Job Postings

Posted 12/12/18

Preschool Assistant Teacher, Early Explorer’s Academy, Waterford, MI

Contact Person: Kate Campbell

Job Location: 2716 Dixie Highway
Waterford, MI 48328

Job Title: Preschool Assistant Teacher

Job Description: EEA’s mission is to inspire curious minds as we use the model of “Inquire, Explore, Understand” to foster a love of learning. We utilize a balanced learning approach that incorporates both direct instruction and
play-based learning with thematic units to prepare our students for Kindergarten.

Teacher retention is an important goal of the EEA and we are seeking
teachers who are looking for their new home and will work to ensure
teacher satisfaction. Please review the job description below.

Responsibilities:

  • Create and implement engaging and age appropriate lesson plans that
    promote inquiry
  • Plan both long and short range activities in accordance with curriculum
    objectives, developmentally appropriate practice and program philosophy
  • Balance your teaching between direct instruction and play-based learning

Prefer candidates with a minimum of an Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, or a child related field. Candidates with an Associates degree in Early Childhood Education or a child related field will be considered with considerable work experience. Candidates are required to have a minimum of 1 year of experience working as a lead teacher.

Job site:
https://earlyexplorersacademy.org/

Closing Date for Job: Jun 06, 2019

Infant/Toddler Teacher, Little Oaks Child Development Center, Pontiac, MI

Contact Person: Stephanie Medlen

Job Location: Little Oaks Child Development Center
1200 N Telegraph Rd
Pontiac, MI 48341

Job Title: Infant/Toddler Teacher

Job Description:

Setting the stage for growth…As a Toddler Teacher, you will be working with children who are at a vital point in their development, and your guidance, patience, skills and passion will help shape who they become. Whether it is watching them discover the world, designing the curriculum that will be the foundation of their budding knowledge, or collaborating with other important people in their lives, you’ll be doing something meaningful and worthwhile. At Bright Horizons, you’ll also find opportunities to experience personal and professional breakthroughs of your own. As a company with a learning culture, you will discover your full potential through state-of-the-art-online training, leadership development and tuition reimbursement, including the opportunity to earn your ECE college degree for FREE! Additionally, our company culture invites you to bring your whole self to work, because it is our unique attributes, perspectives and backgrounds that make us a stronger team. How will you help shape our future generation? What you will do as a Toddler Teacher…Nurture
toddlers’ developing skills through positivity, reinforcement and communication, Collaborate with and be supported by a talented team of early childhood professionals, Develop emergent course curriculum designed to inspire children, Become an ally and partner for parents, supporting, guiding and sharing in their child’s growth and development, Accomplish your own career goals and achieve personal growth through unlimited opportunities, Impact the lives of children and families each and every day, during an important time of growth and development. Live the HEART principles of Honesty, Excellence, Accountability, Respect, and Teamwork.

Job site:
www.brighthorizon.com/careers

Closing Date for Job: Jan 25, 2019

Compliance Monitor, Head Start for Kent County, Walker, MI

Contact Person: Claire Kingsley

Job Location: 2626 Walker Ave NW
Walker, MI 49544

Job Title: Compliance Monitor

Job Description: Conducts on-site monitoring to ensure compliance with Head Start for Kent County (HS4KC) operational procedures, processes and policies related to Head Start performance standards, rules and regulations, State of Michigan Licensing Rules for Child Care Centers and other federal and
state regulatory agencies as appropriate. Provides consistent level of support services and technical assistance and serves as a resource to all HS4KC staff in the area of compliance. Make recommendations for revisions or implementation of processes, reports and/or plans of actions.

Associate or Bachelor degree in managerial science, public or business
administration, education, statistics, research or related course
work(Research and evaluation, assessment)
3-5 years experience working in auditing/compliance monitoring or quality
control (or comparable position preferred)

Job site: https://www.hs4kc.org/

Closing Date for Job: Jan 11, 2019

Lead Teacher (2, 3 and 4 year old classrooms), First Nazarene Childcare & Learning Academy, Lansing, MI

Contact Person: Stephanie Pruitt

Job Location: First Nazarene Childcare & Learning Academy
310 Elmwood Drive
Lansing, MI 48917

Job Title: Lead Teacher (2 , 3 and 4 year old classrooms)

Job Description: Must have a Early Childhood Education degree from an accredited college.

Job site: Lansingfirstnaz.com

Closing Date for Job: Dec 31, 2018

Lead Toddler Teacher, Bright Horizons at Crittenton, Rochester, MI

Contact Person: Stephanie Medlen

Job Location: Bright Horizons at Crittenton
871 Oakwood Drive
Rochester , MI 48307

Job Title: Lead Toddler Teacher

Job Description:

Apply now as a Lead Toddler Teacher at Bright Horizons at Crittenton and
grow your career as an early childhood leader. Each day, our teachers create joy in children’s lives by teaching through hands-on activities, all while directly supporting parents’ work/life integration. Lead Teachers inspire the professional development for others on their teams, providing guidance and support to future early childhood leaders. Teaching at Bright Horizons, you will: Inspire a talented team of early childhood professionals like yourself including orient new team members; Collaborate with team in developing classroom plans and goals;

Develop emergent curriculum that is designed to inspire children; Partner
with parents to support, guide and share in their child’s growth and
development;

Nurture your career aspirations and personal growth as well as others through unlimited opportunities. 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.

Job site:
www.brighthorizon.com/careers

Closing Date for Job: Jan 15, 2019

Posted 11/30/18

Full-Day Pre-K Head Teacher, Ride Wood Elementary, Northville, MI

Contact Person: Debra Larges

Job Location: Ridge Wood Elementary
49775 Six Mile Road
Northville, MI 48168

Job Title: FULL-DAY PRE-K HEAD TEACHER

Job Description:

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

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

Closing Date for Job: Jan 11, 2019

Pre-K Head Teacher (Half-Day Pre-K 3’s and School-Day Pre-K 4’s), Old Village School, Northville, MI

Contact Person: Debra Larges

Job Location: Old Village School
405 W. Main Street
Northville, MI 48167

Job Title:

PRE-K HEAD TEACHER – Half-Day Pre-K 3’s and School-Day Pre-K 4’s

Job Description:

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

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

Closing Date for Job: Jan 12, 2019

Teacher, 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 – Full Day or Double Session

Job Description:

Blue Water Community Action has a job opening in the Children’s Services
Department for a full time Teacher.

BWCA Offers:

  • 4 Day Work Weeks – BWCA is open Monday – Thursday from 7:30am to
    5:00pm.
  • Paid Training – In service training sessions are once every other month on
    a Friday.
  • Paid Holidays Breaks – School year planned holidays are paid.
  • Accrued Sick Time, Personal Leave & Bereavement Leave paid benefits.
  • Summers Off – Staff laid off during the summer may be eligible to collect
    unemployment.
  • Health Benefits – BWCA offers medical, prescription, dental and vision
    coverage options. Cash conversion payment for waived benefits.
  • Life Insurance – Agency paid life insurance and optional voluntary plans
    as well.
  • Retirement Benefit – BWCA provides a match for a portion of retirement
    contributions.
  • Tuition Assistance – up to $1,000 per year

JOB TITLE: TEACHER – FULL DAY OR DOUBLE SESSION
PROGRAM: Children’s Services
SUPERVISOR: Site Supervisor
STATUS: Teacher, Non-Exempt

The purpose of the Teacher is to provide a safe, engaging and
developmentally appropriate classroom environment and to implement the
High/Scope curriculum in a manner that maximizes child outcomes. Job
related activities will occur primarily at an assigned classroom during the
work week with occasional Fridays and evenings.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES – JOB SPECIFIC

  1. Daily Routine: Plan and implement a developmentally appropriate daily
    routine that incorporates Head Start, agency and other licensing and funder
    requirements using the High/Scope curriculum.
  2. Lesson Plans: Develop lesson plans that reflect the key developmental
    indicators and performance domains. Lesson plans and activities must
    have individualization strategies based on identified child needs and parent
    input and that includes social and emotional needs.
  3. Conferences: Plan and implement required home visits and school
    conferences.
  4. Safety: Ensure the highest level of well-being and safety of the children
    at all times.
  5. Participate: Actively participate in all activities with the children while
    maintaining a positive classroom environment and as a positive role model
    for staff, parents and children.
  6. Parents: Promote parent involvement by encouraging participation in the
    classroom and other program activities.
  7. Child’s Needs: Regularly observe, assess and mitigate individual
    children’s needs.
  8. Assessment: Observe and assess children on a daily/regular basis.
  9. Collaborate: Collaborate with assigned aide(s) and other staff on
    program activities and child-related issues.
  10. Supervise: Supervise assigned aide(s) and volunteers ensuring
    program requirements are followed and maintained.

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. Bachelor’s Degree in early childhood or child development with early
    childhood experience or Teaching Certificate with Early Childhood
    Endorsement.
  2. Obtain and maintain first aid, CPR and CDA (if applicable) certification.
  3. Ability to lift fifty (50) pounds.
  4. Experience working with low-income and/or at-risk children/families
    preferred.

If you are interested submit application and/or resume along with copies of
your education transcripts to: Human Resource Department 302 Michigan
St. Port Huron, MI 48060

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: Jan 31, 2019

Lead Teacher (Pre-K and Infant/Toddler), Small Wonders Inc, Warren, MI

Contact Person: Kristine Plotinski

Job Location: Small Wonders Inc.
29603 S. Civic Center Blvd
Warren, MI 48093

Job Title: Lead Teacher (Pre-K and Infant/Toddler)

Job Description:

Small Wonders Early Learning Center is growing! We are looking for a few
energetic, warm and friendly individuals for full-time Lead Teacher positions
for an infant/toddler classroom and a kindergarten prep classroom. We are
open Monday through Friday from 6:30 am to 6:00 pm. Applicants must be
able to work an 8-hour shift each day.

Benefits include health insurance, paid training hours, paid holidays and
paid vacation days.

Upon hire applicant must be willing to obtain TB testing, CPR and first aid
training and continue professional growth through education trainings on
child development topics yearly. Fingerprinting and background checks
through the State of Michigan will be completed prior to job offer.
CDA or Associates degree or higher in Early Childhood Education
preferred. If not, at least 12 semester hours in early childhood can be
accepted with experience working in a classroom.

Must be experienced in writing detailed lesson plans for Kindergarten
readiness and comfortable speaking to parents on a daily basis, including
conducting parent/teacher conferences twice per year. Knowledge of High
Scope Curriculum a plus!

Applicants please respond to this ad and include your resume. We look
forward to hearing from you!

Job site:
www.smallwondersinc.net

Closing Date for Job: Jan 04, 2019

Assistant 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: Assistant Toddler Teacher

Job Description:

Qualifications:

Associate’s degree, or higher, from an accredited institution, in child
development, early childhood or related field; or a current CDA.

At least 30 college-level semester hours in coursework related to early
childhood are required

For infant/toddler assistant teachers: 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

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.

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

Knowledge of the Michigan Early Learning Standards for Infants and
Toddlers; Ability to lead and supervise support staff members.

Responsibilities related to other staff:
Assist the lead teacher in writing and posting weekly lesson plans; these
may be thematic or developmental and must meet the criteria required by
High Scope curriculum

Aid in the evaluation and documentation of the developmental
progress of the children;

Discuss daily health and developmental observations of the children.

Step into the lead teacher position when there is an absence.

Collaborate in supervising and planning activities and lessons to be
implemented in the classroom.

Coordinate with the lead teacher in orienting new staff members to the
classroom, providing written information about specific room limits and
procedures, including emergency procedures.

Coordinate with the lead teacher in directly supervising all classroom
staff; provide ongoing training via modeling, daily instruction, immediate
feedback, notes, and formal classroom meetings. Collaborate to complete
Aide evaluations and conduct classroom meetings, twice a year.

Meet regularly with other professional staff and Administrative/Assistant Director to improve own teaching skills.

Comply with all of the center’s policies and procedures as outlined in
the Employee Handbook.

Attend and participate in staff meetings, training, and professional
development opportunities with other professional staff

Share activities, ideas and resources; share information from
professional and/or popular publications, conferences, etc.

Share playground supervision duties, clean-up responsibilities and
classroom supervision duties.

Responsibilities related to the children:
Create a safe environment designed to promote the physical, cognitive,
and socio-emotional growth and development of each child.

Supervise the children’s activities inside and outside, be engaged with
the children, ensure the safety and well-being of the children while under
the center’s care, and intervene to support children when necessary.

Participate in problem solving related to classroom management issues.

Interact directly with children during all parts of the day including indoor
and outdoor play, meals and nap-time.

Dress appropriately for these times of the day

Regularly rotate children’s art displays.

Discuss with the lead teacher regular observations of the children for the
purpose of detecting early symptoms of developmental challenges and
determine if children are well enough to participate in group care on a day
to day basis.

Ensure that children with allergies are not exposed to materials which
may be harmful to them; Post this information in the classroom.

Create a pleasant mealtime atmosphere which encourages healthy eating habits and social interactions; include tooth brushing as a regular part of the lunchtime meal.

Work with the lead teacher to enhance children’s experiences through
creative use of community resources such as field trips and visitors.

Carry out experiences which promote global awareness and sensitivity to
the likenesses and differences among people of all cultures.

Encourage respect for other individuals, including the teaching of
non-violent problem solving techniques.

Responsibilities related to the parents:
Maintain informal daily communication with parents, ensuring that
confidentiality is maintained.

Inform parents when a child is ill or has been injured and complete an
accident report.

Establish rapport through use of parent involvement activities and/or
parent education conferences.

Encourage parents to visit, observe, and participate in their child’s
classroom

Assist the lead teacher with formal communication with parents via
newsletters, room signs, and/or personal notes.

Coordinate with the lead teacher to be available to parents for in-center
or telephone conferences upon request and inform parents of this option.

Discuss with the lead teacher the resource options for parents, other
sources of information or assistance, or seek guidance from the administration.

Coordinate with the lead teacher to meet with prospective and new
parents to provide specific information about the classroom and other
concerns.

Responsibilities related to the classroom:
Regularly rotate picture displays and books, using both in-center and
community resources.

Label items and make name tags as needed.
Arrange room to facilitate safe circulations and optimal use of space.

Post room limits and label classroom play areas.

Post allergy lists in room and give a copy to the cook.

Post safety and emergency information in a conspicuous place in the
room. (These must include tornado, fire and accident procedures.)

Maintain a clean, orderly environment

Create and implement daily/weekly cleaning/organizing schedules for the
classroom

Take attendance and meal counts daily

Responsibilities related to the center:
Cooperate with other classrooms in rotating center resources.

Help organize, participate in, and attend center-wide functions when they
occur.

Attend and participate in Center-wide parent involvement activities, including but not limited to, General Board Meetings, Board Election, Open
House, and International Night.

Read literature made available by the Center staff.

Serve actively on at least one board committee.

Professional Development:
Staff members are strongly encouraged to maintain an active interest in
the field of Early Childhood Education and in the community as it affects
the profession.

Participate in informal discussions related to Child Development
philosophy by learning theories, classroom management techniques, etc.

Maintain awareness of political issues which affect child welfare. Share
information with parents, peers, community members, and political
representatives where appropriate.

Participate in at least 12 hours of professional development each year.
These may include in and out-of-center training.

Compensation:
An hourly wage with benefits including: health, dental, vision insurances,
supplemental insurances, paid holidays and leave time. SCDC reserves the right to add and/or require attendance for training, 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
Infant/Toddler Training (Infant/Toddler/Transition teachers)
Room Meetings
School Readiness Seminars/Training (Preschool Teachers/Assistants)
Center special events: International
Meetings

Employment is contingent upon the completion and positive review of a
Michigan Child Care Background Check, tuberculosis test (TB), and
references review.

Job site:
scdc.msu.edu

Closing Date for Job: Jan 30, 2019

Head Teacher/Assistant Teacher, Nanny’s Nursery Preschool, Taylor, MI

Contact Person: Sheryl Westerdale

Job Location: Nanny’s Nursery Preschool
9529 Pardee Rd.
Taylor, MI 48180

Job Title: Head Teachers/Assistant Teachers

Job Description:

We are looking for Head Teachers with at least a CDA. We are looking for assistant full and part time with experience and formal training for infants, toddlers, and preschool age.

Job site:
nannysnursery.net

Closing Date for Job: Jan 15, 2019

Posted 11/28/18

Early Learning Coach Specialist, 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: Early Learning Coach Specialist

Job Description:

Position Overview:
Assist and coach teaching staff to create an enriched and developmentally
appropriate environment for children while supporting quality improvement
and career goals for Teachers and Teacher Assistants.

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

Mentoring/Coaching:

  • Conduct classroom observations and report on the CLASS form
  • Establish CLASS goals based on CLASS observations and provide
    resources and support to education staff
  • Support Teaching staff in developing and maintaining children’s
    performance using the curriculum and assessment tools provided by Head Start for Kent County
  • For Teaching staff; model best practices for adult/child interaction, based on the CLASS assessment and NAEYC

Collaboration with Department:

  • Work in conjunction with staff to reach the program goals of educational
    excellence
  • Help design, compile, and distribute activity kits, prop boxes, and other
    instructional materials when requested
  • Collaborate with fellow Early Learning Coach Specialist on techniques to
    use in classroom
  • Collaborates with the Special Needs and site staff to meet individual needs of the children by improving the overall functions of the classrooms

Support:

  • Implement and guide PBIS and all of the components while continuously
    supporting a proactive and positive approach to behavior guidance
  • Observe classroom behaviors; provide feedback too Site Supervisor and
    teachers on observations
  • Role model appropriate behavior techniques for staff
  • Mentor new Teachers when needed
  • Act as third person in a conflicting classroom to help assess classroom
    needs and suggest changes that can be implemented to help ensure a
    successful room

Training and Development:

  • In conjunction with all staff and parents; develop, promote, and implement trainings emphasizing activities that support the holistic development of the Head Start Child Development and Early Learning framework
  • Present and/or aid in presentation of information at workshops for parents, staff or community members
  • Initiates site Teaching team meetings to enhance the quality of early
    childhood practices
  • Works with education staff to develop goals that will improve the quality of teacher and child interactions
  • Attend CLASS training(s) as deemed necessary

Documentation:

  • Generate and compile documentation and reports as required
  • Provide follow up documentation when required

Supervisory Responsibilities:
No Supervisory Responsibilities

Educational Requirements:
Bachelors degree with a stated major in Early Childhood Education or Child
Development. A minimum of two years’ pre-school classroom experience is
also required.

Qualifications:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each
essential duty. The requirements listed below are representative of the
knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

Education and/or Experience:

  • Knowledge of and experience with Head Start Performance Standards
    preferred.
  • Knowledge of state of Michigan Licensing rules and regulations, and
    knowledge of NAEYC accreditation preferred.
  • Bilingual helpful but not required.
  • Knowledge of and experience of Classroom Assessment Scoring System
    (CLASS).

Communication Skills:
Must have advanced level written and oral communication skills, have
strong attention to detail. Ability to effectively and clearly communicate
information and ideas with willingness to share knowledge, skills, and
expertise with others.

Computer Skills:
Must have intermediate computer skills and be knowledgeable of Microsoft
office.

Reasoning Ability:
Identify and resolve problems in a timely manner. Work well in group
problem solving situations. Using reason and restraint even when dealing
with emotional topics. Ability to adapt to and solve challenging situations applying common sense. Understanding to all work situations.

Job link: https://www.hs4kc.org/careers/job-opportunities/

Closing Date for Job: Dec 19, 2018

Early Learning Coach Specialist, 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: Early Learning Coach Specialist

Job Description:

Position Overview:
Assist and coach teaching staff to create an enriched and developmentally
appropriate environment for children while supporting quality improvement
and career goals for Teachers and Teacher Assistants.

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

Mentoring/Coaching:

  • Conduct classroom observations and report on the CLASS form
  • Establish CLASS goals based on CLASS observations and provide
    resources and support to education staff
  • Support Teaching staff in developing and maintaining children’s
    performance using the curriculum and assessment tools provided by Head Start for Kent County
  • For Teaching staff; model best practices for adult/child interaction, based on the CLASS assessment and NAEYC

Collaboration with Department:

  • Work in conjunction with staff to reach the program goals of educational
    excellence
  • Help design, compile, and distribute activity kits, prop boxes, and other
    instructional materials when requested
  • Collaborate with fellow Early Learning Coach Specialist on techniques to
    use in classroom
  • Collaborates with the Special Needs and site staff to meet individual needs of the children by improving the overall functions of the classrooms

Support:

  • Implement and guide PBIS and all of the components while continuously
    supporting a proactive and positive approach to behavior guidance
  • Observe classroom behaviors; provide feedback too Site Supervisor and
    teachers on observations
  • Role model appropriate behavior techniques for staff
  • Mentor new Teachers when needed
  • Act as third person in a conflicting classroom to help assess classroom
    needs and suggest changes that can be implemented to help ensure a
    successful room

Training and Development:

  • In conjunction with all staff and parents; develop, promote, and implement trainings emphasizing activities that support the holistic development of the Head Start Child Development and Early Learning framework
  • Present and/or aid in presentation of information at workshops for parents, staff or community members
  • Initiates site Teaching team meetings to enhance the quality of early
    childhood practices
  • Works with education staff to develop goals that will improve the quality of teacher and child interactions
  • Attend CLASS training(s) as deemed necessary

Documentation:

  • Generate and compile documentation and reports as required
  • Provide follow up documentation when required

Supervisory Responsibilities:
No Supervisory Responsibilities

Educational Requirements:
Bachelors degree with a stated major in Early Childhood Education or Child
Development. A minimum of two years’ pre-school classroom experience is
also required.

Qualifications:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each
essential duty. The requirements listed below are representative of the
knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

Education and/or Experience:

  • Knowledge of and experience with Head Start Performance Standards
    preferred.
  • Knowledge of state of Michigan Licensing rules and regulations, and
    knowledge of NAEYC accreditation preferred.
  • Bilingual helpful but not required.
  • Knowledge of and experience of Classroom Assessment Scoring System
    (CLASS).

Communication Skills:
Must have advanced level written and oral communication skills, have
strong attention to detail. Ability to effectively and clearly communicate
information and ideas with willingness to share knowledge, skills, and
expertise with others.

Computer Skills:
Must have intermediate computer skills and be knowledgeable of Microsoft
office.

Reasoning Ability:
Identify and resolve problems in a timely manner. Work well in group
problem solving situations. Using reason and restraint even when dealing
with emotional topics. Ability to adapt to and solve challenging situations applying common sense. Understanding to all work situations.

Job link: https://www.hs4kc.org/careers/job-opportunities/

Closing Date for Job: Dec 19, 2018

Assistant GSRP Teacher, Children’s Place Learning Center, Kalamazoo, MI

Contact Person: Kathy Gilbert

Job Location: Children’s Place Learning Center
Western Michigan University
Kalamazoo, MI 49008

Job Title: Assistant GSRP Teacher

Job Description:

Job Title: Assistant GSRP/Pre-K Teacher
Pay Type: Temporary Hourly Not Benefit Eligible At Will
Department: Children’s Place Learning Center

The Children’s Place Learning Center (a NAEYC Accredited center) is
seeking an Assistant Teacher for the preschool room. Successful candidate
should have experience and/or education in the early childhood education
field.

Pay range: $11-11.75 hr.

General Summary
Ensure that children are safe and supervised at all times. Assist in
educational programming in classroom. Assists Head Teacher in
implementing quality preschool programming

Major Duties

  • Assist in daily lesson plans and assist children with the activities as
    described by the Head Teacher. Be an active participant.
  • Assist in developmental screening and assessment activities.
  • Be aware of and follow Children’s Place Learning Center policies and
    procedures and appropriate guidelines established by the Department of
    Human Services, Division of Adult and Child Care Licensing, Great Start to Quality, NAEYC Accreditation and Great Start Readiness Program.
  • Participate in continuing training and professional development. Attend
    staff meetings. Acquire equivalent of 24 clock hours of training yearly.
    Minimum Qualifications
  • Associate’s degree (AA) in early childhood education or child
    development or the equivalent OR valid classroom CDA credential

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in early childhood education, child development or
    related field

Required upon hire

  • Physical and TB test
  • Criminal History Background Check
  • DHS Child Abuse/Neglect Clearance letter
  • CPR/First Aid training if requested

Job site:
https://www.wmich.edu/childcare/about

Closing Date for Job: Dec 21, 2018

Early Childhood Teacher (Nature Based School), Building Blocks Preschool, Highland, MI

Contact Person: Suzanne Gabli

Job Location: Building Blocks Preschool
Highland, MI 48356

Job Title: Early Childhood Teacher (Nature Based School)

Job Description:

Do you want to work in a non-stop fun, learning environment filled with cool kids?

Does spending your day creating art, singing songs, spending time in the
great outdoors, and being silly sound ideal?

Then come join our team!

We’re hiring a full-time and part-time early Childhood teachers. We are a
co-teaching environment.

We have one assistant teacher position open in our Toddler program. We
have one floating teacher position opening. These are great opportunities
to learn DAP, child centered, and nature based programing

Open availability Monday through Friday 7 am-5:30 pm. Must live within
20-30 min drive of the school. If you have or are working towards your
bachelors, AA in ECE, or CDA. We offer professional Development, a fun
work environment, and paid time off.

If you are passionate, enthusiastic, dedicated, energetic, love nature and
love kids, we want to meet you!

“Not all superheros have capes. Some have Early Childhood Education
degrees.”

Job link:
http://buildingblocksschool.com/employment-opportunity/

Closing Date for Job: Dec 28, 2018

Posted 11/16/18

Preschool Teacher (part time), Somerset Early Childhood Center, Rochester Hills, MI

Contact Person: Jeanine Opyr

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

Job Title: Preschool Teacher (part time)

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 5 year 2018 re-accreditation review. Our school received scores of 100+% on all 10 of the criteria categories.

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

Qualifications:
4 year college/university degree in Early Childhood Education (ECE) or a
related field is required.

Interested applicants with Elementary Education degrees must also have
an Early Childhood endorsement and teaching experience with children 4
years of age or younger.

Essential qualities and experience include:

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

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

Applicants should be available to begin immediately.

Job Type:Part-time

Salary: $14.00 to $16.00 /hour

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

Closing Date for Job: Dec 15, 2018

Early Childhood Education Supervisor, Oakland Family Services / Early Childhood Education (GSRP), Pontiac, MI

Contact Person: Kris Kasperski

Job Location: Oakland Family Services / Early Childhood Education (GSRP)
114 Orchard Lake Road
Pontiac, MI 48341

Job Title: Early Childhood Education Supervisor

Job Description:

MANAGEMENT POSITION

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
The Early Childhood Education Supervisor is responsible for the daily
management of the Children’s Learning Center and Great Start Readiness
Program (GSRP) located at either the Walled Lake or Pontiac location. The
Early Childhood Education Supervisor is responsible for implementing and
supervising of the all program components, including (but not limited to):
childcare services, preschool programming, volunteer participation and
professional development. The Early Childhood Education Supervisor
reports to the Director of Early Childhood Services.

Specific Duties/Job Expectations
Program Management

  • Provides program direction to assure that state licensing requirements
    and standards promulgated by our accreditors, the Department of Health
    and Human Services, the Oakland County Health Department, Oakland
    Intermediate School District, and the Michigan Department of Education
    are met and that contractual obligations are fulfilled.
  • Shares in maintaining acceptable standards for quality of service
    provision within the limits of sound professional practice.
  • Delegates and shares responsibility for developing programs and
    preparing program proposals for the Early Childhood Education programs.
  • Maintains mechanisms to measure desired outcomes of service.
  • In conjunction with the Director of Early Childhood Services, develops and monitors Early Childhood program budgets and ensures that programs spending stays within budget parameters.

Personnel Administration

  • In collaboration with the Director of Early Childhood Services, participates in hiring new staff, disciplining of current staff, assignment of staff and release of staff.
  • Supervises and plans team and individual supervision of all personnel at
    either the Pontiac or Walled Lake Children’s Learning Center.
  • In collaboration with the Director of Early Childhood Services, provides
    and facilitates support for regular, on-going staff development and training activities on early childhood, developmental delays, parent education, etc.

General Administration

  • Supports and ensures compliance with Agency policies and procedures.
  • In collaboration with the Director of Early Childhood Services, evaluates
    service and service delivery methods.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Community Relations

  • Represents the Agency in the community by participation in seminars,
    workshops, committees, and other arenas relevant to the field of Early
    Childhood Education.
  • Promotes the Agency position and programs to various related interest
    groups in the community.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education and/or Child
    Development. Master’s Degree preferred.
  • Minimum of two years teaching experience.
  • Minimum of two years administering the utilization of the High/Scope
    Approach.
  • Minimum of two years in a leadership position.
  • Skills in organization and management of materials and resources.
  • Excellent communication skills that focus on positive and professional
    communication with children, parents and staff members.
  • Ability and skills in the team approach to planning and problem solving.
  • Utilization of positive management techniques in program operation.
  • Other relevant qualifications that support positive performance in the
    position.
  • Must show sensitivity to the needs of a culturally diverse staff and client
    population.
  • Ability to accept supervisory direction and to work independently on
    assigned tasks.
  • Skill in office procedures, data entry and human services.
  • Special abilities and skills that are 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.

To Apply
To apply for this position, please 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.html?cid=51d88eca-f8a9-423a-a470-da0112f14ca5

Closing Date for Job: Jan 30, 2019

Early Learning Support Specialist, Head Start for Kent County, Walker, MI

Contact Person: Claire Kingsley

Job Location: 2626 Walker Ave NW
Walker, MI 49544

Job Title: Early Learning Support Specialist

Job Description:

Position Overview:
Provides Early Intervention services and support to children, families and
staff to ensure compliance of Head Start Performance Standards in an
environment of continuous program improvement. Essential Duties and Responsibilities may include but not limited to the following:

Coaching:

  • Conduct regular classroom visits, develop classroom management
    practices with teachers and model the appropriate Early Intervention
    procedures
  • Conduct individual observations of children referred for suspected
    behavior or Early Intervention concerns then assist in developing child
    action plans, as needed; model the process for the staff then document
    progress overtime
  • Utilizes parental information, observation and teacher reports to model and coach teachers to implement the application of behavior techniques within the classroom

Support:

  • Provides hands-on support to classroom staff and home visiting staff,
    encountering problem behaviors, while present in the classroom or during a home visit
  • Utilizes referral information with children needing further evaluation for
    services and provides family support through the referral process
    Involved in supporting the Special Needs Specialist responsibilities on an
    as-needed basis.

Early Intervention Documentations and Referrals:

  • Promotes children’s mental wellness by actively participating within the
    classroom and providing group and individual staff and parent education on Early Intervention issues
  • Collaborates with other agencies and professionals to coordinate the
    implementation of Individual Education Plans (IEPs) and document
    progress in reports to Special Needs Manager
  • Pulls reports for follow up and enters information into the data system.

Educational Requirements:
Masters of Social Work degree or Masters of Psychology required. Must
have and maintain license with the State of Michigan or obtain license
within 12 months of hire.

Qualifications:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each
essential duty. The requirements listed below are representative of the
knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

Education and/or Experience:
Past experience working in a classroom in the Early Intervention field. Two
years of experience working with children from the ages of zero to five. Bilingual is helpful but not required.

Communication Skills:
Must have advanced level written and oral communication skills; Have a
strong attention to detail; Ability to effectively and clearly communicate
information and ideas with willingness to share knowledge, skills, and
expertise with others.

Computer Skills:
Must have intermediate computer skills and be knowledgeable of Microsoft
office.

Reasoning Ability:
Identify and resolve problems in a timely manner; Work well in group
problem solving situations; Use reason and restraint even when dealing
with emotional topics; Ability to adapt to and solve challenging situations
applying common sense understanding to all work situations.

Competencies:
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the
following competencies:

  • Teamwork -Balances team and individual responsibilities; Exhibits
    objectivity and openness to others’ views; Gives and welcomes feedback;
    Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Puts success of team above
    own interests; Able to build morale and group commitments to goals and
    objectives; Supports everyone’s efforts to succeed..
  • Job Knowledge – Understands job requirements; Communicates effectively as required to do the job.
  • Safety and Security – Observes safety and security procedures; Determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; Reports potentially unsafe conditions.
  • Planning/Organizing – Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently; Plans for additional resources; Organizes or schedules other people and their tasks; Develops realistic action plans.
  • Oral Communication – Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Demonstrates group presentation skills; Participates in meetings.
  • Written Communication – Writes clearly and informatively; Edits work for spelling and grammar; Varies writing style to meet needs; Presents numerical data effectively; Able to read and interpret written information.
  • Judgment – Displays willingness to make decisions; Exhibits sound and accurate judgment; Supports and explains reasoning for decisions; Includes appropriate people in decision-making process; Makes timely decisions.
  • Leadership – Exhibits confidence in self and others; Inspires and motivates others to perform well; Effectively influences actions and opinions of others; Accepts feedback from others; Gives appropriate recognition to others.
  • Attendance/Punctuality – Is consistently at work and on time; Ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; Arrives at meetings and appointments on time.
  • Dependability – Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments.
  • Initiative – Volunteers readily; Undertakes self-development activities; Seeks increased responsibilities; Takes independent actions and calculated risks; Looks for and takes advantage of opportunities; Asks for and offers help when needed.
  • Professionalism – Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Follows through on commitments.

Physical Requirements (Subject to change)
The physical demands described here are representative of those that
must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential
functions of the job.

  • 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, reading material, and
    reports or documentation required per Head Start guidelines.
  • Ability to sit, stand, bend, reach, pull twist and turn with sufficient manual dexterity to operate standard office machines, to file, retrieve supplies, perform light cleaning of classroom/office, etc.
  • Ability to squat , crawl, kneel and bend in order to speak to children at the child’s eye level, to play with the children and to pick up toys and
    equipment from the floor.
  • Ability to raise arms above head and extend arms and legs beyond body.
  • Ability to sit in 15 inch chairs.
  • Ability to lift and carry twenty-five to thirty (25-30) pounds, if you are
    required to lift over this amount in a non-emergency situation, you are
    required to ask for assistance. In some emergency situations you may be required to lift over thirty (30) pounds.
  • Ability to hear and listen when a child or another individual is speaking to you both in a calm and excited environment.

Work Environment:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of
those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of
this job. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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. Employees in this position must be able to perform the essential job functions of this position, with or without reasonable accommodation. If you require a reasonable accommodation to perform these job functions, you should provide written notice to the Benefit Specialist within 182 days of the date the need arises.

Job page link:

Careers

Closing Date for Job: Dec 13, 2018

Program Support Aide, Saginaw Intermediate School District, Saginaw, MI

Contact Person: Kesha Montgomery

Job Location: Saginaw Intermediate School District, Saginaw, MI 48601

Job Title: Substitute Program Support Aide

Job Description:

This position works as a part of a teaching team to assist the Teacher in the preparation; planning and executing of the daily operations of the Head Start classroom including building relationships with families, taking on the Teacher role during teacher planning and occasional and/or extended absences and implementing the Head Start Performance Standards. This position works with families to promote parent involvement in the program.

The Associate Teacher may be assigned additional duties based upon program need and areas of developing expertise. This position works along with the Teacher to attain the goals of the program. The position may be reassigned to various classrooms/centers as deemed necessary for program operations.

Job link:

https://www.applitrack.com/sisdcc/onlineapp/default.aspx?Category=Head+
Start

Closing Date for Job: Jan 31, 2019

Associate Teacher, Saginaw Intermediate School District, Saginaw, MI

Contact Person: Kesha Montgomery

Job Location: Saginaw Intermediate School District, Saginaw, MI 48601

Job Title: Associate Teacher

Job Description: This position works as a part of a teaching team to assist the Teacher in the preparation, planning and executing of the daily operations of the Head Start classroom, including building relationships with families, assuming the Teacher role during teacher planning and occasional and/or extended absences and implementing the Head Start Performance Standards. This position works with families to promote parent involvement in the program.

The Associate Teacher may be assigned additional duties based upon program need and areas of developing expertise. This position works along with the Teacher to attain the goals of the program. The position may be reassigned to various classrooms/centers as deemed necessary for program operations.

Job link:
https://www.applitrack.com/sisdcc/onlineapp/default.aspx?Category=Head+
Start

Closing Date for Job: Jan 31, 2019

Lead Teacher, Saginaw Intermediate School District, Saginaw, MI

Contact Person: Kesha Montgomery

Job Location: Saginaw Intermediate School District, Saginaw, MI 48601

Job Title: Lead Teacher

Job Description: This position serves as the lead of a teaching team in a classroom of preschool children. This position plans and implements a healthy, safe, and developmentally appropriate learning environment for preschool
children that promotes developmental gains toward the attainment of kindergarten readiness skills as defined in the Head Start Program Performance Standards, The Head Start Child Development and Early
Learning Framework and Kindergarten Readiness Goals. Behavior and
actions in the classroom, with families, the community and with staff serves
as a model of excellence. The Lead Teacher position is one part of a large
system of services provided to children and families. This position also
serves as a social service referral person and shares responsibility for
parent involvement in the program. The position may be reassigned to
various classrooms/centers as deemed necessary for program operations.
The position may serve as “program director” for child care licensing purposes.

Job link:

https://www.applitrack.com/sisdcc/onlineapp/default.aspx?Category=Head+Start

Closing Date for Job: Jan 31, 2019

Posted 11/9/18

Great Start to Quality Validator, Early Childhood Investment Corporation, Lansing, MI

Contact Person: Carrie Tynan

Job Location:

Early Childhood Investment Corporation
Lansing, MI 48917

Job Title: Great Start to Quality, Validator

Job Description:

Position Summary

The Validator supports the Great Start to Quality validation process to
ensure fidelity to the model through the validation of program
Self-Assessment Surveys within the Great Start to Quality STARS platform.

Duties and Responsibilities

This list is not all-inclusive. Incumbent(s) may be expected to perform
job-related duties other than those outlined and may be required to have
specific job-related knowledge and skills.

  • Validates program Self-Assessment Surveys within the Great Start toQuality STARS platform following established protocols and procedures.
  • Maintains detailed knowledge of Great Start to Quality including, but notlimited to: Great Start to Quality program quality indicators,Self-Assessment Survey process, and required documentation.
  • Gathers information and data to support the reassessment anddecline/opt out processes within the Great Start to Quality STARS platform and brings concerns and/or questions to the attention of the Validation Manager as appropriate to assure timely processing of reassessment and decline/opt out requests.
  • Monitors the Message Center within the Great Start to Quality STARSplatform and works collaboratively with other Great Start to Quality staff to ensure programs receive timely responses to inquiries.
  • Participates in internal workgroups and meetings as needed to supportthe successful implementation of validation and Great Start to Quality.
  • Maintains working knowledge of Quality Improvement Plans and Program Quality Assessments.
  • Meets regularly with Validation Manager and Director of Systems andAssessments, Great Start to Quality as needed to keep them abreast ofvalidation efforts.
  • Maintains validation inter-rater reliability testing monthly.
  • Maintains accurate and up-to-date documentation in accordance withagreed upon protocols and timeframes.
    • Maintains anecdotal records for self-performance evaluations.
    • Participates in required ECIC professional development or training.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.

Early Childhood Investment Corporation provides equal employment
opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment
without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or
genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Early Childhood
Investment Corporation complies with applicable state and local laws
governing nondiscrimination in employment.

Job notice link:
tps://recruiting.myapps.paychex.com/appone/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=2222
567

Closing Date for Job: Dec 15, 2018

HSH Citywide Improvement Effort Project Coordinator, Early Childhood Investment Corporation, Detroit, MI

Contact Person: Carrie Tynan

Job Location: Early Childhood Investment Corporation
Detroit, MI 48201

Job Title: HSH Citywide Improvement Effort Project Coordinator

Job Description:

Position Summary
The Project Coordinator for the Practice-based Coaching (PBC) model will
provide operations, data and resource support to the project team to help
ensure efficient delivery of programming.

The primary purposes of this Detroit-based position are to:

  • Develop and coordinate processes that increase operational efficiency
    across, and within, project initiatives
  • Lead data collection and monitoring efforts aligned to project priorities
  • Coordinate the order, processing, and shipment of instructional tools to
    providers
  • Build and maintain strong partnerships with providers and other local
    stakeholders

This position will report to the Detroit Early Learning Coaching Initiative
Manager and help support ongoing work of 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 or acquire specific job-related knowledge and skills.

  • Serve as an on-site liaison for stakeholders (external facing) and point
    person for day-to-day project operations (internal and external facing)
  • Work with manager to establish progress-monitoring routines that assess
    the project team’s efficiency in:
  • using referral processes to ensure providers receive aligned,
    individualized support
  • providing recommended dosages of instructional support to providers
  • minimizing time and resource costs for participating providers
  • engaging all stakeholder groups
  • Lead regular data review and communicate trends, needs, etc. to all
    members of the project team, as well as other key ECIC staff (e.g. Senior
    Director, Database Specialist, etc.) and stakeholders
  • Complete all required reporting and data collection within required
    timelines
  • Coordinate and track budget and purchasing of high quality curriculum
    and assessment tools
  • Connect providers to local resources, programs and services
  • Support implementation of a communication plan (which may include
    community engagement, social media, etc.)
  • Form partnerships with other relevant organizations, work collaboratively with external partners, and maintain positive, professional relationships
  • Contribute to grant report writing and proposal writing, including
    generating ideas for proposals and developing specific content needed for
    grant and report submission
  • Meet regularly with the initiative manager, coaches, and Senior Director
    to support timelines and commitments
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Early Childhood Investment Corporation provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment
without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or
genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Early Childhood
Investment Corporation complies with applicable state and local laws
governing nondiscrimination in employment.

Job notice link:
https://recruiting.myapps.paychex.com/appone/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=22
22569

Closing Date for Job: Dec 15, 2018

HSH Citywide Improvement Effort Coach, Early Childhood Investment Corporation, Detroit, MI

Contact Person: Carrie Tynan

Job Location:

Early Childhood Investment Corporation
Detroit, MI 48201

Job Title: HSH Citywide Improvement Effort Coach

Job Description:

The primary purposes of this Detroit-based position are:

  • To provide program- and classroom-level coaching support to licensed
    child care providers to increase program quality, particularly as it relates to curriculum and instruction
  • To connect providers to local resources, programs and services
  • To collect and use data in pursuit of established goals
  • To build and maintain strong partnerships with providers and other local
    stakeholders

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 or acquire specific job-related knowledge and skills.

  • Complete multiple in-class coaching sessions over the course of the work
    day for approximately 15 providers and their staff
  • Adapt to and be flexible in a workday schedule to accommodate provider
    availability and travel daily to provider sites within Detroit proper (must be able to provide own reliable transportation and possess a valid driver’s
    license and automobile insurance)
  • Use approved assessment tools to conduct assessment observations
    and measure progress for providers (program-level), teachers and children (classroom-level)
  • Implement active coaching strategies, such as modeling in the
    classroom, to support expressed, observed, and/or assessed needs of
    providers or teachers
  • Complete all required reporting, data collection and analysis (e.g. weekly
    coaching logs, bi-weekly data analysis, etc.) within required timelines.
  • Connect providers with Great Start to Quality Resource Center staff and
    resources
  • Conduct follow-up support with providers as needed
  • Participate in all training and technical assistance opportunities designed
    to orient Coaches to this project to ensure successful and consistent
    implementation and collaboration among Coaches throughout the city
  • Periodically work an extended work day and engage in occasional travel
    to Lansing

Early Childhood Investment Corporation provides equal employment
opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment
without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or
genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Early Childhood Investment Corporation complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.

Job link:
https://recruiting.myapps.paychex.com/appone/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=22
2256

Closing Date for Job: Dec 15, 2018

Substitute Lead Teacher, Oakland Family Services/Early Childhood Education, Pontiac, MI

Contact Person: Career Center

Job Location: Oakland Family Services/Early Childhood Education
114 Orchard Lake Road
Pontiac, MI 48341

Job Title: Substitute Lead Teacher

Job Description:

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
The Substitute Lead Teacher is responsible for teaching children, providing
coverage to maintain ratios, and other miscellaneous operations related to
Oakland Family Services’ Children’s Learning Center (CLC). This position
is an on-call and/or as needed position. The position reports to the Early
Childhood Education Manager.

Specific Duties/Job Expectations

  • The specific duties include but are not limited to the following:Implement developmentally appropriate activities using the High/Scope approach to learning with children.
  • Maintain standards of quality as required by State licensure, NAEYC
    accreditation and Michigan Department of Education (as applicable).
  • Keep accurate records of the children’s attendance, meal records, and
    sign-in/out sheets for parents.
  • Maintain a conducive learning environment for children.
  • Supervise and ensure the safety and well-being of each child.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications
May have one of the following:

  • Valid Michigan Teaching Certificate with an Early Childhood Specialist
    endorsement (ZA).
  • Valid Michigan Teaching Certificate with a Child Development Associate
    (CDA)
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Child Development
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education
    • A minimum of two years of teaching experience is preferred.
    • Utilization of positive management techniques in the classroom.
    • Abilities and skills in the team approach to problem solving and task completion.
    • Shows sensitivity to cultural differences.
    • Other relevant qualifications that support positive performance in the position.
    • 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
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.html?cid=51d88eca-f8a9-423a-a470-da0112f14ca5

Closing Date for Job: Dec 20, 2018

Posted 10/31/18

Lead Caregiver, Laingsburg Early Childhood Education Center, Laingsburg, MI

Contact Person: Nikki Lange

Job Location: Laingsburg Community Schools
Laingsburg Early Childhood Education Center
Laingsburg, MI 48848

Job Title: Lead Caregiver

Job Description:

POSITION: Wolf Den Daycare- Lead Caregiver
Monday-Friday 7:30am-3:30pm

Looking to hire a self-directed, highly motivated, and dependable individual
to provide direct care, education, supervision, and guidance to children 4-6
years of age, and oversee daycare staff.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Be at least 19 years of age.
  • Have a high school diploma or GED
  • Meet one of the following requirements:
    • Bachelor’s degree or higher in early childhood education, child
      development, or a child-related field.
    • Associate’s degree or higher in early childhood education or child
      development.
    • Montessori credential with 480 hours of experience.
    • Valid child development associate credential with 480 hours of
      experience.
    • High school diploma/ GED with 12 semester hours of coursework in early
      childhood education, child development, or a child-related field and
      960 hours of experience.
    • High school diploma/ GED and a combination of 12 semester hours
      and/or 180 clock hours of coursework in early childhood education, child development, or a child-related field and 1920 hours of experience.

DESIRED CANDIDATES WILL:

  • Possess patience, creativity, imagination, positive attitude, and
    problem-solving skills.
  • Demonstrate ability to develop positive relationships with students,
    parents, and staff.
  • Have the ability to handle sensitive information with professionalism and
    confidentiality.
  • Possess or obtain CPR, First Aid, and Blood Borne Pathogen
    Certification.
  • Meet DHS Caregiver Licensing requirements.
  • Must pass a Criminal Background and Central Registry Clearance
    Request.

Pay is based on experience starting at $10.05 an hour.

Please send resume and 3 professional references with phone numbers to:
nikki.lange@nulllaingsburg.k12.mi.us

Laingsburg Community Schools does not discriminate on the basis of race,
color, national origin, sex, including sexual orientation or transgender
identity, disability, age, religion, height, weight, marital or family status,
military status, ancestry, genetic information, or any other legally protected
category in its programs and activities, including employment opportunities.
Looking to hire a self-directed, highly motivated, and dependable individual
to provide direct care, education, supervision, and guidance to children 4-6
years of age, and oversee daycare staff.

Job link:
http://laingsburg.ss8.sharpschool.com/UserFiles/Servers/Server_453543/Fi
le/District%20Office/Postings/18-19_wolf-den-daycare-lead-caregiver.pdf

Closing Date for Job: Jan 01, 2019

Early Head Start Teacher II, Wayne Metropolitan Community Action Agency, Hamtramck, MI

Contact Person: Lucia Gordon-Swims

Job Location: Wayne Metropolitan Community Action Agency
12031 Mitchell
Hamtramck, MI 48212

Job Title: Early Head Start Teacher II

Job Description:

Guided by our belief that no one should live in poverty Wayne Metropolitan Community Action Agency empowers people and communities to be strong, healthy, and thriving.

Scope: To plan and provide a program of educational activities that
promotes the social, emotional, physical and cognitive development of
infants and toddlers. Develop individual goals for children, provide on-going
assessment on progress, and facilitate transition into Head Start or other
educational school settings in partnership with parents.

Minimum Qualifications: Minimum of a BA/BS Degree in Early Childhood
from an accredited college or university in Early Childhood education
preferred; education coursework that includes at minimum 3 courses in
early childhood that address the infant-toddler age group. Proficiency in a
second language preferred but not required. Experience working with
infants/toddlers and families preferred. Ability to develop, write, and
implement a classroom curriculum that includes individual learning plans,
and encourages the academic, social, emotional and physical development
of children birth to three years of age. Ability to use child data from a variety
of sources to inform planning for individual children, self-reflection on
teaching practices, parent input and screenings. Ability to organize, track,
plan, implement, and evaluate classroom activities. Knowledge of or ability
to learn to conduct developmental assessments of children. Strong
understanding of child development, age appropriate behaviors, common
childhood behavior problems and appropriate interventions. Ability to
engage in positive adult/child interactions with infant and toddlers, including
working with children with disabilities. Ability to work with and to
demonstrate commitment, caring and respect for infants and toddlers and
adults regardless of race, gender, age and cultural or ethnic background.
Ability to intervene and redirect children’s behaviors in a non-punitive and
supportive manner. Commitment to the welfare of the families the program
serves, and to the delivery of quality services. Ability and willingness to
continue personal and professional growth and skill development. Ability to
engage in problem resolution, assess needs/problems objectively, and
manage crisis situations. Ability to read and interpret documents and write
routine reports and correspondence. Ability to communicate effectively to
individuals and groups both orally and in writing. Ability to be self-directed
in the completion of tasks with demonstrated resourcefulness, flexibility,
and adaptability. Ability to work as a positive and productive member of a
team, including providing and receiving constructive feedback. Ability and
willingness to make home visits. Good interpersonal and professional skills
including but not limited to professional appearance, tact, punctuality, and
dependability. Ability to work independently and to manage diversity. Ability
to lift 50 lbs. or more.

How to apply – Wayne Metro’s Website:

If you are interested in this position
and you meet the minimum requirements, please visit
http://www.waynemetro.org/careers to submit an online application, cover
letter and resume. Generous Benefit Package.

Wayne Metropolitan Community Action Agency is an Equal Opportunity
Employer.
EOE/M/F/D/V

Jobs site:
http://www.waynemetro.org/careers

Closing Date for Job: Jan 31, 2019

Early Head Start Teacher II, Wayne Metropolitan Community Action Agency, Highland Park, MI

Contact Person: Lucia Gordon-Swims

Job Location: Wayne Metropolitan Community Action Agency
Various locations in Wayne County
Highland Park, MI 48203

Job Title: Early Head Start Teacher II

Job Description:

Guided by our belief that no one should live in poverty Wayne Metropolitan Community Action Agency empowers people and communities to be strong, healthy, and thriving.

Reporting to: Site Manager

Scope: To plan and provide a program of educational activities that
promotes the social, emotional, physical and cognitive development of
infants and toddlers. Develop individual goals for children, provide on-going
assessment on progress, and facilitate transition into Head Start or other
educational school settings in partnership with parents.

Minimum Qualifications: Minimum of a BA/BS Degree in Early Childhood
from an accredited college or university in Early Childhood education
preferred; education coursework that includes at minimum 3 courses in
early childhood that address the infant-toddler age group. Proficiency in a
second language preferred but not required. Experience working with
infants/toddlers and families preferred. Ability to develop, write, and
implement a classroom curriculum that includes individual learning plans,
and encourages the academic, social, emotional and physical development
of children birth to three years of age. Ability to use child data from a variety
of sources to inform planning for individual children, self-reflection on
teaching practices, parent input and screenings. Ability to organize, track,
plan, implement, and evaluate classroom activities. Knowledge of or ability
to learn to conduct developmental assessments of children. Strong
understanding of child development, age appropriate behaviors, common
childhood behavior problems and appropriate interventions. Ability to
engage in positive adult/child interactions with infant and toddlers, including
working with children with disabilities. Ability to work with and to
demonstrate commitment, caring and respect for infants and toddlers and
adults regardless of race, gender, age and cultural or ethnic background.
Ability to intervene and redirect children’s behaviors in a non-punitive and
supportive manner. Commitment to the welfare of the families the program
serves, and to the delivery of quality services. Ability and willingness to
continue personal and professional growth and skill development. Ability to
engage in problem resolution, assess needs/problems objectively, and
manage crisis situations. Ability to read and interpret documents and write
routine reports and correspondence. Ability to communicate effectively to
individuals and groups both orally and in writing. Ability to be self-directed
in the completion of tasks with demonstrated resourcefulness, flexibility,
and adaptability. Ability to work as a positive and productive member of a
team, including providing and receiving constructive feedback. Ability and
willingness to make home visits. Good interpersonal and professional skills
including but not limited to professional appearance, tact, punctuality, and
dependability. Ability to work independently and to manage diversity. Ability
to lift 50 lbs. or more.

Jobs site:

Careers

Closing Date for Job: Jan 30, 2019

Early Head Start Teacher I, Wayne Metropolitan Community Action Agency, Highland Park, MI

Contact Person: Lucia Gordon-Swims

Job Location: Wayne Metropolitan Community Action Agency
Various locations in Wayne County, MI
Highland Park, MI 48203

Job Title: Early Head Start Teacher I

Job Description:

Scope: To plan and provide a program of educational activities that
promotes the social, emotional, physical and cognitive development of
infants and toddlers. Develop individual goals for children, provide on-going
assessment on progress, and facilitate transition into Head Start or other
educational school settings in partnership with parents.

Minimum Qualifications: AA Degree in Early Childhood from an accredited
college or university in Early Childhood /Child Development education
preferred; Education coursework that includes at minimum 2 courses in
early childhood that address the infant-toddler age group. Proficiency in a
second language is a plus. Experience working with infants/toddlers and
families preferred. Ability to develop, write, and implement a classroom
curriculum that includes individual learning plans, and encourages the
academic, social, emotional and physical development of children birth to
three years of age. Ability to use child data from a variety of sources to
inform planning for individual children, self-reflection on teaching practices,
parent input and screenings. Ability to organize, track, plan, implement, and
evaluate classroom activities. Knowledge of or ability to learn to conduct
developmental assessments of children. Strong understanding of child
development, age appropriate behaviors, common childhood behavior
problems and appropriate interventions. Ability to engage in positive
adult/child interactions with infant and toddlers, including working with
children with disabilities. Ability to work with and to demonstrate
commitment, caring and respect for infants and toddlers and adults
regardless of race, gender, age and cultural or ethnic background. Ability to
intervene and redirect children’s behaviors in a non-punitive and supportive
manner. Commitment to the welfare of the families the program serves,
and to the delivery of quality services. Ability and willingness to continue
personal and professional growth and skill development. Ability to engage
in problem resolution, assess needs/problems objectively, and manage
crisis situations. Ability to read and interpret documents and write routine
reports and correspondence. Ability to communicate effectively to
individuals and groups both orally and in writing. Ability to be self-directed
in the completion of tasks with demonstrated resourcefulness, flexibility,
and adaptability. Ability to work as a positive and productive member of a
team, including providing and receiving constructive feedback. Ability and
willingness to make home visits. Good interpersonal and professional skills
including but not limited to professional appearance, tact, punctuality, and
dependability. Ability to work independently and to manage diversity. Ability
to lift 50lbs or more.

How to apply – Wayne Metro’s Website:

If you are interested in this position
and you meet the minimum requirements, please visit
http://www.waynemetro.org/careers to submit an online application, cover
letter and resume. Generous Benefit Package.

Jobs site:
http://www.waynemetro.org/careers

Closing Date for Job: Jan 30, 2019

Teacher Assistant (Part Time/benefits), Wayne Metropolitan Community Action Agency, Highland Park, MI

Contact Person: Lucia Gordon-Swims

Job Location: Wayne Metropolitan Community Action Agency
138 Cortland
Highland Park, MI 48203

Job Title: Teacher Assistant – Part Time/benefits

Job Description:

Guided by our belief that no one should live in poverty Wayne Metropolitan Community Action Agency empowers people and communities to be strong, healthy, and thriving.

Scope: To provide direct care giving and assist program staff in the
implementation of a program of educational activities for infants, toddlers,
and preschool children that encourages age appropriate growth and
development in a variety of areas.

(Reporting to: Site Manager – Head Start)

Minimum Qualifications: Associates in Early Childhood/ Child Development
preferred; Child development associate credential (CDA); or currently
enrolled in a child development associate (CDA) program to be completed
within one year; or currently enrolled in a program leading to an associate
or baccalaureate degree in Early Childhood/ Child Development and have
successfully completed 12 credit hours in the area of major. All enrolled
programs must be completed within two years of hire date. Ability to work
with children with disabilities. Ability to communicate and interact with
children in a caring, responsive, and nurturing manner. Ability to intervene
with children’s behaviors in a non-punitive and supportive manner. Ability to
establish positive and productive working relationships with
parents/caregivers. Ability to be self-directed in the completion of tasks.
Ability to work as a positive and productive member of a team. Ability to
coordinate a number of varying tasks simultaneously. Basic understanding
of child development, age appropriate behaviors, common childhood
behavior problems, and appropriate interventions. Ability to work with and
to demonstrate commitment, caring, and respect for children and adults
regardless of race, gender, age, and cultural or ethnic background.
Commitment to the welfare of the families the program serves and to the
delivery of quality services. Ability and willingness to continue personal and
professional growth and skill development. Ability to work cooperatively
with supervisors, colleagues, and all agency staff. Ability to represent the
agency in a professional manner. Ability to communicate effectively to
individuals and groups both orally and in writing. Ability and willingness to
make home visits. Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation. Good
interpersonal and professional skills including but not limited to professional
appearance,tact,punctuality, and dependability. Ability to work with a
minimum of supervision. Ability to lift 30 lbs. or more.

How to apply – Wayne Metro’s Website:
If you are interested in this position and you meet the minimum
requirements, please visit http://www.waynemetro.org/careers to submit an
online application, cover letter and resume. Generous Benefit Package
provided.

Wayne Metropolitan Community Action Agency is an Equal Opportunity
Employer.
EOE/M/F/D/V

Jobs site:

Careers

Closing Date for Job: Jan 30, 2019

Teacher Assistannt (part time/benefits), Wayne Metropolitan Community Action Agency, Redford , MI

Contact Person: Lucia Gordon-Swims

Job Location: Wayne Metropolitan Community Action Agency
26141 Schoolcraft Redford , MI 48239

Job Title: Teacher Assistant – Part Time/benefits

Job Description Scope:

Guided by our belief that no one should live in poverty Wayne Metropolitan Community Action Agency empowers people and communities to be strong, healthy, and thriving.

To provide direct care giving and assist program staff in the implementation of a program of educational activities for infants, toddlers,
and preschool children that encourages age appropriate growth and
development in a variety of areas.

Minimum Qualifications:

Associates in Early Childhood/ Child Development
preferred; Child development associate credential (CDA); or currently
enrolled in a child development associate (CDA) program to be completed
within one year; or currently enrolled in a program leading to an associate
or baccalaureate degree in Early Childhood/ Child Development and have
successfully completed 12 credit hours in the area of major. All enrolled
programs must be completed within two years of hire date. Ability to work
with children with disabilities. Ability to communicate and interact with
children in a caring, responsive, and nurturing manner. Ability to intervene
with children’s behaviors in a non-punitive and supportive manner. Ability to
establish positive and productive working relationships with
parents/caregivers. Ability to be self-directed in the completion of tasks.
Ability to work as a positive and productive member of a team. Ability to
coordinate a number of varying tasks simultaneously. Basic understanding
of child development, age appropriate behaviors, common childhood
behavior problems, and appropriate interventions. Ability to work with and
to demonstrate commitment, caring, and respect for children and adults
regardless of race, gender, age, and cultural or ethnic background.
Commitment to the welfare of the families the program serves and to the
delivery of quality services. Ability and willingness to continue personal and
professional growth and skill development. Ability to work cooperatively
with supervisors, colleagues, and all agency staff. Ability to represent the
agency in a professional manner. Ability to communicate effectively to
individuals and groups both orally and in writing. Ability and willingness to
make home visits. Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation. Good
interpersonal and professional skills including but not limited to professional
appearance, tact, punctuality, and dependability. Ability to work with a
minimum of supervision. Ability to lift 30 lbs. or more.

How to apply – Wayne Metro’s Website:
If you are interested in this position and you meet the minimum
requirements, please visit http://www.waynemetro.org/careers to submit an
online application, cover letter and resume. Generous Benefit Package
provided.
Wayne Metropolitan Community Action Agency is an Equal Opportunity
Employer.
EOE/M/F/D/V

Job site:

Careers

Closing Date for Job: Jan 30, 2019

Early Head Start Teacher Assistant, Wayne Metropolitan Community Action Agency, Various sites, MI

Contact Person: Lucia Gordon-Swims

Job Location: Wayne Metropolitan Community Action Agency, Various Sites
MI 48202

Job Title: Early Head Start Teacher Assistant

Job Description:

Guided by our belief that no one should live in poverty Wayne Metropolitan Community Action Agency empowers people and communities to be strong, healthy, and thriving.

Job Title: Early Head Start Teacher Assistant
Reporting to: Site Manager
Scope: To support and assist in the planning and provision of a program of
educational activities that promotes the social, emotional, physical and
cognitive development of infants and toddlers. Assist in developing
individual goals for children, providing on-going assessment on progress,
and facilitating transition into Head Start or other educational school
settings in partnership with parents.

Minimum Qualifications: Preferred Associate’s Degree in Early
Childhood/Child Development; or enrolled in a program leading to an AA or
BA degree in Early Childhood/Child Development with 12 credit hours in
Early Childhood major currently completed. Minimum of a current Child
Development Associate (CDA) credential. CDA infant/toddler certification
preferred. Education coursework that includes at minimum 2 courses in
early childhood that address the infant-toddler age group. Experience
working with infants/toddlers and families preferred. Ability to work with
children with disabilities. Ability to communicate and interact with children in
a caring, responsive, and nurturing manner. Ability to intervene with
children’s behaviors in a non-punitive and supportive manner. Ability to
establish positive and productive working relationships with
parents/caregivers. Proficiency in a second language is a plus. Ability to be
self-directed in the completion of tasks. Ability to work as a positive and
productive member of a team. Ability to coordinate a number of varying
tasks simultaneously. Basic understanding of child development, age
appropriate behaviors, common childhood behavior problems, and
appropriate interventions. Ability to work with and to demonstrate
commitment, caring, and respect for children and adults regardless of race,
gender, age, and cultural or ethnic background. Commitment to the welfare
of the families the program serves and to the delivery of quality services.
Ability and willingness to continue personal and professional growth and
skill development. Ability to work cooperatively with supervisors,
colleagues, and all agency staff. Ability to represent the agency in a
professional manner. Ability to communicate effectively to individuals and
groups both orally and in writing. Ability and willingness to make home
visits. Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation. Good interpersonal
and professional skills including but not limited to professional appearance,
tact, punctuality, and dependability. Ability to work with a minimum of
supervision. Ability to lift 50 lbs. or more.

How to apply – Wayne Metro’s Website:
If you are interested in this position and you meet the minimum
requirements, please visit http://www.waynemetro.org/careers to submit an
online application, cover letter and resume.
Generous Benefit Package.
Wayne Metropolitan Community Action Agency is an Equal Opportunity
Employer.
EOE/M/F/D/V

Job page:

Careers

Closing Date for Job: Jan 30, 2019

GSRP Classroom Assistant/Bus aid, Pre K International, Kalamazoo, MI

Contact Person: Isabela Robinson

Job Location: Pre K International

11 Mills St
Kalamazoo, MI 49048

Job Title: GSRP Classroom Assistant/ Bus aid

Job Description: The job of Child Care Assistant is done for the purpose/s of supervising the activities of children enrolled in the Pre K International classrooms and bus; conveying and/or receiving information; serving meals and having/maintaining a clean and safe classroom environment for the children.
We have full time and part time openings

Job site:
www.prekinternational.com

Closing Date for Job: Dec 15, 2020

GSRP Associate Teacher, Pre K International, Kalamazoo, MI

Contact Person: Isabela Robinson

Job Location: Pre K International

11 Mills St
Kalamazoo, MI 49048

Job Title: GSRP Associate Teacher

Job Description:

Role and Responsibilities
Candidates will be responsible for lesson plans, working in small and large
groups with the children, completing home visits and parent teacher
conferences and collecting and entering anecdotal notes for COR.

Qualifications and Education Requirements
An associate degree (AA) in Early Childhood Education or Child
Development or the equivalent; or
A valid CDA credential; or
An existing 120 hour approval

Benefits: The SCHOOL will provide $500 to the teacher to be applied
towards health and dental plans of the TEACHER choice. The TEACHER
may choose to save the money and apply towards health expenses as they
come.
The SCHOOL provides the following paid holidays:

  • Christmas Eve & Christmas Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Labor Day
  • New Year’s Day
  • Snow Days (the equivalent to 8 hours)
  • 3 Sick Days ( If not used TEACHER will receive the equivalent of 8 hours
    day of work on the last check)
  • 3 Personal Days ( If not used TEACHER will receive the equivalent of 8
    hours day of work on the last check)
  • Plus Some miscellaneous Benefits and bonus such as: Tuition Assistance
    for those furthering their education, and bonus related to professional
    performance and Student development.

Pay ranges from $13 for professionals with approved state plan on file ,
$14 for professionals with CDA in Preschool – 15 per hour for professionals
with Associate Degree in Early Childhood or related field as listed above.

Job site:
http://www.prekinternational.com/

Closing Date for Job: Dec 31, 2018

Posted 10/22/18

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

Contact Person: Kathy Filipiak

Job Location:

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

Job Title: Assistant Lead Teacher

Job Description:

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

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

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

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

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

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

Closing Date for Job: Jan 01, 2019

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

Contact Person: Mandy Canute

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

Job Title: GSRP Lead Teacher

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

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

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

Closing Date for Job: Dec 31, 2018

Click Here to Submit a Posting for an Open Early Childhood Position

Jobs will be posted within a week of submission.


Job Seekers

Job Seekers: The NAEYC Career Forum is free to all job seekers and provides you with access to the best employers and jobs in the industry.


Employers

Employers: The NAEYC Career Forum offers cost-effective rates and will put your jobs in front of exactly the right candidates – saving you both money and time.