Equity Education
  • Detroit, MI, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

JOB TITLE: GSRP Associate Teacher

DEPARTMENT: GSRP

REPORTS TO: Principal/GSRP Director

CLASSIFICATION: Exempt

 

EQUITY Public Schools

Detroit Leadership Academy Elementary K-5 www.dlachampion.org

Detroit Leadership Academy Middle/High School 6-12  www.dlachampion.org

Detroit Innovation Academy K-8 www.diachampion.org

Detroit Delta Preparatory Academy 9-12 www.detroitdeltaprep.org/

Detroit Collegiate High School 9-12 www.detroitcollegiate.org

 

Why Join EQ?

At EQUITY, we believe that creating and sustaining excellent and equitable schools for all children is the most critical issue today and that high-quality education is the only way to change the life trajectory and outcomes for kids. We are relentless in our pursuit and refuse to accept anything less than remarkable schools for our kids, regardless of their zip code.

We know the most effective way to make lasting change in schools is by recruiting, developing, and retaining strong people who are committed to their own development and to our belief that all students have the potential to be remarkable. As a values-driven organization, we seek talent whose values align with ours: empathy, relentless pursuit of quality, embracing the unconventional, taking initiative, tenacity, and commitment to teamwork.

The mission of EQUITY Education is to build a system of remarkable neighborhood schools for traditionally underserved students by manifesting potential.

EQUITY believes that access to a remarkable education is the most fundamental social justice issue today. As an organization, we aim to ensure access to the type of high quality education that grants students success in college and life as we work to dismantle systemic educational inequities.

EQUITY is a steadily growing organization. Student enrollment has increased from 900 students in 2014 to over 1,400 students in 2018. Because of our rapid growth, we need YOU!

We offer one of the most comprehensive compensation and benefits packages in the city of Detroit. EQUITY employees earn competitive salaries and a robust benefits package, including:

  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield Healthcare PPO including vision and dental with employer covering 80%
  • 401K with match options
  • Free Short- and Long-Term Disability
  • Free Basic Life Insurance
  • Free Basic AD&D
  • Supplemental insurance plans available
  • Wellness benefits
  • Free State Continuing Education Clock Hours offered
  • Paid time off, varying by role
  • Career development opportunities
  • Performance Bonuses

 

Who are we looking for?

We are seeking education professionals who operate with empathy and will settle for nothing less than what is best for their students. Professionals with a passion for urban education and the city of Detroit that align best with our needs and goals. Our top performers are focused on building positive relationships with students and families and are driven by data and student outcomes.

 

What are the major job responsibilities?

  • Assist in planning and implementing the daily program under the direction of the teacher.
  • Assist in planning and preparing the learning environment, setting up interest centers and preparing needed materials and supplies.
  • Lead a small group of children in small groups, planning, recall. Share in responsibilities to lead the whole group as needed.
  • Be responsible for a healthy and safe physical environment for the children enrolled in his/her class.
  • Supervise the classroom if the teacher is out of the room.
  • Attend required staff meetings and training programs.
  • Interact with children in a positive way, showing dignity and respect.
  • Observe individual children and relate to the teacher any concerns.
  • Observe individual children, record anecdotal notes and enter information into the on-line assessment.
  • Complete accident and "ouch" reports as necessary.
  • Assist in classroom management by reinforcing classroom rules, procedures and routines.
  • Interact with parents, informing them about classroom procedures; refer parents with concerns about their child to the teacher.
  • Perform any other task that will assist and/or is assigned by the teacher.
  • Perform as a substitute when the teacher is absent.
  • Assist with clean-up at the end of the day.
  • Maintain confidentiality at all times.
  • Wash classroom toys and materials a minimum of two times per year; more often as needed due to children's illnesses and development.
  • Maintain classroom inventory of educational materials and equipment.
  • Prepare food menus with lead teacher and place order as required by the program.
  • Maintain child files as required by the program, special education 504, and child day care licensing.
  • Assist in public relations events sponsored by the school.
  • Create a group atmosphere with pro-social behavioral expectations to insure safety, protection of property and respect of others.
  • Assist in planning field trips.
  • Notify the Director in the event of an absence.
  • Director, including an absence report when necessary.
  • Be knowledgeable of and participate in setting and accomplishing goals, objectives, activities and evaluation.
  • Work with lead teacher to interview and enroll students.
  • Provide home visits as required by the program.
  • Follow all rules and regulations required for day care licensing.
  • Follow all rules and regulations required in the implementation manual for the Great Start Readiness Program.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Early Childhood Specialist

 

What are the required qualifications?

  • Assist in planning and implementing the daily program under the direction of the teacher.
  • Assist in planning and preparing the learning environment, setting up interest centers and preparing needed materials and supplies.
  • Lead a small group of children in small groups, planning, recall. Share in responsibilities to lead the whole group as needed.
  • Be responsible for a healthy and safe physical environment for the children enrolled in his/her class.
  • Supervise the classroom if the teacher is out of the room.
  • Attend required staff meetings and training programs.
  • Interact with children in a positive way, showing dignity and respect.
  • Observe individual children and relate to the teacher any concerns.
  • Observe individual children, record anecdotal notes and enter information into the on-line assessment.
  • Complete accident and "ouch" reports as necessary.
  • Assist in classroom management by reinforcing classroom rules, procedures and routines.
  • Interact with parents, informing them about classroom procedures; refer parents with concerns about their child to the teacher.
  • Perform any other task that will assist and/or is assigned by the teacher.
  • Perform as a substitute when the teacher is absent.
  • Assist with clean-up at the end of the day.
  • Maintain confidentiality at all times.
  • Wash classroom toys and materials a minimum of two times per year; more often as needed due to children's illnesses and development.
  • Maintain classroom inventory of educational materials and equipment.
  • Prepare food menus with lead teacher and place order as required by the program.
  • Maintain child files as required by the program, special education 504, and child day care licensing.
  • Assist in public relations events sponsored by the school.
  • Create a group atmosphere with pro-social behavioral expectations to insure safety, protection of property and respect of others.
  • Assist in planning field trips.
  • Notify the Director in the event of an absence, including an absence report when necessary.
  • Be knowledgeable of and participate in setting and accomplishing goals, objectives, activities and evaluation.
  • Work with lead teacher to interview and enroll students.
  • Provide home visits as required by the program.
  • Follow all rules and regulations required for day care licensing.
  • Follow all rules and regulations required in the implementation manual for the Great Start Readiness Program.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Early Childhood Specialist.

 

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