Job Postings

Updated 6/23/2022

GSRP Supervisor

Contact Person: Jolene Yeakey

Job Location: 221 Ellen St Union City, MI 49094, Union City MI 49094

Job Title: GSRP Supervisor

Job Description:

The entire staff is essential to the overall quality of Community Unlimited programs. Staff is directly involved in the process of program development, implementation, and evaluation. Positive character, sharing knowledge, and communication are key to successful programs. GSRP staff must adhere to the standards set in the CU Employee Handbook, MI Child Care Licensing, and appropriate programmatic standards: GSRP Implementation Manual, CLASS, and Early Childhood Standards of Quality for Prekindergarten. Responsibilities (include but are not limited to):  Reports to the Community Unlimited Executive Director  Supervises thirteen classrooms in six CISD school districts to ensure operations are consistent with high-quality early childhood, GSRP and licensing standards  Provides strength, team, and relationship-based leadership that enhances staff professionalism and retention, smooth day to day operations  Ensures positive, cooperative relationships with CISD coaching staff and school district personnel  Hires and evaluates staff to encourage professional growth to develop and maintain high quality programming.  Designs professional development to reflect evaluation data needs, yearly program goals and includes program staff in participatory style of program improvement.  Oversees positive support and solutions to program, employee, student, and parent issues.  Maintains compliant, up-to-date childcare licensing for all classrooms Schedule: This is a year-round, full-time, salaried position (exempt from overtime), averaging 40 hours per week, includes paid vacation and benefits. Salary range is $44,000 – $55,000, depending on education and experience. Education and Qualifications:  A BA/BS in Early Childhood Education preferred; a minimum of an Associates degree in Early Childhood required  GSRP teaching experience required; HighScope competency preferred  Supervisory experience required.  Requires reliable transportation due to local travel Submit resume to jobs@nullcommunityunlimited.org

Job Site: communityunlimited.org/employment

Closing Date for Job: July 31, 2022


Behavior Support Specialist – Posting # 7859

Contact Person: Apply Online

Job Location: 1501 E Milham, Portage MI 49002

Job Title: Behavior Support Specialist – Posting # 7859

Job Description:

Division: Special Education Position Type: Full Time / 11-Month Mon – Fri 7:30am – 3:30pm (Grade 17) Primary duties and Responsibilities: Model and teach implementation of behavioral strategies to parents, teachers, and paraprofessionals. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: • Complies with Kalamazoo RESA’s Seclusion and Restraint Policy and coaches others about policy and procedures • Coaches individual staff and teams in classroom management strategies and behavior support plan implementation • Collaborates with colleagues to build capacity in staff in local districts and center based programs • Designs individual positive behavior support plan with input from parents and staff • Demonstrates the implementation of the plan while working individually with the student • Monitors the implementation of the plan by teachers and paraprofessionals • Monitors the safe use of physical restraints • At times the employee may be involved in physical restraint of a student as a last resort intervention to keep others safe.” • Collects and maintains data on the frequency of physical restraint usage. • Develops techniques for documenting the effectiveness of the behavior plan • Generates reports documenting the effectiveness of the behavior plan • Reports on student’s behavior at IEP meetings • Meets with staff from other school districts to generalize the plan’s effectiveness in other settings • Works in the homes of students to educate parents about behavioral strategies • Responds to emergency situations where students are acting out • Develops and presents training to staff regarding positive support strategies • Regular and consistent attendance • Other duties may be assigned Minimum Skills and Education: Teacher certification in special education, related behavioral psychology degree or, if funding requires, a limited license psychologist and four years of experience working with children who have special needs. Knowledge of positive behavioral support. Preferred credentialing as certified behavioral analyst. Preferred Skills and Education: (Preference given to a candidate with these skills, education, etc.) *Embraces and supports KRESA philosophies related to diversity, inclusiveness, and anti-racism *Ability to interact effectively with individuals from a wide range of cultures *Ability to discuss cultural differences with colleagues and clients *Ability to assess one’s own strengths and limitations or challenges and integrate this understanding into interpersonal interactions *Ability to write reports, correspondence, and documentation *Ability to use information from data collection in decision making *Ability to efficiently use computer and applicable software *Effectively present information in front of groups. *Attitude of acceptance and esteem for students *Ability to communicate effectively including listening *Develops and maintains atmosphere of teamwork *Keeps team including administrator abreast of caseload status *Presents information in a manner that maintains student’s attention, and which encourages their engagement *Maintains confidentiality *Adapts to frequent changes in the work environment *Practices safe work habits *Uses equipment and material properly Apply online at www.kresa.org/jobs Kalamazoo RESA is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals. Notice of Non-discrimination: It is the policy of Kalamazoo Regional Educational Service Agency that no discriminating practices based on race, color, national origin, sex (including sexual orientation or sexual identity), disability, age, religion, height, weight, marital or family status, military status, ancestry, genetic information (collectively, “Protected Classes”) or any other legally protected category be allowed during any program, activity, service or in employment. The following positions at Kalamazoo RESA have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policy: Assistant Superintendents- Tom Zahrt & Mindy Miller. Contact information: 269-250-9200, 1819 E. Milham Ave, Portage, MI 49002.

Job Site: https://www.kresa.org/jobs Posting # 7859

Closing Date for Job: July , 1, 2022


Speech-Language Pathologist

Contact Person: Apply Online

Job Location: 4606 Croydon Ave, Kalamazoo, MI 49006

Job Title: Speech-Language Pathologist ECSE

Job Description:

Division: Early Childhood Position Type: 11-Month – Full Time Mon – Fri: 7:30am-3:30pm (Grade 17) Primary Duties and Responsibilities: Reviews student files to obtain information prior to placement to determine appropriate starting point for instruction. Administers, scores, and interprets specialized hearing and speech tests. Diagnoses and evaluates speech and language skills as related to educational factors and completes written reports Attends MET, IEP and/or IFSP meetings. Completion of SETT framework and conduct AAC evaluations Develops and implements individualized plans for assigned students to meet individual needs, interests, and abilities. Provides individual and small group speech and language intervention. Reviews treatment plan, and assesses individual performance to modify, change, or write new programs. Models language facilitation techniques in home, daycare, preschool and community sites, providing training on language learning activities. Maintains records as required by law and administrative regulations. Acts as consultant to educational, medical, and other professional groups. Serves as consultant to early childhood classroom teachers to incorporate speech and language development activities into daily schedule. Embraces and supports KRESA philosophies related to diversity, inclusiveness, and anti-racism Ability to interact effectively with individuals from a wide range of cultures Ability to discuss cultural differences with colleagues and clients Ability to assess one’s own strengths and limitations or challenges and integrate this understanding into interpersonal interactions Effectively present information in front of groups including parents Ability to communicate effectively including listening Regular and consistent attendance Other duties as assigned. Minimum Skills and Education Required: Master’s degree (M.A. or M.S.) in Speech and language. Preferred Skills and Education: (Preference given to a candidate with these skills, education, etc.) -Experience in early childhood highly preferred -Knowledge of augmentative and alternative communication -Must be team oriented Apply online at www.kresa.org/jobs Kalamazoo RESA is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals. Notice of Non-discrimination: It is the policy of Kalamazoo Regional Educational Service Agency that no discriminating practices based on race, color, national origin, sex (including sexual orientation or sexual identity), disability, age, religion, height, weight, marital or family status, military status, ancestry, genetic information (collectively, “Protected Classes”) or any other legally protected category be allowed during any program, activity, service or in employment. The following positions at Kalamazoo RESA have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policy: Assistant Superintendents- Tom Zahrt & Mindy Miller. Contact information: 269-250-9200, 1819 E. Milham Ave, Portage, MI 49002.

Job Site: https://www.kresa.org/jobs Posting # 7869

Closing Date for Job: July 8, 2022


Early Childhood Special Education Teacher

Contact Person: Apply Online

Job Location: KRESA West Campus, 4606 Croydon Ave, Kalamazoo, MI 49006

Job Title: Early Childhood Special Education Teacher

Job Description:

Division: Early Childhood Position Type: 11-Month Full Time Mon – Fri 7:30am – 3:30pm (Grade 17) Summary: To develop functional communication, learner behaviors and social development in preschool age students with special needs by performing the following duties.   Essential Duties and Responsibilities: To assist in determining essential responsibilities ask the following question: If I were to eliminate this duty could the job still be accomplished?  Creates and implements curriculum/lesson plans incorporating pre-readiness areas with differentiation Team collaboration with ancillary staff and parents to create IEPs for students with significant learning needs Observes, evaluates, and prepares reports on progress of students Strong classroom management and development of learner behaviors Interest and desire for inclusive opportunities with community based preschool partners Data collection on learning targets and individual objectives to track student growth Manage online systems for reporting, attendance and IEP generation Assists members of medical staff in rehabilitation programs for students Regular and consistent attendance Other duties as assigned Must have knowledge of and comply with the policies and procedures contained in the Kalamazoo RESA handbook.    Education and/or Experience:  Bachelor’s Degree in special education or Early Childhood Special Education.   Certificates, License, Registration: Valid Michigan Teaching Certificate with ZA endorsement minimum. ZS endorsement or ZA endorsement with any special education endorsement preferred   Other Skill & Abilities: Embraces and supports KRESA philosophies related to diversity, inclusiveness, and anti-racism. Ability to interact effectively with individuals from a wide range of cultures. Ability to discuss cultural differences with colleagues and clients. Ability to assess one’s own strengths and limitations or challenges and integrate this understanding into interpersonal interactions. Attitude of acceptance and esteem for students. Ability to communicate effectively including listening. Keeps building administrator abreast of classroom status. Ability to efficiently use computer and applicable software. Ability to problem solve. Ability to write reports. Presents ideas and information in a manner that gets student’s attention, and which encourages their engagement. Maintains confidentiality. Develop instructional strategies to meet classroom goals. Adapts to frequent changes in the work environment. Practices safe work habits. Develops and maintains atmosphere of teamwork. Uses equipment and material properly.   Supervisory Responsibilities:  Communicates regularly with and directs the work of paraprofessionals.    Physical Demands: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The employee is frequently required to reach with arms and hands, stand, walk and sit. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  The employee must support and transfer students who are unable to completely bear weight on their own with the assistance of other staff.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.   Work Environment:   Working with children who have physical and/or mental disabilities.   The employee shall remain free of any alcohol or nonprescribed controlled substance in the workplace throughout his/her employment in the district. Apply online at www.kresa.org/jobs Kalamazoo RESA is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals. Notice of Non-discrimination: It is the policy of Kalamazoo Regional Educational Service Agency that no discriminating practices based on race, color, national origin, sex (including sexual orientation or sexual identity), disability, age, religion, height, weight, marital or family status, military status, ancestry, genetic information (collectively, “Protected Classes”) or any other legally protected category be allowed during any program, activity, service or in employment. The following positions at Kalamazoo RESA have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policy: Assistant Superintendents- Tom Zahrt & Mindy Miller. Contact information: 269-250-9200, 1819 E. Milham Ave, Portage, MI 49002.

Job Site: https://www.kresa.org/jobs Posting # 7789

Closing Date for Job: June 30, 2022


Head Start Teacher- Port Huron, MI

Contact Person: Amy Burns

Job Location: Blue Water Community Action, 3403 Lapeer Rd, Port Huron, MI 48060

Job Title: Head Start Teacher

Job Description:

Blue Water Community Action has a job opening in the Children’s Services Department for full time and part time Head Start Teachers starting August 2022. Why work for BWCA? · 4 Day Work Weeks – BWCA is open Monday – Thursday from 7:30am to 5:00pm. · Paid Training · Paid Holiday Breaks · Paid Sick Time · Paid Personal Time · Health Benefits (full time staff) · Life Insurance · Retirement Benefit · Tuition Assistance · Summers Off – Staff laid off during the summer may be eligible to collect unemployment. WAGE: $19.44 – $23.10 an hour ($20.02-$23.83 starting Sept 1st) plus a temporary retention program that pays an additional $2 per hour quarterly bonus payout. What does a Head Start Teacher do? The purpose of the Head Start 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. Full job description can be found on our website at: www.bwcaa.org/who-we-are/careers What are the qualifications for the position? 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. Must obtain a bachelor’s degree in ECE within 3 years of hire, if applicable. Obtain and maintain first aid, CPR and CDA (if applicable) certification. Ability to lift fifty (50) pounds. Experience working with low-income and/or at-risk children/families preferred. 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.bwaa.org

Closing Date for Job: Aug 02, 2022


Head Start Center Director- Fremont, MI

Contact Person: Mary Trucks

Job Location: Hesperia Area Child Development Center, 5210 One Mile Road, Fremont MI 49412

Job Title: Head Start Center Director

Job Description:

IMMEDIATE OPENING – $2500 SIGN ON BONUS!! Fremont/Hesperia area: Center Director responsible for supervision and management of child development center; and teaching a classroom of 3‑4 year old children using an age appropriate research-based curriculum. Seeking a qualified leader/planner with excellent communication and organizational skills. Must have good people and supervisory skills. Head Start is a family oriented comprehensive child development program. It is designed to provide education, social services, health, and nutrition services to income eligible families. Qualifications: AA or BA in Early Childhood Development or related with Early Childhood. $23.63 – 25.51/hr (with BA w/ZS endorsement) $21.78 – 23.52/hr (with AA in ECE) with experience Health benefits, vacation, paid holidays, optional matching retirement program, professional development and tuition reimbursement. Please provide copy of college transcripts. Eligible federal student loan forgiveness employer Hired candidate will receive a sign-on bonus of $2,500 (gross wages) if he or she successfully completes the hiring and retention process. Send cover letter and resume to FiveCAP, Inc., PO Box 37, Scottville, MI 49454 or email fivecap@nullfivecap.org. Applications available at www.fivecap.org. EOE

Job Site: www.fivecap.org

Closing Date for Job: July 30, 2022


Head Start Lead Teacher- Fremont, MI

Contact Person: Mary Trucks

Job Location: Hesperia Area Child Development Center, 5210 One Mile Road, Fremont MI 49412

Job Title: Head Start Lead Teacher

Job Description:

$2,500 SIGN ON BONUS! Head Start lead teachers needed! Responsible for managing classroom of preschool age children and following an age appropriate research-based curriculum. Head Start is a family oriented comprehensive child development program, designed to provide education, social services, health, and nutrition services to income eligible families. Qualifications and Skills: AA or BA required in Early Childhood Development or related degree. Experience preferred. $20.40 – 22.03/hr (with BA in Early Childhood / ZS endorsement) $18.25 – 19.71/hr (with AA in ECE) with experience Health benefits, vacation, paid holidays, matching retirement, tuition reimbursement. Eligible federal student loan forgiveness employer. The new teacher will receive a sign-on bonus of $2,500 (gross wages) if he or she successfully completes the hiring and retention process. Send cover letter, resume and transcripts to FiveCAP, Inc., PO Box 37, Scottville, MI 49454 or email to fivecap@nullfivecap.org. Applications available at www.fivecap.org. EOE

Job Site: www.fivecap.org

Closing Date for Job: July 30, 2022


Head Start Lead Teacher- Ludington, MI

Contact Person: Mary Trucks

Job Location: Ludington Area FiveCAP Head Start Center, 5771 W. Bryant Rd, Ludington MI 49431

Job Title: Head Start Lead Teacher

Job Description:

$2,500 SIGN ON BONUS! Head Start lead teachers needed! Responsible for managing classroom of preschool age children and following an age appropriate research-based curriculum. Head Start is a family oriented comprehensive child development program, designed to provide education, social services, health, and nutrition services to income eligible families. Qualifications and Skills: AA or BA required in Early Childhood Development or related degree. Experience preferred. $20.40 – 22.03/hr (with BA in Early Childhood / ZS endorsement) $18.25 – 19.71/hr (with AA in ECE) with experience Health benefits, vacation, paid holidays, matching retirement, tuition reimbursement. Eligible federal student loan forgiveness employer. The new teacher will receive a sign-on bonus of $2,500 (gross wages) if he or she successfully completes the hiring and retention process. Send cover letter, resume and transcripts to FiveCAP, Inc., PO Box 37, Scottville, MI 49454 or email to fivecap@nullfivecap.org. Applications available at www.fivecap.org. EOE

Job Site: www.fivecap.org

Closing Date for Job: July 30, 2022


Head Start Lead Teacher- Baldwin, MI

Contact Person: Mary Trucks

Job Location: Baldwin – Robert F. Williams Child Development Center, 2448 W. 44th Street, Baldwin MI 49304

Job Title: Head Start Lead Teacher

Job Description:

$2,500 SIGN ON BONUS! Head Start lead teachers needed! Responsible for managing classroom of preschool age children and following an age appropriate research-based curriculum. Head Start is a family oriented comprehensive child development program, designed to provide education, social services, health, and nutrition services to income eligible families. Qualifications and Skills: AA or BA required in Early Childhood Development or related degree. Experience preferred. $20.40 – 22.03/hr (with BA in Early Childhood / ZS endorsement) $18.25 – 19.71/hr (with AA in ECE) with experience Health benefits, vacation, paid holidays, matching retirement, tuition reimbursement. Eligible federal student loan forgiveness employer. The new teacher will receive a sign-on bonus of $2,500 (gross wages) if he or she successfully completes the hiring and retention process. Send cover letter, resume and transcripts to FiveCAP, Inc., PO Box 37, Scottville, MI 49454 or email to fivecap@nullfivecap.org. Applications available at www.fivecap.org. EOE

Job Site: www.fivecap.org

Closing Date for Job: July 30, 2022


Head Start Lead Teacher- Grant, MI

Contact Person: Mary Trucks

Job Location: Southern Newaygo FiveCAP Head Start Center, 9815 S. Mason Drive, Grant MI 49327

Job Title: Head Lead Teacher

Job Description:

$2,500 SIGN ON BONUS! Head Start lead teachers needed! Responsible for managing classroom of preschool age children and following an age appropriate research-based curriculum. Head Start is a family oriented comprehensive child development program, designed to provide education, social services, health, and nutrition services to income eligible families. Qualifications and Skills: AA or BA required in Early Childhood Development or related degree. Experience preferred. $20.40 – 22.03/hr (with BA in Early Childhood / ZS endorsement) $18.25 – 19.71/hr (with AA in ECE) with experience Health benefits, vacation, paid holidays, matching retirement, tuition reimbursement. Eligible federal student loan forgiveness employer. The new teacher will receive a sign-on bonus of $2,500 (gross wages) if he or she successfully completes the hiring and retention process. Send cover letter, resume and transcripts to FiveCAP, Inc., PO Box 37, Scottville, MI 49454 or email to fivecap@nullfivecap.org. Applications available at www.fivecap.org. EOE

Job Site: www.fivecap.org

Closing Date for Job: July 30, 2022


Early Head Start Specialist- Manistee, MI

Contact Person: Mary Trucks

Job Location: FiveCAP, Inc. (Manistee County), 265 First St, Manistee MI 49660

Job Title: Early Head Start Specialist

Job Description:

IMMEDIATE OPENING – $2,500 SIGN ON BONUS!!! Full time, full year. Seeking responsible family specialist for home visiting, early child development program serving low-income pregnant women and infants/toddlers 0-3 yrs old of LAKE COUNTY. Qualifications: Min. 2 yrs related work experience; A.A. or B.A. in Early Childhood Development or Social Work (Licensing requirement of minimum CDA or 12 credit hrs in Early Childhood Development); good interpersonal/communication; organizational & computer skills; and valid Michigan drivers license. Starting salary $37,472. Health benefits, vacation, paid holidays, optional matching retirement program, professional development and tuition reimbursement. Eligible federal student loan forgiveness employer. The hired candidate will receive a sign-on bonus of $2,500 (gross wages) if he or she successfully completes the hiring and retention process. Send resume w/cover letter and transcripts to: FiveCAP, Inc., PO Box 37, Scottville, MI 49454 or email to fivecap@nullfivecap.org. EOE

Job Site: www.fivecap.org

Closing Date for Job: July 30, 2022


Early Head Start Specialist- Baldwin, MI

Contact Person: Mary Trucks

Job Location: FiveCAP, Inc. (Lake County), 2476 W. 44th Street, Baldwin MI 49304

Job Title: Early Head Start Specialist

Job Description:

IMMEDIATE OPENING – $2,500 SIGN ON BONUS!!! Full time, full year. Seeking responsible family specialist for home visiting, early child development program serving low-income pregnant women and infants/toddlers 0-3 yrs old of LAKE COUNTY. Qualifications: Min. 2 yrs related work experience; A.A. or B.A. in Early Childhood Development or Social Work (Licensing requirement of minimum CDA or 12 credit hrs in Early Childhood Development); good interpersonal/communication; organizational & computer skills; and valid Michigan drivers license. Starting salary $37,472. Health benefits, vacation, paid holidays, optional matching retirement program, professional development and tuition reimbursement. Eligible federal student loan forgiveness employer. The hired candidate will receive a sign-on bonus of $2,500 (gross wages) if he or she successfully completes the hiring and retention process. Send resume w/cover letter and transcripts to: FiveCAP, Inc., PO Box 37, Scottville, MI 49454 or email to fivecap@nullfivecap.org. EOE

Job Site: www.fivecap.org

Closing Date for Job: July 30, 2022


Early Head Start Specialist- Scottville, MI

Contact Person: Mary Trucks

Job Location: FiveCAP, Inc. (Mason County) 302 N. Main St., Scottville MI 49454

Job Title: Early Head Start Specialist

Job Description:

IMMEDIATE OPENING – $2,500 SIGN ON BONUS!!! Full time, full year. Seeking responsible family specialist for home visiting, early child development program serving low-income pregnant women and infants/toddlers 0-3 yrs old of MASON COUNTY. Qualifications: Min. 2 yrs related work experience; A.A. or B.A. in Early Childhood Development or Social Work (Licensing requirement of minimum CDA or 12 credit hrs in Early Childhood Development); good interpersonal/communication; organizational & computer skills; and valid Michigan drivers license. Starting salary $37,472. Health benefits, vacation, paid holidays, optional matching retirement program, professional development and tuition reimbursement. Eligible federal student loan forgiveness employer. The hired candidate will receive a sign-on bonus of $2,500 (gross wages) if he or she successfully completes the hiring and retention process. Send resume w/cover letter and transcripts to: FiveCAP, Inc., PO Box 37, Scottville, MI 49454 or email to fivecap@nullfivecap.org. EOE

Job Site: www.fivecap.org

Closing Date for Job: July 30, 2022


Preschool Director and Teacher-Milford, MI

Contact Person: Jessie MacGonigal Pratt

Job Location: 525 Hickory Street, Milford MI 48381

Job Title: Preschool Director and Teacher-Milford, MI

Job Description:

Milford Cooperative Preschool is seeking a loving, energetic, organized individual to join our team as a program director and multiage classroom teacher for the 2022-2023 school year (there may be the opportunity to start earlier if the candidate is interested)! Our multiage program is based on the HighScope curriculum and offers full-day or half-day options for children ages 3-5. This is a full time position; Milford Cooperative Preschool offers a competitive salary, paid training and professional development and a sign-on bonus in a small, personal environment. Responsibilities include: Leading students through the curriculum and supporting their growth and development Teacher responsibilities including leading planning and preparation of curriculum, with assistance from other teachers. Communicate student progress with families Direct staff in partnership with the Parent led Board Partner with the Parent-led Board to direct staff and lead the running of the school Communicate with the Parent-led Board regarding the progress and needs of the school, teachers and students as well as attending board meetings Maintain student and licensing required records Communicate with and lead tours for prospective families Maintain a consistent, safe and healthy learning environment for all by following and enforcing established philosophies and procedures. Meet all LARA licensing requirements Additional duties as assigned Director/Lead Teacher Qualifications include: Meet LARA education and experience requirements for program director (education in early childhood and appropriate amount of experience – see specifics here: https://www.michigan.gov/lara/bureau-list/cclb/providers/program-director/panel-main/how-do-i-qualify-as-a-program-director-for-a-program-that-serves-children-of-all-ages) Documented experience in a preschool classroom In-depth knowledge of HighScope curriculum A patient and supportive approach to the learning process Enthusiastic and encouraging Organized and flexible Benefits of working at MCP include: Competitive wage Sign on Bonus of $1000 to be paid after 1 month of successful employment Paid professional development and planning time Ability to enroll your children at the school with discounted tuition Working with as a team with other staff and cooperative members to provide the best experience for students Supportive and participatory families Small class sizes Consistent schedule during traditional school hours MCP has been a cornerstone of early education in the Village of Milford for 70 years and has a reputation for being among the best places for our youngest community members to start their journey on a lifelong LOVE of learning. We seek to teach our students HOW to learn through a hands-on HighScope based program. Benefits of being a part of a cooperative preschool as one of our teachers include: low 8 to 1 ratios, highly engaged partner parents that care about the children’s education as much as our teachers, a non-corporate environment that allows you to directly impact how your students are taught and the opportunity to be a part of a team of teachers and students that feel like a family. Our multi-age preschool program, for children ages 3 to 5, celebrates being a preschooler, while getting students ready for the rigors of Kindergarten. We place an emphasis on teaching our students the value of being a part of the MCP community, as well as enriching and supporting the community in which they live. Using the High Scope approach, children are involved in active, participatory learning experiences in every part of their daily routine. With engaging hands-on activities, children are guided by teachers to interact with other students, learn self-help skills along with many other skills to build a strong student all within a mixed age classroom setting. Check us out at http://milfordpreschool.org/ or https://www.facebook.com/milfordpreschool/ Compensation: Starting at $18-24/hour, based on experience Please send resumes and cover letters to vicepresident@nullmilfordpreschool.org

Job Site:  milfordpreschool.org

Closing Date for Job: June 30, 2022


Part time Speech-Language Pathologist – Kalamazoo, MI

Contact Person:  Apply On-line

Job Location:   4606 Croydon Ave, Kalamazoo MI 49006

Job Title: Part time Speech-Language Pathologist – Kalamazoo, MI

Job Description:

Division: Early On Position Type: Part Time 11-Month Mon – Fri, 7:30 am -3:30 pm (Grade 17) Primary Duties and Responsibilities: Specializes in assessment and treatment of speech and language problems and engages in speech and language intervention services for children in Kalamazoo County with a culturally responsive lens. Multidisciplinary role, providing strategies and support to colleagues and families around language and communication as well as supporting other areas of development within a primary service provider model. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Perform developmental assessments for children aged 0-3 Reinforces home-based activities designed to support child’s optimal development through regular home visits Develops individualized Family Support Plan (IFSP) for family and child Advocates for optimal child development opportunities for families Maintains records as required by law and administrative regulations Use evidenced-based coaching to collaborate and teach caregivers about developmental expectations Collaboration with other home visiting and social service agencies to support the whole child and whole family Promotes public awareness for early intervention Reviews student files to obtain information prior to evaluation to determine appropriate tests and to ensure that adequate information is available Administers, scores, and interprets specialized hearing and speech tests Attends MET, IEP and/or IFSP meetings Collaborates with local districts to develop and implement individualized plans for assigned students to meet individual needs, interests, and abilities Reviews treatment plans, and assesses individual performance to modify, change, or write new programs Models language facilitation techniques in home, daycare, preschool and community sites, providing training on language learning activities Maintains records as required by law and administrative regulations Acts as consultant to educational, medical, and other professional groups Regular and consistent attendance Other duties as assigned Minimum Skills and Education: Master Degree in Speech-Language Pathology Preferred Skills and Education: (Preference given to a candidate with these skills, education, etc.): Experience in early childhood preferred Other Skills & Abilities: Embraces and supports KRESA philosophies related to diversity, inclusiveness, and anti-racism Ability to interact effectively with individuals from a wide range of cultures Ability to discuss cultural differences with colleagues and clients Ability to assess one’s own strengths and limitations or challenges and integrate this understanding into interpersonal interactions Experience with home visiting or early childhood Experience with a variety of assessment tools Basic knowledge of developmental expectations for children aged 0-5 Ability to communicate effectively including listening Works in a team-oriented fashion Ability to efficiently use computer and applicable software Ability to problem solve Ability to read, analyze and interpret data Ability to write reports and correspondence Maintains confidentiality Displays willingness to support and make decisions with sound judgement in timely manner, at times necessary in the moment Performs duties as workload necessitates Adapts to frequent changes in the work environment Uses equipment and materials properly Practices safe work habits Apply online at www.kresa.org/jobs Kalamazoo RESA is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals. Notice of Non-discrimination: It is the policy of Kalamazoo Regional Educational Service Agency that no discriminating practices based on race, color, national origin, sex (including sexual orientation or sexual identity), disability, age, religion, height, weight, marital or family status, military status, ancestry, genetic information (collectively, “Protected Classes”) or any other legally protected category be allowed during any program, activity, service or in employment. The following positions at Kalamazoo RESA have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policy: Assistant Superintendents- Tom Zahrt & Mindy Miller. Contact information: 269-250-9200, 1819 E. Milham Ave, Portage, MI 49002.

Job Site:  https://www.kresa.org/jobs Job posting # 7734

Closing Date for Job: September 1, 2022


Preschool Teacher Assistant / Co-Teacher-Boyne Falls, MI

Contact Person:  Mitchell Klooster

Job Location:   01662 M-75 South, Boyne Falls MI 49713

Job Title:  Preschool Teacher Assistant / Co-Teacher-Boyne Falls, MI

Job Description:

Boyne Falls Preschool has an opening for a GSRP Preschool Assistant Teacher for the 2022-2023 school year. This is a five-star quality-rated program that offers tuition-free preschool and tuition-based early childhood education at Boyne Falls Public School. The program serves families from the Boyne Area and surrounding communities. • Position Summary: This position is a co-teaching position in a GSRP Preschool Classroom. • Salary/Benefits: Hourly, $17 an hour. Approximately 37.5 hours a week. Benefits include ongoing professional development opportunities, vacation days, sick days, free breakfast & lunch, Michigan T.E.A.C.H. scholarship sponsorship, N.A.E.Y.C. and M.I.A.E.Y.C. membership, and other benefits. • Principle Duties and Responsibilities: Understand and have knowledge of current theories and practices of early child development • Assist the lead teacher in implementing classroom instruction based on Creative Curriculum • Assist in creating and maintaining a positive, developmentally appropriate, and safe classroom environment that is conducive to learning • Develop and implement effective classroom management • Observe each child to assess skills, interests and needs and use this information to facilitate individual learning and growth • Provide comfort to distressed children through compassion and tact • Provide support to the lead teacher in planning lessons and daily activities based on the principles of child development • Maintain an open line of communication with parents and provide appropriate information • Oversee children to make sure that they are safe during indoor and outdoor activities • Assume the lead teacher’s role in the event of their absence • Ability to work collaboratively with all members of the preschool staff, school staff, students and their parents. • Education: Completion of an Associate Degree or Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, or Elementary Education is preferred. Applicants who have taken coursework in child development, early childhood education, or elementary education or desire to pursue work in early childhood education are also encouraged to apply. • Terms of Employment: Contract starts with the 2022-2023 school year in late August. Additionally, summer work at an hourly rate is possible if the candidate desires. • Please direct questions to Mitchell Klooster, Boyne Falls Preschool Program Director, (231) 549- 2211 ext. 30058 or email at mklooster@nullboynefalls.org. Persons interested in this position should submit a letter of interest, resume, and references on or before 3:00 pm Friday, June 24, 2022, or until filled to mklooster@nullboynefalls.org

Job Site:  https://www.boynefalls.org/Posting%20GSRP%20Co-Teacher%202022-23.pdf

Closing Date for Job: June 24, 2022


Site Center Supervisor-Kalamazoo, MI

Contact Person: Apply On-line

Job Location:  422 E South St, Kalamazoo MI 49007

Job Title:  Site Center Supervisor-Kalamazoo, MI

Job Description:

Division: Head Start/GSRP Position Type: 10 month Full Time, 37.5 hrs/wk Mon – Fri, 8:00 am – 4:00pm (Grade 18) Primary Duties and Responsibilities: The Site Supervisor manages the daily operations of site locations and classrooms to ensure safe, welcoming, and nurturing environments for the students and families in KRESA’s Head Start/GSRP program. Plans and collaborates with other Site Supervisors, classroom staff, and other program staff to ensure that program goals are being met through KRESA values, staff supervision, implementation of curriculum, instructional practices, and maintaining the health and safety of children. The Site Supervisor also facilitates practice-based coaching for classroom staff with an emphasis on classroom management. Must have knowledge of and comply with the policies and procedures contained in the Kalamazoo RESA handbook. Education and/or Experience: Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood or related area. 5 years leadership experience in Early Childhood plus related training with an advanced degree is preferred. Certificates, License, Registration: As required by Federal and State law. Other Skill & Abilities: Keep administrator abreast of department activity Efficiently use computer and applicable software. Effective communication and listening skills. Delegate work assignments when appropriate. Work in a team-oriented fashion. Ability to problem solve. Ability to read, analyze and interpret data. Ability to write reports, correspondence and procedures. Effectively present information in front of groups and engage with audience. Maintain confidentiality. Support and make decisions with sound judgment in a timely manner. Develop strategies to achieve program goals. Complete hours of work as necessary to reach goals. Adapt to frequent changes in the work environment. Practice safe work habits. Use equipment and materials properly. Supervisory Responsibilities: Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws; Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems. Physical Demands: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The employee is frequently required to reach with arms and hands, stand, walk and sit. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to ten pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. Work Environment: Office environment with little exposure to excessive noise. The employee shall remain free of any alcohol or nonprescribed controlled substance in the workplace throughout his/her employment in the District. Apply online at www.kresa.org/jobs Kalamazoo RESA is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals. Notice of Non-discrimination: It is the policy of Kalamazoo Regional Educational Service Agency that no discriminating practices based on race, color, national origin, sex (including sexual orientation or sexual identity), disability, age, religion, height, weight, marital or family status, military status, ancestry, genetic information (collectively, “Protected Classes”) or any other legally protected category be allowed during any program, activity, service or in employment. The following positions at Kalamazoo RESA have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policy: Assistant Superintendents- Tom Zahrt & Mindy Miller. Contact information: 269-250-9200, 1819 E. Milham Ave, Portage, MI 49002.

Job Site: https://www.kresa.org/jobs Posting # 7828

Closing Date for Job: July 15, 2022


Early Childhood Specialist-Kalamazoo, MI

Contact Person: Apply On-line

Job Location:  422 E South St, Kalamazoo MI 49007

Job Title:  Early Childhood Specialist-Kalamazoo, MI

Job Description:

Division: Head Start/GSRP Position Type: 10 month Full Time, 37.5 hrs/wk Mon – Fri, 8:00 am – 4:00pm (Grade 17MA) Primary Duties and Responsibilities: The Early Childhood Specialist is responsible for ensuring the implementation of high-quality preschool programs of the Great Start Readiness Program across Kalamazoo County programs through regular, ongoing classroom coaching and support to GSRP classroom staff. As a specialist, an individual must possess the ability to transfer their expertise in early childhood best-practices to real-world programming and classroom implementation through the various coaching methods, observation, and professional development. Minimum Skills and Education: Graduate degree in Early Childhood or Child Development. Preferred Skills and Education: (Preference given to a candidate with these skills, education, etc.) Five or more years of relevant job experiences. Lived DEI experiences. Apply online at www.kresa.org/jobs Kalamazoo RESA is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals Notice of Non-discrimination: It is the policy of Kalamazoo Regional Educational Service Agency that no discriminating practices based on race, color, national origin, sex (including sexual orientation or sexual identity), disability, age, religion, height, weight, marital or family status, military status, ancestry, genetic information (collectively, “Protected Classes”) or any other legally protected category be allowed during any program, activity, service or in employment. The following positions at Kalamazoo RESA have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policy: Assistant Superintendents- Tom Zahrt & Mindy Miller. Contact information: 269-250-9200, 1819 E. Milham Ave, Portage, MI 49002.

Job Site: https://www.kresa.org/jobs Posting # 7825

Closing Date for Job: July 15, 2022


Preschool Teacher – Troy, MI

Contact Person: Kirsten Charnesky

Job Location:  3333 Coolidge, Troy, MI 48084

Job Title:  Preschool Teacher – Troy, MI

Job Description:

Somerset Academy is a NAEYC accredited early childhood center, serving children from 2.5 through 5. This position is part time (.75), with an opportunity for extra hours, teaching in a team setting. Applicants should hold a Bachelors degree in Early Childhood or a related field, have recent classroom experience, and be able to maintain NAEYC standards while supporting children in our Preschool program, ages 2.5-3. Salary- $17.50 – $19.00/hour, depending on background and experience.

Job Site:  http://www.somersetacademy.org/employment/

Closing Date for Job: September 1, 2022


Lead Teacher – 4 Year – Ludington, MI

Contact Person:  Ashela Trevino

Job Location: Ludington, Michigan-5771 W Bryant Road, Ludington, MI 49454

Job Title:  Lead Teacher – 4 Year – Ludington, MI

Job Description:

Ludington Early Childhood Center Schedule is based on a 4-day week (Monday-Thursday). Applicants must hold a bachelor’s or associate degree in Early Childhood Education, have knowledge of Teaching Strategies Gold Assessment Tool and C4L Curriculum preferred. Applicants must pass a comprehensive background check and be willing to obtain First Aid and CPR certification. Apply in writing as outlined in “Applying to Postings” to Ashela Trevino, Director, Ludington Early Childhood Center. Email: atrevino@nulllasd.net

Job Site:  http://www.lasd.net/

Closing Date for Job: August 31, 2022


Associate Teacher (Full Day, Full year) – Saginaw, MI

Contact Person: Alyssa Aguirre

Job Location: 3933 Barnard Road, Saginaw, MI 48603

Job Title:  Associate Teacher (Full Day, Full year) – Saginaw, MI

Job Description:

Frontline Job ID: 3155
Posting Deadline: Open until filled.
Job Title: Associate Teacher (Full day, Full year)
Supervisor: Teacher
Number of Positions: One (1)
Classification: 260-days
Salary: $12.72 – $13.54 per hour

GENERAL SUMMARY: This position works as a part of a teaching team to assist the Teacher in the preparation, planning and executing of the daily operations of the Head Start classroom. This includes building relationships with families, taking on the Teacher role during teacher planning, occasional and/or extended absences and implementing the Head Start Performance Standards. This position works with families to promote parent involvement in the program. The Associate Teacher can be assigned additional tasks based on program needs and areas of developmental expertise. This position works along with the Teacher to attain the goals of the program. The position may be reassigned to various classrooms/centers as deemed necessary for program operations.

KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:
1. Knowledge of the purpose of the Head Start/Early Head Start program.
2. Ability to work with children at all levels of development and to relate sensitively with children.
3. Knowledge of basic food preparation, serving and sanitation procedures.
4. Ability to follow directions and take initiative.
5. General knowledge and skills in the field of early childhood development.
6. General computer knowledge of word and excel and ability to access e-mail and program procedures and learn new programs as needed.
7. Knowledge of state and federal regulations pertaining to child abuse and neglect reporting and childcare licensing requirements.
8. Ability to enhance the parent-child relationship and support the parents’ role as the first and life-long educators of their children and to engage in mutually respectful goal-oriented partnerships with families to promote parent-child relationships and family well-being.
9. Ability to respect and respond appropriately to the culture, language, values, and family structures of each family served.
10. Ability to act as a member of a comprehensive services team so that family service activities are coordinated and integrated throughout the program.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
1. Experience working with preschool children and a CDA credential.
2. An Associate’s Degree in Early Childhood Education/Child Development with two years’ experience preferred.
3. Bilingual (English/Spanish) abilities are a plus.
4. Must obtain Basic First Aid and CPR Certification and maintain certification and licensing required training.
5. Acceptable tuberculosis and drug screening results, a clear criminal records check and an initial health exam are required post job offer and prior to employment.
6. Current and former Head Start employees, students and parents will receive preference for employment vacancies for which they are qualified.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Applicants must complete and submit an online Saginaw Intermediate School District application. Apply online at https://www.applitrack.com/sisdcc/onlineapp. Click “Start an application for employment. Inside the Saginaw Area Consortium-Employment Application box, under the “Activities for you” click “Start” or “Login”. In addition to the online application, applicants are required to submit electronically a cover letter, resume, at least three (3) letters of recommendation, and copies of transcripts.

05/23/2022
*Applicants desiring disability accommodations should contact the Human Resources Department*
“An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action MFH Employer”

NOTICE OF NONDISCRIMINATION

Saginaw Intermediate School District does not discriminate on the basis of: race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender and gender identity, disability, age, or national origin in its programs and activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. For further information on notice of nondiscrimination, visit employer.gov or call 1-800-421-3481.

Director of Human Resources
Saginaw Intermediate School District
3933 Barnard Road
Saginaw, MI 48603
Telephone: (989) 249-8703

Job Site:  https://www.applitrack.com/sisdcc/onlineapp/default.aspx

Closing Date for Job: June 30, 2022


Head Start Associate Teacher – Kalamazoo, MI

Contact Person: Sharon Houle

Job Location: Various locations, Kalamazoo, MI 49001

Job Title:  Head Start Associate Teacher – Kalamazoo, MI

Job Description:

Division: Head Start – Multiple Locations

Position Type:
Full Time-10-Month
37.5 Hours/week
Mon – Fri 8:00am – 4:00pm
(Grade 11E)

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
Assists the teacher in the instruction of 3 and 4-year-old children in a school setting by performing the duties listed below. Associate teacher assists the teacher in planning and implementing a healthy, safe, and developmentally appropriate learning environment for pre-school children that promote developmental gains toward the attainment of kindergarten readiness skills as defined in the Head Start Performance Standards, within an MTSS framework. Teacher professionalism in the classroom, with families, the community and with staff serve as a model of excellence.

Education and/or Experience:
An associate degree (AA) in early childhood education or child development or the equivalent. A valid classroom CDA credential. An existing 120 Hour approval. A high school diploma or equivalent with a minimum of one course that earns college credit in child development or early childhood education, and the ability to obtain a Child Development Associate Credential within 24 months from the date of hire. Knowledge of and/or experience with pre-school children and the ability to work with children of all abilities. The ability to communicate with adults in a professional work setting as necessary..

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Must have knowledge of and comply with Head Start Policies and Procedures, and State of Michigan Licensing for Child Care Centers
• Assists with creating and implementing lesson plans which incorporate hands-on activities and experiential learning considering factors such as individual needs, abilities, learning levels and physical limitations of students
• Assist with creating a flexible environment that is focused on student success to maximize potential
• Assist with using student assessment data to inform whole group, small group, and individualized instruction
• Implements program assessment tools with fidelity
• Establishes effective communication with parents regarding the progress of students and includes them in setting curricular goals for their child
• Implements Positive Behavior Intervention Supports (PBIS) in the classroom
• Assist with maintaining accurate and up-to-date child records and lesson plan
• Embodies and demonstrates Kalamazoo RESA’s Core Values: Collaboration,
Respect, Trustworthy, innovation, and compassion
• Assist with delivery of Head Start services as defined by Head Start Performance Standards
• Establish a safe, healthy, stimulating and developmentally appropriate learning environment for all children
• Assists with implementing program curriculum with fidelity
• Assists with observing and assessing children’s development on a regular basis, analyze data and make plans or referrals specific to the needs of the individual child
• Build positive relationships with families to promote positive parent/child relationships including family events in the classroom and program, and take-home activities
Work with program staff to provide comprehensive services to families and children
• Work in partnership with the lead teacher and family advocate
• Takes on the lead teacher role during occasional absences
• Assists students with self-care and hygiene needs
• Regular and consistent attendance
• Other duties as assigned

Preferred Skills and Education: (Preference given to a candidate with these skills, education, etc.)
• Embraces and supports KRESA philosophies related to diversity, inclusiveness, and anti-racism
• Ability to interact effectively with individuals from a wide range of cultures
• Ability to discuss cultural differences with colleagues and clients
• Ability to assess one’s own strengths and limitations or challenges and integrate this understanding into interpersonal interactions
• Has high expectations for all students
• Ability to effectively communicate verbally, and non-verbally
• Reflective practitioner willing to be coached
• Ability to efficiently use computer and applicable software.
• Ability to problem solve.
• Maintains confidentiality.
• Adapts to frequent changes in the work environment.
• Practices safe work habits.
• Develops and maintains atmosphere of teamwork.
• Uses equipment and material properly.
• Understands Multi-Tiered Systems of Support (MTSS)

Apply online at www.kresa.org/jobs
Kalamazoo RESA is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Program.
Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals.

Notice of Non-discrimination: It is the policy of Kalamazoo Regional Educational Service Agency that no discriminating practices based on race, color, national origin, sex (including sexual orientation or sexual identity), disability, age, religion, height, weight, marital or family status, military status, ancestry, genetic information (collectively, “Protected Classes”) or any other legally protected category be allowed during any program, activity, service or in employment. The following positions at Kalamazoo RESA have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policy: Assistant Superintendents- Tom Zahrt & Mindy Miller. Contact information: 269-250-9200, 1819 E. Milham Ave, Portage, MI 49002.

Job Site:  https://www.kresa.org/jobs

Closing Date for Job: September 01, 2022


Head Start Classroom Aide – Kalamazoo, MI

Contact Person: Sharon Houle

Job Location: Various locations, Kalamazoo, MI 49001

Job Title:  Head Start Classroom Aide – Kalamazoo, MI

Job Description:

Division: Head Start – Various locations

Position Type:
10-Month
Part Time*
Work  hours vary
(Grade 9E)

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
Assists the teacher in the instruction to students of academic, social, and motor skills in public schools and/or community sites by performing the following duties

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Assist with delivery of Head Start services as defined by Head Start Performance Standards
• Assists in instruction of students as designed by the teacher
• Assists with managing student classroom activities and outside of classroom instruction to include playground monitoring
• Performs daily classroom activities including materials preparation, cleaning and organizing
• Assists with physical management of students
• Assist students with care of hygiene needs
• Regular and consistent attendance
• Other duties as assigned

Preferred Skills and Education: (Preference given to a candidate with these skills, education, etc.)
• Embraces and supports KRESA philosophies related to diversity, inclusiveness, and anti-racism
• Ability to interact effectively with individuals from a wide range of cultures
• Ability to discuss cultural differences with colleagues and clients
• Ability to assess one’s own strengths and limitations or challenges and integrate this understanding into interpersonal interactions
• Organized and able to plan ahead
• Adapts to frequent changes in the work environment
• Practices safe work habits insuring pupil and staff safety
• Ability to communicate effectively including listening while maintaining confidentiality
• Uses equipment and material properly
• Displays reliable attendance and promptness
• Ability to resolve problems
• Presents ideas and information in a manner that gets student’s attention, and which encourages their engagement

Apply online at www.kresa.org/jobs
Kalamazoo RESA is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Program.
Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals.

Notice of Non-discrimination: It is the policy of Kalamazoo Regional Educational Service Agency that no discriminating practices based on race, color, national origin, sex (including sexual orientation or sexual identity), disability, age, religion, height, weight, marital or family status, military status, ancestry, genetic information (collectively, “Protected Classes”) or any other legally protected category be allowed during any program, activity, service or in employment. The following positions at Kalamazoo RESA have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policy: Assistant Superintendents- Tom Zahrt & Mindy Miller. Contact information: 269-250-9200, 1819 E. Milham Ave, Portage, MI 49002.

Job Site:  https://www.kresa.org/jobs

Closing Date for Job: September 01, 2022


Head Start/GSRP Lead Teacher – Kalamazoo, MI

Contact Person: Sharon Houle

Job Location: Various locations, Kalamazoo, MI 49001

Job Title:  Head Start/GSRP Lead Teacher – Kalamazoo, MI

Job Description:

Division: Head Start – Various Locations

Position Type:
Full Time: 10-Month
Mon – Fri 8:00am –4:00pm
(Grade 17E)

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
Teaches academic and social-emotional skills to 3 and 4-year-old children in a school setting by performing the duties listed below. Teachers plan and implement a healthy, safe, and developmentally appropriate learning environment for pre-school children that promote developmental gains toward the attainment of kindergarten readiness skills as defined in the Head Start Performance Standards, within an MTSS framework. Teacher professionalism in the classroom, with families, the community and with staff serve as a model of excellence.

Minimum Skills and Education:
Education and/or Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education with ZA/ZS endorsement, bachelor’s degree in early childhood education or Child Development.

Certificates, License, Registration:
Valid Michigan Teaching Certificate

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Must have knowledge of and comply with Head Start Policies and Procedures, and State of Michigan Licensing for Child Care Centers
• Creates and implements curriculum/lesson plans incorporating hands-on activities and experiential learning considering factors such as individual needs, abilities learning levels and physical limitations of students
• Confers with parents, administrators, specialists, social workers and others to implement the individual educational programs (IEPs) for students who are at different learning ability levels
• Creates a flexible environment that is focused on student success to maximize potential.
• Utilizes student assessment data to inform whole group, small group, and individualized instruction
• Implements program assessment tools with fidelity.
• Establishes effective communication with parents regarding the progress of students and includes them in setting curricular goals for their child
• Implements Positive Behavior Intervention Supports (PBIS) in the classroom
• Maintains accurate and up-to-date child records and lesson plans
• Embodies and demonstrates Kalamazoo RESA’s Core Values: Collaboration, Respect, Trustworthy, innovation, and compassion
• Assist with delivery of Head Start services as defined by Head Start Performance Standards
• Establish a safe, healthy, stimulating and developmentally appropriate learning environment for all children
• Implement program curriculum with fidelity
• Observe and assess children’s development on a regular basis, analyze data and make plans or referrals specific to the needs of the individual child
• Provide daily direction and oversight to other classroom staff through positive communication, and coaching of desired behaviors and outcomes
• Build positive relationships with families to promote positive parent/child relationships including family events in the classroom and program, and take-home activities
• Work with program staff to provide comprehensive services to families and children
• Work in partnership with associate teacher and family advocate
• Regular and consistent attendance
• Other duties as assigned

Preferred Skills and Education: (Preference given to a candidate with these skills, education, etc.):
• Embraces and supports KRESA philosophies related to diversity, inclusiveness, and anti-racism
• Ability to interact effectively with individuals from a wide range of cultures
• Ability to discuss cultural differences with colleagues and clients
• Ability to assess one’s own strengths and limitations or challenges and integrate this understanding into interpersonal interactions
• Has high expectations for all students
• Ability to effectively communicate verbally, and non-verbally
• Reflective practitioner willing to be coached
• Keeps site supervisor up to date of classroom status.
• Ability to efficiently use computer and applicable software.
• Ability to problem solve.
• Maintains confidentiality.
• Adapts to frequent changes in the work environment.
• Practices safe work habits.
• Develops and maintains atmosphere of teamwork.
• Uses equipment and material properly.
• Understands Multi-Tiered Systems of Support (MTSS)

Apply online at www.kresa.org/jobs
Kalamazoo RESA is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Program.
Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals.

Notice of Non-discrimination: It is the policy of Kalamazoo Regional Educational Service Agency that no discriminating practices based on race, color, national origin, sex (including sexual orientation or sexual identity), disability, age, religion, height, weight, marital or family status, military status, ancestry, genetic information (collectively, “Protected Classes”) or any other legally protected category be allowed during any program, activity, service or in employment. The following positions at Kalamazoo RESA have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policy: Assistant Superintendents- Tom Zahrt & Mindy Miller. Contact information: 269-250-9200, 1819 E. Milham Ave, Portage, MI 49002.

Job Site:  https://www.kresa.org/jobs

Closing Date for Job: September 01, 2022


Executive Director-Spartan Child Development Center – East Lansing, MI

Contact Person: Kimberly Steed-Page

Job Location:  33 Crescent Road, East Lansing, MI 48823

Job Title: Executive Director-Spartan Child Development Center – East Lansing, MI

Job Description:

Spartan Child Development Center (SCDC) seeks a dynamic leader with significant early childhood education experience to serve as its Executive Director. Founded in 1971, the Center is dedicated to meeting the needs of all children ages two weeks to six years. SCDC is committed to providing this service to an economically and culturally diverse population. The Center is accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). The Executive Director will demonstrate a strong commitment to the Center’s mission of providing high quality childcare services to the community and will provide sound management and fiscal direction in doing so. The Director will understand and strive to balance the needs of the children, parents, staff, and the Michigan State University Community. The Director will demonstrate a commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging for the children, parents, staff, and the Michigan State University Community. Spartan Child Development Center is a self-supporting, registered 501 c3 non-profit corporation. The Center has affiliate status with Michigan State University. The Center is administered by a Board of Directors, made up of parents, staff, and professionals from MSU and the community. The Executive Director will be responsible for the overall operation of the Center. Director’s duties include responsibility for personnel management, licensing and accreditation, curriculum, staff development, finances and budget, and family and community relations. The Executive Director reports to the non-profit Board of Directors and is expected to work with staff, parents and the Board to maintain financial stability and continuity of high standard of quality care. Minimum Qualifications: The selected candidate must demonstrate ONE of the following: • Have at least a baccalaureate degree AND at least 9 credit-bearing hours of specialized college-level course work in administration, leadership, or management AND at least 24 credit-bearing hours of specialized college-level course work in early childhood education, child development, elementary education or early childhood special education that addresses child development and learning from birth through kindergarten • Documents indicating a plan in place to meet the above qualifications within five years • Documents meeting an appropriate combination of formal education, work experience, and relevant training and credentials as outlined in the alternative pathways table provided by NAEYC. Desired Qualifications: The ideal candidate will have strong leadership abilities, superior interpersonal skills, and the ability to handle conflict and stressful situations. Superior candidates will have a proven track record of operating a successful child care center, grant writing, program development and evaluation, and strategic planning. Once selected, candidate must undergo a comprehensive background check and a review of qualifications through LARA. More information is available at scdc.msu.edu. For inquiries and additional information, contact the chair of the search committee. For inquiries and additional information, contact the chair of the search committee at msuscdc.board@nullgmail.com. To apply, please provide a cover letter of interest, full curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references to the search committee chair at msuscdc.board@nullgmail.com or in hard copy to: SCDC Executive Search Committee MSU Student Parent Resource Center University Village Community Center 1199 Garden City Road, Room 107 East Lansing, MI 48823 Please note that references will only be contacted after initial screening of candidates and after receiving permission to do so. The Spartan Child Development Center is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Persons with disabilities have the right to request and receive reasonable accommodations. We do not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment because of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, gender, height, weight, marital status, political persuasion, sexual orientation, military status, physical or mental disability or veteran’s status, provided they are qualified and meet the physical, experience and education requirements established by Spartan Kid Care, Inc. for the position in which they are seeking and/or hired to.

Job Site: https://scdc.msu.edu/

Closing Date for Job:  June 24, 2022


Associate Preschool Teacher-Holland, MI

Contact Person:  Jared Randall

Job Location:  Hawkeye Preschool-4317 46th St., Holland, MI 49423

Job Title:  Associate Preschool Teacher-Holland, MI

Job Description:

Category: Support Staff/Childcare Aide Date Posted: 4/20/2022 Location: Sandyview Elementary School Date Closing: Until Filled Associate Preschool Teacher – 2 positions Hamilton Community Schools invites qualified educators to apply for the Associate Preschool Teacher positions. REPORTS TO: Lead Teacher, Program Director/Building Principal LOCATION: Sandyview Elementary PAY RATE: To be determined based upon experience and program enrollment Average Work Week: Monday – Thursday, Friday half day (average 29 hours per week). Additional hours as needed for professional development and meetings Job Description: Work with the Lead Teacher in planning, documenting, and implementing daily schedules and lessons Develop positive relationships with students, staff, and parents Facilitate/lead small group learning activities Lead and actively participate in large group learning activities Support students in the preschool classroom who require additional support Work with Lead Teacher on keeping consistent, up-to-date documentation according to Teaching Strategies Gold curriculum Minimum Qualifications: First Aid/CPR certification will be required upon employment Complete a background check Must hold a Child Development Associate (CDA) credential or a higher education degree in early childhood education or child development Negative TB Test Application Procedures: All applicants should apply using the on-line application system on the Hamilton Community Schools website www.hamiltonschools.us. Any questions can be sent to Matt Blood, Director of Human Resources mblood@nullhamiltonschools.us Equal Opportunity Employer Hamilton Community Schools is an equal opportunity employer and will provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, sex, national origin, age, color, height, weight, marital status, familial status, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status with applicable state and federal laws.

Job Site: https://www.applitrack.com/hamiltonschools/onlineapp/default.aspx?Category=Preschool

Closing Date for Job:  September 10, 2022


EARLY HEAD START LEAD TEACHER-Centreville, MI

Contact Person:  Pam Hagelgans

Job Location:  62445 Shimmel Road, Centreville, MI 49032

Job Title: EARLY HEAD START LEAD TEACHER-Centreville, MI

Job Description:

QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Fully vaccinated on the first day of employment from Covid-19. Reasonable accommodations will be considered on a case by case basis as applicable by law. 2. An associate’s degree (AA) or a bachelor’s degree in child development, early childhood education, including 18 semester hours, (2 specifically in child care administration) and 480 hours of experience or equivalent coursework. Bachelor’s degree preferred. 3. Prior experience with Infant and Toddlers in an Early Head Start setting is preferred. 4. Ability to work in cooperative and collegial manner with the Early Head Start co-teacher, families, Early Head Start partners, staff and community members. 5. Yearly CPR/AED and First Aid Certified 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 the expiration date of said document(s). 7. Must have regular and reliable job attendance, performance, and the physical ability to do this job. 8. Able to lift up to 50 pounds and work at the physical level with infants and toddlers. 9. 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 and oral communication skills with children, families and other program staff including parent/family communications and program data reports. 3. Effective organizational skills. 4. Maintain professional atmosphere and demeanor in the classroom, acting at all times as a representative of Early Head Start and the ISD. 5. Complete reports and other record keeping activities accurately and timely as prescribed by the program 6. Attend and engage in continuous professional development. 7. Implement high quality developmentally appropriate practices as outlined by the Head Start Program Performance Standards. https://eclkc.ohs.acf.hhs.gov/policy/45-cfr-chap-xiii 8. Knowledge of the Early Childhood Standards of Quality for Infant and Toddler Programs. https://www.michigan.gov/documents/mde/ECSQ_IT_approved_422341_7.pdf 9. Follow the State of Michigan’s licensing rules and requirements for child care centers or the Head Start Program Performance Standards, whichever rule is more stringent. https://www.michigan.gov/documents/lara/BCAL_PUB_8_3_16_523999_7.pdf 10. Ability to work cooperatively as a part of a team, including co-teaching with an Associate Teacher and other staff to coordinate and plan curriculum and activities. 11. Actively supervise and monitor safety of children during all parts of the day. 12. Engage in activities with children at their physical level. 13. Create an overall supportive, nurturing, strength based, inclusive environment. 14. Maintain student and program confidentiality. 15. Implement High Scope and Conscious Discipline to fidelity. 16. Engage families in their child’s education through events, conferences, home visits, volunteer opportunities and community resources. 17. Responsible for ensuring all classroom requirements are met. 18. Perform other duties as assigned by the St. Joseph County ISD administrators. REPORTS TO: Education and Family Services Manager PERFORMANCE APPRAISALS: Education and Family Services Manager TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: To be determined based on Non-Union conditions of employment. Grant year from March to February. 240 days, 8 hours per day

Job Site:  https://sjcisd.tedk12.com/hire/ViewJob.aspx?JobID=236

Closing Date for Job:  July 31, 2022


EARLY HEAD START ASSOCIATE TEACHER-Centreville, MI

Contact Person:  Pam Hagelgans

Job Location:  62445 Shimmel Road, Centreville, MI 49032

Job Title:  EARLY HEAD START ASSOCIATE TEACHER-Centreville, MI

Job Description:

QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Fully vaccinated on the first day of employment from Covid-19. Reasonable accommodations will be considered on a case by case basis as applicable by law 2. An associate’s degree (AA) in Early Childhood Education or child development or the equivalent; or a valid CDA credential. 3. Prior experience with Infant and Toddlers in an Early Head Start setting is preferred. 4. Ability to work in cooperative and collegial manner with the Early Head Start co-teacher, families, Early Head Start partners, staff and community members. 5. Yearly CPR/AED and First Aid Certified 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 the expiration date of said document(s). 7. Must have regular and reliable job attendance, performance, and the physical ability to do this job. 8. Able to lift up to 50 pounds and work at the physical level with infants and toddlers. 9. 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 and oral communication skills with children, families and other program staff including parent/family communications and program data reports. 3. Effective organizational skills. 4. Maintain professional atmosphere and demeanor in the classroom, acting at all times as a representative of Early Head Start and the ISD. 5. Complete reports and other record keeping activities accurately and timely as prescribed by the program 6. Attend and engage in continuous professional development. 7. Implement high quality developmentally appropriate practices as outlined by the Head Start Program Performance Standards. https://eclkc.ohs.acf.hhs.gov/policy/45-cfr-chap-xiii 8. Knowledge of the Early Childhood Standards of Quality for Infant and Toddler Programs. https://www.michigan.gov/documents/mde/ECSQ_IT_approved_422341_7.pdf 9. Follow the State of Michigan’s licensing rules and requirements for child care centers or the Head Start Program Performance Standards, whichever rule is more stringent. https://www.michigan.gov/documents/lara/BCAL_PUB_8_3_16_523999_7.pdf 10. Ability to work cooperatively as a part of a team, including co-teaching with the Lead Teacher and other staff to coordinate and plan curriculum and activities. 11. Actively supervise and monitor safety of children during all parts of the day. 12. Engage in activities with children at their physical level. 13. Create an overall supportive, nurturing, strength based, inclusive environment. 14. Maintain student and program confidentiality. 15. Implement High Scope and Conscious Discipline to fidelity. 16. Engage families in their child’s education through events, conferences, home visits, volunteer opportunities and community resources. 17. Assisting the lead teacher in completing classroom requirements. 18. Perform other duties as assigned by the St. Joseph County ISD administrators. REPORTS TO: Education and Family Services Manager PERFORMANCE APPRAISALS: Education and Family Services Manager TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: To be determined based on Non-Union conditions of employment. Grant year from March to February. 240 days, 8 hours per day.

Job Site: https://sjcisd.tedk12.com/hire/ViewJob.aspx?JobID=235

Closing Date for Job:  July 31, 2022


Lead Teacher – Preschool Mixed Age – Lansing, MI

Contact Person:  Windy Carroll

Job Location: Our Savior Lutheran School-7910 E. St. Joe Hwy, Lansing, MI 48917

Job Title: Lead Teacher – Preschool Mixed Age – Lansing, MI

Job Description:

Join our team at Our Savior by becoming a Lead Teacher in one of our mixed age (ages 2-5) preschool classrooms! Our Savior is a Lutheran Christian early childhood program on the west side of Lansing near Grand Ledge. The Lead Teacher would be responsible for weekly lesson plans using the High Scope curriculum and assessments using the COR advantage system. Lessons in Faith Development would be supplemented by the Lead Teacher as well but faith concepts should be integrated into the entire day. Lead Teachers would be responsible for communication with families through weekly newsletters, conferences twice a year, compilation of student progress portfolios, and incidental communication throughout the year.

Job Site:  oursaviorlansingschool.org/preschool/

Closing Date for Job:  August 10, 2022


Part Time Teacher Aide – East Lansing, MI

Contact Person:  Stacey Horstman

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

Job Title:  Part Time Teacher Aide – East Lansing, MI

Job Description:

Flexible, part time hours working in a classroom environment. Come spend the summer outside with us and play! $500 sign on bonus. No nights or weekends!

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

Closing Date for Job:  July 1, 2022


GSRP ASSOCIATE TEACHER – Centreville, MI

Contact Person:  Pam Hagelgans

Job Location:  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. 9. 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 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 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. 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. REPORTS TO: Director of Early Childhood Services ASSESSMENT: Director of Early Childhood Services TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: To be determined based on the Non-Union Conditions of Employment. Work schedule: 190 days, 37.5 hours per week Monday –Thursday with children and Friday for other duties including planning, home visits and professional development.

Job Site: https://sjcisd.tedk12.com/hire/ViewJob.aspx?JobID=228

Closing Date for Job:  June 30, 2022


Co-lead Teacher in a Reggio-Inspired prekindergarten classroom – Grosse Pointe Woods, MI

Contact Person: Margaret Dettlinger

Job Location:  1045 Cook Rd, Grosse Pointe Woods, MI 48236

Job Title: Co-lead Teacher in a Reggio-Inspired prekindergarten classroom – Grosse Pointe Woods, MI

Job Description:

University Liggett School, an independent, co-educational school for grades PreK3-12, is searching for a full-time co-lead teacher in one of our Reggio-Inspired prekindergarten classrooms. University Liggett School has a long tradition as an outstanding school, known for providing the kind of innovative and exploratory experiences that connect a diverse student body with their learning in dynamic and engaging ways. It is an inspiring place where ideas and possibilities abound. Our charge is to be better than good enough and to understand that risk-taking, innovation, and creativity lie at the center of good teaching and learning for our students and our faculty. Qualifications A degree in early childhood or elementary education is required. The ideal candidate will have at least two years of teaching experience, have an understanding of Reggio Emilia and Project Approach methodology, be creative, energetic and flexible; be an effective communicator; be well organized and enjoy being part of a team. Major Responsibilities • Support of instructional, emotional, and behavioral needs of individual students • Cooperative instruction and planning integrated with curricula and in conjunction with lower school resource teachers • Thoughtful and creative implementation of Reggio Emilia, Project Approach work and best practices for young children • Assistance with online communication, displays, documentation, conferences, and report cards • Assistance with daily playground and lunch duty • Partnering with parents, communicating frequently and effectively with them • Exploration of innovative teaching theories and practices through ongoing professional development opportunities Expectations • A love of young children with a positive approach to discipline practices • Commitment to the application of the elements of The Liggett Approach • Willingness to be flexible and open-minded in collaboration with teaching colleagues, administrators, and staff • Participation in lower school events such as Parents’ Night and Admissions events • Promotion of the school mission University Liggett School is committed to a culturally diverse faculty and student body. It is the policy of the school to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination, harassment, or retaliation on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, disability, veteran status, military service, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), genetic information, height, weight, marital or familial status or any other status specifically protected by applicable federal or Michigan law. Candidates from groups traditionally underrepresented in independent schools are encouraged to apply. Contact Person: Interested candidates should send a cover letter, educational philosophy and resume to: Peggy Dettlinger, Head of Lower School at pdettlinger@nulluls.org

Job Site: https://uls.org/our-school/employment/

Closing Date for Job:  August 30, 2022


GSRP AIDE – PART TIME – Centreville, MI

Contact Person: Pam Hagelgans

Job Location: 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. Have the ability to effective oral communication with children, families, GSRP Program Manager 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. Be flexible in working with four different sites and including as a substitute. 14. 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 and 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=226

Closing Date for Job:  June 30, 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


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


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