Specialist – Teacher-Fixed Term (Head Teacher)

Contact Person: Jamie Fortin
Job Location:
325 W. Grand River Ave,
East Lansing, MI 48823

Job Description:

Human Development and Family Studies is seeking qualified candidates for a teacher/child development specialist to work with children and university students at the Michigan State University Child Development Laboratory (CDL). The successful candidate will teach in a nationally recognized, university-affiliated laboratory program for young children and teachers in training. The CDL provides parenting education/family support and high quality early childhood programming for children ages birth to 6 years. Responsibilities include functioning as a head teacher in an early childhood classroom and academic specialist at Michigan State University; training, supervising, and evaluating university students; and participating in professional outreach. Other duties as assigned by director.


A Master’s in Child Development or Early Childhood Education or related field. Minimum of 3 years successful teaching experience as a lead teacher with children between the ages of two through five.


Experience with linguistically and culturally diverse families is desired. Experience working with children with special needs in an inclusive setting.

Closing Date for Job:  12/31/2023

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