Job Postings

Updated 7/29/2021

Lead Teacher – nursery, young toddlers, older toddlers classrooms – St Clair Shores, MI

Contact Person:  Peggy Brady

Job Location:  31700 Couchez St, St Clair Shores, MI 48082

Job Title:  Lead Teacher – nursery, young toddlers, older toddlers classrooms – St Clair Shores, MI

Job Description:

We are looking for individuals who have a desire to lay a foundation of learning and growth academically, emotionally and spiritually for the next generation at our Christian daycare. The main qualifications are people who love children and love Jesus.

REQUIREMENTS:

● Must be at least 19 years of age and pass all background clearance checks, and tb tested

● High school diploma or equivalent and CPR certified

● Lift up to 25lbs

● Ability to build and maintain effective working relationships with children, parents and staff

● Ability to learn and implement new strategies or procedures to assist babies and toddlers

● Strong communication skills

● Physical abilities to frequently stand, walk, bend, kneel, sit on the floor, and/or lift

● Excellent attendance

● Ability to respect and maintain confidentiality

● Maintain 16 clock hours of yearly continuing education as outlined by Childcare Licensing

● Uphold State of Michigan Childcare Licensing laws and regulations

RESPONSIBILITIES:

● Provide excellent infant and/or toddler care, especially in the area of health and safety

● Work as a team member supporting program, building and mission practices and policies

● Create and implement lesson plans

● Facilitate social interaction and communication with families and staff

● Oversee ratios, program operations and facilitate classroom responsibilities.

● Ability to adjust quickly to meet baby/toddler needs

● Complete tasks assigned by program administration

SALARY: $12-14, starting pay

Apply online at weelovedaycare.com/contact-us.html or email resume to weelovedaycare@nullgmail.com

Job Site:  weelovedaycare.com/contact-us.html

Closing Date for Job: August 15, 2021


Lead Preschool Teacher-Troy, MI

Contact Person: Brooke Ryan

Job Location:  1921 Northwood Drive, Troy, MI 48084

Job Title:  Lead Preschool Teacher-Troy, MI

Job Description:

Tiny Geniuses Preschool & Daycare (TGPD) is currently accepting applications for a full-time lead toddler teacher. We are looking for a fun, caring teacher who is passionate about working with young children to work in our unique childcare center. We are located inside of Troy Gym and offer in-house gymnastics classes to our students as well.

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 keep parent communication app up to date • 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 Microsoft Word, KidReports, 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 Job Type: Full-time Pay: Up to $16.00 per hour

COVID-19 considerations: We have a COVID-19 plan in place that includes extra hand washing, temperature checks, and mask wearing.

Job Site:  https://www.troygym.com/daycare

Closing Date for Job: August 6, 2021


Lead Toddler Teacher-Caledonia, MI

Contact Person:  Danielle Smith

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

Job Title:  Lead Toddler Teacher-Caledonia, MI

Job Description:

POSITION SUMMARY: The Lead Teacher is responsible for the planning, developing, and implementation of classroom activities. This position requires face-to-face leadership in this program and may involve early morning responsibilities. This position will be Monday-Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm.

COMPENSATION $13.38 – $16.73; Full-Time; Non-Exempt (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 in Early Childhood Education or Infant/Toddler CDA REQUIRED; Bachelor’s Degree (BA) preferred; six months to one year childcare related experience; or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. Ability to interact with people of all ethnic backgrounds, ages, and lifestyles. Ability and desire to work with infants, toddlers, preschool and school age children. Working knowledge of computers and experience with a variety of software applications. YMCA experience preferred.

CERTIFICATIONS 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

Job Site:  https://recruiting.paylocity.com/Recruiting/Jobs/Details/553397

Closing Date for Job: December 31, 2021


Early on Service Coordinator – Bilingual – Centreville, MI

Contact Person:  Pam Hagelgans

Job Location: Centreville, MI – 62445 Shimmel Road, Centreville, MI 49032

Job Title:  Early on Service Coordinator – Bilingual – Centreville, MI

Job Description:

QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Minimum of two years of experience in the field of counseling, early childhood, home based case management, nursing or social work. 2. Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in a related field such as counseling, early childhood education, family services, psychology, social welfare or social work. 3. Experience and education in infant and toddler programming preferred. 4. Interpersonal skills essential for effective communication with families 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 50 pounds. 9. Required to have a physical presence at the designated job site each scheduled work day. 10. Must have regular and reliable job attendance, performance, and the physical ability to do the job.

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBLITIES: 1. Manage a caseload of Early On families. 2. Determine a child’s eligibility for Early On and prepare a professional report of findings. 3. Use employer selected tools, prepare comprehensive screening of the child’s family, developmental and social history and recommend appropriate educational and community services and/or referrals. 4. Conduct hearing, and vision screenings per Early On program guidelines. 5. Prepare required reports and provide necessary information accurately and punctually. 6. Coordinate services for young children in St. Joseph County who have special needs. 7. Prepare for and participate in teaming meetings. 8. Assist families with referrals for emergency family support and resources available throughout the county. 9. Conduct regularly scheduled home visits for Early On. 10. Support families and children before, during, and after transitions at program enrollment and exit. 11. Provide child development information, parenting information and community resources to enrolled families. 12. Complete and maintain appropriate paperwork for Early On to meet Michigan Department of Education and ISD requirements. 13. Develop an appropriate schedule. 14. Maintain infant, child and adult CPR/AED and first aid certification. 15. Maintain appropriate communication log, records and reports regarding evaluations and contact with children, their families and community partners. 16. Develop and nurture community relationships with partner agencies serving young children with special needs. 17. Communicate effectively with other staff, community partners and administration. 18. Participate in professional development activities as appropriate and/or requested by the supervisor. 19. Provide personal transportation to homes and meetings throughout the county. 20. Complete all other duties as assigned by the St. Joseph County ISD Administration.

Job Site:  https://sjcisd.tedk12.com/hire/ViewJob.aspx?JobID=164

Closing Date for Job: September 30, 2021


Early On Referral Coordinator – Centreville, MI

Contact Person:  Pam Hagelgans

Job Location: Centreville, MI – 62445 Shimmel Road, Centreville, MI 49032

Job Title: Early On Referral Coordinator – Centreville, MI

Job Description:

QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Minimum of two years of experience in the field of counseling, early childhood, mental health, home based case management, nursing or social work. 2. Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in a related field such as counseling, early childhood education, family services, psychology, social welfare or social work OR possesses a Michigan Association for Infant Mental Health Endorsement®(IMH-E®) (any level). 3. Experience and education in infant and toddler programming preferred. 4. Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred. 5. Interpersonal skills essential for effective communication with families and agency personnel. 6. Ability to work independently within management guidelines. 7. Working knowledge of computers (proficiency with word processing and spreadsheet programs such as Word and Excel). 8. 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). 9. Must be able to lift 50 pounds. 10. Required to have a physical presence at the designated job site each scheduled work day. 11. Must have regular and reliable job attendance, performance, and the physical ability to do the job.

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBLITIES: 1. Coordinate and manage the Early On referral and evaluation process to meet federal guidelines and timelines. Support team members and families throughout the referral process. 2. Support the Child Find efforts in conjunction with Help Me Grow. 3. Determine a child’s eligibility for Early On and prepare a professional report of findings. 4. Use employer selected tools, prepare comprehensive screening of the child’s family, developmental and social history and recommend appropriate educational and community services and/or referrals. 5. Conduct hearing, and vision screenings per Early On program guidelines. 6. Prepare required reports and provide necessary information accurately and punctually. 7. Coordinate, facilitate, prepare for, and participate in team meetings. 8. Assist families with referrals for emergency family support and resources available throughout the county as needed through the referral process. 9. Provide child development information, parenting information and community resources through the referral process. 10. Complete and maintain appropriate paperwork for Early On to meet Michigan Department of Education and ISD requirements. 11. Develop an appropriate schedule. 12. Maintain infant, child and adult CPR/AED and first aid certification. 13. Maintain appropriate communication log, records and reports regarding evaluations and contact with children, their families and community partners. 14. Develop and nurture community relationships with partner agencies serving young children with special needs. 15. Communicate effectively with other staff, community partners and administration. 16. Participate in professional development activities as appropriate and/or requested by the supervisor. 17. Provide personal transportation to homes and meetings throughout the county. 18. Complete all other duties as assigned by the St. Joseph County ISD Administration.

Job Site:  https://sjcisd.tedk12.com/hire/ViewJob.aspx?JobID=166

Closing Date for Job: September 30, 2021


Child Care Provider Assistant-Centreville, MI

Contact Person:  Pam Hagelgans

Job Location: Centreville, MI – 62445 Shimmel Road, Centreville, MI 49032

Job Title: Child Care Provider Assistant-Centreville, MI

Job Description:

QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Associate’s degree (AA) in Early Childhood Education or Child Development or equivalent; or a valid CDA credential for appropriate setting 2. Ability to use computers, software and other current technology 3. Effective communication and organizational skills 4. Maintain professional atmosphere and demeanor in classroom settings, acting at all times as a representative of the St. Joseph County ISD 5. Must be able to lift 50 pounds 6. Required to have a physical presence at the designated job site each scheduled work day 7. Must have regular and reliable job attendance, performance, and the physical ability to do the job.

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Communication, written and oral with parent, family and program data and reports and other program staff. 2. Maintain professional atmosphere and demeanor in classroom or family child care home, acting at all times as a representative of the ISD. 3. Implement high quality developmentally appropriate practice. 4. Adhere to the Standards of Conduct as outlined in the Head Start Program Performance Standards (1305.52(i)(1)(i-iv). 5. Engage in activities with children at their physical level. 6. Create an overall supportive, nurturing, strength based atmosphere. 7. Implement Creative Curriculum and Conscious Discipline during classroom and family child care visits. 8. Provide child care for evening meetings as required. 9. Provide resources for families and children as requested 10. Communicate with Early On, Early Head Start, GSRP and Early Childhood Special Education as needed for collaboration throughout programs 11. Attend and engage in continuous professional development. 12. Demonstrate knowledge of the Early Childhood Standards of Quality for Infants and toddlers. 13. Partner in implementation of universal supports for all children. 14. Maintain appropriate records. 15. Involve families in community activities as appropriate. 16. Perform other duties as assigned by St. Joseph County ISD Administration.

Job Site:  https://sjcisd.tedk12.com/hire/ViewJob.aspx?JobID=139

Closing Date for Job: September 30, 2021


5D Preschool Assistant Teacher-Centreville, MI

Contact Person:  Pam Hagelgans

Job Location: Centreville, MI – 62445 Shimmel Road, Centreville, MI 49032

Job Title: 5D Preschool Assistant Teacher-Centreville, MI

Job Description:

POSITION GOAL: Under general supervision, to provide students with appropriate classroom services while assisting teacher in maintaining a learning environment that enables students to master life skills appropriate to age, functional level and individual capacity; to perform a variety of clerical and supportive tasks for instructional personnel; and to perform related work as required.

QUALIFICATIONS: Able to meet one of the following Michigan Department of Education requirements for approval as an instructional assistant employed in programs for students with disabilities: 1. Be a high school graduate, or equivalent, with an associate degree or have completed two years of college (60 college credits) from a community college or degree-granting institution. 2. Be a high school graduate, or equivalent, that has passed a rigorous standard of quality and demonstration, through a formal state or local academic assessment, that has been approved by the Michigan Department of Education for instructional paraprofessionals to meet the No Child Left Behind act. 3. Be a high school graduate, or equivalent, which has a portfolio assessment that has met the Michigan Department of Education guidelines for instructional paraprofessionals as outlined to meet the No Child Left Behind act. 4. 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). 5. Must have regular and reliable job attendance, performance, and the physical ability to do the job.

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:

INSTRUCTIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES 1. Assist the teacher with the implementation of individual instructional. 2. Assist the teacher with instruction in the cognitive domain (i.e. communication, functional academic skills, etc.). 3. Assist the teacher with self-help skills development (i.e. toileting, dressing/undressing, eating, etc.). 4. Assist the teacher with community based instruction (i.e. functional academics, communication, mobility training, social skills/behavior training, recreation/leisure, etc.). 5. Assist the teacher with group activities (i.e. group music, special programs, arts, crafts, etc.). 6. Assist the support/ancillary staff (i.e. PT, OT, etc.) with gross and fine motor skills (i.e. grasping items, mobility, directionality, etc.). 7. Assist the Sub-Teacher in following teacher’s lessons plans, completing student correspondence books, daily attendance and lunch counts. 8. Assist in committees for special events and programs during school hours (i.e. parties, plays, Family Fun Night, carnival, etc.). 9. Work as a team with teachers and other staff to pursue and meet individual performance objectives, collect student data, assist students in personal care and create an organized, positive and safe classroom environment which maintains the dignity of the individual student.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES 1. Supervise the students during classroom activities and during recess periods on the playground. 2. Assist in maintaining student discipline. 3. Assist in supervising emergency situations (i.e. tornado drills, fire drills, etc.). 4. Instruct, assist and supervise loading/unloading of students, including wheelchairs/adaptive equipment from buses/vans. 5. Assist the teacher in management of students during arrival and departure activities. 6. Assist the teacher with supervision of students out of the classroom and/or school building (i.e. community based instruction/leisure, field trips, etc.). 7. Constantly monitor & evaluate the safety of all students and report any concerns to the teacher.

PHYSICAL ASSISTANCE RESPONSIBILITIES 1. Assist the students to and from bus, and other activities outside of classroom. 2. Assist building staff in proper safety of lifting, handling and transferring of students. 3. Assist the physical therapist, speech therapist, and occupational therapist with student therapy objectives. 4. Assist the students with swim class objectives (i.e. dressing, undressing, showering, etc.). 5. Assist school nurse with first aid, head lice checks and student safety measures, tube feeding and medication distribution as needed. 6. Assist the teacher with physically aggressive students. 7. Must be able to lift 30 pounds. 8. Required to have a physical presence at the designated job site each scheduled work day.

NON-INSTRUCTIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES 1. Assist the teacher with classroom clerical and record keeping duties (i.e. attendance, lunch count, base lining, task analysis sheets, filing, duplicating, etc.). 2. Assist the teacher in operating a variety of school equipment (i.e. smartboards, computer, copy machine, etc.). 3. Complete accident and/or incident reports as needed. 4. Participate in yearly CPI, CPR/AED and first-aid training biyearly. 5. Assist the teacher in developing and constructing bulletin boards and room preparation. 6. Assist the teacher in classroom maintenance and room clean-up (i.e. kitchen area, laundry, storage, etc.). 7. Assist the teacher with the preparation of instructional materials and teaching aids. 8. Attend and provide input at student/staff/team meetings and in-service when required. 9. Assist with communication to bus drivers, as directed by teacher. 10. Actively seeks advice and information relating to job. 11. Adhere to the rules of confidentiality. 12. Use universal precautions at all times for personal health and safety. 13. Assist with maintaining/utilizing student equipment (i.e. AFO’s, TLSO’s, hearing aids, glasses and therapeutic equipment). 14. Assist with other school related responsibilities as assigned by both the teacher and/or the St. Joseph County ISD administration.

Job Site:  https://sjcisd.tedk12.com/hire/ViewJob.aspx?JobID=153

Closing Date for Job: September 30, 2021


GSRP AIDE – Part Time – Centreville, MI

Contact Person:  Pam Hagelgans

Job Location: Centreville, MI – 62445 Shimmel Road, Centreville, MI 49032

Job Title: GSRP Aide-Part Time – Centreville, MI

Job Description:

QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Prior experience with preschool preferred. 2. Ability to work in cooperative and collegial manner with GSRP Lead Teacher. 3. Yearly CPR/AED and first aid certification and TB test. 4. Must have regular and reliable job attendance, performance, and the physical ability to do the job. 5. Able to lift up to 50 pounds and work at physical level with preschooler. 6. 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 as needed and appropriate. 7. Implement high quality developmentally appropriate practices as outlined by GSRP Implementation Manual. http://www.michigan.gov/mde/0,4615,7-140-63533_50451- 217313__,00.html 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 Lead 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. 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 Lead 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.

Job Site: https://sjcisd.tedk12.com/hire/ViewJob.aspx?JobID=127

Closing Date for Job: September 30, 2021


GSRP Lead Teacher – White Pigeon, MI

Contact Person:  Pam Hagelgans

Job Location: White Pigeon, MI – 62445 Shimmel Road, Centreville, MI 49032

Job Title: GSRP Lead Teacher – White Pigeon, MI

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. http://www.michigan.gov/mde/0,4615,7-140-63533_50451- 217313__,00.html. 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 Creative Curriculum. 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 Associate Teacher and/or the St. Joseph County ISD administration.

Job Site: https://sjcisd.tedk12.com/hire/ViewJob.aspx?JobID=130

Closing Date for Job: September 30, 2021


GSRP Associate Teacher-Centreville, MI

Contact Person:  Pam Hagelgans

Job Location: Centreville, MI – 62445 Shimmel Road, Centreville, MI 49032

Job Title: GSRP Associate Teacher-Centreville, MI

Job Description:

POSITION GOAL: To work with at risk preschoolers in co-instructor role with GSRP Lead Teacher for kindergarten readiness.

QUALIFICATIONS: An Associate Teacher will be considered credentialed for the position with the following: 1. An associate’s degree (AA) in early childhood education or child development or the equivalent; or 2. A valid classroom CDA credential. 3. Prior experience with preschool preferred. 4. Ability to work in cooperative and collegial manner with GSRP Lead Teacher. 5. Yearly CPR/AED and first aid certification and TB test. 6. 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). 7. Must have regular and reliable job attendance, performance, and the physical ability to do the job. 8. Able to lift up to 50 pounds and work at physical level with preschooler. 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 Manuel. http://www.michigan.gov/mde/0,4615,7-140-63533 50451-217313__,00.html 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 Lead 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. Co-Implementation of Creative Curriculum. 14. Co-Implementation of Conscious Discipline. 15. Perform other duties assigned by 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. 6. Participate in screening for preschool applications. 7. Coordinate with GSRP Lead Teacher and assist in planning instruction and engagement of preschool. 8. Participate in home visits

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 Lead 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 Lead Teacher in room preparation. 4. Assist the Lead 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 Lead Teacher and/or the St. Joseph County ISD administration.

Job Site:  https://sjcisd.tedk12.com/hire/ViewJob.aspx?JobID=160

Closing Date for Job: September 30, 2021


GSRP Lead Teacher – Constantine, MI

Contact Person:  Pam Hagelgans

Job Location: Constantine, MI – 62445 Shimmel Road, Centreville, MI 49032

Job Title:  GSRP Lead Teacher – Constantine, MI

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.

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: September 30, 2021


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


Preschool Lead Teacher-Charlotte, MI

Contact Person: Laurie Newland

Job Location: 

Charlotte Public Schools Weymouth Child Development Center

346 State Street, Charlotte, MI 48813-1798

Job Title:  Preschool Lead Teacher-Charlotte, MI

Job Description:

• Must hold a minimum of a CDA in Preschool

• Create and implement weekly lesson plans to meet educational needs of a group of 16 4 year-olds in the areas of social, emotional, large and fine motor, language development, and other academic areas to prepare children for kindergarten entry.

• Work well in a team setting and mentor assistant teachers within the classroom

• Must meet all LARA requirements of back ground checks and finger printing

• Work schedule of Monday – Friday ,year round, 40 hours per week. PTO and Paid Holidays

Job Site:  www.charlotteorioles.com

Closing Date for Job: September 2, 2021


Lead Preschool Teacher- Great Start Readiness Program-Three Rivers, MI

Contact Person:  Katherine Blakley

Job Location: 

Three Rivers Community Schools

851 Sixth Avenue Rd, Three Rivers, MI 49093

Job Title:  Lead Preschool Teacher- Great Start Readiness Program-Three Rivers, MI

Job Description:

JOB 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: Current Michigan 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. Appropriate Endorsements.

Preferred qualification: at least 2 semester hours or 3.0 CEUs in child care administration. Yearly CPR/AED and first aid certification and TB test. 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). Must have regular and reliable job attendance, performance, and the physical ability to do the job. Able to lift up to 50 pounds and work at physical level with preschooler. Required to have a physical presence at the designated job site each scheduled work day.

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES: Ability to use computers, software and other current technology. Effective written communication skills; including parent / family communications and program data and reports. Effective oral communication with children, families and other program staff. Effective organizational skills. Maintain professional atmosphere and demeanor in classroom, acting at all times as a representative of GSRP and/or District. Attend and engage in continuous professional development. Implement high quality developmentally appropriate practices as outlined by GSRP Implementation Manual. http://www.michigan.gov/mde/0,4615,7-140-63533_50451-217313–,00.html. Knowledge of the Early Childhood Standards of Quality for Prekindergarten. 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. Engage in activities with children at their physical level. Create an overall supportive, nurturing, strength based atmosphere. Maintain student confidentiality. Implement Creative Curriculum. Implement Conscious Discipline. Regular and reliable attendance is an essential job duty Perform other duties as assigned by the administrators.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES Supervise children during classroom activities and outdoor periods on the playground. Supervise emergency situations (i.e. tornado drills, fire drills, etc.). Monitor safety of children during arrival and departure activities. Supervision of children out of the classroom and/or school building (i.e. community based instruction/leisure, field trips, etc.). Constantly monitor & evaluate the safety of all children.

PHYSICAL ASPECTS OF THE JOB: Climb steps and playground equipment as needed. Walk long distances in community-based instruction. Lift and position physically involved children. Change diapers or assist any children in toileting and other self care skills. Assist with maintenance/custodial care of classroom, as needed. Use universal precautions at all times for personal health and safety.

NON-INSTRUCTIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES : Assist the Associate Teacher with classroom clerical and record keeping duties (i.e. attendance, lunch count, progress monitoring of child development). Complete accident and/or incident reports as needed. Assist the Associate Teacher in room preparation. Assist the Associate Teacher with planning the preparation of instructional materials. Attend and provide input at student/staff/team meetings and in-service when required. Assist with communication to parents and bus drivers. Actively seeks advice and information relating to job. Assist with other school related responsibilities as assigned by both the GSRP Associate Teacher and/or administration.

Job Site: https://trschools.tedk12.com/hire/index.aspx

Closing Date for Job: August 20, 2021


GSRP and Tuition Preschool Teachers – Oxford, MI

Contact Person: Ann Robb

Job Location: 

Oxford Early Learning Center – Contact: 248-969-5047 or ann.robb@nulloxfordschools.org

105 Pontiac St, Oxford, MI 48371

Job Title:  GSRP and Tuition Preschool Teachers-Oxford, MI

Job Description:

Supervise and monitor students in accordance with LARA licensing guidelines

Co-teach within classroom setting

Plan daily activities and lessons

Evaluate students based upon assessment guidelines CDA or higher required

Knowledge of High-Scope Curriculum preferred

Job Site: https://www.oxfordschools.org/departments/human_resources/job_postings___volunteer_information

Closing Date for Job: September 30, 2021


Assistant Director of Kids’ Corner Childcare-Williamston, MI

Contact Person: Rebecca Olsen

Job Location: 

420 Highland St, Williamston, MI 48895

Job Title:  Assistant Director of Kids’ Corner Childcare- Williamston, MI

Job Description:

Do you LOVE working with children in a friendly, supporting, accepting and FUN work environment. Come join our team! Kids’ Corner child care and Little Hornet Preschool is housed in the Williamston Community School District which implements high standards of excellence for all members of our community, staff, families, and students.

REQUIREMENTS:

● Must be at least 19 years of age and pass all background clearance checks

● High school diploma or equivalent

● Lift up to 25lbs

● Ability to build and maintain effective working relationships with students and staff

● Ability to learn and implement new strategies or procedures to assist students ages 3-11

● Strong communication skills

● Physical abilities to frequently stand, walk, bend, kneel, sit on the floor, and/or lift

● Excellent attendance on assigned work days

● Ability to respect and maintain confidentiality

● Maintain 24 hours of yearly continuing education as outlined by Childcare Licensing

● Uphold State of Michigan Childcare Licensing laws and regulations

● Experience implementing Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS)

RESPONSIBILITIES:

● Provide onsite supervision for school age child care staff

● Work as a team member supporting program, building and district practices and policies

● Create and implement lesson plans for after-school programming

● Facilitate social interaction and communication with families, peers and district staff

● Oversee ratios, program operations and facilitate classroom/ office responsibilities.

● Coordinate arrival and dismissal of elementary students surrounding elementary school day

● Implement Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports and assist children in following the program routine

● Ability to adjust quickly to meet student needs

● Complete tasks assigned by program administration

● Support office manager with student scheduling, applying payments, and maintaining supplies

SALARY: $14-16 based upon experience Per PCMI Contract

EDUCATION: Minimum of CDA or Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education/Development or child related field

Apply online or by emailing olsenr@nullgowcs.net or calling 517-655-4637

Job Site: http://tinyurl.com/WCSApps

Closing Date for Job: September 30, 2021


Preschool Teacher-Walker, MI

Contact Person: Claire Kingsley

Job Location: 

2626 Walker Ave NW, Walker, MI 49544

Job Title:  Preschool Teacher-Walker, MI

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.

Job Site:  https://hs4kc.org/job/teacher-sph/

Closing Date for Job: August 8, 2021


Teachers and Teacher Assistants (Anticipated Openings) (Part-Time) – Chelsea, MI

Contact Person:  Heidi Friedel

Job Location: 

Lambs of Our Savior Christian Preschool, 1515 S Main, Chelsea, MI 48118

Job Title: Teachers and Teacher Assistants (Anticipated Openings) (Part-Time)-Chelsea, MI

Job Description:

We are a small, Christian preschool located in Chelsea MI. We are looking for potential staff for the upcoming school year. Teachers must have at a minimum a CDA Credential, Associate Degree Preferred Assistants are preferred to have some education and experience Must be comfortable in a Bible based atmosphere. Preschool is open Monday- Friday 8:30 until 2:30. Staff hours may be either 8 am until noon or 8 am until 3 pm. One evening per month and three Sundays during the school year are required (more evenings possible during conference times). Our school year runs September – May with set up time in August. Pay is based on education and experience – starting at $11 for assistants and $12 for teachers. We offer 2 weeks of paid sick/vacation time based on staff schedule, All trainings paid for. Reduced cost for children of staff enrolled

Job Site: https://www.facebook.com/LambsOfOurSaviorChristianPreschool

Closing Date for Job: August 13, 2021


Preschool Lead Teacher – Holland, MI

Contact Person: Jayne Schutter

Job Location: 

4214 56th Street

Holland, MI 49423

Job Title:  Preschool Lead Teacher

Job Description:

Overview: The Outdoor Discovery Schools are nature-based preschools operated by the ODC Network. Little Hawks Discovery Preschool is located at the Outdoor
Discovery Center and Seedlings Discovery Preschool is located at Pillar Church, both in Holland, Michigan. The ODC Network is a nonprofit organization focused on education and conservation throughout West Michigan. The ODC Network’s Discovery Preschools provide preschool opportunities for children aged 3-5, building academic skills within a unique natural environment with an emphasis on nature based inquiry and outdoor exploration.

Primary Responsibilities: Program Planning and Development Work with instructional team to design daily nature-based, developmentally appropriate preschool lessons/units of study guided by mission, principles, Creative Curriculum and practices for quality early childhood programs. Design and implement an outdoor learning environment where open-ended play is the focus. Identify curriculum resources.  Design and set up classroom space based on guidelines for program evaluation through Great Start to Quality and Great Start Readiness Program’s Program Quality Assessment (PQA). Collect and analyze assessment data (Teaching Strategies GOLD, PELI, etc.) to measure/facilitate student growth and improve program quality. Work actively with ODC Network staff to ensure children have a strong connection to nature.

Education/Experience: Teaching certificate with early childhood emphasis and ZS endorsement. Two or more years of experience in working with young children, preferably experience at a Nature-based Preschool or two or more years of experience working with preschool children in a licensed preschool setting
desired. Background/experience in nature-based instruction, outdoor education or similar field.

Job Site: https://outdoordiscovery.org/preschool-lead-teacher-job-posting/

Closing Date for Job: August 1, 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


Preschool Teacher for a 4-year-old classroom – Grand Rapids, MI

Contact Person: Susan Clay

Job Location: 

7495 Cascade Road

Grand Rapids, MI 49546

Job Title: Preschool Teacher for a 4-year-old classroom

Job Description:

Preschool teacher needed to share in the lives of 4-year-olds in a Kindergarten readiness program beginning in the Fall of 2021. Degree in Child Development, Early Childhood, Elementary Education or other child-related field required. Ability to work with a team of 3 teachers, flexibility, enthusiasm, creativity and a sense of humor are appreciated. Staff reports August 30, children start September 6. Hours are M/W/F approx. 8:30-1:15. Several special events require attendance as well. Starting pay is based on educational credentials and classroom experience. We are an NAEYC and Great Start to Quality Program. Please contact Sue Clay / Forest Hills Presbyterian Preschool at : 616-957-3239 or preschool@nullfhpcusa.org 7495 Cascade Road Grand Rapids, MI 49546

Job Site: http://www.fhpcusa.org/fhppjobs

Closing Date for Job: August 13, 2021


Child Care Assistants – Lansing, MI

Contact Person: Cheryl Adkins

Job Location: 

1715 W. Malcolm X Street

Lansing, MI 48915

Job Title: Child Care Assistants

Job Description:

Wanted: Child Care Aides. Spend your days with young children AND get paid for it! If you love kids, this job is for you. We are looking for kind, patient, flexible team players. No nights, no weekends! You play, we pay.

We are hiring for support staff. Support staff assist teachers in providing amazing care to kiddos aged six weeks to 5 years. You will have the opportunity to learn from the best in the business, while playing and having fun!

These positions are perfect for college students, parents, grandparents, recent high school graduates — pretty much anyone who is interested in early childhood education.

No nights, no weekends! Flexible schedules, ranging from 15-30 hours a week. We will start you out at $11.00 an hour and there is room for advancement.

If this sounds right for you, we would love to schedule an interview and get to know you!

A couple of notes:

– You must be at least 18 years of age.
– You must have a high school diploma. We would be even more excited if you are working toward a college degree (Associates or higher) in early childhood education, child development, or a child-related field.
– Certification in CPR (infant, pediatric, adult) and first aid are great credentials–but if you don’t have them, we’ll arrange it later.
– You must pass a comprehensive background check, including fingerprinting, and receive clearance for working with young children.
– You must be physically able to sit on the floor and stand up, go up and down stairs, and move around quickly as needed.
– You must be physically able to lift and carry fifty (50) pounds to chest height.
– You must be physically able to climb and function within and around playground equipment (indoors and outdoors).
– You must have a warm, supportive attitude toward children and families of all cultures.
– You must be flexible and willing to adapt to changes in the program, and you must be willing to accept supervision in order to improve work performance.
– You must be committed to lifelong learning.

Job Type: Part-time

Pay: $11.00 per hour

COVID-19 considerations: All adults must wear masks at all times inside the building. Extra disinfecting and cleaning is done throughout the day.

Job Site: http://ec3kids.org/employment

Closing Date for Job: August 1, 2021


Jr. Preschool Specialist – Child Care Teacher – Lansing, MI

Contact Person: Cheryl Adkins

Job Location: 

1715 W. Malcolm X Street

Lansing, MI 48915

Job Title: Jr. Preschool Specialist – Child Care Teacher

Job Description:

Do you have a passion for teaching young children? If so, we have a room full of wonderful young preschool kids waiting for you!

We are looking for an experienced, fun, kind, knowledgeable, and enthusiastic teacher to partner with same in a co-teaching environment. If you have a passion for early childhood education, then we have a great opportunity for you.

Enjoy a comprehensive benefit package, including generous paid time off, paid training, medical-dental-vision insurance, regular professional development opportunities, and discounted child care for your own kids!

Qualified candidates should submit a detailed resume, a cover letter describing your suitability and desire for the position, and three professional references with email addresses.

Job Summary

EC3 Teachers plan, implement, and evaluate EC3’s child development program for the children in their care. Teachers are responsible to ensure positive, high-quality care and supervision of the children at all times. In addition, the Teachers are responsible for ensuring that all space, equipment, supervision, and child care rules and routines in their classroom are maintained and conducted in compliance with the Michigan Department of Human Services Licensing Rules for Child Care Centers.

Major job functions also include lesson planning, supervising classroom support staff and volunteers, communicating with parents, and collaborating with coworkers through staff meetings and other activities.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

– Be at least 19 years of age.
– Have a CDA or college degree (Associates or higher) in early childhood education, child development, or a child-related field.
– Pass a comprehensive background check, including fingerprinting, and receive clearance for working with young children.
– Have three to five years of lead-teaching experience in a full-day, center-based program.
– Be physically able to sit on the floor and stand up, and to move around quickly as needed.
– Be physically able to lift and carry fifty (50) pounds to chest height.
– Be physically able to climb and function within and around playground equipment (indoors and outdoors).
– Have a warm, supportive attitude toward children and families of all cultures.
– Be flexible and willing to adapt to changes in the program, and be willing to accept supervision in order to improve work performance.
– Be committed to lifelong learning.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $25,000.00 – $35,000.00 per year

Benefits: Dental insurance, Employee discount, Flexible spending account, Health insurance, Life insurance, Paid time off, Professional development assistance, Retirement plan, Vision insurance

Schedule: 8 hour daytime shift Monday to Friday

COVID-19 considerations: Adults must wear face masks at all times indoors.

Job Site: http://ec3kids.org/employment

Closing Date for Job: August 1, 2021


Toddler Whisperer – Child Care Teacher – Lansing, MI

Contact Person: Cheryl Adkins

Job Location: 

1715 W. Malcolm X Street

Lansing, MI 48915

Job Title: Toddler Whisperer – Child Care Teacher

Job Description:

Do you have a passion for teaching young children? If so, we have a room full of terrific toddlers waiting for you!

We are looking for an experienced, energetic, kind, knowledgeable, and enthusiastic teacher to join a classroom in a co-teaching setting. If you have a passion for early childhood education, then we have a great opportunity for you.

Enjoy a comprehensive benefit package, including generous paid time off, paid training, medical-dental-vision insurance, regular professional development opportunities, and much more–including discounted child care for your own kids!

Qualified candidates should submit a detailed resume, a cover letter describing your suitability and desire for the position, and three professional references with email addresses.

Job Summary

EC3 Teachers plan, implement, and evaluate EC3’s child development program for the children in their care. Teachers are responsible to ensure positive, high-quality care and supervision of children at all times. In addition, Teachers are responsible for ensuring that all space, equipment, supervision, and child care rules and routines in their classroom are maintained and conducted in compliance with the Michigan Department of Human Services Licensing Rules for Child Care Centers.

Major job functions include lesson planning, supervising classroom support staff and volunteers, communicating with parents, and collaborating with coworkers through staff meetings and other activities.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

– Be at least 19 years of age.
– Have a CDA or college degree (Associates or higher) in early childhood education, child development, or a child-related field.
– Pass a comprehensive background check, including fingerprinting, and receive clearance for working with young children.
– Have three to five years of lead-teaching experience in a full-day, center-based program.
– Be physically able to sit on the floor and stand up, go up and down stairs, and move around quickly as needed.
– Be physically able to lift and carry fifty (50) pounds to chest height.
– Be physically able to climb and function within and around playground equipment (indoors and outdoors).
– Have a warm, supportive attitude toward children and families of all cultures.
– Be flexible and willing to adapt to changes in the program, and be willing to accept supervision in order to improve work performance.
– Be committed to lifelong learning.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $25,000.00 – $35,000.00 per year

Benefits: Dental insurance, Employee discount, Flexible spending account, Health insurance, Life insurance, Paid time off, Professional development assistance, Retirement plan, Vision insurance

Schedule: 8 hour daytime shifts, Monday to Friday

COVID-19 considerations: Adults must wear a face mask at all times indoors.

Job Site: http://ec3kids.org/employment

Closing Date for Job: August 1, 2021


Early Head Start Teacher – Detroit, MI

Contact Person: Lashawn Bridges

Job Location: 

14050 E 8 Mile Rd

Detroit, MI 48205

Job Title: Early Head Start Teacher

Job Description:

Looking for an excited place to grow and learn? We have just the place for enthusiastic early childhood teachers! Our beautiful classrooms are an early childhood professional dream come true. We have been serving our community since 1999. Our company’s core values are to Protect, Provide, & Prepare. We are seeking an Older Toddler Lead Teacher to join our organization! This individual will nurture, plan and present age appropriate activities for children. If you are looking for a rewarding career where you can grow within the company, look no more! Apply today.

Responsibilities:

Instruct and organize Toddler -aged children in activities designed to promote routine and structure, must have great classroom management skills
Create a fun and safe learning environment
Develop hands-on learning to ensure adequate physical activity, cognitive, language, social and emotional and creative development
Establish and maintain positive relationships with students and parents
Communicate with parents on students’ growth and progress
Maintain the health and safety of all students

Qualifications:

CDA preferred
Previous experience in childcare, teaching, or other related fields
Passionate about working with children
Ability to build rapport with families
Positive and patient demeanor
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Team Player

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $12.00 – $15.00 per hour

COVID-19 considerations:
All teaching staff and children over 2 must wear a mask. No other adults are allowed in the center while children are present. Hand washing sinks are in everything classroom. ZONO machine on site to sanitize toys and other touched items.

Job Site: https://www.blessedbeginningslc.com/careers

Closing Date for Job: July 31, 2021


Preschool Teacher for GSRP classroom, Laingsburg, MI

Contact Person: Nikki Lange

Job Location: 

320 E. Grand River
Laingsburg, MI 48848

Job Title: Preschool Teacher for GSRP classroom

Job Description:

  • Manage a classroom of 16 students with assistance of an Associate Teacher.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a team, including co-teaching with Associate Teacher.
  • Plan, implement, and monitor daily lessons based on the Connect 4 Learning curriculum.
  • Document, evaluate, and report students growth and development via COR (Child Observation Record).
  • Establish positive relationships and encourage the involvement of parents.
  • Communicate with families via written and oral communications.
  • Organize and maintain confidential student and family information.
  • Follow and maintain State of Michigan licensing requirements.
  • Implement high-quality developmentally appropriate practices as outlined by the GSRP Implementation Manual.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Director.

Job Site: http://www.laingsburg.k12.mi.us/district_office/job_openings

Closing Date for Job: Aug 01, 2021


GSRP Associate Teacher, Southfield, MI

Contact Person: Patrick Coleman

Job Location: 

Bradford Academy
24218 Garner St
Southfield, MI 48033

Job Title: GSRP Associate Teacher

Job Description:

Bradford Academy encourages and fosters:

  • Discovery of oneself through cultural experiences
  • Development of individual purpose that nurtures success
  • Leadership in personal responsibility, service and dignity
  • Achievement based on ethics and integrity

EXCELLENCE IS CHOICE.

Our real masterpiece is the unleashing of human potential. While our main focus is on creating the conditions of success for children to achieve their dreams, we also focus on developing one another through meaningful relationships, challenging work, constructive feedback, sound professional training, and a true commitment to nurturing the career path of each team member.

OPEN POSITIONS:

GSRP Associate Teacher

Bradford Academy

24218 Garner Street
Southfield, MI 48033

(248) 351-0000

www.bradfordacademy.com

QUALIFICATIONS INCLUDE:

  • At least 60 credit hours completed at a College or University or valid CDA (Early Childhood experience desired)
  • Computer literate.
  • Excellent verbal and written expression.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Works well in a collaborative environment.

JOB GOAL:

To provide students with a first-class learning experience, contributing to their development as responsible citizens and leaders in their communities.

TO JOIN OUR DYNAMIC TEAM:

To apply, please visit: https://choice.workbrightats.com/jobs/

Please contact Patrick Coleman, Human Resources Generalist directly with questions at Patrickcoleman@nullchoiceschools.com

Choice is an Education Service Provider for charter schools in Michigan and is the employer. Please visit www.choiceschools.com for more information. EEOC

Job Site: https://choice.workbrightats.com/jobs/

Closing Date for Job: Oct 01, 2022


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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