Founded in 2013, Promise Schools is a non-profit educational management organization in Detroit that helps urban schools become great. By great schools, we mean schools that place all students – no matter their socio-economic status, neighborhood, or home life – on the path to college and other post-secondary studies.

Promise Schools operates three schools and serving approximately 1,100 students in the city of Detroit and Highland Park:

Barber Preparatory Academy (Grades Pre-K-8)
Jalen Rose Leadership Academy (Grades 9-12)
MacDowell Preparatory Academy (Grades K-8)

Interested in working with us? We have openings for the following positions. Apply today!

Open Positions

Behavior Interventionist

Detroit, MI

About Promise Schools Founded in 2013, Promise Schools is a non-profit educational management organization in Detroit that helps urban schools become great.  By great schools, we mean schools that place all students – no matter their socio-economic status, neighborhood, or home life – on the path to college and other post-secondary studies. Promise Schools operates three schools and serving approximately 1,100 students in the city of ...

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Building Substitute

Detroit, MI

About Promise Schools Founded in 2013, Promise Schools is a non-profit educational management organization in Detroit that helps urban schools become great.  By great schools, we mean schools that place all students – no matter their socio-economic status, neighborhood, or home life – on the path to college and other post-secondary studies.  Promise Schools operates three schools and serving approximately 1,100 students in the ci ...

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Dean of Instruction (SY 20-21)

Detroit, MI

About Promise Schools Founded in 2013, Promise Schools is a non-profit educational management organization in Detroit that helps urban schools become great.  By great schools, we mean schools that place all students – no matter their socio-economic status, neighborhood, or home life – on the path to college and other post-secondary studies. Promise Schools operates three schools and serving approximately 1,100 students in the city of ...

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Elementary Teacher (SY 20-21)

Detroit, MI

About Promise Schools Founded in 2013, Promise Schools is a non-profit educational management organization in Detroit that helps urban schools become great.  By great schools, we mean schools that place all students – no matter their socio-economic status, neighborhood, or home life – on the path to college and other post-secondary studies. Promise Schools operates three schools and serving approximately 1,100 students in the city of ...

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High School CBS/ELA Teacher

Jalen Rose Leadership Academy, Detroit, MI

About Promise Schools Founded in 2013, Promise Schools is a non-profit educational management organization in Detroit that helps urban schools become great.  By great schools, we mean schools that place all students – no matter their socio-economic status, neighborhood, or home life – on the path to college and other post-secondary studies. Promise Schools operates three schools and serving approximately 1,100 students in the city of ...

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High School Math Teacher (SY 20-21)

Jalen Rose Leadership Academy, Detroit, MI

About Promise Schools Founded in 2013, Promise Schools is a non-profit educational management organization in Detroit that helps urban schools become great.  By great schools, we mean schools that place all students – no matter their socio-economic status, neighborhood, or home life – on the path to college and other post-secondary studies. Promise Schools operates three schools and serving approximately 1,100 students in the city of ...

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High School Science Teacher (SY 20-21)

Jalen Rose Leadership Academy, Detroit, MI

About Promise Schools Founded in 2013, Promise Schools is a non-profit educational management organization in Detroit that helps urban schools become great.  By great schools, we mean schools that place all students – no matter their socio-economic status, neighborhood, or home life – on the path to college and other post-secondary studies. Promise Schools operates three schools and serving approximately 1,100 students in the city of ...

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High School Social Science Teacher (SY 20-21)

Jalen Rose Leadership Academy, Detroit, MI

About Promise Schools Founded in 2013, Promise Schools is a non-profit educational management organization in Detroit that helps urban schools become great.  By great schools, we mean schools that place all students – no matter their socio-economic status, neighborhood, or home life – on the path to college and other post-secondary studies. Promise Schools operates three schools and serving approximately 1,100 students in the city of ...

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