Social Studies Teacher

Department: Teacher 6-8
Office: Weston Preparatory Academy
Location: Detroit
Job ID: 876375
Number of job openings: 1

 Weston Preparatory Academy is currently hiring a Social Studies Teacher.  Must have Teacher Certification and endorsement.

Become Part of the Weston Family!

Are you passionate about teaching and want to help students learn at an accelerated pace? Do you want to enhance your instruction with the latest technology? 

Weston Preparatory Academy (WPA) is one of the top 10 academic performing schools in Detroit.  The staff works in collaborative grade level teams to provide high level instruction and high expectations to our 300, K-8 students. All of our technology rich classrooms include a Promethean board, a set of Activote clickers, a document camera and notebook/netbooks for all students to support instruction. Teachers and students have subscriptions to, and

WPA is a neighborhood school, located on 10 picturesque acres in a safe, west –side Detroit neighborhood. We value the partnership with our parents and neighborhood association.  Bimonthly events are held to celebrate the accomplishments of our students and nurture the relationships of our stakeholders.

The staff participates in focused professional development 12 days a year that directly relates to the Weston educational program. Professional development is embedded to support Success For All (Reading Program), 6 + 1 Traits (Writing Program), data driven instruction and CHAMPS (School wide PBS system). The Common Core aligned math curriculum includes a variety of research based resources such as Go Math!, Everyday Math, Houghton Mifflin Math and Prentice Hall. In addition, new staff members participate in Weston University, a course taught by the school leaders, that provides an in-depth study of the school’s philosophies and all instructional programs.

We are looking for  energetic, talented and focused teacher who want to be part of our positive working team with small class sizes.  If you want to be part of a school culture with high expectations for all, collaboration at every turn, and generous benefits, then you need to apply today!

To learn more about Weston Preparatory Academy, please visit our website at

Teacher Application:

Note:  In order for your application to be considered for a teaching position you must attach the following supplemental documents on the next page of this application:  Signed and notarized teaching certificate (front and back), MTTC test scores, copy of your college transcripts



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