Student Preschool Classroom Assistant (Student Temp)

University of Michigan Dearborn

United States

November 12, 2021


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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.

    U-M COVID-19 Vaccination Policy

    COVID-19 vaccinations are now required for all University of Michigan students, faculty and staff across all three campuses, including Michigan Medicine. This includes those working or learning remotely. More information on this policy is available on the Campus Blueprint website or the U-M Dearborn and U-M Flint websites.

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