Get Involved

GRAD Academy Memphis is committed to serving our scholars through high-quality school leadership and instruction, enhanced by wrap-around support that increases their potential for ultimate success. Our team is always seeking dedicated, passionate, and qualified individuals and groups to join our staff, volunteer, and/or provide additional resources to help achieve our educational goals. There are many ways to become involved with GRAD Academy Memphis. Make your commitment today!

Career Opportunities

GRAD Academy Memphis is currently recruiting outstanding secondary school teachers for the 2017-2018 school year. To find out how to join the GAM team, click here.  For information on ESL Teachers for ELLs, click here.

GRAD Academy Memphis is currently recruiting a Director of Parent/Family Engagement and at Risk Services.  The Director will work closely with the school staff, parents and community to create, support, and strengthen strategies and activities for parents with students at risk with an emphasis on the social, emotional and academic success of their children based on a two tiered system.  For more information on this position click here.
Project GRAD USA is currently inviting applications for GRAD Academy Memphis.

We are seeking a motivated person who shares our passion for reforming public education in the United States and who desires to build and enhance our accounting and finance functions at our Memphis, TN location. This position will have primary responsibility for all the accounting and banking functions for GRAD Academy Memphis.  Click here for more information.

Bid & Contract Opportunities

Project GRAD USA –dba as GRAD Academy Memphis located at 1880 Prospect Street, Memphis 38106, is now accepting vendor bids for full School Food Authority –daily food service. Bids will be accepted through Friday, June 23, 2017.

To receive a bid packet please contact Greg L. Oliver, Sr. VP of School Operations. The email is 


Your tax-deductible donation to GRAD Academy Memphis will directly support college scholarships for students, as well as the summer institutes, curriculum enrichment, and ongoing guidance that make college dreams a reality for more and more students. Donations can be made via Project GRAD USA’s PayPal collection point by clicking here or visiting the website here.


Looking for a great way to get involved in your community? Exploring a career change? GRAD Academy Memphis can put your skills to work, add experience to your resume, and build new skills through on-the-job training. Best of all, whether you choose an ongoing commitment such as tutoring or one-time help at an event, your involvement can make the difference in a young person’s life.


GRAD Academy Memphis has gotten off to a successful start because organizations throughout our community have joined us in wanting to change the educational landscape in Memphis. We thank our visionary partners and funders for their steadfast support of enhancing learning environments and helping students and their families believe that college is attainable. Each partner strengthens GRAD Academy Memphis, helping empower young people on their journeys to lifelong success and the success of our communities.

Higher Education Partners

By partnering with GRAD Academy Memphis, colleges and universities can help make higher education a reality for more young people in Memphis. Working with GRAD Academy Memphis also raises the profile of partner institutions, both among potential students and throughout the nation.

Corporate, Foundation, and Individual Partners

Individuals and groups can support our scholars with financial and in-kind contributions, as well as the knowledge that their community believes in their success. To explore ways in which your own organization can partner with GRAD Academy Memphis, please contact us directly!