Job Postings

Updated 8/12/2022

EARLY HEAD START LEAD TEACHER

Contact Person: Pam Hagelgans

Job Location: 62445 Shimmel Road, Centreville MI 49032

Job Title: EARLY HEAD START LEAD TEACHER

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: Sep 30, 2022


EARLY HEAD START ASSOCIATE TEACHER

Contact Person: Pam Hagelgans

Job Location: 62445 Shimmel Road, Centreville MI 49032

Job Title: EARLY HEAD START ASSOCIATE TEACHER

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: Sep 30, 2022


CHILD CARE PROVIDER ASSISTANT

Contact Person: Pam Hagelgans

Job Location: 62445 Shimmel Road, Centreville MI 49032

Job Title: CHILD CARE PROVIDER ASSISTANT

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. Associate’s degree (AA) in Early Childhood Education or Child Development or equivalent; or a valid CDA credential for appropriate setting 3. Ability to use computers, software and other current technology 4. Effective communication and organizational skills 5. Maintain professional atmosphere and demeanor in classroom settings, acting at all times as a representative of the St. Joseph County ISD 6. Must be able to lift 50 pounds 7. Required to have a physical presence at the designated job site each scheduled work day 8. Must have regular and reliable job attendance, performance, and the physical ability to do the job.

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:

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

REPORTS TO: Education and Family Services Manager

PERFORMANCE APPRAISALS: Education and Family Services Manager

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: 260-day/8 hours per day position. Salary and conditions of employment are determined by the Board of Education.

Job Site:  https://sjcisd.tedk12.com/hire/ViewJob.aspx?JobID=250

Closing Date for Job: Sep 30, 2022


GSRP LEAD TEACHER – WHITE PIGEON

Contact Person: Pam Hagelgans

Job Location: 62445 Shimmel Road, Centreville MI 49032

Job Title: GSRP LEAD TEACHER – WHITE PIGEON

Job Description:

POSITION GOAL:

Instruct and engage at risk preschool children in preparation for kindergarten consistent with GSRP curriculum. To create curriculum and activities, actively engage preschoolers, to evaluate and assess preschooler and to engage in home visits.

QUALIFICATIONS:

1. Current Teacher’s Certificate with an Early Childhood Education (ZA) endorsement or Early Childhood-General and Special Education (ZS) endorsement or Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education or Child Development with specialization in Preschool teaching. The transcript will document a major rather than a minor in child development or early childhood education. 2. Appropriate Endorsements. 3. Preferred qualification: at least 2 semester hours or 3.0 CEUs in child care administration. 4. Yearly CPR/AED and first aid certification and TB test. 5. Responsibility of employee to obtain and maintain all training(s), certificate(s), approval(s), etc. and provide documentation to the business office before expiration date of said document(s). 6. Must have regular and reliable job attendance, performance, and the physical ability to do the job. 7. Able to lift up to 50 pounds and work at physical level with preschooler. 8. Required to have a physical presence at the designated job site each scheduled work day.

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:

1. Ability to use computers, software and other current technology. 2. Effective written communication skills; including parent / family communications and program data and reports. 3. Effective oral communication with children, families and other program staff. 4. Effective organizational skills. 5. Maintain professional atmosphere and demeanor in classroom, acting at all times as a representative of GSRP and/or ISD. 6. Attend and engage in continuous professional development. 7. Implement high quality developmentally appropriate practices as outlined by GSRP Implementation Manual. http://www.michigan.gov/mde/0,4615,7-140-63533_50451-217313–,00.html. 8. Knowledge of the Early Childhood Standards of Quality for Prekindergarten. 9. Ability to work cooperatively as a part of a team, including co-teaching with Associate Teacher, Early Childhood Specialist, Early Childhood Speech Therapist and Early Childhood Support Specialist to coordinate and plan curriculum and activities. 10. Engage in activities with children at their physical level. 11. Create an overall supportive, nurturing, strength based atmosphere. 12. Maintain student confidentiality. 13. Implement High Scope. 14. Implement Conscious Discipline. 15. Perform other duties as assigned by the St. Joseph County ISD Administrators.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Supervise children during classroom activities and outdoor periods on the playground. 2. Supervise emergency situations (i.e. tornado drills, fire drills, etc.). 3. Monitor safety of children during arrival and departure activities. 4. Supervision of children out of the classroom and/or school building (i.e. community based instruction/leisure, field trips, etc.). 5. Constantly monitor & evaluate the safety of all children. PHYSICAL ASPECTS OF THE JOB: 1. Climb steps and playground equipment as needed. 2. Walk long distances in community-based instruction. 3. Lift and position physically involved children. 4. Change diapers or assist any children in toileting and other self care skills. 5. Assist with maintenance/custodial care of classroom, as needed. 6. Use universal precautions at all times for personal health and safety.

NON-INSTRUCTIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Assist the Associate Teacher with classroom clerical and record keeping duties (i.e. attendance, lunch count, progress monitoring of child development). 2. Complete accident and/or incident reports as needed. 3. Assist the Associate Teacher in room preparation. 4. Assist the Associate Teacher with planning the preparation of instructional materials. 5. Attend and provide input at student/staff/team meetings and in-service when required. 6. Assist with communication to parents and bus drivers. 7. Actively seeks advice and information relating to job. 8. Assist with other school related responsibilities as assigned by both the GSRP Program Coordinator and/or the St. Joseph County ISD administration.

REPORTS TO: Director of Early Childhood Services

ASSESSMENT: Director of Early Childhood Services

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: To be determined based on 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=265

Closing Date for Job: Sep 30, 2022


GSRP LEAD TEACHER – COLON

Contact Person: Pam Hagelgans

Job Location: 62445 Shimmel Road, Centreville MI 49032

Job Title: GSRP LEAD TEACHER – COLON

Job Description:

POSITION GOAL:

Instruct and engage at risk preschool children in preparation for kindergarten consistent with GSRP curriculum. To create curriculum and activities, actively engage preschoolers, to evaluate and assess preschooler and to engage in home visits.

QUALIFICATIONS:

1. Current Teacher’s Certificate with an Early Childhood Education (ZA) endorsement or Early Childhood-General and Special Education (ZS) endorsement or Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education or Child Development with specialization in Preschool teaching. The transcript will document a major rather than a minor in child development or early childhood education. 2. Appropriate Endorsements. 3. Preferred qualification: at least 2 semester hours or 3.0 CEUs in child care administration. 4. Yearly CPR/AED and first aid certification and TB test. 5. Responsibility of employee to obtain and maintain all training(s), certificate(s), approval(s), etc. and provide documentation to the business office before expiration date of said document(s). 6. Must have regular and reliable job attendance, performance, and the physical ability to do the job. 7. Able to lift up to 50 pounds and work at physical level with preschooler. 8. Required to have a physical presence at the designated job site each scheduled work day.

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:

1. Ability to use computers, software and other current technology. 2. Effective written communication skills; including parent / family communications and program data and reports. 3. Effective oral communication with children, families and other program staff. 4. Effective organizational skills. 5. Maintain professional atmosphere and demeanor in classroom, acting at all times as a representative of GSRP and/or ISD. 6. Attend and engage in continuous professional development. 7. Implement high quality developmentally appropriate practices as outlined by GSRP Implementation Manual. http://www.michigan.gov/mde/0,4615,7-140-63533_50451-217313–,00.html. 8. Knowledge of the Early Childhood Standards of Quality for Prekindergarten. 9. Ability to work cooperatively as a part of a team, including co-teaching with Associate Teacher, Early Childhood Specialist, Early Childhood Speech Therapist and Early Childhood Support Specialist to coordinate and plan curriculum and activities. 10. Engage in activities with children at their physical level. 11. Create an overall supportive, nurturing, strength based atmosphere. 12. Maintain student confidentiality. 13. Implement High Scope. 14. Implement Conscious Discipline. 15. Perform other duties as assigned by the St. Joseph County ISD Administrators.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Supervise children during classroom activities and outdoor periods on the playground. 2. Supervise emergency situations (i.e. tornado drills, fire drills, etc.). 3. Monitor safety of children during arrival and departure activities. 4. Supervision of children out of the classroom and/or school building (i.e. community based instruction/leisure, field trips, etc.). 5. Constantly monitor & evaluate the safety of all children.

PHYSICAL ASPECTS OF THE JOB:

1. Climb steps and playground equipment as needed. 2. Walk long distances in community-based instruction. 3. Lift and position physically involved children. 4. Change diapers or assist any children in toileting and other self care skills. 5. Assist with maintenance/custodial care of classroom, as needed. 6. Use universal precautions at all times for personal health and safety.

NON-INSTRUCTIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Assist the Associate Teacher with classroom clerical and record keeping duties (i.e. attendance, lunch count, progress monitoring of child development). 2. Complete accident and/or incident reports as needed. 3. Assist the Associate Teacher in room preparation. 4. Assist the Associate Teacher with planning the preparation of instructional materials. 5. Attend and provide input at student/staff/team meetings and in-service when required. 6. Assist with communication to parents and bus drivers. 7. Actively seeks advice and information relating to job. 8. Assist with other school related responsibilities as assigned by both the GSRP Program Coordinator and/or the St. Joseph County ISD administration.

REPORTS TO: Director of Early Childhood Services

ASSESSMENT: Director of Early Childhood Services

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: To be determined based on 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=254

Closing Date for Job: Sep 30, 2022


GSRP AIDE – PART TIME

Contact Person: Pam Hagelgans

Job Location: 62445 Shimmel Road, Centreville MI 49032

Job Title: GSRP AIDE – PART TIME

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.

REPORTS TO: GSRP Program Manager

ASSESSMENT: GSRP Program Manager

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Part time (no benefits) To be determined based on the Non-Union Conditions of Employment. Work schedule: 190 days, Monday –Friday, not to exceed 30 hours per week.

Job Site:  https://sjcisd.tedk12.com/hire/ViewJob.aspx?JobID=258

Closing Date for Job: Sep 30, 2022


GSRP ASSOCIATE TEACHER – WHITE PIGEON

Contact Person: Pam Hagelgans

Job Location: 62445 Shimmel Road, Centreville MI 49032

Job Title: GSRP ASSOCIATE TEACHER – WHITE PIGEON

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. Willingness to work towards a valid classroom CDA credential. 3. Prior experience with preschool preferred. 4. Ability to work in cooperative and collegial manner with GSRP Lead Teacher and Supervisor. 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, Early Childhood Support Specialist and Supervisor 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 High Scope 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: GSRP Program Manager

ASSESSMENT: GSRP Program Manager

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=263

Closing Date for Job: Sep 30, 2022


Break Aid/Classroom Aid

Contact Person:  Denise Roesly

Job Location: Kent ISD Great Start Readiness Program, Grand Rapids MI 49525

Job Title: Break Aid/Classroom Aid

Job Description:

VACANCY NOTICE

Job Title: Support Staff- Break Aide Great Start Readiness Program 127 days per year. 1.25-4 hours per day (Monday-Thursday), 5-16 hours per week.

Provides breaks for teachers in the classroom setting, in a high-quality preschool program that complies with requirements of the Great Start Readiness Program (GSRP) grant.

Job Qualifications: Preferably has some experience working with children. Create and maintain a safe and positive learning environment focused on a sense of belonging within the classroom. Ability to communicate effectively and relate positively with students, parents, and school personnel. Good attendance and punctuality. Commitment to equity, social justice and inclusion in all practices and position responsibilities. Team player who is able to multitask and prioritize. Navigate some technology. Some English-speaking skills. Bilingual skills are highly desired. Kent ISD has a diverse student population speaking over 100 languages.

The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this position. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities, or equirements. Kent ISD’s Early Childhood Department strives to be inclusive in our hiring and workplace practices. We continually seek to be strengthened by the wisdom of diversity.

Salary: 15.00 per hour

Benefits: State of Michigan School Employment retirement program.

The final candidate for this position will be required (at their cost) to furnish Kent Intermediate School District with a current Michigan State Police and FBI criminal records LiveScan check prior to our recommendation to hire.

It is the policy of the Kent ISD School Board that no student, staff member or candidate for any position in the District shall be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, national origin, creed, ancestry, age, gender/sex, sexual orientation, marital status, height, weight, veteran status, political belief or physical/mental disability which does not impair their ability to perform adequately in the individual’s particular position or activity, excluded from participation in, denied the benefit of, or to be subjected to discrimination in any program or activity for which the Kent ISD School Board is responsible for or receives financial assistance from the U.S. Department of Education. The Coordinator for Title IX, Section 504, the Age Discrimination Act and Title II is: Coni Sullivan, Esq., Assistant Superintendent for Human Resources and Legal Services. Kent ISD uses the applicant tracking system from Frontline Education to manage employment applications online.

Job Site:  https://www.facebook.com/jobs/job-opening/376816850541056?source=job_ats

Closing Date for Job: Dec 15, 2022


Preschool Director

Contact Person: Kristin Newer

Job Location: 1550 Walton Blvd, Rochester Hills MI 48309

Job Title: Preschool Director

Job Description:

POSITION: On site during hours of operation 8:30 am – 2:00 pm generally during Sept – May; as needed June, July, and August

SALARY: $1500 to $1600/month; negotiable based on experience

QUALIFICATIONS: • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Early Childhood Education or Child Development preferred << OR >> one of the following: o Associate’s degree in Early Childhood Education with 18 semester hours in early childhood education or child development o Valid child development associate credential (CDA) with 18 semester hours in early childhood education or child development • One to three years’ experience as a teacher or teacher assistant in a preschool or early childhood (K-2) program or day care center required • Program management experience in an early childhood setting preferred • Excellent leadership skills • Effective communication, organization, problem solving, and multi-tasking skills • Capacity to maintain a warm and caring environment • Ability to collaborate and motivate • Strong interpersonal skills • Ability to manage enrollment & finances

REPORTS TO: Abiding Presence Preschool Board of Directors

SUPERVISES: Students and Staff

JOB OVERVIEW: Established in 1992 as an independent private school, Abiding Presence Preschool teaches children in a respectful, nurturing, Christian environment where families of all religious backgrounds are welcome. The Director will assume full responsibility for the day-to-day operations of the preschool programs and enrichment programs, the social/emotional well-being of preschool students between the ages of 30 and 72 months, and the supervision of all teachers, teacher assistants, and substitutes. The Director will be responsible for ongoing program development, continually honing the programs to meet long- and short-term goals while keeping abreast of research and new developments in the field of early childhood education.

ASSIGNED RESPONSIBILITIES: • Ensure that health, safety, and licensing standards are met as set forth by the State of Michigan Licensing Agency and the Health Department as well as maintain documentation for annual licensing inspection. • Implement Preschool & church policies established by the Board of Directors as they pertain to personnel, sound child care practices, and financial matters. • Handle all matters that pertain to the administration of the Preschool and keep records accordingly. Responsibilities in this area include but are not limited to: collecting and recording enrollment & tuition fees, purchasing supplies & equipment, preparing monthly reports for the Board of Directors, actively participating as a non-voting member of the Preschool Board of Directors. • Hire, schedule, supervise, and evaluate staff; conduct regularly-scheduled staff meetings; plan and implement in-service training; arrange for substitutes; establish & implement yearly school calendar; foster positive interpersonal relationships with staff; maintain accurate personnel records and coordinate these with church office. • Promote and manage enrollment through print advertising, social media, and annual Preschool Fair. Watch enrollment trends and share recommendations for enrollment policies and staffing with the Preschool Board of Directors. Plan and conduct orientation activities for newly enrolled & returning students as well as parents. Provide tours to prospective parents. • Foster positive parent-school relationships. Provide parents with concise, professional verbal and written communication on a regular basis. Schedule Parent Teacher Conferences at regular intervals. • Maintain health, immunization, and attendance records for all children and staff. Share staff health records, as well as those of participating parents, with the church office. Prepare and fax weekly Communicable Disease report to Oakland County Health Department. • Plan and implement a school safety program. Conduct fire, intruder, and severe weather drills as required. Post emergency information and instructions in all classrooms. • Coordinate the following with the church office: o bi-weekly payroll for preschool staff o use of shared classroom space and equipment o custodial services, repairs and maintenance

EVALUATION: • Job Performance will be conducted annually by the Abiding Presence Preschool Board. This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee. He or she will be required to follow any other instructions and to perform any duties requested by the Preschool Board of Directors that generally fit into the job expectations.

Job Site:  https://www.abidingpresence.org/preschool

Closing Date for Job: Sep 10, 2022


Preschool Teacher

Contact Person: Kristin Newer

Job Location: 1550 Walton Blvd, Rochester Hills MI 48309

Job Title: Preschool Teacher

Job Description:

SUPERVISED STAFF: 1-2 Teacher Assistants

QUALIFICATIONS: The Preschool Teacher shall have earned a Bachelor’s or Associate’s degree in early childhood education or child development. A minimum of one year experience as teacher or aide in preschool, elementary school (K-2), day care center, or equivalent is preferred.

BASIC ROLE: Responsible for planning and executing an educational program for preschool students implementing Abiding Presence Preschool’s goals and objectives.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Provide for the welfare, health, and safety of preschool students. 2. Plan, supervise, and implement the program in accordance with the school’s philosophy and policies and the developmental needs of preschool students. 3. Prepare and execute a daily lesson plan. 4. Be aware and address the individual strengths and needs of preschool students while treating them with dignity and respect. 5. Maintain clean, safe classroom environment. 6. Supervise teacher assistants in materials preparation, student support, and classroom cleaning and maintenance. 7. Prepare and present progress reports with parents at conferences. 8. Maintain student attendance records and compile portfolios. 9. Participate in planning and execution of student programs and ceremonies. 10.Attend mandatory in-service training (CPR) and foster personal professional development by regularly attending seminars in areas of interest.

Job Site:  https://www.abidingpresence.org/preschool

Closing Date for Job: Sep 10, 2022


Associate Teacher, Great Start Readiness Program

Contact Person: Amy Kerkstra

Job Location:  Kent ISD

Job Title:  Associate Teacher, Great Start Readiness Program

Job Description:

Broad Statement of Responsibilities:
Teach children in a high-quality preschool program that complies with requirements of the Great Start Readiness Program (GSRP) grant.

Essential Job Qualifications Required:

An associate’s degree (AA) in early childhood education or child development or the equivalent OR A valid classroom CDA credential; OR Willingness to obtain CDA or associate’s degree in early childhood education or child development within three years. Those with significant coursework toward qualifications may be considered if the applicant is willing to sign a compliance plan stating they will continue to work toward proper credentials.

Create and maintain a safe and positive learning environment focused on a sense of belonging within the classroom.

Ability to communicate effectively and relate positively with students, co-teacher,  parents, and school personnel.

Good attendance and punctuality.

Partner with families, working to engage them in their child’s school experience.

Commitment to equity, social justice and inclusion in all practices and position responsibilities.

Team player who is able to multitask and prioritize.

Navigate and utilize Google Suite and willingness to learn how to navigate and utilize other technology platforms.

Bilingual skills are highly desired.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Immediately after hire, with support from Kent ISD, the Teacher must acquire:

Knowledge of the Early Childhood Standards of Quality for Pre-Kindergarten (ECSQ-PK).

Knowledge of GSRP requirements as outlined in the GSRP Implementation Manual.

Knowledge of State of Michigan Licensing Rules for Child Care Centers.

CPR and First Aid certification.

Formal training in the selected approved developmental screener (ASQ-3 or Brigance), comprehensive curriculum (Connect4Learning, HighScope, Montessori and/or Reggio Emilia),  and authentic child assessment (MyTS or COR) of the assigned classroom. Formal training is defined as comprehensive training in full implementation of a tool, completed by a certified trainer of the tool, such as those who have attended training of trainers.

Knowledge of the Essential Instructional Practices in Early Literacy, Prekindergarten and Essential Instructional Practices in Early Mathematics, Pre-K to Grade 3.

Knowledge of alignment documents between curricula and the ECSQ-PK.

Kent ISD strives to be inclusive in our hiring and workplace practices.  We continually seek to be strengthened by the wisdom of diversity.
The above is intended to describe the general content of and the requirements for the performance of this position.  It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements.

Salary: Per KIEA-AT Master Agreement, $17.10-$23.73 per hour

Benefits: Robust benefit package includes full medical, dental, and vision insurance; paid sick and personal days; State of Michigan School Employment retirement program; student loan forgiveness may be available through the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program for eligible Federal student loans.

To Apply: Kent Intermediate School District manages employment applications online.  No hardcopy applications/resumes will be accepted for this position.

Job Site:   jobs.kentisd.org

Closing Date for Job: This position is open until filled.


Preschool Teacher

Contact Person:  Anne Porter

Job Location:  1385 S Adams Road, Rochester Hills MI 48309

Job Title: Preschool Teacher

Job Description:

Preschool Teacher (Rochester Hills) NAEYC Accredited Early Childhood Program seeks a Full-Time Preschool Teacher

Generous Signing Bonus!

Hours: Monday-Friday (8:30-4:30pm)

School Year: Mid-August 2022 – Mid-June 2023

If you are interested in teaching in a school where your ECE skills and knowledge are valued and enhanced, give us a call! 248 935 9035 Anne Porter (Co-owner) Jeanine Opyr (Director) 248 770-5237

We are looking for teachers who are motivated to continue to learn, grow and become a long-term colleague in a staff of highly qualified, professional early childhood educators dedicated to providing the best possible EC experience for young children. Our administrators are career EC specialists who strive to maintain a work environment for staff that supports their efforts to grow and to function at their highest level, and that encourages them to have a voice in policy and curriculum development.

Qualifications: • 2 or 4-year college degree in Early Childhood Education (ECE) or a related field is required • Interested applicants with Elementary Education degrees must also have an Early Childhood endorsement E

Essential qualities and experience include: • A high level of respect for young children • A commitment to continuous life-long learning in the area of ECE • Effective child observation and assessment skills • Early literacy knowledge and experience • Demonstrated experience developing and maintaining a developmentally appropriate, inquiry-focused, project-based classroom • Strong communication and collaboration skills • A desire to make a positive contribution to a highly professional ECE team

Somerset is known for: • High quality ECE program • Diverse family population • Longevity of our teaching staff • Strong reputation in community • Founded in 1982 • Highly qualified and experienced staff

Working at Somerset would be an excellent match for the Early Childhood educator or who desires to work with a highly professional team and is interested in staying current in the areas of research and best practices in Early Childhood Education.

Somerset Early Childhood Center, Inc. 1385 S. Adams Rd Rochester Hills, MI 48309 Phone: 248-375-2140 .Job Type: fulltime Pay: $16.00 – $20.00 per hour Benefits: • Paid time off • Professional development assistance • Retirement plan Schedule: • 8-hour shift Supplemental Pay: • Bonus pay • Signing bonus COVID-19 considerations: We comply with health department guidelines for preschools. Ability to commute/relocate: • Rochester, MI 48309: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required) Experience: • 2 years (preferred) License/Certification: • Child Dev. Assoc. or 4 yr. degree in ECE or related field (Required) Security clearance: • Confidential (Preferred) Work Location: One location

Job Site:  somersetecc.org

Closing Date for Job:  Sep 01, 2022


Lead Teacher, Great Start Readiness Program

Contact Person:  Amy Kerkstra

Job Location: Kent ISD, Great Start Readiness Program, Grand Rapids MI 49525

Job Title: Lead Teacher, Great Start Readiness Program

Job Description:

Broad Statement of Responsibilities: Teach children in a high-quality preschool program that complies with requirements of the Great Start Readiness Program (GSRP) grant.

Essential Job Qualifications Required: A valid Michigan teaching certificate with Early Childhood Endorsement?(ZA) or Early Childhood general or special education (ZS) endorsement OR Bachelor’s degree in early childhood or child development with a specialization in preschool teaching. Those with significant coursework toward qualifications may be considered if the applicant is willing to sign a compliance plan stating they will continue to work toward proper credentials. Create and maintain a safe and positive learning environment focused on a sense of belonging within the classroom. Ability to communicate effectively and relate positively with students, co-teacher, parents, and school personnel. Good attendance and punctuality. Partner with families, working to engage them in their child’s school experience. Commitment to equity, social justice and inclusion in all practices and position responsibilities. Team player who is able to multitask and prioritize. Navigate and utilize Google Suite and willingness to learn how to navigate and utilize other technology platforms. Bilingual skills are highly desired. Key Duties and Responsibilities: Immediately after hire, with support from Kent ISD, the Teacher must acquire: Knowledge of the Early Childhood Standards of Quality for Pre-Kindergarten (ECSQ-PK). Knowledge of GSRP requirements as outlined in the GSRP Implementation Manual. Knowledge of State of Michigan Licensing Rules for Child Care Centers. CPR and First Aid certification. Formal training in the selected approved developmental screener (ASQ-3 or Brigance), comprehensive curriculum (Connect4Learning, HighScope, Montessori and/or Reggio Emilia), and authentic child assessment (MyTS or COR) of the assigned classroom. Formal training is defined as comprehensive training in full implementation of a tool, completed by a certified trainer of the tool, such as those who have attended training of trainers. Knowledge of the Essential Instructional Practices in Early Literacy, Prekindergarten and Essential Instructional Practices in Early Mathematics, Pre-K to Grade 3. Knowledge of alignment documents between curricula and the ECSQ-PK. Kent ISD strives to be inclusive in our hiring and workplace practices. We continually seek to be strengthened by the wisdom of diversity.

The above is intended to describe the general content of and the requirements for the performance of this position. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements.

Salary: Per KIEA-LT Master Agreement; $38,100-$58,400 Benefits: Robust benefit package includes full medical, dental, and vision insurance; paid sick and personal days; State of Michigan School Employment retirement program; student loan forgiveness may be available through the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program for eligible Federal student loans.

Posting Dates: This position is open until filled.

To Apply: Kent Intermediate School District manages employment applications online. No hardcopy applications/resumes will be accepted for this position. Applications must be completed online at jobs.kentisd.org Please note, due to the large number of applications, we are unable to attend to e-mail or telephone inquiries on application status. The final candidate for this position will be required (at their cost) to furnish Kent Intermediate School District with a current Michigan State Police and FBI criminal records LiveScan check prior to our recommendation to hire. It is the policy of the Kent ISD School Board that no student, staff member or candidate for any position in the District shall be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, national origin, creed, ancestry, age, gender/sex, sexual orientation, marital status, height, weight, veteran status, political belief or physical/mental disability which does not impair their ability to perform adequately in the individual’s particular position or activity, excluded from participation in, denied the benefit of, or to be subjected to discrimination in any program or activity for which the Kent ISD School Board is responsible for or receives financial assistance from the U.S. Department of Education. The Coordinator for Title IX, Section 504, the Age Discrimination Act and Title II is: Coni Taylor, Esq., Assistant Superintendent for Human Resources and Legal Services.

Job Site: https://phl.applitrack.com/kent/onlineapp/default.aspx?Category=Elementary+School+Teaching&subcategory=Early+Childhood

Closing Date for Job: Aug 30, 2022


GSRP Lead Teacher – Corunna, MI

Contact Person:  Kayla Morell

Job Location:  701 S Norton Street, Corunna MI 48817

Job Title: GSRP Lead Teacher – Corunna, MI

Job Description:

NOTIFICATION OF POSITION OPENING I. Job Title: GSRP Preschool Lead Teacher (4-Year-Old Students) II. Starting Date: 2022-23 School Year III. Location of Employment: Elite Early Learning Center 701 S. Norton St Corunna, MI 48817 Qualifications: • A valid Michigan teaching certificate and an Early Childhood Education (ZA) OR Early Childhood-General and Special Education (ZS) endorsement, Birth-K, or PK-3 endorsement; OR • Bachelor Degree in Early Childhood Education or Child Development with a specialization in preschool teaching. The transcript will document a major, rather than a minor, in child development or early childhood education. • Must be willing to be fingerprinted through Michigan Childcare Background Fingerprinting Services • Must log 24 hours of Professional Development each year and keep up on all trainings. • Experience with GSRP Teaching is preferred • Must follow Michigan Childcare Licensing Rules for Childcare Centers • Must follow Michigan GSRP Implementation Manual Rules • Ability to exercise good judgement in all situations • Sense of responsibility, dependability • Upbeat personality, with a team player attitude To apply: Please submit the following: • Letter of Intent • Resume • Copy of Transcript(s) Please send the application requirements to: Elite Early Learning Center Attn: Kayla 701 S Norton St Corunna, MI 48817 OR Via Email: kmorell.elite@nullgmail.com

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

Closing Date for Job: December 31, 2022


Head Start Lead Teacher – Adrian, MI

Contact Person:  Mary Bruggenwirth

Job Location: 340 E. Church St, Adrian MI 49221

Job Title: Head Start Lead Teacher – Adrian, MI

Job Description:

Responsible for ensuring a safe, nurturing, educational environment for program children and families while maintaining documentation of services provided.

Job Site: https://www.applitrack.com/lisdus/onlineapp/jobpostings/view.asp?internaltransferform.Url=&district=All&category=Head+Start

Closing Date for Job: September 01, 2022


Head Start Teacher Assistant – Part Time – Adrian, MI

Contact Person:  Mary Bruggenwirth

Job Location: 340 E. Church St, Adrian MI 49221

Job Title: Head Start Teacher Assistant – Part Time – Adrian, MI

Job Description:

Responsible for supporting a safe, nurturing, educational environment for program children and families to support healthy development.

Job Site: https://www.applitrack.com/lisdus/onlineapp/jobpostings/view.asp?internaltransferform.Url=&district=All&category=Head+Start

Closing Date for Job: September 01, 2022


Early Head Start Teacher Assistant – Adrian, MI

Contact Person:  Mary Bruggenwirth

Job Location: 340 E. Church St, Adrian MI 49221

Job Title: Early Head Start Teacher Assistant – Adrian, MI

Job Description:

Responsible for supporting a safe, nurturing, educational environment for program children and families to support healthy development. Focused responsibilities on health and nutrition as it relates to Early Head Start Center Based classrooms.

Job Site: https://www.applitrack.com/lisdus/onlineapp/jobpostings/view.asp?internaltransferform.Url=&district=All&category=Head+Start

Closing Date for Job: September 01, 2022


Head Start Early Learning Assistant – Adrian, MI

Contact Person:  Mary Bruggenwirth

Job Location: 340 E. Church St, Adrian MI 49221

Job Title: Head Start Early Learning Assistant – Adrian, MI

Job Description:

Responsible for supporting the day-to-day operations of the Early Learning programming, including the implementation and direction of the Early Learning Outcomes Framework across Head Start and Early Head Start.

Job Site: https://www.applitrack.com/lisdus/onlineapp/jobpostings/view.asp?internaltransferform.Url=&district=All&category=Head+Start

Closing Date for Job: September 01, 2022


Early Head Start Parent Educator – Adrian, MI

Contact Person:  Mary Bruggenwirth

Job Location: 340 E. Church St, Adrian MI 49221

Job Title: Early Head Start Parent Educator – Adrian, MI

Job Description:

Responsible for working in a collaborative effort to provide support services in the home of pregnant moms and families with young children; such services include coordination and promotion of parent education, parent/child wellness, and age appropriate development.

Job Site: https://www.applitrack.com/lisdus/onlineapp/jobpostings/view.asp?internaltransferform.Url=&district=All&category=Head+Start

Closing Date for Job: September 01, 2022


Great Start Readiness Program (GSRP) Lead Teacher – Marysville, MI

Contact Person:  Kylie Griner

Job Location:  Local District within St. Clair County-499 Range Road, Marysville MI 48040

Job Title: Great Start Readiness Program (GSRP) Lead Teacher – Marysville, MI

Job Description:

Full-time, non-union, at-will position. The Great Start Readiness Program (GSRP) Teacher is responsible for all aspects of planning, assessing and instructing 4-year-olds, based on needs of each child, and the requirements of the GSRP grant. The teacher is also responsible for maintaining program quality and documentation as outlined in the GSRP Implementation Manual, Preschool Program Quality Assessment (PQA), and LARA licensing guidelines. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Required – Valid Michigan Teaching Certificate with an Early Childhood (ZA or ZS) endorsement or Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood or Child Development Certification in CPR and First Aid PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Teaching experience with early childhood/preschool children, particularly with at-risk children Training and experience with research-based preschool curricula with knowledge of Early Childhood Standards of Quality for Pre-K (ECSQ-PK) Knowledge of current research on early childhood literacy Skill in providing learning experiences that foster academic growth in a developmentally appropriate manner Work effectively, make decisions, and problem solve collaboratively within a team Work well with diverse families and engage parents as full partners in their child’s learning Ability to act as a resource for families Strong communication and interpersonal skills to effectively interact with students, parents, and teachers Regular predictable attendance is an essential function of this position Strong background in the use of technology including Google suite, Microsoft suite, and social media tools RESPONSIBILITIES: Implement developmentally-appropriate instruction for children using research-based curriculum Follow the daily schedule as outlined in the curriculum and GSRP guidelines Conduct screening and ongoing assessment of children Meet with Early Childhood Specialist to ensure quality programming Attend staff meetings, workshops, and other scheduled program activities as requested Collaborate with the associate teacher in planning, team meetings and decision-making Empower the associate teacher to support classroom instruction Participate in home visits to meet the educational needs of all children Organize and maintain records for grant and licensing purposes Create and update anecdotal records and portfolios for each child Pending approval by the Board of Education and satisfactory completion of pre-employment drug screen and criminal history checks. This program and related positions are conditional upon approval of Child Care program licensing. Full time, 185 days per year $43,502 – $44,647 annual salary, based upon experience Single health benefits or Cash in Lieu; Single vision and dental benefits State of Michigan retirement, paid leave

Job Site: https://www.applitrack.com/sccresa/onlineapp/default.aspx?all=1

Closing Date for Job: September 02, 2022


Preschool Associate Teacher – Marysville, MI

Contact Person:  Kylie Griner

Job Location:  Local District within St. Clair County, St. Clair County RESA, Marysville MI 48040

Job Title: Preschool Associate Teacher – Marysville, MI

Job Description:

The associate teacher is responsible for working as a team member in providing a quality educational program for tuition-based preschool children by supporting the classroom teacher in planning, assessing, and instructing students. The position includes assisting the classroom teacher in maintaining required records to ensure grant compliance and meet licensing guidelines.

Job Site: https://www.applitrack.com/sccresa/onlineapp/default.aspx?all=1

Closing Date for Job: September 02, 2022


Preschool Lead Teacher – Marysville, MI

Contact Person:  Kylie Griner

Job Location:  Local District within St. Clair County-499 Range Road, Marysville MI 48040

Job Title:  Preschool Lead Teacher – Marysville, MI

Job Description:

A preschool teacher is responsible for all aspects of planning, assessing and instructing preschool-aged students, based on needs of each child. The teacher is also responsible for maintaining program quality and documentation as outlined in the state licensing requirements.

Job Site: https://www.applitrack.com/sccresa/onlineapp/default.aspx?all=1

Closing Date for Job: September 02, 2022


Lead Teacher – Walled Lake MI

Contact Person: Suanne Hunt

Job Location: Walled Lake-1885 N. Pontiac Trail, Walled Lake MI 48390

Job Title: Lead Teacher – Walled Lake MI

Job Description:

$2,500 New Hire Signing Incentive

About Oakland Family Services

Oakland Family Services is a private, not-for-profit, human services organization that provides programs from four offices and within our community located throughout Oakland County. As a leader in child and family-focused services, Oakland Family Services reaches more than 40,000 individuals and 18,000 families each year. We offer a warm and engaging work environment and the opportunity to work with dedicated professional colleagues. In addition to excellent benefits, we offer flexible work schedules, advancement opportunities, work-life balance initiatives and more. Join our team and make a difference. Join us in our mission to build brighter futures for those we serve, while building your OWN brighter professional future.

The Preschool Lead Teacher is responsible for the overall day-to-day operations of a classroom in Oakland Family Services’ Children’s Learning Center (CLC). The teacher is responsible for implementing high quality, High Scope learning experiences for children, task supervision of support staff, daily lesson planning, interacting with parents and volunteers, record keeping and other miscellaneous operations related to the Children’s Learning Center Programs. Specific Duties/Responsibilities Design, implement and evaluate developmentally appropriate, engaging activities using the HighScope approach to learning with children. Maintain standards of quality as required by State licensure, Great Start to Quality and NAEYC accreditation. Maintain accurate records of the children’s attendance, meal records, incident reports, medication for children, allergies, and sign-in/out sheets for parents. Facilitate daily team planning meetings to create daily lesson plans and coordinate task responsibilities with the Assistant Teacher and/or Child Care Assistant. Provide coaching support to other teachers on the team in areas of personal expertise. Collaborate with classroom partners, supervisor and administrative team members on curriculum, student and center needs. Participate in Agency and program activities and assist in the recruitment and enrollment of children for the program as needed. Conduct a minimum of two parent-teacher conferences per school year with each enrolled family. Conduct two home visits with each Great Start Readiness Program (GSRP) enrolled family. Create and maintain formal and informal communications with parents through daily interactions, weekly notes, monthly newsletters, mailings, emails and additional conferences as needed. Daily documentation of children’s interactions and play through anecdotal notes. Assess children’s developmental progress using High Scope’s Child Observation Record (COR). Administer, score and provide parental feedback on the Ages and Stages Questionnaire (ASQ-3 and ASQ-SE) and other Agency required assessments and screenings. Collaborate, create and implement children’s behavioral support plans as needed. Assist in planning and implementation of parent education programs. Complete monthly Parent Involvement tracking. Maintain a clean and healthy classroom environment for children. Supervise and ensure the safety and well being of each child. Qualifications Must possess one of the following: Valid Michigan Teaching Certificate with an Early Childhood Specialist endorsement (ZA/ZS) Bachelor’s Degree in Child Development with emphasis in preschool teaching. Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education A minimum of two years of teaching experience is preferred. Excellent communication skills that focus on positive and professional communication with parents and children. Utilization of positive management techniques in the classroom. Abilities and skills in the team approach to problem solving and task completion. Shows sensitivity to cultural differences.

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

Closing Date for Job: September 30, 2022


Lead Teacher – Pontiac, MI

Contact Person: Suanne Hunt

Job Location: Pontiac, MI-114 Orchard, Pontiac MI 48341

Job Title:  Lead Teacher – Pontiac, MI

Job Description:

About Oakland Family Services

Oakland Family Services is a private, not-for-profit, human services organization that provides programs from four offices and within our community located throughout Oakland County. As a leader in child and family-focused services, Oakland Family Services reaches more than 40,000 individuals and 18,000 families each year. We offer a warm and engaging work environment and the opportunity to work with dedicated professional colleagues. In addition to excellent benefits, we offer flexible work schedules, advancement opportunities, work-life balance initiatives and more. Join our team and make a difference. Join us in our mission to build brighter futures for those we serve, while building your OWN brighter professional future.

The Preschool Lead Teacher is responsible for the overall day-to-day operations of a classroom in Oakland Family Services’ Children’s Learning Center (CLC). The teacher is responsible for implementing high quality, High Scope learning experiences for children, task supervision of support staff, daily lesson planning, interacting with parents and volunteers, record keeping and other miscellaneous operations related to the Children’s Learning Center Programs. Specific Duties/Responsibilities Design, implement and evaluate developmentally appropriate, engaging activities using the HighScope approach to learning with children. Maintain standards of quality as required by State licensure, Great Start to Quality and NAEYC accreditation. Maintain accurate records of the children’s attendance, meal records, incident reports, medication for children, allergies, and sign-in/out sheets for parents. Facilitate daily team planning meetings to create daily lesson plans and coordinate task responsibilities with the Assistant Teacher and/or Child Care Assistant. Provide coaching support to other teachers on the team in areas of personal expertise. Collaborate with classroom partners, supervisor and administrative team members on curriculum, student and center needs. Participate in Agency and program activities and assist in the recruitment and enrollment of children for the program as needed. Conduct a minimum of two parent-teacher conferences per school year with each enrolled family. Conduct two home visits with each Great Start Readiness Program (GSRP) enrolled family. Create and maintain formal and informal communications with parents through daily interactions, weekly notes, monthly newsletters, mailings, emails and additional conferences as needed. Daily documentation of children’s interactions and play through anecdotal notes. Assess children’s developmental progress using High Scope’s Child Observation Record (COR). Administer, score and provide parental feedback on the Ages and Stages Questionnaire (ASQ-3 and ASQ-SE) and other Agency required assessments and screenings. Collaborate, create and implement children’s behavioral support plans as needed. Assist in planning and implementation of parent education programs. Complete monthly Parent Involvement tracking. Maintain a clean and healthy classroom environment for children. Supervise and ensure the safety and well being of each child. Qualifications Must possess one of the following: Valid Michigan Teaching Certificate with an Early Childhood Specialist endorsement (ZA/ZS) Bachelor’s Degree in Child Development with emphasis in preschool teaching. Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education A minimum of two years of teaching experience is preferred. Excellent communication skills that focus on positive and professional communication with parents and children. Utilization of positive management techniques in the classroom. Abilities and skills in the team approach to problem solving and task completion. Shows sensitivity to cultural differences.

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

Closing Date for Job: September 30, 2022


Childcare Attendant- Assistant Teacher – Detroit, MI

Contact Person: Jamie Karagatsoulis

Job Location:  Merrill Palmer Skillman Institute Early Childhood Center Wayne State University-87 East Ferry St, Detroit MI 48202

Job Title:  Childcare Attendant- Assistant Teacher – Detroit, MI

Job Description:

POSITION PURPOSE Monitor activities for pre-school aged children, and support the classroom teacher in planning and implementing daily and weekly curriculum development activities. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS Participate in team planning sessions with lead teacher to assist in planning curriculum and next steps with children. Assist the lead teacher in implementing preschool program activities. Assist in nurturance, caregiving and supporting the social/emotional wellbeing of the children in the program. Assist the lead teacher in collecting anecdotal observations and work samples of the children to track their growth/development. Accompany lead teacher on home visits twice a year. Maintain continuous, positive interactions families. Attend professional development training sessions and in-service training sessions. Report all matters of concern regarding children, families and the program to the lead teacher and/or the program director.

Job Site: jobs.wayne.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=209037

Closing Date for Job: August 14, 2022


Preschool Director – Saint Clair Shores, MI

Contact Person:  Heather Thomason

Job Location: 22915 Greater Mack St Clair shores MI 48080

Job Title:   Preschool Director – Saint Clair Shores, MI

Job Description:

Preschool director and lead teacher for a 5 star rated preschool program. Paid holiday and sick days. Highscope inspired curriculum. Preschool advisory committee offers volunteer support for for program and director. This program has been a mission of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church for 15 years.

Job Site:St.pauls.scs@nullgmail.com

Closing Date for Job: December 10, 2022


Assistant Teacher – Saint Clair Shores, MI

Contact Person:  Heather Thomason

Job Location: 31700 Couchez Street, Saint CLR SHORES MI 48080

Job Title: Assistant Teacher – Saint Clair Shores, MI

Job Description:

Wee Love Daycare & Learning Center is recognized by the State as a model learning Center. When you walk through the doors at Wee Love Day Care & Learning Center, you instantly know this is not your typical learning center. From our spacious and secure facility to our skilled and loving staff, we’ve spent over 20 years creating an environment where children, ages 2 weeks to 12 years old, can learn and grow. At Wee Love we aren’t looking for people who just want a job – we want people who see their work as their mission field. Our ideal candidate must have a high school diploma or GED, love children, and want to be a part of bringing a Christian foundation into their early development learning. We have full and part time positions available, Monday through Friday from 7:00 am to 5:00 pm. Our pay is top in the market at $12-$17 per hour depending on previous experience and education. Job Types: Full-time, Part-time Pay: $12.00 – $17.00 per hour

Job Site: weelovedaycare@nullgmail.com

Closing Date for Job: December 31, 2022


Early Childhood Special Education Teacher-Kalamazoo, MI

Contact Person: Apply On-line

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

Job Title: Early Childhood Special Education Teacher-Kalamazoo, MI

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/jobs posting # 7789

Closing Date for Job: August 31, 2022


ASD Teacher – Portage, MI

Contact Person: Apply On-line

Job Location: Portage Elementary School-8422 S Westnedge Ave., Portage MI 49002

Job Title: ASD Teacher – Portage, MI

Job Description:

Division: Special Education Position Type: 10-Month / Full Time Mon – Fri: 8:00am -4:00pm (Grade 17) Primary Duties and Responsibilities: Provides instruction to ensure that each student makes progress toward individual stated goals using multisensory strategies and varied teaching techniques by performing the following duties: Plans curriculum and prepares lessons and other instructional materials according to achievement levels of students. Provides direct instruction and supervision of students within school/community setting. Confers with parents, administrators, testing specialists, social workers, and others to develop individual educational programs for students who are at different learning ability levels. Attends MET, IEPT and/or IFSP meetings. Instructs students in academic subjects, utilizing various teaching techniques. Instructs students in daily living skills required for independent living and economic self-sufficiency such as hygiene, safety, and food preparation. Observes, evaluates, and prepares reports on progress of students. Meets with parents to provide support and guidance in using community resources. Administers and interprets results of ability and achievement tests. Assists in the supervision of ASD paraprofessionals. Other duties as assigned. Minimum Skills and Education: Bachelor’s degree. K-12 Michigan Certification; Autistic Impaired Endorsement. Embraces and supports KRESA philosophies related to diversity, inclusiveness and anti-racism. Ability to interact effectively with individuals from a wide range of cultures. Ability to discuss cultural differences with colleagues and clients. Ability to assess one’s own strengths and limitations or challenges and integrate this understanding into interpersonal interactions. Preferred Skills and Education: (Preference given to a candidate with these skills, education, etc.) Ability to select and develop appropriate methods, skills and techniques attuned to people’s cultural, multicultural or marginal experiences in their environments. Ability to effectively employ multicultural approaches in resolving problems. 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 # 7895

Closing Date for Job: December 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 – 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


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


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


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


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