Job Postings

Posted 10/17/18

T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® MICHIGAN Intake Specialist, Michigan AEYC, Lansing, MI

Contact Person: Erica Willard

Job Location:

Michigan AEYC
Lansing, MI 48917

Job Title: T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® MICHIGAN Intake Specialist

Job Description:

Position Type: Full Time Employee, non-exempt

Reports to: Michigan AEYC Executive Director / Director of T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® MICHIGAN

Responsibilities: Coordinate the scholarship application intake process and counsel applicants, sponsors, and recipients regarding the services offered through T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® MICHIGAN.

Qualifications:
– CDA (Child Development Associate Credential), Associates Degree in
Early Childhood Education preferred.
– Two years’ experience in an early childhood education and/or care setting
and two years of related administrative experience.
– Self-motivation and an ability to work toward objectives with minimal
supervision.
– Strong written and verbal communication skills including reports and
business correspondence.
– Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills.
– Must be detail oriented.
– Ability to work with diverse individuals and organizations.
– Prior to employment, candidate must pass an employment test and drug
screening test, and undergo a reference and security check.

Specific Responsibilities:
The T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® Michigan Intake Specialist will work with the
Director of T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® MICHIGAN to complete the following
responsibilities:

1. Assist scholarship applicants with the intake process.
2. Make an initial review of scholarship applications to ensure all
required documentation is collected. Follow up with incomplete
document collection.
3. Enter data relating to all incoming applications, W-9 forms, agency
profiles, and survey results into the T.E.A.C.H. database.
4. Communicate application status to applicants.
5. Educate potential scholarship recipients and sponsor on scholarship
components and eligibility.
6. Utilize State of Michigan child care licensing data and Great Start to
Quality Star Rating data to collect eligibility criteria.
7. Answer scholarship inquiries via phone, e-mail, and online chat
service.
8. Provide administrative support to T.E.A.C.H. Program Director
counseling staff, and other organization staff as needed.
9. Attend outreach opportunities as a staff representative to disseminate
program information to potential participants, sponsors, and partners.
10. Provide general office support: assist with routine correspondence,
maintain databases, respond to requests for assistance and
information, sort and distribute mail, filing.
11. Maintain good working relationships with scholarship recipients,
educational institutions, sponsors, and program partners.
12. Maintain confidentiality of information on T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood
Michigan® scholarship participants, staff, and board members.
13. Other duties as assigned.

Compensation: $15.50 p/h plus an additional stipend of 10% of gross pay to apply to the employee cafeteria plan (Simple IRA with employer match, long term disability, dependent care savings account, limited purpose medical
savings account). Michigan AEYC provides paid holidays and personal
time.

Location: Lansing, Michigan

Deadline: Application review process begins October 15, 2018. Accepting
applications until position is filled.

Application: Send a letter of application, resume, and 2 letters of recommendation to:

Erica Willard, Executive Director
Michigan AEYC
839 Centennial Way, Suite 200
Lansing, MI 48917-9277
Or via e-mail: ewillard@nullmiaeyc.org

Job link: http://www.miaeyc.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/Job-Announcment.TEACH-Intake-Specialist-10-18.pdf

Closing Date for Job: October 15, 2018 (application review process begins); accepting applications until position is filled.

Posted 10/15/18

T.E.A.C.H. Scholarship Counselor, Michigan AEYC, Lansing, MI

Contact Person: Erica Willard

Job Location:

Michigan AEYC
Lansing, MI 48917

Job Title: T.E.A.C.H. Scholarship Counselor

Job Description:

T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® MICHIGAN Counselor Division
Position Type: Full Time Employee, non-exempt
Reports To: Michigan AEYC Executive Director / Director of T.E.A.C.H. Early
Childhood® MICHIGAN
Responsibilities: Case management of scholarship recipients funded through T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® MICHIGAN.

Qualifications
• Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood/Child Development or related human services field.
• Two years of related experience and/or training.
• Proficiency with computer technology, word processing, spreadsheet and database software (preferably FileMaker Pro).
• Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills.
• Excellent oral communication skills including the ability to effectively
present information and respond to questions.
• Excellent written communication skills including reports and business
correspondence.
• Ability to work with diverse individuals and organizations.
• Prior to employment, candidate must pass an employment test and drug
screening test, and undergo a reference and security check.

Specific Responsibilities
The T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® Michigan Counselor will work with the
Director of T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® MICHIGAN to complete the following tasks associated with these responsibilities:

Scholarship Management:
1. Review and process applications from the assigned service area and
award scholarships.
2. Generate award letters and accompanying forms.
3. Review recipient files to monitor scholarship components.
4. Authorize charge approvals for tuition and books.
5. Process invoices for reimbursement from scholarship
recipients/sponsoring programs.
6. Notify scholarship recipients about raises/bonuses.
7. Assist center directors, owners, and child care staff with completing
enrollment forms.
8. Answer questions and discuss the scholarship project with child care
center directors, owners, colleges, teachers, and family child care home
providers.
9. Counsel scholarship recipients about course selection.
10. Respond to requests for information and application materials.
11. Assist in recruiting scholarship participants.

Relationships with community colleges:
1. Proactively maintain good working relationships with early childhood
coordinators at colleges in the assigned service area.
2. Provide college early childhood coordinators and finance officers a list
of students approved for scholarships each quarter/semester.
3. Maintain college profile and degree information and update regularly.
Record Keeping:
1. Track award letters and related information.
2. Enter data for scholarship recipients and sponsors in the database.
3. Track all invoices for reimbursement from scholarship
recipients/sponsor.
4. Secure adequate and accurate information to make appropriate
payments to scholarship recipients/sponsors/colleges.
5. Track all raises/bonuses for scholarship recipients.
6. Keep accurate records of all contacts in file/database.
7. Track wage progression in file/database.

Counseling:
1. Send notices to scholarship participants in the assigned service area,
explaining the counseling role and willingness to serve as an advocate.
2. Provide academic and career counseling to scholarship recipients.
3. Provide personal counseling to scholarship recipients. Offer support,
discuss strategies, and make appropriate referrals to help the student.
4. Assist with maintaining director/owner/teacher relationships.

Data Collection:
Using FileMaker Pro:
1. Maintain and regularly update lists of recipients/sponsors in the
assigned service area.
2. Obtain information necessary to report on individual recipient program
status.
3. Provide statistical information on participant progress to the Director
of T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® MICHIGAN.

Outreach & Project Recruitment:
1. Make presentations at college early childhood classes and other
conferences/meetings.
2. Assist in project marketing and advocacy.

General:
1. Maintain confidentiality of information on T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood®
MICHIGAN scholarship participants (individuals and organizations),
Michigan AEYC staff and Michigan AEYC Governing Board members.
2. Maintain positive working relationships with scholarship recipients,
colleges, representatives of participating early childhood programs, and
other agencies.
3. Attend Michigan AEYC Governing Board meetings, committee meetings,
the Annual Conference, the Governing Board Retreat and other
meetings and events as requested.
4. Proactively maintain good working relationships with the T.E.A.C.H and
Michigan AEYC staff and members of the Michigan AEYC governing
board.
5. Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of T.E.A.C.H. Early
Childhood® MICHIGAN or the Michigan AEYC Executive Director.
Compensation: $16.00 to $18.50 p/h plus an additional stipend of 10% of
gross pay to apply to the employee cafeteria plan. Michigan AEYC provides paid holidays and vacations.

Location: Lansing, Michigan
Deadline: Application review process begins October 15, 2018. .Accepting
applications until position is filled.

Application: Send a letter of application, resume, and 2 letters of
recommendation to:

Erica Willard, Executive Director
Michigan AEYC
839 Centennial Way, Suite 200
Lansing, MI 48917-9277

Or via e-mail: ewillard@nullmiaeyc.org

The Michigan Association for the Education of Young Children is a
501(c)(3) non-profit organization that promotes high-quality early learning
for all children, birth through age 8, by connecting practice, policy, and research. We advance a diverse, dynamic early childhood profession and support all who care for, educate, and work on behalf of young children.
Michigan Association for the Education of Young Children is an equal
opportunity employer.

Job link: www.miaeyc.org

Closing Date for Job: Oct 20, 2018

Assistant Teacher, MSU Child Development Laboratory, East Lansing, MI

Contact Person: Phillip Baumgarner

Job Location: Michigan State University Child Development Laboratory
325 W Grand River Ave
East Lansing, MI 48823

Job Title: Assistant Teacher

Job Description: The Child Development Laboratories, a NAEYC accredited center, is seeking motivated professionals for temporary assistant teacher positions. Requirements are a Bachelor degree in Child Development, Early
Childhood Education, or similar degree, commitment to the field of early
care and education, and a growth mindset. Responsibilities include using
developmentally appropriate practice, working collaboratively with a
teaching team and university students, planning and assessment.

Hours are Monday-Friday, 8 hours per day. Anticipated employment
October 2018 through July 2019.

Job site: https://hdfs.msu.edu/cdl

Closing Date for Job: Oct 19, 2018

Early Childhood Specialist, Kalamazoo RESA, Kalamazoo, MI

Contact Person: Tara Kane

Job Location: Kalamazoo RESA
Kalamazoo, MI 49006

Job Title: Early Childhood Specialist

Job Description:

TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION, YOU MUST APPLY ONLINE
AT WWW.KRESA.ORG/JOBS BY 10/26/2018.

Ensures the implementation of high-quality preschool programs and compliance of the Great Start Readiness Program (GSRP) across Kalamazoo County programs through regular, ongoing classroom support to GSRP classroom staff. Transfers expertise in early childhood best-practices to real-world program and classroom implementation through demonstration, co-teaching, and ongoing support and encouragement to early childhood teaching teams, directors, and principals. Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:
Master’s degree in early childhood education or child development. Five or
more years of relevant job experience. Embraces and supports Kalamazoo
RESA philosophies related to diversity, inclusiveness and anti-racism.
Ability to interact effectively with individuals from a wide range of cultures.
Ability to discuss cultural differences with colleagues and clients. Ability to
assess one’s own strengths and limitations or challenges and integrate this
understanding into interpersonal interactions.

Preferred Skills:
Ability to select and develop appropriate methods, skills and techniques
attuned to people’s cultural, multicultural or marginal experiences in their
environments. Ability to effectively employ multicultural approaches in
resolving problems.

Jobs page: www.kresa.org/jobs

Closing Date for Job: Oct 26, 2018

Infant Lead Teacher, People’s Church Preschool, East Lansing, MI

Contact Person: Dana Johnson

Job Location: 200 W Grand River Ave
East Lansing, MI 48823

Job Title: Infant Lead Teacher

Job Description:

Peoples Church Preschool is a NAEYC accredited early childhood program
in East Lansing, Michigan. Our preschool has been serving families in
mid-Michigan for over 65 years. We have six classrooms and care for
infants, toddlers, preschool and school-aged children. Our nature-based
philosophy involves outdoor learning and plant and animal care in the
classrooms. We value play and recognize that children learn best through
developmentally appropriate and hands-on experiences.

www.peopleschurchpreshool.com

PCP is currently looking for a full time Lead Teacher in our Infant
Classroom. This teaching position includes curriculum development and
implementation, child assessment, parent communication and classroom
management, among other duties. The position is a salaried position based
on 40 hours a week.

Our lead teachers are offered a competitive benefits package which
includes great wages, paid planning time, vacation and sick leave, and
professional development opportunities. Benefits also include health, vision
and dental coverage, as well as the opportunity to participate in a
retirement plan.

Interested parties should have an associate’s or bachelor’s degree in child
development or early childhood education (or a related field). Please
contact Dana Johnson, Director with inquiries.

Job site: www.peopleschurchpreschool.com

Closing Date for Job: Oct 26, 2018

Infant/Toddler Lead Teachers and Assistants, A Joyful Noise, Midland, MI

Contact Person: Jenny Lambdin

Job Location: 2515 Ashman St
Mildand, MI 48640

Job Title: Infant/Toddler Lead Teachers and Assistants

Job Description:

Looking for Infant/Toddler lead teachers who are energetic, nurturing and
ready to teach young children. Must have a minimum of 12 semester hours,
960 hours of experience in the childcare field and working towards an associates degree or CDA in early childhood development or early childhood education.

Lead Teachers are responsible for the care, supervision and management
of a class of Infants (6 wks-12 months) Toddlers (12months -24months).
Other responsibilities include: diapering, planning activities, record
developmental information on children and communicate with parents, and
maintaining a clean classroom.

Also looking for some fun loving assistants to help out in the classrooms.
A Joyful Noise is open M-F from 7am-6pm

Please send resume to ajoyfulnoise2515@nullatt.net or call Jenny @
989-835-5555

Contact email: ajoyfulnoise2515@nullatt.net

Closing Date for Job: Nov 01, 2018

Pre-K Head Teacher, Northville Public Schools (Old Village School), Northville, MI

Contact Person: Joanne Sawicki

Job Location:

Northville Public Schools – Old Village School
405 W. Main Street
Northville, MI 48167

Job Title: Pre-K Head Teacher (Half-day 3’s and School-day Pre-K 4’s)

Job Description:

Job Summary:

The position involves managing all aspects related to the
operation of a high quality preschool classroom including: planning
activities, documenting and assessing children’s learning, record keeping,
supervising support staff and developing positive relationships with families
and colleagues.On going professional development is required and
provided.

Locations: Old Village School (Main Street)

Hours: Monday Wednesday Friday (School-Day Pre-K class 4-5 year olds)
8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. with additional 1.0 planning time
AND
Tuesday & Thursday (Pre-K Half-Day 3 year olds)
8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. with additional .5 planning time
Classified as part time

Hourly Rate: Head Teacher Salary Schedule
2018-2019 starting at Step 1 = $18.72

Benefits: Paid sick time
Paid holidays and vacation time

Start Date: Upon hire and clearance

Job notice link:
https://earlychildhood.northvilleschools.org/apps/pages/index.jsp?uREC_ID
=351195&type=d&pREC_ID=761951

Closing Date for Job: Oct 17, 2018

Assistant Lead Teacher, University of Michigan-Dearborn Early Childhood Education Center, Dearborn, MI

Contact Person: Kathy Filipiak

Job Location:

University of Michigan-Dearborn Early Childhood Education Center
18501 Rotunda Drive
Dearborn, MI 48124

Job Title: Assistant Lead Teacher

Job Description:

The ECEC is seeking highly motivated and compassionate individuals to be assistant lead teachers in a preschool classroom environment.
10-30 hours a week

Responsibilities*
Work with children (ages 1-6) in a classroom setting. Duties may include,
but are not limited to:

  • Assist with group time activities
  • Outdoor exploration
  • Documenting children’s thoughts and ideas
  • Provide lunchtime and snack support to children
  • Snack preparation
  • Provide one on one attention when needed
  • Classroom maintenance

Required Qualifications*
High School Diploma
Clear communication both written and oral
Background Screening
The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job
candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party
administrator to conduct background checks. Background checks will be
performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.
U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action
employer.

Job notice link:
http://careers.umich.edu/job_detail/151938/student_preschool_classroom_
assistant

Closing Date for Job: Jan 01, 2019

Lead Infant Toddler Teacher, Freedom Childcare Center, Ann Arbor, MI

Contact Person: Jamie Healy

Job Location: Freedom Childcare Center 8753 Pleasant Lake Road
Ann Arbor, MI 48103

Job Title: Lead Infant Toddler Teacher

Job Description: To implement the Hight Scope curriculum and to plan for daily learning activities for our infants and or toddlers.Care for the infants and toddlers and to nurture them. To have good communication skills, Teacher
communicates with assistant teacher and the director. To have good people skills to work with parents about the child’s growth and development.

Job site: www.freedomchildcarecenter.org

Closing Date for Job: Oct 31, 2018

Preschool Teacher, Somerset Early Childhood Center, Rochester Hills, MI

Contact Person: Jeanine Opyr

Job Location: Somerset Early Childhood Center
1385 S Adams Road
Rochester Hills, MI 48309

Job Title: Preschool Teacher

Job Description: NAEYC Accredited Early Childhood Program seeks part-time preschool teacher, Monday-Friday (8:30-1:00pm), with a possibility of adding afternoons as afternoon enrollment increases. Our school has been
accredited since 2000. We just received the results of our 2018 re-accreditation review. Our school received scores of 100+% on all 10 of
the criteria categories.

We are looking for a teacher who is motivated to continue to learn, grow
and become a long term colleague in a staff of highly qualified, professional
early childhood educators dedicated to providing the best possible EC
experience for young children. Our administrators are career EC specialists
who strive to maintain a work environment for staff that supports their
efforts to grow and to function at their highest level, and that encourages
them to have a voice in policy and curriculum development.

Qualifications:
• 4 year college/university degree in Early Childhood Education (ECE) or a
related field is required.
• Interested applicants with Elementary Education degrees must also have
an Early Childhood endorsement and teaching experience with children 4 years of age or younger.

Essential qualities and experience include:
• A commitment to continuous life-long learning in the area of ECE
• A high level of respect for young children
• Demonstrated experience developing and maintaining a developmentally
appropriate, inquiry-focused, project-based classroom
• Effective child observation and assessment skills
• Early literacy knowledge and experience
• Strong communication and collaboration skills
• A desire to make a positive contribution to a highly professional ECE
team.

Each of our classrooms has two fully qualified teachers who team-teach
together, and plan with a second pair of teachers who are in another
classroom at the same developmental level. Working in this program would
be an excellent match for the Early Childhood educator or who desires to
work with a highly professional team, and is interested in staying current in
the areas of research and best practice in Early Childhood Education.
Applicants should be available to begin immediately.

Job site: www.somersetrochester.org

Closing Date for Job: Oct 31, 2018

GSRP Lead Teacher, Alpena-Montmorency-Alcona ESD, Alpena, MI

Contact Person: Mandy Canute

Job Location: Alpena-Montmorency-Alcona ESD
2118 US 23 South
Alpena, MI 49707

Job Title: GSRP Lead Teacher

Job Description: The Alpena-Montmorency-Alcona ESD is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Early Childhood Lead Teacher. The Early Childhood Lead Teacher is responsible for delivering a high-quality, early education curriculum to preschool students while meeting their individuals learning needs through developmentally appropriate practices.

Qualifications:
1. A valid Michigan teaching certificate and an Early Childhood Education
(ZA) or Early Childhood-General and Special endorsement (ZS) or
willingness to obtain one of these endorsements within 2 years.
2. A BA in Early Childhood Education or Child Development with a major in
either childhood development or early childhood education.
3. Proficiency with oral and written communication.
4. Effective planning and organizational abilities.

Job posting link:
http://www.amaesd.org/about-us/job-opportunities/?category=Elementary+
School+Teaching

Closing Date for Job: Dec 31, 2018

Posted 9/22/18

Lead Toddler Teacher, Bright Horizons at Crittenton, Perry, OH

Contact Person: Stephanie Medlen

Job Location: 4734 Davis Rd
Perry, OH 44081

Job Title: Lead Toddler Teacher

Job Description:

Apply now as a Lead Toddler Teacher at Bright Horizons at Crittenton and
grow your career as an early childhood leader. Each day, our teachers
create joy in children’s lives by teaching through hands-on activities, all
while directly supporting parents’ work/life integration. Lead Teachers
inspire the professional development for others on their teams, providing
guidance and support to future early childhood leaders.

Teaching at Bright Horizons, you will:
Inspire a talented team of early childhood professionals like yourself
including orient new team members
Collaborate with team in developing classroom plans and goals
Develop emergent curriculum that is designed to inspire children
Partner with parents to support, guide and share in their child’s growth and
development
Nurture your career aspirations and personal growth as well as others
through unlimited opportunities!

Job Requirements:
High school diploma/GED required
Related college-level course work or CDA course work required
CDA or working towards an Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree preferred
12-18 months of professional teaching experience required
Demonstrated knowledge of developmentally appropriate practice (DAP)
Must meet state requirements for education and additional center/school
requirements may apply

Jobs page:
www.brighthorizon.com/careers

Closing Date for Job: Nov 01, 2018

Part- Time Montessori Assistant Teacher, Bright Horizons Montessori, West Bloomfield, MI

Contact Person: Stephanie Medlen

Job Location: Brookfield Academy- West Bloomfield
West Bloomfield, MI 48323

Job Title: Part- Time Montessori Assistant Teacher

Job Description: Apply now to begin your journey as an early childhood professional at The Brookfield Academy- West Bloomfield managed Bright Horizons. Each day as Montessori associate teacher you will share your passion for educating young children while having fun and experiencing Bright Horizons’ unique, innovative and supportive environment. Work with a team of child care
professionals to make a difference in the lives of children and families,
creating high-quality, developmentally appropriate programs for children.
Teaching at Bright Horizons Montessori program, you will
grow your career while learning from a talented team of Montessori professionals
Witness and support the developmental milestones of the children in your
care Inspire children’s learning through an emergent curriculum reflecting the
Montessori approach Partner with parents to support, guide and share in their child’s growth and development
Impact the lives of children and families each and every day
At Bright Horizons Montessori, we support our employees in their lives both
at work and at home ensuring a work environment in which each
employee’s chosen path is respected, rewarded, and celebrated.

Job Requirements:
High School Diploma/GED required
CDA or working towards an Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree preferred
Must be a minimum of 18 years of age or if allowed in the state, a minimum
of 16 years of age if participating in a supervised work study program
Must meet State requirements for education and additional center/school
requirements may apply

Jobs page:
www.brighthorizon.com/careers

Closing Date for Job: Oct 30, 2018

Lead Teacher – Toddler Room, St. Michael’s Community Child Care Center & Preschool, Richville, MI

Contact Person: Gloria Fahlsing

Job Location: St. Michael’s Community Child Care Center & Preschool
9444 W. Saginaw Rd. P.O. Box 185
Richville, MI 48758

Job Title: Lead Teacher – Toddler Room

Job Description:

1. Provide a quality child care and early education program for toddlers.
2. Plan, prepare, and implement an age-appropriate daily schedule,
lessons, and early learning activities.
3. Oversee the toddler program, classroom environment, and staff
assigned to toddler room.
4.Complete regular developmental assessments for toddlers.
5. Communicate regularly with parents.
6. Interact in play and conversations with toddlers, supervising children in
the classroom, on the playground, during rest period, and during transition
times.
7. Helping children with snacks and meals.
8. Assist children with daily tasks and needs.
9. Perform general housekeeping chores to maintain a clean and attractive
classroom.

Job site: www.stmichaelsrichville.com

Closing Date for Job: Oct 31, 2018

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