Job Postings

Updated 2/22/2021

Infant Room Lead Teacher, Riverview, MI

Contact Person: Bridgette Halcomb

Job Location: 

15918 King Rd.
Riverview, MI 48193

Job Title: Infant Room Lead Teacher

Job Description:

We are currently hiring a lead infant teacher at our Riverview location.

We are an Early Childhood Learning center that is well known within the downriver community. The center services families with children from ages 6 weeks to 5 years. Our hours are 6:30 AM to 6 PM.

As a lead teacher, your responsibilities would include but are not limited to:

  • Lesson planning an infant curriculum and learning about Riverside’s curriculum and implementation
  • Communicating with the parents of the children in your classroom
  • Ensuring the safety of the children in your care
  • Building a friendly rapport with the families in our care
  • Leading a staff of teachers to create a warm, safe, and educational environment
  • Diapering/Helping children use the bathroom
  • Basic cleaning duties throughout the center
  • Enjoying being around children and caring for them and gently guiding them through their day

When hired, applicants are required to get a TB test, background check, and must complete 16 educational training hours each year.

A CDA (or higher) or equal experience and education in Early Childhood Education is required per licensing; a love for children and their care and development is required as well!

Hourly rate is dependent on experience and credentials.

Job Type: Full-time

COVID-19 considerations:

We are following all protocol required by the state of Michigan and what is suggested by the CDC. Teachers wear masks, temperatures are checked at the door.

Job Site: www.childcareriverside.com

Closing Date for Job: Jun 01, 2021


Posted 2/5/2021

Lead Toddler Teacher/Lead Pre-K Teacher, Birmingham, MI

Contact Person: Jeanine Katona

Job Location: 

380 S. Bates St.
Birmingham, MI 48009

Job Title: Lead Toddler Teacher/Lead Pre-K Teacher

Job Description:

The Community House is looking for a Lead Toddler Teacher and a Lead Pre-K Teacher!

Lead Teachers are full-time positions responsible for 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.
  • Oversee staff in assigned classroom ensuring they are implementing the established curriculum.
  • Gear program to needs of individual children with concerns for their interest, 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 Senior 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 at all times.

To Apply: Send cover letter and resume to jkatona@nullcommunityhouse.com

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

Closing Date for Job: Feb 22, 2021


Bus Driver, Walker, MI

Contact Person: Claire Kingsley

Job Location: 

2626 Walker Ave NW
Walker, MI 49544

Job Title: Bus Driver

Job Description:

Provides transportation to children and families to ensure compliance of Head Start Performance Standards in an environment of continuous program improvement.

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

  • Transports assigned groups of children, volunteers, staff, and families affiliated with Head Start to and from assigned Head Start functions
  • Adheres to guidelines in accordance with State and Federal Laws, State Licensing requirements and agency policy and procedures
  • Arranges for parent volunteers to ride as bus aids and transports them to and from the Head Start site
  • Completes required agency paperwork in a timely manner
  • Reports accidents and injuries immediately to the Dispatcher
  • Provides pre and post trip inspections of school bus, including lifting the hood to check fluid levels of engine, transmission and brakes
  • Performs regular bus evacuation drills
  • Implements positive forms of behavior control when necessary in accordance with Department of Commerce and Industry Service and Day Care Licensing rules
  • Provides routine cleaning of assigned bus

Supervisory Responsibilities:

No supervisory responsibilities.

Required Education and Experience:

  • High school completion or GED preferred.
  • Maintain Commercial Drivers License (CDL) with Passenger (P) and School Bus (S) endorsements; minimum of one (1) year bus driving experience, five (5) years cumulative driving experience and a safe driving record as required by CIS licensing and our insurance carrier with less than six points; ability to read and understand street and road maps in detail; obtain, and maintain, both CPR and First Aid certification; must pass annual DOT physical.

Competencies:

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Customer Oriented
  • Flexibility
  • Reliability
  • Adaptability
  • Verbal Communication

Physical Requirements (Subject to change):

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Able to provide light cleaning of bus and/or office space.
  • Able to stoop, crawl, kneel and bend in order to speak to children at the child’s eye level, to play with children and to pick up toys and equipment from the floor.
  • Able to sit for prolonged periods of time while performing work duties.
  • Visual and auditory acuity, including but not limited to: effectively driving the school bus, reading road signs, recognizing traffic signals, and reading medication backpack information.
  • Ability to lift and carry up to forty (40) pounds, if you are required to lift over forty (40) pounds in a non-emergency situation, you are required to ask for assistance.
  • In some emergency situations you may be required to lift over forty (40) pounds.
  • Requires ability to sit, stand, bend, stoop, push, reach and turn and ability to walk, run and keep up with children, including off-loading in an emergency situation.
  • Able to walk up and down stairways into the bus.
  • Able to provide visual and auditory supervision of children while on school bus, including hearing when a seatbelt clicks in order to leave the loading site.
  • Able to make timely decisions.
  • Able to provide pre and post-trip inspections of school bus, including lifting hood to check fluid levels of engine, transmission and brakes.
  • Able to manually open and close the passenger door of the school bus, including grasping, bending wrists, and pulling handle mechanism to open up the door.
  • Able to obtain as well as maintain a DOT CDL.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employees may perform other related duties as assigned to meet the ongoing needs of the agency. Employees in this position must be able to perform the essential job functions of this position, with or without reasonable accommodation. If you require a reasonable accommodation to perform these job functions, please contact the Human Resources Department.

Job Site: https://hs4kc.org/careers/

Closing Date for Job: Feb 22, 2021


Teacher (Head Start), Grand Rapids, MI

Contact Person: Claire Kingsley

Job Location: 

1708 Leonard St NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49505

Job Title: Teacher (Head Start)

Job Description:

Manage general classroom operations in accordance with federal performance standards, state licensing rules and agency expectations; ensure children’s safety at all times; coach classroom assistants and volunteers; prepare and deliver lessons and perform activities with the children; provide for the physical, social, intellectual, emotional and cultural needs of each enrolled child, in partnership with parents; provide appropriate information and resources for families.

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

  • Develop a culturally-responsive, inclusive and developmentally appropriate curriculum that aligns with the Head Start Early Learning Outcomes Framework according to the individual needs of children as written in daily lesson plans.
  • Ensures implementation of the designated curriculum, with strong fidelity, in alignment with the Agency’s School Readiness Goals.
  • Responsible for the completion and submission of fun and educational lesson plans and finalization of preliminary checkpoint data.
  • Actively participate in all planned professional development activities and Professional Learning Community meetings (PLC).
  • Responsible for completion of corrective action plans stemming from any monitoring findings.
  • Conduct agency screenings and assessments.
  • Must acquire and maintain reliability in current assessment tool.
  • Responsible for gathering and entering children’s assessment data and assigning preliminary levels in online assessment tool.
  • Responsible for entering documentation in our data management software, ChildPlus, as required by the Agency.
  • Ensure safety of the classroom and outdoor environment for children at all times, including such things as active supervision, appropriate hand washing for children and adults, and knowledge of emergency procedures.
  • Implement positive redirection and behavior guidance.
  • Carry out the required components of the daily routine.
  • Instruct children in practices of personal hygiene and other self-help skills.
  • Prepare and serve meals and snacks for children in a relaxed, family style dining experience.
  • Ensures that the classroom environment meets the Agency’s expectations in regard to CLASS scores.
  • Provide feedback to use for the on-going evaluation and training of staff and volunteers as necessary.
  • Empower parents by enhancing parenting skills and parent/child relationships.
  • Participate in family engagement events to actively support parent engagement in program implementation.
  • Conduct a minimum of two Education Home Visits and two Family Conferences per program year per student.
  • Involve parents in decisions about individual goal setting and culturally-responsive practices.
  • Assist in recruitment, enrollment and orientation of Head Start families.
  • Responsible for knowledge and use of current Agency processes, procedures and forms, upon completion of training.
  • Understand and implement the tiered support model to identify and follow up on family needs.
  • Display sensitivity in meeting the needs of a diverse population of children, families and staff.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

No Supervisory Responsibilities.

Required Education and Experience:

  • A valid Michigan teaching certificate and an Early Childhood Education (ZA) or Early Childhood-General and Special Education (ZS) endorsement or;
  • Minimum of an Associate Degree (Bachelor Degree preferred) with a stated major in ECE (Early Childhood Education) or (CD) Child Development
  • Candidates hired with an Associate Degree meeting the above requirements must sign an agreement that they will obtain a Bachelor Degree in ECE/CD within 2-4 years of being hired, promoted or transferred into a half day classroom teacher position.
  • Must obtain CPR/First Aid within ninety days of hire.

Competencies:

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Adaptability
  • Attention to Detail
  • Emotional Control
  • Reliability
  • Teamwork

Physical Requirement:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand or walk for prolonged periods. Must be able to lift up to 45 pounds at a time in emergency situations. Must be able to kneel, sit, stand, crawl, push, and pull to assist and teach throughout the day. Prolonged periods of sitting and working on computer to complete necessary paperwork.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employees may perform other related duties as assigned to meet the ongoing needs of the agency. Employees in this position must be able to perform the essential job functions of this position, with or without reasonable accommodation. If you require a reasonable accommodation to perform these job functions, please contact the Human Resources Department.

Job Site: http://www.hs4kc.org/careers

Closing Date for Job: Feb 22, 2021


Teaching Assistant for Afternoon, Troy, MI

Contact Person: Nagwa Essak

Job Location: 

3615 Livernois
Troy, MI 48083

Job Title: Teaching Assistant for Afternoon

Job Description:

St. Mary Child Development Center is seeking a teacher assistant from 3-6 pm Monday-Friday. Please call 248-619-0530 for a phone interview.

No Job Site.

Closing Date for Job: Mar 04, 2021


Assistant Professor of Early Childhood & Elementary Education (tenure-track), Ypsilanti, MI

Contact Person: Wendy Burke

Job Location: 

Eastern Michigan University
John Porter Building, West Circle Drive
Ypsilanti, MI 48197

Job Title: Assistant Professor of Early Childhood & Elementary Education (tenure-track)

Job Description:

The Department of Teacher Education at Eastern Michigan University seeks an individual for a full-time, 8-month, tenure track position in teacher education beginning Fall 2021.

The College of Education’s enduring reputation of excellence in teacher education is sustained through a tradition of innovative and empowering practices, relevant and practical learning experiences and is upheld with a long-standing commitment to building a culturally diverse educational environment and preparing graduates for a socially just and democratic society. The department and college have established mutually collaborative relationships with schools and community organizations
with the goals of improving educator preparation, improving schools, contributing to the flourishing of local communities, and increasing the number of educators from diverse backgrounds. The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and inclusive excellence of the academic community.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Responsibilities include teaching and advising students at the undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral levels. The candidate will teach courses in Early Childhood and Elementary Education with an Early Literacy focus in a cutting-edge undergraduate teacher preparation program commencing Fall 2021. The candidate will be expected to maintain an integrated focus in teaching, scholarship, and service as well as collaborate with colleagues throughout the university and professional community. The candidate will be expected to work with students on
and off-campus, face-to-face, and in on-line environments and demonstrate a commitment to working with diverse students and community populations.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum qualifications

  • Doctoral degree in Early Childhood/Child Development, Curriculum & Instruction or related field completed by the date of appointment from an accredited institution
  • Expertise in Early Childhood Education and Early Literacy
  • Prior classroom teaching experience at both the preschool and elementary levels
  • An active research/scholarly agenda and accomplishments related to the appointment

Desired Qualifications

  • Higher education teaching experience
  • Scholarship impacting best practice in Early Childhood Education and Early Literacy
  • Teaching experience with field-based and/or community-based teacher educator preparation
  • Minimum 5 years combined teaching experience as Lead Preschool Teacher and in a K-5 classroom
  • Expertise in educational technologies and their impact on teaching practice
  • Experience mentoring undergraduate, masters, and doctoral students from diverse populations

SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION:

The successful candidate will serve an eight-month, tenure track appointment with potential for summer employment contingent on student demand and funding. A competitive salary will be based on qualifications and prior experience with a tenure track appointment at the assistant professor rank. The starting date should be no later than August 31, 2021.

Applicants should submit a letter of interest, detailed curriculum vitae, teaching statement, research statement including two samples of recent scholarship, unofficial graduate transcripts, and names/telephone numbers of at least three references.

The application review on January 15, 2021, and will continue until a finalist is identified. For more information contact Dr. Wendy Burke, Department Head for the Department of Teacher Education at Eastern Michigan University at wendy.burke@nullemich.edu. If contacted, you will be asked to present official transcripts of your highest degree earned at the time of the interview.

ALL ATTACHMENTS MUST BE ATTACHED WHEN SUBMITTING THE APPLICATION. THEY CANNOT BE REVISED OR ADDED ONCE THE APPLICATION HAS BEEN SUBMITTED.

EMU is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Job Site: https://www.schooljobs.com/careers/emichedu/jobs/2922057/assistant-professor-early-childhood-elementary-education

Closing Date for Job: Aug 31, 2021


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