Early Childhood Job Postings
Statewide Early Childhood Job PostingsUpdated 12/1/2023
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- Head Start for Kent County
- 2929 Rogers Ln Ave SW, Wyoming, MI 49509
- Position Overview: Ensures the implementation of the Head Start program in a safe environment for children in accordance with the performance standards by meeting the physical, social, intellectual, emotional and cultural needs of each enrolled child in partnership with parents.
- Where will I be working? This position is located at our Rogers Lane site.
- Compensation $21.65 to $26.40 per hour
- Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Develop Curriculum Handle Documentation Oversee various Classroom Responsibilities Work with Parents Assist with Recruitment and Enrollment Learn and apply agency guidelines and procedures
- Required Education and Experience: One of the following: Minimum Associate Degree (Bachelor Degree preferred) with stated major in ECE (Early Childhood Education) or (CD) Child Development An Associate Degree in any field with a minimum of twelve (12) credit hours in ECE/CD with emphasis on infant/toddler development
- DISCLAIMER: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employees may perform other related duties as assigned to meet the ongoing needs of the agency. Employees in this position must be able to perform the essential job functions of this position with reasonable accommodation. About Head Start for Kent County:
- Head Start for Kent County provides high quality services at no cost to qualifying families. We work alongside families to deliver comprehensive services to children five and under, promoting their wellbeing and development.
- We offer an excellent benefits package with health insurance that starts after just 30 days of employment. Several benefits are even at little to no cost to the employee. We provide generous time-off and paid holiday policies that start on your very first day. Additional perks include half-day work on Fridays, Employee Assistance Programs providing corporate discounts, wellness programs for both physical and mental health including free counseling sessions, retention and attendance incentives, professional development opportunities, tuition reimbursement, including paid in full CDA’s and assistance with Associates degrees and above.
- Find out about these and other ways in which we invest in our employees at https://hs4kc.org/employee-perks
- Contact: Claire Kingsley
- Closing: December 27, 2023
- Apply: https://hs4kc.org/job/ehs-teacher/
- Leaps and Bounds
- 8129 Packard, Warren, MI 48089
- Quality improvement Coach: Wayne Oakland Macomb Resource Center: : Support Licensed and License Exempt providers in all aspects of Michigan’s MI Registry and all aspects of the quality improvement and professional development system. Conduct outreach to providers and implement quality improvement support. Will provide in person and virtual assistance to childcare providers. Must have a minimum of 5 years’ experience and understanding of high-quality early childhood practices and Great Start to Quality. Full time position. Must have reliable transportation
- 1. Conduct in person outreach/recruitment to providers who have not yet submitted an application and encourage participation in the state’s Great Start to Quality Improvement Process and MiRegistry systems. 2. Provide technical assistance to providers in completing the MI registry and other state provider systems. 3. Implement quality improvement coaching with providers to meet established targets. 4. Maintain active caseload of programs as assigned by the RC Director. 5. Maintain monthly touchpoints with each provider on caseload through in-person, email, phone, text, video conferencing. Document all touchpoints. 6. Use knowledge to inform equipping the resource library, training materials, and activities relevant to quality improvement. Integrate resource library materials into in-person provider visits and facilitate participant use of resource library materials. 7. Support professional development opportunities for all early childhood providers, including licensed exempt providers, within region 8. Ensure required data is collected and entered into systems within the required time frames and that all forms are maintained in an organized and up to date manner. 9. Participate in continued professional development throughout employment and continually upgrade skill, knowledge of current trends and best practice in the fields of childcare, child development and adult education. 10. Represent the agency and the resource center at events as required by RC Director 11. Be able to describe the work at all levels when interfacing with providers, community groups, and at professional meetings. 12. Perform other duties as assigned by immediate supervisor and/or other management.
- Must function as member of staff team, attend staff and other meetings and must abide by agency policies, procedures, contracts, rules and regulations. Adhere to all procedures and deadlines as outlined in department operating manual and Agency personnel policies and procedures. Send resumes to: email@example.com Competitive full time wages and benefits
- Contact: Denise Dorsz
- Closing: January 30, 2024
- Apply: www.leapsandbounds.org
- Leaps and Bounds
- 8129 Packard, Warren, MI 48089
- PD Specialist/Trainer: : This position is responsible for facilitating ongoing training/professional development opportunities to childcare providers (state regulated and unlicensed subsidized) caring for children primarily birth to age eight. PD specialist, in collaboration with WOM RC Quality Improvement Coaches, will work with individual childcare providers and owners/operators in developing participant professional development plans Work time is regular supervisor-approved schedule that includes onsite, in the field and remote work. Trainings are provided through recorded sessions on Zoom, live trainings on Zoom and in person. In person training are scheduled at the agency’s Warren site or Southfield sites. Occasional in person trainings may be scheduled at childcare provider locations.
- 1. Work with providers and owners to recruit participants in PD trainings. Engage and build relationships with providers and owners to ensure participation in PD. 2. Facilitate training using the approved PD training model (Instructional design) and CDA specified curricula as directed by Training Director. 3. Act as moderator for virtual live trainings as assigned 4. Must be able to work with LE providers through providing Orientation training, PD goal setting. Home visits Health & Safety checks may be included 5. Use knowledge to inform and equip the lending library, training materials, and activities relevant to training. Integrate lending library materials into training and facilitate participant use of lending library materials. 6. Assure training setting and materials necessary for implementation are appropriate, ready and available for use. 7. Use best practice strategies in adult learning to implement training. 8. Ensure required data is collected. 9. Participate in continued professional development throughout employment and continually upgrade skill, knowledge of current trends and best practice in the fields of childcare, child development and adult education. Participate in all mandatory trainings including Train the Trainer, GSTQO certification and ongoing training. 10. Responsible for checking homework for recorded classes as assigned by ECE Training Director 11. . Use technology to record trainings as assigned 12. Perform other duties as assigned by immediate supervisor and/or other management.
- Must function as member of team, attend staff and other meetings and must abide by agency policies, procedures, contracts, rules and regulations. Must be approved by state of Michigan’s MI Registry as an approved trainer. Adhere to all procedures and deadlines as outlined in department operating manual, and Agency personnel policies and procedures. Position is FT, competitive salary with comprehensive family benefit package. Hybrid work environment. Send resumes to: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Contact: Denise Dorsz
- Closing: January 15, 2024
- Apply: www.leapsnbounds.org
- Heartfelt Impressions Learning Center
- 4461 Collins Rd, Rochester, MI 48306
- The Director has overall responsibility for the operation of the Center and ensures that the Center is operated in accordance with company and state licensing standards. and operating procedures to provide an educational, caring, and safe environment for the children and parents; to promote the positive image of Heartfelt Impressions Learning Centers in the community; and to achieve solid financial standing for the company.
- Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education, child development, or related field of study. Minimum One year experience leading in age groups Infants- Pre-K Minimum One year experience leading a team Knowledge of state licensing rules and regulations. Experience with High Scope Curriculum Familiar with Office 365, ProCare, Brightwheel, IKS is preferred but not required
- Responsibilities include but not limited to: Influence, motivate and guide staff efforts. Maintain staff’s attention and gain their respect and confidence Maintaining all customer service needs. Provide excellent proactive communication with parents. Minimize parental concerns that reach the level of having to be addressed by Owners. Promote and Maintain Enrollment Understand and implement consistently, all Family and Staff policies and procedures. Tuition and billing accurate and completed on time Audit charges and credits on accounts and cross reference with attendance on a monthly basis. Participate in Community events Assisting classroom to ensure ratio is maintained Good working relations with local businesses, suppliers and collaborators. Plan and organize effective staff meetings. Identify problems and act immediately to take action. Maintain a calm and professional demeanor, language, and voice tone when dealing with difficult situations. Oversee staff weekly scheduling. Maintain a competent understanding of the Michigan Quality Rating System and stay up to date on any changes. Achieve and maintain a 5-star rating in the Quality Rating System. Staff Professional Development Maintain knowledge of all regulations and requirements of the GSRP program, including but not limited to the GSRP implementation manual. Ensure that High Scope curriculum is being used with fidelity in all classrooms and seek support from appropriate personnel when needed. and much more!
- Benefits: Medical, Vision, Dental Insurance* 401k, up to 4% matching* Telehealth Employee Assistant Program Birthday Benefits Paid Time Off, Paid Holidays, Sick days (including full week between Christmas and New Years)* TEACH Scholarship* Paid Professional Development Salary Pay Child Care Discount* *based on education and/or year experience
- Contact: Marissa Meyers
- Closing: December 12, 2023
- Apply: https://heartfeltimpressionslearningcenter.applytojob.com/apply/iMTwHMrIrV/Child-Care-Director?source=Our%20Career%20Page%20Widget
- Les Cheneaux Early Learning Center
- Eastern Upper Peninsula ISD
Purpose of Position: The Lead Caregiver is responsible for planning and providing a safe and nurturing quality learning environment for infants and toddlers, aged 6 weeks to 3 years; maintaining parent relationships; collaborating with colleagues; and participating in continuous professional development.
- Child Development Associate (CDA) credential with 480 hours of experience or an associate degree in early childhood required, Bachelor’s degree preferred
- The Lead Caregiver must meet the health requirements of the State of Michigan Department of Human Services Bureau of Child and Adult Licensing Childcare Licensing Rules (R 400.8128)
- Effective oral and written communication skills
- Professional tact and diplomacy with administration, co-workers, students, parents, and the community
- Ability to lift/carry instructional materials up to 50 pounds
- Adheres to FERPA and District confidentiality policies
- Possess emotional stability, physical stamina, and strength necessary to complete duties, and have an understanding and interest in young children
- Must have regular and reliable attendance
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Primary responsibility at the site level for all operations and maintenance of a safe, caring, and developmentally appropriate educational environment for all children
- Comply with all licensing rules and regulations
- Coordinate and maintain required training hours and certifications through MiRegistry
- Support, evaluate, and plan assignments for classroom assistants and LSSU student workers
- Oversee and maintain accurate and complete child records as required by licensing, district policies, and administrative regulations
- Oversee the daily functioning of the classroom to provide a safe, healthy, and organized learning environment
- Provide direction and support for assistant caregivers assigned to the center and provide input in their job performance evaluations
- Assist in the day-to-day training of assistant caregivers and LSSU student workers
- Professionally represent the school and District in interactions with parents, community, staff, and students
- Maintain all necessary record keeping procedures
- Interact with children to promote cognitive, language, social/emotional, large, and fine motor, and self-help/adaptive skills
- Responsible for the implementation of approved curriculum with fidelity
- Lead planning time and take all team members' ideas into consideration
- Develop lesson plans and make them available to all staff and ancillary providers in a timely manner
- Ensure lesson plans reflect cognitive, language, social/emotional, large, and fine motor, self-help/adaptive growth and needed accommodations based on child’s IFSP or behavior plan
- Set-up, carry out, and clean-up of the daily program/lesson plans with assistance from other staff members
- Conduct ongoing child screening and assessment activities with accuracy and timeliness and analyze results to use for lesson planning and continuous improvement
- Familiarize and follow all policies, procedures, and requirements as set forth by site Handbook in accordance with the Early Childhood Standards of Quality and Childcare Licensing Rules
- Attend professional meetings, i.e., staff meetings, IFSPTs, educational conferences, and teacher training workshops to maintain and improve professional competence
- Provide for child needs, which may include, but are not limited to toileting and/or diapering, proper lifting and/or transferring (up to 50 pounds), feeding, special education needs, medically related needs and personal hygiene needs of children
- Keep the Site Supervisor informed of site issues or concerns
- Always remain free of substance abuse and/or illegal drug use
- Other related duties as assigned by supervisor
Wages and Fringes: EDUStaff Contract - $16-$18 per hour based on education and experience, with the option of health benefits or cash in lieu
How to Apply: Please submit a letter of interest and resume to Rachel Denis (email@example.com)
Please ensure the application is fully completed and upload any transcripts, certificates or other educational documents. Official transcripts will be required upon hire.
- Contact: Rachel Denis
- Closing: Until Filled
- Apply: https://www.applitrack.com/eup/onlineapp/jobpostings/view.asp?internaltransferform.Url=&district=All&category=Student+Support+Services&subcategory=Early+Childhood&AppliTrackJobId=2894_2162&AppliTrackLayoutMode=detail&AppliTrackViewPosting=1
- Great Start to Quality, Central Resource Center
- Midland County
- As a program of Midland County ESA, the Great Start to Quality Central Resource Center is Michigan’s tiered quality recognition and improvement system. We support early care and education programs and professionals in their efforts to provide high quality experiences, while additionally helping families choose quality child care programs that meet their children’s needs. We offer professional development opportunities for early care and education professionals and families, coaching services, and have an extensive lending library to improve the quality of programs served.
· Possess at minimum, a four-year degree in the field of early childhood development or related field of study. Required credentials may be negotiated based upon experience in early care and education settings.
· Have a comprehensive understanding of child development based on education, training, and at least five years of experience working directly with young children in a high quality early childhood setting.
· Demonstrates understanding of developmentally appropriate practices and high-quality care.
· Demonstrates effective communication techniques when working with other adults, including common language, active listening skills, and reflective listening.
· Works cooperatively with a diverse population of stakeholders including local school district representatives, community partners, early care and education programs, program administrators and staff, children, and families.
· Has awareness and/or knowledge of the settings that serve infants, toddlers, preschoolers and their families. This may include Center-Based Child Care, Family Child Care, Early Head Start/Head Start, Great Start Readiness Programs, Home Visiting Programs, Early On, and Licensed Exempt Provider Care.
· Knowledge of, or willingness to learn, the Michigan Early Childhood Standards of Quality for Infants/Toddlers and Pre-Kindergarten, the State of Michigan Licensing rules and regulations for early care and education programs, and the State of Michigan Approved Curriculum, Assessment and Screening Tool list.
· Commitment to equity, social justice and inclusion in all practices and position responsibilities.
· Continual learning and practice that reflects the latest research in the early childhood field.
· Ability to manage own time, set priorities, and contribute to a team atmosphere.
· Competent use of technology and software needed to perform assigned position duties.
· Advocacy of the importance of early childhood education and advancement of the profession.
Job Duties & Responsibilities:
· Responsible for the implementation of quality improvement coaching across the Central region in compliance with Great Start to Quality protocols to meet established targets, focusing on the following priorities:
ü Programs/providers serving children with the highest needs.
ü Programs/providers serving infants/toddlers.
ü Other target groups as identified by priorities established by the Office of Great Start.
· Supports programs with developing, monitoring and verifying quality improvement plans.
· May conduct on-site and virtual coaching to early childhood programs in various capacities.
· Maintains regular contact throughout each month with all programs on assigned caseload via face-to-face visits, email, phone, text, virtual platforms (Zoom), or mailing of related quality resources.
· Utilizes the Michigan Registry System to track and record interactions with programs receiving resource and referral services.
· Maintains a working knowledge of the quality recognition and improvement system including assessments and validation process and assist with communicating validation results to programs.
· Connects programs/individuals to the T.E.A.C.H. scholarship to support program goals.
· Plan, facilitate and lead required statewide and local professional development for early childhood educators and or families.
· Engage in early childhood Professional Learning Communities (PLCs), Professional Development (PD), as required.
· Utilize individual expertise and experience, as it will benefit the program as a whole.
· Supports families in Work Life Systems and assists in finding high quality early childhood learning programs to best fit their needs.
Physical Demands of Work Environment:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, sit, talk, see and hear. The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Frequent travel and/or driving to various off-site locations required.
- Closing: Until Filled
- Apply: https://ecic4kidsnew.my.salesforce-sites.com/jobs/IBI__jobs?id=a0z4x000007M2JLAA0
- Little Highlanders Learning Center/Elementary School
- Howell, MI 48843
- We are looking for indviduals to work as assistant teachers in our Infant, Toddler, and Preschool Classrooms at the Little Highlanders Learning Center; we are also looking for individuals to work in our Before & After School Kids Kare programs located in each of our elementary schools
- Contact: Kari Naghtin
- Closing: December 22, 2023
- Apply: https://www.howellschools.com/cms/One.aspx?portalId=140641&pageId=16757187
- St Joseph County ISD
- 62245 Shimmel Rd, Centreville, MI 49032
- POSITION GOAL: Provide speech and language support to at risk preschool students in the classroom through direct engagement with preschooler, to enhance language communication skills in preparation for kindergarten. QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Master’s Degree in Speech/Language Pathology. 2. Certificate of Clinical Competency or eligibility for Clinical Fellowship Year. 3. 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). 4. Prefer prior experience working with preschoolers. 5. TB testing 6. Must be able to lift 50 pounds and work at physical level with preschoolers. 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. Provide speech language instruction to preschoolers in group settings in the classroom. 2. Actively engage students and enhance opportunity to effectively communicate. 3. Provide direction to GSRP Lead teacher and Associate Teacher on means to enhance communication skills of preschoolers. 4. Identify and diagnose Speech and Language Impairments. 5. Process referrals from various sources. 6. Provide diagnostic information to teams involved in supporting student needs. 7. Ability to use computers, software and other current technology. 8. Effective written communication skills; including parent/family communications and student data and reports. 9. Effective oral communication and relationships with children, families and other program staff. 10. Demonstrate effective organizational skills. 11. Maintain professional atmosphere and demeanor in classroom, acting at all times as a representative of ISD. 12. Attend and engage in continuous professional development. 13. Implement with fidelity high quality practices (developmentally appropriate, evidence/research based). 14. Demonstrate knowledge of and implement the Early Childhood Standards of Quality for Pre-Kindergarten. 15. Demonstrate the ability to work cooperatively as a part of a team, including co-teaching. 16. Facilitate ongoing professional development for ISD team staff. 17. Participate in Child Find/Project Find activities throughout the year including summer months. 18. Demonstrate knowledge and expertise of child development, curriculum, child assessment and screening tools, adult learning styles, cultural diversity, and quality improvement including High Quality Curriculum, Program Quality Assessment (PQA) and Conscious Discipline. 19. Provide effective mentor-coaching and instructional improvement strategies for teaching teams. 20. Foster understanding and support classroom implementation of universal supports for all children. 21. Engage in activities with children at their physical level. 22. Ability to work and engage in classroom environment. 23. Develop and work in collaboration toward achievement of performance objectives for each student, with a system for data collection and evaluation for these objectives. 24. Maintain appropriate records. 25. Support and foster family’s involvement in community activities as appropriate. 26. Demonstrate ability to instruct students individually in a variety of settings, based on knowledge of child growth and development and using multi-sensory techniques. 27. Collaborate in the analysis of student behavior, participate in the development and implementation of behavior plans as needed based on Conscious Discipline framework. 28. Supervise assigned student teachers and interns. 29. Create an overall supportive, nurturing, strength based atmosphere. 30. Maintain student confidentiality. 31. Perform other duties as assigned by the St. Joseph County ISD Administrators. REPORTS TO: Early Childhood/K-12 Special Education Supervisor PERFORMANCE APPRAISALS: Early Childhood/K-12 Special Education Supervisor TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Salary for this position is based on the IEA Master Agreement. An additional nine days, for the purpose of Child Find, will be required outside of the contracted working days and provided in performance contract.
- Contact: Pam Hagelgans
- Closing: April 4, 2024
- Apply: https://sjcisd.tedk12.com/hire/ViewJob.aspx?JobID=314
- St Joseph County ISD
- 62445 Shimmel Rd, Centreville, MI 49032
- POSITION GOAL: Provide special education support to at risk and identified preschool children within the inclusive classroom. Direct engagement through a group basis with preschoolers will be conducted to enhance developmentally appropriate skills in preparation for Kindergarten. QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Must have one or more of the following: a. Endorsements in both Special Education and Early Childhood Education. b. A major or minor in Early Childhood Education or Child Growth and Development and a valid Michigan teaching certificate with a Special Education endorsement with full approval from the department. c. An endorsement in Early Childhood General and Special Education. 2. TB testing 3. 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). 4. Must have regular and reliable job attendance, performance, and the physical ability to do the job. 5. Must be able to lift 50 pounds. 6. Required to have a physical presence at the designated job site each scheduled work day. PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Demonstrate the ability to use computers, software and other current technology. 2. Demonstrate effective written communication skills; including parent/family communications and child data and reports. 3. Demonstrate effective oral communication with children, families and other program staff. 4. Demonstrate effective organizational skills. 5. Maintain professional atmosphere and demeanor in classroom, acting at all times as a representative of ISD. 6. Attend and engage in continuous professional development. 7. Implement high quality developmentally appropriate practices. 8. Demonstrate knowledge of the Early Childhood Standards of Quality for Prekindergarten. 9. Demonstrate the ability to work cooperatively as a part of a team, including co-teaching. 10. Supervise assigned student teachers, if necessary. 11. Facilitate ongoing professional development for ISD team staff. 12. Lead Data meetings on a regular rotating basis for all assigned classrooms. 13. Participate in Child Find/Project Find activities throughout the year. 14. Coordinate transition IEP’s for students requiring maximum support with Kindergarten itinerant staff, principal and special education supervisor. 15. Demonstrate knowledge and expertise of child development, curriculum, child assessment and screening tools, adult learning styles, cultural diversity, and quality improvement including High Quality Curriculum, Program Quality Assessment (PQA) and Conscious Discipline. 16. Provide effective mentor-coaching and instructional improvement strategies for teaching teams. 17. Foster understanding and support classroom implementation of universal supports for all children. 18. Engage in activities with children at their physical level. 19. Develop and work toward achievement of performance objectives for each assigned child, with a system for data collection and evaluation for these objectives. 20. Maintain appropriate records. 21. Involve families in community activities as appropriate. 22. Demonstrate ability to support child learning opportunities in a variety of settings, based on knowledge of child growth and development and using multi-sensory techniques. 23. Analyze child behavior, develop and implement behavior programs as needed based on framework of Conscious Discipline. 24. Maintain student/family confidentiality. 25. Support implementation of Multi-Tiered Systems of Support within each assigned classroom. 26. Participate in general staff meetings scheduled outside of regular work hours. 27. Participate in meetings directly involving children such as staffing, IEP’s, SAT’s, Parent-teacher conferences, scheduled outside of regular work hours. 28. Create an overall supportive, nurturing, strength-based atmosphere. 29. Perform other duties as assigned by the St. Joseph County ISD Administrators. 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 students. 4. Use universal precautions at all times for personal health and safety. REPORTS TO: Early Childhood/K-12 Special Education Supervisor ASSESSMENT: Early Childhood/K-12 Special Education Supervisor TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Salary for this position is based on the IEA Master Agreement. An additional nine days, for the purpose of Child Find, will be required outside of the contractual working days and provided in a performance contract.
- Contact: Pam Hagelgans
- Closing: April 4, 2024
- Apply: https://sjcisd.tedk12.com/hire/ViewJob.aspx?JobID=336
- St Joseph County ISD
- 62445 Shimmel Rd, Centreville, MI 49032
- QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Minimum 3 years of related office experience or an Associate’s Degree. 2. High level of experience with competence of on-line data management systems(s). 3. Working knowledge of computers and computer software, especially the Microsoft Office Suite and Google Apps such a Google Sheets. 4. Ability to handle confidential information. 5. Ability to work independently and as part of a team. 6. Responsibility of employee to obtain and maintain all training(s), certificates(s), approval(s), etc. And provide documentation to the business office before expiration of said document(s). 7. Must be able to lift 20 pounds. 8. Required to have a physical presence at the designated job site each scheduled work day. 9. Must have regular and reliable job attendance, performance and physical ability to do the job. PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Coordinates and prioritizes support and related work for Early Head Start; provide specific program support to the department including Training and Technical assistance on ERSEA policies and procedures. 2. Compiles a variety of informational materials related to ERSEA; summarizes the information and prepares periodic or specialized reports related to the areas of ERSEA. 3. Monitors the county-wide joint recruitment, intake and enrollment system with all Head Start, GSRP partners, and other childcare partners. 4. Develops and supports county-wide marketing and awareness strategies to promote birth to five enrollments. 5. Assists with the development of grant applications including annual applications and new funding opportunities. 6. Ensures eligibility for children by meeting with parents, reviewing documents, and verifying documentation as needed. 7. Ensures full enrollment at sites and supports attainment of full enrollment in collaboration with Child Care Provider Partners. 8. Monitors sites’ recruitment plan including outreach. 9. Monitors the selection process. 10. Audits and reviews the ERSEA functions. 11. Prepares and assists in Federal and State reporting. 12. Handles routine and technical information requests. 13. Manages confidential student and staff information discreetly. 14. Compiles year end and month end reports to the Board of Education and Policy Council, related to ERSEA. 15. Serves as an initial contact to ensure support and positive relationships with families and community partners. 16. Organizes and maintains various files; locates information as required for the ERSEA work. 17. Enters and retrieves data and prepares reports, operates and maintain databases and/or other automated files and systems. 18. Demonstrates excellent customer service skills. 19. Supports Early Head Start pupil accounting functions throughout the county. 20. Assists with the coordination of county-wide data collection efforts for Early Head Start. 21. Assists with Early Head Start Annual Community report. 22. Perform other duties as assigned by St. Joseph County ISD Administration. REPORTS TO: Director of Early Childhood Services PERFORMANCE APPRAISALS: Director of Early Childhood Services TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: A 260-day position. Salary and conditions of employment are determined by the Board of Education.
- Contact: Pam Hagelgans
- Closing: April 4, 2024
- Apply: https://sjcisd.tedk12.com/hire/ViewJob.aspx?JobID=337
Child Development Specialist - Part Time
- St Joseph County ISD
- 62445 Shimmel Rd, Centreville, MI 49032
- QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Five or more years of relevant job experience. 2. A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in child development or early childhood development or equivalent in a related field. 3. Experience and education with infants and toddlers preferred. 4. Interpersonal skills essential for effective communication with child care providers and agency personnel. 5. Ability to work independently within management guidelines. 6. Working knowledge of computers (proficiency with word processing and spreadsheet programs such as Word and Excel). 7. Responsibility of employee to obtain and maintain all training(s), certificate(s), approval(s), etc. and provide documentation to the business office before expiration date of said document(s). 8. Must be able to lift 30 pounds. 9. Required to have a physical presence at the job site each scheduled work day. 10. Must have regular and reliable job attendance, performance, and the physical ability to do the job. PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Demonstrate knowledge of the Early Childhood Standards of Quality for Infant and Toddler Programs. 2. Achieve and maintain status as a reliable assessor in the Infant and Toddler Program Quality Assessment and/or Family Child Care Program Quality Assessment. 3. Demonstrate knowledge and expertise of child development, infant and toddler curriculum, child assessment and screening tools, adult learning styles, cultural diversity, quality improvement, and familiarity with the Child Development Associate competency standards. 4. Demonstrate knowledge of Head Start Program Performance Standards and other applicable regulations. 5. Provide effective mentor-coaching and instructional improvement strategies for all child care providers. 6. Provide guidance and technical assistance in the implementation of program curriculum. 7. Visit all child care providers’ sites not less than every 2 weeks. 8. Observe, assess, and monitor activities and provide on-the-job guidance and training to the child care providers and volunteers, in order to maintain high quality education services. 9. Ensure all teacher documentation is complete and submitted timely. 10. Research, analyze, and report out on site level and county level data from HighScope, COR, ChildPlus, etc. 11. Assist in the development of individual professional development plans and county-wide professional development plans. 12. Ensure the practices to support mental health and disabilities are implemented at child care provider sites. 13. Establish and maintain a positive, effective working relationship with staff and families of varying educational and cultural backgrounds. 14. Participate in all aspects of the transition process. 15. Monitor child care ratios in accordance with Head Start Performance Standards and State of Michigan Child Care licensing. 16. Assist child care providers in the Great Start to Quality self-assessment and quality improvement plans. 17. Complete at least one formal monthly observation in each child care provider site to ensure proper implementation of the curriculum and family needs are being met. 18. Demonstrate professional improvement through in-service attendance, State Continuing Education Clock Hours or college credit, conference attendance, and reading professional literature. 19. Assist Education & Family Services Manager and/or Director of Early Childhood Services with projects on as needed basis. 20. Maintain infant, child and adult CPR/AED and First Aid certification. 21. Maintain appropriate records. 22. Complete all other duties as assigned by the St. Joseph County ISD Administration. REPORTS TO: Education & Family Services Manager PERFORMANCE APPRAISALS: Education & Family Services Manager TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Part time position, 25 hours per week. Salary and conditions of employment are determined by the Board of Education.
- Contact Person: Pam Hagelgans
- Closing Date: April 4, 2024
- Apply: https://sjcisd.tedk12.com/hire/ViewJob.aspx?JobID=351
Lead Preschool Teacher - $3000 New Hire Signing Incentive
- Oakland Family Services
- 114 Orchard Lake Rd, Pontiac, MI 48341
- WHY WORK FOR OAKLAND FAMILY SERVICES? We know that in order for you to do your best work and meet our mission, you must be able to be your best self. At Oakland Family Services (OFS), we care about our staff as people first. We treat our team members like family and understand the importance of their families at home. We recognize the significance of flexibility and work/life balance. We also know that your success…is our success. That’s why OFS not only honors the talent and experience you bring; we actively seek to develop it. Oakland Family Services has proudly been named a Top Workplace for nine (9) consecutive years, voted on by our own staff. We offer a warm, engaging, equitable, supportive, and inclusive work environment.
- RESPONSIBILITES/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS The Lead Preschool 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 the oversite and implementation of high quality, HighScope 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 Programming. The position reports to the Early Childhood Education Superviso
- Contact Person: Suzanne Hunt
- Closing Date: May 31, 2024
- Apply: oaklandfamilyservices.org/careers
Early Childhood Teaching Assistant (Multiple Positions Available)
- The Learning Place Child Development Center
- 1717 E Sugnet Rd, Midland, MI 48642
- The Learning Place Child Development Center is now hiring a dynamic and experienced Early Childhood Teaching Assistants for multiple age groups including: Infants, Toddlers, Preschool/Pre-Kindergarten. If you have a great love for children, are passionate about the early childhood education industry and have a sense of teamwork this is definitely the place for you! Please don’t hesitate to apply!
- Contact Person: Kyle Lewandowski
- Closing Date: December 31, 2023
- Apply: https://www.indeed.com/cmp/The-Learning-Place-Child-Development-Center/jobs?jk=07572e9ad452daa9&start=0&clearPrefilter=1
Lead Infant Teacher
- Haslett Child Development Center
- 1546 Haslett Rd, Haslett, MI 48840
- For more than 45 years, Haslett Child Development Center has been meeting the needs of our community by caring for children ages 6 weeks to 6 years in a safe, nurturing environment. HCDC is a play-based program designed to support and strengthen family life as a unit by providing high-quality childcare and education for young children. A successful job candidate is able to partner with parents to help children develop important social behaviors such as personal responsibility, patience, integrity, and kindness. We are accepting applications for a full-time Lead Infant teacher.
- Contact Person: Amber Lundberg
- Closing Date: December 31, 2023
- Apply: https://haslettchilddevelopment.com/join-our-team/