Employment with Educational Initiatives


University Schools


2023-2024 Faculty & Staff Positions

University Schools is seeking highly qualified, mission-aligned faculty to help realize the mission and vision of our schools. Please use the links below to learn more and apply.

Early Learning Research Center Supervising Faculty

Campus School Supervising Faculty

University Middle School Supervising Faculty

University High School Supervising Faculty 

Coordinator, Career and College Planning

Coordinator, Athletic Programs 


Substitute Teacher and Part Time Teachers for any of the University Schools 

All three University Schools are always looking for highly qualified substitute teachers and part time teachers to teach elective courses. Substitute and part time teachers can apply at the same time to all three schools. Please use the link below to learn more and apply to become a substitute teacher or part time teachers at the Lipman Early Learning & Research Center, Campus School, University Middle, and University High.

University Schools Substitute Teacher and Part Time Teachers

Please email universityschools@memphis.edu  with any questions or for more information.



Student Employment

The ELRC, Campus School, University Middle, and University High hire student employees as educational assistants, aftercare workers and for other positions. To inquire about openings at any of the schools, please email your resume and available work hours to universityschools@memphis.edu

If you are currently employed by University Schools, please use the links below to complete your Student Employee Training:

  1. Watch the training <here>
  2. Complete the exit ticket <here>
  3. Once completed, a confirmation email will go to both you and your supervisor. 

A PDF version of the training can be found here if you would like to access any of the external links.



The University of Memphis follows a wage scaffolding plan for full time faculty and school leaders that is commensurate with education and years of service in the role inclusive of experience outside of the University Schools. Please note that benefits, merit pay, longevity pay, and supplemental compensation for afterschool and summer duties are not reflected in the wage scaffold. 

Please <click here> to view the 2022-2023 University Schools Salary Scale.


Helpful Employee Information

University Schools Faculty & Staff Handbook 2022-2023

Staff Scholarship & Fee Waivers: Supervising teachers can use the online educational benefit forms found <here> to apply for both the staff scholarship and waiver.

More information about each program can be found <here>


Volunteering at University Schools

We welcome parent and student volunteers for our schools! Please contact each school directly for specific volunteer opportunities. Please note that volunteers will need to complete University of Memphis and Shelby County School volunteer forms:

University of Memphis Volunteer Screening >

Shelby County Schools Volunteer Screening >