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HighScope Educational Research Foundation in Ypsilanti, Michigan is an independent, private, nonprofit research, development, training, and public outreach organization. HighScope serves a national and international audience committed to promoting high-quality early education for young children. We are a diverse organization of approximately 50 professional educators, researchers, publishing staff, and administrative staff. A small demonstration preschool with two teachers provides an opportunity to observe implementation of the HighScope Preschool Curriculum. HighScope-trained independent Field Consultants implement training throughout the country. If there is an opening, it will be posted below. Positions listed may be at HighScope headquarters, independent HighScope Institutes abroad, and other educational centers and organizations. 

Positions Available

Vice President of Programs and Innovation
HighScope is seeking a full-time Vice President of Programs and Innovation who is an entrepreneurial leader. Candidates must have a passion for education issues, with an emphasis on early childhood; a familiarity with national professional and policy-oriented education networks; an understanding of civic engagement strategies; and an appreciation for the wide-ranging HighScope constituency. An innovative leader and self-starter who is strategic with the ability to see what is over the horizon, who knows where opportunities are, and can balance that with resources and assets of the organization is crucial.The Vice President is responsible for management of program areas, including management of the generation and application of new knowledge with a focus on development of instructional and curricular frameworks, professional development, research and evaluation, marketing and dissemination; for collaboration among a diverse base of professionals; and for monitoring the progress of long-term strategic plans.

The ideal candidate will have an advanced degree in human development, education, administration, organizational development, maternal and child health, social services, or a related field, with 10 or more years of management experience in a nonprofit educational or social services organization with a wide geographical scope. A commitment to the mission and vision of HighScope and experience in supervising and managing program development, implementation, and evaluation from the beginning to the successful fulfillment of programmatic goals is essential.

HighScope offers competitive salaries and an excellent benefit package in a family-friendly team environment. Send resume and cover letter indicating desired position to our Human Resources Department: e-mail jobs@highscope.org, fax 734.485.0704, or mail to HighScope Educational Research Foundation, 600 North River Street, Ypsilanti, MI 48198. Website: www.highscope.org. EOE.
 

Other Job Opportunities

Assistant Teacher — part-year for New St. Paul Head Start Agency in Detroit, MI
Under the supervision of the Education Manager, this full-time position will work in a preschool setting with children from three to five years old. The assistant teacher will work with parents and children in the classroom setting and during home visits to insure parental input in daily program planning. Other required tasks include planning, writing, and implementing individual and group lesson plans. Click here for a full job description.
(posted 10/24/14)

Teacher — part-year for New St. Paul Head Start Agency in Detroit, MI
Under the supervision of the Education Manager, this full-time position will work in a preschool setting with children from three to five years old. The teacher will work with parents and children in the classroom setting and during home visits to insure parental input in daily program planning. Other required tasks include planning, writing, and implementing individual and group lesson plans. Click here for a full job description.
(posted 10/24/14)

GSRP Teacher — part-year for New St. Paul Head Start Agency in Detroit, MI
Under the supervision of the Early Childhood Specialist, this full-time position will work in a preschool setting with children four years old. The GSRP Teacher will work with parents and children in the classroom setting and during home visits to insure parental input in daily program planning. Other required tasks include planning, writing, and implementing individual and group lesson plans. Click here for a full job description.
(posted 10/24/14)

EHS Teacher — full-year for New St. Paul Head Start Agency in Detroit, MI
Under the supervision of the Education Manger, this full-time position will work in an infant-toddler setting with children from zero to three years old. The EHS Teacher will work with parents and children in the classroom setting and during home visits to insure parental input in daily program planning. Other required tasks include planning, writing, and implementing individual and group lesson plans. Click here for a full job description.
(posted 10/24/14)

Teacher — part-year for Starfish Family Services in Inkster, MI
The primary purpose of this position is to plan and implement a program of educational activities for pre-school children that encourages growth and development in a variety of areas. Promotes a cooperative, constructive relationship with families to ensure the child's growth/development meets full potential. Click here for a full job description.
(posted 9/24/14)

Teacher — part-year for Starfish Family Services in Livonia, MI
The primary purpose of this position is to plan and implement a program of educational activities for pre-school children that encourages growth and development in a variety of areas. Promotes a cooperative, constructive relationship with families to ensure the child's growth/development meets full potential. Click here for a full job description.
(posted 9/24/14)

 
 
 

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