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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: January 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.

Full job posting here.

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.

 

Posted 9/15/17

Administrative Director & Teacher, LMTS Childcare, Lansing, MI

ADMINISTRATIVE DIRECTOR

The director provides innovative management for the childcare center and it is expected to give dynamic leadership in program development and teach training. The director should be aware of environmental concerns (aesthetics, energy conservation, pollution, etc.) affecting the quality of care, and should have knowledge of professional resources and grant opportunities and utilize them to support the preschool’s programs. The director provides leadership to the Parent Advisory Committee, recommending those policies, priorities, budgets and programs that provide effective approaches to the needs and concerns of the community. The director develops and administers programs and projects in accordance with the policies and philosophy of the childcare center within the available budget.

Full job posting here.

TEACHER

 This is a professional position and as such includes responsibilities related to the classroom, the childcare center and community. The following is a list of specific areas of responsibility for this position. It is understood that some factors that affect the quality of a teaching program may not be quantifiable or possible to clearly define. Therefore, this list may not be all-inclusive; duties may vary according to the needs of the program. Policies relating to benefits, evaluations and procedures may be found in the latter section of this handbook.

Full job posting here.

 

Infant/Toddler/Preschool Assistant positions, Jenkins Early Childhood Learning Center, Dexter, MI

INFANT/TODDLER/PRESCHOOL ASSISTANT TEACHERS

Jenkins Early Childhood Learning Center in Dexter, MI, offers full-day and half-day programming for ages 6 weeks through 4 years old.   Jenkins ECLC is incorporated into the Dexter Community Schools school district and has the following teaching positions open for the 2017/2018 school year:

  • Preschool Assistant: full-time
  • Toddler Assistant: full-time
  • Toddler Assistant: part-time
  • Infant Assistant: part-time

Requirements:
Meets state licensing requirements for Assistant Teacher
Adheres to policies as outlined in the Staff Handbook
Ability to relate to children, co-workers and parents
Knowledge of children's physical, emotional and developmental patterns
Ability to create an atmosphere of appropriate guidance
Ability to meet the physical requirements of the position
Experience in child care/classroom setting
 
Duties:
Greets each child daily
Participates actively with the children
Demonstrates appropriate and reasonable behavior expectations
Actively supervises outdoor play
Supports and maintains a clean and organized environment both indoors and out
Aware of all children even when dealing with an individual child or small group
Demonstrates flexibility in the classroom
Creates a positive and proactive partnership with parents
Helps to follow and meet licensing regulations and guidelines
Meets and follows the professional development requirements of the position

Hours:
  • Full-Time Preschool Assistant: 9:30-6:00
  • Full-Time Toddler Assistant: flexible, 7:00-6:00
  • Part-Time Infant & Toddler Assistants: 3:30-6:00

Method of application:

Apply online through the Dexter Community Schools website www.dexterschools.org


Closing Date: 

9/29/17


Contact Person: 

David Teddy, Community Education Director

(734) 4244180 ext. 1414

 

Early Head Start Teacher, Bright Beginnings, Detroit & Southfield, MI

JOB SUMMARY

Under supervision, facilitates all activities for Child Development participants, assuring that all Child Development policies and procedures are implemented. Position will also implement programming to enhance High Scope Curriculum and early childhood development.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  1. Ability to work with infants and toddlers and their families

  2. Assists with maintaining records as required (i.e., daily enrollment and attendance)

  3. Implements prepared weekly lesson plans and activities that reinforce early learning

  4. Implements and monitors daily activities (i.e., story time, music, exercise, and lunch)

  5. Implements High Scope curriculum and screens children for small group placement

  6. Recruit appropriate children for Child Care Center/After School Program

  7. Maintains inventory as approved by the Bright Beginning’s Director

  8. Monitors parents and children during field trips

  9. Assigns small group activities

  10. Provides verbal and written observations of children in the Child Development Center

  11. Cleans, sterilizes, and stores toys and equipment

  12. Supervise and/or assist children with clean up, outdoor play, handwashing before and after diaper

    changing

  13. Daily Cor during Naps

  14. Attend Child Development training/workshops assigned by supervisor

  15. Ensure confidential protocol within the department

    Full job posting here.

 

Caregiver & Pre-K Teacher, The Discovery Center, Troy, MI

Seeking Part-time Early Childhood Care Providers and Teacher

Caregiver job description here.

Pre-K teacher job description here.


Our website: discoverycentertroy.com


Contact: Christa Barnes  email: christa@ziontroy.com


Closed until filled

 

Posted 9/13/17

GSRP Lead Teacher / Assistant, ToddlerTime Early Childhood Center, Detroit & Southfield, MI

 We are looking for a highly qualified individual with a vast history (minimum 4 years) of early childhood experience coupled with at least a BA or BS Degree in Early Childhood or Child Development. Candidate should have a valid driver's license with a good driving record, be knowledgable about ASQ, COR and components of the High Scope Curriculum. This position entails an applicant to be a superb multitask organized individual who is both flexible and compassionate. When you join our team as a Lead Teacher/ Assistant Director you will:

 1. Use your business savvy and customer service skills to grow ToddlerTime's presence in your community, leading to the growth of new families and children in our centers.

2. Cultivate positive partnerships with families, teachers, state licensing authorities, community contacts and corporate partners. You will also use professional leadership and marketing skills to increase enrollment.

3. Work with staff and young children to provide and implement exciting hands-on activities that strengthen the development of the whole child.

4. Use ongoing assessment strategies and tools to monitor the progress of young children.

5. Need to able to lift up to 40 pounds, sit, crawl and stand for interaction with children.

6. Perform administrative duties including scheduling and conducting tours, admissions, filing and record keeping.

8. Ability to work with all age groups.

9. Provide Diapering, Feeding, and Hand Washing to children

10. Assist with the preparation of planning for healthy meals and snacks.

 ToddlerTime Early Childhood Center is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, military or veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law.

Serious applicants only! Please send resume via email at toddlertimechildcare@gmail.com. Pay scale is based on an hourly rate starting at $20.00 per hour. Pay rate based on experience and education.

 

Posted 9/8/17

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

Job Description:

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: December 1, 2017


Assistant Infant/Toddler Teacher, Little Lambs at Christ Church Cranbrook, Bloomfield Hills, MI

Job Description:

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

 

FT and PT Lead Teachers and Assistant Teachers (and more), YMCA of Greater Grand Rapids, Various locations, MI

Hiring at ALL Locations with childcare, including Before and After School sites
 
Available positions: Both FT and PT Lead Teachers and Assistant Teachers; Please see our website for a complete description of all sites and positions
 
Contact Person: NIKKI PRATT, Association Childcare Director, npratt@grymca.org or Kristi Landis, HR Director- klandis@grymca.org
 
Closing date: OPEN right now, several positions available.

Website for job listings: https://www.grymca.org/about/careers

 

Great Start Readiness Program Teacher, Benton Harbor Charter School Academy, Benton Harbor, MI

QUALIFICATIONS INCLUDE

  • Valid Michigan teaching certificate with ZA endorsement, or an Early Childhood- General AND ZS endorsement, preferred 
  • Bachelors Degree in Child Development, Early Childhood Education, or related field. 
  • Demonstrated competence as a teacher in all areas of focus. 
  • Able to use technology as an instructional tool in the classroom, as a means of analyzing academic achievement data, and as a tool to aid effective communications. 
  • Excellent verbal and written expression using proper grammar and vocabulary. 
  • Strong interpersonal skills. 

 JOB GOAL

To provide students with a first class learning experience, contributing to their development as responsible citizens and leaders in their communities. 

Full job posting here.

 

Director of Early Childhood Services, Wayne Metropolitation Community Action Agency, Highland Park, MI

Wayne Metropolitan Community Action Agency works to empower low-income people and strengthen communities through a variety of diverse programming and services. Working to combat the causes and conditions of poverty since 1971.

Job Title:        Director of Early Childhood Services

Reporting to:  Chief Programs Officer – Youth and Family Services 

 Scope:          

The Director of Early Childhood Services is responsible for assuring that all Head Start, GSRP, and other applicable birth to 5 program mandates and standards for excellence are met on a daily basis. This position is responsible for the overall structure, systems and procedures to facilitate program excellence in addition to operating responsibility for fiscal, legal, and programmatic aspects of the program in conjunction with Agency management. Success measures include strong strategic planning, data-driven decision making, open communication, proactive problem solving, staff development, and relationship building with both internal and external stakeholders.


Closing date-  Open until filled 

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.

Wayne Metropolitan Community Action Agency is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Full job posting here.

 

Posted 9/1/17

Full-time Teaching Assistant, St. Paul Early Childhood Center, Ann Arbor, MI

Full-time teaching assistant position available at a Christian child care center in Ann Arbor. Duties include caring for children from 6 weeks to 2-1/2 years of age in a team setting. CDA or equivalent is required. Complete job description is available upon request.



Candidates must have experience working with young children and has a CDA or equivalent degree. Candidates who lack a CDA should be in the process of obtaining that or similar credentials.



Contact: Nancy Rosenzweig
(734) 668-0887

Closing date: 10/31/17

 

 

Assistant Director, People's Church Preschool, East Lansing, MI

Full time salaried position with medical, dental and optical insurance.  Many other benefits included. Duties includes facilitating ongoing professional development, assisting in maintaining accreditation, licensing, Quality Rating System stars and Nature Explore certification. 


Bachelor's degree in early childhood education required as well as experience with coaching, mentoring and supervising adults.  Requires excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

Contact:

Dana Johnson
Director, Peoples Church Preschool

(517) 332-2885

 

Posted 8/28/17

Aftercare, Children's Garden Montessori, Canton, MI

Must be 18 or older- MWF 3-6:00

Www.childrens-garden-Montessori.com


Contact:  Laura Bertsch  734-547-9000

 

Posted 8/18/17

Lead GSRP Teacher, Lead Toddler Teacher, Full time teaching positions, Young Child Associates, Battle Creek, MI

Full ad here.

 

Case Manager- Foster Care and Adoption, Oakland Family Services, Pontiac, MI

The Foster Care and Adoption Case Manager provides services to children placed in Foster Care and their families. In the Foster Care Case Manager role, the responsibilities include services which ensure protection and stabilization for the children and to assist the families in developing and completing a successful plan for reunification. In the Adoption Case Manager role, the responsibilities include provision of services to children who are legally free for adoption and the families who wish to adopt them; and to ensure a safe and stable home for the child and satisfactory adjustment for the child and adoptive family. The position reports primarily to the Adoption Supervisor, and also receives supervision from the Foster Care Supervisor. The Adoption Supervisor supervises the case management and activities related to adoption, and the Foster Care Supervisor supervises the case management and activities related to foster care. 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.

 

Head Start Center Directors, Five Cap, Baldwin, Kaleva & Manistee, MI

Responsible for managing child development center and able to teach classroom of 3-5 year olds. Seeking good leader/planner with excellent communication and organizational skills; must have good people and supervisory skills. Qualifications: AA or BA in Early Childhood Development or related with Early Childhood. Salary $40,000; health benefits, vacation, paid holidays, matching retirement, tuition reimbursement. Eligible federal student loan forgiveness employer. Must be able to relocate to within 30 miles of job location if not current resident. Send cover letter, resume and transcripts to FiveCAP, Inc., PO Box 37, Scottville, MI 49454, fax (231) 757-9669 or fivecap@fivecap.org. EOE


Website: www.fivecap.org
Closing Date: Open (until filled) 

Lead Teachers, Five Cap, Baldwin, Kaleva, MI

Seeking Head Start teachers responsible for managing classroom of preschool age children. Qualifications: AA or BA req’d in Early Childhood Development or related degree. Experience preferred. Annually $34,478; health benefits, vacation, paid holidays, matching retirement, tuition reimbursement. Eligible federal student loan forgiveness employer. Must be able to relocate to within 30 miles of job location if not current resident. Send cover letter, resume and transcripts to FiveCAP, Inc., PO Box 37, Scottville, MI 49454, fax (231) 757-9669 or fivecap@fivecap.org. EOE


Website: www.fivecap.org
Closing Date: Open (until filled) 

 

Float/Assistant Teacher & Lead Teacher (Infant-2.5 year olds), The Learning Experience, Sterling Heights, MI

Float/Assistant Teacher:

Job is located at The Learning Experience in Sterling Heights
Contact Chrissy at 586-566-4685
  • EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE : Must be at least 18 years old; have had experience in a childcare center; have completed or are currently enrolled in college level childcare courses and/or training(s); must have or get CPR/First Aid/Blood borne pathogens and SIDS & Shaken Baby training. *****Having DHS Clearance when coming in for interview is a plus*****
  • Duties : To assist the Lead Teacher in preparing materials and implementing the curriculum in the classroom; working with the children in their developmental areas; ability and willingness to move from classroom to classroom as needed; being able to run a classroom before/after Lead Teacher has gone home.
  • RESPONSIBILITIES : Assist the Lead Teacher; Arrive to work on time; Communicate with parents about child's daily routine; Appropriately interact with co-workers; Attend staff meetings.-Meet licensing and other center requirements for continuing education and professional development; 24 hours per year from January to January with documented proof; Keep classroom's neat, clean, and organized.Work in other area of the center or outside of the center when the manager asks for help.
Lead Teacher (Infant thru 2.5 year olds)
Job is located at The Learning Experience in Sterling Heights
Contact Chrissy at 586-566-4685

  • EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE : Must be at least 18 years old; MUST have at least an Associates Degree in Early Childcare ; have had experience in a childcare center; must have or get CPR/First Aid/Blood borne pathogens and SIDS & Shaken Baby training. Exceptional oral and written Communication skills. Effective organizational, time management and multi-tasking skills. Must have experience with and a desire to work with a diverse population of students, parents and staff. Excellent judgment as well as problem solving/decision making abilities. Must be able to be active and work on your feet for 8 hours a day. ***** DHS Clearance before hire date a plus****
  • DUTIES : To prepare materials and implement the curriculum in the classroom; working with the children in their developmental areas; ability and willingness to move from classroom to classroom as needed; being able to run a classroom and work with assistant teachers as well as floaters in the classroom setting. Speak to parents about each of the children's day. Inform management of any problems that happen in the classroom or concerns.
  • RESPONSIBILITIES : Arrive at work on time; Communicate with parents about child's daily routine; Appropriately interact with co-workers; Attend staff meetings; Meet licensing and other center requirements for continuing education and professional development; 24 hours per year from January to December with documented proof; Keep classroom's neat, clean, and organized. Work in other area of the center or outside of the center when the manager asks for help.

Please respond if you can only MEET these requirements. Requirements are subject to change at the company's discretion.

 

Lead Teacher, Children's Place Learning Center, Kalamazoo, MI

The Children’s Place Learning Center (a NAEYC Accredited center) is seeking a creative and enthusiastic individual for our preschool program serving children 2 1/2-5 years of age. The Lead Teacher is responsible for implementing curriculum under the direction of the Manager.
Primary responsibilities include:

  • Assist children with daily scheduled activities such as meal times, clean up, outdoor play, and nap time.
  • Plans and implements daily lesson plans and activities following guidelines of Creative Curriculum and Center policy.
  • Assist in potty training in alignment with methods consistent with center policies and parental direction.
  • Promotes and cultivates a multicultural approach to learning and education, demonstrating respect for, and instilling pride in, participants for their diversity.
  • Be aware of and follow the Children’s Place Learning Center’s policies and procedures and the appropriate guidelines established by the Department of Human Services, Division of Adult and Child Care Licensing.
  • Participate in continuing training and professional development. Attend staff meetings. A minimum of 20 clock hours of training is required throughout the year.
  • Maintains routine and operation of classroom in Head Teacher’s absence.

Full job posting here.

Closing date: August 27th, or untill filled.

 

Assistant Teacher & Lead Teacher, Oakland Family Services, Pontiac and Walled Lake, MI

Assistant Teacher: 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.

Full job description here.

Lead Teacher: The Lead Teacher is responsible for the overall day-to-day operations of a classroom in Oakland Family Services' Children's Learning Center (CLC).  The teacher is responsible for teaching children, task supervision of support staff, lesson planning, interacting with parents and volunteers, record keeping and other miscellaneous operations related to the Children's Learning Center Programs.  The position reports to the Early Childhood Education Manager.

Full job description here.

 

Posted 8/11/17

Full-time GSRP Teacher, Little Saints Childcare Center, Essexville, MI

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  • Provide group instruction and individualized prescriptive programming for each child.
  • Monitor the development of each child's skills.
  • Assist in the assessment of language development, fine motor, gross motor, cognitive development, emotional and social development.
  • Maintain classroom equipment, work areas, student files/records (e.g. instructional materials, cleaning work areas/playground., etc. for the purpose of ensuring availability of items, providing reliable information and/or ensuring a safe and sanitary environment.
  • Implement academic, behavior, health and nutrition plans (e.g. literacy activities, stories, songs, math/science activities, art, etc.) for the purpose of ensuring compliance with   established regulations and/or performance standards.
  • Develop and maintain an appropriate relationship with parents and inform them of the student's progress.
  • Provide supervision and direction to associate teacher.  Organize and plan activities for the associate teacher.
  • Participate in extra-curricular activities that are a part of the total educational experience for all children.
  • Participate in program committees designed to improve/enhance the overall program.
  • Conduct parent conferences and in home visits per GSRP guidelines.
  • Support the completion of all required paperwork/reporting in conjunction with Supervisor.

Qualifications:

EDUCATION:   A valid Michigan teaching certificate with an Early Childhood endorsement (ZA/ZS)  or a bachelor’s degree in early childhood.

EXPERIENCE:     At least two years experience with pre-school students preferred.

SKILLS/OTHER:

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, staff and parents.
  • Excellent oral and written skills.
  • Demonstrated organizational skills.   
  • Familiar with Teaching Strategies

Compensation/Benefits:

  • Compensation dependent on experience.
  • Medical Insurance provided.  
  • Paid Sick, PTO, and Vacation days

To Apply:
  • Email resume to jennifer.ogg@ascbaycity.org
  • Accepting applications until 9/30/17 or until filled

 

 

 

Extension Specialist: Children & Youth Institute Director, Michigan State University Extension, East Lansing, MI

Michigan State University (MSU) Extension has, for more than 100 years, equipped Michigan residents with the information that they need to improve their lives, raise healthy and safe families, build their communities and empower children to dream of a successful future. MSU Extension provides a leadership role in responding to the emergent needs of communities, building on relationships and partnerships that have been cultivated for decades. The Children & Youth
Institute (CYI) Director provides leadership to the strategic development of the Institute and the achievement of its objectives, and contributes to the success of MSU Extension, the College and the University.

Full job description here.

MSU job site here.

 

Museum Educator, Flint Children's Museum, Flint, MI

The Museum Educator translates early childhood education principles and research into interactive play activities in a variety of areas. The Museum Educator must have a passion for working with young children and promoting the mission of inspriring a lifelong love for learning through the power of play. Responsible for the development and implementation of educational content that meets core standards for all exhibits, programs, school outreach activities, and traveling exhibits. Models positive and considerate ways to enhance visitors’ overall learning experience by making education fun. 

Website: http://flintchildrensmuseum.org/about-us/employment-opportunities/

Contact person: Kimberly Roddy - kroddy@flintchildrensmuseum.org

Full job description here.

 

(Various positions), A School for the Mind and Body, Clarkston, MI

1) A School for the Mind and Body is looking for a lead teacher that would be responsible for the care, supervision, and management of children in accordance with the state licensing requirements and overall goals of A School for the Mind and Body.  The applicant must pass background checks.  If you believe you are qualified for this position, please e-mail your resume to Nanci Canine at ncanine@sfmb.net

2) A School for the Mind and Body is looking for an assistant teacher that is passionate about early childhood education.  The applicant must meet licensing standards and pass background checks.  If you believe you are qualified for this position, please e-mail your resume to Nanci Canine at ncanine@sfmb.net.  


3) A School for the Mind and Body is looking for an applicant for the lead teacher position in our GSRP.  The applicant 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 Degree in Early Childhood Education.  The applicant should have knowledge of the HighScope Curriculum.  If you believe you are qualified for this position, please e-mail your resume to Nanci Canine at ncanine@sfmb.net

4) A School for the Mind and Body is looking for an applicant for the assistant teacher position in our GSRP.  The applicant must have an associate’s degree in Early Childhood Education or Child Development, or a valid classroom CDA credential, or working towards a degree in Early Childhood.  The applicant should have knowledge of the HighScope Curriculum.  If you believe you are qualified for this position, please e-mail your resume to Nanci Canine at ncanine@sfmb.net

Contact:

A School for the Mind and Body 936 S. Baldwin Road, Suite 101 Clarkston, MI 48348

248-814-7100

 

Pre-K Assistants & Lead Assistants, Northville Public Schools, Northville, MI

Looking for a rewarding position working with young children?
Interested in working in a high quality, NAEYC-accredited program?
Looking for a position that will support your professional growth
 and has potential for advancement?
 
Northville Public Schools Early Childhood Education and Extended Day Programs are expanding and looking for qualified candidates to work in our Early Childhood Pre-K programs.
 
We’re accepting applications for Pre-K Assistants and Lead Assistants.
 
QUALIFICATIONS:  1. Child Development Associates (CDA) degree or equivalent required.  Some flexibility for possible candidates enrolled in a program working toward this requirement.
 
COMPETITIVE STARTING PAY RATE:  
Assistants:            $10.50 Step 1
Lead Assistants:       $12.24 Step 1
 
BENEFITS FOR FULL-TIME STAFF INCLUDE:
  • Paid Sick & Vacation Time
  • Single Person Medical Coverage
  • Tuition Reimbursement

 
SCHOOL YEAR HOURS:  Varies between 7:00 am. – 6:00 p.m., Monday – Friday.

Full job description here.

 
Please send resume to sawickjo@northvilleschools.org if interested.  Thank you.

 

Full-Day Pre-K Assistant, Northville Public Schools, Northville, MI

The position involves working directly with preschool-age children in a NAEYC Accredited
program. The Assistant is responsible for assisting the Head Teacher with planning and instruction and making learning visible to families.

Full job description here.

 

Zebra and Dolphin Assistant Teaching Posiiton, Eastminster Child Development Center, East Lansing, MI

Eastminster is hiring a full time assistant teacher in our preschool ll (4-5 years old) and preschool l (2.5-4) classrooms. Applicants much possess a CDA or higher in child development or a related field with at least one year of experience in an early learning center. Applicant must be warm, positive, have good communication skills, and foster a safe environment where children can grow physically, emotionally, socially, and intellectually.

Full job description here.

 

GSRP Lead & Associate Teacher, Child Care Team Member, ABC Academy, Jackson, MI

GSRP Lead & Associate Teacher: The candidate 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.

Full job description here.

Child Care Team Member: Are you a positive, glass is half full kind of person? We only want to hire someone who is motivated, loves interacting with children, and wants to make a difference. We are a
progressive company providing the latest and greatest in our industry. We offer a fun, positive, supportive environment for our employees. We are dedicated to customer service and providing a high-quality program. If this matches your values and you would ike to work for the agency voted as Best Preschool in Jackson, apply today. We are seeking both program team leaders and classroom teaching staff team members.

Full job description here.

 

Posted 8/7/17

Full Time Lead Caregiver (Infants), Full Time Lead Teacher (Ages 3.5-5), Full Time Lead Caregiver (Toddler), Future Scholars Childcare, Mount Clemens, MI

Full Time Lead Caregiver (Infants): Plan and implement activities that promote the social, emotional, physical and intellectual growth of infants. Responsible for the care, hygiene, learning, and developmental activities, specialized programs, and redirection of infants. Communications directly with parents. Maintains classroom records, cleanliness, and orderliness.

Full job description here.

Full Time Lead Teacher (Ages 3.5-5): Plan and implement activities that promote the social, emotional, physical, and intellectual growth of children. Responsible for the care, hygiene, learnign, and developmental activities, specialized programs, and redirection of children. Communicates directly with parents. Maintains classroom records, cleanliness, and orderliness.

Full job description here.

Full Time Lead Caregiver (Toddler): Plan and implement activities that promote the social, emotional, physical, and intellectual growth of toddlers. Responsible for the care, hygiene, learning, and developmental activities, specialized programs, and redirection of toddlers. Communicates directly with parents. Maintains classroom records, cleanliness, and orderliness.

Full job description here.

 

 

Infant Room Teacher Assistant, Spartan Child Development Center, East Lansing, MI

The Teacher Assistant is assigned to work in an infant classroom (children 2 weeks-12 months) and is responsible for supporting the lead teacher in the implementation of the center curriculum and children’s program. This is a part-time position, working 35 hours per week.
Teacher Assistants are under the direct supervision of the Lead Teacher and assigned to a specific classroom. It is expected that all employees will maintain professional attitude and exhibit a commitment to the field of early childhood.

Full job description here.

 

Posted 7/28/17

Early Childhood Education Supervisor, Oakland Family Services, Walled Lake, MI

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.

Full job description here.

 

Lead Teacher, Heart of the Shepherd Child Development Center, Howell, MI

Must have previous teaching experience in an Early Childhood/Child Development center, working with children 2.5-5 years. Must recognize the benefits of play-based philosophy and have experience in an open- ended, process-based learning environment. Prefer candidate to have a Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood/Child Development or a related field but may be working toward a degree from an accredited institution of higher education.

Full job description here.

 

Part-time Assistant Teacher, First Presbyterian Hand-in-Hand Early Learning Center, Birmingham, MI

Job Summary:  Seeking a qualified adult over the age of 18 to assist in a three year old classroom two days a week from 8:45am-12:15pm starting in September with training in August.  Substitute and extended day hours are a potential in addition to the morning hours.   This individual would work under the direction of the classroom lead teacher and center director.  They would be responsible in assisting with the daily operation of the classroom, teaching and caring of the children.  

Please contact us at Handinhand@everybodyschurch.org or 248-644-2040 ext. 124 for more specific job and application details and requirements. 

 

 

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