GSRP Associate Teacher

Friday, August 16, 2019
Au Gres-Sims School District
Position Details: 

The Au Gres-Sims School District is seeking applicants for the following position:





  • Candidates must possess an Associate's Degree in Early
    Childhood Education or child development or the equivalent
  • A valid classroom CDA credential or an existing 120 hour
    approval-Willing and able to obtain and maintain First Aid and CPR Certification


  • Complete 12 hours of annual training provided in program
  • Have at least (2) semester hours in child care administration from an accredited college or university, or a minimum of 3.0 CEUs in
  • child care administration
    One or more years of working with preschool children is
  • Experience working with persons from diverse cultural and
    economic background
  • Proven credibility with peers
  • A teaching/learning philosophy compatible with district vision
  • Experience working in a Peer Coaching Relationship
  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of curriculum planning
  • Display strong problem solving skills as well as time
    management skills


  • Assist in the ongoing program evaluation using the Program Quality Assessment (PQA)
  • Create meaningful program quality improvement goals and
    objectives using the PQA
  • Oversee the planning, implementation, and evaluation of the classroom program and child assessment
  • Organize caregiving staff for a specific group of children and overall care and supervision of children
  • Collaborate with the teaching staff to create meaningful child development goals
  • Assist in daily operation of the program including certain clerical and record keeping duties
  • Development/implementation of interesting, stimulating, and challenging indoor and outdoor daily activities
  • Establish positive relationships with parents, staff and the community
  • Conduct a minimum of (2) home visits and (2) parent/teacher conferences annually for every child and family
  • Participate in professional development
  • Follow and implement the policies and procedures of the Great Start Readiness Program grant
  • Follow and implement the policies and procedures of the Department of Human Services Licensing Guidelines
  • Work with additional building staff to ensure policies and procedures are being followed
  • Assure that children’s' records remain confidential
  • Ensure and carry out daily/weekly housekeeping chores for the classroom licensing requirements
  • Support the social and emotional development of children
  • It will be the associate teacher's responsibility to play with children; this will often mean getting down on the floor to interact with them
  • Demonstrate behavior that is professional, ethical, and responsible
  • The position may serve as "site director" for child care licensing purposes


            START DATE:         2019-20 School Year


        APPLICATION  Letter of application stating qualifications and reasons for applying; resume’, credentials, certification(s), and other  supportive        MATERIALS:  materials as desired.



            APPLICATION        Apply in writing to:


                                                Mr. Jeffrey Collier, Superintendent
                                                Au Gres-Sims School District

                                                310 Court St., P.O. Box 648

                                                Au Gres, MI 48703

                                                (989) 876-7150


            APPLICATION        August 16, 2019    


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