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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 students 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*

  • Must be a current UM student in order to be considered for this position
  • 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.