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HighScope Educational Research Foundation in Ypsilanti, Michigan is an independent, private, nonprofit research, development, training, and public outreach organization.  We are a diverse organization of approximately 50 professional educators, researchers, publishing staff, and administrative staff. All HighScope openings will be posted below.

You will find job postings for independent HighScope International Institutes and other educational organizations seeking applicants with HighScope experience under "Other Job Opportunities not affiliated with HighScope, USA."


Other Job Opportunities not affiliated with highscope, usa

Starfish Family Services — Inkster, MI

Organization Overview
Founded in 1963, Starfish Family Services is a private, nonprofit agency serving vulnerable children and families in metropolitan Detroit. Early childhood development is our passion. Every day, we strive to prepare young children for a successful start to school. As a leading provider of Early Head Start and Head Start programs, we embrace a comprehensive strategy that works to address challenges our children and their families may face at home. We provide parenting resources, children’s mental health services, after-school programs, and an emergency shelter for teens and youth in crisis. Based in Inkster we have more than a dozen programs at service sites throughout metropolitan Detroit, 400 employees, and a $39 million dollar budget that serves more than 10,000 at-risk children and families each year.

Curriculum Specialist
The Curriculum Supervisor is responsible for onsite instructional support to the Detroit Head Start/Early Head Start program. The Specialist will provide onsite instructional support and coaching to Head Start/Early Head Start teaching staff and delegate instructional leaders. The Early Childhood Specialist will assure the implementation of the High Scope Curriculum in the classrooms administer the Preschool Quality Assessment (PQA) on teachers within the agency. The Early Childhood Specialists will assist in collection and evaluation of data to determine program effectiveness. The employee will work with administration and program leadership to evaluate the effectiveness of early childhood education programs and develop strategies for improvement with a focus on staff professional development. Please, click here for more information about qualifications, job responsibilities and contact information.

Assistant Teacher
To assist the classroom teacher in providing a well-organized, smooth functioning class environment in which all children and families are supported in a stimulating educational setting. Must communicate with the parents/families in a respectful manner. Please, click here for more information about qualifications, job responsibilities and contact information.

United Children and Family Head Start — Detroit, MI

Organization Overview
Metropolitan Children and Youth Inc., United Children and Family Head Start is committed to creating an environment for income eligible pregnant women, infants, toddlers, and preschool children that will enable them to experience success throughout their school career and later in life by engaging parents, families and the community.

Head Start Program Operation Manager
​The Head Start Program Operation Manager is responsible for the smooth and efficient operation of the Head Start centers, including management of the Head Start centers operations; exercise management responsibility over the Head Start centers ensuring efficient services that are designed to meet the needs of the children, families, community, and staff. This will be done directly or through delegation of responsibility to the program’s Center Managers. Please, click here for more information about qualifications, job responsibilities and contact information.

Family Service Worker
The Family Service Worker is responsible for informing the community about Head Start; recruiting and enrolling eligible families and children; building ongoing relationships with families that are goal oriented and support family well-being; implementing integrated parent and family engagement activities; collaborating with community organizations; maintaining child and family records. Please, click here for more information about qualifications, job responsibilities and contact information.

Teacher
The Teacher is responsible for the efficient and effective operation of the classroom including, planning, carrying out activities, and maintaining a classroom environment that is nurturing, consistent, supportive and developmentally appropriate; Individualizes learning experiences for children and fully engages parents in the program.  Supervises children, classroom volunteers and assistant teachers, makes home visits, and conducts parent-teacher conferences. Please, click here for more information about qualifications, job responsibilities and contact information.

Assistant Teacher
The Assistant Teacher assists the Teacher with classroom operation including, planning, carrying out activities, and maintaining a classroom environment that is nurturing, consistent, supportive and developmentally appropriate; individualizes learning experiences for children and fully involves parents in the program.  Supervises children and classroom volunteers; together with the Teacher, makes home visits, and conducts parent-teacher conferences. Please, click here for more information about qualifications, job responsibilities and contact information.

Substitute Classroom Assistant
The Substitute Classroom Assistant assists the Teacher with classroom operation including, planning, carrying out activities, and maintaining a nurturing and developmentally appropriate classroom. Together with the Teacher, makes home visits and conducts parent-teacher conferences. Please, click here for more information about qualifications, job responsibilities and contact information.

 
 
 

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