Description

The Great Start Readiness Program (GSRP) Associate Teacher is responsible for assisting the Lead Teacher in developing and implementing a program of activities that promotes the social, emotional, and physical development of each child enrolled in accordance with the requirements of the GSRP grant. The duties and responsibilities will be carried out under the direction of the Lead Teacher.

Duties & Responsibilities:

The Great Start Readiness Program is Michigan’s preschool program for four-year-old children who have factors such as low incomes that might put them at risk for school success. This is a very high-quality early childhood program that follows all rules and licensing regulations. This position requires one who is a personable and dependable person with a strong work ethic.

  • Assist Lead Teacher in implementing developmentally appropriate instruction for children using research-based curriculum.
  • Follow the daily schedule as outlined in the curriculum and GSRP guidelines.
  • Conduct screening and ongoing assessment of children and provide age-appropriate instructional support.
  • Meet with Early Childhood Specialist as needed to ensure quality programming and maintain a high-level PQA rating.
  • Attend staff meetings, workshops, and other scheduled program activities as requested. • Work with individual and small groups of students.
  • Collaborate with the lead teacher in planning, team meetings, troubleshooting, and decision making.
  • Assist with monitoring behavior and support the educational process in the classroom. • Participate in home visits with lead teacher to partner with parents to meet the educational needs of their children.
  • Organize and maintain records for grant and licensing purposes.
  • Create and update anecdotal records and portfolios for each child.

Qualifications:

  • An associate degree in early childhood education or child development or the equivalent • A valid classroom CDA credential; or working towards a CDA credential.
  • Must be creative and love children and want to see them succeed.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Criminal background clearance
  • TB & DHS Clearance

Hours:

Full-Time with work hours between 7:45am-3:30pm, Monday-Friday.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: From $35,000.00 per year

Benefits:

 

  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

 

Schedule:

 

  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday

 

Please submit your resume to:  https://www.midwest-mgt.com/join-our-partner-schools