Preschool Lead 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:





  • A Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, or a Child-Related Field
    • OR
  • Associate’s Degree or Higher in Early Childhood Development or Early Childhood Education
    • OR
  • Montessori Credential or Valid Child Development Associate Credential with 480 Hours of Experience
    • OR
  • High School Diploma with 12 Semester Hours of Coursework in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, or a Child Related Field and 960 hours of Experience


  • A love for children and a strong desire to make a difference everyday
  • Ability to build relationships with families and coworkers and create a dynamic environment where play and learning happens
  • One or more years of working with preschool children is
  • Experience working with persons from diverse cultural and
    economic backgrounds
  • 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
  • Must be able to meet state specific guidelines


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



            APPLICATION        Apply in writing to:


                                                Mr. Jeffrey Collier, Superintendent 

                                                Au Gres-Sims School District

                                                310 S. Court St., P.O. Box 648

                                                Au Gres, MI 48703

                                                (989) 876-7150


            APPLICATION        August 16, 2019    



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