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Elementary-Middle-High School Teaching Positions

EAA of Michigan | Detroit MI 48202 USA | Full Time - School Year | Revised: 04/30/2012

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Education Achievement Authority of Michigan


Equity. Choice. Reinvention.

Thank you for your interest in the Education Achievement Authority of Michigan!

We are excited that you are interested in exploring teaching opportunities with us!

The Education Achievement Authority (EAA) is a new statewide system of schools that will assume operation of the lowest performing 5 percent of schools in the state of Michigan. The ultimate goal of the EAA of Michigan is to transform traditional public schooling in Michigan to assure equitable and multiple opportunities for student achievement in 21^^st^^ Century teaching and learning environments.

On March 13, 2012, fifteen Detroit Public Schools were the first of a total of 100 that will be assigned to the EAA of Michigan. Of the fifteen schools, nine are K-8, and six are high schools. The schools will be pioneering an exciting new form of student-centered learning that will be mastery-based. Also, students will not necessarily be organized along traditional age and grade bands. Recognizing that teachers are our greatest assets, they will be given greater autonomy over curriculum and assessment design and will be expected to innovate and lead instructional programs at the classroom and school level.

To that end, the EAA is seeking teachers who are passionate about going above and beyond the call of duty for Detroit’s students. We seek innovators in the classrooms who welcome professional development and competitive pay for increased responsibility and accountability. In the EAA, teachers will be key in the transformation of schools.

Click on the yellow Apply button today.

If you are inspired to join the call to innovate, collaborate and transform public education, please draft a thoughtful cover letter of interest and resume. You may access our teacher application for all school-based positions at the following link:

Additionally, please forward this announcement to colleagues who share your passion for educational transformation and high quality educational opportunities for children and families.

Who the EAA seeks:

Applications from all teachers and educators who will go above and beyond for Michigan’s Persistently Lowest Achieving (PLA) students, innovate in their classrooms, welcome individualized professional development and competitive pay for increased responsibility. We are looking for teachers who will make a difference in Michigan and who will set an example across the nation.


  • Bachelor's degree
  • Possess or is eligible for a valid Michigan Teaching License. Learn more about applying for appropriate certification as well as testing requirements
  • Strong instructional skills and classroom management
  • Passion for innovation, equity for all students and demonstrated mastery of subject matter
  • Unrelenting pursuit of academic excellent for all students

EAA of Michigan's Teacher Selection Process:

Excellent teachers are required for students to reach their highest academic potential. In order for the EAA of Michigan to achieve its vision of ensuring that all of its students are college, career and workforce ready, it must select educators who are aligned with and committed to its overarching mission. As a result, the EAA of Michigan has determined the following selection process for all educators interested in classroom teaching positions within the EAA for SY 2012-2013:

  • Online Application: This application will capture the applicant's educational background, work experience, references and legal history. The applicant will be asked to submit a resume and answer two essay questions. Once the application has been submitted, the applicant will receive a confirmation email and he/she will no longer be able to make additional edits or changes to the application.
  • Video Course: Applicants who advance to Phase II of the Selection Process will be asked to watch two short videos and answer two corresponding short answer questions.
  • Virtual Interview: Applicants who advance to Phase III of the Selection Process will participate in a 45-minute interview with a member(s) of the EAA of Michigan's Selection TEam through a virtual conferencing system (e.g. Skype) and answer questions that target disposition as well as instructional expertise.

Applicants who successfully complete all three phases of the selection process will be placed in a "Recommended Pool," which can be accessed by all EAA of Michigan principals for additional school-based interviews. These candidates will also be invited to private networking and informational events throughout the spring and summer.

Please reach out to Mr. Drew Echelson who is leading our Recruitment and Selection team regarding any questions you may have about the work of the EAA of Michigan at

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Location Detroit, MI, United States
Categories Professional Development/Instr. Coach
Organization Type DOE/Government
Grade Level Pre-School/Early Childhood, Elementary 1-3, Elementary 4-6, Middle School/Junior High, High School
Teaching field Art/Media Arts, Athletics Coach, Computer/Technology, Dance, Theater/Drama, Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, English/Language Arts, ESL/ESOL, Family/Consumer Science, Foreign Language, Gifted/Talented, Health/Physical Education, Music/Instrumental, Mathematics, Music/Chorus, Substitutes/Aids, Reading Specialist, Science, Natural, Social Studies/Science, Special Education, Social Worker/Pupil Personnel Worker, American Sign Language, Bilingual Education, Physical Therapist, Speech-Language Pathology, Media Specialist/Librarian, Speech Communication, Career/Vocational Education, Adult Education, School Nurse, Support Staff, After school/Extended Learning

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Contact Name EAA of Michigan Recruitment Team
How to apply Applications are no longer accepted for this job posting.
Primary Phone (313) 456-3010
Job Code -