We’re on a mission. Promise Schools is a close-knit team of professional educators working together to close the achievement gap and open the door of opportunity for traditionally underserved student populations. If you are a passionate, mission-driven educator who is ready to join our team and attack this challenge head on, we can’t wait to speak with you!

Promise Schools is a charter management organization operating Jalen Rose Leadership Academy serving approximately 425, in grades 9-12.

We promise to grow education professionals as part of a supportive, collaborative team, inspiring scholars and excelling through robust development opportunities. We want you to grow with us over the long-term. Professionals at our schools are presented with clearly defined professional growth through the Promise Schools Teacher Career Pathway or the School Leadership Pathway. We also offer differentiated professional development and personalized instructional coaching – allowing our educators to realize their best selves.

Our professionals are a family of educators. Team member relationships are fortified by care and respect and network-wide social events play a central role in cultivating a sense of unity and belonging.

Our educators operate as professionals. A balance of support and autonomy gives school leaders and teachers both the structure and freedom needed to achieve meaningful and lasting results, both in and out of the classroom.

Our educators are treated like professionals. Promises Schools offers superior 401k matching (6%), and excellent health, vision, and dental benefits. Promise Schools also offers unique perks such as subsidized yoga, network-wide adult sports teams, and book club.

Career Opportunities

Detroit, MI
High School Instruction
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Position Overview We are seeking : High School Chemistry Teachers As an educator at Promise Schools you will: Continuously improve your expertise in the classroom in collaboration with your peers, accelerating your time to mastery. Jump-start your career growth potential. PS is a rapidly expanding network of schools, which means plenty of opportunity for you in the classroom or through…
Detroit, MI
High School Instruction
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Position Overview We are seeking : High School Biology Teachers As an educator at Promise Schools you will: Continuously improve your expertise in the classroom in collaboration with your peers, accelerating your time to mastery. Jump-start your career growth potential. PS is a rapidly expanding network of schools, which means plenty of opportunity for you in the classroom or through…
Detroit, MI
High School Instruction
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Position Overview We are seeking: High School Math Teachers - 12th Grade Math As an educator at Promise Schools you will: Continuously improve your expertise in the classroom in collaboration with your peers, accelerating your time to mastery. Jump-start your career growth potential. PS is a rapidly expanding network of schools, which means plenty of opportunity for you in the…
Detroit, MI
High School Instruction
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Position Overview We are seeking: Part- Time High School Teacher to provide Reading Interventionist support to grades 9-12. This teacher will work 8-12 hours/week, which may fluctuate based on the needs of the school. As an educator at Promise Schools you will: Continuously improve your expertise in the classroom in collaboration with your peers, accelerating your time to mastery. …
Detroit, MI
High School Instruction
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Position Overview The Instructional Coach works to support the improvement of educational programming through direct teacher coaching This position reports to the principal. Duties and Responsibilities Analyzes class and grade-level data in different subject levels at assigned schools for the purpose of sharing information with teachers and making informed decisions relative to…

Director of Operations

Network Support
Detroit, MI
Network Support
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Director of Operations Position Overview The Director of Operations provides leadership for Promise Schools' central organization and network schools in the following areas: compliance, purchasing/procurement, vendor management, board management, support, and school operations (facilities, food service, security, and front office operations). This position requires an organized…
Detroit, MI
Network Support
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Director of Teaching and Learning Position Overview: The Director of Teaching and Learning is committed to improving academic achievement for all students by ensuring a rigorous and relevant curriculum and will have a background in developing and implementing school improvement, curricular, instructional, and change initiatives. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated aptitude for working…
Southfield, MI
School Support
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Term: Part-time contract Hours of Work: 24hr/week starting July 11, 2022 + 2 Full Day Training on June 27, 2022 and June 28, 2022 Available Positions: 2 Location Southfield, MI Contract Start Date: June 27, 2022 Contract End Date: August 11, 2022 Deadline to Apply: June 1, 2022 Promise Schools is a charter management organization that prepares and inspires scholars to be actively…