Job Postings

Posted 4/23/18

Lead Infant & Toddler Teachers, Orion Charter Township, MI

We are now hiring Lead Infant & Toddler teachers! We are looking for energetic candidates that are interested in working in Early Childhood Education.


Rainbow Child Care Center is one of the country’s fastest growing providers of high-quality child care and early education. We focus on providing a “home away from home” environment, incorporating innovative curriculum which supports children by building their confidence through hands-on exploration.


We offer competitive benefits; medical, dental, vision and supplemental coverage. We also offer 401K, paid time off as soon as 90 days of employment and a great child care discount. Because of our growth, extensive promotional opportunities are available.

Job notice found here:

Closing Date for Job:       Sep 01, 2018

Faculty Position (Full Time/Part Time), Ann Arbor, MI

Washtenaw Community College, located in Ann Arbor, MI is looking for a full-time Early Childhood Education and Development Instructor. The successful faculty member will be expected to provide quality instruction, during the day, evening and/or weekends, to students in the Early Childhood Education Programs at the certificate and associate degree credit levels. This includes developing a relevant and progressive curriculum, designing and implementing effective learning strategies and environments, delivering high quality instruction, assessing student learning, advising students, and participating in college service activities at the department, division, and college levels.


Essential Job Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Facilitates student learning in the Early Childhood Education program, which may include, but not be limited to the following curriculum areas: Child Development, CDA Functional Areas, and Administration of Child Care Programs. Practicum supervision and courses related to curriculum development.
  • Develops and plans appropriate instructional strategies, including alternative delivery strategies when appropriate including but not limited to hybrid, face-to-face, evening and weekend, accelerated, online course delivery, active learning, and flipped classrooms.
  • Develops and maintains curriculum in a variety of non-traditional formats to meet student delivery needs in collaboration with department/ division staff; participates in instructional and curriculum articulation activities with other programs, other departments of the College, other colleges and universities, and District K-12 partners.
  • Participate in college events, which may fall outside a faculty’s schedule, that promote our program and the college, such as; recruiting events, campus tours organized by the college, open houses and competitions sponsored by the department, etc.
  • Maintains professional relationships with agencies and other institutions committed to supporting quality early childhood education. These relationships may be maintained by committee membership, board membership, outreach, partnerships in providing training and education to area professionals, and participation in other activities and initiatives throughout the region.
  • Advise students on registration, course selections, career decisions and other academic and vocational concerns.
  • Actively participate in department meetings and program advisory committee meetings
  • Maintain accurate and confidential records of student progress and submit final grade rosters each semester in accordance with college policy and FERPA.
  • Post and maintain regular office hours to ensure accessibility to colleagues and students for advisement and consultation.
  • Assist with hiring and oversee/direct part-time staff.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree from a regionally-accredited institution in Early

Childhood Education, Child Development or related

field required. Minimum 5 years full-time work experience in the field as well some teaching experience at the community college required.

  • Must be able to demonstrate proficient computer skills, the ability to multi-task and organizational skills.
  • Must be available to instruct days, nights and weekends and available year-round for events, college business, etc.
  • Must be able to demonstrate organizational skills, a positive management style and the ability to communicate effectively with students, administration and staff.


Full job posting here.

Part-time, Lead Caregivers, Childcare Director, Muskegon, MI

In Need of:

Part-time Caregivers with childcare experience. Responsibilities: engaging with children ages 6 weeks to 12 years, family style meals, light cleaning, changing diapers, helping lead caregiver, communication with parents. More responsibilities discussed in interview.


Lead Caregivers with CDA or higher. Responsibilities: engaging with children ages 6 weeks to 12 years, Family style eating, light cleaning, meal program paperwork, classroom curriculum, communication with parents, change diapers. More responsibilities discussed in interview.


Childcare Director with CDA or Higher and 12 semester hours. Responsibilities: Supervise staff, office paperwork (examples in interview), Microsoft word/excel experience, meal/snack prep, training updates, Great Start to Quality monthly meetings, monthly meetings with staff,  parent communication, collects payments, light cleaning.  More responsibilities discussed in interview.


We are only collecting serious applicants. Please send resume to email provided.  Hiring now!

Contact info: 231-777-7443 (Sandy)


Preschool Teacher, Ann Arbor, MI

Compensation: $30,000-$32,000 per year + full benefits
Employment type: full-time
Non-profit organization

Our Preschool, founded in 1972, educates children 2½ through 5 years. It is a mixed aged, choice based, NAEYC accredited school. The program values an environment where children can explore and expand their developmental knowledge by directing their own play. Teachers are here to help foster the interests of the children, engaging them in “play with a purpose”. We strive to create a supportive community where children’s own growth and strengths can be expanded and provide them with the skills and independence to succeed as they grow as individuals. Community Day Care (CDC) and Preschool is a private non-profit charitable organization committed to offering stimulating, child centered, play based programs.

We are excited to be opening a new preschool for the 2018/2019 school year as well!

Our Philosophy
We believe in providing all children a choice based engaging environment that fosters all areas of development and growth. Children are allowed to explore their environment in a way that is meaningful to them. We are sensitive and cater to each child’s developmental needs, and we strive to create an atmosphere that encourages self confidence and a positive self-image. The mission of the organization is to be “community based” and inclusive to all families and provide a safe, affordable child care experience.

We use the HighScope Curriculum model in our preschool program.

Our Mission
To educate, guide and nurture each child while supporting families and creating community.

We are currently accepting resumes for a full time preschool teacher. In addition to a full time salary you’ll receive 100% covered health insurance and paid time off. Successful candidates will have the following characteristics: passionate about teaching, interest in continuous learning, flexible, able to effectively manage your emotions in the workplace, consistent and timely, detail and task oriented, ability to handle multiple tasks at once, likes to problem solve but will ask for help, enjoys working within a team but can also work independently and is self motivated.

Desired Qualifications:
– A bachelor’s degree in early childhood, education or equivalent (can be paired with experience in an accredited early childhood center)
– Experience working in an accredited early childhood program – 18 years or older
– Experience working with the HighScope Curriculum Model
– Able to lift at least 40 pounds and sit in child sized furniture


To apply please send your resume and/or cover letter to Sandra Swan.

Closing Date for Job: Apr 30, 2018

Lead Teacher Classroom Assistant, Classroom Substitutes, West Bloomfield, MI

Lead Teacher-Degree in Early Childhood Education, ZA Endorsement, Elementary Education, Child Guidance/Counseling, Child Psychology, Family Studies, and Social Work
• Minimum of 2 years’ experience in classroom setting
• Strong communication skills, energetic and creative

Classroom Assistant
Classroom Substitutes
• Background in Early Childhood
• Energetic, flexible personality

Job Description:
Classroom Lead Educator
• Facilitate a Jewish play-based curriculum.
• Build relationships and strong communication with families.
• Maintain documentation of child’s progress and anecdotal experiences.
• Guide assistant in classroom routine and purpose of activities.

Classroom Assistant
• Follow the lead of classroom teacher.
• Engage playfully and purposefully with students.
• Organize and maintain supplies.

Classroom Substitutes
• Follow the lead of classroom caregiver that is present.
• Engage with students in a play based manner.

Closing Date for Job: Aug 20, 2018

Full Time Toddler Room Assistant, Muskegon, MI

Explorers is looking for quality educators to enhance our center. We have a few openings available.

High school diploma or equivalent

Education in Early Childhood is a plus

Physical Requirements:
Be able to lift 25-30 pounds
Be able to walk, squat/kneel, sit on floor, see, hear, and speak with children to ensure children’s health and safety.

Other Requirements:
Documentation of tuberculin-free condition
Criminal background check

Job Type: Full Time

Salary: Discussed during interview

Closing Date for Job: Apr 30, 2018

Assistant Teacher, Infant/Toddler classrooms, East Lansing, MI

Assistant Teacher position for the infant/toddler classrooms at the MSU Child Development Laboratories. We are seeking a qualified candidate to work with children at the Michigan State University Child Development Laboratories, Department of Human Development and Family Studies. Basic responsibilities are to provide childcare and oversight in the classroom, following state licensing regulations, Great Start to Quality criteria and NAEYC criteria, to insure quality care for infants and toddlers.


*How to Apply:

Closing Date: April 10, 2018

Home Visiting Supervisor, Walker, MI

Position Overview: Provides oversight and monitoring for the day to day operation of the Home Visiting department. Supports staff and provides reflective supervision, tracks Home Visiting requirements and provides clerical support services and training to assure efficiency of services delivered in an environment of continuous program improvement.

Essential Functions:

  • Assures departmental compliance with agency policies and procedures and Head Start regulations.
  • Supports staff in infant toddler development, early childhood education and family dynamics to enhance their knowledge and skills.
  • Provides reflective supervision and consultation to Home Visitors regarding In-home interpersonal practice.
  • Systematically attends home visits to monitor quality and degree that they met program standards.
  • Evaluates performance of Home Visitors and conducts performance counseling as needed.
  • Reviews departmental paper work to assure accuracy.
  • Reviews departmental reports and follows up with appropriate staff.
  • Monitors safety and developmental appropriateness of socialization activities.
  • Monitors attendance utilizing Ultra Time.
  • Deals with staff conflict and complaints.

General Responsibilities: Performs clerical and programmatic support to assist in departmental and agency operations. Maintains files and records in a confidential manner. Works with the information system staff to assure accuracy of program data. Assists in the orientation of new hires to the program, responsible for the training of new Home Visitors Maintains positive work atmosphere by behaving and communicating in a manner that gets along with customers, clients, co-workers and supervisors. Meets minimum job performance standards through regular attendance and punctuality. Performs all other duties as assigned.

Educational Requirements: Requires a Bachelor Degree in Early Childhood, or related field. Masters preferred.(Psychology, Sociology, Social Work, Education or Business Management)

Physical Requirement: Ability to sit for prolonged periods of time while performing work duties. Physical ability to effectively and efficiently operate keyboard and other work related tools and equipment. Visual acuity to effectively read computer screen and reading material. Requires ability to sit, stand bend/stoop and reach/turn with sufficient manual dexterity sufficient to operate standard office machines and to file, retrieve supplies, etc. Able to provide light cleaning of classroom/office space. Able to lift up to fifty pounds.

Other Requirements: One to two years supervisory experience and two years experience in Head Start or other Early Childhood program. Demonstrated leadership ability, good interpersonal skills and ability to work as a team. Knowledge of and experience with Head Start Performance Standards preferred. Must have intermediate computer skills and be knowledgeable of Microsoft office as defined by Assessment Guidelines. Must have advanced written communication skills as defined by Assessment Guidelines. Annual Physical, Bi-annual TB test, CPR/FA. Must have access to reliable transportation. Ability to travel throughout designated service areas. Must complete an annual Blood Borne Pathogens test. Must pass an annual Central Registry and Background Check. Must pay attention to detail and accuracy. Must attend all MFR required training events. Bi-lingual helpful.

NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employees may perform other related duties as assigned to meet the ongoing needs of the agency.

*How to Apply:

Closing Date: April 22, 2018

Lead Infant Teacher and Lead Toddler Teacher, Lansing, MI

Educational Child Care Center (EC3) is hiring a lead co- teacher in our infant program, and our toddler program. These are full-time positions, Monday to Friday, year-round.

EC3 offers a competitive salary ($25,000 to $30,000 annually), generous benefits (including medical, dental, and more), paid training and staff development, paid time off, paid holidays, engaged and loyal families, low staff turnover, and a fun, collegial work environment.

Candidates must have a minimum an Child Development Associate (CDA), or preferably an Associate’s degree or Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education, or a related field (elementary education, child guidance/counseling, child psychology, family studies, social work).


*How to Apply:
Qualified candidates should submit a detailed resume, three or more professional references, and a cover letter describing their suitability and desire for the position. Send your materials to

Closing Date: April 30, 2018

Child Care Lead Caregiver, School Age Child Care Assistant, Early Childhood Assistant, Warren, MI

Lead Caregiver for ages 14 months-23 months. You will be responsible for planning and implementing a daily schedule and routine. 40 hours per week.

School Age Child Care Assistant will work before and after school, half days,early release days, and days the children do not have school. You will be responsible in assisting the site supervisor with daily activities, supervising a group of children, and HAVING FUN!

Early Childhood Assistant is needed in various classrooms. Our center takes babies 6 weeks of age and goes through preschool age. The assistant will be responsible for assisting the lead caregiver with every day tasks. 30-40 hours per week.

*How to Apply:
Please email Dena Russo at if you are interested in any of the positions or if you have any questions.

Closing Date: April 20, 2018

Posted 3/13/18

Full Time Preschool Associate Teacher, Grand Rapids, MI

Position Overview:
The Associate Teacher ensures the implementation of the Head Start program is a safe environment for children in accordance with the performance standards by meeting the physical, social, intellectual, emotional and cultural needs of each enrolled child in partnership with parents.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities may include but not limited to the following:

Classroom Responsibilities:

  • Assists with the implementation of education in all classroom activities
  • Works cooperatively with teaching staff in planning and performing classroom activities
  • Instructs children in practices of personal hygiene and other self help skills
  • Assists in meal preparation, clean up and serves as a role model at meal times
  • Implements positive redirection and behavior guidance
    Works one-on-one with children needing individual attention
    Ensures safe classroom environment

Support to Teacher:

  • Assist the Teacher to ensure that facilities are maintained according to health and sanitation regulations
  • Conduct home visits with teacher and participates in Parent/Teacher Conferences when necessary
  • Assist Teacher with recruitment of children

Working with Parents:

  • Assist parents with completing enrollment and health forms
  • Empower parents by enhancing parenting skills and parent/child relationships
  • Attend parent meeting to actively support parent participation in program implementation
  • Conduct a minimum of two home visit and two Parent Teacher Conferences per program year

Please include your resume and a copy of your transcripts, and also fill out an application which can be found on our website

An Associate or Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education or Child Development.

*How to Apply:
Resumes and applications can be sent to Attn: Employment and Employee Relations Specialist; and submitted the following ways: Mail to: Head Start for Kent County, 2626 Walker Ave NW, Walker MI 49544 or email to:; or fax to: (616) 735-3279

Closing Date: April 12, 2018

Older & Young Toddler Teaching Assistants, Wixom, MI

The Rosebrook Childhood Development Center family is looking for someone who;

  • Loves to interact with young children Organized and creative
  • Loves collaborating in a team environment
  • Excellent rapport with families
  • Someone who is dependable and will be there for the families and children of our center

Job Requirements include:

  • Assisting lead teachers with the day to day operations of the classroom
  • Executing lesson plans/activities assigned by the lead teacher
  • Observe children daily and assess skills, interest and needs to facilitate growth
  • Maintain a well-organized classroom
  • Establish a positive relationship with children’s families and communicate daily about their child’s day
  • Participate in staff meetings, center activities & staff development
  • Knows how to have fun!

Please email resume to:

Closing Date: April 8, 2018

Infant/Toddler Lead Teacher, East Lansing, MI

JOB SUMMARY: The Lead Teacher is responsible for the planning and implementation of the Center curriculum and children’s program in the classroom. The Lead Teacher is also responsible 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 daily 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.

• 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;
• 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 classroom support staff members;

*Interested candidates need to submit a letter of interest and resume to Liz Lauren, Executive Director, in person or by email.



Closing Date: August 30, 2018

Posted 3/7/18

School Readiness Instructor, Dearborn, MI

Job Summary: Under general supervision, uses intermediate skills obtained through experience and training to educate parents and children, in which English is not their primary language, on parenting techniques, literacy skills, and school readiness goals. Follows established procedures to provide a safe learning environment and engage parents and children in academic and enrichment activities at one or more program locations. Resolves most questions and problems, and refers new or usual issues to a higher level.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Create, adapt, and execute daily lesson plans based on Parenting and School Readiness curriculum
• Administer pre- and post-testing of parents and children to determine measurable progress
• Organize family learning activities and events both in the classroom and in the community to support program objectives
• Facilitate Parenting education, Parent and Child Interactive literacy sessions, and Parents Interacting with Infants playgroups
• Manage routine administrative functions of the classroom including recording attendance, enforcing attendance policy, and contacting absent students and encouraging their return to class
• Provide supplemental learning material and activities based on parents’ and children’s’ needs
• Maintain currency in Early Childhood education techniques and strategies
• Develop meaningful relationships with parents and children in our program and also with other team members
• Communicate with parents, staff and administrators regarding issues that concern parents and children
• Facilitate a safe, educational and stimulating learning environment
• Participate in the planning and implementation of program evaluation activities
• Operate standard office equipment and uses required software applications
• Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
• Knowledge of effective teaching methods for adults and children
• Subject matter (Parenting best practices, early childhood development)
• Formal school readiness measurement tools (Bracken School Readiness Assessment and Ages and Stages Questionnaire)

Educational/Previous Experience Requirements:
Associate’s Degree in Child Development, Early Childhood Education, or a related field
• At least 1-2 years of early childhood teaching experience or equivalent combination of experience, education, and/or training approved by Human Resources.



Closing Date: May 1, 2018

Part Time Lead Teacher, Northville, MI

September – mid June
– Three Year Old Classroom
– Monday, Tuesday, Thursday
– 8:30am – 12:30pm
– Must hold a Bachelor Degree in Early Childhood or Elementary Education
– Be able to collaborate with a team of teachers to create and implement lesson plans appropriate for 3 year old children.
– Create a warm, loving, Christian atmosphere through which children can grow spiritually, physically, emotionally, socially and intellectually.

Please send resume to

Closing Date: March 28, 2018

Lead Preschool Teacher, St. John Preschools, Davison, MI

St. John Preschools has an exciting opportunity for a Preschool Teacher in our 3 Year Olds classroom. Join our team of talented professionals who inspire students through developmentally appropriate learning. This is a full-time, 5 day a week position.

  •  Lead teacher must have an Associate’s Degree and/or a valid CDA with 480 hours of experience in early childhood education
  • Prepare course objectives and curriculum for developmentally appropriate daily routines
  • Willing to complete/update professional development hours and to adhere with licensing requirements
  • Must also have good physical mobility including ability to find and direct and move children in case of an emergency
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Must be able to stand consecutively for 3-1/2 hours per part-day class session
  • Must be able to bend and stoop to child level and lift for urgent and emergency situations.
  • Must be able to bend and stoop to address child concerns a minimum (ex: tying shoes for child safety)

Please apply by sending a resume to: or St. John Preschools, 505 N. Dayton Street, Davison, MI 48423


Closing Date: April 6, 2018

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