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Jun 11 / LaSondra Dawn

Grand Rapids Public School District Employment Opportunities for the Week of June 11, 2018

The mission of Grand Rapids Public School District is to ensure that all students are educated, self-directed and productive members of society.

List of available positions:  6.11.2018 GRPS Open Positions

To apply for employment, visit:

GRPS Human Resources and Legal Services

1331 Franklin SE · P.O. Box 117 · Grand Rapids, MI 49501-0117

Phone (616) 819-2022 · Fax 616-819-3492 · Email: · ·

@GRPublicSchools GRPublicSchools GRPSmychoice

Visit GRPS on the web at:

Jun 5 / Donna Carroll

Center Line Public Schools – Middle School Math Camp/Integrated Science Literacy Summer School Teacher

The following information was added to the Applicant Central website for Center Line Public Schools on June 5, 2018:

1. (Middle School) Math Camp/Integrated Science/Literacy Summer School Teacher [6.5 Hours/day; Monday – Thursday; July 9, 2018 to August 9, 2018].  This is a non-bargaining, grant funded position.

The middle school summer program will be stationed at Center Line High School this year.  Candidates must possess a valid teaching certificate for the appropriate grade level, be highly qualified in math, and be available to attend training at the Macomb Intermediate School District on June 25th and 26th.   The rate of pay for this position is $30/Hourly and a $100 stipend will be paid to attend the training.

Qualified persons interested in this position must apply online at  The personal information, education, and work experience sections of the online application must be completed, and a letter of interest, resume, and references, must also be provided.  Please click here to review the full job description and qualifications for this position.

Jun 4 / Donna Carroll

Escuela Avancemos! Academy – Elementary Teachers

Escuela Avancemos EA is hiring for the position of Elementary School Teacher.

Elementary School Teacher job purpose is to provide students with appropriate learning activities and experiences in core academic subject areas designed to fulfill their maximum potential for intellectual, emotional, physical, and social growth.  Enable students to develop competencies and skills that will prepare them for success in higher education and society.  Designs, plans, and implements an instructional program that supports student learning.  The Elementary School Teacher creates a positive school culture of scholarship, character, and leadership traits.

Responsibilities include the following:

Instructional Planning and Delivery

  • Analyze performance data in order to provide targeted instruction based on students’ individual needs.
  • Develop and implement lessons plans that fulfill the requirements of the district’s curriculum program, reflect accommodations for learning style differences, and show written evidence of preparation as required.
  • Present subject matter according to the guidelines established by the Michigan Department of Education, board polices, and administrative regulations.
  • Work with other staff members to determine instructional goals, objectives and methods according to district requirements.
  • Work with special education teachers to modify curricula as needed for special education students as identified in Individual Educational Plans (IEP).
  • Use technology to strengthen the teaching/learning process
  • Plan and monitor work flow of instructional assistants and volunteers.

Monitoring Student Progress and Potential

  • Help students analyze and improve study methods and habits.
  • Conduct ongoing assessments of student achievement through formal and informal testing.
  • Support mission of school district by serving as a positive role model for students.

Classroom Management and Organization

  • Create a classroom environment conducive to learning and appropriate for the physical, social, and emotional development of students.
  • Manage student behavior in accordance with the Student Code of Conduct and student handbook.
  • Take all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials and facilities.

Qualities of Effective Teachers

  • Use effective communication skills to present information accurately and clearly to students, parents, and staff.
  • Maintain a professional relationship with colleagues, students, parents and community members.
  • Participate in staff development activities that improve job-related skills and professional growth.
  • Keep informed of and comply with state, district, and campus policies for classroom teachers, including daily attendance, punctuality and confidentially.
  • Compile, maintain and file all reports and other required documents.
  • Attend and participate in faculty meetings and serves on staff committees as required.
  • Demonstrate the following core values: integrity, high expectations, commitment, respect, dedication to teamwork and passion for a student centered environment.
  • Daily attendance and punctuality at work are essential functions of the job.



  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited our-year college or university
  • Valid Michigan Teaching Certificate


  • Knowledge of core subject areas
  • Knowledge of curriculum and instruction
  • Classroom management
  • Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to adjust and adapt

Special Considerations

Travel Required:  Occasional

Work Hours: 8:30am-4:00pm

Contact Information:

Shan’Ta Johnson, Administrative Manager

Escuela Avancemos! Academy, 3811 Cicotte St., Detroit, MI  48210

Phone:  313-269-8719 Fax:  313-596-0077

Jun 4 / Donna Carroll

Midland County Educational Service Agency – Adaptive Physical Education / Health Teacher

Position: Adaptive Physical Education / Health Teacher


  • Bachelor’s Degree required in physical education. Valid Michigan teacher certificate in special

    education required with approval in adaptive physical education (APE endorsement).

  • Experience working with special education students in a school setting preferred.
  • Knowledge of physical education curriculum and Michigan Model for Health Curriculum.
  • Effective in implementing physical education activities directly with special education students.
  • Demonstrated mental-physical ability and stamina necessary for assisting in the implementation of

    behavior management plan systems for students and for lifting and moving students and gym

    equipment as required.

  • Ability to utilize district technology
  • Punctuality and good attendance are requirements for the position.
  • Work successfully as a member of a team.
  • Demonstrates honesty, integrity and professionalism at all times.
  • Ability to exercise good judgement and make decisions in accordance with board policies and

    established administrative guidelines.

Reports to:

Director of Special Education and/or designated Special Education Supervisor

Job Goal:

  • Provides basic academic skills and personal adjustment/pro social skills for students in the classroom
  • Oversees paraeducators and other staff assigned to the classroom.
  • Develops and implements goals and objectives in accordance with special education rules and

    regulations and with students’ IEPs.

  • Maintains regular communication with parents/guardians.
  • Participates in IEPs and other meetings as necessary.
  • Assists in establishing and maintaining a budget for classroom/staff functions.
  • Establishes and maintains collaborative relationships with all staff, families, local districts and

    community agencies.

  • Maintains the appropriate documentation, paperwork and progress reports.
  • Attends staff meetings and professional development as appropriate.
  • Performs related work as requested.

Starting Date: Fall 2018

Posting Closing Date: Until Filled

Send resume and cover letter to:
Anna Auer, Human Resources Coordinator MIDLAND COUNTY EDUCATIONAL SERVICE AGENCY 3917 Jefferson Avenue
Midland, MI 48640
989.631.5892 x 136



May 31 / Donna Carroll

Hope Academy – Third Grade Teacher

Hope Academy is seeking a Certified THIRD GRADE Teacher.

Job Description:  The Successful candidate will possess the minimum of a Bachelor’s degree, be Highly Qualified and have a valid, K-5 All Subjects, K-8 All Subjects Self-Contained teacher certification in the State of  Michigan.

The position is full-time, Monday through Friday.

Please email the following documents to:

  • a cover letter and current resume
  • anotarized copy of your certification(s) and/or endorsement(s)
  • a copy of all college transcripts
  • copies of three (3), signed reference letters
  • an employment application from this link:
May 31 / Donna Carroll

Hope Academy – Middle School Social Studies Teacher

Hope Academy is seeking a Certified MIDDLE SCHOOL Social Studies Teacher .

Job Description:  The Successful candidate will possess the minimum of a Bachelor’s degree, be Highly Qualified and have a valid, Secondary CC or RX  teacher certification in the State of  Michigan.

The position is full-time, Monday through Friday.

Please email the following documents to:

  • a cover letter and current resume
  • anotarized copy of your certification(s) and/or endorsement(s)
  • a copy of all college transcripts
  • copies of three (3), signed reference letters
  • an employment application from this link:
May 24 / Donna Carroll

Instructional Designer Remote Opportunity

Pay Rate: Depending on experience up to 30/hr on W2 plus basic benefits

Title: Instructional Designer – Remote

Location: Remote, anywhere in USA

Client Industry: IT; e-Learning /CX/Enterprise Communications Solutions

Contract, or 4-12 weeks , or 3-6 months

To Apply: Send resume to

Multiple Openings

Will be working on re-developing and re-designing existing e-learning solutions. Also, depending on level of expertise, might work on developing new content and solutions.

  • Conceive, design, and develop training programs and materials utilizing the latest instructional and distribution methods.
  • Build e-Learning, instructor-led or blended solutions to best suit the content and audience.
  • Build upon contemporary methods of adult learning theory, social and mobile learning, and curriculum design to shape e-learning, instructor-led, and blended approach education and guidance.
  • Work closely with other Instructional Designers including Lead Instructional Designers (IDs), Project Managers (PMs), Subject Matter Experts (SMEs), Media, Quality Assurance (QA), as well as Training Team and Design and Delivery Managers.
  • Design and implement strategy to optimize knowledge in support of meeting and exceeding operational and internal goals and metrics.


  • Strong organizational skills and interpersonal skills in working with a diverse population
  • High customer service orientation.
  • Strong attention to detail and desire to follow procedures.
  • Knowledge of and practical application of Adult Learning Theory and instructional design principles.
  • Instructional Design experience.
  • Excellent computer skills in Microsoft Office and ability to learn technology quickly.
  • Demonstrated commitment to a teamwork environment.
  • Background in training/teaching and/or adult learning, preferred.
  • Knowledge of call center business and/or experience, desired.
  • Experience with Captivate or/and Articulate may be required to work on Digital Instructional Design,
  • Experience with Story
May 18 / Donna Carroll

Harris Literacy – Math Tutor

Job ID: 1608323
Days/hours & duration of job: Up to 20 hours/week, 10-week semester schedule
Wage/Salary: $11.00 – $12.00/hour, depending on experience
Employment Start Date: 2018 Spring semester


Job Description: Provide tutoring to adult learners as follows:

  • Reinforces math skills/concepts to individual or small groups of adult students.
  • Provides assistance to instructor and recruitment of participants.
  • Assists with specific tasks as required by adult student needs.
  • Assists with materials to help meet individual differences.
  • Assists with organizing and arranging instructional activities.
  • Utilizes various instruction supportive methods, including tactile, visual, and aural learning preferences.
  • Incorporates real-world context into classroom settings.
  • Works with program manager to ensure initiatives are being met.
  • Uses interactive and participatory methods to empower students.
  • Attends and participates in orientation, completion celebration and post-class meetings.

Other related duties as required.


Qualifications: Junior or Senior class status, Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience.  Demonstrated high degree of sensitivity, empathy, interest, understanding, ability, knowledge and experience working with adult students from diverse ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds.  Sensitivity, creativity and an understanding of students enrolled in adult basic education.  Strong analytical and conflict resolutions kills.  Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including ability to speak effectively in front of a group.  Strong organizational skills.  Reliable and innovative with customer service orientation.  Commitment to working with an enthusiastic and dedicated team.  Reliable transportation.


Classes held at Focus:  HOPE, 1200 Oakman Dr., Detroit and Mack Alive, 3746 Fischer St., Detroit   


Application Instructions: Email Resume and 2018 Spring/Summer Class Schedules to:


On subject line of email indicate:  Applying for Student Assistant –  Math Tutor position


Due to high volume of applicants, please NO CALLS OR WALK INS.  Those selected for further consideration will be contacted.


Contact Information
Name: Sonia Eckerman




Wayne State University – Educational Outreach

Harris Literacy Program

5155 Gullen Mall


Posting Information  
Position Type:

On-Campus Student Assistant

  Expiration Date:  5/25/2018Post Date: 5/15/2018
  Expiration Date: 5/25/2018


Resume & 2018 Spring/Summer Class Schedules
May 18 / Donna Carroll

The Friendship Circle of Michigan – Special Needs Camp Counselor

The Special Needs Counselor provides a safe and encouraging environment where youth with special needs are valued and given the opportunity to explore new experiences. Campers may have developmental, physical, neurological, learning and/or mental impairments. Additionally, working with teen volunteers to increase socialization and engagement of teens and children with special needs.

Desired Qualifications:

  • High school graduate
  • Pursuing or possessing a degree in special education, education, recreation, social work, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, psychology or related field preferred.
  • Desire to work with children
  • Able to actively participate in a variety of activities, including swimming
  • Must work well in a team
  • Must pass background check


  • At least one year experience working with children/teens
  • Experience working with children/teens with special needs preferred
  • Experience in a school or camp setting preferred

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide a safe environment of guidance and leadership to 4-5 campers with special needs
  • Assist campers in increasing independence, experiencing community membership, increasing social skills, building peer relations
  • Adapt activities as needed to allow participation of campers
  • Provide positive reinforcement or other behavioral intervention, as needed
  • Provide individual assistance as needed
  • Maintain constant supervision and campers and teen volunteers
  • Must have the auditory, visual and physical ability to respond to critical incidents

Job: M-F, 9:00 AM – 3:30 PM

Job type: Summer Internship

Please send resume and cover letter to: saradaniels@friendship with the title Summer Camp Counselor Position

May 17 / Donna Carroll

Macomb Community College

Instructional Technologist and Instructional Designer positions at: ttps://