Job Title:

Infant/Toddler Teacher (Early Head Start Teacher)

Provider:

Development Centers, Inc.

Center Name:

7 Mile, Northrop, St. Suzanne

Employment Type:

Full Time

Job Description/ Duties:

Details:

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.

Responsibilities:

  • 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

Requirements/Credentials:

-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

Benefits:

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:

www.develctrs.org

How to Apply:

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