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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".

Positions Available

Research Assistant

HighScope is seeking a full-time Research Assistant  who will collect, coordinate, process, code and enter data for research projects. Candidate will also conduct child assessments, classroom observations, program staff interviews, and family interviews, and perform related work as required. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in education or related field, and at least one years’ experience in a child care setting. Computer skills including SPSS, Microsoft Office Suite, data entry, and database knowledge are required. General knowledge of early childhood educational practices, social programs, and child development and assessment are preferred. HighScope offers competitive salaries and an excellent benefit package in a family-friendly team environment.

Assessment Specialist

Two Assessment Specialists are needed short-term to conduct Program Quality Assessments (PQAs) in educational centers in Northern Michigan/UP and in Southeastern Michigan. A Bachelor's degree in Early Education or related field is required. Experience in early childhood classrooms is preferred. You must have access to a computer and internet, reliable transportation and be available a minimum of three days per week. Pay is $30 per hour and paid training will be provided.

Custodian

HighScope is seeking a part-time Custodian needed short-term for general light-duty routine cleaning of office buildings. REQUIRED: high school diploma or equivalent and a minimum of one year custodial experience in an office environment. Must also have reliable transportation and be able to work afternoons.

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 not affiliated with highscope, usa

Teacher (K3)  20152016 school year for Eagle’s Nest Academy in Flint, MI
To serve as the instructional leader for the children assigned to a specific grade level. Working relationship with students, parents, school personnel, and the community focused on optimal student learning. Eagle’s Nest Academy begins its first year with students on September 8, 2015, as a year‐round school.
Click here for a full job description.
(posted 5/20/15)


International Kindergarten Director
The Ameson Foundation is looking for a director for their international kindergarten program in China. The director will be responsible for planning the development and scope of preschool curriculum, oversee teacher training, and interdepartmental cooperation throughout Ameson’s partner schools in China. They will also plan operations for the development of a preschool education center. An ideal candidate will be able to combine their previous employment skills with the HighScope Standards in order to develop a preschool curriculum for the Ameson Foundation.

The ideal candidate will have a degree in pre-school education, or relevant professional bachelor’s degree. At least five years of pre-school education experience, more than two years of pre-school or related management experience Familiarity with the mainstream direction of international pre-school education and pre-school education abroad. Good oral communication and writing skills in both Chinese and English. Domestic kindergarten teaching or management experience is preferred.  Preference will be given to candidates that have previous experience with the HighScope preschool curriculum program.

Organization Overview:
Founded in New York in 1994, the Ameson Education and Cultural Exchange Foundation is, non-governmental organization committed to the promotion and implementation of educational programs that facilitate cross cultural exchange throughout the world. With its headquarters located in Washington, DC., Ameson maintains offices throughout China,  as well as numerous operation centers worldwide.

To apply, please email rosalindreischer@ameson.org with your resume. We look forward to meeting you!
(Posted 4/16/15)

Kindergarten Training and Research Ameson Foundation
This person will be responsible for conducting training sessions within China for the domestic preschool education teachers. A spectacular candidate will combine their personal experience with the High Scope standards to provide assessment and guidance to kindergarten programs.

This position will also include: research and preparation for preschool curriculums from different countries; development of an in-house preschool curriculum; promotion of said curriculum alongside Chinese development team. Preference will be given to candidates that have previous experience with the HighScope preschool curriculum program.

The ideal candidate will have a degree in early childhood education, English education or related bachelors degree. Two years working experience in preschool education. Have a thorough understanding of children’s psychology, behavior, development and observation assessments. Have a consistent attitude of being bright, cheerful, positive, patient, active, and enthusiastic and domestic kindergarten teaching or management experience is preferred.

Organization Overview:
Founded in New York in 1994, the Ameson Education and Cultural Exchange Foundation is, non-governmental organization committed to the promotion and implementation of educational programs that facilitate cross cultural exchange throughout the world. With its headquarters located in Washington, DC., Ameson maintains offices throughout China,  as well as numerous operation centers worldwide.

To apply, please email rosalindreischer@ameson.org with your resume. We look forward to meeting you!
(Posted 4/16/15)


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 2/13/15)

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 2/13/15)

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 2/13/15)

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 2/13/15)

 
 
 

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