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Posted 9/22/16

Director of Early Childhood: Oakland Schools Intermediate School District, Waterfordm MI

JOB DESCRIPTION: Lead the collaborative development, implementation and continuous improvement of county wide, cross sector systems to improve young children’s school readiness in areas including: state funded prekindergarten (GSRP), services for children from birth to three with mild to severe developmental delays and diagnosed conditions (Early On) and coordination and expansion of early childhood infrastructure and programming in Oakland County (Early Childhood Block Grant).

ONLINE POSTING: Director of Early Childhood

CONTACT PERSON: Nicole Spitzley;

CLOSING DATE: 4pm Monday, September 26, 2016


Infant Room Teacher Assistant and Teacher Aide: Spartan Child Development Center

Spartan Child Development Center is seeking qualified candidates for the following open positions:

Infant Room Teacher Assistant

Teacher Aide

Full-Time Bus Driver: Head Start for Kent County

· Excellent benefit package (Health, Dental, Vision, Life and Short-Term Disability Insurance, and a company 401k contribution

· PAID holidays, personal, sick, vacation time and snow-days

· Monday-Thursday schedule with no evening, weekend or holiday work required

· Starting wage is $14.00 an hour

Interested applicants must currently hold the Commercial Drivers License (CDL), Passenger (P), and School Bus (S) endorsements, have one to three years driving experience and a safe driving record

How to apply:

Qualified candidates can send a resume and/or application. Download a copy of the Employment Application available in PDF on our website; Mail to Head Start for Kent County 2626 Walker Ave NW Walker, MI 49544 or e-mail to or fax to 616-735-3279. No phone calls please. HS4KC is an AA/EEO/IRCA/ADAAA employer


Lead and Associate Preschool Teachers, Michigan Child Care Centers, Inc., Saginaw & Midland Counties

Qualifications: Associate Degree in Early Childhood Education or CDA experience required.
Job Summary: Responsibilities include working as a team to plan and implement a developmentally appropriate program.
To Apply: Send resume to
Equal Opportunity Employer


Lead Preschool Teacher: Jude Family Childcare Learning Center

Seeking Lead Preschool Teacher with current Elementary Education Certification, with an Early Childhood (ZA or ZS) endorsement, BA in Early Childhood or Child Development, High Scope Curriculum preferred and experience in Active Learning Curriculum.
Competitive Salary
Please submit your resume by May 20, 2016
to: Choyce G. Harris, Director
Subject: Lead Preschool Teacher Resume
For questions contact 313-925-8890


Assistant Site Coordinator: Ypsilanti Elementary Sites

Eastern Michigan University 21st Century Community Learning Centers Bright Futures is a cohort of high quality after school programs in twenty school sites across three school districts including Romulus, Wayne-Westland, and Ypsilanti Community Schools. The focus of Bright Futures is to improve academic achievement, develop self-efficacy, and prepare elementary, middle, and high school students to transition to the next level of schooling.

Bright Futures programs meet after school for three hours Monday through Thursday, 32 weeks during the school year and 6 weeks in the summer. Students participate daily in homework help, targeted academic assistance, mentoring, and service-learning and select from a rotating menu of clubs and activities.


  • Experience working with youth required.
    Youth d
    evelopment/education course work preferred.
    Exhibits professionalism (i.e. appropriate dress for school environment and report on a regular and punctual basis).
  • Have a passion for working with kids.
  • Have a growth mindset. Be willing to try and share new ideas, techniques and strategies.
  • Ability to be sensitive, accepting and responsive to culturally diverse children and parents.
  • Communicate effectively with children, parents, staff and administrators.
  • Applicants must pass a criminal background check and fulfill child care licensing requirements.

Physical Requirements: This person must be able to move about the classroom, building, etc. as needed.

Work Environment: The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to high. The employee is frequently required to interact with students, staff and the public.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Commitment to school year preferred (September thru July)
    Responsible for working directly with the Site Coordinator in planning program activities.
    Work directly with Site Coordinator to plan, assist with administrative duties and connect to the school day beyond program hours.
  • Establish and maintain an orderly and supportive environment that maximizes student experiences.
  • Plan and facilitate daily clubs, assist students with homework,
  • Assume Site Coordinator role in their absence.
  • Creatively develop, organize and implement activities based on children’s needs and interests.
  • Establish effective rapport with students, families, administrators, school day staff, colleagues and community members.
  • Follow and enforce Michigan DHS Child Care Licensing Rules and Regulations.
  • Maintain confidentiality.
  • Maintain a safe and healthy environment for children in his/her care.
  • Other responsibilities as assigned by the Site Coordinator.
  • Site Specific Needs- Experience working with early elementary children (grades K-2) preferred

Terms of Employment

  • 20 hours per week (3 hours immediately after school with an additional 8 hours to be determined by the Site Coordinator) Monday – Thursday, some Fridays are required
  • 32 weeks (September through June)
  • 6 weeks (mid-June through July)
  • $12.00 - $15.00 per hour (based on qualifications)
  • Paid professional development and training offered

To Apply, please visit

For more information, please email

Contact Person: Pam Baker,

Posted 9/7/2016

Lead GSRP Teachers: Above & Beyond Learning Child Care Center


Implement the HighScope Curriculum in the class.
Need to plan structured physical activities Communicate effectively with parents, teachers, and program director to address the child’s academic or behavior issues.
Prepare family style meals with the children Take anecdotal notes, and record them on COR.
Attend early childhood trainings, professional development, training workshops to improve the program and maintain professionalism.
Conduct parent meetings
Conduct 2 parent teacher conferences
Conduct 2 home visits a year
Plan field trips
Attend Parent Advisory meeting

Must have BS in Early Child Development , Medical Clearance, First Aid and CPR cards, Background Clearances.

Part-TIme Child caregivers: Trinity Lutheran Preschool and Child Care, Jackson, MI

Trinity Lutheran Preschool and Child Care Center has several part-time positions opening for child caregivers. We are looking for loving Christian adults to interact with and provide quality care for children. Child caregivers work under the supervision of a Lead Teachers to prepare and implement age-appropriate activities for children. Child caregiver responsibilities include playful interactions and discussions with children, working with children at center activities and inside and outside play times, helping children with snacks and meals, assisting children with daily tasks and needs,and performing general housekeeping chores to maintain a clean and attractive room. Child caregivers need to be mobile and able to lift small children and classroom items. For more information, contact the director, Gloria, by phone at 517-750-2105 or by email at


Part-Time Preschool Teacher: Somerset Academy, Troy, MI

Somerset Academy, a NAEYC Accredited program in Troy, MI is currently accepting resumes for a part-time preschool teacher position.

Applicants should have a bachelor's degree in Early Childhood or a related field and recent classroom experience.

Hours for the position are Monday-Friday 8:30-1:00 with additional evening hours for planning, conferences, and family events.

Send resume to Kirsten Charnesky at

Visit our website at for more information about the school.

Posting closes 9/3/16

Childcare Director: Haslett Child Development Center, Haslett, MI

We are seeking a director with a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education or Child Development. Previous experience as a center director preferred. Business experience is helpful. Applicant should have the ability to multitask, prioritize, and be flexible. This job will require leadership strategies and the ability to provide appropriate training and feedback to employees, ensuring all performance goals are met. This position also requires a strong fiscal knowledge and the ability to prepare and maintain an annual budget that will be approved by the board of directors. A qualified candidate must also have knowledge of up-to-date computer programs and the ability to use them to keep the Center’s information organized and current. Most importantly, this job will require maintenance and implementation to maintain the high quality developmental program that has been cultivated over the past 40 years. This will require staying current in developmental practices, training, and the needs of the community. The director is the face of Haslett Child Development Center and will be expected to keep in good communication with staff, families, and children involved with the Center.
About Haslett Child Development Center:
Haslett Child Development Center offers a play-based program designed to support and strengthen family life as a unit by providing high-quality childcare and education for young children. The Center uses a developmentally appropriate curriculum and methods of assessment that guide individual and group educational and developmental goals.

How to Apply:
Applicants can bring resume and cover letter to Haslett Child Development Center or mail them to:

Haslett Child Development Center
1546 Haslett Road
Haslett, MI 48840

Applications may also be sent by email to:
For questions, please contact Donna Wicke, Interim Director,, 517-339-2926.

Early Childhood Teacher: Children's Center/Schoolcraft College, Livonia, MI

Seeking a qualified individual to fill this position successfully. Responsible for providing direction and support for children.

Please see the complete job description here.

GSRP Food Service Specialist/Children's Aide: Children's Learning Center, Walled Lake, MI

About Oakland Family Services:

Oakland Family Services is a private, not-for-profit, human services organization that provides programs from four offices and within our community located throughout Oakland County. As a leader in child and family-focused services, Oakland Family Services reaches more than 35,000 individuals and 18,000 families each year. We offer a warm and engaging work environment and the opportunity to work with dedicated professional colleagues. In addition to excellent benefits, we offer flexible work schedules, advancement opportunities, work-life balance initiatives and more. Join our team and make a difference. Join us in our mission to build brighter futures for those we serve, while building your OWN brighter professional future.

Please see the complete job description here.


GSRP Associate Teacher: YMCA Child Development Center, Lansing, MI

General Function: The Associate Teacher is responsible for the management of all aspects of the child development center and team teaching within the classroom.

Job Requirements:
· A minimum of a CDA or Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education.

Position Responsibilities:
Create lesson plans
Assume responsibility for seeing that all of the children’s needs are met each day
Maintain a neat, attractive, stimulating, and safe environment conducive to learning
Give medicine to children as outlined by parents
Write a newsletter column monthly
Be available for center events when required
Support staff in the classroom
Complete all trainings on time and in accordance to licensing rules

Physical Demands
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is often required to: bend, stoop, kneel, twist, reach with hands, sit, stand for an extended period of time, lift and/or move up to 30 pounds, have finger dexterity, grasp, perform repetitive motions, talk, hear and have visual acuity.

Must complete successful background screening and drug test for YMCA and all other off-site screenings for partnering organizations.
This job description may not be all-inclusive and employee is expected to perform all other duties as assigned by direct management.
Job descriptions and duties may be modified when deemed appropriate by management.

Resumes until: September 8, 2016 by e-mail only
Ashley Jory @

Include: Cover letter, resume, transcripts, and three references.

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

New Morning School, a private school in Plymouth, MI, is seeking a part time Spanish teacher, two half days per week. Conversational Spanish will be taught to grades 1-4. More intensive Spanish will continue at grades 5-8.

Qualifications: Must have a valid Michigan teaching certificate to teach Spanish.

Send resume to

Posting closes 10/31/2016

Posted 8/19/2016

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

See full position descriptions below:

· Head Start Cook

· Early Head Start Infant and Toddler Home Visitor

· Early Head Start Teacher

· Head Start Assistant Teacher

· Head Start Family Service Worker

· Hear Start Nutritionist/Dietitian

· Head Start Teacher

· Head Start/Early Head Start Site Leader


Various positions: Laingsburg Community Schools, Laingsburg, MI

See the full position descriptions below:

GSRP Associate Teacher

Wolf Den After School Caregiver

GSRP Paraprofessional


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

See the job posting here.

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

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

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

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

Contact info:

Please send resume to : Joanne Sawicki at

Applications accepted until all positions are filled.

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

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

See the job posting here.

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

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

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

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

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

Posted 8/10/2016

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

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

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

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

Facebook: Walnut Lake Preschool

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

Closing Date: November 15, 2016


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

Twos Room Lead

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Applications accepted until positions are filled.


Early Childhood Specialist: Shiawassee RESD, Owosso, MI

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

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

Closing Date: Open until filled


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

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

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

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

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

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


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

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

Competitive salary and benefits available.

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

Posting closes 9/9/16

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