How to Apply

Resumes and applications are accepted in person, by mail, email, or fax. 
Child Development Services    100 South Pine, Suite #220    Zeeland, MI 49464

Fax: 616-796-3284   ♦  Email: applicants@cdsoc.org

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Open Positions


Preschool Teacher

Location: Maplewood Head Start

Description: Implements developmentally appropriate classroom activities that support the growth and development of each child while meeting curriculum requirements, Head Start Program Performance Standards, and State of Michigan Licensing Rules

Qualifications: A bachelor’s or advanced degree with one of the following is required:

  • Early childhood education major
  • Coursework equivalent to a major relating to early childhood education, with experience teaching preschool-age children
  • Teaching certificate and a ZA or ZS endorsement

*A college course in the administration of early childhood centers is preferred
*Spanish/English bilingual skills are also preferred

Schedule: Full-time, M-F, 40 hours per week, school-year

Posting date: 7/18/17. Internal application deadline: 7/25/17


Preschool Teacher

Location: Rose Park Head Start

Description: Implements developmentally appropriate classroom activities that support the growth and development of each child while meeting curriculum requirements, Head Start Program Performance Standards, and State of Michigan Licensing Rules

Qualifications: A bachelor’s or advanced degree with one of the following is required:

  • Early childhood education major
  • Coursework equivalent to a major relating to early childhood education, with experience teaching preschool-age children
  • Teaching certificate and a ZA or ZS endorsement

*A college course in the administration of early childhood centers is required
*Spanish/English bilingual skills are preferred

Schedule: Full-time, M-F, 40 hours per week, school-year

Posting date: 7/18/17. Internal application deadline: 7/25/17


Bus Driver

Location: Rose Park Head Start

Description: Safely operates the school bus to transport children to and from their homes and the Head Start center, while maintaining accurate records of assigned buses and children

Qualifications: High school diploma or GED is required.  CDL with Passenger and School endorsements is also required.

Schedule: Part-time. Monday-Thursday school year program. Beginning in August 2017.

Posting date: 6/19/17. Internal application deadline: 6/26/17


Floater

Location: Maplewood Head Start Center and other centers in as assigned

Description: Assist teaching staff with activities in various preschool classrooms including food service and bus riding duties as assigned.

Qualifications: Must have a CDA credential or be enrolled in a CDA class and ready to obtain the credential within one year of hire. An associate degree in child development or early childhood education is preferred. Spanish/English bilingual skills are also preferred.

Schedule: 32-40 hours/week, Monday-Friday, school year. Beginning in the fall of 2017.

Posting date: 5/30/17. Internal application deadline: 6/6/17


Floater – NEW

Location: All Head Start Centers as assigned

Description: Assist teaching staff with activities in various preschool and infant/toddler classrooms including food service and bus riding duties as assigned.  Reports to Mental Health/Special Needs Manager

Qualifications: Must have a CDA credential or be enrolled in a CDA class and ready to obtain the credential within one year of hire. An associate degree in child development or early childhood education is preferred. Spanish/English bilingual skills are also preferred.

Schedule: 32-40 hours/week, Monday-Friday, school year. Beginning in the fall of 2017.

Posting date: 4/26/17. Internal application deadline: 5/4/17


 Child Development Services Lakeshore Head Start is an equal opportunity employer
and a qualified public service organization for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program.