Job Postings

Updated 10/18/2021

Early Head Start Program Support Aide (EHS PSA) – Saginaw, MI

Contact Person: Maxine Gladney

Job Location:  3200 Perkins Street, Saginaw, MI 48601

Job Title:  Early Head Start Program Support Aide (EHS PSA) – Saginaw, MI

Job Description:

Posting Deadline:                     Open until filled

Job Title:                                  Early Head Start Program Support Aide (EHS PSA) Department:                             Early Childhood

Supervisor:                              Early Head Start Teacher (Infant and Toddler) Classification:                          12-month position

Salary:                                     $12.00 per hour

Job Summary:  The Early Head Start Program Support Aide works as part of a team to assist with activities in the areas of the classroom and kitchen.  This position assists with implementing the early childhood education curriculum (Creative Curriculum for Infants, Toddlers and Twos). The EHS PSA position may be reassigned to various classrooms/centers as deemed necessary for program operations.  This position may receive content area technical support and training from the EHS Teacher, Education Coordinator, Program Manager, and/or Training and Technical Assistance Network.   Minimum Qualifications: Must be 18 years of age. High school diploma or G.E.D. Must have an Infant/Toddler CDA within two years of employment. Must be willing and able to obtain Basic First Aid and CPR Certification and maintain certification.  Acceptable tuberculosis and drug screening results, a clear criminal records check and an initial health exam are required post job offer and prior to employment.  Current and former Head Start employees, students and parents will receive preference for employment vacancies for which they are qualified.   Application Procedure:  Applicants must complete and submit an online Saginaw Intermediate School District application.  In addition to the online application, a cover letter and resume may be uploaded.  An application may be obtained online by going to: SISD website at: www.sisd.cc and clicking on “Employment”. Click on “APPLY” under the Frontline Education section. Click on “Start an application for employment”. Inside the Saginaw Area Consortium-Employment Application box, under the “Activities for you” click either on “Start” or “Login”.

Job Site:  https://www.applitrack.com/sisdcc/OnlineApp/JobPostings/View.asp?AppliTrackJobId=2820

Closing Date for Job: December 31, 2021


Program Support Aide (PSA) – Multiple Positions – Saginaw, MI

Contact Person: Maxine Gladney

Job Location:  3200 Perkins Street, Saginaw, MI 48601

Job Title: Program Support Aide (PSA) – Multiple Positions

Job Description:

Frontline Job ID:                 2724

Job Title:                                  Program Support Aide (PSA)   Supervisor:                             Teacher

Classification:                      10-month position

Salary:                                     $12.00 per hour

Job Summary:                         This position works as a part of a team to assist in activities in all areas of the program, building, classroom and kitchen and/or to serve as individualization assistant as needed. This position may be reassign to various classrooms/centers as deemed necessary for program operations.  This position may receive content area technical support and training from the Lead Teacher/Teacher, and/or program Managers.   Minimum Qualifications: Must be 18 years of age. High school diploma or G.E.D.  Obtain within two (2) years and/or maintain CDA credential. Experience working with pre-school children preferred. Must be willing and able to obtain Basic First Aid and CPR Certification and maintain certification.  Acceptable tuberculosis and drug screening results, a clear criminal records check and an initial health exam are required post job offer and prior to employment.  Current and former Head Start employees, students and parents will receive preference for employment vacancies for which they are qualified.    Application Procedure:  Applicants must complete and submit an online Saginaw Intermediate School District application.  In addition to the online application, a cover letter and resume may be upload.  An application may be obtain online by going to: SISD website at: www.sisd.cc and clicking on “Employment”. Click on “APPLY” under the Frontline Education section. Click on “Start an application for employment”. Inside the Saginaw Area Consortium-Employment Application box, under the “Activities for you” click either on “Start” or “Login”.   *Applicants desiring disability accommodations should contact the Human Resources Department* “An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action MFH Employer”   NOTICE OF NONDISCRIMINATION   Saginaw Intermediate School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender and gender identity, disability, age, or national origin in its programs and activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups.  The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies:   Director of Human Resources Saginaw Intermediate School District 3933 Barnard Road Saginaw, MI 48603 Telephone: (989) 799-4733 For further information on notice of nondiscrimination, see the following website: http://1.usa.gov/1Jssk6D or call 1-800-421-3481.

Job Site:  https://www.applitrack.com/sisdcc/OnlineApp/JobPostings/View.asp?AppliTrackJobId=2724

Closing Date for Job: December 31, 2021


Lead Teacher – Multiple Positions – Saginaw, MI

Contact Person: Maxine Gladney

Job Location:  3200 Perkins Street, Saginaw, MI 48601

Job Title:  Lead Teacher – Multiple Positions – Saginaw, MI

Job Description:

Head Start/Lead Teacher

Starting pay: $16.12, based on credentials.

Job Summary: This position serves as the lead of a teaching team in a classroom of preschool children. The person in this position plans and implements a healthy, safe, and developmentally appropriate learning environment for preschool children that promotes developmental gains toward the attainment of kindergarten readiness skills as defined in the Head Start Program Performance Standards, The Head Start Child Development and Early Learning Framework and Kindergarten Readiness Goals. Behavior and actions in the classroom, with families, the community and with staff serve as a model of excellence. This position is one part of a large system of services provided to children and families, this position also serves as a social service referral person and shares responsibility for parent involvement in the program. The position may be reassigned to various classroom/centers as deemed necessary for program operations. The position may serve as “program director” for child care licensing purposes. Minimum Qualifications: Bachelors or Advanced Degree in Early Childhood Education or Bachelor’s and coursework equal to a major in Early Childhood Education with experience teaching preschool. Must be willing to obtain Administrative training within six months of employment. Have knowledge and experience in the philosophy and practices of Head Start, early childhood education and developmentally appropriate practice. Must be willing and able to obtain Basic First Aid and CPR Certification and maintain certification. Acceptable tuberculosis and drug screening results, a clear criminal records check and an initial health exam are required post job offer and prior to employment. Current and former Head Start employees, students, and parents will receive preference for employment vacancies for which they are qualified. APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Applicants must complete and submit an online Saginaw Intermediate School District application. In addition to the online application, a cover letter, resume, at least three letters of recommendations, and transcripts are required. An application may be obtained online by going to: SISD website at: www.sisd.cc and clicking on “Employment”. Click on “APPLY” under the Frontline Education section. Click on “Start an application for employment”. Inside the Saginaw Area Consortium – Employment Application box, under the “Activities for you” either click on “Start” or “Login”.

Job Site:  https://www.applitrack.com/sisdcc/OnlineApp/JobPostings/View.asp?AppliTrackJobId=2979

Closing Date for Job: December 31, 2021


Family Service Advocate – Saginaw, MI

Contact Person: Maxine Gladney

Job Location:  3200 Perkins Street, Saginaw, MI 48601

Job Title: Family Service Advocate – Saginaw, MI

Job Description:

Job Title: Family Services Advocate

Department: Early Childhood

Supervisor: Family Services Coordinator

Classification: 220 days, Full-time

Salary: $15.39 – $15.81 per hour

Job Summary: Identify, recruit, and enroll children and their families for the Saginaw ISD Head Start Program. Work with the Head Start Supervisor and team to provide services to Head Start families and their communities. Assess the family’s strengths and needs as part of a Family Partnership Agreement, and monitors their progress in meeting the agreement’s objectives and goals. Provide family intervention strategies that support families’ in achieving identified goals. Minimum Qualifications: Associates degree or higher in Social Work, Human Services, or related human services field is required. Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred. Previous case management experience with young children and families preferred. Must obtain Basic First Aid and CPR Certification. Current and former Head Start employees, students, and parents will receive preference for employment vacancies for which they are qualified. Application Procedure: Applicants must complete and submit an online Saginaw Intermediate School District application, cover letter, resume, three (3) letters of recommendation, and copies of transcripts are required. An application may be obtained online by going to the SISD web site at: www.sisd.cc. Click on “Employment” and then click on “APPLY”.

Job Site:  https://www.applitrack.com/sisdcc/OnlineApp/JobPostings/View.asp?AppliTrackJobId=2980

Closing Date for Job: December 31, 2021


Early Head Start Teacher (Infant and Toddler) – Saginaw, MI

Contact Person: Maxine Gladney

Job Location:  3200 Perkins Street, Saginaw, MI 48601

Job Title:  Early Head Start Teacher (Infant and Toddler) – Saginaw, MI

Job Description:

Frontline Job ID:  2594

Posting Deadline:  Open until filled.

Job Title:  Early Head Start Teacher (Infant and Toddler)

Department:  Education

Supervisor:  Education Coordinator

Classification:  12-month

Salary:  $15.27 – $19.49 per hour

Job Summary:  The Early Head Start Teacher (Infant and Toddler) is responsible for planning and implementing a developmentally and culturally appropriate learning environment for infants, toddlers and their families. This position is responsible for implementing the early childhood education curriculum (Creative Curriculum for Infants, Toddlers and Twos). The EHS Teacher is responsible for developing child, family, and health plans with parents and completes ongoing follow-up and tracking to reach those goals.   Minimum Qualification: Associate’s Degree in Early Childhood Education or an Associate’s Degree in a field related to early childhood education with a minimum of 18 credits, which are in ECE. Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education and previous supervision experience preferred. The employee must obtain an Infant/Toddler CDA within one year of employment. Must be willing and able to obtain Basic First Aid and CPR Certification and maintain certification. Acceptable tuberculosis and drug screening results, a clear criminal records check and an initial health exam are required post job offer and prior to employment. Current and former Head Start employees, students, and parents will receive preference for employment vacancies for which they are qualified.   Application Procedure:  Applicants must complete and submit an online Saginaw Intermediate School District application.  In addition to the online application, a cover letter and resume, three (3) letters of recommendation, and copies of transcripts are required.  An application may be obtained online by going to: SISD website at: www.sisd.cc and clicking on “Employment”. Click on “APPLY” under the Frontline Education section. Click on “Start an application for employment”. Inside the Saginaw Area Consortium-Employment Application box, under the “Activities for you” click either on “Start” or “Login”.

Job Site:  https://www.applitrack.com/sisdcc/OnlineApp/JobPostings/View.asp?AppliTrackJobId=2594

Closing Date for Job: December 31, 2021


Early Head Start Home Visitor – Saginaw, MI

Contact Person: Maxine Gladney

Job Location:  3200 Perkins Street, Saginaw, MI 48601

Job Title:   Early Head Start Home Visitor – Saginaw, MI

Job Description:

Frontline Job ID:                2959

Posting Deadline:              Open until filled.

Job Title:                             Early Head Start Home Visitor   Department:                        Early Head Start

Supervisor:                         Early Head Start Home Based Coordinator   Classification:                     12 months, Full-time (40 hours per week)   Salary:                                   $14.61 – $18.65 per hour

Job Summary:                    This position serves as Home Visitor for an Early Head Start program working individually with up to twelve (12) families, including expectant mothers, to support the development of the family and their infants and toddlers.   The Home Visitor will work collaboratively with a team of other home visitors to implement the Parents as Teachers curriculum for children 0 to 36 months and Partners for a Healthy Baby for Pregnant Women, or other curriculum as appropriate, to achieve outcomes for children and families of all backgrounds and abilities.     Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education, Family Studies/Social Services or related field and previous home visiting experience preferred.       If an employee does not have a Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education, he/she is required to obtain and sustain a Home Visiting CDA within one year of employment. Must be willing and able to obtain Basic First Aid and CPR Certification and maintain certification. Acceptable tuberculosis and drug screening results, a clear criminal records check and an initial health exam are required post job offer and prior to employment. Current and former Head Start employees, students, and parents will receive preference for employment vacancies for which they are qualified.     Application Procedure:  Applicants must complete and submit an online Saginaw Intermediate School District application, cover letter, resume, three (3) letters of recommendation, and copies of transcripts are required.  To complete an application, go to: SISD website at: www.sisd.cc and clicking on “Employment”.  Click on “APPLY” under the Frontline Education section. Click on “Start an application for employment”. Inside the Saginaw Area Consortium-Employment Application box, under the “Activities for you” click either on “Start” or “Login”.   All applicants who are conditionally considered for employment will be required to submit to a drug screen test.

Job Site:  https://www.applitrack.com/sisdcc/OnlineApp/JobPostings/View.asp?AppliTrackJobId=2959

Closing Date for Job: December 31, 2021


Associate Teacher – Saginaw, MI

Contact Person: Maxine Gladney

Job Location:  3200 Perkins Street, Saginaw, MI 48601

Job Title:  Associate Teacher – Saginaw, MI

Job Description:

Frontline Job ID: 2950

Posting Deadline: Open until filled.

Job Title: Associate Teacher (Full Day, Full Year).

Department: Education

Supervisor: Teacher

Classification: 12 month, Full-time (40 hours per week).

Salary: $12.72 – $13.54 per hour/Full Benefits included.

Job Summary: This position works as a part of a teaching team to assist the Teacher in the preparation, planning and executing of the daily operations of the Head Start classroom, including building relationships with families, assuming the Teacher role during teacher planning and occasional and/or extended absences and implementing the Head Start Performance Standards. This position works with families to promote parent involvement in the program. The Associate Teacher may be assigned additional duties based upon program need and areas of developing expertise. This position works along with the Teacher to attain the goals of the program. The position may be reassigned to various classrooms/centers as deemed necessary for program operations. Minimum Qualifications: Experience working with preschool children and a CDA credential. An Associate’s Degree in Early Childhood Education/Child Development with two years’ experience preferred. Bilingual (English/Spanish) abilities are a plus. Must obtain Basic First Aid and CPR Certification and maintain certification and licensing required training. Acceptable tuberculosis and drug screening results, a clear criminal records check and an initial health exam are required post job offer and prior to employment. Current and former Head Start employees, students and parents will receive preference for employment vacancies for which they are qualified. Application Procedure: Applicants must complete and submit an online Saginaw Intermediate School District application, cover letter, resume, three (3) letters of recommendation, and copies of transcripts are required. An application may be obtained online by going to: The Saginaw ISD website at: www.sisd.cc and clicking on “Employment”. Click on “APPLY” under the Frontline Education section. Click on “Start an application for employment”. Inside the Saginaw Area Consortium-Employment Application box, under the “Activities for you” click either on “Start” or “Login”.

Job Site:  https://www.applitrack.com/sisdcc/OnlineApp/JobPostings/View.asp?AppliTrackJobId=2950

Closing Date for Job: December 31, 2021


Classroom Aide – Pontiac, MI

Contact Person: Janice Smith

Job Location:  196 CESAR E CHAVEZ AVE, PONTIAC, MI 48343

Job Title: Classroom Aide – Pontiac, MI

Job Description:

Assists Teacher and Teacher Assistants in Early Childhood Classrooms, please see website for details.

Job Site:  https://www.olhsa.org/careers

Closing Date for Job: December 1, 2021


Infant and Toddler Teacher – Pontiac, MI

Contact Person: Janice Smith

Job Location:  196 CESAR E CHAVEZ AVE, PONTIAC, MI 48343

Job Title:  Infant and Toddler Teacher – Pontiac, MI

Job Description:

Qualifications: 1. Child Development Associate (CDA) credential, required. An Associate Degree in Early Childhood Education/Child Development or equivalent coursework, preferred, per the Head Start Act. Head Start experience preferred. 2. One year experience working with preschool children and parents preferred. 3. Must be able to meet physical demands of the job. 4. Valid Michigan Driver’s License and reliable transportation required. Job Mission: To provide a quality educational experience for children of the Head Start Program which includes children with disabilities. Prepares the children and families of the program by meeting program goals, including family, health and school readiness. Meets individual needs of children and families. Performs duties as assigned, in accordance with the Health and Human Services, Administration for Families and State of Michigan licensing requirements. Performance Standards: 1. Provides children with developmental experiences in approaches to learning, social emotional, language and literacy, cognitive and perceptual, motor and physical development. In an environment of multi-cultural experiences through daily lesson plans and classroom activities. 2. Maintains constant active supervision with all children in the classroom. 3. Administers standardized screening to identify the needs of the children and make appropriate referrals and follow-up of children as needed, which includes children with special needs. 4. Maintain documentation as required – i.e., Lesson Plans, Individual Education Plans (IEP), Child Observation Record (COR). 5. Carry out all other duties as assigned by supervisor. Hours & Wage $12.59 per hour (minimum) 40 hours per week; 52 weeks per year

Job Site:  https://www.olhsa.org/careers

Closing Date for Job: December 1, 2021


Teacher Assistant – Pontiac, MI

Contact Person: Janice Smith

Job Location:  196 CESAR E CHAVEZ AVE, PONTIAC, MI 48343

Job Title: Teacher Assistant – Pontiac, MI

Job Description:

Assists Teacher in an Early Childhood classroom, see website for details.

Job Site:  https://www.olhsa.org/careers

Closing Date for Job: December 1, 2021


Teacher – Pontiac, MI

Contact Person: Janice Smith

Job Location:  196 CESAR E CHAVEZ AVE, PONTIAC, MI 48343

Job Title:  Teacher – Pontiac, MI

Job Description:

Job Mission: To provide a quality educational experience for children of the Head Start Program which includes children with disabilities. Prepares the children and families of the program by meeting program goals, including family, health and school readiness. Meets individual needs of children and families. Performs duties as assigned, in accordance with the Health and Human Services, Administration for Families and State of Michigan licensing requirements. Performance Standards: 1. Provides children with developmental experiences in approaches to learning, social emotional, language and literacy, cognitive and perceptual, motor and physical development. In an environment of multi-cultural experiences through daily lesson plans and classroom activities. 2. Develops and implements lesson plans which includes individualization for children with an Individual Education Plan (IEP). 3. Documents children’s educational experiences in the Child Observation Record (COR). 4. Maintains constant active supervision with all children in the classroom. 5. Administers standardized screening to identify the needs of the children and make appropriate referrals and follow-up of children as needed, which includes children with special needs. 6. Maintain documentation as required. 7. Carry out all other duties as assigned by supervisor. Qualifications: 1. Associate Degree in Early Childhood Education/Child Development or equivalent coursework. Bachelors of Arts/Science in Early Childhood Education/Child Development preferred, per the Head Start Act. 2. One (1) year experience working with preschool children and parents preferred; Head Start experience preferred. 3. Position requires work at multiple locations as assigned. 4. Must be able to meet physical demands of the job. 5. Valid Michigan Driver’s License, valid automobile insurance, and reliable transportation to be used for job related travel are required.

Job Site:  https://www.olhsa.org/careers

Closing Date for Job: December 1, 2021


EARLY HEAD START FAMILY EDUCATOR-Bilingual – Pontiac, MI

Contact Person: Janice Smith

Job Location:  196 CESAR E CHAVEZ AVE, PONTIAC, MI 48343

Job Title: EARLY HEAD START FAMILY EDUCATOR-Bilingual – Pontiac, MI

Job Description:

Job Mission: Responsible for building strong relationships with Early Head Start families to help them achieve progress on family and child development goals. Performance Standards: 1. Conduct weekly home visits providing the family with developmentally appropriate activities to enhance child development and healthy parent-child relationships. 2. Facilitate group socializations and other family group activities as required by Head Start Performance Standards. 3. Provide needs assessment, goal setting, support, referrals, advocacy, and case management, follow-up. 4. Administer standardized screenings and assessments. 5. Monitor and educate parents with respect to children’s health status as it relates to the Head Start Performance Standards and EPSDT. 6. Maintain appropriate records, complete monthly reports, team meetings and perform all other duties as directed by supervisor. Qualifications: 1. Associates Degree required in social services, early childhood education or related field; Bachelor Degree preferred. As a condition for employment, an employee must enroll in a Child Development Associate (CDA), for a Home Visitor CDA credential upon employment and successfully complete the certification with nine (9) months of hire date. 2. Experience working with low income families with young children of various racial, social and cultural backgrounds preferred. 3. Must be able to meet the physical demands of the job. 4. Bilingual in Spanish required. 5. Must be willing to travel to various meetings and trainings. 6. Valid Michigan Driver’s License and reliable transportation required.

Job Site:  https://www.olhsa.org/careers

Closing Date for Job: December 1, 2021


Early Childhood Teachers and Assistants – JCC of Greater Ann Arbor

Contact Person: Peretz Hirshbein

Job Location:  2935 Birch Hollow Dr., Ann Arbor, MI 48108

Job Title:  Early Childhood Teachers and Assistants – JCC of Greater Ann Arbor

Job Description:

The JCC Early Childhood Center is seeking teachers to come and join our diverse team. Everyone is welcome at the JCC regardless of religious background. Our program serves children ages 2 months through 5 years. We believe that children are powerful, competent, and capable of solving problems and expressing intentions. We also believe that adults play a critical role in children’s learning, by supporting their efforts to explore ideas and solve problems, by scaffolding children’s ability to express their ideas and reflect on their experiences, and by establishing a positive climate for learning. Our program is accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children and is the centerpiece of a vibrant community center. Why you want to work with us: Our mission is to build community, and our teachers are the key to making sure everyone – children, families, colleagues – feels like they belong. We don’t just take care of children, we make the world a better place by helping raise responsible and compassionate citizens. We work in teams – everyone shares in the responsibilities of managing a vibrant classroom and center. We celebrate – A LOT. Not all of our families or staff are Jewish, but everyone is included in our many joyful celebrations. Desired qualifications: Associate’s degree in early childhood education, child development, or related field. A strong knowledge of child development Experience working in center-based childcare programs. Experience working with emergent curriculum approaches, particularly HighScope. Passionate about providing excellent daily care, initiating ideas and activities, and collaborating with a team of educators Comfortable supporting and engaging parents and families Skilled in communication, both written and verbal Must be flexible and willing to help out where needed This is a full-time position and benefits include: health & dental insurance participation in our 403b retirement plan low-cost Aflac coverage paid personal days (1 per month) and vacation 12 paid secular holidays Up to 10 paid Jewish holidays guaranteed hours degree completion assistance via Michigan’s TEACH program JCC membership Salary ranges from $27,500 to $36,000 per year and is dependent on qualifications and experience. We are offering a signing bonus of $750 to be paid in equal portions after 90, 180, and 270 days. The JCC is an Equal Opportunity Employer – our teachers come from diverse backgrounds.

Job Site:  https://ecc.jccannarbor.org/resources/teachers/

Closing Date for Job: December 15, 2021


Lead Pre-K Teacher – Troy, MI

Contact Person:  Brooke Ryan

Job Location: 1921 Northwood Drive, Troy, MI 48084

Job Title:  Lead Pre-K Teacher – Troy, MI

Job Description:

Tiny Geniuses Preschool & Daycare (TGPD) is currently accepting applications for a full-time lead pre-k teacher. We are looking for a fun, caring teacher, and energetic teacher who is passionate about working with young children. Lead Teacher Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: • Create a warm and nurturing classroom environment • Plan and implement lesson plans using Creative Curriculum • Have open communication with parents daily and use our parent communication app • Ensure the safety and well-being of students • Be responsible for their classroom (including cleaning, keeping organized, record keeping, and rotation of materials) • Work well with other teachers and be able to problem solve • Experience with Procare and Teaching Strategies Gold a plus Qualifications: • Must be at least 19 years old • Have a High School Diploma or GED • Have an associate’s degree or higher in early childhood education or child related field, or a CDA credential • Early childhood education experience of one year or more preferred • Must be able to lift children of varying ages and sizes Michigan Licensing Requirements: • Comprehensive background check • CPR and first aid certification • Tuberculosis (TB) Test • Complete annual training hours TGPD Benefits: • Rate of pay is based on level of education & experience in the field • Health insurance after 60 days • Paid holidays after 90 days • Paid vacation days after one year • Tuition discount on child care • IRA with matching • Paid training opportunities Send cover letter and resume to tinygeniuses@nulltroygym.com.

Job Site:  www.troygym.com/daycare

Closing Date for Job: October 25, 2021


Family Advocate I – Kalamazoo, MI

Contact Person:  Melinda Nelson

Job Location:  422 E. South Street, Kalamazoo, MI 49007

Job Title:  Family Advocate I – Kalamazoo, MI

Job Description:

Division: Head Start Position Type: Full-time, 10-Month 8 AM – 4 PM Responsibilities: The Family Advocate is responsible for implementing the parent involvement, family partnership, and community partnership functions for the Head Start program. The Family Advocate assists with recruitment and enrollment of children for the program, and then uses a Family Communication and Home Visiting Framework to support and assist a caseload of families to identify and meet goals they establish. This position also assists with ensuring child health requirements and other required screenings and assessments are completed within required deadlines. This position supports the larger system of social services coordinated by Head Start thereby supporting the goals of the program. The position may involve reassignment of caseload and/or center location as deemed necessary for program operations. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: The family advocate’s responsibilities chiefly fall within the following core functions, although they may perform other tasks as needed: A)Recruitment, Selection, and Enrollment B)Parent Involvement & Family Partnership Building C)Community Partnerships D)Service Coordination E)Ongoing Monitoring and Record Keeping Qualifications: The Family Advocate will demonstrate a combination of skills, dispositions and behaviors, some of which are related to the specific service area of this position and others that represent general expectations of all program staff. They will use knowledge of the principles of family support and case management to collaborate with related service areas and communicate with internal and external stakeholders. They will provide opportunities for families to become involved and engaged with the program, and to interact with one another in parent meetings. They will apply a family-centered, strength-based approach in services delivered. The Family Advocate will have high expectations for families and works to motivate and inspire them to increase their involvement and assume the responsibilities of their children’s education, health, and overall wellbeing. Embraces and supports KRESA philosophies related to diversity, inclusiveness and anti-racism. Ability to interact effectively with individuals from a wide range of cultures. Ability to discuss cultural differences with colleagues and clients. Ability to assess one’s own strengths and limitations or challenges and integrate this understanding into interpersonal interactions. Preferred Skills: Bachelor’s degree in social work or related field with two years’ experience working with economically disadvantaged families; or any comparable combination of education, training or experience. Must possess excellent listening skills, the ability to develop positive relationships with dysfunctional families, and experience in utilizing community resources. Bilingual language(Spanish)skills preferred. Reliable transportation and a valid Michigan driver’s license required. Apply online at www.kresa.org/jobs

Job Site:  www.kresa.org/jobs

Closing Date for Job: October 31, 2021


Preschool and Pre-K Full-time Teaching Positions Available – Birmingham, MI

Contact Person: Jeanine Katona

Job Location:  380 S. Bates St., Birmingham, MI 48009

Job Title: Preschool and Pre-K Full-time Teaching Positions Available – Birmingham, MI

Job Description:

Teachers responsible for team teaching with Lead Teacher and additional teachers in classroom; including planning and implementing a developmentally appropriate HighScope curriculum in accordance with the philosophy of the Early Childhood Center (ECC) and state licensing regulations; and which supports the mission of The Community House (TCH). The Center is open Monday – Friday from 7am-6pm. Responsibilities: • Ensure a daily well-planned environment with appropriate materials which stimulate children’s interest and involvement. • Gear program to needs of individual children with concerns for their interests, handicaps, special talents, individual style and pace of learning. • Gear expectations and responses to the various developmental levels of the children in the classroom. • Facilitate children’s play and learning in a non-directive, positive, flexible manner; know when and how to step in to promote cognitive and social growth. • Work with team teachers to plan daily curriculum; problem solve in the classroom, coordinate and conduct parent/teacher conferences, and continually evaluate procedures pertaining to the program, children, parents, and staff. • Document all accidents/injuries/incidents and notify Director/Assistant Director in a timely manner. • Complete daily reports and prepare children assessments; enter assessments into Child Observation Record (COR) program in a timely manner. • Utilize Daily Communication Log to document important information or incidences for all staff. • Treat children and families with dignity and respect, maintain a positive demeanor, use nonjudgmental language and tone of voice. • Interact with children with consideration of cultural and socioeconomic background. • Represent and promote the Early Childhood Center and The Community House in a positive manner. • Perform related duties as assigned. Qualifications: • Must be at least 21 years of age with a High School Diploma or GED. • Four-year college degree preferred in Early Childhood Education or Elementary Education with a ZA endorsement preferred. • One-year professional training in the field of Early Childhood Education and/or Child Development or comparable experience working with young children. • Must meet state licensing requirements. • Understands the developmental stages of children; ability to work with children in a manner appropriate to these stages. • Must possess a warm and friendly personality, be sensitive to the feelings and needs of others, and able to relate well to children. • Strong verbal, written, and phone skills. • Desire and ability to meet new people and new situations. • Excellent organization and planning skills. • Self-motivated. • Ability to keep the necessary proprietary information confidential. • Computer experience with working knowledge of Word and Excel preferred. Ability to learn internal software programs. • Ability to define problems and recommend appropriate solutions preferred. • Ability to deal with abstract as well as with concrete problematic people/children and situations such as dissatisfied and irate parents and children; knows when to get Lead Teacher or ECC Senior Director involved in solving a problem. • Experience with anecdotal note taking, parent/teacher conferences, portfolio implementation for class and children. Physical Demands: Job requires standing, sitting, stooping, bending, and lifting up to 30lbs unassisted. Competitive Benefits: Including medical, dental, short-term disability, group Life, paid vacation and sick time, 401(K) retirement plan. COVID-19 Considerations: Masks required to be worn by all employees. Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination Policy. New hires must be fully vaccinated or in the process of vaccinations (have received their first vaccine dose) prior to the first day of their employment. To Apply: Please send cover letter and resume to Jeanine Katona, Vice President of Human Resources at jkatona@nullcommunityhouse.com.

Job Site:  https://www.communityhouse.com/job/lead-preschool-full-time/

Closing Date for Job: November 20, 2021


Associate Teachers in Reggio Emilia inspired program – Ann Arbor, MI

Contact Person:  Judy Powers

Job Location:  University of Michigan North Campus Children’s Center-2800 Plymouth Road, Ann Arbor, MI 48105

Job Title: Associate Teachers in Reggio Emilia inspired program – Ann Arbor, MI

Job Description:

The University of Michigan North Campus Children’s Center has openings for Associate Teachers in our Reggio Emilia inspired program. We are looking for Associate Teachers for our toddler, preschool and outdoor preschool classrooms. Immediate and start dates as late as January 2022 available. The North Campus Children’s Center is one of three early childhood programs on the U-M Ann Arbor campus providing care for children from 3 months to 5 years of age. Our centers provide care for close to 500 children of faculty, staff and students from all over the world. The centers employ over 120 staff members, as well as undergraduate student assistants. The play based, Reggio Emilia inspired curriculum at the North Campus Children’s Center is designed by teaching teams adapting to meet the needs and interests of the children. Each classroom’s teaching team includes a teacher and two associate teachers along with U-M practicum students. We maintain low teacher to child ratios so relationships can flourish. Additional information about the U-M Children’s Centers can be found at www.childcare.umich.edu We are looking for professional teachers who are excited about the prospect of working with children, families and coworkers from diverse backgrounds, cultures, and abilities. We are looking for teachers who are eager to grow in their profession, and who can contribute their creativity and experiences in a collaborative manner. Professional development opportunities are provided regularly. Tuition assistance for furthering formal education in early childhood education is available pending funding. Staff report directly to the center Director. For the Outdoor Preschool classroom, we are looking for someone to help facilitate children’s wonder and learning in the outdoors in all weather, year round. The class spends the majority of their day outdoors, in an area adjacent to the center. The goal of our outdoor preschool class is to support children in developing a personal relationship with nature. Through this relationship, children learn about the natural world and become stewards of nature. Benefits at the University of Michigan In addition to a career filled with purpose and opportunity, The University of Michigan offers a comprehensive benefits package to help you stay well, protect yourself and your family and plan for a secure future. Benefits include: *Generous time off *A retirement plan that provides two-for-one matching contributions with immediate vesting *Many choices for comprehensive health insurance, dental and vision plans *Life insurance *Long-term disability coverage *Flexible spending accounts for healthcare and dependent care expenses *Tuition assistance for furthering formal education in early childhood education is available pending funding University Human Resources seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the diverse people of Michigan, to sustain the excellence of the university, and to offer our students richly varied disciplines, perspectives, and ways of knowing and learning. Responsibilities *Provide developmentally appropriate early learning experiences and care for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. *Effectively manage groups of young children within state required ratios to ensure a safe and supportive environment. *Collaborate and co-participate with children, families, and colleagues to cultivate an environment of respectful and meaningful relationships. *Utilize technology to effectively document and reflect on the experiences of children for assessment, planning, and family engagement. *Engage in respectful and meaningful dialogue with families and colleagues on a daily basis. *Participate in team planning and professional development. Required Qualifications *Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education or Child Development or equivalent combination of education and experience. *Experience working with infants, toddlers or preschoolers in a group setting. *Ability to work closely with a team to develop classroom curriculum and foster positive relationships with children, families and coworkers. The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. U-M COVID-19 Vaccination Policy COVID-19 vaccinations are now required for all University of Michigan students, faculty and staff across all three campuses, including Michigan Medicine. This includes those working or learning remotely. More information on this policy is available on the Campus Blueprint website or the U-M Dearborn and U-M Flint websites.

Job Site:  https://careers.umich.edu/job_detail/205309/associate_teacher

Closing Date for Job: October 29, 2021


Early Childhood Specialist – Corunna, MI

Contact Person: Stephanie Janzen

Job Location:  Shiawassee RESD-1025 N. Shiawassee St., Corunna, MI 48817

Job Title: Early Childhood Specialist – Corunna, MI

Job Description:

REPORTS TO: GSRP Early Childhood Contact Overall Summary: Under the general supervision of the Early Childhood Contact, the Early Childhood Specialist is responsible for ensuring the implementation of high-quality preschool programs and compliance of the Great Start Readiness Program across Shiawassee County through regular, ongoing classroom support, coaching, observation and feedback to classroom staff. Through a specialized skill set and knowledge base, the Early Childhood Specialist provides program support in implementing the curriculum and assessment tool with fidelity and guides teachers and teams in decisions that impact student and family outcomes. In addition, the Early Childhood Specialist works collaboratively with the Early Childhood Contact and other Early Childhood Specialists within the organization to ensure quality, cohesive programming and ongoing learning opportunities for teaching teams. General Responsibilities: • Show an ability to work collaboratively with local school district staff, community partners, and colleagues • Maintain current knowledge of GSRP grant requirements • Demonstrate strong relationship-building skill to effectively support and coach teaching teams to implement the curriculum and assessment tool with validity • Demonstrate effective verbal and written communication skills in order to facilitate both large and small group conferencing and professional learning sessions Specific Responsibilities: • Regularly meet with teaching teams to facilitate the identification and implementation of instructional goals that positively impact student growth • Lead data analysis team meetings with each center to analyze data from assessment reports and plan appropriate action following review • Maintain accurate and timely classroom coaching logs • Regularly attend Early Childhood Specialist meetings and professional development • Regularly collaborate with colleagues in the planning, coordinating and delivering professional learning opportunities • Support local directors in all things GSRP related, helping to ensure staffing compliance Qualifications and Competencies Required: • Graduate degree in early childhood education or child development • Five (5) or more years of early childhood education experience • Knowledge of the State of Michigan Licensing Rules for Child Care Centers. • Have, or acquire, knowledge of the Essential Instructional Practices in Early Literacy • Willingness to complete formal and ongoing training in the selected approved developmental screener, comprehensive curriculum, authentic child assessment, and program evaluation tool of the classrooms supported. Formal training in Connect 4 Learning and preferred. • Maintain or obtain status as a reliable rater in the applicable program evaluation tool • MiRegistry Approved Trainer certification Working Conditions: Normal working environment. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, sit and talk. Travel throughout the county is required. The qualifications listed above are guidelines for selection purposes; alternative qualifications may be substituted if sufficient to perform the duties of the job. Salary: Compensation commensurate with experience. Comprehensive fringe benefits package. Twelve (12) month position.

Job Site:  https://www.sresd.org/about-us/departments/business-office/job-opportunities/

Closing Date for Job: November 30, 2021


GSRP Lead Teacher – White Pigeon

Contact Person: Pam Hagelgans

Job Location:  St. Joseph County ISD-62445 Shimmel Road, Centreville, MI 49032

Job Title: GSRP Lead Teacher – White Pigeon

Job Description:

POSITION GOAL: Instruct and engage at risk preschool children in preparation for kindergarten consistent with GSRP curriculum. To create curriculum and activities, actively engage preschoolers, to evaluate and assess preschooler and to engage in home visits. QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Current Teacher’s Certificate with an Early Childhood Education (ZA) endorsement or Early Childhood-General and Special Education (ZS) endorsement or Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education or Child Development with specialization in Preschool teaching. The transcript will document a major rather than a minor in child development or early childhood education. 2. Appropriate Endorsements. 3. Preferred qualification: at least 2 semester hours or 3.0 CEUs in child care administration. 4. Yearly CPR/AED and first aid certification and TB test. 5. Responsibility of employee to obtain and maintain all training(s), certificate(s), approval(s), etc. and provide documentation to the business office before expiration date of said document(s). 6. Must have regular and reliable job attendance, performance, and the physical ability to do the job. 7. Able to lift up to 50 pounds and work at physical level with preschooler. 8. Required to have a physical presence at the designated job site each scheduled work day. PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Ability to use computers, software and other current technology. 2. Effective written communication skills; including parent / family communications and program data and reports. 3. Effective oral communication with children, families and other program staff. 4. Effective organizational skills. 5. Maintain professional atmosphere and demeanor in classroom, acting at all times as a representative of GSRP and/or ISD. 6. Attend and engage in continuous professional development. 7. Implement high quality developmentally appropriate practices as outlined by GSRP Implementation Manual.  8. Knowledge of the Early Childhood Standards of Quality for Prekindergarten. 9. Ability to work cooperatively as a part of a team, including co-teaching with Associate Teacher, Early Childhood Specialist, Early Childhood Speech Therapist and Early Childhood Support Specialist to coordinate and plan curriculum and activities. 10. Engage in activities with children at their physical level. 11. Create an overall supportive, nurturing, strength based atmosphere. 12. Maintain student confidentiality. 13. Implement High Scope. 14. Implement Conscious Discipline. 15. Perform other duties as assigned by the St. Joseph County ISD Administrators. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES 1. Supervise children during classroom activities and outdoor periods on the playground. 2. Supervise emergency situations (i.e. tornado drills, fire drills, etc.). 3. Monitor safety of children during arrival and departure activities. 4. Supervision of children out of the classroom and/or school building (i.e. community based instruction/leisure, field trips, etc.). 5. Constantly monitor & evaluate the safety of all children. PHYSICAL ASPECTS OF THE JOB: 1. Climb steps and playground equipment as needed. 2. Walk long distances in community-based instruction. 3. Lift and position physically involved children. 4. Change diapers or assist any children in toileting and other self care skills. 5. Assist with maintenance/custodial care of classroom, as needed. 6. Use universal precautions at all times for personal health and safety. NON-INSTRUCTIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES 1. Assist the Associate Teacher with classroom clerical and record keeping duties (i.e. attendance, lunch count, progress monitoring of child development). 2. Complete accident and/or incident reports as needed. 3. Assist the Associate Teacher in room preparation. 4. Assist the Associate Teacher with planning the preparation of instructional materials. 5. Attend and provide input at student/staff/team meetings and in-service when required. 6. Assist with communication to parents and bus drivers. 7. Actively seeks advice and information relating to job. 8. Assist with other school related responsibilities as assigned by both the GSRP Program Coordinator and/or the St. Joseph County ISD administration.

Job Site:  https://sjcisd.tedk12.com/hire/ViewJob.aspx?JobID=167

Closing Date for Job: November 5, 2021


CHILD DEVELOPMENT SPECIALIST – Centreville, MI

Contact Person: Pam Hagelgans

Job Location:  St. Joseph County ISD-62445 Shimmel Road, Centreville, MI 49032

Job Title: CHILD DEVELOPMENT SPECIALIST – Centreville, MI

Job Description:

QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Five or more years of relevant job experience. 2. A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in child development or early childhood development or equivalent in a related field. 3. Experience and education with infants and toddlers preferred. 4. Interpersonal skills essential for effective communication with child care providers and agency personnel. 5. Ability to work independently within management guidelines. 6. Working knowledge of computers (proficiency with word processing and spreadsheet programs such as Word and Excel). 7. Responsibility of employee to obtain and maintain all training(s), certificate(s), approval(s), etc. and provide documentation to the business office before expiration date of said document(s). 8. Must be able to lift 30 pounds. 9. Required to have a physical presence at the job site each scheduled work day. 10. Must have regular and reliable job attendance, performance, and the physical ability to do the job. PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Demonstrate knowledge of the Early Childhood Standards of Quality for Infant and Toddler Programs. 2. Achieve and maintain status as a reliable assessor in the Infant and Toddler Program Quality Assessment and/or Family Child Care Program Quality Assessment. 3. Demonstrate knowledge and expertise of child development, infant and toddler curriculum, child assessment and screening tools, adult learning styles, cultural diversity, quality improvement, and familiarity with the Child Development Associate competency standards. 4. Demonstrate knowledge of Head Start Program Performance Standards and other applicable regulations. 5. Provide effective mentor-coaching and instructional improvement strategies for all child care providers. 6. Provide guidance and technical assistance in the implementation of program curriculum. 7. Visit all child care providers’ sites not less than every 2 weeks. 8. Observe, assess, and monitor activities and provide on-the-job guidance and training to the child care providers and volunteers, in order to maintain high quality education services. 9. Ensure all teacher documentation is complete and submitted timely. 10. Research, analyze, and report out on site level and county level data from Creative Curriculum, Teaching Strategies GOLD, ChildPlus, etc. 11. Assist in the development of individual professional development plans and county-wide professional development plans. 12. Ensure the practices to support mental health and disabilities are implemented at child care provider sites. 13. Establish and maintain a positive, effective working relationship with staff and families of varying educational and cultural backgrounds. 14. Participate in all aspects of the transition process. 15. Monitor child care ratios in accordance with Head Start Performance Standards and State of Michigan Child Care licensing. 16. Assist child care providers in the Great Start to Quality self-assessment and quality improvement plans. 17. Complete at least one formal monthly observation in each child care provider site to ensure proper implementation of the curriculum and family needs are being met. 18. Demonstrate professional improvement through in-service attendance, State Continuing Education Clock Hours or college credit, conference attendance, and reading professional literature. 19. Assist Early Intervention Supervisor and/or Director of Early Childhood Services with projects on as needed basis. 20. Maintain infant, child and adult CPR/AED and First Aid certification. 21. Maintain appropriate records. 22. Complete all other duties as assigned by the St. Joseph County ISD Administration

Job Site: https://sjcisd.tedk12.com/hire/ViewJob.aspx?JobID=186

Closing Date for Job: November 5, 2021


Michigan Department of Education – Education Consultant 11/12/P13

Contact Person: Michelle Richard

Job Location: Lansing, MI

Job Title: Michigan Department of Education – Education Consultant 11/12/P13

Job Description:

The consultant’s primary responsibilities include coordinating activities related to ensuring quality education units and programs for educator preparation. This position oversees numerous specialty/certificate area programs, including reading, literacy, English/language arts, library media, world languages, English as a second language, and bilingual education, that require coordination with colleges and universities, professional associations, and school districts to research, plan develop, implement, review and evaluate procedures to monitor the quality of educator preparation programs. Full: Education Consultant Position Description

Job Site: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/michigan/jobs/3175941/education-consultant-11-12-p13

Closing Date for Job: Continuous


Program Director-Haslett, MI

Contact Person: Tammy Heilman

Job Location: 1546 Haslett Road, Haslett, MI 48840

Job Title:  Program Director-Haslett, MI

Job Description:

Haslett Child Development Center (HCDC) is in search of an energetic, flexible, highly organized leader to fill a full-time role as Program Director. HCDC, a non-profit organization governed by a supportive, well-established Board of Directors (BOD), is dedicated to providing high-quality child care and has been a staple in the Haslett community for over 45 years. The center has a 4-star rating with Great Start to Quality, and the Program Director will be tasked with maintaining this rating by remaining compliant with all licensing standards. An ideal candidate has a passion for working with children and families and has an understanding of Early Childhood Curriculum and developmentally appropriate practice to support children from birth through 6 years of age. To be considered, a candidate should have demonstrated leadership skills and will be able to work with a new and established team of child care providers to continue to foster an environment of learning through discovery and play.

Job Responsibilities include but are not limited to: Managing day-to-day operations of the business; Ensuring all duties/functions are carried out in a timely and professional manner; Overseeing center logistics by working with vendors providing accounting, lawn care, food service, etc.; Working with LARA/MDHHS to ensure proper training, licensing, and payment/billing are kept accurate and current; Supervising staff, including hiring, training, evaluating, and scheduling to maintain ratios and continue to provide quality care; Leading staff in implementing curriculum and assessment standards; Maintaining training records for all staff and ensuring all staff have required and relevant hours of training each year; Working closely with the BOD to determine operations, policies, and finances; Preparing budgets and budget reports to present to BOD; Handling Billing, payroll, account payable using ProCare software; Assisting in the management of the Child Care Food Program; Preparing, collecting, and maintaining accurate records of children and staff; Maintaining open communication with parents and staff; Building relationships with prospective families, conducting center tours and maintaining waiting lists Job Qualifications: Have an associate’s degree or higher in Early Childhood Education or Child Development from an accredited university. Have at least 5 years of lead teaching experience in a child care setting. Administrative experience preferred. Have at least 3 CEU’s in child care administration. Job details: Pay: $40,000.00 – $45,000.00 per year Job type: Full-time Schedule: Monday to Friday, Day shift Benefits: Paid time off COVID-19 Considerations: All HCDC staff are required to wear masks at all times inside the building, regardless of vaccination status. Vaccinations are highly encouraged for those who are eligible. Please send resume and cover letter to HCDCBOD@nullgmail.com

Job Site: No Website Available

Closing Date for Job: October 30, 2021


Coordinator of Childhood Development and Teacher Education-Benton Harbor, MI

Contact Person: Amy Scrima

Job Location:  Lake Michigan College, Benton Harbor, MI 49022

Job Title:  Coordinator of Childhood Development and Teacher Education-Benton Harbor, MI

Job Description:

This position will be working 25 hours per week and is a salaried, year-round position. Develops, implements, and sustains Childhood Development and Teacher Education courses, programs, and curricula mandated by the educational mission and goals of the College. Uses technology based instruction and develops student-learning outcomes. Creates an innovative and engaging learning environment.

Job Site:  https://lmc.simplehire.com/postings/3711

Closing Date for Job: January 15, 2022


Part Time Assistant-Caledonia, MI

Contact Person: Danielle Smith

Job Location:    9751 Duncan Lake Ave SE, Caledonia, MI 49316-9411

Job Title:  Part Time Assistant-Caledonia, MI

Job Description:

POSITION SUMMARY The Assistant Teacher will assist in the planning, developing, and implementing of classroom activities for programs. This position requires face-to-face leadership in this program and may involve early morning responsibilities. Must be available Monday – Friday, 7:30am-12:30pm and/or 1:00pm-6:00pm.

PRINCIPLE ACTIVITIES

Assists Lead Teacher in developing and leading daily lesson plans; Actively engages with children in the classroom; Assists with daily parent communication; Prepares materials for daily activity; Maintains records of attendance, arrival, and departure times; Maintains supervision of children; Assists Lead Teacher with parent-teacher conferences as needed; Efficiently communicates with classroom teaching team; Performs any other functions necessary for the smooth and efficient operation of the YMCA of Greater Grand Rapids Association

COMPENSATION $11.91- $14.89/hr; Non-Exempt; Part Time (up to 25 hours/week) Free YMCA Individual Membership! Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS Associate’s Degree or CDA credential from an accredited college preferred; three to six months childcare related experience; or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience required. Ability to interact with people of all ethnic backgrounds, ages, and lifestyles. Ability and desire to work with and care for infants, toddler, preschool and school age children. Working knowledge of computers and experience with a variety of software applications.

Job Site:  https://recruiting.paylocity.com/Recruiting/Jobs/Details/304962

Closing Date for Job: December 31, 2021


Full Time Assistant-Caledonia, MI

Contact Person: Danielle Smith

Job Location:    9751 Duncan Lake Ave SE, Caledonia, MI 49316-9411

Job Title:  Full Time Assistant-Caledonia, MI

Job Description:

POSITION SUMMARY: The Early Learning Assistant Teacher will assist in the planning, developing, and implementing of classroom activities for programs. This position requires face-to-face leadership. Available shifts include Monday – Friday 6:00am-3:00pm or 9:00am-6:00pm.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Assists Site Coordinator/Supervisor in developing and leading daily lesson plans; Actively engages with children in the classroom; Assists with daily parent communication; Prepares materials for daily activity; Maintains records of attendance, arrival, and departure times; Maintains supervision of children; Assists Site Supervisor with parent-teacher conferences as needed; Efficiently communicates with classroom teaching team; Performs any other functions deemed to be necessary for the smooth and efficient operation of the YMCA of Greater Grand Rapids Association

COMPENSATION $11.91hr-$14.89hr; Non-Exempt; Full Time (40 hours/week)

BENEFITS · Free YMCA Family Membership! · 50% discount off the regular rate for each child registered in a YMCA childcare program. Full-time YMCA employees working in a licensed childcare program will receive a 50% discount on all Early Learning (including infant room), School-Age, and Day Camp registrations. · Health/Dental/Vision Insurance · Paid Time Off · Paid Holidays · Up to a 9% retirement contribution upon eligibility · Community Discounts, and more! Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS Associate’s Degree or CDA credential from an accredited college; three to six months childcare related experience; or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience required. Ability to interact with people of all ethnic backgrounds, ages, and lifestyles. Ability and desire to work with and care for infants, toddler, and preschool children.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS Blood Borne Pathogen training CPR Certification required within the first 60 days First Aid Certification required within the first 60 days State of Michigan criminal background clearance (ICHAT) Fingerprinting DHS clearance Negative T.B. skin test Documentation of physical exam

Job Site:  https://recruiting.paylocity.com/Recruiting/Jobs/Details/551164

Closing Date for Job: December 31, 2021


GSRP Associate Teacher, 2 positions, Crowley Center, Lincoln Park, MI

Contact Person: Cheryl Bowles

Job Location: 

1650 Champaign

Lincoln Park, MI 48146

Job Title: GSRP Associate Teacher, 2 positions, Crowley Center, Lincoln Park, MI

Job Description:

QUALIFICATIONS:
· Previous experience in Early Childhood Program preferred
· Must be a high school graduate or equivalent
· Associate Degree in Child Development and/or CDA already obtained – Preferred
· Completion of Early Childhood Development college course hours (at least 3) for compliance plan
· Must meet State and Federal Legal Requirements
· Must be punctual and maintain good attendance
Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Board of Education and/or Superintendent may find appropriate and acceptable

DUTIES:
Assisting teacher with assessments, lesson planning, and participating in a classroom of 3-5 year old children
Assist Lead Teacher with small and large groups of children
Participate in home visits and parent-teacher conferences
Maintain strict child, family and staff confidentially
Other duties as assigned

RESPONSIBLE TO: The Crowley Center Director

WORK SCHEDULE: GSRP School Calendar

SALARY: According to AFSCME, Local 849 Master Agreement, GSRP Salary Schedule

Job Site: https://www.applitrack.com/resa/OnlineApp/default.aspx?AppliTrackPostingSearch=location:%22Crowley+Center%22

Closing Date for Job: December 17, 2021


GSRP Lead Teacher – Crowley Center, Lincoln Park, MI

Contact Person: Jennifer Borg

Job Location: 

1650 Champaign

Lincoln Park, MI 48146

Job Title: GSRP Lead Teacher – Crowley Center, Lincoln Park, MI

Job Description:

QUALIFICATIONS:
Michigan Certification with a ZA or ZS Endorsement or
Bachelor degree in Early Childhood or child development with a specialization in preschool teaching
Must comply with NCA, State, and Federal laws and regulations
Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Board of Education and/or Superintendent may find appropriate and acceptable

DESIRED CHARACTERISTICS:
Dependable and reliable
Knowledge of High Scope curriculum preferred but not required
Bi-lingual (English/Spanish) preferred
Ability to develop positive relationships with students, families and staff

DUTIES:
Responsible for the instructional program for 4 year old children
Coordinate parent and community volunteers in the classroom
Home visits and conferences with families
Maintain lesson plans and individual student records
Other duties as assigned

RESPONSIBLE TO:
The GSRP Program Center Director and Early Childhood Specialist

WORK SCHEDULE: GSRP School Calendar

SALARY: According to AFSCME, Local 849 Master Agreement, GSRP Salary Schedule

Job Site: https://www.applitrack.com/resa/OnlineApp/default.aspx?AppliTrackPostingSearch=location:%22Crowley+Center%22

Closing Date for Job: December 17, 2021


GSRP -Lead Teacher\ GSRP – Associate Teacher – Detroit, MI

Contact Person: Rose Gulley

Job Location: 

18252 W McNichols

Detroit, MI 48219

Job Title: GSRP-Lead Teacher / GSRP – Associate Teacher

Job Description:

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

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

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

SKILLS/OTHER:
• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, staff and parents.
• Excellent oral and written skills.
• Demonstrated organizational skills.
• Familiar with Teaching Strategies of Creative Curriculum

Compensation/Benefits:
• Compensation dependent on experience from $20.00/hour
• Full-Time with work hours between 8:00am-4:30pm, Monday-Friday.
• Paid training/paid sick days

To Apply: • Email resume to kidconnection@nulloutlook.com
Accepting applications until position is filled.
Candidates may also contact the school directly @ 313-693-9651
School is located @18252 W. Mc Nichols Detroit, MI 48219

 

Kid Connection E.L.C. is Now Hiring Associate Teacher for GSRP Classroom
Associate Teacher Position Summary
The Great Start Readiness Program (GSRP) Associate Teacher is responsible for assisting the Lead Teacher in developing and implementing a program of activities that promotes the social, emotional and physical development of each child enrolled in accordance to the requirements of the GSRP grant. The duties and responsibilities will be carried out under the direction of the Lead Teacher.

Job Responsibilities:

• Assist Lead Teacher in implement developmentally-appropriate instruction for children using research-based curriculum
• Follow the daily schedule as outlined in the curriculum and GSRP guidelines
• Conduct screening and ongoing assessment of children and provide age-appropriate instructional support
• Meet with Early Childhood Specialist as needed to ensure quality programming and maintain a high-level PQA rating
• Attend staff meetings, workshops, and other scheduled program activities as requested
• Work with individual and small groups of students
• Collaborate with the lead teacher in planning, team meetings, troubleshooting, and decision-making
• Assist with monitoring behavior and support the educational process in the classroom
• Participate in home visits with lead teacher to partner with parents to meet the educational needs of their children
• Organize and maintain records for grant and licensing purposes
• Create and update anecdotal records and portfolios for each child
Qualifications:
• An associate degree in early childhood education or child development or the equivalent;
• A valid classroom CDA credential; or
• An existing 120 Hour approval.
• Must be creative and love children and want to see them succeed
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Criminal background clearance
• TB & DHS Clearance
Hours:
Full-Time with work hours between 8:00am-4:30pm, Monday-Friday.
COMPENSATION RANGE: from $14.00 hour

TO APPLY: e-mail resume to kidconnection@nulloutlook.com
You may also apply in person at the center or call 313-693-9651

Kid Connection E.L.C.
18252 W. Mc Nichols
Detroit, MI 48219

Job Site: NO WEBSITE AVALIABLE 

Closing Date for Job: November 2, 2021


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