Job | Posted 2 years ago
Position Areas
Early Childhood Development/Daycare


Harper Woods School District
GSRP Instructor  Job Posting

Title:   Instructor for Great Start Readiness Program for Beacon Elementary
Reports To: Building Principal
  • Bachelor’s Degree – Early Childhood Development or Valid Michigan teaching certificate with an early childhood specialist (ZA or ZS) endorsement
Preferred Qualification:
  • Planning, implementing, and organizing the program in accordance with the Great Start
     Readiness State Guidelines
  • Using the High Scope components of the daily routine: large and small group, work-time
     (Plan-Do-Review), snack, morning message, transitions, clean-up and large motor activities
     (Outside time or gym)
  • Attend all Professional Learning Communities (PLC), monthly GSP staff meetings, plan daily
 with assistant, parent orientation, Meet and Greet, and professional development opportunities sponsored by the WBPA
  • Being responsible for the safety and well-being of the children
  • Ability to work cooperatively with others
  • Involving assistant in large and small group, work-time (Plan-Do-Review) and all areas of
     running the class
  • Maintaining up to date health and emergency records for each enrolled student
  • Documenting all information pertaining to behavior, development and any interactions with parents
  • Preparing and maintaining children’s assessment files and progress reports including weekly COR input
  • Keeping accurate attendance records of the children
  • Participating in parent/teacher conferences twice a year and home visits twice a year
  • Planning implementing, and organizing the program and classroom in accordance with
          HighScope and or created curriculum
  • Planning field trips
  • Preparing and sending home weekly newsletters/calendars and notes to parents
  • Assisting Supervisor in implementing requirements for licensing
  • Other duties as may be assigned

Physical Requirements:
Employee must be capable of performing physical demands of the job, including but not limited to lifting, bending, stooping, squatting and standing for long periods of time. Work environment has a raised noise level.
Terms of Employment       
  1. To begin for the Fall 2018-19 school year
  2. Full time, 7 hours a day, 37 weeks per year.
  3. Performance to be evaluated by classroom teacher and building principal.
  4. Employment is dependent on completion of pre-employment physical and criminal history check. This program and related positions are conditional upon approval of Child Care Program Licensing.
Application Procedure:
Deadline: Until the position is filled.

Note:  Board of Education policy requires that each successful applicant be free of past serious legal infractions as determined through a criminal records check with local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies.

Posted By

Harper Woods School District

20225 Beaconsfield Street , Harper Woods, MI 48225

At the following locations

Beacon Elementary

19475 Beaconsfield Street , Harper Woods, MI 48225

Compare with State

Amount per Student


State Average: $12,292

% ELL Students


State Average: 6%

Student Teacher Ratio


State Average: 18.25

% IEP Students


State Average: 13%



State Average: 199