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Posted 8/19/2016

Head Start/Early Head Start (Various positions): Southeast Michigan Community Alliance (SEMCA), Taylor MI

See full position descriptions below:

· Head Start Cook

· Early Head Start Infant and Toddler Home Visitor

· Early Head Start Teacher

· Head Start Assistant Teacher

· Head Start Family Service Worker

· Hear Start Nutritionist/Dietitian

· Head Start Teacher

· Head Start/Early Head Start Site Leader


Various positions: Laingsburg Community Schools, Laingsburg, MI

See the full position descriptions below:

GSRP Associate Teacher

Wolf Den After School Caregiver

GSRP Paraprofessional


Kids' Club Assistants (Various): Northville Public Schools Early Childhood and Extended Day Programs, Northville, MI

See the job posting here.

Hours: Monday through Friday
7:00-9:00 a.m. and 3:30-6:00 p.m. (split shift)
or just 3:30-6:00 p.m.

Hourly Rate: Assistant Salary Range $10.50 - $11.94/hour
Rate is based on experience and education

Start Date: 2016-2017 School Year
Monday, August 29, 2016

~ High School Diploma or equivalent required.
~ Experience working with elementary age children in a professional setting preferred.
~ Must be at least 18 years of age and have a desire to work with children.

Contact info:

Please send resume to : Joanne Sawicki at

Applications accepted until all positions are filled.

Full Time Teachers: The Goddard School for Early Childhood Development, Canton, MI

The Goddard School® is a renowned program with a Piaget (Learning through Play) based foundation and a leader in the franchised preschool industry which is growing and continues to set the standard for excellence. The focus of the program is to provide a life-long love of learning. Our staff is made of loving and dedicated teachers who understand each child’s needs. They are highly qualified childhood educators who are able to use their creativity and the Goddard Developmental Guidelines as the basis for unique lesson plans that are brought to life in a fun and imaginative way.

See the job posting here.

GSRP Early Childhood Center Director: West Shore Educational Service District, Ludington, MI

The GSRP Early Childhood Center Director is responsible for overseeing the daily operations of the early childhood building, engaging with staff members, families, and children. The center director is instrumental in creating a warm and welcoming environment, conducive to student learning, family engagement, and high quality care. See the full position description, here.

Head Start Preschool Teacher: Capital Area Community Services, Lansing MI

Head Start has an immediate opening for a Preschool Teacher in Lansing, MI. This position is 40 hours/week and 38 weeks/year. Qualified candidates will have a Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education or related field and one year of experience teaching in a preschool setting. Please see the full job description online here.

Contact: Danielle Cross at or by phone at 517-482-1504 ext. 131 to apply.

Posted 8/10/2016

Position: Preschool Teacher: Walnut Lake Preschool and Developmental Kindergarten, West Bloomfield, MI

Teacher wanted for 2016-17 school year to plan and implement developmentally appropriate, individualized curriculum for small, specialized preschool classroom of 3-4 year old children. Our nurturing and creative small classrooms (7 children per classroom) provide continuity of each child's educational/developmental plan until the child is ready to return to a regular school or classroom setting. Each child's emotional physical, and developmental challenges are addressed by our team of teachers and therapists. Parents and the school's professional team work together to provide a comprehensive understanding of the child's development. Activities are provided that meet each individual child's needs and stimulate learning in all developmental areas.

Primary Responsibilities:
Work with the Educational Director to develop and implement curriculum to meet the individual and group needs of children and families enrolled in the program.
Meet with Education Director on a weekly basis to plan curriculum – including social, emotional, cognitive, physical, language and creative development of all children.
Share responsibility with the Education Director for maintaining safe and secure classroom environment – with an awareness of developmentally appropriate standards and an eye to the general organization of the space and materials.
Share responsibility with the Education Director for creating and implementing activities and learning environment.
Maintain nurturing, professional and respectful approach to children and adults at school.
Attend weekly Clinical Staff Meetings and Parent/Teacher conferences.
Share responsibility with the Education Director for writing developmental reports each year.
Minimum Job Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree in education, special education or childhood education required
Experience in teaching in an early childhood setting preferred
Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to interact successfully with individuals of varied backgrounds and experiences
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Ability to function independently in a highly professional manner
Salary: Competitive.

Dates: End of August through beginning of June. Summer session is also available.

Facebook: Walnut Lake Preschool

Contact: Send resume and letters of reference to Cathy Rozenberg, Education Director, or Documents may also be sent to
Cathy Rozenberg, Education Director
Walnut Lake Preschool and Developmental Kindergarten
2075 Walnut Lake Rd.
West Bloomfield, MI 48323

Closing Date: September 15, 2016


Twos Room Lead and Preschool Lead Assistant Teacher: Peoples Church Preschool, East Lansing, MI

Twos Room Lead

Full time (based on 39 to 40 hours a week), salaried position with benefits

Peoples Church Preschool is seeking a full-time lead teacher to work alongside other lead and teaching team in the Twos Classroom. Lead teachers contribute to lesson planning and curriculum implementation, act as a primary caregiver for a group of children in the classroom, communicate with families, supervise assistant staff, and perform other classroom management tasks.

Interested parties should have an associate’s or bachelor’s degree in child development/early childhood education or a related field. Applicants must be available to work full-time, Monday through Friday.

Preschool Lead Assistant (2)
Full time positions (39 hours a week), with benefits

Peoples Church Preschool is seeking two full-time teachers to fill the Lead Assistant positions in the Preschool 1 and Preschool 2 classrooms. The teachers will serve as the third primary caregiver for children in the classroom, assist the lead teachers in implementing curriculum, and assist in supervising teaching assistants throughout the day.

Interested parties should have a CDA, associate’s degree in child development/early childhood education, or a higher degree. Those currently pursuing education in child development may also apply. Applicants must be available to work Monday through Friday. Experience, fit of personality, and ability to commit to a position for a consistent period of time are other aspects that will be considered when reviewing applicants.

Please see Dana Johnson, Director, with inquiries.
Phone: (517) 332-2885 Email:

Applications accepted until positions are filled.


Early Childhood Specialist: Shiawassee RESD, Owosso, MI

Job Description: Early Childhood Specialist with the Great Start Readiness Program.
The Early Childhood Specialist is responsible for ensuring the implementation of high quality preschool programs and compliance of the Great Start Readiness Program across Shiawassee County through regular, ongoing classroom assessment, support and coaching to classroom staff. In addition, the Early Childhood Specialist works collaboratively with the Early Childhood Contact and other Early Childhood Specialists within the organization to ensure quality, cohesive programming and ongoing learning opportunities for our teaching teams. Click here to apply.

Contact: Human Resources Department
Shiawassee Regional Education Service District
114 W. North Street
Owosso, MI 48867
(989) 743-3471 x2103

Closing Date: Open until filled


Part-Time Assistant Teacher: Adrian College, Adrian ,MI

Job duties, minimum requirements, and preferred qualifications:
This position involves caring for children between ages 0 and 36 months in accordance with state licensing and credentialing requirements.

The successful candidate will:
· Provide child care in a classroom setting
· Develop and foster strong relationships with children and families
· Organize and lead activities designed to promote physical, mental, and social development, such as games, arts and crafts, music, and storytelling
· Observe and evaluate children’s performance, behavior, social development, and physical health
· Enforce rules for behavior, and procedures for maintaining order
· Maintain licensing and professional conduct standards consistent with the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) and State of Michigan regulations
· Perform other duties as assigned

Minimum requirements:
· Associate’s Degree
· Six months to one year of experience in providing child care and program development in the State of Michigan
· Early Childhood General and Special Education (ZS) endorsement
· First Aid and infant/child/adult CPR Certification
· Must be able to perform duties within the normal bounds of a classroom environment including interacting with, playing with, lifting and carrying infants or toddlers for the majority of the day.

Desired Qualifications:
Education with a focus on Early Childhood Education, Child Development or a related field is preferred. The successful candidate will show initiative and will be organized, punctual, and have a demonstrated ability to prioritize and work independently.
The job is listed on our webpage:

Contact person: Andrea Milner,
Closing date: This position will be open until it is filled (no planned closing date)


Lead Infant Teacher & Lead Toddler Teacher: Small Wonders, Warren, MI

Small Wonders Early Learning Center in Warren is hiring two full-time Lead Teachers for our infant/toddler program. One position is with our young infants and the other position is with our 2-year old toddlers. We are looking for a warm, friendly and energetic individual that works well in a team. The position is full-time (Monday through Friday). Associates degree or higher in Early Childhood Education required and familiarity with HighScope is a plus. Individual must be experienced in writing newsletters & lesson plans, communicating effectively with parents and developing a professional working relationship with Assistant Teachers.

Competitive salary and benefits available.

Please email your resume to Please call (586) 558-7444 if you have any questions.

Posting closes 9/9/16

Small Wonders Inc.
29603 Civic Center Dr
Warren, MI 48093


Posted 8/4/2016

Child Development Center Assistant Teacher: Oak Park YMCA, Lansing, MI

General Function:

To assist the Lead Teacher in the supervision and management of all aspects of the child care classroom where the assistant is assigned.

Job Responsibilities: Follow lesson plans as written, Following all classroom rules and expectations, Support Lead Teacher, Follow a daily schedule, Become CPR/First Aid certified, Work to provide a neat, attractive, stimulating, and safe environment for children.

Physical Demands: Must be able to lift 30 lbs.

Job Requirements: Minimum high school diploma.

Special: Preference given to candidate with child development background and/or equivalent experience.

Closing Date 9/1/2016

Other: Please provide transcripts and references.

Contact: Ashley Jory, Child Development Director
Oak Park YMCA
900 Long Blvd
Lansing, MI 48911

Classroom, Management,Corporate Positions: Rainbow Childcare Centers, Various Locations

Check out the list of openings here.

Full Time Head Toddler Teacher: Birmingham Public Schools, Birmingham, MI

NAEYC accredited, Birmingham Early Childhood Center is seeking a warm, gentle and nurturing teacher who loves, enjoys and appreciate the joys of toddler development! We have an opening for a full-time Head Teacher in our full-day toddler program beginning August 29, 2016. A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood, Child Development, Elementary Education, or Early Childhood Special Education is required.  Experience in High Scope Curriculum is desired but not required. Beginning pay rate is $17.60-19.19/hour, with opportunity for single subscriber benefits as well as paid sick and vacation days.

To apply or inquire more about the details of this position, please email resume to Laura Tinsley, Director,, send by mail or apply in person at the address below between the hours of 8:30am-4:00pm   References required.

Birmingham Public Schools Early Childhood Center

2121 Midvale Road Birmingham, Michigan  48009  

Deadline to apply: August 12, 2016

Full/Part Time Assistant Preschool/Toddler Teachers: Harmony Christian Care & Learning Center, Troy, MI

Job Description: Harmony Christian Care & Learning Center is looking for full-time and part-time assistant teachers to join our preschool and toddler teaching teams. Our goal is to provide a safe, fun, and loving environment that fosters cognitive, physical, social, and emotional development.

Responsibilities include
-Maintaining a safe and healthy environment
-Communicating daily with families
-Working as part of a collaborative team
-Assisting with planning lessons and experiences
-Using positive discipline and guidance

Ideal candidates will be positive, energetic, dedicated professionals with education and experience in early childhood education.

Please email resumes to

Closing date 9-6-2016

Teacher Assistant/Substitutes: Lambs of Our Savior Christian Preschool, Chelsea, MI

Teacher Assistant needed – Lambs of Our Savior Christian Preschool is looking for an energetic teacher assistant. Candidate must be at least 18 years of age and have some early childhood education experience and education, CDA or Associate Degree preferred. The candidate must submit to and pass background checks (ICHAT and DSS), have or be willing to obtain current first aid and CPR certification, be flexible, be of good moral character and exhibit Christian behaviors, be willing to attend at least 24 hours of professional development per year, and be comfortable in providing a Christian education to the children and families in our program. Our work week is Mondays and Wednesdays from 8-12 and Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8-3. Additional evening hours (and occasional Sunday hours) are required – A calendar is provided at the start of the school year with those dates and times. Send resume to or mail to Lambs of Our Savior Christian Preschool, Attn. Heidi Friedel, 1515 S Main, Chelsea, MI 48118 by Friday, August 5th.

Substitutes needed – Lambs of Our Savior Christian Preschool is looking for flexible, on-call substitutes. Our work week is Mondays and Wednesdays from 8-12 and Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8-3. Experience working with children 2 ½ - 5 years old is preferred. All candidates must submit to and pass background checks (ICHAT and DSS) before being able to be considered as a substitute. Must be at least 18. Send resume to or mail to Lambs of Our Savior Christian Preschool, Attn. Heidi Friedel, 1515 S Main, Chelsea MI 48118


Posted 7/25/2016

Preschool Teacher/Child Development Specialist: Michigan State University Child Development Laboratory, East Lansing, MI
Posting Number: 3734
Internal Posting Date: 07-21-2016
Internal Closing Date: Open Until Filled
External Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Review of Applications begins on: 08-04-2016
Job Title: Specialist - Teacher

Major Administrative Unit/College: College of Social Science
Primary Department: 10038324 HUMAN DEV & FAMILY STUDIES - CSS
Position Employee Group: Fixed Term Academic Staff-FAS
Appointment Basis: Annual Year, 12 months
Appointment Status: Fixed Term Academic Staff
Employment %: 100

Faculty: Salary Range: Salary Commensurate with Experience

Position Summary: Seeking qualified candidate as a preschool teacher/child development specialist to work with children at the Michigan State University Child Development Laboratory (CDL) within the Department of Human Development and Family Studies. Successful candidateswill teach in a nationally recognized, university-affiliated laboratory program for young children and teachers in training. The CDL provides parenting education/family support and high quality early childhood programming for children ages birth to 6 years. Responsibilities include: functioning as a head teacher in an early childhood classroom and specialist at Michigan State University; training, supervising, and evaluating university students; and participating in professional outreach. Other duties as assigned by director. Position start date is 8/16/2016. Minimum of 3 years successful teaching experience as a lead teacher with preschool aged children. Experience with linguistically and culturally diverse families is desired. Experience working with children with special needs in an inclusive setting.

Faculty: Minimum Qualifications Support Staff: Minimum Requirement:
A Master's in Child Development or Early Childhood Education or equivalent. Courses and experience equivalent to those required for the Michigan Early Childhood Endorsement.

Required Applicant Documents:
Cover Letter
Learning Philosophy

Department Website Address:

Name/Title/Email Address of Search Committee Chair: Laurie Linscott/ Director, CDL/


Preschool Lead Teacher: Jude Family Childcare Learning Center, Detroit, MI

Seeking GSRP Lead Preschool Teachers

Click HERE for position qualifications.


Part Time Teacher Aids: New Morning School, Plymouth, MI

New Morning School is seeking part time teacher aides for its private school, pre K - 8 program. Aides will assist the teachers in the classroom working individually with students in this hands-on, project-based program.

Applicants must have completed one year of college. Students in education programs at universities are especially invited to apply. Hours are 8:15 am - 12:30 pm; 11:15 am - 3:45 pm; or full day 8:15 am - 3:45 pm on days the aide is available. Please indicate days of the week and hours available.

Email resume to Elaine Kennedy,

Latchkey Aides: New Morning School, Plymouth, MI

New Morning School is seeking a latchkey aide for preschool and a latchkey aide for K - 8 students to provide a warm, nurturing after-school experience. Hours are 3 - 6 pm, M - F. Training is provided and the aide will be working with small groups of children.

Applicants must have completed one year of college. Students in education programs at universities are especially invited to apply.

Email resume to Elaine Kennedy,

Preschool Teacher - Half- or Full-Day: New Morning School, Plymouth, MI

New Morning School is seeking a Preschool Teacher for its individualized, hands-on approach to early education. The teacher is assisted by parent aides, bringing the ratio to 5 students per adult.

An applicant must be exceptional, be a certified teacher, and have at least 3 years of teaching experience with preschoolers.

This position is M - F, beginning August 29, 2016. It is possible to apply for just the morning position or for full day. Please indicate on submission.

Email resume to Elaine Kennedy,

Posted 7/18/2016

Family Service Worker- Head Start for Kent County

Head Start for Kent County is looking for an additional Family Service Worker to join our team! Attached is a job description providing details of the position including responsibilities and educational requirements. Please keep in mind the position does have a Bi-lingual/Spanish Speaking requirement. The pay would vary based on current education level and ranges from $14.76-15.76.

Interested applicants can e-mail resumes or questions to or 616-453-4145.



Preschool Lead Teacher, Assistant Teacher- Oakland Family Services (Pontiac, Walled Lake)

Please see the job descriptions below for open positions for Lead Preschool and Assistant Teachers - we are currently looking for several part-time and full-time positions in both our Pontiac and Walled Lake locations.


Click here for the Lead Preschool Teacher position.

Click here for the Assistant Teacher position.