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Job Summary

The Early Childhood Education Center (ECEC) under the College of Education, Health, and Human Services, is a high quality early childhood program which applies a Reggio Emilia inspired constructivism theory of learning.  The curriculum focus is nuturing children's critical thinking skills and problem solving skills.  The ECEC is a State of Michigan approved and National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) accredited early learning center for young children.  The center serves as a model teacher preparation and child study facility for university students enrolled in a variety of UM-Dearborn education courses.

The ECEC is seeking highly motivated and compassionate individauls to assistant lead teachers in a pre-school classroom environment.  

10 - 30 hours per week


Work with children (ages 1-6) in a classroom setting.  Duties may include, but are not limited to:

assist with group time activities

outdoor exploration

documenting children's thoughts and ideas

provide lunchtime and snack support to children

snack preparation

provide one on one attention when needed

classroom maintenance

Required Qualifications*

High School Diploma

Clear communication both written and oral

Background Screening

The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.