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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

HighScope Educational Research Foundation — Ypsilanti, MI

Early Childhood Specialist/Demonstration Preschool Teacher
HighScope Educational Research Foundation has an immediate need for an Early Childhood Specialist/Demonstration Preschool Teacher in Ypsilanti, MI. This is a full-time position starting in September. The EC Specialist/Teacher will develop curriculum and training materials, conduct training in Early Childhood programs throughout the United States and abroad, teach in the HighScope Demonstration Preschool in accordance with the HighScope approach and other applicable standards, and perform related work as required. The qualified candidate will have either a Bachelor’s degree in child development with specialization in preschool teaching, curriculum development or related field. 3-5 years of early childhood teaching and care giving and experience working with families is required. A Michigan endorsed elementary teaching certificate with a ZA endorsement, or a Master’s degree or higher with an early childhood focus is preferred. Training or experience in the HighScope Preschool Educational Approach is preferred.

HighScope offers competitive salaries in a supportive team environment; family friendly. If interested, please send cover letter and resume to [email protected]. Submissions without cover letters will not be considered.


Other Job Opportunities not affiliated with highscope, usa

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.


Director of Education and Operations - Tiny Trees Preschool in Seattle, WA
Tiny Trees Preschool gives children a quality education and a joyful, nature rich childhood: one full of play, exploration, and wonder. Through the use of outdoor classrooms in Seattle city parks, Tiny Trees eliminates the cost of a brick and mortar facility, making preschool affordable and accessible to all families and allowing us to invest in what really matters: empowering great teachers.  An official partner of Seattle Parks and Recreation, Tiny Trees is opening nine locations in Seattle in 2016 and 2017.  More information is available by watching this video from our win of SVP’s Fast Pitch Competition, listening to this KUOW interview, reading this recent article on Medium, and at TinyTrees.org.

With the help of a courageous board of directors and a capable CEO, we’ve built the organization needed to bring affordable, high quality, and culturally responsive preschool to scale at parks across Seattle and Puget Sound.  We’ve got hundreds of families pre-enrolled, and a plan to take us to opening day in September of 2016.  What we need is a capable educator and leader to help make it happen. We need you!

For detailed information about this job opportunity please contact [email protected] or apply here tinytrees.org/about/careers.  Deadline for applications is November 30.
(posted 11/23/15)


 

 

 
 
 

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