Date Posted: Dec 1, 2022
Do you want to become a certified teacher in Detroit Public Schools Community District?
Position Title: On the Rise Academy – Elementary Fellow
Location: Various Schools
Salary: $21.88/hour during Pre-Service Institute, $51,071 *1/yr. once interim certification is obtained
Bargaining Unit: Detroit Federation of Teachers (DFT)
Benefits Eligible: Yes
On the Rise Academy is a 3-year Michigan Department of Education-approved alternative teacher certification program that prepares participants to become exceptional teachers who will uphold the mission, vision, and values of Detroit Public Schools Community District. Applying to the Fellow role with On the Rise Academy means you are enrolling into a teacher education program (similar to a teacher education program at a traditional college or university) which requires you to teach in a DPSCD school. Individuals admitted to On the Rise Academy will be required to participate in and complete all program requirements to remain in the Fellow role, including but not limited to:
Fellows who meet Pre-Service requirements will be recommended for an Interim Teaching Certificate and will receive a conditional offer for a promotion to a contract teaching position within the District while they continue their training. Fellows who complete all program requirements, including passing performance screens, will be recommended for a standard teaching certificate after their third year of effective teaching. The program is tuition based, though tuition will be forgiven for participants who remain teaching in DPSCD in their certification area for a minimum of 6 years. Please refer to our website (https://www.detroitk12.org/Page/15346) for more information about On the Rise Academy.
The following items must be uploaded and submitted in your online application as a single additional attachment. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Do not upload a cover letter.
To be considered for the Fellow role, all candidates must attend an in-person or virtual informational session. Register for an informational session here.
If you are a current Detroit Public Schools Community District employee, you do not have to submit to a new security clearance, unless your new role requires a different type of criminal background check.
In alignment with Michigan law, if you are hired to fill a position, you will be required to submit to a Detroit Public Schools Community District criminal background check. Information regarding required background checks will be shared at point of hire.
Method of Application:
Applicants must apply through the online application system. Only applications submitted through the online application system will be considered for any posted position and all applications require a resume and unofficial transcript to be considered.
Successful candidates are required to submit official transcript(s) at point of acceptance.
Applicants requesting assistance during the application process should contact the Office of Human Resources via email at [email protected] or phone at (313) 252-3023.
DPSCD does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, age, religion, height, weight, citizenship, marital or family status, military status, ancestry, genetic information, or any other legally protected category, in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admissions opportunities. Contact the Civil Rights Coordinator for more information at (313) 240-4377 or detroitk12.org/compliance.