Job Postings

Updated 1/28/2022

Chief Executive Officer-Lansing, MI

Contact Person:  Meg Pandhare

Job Location:   1715 W Malcolm X St, Lansing, MI 48915

Job Title:  Chief Executive Officer-Lansing, MI

Job Description:

Organization: Educational Child Care Center (EC3)

Salary: $65,000-$85,000

Location: Lansing, MI

SUMMARY

EC3’s CEO has a heart for children, families, and teachers; a mind for effective, high-quality business and financial management; a spirit for marketing and public relations; and a sense of humor for everything else. The CEO serves as the primary fiduciary and strategic leader of this independent, 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, and is responsible for managing the daily operations regarding facilities, talent, budget and finance, emergency response, development and fundraising, marketing/PR, enrollment, and all regulatory matters, including accreditation and state licensing. Major job functions include executive oversight and direction in meeting EC3’s strategic goals, organization and facilitation of all governance activities, communication with EC3 stakeholders, and leadership/development of staff and Board members.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES • Understand, support, and adhere to EC3’s bylaws and governance policies. • Serve as EC3’s licensee designee as required by LARA’s Child Care Licensing Bureau. • Develop and manage an annual budget over $1.8 million; prepare and present monthly financial statements; oversee annual financial review and submission of IRS documents; oversee all accounting and bookkeeping processes; manage and evaluate all vendor relationships and contracts. • Directly supervise administrative and facilities personnel, and provide leadership and indirect supervision for all other personnel; oversee biweekly payroll procedures and comply with all regulatory reporting/filing requirements; administer, evaluate, and communicate all employee benefits; oversee annual staff performance and development process. • Oversee the maintenance and improvement of all real property and equipment; administer and evaluate commercial insurance policies; collaborate with constituent and community families/groups in property use and upkeep. • Manage all public and private grants and donations; lead development and fundraising efforts; serve as primary spokesperson for EC3 with media and community groups; advocate on behalf of early learning.

QUALIFICATIONS • Bachelor’s degree (minimum) in business management/administration, finance, or related field. • Minimally meet the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) requirements for child care center program administrator, including a degree from a four year college and specialized courses in early childhood education, child development, or related fields. • Have at least five years of executive-level administrative experience, development and fundraising experience, and public speaking and advocacy experience in a nonprofit organization. • Have at least ten years of successful experience supervising others, including interviewing, coaching, developing, and evaluating others’ work performance. Supervision also includes effective monitoring of compliance with various regulatory, statutory, and grant-based programs.

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES REQUIRED • Possess excellent communication skills (written and oral) • Organization and planning skills. • The ability to positively influence others for the good of EC3. • Have the ability to pass an initial and intermittent background checks and receive clearance for working near young children. • Be physically able to sit at a desk in an office or on the floor in a classroom and stand for long periods of time, 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 outdoor playground equipment. • Have a warm, supportive attitude toward children and families of all cultures. • Be flexible and willing to adapt to changes in the program. • Be willing to accept supervision in order to improve work performance. • Be willing to learn from, as well as to guide, teaching staff. • Be committed to lifelong learning.

Job Site:  https://hiringsolutionsllc.com/openings/Chief_Executive_Officer_243

Closing Date for Job:  April 28, 2022


Assistant Director – Ann Arbor, MI

Contact Person:  Karen Rendell

Job Location:  2626 Packard St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104

Job Title: Assistant Director – Ann Arbor, MI

Job Description:

Role Responsibilities: The Manzanitas Assistant Director holds the responsibility for these roles listed in order of importance: Administrative Coordinator – Manage tours and enrollment processes; create staff and student schedules; support Program Director in enrollment documentation and projections; translate forms, documents and other materials to support multilingual accessibility; Staff Support Assistant – Ensure transparent and timely communication to uphold quality standards of AP mission; Assist with training, professional development, and staff performance documentation in accordance to best practices of human resources; substitute in classrooms as needed; Program Supply Manager – Maintain current and accurate inventory and reports of all materials and supplies, coordinate with teaching staff to procure materials, ensure accurate materials inventory and expense reporting to align with approved budget; License and Compliance Assistant – Support accurate and timely reporting for all related licensing and accreditation processes; support strict adherence throughout program to all licensing requirements and procedures; support safe and timely upkeep of facilities and equipment; Substitute Director – Fill in for the Program Director during absences, schedule changes, etc. The successful candidate will be able to satisfactorily execute all duties in both English and Spanish.

Job Site:  https://www.appleplayschools.org/manzanitas-assistant-director-job-description.html

Closing Date for Job:  March 1, 2022


Lead (Mentor) Teacher – Ann Arbor, MI

Contact Person:  Karen Rendell

Job Location:  511 Miller Ave, Ann Arbor, MI 48103

Job Title:  Lead (Mentor) Teacher – Ann Arbor, MI

Job Description:

Inspire muddy, messy play in children and adults. Anchor classroom daily rhythm, family and team communication, and anti-bias practices. Provide high quality, mission aligned early childhood education for children in assigned classroom.

Responsibilities: Is deeply aligned with and embodies the mission and vision of the organization Work at least 6 hours/day in the classroom; Supports all children in their classroom including those in need of specialized attention/ action plans; Keeps families informed by maintaining records of child development; reporting on all elements of child development at family conferences, both regularly scheduled and as-needed; Maintains safe, secure, and healthy educational environment by establishing, following, and enforcing standards and procedures; complying with legal regulations; Reports Abuse or Neglect as a mandated reporter; Consistently demonstrates a deep understanding of practice and pedagogy; Follows the Apple Playschools Best Practices in addition to program specific curriculum; Oversees the planning, implementation, and evaluation of the learning environment and child assessment; Prepares learning environment daily with developmentally appropriate equipment and activities; Designs learning environment and lesson plans according to curriculum guidelines; Guides others in skill acquisition through feedback and modeling; Directs Apprentice and Flex Teachers in providing care for the children; Intentionally coaches, models, and supports the professional development of Apprentice and Flex Teachers; Is an active member of the school leadership team; Has a sense of ownership of the program, and actively works to improve our community; Facilitates workshop at at least one in-service; Present at at least one external conference (ex. MiAEYC); Attends and participates in monthly staff meeting; Attends trainings and shares information with other staff about information obtained

Job Site:  https://www.appleplayschools.org/careers.html

Closing Date for Job:  March 1, 2022


ECSE (Early Childhood Special Education) Teacher – Sterling Heights, MI

Contact Person:  Justin Washington

Job Location:   Utica Community Schools: Location To Be Determined-11303 Greendale Drive, Sterling Heights, MI 48312

Job Title:  ECSE (Early Childhood Special Education) Teacher – Sterling Heights, MI

Job Description:

Qualification: Must hold a valid Michigan Teaching certificate Endorsements Preferred: Early Childhood PK-General and Special Education (ZS) Description: Provide high quality instruction that supports and aligns to the district’s educational vision and mission. Facilitate an environment that fosters the learning of all students. Remain knowledgeable of educational standards and strategies to meet the academic, developmental, and social emotional needs of students. Assess and modify instructional practice leading toward increased student achievement. Utilize educational technology to support student instruction and learning. Establish and maintain positive and effective relationships with students, peers, parents and community. Method: Applicants must apply online at jobs.uticak12.org/Job-List.aspx. Please scan your letter of application, resume, transcripts, credentials, letters of recommendation, and certification and upload your online application. Any questions may be directed to (586) 797-1030. Nondiscrimination: It is the policy of the Utica Community Schools that no person on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, age, sex, marital status or handicap shall be discriminated against, excluded from participation in, denied the benefit of or otherwise be subjected to discrimination by this educational agency.

Job Site:  https://jobs.uticak12.org/Job_List.aspx?cat=1

Closing Date for Job:  June 30, 2022


Head Start/GSRP Teacher Assistant – Port Huron, MI

Contact Person:  Amy Burns

Job Location:  Blue Water Community Action-3403 Lapeer Road, Port Huron, MI 48090

Job Title:  Head Start/GSRP Teacher Assistant – Port Huron, MI

Job Description:

Blue Water Community Action BWCA has a job opening in the Children’s Services Department for a full time Teacher Assistant. JOB TITLE: TEACHER ASSISTANT PROGRAM: Children’s Services SUPERVISOR: Teacher WAGES: $12.48-$14.68 per hour STATUS: Teacher Assistant, Non-Exempt The purpose of the Teacher Aide is to support the Teacher in providing a safe, engaging, and developmentally appropriate classroom. Job related activities will occur primarily at an assigned classroom during the work week, with occasional Fridays and/or evenings. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES – JOB SPECIFIC 1. Daily Routine: Assist with the planning and implementation of a developmentally appropriate daily routine that incorporates Head Start and agency requirements, using the High/Scope curriculum. 2. Conferences: Assist with the planning and implementation of school conferences and home visits. 3. Safety: Ensure the highest level of well-being and safety of the children at all times. 4. Participate: Actively participate in all activities with the children while maintaining a positive classroom environment and as a positive role model for staff, parents and children. 5. Parents: Promote parent involvement by encouraging participation in the classroom and other program activities. 6. Child’s Needs: Regularly observe, assess and mitigate individual children’s needs. 7. Assessment: Assist with the assessment of children daily. 8. Collaborate: Collaborate with teacher and other staff on program activities and child related issues. 9. Other: Additional duties as assigned. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES – ORGANIZATIONAL 1. Demonstration of Values: Understand BWCA’s mission and purpose. Adhere to BWCA standards of conduct, program philosophy (where applicable), and cultural contract. 2. Customer Service: Provide high quality customer service in a prompt, respectful, and professional manner. Conduct formal/informal assessment of eligibility for BWCA programs and make referrals as appropriate. 3. Quality of Work: Consistently perform job duties accurately and timely; cost conscious when utilizing materials and resources; seek opportunities for improving processes; and, meet commitments and deadlines. 4. Flexibility/Adaptability: Demonstrate flexibility and adaptability to change and to recommendations for improving job performance in a positive manner. 5. Safety: Demonstrate safe work habits. Report unsafe conditions and incidents. Participate in the maintenance of a clean and safe work environment. 6. Teamwork: Effectively participate as a team member at multiple organizational levels and across departments. 7. Goals: Understand and meet organizational goals/objectives related to position including agency strategic plan, ROMA plan, and Children’s Services Strategic Plan as well as taking on duties that are not related to position as supports for management staff/support staff to reach goals/objectives. MGT: Team achieves outcomes. 8. Communication: Effectively communicate with other staff, clients, partners, and the public in a manner that is tactful, sensitive, and respectful. Demonstrate active listening. Body language and tone are consistent with verbal messages. Demonstrates friendly, positive “can do” attitude: Oral and written communications are clear, concise and accurate; Keep team members informed. 9. Confidentiality: Maintain confidentiality of client and organizational information. 10. Improvement: Continually improve skills through a variety of opportunities external and internal with particular attention to areas identified in the Professional Development Plan and other goals set related to improvement. Improve outcomes results of assessments related to job position, client outcomes, and organizational goals. Attend staff pre/in-services and other training opportunities as available. 11. Compliance to Policy: Understand and comply with organization and regulating policies and procedures including the reporting of child/adult abuse/neglect as required by law. QUALIFICATIONS 1. High School Diploma. 2. CDA within 2 years of hire date. 3. Associates Degree in Early Childhood or related field preferred. 4. Ability to lift fifty (50) pounds. 5. Obtain and maintain first aid, CPR, and CDA (if applicable) certifications. If you are interested submit application and/or resume to: Human Resource Department 3403 Lapeer Rd. Port Huron, MI 48060 Blue Water Community Action is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, age, marital status, height, weight, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, or disability.

Job Site:  www.bwcaa.org

Closing Date for Job:  January 31, 2022


Head Start/GSRP Teacher – Port Huron, MI

Contact Person:  Amy Burns

Job Location:  Blue Water Community Action-3403 Lapeer Road, Port Huron, MI 48090

Job Title: Head Start/GSRP Teacher – Port Huron, MI

Job Description:

BWCA has a job opening in the Children’s Services Department for a full time Teacher. JOB TITLE: TEACHER PROGRAM: Children’s Services SUPERVISOR: Head Start Supervisor WAGES: $19.44 – $23.10 per hour STATUS: Teacher, Non-Exempt The purpose of the Teacher is to provide a safe, engaging and developmentally appropriate classroom environment and to implement the High/Scope curriculum in a manner that maximizes child outcomes. Job related activities will occur primarily at an assigned classroom during the work week with occasional Fridays and evenings. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES – JOB SPECIFIC 1. Daily Routine: Plan and implement a developmentally appropriate daily routine that incorporates Head Start, agency and other licensing and funder requirements using the High/Scope curriculum. 2. Lesson Plans: Develop lesson plans that reflect the key developmental indicators and performance domains. Lesson plans and activities must have individualization strategies based on identified child needs and parent input and that includes social and emotional needs. 3. Conferences: Plan and implement required home visits and school conferences. 4. Safety: Ensure the highest level of well-being and safety of the children at all times. 5. Participate: Actively participate in all activities with the children while maintaining a positive classroom environment and as a positive role model for staff, parents and children. 6. Parents: Promote parent involvement by encouraging participation in the classroom and other program activities. 7. Child’s Needs: Regularly observe, assess and mitigate individual children’s needs. 8. Assessment: Observe and assess children on a daily/regular basis following required timeliness. 9. Collaborate: Collaborate with assigned assistant and other staff on program activities and child-related issues. 10. Supervise: Supervise assigned assistant and volunteers ensuring program requirements are followed and maintained. 11. Other: Additional duties as assigned. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES – ORGANIZATIONAL 1. Demonstration of Values: Understand BWCA’s mission and purpose. Adhere to BWCA standards of conduct, program philosophy (where applicable), and cultural contract. 2. Customer Service: Provide high quality customer service in a prompt, respectful, and professional manner. Conduct formal/informal assessment of eligibility for BWCA programs and make referrals as appropriate. 3. Quality of Work: Consistently perform job duties accurately and timely; cost conscious when utilizing materials and resources; seek opportunities for improving processes; and, meet commitments and deadlines. 4. Flexibility/Adaptability: Demonstrate flexibility and adaptability to change and to recommendations for improving job performance in a positive manner. 5. Safety: Demonstrate safe work habits. Report unsafe conditions and incidents. Participate in the maintenance of a clean and safe work environment. 6. Teamwork: Effectively participate as a team member at multiple organizational levels and across departments. 7. Goals: Understand and meet organizational goals/objectives related to position including agency strategic plan, ROMA plan, and Children’s Services Strategic Plan as well as taking on duties that are not related to position as supports for management staff/support staff to reach goals/objectives. MGT: Team achieves outcomes. 8. Communication: Effectively communicate with other staff, clients, partners, and the public in a manner that is tactful, sensitive, and respectful. Demonstrate active listening. Body language and tone are consistent with verbal messages. Demonstrates friendly, positive “can do” attitude: Oral and written communications are clear, concise and accurate; Keep team members informed. 9. Confidentiality: Maintain confidentiality of client and organizational information. 10. Improvement: Continually improve skills through a variety of opportunities external and internal with particular attention to areas identified in the Professional Development Plan and other goals set related to improvement. Improve outcomes results of assessments related to job position, client outcomes, and organizational goals. Attend staff pre/in-services and other training opportunities as available. 11. Compliance to Policy: Understand and comply with organization and regulating policies and procedures including the reporting of child/adult abuse/neglect as required by law. QUALIFICATIONS 1. At least an associate degree in child development or early childhood education OR teaching certificate with ZA endorsement with bachelor’s degree in related field. 2. Must obtain a bachelor’s degree in ECE within 3 years of hire, if applicable. 3. Obtain and maintain first aid, CPR and CDA (if applicable) certification. 4. Ability to lift fifty (50) pounds. 5. Experience working with low-income and/or at-risk children/families preferred. If you are interested submit application and/or resume along with copies of your education transcripts to: Human Resource Department 3403 Lapeer Rd. Port Huron, MI 48060 Blue Water Community Action is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, age, marital status, height, weight, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, or disability.

Job Site:  www.bwcaa.org

Closing Date for Job:  January 31, 2022


Assistant Preschool Teacher – East Lansing, MI

Contact Person:  Stacey Horstman

Job Location:  693 North Hagadorn Road, East Lansing, MI 48823

Job Title:  Assistant Preschool Teacher – East Lansing, MI

Job Description:

Full time preschool assistant teacher. Hours are Monday-Friday from 10am-6pm. Pay scale is based on education and experience. Benefits include optional health and dental insurance, paid vacation/sick days, life insurance, childcare tuition benefit, paid trainings. $1,000 sign on bonus. Assistant teacher must maintain State Licensing and NAEYC standards. Daily supervision of a group of children ages 2.5-4 years of age. Assisting the Lead Teacher in implementing daily planned curriculum.

Job Site:  https://ecdckids.org/about-us/join-our-team/

Closing Date for Job:  July 10, 2022


GSRP Associate Teacher – Three Rivers, MI

Contact Person: Katherine Blakley

Job Location: 851 Sixth Avenue Rd, Three Rivers, MI 49093

Job Title: GSRP Associate Teacher – Three Rivers, MI

Job Description:

Position Type: Union- SEIU, Paraprofessional, GSRP Associate Teacher Job ID: HGSRP02 Building: Hoppin Elementary Reports to: Building Principal Salary: Consistent with Master Agreement, starting at $13.20 per hour 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: An associate’s degree (AA) in early childhood education or child development or the equivalent; or A valid classroom CDA credential. Prior experience with preschool preferred. Ability to work in cooperative and collegial manner with GSRP Lead Teacher. 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 ISD. Attend and engage in continuous professional development. 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 Knowledge of the Early Childhood Standards of Quality for Prekindergarten. 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. Engage in activities with children at their physical level. Create an overall supportive, nurturing, strength based atmosphere. Maintain student confidentiality. Co-Implementation of Creative Curriculum. Co-Implementation of Conscious Discipline. Perform other duties assigned by St. Joseph County ISD 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. Participate in screening for preschool applications. Coordinate with GSRP Lead Teacher and assist in planning instruction and engagement of preschool. Participate in home visits. 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 Lead 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 Lead Teacher in room preparation. Assist the Lead 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 Lead Teacher and/or the building principal.

Job Site:  https://trschools.tedk12.com/hire/ViewJob.aspx?JobID=230

Closing Date for Job:  January 31, 2022


GSRP Lead Teacher – Three Rivers, MI

Contact Person: Katherine Blakley

Job Location: 851 Sixth Avenue Rd, Three Rivers, MI 49093

Job Title: GSRP Lead Teacher – Three Rivers, MI

Job Description:

Position Type: Non-Union, Lead Preschool Teacher- Great Start Readiness Program Posting ID: 194 Date Available: 2021-22 Academic Year Building: Park Elementary Reports to: Building Principal Salary: Starting annual salary at $35,197.00. Consideration of education and years of experience 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:  January 31, 2022


Head Start Teacher – Adrian, MI

Contact Person: Mary Bruggenwirth

Job Location: Adrian Public Schools Head Start Early Childhood Programs-340 E Church St, Adrian, MI 49221

Job Title:  Head Start Teacher – Adrian, MI

Job Description:

DAYS/HOURS Monday – Friday 8 Hours Per Day School Year Position LOCATION To be Determined PAYRATE/INSURANCE $15.73 – $17.17 depending on credentials Single Subscriber Insurance SUMMARY Responsible for ensuring a safe, nurturing, educational environment for program children and families while maintaining documentation of services provided. REPORTING RELATIONSHIP The Teacher reports to the Early Learning Manager. QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The following is a list of qualifications for the position, any one of which may be waived by the Board in exercising its prerogative to determine qualifications. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Set up and maintain a safe, healthy, developmentally appropriate learning environment. Complete and execute daily lesson plans based on individual children’s needs that include all aspects of the Creative Curriculum. Maintain program documentation on children and families including formal and informal parent contacts. Support, encourage and document parent involvement including father involvement. Document and communicate children’s progress using TS GOLD assessment tool. Administer, score and communicate results of the programs chosen developmental assessment as required by Performance Standards. Utilize results of the developmental screening for individualization with in the classroom. Complete all paperwork, document, communicate and execute the Student Assistance Team (SAT) process and disabilities referral process as requested by the LISD. Utilize and document interventions as given in child behavioral plans, IEPs, or IFSPs. Observe and document children’s activities and interactions through anecdotal notes. Complete, data enter, and communicate playground checklist and concerns Implementation of the program’s Safety & Injury Prevention System including Active Supervision. Work and communicate effectively as part of a team environment. Document any contributions to the classroom. Attend meetings and program functions, as assigned. Complete Creative Curriculum Training. Follow all Board and Policy Council policies, local, state and federal guidelines, laws and regulations. Provides support to other positions as required. Performs other duties as assigned by the Director or designee. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: None REQUIRED EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE Minimum of Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education or an AA in a related field with 18 ECE credits and experience; Bachelor’s in Early Childhood Education preferred. Experience and training working with infants and toddlers for Early Head Start classrooms. Experience and training working with preschoolers for Head Start classrooms. Bilingual (English/Spanish), required. LANGUAGE SKILLS Ability to read, analyze, and interpret program policies and procedures. Ability to write per program policies and procedures. MATHEMATICAL SKILLS Ability to apply basic mathematical concepts. REASONING ABILITY Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES Ability to apply knowledge of current research and theory in specific field. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, staff and the community. Ability to communicate clearly and concisely both in oral and written form. Ability to perform duties with awareness of all district requirements and Board of Education policies. Knowledge, skill and ability in the use of e-mail, internet, spreadsheets and word-processing. PHYSICAL DEMANDS 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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to walk, sit, and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. The employee is continuously required to interact with the public, frequently must work irregular or extended hours, is directly responsible for the safety-well-being and work output of others and must meet multiple demands from several people. The employee drives while performing the duties of this job. The employee is continuously required to interact with, children and families which will call for them to participate in physical activities i.e. jumping, hopping, moving to music, singing, etc. WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Requires ability to complete responsibilities which may include climbing multiple flights of stairs, functioning in a smoking environment, and functioning without air conditioning. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Adrian Public Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination in its policies, employment practices and programs on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, age, height, weight, marital or familial status, gender, disability, or national origin.

Job Site:  https://www.applitrack.com/lisdus/onlineapp/jobpostings/view.asp?internaltransferform.Url=&choosedistrict=true&applitrackclient=37196&all=1

Closing Date for Job:  February 01, 2022


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