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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

Accounting Clerk - Accounts Receivable
Our family-friendly nonprofit organization is seeking a full-time Accounting Clerk who will be responsible for all accounts receivable functions including invoicing and collection of outstanding invoices. Duties will include computing, calculating, posting and reporting financial data. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of an Associate's degree in Accounting, Business or related field, and at least 3-5 years' experience in Accounting (preferably accounts receivable and collections). Computer skills including Microsoft Office Suite, and working knowledge of financial practices are required. Candidate must have solid communication, organizational and analytical skills. This is a full-time position with a competitive salary and full benefits package. Send cover letter and resume to [email protected]  if interested.

Data Analyst/Statistician
Our family-friendly nonprofit organization is seeking a Data Analyst and Statistician who will be responsible for analyzing and interpreting research data and providing technical support for the design of research projects. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of Master’s degree in Statistics or a methods concentration in the fields of Education, Psychology, or Public Policy with at least 3-5 years' experience in research. Ph.D. with quantitative methods or measurement concentration is preferred. Must have experience working with large data sets, writing syntax for statistical software, and using SPSS and HLM. Send cover letter and resume to [email protected] if interested.

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. If interested send resume and cover letter to [email protected]

Remote Project IT Data Manager — Contract
HighScope Foundation is seeking a part-time contract IT Data Manager who will monitor multiple grantee databases to ensure complete and accurate data input. Responsibilities include preparing weekly and monthly data quality reports and providing data quality training and coaching. Required: experience providing similar services to one or more Head Start agencies and familiarity with the most up-to-date Head Start Performance Standards, PIR process, CHILDPLUS and/or COPA. Bachelor’s degree or comparable education in business, education, computer science or related field is preferred. This is a 12 hour per week remote position. Hours are flexible. Must have reliable transportation with valid driver’s license and willingness to travel to local agencies. If interested, send cover letter and resume to [email protected].


Other Job Opportunities not affiliated with highscope, usa

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)


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 [email protected] 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 HighScope 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 [email protected] 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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