K-5 Teacher @ Barack Obama Leadership Academy - Detroit, MI

K-5 Teacher

Barack Obama Leadership Academy
Detroit, MI
a day ago

The K-5 teachers are part of the Barack Obama Leadership Academy’s team and will work closely with the Principal of Academics to support student achievement in a turnaround setting. All K-5 teachers are expected to implement instruction that will result in high student outcomes.

Open positions: URGENTLY HIRING K-5 teachers, Physical Education, Art, and Spanish teachers for the 2020-21 school year. Salary range is $51,500 to 70,000 depending on experience. Signing bonus of $1500 and academic incentive up to $10,000.

Benefits: Life insurance, health, vision, dental and 401K -matched

Expectations: Maintain high standards of professionalism; demonstrate strong interpersonal and communication skills, implementation of instructional best practices, carries out vision, mission and values of Barack Obama Leadership Academy.

Qualifications: Bachelor of Arts from an accredited college or university; Michigan teacher certification (required); Master of Arts Degree in Education (preferred); experience teaching children in an urban setting.

If you have an unwavering commitment in educating our youth in a turnaround setting and you are data minded, we encourage you to apply!

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $51,500.00 to $70,000.00 /year

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $51,500.00 - $70,000.00 per year

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $51,500.00 - $70,000.00 per year


  • 401(k) Matching
  • Dental Insurance
  • Health Insurance
  • Professional Development Assistance
  • Referral Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Vision Insurance


  • Monday to Friday

Supplemental Pay:

  • Signing Bonus

COVID-19 considerations:
To keep the students and staff safe, we are implementing a Cyber-In-Place Education Program.


  • Teaching: 1 year (Required)


  • Bachelor's (Required)


  • Teaching Certificate (Required)

This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is:

  • Dependable -- more reliable than spontaneous
  • People-oriented -- enjoys interacting with people and working on group projects
  • Adaptable/flexible -- enjoys doing work that requires frequent shifts in direction
  • Detail-oriented -- would rather focus on the details of work than the bigger picture
  • Achievement-oriented -- enjoys taking on challenges, even if they might fail
  • Innovative -- prefers working in unconventional ways or on tasks that require creativity
  • High stress tolerance -- thrives in a high-pressure environment

Company's website:

  • www.obamaacademy.org