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Posted 12/8/17

Early Head Start Director/Health-Family Engagement Coordinator, The Learning Community (Carman-Ainsworth Community Schools), Flint, MI

JOB PURPOSE AND FOCUS
Responsible for planning, coordination, grant writing/reporting, professional development, evaluation and supervision of program operations for the Early Head Start programs. Work collaboratively with the Carman-Ainsworth Board of Education and the Early Head Start Policy Council to ensure compliance with all fiscal, legal, and programmatic requirements. Coordinate and supervise the implementation of the requirements and programming related to child Health services, including medical and dental services.

Full job posting here.

This job closes on December 15, 2017.

For further questions, contact Kelly Dekoski at 810-591-8241.

 

Lead Teacher, Triangle Cooperative Preschool, Ann Arbor, MI

QUALIFICATIONS:
One of the following:
a) Bachelor’s degree or higher in early childhood education or child development.
b) Bachelor’s degree or higher in a child-related field with 18 semester hours in early
childhood education or child development and 480 hours of experience.
(A child-related field means elementary education, child guidance/counseling, child psychology,
family studies, and social work)
c) Associate’s degree in early childhood education or child development with 18 semester
hours in early childhood education or child development & 480 hours of experience.


RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Develop and effectively teach preschool program.
- Maintain classroom (cleanliness, supply levels, themes), in cooperation with assisting families.
- Chair Curriculum Committee and set up ongoing schedule of activities.
- Along with parents, coordinate field trips and classroom guests.
- Evaluate program and communicate children’s progress with parents on a regular basis.
- Be available as a mentor to parents and families throughout the year in person and via newsletter.
- Schedule and lead formal conferences with parents as needed, minimum of 2x/year.
- Serve on the Triangle Board, attend Triangle meetings, continuing professional development
meetings/workshops or others as deemed appropriate by Board.
- Encouraged to attend most of the weekly park playdates throughout the summer, to help everyone
transition into the school year.

Full job posting here.

 

Race to the Top Departmental Analyst, State of Michigan, Lansing, MI

Job Description

Works with Population Health Race to the Top-Early Learning Challenge (RTT-ELC) grant team, Early Childhood Health Section Manager and other staff to support coordination and collaboration across early childhood-related programs and projects within the Population Health & Community Services Administration.  Also works with Early Childhood Health Section Manager to represent the MDHHS Population Health and Community Services Administration in implementation, monitoring, and reporting on RTT-ELC grant Health activities, as defined in the project Statement of Work (SOW) and Interagency Agreement between MDHHS and MDE.  Manages RTT-ELC subcontracts established by the Population Health and Community Services administration. Provides consultation to and coordinates with the Michigan Department of Education and other state departments. Prepares reports required for the implementation of the grant. Interprets existing MDHHS policy related to RTT grant implementation.

This position is limited term, and will expire in December 2018.

Full position listing here.

 

Assistant Teacher (Part-Time and Floating Hourly), Oakland Family Services, Walled Lake/Pontiac, MI locations

Position Responsibilities

Responsible for managing the overall day-to-day operations of a preschool classroom in Oakland Family Services’ Children’s Learning Center.  The Assistant Teacher will provide physical care and implement activities with the children.  The Assistant Teacher reports to the Early Childhood Education Manager.
 
Specific Duties/Job Expectations
  • Assist in planning and implementing developmentally appropriate activities utilizing the High/Scope Approach with children
  • Maintain standards of quality in the classroom as required by State licensure and accreditation.
  • Maintain classroom responsibilities in the Lead Teacher’s absence.
  • Assist in keeping accurate records of the children’s attendance, meal records, unusual incident reports, medication for children, allergies, and sign-in/out sheets for parents.
  • Assist in anecdotal observations of children on a daily basis, and assist in completion of assessment of children’s development.
  • Communicate positively and professionally with parents.
  • Conduct for each enrolled family a minimum of two parent-teacher conferences per school-year.
  • Supervise and ensure the safety and well-being of each child.
  • Assist in maintaining the arrangement, appearance and learning environment.
  • Assist in the supervision of classroom volunteers.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Full job posting here.

 

 

Posted 11/29/17

Human Resources, Daycroft Montessori School, Ann Arbor, MI

Description

1.       Handle general communications and correspondence to parents

2.       Answer telephones and handle inquiries and problems

3.       Manage mail

4.       Liaison between parents, teachers, and classrooms during the day

5.       Liaison between Parent Guild and school to make sure events are coordinated and communicated to parents

6.       Provide support for teachers , administrative staff, and Parent Guild members

7.       Maintain student and faculty databases, files, and records

8.       Keep track of CPR and First Aid certifications for staff

9.       Create classroom lists including allergies and medications and keep updated throughout the school year

10.    Create emergency contact book for the school and make copies for each classroom. Maintain updates throughout the year

11.    Coordinate substitute assignments when teachers can’t, collect proper forms for substitute employee file

12.    Update the Parent and Employee directories.

13.    Create emergency voice contact lists for Oakbrook & Zeeb, upload & configure lists for both campuses, update lists with changes

14.    Collect and file parent volunteer forms (criminal history check and Central Registry Clearance)

15.    Manage the Michigan Central Immunization Registry, research children’s immunizations, follow up with parents, and submit results to MCIR for compliancy requirements

16.    Collect daily student absence reports from teachers

17.    Manage Washtenaw County Health Department communications, submit Washtenaw County Health Department communicable diseases report weekly

18.    Print out rosters and schedules for instructors, teachers, and afterschool personnel

19.    Order office supplies, school materials, Friday Pizza Lunch 

20.    Assemble information packets

21.    Photocopy and stock general forms such as accident reports, pick-up permission slips, time cards, etc.

22.    Photocopy and distribute communications for classrooms

23.    Prepare check and cash inventory list and forward checks and cash to business office 

24.    Substitute in classrooms when necessary

25.    Assist photographer on Picture Day by collecting orders, assembling children, and  aiding with photo set-up, follow up with photographer about problems with orders

26.    Assist yearbook coordinator with information about events and getting photos

27.    Assist with event set-up and clean-up

28.    Coordinate Volunteer Breakfast at Oakbrook

29.    Participate in occasional  off campus events during evenings, weekends, and summer and assist with set-up and take down of displays

30.    Participate in professional development opportunities

Qualifications

College degree

Experience Preferred

 

Send resume to hr@daycroft.org

 Deadline- until filled

 

 

 

Posted 11/20/17

T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood(R) Michigan Scholarship Counselor, Michigan Association for the Education of Young Children, Lansing, MI

The T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® Michigan Counselor will work with the Director of T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® MICHIGAN to complete the following tasks associated with these responsibilities:

  • Scholarship Managment
  • Relationships with Community Colleges
  • Record Keeping
  • Counseling
  • Data Collection and Management
  • Outreach & Project Recruitment

Please review the full job posting here.

 

 

 

 

Posted 11/17/17

Lead Teacher (Head Start), Saginaw ISD, Saginaw, MI

  • Posting Deadline:                               Open until filled.
     
    Job Title:                                              Lead Teacher
     
    Department:                                        Education
     
    Supervisor:                                          Education Coordinator
     
    Classification:                                     10 months, Full-time (40 hours per week)
     
    Salary:                                                  $14.10 - $18.50 per hour
     
    Job Summary:                                   
    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.
     
    Minimum Qualifications:                
    1. Bachelors or Advanced Degree in Early Childhood Education or Bachelor’s and coursework equal to a major in Early Childhood Education with experience teaching preschool.  ZA or ZS endorsement strongly preferred.
    2. Must be willing to obtain Administrative training within six months of employment.
    3. Previous experience working with young children, preferably preschool.
    4. Previous supervision experience preferred. 
    5. Must be willing and able to obtain Basic First Aid and CPR Certification and maintain certification. 
    6. Acceptable tuberculosis and drug screening results, a clear criminal records check and an initial health exam are required post job offer and prior to employment. 
    7. Current and former Head Start employees, students, and parents will receive preference for employment vacancies for which they are qualified. 
     
    Application Procedure:  Applicants must complete and submit an online Saginaw Intermediate School District application, cover letter, resume, three (3) letters of recommendation, and copies of transcripts are required.  An application may be obtained online by going to the SISD web site at: www.sisd.cc.  Click on “Employment” and then click on “APPLY".
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Posted 11/6/17

Foster Home Licensing Consultant (part-time hourly), Oakland Family Services, Pontiac, MI

Responsibilities of the Foster Home Licensing Consultant are to provide recruitment activities and assessment of new and current foster parents.  The employee in this position will compile all required documentation as specified by Division of Child Welfare Licensing regulations and provide oversight of foster homes including the placement of children, training, special investigations, support and ongoing recording of status changes.  The position reports to the Foster Home Licensing Supervisor. The incumbent in this position is responsible for compliance with all rules set forth by the Division of Child Welfare Licensing and the policies of the Department of Health and Human Services. The following represents a summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents in this position.  Incumbents may be requested to perform related tasks other than those specifically.

Full job posting here.

 

Early Childhood Supports Coordinator, Midland County ESA/GSRP Regional Preschool Partnership, Midland, MI

The Early Childhood Supports Coordinator will serve as the catalyst for continuous improvement across the Regional Preschool Partnership, as well as facilitate the implementation of system-wide initiatives. Specialized knowledge is needed to fulfill thisrole, as well as a dedication to stay abreast of current research and best practice strategies and interventions for supporting early learning. The Early Childhood Supports Coordinator will collaborate with regional community partners to share content knowledge and resources to deliver and support services for families with children ages zero to six.

Full job posting here.

 

GSRP Teacher (Paraeducator), Wixom Elementary School, Wixom, MI

Classification B Paraeducator
8 hours per day (Monday through Friday), 7:45 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.
177 Day Work Calendar
Valid Michigan Teaching Certificate with a BS in Early Childhood Education/Child Development, ZS Certification.

  • Meet criteria for the role as stated in the current GSRP Implementation Manual, including team teaching.
  • Participates in annual Program Quality Assessment (PQA) observation, feedback and goal setting session, and shows progress related to annual classroom PQA goals over the course of a program year.  If the End of Year PQA score is at or below 3.25, commit to participating in Oakland Schools support to attain a score above 3.25 by the following End of Year PQA observation.
  • Demonstrate growth in competency areas as outlined in the current "Michigan Core Knowledge and Core Competencies for the Early Care and Education Workforce" document.
  • Meet qualifications and responsibilities for the role as stated in the current "Licensing Rules for Child Care Centers" published by the State of Michigan.
  • Comply with all current Board Policies and Staff Handbooks published by WLCSD.
  • Attend professional development as required by the program.
  • Actively participate in meetings as scheduled and required by the program.
  • Implement the High Scope curriculum with fidelity as measured by Program Quality Assessment (PQA) items and child growth in Child Observation Record Advantage (COR Advantage).
  • Plan and implement lessons for all parts of the daily routine based on a team teaching model.
  • Establish and maintain positive relationships and communication with program members including children, staff, families, and the external community.
  • Keep accurate records, including assessment, portfolios, inventory, and others as dictated by program rules.
  • Meet deadlines for all funding streams.
  • Maintain confidentiality.
  • Order supplies and items needed for the classroom.
  • Organize and carry out all necessary calls, paperwork, permissions and procedures for field trips.
  • Regular and reliable attendance is an essential job function.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
Closing date 11/9/17.

Full job posting here.

 

Parent Educator, Oakland Family Services, Pontiac, MI

RESPONSIBILITIES/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
The Parent Educator assumes the responsibilities common to all direct service and
administrative positions as described in the Agency Manual. The Parent Educator is
directly accountable to the Early Childhood Services Manager. The Parent Educator
will develop and use the various modalities of service offered by the agency.
The following represents a summary of the major duties and responsibilities
performed by incumbents in this position. Incumbents may be requested to perform
related tasks other than those specifically presented.

Full job posting here.

 

Lead Teacher, Harmony Christian Care & Learning Center, Troy, MI

Our Christian child care center is looking for a Preschool Teacher to join our team and help create a fun, engaging learning environment for our preschool class. The preschool teacher will be responsible for creating lesson plans based on The Creative Curriculum, maintaining a safe and healthy classroom, and serving as an inspirational and motivating leader to the preschool teaching team.
 

Contact person - Theresa Duford
Closing date - November 30th 

Full job description here.

 

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

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

Full job description here.

 

Lead Teacher and support staff positions, Young Child Associates Inc, Battle Creek, MI

Young Child Associates, Inc. is seeking career minded individuals who want to grow with our expanding organization.


Lead Teachers and support staff positions available in Preschool and Toddler classrooms
Educational requirements vary according to the position.
Competitive pay and insurance benefits.


Call 269-963-5598

 

 

Posted 10/30/17

Lead Teachers (Infant, Toddler, Preschool, Pre-K, and Varsity [School-age]), Rainbow Child Care Center, Howell, MI

Description: Rainbow Child Care Center in Holland, MI (Adams St. location) is seeking qualified Lead Teachers in all age groups.

Qualifications: Must have a Child Development Associate (CDA) at a minimum. Must be friendly, professional, and have the ability to build relationships with children and parents.

Job posting link here.

How to Apply: send resume and cover letter to holland2@rainbowccc.com

Deadline: 12/15/2017

 

Assistant Director, Child Development Lab, Michigan State University. East Lansing, MI

Summary:

The Department of Human Development and Family Studies at Michigan State University is seeking an Assistant Director for its Child Development Lab in East Lansing. This position consists of supervising Central School staff and students; managing procedures for ordering supplies; assisting in the planning and implementation of school wide events; developing and maintaining University student placement in lab settings; assisting with public relations and marketing; ensure understanding and application of developmentally appropriate practice and child development within program; maintain personnel records as required by State of Michigan Licensing, GSQ, NAEYC; provide orientation for new student staff which includes reviewing with them their job description, staff rules, and personnel policies of the center...

Read full job posting here.

Apply through MSU HR here.

Position open till filled.

 

Lead and Associate Teacher, Highland Park Renaissance Academy, Highland Park, MI

Lead Teacher (Basic Function):

  • With the guidance and direction of the Prek Administrative team, the Prek Lead Teacher will create an educational environment, where all students will have the opportunitytoreceivetheproperguidance andinstructionneededtopromotetheir academic,social,mental,psychological,physicalandemotional wellbeing.

  • Will provide individualized and large group instruction in accordance to HighScope, CORAdvantage1.5, MI-EarlyChildhoodStandardsofQuality,andPQA(Preschool Program Quality Assessment).

Full job posting here.

Associate Teacher (Basic Function):

  • With the guidance of the Prek Lead Teacher, the Prek Associate Teacher will assist in the smooth and efficient operation of the classroom and provides challenged students withindividualizedinstructionin accordancetoHighScope,CORAdvantage1.5,MI- Early Childhood Standards of Quality, and PQA (Preschool Program Quality Assessment).

Full job posting here.

Contact: School Leader Carmen Willingham, carmen.willingham@leonagroup.com 

Closing date December 1, 2017 or until filled.

 

 

Posted 10/20/17

Kid's Club Lead Teacher, Schoolhouse Montessori Academy of Canton, Canton, MI

Summary:

The Kid’s Club Lead Teacher assists the Teachers and other Lead Teachers in delivering the Montessori curriculum to students during the regular school year and Summer Discovery School.  This position is responsible for classroom activities in the Kids Club Program (before and after school).  Kid’s Club Lead Teacher is responsible for planning activities, ensuring the safety of all children, serving after school snacks, interacting with the children and their families, working independently as well as in a team, and creating an enriching, fun, and safe environment.

Full job posting here.

Contact: Kelly Brewster / kbrewster@schoolhousecorporate.com / (734) 405-2354

Closing date: 11/19/2017 

 

GSRP Lead Teacher, ToddlerTime Child Care, Southfield, MI

Currently seeking a Lead Teacher for our GSRP Classroom.  Must have a BA/ BS in early childhood or child development.  Excellent work environment and paid vacation time included.  Candidates can contact Alicia Lockhart at 248-557- 2629 if interested.

 

 

Posted 10/13/17

 

Assistant Teacher, U of M Dearborn Early Education Center, Dearborn, MI

Responsibilities:

-Identify the development and academic progress of children and plan courses of study to meet their needs. Refer children for specialized assessment when necessary while collaborating with psychologist, social workers, and special education specialist. Study social-constructivist model of early childhood education grounded in the work of Dewey, Erickson, Piaget and Vygotsky.-Support lead teacher in writing curriculum plans and implement a Reggio inspired long term project each term.-Lead and collaborate with university practicum students, checking weekly plans while providing verbal feedback on instructional and management techniques.-Explain program philosophy, teaching practices and routine to prospective families and visitors.-Make learning visible by documenting and displaying children's work.

Please Note: This is a temporary position that can have mulitple openings that can be hired throughout the school year.

PDF of job posting here.

Job posting on U of M site here.

 

 

GSRP Associate Teacher, St. John Preschools, Davison, MI
 
St. John Preschools has an exciting opportunity in our preschool program for an Associate Teacher in the GSRP classroom.  Join our team of talented professionals who inspire students through developmentally appropriate learning.  This is a part-time, 4 days per week position, leading to full-time.

Qualifications:
  • Associate teacher must have an Associate's Degree in Early Childhood Education or Child Development
  • Prepare course objectives and curriculum for developmentally appropriate daily routines in accordance with GSRP guidelines and the High-Scope Curriculum
  • Willing to complete/update professional developmental hours and to adhere with licensing requirements
  • Must also have good physical mobility including ability to find and direct and move children in case of an emergency
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Employee must be able to stand consecutively for 3-1/2 hours per part-day class session
  • Employee must be able to ambulate between sitting on the floor, standing, and chair sitting
  • Employee must be able to bend and stoop to child level and lift for urgent and emergency situations.  Employee must be able to bend and stoop to address child concerns a minimum (for example, tying shoes for child safety)

Please email resumes to stjohnpreschools@yahoo.com.  Resumes will be accepted until position is filled.

 

Assistant Teacher & Assistant Preschool Teacher Little Lambs at Christ Church Cranbrook, Bloomfield Hills, MI

Assistant Teacher

Little Lambs at Christ Church Cranbrook (WWW.LITTLELAMBSCCC.ORG) is recruiting an Assistant Teacher for our Child Development Center. At Little Lambs, we serve children from 6 weeks through 5 years (or kindergarten eligible) in a Christian-centered environment, providing full and half day care.Our center is open Monday-Friday year-round. The program begins at 7:00 AM and ends at 5:30 PM each day.

This position is open to candidates with experience working with young children. We are looking for someone that is available to work 30 or more hours per week; hours may vary.

Responsibilities could include the following: • Provide assistance and support to all classrooms • Have the willingness to care for each age level when needed • Provide positive guidance to the children to develop self-discipline and social problem-solving skills • Ensure that the daily routines are done in a prompt, clean and consistent manner while following all licensing rules and center procedures through out each day • Ensure the health and safety of children at all times.

Qualifications: The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 1 year experience working in a child care center or early childhood setting. Candidates must have strong knowledge of early childhood development and use of positive classroom behavior management strategies. We are seeking a candidate who is loving, nurturing, flexible and willing to be a team player in our small family environment. Knowledge of State of Michigan licensing standards a plus.

Contact Person: Kerry Malczewski, Center Director, at 248.644.0053 or kmalczewski@christchurchcranbrook.org

Closing Date: February 1, 2018

Assistant PRESCHOOL Teacher

Little Lambs at Christ Church Cranbrook (WWW.LITTLELAMBSCCC.ORG) is recruiting an Assistant Teacher for our Child Development Center. At Little Lambs, we serve children from 6 weeks through 5 years (or kindergarten eligible) in a Christian-centered environment, providing full and half day care.Our center is open Monday-Friday year-round. The program begins at 7:00 AM and ends at 5:30 PM each day.

This position is open to candidates with experience working with young children. We are looking for someone that is available to work 30 or more hours per week; hours may vary.

Responsibilities could include the following: • Provide assistance and support to all classrooms • Have the willingness to care for each age level when needed • Provide positive guidance to the children to develop self-discipline and social problem-solving skills • Ensure that the daily routines are done in a prompt, clean and consistent manner while following all licensing rules and center procedures through out each day • Ensure the health and safety of children at all times.

Qualifications: The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 1 year experience working in a child care center or early childhood setting. Candidates must have strong knowledge of early childhood development and use of positive classroom behavior management strategies. We are seeking a candidate who is loving, nurturing, flexible and willing to be a team player in our small family environment. Knowledge of State of Michigan licensing standards a plus.

Contact Person: Kerry Malczewski, Center Director, at 248.644.0053 or kmalczewski@christchurchcranbrook.org


 

GSRP Lead Teacher, Leonard Elementary School, Ovid, MI

Preschool Teaching Associate:

Responsibilities: To deliver a research-based high-quality, early education curriculum to prekindergarten students while meeting their individual learning needs through developmentally appropriate practices and a strong home-school partnership.


Qualifications:


1. Requires a valid Michigan K-5 Teaching Certificate and ZA/ZS endorsement or a Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education or Child Development with a specialization in preschool teaching.
2. Previous successful early childhood teaching experience preferred.
3. Strong oral and written communication skills required.
4. Desire knowledge and understanding of early childhood curriculums (High/Scope, Creative Curriculum, etc.).
5. Training and familiarity with developmental screening tools (ASQ, ESI-R, etc.).
6. Ability to design and evaluate daily lesson plans driven by student achievement data.
7. Knowledge and/or experience using a research-based, observational student assessment.
8. Formal training and experience with inclusion-based early childhood programs preferred.
9. Strong background in cooperative learning and hands-on investigation.
10. Demonstrated ability to develop positive relationships with students, parents, and staff.
11. Must be able to maintain appropriate program and grant documentation.
12. Ability to handle sensitive information with confidentiality.
13. Excellent professional attendance record.
14. Must possess patience, creativity, imagination, and problem-solving skills.
15. Criminal Background and Central Registry check required for employment.

Full job posting here.

 

Lead Waddler & Assistant Teacher, Jumpstart Childcare, Kalamazoo, MI

Jumpstart Childcare of Kalamazoo is looking for a lead waddler teacher and assistant teachers to support our classrooms. Our hours of operation are 6:30am to 6:00pm. Compensation depends on education and experience and will be discussed upon interview. Job responsibilities consist of, but are not limited to; daily attendance, documentation of daily observation, carrying out lesson plans, organization and cleanliness of room, tending to the children's individualized physical and emotional needs, and communication with parents.

Please contact Amanda if you are interested in learning more about opportunities at Jumpstart

-Contact Amanda Trembley, program director at jumpstartkzoo@gmail.com

 

Preschool Teaching Associate & Preschool Lead Teacher, Plymouth Elementary, Midland, MI

Preschool Teaching Associate:

The Teaching Associate is responsible for the care and guidance of the children served by the Midland Public Schools Four-Year-Old Great Start Readiness Program. The Teaching Associate, under the direction of the Lead, is responsible for assisting to provide a safe, secure, and stimulating environment for children that attend the program. The Lead and Associate are responsible for providing a planned daily program appropriate to the developmental level of the children in attendance.

Full job posting here.

Preschool Lead Teacher:

The Lead is responsible for the care and guidance of the children served by the Midland Public Schools Four-Year-Old Great Start Readiness Program. The Lead will plan and implement an effective developmentally appropriate program based on a research-based, high quality curriculum that meets the needs of the children.

Full job posting here.

 

Site Aid GSRP (Part time), The Guidance Center, Huron, MI

We have an exciting opportunity for a part time Site Aide to join our team of talented professionals.

Qualifications Required: 

1. High School diploma or GED.

2. Ability to communicate effectively with children, their parents/caregivers, and staff.

3. Have a minimum of 1 year work, intern or volunteer experience with children between the ages of 3 and 5.

 Qualifications Preferred: 

1. Experience in a preschool early education and care setting.

2. Skill in implementing the HighScope curriculum.

3. Experience working with children with disabilities and/or special needs. 

 Job Duties: Assist the Teacher and Assistant Teacher in classroom management, implementation of daily routine, and general care for and supervision of children. Supervise children to maintain staff ratios during child bathroom trips, naptime, and other. Maintain confidentiality of children and families. Complete necessary paperwork and reports. Attend meetings and training as necessary, Other duties as assigned. Work hours will be 20hours per week. Schedule to be determined by site leader.

Full job posting here.

 

Early Head Start Teacher, The Guidance Center, Southgate, MI

We have an exciting opportunity for a 12 month - FD/FY Early Head Start Teacher to join our team of talented professionals.

Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education/Child Development with infant/toddler coursework. Previous professional experience working with pregnant women, infants and toddlers required. Previous experience delivering home based services preferred. Excellent knowledge and understanding of early childhood development, including challenging behaviors of infant/toddlers and the ability to implement developmentally appropriate curriculum practices in the home. Previous adult education experience required. Must have valid driver's license and access to reliable transportation. Bilingual in Spanish/English preferred. Good understanding of child development, adult learning methods, age appropriate behaviors, common childhood behavior problems and appropriate interventions.  Additional requirements include a nonjudgmental approach that reflects cultural competency and sensitivity to the unique needs and diverse experiences of our students, families, business partners and of the people in the programs represented by The Guidance Center. Must have the ability to appropriately handle crisis situations. Work hours are 37.5 per week.

Full job posting here.

 

Assistant Teacher - HS/GSRP, The Guidance Center, Lincoln Park, MI

We have an exciting opportunity for an Assistant Teacher to join our team of talented professionals.

Qualifications: Must have a CDA credential. Associate degree in early childhood education or child development preferred. Good understanding of child development, age appropriate behaviors, common childhood behavior challenges and appropriate interventions. 

Additionally you must be able to lift up to 60 pounds unassisted in order to assist children during emergencies. Additional requirements include a nonjudgmental approach that reflects cultural competency and sensitivity to the unique needs and diverse experiences of our students, families, business partners and of the people in the programs represented by The Guidance Center. Must have the ability to appropriately handle crisis situations. 

Preferred: 2 years experience working with children in Federal or State funded, center based preschool programs. Ability to communicate effectively in English or Spanish. Experience implementing a research based and research validated curriculum. Working hours are 37.5/week. M-F 8-4

Full job posting here.

 

 

Posted 10/9/17

 

Head Start Teacher, Kalamazoo RESA, Kalamazoo, MI

Responsibilities:

Teaches academic and social-emotional skills to 3-year-old children in a school setting. Plans and implements a healthy, safe, and developmentally appropriate learning environment for pre-school children that promotes developmental gains toward the attainment of kindergarten readiness skills as defined in the Head Start Performance Standards, within an MTSS framework. Teacher professionalism in the classroom, with families, the community and with staff serves as a model of excellence.

Full job posting here.

Candidates can apply online at www.kresa.org/jobs by 10/30/2017.

 

Teacher ll, Eastern Michigan University Children's Institute, Ypsilanti, MI

General Summary:

Develop, plan, implement, and evaluate developmentally appropriate classroom activities for a specific age group of children. Supervise practicum students and work with faculty from Teacher Education in the Academic component of the institute.

Job notice link   https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/emichedu?page=8

Contact person - Chris Finch, cfinch4@emich.edu
Applications accepted until position is filled.

Full job posting here.

 

 

 

Posted 9/28/17

 

Lead Teacher, Crowley Center GSRP, Lincoln Park, MI

Crowley Center GSRP in Lincoln Park (2000 Pagel, Lincoln Park, MI) is seeking a Lead Teacher for the school year, at a rate of $150.00 per day (contracted through PESG).  All interested applicants may send resume to Nicole Sexton - nicole.sexton@lpps.info.  Must have a bachelors in child development, children and families, or early childhood, OR a teaching certificate with ZA/ZS endorsement.  Resumes will be accepted until position is filled.  

 

Posted 9/25/17

Lead Teacher (2 positions), Associate Teacher (1), Caregiver (3), Noon Hour Aide/Relief (1), George Washington Carver Academy, Highland Park, MI

Lead Teacher

The Prekindergarten Lead Teacher is responsible for the academic, social-emotional growth and
development of all children in their care, which included preschool age children; develops partnerships with families to engage and encourage parent participation in program. Lead Teacher is also responsible for assuring compliance with codes of all the state of Michigan and Wayne RESA; and works collegially with other staff members of George Washington Carver Academy.

Full job posting here.

Associate Teacher

The Prekindergarten Associate Teacher is responsible for assisting the Lead Teacher in developing and implementing a program of activities that promotes the social, emotional and physical development of each child enrolled in the prekindergarten program. The duties and responsibilities will be carried out under the direction of the Lead Teacher. The Associate Teacher is also responsible for assuring compliance with codes of all the state of Michigan and Wayne RESA; and works collegially with other staff members of George Washington Carver Academy.

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Caregiver

The Prekindergarten Caregiver is responsible for assisting the Lead Teacher and Associate Teacher in developing and implementing a program of activities that promotes the social, emotional and physical development of each child enrolled in the prekindergarten program. The duties and responsibilities will be carried out under the direction of the Lead Teacher. The Caregiver is also responsible for assuring compliance with codes of all the state of Michigan and Wayne RESA; and works collegially with other staff members of George Washington Carver Academy.

Full job posting here.

Noon Hour Aide/Relief

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

Full job posting here.

 

Lead Teacher (Transition Classroom 2-3 years old), Spartan Child Development, East Lansing, MI

Spartan Child Development Center is accepting applications for a Lead Teacher Position in a Transition Classroom (2-3 year olds)

Job Summary

  • The lead teacher is responsible for the planning and implementation of the Center curriculum and children’s program in the transition classroom. The Lead Teacher is also responsible for maintaining the health and safety of all children under their care.
  • Lead Transition Teacher is a full-time permanent position; salary and benefits are included (health, dental, vision, pay for holiday closures, and accrued paid vacation, sick, and personal leave time). The selected candidate will care for and interact with children and their families. Aside from general care-giving activities, the candidate will:
  • Create a safe environment designed to promote the physical, cognitive, and emotional growth an development of each child;
  • Work cooperatively to develop and implement classroom activities and curriculum;
  • Manage classroom and lead transitions from one activity to another;
  • Guide children through interactions and foster children’s use of language and conflict mediation skills;
  • Engage/supervise developmentally appropriate activities inside and outside, participate in children’s play, and foster creative use of materials

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher, from an accredited institution, in Child Development, Early Childhood, Elementary Education or related field;
  • At least 30 college level credit hours in coursework related to early childhood
  • Some teaching experience is strongly preferred
  • Physical and mental stamina; including repeated lifting (30 lbs or more), ability to move quickly from sitting on the floor to standing position repeatedly, and the ability to run if needed
  • Knowledge of teaching and activity methods used in an early childhood setting and the 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
  • Some knowledge and/or experience with HighScope Curriculum and Online COR is preferred
  • Ability to establish warm supportive relationships with the children, recognize illness symptoms, accept and profit from supervision and constructive criticism, develop and maintain working relationships with parents and staff, and thrive in a team-oriented environment.
  • Experience with planning lessons and activities that support an emergent learning environment
  • Basic computer skills including ability to access the internet for research, send and receive emails, and experience using Microsoft Office to create documents
  • Ability to lead and supervise support staff members

 

***Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to Liz Lauren at children@msu.edu or in person.

 

 

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