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Posted 1/20/16

Assistant/Associate Professor: Rochester, Michigan



Assistant/Associate Professor, Early Childhood Education. An Assistant or Associate Professor,
tenure-track position opening in the Department of Human Development and Child Studies at Oakland
University in Rochester, Michigan.

The Department of Human Development & Child Studies (HDCS), School of Education & Human
Services (SEHS), invites applications for an Assistant or Associate Professor position. The Department
offers undergraduate and graduate degrees, including a master’s degree in early childhood education, an education specialist degree in early education and intervention, and a PhD in early childhood education. The Department also offers degrees and certifications in areas of special education and autism spectrum disorders. The Lowry Center for Early Childhood Education, licensed by the State of Michigan and administered by HDCS, is a state-of-the-art facility housed in SEHS, offering early childhood education programming to children from 18 months to five years of age. Lowry Center provides a laboratory for developing and demonstrating best practices to cultivate the development of young children, practica for students and many research opportunities for students and faculty. Oakland University’s Center for Autism’s new Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) clinic, housed in SEHS, serves both on- and off-campus communities. The ABA Clinic is dedicated to treatment and research related to autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and provides training to OU students seeking careers in autism research and practice.

Qualifications
Candidates must possess an earned doctorate in early childhood education or a closely related
discipline. Preferred qualifications include expertise in early childhood education and early
intervention, some teaching and advising experience with graduate students, and scholarly publications
or presentations. Candidates should have strength in research methodology, including qualitative or
quantitative design and analysis.

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience and includes a substantial benefits package.
Special Instruction to Applicants: Applications will begin to be reviewed January 29, 2016 and will
be accepted until the position is filled. For questions, contact Dr. Sherri Oden at oden@oakland.edu
or (248) 370 – 3027 or 3077.

Required Documents:
1. Curriculum Vitae (CV)
2. Cover letter detailing relevant experience in teaching, research, and service. Applicants must
upload all materials electronically for Position #998968 through the Academic Human
Resources web portal at https://jobs.oakland.edu/postings/6154
3. Transcripts from colleges and universities
4. Selection of publications, presentations or other written work
5. List of 3 references with contact information
The selection and review process will begin January 29, 2016 and will remain open until the position is
filled. Oakland University is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access Affirmative Action Employer.


Assistant Director: Lansing, MI

Gretchen's House Early LCC is now accepting applications for a full time Assistant Director, for our program located on the campus of Lansing Community College. A Bachelors degree in Early Childhood Education (or closely related field) is required, along with a minimum of two years teaching, plus two years of supervisory experience. Applicants must be familiar with NAEYC and the Reggio Emilia approach, and be willing to give a minimum of a two year commitment to the position.
*Elementary Education applicants must have a ZA or ZS endorsement.

Employment Type: Full-Time

Compensation: $32,400 USD Annually

Posted 12/10/15

MiAEYC Communications Coordinator: Lansing, MI



Responsibilities: To research, develop, produce, monitor and evaluate communications materials for internal and external constituencies.

Qualifications:

  • BA required in communications, marketing or related field.
  • Three years of related experience.
  • Excellent verbal skills.
  • Excellent writing skills: format, spelling, punctuation, grammar, proofreading.
  • Knowledge and experience with print and electronic media.
  • Proficiency with current software used by MiAEYC, such as Microsoft
  • Office suite, InDesign desktop publishing software, Dreamweaver web design software.

Specific Responsibilities:

The Communications Coordinator will work with Michigan AEYC to complete the following tasks associated with these responsibilities:

  • Coordinate efforts of the Governing Board, committees and staff to develop communication strategies for implementing organizational goals.
  • Implement a strategy for expanding and enhancing communications to members and the advocacy network.
  • Produce a weekly e-newsletter
  • Produce a monthly membership e-newsletter
  • Develop and maintain a social networking strategy
  • Maintain the MiAEYC web site
  • Work with committees and staff to develop and produce:
  • Conference programs and promotional materials
  • Public information materials

Deadline: Application deadline is December 16, 2015

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

Erica Willard, Executive Director
Michigan AEYC
839 Centennial Way, Suite 200
Lansing, MI 48917-9277
ewillard@miaeyc.org


After School Teacher: Lake Orion, MI

Pee Wee Patch Child Development Center is currently hiring a full time PreK/after school teacher. We offer an hourly rate, several paid holidays and training. Pee Wee Patch is NAEYC accredited.


Our lead Teacher must meet qualifications for the state of Michigan Child Care Licensing and NAEYC. The transcripts must show a major in child development or early childhood education.


For more information on this position, please contact us at 248-814-1010 or peeweepatch@peeweepatch.com.

Posted 11/6/15

Validator, Great Start to Quality: Lansing, MI

The Early Childhood Investment Corporation is seeking to hire multiple qualified and dynamic candidates for the position of Validator for the Great Start to Quality Program. 

This position provides the chosen candidates the opportunity to use their skills to support Michigan’s tiered quality rating and improvement system that ensures families have access to quality child care and early learning programs.  The primary responsibility of this position is to validate program Self-Assessment Surveys with child care and preschool programs statewide to ensure fidelity to the program model. 

To excel in this position, the Validator will have a minimum of an associate’s degree in a discipline related to the field of ey childhood with 3 to 5 years related experience.  A bachelor’s degree is preferred.  Knowledge of quality rating and improvement systems for early learning settings, and knowledge of appropriate evidence-based, research informed early learning program development and implementation is required.

This is a non-exempt, full time position based in Lansing.  Compensation is competitively based on experience and includes a benefits package with health, dental and vision coverage, life insurance, short- and long-term disability as well as employer paid contributions to a 401A pension plan.

The Early Childhood Investment Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Visit ECIC’s website to apply for position

http://www.ecic4kids.org/content/careers

Posted 10/19/15

GSRP Teacher: Battle Creek, MI



Woodlawn Preschool in Battle Creek is hiring a GSRP teacher. Woodlawn Preschool has been in operation for over sixty years and offers a competitive wage, retirement, Aflac Insurance, holidays, and training.

Our GSRP lead teacher must have a valid Michigan teaching certificate and an Early Childhood Education (ZA), or Early Childhood General and Special Education ( ZS) endorsement, or a Bachelor’s Degree in early childhood education or child development with a specialization in preschool teaching. The transcript will document a major in child development or early childhood education.


For more information on these positions please contact Pattie Walter at woodlawnpreschool@gmail.com or call 269 963 7334. These positions are available for immediate start.


Lead Teacher: Saginaw, MI

This position serves as the lead worker in a classroom of Head Start children by planning, implementing, and supervising all classroom activities. This position works with typically developing children and children with disabilities.  This position also serves as a social service referral person and shares responsibility for parent involvement in the program.

 Bachelors Degree in Early Childhood Education or related field with 18 credits in ECE required. Must be willing to obtain Administrative training within six months of employment. Previous supervision experience preferred.

Closing Date: November 16, 2015

Various Positions: Kent County, MI


Head Start for Kent County is now hiring Full-Time Teachers, Full-Time Teacher Assistants and (On-Call) Teacher Assistant Substitutes. Full-Time positions offer excellent benefits, and pay ranges between $10.50-$19.00 an hour depending on education level and position within the agency. Requirements range from High School Diploma to Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education/Child Development or a degree with 30 credit hours relating to the birth-five age range, again depending on position within the agency.

Anyone interested that would like to discuss these opportunities further, may call 616-453-4145, e-mail ctrierweiler@hs4kc.org or visit our website www.hs4kc.org.

Resumes and transcripts can be sent to careers@hs4kc.org


Executive Director: Grand Rapids, MI

Executive Director of the Grand Rapids Early Discovery Center

To serve as the executive, administrative, and pedagogical leader of Grand Rapids Early Discovery Center (GREDC), a unique, Reggio Emilia-inspired nonprofit school for very young children which seeks to continuously expand the potential of children, the experiences of educators, and the involvement of families within the diverse community of Grand Rapids, Michigan. 

Responsibilities:

· Ensure that all stakeholders have a clear understanding of and commitment to the organization's mission, and that there is a long-range strategy in place to accomplish it.

· Design, refine, and implement strategic plan aligned with vision and mission, alongside Board of Directors.

· Build upon strengths of existing school culture to nurture a diverse, cohesive, and motivating work and learning environment.

· Directly supervise all staff, conduct regular formal evaluations, and provide consistent, constructive feedback to all employees.

· Facilitate strong communication and trusting relationships with and between staff members, students, and families.

· Serve as liaison between GREDC and the broader community.

· Connect students and families with relevant and useful community services and resources.

· Serve as the primary liaison to the Board of Directors, keeping in close contact, and attending and reporting at Board meetings.

· Implement strategies to recruit and maintain student enrollment.

· Increase sustainability and opportunity for program development by seeking alternate sources of funding, securing grants, and assisting in fundraising events.

· Celebrate the diversity of students, families, and staff; understand the systemic, historical, and sociocultural factors that impact various social groups and identities; and ensure that materials, physical space, teaching practices, and the school culture reflect the organization's commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and anti-bias education.

· Serve as a staunch advocate for young children, their families, and early childhood education through knowledge of and involvement with legislative processes, social issues, and public policy.

Qualifications:

Minimum of bachelors degree in early childhood education or child development. Master's degree preferred. 2-3 years experience in an early childhood setting. Significant experience in managing/supervising employees. College-level coursework in administrative leadership and management or equivalent experience.

This is a full-time position with benefits and competitive salary commensurate with experience.

Please submit all inquiries, letters of interest, and resumes to hanksc@gvsu.edu.


Closing date: December 31, 2015

 

Lead Teacher: Pontiac, MI


Hands of Hope, a Christian Childcare Center in Pontiac, is looking to hire 1 Lead Preschool teacher.  We seek a professional, dedicated and nurturing individual to work in our Preschool and child-care programs. We are a growing child development center where flexible, warm and professional teachers love to teach. This positions is full-time, includes paid holidays and time-off, and available immediately. We are open Monday-Friday 8:30am-5:30pm. Pay is $12/hour.

Responsibilities include:

-Create a warm and nurturing environment and have strong customer service skills with parents and staff members (including daily communication)

-Implement curriculum on a daily basis

-Being a team player

Requirements are:

-Must have at least 6 months experience as a Lead Teacher in a preschool or pre-kindergarten classroom
-Minimum CDA with preschool endorsement or working towards an Associate’s Degree in ECE (must meet lead preschool teaching requirements),
-Current CPR/First Aid/blood borne pathogens certification.
-Must be physically able to stand for long periods of time, sit on the floor, stand up quickly, bend, squat, and lift up children in excess of 30 pounds.
-Love for children & passionate about education

Comfortable with providing a Christian based educational experience for the children, parents, and co-workers.

Candidates that do not meet these requirements will not be eligible or considered. Please apply only if you meet these qualifications.


Upon hire, applicants must be able to pass background checks from DHS and Michigan State Police I-CHAT, and obtain a current physical and TB testing.

Please email your letter of application, resume, and references to  Jodie Slongo, Children’s Program Director:Jslongo@gracecentersofhope.org

GSRP Teacher: Dearborn, MI


Great Start Readiness Program (GSRP) Teacher at the Oakman Child Care & Development, LLC. Applicants must have 1. BA in Early Childhood or Child Development or have a valid Teaching Certificate with a ZA Endorsement. It is preferred that applicants have prior experience working in a preschool setting or with preschool aged children. 2. I-chat 3. Medical clearance. 4. Certification of Completion in blood-pathogen training.5. Certification of Completion in CPR and First Aid. 6. Completion of DHS clearance 7. Willing to complete/update professional development hours that adhere with licensing requirements..


Competitive Salary and Benefits include paid holidays, vacations and health.

Experience: Prior experience working with a certified preschool program, early childhood elementary experience, or experience in an early childhood center. Experience with GSRP program preferred

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Skills/Other: High Scope Lesson plan written on a daily basis, Maintain children records as required. Do the daily on-going assessment of children through the taking of anecdotal notes, scoring them and entering the information On-line COR, Home visits, Plan and review daily work of the children.


Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee will regularly sit, and occasionally walk and stand. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision. While performing the duties of this job the employee will continuously hear conversation in a quiet and/or noisy environment. The employee will continuously need the ability to tell where a sound is coming from and tell the difference among bells, buzzers, beeps, horns, etc.

For consideration please attach resume and a copy of certificate or transcripts and email occd18@yahoo.com

Posted 8/16/15

Preschool Assistant: Jackson, MI



Trinity Lutheran Early Childhood Center in Jackson, Michigan, is a faith based program providing quality Christian preschool education and child care.  Trinity has several part time preschool assistant or child caregiver positions opening soon.  The preschool assistant or child caregiver assists the Lead Teacher with implementing a developmentally appropriate Toddler 2, Preschool 3 or Preschool 4 program.  The individual also helps to provide an interesting, fun and loving child care program wrapped around the Toddler and Preschool programs.  The position includes helping to maintain a clean and attractive classroom, helping children with snack, meals, and toileting, and being available to attend staff meetings and training/professional development sessions.  Candidates need to meet State of Michigan Licensing requirements.   Morning or afternoon shifts are available with some flexibility in work schedules. 

Please email your letter of application, resume, and references to gloriafahlsing@tlsjackson.com  or contact Gloria Fahlsing, Early Childhood Director, at 517-750-2105 for more information or an application.


GSRP Associate Teacher: Lainsburg, MI

The Early Childhood Elementary School is located 15 miles northeast of Lansing in a suburban/rural setting.  Students are mannerly, facilities are modern, technology is prevalent in all classrooms, and there is strong community support for the school system. 

PREFERRED / REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Associates Degree in Early Childhood/Child Development or CDA (required for Associate Teacher)
  • Training in High/Scope Early Childhood Curriculum
  • Knowledge of early childhood standards, curriculum and assessments desired.
  • Experience working with young children with special needs is desired.
  • Must obtain or possess CPR and First Aid certification upon hire.
  • Must meet DHS Caregiver Licensing requirements.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop positive relationships with students, parents and staff.
  • Must be able to maintain appropriate program and grant documentation.
  • Ability to handle sensitive information with professionalism and confidentiality.
  • Excellent professional attendance record
  • Must possess patience, creativity, imagination, positive attitude and problem-solving skills.
  • Criminal Background and Central Registry check required for employment.

SALARY BENEFITS:           Commensurate with Experience and Para-pro contract

Send resume and 3 professional references (hard copies only please) to:
Nikki Lange, Director
320 E. Grand River
Laingsburg, MI 48848

Part-Time Lead Preschool Teacher: Walled Lake, MI


Contact: Kathy Jensen
www.premierepreschool.com/employment
Closing Date: September 1, 2015

Job Location:
Premiere Preschool
2905 S Commerce Rd. Walled Lake, MI 48390

Part Time Lead Preschool Teacher

Job Description:
Premiere Preschool is seeking an enthusiastic, self motivated individual to join our teaching team working with children 2.5 – 5 years of age. The Lead Teacher will be responsible for planning and interpreting a curriculum to meet the cognitive, physical, social and emotional needs of the children. Hours: Mon, Wed, Fri 12:00pm-3:30pm

All candidates need to have a minimum of an Associates degree in Early Childhood or related fields and meet the requirements mandated by the Department of Human Services.


Assistant Preschool Teacher: Beckenridge, MI

Qualifications:

  1. Must have a minimum of a Child Development Credential (CDA) or an Associate’s Degree in Child Development or Early Childhood Education.
  2. Competitive pay in accordance with credentials.
  3. Two years prior experience preferred.
  4. Must have a good understanding of child development, age appropriate behaviors, common childhood behavior challenges and appropriate interventions.
  5. Must have good organizational skills.
  6. Must have First Aid/CPR Certificate or attend our training August 31st .
  7. Must complete a pre-employment background check.
  8. Must obtain a medical clearance request.
  9. Professional philosophy in accordance with the Breckenridge Community School District. 
  10. Excellent attendance and punctuality a must.
  11. Ability to communicate and work effectively with professional and support staff, students, families and school visitors.
  12. Must be physically able to perform all duties required of the position.
  13. Such alternative to the above qualifications as the Board and/or Superintendent may find appropriate and acceptable.

Primary Function:
The assistant teacher is responsible for assisting the lead teacher of our Great Start Readiness Preschool Program.  These duties include but are not limited to: planning and implementing developmentally appropriate lessons and activities, ensuring the safety and well-being of children and maintaining the standards and quality mandated by the State of Michigan.

Interested candidates may apply by sending an application (found on our website http://www.breckhuskies.org) along with a cover letter and resume highlighting qualifications to:
Jennifer Thrush
515 Summit St. P.O. Box 217
Breckenridge, Michigan 48615
jthrush@breckhuskies.org

Various Positions: Walled Lake, MI


GSRP Lead Teacher:

Position Responsibilities
The Lead Teacher is responsible for the planning and implementation of developmentally appropriate activities (using the High/Scope approach) for children and will maintain standards of quality (by state licensure and NAEYC accreditation) in the classroom and Children’s Learning Center.  Additionally, the Lead Teacher will assist with daily team planning meetings to create and prepare daily lessons and maintain ongoing communications with parents through daily interactions, weekly newsletters, and message boards and conduct 2 home visits per child per school year. The Lead Teacher also assists in planning, coordinating and participating in field trips.  This position requires the Lead Teacher to continually work to maintain a conducive learning environment for children.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education required
  • Experience and knowledge in both: Early Childhood Education and developmentally appropriate practices and the High/Scope Approach preferred.
  • Must have good organizational skills.

To Apply
We strongly encourage the use of our online application center as the preferred means of applying for this position. Please visit:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=ofsfamily&jobId=86056&lang=en_US&source=CC2

GSRP Assistant Teacher - Full Time:

Position Responsibilities
The Assistant Teacher is responsible for managing the overall day-to-day operations of a preschool classroom in Oakland Family Services’ Children’s Learning Center and will assist in planning and implementing developmentally appropriate activities utilizing the High/Scope Approach with children. The Assistant Teacher will maintain standards of quality in the classrooms required by state licensure and NAEYC accreditation, supervise and ensure the safety and well-being of all children and assist in maintaining the arrangement, appearance

Additionally, the Assistant Teacher will assist with: keeping accurate records of the children’s attendance; meal records; unusual incident reports; medication; allergies; and sign-in sheets for the parents; maintaining the arrangement and appearance of the learning environment; the supervision of classroom volunteers.

Qualifications

  • Must have a minimum of a Child Development Credential (CDA) or an Associate’s Degree in Child Development or Early Childhood Education.
  • Experience and knowledge in both: Early Childhood Education and developmentally appropriate practices and the High/Scope Approach preferred.
  • Must have good organizational skills.

To Apply
We strongly encourage the use of our online application center as the preferred means of applying for this position. Please visit:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=ofsfamily&jobId=86096&lang=en_US&source=CC2

GSRP Assistant Teacher - Part Time:

Position Responsibilities
The Assistant Teacher is responsible for managing the overall day-to-day operations of a preschool classroom in Oakland Family Services’ Children’s Learning Center and will assist in planning and implementing developmentally appropriate activities utilizing the High/Scope Approach with children. The Assistant Teacher will maintain standards of quality in the classrooms required by state licensure and NAEYC accreditation, supervise and ensure the safety and well-being of all children and assist in maintaining the arrangement, appearance

Additionally, the Assistant Teacher will assist with: keeping accurate records of the children’s attendance; meal records; unusual incident reports; medication; allergies; and sign-in sheets for the parents; maintaining the arrangement and appearance of the learning environment; the supervision of classroom volunteers.

Qualifications

  • Must have a minimum of a Child Development Credential (CDA) or an Associate’s Degree in Child Development or Early Childhood Education.
  • Experience and knowledge in both: Early Childhood Education and developmentally appropriate practices and the High/Scope Approach preferred.
  • Must have good organizational skills.

To Apply
We strongly encourage the use of our online application center as the preferred means of applying for this position. Please visit:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=ofsfamily&jobId=89935&lang=en_US&source=CC

Toddler Assistant Teacher: Troy, MI

Harmony Christian Care & Learning Center is currently hiring a full-time assistant teacher to join our toddler teaching team. We are looking for a dedicated professional who is enthusiastic about working and collaborating with other teachers, families, and administration. Applicants must possess the following:
-CDA, or working toward the credential
-Excellent written and verbal communication skills
-Positive, team-minded attitude
-Minimum 1 year working in a child care center

Contact Person: Please submit resumes to Ashley Capaldi, Director of Harmony Christian harmonychristiantroy@gmail.com
Closing Date: September 7th, 2015