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Posted 6/23/15

Early Childhood Teacher: Schoolcraft College

Responsible for providing direction and support for the children. This position is specifically for the Toddler class.  

1. Minimum 90 credits completed toward Bachelor's degree in Child Development or related field. Credits must be current and degree must be completed by August 31, 2015. 
2. Experience working with children in a supervised setting. 
3. Ability to successfully interact with diverse group of children, students, staff, parents and co-workers in a manner that positively reflects the College. 
 

Please Click Here to apply and read the full description.

Part-Time Teaching Assistants: East Lansing, MI


Peoples Church Preschool is a nationally accredited early childhood program in East Lansing, Michigan. We have been serving families in the area for nearly 65 years.

We are currently hiring teaching assistants to work with preschoolers and school-aged children beginning in May. The assistant teacher position includes guiding and supervising children, assisting lead teachers in implementing curriculum, caring for children during meal times and routine activities, and also includes some basic cleaning duties to maintain the classroom. Both morning and afternoon positions are available. Applicants with consistent availability and willingness to work afternoons are preferred.

Applicants should have some coursework in early childhood education or a related field. Experience working with young children and CDA's preferred. Interested parties should contact Bethany Foote, Assistant Director, at preschool@thepeopleschurch.com or by calling (517) 332-2885.


Multiple Positions: Detroit, MI

TITLE: Teacher Assistant

GENERAL DESCRIPTION: Under the director of the Director of Early Start, the Teacher Assistant will be responsible for providing Early Start participants care--ages 0-6 at Franklin-Wright Settlements. Basic responsibilities include scheduling/implement daily activities, promote program/recruit, prepare daily/monthly reports and oversee daily operations of the program and other tasks as assigned by Director of Early Start. 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.

To Apply: Please send your resume, cover letter to Rpolk@franklinwright.org. Please put the title of the job in the subject. Please put the cover letter in the body of the email and include the best time and phone number to reach you for a phone interview. Only MS WORD or PDF Resumes will be reviewed

TITLE: Center Administrator


GENERAL DESCRIPTION: Under the director of the Director of Early Start, as Center Administrator, you will get the opportunity to work in a very active, fast-paced environment, making a difference to children ages 0 to 6, monitor classroom, and supervise other staff. Responsibilities include creating and utilizing lesson plans that reflect parental/cultural influences, and promote the children’s social, emotional, physical, and cognitive development and adapt curriculum to meet needs of all children. The Center Administrator will prepare daily/monthly reports and oversee daily operations of the program and other tasks as assigned by Director of Early Start

Qualifications: Must meet State of Michigan director qualifications for child care. Minimum of B.A. in Early Childhood Education or CDA or higher in Early Childhood Education including 18 credit hours of coursework in early childhood and coursework in child care administration. Must have: First Aid Training, CPR for Child, Infant, and Adult Training, Blood borne Pathogens Training, Safe Sleep Training, Shaken Baby Syndrome Training,, Driver’s License or State ID, TB Skin Test, DHS Clearance (Child Abuse/ Neglect)

To Apply: Please send your resume, cover letter to Rpolk@franklinwright.org. Please put the title of the job in the subject. Please put the cover letter in the body of the email and include the best time and phone number to reach you for a phone interview. Only MS WORD or PDF Resumes will be reviewed

Preschool Lead Teacher: East Lansing, MI

Spartan Child Development Center is taking applications for a Lead Teacher Position in a Preschool Classroom (3-4 year olds/ Green Room)

Job Summary:
The lead teacher is responsible for the planning and implementation of the Center curriculum and children’s program in the toddler classroom. The Lead Teacher is also responsible for maintaining the health and safety of all children under their care.

Lead 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 and 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

Interested candidates need to submit a cover letter and resume to Emelia Brown, in person or by email, children@msu.edu.

Mentor Teacher: Southgate, 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 Mentor Teacher to join our team of talented professionals.

Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education/Child Development, or related field. Extensive experience with High Scope curriculum.
Responsible for observing and assessing classroom activities and providing on-the-job guidance and training to program staff. Improve the qualifications of staff by providing guidance that maintains high quality education services throughout the Head Start program. Ability to demonstrate developmentally appropriate strategies through coaching and modeling. Work hours are 37.5 hours per week.

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.

Please click here for the full description and to apply.


Lead and Assistant Teachers: Highland, MI

Wee Friends Child Care Center Located in Highland, MI

Looking for qualified, creative and passionate teacher for our toddler and preschool classrooms needed by Fall 2015. Experience in early childhood related field necessary. They should have experience working with young children and be willing to complete professional development training requirements throughout the year. Education in early childhood or CDA’s preferred.

Please email your resume to Laura at WeeFriends1@gmail.com or call for more information at 248-887-7751

Full-Time Teacher: 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

Equal Opportunity Employer

Website: http://tchserves.org/about/job-opportunities/

Assistant Superintendent: Calhoun, MI

GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF POSITION:  Assures the development and implementation of all new and existing Early Childhood Services, programs and initiatives of the CISD.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Bachelor degree in Elementary Education or Early Childhood, or a related field. Master’s degree in Education Administration or Curriculum and Instruction. School Administrator Certification (or currently enrolled with the ability to complete certification within 3 years) required. 5 years successful experience in directing/supporting ECS preferred. 5 years successful experience working in collaboration with community organizations that serve families with young children preferred.  

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:  School Administrator Certification as required by Section 380.1246 of the Michigan Revised School Code.   Michigan Teacher Certification for Elementary or Early Childhood Education preferred.                          

SALARY:    Commensurate with Experience and Salary Schedule in Effect


APPLICATION PROCESS:  Please go to our website at www.calhounisd.org and click on the Employment tab to complete an online application. Cover letters should be addressed to Russ Claggett, Assistant Superintendent for Human Resources, 17111 G Drive North, Marshall MI 49068.

Validator: Lansing, MI


The Early Childhood Investment Corporation is seeking a qualified and dynamic candidate for the position of Validator for the Great Start to Quality Program. This is an excellent opportunity to join an organization that promotes and implements innovative, high-quality, research-based early childhood practices and policies.

This position provides the chosen candidate the opportunity to use their skills to support Michigan’s tiered quality rating and improvement system that ensures families have access to quality child care and early learning programs. The primary responsibility of this position is to validate program Self-Assessment Surveys with child care and preschool programs statewide to ensure fidelity to the program model.

To excel in this position, the Validator will have a minimum of an associate’s degree in a discipline related to the field of early childhood with 3 to 5 years related experience. A bachelor’s degree is preferred. Knowledge of quality rating and improvement systems for early learning settings, and knowledge of appropriate evidence-based, research informed early learning program development and implementation is required.

This is a non-exempt, full time position based on 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.

Please click the link below to apply for this position: http://www.ecic4kids.org/content/careers


Early Head Start Teacher: River Rouge, 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 Teacher to join our team of talented professionals.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education/Child Development with infant/toddler coursework. Previous professional experience working with pregnant women, infants and toddlers. Must have valid driver's license and access to reliable transportation. Bilingual in Spanish/English preferred.

Please click here to read the full job description and to apply online.

Mental Health Early Learning Support Specialist: Walker, MI


Provides Early Intervention services and support to children, families and staff to ensure compliance of Head Start Performance Standards in an environment of continuous program improvement.  

Essential Duties and Responsibilities may include but not limited to the following:

Coaching

  • Conduct regular classroom visits, develop classroom management practices with teachers and model the appropriate Early Intervention  procedures
  • Conduct  individual observations of children referred for suspected behavior or Early Intervention  concerns then assist in developing child action plans, as needed; model the process for the staff then document progress overtime
  • Utilizes parental information, observation and teacher reports to model and coach teachers to implement the application of behavior techniques within the classroom

Support

  • Provides hands-on support to classroom staff and home visiting staff, encountering problem behaviors, while present in the classroom or during a home visit
  • Utilizes referral information with children needing further evaluation for services and provides family support through the referral process
  • Involved in supporting the Special Needs Specialist responsibilities on an as-needed basis. 

Early Intervention Documentations and Referrals

  • Promotes children’s mental wellness by actively participating within the classroom and providing group and individual staff and parent education on Early Intervention  issues
  • Collaborates with other agencies and professionals to coordinate the implementation of Individual Education Plans (IEPs) and document progress in reports to Special Needs Manager
  • Pulls reports for follow up and enters information into the data system.

Qualified candidates should send a cover letter, a resume and education credentials/transcripts. Education credentials must accompany resume to be considered (For those positions that have educational requirements only). Download a copy of the Employment Application available in PDF. Resumes and applications can be sent to Attn: Employment and Employee Relations Specialist; and submitted the following ways: Mail to: Head Start for Kent County, 2626 Walker Ave NW, Walker, Michigan 49544 or email to: careers@hs4kc.org; or fax to: (616) 735-3279. No phone calls please.

Head Start Teacher: Adrian, MI


SUMMARY
Responsible for ensuring a safe, nurturing, educational environment for program children and families while maintaining documentation of services provided.

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The following is a list of qualifications for the position, any one of which may be waived by the Board in exercising its prerogative to determine qualifications.

REQUIRED EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

- Associates degree in Early Childhood or equivalent.
- Experience working with young children.
- Bilingual (English/Spanish), preferred.

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES

Ability to apply knowledge of current research and theory in specific field. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, staff and the community. Ability to communicate clearly and concisely both in oral and written form. Ability to perform duties with awareness of all district requirements and Board of Education policies.

Knowledge, skill and ability in the use of e-mail, internet, spreadsheets and word-processing.

Please click here to read the complete description and to apply online.

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.