Job Title:

Infant/Toddler Teacher (Early Head Start Teacher)


Development Centers, Inc.

Center Name:

7 Mile, Northrop, St. Suzanne

Employment Type:

Full Time

Job Description/ Duties:


The Early Head Start teacher supports the development of infants and toddlers through everyday interactions using the HighScope Curriculum. Each Early Head Start classroom consists of two co-teachers who work under the direction of the Site Manager/Early Education Specialist. Teachers are provided with training on the HighScope curriculum.


  • Creating daily activities, interactions, and an environment that reflects the mission and goals of the program and agency
  • Promoting feelings of security and trust in infants and toddlers by establishing strong, caring relationships
  • Writing weekly lesson plans that specify daily schedule and achieve curriculum goals in the education component plan
  • Evaluating the individual accomplishments of children using the HighScope COR
  • Planning and implementing an individual service plan (ISP) for each child
  • Actively engaging parents through classroom participation and everyday interactions
  • Performing a minimum of 2 school conferences and 2 home visits per child per year
  • Developing curriculum activities that reflect the ethnic/multi-cultural makeup of the community
  • Maintaining compliance with day-care licensing and Health and Human Services regulations
  • Exhibiting a desire for personal and professional growth and skill development


-Bachelor degree in Early Childhood Education/Child Development, with experience teaching preschool-age children

-3 college credits or 4.5 CEUs in infant and toddler development and care practices preferred


Competitive Salary, plus an additional 20% fringe benefit
Paid Time Off (PTO) and paid holidays
Medical, prescription, dental, and vision coverage options
Agency-sponsored life insurance
Flexible spending accounts (medical and dependent care)
403(b) Plan
Development Centers is an eligible employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF)

Employer Info:

How to Apply:

Job seekers may submit a resume an cover letter to or online through our website at Resumes may also be submitted via mail to the attention of the HR Department at 17421 Telegraph Road, Detroit, MI 48219.