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Posted 6/16/17

Lead Infant Teacher, Treasured Friends Daycare, Richmond, MI

Job Description:

Classroom Assistants for 3-year-old class and 4/5-year-old class 

- Follow the lead of classroom teacher 

- Attend monthly Staff Meetings 

- Engage playfully and purposefully with students 

- Willingness to learn the unique strategies The Learning Center provides to students 

- Aspire to become Lead Teacher 

- Energetic, playful and team player


Classroom Substitutes 

- Follow the lead of classroom caregiver that is present 

- Engage with students in a play based manner

Full job description here.

Please send your resume with a cover letter to Marsha Mitnick



Lead Infant Teacher, Treasured Friends Daycare, Richmond, MI

We are looking for an energetic and experienced lead infant teacher to work with our children. The candidate should be comfortable dealing with children between the ages of 10 to 18 months. We are looking for someone who can contribute ideas and be part of the entire program at Treasured Friends Daycare. 

Treasured Friends Daycare offers a great work environment and flexibility in scheduling. This position is for 30-40 hours a week. We are looking for this teacher to be able to learn quickly and step into a role in our classroom. The candidate must be 19 years of age and have a high school diploma or GED.  Candidate needs to have the ability to meet state requirements for education and experience.  One of the following is required: (1) Associate’s degree or higher in early childhood education or child development (2) Valid child development associate credential with 480 hours (3) High school diploma/ GED with 12 semester hours with 960 hours of working with children (4) High school diploma/ GED with A combination of: 12 semester hours and/or 18 CEUs to equal 180 clock hours with 1,920 hours of working with children (5) High school diploma/ GED with A combination of: 6 semester hours and/or 9 CEUs to equal 90 clock hours of training through childcare classes.

Job Purpose: 
Nurtures children by developing and providing educational programs; keeping parents informed. 

Stimulates emotional, intellectual, and social growth of children by developing and directing educational programs and activities tailored to assigned class. 
* Provides safe environment by maintaining orderly, clean, and appealing facilities; removing known safety hazards. 
* Encourages children's participation by providing interactive activities. 
* Informs staff and parents of curriculum by preparing and submitting lesson plans; posting schedules and curriculum outlines. 
* Keeps parents informed by posting parent information in the classroom; maintaining and sharing records of child's progress, attendance, and behavior. 
* Encourages development of children's self-control by utilizing classroom management and modeling techniques. 
* Encourages consistency of service by maintaining communications with parents and staff. 
* Protects families by keeping personal information confidential. 
* Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; online training
* Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed. 

Please send resume to

Attention: Stacey Kramer



Posted 6/9/17

Extension Specialist: Children and Youth Institute Director, MSU Extension, East Lansing, MI

Position Overview

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.

The successful candidate will join a dynamic and energetic Director and leadership team that is transforming MSU Extension into an organization positioned to have greater impacts in the 21st century by building on past success and growing resources through external grant funding, aligned partnerships and philanthropy. The CYI Director will be responsible for a staff of 150+ full time employees and an annual budget of $7M+. This position provides day-to-day leadership for Institute administrative operations, educational programs, and the translation of the Institute’s vision into action. The review and granting of a faculty affiliation in an academic unit at MSU is anticipated.

Full position description here.



Child Care Assistant, Children's Place Learning Center, Western Michigan University. Kalamazoo, MI

Job Description:

Ensure that the children are safe and supervised at all times.

Assist children with daily scheduled activities such as meal times, clean-up, outdoor play, and nap time.

Understand daily lesson plans and assist children with the activities as described by the Director, Assistant Director and the Head Toddler Teacher.  Be an active participant!

Assist in planning appropriate activities for children.

Provide support to the full-time staff as needed.

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, NAEYC Accreditation and Great Start to Quality Star Rating System.

Attend staff meetings and training as scheduled throughout the semester. 12 clock hours of training is required throughout the year.

Hours per week:

Up to 35 hours, between 7:00 am and 6:00 pm Monday through Friday


$8.90 per hour


State Licensing requires a physical at hire

TB Test required at hire

Criminal History Background Check

FIA Child Abuse/Neglect Clearance Letter

Hep B immunization recommended

The Children's Place is open year-round. Childcare is provided during semester breaks including Christmas and Spring Break.  Staff may be assigned schedules during these times.

Contact: Kathryn Gilbert //



Early On Service Coordinator, Oakland Family Services, Pontiac, MI

Position Responsibilities: To assume the responsibilities common to all direct service and administrative positions, described in the Agency Manual.  The Early On Service Coordinator is responsible for implementing and coordinating individual family service plans, providing outreach to families in Oakland County communities, for initiating and maintaining communication and coordination with school district personnel and for maintaining internal and external customer relations through completion of paperwork, adherence to COA standards, quality assurance measures and participation in professional development activities. The position reports to the Manager of Early Childhood Services.

Full position description here.

Certified Teachers (PS-8), New Morning School, Plymouth, MI

Certified teachers are needed for preschool through grade eight classrooms.  Innovative school offers individualized, multi-age classrooms.  Learning is hands-on and project-based. Positions begin September 2017.  Must be certified.  Send resume and statement of educational philosopy to  



Lead & Associate Teacher (2 positions), Highland Park Renaissance Academy, Highland Park, MI

Lead Teacher: With the guidance and direction of the Prek Administrative team, the Prek Lead Teacher will create an educational environment, where all students will have the opportunity to receive the proper guidance and instruction needed to promote their academic, social, mental, psychological, physical and emotional wellbeing. Will provide individualized and large group instruction in accordance to HighScope, COR Advantage 1.5, MI-Early Childhood Standards of Quality, and PQA (Preschool Program Quality Assessment). Full position here.

Associate Teacher: With the guidance of the Prek Lead Teacher, the Prek Associate Teacher will assist in the smooth and efficient operation of the classroom and provides challenged students with individualized instruction in accordance to HighScope, COR Advantage 1.5, MI-Early Childhood Standards of Quality, and PQA (Preschool Program Quality Assessment). Full position here.


Teacher, BF Foundation, Bloomfield Hills, MI

If you believe that not all children learn the same way and are looking for an opportunity to structure a comprehensive, individualized program, we would like to hear from you. This position requires a close partnership with parents to identify current abilities, set goals and develop a curriculum that promotes social, emotional and academic growth. This opportunity is intended to be long term and will offer some flexibility in scheduling.

Full position description here.


Posted 5/31/17

Preschool Teacher, Cooperative Nursery at Christ Church, Grosse Pointe Farms, MI

The Cooperative Nursery at Christ Church is a magical place for children to begin their journey with formal education.

Our ideal candidate would possess a Bachelor's degree in early childhood education, child development, or a child-related field.

Full position description here.


Posted 5/7/17

Part-time Preschool Teacher, Somerset Academy, Troy, MI

Somerset Academy in Troy is a NAEYC accredited Early Childhood School.

We are in search of an additional preschool teacher to join our professional teaching team beginning in late August.

Applicants must have at least a bachelors degree in Early Childhood or a related field as well as recent classroom experience. Please send email your resume and cover letter to the school director, Kirsten Charnesky:

More details about our school can be found on our website:



Early Head Start Teacher, Bright Beginnings, Detroit, MI


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.


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


13. Daily Cor during Naps

14. Attend Child Development training/workshops assigned by supervisor

15. Ensure confidential protocol within the department


Full job position here.



Posted 5/3/17

Childcare Director, Presbyterian Center for Children, Marshall, MI

The First Presbyterian Church of Marshall, Michigan, is seeking an experienced Childcare Director with a demonstrated track record and passion for daycare activities. The Childcare Director will manage the early childhood development program of approximately 80 children in six age-based classes. This position operates in a Christian environment within the First Presbyterian Church of Marshall.

The successful candidate will preferably have a Bachelor Degree in early childhood education, child development, or in a child-related field, or an Associate Degree in early childhood or childhood development with commensurate experience. Must communicate effectively with parents, children, church, and daycare staff as well as with external governmental and regulatory services. Will also manage budgets, billing, recruiting/staffing, employee performance management, record keeping along with fund raising activities. The work environment is dynamic requiring teamwork and ethical leadership. The position offers a tailored comprehensive salary and benefit package.

If interested, please send your cover letter and resume by postal service to First Presbyterian Church Marshall, 200 W Mansion St, Marshall, MI 49068 or by email to



Posted 5/2/17

Preschool Teacher / Director of Development (2 positions), New Morning School, Plymouth, MI

Preschool Teacher
New Morning School, a private pre K - 8 school in Plymouth, MI, seeks a preschool teacher for its hands-on, child-centered program. Small class sizes, 4:1 adult-student ratio. Position begins on August 28, with shadowing done this spring. Position can be mornings or full-day.

Must be a certified teacher with three years experience.

Email resume and cover letter to

Director of Development

New Morning School, a pre K - 8 school in Plymouth, MI, is seeking a Director of Development. This person will increase awareness of and generate resources for the school. The school offers a child-centered program based on the latest neuroscience and the work of Jean Piaget. Full-time. Begins July 31 2017. Must have three years experience in resource development or marketing/ sales.

Email resume and cover letter to

Salary TBD


Executive Director, Southwest Regional Child Care Resource Service Center, Kalamazoo, MI


As leader of the SWCCR, will focus on overall strategic initiatives while managing the daily operational functions to esnure successful site management. Serves as the lead contact with the Early Childhood Investment Corporation (ECIC) and multiple community and state partners in early childhood education. Magages SWCCR in a fiscally sound manner ensuring compliance with regulations and funding agency performance expectations.

Full job posting here.


Assistant Teacher, Spartan Child Development, East Lansing, MI

Job Summary:

Assistant Teacher is a full-time permanent position; hourly wage and benefits are included (health, dental, vision, and pay for holiday closures). 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
  • supervise and engage in developmentally appropriate activities inside and outside, participate in children’s play, and foster creative use of materials.

Full position description here.


Posted 4/25/17

Teacher Assistant, Head Start for Kent County, Grand Rapids, MI

Head Start for Kent County, located in Grand Rapids, Michigan, is seeking Teacher Assistants. This is a full-time, hourly position, reporting to the Site Administrative Manager and their designated Site Supervisor.

Head Start for Kent County is a non-profit organization and the grantee for the Head Start and Early Head Start programs. Our mission is to deliver comprehensive services to low income, multi-cultural children ages five and under and their families, promoting their well being and development. The Agency provides transportation, early childhood education, health, nutrition, mental health, speech and social services resources at our 10 sites located throughout Kent County. With an annual budget of over eighteen million dollars, we serve over 1,500 children and their families and employ more than 300 staff.

Position Overview: Ensures the implementation of the Head Start program is a safe environment for children in accordance with the performance standards by meeting the physical, social, intellectual, emotional and cultural needs of each rolled child in partnership with parents.

Starting pay ranges between $10.75-$12.75 based on educational level. See attached job description for acceptable education.

Interested applicants can send resumes and or applications to Attention: Human Resources/Employment Relations.

Full job posting here.


Part-time & lead caregivers / Childcare director, Reach 4 Stars Childcare Center, Muskegon, MI

In need of:

Part-time caregivers with childcare experience. Responsibilities: engaging with children ages 6 weeks to 12 years, family style meals, light cleaning, changing diapers, helping lead caregiver, communication with parents. More responsibilities discussed in interview.

Lead caregivers with CDA or higher. Responsibilities: engaging with children ages 6 weeks to 12 years, Family style eating, light cleaning, meal program paperwork, classroom curriculum, communication with parents, change diapers. More responsibilities discussed in interview.

Childcare director with CDA or higher and 12 semester hours. Responsibilities: supervise staff, office paperwork (examples in interview), Microsoft Word/Excel experience, meal/snack prep, training updates, Great Start to Quality monthly meetings, monthly meetings with staff, parent communication, collects payments, light cleaning. More responsibilities discussed in interview.

Full job posting here.


Preschool Lead Teacher, Kiddie Klub, Rochester Hills, MI

KiddieKlub is currently accepting applications for a preschool lead teacher. Preschool lead teachers are responsible for the care, supervision and management of children 2.5 years – 4 years of age in accordance with the state licensing requirements and overall goals of KiddieKlub. The preschool lead teacher directs the preschool assistant teachers and reports to the center director.

Full job posting here.


Infant Lead Teacher, Kiddie Klub, Rochester Hills, MI

KiddieKlub is currently accepting applications for an infant lead teacher. Infant lead teachers are responsible for the care, supervision and management of children 6 weeks-18 months of age in accordance with the state licensing requirements and overall goals of KiddieKlub. The infant lead teacher directs the infant assistant teachers and reports to the center director.

Full job posting here.


Assistant Teacher, Kiddie Klub, Rochester Hills, MI

KiddieKlub is currently accepting applications for full and part time assistant teachers. We are looking for someone who has exceptional communication skills, strives to develop positive teamwork, consistently displays positive energy, and continuously works to create and maintain a loving, safe, and nurturing atmosphere throughout the entire center. Assistant teachers are responsible for the care, supervision and management of children in accordance with the state licensing requirements and overall goals of KiddieKlub. The assistant reports to the lead teacher and center director. Come join our fun and friendly team of staff while providing genuine care and education!

Full job posting here.


Pre K Lead Teacher, Kiddie Klub, Rochester Hills, MI

KiddieKlub is currently accepting applications for a Pre K Lead Teacher. PreK Lead Teachers are responsible for the care, supervision and management of children 3.5 years – school age children in accordance with the state licensing requirements and overall goals of KiddieKlub. The Pre K Lead Teacher directs the Pre K assistant teachers and reports to the Center Director.

Full job posting here.


Toddler Lead Teacher, Kiddie Klub, Rochester Hills, MI

KiddieKlub is currently accepting applications for a toddler lead teacher. Toddler lead teachers are responsible for the care, supervision and management of children 18 months – 2.5 years of age in accordance with the state licensing requirements and overall goals of KiddieKlub. The toddler lead teacher directs the toddler assistant teachers and reports to the center director.

Full job posting here.


Assistant Director in charge of school-age programming, Fowlerville Community Schools, Fowlerville, MI

Planning, supervision and implementation of the Kindergarten – Fifth Grade school-age programs in accordance with Michigan State Child Care Licensing and Fowlerville
Community Schools district policies. Assist Director with recruiting, hiring, supervising
and empowering school-age staff, through support, training and understanding of their
talents and individual needs to implement best practice for children and their families.
Serve as a resource in identification, selection and use of instructional materials, curriculum
and methodologies, as well as assisting the school-age staff in implementing this in their
classrooms. Assist with special programs and events; prepare school-age lesson plans,
activities, and set-up. Create an engaging and supportive classroom environment. Assist
Director in determining school-age staff availability and staff schedules for school year, school
half days, school closed days and summer camp and be able to work a flexible schedule to
insure proper coverage. Participate and assist school-age staff in communicating with families
through meetings, newsletters, emails and phone calls on a regular basis. May be asked to
assist with center management when the Center Director and Business Supervisor are

Full job posting here.


Lead Teacher (Full & part-time), Neighborhood Child Care Center, Rochester, MI

The Neighborhood Child Care Center (NC3) was established by Mary & Todd Greenbaum in 1977 as a non-profit 501c3 community based organization. NC3 has been recognized for it's innovative programming where the arts come into play, and community outreach services with Senior Centers, Nature Centers and other children's agencies. The Center's objective is to provide positive experiences which allow a child to grow independently, physically, socially, emotionally and cognitively. Positions available for creative individuals with early childhood experience and education. Seeking full and part time Teacher positions that may potentially lead into Director position.

For additional information contact Todd or Mary Greenbaum at:

Neighborhood Child Care Center (NC3)
345 Griggs - Rochester, MI 48307
248-652-1132 * Fax: 248-651-9653
Facebook: neighborhood child care center


Early Childhood Teacher, Schoolcraft College, Livonia, MI

Responsible for providing direction and support for the children (infant room).

1. Minimum 100 credits completed toward Bachelor's degree in Child Development or related field. Credits must be current and degree must be completed by December 31, 2017.

2. Experience working with children in a supervised setting.

3. Ability to successfuly interact with diverse groups of children, students, staff, parents and co-workers in a manner that positively refects the college.


Full job posting here.


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



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