditions, experiences and structures develop engaged, college-bound students. College Bound – We ensure our students will be college ready through the development of strong work habits and a growth mindset. Our students understand the significance of a college degree and align their efforts in school with a college-bound trajectory. Character – U Prep’s core values are developed and harnessed as a means of contributing to the community. Our students take pride in their community and demonstrate their pride through their actions and words. Our visible environment is a reflection of our values. Student Ownership – Students internalize and value the culture of high expectations within U Prep schools. They reflect on how this culture manifests itself through their academic and character development. Key moments- serve as capstone projects for students. Visit our website for more information:

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Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidates will embody the U Prep core values: 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.

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Employee Benefits

Masters Diifferential Pay, STEM Certified individuals receive an additional $5,000 in pay, perfect attendance bonus up to $3,000, longevity bonus after completeing 3rd year of service, medical, dental, optical and short term disability, voluntary benefits, supplemental insurance, paid time off, paid holidays and breaks, 401(K) retirement savings plan(match up to 6% after one year of service), tuition assistance through GVSU to support teachers with continuing education and tuition assistance program to assist with obtaining your teacher certification

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Hiring for
  • Career/College Counselor
  • General School Counselor
  • Lead Teacher
  • Principal/Head of School
  • Social Worker
  • Speech Language Pathologist
  • Teaching Fellow/Associate Teacher
Grade Levels


  • Detroit
Low Income
Of Color
English Language Learner
Special Needs
Of Color
3+ Years of Experience