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Posted 4/17/15

Early Head Start Classroom Aide: Howell, MI

As a recognized leader in our field, The Guidance Center provides a broad range of services that have helped children, adults and families unlock potential and build better lives for more than 50 years. With over 40 programs, we offer treatment, prevention, growth and education services to more than 20,000 people annually.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Early Head Start Classroom Aide to join our team of talented professionals.

Qualifications: High School Diploma or GED required and documented experiences working with infants and toddlers preferred. Bilingual in Spanish/English preferred. Additionally you must be able to lift up to 50 pounds unassisted in order to assist children during emergencies.

Please Click Here to apply and read the full description.

Multiple Positions: West Bloomfield, MI


Two Assistant Teachers - The Sarah & Irving Pitt Child Development Center is seeking two full time assistant teachers for our toddler program (children 14 months – 2 ½ years of age). Candidates must have the following qualifications:
· Child Development Associate Degree or higher (preferred).
· Available to work closing shift (9:00-5:30 or 9:30-6:00).
· Ability to work with a team of teachers.
· Open to teaching Judaic curriculum.
· Previous experience working with toddlers and knowledge of age appropriate behaviors and milestones is preferred.
· Must be caring, kind, fun and ready to play as well as reliable, professional and a team player.

Assistant Infant Teacher – Seeking a part time assistant teacher for our infant room. Candidate must have or be working towards a Child Development Associate (CDA), work well in a team and provide feedback to parents on the growth and development of their child. Must be able to work until 6:00pm.

Assistant Toddler Teacher – Seeking a part time assistant teacher for our toddler room (2 -2 ½ years). Candidate must have or be working towards a Child Development Associate (CDA), work well in a team and provide feedback to parents on the growth and development of their child. Must be able to work until 6:00pm.

Substitute Teacher – Seeking a substitute teacher to work with infants – preschool aged children. Hours vary.

Enrichment Coordinator – Seeking a part time office personnel to coordinate and continue to build our enrichment program offerings. Must be proficient in Word and Excel. Job responsibilities include but are not limited to: coordinating and staffing for children’s birthday parties, enrolling new students in enrichment classes offered by the Pitt CDC, creating and starting new enrichment classes, filing, maintaining our health reports and children’s files. Will be required to attend some evening programs in promotion of our enrichments and program. Training will be provided on the systems we use for our billing and inputting our health records for the county.

Contact Shannon Hall at (248) 432-5582 or shall@jccdet.org.


Lead Preschool Teacher: East Lansing, MI

Description
We are seeking a Lead Teacher for a Preschool I Classroom, to work with children 2.5-4 years old, beginning May/June 2015. This benefit eligible position is full time, Monday-Friday, 10:00am-6:00pm.

The Lead Teacher will:

· Establish and maintain a safe and healthy learning environment
· Support physical and intellectual competence
· Support social and emotional development, while providing positive guidance
· Ensure appropriate assessment practices for each child
· Establish and maintain positive and productive relationships with families
· Ensure a well-run, intentional program that is responsive to each participant’s needs

Desired Qualifications
Bachelor Degree in Child Development, Early Childhood, Early Childhood Special Education, or Elementary Education
One year classroom experience

How to apply

Please send cover letter and resume to:
Sarah Martin
693 N. Hagadorn
East Lansing, MI 48823

Have Questions?
Visit www.ecdckids.org for more information.
Please send questions to ecdc693@hotmail.com or call 517-332-2311 and ask for Sarah Martin.

Preschool Lead Teacher: Howell, MI

Heart of the Shepherd Child Development Center in Howell, MI is looking for caring, educated and trained, flexible staff to join our teaching team.

Qualifications: Minimum of B.A. in Early Childhood/Child
Development/Education or a related field with preferably 2 years previous teaching experience in an Early Childhood/Child Development center, working with children 2-5 years. A.A. in Early Childhood/Child Development or C.D.A. will also be considered with previous years of experience working in a child care center. Must also need to recognize the benefits of a play-based philosophy &
have experience in this type of environment.

Responsibilities: Oversee all aspects of classroom management, plan and implement developmentally appropriate practice and activities. Communicate effectively with members of teaching team and parents/families, participate in staff meetings and professional development training, provide a safe, healthy, nurturing, positive Christian environment, conference with parents and maintain updated files/records for all children in classroom.

Competitive salary based on education and experience. Eligible for Healthcare, Disability & Retirement benefits after 90 days.

Please visit our website, www.hotshepherd.org, for more information about our Center and our philosophy. Resumes and cover letters can be emailed to courtni@hotshepherd.org or mailed to:

Heart of the Shepherd Child Development Center
ATTN: Courtni Holst
228 N. Burkhart Rd.
Howell, MI 48843
Position open until filled.

Lead Preschool Teacher and Preschool Teacher Aide: Southfield, MI


Lead Preschool Teachers – Crescent Academy in Southfield, Michigan – Please apply online at www.mepservices.com.
- For GSRP Classroom
- Valid Teaching Certificate with ZA/ZS endorsement or Bachelors in Early Childhood
- Prefer candidate with familiarity with High Scope Curriculum; Experience leading a classroom teaching team.

Crescent Academy is a school district with two campuses that serve over 1,000 students in grades Pre-K-12. Crescent was recognized as a reward school by the State of Michigan in 2013 for their higher than average student achievement. The district believes strongly in not only the ability of its students, but in their right to a high quality education. The school assists students and their families in bettering their outcomes by creating a college bound culture that expects and teaches strong character, academic achievement, and civic engagement. In addition to a data-driven culture that focuses intensely on mastery learning, the school provides extensive support for students and their families through before and after school tutoring, summer school, and Saturday school. Meals, transportation and numerous other wrap around supports are provided to families to aid in their ability to take advantage of these services. Field trips, clubs, community partnerships, and dual enrollment all serve to enhance student achievement, build background knowledge, and inspire dreams. The school has early release regularly that is dedicated to teacher collaboration and professional development. Teachers serve in leadership capacities throughout the district in numerous roles: PLC leaders, teacher mentors, administrative internships, and more. At Crescent Academy, a teacher is part of a cohesive team that believes that all students can learn.

Preschool Teacher Aides
– Crescent Academy in Southfield, Michigan – Please apply online at www.mepservices.com.
- GSRP full day classroom; High Scope curriculum.

Crescent Academy is a school district with two campuses that serve over 1,000 students in grades Pre-K-12. Crescent was recognized as a reward school by the State of Michigan in 2013 for their higher than average student achievement.

The district believes strongly in not only the ability of its students, but in their right to a high quality education. The school assists students and their families in bettering their outcomes by creating a college bound culture that expects and teaches strong character, academic achievement, and civic engagement.

In addition to a data-driven culture that focuses intensely on mastery learning, the school provides extensive support for students and their families through before and after school tutoring, summer school, and Saturday school. Meals, transportation and numerous other wrap around supports are provided to families to aid in their ability to take advantage of these services. Field trips, clubs, community partnerships, and dual enrollment all serve to enhance student achievement, build background knowledge, and inspire dreams.

The school has early release regularly that is dedicated to teacher collaboration and professional development. Teachers serve in leadership capacities throughout the district in numerous roles: PLC leaders, teacher mentors, administrative internships, and more. At Crescent Academy, a teacher is part of a cohesive team that believes that all students can learn.

To learn more about Crescent Academy, please visit our website at http://www.crescentacademycharterschool.com/


Head Start Teachers: Wayne County, MI

The Children’s Center of Wayne County leads the way in providing an integrated approach to community mental health that treats the whole child and the whole family.

At our Head Start location, we provide a safe, high-quality early childhood education program that nurtures mental, emotional and physical development.

What Is It? Our program draws on more than 80 years of experience serving Detroit’s children and the solid foundation of Head Start. We focus on both the child and family to create a learning-rich environment both at school and home.

The Children’s Center of Wayne County is seeking two program teachers as well as two program assistant teachers with a minimum of three years’ experience within a Head Start Program.

Teacher Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 3 years of teaching experience in a classroom of culturally diverse and low-income 3, 4, and 5-year olds.
  • Completion of HighScope Preschool Curriculum Course (formerly the Lead Teacher Training Program – LTTP) or similar training.
  • Bachelor of Arts/Science degree from an accredited college or university in Early Childhood Education or a Bachelor of Arts/Science degree, or advanced degree and coursework equivalent (minimum of 12 credit hours in Early Childhood) to a major relating to Early Childhood Education or Child Development, with experience teaching preschool-age children.  Preferred: Master’s degree in Early Childhood Education.

Assistant Teacher Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience working in a Head Start Program, human services organization, or school district.
  • Reasonable knowledge of the principles, methods, and techniques of employee training, adult education, and related activities.
  • Proficient use of computers with expertise in Microsoft Office applications and other software applications.
  • CDA Certification Required.  Preferred:  Associate of Arts degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development or related field.

Benefits we offer
100% paid medical, dental, and vision coverage - Life & dependent life insurance - 403(b) Thrift Plan with Employer Match - Staff continuing education reimbursement - Longevity pay - 160 hours of paid time off your first year - 10 paid holidays

If you are interested in becoming part of our team, please submit your resume on-line by logging onto our website Here.

Kindergarten Teacher: West Bloomfield, MI


The Sarah & Irving Pitt Child Development Center (6600 West Maple, West Bloomfield MI 48322) is seeking a Kindergarten teacher for our upcoming school year, 2015-2016. Candidates must have the following qualifications:

· Valid Michigan Elementary Teacher Certificate (K-5 All Subjects, ZA endorsement preferred)
· Demonstrated competence as a teacher or student teacher
· Computer literate with educational programs, email, PowerPoint, etc.
· Excellent verbal and written expression
· Strong interpersonal skills
· Works well in a collaborative environment with students and staff
· Open to teaching a Judaic curriculum as well as a secular curriculum
· Creative, nurturing and experienced

Our Kindergarten classroom is a small group of 12. This is a full-time position, and the Kindergarten teacher would be expected to assist with the afternoon care program, as well. Benefits include:
· Medical and dental insurance benefits are offered
· Generous agency contribution to insurance (over 60% of premium)
· Significant program discounts
· Paid vacation, sick and holiday
· FREE fitness membership for you and your family
· Discounts on Center Day Camps and child care are available

Applicants should contact Shannon Hall at (248) 432-5534 or shall@jccdet.org.



Posted 2/25/15

Lead Preschool Teacher: Howell, MI


Looking for a Qualified, Passionate and Experience Preschool Lead Teacher that will love and nurture our children. We are a growing, faith based Christian Childcare center, that accepts ages 6 weeks to school age.

Must meet State Licensing qualifications for this position and have experience leading preschool children in an educational setting as well as being a leader and mentor for staff.

Substitute Teacher: Calhoun County, MI


Calhoun County licensed child care centers are hiring substitutes to use in area programs. A candidate with early childhood education and experience is preferred. This substitute would be employed by four individual centers in Battle Creek, MI and work as needed. The rate of pay is minimum wage. This is a great opportunity for someone desiring a flexible schedule or who would like to get to know the centers before applying for a regular position. For more information contact Pattie Walter at 269-963-7344.


Lead and Assistant Preschool Teacher: Highland, MI

Building Blocks Preschool is seeking teachers who have education and experience in early childhood education. Full or Part-Time positions available with Monday – Friday availability. Our Preschool Programs are child-directed, nature and play based while focusing on meeting the needs of the whole child.

Requirements: Bachelor's Degree preferred. Associates Degree in ECE is the minimum for the Lead Teaching position. Assistant teachers must have education and experience in ECE. Applicants must meet ALL State of Michigan child care licensing requirements. Ideal applicants would be a collaborative team member, comfortable with documenting children’s daily learning experiences through photographs and written documentation, strong parent communication skills and a love of children. Experience with the Reggio Emilia Approach, Project Approach, and Emergent Curriculum is helpful. Demonstrated knowledge of teaching and activity methods used with Preschool Age children, materials/equipment used in group settings of young children, principles of child development and behavior of individual children, positive discipline and redirection techniques and an interest in working with young children in a group care setting.

Please include a cover letter with your resume that includes your education specific to early childhood education and past work experience. Only applicants with the required credentials need apply.
Send cover letter, resume, and three references electronically with "Preschool Teacher" in the subject line to emily@buildingblocksschool.com.

Early Childhood Program Assistant: Livingston, MI

SUMMARY: Assists the teacher in the general daily classroom activities.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Assist Lead Teacher with daily routines and activities.
• Interacts with children encouraging problems solving, exploration, experimentation and questioning.
• Assists Lead Teacher in preparation of learning environment, sets up centers and prepares needed materials and supplies.
• Assists teacher in maintaining discipline and other (non) instructional functions.
• Supervises the classroom when Lead Teacher is out of room.
• May serve as substitute for Lead Teacher when designated by the Child Development Specialist or Director.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
Associate's degree in Early Childhood Education or Child Development or the equivalent; or a valid classroom CDA credential.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:
Child Development Associate preferred.

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Head Start Teacher: Lincoln Park, MI


All Head Start teachers must have a minimum of a BA in Early Childhood Education or a BA with course work equivalent to a major relating to Early Childhood Education and experience teaching preschool age children. Documented experiences working with persons of various, racial, ethnic, social and cultural backgrounds. Ability to communicate in English with or without accommodations.

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 unassisted in order to assist children during emergencies. Knowledge of or ability to learn to conduct developmental assessments of children. Good understanding of child development, age appropriate behaviors, common childhood behavior problems and appropriate interventions. Ability and willingness to continue personal and professional growth and skill development. 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.

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Preschool Teachers: East Lansing, MI

GRETCHEN’S HOUSE at Little Huskies in Houghton MI., seeks highly qualified and enthusiastic persons to join our team.

Now hiring full-time:
· Preschool Teachers
· Substitutes

Minimum qualifications include: AA, or BA in Early Childhood Education or related field, 1 year teaching experience, and willingness to give minimum 1 year commitment. Excellent salary and benefit package. Please submit a cover letter, resume and application for employment to Little Huskies Child Development Center 500 MacInnes Dr. Houghton, Michigan 49931 or email the information to eva@gretchenshouse.com. Employment applications can be obtained at gretchenshouse.com.

Preschool Teacher: Birmingham, MI


The Community House – Birmingham, MI
TCH is currently seeking a Full Time Teacher who is responsible for co-teaching alongside the Head Teacher and with other teachers. Together teachers are responsible for planning and implementing a developmentally appropriate curriculum using the High/Scope curriculum in accordance with the philosophy of the Early Childhood Center, NAEYC, and licensing regulations.

Teacher will be responsible for assisting in planning and preparing the learning environment, setting up interest centers, and preparing needed materials and supplies, supervising the classroom throughout the day along with the Head Teacher and other teachers, completing daily reports and preparing assessments for children in their primary group and entering assessments into the computer using the COR program as well as other duties as assigned.

A qualified applicant will have a four year college degree preferred in Early Childhood Education or Elementary Education with a ZA endorsement preferred. They must also have professional training in the field of Early Childhood Education and/or Child Development, experience working with young children and finally, possess a warm and friendly personality, be sensitive to the feelings and needs of others and able to relate well to children.

- E-mail your resume, cover letter and salary requirements to mattb@tchserves.org
- Fax your resume, cover letter and salary requirements to the Human Resources Department at 248.644.2476
- Mail your resume, cover letter and salary requirements to The Community House, 380 S. Bates Street, Birmingham, MI 48009


Director: Royal Oak, MI

Olive Branch Day Care is looking for a Director. The Director is responsible for the day- to-day operations and administration of the Olive Branch Day Care. Operations include maintaining all licensing, payment and collections, budget development, program plans, staff development, enrollment and retention of children. The director will also model a balanced and integrated life as a disciple of Jesus.

Requirements
• Bachelor's degree (BA) from four-year college or university in Early Childhood Education or Child Development; 2 semester hours in child care administration
• Three to five years of experience with licensed child care management and development; or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience
• Previous supervision experience preferred
• Ability and desire to work with infants and children Certificates, Licenses, & Registrations
• State of Michigan criminal background clearance (ICHAT)
• Blood Borne Pathogen training
• Negative T .B. test
• Current in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), First Aid Certification, and Automated external defibrillators (AED)
• SIDS/Infant Safety training

Early Childhood Specialist: West Bloomfield, MI

RESPONSIBILITIES: Extensive programming for children birth to five, parents and caregivers
-Outreach visits to local area preschool/daycare providers
-Some reference and readers’ advisory
-Some collection development

SALARY RANGE: $20.68 to $29.48 per hour

BENEFITS: Vacation, holiday, personal and sick paid leave; deferred compensation program available; Health, vision, life and dental insurance coverage

DEADLINE: March 15, 2015

APPLICATION: Application, cover letter, resume and names of 3 professional references to:

Click here for more information.

Human Resources
West Bloomfield Township Public Library
4600 Walnut Lake Road
West Bloomfield, MI 48323

Teen Parent Services Birth-5 Parent Educator: Saginaw, MI

The Teen Parent Services Birth-5 Parent Educator shall follow established parent educator policies in working with identified families to strengthen their parenting skills and child development knowledge through home-visitation, educational groups, one-to-one interventions, and other service delivery methods. These services will be aimed at the ensuring that project enrolled children will be school ready, preventing child abuse and neglect, increasing parental knowledge of age appropriate development, and ensuring that children receive preventive health care services. In addition, the Birth-5 Parent Educator shall work with identified families toward stability and self-sufficiency through connecting the families with education, employment, health care, other resources in the community, and monitoring the families’ progress at achieving the goals and objectives listed in their service plan. The Birth-5 Parent Educator shall be responsible to the division director.

  1. Bachelor’s Degree in social work or other human service area is required.

  2. Experience working in a human service organization (paid and/or volunteer) is required.

  3. Previous experience working with families with children birth to age five is preferred.

Substitute Preschool Teacher: Birmingham, MI


The Community House – Birmingham, MI
TCH is currently seeking substitute teachers to work in our Early Childhood Center. The Community House Early Childhood Center serves children from 6 weeks-5 years of age. The Center is open Monday-Friday from 7a.m-6 p.m
Responsibilities. Provide assistance and support to all classrooms. Assume temporary responsibilities of a teacher in their absence. Have the willingness to care for infants, toddlers and preschoolers when needed. Ensure the health and safety of children at all times
Qualifications: The 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. We are seeking a candidate who is flexible, loving and nurturing.

- E-mail your resume, cover letter and salary requirements to mattb@tchserves.org
- Fax your resume, cover letter and salary requirements to the Human Resources Department at 248.644.2476
- Mail your resume, cover letter and salary requirements to The Community House, 380 S. Bates Street, Birmingham, MI 48009


GSRP Lead Teacher: Ionia, MI

The Ionia ISD has a lead teacher effective immediately at West Elementary in the Lakewood School District. The program is two part day sessions and has an experienced teaching assistant to provide support in the classroom. The candidate must have an elementary teaching certificate with the ZA or ZS endorsement OR have a bachelors degree in early childhood development. The hours are from 8 to 4, students attend Tuesday through Friday and Monday is the planning day.

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Assistant Director Great Start to Quality: Lansing, MI

The Early Childhood Investment Corporation is seeking a qualified candidate for an Assistant Director for Great Start to Quality, Michigan’s Tiered Quality Rating and Improvement system.

The primary responsibility of this position is to manage and lead the operations of Great Start to Quality through a team of professionals who support the implementation of the system through a statewide network of locations. The Assistant Director will lead and provide technical assistance to support the continuous quality improvement of operations, performance management, data analysis and progress reporting throughout the network. The position will oversee the on-going implementation of projects that support the Great Start to Quality.

To excel in this position, the candidate will have a bachelor’s degree with 5 to 7 years of related experience in supervision, operations management, project management, building relationships with internal and external partners, facilitation and training of groups and certification or training in continuous quality improvement principles and practices.

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

The Early Childhood Investment Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Please click here to review a full job description or to apply

 

Posted 1/12/15

Early Head Start Home Visitor: Saginaw, MI


A minimum of an Associate’s degree in Early Childhood Education or related field with a minimum of 18 credits which are in ECE and a CDA obtainable within one year of employment.  Bachelor’s degree in ECE and previous supervision experience preferred.                                    

This position serves as home-visitor for an Early Head Start program working individually with 12 families, including expectant mothers, to support the development of the family and their infants and toddlers.

Copies of the complete job description and applications can be obtained at the Head Start Central Office, 3200 Perkins St. Saginaw, MI.      

Applicants must apply in person or on-line at www.sisd.cc

Lead Infant Teacher: Bloomfield Hills, MI


Cook's Academy
This person should possess a background and education in Early Childhood and must meet all State of Michigan requirements for a lead infant teacher in a childcare setting. Please see the State of Michigan Childcare licensing rules if you are unsure of what these are. Candidate should be prepared to create and implement infant standards of education, work well with parents and other employees, be creative, be able to use a computer to create monthly newsletters and calendars, email parents, perform assessments on children in all areas of development, efficiently maintain day to day communication, feel comfortable with creating and implementing a routine, and above all be kind, patient, and excited to work with the children in the classroom. Please review our website at www.cooksacad.com for an overview of our Infant Room.

Must be available Monday – Friday, 40 hours a week and have experience working with Infants.

To apply, please send cover letter and resume to director@cooksacad.com in care of Kelly Cook/Karyn Stanley


Co-Lead Preschool Teacher: Allendale, MI

The Children’s Enrichment Center is looking for an early childhood professional who is, a team player, friendly, highly motivated, organized, professional, competent, energetic, dependable and trustworthy! Must have college credits specifically in Early Childhood Education. Minimum of 9 credits completed or currently in an early childhood class and previous experience is a must. The teacher is responsible for the day to day operation in the classroom meeting NAEYC, GSRP and state requirements. A typical work week is 30-35 hours a week with occasional weekend or evening responsibilities needed to meet the demands of the program. To start immediately!

Contact person: Sharalle Arnold- center director 616-331-5437
arnoldsh@gvsu.edu

GSRP Lead, Associate and Substitute Teacher: Detroit, MI

Jude Family Childcare Learning Center - Detroit, Michigan 48213
interested candidates should email resumes to: judembc53@yahoo.com
3 Position Available

Lead Teacher-
Qualifications: must meet one of the following:
A valid Michigan teaching certificate with an early childhood specialist endorsement (ZA or ZS).
Or
Bachelor’s degree or higher in early childhood education, child development, with an emphasis on teaching preschool and one year of teaching experience.

In Addition:
- Have some experience with an active learning curriculum (Highscope Preferred) and believe in it.
- Responsibilities for teacher include but are not limited to:
- Good classroom management skills,
- Implement curriculum on a daily basis,
great team player,
- Create a warm and nurturing environment and
- Have strong customer service skill with parents and staff members
- Energetic, self motivated, self starter

Assistant Toddler Teacher: West Bloomfield, MI


Jewish Community Center Assistant Toddler Teacher – This is a full time position 40 hours per week in our toddler program. Must have a Child Development Associate or higher. Seeking someone with previous infant/toddler experience, team player, eager to work with young children, and reliable. Inquires should be sent to Shannon Hall at (248) 432-5534 or shall@jccdet.org.

Teaching Assistants: East Lansing, MI

Peoples Church Preschool is a nationally accredited preschool and early childhood program that offers care and education for infants, toddlers, preschoolers and school-aged children. We are over 60 years old and have a long history of high-quality programming and nature-inspired curriculum for young children.

Peoples Church Preschool is currently hiring morning and afternoon teaching assistants. The position is hourly (up to 29 hours a week) and offers an exciting opportunity to work as a team in a classroom setting. Teaching assistants work under the guidance of lead teachers and provide care to the children, support in curriculum implementation and daily routines, and also have some minor housekeeping and cleaning duties during their shift. Both morning and afternoon positions are available. Teaching assistants should have experience working with young children (preferably in an early childhood setting) and be willing to complete professional development (training) requirements throughout the year. Education in early childhood (or a related field) or CDA’s preferred.

Interested parties should contact Bethany Foote, Assistant Director at: bfoote@thepeopleschurch.com or via phone (517) 332-2885

Assistant Teachers: Temperance, MI


Bedford Child Development Center (a 4-star center) is currently seeking enthusiastic individuals for our Temperance Michigan location. The Assistant Teachers are responsible for working alongside the Head Teachers to assist in implementing curriculum (Creative Curriculum) and assessments. Bedford Child Development Center is located in Monroe County (Temperance Michigan) near the Toledo/Michigan line.

Assistant teacher position is approximately a 25-35 hours/ week position. The position does not include benefits and the candidate must be working towards their Associates Degree or higher in Early Childhood Education or a related field to be considered for the position.

Preferred Qualifications:
- Working towards an Associates Degree or higher in Early Childhood Education or related field
- Experience in early childhood education programs
- Experience with Creative Curriculum and Teaching Strategies Gold or High Scope

Our website is www.bedfordchildcare.com. To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to the Pauline Schieb, Director at bedfordchildcare@hotmail.com.


Learning Care Group: Novi, MI

The Learning Care Group (LCG) is the 2nd largest leader in for-profit early education headquartered in Novi, MI. We currently have the following 2 openings located in our Education and Grants Department. If you are interested in either of these openings or searching for other opportunities, please apply at www.learningcaregroup.com

QRIS and Accreditation Specialist


We are looking for a QRIS and Accreditation Specialist to analyze grant programs, present and potential, to inform, develop, and implement strategy around participation. They will act as a liaison in the department, working cross-functionally as a SME in the grants world and partnering with external organizations.

Responsibilities:
- Lead coordination with other departments on grant-related projects to make recommendations both internally and to external partners.
- Guide field management toward accreditation and QRIS participation resulting in new school accreditations and higher QRIS ratings.
- Identify, track, analyze, and communicate existing and potential opportunities under the Grants Department umbrella with the goal of increasing program participation where applicable.
- Strategize program priorities and leverage resources to initiate or increase participation where sustainable.

Requirements:
- Bachelor degree required; Business or early childhood focus preferred
- Requires an understanding of QRIS and National Accreditation Program Requirements, including demonstration of achievement of higher ratings or accredited status
- Project management and team lead experience preferred
- Minimum 3 years of experience related to grant work (i.e. grant sourcing, writing, coordinating, reconciling) preferred

Education Curriculum Manager (K-Suite and School Age Programming)

We are looking for an Education Manager who is responsible for the ongoing development and management of the curriculum portfolio along the LCG Programming Pathway. He/she focuses on the K Suites and School-Age segment of the Pathway, which includes conceptualization and thought leadership on the combination of high quality education and care for this developmental age span. The Manager must possess and apply a deep knowledge and understanding of the learning needs and opportunities of children and the development and support for teachers to deliver both instruction and care. He/she must be able to apply this across the different brands of LCG through their respective curriculum imprints.

Responsibilities:
- Own primary responsibility for the K Suites and School-Age curriculum strategy, content, implementation and execution across the brands.
- Engage with school directors and teachers to monitor ongoing program implementation and use this feedback to develop and deploy short, mid, and long term strategies for maintaining a high-quality and cutting edge curriculum for this age span.
- Strategically and proactively work with Education Managers on alignment and developmental sequence of the K Suites and School-Age to all other programs along the Program Pathway

Requirements:
- Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education or related field required.
- Master’s degree in Early Childhood Development or related field preferred, but not required.
- Minimum 3 years of experience as child center director or manager of early childhood programming in public or private setting.
- Minimum 5 years teaching experience in early childhood and/or kindergarten.
- Minimum 3 years developing curriculum content in the early childhood arena - 2 years covering K

Youth Services, Main Library: West Bloomfield, MI

RESPONSIBILITIES: Extensive programming for children birth to five, parents and caregivers, outreach activities; some reference and readers’ advisory; some collection development. See complete job description at http://www.wblib.org/aboutus/employment.php#14

SALARY RANGE: $20.68 to $29.48 per hour

BENEFITS: Vacation, holiday, personal and sick paid leave; deferred compensation program available

DEADLINE: January 26, 2015

APPLICATION: Application, cover letter, resume and names of 3 professional references to:

Human Resources
West Bloomfield Township Public Library
4600 Walnut Lake Road
West Bloomfield, MI 48323