Position Overview

Manage general classroom operations in accordance with federal performance standards, state licensing rules and agency expectations; ensure children’s safety at all times; coach classroom assistants and volunteers; prepare and deliver lessons and perform activities with the children; provide for the physical, social, intellectual, emotional and cultural needs of each enrolled child, in partnership with parents; provide appropriate information and resources for families.

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Essential Duties and Responsibilities

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One of the following

  • A valid Michigan teaching certificate and an Early Childhood Education (ZA) or Early Childhood-General and Special Education (ZS) endorsement or;
  • Minimum of an Associate Degree (Bachelor Degree preferred) with a stated major in ECE (Early Childhood Education) or (CD) Child Development
    • Candidates hired with an Associate Degree meeting the above requirements must sign an agreement that they will obtain a Bachelor Degree in ECE/CD within 2-4 years of being hired, promoted or transferred into a half day classroom teacher position.


  • Must obtain CPR/First Aid within ninety days of hire.

Base Pay

  • $17.84 – $22.17

Hours & Location

  • Schedule will be discussed at interview
    • Mon-Fri, hours vary but should be comparable to 7am-3:30pm
  • Springhill Head Start

What Staff Enjoy About Springhill

  • We are a small site and close nit team.
  • We work well together and focus on teamwork.
  • The SPH team is always willing step in and help each other
  • We serve our families as a holistic approach we focus on some many aspects for children and families including education, health, family needs.
  • Head Start makes a difference! Teachers notice the difference they make and point out the difference other teachers make

Interviews during Quarantine

In order to keep our applicants safe during this time, we plan to host interviews over Skype, Zoom, or a similar platform.

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