Job Postings

Posted 8/13/18

Head Start Preschool Teacher Assistants, Head Start for Kent County, Walker, MI

Contact Person: Claire Kingsley

Job Location: 2626 Walker Ave NW
Walker, MI 49544

Job Title: Head Start Preschool Teacher Assistants

Job Description: Head Start for Kent County is seeking Preschool Teacher Assistants to ensure a safe environment for children in accordance with performance standards by meeting the physical, social, intellectual, emotional and cultural needs of each enrolled child in partnership with their parents.
(GSRP) Full Day
•An Associate degree in Early Childhood Education or Child Development
or the equivalent; or
•A valid classroom (CDA) Child Development Associate credential; or
•Complete a plan of Action form certifying* that within two (2) years they will
complete one of the following: ?Associate degree in ECE or CD or the
equivalent
?A CDA credential
(HS4KC) Half Day
•High School Diploma or GED (and) must be enrolled** in a CDA program
that will be completed within two (2) years
•Associate or Bachelor degree in any field (Associate or Bachelor degree in
ECE or CD preferred) or be enrolled** in a program leading to such a
degree
Hours depending on Site (Monday-Thursday 7:00am-4:00pm and Friday
7:30am-11:30am) or (Monday-Thursday 7:45am-4:45pm and Friday
7:30am-11:30am)
Head Start for Kent County offers a comprehensive benefits package
designed to meet the needs of our employees: Medical Insurance, Dental
Insurance, Vision Insurance, Life Insurance, Supplemental Life Insurance,
Short-Term Disability Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, 401(K)
Retirement Plan, Tuition Reimbursement, Paid Sick Time (8 hours per
month), Paid Personal Days (2 days per year), Paid Vacation, Paid Snow
Days, No Evening Work (Most Positions)

Jobs page: https://www.hs4kc.org/careers/job-opportunities/

Closing Date for Job: Aug 31, 2018

Lead Infant Teacher, Bright Horizons, Pontiac, MI

Contact Person: Stephanie Medlen

Job Location: Bright Horizons , 161 Bassett Street
Pontiac, MI 48341

Job Title: Lead Infant Teacher

Job Description: Apply now as an Infant Lead Teacher and grow your career as an early childhood leader at the St. Joseph Mercy Oakland Child Development Center in Pontiac. 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
At Bright Horizons, 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.
Current Infant/Toddler CDA or Infant/Toddler College coursework is
required.

Jobs page: www.brighthorizons.com/careers

Closing Date for Job: Sep 15, 2018

License-Exempt Provider Coach, Early Childhood Investment Corporation, Lansing, MI

Contact Person: Carrie Tynan

Job Location: Early Childhood Investment Corporation
Lansing, MI 48917

Job Title: License-Exempt Provider Coach

Job Description:

This position is based statewide – not specific to Lansing
Position Summary
The primary purposes of this position are:
• To support license-exempt child care providers (formerly known as
unlicensed subsidized providers) to successfully complete newly required
on-site health and safety visits that will occur in the child’s home within the
required timelines.
• To connect providers and families to local resources, programs and
services for the children and families.
• To assist and encourage providers to participate in local trainings and
peer networking opportunities to increase their social connections and
knowledge of child development and care.

Jobs page: http://ecic4kids.org/content/careers

Closing Date for Job: Aug 17, 2018

License-Exempt Provider Project Manager, Early Childhood Investment Corporation, Lansing, MI

Contact Person: Carrie Tynan

Job Location: Early Childhood Investment Corporation
Lansing, MI 48917

Job Title: License-Exempt Provider Project Manager

Job Description:

This position is based statewide – not exclusive to Lansing
Position Summary:
The License-Exempt Provider Project Manager will provide overall
guidance, execute the scope of work in a timely and efficient manner, and
ensure strong communication related to license-exempt provider health and
safety visits. This position will also work across projects as part of a
collaborative team focused on promoting innovative, high-quality,
research-based early childhood practices and policies across the full
continuum of early care and education programs and settings. This position
will supervise a team comprised of one Technical Assistance Specialist and
up to 10 Coaches located throughout the state, and ensure the goals of the
project are implemented.

Jobs page: http://ecic4kids.org/content/careers

Closing Date for Job: Aug 17, 2018

Teacher Assistant, Blue Water Community Action, Port Huron, MI

Contact Person: Amy Burns

Job Location: Blue Water Community Action
302 Michigan Street
Port Huron, MI 48060

Job Title: Teacher Assistant

Job Description: BWCA has a job opening in the Children’s Services Department for a part-time Teacher Assistant at our MacDonald location in Casco.

If you are interested submit application and/or resume by August 15, 2018 to:
Human Resource Department
302 Michigan St
Port Huron, MI 48060

JOB TITLE: TEACHER ASSISTANT
PROGRAM: Children’s Services
SUPERVISOR: Teacher
STATUS: Teacher Assistant, Non-Exempt
The purpose of the Teacher Aide is to support the Teacher in providing a
safe, engaging, and developmentally appropriate classroom. Job related
activities will occur primarily at an assigned classroom during the work
week, with occasional Fridays and/or evenings.DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES – JOB SPECIFIC
1. Daily Routine: Assist with the planning and implementation of a
developmentally appropriate daily routine that incorporates Head Start and
agency requirements, using the High/Scope curriculum.
2. Conferences: Assist with the planning and implementation of school
conferences and home visits.
3. Safety: Ensure the highest level of well-being
incidents. Participate in the maintenance of a clean and safe work
environment.
6. Teamwork: Effectively participate as a team member at multiple
organizational levels and across departments.
7. Goals: Understand and meet organizational goals/objectives related to
position including agency strategic plan, ROMA plan, and Children’s
Services Strategic Plan as well as taking on duties that are not related to
position as supports for management staff/support staff to reach
goals/objectives. MGT: Team achieves outcomes.
8. Communication: Effectively communicate with other staff, clients,
partners, and the public in a manner that is tactful, sensitive, and
respectful. Demonstrate active listening. Body language and tone are
consistent with verbal messages. Demonstrates friendly, positive “can do”
attitude: Oral and written communications are clear, concise and accurate;
Keep team members informed.
9. Confidentiality: Maintain confidentiality of client and organizational
information.
10. Improvement: Continually improve skills through a variety of
opportunities external and internal with particular attention to areas
identified in the Professional Development Plan and other goals set related
to improvement. Improve outcomes results of assessments related to job
position, client outcomes, and organizational goals. Attend staff
pre/in-services and other training opportunities as available.
11. Compliance to Policy: Understand and comply with organization and
regulating policies and procedures including the reporting of child/adult
abuse/neglect as required by law.
QUALIFICATIONS
1. High School Diploma.
2. CDA within 2 years of hire date.
3. Associates Degree in Early Childhood or related field preferred.
4. Ability to lift fifty (50) pounds.
5. Obtain and maintain first aid, CPR, and CDA (if applicable) certifications.
Blue Water Community Action is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does
not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national
origin, age, marital status, height, weight, sex, marital status, sexual
orientation, veteran status, or disability.

Job site: www.bwcaa.org

Closing Date for Job: Aug 15, 2018

Full-time Lead Toddler Teachers, Heart of the Shepherd Child Development Center, Howell, MI

Contact Person: Courtni Holst

Job Location: Heart of the Shepherd Child Development Center
228 N. Burkhart Rd.
Howell, MI 48843

Job Title: Full-time Lead Toddler Teachers

Job Description: Heart of the Shepherd Child Development Center in Howell, MI is looking for caring, educated and trained, flexible staff to join our teaching team.

Qualifications: Must have previous teaching experience in an Early
Childhood/Child Development center, working with children 2.5-5 years.
Must recognize the benefits of play-based philosophy and have experience
in an open-ended, process-based learning environment. Prefer candidate
to have a bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood/Child Development or a
related field but may be working toward a degree from an accredited
institution of higher education.

Responsibilities: Lead Teachers maintain all aspects of classroom
management, working with a teaching team to implement developmentally
appropriate classroom experiences while providing a safe, healthy,
nurturing, positive Christian environment. Participation in staff meetings
and professional development training are expected. Lead Teachers also
foster positive, purposeful relationships with children and families.
This position is a full-time salaried position working Monday-Friday, 8:00
am-5:00 pm. Competitive salary dependent on education and experience
of candidate. Eligible for healthcare, disability & retirement benefits after
90 days.

Job site: www.hotshepherd.org

Closing Date for Job: Sep 30, 2018

Posted 8/1/18

Various childcare positions, Laingsburg Community Schools, Laingsburg, MI

Contact Person: Nikki Lange

Job Location: Laingsburg Community Schools
Laingsburg, MI 48848

Job Title: Various childcare positions

Job Description: We are looking for highly qualified staff to fill positions open in our early care, daycare and after care programs. Please contact for information if interested.

Job contact:
nikki.lange@nulllaingsburg.k12.mi.us

Closing Date for Job: Aug 20, 2018

PT Lab Assistant – Child Development & Early Education, Lansing Community College, Lansing, MI

Contact Person: Tricia McKay

Job Location: Lansing Community College
515 N Washington Square Suite 108
Lansing, MI 48933

Job Title: PT Lab Assistant – Child Development & Early Education

Job Description: This position is responsible for providing field instruction, coaching, and evaluation for students in Child Development and Early Education courses who are completing field placement at community based early childhood
programs or work-site field placements. Provide oral and written feedback;
establish goals with students to improve skills; model for students the skills
taught in child development courses; complete and submit grade for final
observation rubric which is calculated into the student’s final course grade.
Communicates regularly and works closely with the course instructor.
Participates in faculty and field instructor meetings, and assists with
projects for the Child Development and Early Education Program, as
needed.

Job link:
https://lcc.csod.com/ats/careersite/JobDetails.aspx?site=2&id=467

Closing Date for Job: Sep 01, 2018

Bus Aide, Children’s Services, Port Huron, MI

Contact Person: Amy Burns

Job Location: 302 Michigan Street
Port Huron, MI 48060

Job Title: Bus Aide

Job Description:
Blue Water Community Action has a job opening in the Children’s Services
Department for a Bus Aide. This position is part time.

If you are interested submit application and/or resume to:
Human Resource Department
302 Michigan St
Port Huron, MI 48060

JOB TITLE: BUS AIDE
PROGRAM: Children’s Services
SUPERVISOR: Support Services Specialist
STATUS: Bus Aide – Non-Exempt
The purpose of the Bus Aide is to ensure the children’s safety during
transitions to/from the bus and while on the bus, as well as transmit
information to/from parents/other staff, and provide continuity of learning
between school and home. Job related activities will occur primarily on a
bus, outdoors, and in classrooms during the work week with occasional
Fridays or evenings.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES – JOB SPECIFIC
1. Pickup/Drop off: Following procedures, safety conduct pickups and drop
offs of children.
2. Releases: Release children to approved individuals only.
3. Restraints: Properly secure children in appropriate safety restraint and
supervise them while on the bus.
4. Attendance: Maintain “real time” attendance sheets.
5. Participate: Actively participate with children while maintaining control
and as a positive role model for staff, parents, and children.
6. Drills: Assist with bus evacuation drills.
7. Inform: Keep parents/guardians informed of all necessary information
and share pertinent family information with appropriate staff.
8. Parents: Promote parent involvement by encouraging participation in the
classroom and other program activities.
9. Educate: Provide training to parents and children on pedestrian/bus
safety education.
10. Driver: Maintain open communication with bus driver and establish a
positive work relationship.
11. Safety: Ensure the highest level of well-being and safety of the children
at all times.
12. Other: Other duties may include:
A. Provide breaks for classroom staff, using developmentally appropriate
adult/child interactions.
B. Caring for children during a parent meeting or other activity.
C. Shopping for items needed for classrooms or other activities.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES – ORGANIZATIONAL
1. Demonstration of Values: Understand BWCA’s mission and purpose.
Adhere to BWCA standards of conduct, program philosophy (where
applicable), and cultural contract.
2. Customer Service: Provide high quality customer service in a prompt,
respectful, and professional manner. Conduct formal/informal assessment
of eligibility for BWCA programs and make referrals as appropriate.
3. Quality of Work: Consistently perform job duties accurately and timely;
cost conscious when utilizing materials and resources; seek opportunities
for improving processes: and, meet commitments and deadlines.
4. Flexibility/Adaptability: Demonstrate flexibility and adaptability to change
and to recommendations for improving job performance in a positive
manner.
5. Safety: Demonstrate safe work habits. Report unsafe conditions and
incidents. Participate in the maintenance of a clean and safe work
environment.
6. Teamwork: Effectively participate as a team member at multiple
organizational levels and across departments.
7. Goals: Understand and meet organizational goals/objectives related to
position including agency strategic plan, ROMA plan, and Children’s
Services Strategic Plan as well as taking on duties that are not related to
position as supports for management staff/support staff to reach
goals/objectives. MGT: Team achieves outcomes.
8. Communication: Effectively communicate with other staff, clients,
partners, and the public in a manner that is tactful, sensitive, and
respectful. Demonstrate active listening. Body language and tone are
consistent with verbal messages. Demonstrates friendly, positive “can do”
attitude: Oral and written communications are clear, concise and accurate;
Keep team members informed.
9. Confidentiality: Maintain confidentiality of client and organizational
information.
10. Improvement: Continually improve skills through a variety of
opportunities external and internal with particular attention to areas
identified in the Professional Development Plan and other goals set related
to improvement. Improve outcomes results of assessments related to job
position, client outcomes, and organizational goals. Attend staff
pre/in-services and other training opportunities as available.
11. Compliance to Policy: Understand and comply with organization and
regulating policies and procedures including the reporting of child/adult
abuse/neglect as required by law.
QUALIFICATIONS
1. Experience working with low-income children and their families
preferred.
2. Ability to lift fifty (50) pounds.
Blue Water Community Action is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does
not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national
origin, age, marital status, height, weight, sex, marital status, sexual
orientation, veteran status, or disability.

Jobs site:
https://www.bwcaa.org/who-we-are/careers

Closing Date for Job: Aug 13, 2018

Parent, Family & Community Engagement Supervisor, Head Start for Kent County, Walker, MI

Contact Person: Claire Kingsley

Job Location: 

Head Start for Kent County

2626 Walker Ave NW
Walker, MI 49544

Job Title: Parent, Family & Community Engagement Supervisor

Job Description: 
Provides supervision, mentoring and limited fiscal management; facilitates
coordinated family engagement efforts, focusing on continuous quality
improvement with ongoing professional development. Responsible for
implementing strategies for parent and family engagement in the program
environment including classroom environments and building family and
community partnerships. Acts as a subject matter expert for the
organization.

Essential Functions
Supervision
Ability to lead department in implementing and adapting Parent Family and
Community Engagement practices
Provides oversight for staff within area of expertise, especially related to
delivery and quality of services, in conjunction with the site supervisor who
provides supervision related to the on-going daily work
Responsible for the alignment of Parent Family and Community
Engagement Framework with the established School Readiness Goals
Develop/implement and monitor adherence to procedures for reporting
abuse and neglect according to Michigan Child Protection guidelines
Responsible for the understanding and implementation of the Head Start
Federal Performance Standards, Michigan Child Care Licensing
Requirements, and all other governing regulations; utilize the Early
Childhood Learning and Knowledge Center (ECLKC) to stay connected
and keep EHS/HS Family Advocates informed on latest information on
Office of Head Start priorities, policies, and programs; update EHS/HS
policies and procedures as needed to align with changes at the local, state
of national level
Provides supervision of contracted individuals/trainers as needed
Conduct regular visits at all HS4KC locations
Ensure family needs and goals are identified and followed up on by
teachers ad family advocates
Possess a clear understanding of child tracking and documentation system
in conjunction with relative departments

Training and Development:
Supervises and facilitates training and development for staff and parents in
conjunction with other departments
Develops individualized professional development identified through our
ongoing data review, aligned with our programmatic goals
Partnerships and Collaboration:
Conducts community outreach in the area of expertise to promote Head
Start for Kent County
Explores, defines, and implements partnerships with community agencies
to provide quality services for children and families in areas of identified
need

Fiscal Management:
Provides input into, and monitors, departmental budget.

Data Management:
Assist in the responsibility of the tracking of data and provide accurate
information for the annual Program Information Report (PIR) as well as
monthly reporting
Establish policies and procedures for maintaining confidential family data
records to include completed forms, referral, follow-up, agency contacts,
and family contact reports
Analyze data, individually and within teams, to develop result driven quality
improvement plansResponsible for accurate and timely data in the following areas:
-Average Daily Attendance and Chronic Absence rationale and data.
-Family Services/Needs and Partnership goal data, including any follow
up.
-Translation services.
-Parent involvement.
-Volunteers. (parent and community)
-Community partnerships.
-Transition services.
-Policy Council.
-CPS Referrals
-Coordinates with other supervisors/managers and shares data.

Educational Requirements:
Bachelor Degree (Master Degree preferred) in Early Childhood
Education/Child Development; Family Systems, Services or Studies;
Human Services; Child & Family Development; Sociology; Psychology;
Social Work.

Work Experience:
2-3 years’ experience working with families and community organizations in
a social service setting, preferably with Head Start; knowledge of services
provided by various local social service agencies; 2-3 years’
supervisory/management experience.

Competencies:
Agency Goals – Understands and supports agency philosophies and
policies through words and actions; understands and supports others to
“treat others with dignity and respect.”
Teamwork – Builds and leads effective teams; encourages cooperation with
staff.
Job Knowledge – Makes sure all standards and licensing rules and
regulations are followed; ability to convey ideas and information effectively
and courteously.
Strategic Planning and Organizing – Aligns priorities with goals; solutions
oriented.
Problem Solving/Decision Making – Involves others in seeking solutions;
responds quickly to new challenges.
Dependability – Can be counted on to carry out assignments; adapts to
change.
Quality Improvement – Takes initiative; strives for high quality performance
both individually and organizationally.
Professionalism – Personal appearance and behavior on the job is
appropriate for tasks and interactions.
Accountability – Manages conflict effectively; holds staff accountable.

Jobs link:

Job Opportunities

Closing Date for Job: Aug 15, 2018

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

Contact Person: Anne Porter

Job Location:

Somerset Early Childhood Center

1385 S Adams Road
Rochester Hills, MI 48309

Job Title: Preschool Teacher

Job Description: Preschool Teacher (part-time) (Rochester Hills)
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 in late August. If you are interested
in additional hours, we also have a Before Care position open, which could
be added to the part time teacher position. The hours for that position are
from 7:00 am-9:00 am, Monday – Friday.

Job site:
http://www.somersetrochester.org

Closing Date for Job: Aug 15, 2018

Project Manager, Early Childhood Investment Corporation, Detroit, MI

Contact Person: Carrie Tynan

Job Location: Early Childhood Investment Corporation
Detroit, MI 48201

Job Title: Project Manager

Job Description:
The Project Manager for the W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF)
Practice-based Coaching (PBC) model, as part of the Hope Starts Here
project in the city of Detroit, will provide overall guidance, oversight of the
contract and scope of work, and ensure clear communication related to the
practice-based coaching model with staff, partners, and lead agency. This
position will also work across projects as part of a collaborative team
focused on promoting innovative, high-quality, research-based early
childhood practices and policies across the full continuum of early care and
education programs and settings. This position will supervise a team of one
Project Specialist and up to five Coaches to ensure the goals of the project
and organization are implemented.

Duties and Responsibilities
This list is not all-inclusive. Incumbent(s) may be expected to perform
job-related duties other than those contained in this document and may be
required to have specific job-related knowledge and skills.
-Provide project management and implementation oversight for the project
in a collaborative team atmosphere.
-Supervise staff; provide guidance and expectations of work and review of
work quality, conduct performance evaluations, coach and implement
disciplinary actions as necessary, and provide professional development
opportunities.
-Work collaboratively with Project Specialist, Data Analyst and evaluation
contractors to plan and execute project evaluation and continuous quality
improvement.
-Write and review communications to ensure that they are culturally
appropriate and clear/understandable to a broad variety of audiences.
-Oversee project budget and manage contracts with sub recipients and
vendors, as required to support implementation of activities.
-Communicate regularly with local and statewide partners.
-Form partnerships with other relevant organizations, work collaboratively
with external partners, and maintain positive, professional relationships.
-Stay abreast of information about early childhood care and education
best practices and proposed local, state, and national policies.
-Write about and present complex concepts to meet the needs of a variety
of audiences (e.g. practitioners, families, policy makers, funders,
researchers, other professional(s) at local, state, and national levels.
-Contribute to grant report writing, including developing specific content
needed for grant and report submission.
-Meet regularly with supervisor and Early Childhood Division team
members to provide updates, discuss issues and challenges, and provide
recommendations using a continuous quality improvement approach to
develop and improve projects.
-Perform other duties as assigned.

Job link:
https://recruiting.myapps.paychex.com/appone/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=20
81712

Closing Date for Job: Aug 13, 2018

Business Manager, Spartan Child Development Center, East Lansing, MI

Contact Person: Liz Lauren

Job Location: Spartan Child Development Center
33 Crescent Rd.
East Lansing, MI 48823

Job Title: Business Manager

Job Description: Spartan Child Development Center is hiring a full-time Business Manager, 40 hours/week, salary and benefits package including health, dental, and vision insurance. This position is expected to start on or before September 10, 2018. Interested candidates should submit a current resume and letter of interest to Liz Lauren, Executive Director, in person or by email,
children@nullmsu.edu

The Business Manager provides support for the Executive Director and is
responsible for the Center’s accounting. The Business Manager must be
knowledgeable about the Center’s policies and procedures and reports
directly to the Executive Director.
This is a professional position and includes responsibilities related to the
classrooms, Center and community. The following is a list of specific areas
of responsibility for this position. This list may not be all inclusive; specific
duties may vary according to the needs of the program. Other duties and
tasks may be assigned.

Qualifications
• An Associate’s Degree in a general business field is required with two
years experience in accounting and bookkeeping.
-A bachelor’s degree in a related field is preferred.
• Knowledge of and experience with;
-Microsoft Office
-ProCare Child Care Business Management systems
-Quickbooks and/or other accounting software
-General accounting principles

Accounting Responsibilities
• Maintenance of all financial records to include: accounts receivable,
accounts payable, reporting, payroll, records maintenance and purchasing
• All accounts receivable duties to include:
• Record receivables from a variety of sources (families, DHS, CACFP,
MSU, other agencies)
• Collection of delinquent accounts
• Produce invoices to families on a monthly basis
• All accounts payable duties to include:
• Record all payables
• Issue all checks and obtain two required signatures
• Pay all invoices in a timely manner
• Regularly reconcile the Center’s bank accounts, the MSU Agency Account
and the Center’s petty cash fund
• All financial reporting functions to include
• Prepare financial reports for the Director, Treasurer, and Board of
Directors as requested
• Prepare records and documentation for an annual audit
• Purchase duties to include: purchasing supplies or services from MSU;
purchasing food, office and classroom supplies Responsibilities Related to Payroll
• Maintain payroll records for Center staff
• Prepare payroll and distributing payroll checks
• Compute salary and wage increases as indicated by the Director and
Approved Annual Budget
• Verify accuracy of MSU payroll and providing necessary paperwork to
MSU for student payroll checks
• Prepare quarterly and yearly reports to the IRS, State of Michigan and its
agencies and the City of Lansing
• Prepare W-2 forms for Board Employees
Responsibilities Related to Record Maintenance
• Tuition records of enrolled children (vacation days, withdrawals, new
accounts, schedule changes)
• Employee benefit leave program records
• Renew CACFP application as needed
• Maintenance of CACFP Food Program to include
• Maintain records and prepare monthly reports
• Attend workshops to stay current on CACFP policies and procedures
• Work with auditors and provide all documentation required for annual
audit
Administrative Responsibilities
• Work effectively and communicating with all staff
• Serve as Building Administrator in the absence of the Administrative
Director and Assistant Director
• Communicate with Center families and staff to include: maintaining polite,
friendly relationships with Center families; answering staff and parent
questions; giving Center tours to perspective families
• Provide staff support and relief as needed
• Answer phones as needed
• Maintain confidentiality regarding staff, family, child and administrative
information
• Support to the Administrative Director
• Assist with center enrollment and processing
• Assist with the implementation of Center policies and procedures
• Provide support with Board meetings and functions
• Preparation of documentation for annual fiscal budget

Additional duties as assigned;SCDC reserves the right to add and/or
require attendance for trainings, meetings and special events per center
policies, state or accreditation guidelines. This may include but is not
limited to the following:
• Mandated training and development
-Annual Enrichment Training and Professional Development
-First Aid/CPR
-Blood Borne Pathogen training
-CACFP Annual Training
• Center special events
-International Night
-Parent Involvement Activities
• Meetings

-Committee Meetings, Board Meetings, Staff Meetings
Note: Business Manager salary and wage package competitively
compensates for all required duties in this description.

Job link: scdc.msu.edu

Closing Date for Job: Oct 05, 2018

Lead Teacher Preschool Age, Ida Kids Center, Ida, MI

Contact Person: Nancy Hunter

Job Location: Ida Kids Center
Ida, MI 48140

Job Title: Lead Teacher Preschool Age

Job Description: Applicant must have at least 12 hours in early childhood education. Will be responsible for lesson planning using Creative Curriculum, room decoration, meeting with and communicating with parents and families. A
minimum of 6 hours per day M-F.

Contact: ikc@nullprinceofpeaceida.org

Closing Date for Job: Aug 10, 2018

Posted 7/23/18

Caregiver/3rd person (GSRP), George Washington Carver Academy, Highland Park, MI

Contact Person: Dez’arae Adams

Job Location: George Washington Carver Academy
14510 Second Avenue
Highland Park , MI 48203

Job Title: Caregiver/ 3rd person (GSRP)

Job Description: Job Title: Prekindergarten Caregiver (Full time position)
Salary:$20,000+ benefits (10 month contract)
Program: Great Start Readiness Program
Reports to: Lead Teacher
FLSA Status: Non-exempt

POSITION SUMMARY
The Prekindergarten Caregiver is responsible for assisting the Lead
Teacher and Associate Teacher in developing and implementing a
program of activities that promotes the social, emotional and physical
development of each child enrolled in the prekindergarten program. The
duties and responsibilities will be carried out under the direction of the Lead
Teacher.The Caregiver is also responsible for assuring compliance with
codes of all the state of Michigan and Wayne RESA; and works collegially
with other staff members of George Washington Carver Academy.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
– Report to work Monday- Friday, 7:30am-3:45p; conferences, and staff
meetings
– Perform on-going developmental evaluations of children as required by
Wayne RESA and develop lesson plans and follow curriculum
implementation that addresses the individual needs of each child.
– Completes PQA and COR Advantage with Lead Teacher and prepare
developmental progress reports as needed.
– Assures a healthy, safe, clean and developmentally appropriate
environment for children.
– Assist with the supervision of volunteers for child care setting.
– Reports all staffing and classroom concerns to supervisor in a timely
manner.
– Participate in on-going in-service and educational development
opportunities provided by the program.
– Participate in ongoing development and evaluation of center’s goals and
objectives.
– In accordance with our “team” philosophy, the person filling this position
may occasionally be required to carry out or assist with other tasks in
addition to the duties listed on this job description
– Staff must believe in and act in accordance with both the GWCA’s and
GSRP’s mission statements.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
– Highschool diploma or GED
– 1 year teaching experience in a child care setting is preferred
SKILLS & ABILITIES
– Early Child Development knowledge and experience.
– Knowledge in Desired Results, Developmental Appropriate Practices.
– Good communication, problem solving, and priority setting skills as well
as maintaining an overall positive and professional attitude /disposition.
– Ability to use the computer to input developmental data.
– All employees, regardless of position, serve as role models for children
and adolescents who areserved by our program. Therefore, each employee
must at all times be emotionally stable and able tofunction effectively with
children, adolescents and adults who may have mental or behavioral
health problems. The staff must be able to demonstrate appropriate daily
behavior, appropriateexpression of emotions, as well as appropriate role
modeling. Hostility, aggression and unnecessaryor inappropriate physical
actions as well as inappropriate emotional expression are not acceptable.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
The physical demands described here are representative of those that
must be met by an employee to
successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing
the duties of this job, the employee is required to:
– Frequently walks, uses hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, or
controls, and talks or hears.
– Often required to stand and sit; reach with hands and arms; and stoop,
kneel, crouch, bend, squat or crawl.
– Ability to lift and carry up to 25 pounds and in case of emergency a 40
pound child.
– Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance
vision, color vision, peripheralvision, depth perception, and the ability to
adjust focus.
– Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified
individuals with disabilities to perform theessential functions.

FOR CONSIDERATION
Send cover letter, resume, and transcripts Dezarae Adams: dadams@nullgwcarveracademy.org

George Washington Carver Academy Preschool is fully committed to
Equal Employment Opportunity and to attracting, retaining, developing and
promoting the most qualified employees without regard to their race,
gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, age, physical or
mental disability, citizenship status, veteran status, or any other
characteristic prohibited by state or local law. We are dedicated to
providing a work environment free from discrimination and harassment, and
where employees are treated with respect and dignity.

Job notice:
https://www.indeedjobs.com/george-washington-carver-academy/_hl/en_U
S?cpref=JXWAtnzf3XW5aRnY2g_zohRSoEeMyZToDNPElyzIvXo

Closing Date for Job: Sep 01, 2018

Noon Hour Aide/Relief (GSRP), George Washington Carver Academy, Highland Park, MI

Contact Person: Dez’arae Adams

Job Location: George Washignton Carver Academy
14510 Second Avenue
Highland Park, MI 48203

Job Title: Noon Hour Aide/ Relief (GSRP)

Job Description:

Job Title: Prekindergarten Noon Hour Aide/Relief (Part time position)
Salary: $9.25/ hour

Program: Great Start Readiness Program
Reports to: Lead Teacher
FLSA Status: Non-exempt

POSITION SUMMARY
The Prekindergarten Service Assistant is responsible for assisting the
regular classroom staff in monitoring and interacting with children and
performing routine food service activities related to the setting up of serving
areas the serving of food to students. Monitors classroom during brief
absence of teachers; may assist teachers in classroom activities and
perform general clerical tasks. The duties and responsibilities will be
carried out under the direction of the Lead Teacher. The Service Assistant
is also responsible for assuring compliance with codes of all the state of
Michigan and Wayne RESA; and works collegially with other staff members
of George Washington Carver Academy.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
– Maintain accurate, complete and timely program records; Completes
daily meal and food records
– Completes PQA and COR Advantage with Lead Teacher and prepare
developmental progress reports as needed.
– Assures a healthy, safe, and clean environment for children.
– Prepare food service facilities for the serving of food; count and set out
an appropriate number of food trays; prepare the steam table for serving
hot meals.
– Wash and prepare eating and serving areas; set out food, trays and
beverages according to established procedures.
– Maintain work areas and serving areas in a clean, sanitary and safe
condition; wash and clean counters; wash and store serving materials trays
and kitchen equipment.
– Portion and serve food to students and staff according to established
procedures.
– Assist in storing unused food and supplies; dispose of unusable leftovers
and garbage.
– Perform other duties as assigned.
– Maintain regular attendance.
– Assures the functioning and monitoring of nutrition and food service.
– Reports all concerns to supervisor in a timely manner.
– Participate in on-going in-service and educational development
opportunities provided by the program.
– Participate in ongoing development and evaluation of center’s goals and
objectives.

– In accordance with our “team” philosophy, the person filling this position
may occasionally be required to carry out or assist with other tasks in
addition to the duties listed on this job description
– Staff must believe in and act in accordance with both the GWCA’s and
GSRP’s mission statements.
– Actively engage in daily activities and routines with children.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
-High School Diploma or G.E.D. Certificate
– Food Handler’s Certification

SKILLS & ABILITIES
– Food service basic skills.
– Sanitation practices related t handling and serving food.
– Knowledge of HighScope Curriculum and how to implement when
interacting with children
– Good communication, problem solving, and priority setting skills as well
as maintaining an overall positive and professional attitude /disposition.
– All employees, regardless of position, serve as role models for children
and adolescents who are served by our program. Therefore, each
employee must at all times be emotionally stable and able to function
effectively with children, adolescents and adults who may have mental or
behavioral health problems. The staff must be able to demonstrate
appropriate daily behavior, appropriate expression of emotions, as well as
appropriate role modeling. Hostility, aggression and unnecessary or
inappropriate physical actions as well as inappropriate emotional
expression are not acceptable.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
The physical demands described here are representative of those that
must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential
functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is
required to:
• Frequently walks, uses hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, or
controls, and talks or hears.
• Often required to stand and sit; reach with hands and arms; and stoop,
kneel, crouch, bend, squat or crawl.
• Ability to lift and carry up to 25 pounds and in case of emergency a 40
pound child.
• Ability to withstand all weather conditions that children are subject to per
state regulations.
• Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance
vision, color vision,
peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
• Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified
individuals with disabilities to
perform the essential functions.

FOR CONSIDERATION
Send cover letter, resume, and transcripts Dezarae Adams:
dadams@nullgwcarveracademy.org

George Washington Carver Academy Preschool is fully committed to Equal
Employment Opportunity and to attracting, retaining, developing and
promoting the most qualified employees without regard to their race,
gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, age, physical or
mental disability, citizenship status, veteran status, or any other
characteristic prohibited by state or local law. We are dedicated to
providing a work environment free from discrimination and harassment, and
where employees are treated with respect and dignity.

Job notice:
https://www.indeedjobs.com/george-washington-carver-academy/_hl/en_U
S?cpref=JXWAtnzf3XW5aRnY2g_zohRSoEeMyZToDNPElyzIvXo

Closing Date for Job: Sep 01, 2018

Associate Teacher (GSRP), George Washington Carver Academy, Highland Park, MI

Contact Person: Dez’arae Adams

Job Location: George Washington Carver Academy
14510 Second Avenue
Highland Park, MI 48203

Job Title: Associate Teacher (GSRP)

Job Description:

Job Title: Prekindergarten Associate Teacher (Full time position)
Salary: $25,000+ benefits (10 month contract)

Program: Great Start Readiness Program
Reports to: Lead Teacher
FLSA Status: Non-exempt

POSITION SUMMARY
The Prekindergarten Associate Teacher is responsible for assisting the
Lead Teacher in developing and implementing a program of activities that
promotes the social, emotional and physical development of each child
enrolled in the prekindergarten program. The duties and responsibilities will
be carried out under the direction of the Lead Teacher.The Associate
Teacher is also responsible for assuring compliance with codes of all the
state of Michigan and Wayne RESA; and works collegially with other staff
members of George Washington Carver Academy.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
– Report to work Monday- Friday, 7:30am-3:45p; conferences, and staff
meetings
– Perform on-going developmental evaluations of children as required by
Wayne RESA and develop lesson plansand follow curriculum
implementation that addresses the individual needs of each child.
– Maintain accurate, complete and timely program records; Completes
daily meal and attendancerecords.
– Completes PQA and COR Advantage with Lead Teacher and prepare
developmental progress reports as needed.
– Assures a healthy, safe, clean and developmentally appropriate
environment for children.
– Assist with functioning and monitoring of nutrition and food service.
– Assist with the supervision of volunteers for child

SKILLS & ABILITIES
– Early Child Development knowledge and experience.
– Knowledge in Desired Results, Developmental Appropriate Practices.
– Good communication, problem solving, and priority setting skills as well
as maintaining an overall positive and professional attitude /disposition.
– Ability to use the computer to input developmental data.
– All employees, regardless of position, serve as role models for children
and adolescents who areserved by our program. Therefore, each employee
must at all times be emotionally stable and able tofunction effectively with
children, adolescents and adults who may have mental or behavioral
health problems. The staff must be able to demonstrate appropriate daily
behavior, appropriateexpression of emotions, as well as appropriate role
modeling. Hostility, aggression and unnecessaryor inappropriate physical
actions as well as inappropriate emotional expression are not acceptable.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
The physical demands described here are representative of those that
must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to:
– Frequently walks, uses hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, or
controls, and talks or hears.
– Often required to stand and sit; reach with hands and arms; and stoop,
kneel, crouch, bend, squat or crawl.
– Ability to lift and carry up to 25 pounds and in case of emergency a 40
pound child.
– Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance
vision, color vision, peripheralvision, depth perception, and the ability to
adjust focus.
– Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified
individuals with disabilities to perform theessential functions.

FOR CONSIDERATION
Send cover letter, resume, and transcripts Dezarae Adams: dadams@nullgwcarveracademy.org

George Washington Carver Academy Preschool is fully committed to
Equal Employment Opportunity and to attracting, retaining, developing and
promoting the most qualified employees without regard to their race,
gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, age, physical or
mental disability, citizenship status, veteran status, or any other
characteristic prohibited by state or local law. We are dedicated to
providing a work environment free from discrimination and harassment, and
where employees are treated with respect and dignity.

Job notice: 
https://www.indeedjobs.com/george-washington-carver-academy/_hl/en_U
S?cpref=JXWAtnzf3XW5aRnY2g_zohRSoEeMyZToDNPElyzIvXo

Closing Date for Job: Sep 01, 2018

Early Childhood Teachers, Schoolcraft College, Livonia, MI

Contact Person:  Laura Kreipke

Job Location: Schoolcraft College
Livonia, MI 48152

Job Title: Early Childhood Teacher

Job Description:

Part-time positions: 4 job openings

Job Summary:
Responsible for providing direction and support for the children.
Job Duties/Responsibilities:
1. Designs and implements developmentally appropriate curriculum for
children. Assesses development of children. Continuously modifies
teaching strategies based on the evaluation results, and varying abilities of
the children in the group.
2. Develops and maintains partnership with team teacher, Center staff, and
families. Participates in planning and implementation of Center events that
include families, staff and college students.
3. Shares assessment findings and other important information with
families on a daily, weekly, or as needed basis. Informs Center supervisors
of any pertinent information related to families or children; in written or
verbal form, shares information appropriately with other Center staff
members.
4. Trains, supports and mentors practicum students and paid teaching
assistants. Provides constructive feedback verbally and in writing.
Recognizes and reports growth in abilities to students, their course
instructor and Center supervisors.
5. Obtains a minimum of 24 hours of staff training yearly, as stipulated in
Staff Handbook. Maintains current CPR and First Aid Certification.
6. In addition to NAEYC Code of Ethical Conduct, reads, understands,
enforces, and adheres to the policies and procedures detailed in Staff,
Student and Family Handbooks.
7. Performs other duties as assigned.
Required Qualifications:
1. Minimum 100 credits completed toward Bachelor’s degree in Child
Development or related field. Credits must be current and degree must be
completed by December 31, 2018.
2. Experience working with children in a supervised setting.
3. Ability to successfully interact with diverse group of children, students,
staff, parents, and co-workers in a manner that positively reflects upon the
College.

Job notice: http://jobs.schoolcraft.edu/postings/2958

Closing Date for Job: Aug 30, 2018

Preschool Teacher, New Morning School, Plymouth, MI

Contact Person: Elaine Kennedy

Job Location:
New Morning School
Plymouth, MI 48170

Job Title: Preschool Teacher

Job Description: New Morning School, a private pre K – 8 school in Plymouth, MI, seeks a preschool teacher for its hands-on, child-centered program. The curriculum is based on the work of Jean Piaget and inspired by the Reggio Emilia method.
Small class sizes; 4:1 adult-student ratio. Position can be mornings or
full-day.
Must be a certified teacher with three years experience.
Position begins August 21, 2018.
Job Type: Full-time

Job site: https://newmorningschool.org/contact/

Closing Date for Job: Aug 31, 2018

Head After-Care Aide, New Morning School, Plymouth, MI

Contact Person: Elaine Kennedy

Job Location:
New Morning School
Plymouth, MI 48170

Job Title: Head After-Care Aide

Job Description: New Morning School, a small, private pre K – 8 school in Plymouth, MI is seeking a Lead Latchkey Aide to supervise the children from 3-6 pm, Monday – Friday or Tuesday – Friday.
The aide begins by supervising the children in the classroom, then outside,
and finally inside where the students can do puzzles and games. This is an
ideal job for a teacher who is retired or a college student preparing to
become a teacher.
Candidates must have completed one year of college, and have three
years experience working with children.
This position will start August 21, 2018.
Job Type: Part-time

Please send resume to Elaine@nullnewmorningschool.com

Job site: https://newmorningschool.org/contact/

Closing Date for Job: Aug 31, 2018

Gym Teacher, New Morning School, Plymouth, MI

Contact Person: Elaine Kennedy

Job Location: New Morning School Plymouth, MI 48170

Job Title: Gym Teacher

Job Description: New Morning School is seeking a physical education teacher to teach gym to students in preschool through grade eight.
Gym is taught three times a week, three hours each day, for a total of nine
hours per week.
The physical education classes are unique:
Small classes, 10 to 15 students per class.
The program is set up for maximum student activity during the lesson.
The focus is for each student to experience success by making personal
improvement.
Competition is downplayed; cooperation is encouraged.
Requirements include:
Demonstrate a positive approach to students.
K-8 teaching certificate preferred, but not required.
Three years of physical education teaching or coaching experience.
This is an excellent job for a retired teacher.

 

Job Type: Part-time

Job site:

Contact

Closing Date for Job: Aug 31, 2018

Posted 7/13/18

Adjunct Instructor 1 – Teacher Education (Physical Education), Ferris State University, Flint/Lansing, MI

Contact Person: Janelle Hemingway

Job Location: Flint/Lansing MI Ferris University locations

Job Title: Adjunct Instructor 1 – Teacher Education

Job Description:

Per adjunct pay scale, this position will pay $3,627.00 for the Fall 3 credit class.  The hired instructor is also eligible for a tuition waiver to take a 4-credit Ferris class in same semester (can be transferred to spouse or dependent).
 
Applicant(s) must be willing to utilize online learning platform (Blackboard) and experience with Blackboard is a plus.  The class will require instructor to travel to Ferris Flint and Ferris Lansing locations, 1 face to face class at each site.   Textbooks, online course shell example and sample syllabi will be provided.

Full job posting: https://employment.ferris.edu/postings/30691

Initial application review date: 7/27/2018

Infant/Toddler Teacher, Jewish Community Center of Greater Ann Arbor, Ann Arbor, MI

Contact Person: Susan Horowitz

Job Location: Jewish Community Center of Greater Ann Arbor
2935 Birch Hollow Dr.
Ann Arbor, MI 48108

Job Title: Infant/Toddler Teacher

Job Description: The JCC Early Childhood Center is seeking lead infant and toddler teachers to come and join our team. Our program serves children ages 2
months through 5 years. The infant program primarily serves children 2-12
months, while the toddler program primarily serves children ages 12 to 30
months. We believe that children are powerful, competent, and capable of
solving problems and expressing intentions. We also believe that adults
play a critical role in children’s learning, by supporting their efforts to
explore ideas and solve problems, by scaffolding children’s ability to
express their ideas and reflect on their experiences, and by establishing a
positive climate for learning. Our program is accredited by the National
Association for the Education of Young Children and is the centerpiece of a
vibrant community center.

Desired qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in early childhood education, child development, or
related field.
A strong knowledge of toddler development and how to best support
toddlers in a group setting
Experience working in an accredited early childhood program.
Experience working with emergent curriculum approaches, particularly
HighScope.
Experienced in providing excellent daily care, initiating ideas and activities,
and leading a team of educators
Comfortable supporting and engaging parents and families
Skilled in communication, both written and verbal
Must be flexible and willing to help out where needed
This is a full-time position and benefits include health insurance,
participation in a retirement plan, and paid personal days and vacation.
The JCC is an Equal Opportunity Employer – our teachers come from
diverse backgrounds.

If you are interested in this position, please submit your cover letter and
resume to jobs@nulljccannarbor.org.

Website: https://jccannarbor.org/resources/employment-opportunities/

Closing Date for Job: Aug 31, 2018

Assistant Teacher(s), Oakland Family Services, Pontiac and Walled Lake, MI

Contact Person: Kristy Eisenberg

Job Location: Walled Lake and Pontiac
114 Orchard Lake Road
Walled Lake, MI 48390

Job Title: Assistant Teachers

Job Description:

ASSISTANT TEACHERS
Early Childhood Education – GSRP
Full-Time Salary
Pontiac and Walled Lake, MI
“Now Interviewing and Hiring for Fall Teaching Positions”
About Oakland Family Services
Oakland Family Services is a private, not-for-profit, human services
organization that provides programs from four offices and within our
community located throughout Oakland County. As a leader in child and
family-focused services, Oakland Family Services reaches more than
35,000 individuals and 18,000 families each year. We offer a warm and
engaging work environment and the opportunity to work with dedicated
professional colleagues. In addition to excellent benefits, we offer flexible
work schedules, advancement opportunities, work-life balance initiatives
and more. Join our team and make a difference. Join us in our mission to
build brighter futures for those we serve, while building your OWN brighter
professional future.
Position Responsibilities
Responsible for managing the overall day-to-day operations of a preschool
classroom in Oakland Family Services’ Children’s Learning Center. The
Assistant Teacher will provide physical care and implement activities with
the children. The Assistant Teacher reports to the Early Childhood
Education Manager.
Specific Duties/Job Expectations

  • Assist in planning and implementing developmentally appropriate
    activities utilizing the High/Scope Approach with children.
    ? Maintain standards of quality in the classroom as required by State
    licensure and accreditation.
  • Maintain classroom responsibilities in the Lead Teacher’s absence.
  • Assist in keeping accurate records of the children’s attendance, meal
    records, unusual incident reports, medication for children, allergies, and
    sign-in/out sheets for parents.
  • Assist in anecdotal observations of children on a daily basis, and assist in
    completion of assessment of children’s development.
  • Communicate positively and professionally with parents.
  • Conduct for each enrolled family a minimum of two parent-teacher
    conferences per school-year.
  • Supervise and ensure the safety and well-being of each child.
  • Assist in maintaining the arrangement, appearance and learning
    environment.
  • Assist in the supervision of classroom volunteers.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications
– Must possess proper training in early childhood development, including,
but not limited to, a Child Development Associate Credential (CDA) or
Associate Degree in child development or other similar program or
equivalent continuing education experience as approved by the Michigan
Department of Education.
– Experience and knowledge in Early Childhood Education and
developmentally appropriate practices. Experience in the High/Scope
Approach preferred.
– Positive Classroom and Behavior management techniques and
strategies.
– Good organizational skills.
– Special abilities and skills necessary to perform the required tasks and
that best meet the needs of the agency also will be considered. Any
standard above may be waived when compensating specifications or
circumstances exist.

To Apply
Visit our Career Center on our website at: www.oaklandfamilyservices.org
Oakland Family Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Job link: 
https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.h
tml?cid=51d88eca-f8a9-423a-a470-da0112f14ca5

Closing Date for Job: Sep 10, 2018

Posted 6/25/18

Lead Toddler Teacher, Spartan Child Development Center, East Lansing, MI

Contact Person: Liz Lauren

Job Location: Spartan Child Development Center 33 Crescent Rd.
East Lansing, MI 48823

Job Title: Lead Toddler Teacher

Job Description: Spartan Child Development Center is taking applications for a Lead Teacher position in a Toddler Classroom. Competitive salary, benefits
(health, dental, vision), and paid leave time (vacation, sick, personal) are
included. Starting salary at $30,000 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Early
Education, Child Development, Elementary Education, or a related field
with at least 36 college credit hours in early childhood coursework.
The Lead Toddler Teacher is responsible for the planning and
implementation of the Center curriculum and children’s program in the
toddler classroom and for maintaining the health and safety of all children
under their care. This is a full-time permanent position. A competitive salary
and benefits are included. The selected candidate will care for and interact
with children and their families. Aside from general care-giving activities,
the candidate will:
Create a safe environment designed to promote the physical, cognitive,
and emotional growth and development of each child;
Work cooperatively to develop and implement classroom activities and
the High Scope curriculum;
Manage classroom and lead transitions from one activity to another;
Guide children through interactions and foster children’s use of language
and conflict mediation skills;
Engage/supervise developmentally appropriate activities inside and
outside, participate in children’s play, and foster creative use of materials
Job Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree or higher, from an accredited institution, in Child
Development, Early Childhood, Elementary Education or related field;
At least 30 college level credit hours in coursework related to early
childhood
At least 3 college-level semester hours in infant/toddler development and
care practices OR 4.5 CEUs in infant/toddler development and care
practices are required
Some teaching experience is strongly preferred;
Physical and mental stamina; including repeated lifting (30 lbs or more),
ability to move quickly from sitting on the floor to standing position
repeatedly, and the ability to run if needed.
Knowledge of teaching and activity methods used with infant, toddler,
preschool or early elementary school-age children and principles of child
development, the behavior of young children, positive discipline and
redirection techniques.
Knowledge of materials and equipment used in group settings of young
children;
A philosophy of early childhood education that is compatible with the
center’s philosophy.
Ability to establish warm supportive relationships with the children,
recognize illness symptoms, accept and profit from supervision and
constructive criticism, develop and maintain working relationships with
parents and staff, and thrive in a team-oriented environment.
Experience with planning lessons and activities that support an emergent
learning environment;
Basic computer skills including ability to access the internet for research,
send and receive emails, and experience using Microsoft Office to create
documents;
Ability to lead and supervise support staff members.
Interested candidates need to submit a letter of interest and resume to Liz
Lauren, Executive Director, in person or by email, children@nullmsu.edu.

Job notice site: scdc.msu.edu

Closing Date for Job: Aug 25, 2018

Lead Infant Teacher, Spartan Child Development Center, East Lansing, MI

Contact Person: Liz Lauren

Job Location: Spartan Child Development Center
33 Crescent Rd.
East Lansing, MI 48823

Job Title: Lead Infant Teacher

Job Description: Job Description Spartan Child Development Center is taking applications for a Lead
Teacher position in a Infant Classroom. Competitive salary, benefits
(health, dental, vision), and paid leave time (vacation, sick, personal) are
included. Starting salary at $30,000 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Early
Education, Child Development, Elementary Education, or a related field
with at least 36 college credit hours in early childhood coursework.
The Lead Teacher is responsible for the planning and implementation of
the Center curriculum and children’s program in the toddler classroom and
for maintaining the health and safety of all children under their care. This is
a full-time permanent position. A competitive salary and benefits are
included. The selected candidate will care for and interact with children and
their families. Aside from general care-giving activities, the candidate will:
Create a safe environment designed to promote the physical, cognitive,
and emotional growth and development of each child;
Work cooperatively to develop and implement classroom activities and
the High Scope curriculum;
Manage classroom and lead transitions from one activity to another;
Guide children through interactions and foster children’s use of language
and conflict mediation skills;
Engage/supervise developmentally appropriate activities inside and
outside, participate in children’s play, and foster creative use of materials
Job Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree or higher, from an accredited institution, in Child
Development, Early Childhood, Elementary Education or related field;
At least 30 college level credit hours in coursework related to early
childhood
At least 3 college-level semester hours in infant/toddler development and
care practices OR 4.5 CEUs in infant/toddler development and care
practices are required
Some teaching experience is strongly preferred;
Physical and mental stamina; including repeated lifting (30 lbs or more),
ability to move quickly from sitting on the floor to standing position
repeatedly, and the ability to run if needed.
Knowledge of teaching and activity methods used with infant, toddler,
preschool or early elementary school-age children and principles of child
development, the behavior of young children, positive discipline and
redirection techniques.
Knowledge of materials and equipment used in group settings of young
children;
A philosophy of early childhood education that is compatible with the
center’s philosophy.
Ability to establish warm supportive relationships with the children,
recognize illness symptoms, accept and profit from supervision and
constructive criticism, develop and maintain working relationships with
parents and staff, and thrive in a team-oriented environment.
Experience with planning lessons and activities that support an emergent
learning environment;
Basic computer skills including ability to access the internet for research,
send and receive emails, and experience using Microsoft Office to create
documents;
Ability to lead and supervise support staff members.
Interested candidates need to submit a letter of interest and resume to Liz
Lauren, Executive Director, in person or by email, children@nullmsu.edu.

Job notice link: scdc.msu.edu

Closing Date for Job: Aug 25, 2018

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