Great Start Readiness Program PreK Teacher

Contact Person: Lori Corbin
Job Location:
Great Start Readiness
3011 W Grand Blvd, 10th Floor, Detroit, MI  48202

Job Description:

  • Plan a program of study that, as much as possible, meets the individual needs, interests, and abilities of the students, utilizing the mandated curriculum.
  • Create a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the PreK assignment.
  • Prepare for classes assigned and show written evidence of preparation (lesson plans) upon request of the immediate supervisor.
  • Follow and adhere to the procedures and guidelines of the Early Childhood Department, State of Michigan Licensing (LARA), Wayne County RESA, GSRP, MDE, and DPSCD.
  • Encourage students to set and maintain standards of classroom behavior.
  • Develop reasonable rules of classroom behavior and procedure and maintain order in the classroom fairly and equitably congruent to Detroit Public Schools Community District student code of conduct and with knowledge of the district’s core curriculum.
  • Guides the learning process toward the achievement of curriculum goals – establishes clear objectives for all lessons, units, projects, and the like to communicate these objectives to students.
  • Assess the accomplishments of students regularly and provide progress reports as required/ requested.
  • Complete Child Observation Record Online (COR) 3 times per year and ASQ as required by the Early Childhood Department.
  • Employ a variety of instructional techniques and media. Take all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and workstations.
  • Maintains accurate, complete, and correct records as required by law, district policy, and administrative regulations.
  • Complete Home Visits twice per school year.
  • Complete Parent Teacher Conference at least twice per school year and maintain an Individual Development Plan for each student throughout the school year.
  • Make provisions for being available to students and parents for education-related purposes outside the instructional day when required or requested to do so under reasonable terms.
  • Plan and supervise purposeful assignments for Associate Teacher, Noon Hour Aide, and/or volunteer(s) and provide feedback to the immediate supervisor as it relates to their job performance if requested. Strive to maintain and improve professional competence (classwork, participation in professional growth activities).
  • Work to implement through instruction the district’s philosophy of education and its goals and objectives.
  • Obtain 24 hours of Professional Development per school year including but not limited to CPR/First Aid, Blood Borne Pathogen, Food Safety, Diversity, and Licensing regulations as appropriate.
  • Attend staff meetings and serve on staff committees as required.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned.

Closing Date for Job:  01/31/2025

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