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Current Positions Available

We are currently interviewing for the 2019-20 school year.  Please send a letter of interest, resume with references, and a copy of your teaching certificate (if applicable) via email to HR@mygta.us, apply online, or mail to Michelle Floering, Grand Traverse Academy, 1245 Hammond Road East, Traverse City, MI, 49686.  Health insurance, 401(k) plan and paid time off included.  An Equal Opportunity Employer.

Positions available include:

Elementary Teachers
High School Language Arts Teacher
Junior High Math Teacher
High School Math Teacher
Secondary Science Teacher (DX or DI certification preferred)
Physical Education Teacher
Music Teacher (full-or part-time for high school choir and 5th/6th grade music)


  • Bachelor’s degree minimum 
  • Valid State of Michigan teacher certification
  • Passionate about building relationships with students and families
  • Enthusiastic about content area
  • Excellent communication skills

Secondary Special Education Teacher 


  • Current MDE certification
  • Valid Michigan K-12 Special Education certification and highly qualified status in the state of Michigan
  • Experience at all grade levels preferred


Planning curriculum and preparing lessons and other instructional materials to meet the individual needs of students, considering such factors as physical, emotional, and educational levels of development.  The successful candidate must also be able to relate positively with students and build strong relationships with parents, administrators, testing specialists, social workers, and various other teaching professionals to develop individual educational plans for students.

Grand Traverse Academy is a K-12 public charter school founded in 2000, chartered by Lake Superior State University and located just minutes from downtown Traverse City, Michigan. It is a Glasser Quality School with high academic expectations and a focus on good character, and has been listed among the best high schools in the nation by U.S. News & World Report in 2013, 2014, 2017 and 2019. Grand Traverse Academy's mission is for all students to be safe, loved and learning as they achieve excellence in character and academics.