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Multi-Age, Kindergarten/ First Grade Teacher
Location: Honey Creek Community School, Ann Arbor, MI Employment Type: Full-Time

Description: Honey Creek Community School was founded in 1995 with support from the Washtenaw Intermediate School District (WISD). Honey Creek has grown from a K-2 charter school with 33 students to a fully staffed K-8 charter school with 250 students and a lengthy waiting list of families eager to attend. Honey Creek Community School was founded out of the community and emphasizes and maintains our relationship and connection with the community as well as a commitment toward ensuring children interact and learn from a diverse community. The response from the community to Honey Creek is overwhelmingly positive as evidenced by the strong participation of our parents in school activities. Our project based, thematic, integrated curriculum, small class sizes and strong student-teacher relationships illustrate our uniqueness as a charter school. Our effectiveness is demonstrated through strong academic performance and recognition from various accrediting agencies, including the Midwest Education Trust: https://midwest.edtrust.org/honeycreek-community-school/

Responsibilities:

Primary teachers are expected to work as a team in developing and implementing educational instruction and care to the school’s K- 8 students. Teachers are to run a multi-age, subject-integrated educational curriculum continuously designed and evaluated to meet each child’s needs and goals as well as state benchmarks. In addition to working with other team primary teachers, teachers are to work closely with children’s parents and community members in producing a curriculum which draws on experiences at home, in the school, and in the larger community, and which encourages parents and other community members to participate in the school and share their expertise.

Prerequisites:

  • Current Michigan elementary teacher’s certificate, early childhood endorsement preferred
  • Demonstrated warmth and compassion to individual children and their families
  • Demonstrated flexibility and good problem solving skills
  • Ability to work as a productive early elementary team member
  • Ability to design and implement learning centers for interactive, integrated, individualized curriculum areas which meet or exceed state benchmarksPreferences:
  • Demonstrated ability to instruct in interactive theme- and project-based curriculum
  • Committed to the concepts of social justice and service-learning
  • Understanding and commitment to multi-age groupings*Please address each of the above in your cover letter.Additional requirements:
  • Current physical with no restrictions and drug screening
  • Current negative TB test
  • Current First Aid and CPR
  • Application Deadline: July 31, 2018
  • To apply please go to: http://honeycreekschool.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/09/EmploymentApplication.pdf Completed application packets may be emailed to awaters@hc.wash.k12.mi.us or mailed to:Honey Creek Community School Att. Al Waters
    1735 S. Wagner Road
    Ann Arbor, MI 48103

 

 

Special Education Teacher
Location: Honey Creek Community School, Ann Arbor, MI Employment Type: Full-Time

Description: Honey Creek Community School was founded in 1995 with support from the Washtenaw Intermediate School District (WISD). Honey Creek has grown from a K-2 charter school with 33 students to a fully staffed K-8 charter school with 250 students and a lengthy waiting list of families eager to attend. Honey Creek Community School was founded out of the community and emphasizes and maintains our relationship and connection with the community as well as a commitment toward ensuring children interact and learn from a diverse community. The response from the community to Honey Creek is overwhelmingly positive as evidenced by the strong participation of our parents in school activities. Our project based, thematic, integrated curriculum, small class sizes and strong student-teacher relationships illustrate our uniqueness as a charter school. Our effectiveness is demonstrated through strong academic performance and recognition from various accrediting agencies, including the Midwest Education Trust: https://midwest.edtrust.org/honeycreek-community-school/

Responsibilities:

The special education teacher works with students who have a wide range of learning, mental, emotional, and physical disabilities. This includes working with the instructional team to adapt general education lessons and teach various subjects, such as reading, writing, and math, to students with mild and moderate disabilities. The special education teacher will also teach basic skills, such as literacy and communication techniques, to students with severe disabilities.

Prerequisites:

  • Current Michigan Special Education Certificate.
  • Demonstrated warmth and compassion to individual children and their families
  • Demonstrated flexibility and good problem solving skills
  • Ability to work productively as a team member
  • Ability to design and implement instruction in the core subject areas and adapt curriculum and assessment to meet individual student needs
  • Assess students’ skills to determine their needs and to develop teaching plans
  • Develop Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) for each student
  • Teach and mentor students as a class, in small groups, and one-on-one
  • Implement IEPs, assess students’ performance, and track their progress
  • Discuss student’s progress with parents, teachers, counselors, and administrators
  • Supervise and mentor teacher assistants who work with students with disabilitiesPreferences:
  • Demonstrated ability to instruct in interactive theme and project-based curriculum
  • Committed to the concepts of social justice
  • Understanding and commitment to multi-age groupings*Please address each of the above in your cover letter.Additional requirements:
  • Current physical with no restrictions and drug screening
  • Current negative TB test
  • Current First Aid and CPR
  • Application Deadline: August 15, 2018
    To apply please go to:
  • http://honeycreekschool.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/09/EmploymentApplication.pdfCompleted application packets may be emailed to awaters@hc.wash.k12.mi.us or mailed to:Honey Creek Community School
    Att. Al Waters
    1735 S. Wagner Rd   Ann Arbor, MI 48103

 

Substitute Teachers

Honey Creek needs substitute teachers to cover staff sick and professional development days. Minimum of 90 college credits required. $95/day.

Send resume and letter of interest to:

Honey Creek Community School
1735 S. Wagner Rd.
Ann Arbor, MI 48103

For more information, please call (734) 994-2636.

Employment Application: Application

After School Teachers

Provide a safe, nurturing, fun, and educational environment from 3-6pm after school for students in grades K-8. Responsibilities include supervision, activity planning, snack preparation and clean up, prevention and mediation of conflicts, and communicating with parents.  Salary ranges from $10.00 to $15/hour based on experience and qualifications.
Applicants must be at least 18 years old with a high school diploma and must pass a criminal history background check, physical, drug screen, and Tb test. Preference will be given to those with child care experience and those certified in or studying education, social work, or another child-related field.
Please email the completed Employment Application to: afterschool@hc.wash.k12.mi.us
Employment Application: Application

 

Lunch Teachers

Provide a safe, nurturing, and fun environment from 11:30am-12:45pm during lunch and recess for students in grades K-8. Responsibilities include supervision in the cafeteria and outside on the playground, prevention and mediation of conflicts, and communicating with teachers.  Salary is $12/hour.
Applicants must be at least 18 years old with a high school diploma and must pass a criminal history background check, physical, drug screen, and Tb test. Preference will be given to those with child care experience and those certified in or studying education, social work, or another child-related field.
Please email the completed Employment Application to: afterschool@hc.wash.k12.mi.us

Employment Application: Application

 

 

 

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