Current Positions Available

    Thank you for your interest in joining Grand Traverse Academy. We're adding to our team!
    The current positions are available immediately:

    High School Math Teacher - Algebra & Geometry

    Job summary: Demonstrate the mission of Grand Traverse Academy (that all students are safe, loved and learning as they achieve excellence in character and academics) by planning, organizing and implementing an appropriate instructional program in a Secondary learning environment that guides and encourages students to develop and fulfill their academic potential.

    Primary responsibilities:

    • Continuously demonstrate the mission of Grand Traverse Academy.

    • Plan, prepare and deliver lesson plans and instructional materials that facilitate active learning.

    • Develops schemes of work, lesson plans and tests that are in accordance with

      established procedures.

    • Instruct and monitor students in the use of learning materials and equipment. Use

      relevant technology to support and differentiate instruction.

    • Manage student behavior in the classroom by establishing and enforcing rules and

      procedures.

    • Maintain discipline in accordance with the rules and disciplinary systems of the school.

    • Provide appropriate feedback on work.

    • Encourage and monitor the progress of individual students and use information to adjust

      teaching strategies.

    • Maintain accurate and complete records of students' progress and development.

    • Update all necessary records accurately and completely as required by laws, district

      policies and school regulations.

    • Prepare required reports on students and activities.

    • Participate in department, school, district and parent meetings.

    • Communicate necessary information regularly to students, colleagues and parents

      regarding student progress and student needs.

    • Establish and communicate clear objectives for all learning activities.

    • Prepare classroom for class activities. Provide a variety of learning materials and

      resources for use in educational activities.

    • Observe and evaluate student's performance and development.

    • Assign and grade class work, homework, tests and assignments.

    Qualifications:

    • Hold a bachelors degree, minimum

    • Valid State of Michigan teacher certification preferred

    This is a full-time position, Monday-Friday, which includes salary, health insurance, paid time off and a 401(k) plan with match. If interested, complete an online application or send a letter of interest and resume with references to HR@mygta.us.

    Preschool & Quality Care (before and after school care) Program Director

    Job summary: Demonstrate the mission of Grand Traverse Academy (that all students are safe, loved, and learning as they achieve excellence in character and academics) by providing activity-based instruction, play, Choice Theory and Character Education for the Preschool and Quality Care programs with an emphasis on caring and loving relationships with students, parents, and fellow staff.

    Primary responsibilities:

    • Continuously demonstrate the mission of Grand Traverse Academy.

    • Prepare for, and administer high quality, age appropriate instruction to Pre-school and Quality Care students in accordance with established content standards and state law.

    • Maintain compliance records and operationality of childcare programming.

    • Supervise childcare program staff and evaluate performance.

    • Maintain and implement safety plans in accordance with Michigan Compiled Laws.

    • Observe and supervise students during free play and learning centers.

    • Supervise indoor and outdoor recess times.

    • Supervise student lunch and snack breaks.

    • Additional duties as assigned by school leadership.

    Qualifications:

    • Meet Michigan requirements for Early Childhood Program Director

    • Valid Michigan Teaching Certificate appropriate for the grade level, ZA or ZS endorsement preferred

    • Minimum 18 credit hours in Early Childhood Education

    This is a full-time position, Monday-Friday, which includes salary, health insurance, paid time off and a 401(k) plan with match. If interested, complete an online application or send a letter of interest and resume with references to HR@mygta.us.

    Elementary Spanish Teacher, Grades K-6

    Qualifications:

    • Hold a Bachelor's degree, minimum

    • Possess a valid State of Michigan teacher certification with Spanish endorsement

    • Have a passion for building relationships with students and their families

    • Be enthusiastic about the content area

    This is a full-time position, Monday-Friday, which includes salary, health insurance, paid time off and a 401(k) plan with match. Interested applications should complete an online application or send a letter of interest and resume with references to HR@mygta.us.

    Evening Custodian

    Job summary:

    Year-round position, with duties to include general cleaning and occasional event set-up and tear-down.

    This is a full-time position, Monday-Friday, which includes salary, health insurance, paid time off and a 401(k) plan with match. Interested applications should complete an online application or send a letter of interest and resume with references to HR@mygta.us.

    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, 2019, 2020 and 2021.  Grand Traverse Academy's mission is for all students to be safe, loved and learning as they achieve excellence in character and academics.