Choice Schools
  • Bradford Academy
  • Southfield, MI, USA
  • Based on Education and Experience
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Yes - Full Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K

Bradford Academy strives to instill the qualities of character, excellence, creativity and service into our students as they become prepared, global leaders.

Bradford Academy encourages and fosters:

  • Discovery of oneself through cultural experiences
  • Development of individual purpose that nurtures success
  • Leadership in personal responsibility, service and dignity
  • Achievement based on ethics and integrity


Our real masterpiece is the unleashing of human potential. While our main focus is on creating the conditions of success for children to achieve their dreams, we also focus on developing one another through meaningful relationships, challenging work, constructive feedback, sound professional training, and a true commitment to nurturing the career path of each team member.


GSRP Associate Teacher

Full-time, 10 month

Start date: August 2021

Bradford Academy

24218 Garner Street
Southfield, MI 48033



*This position is funded by a grant from MDE and carries the role of "GSRP Associate Teacher" and includes all of the responsibilities stated in the GSRP grant manual.


  • Assists the GSRP Teacher in preparing classroom or laboratory for instruction.
  • Helps the GSRP Teacher collaboratively prepare lesson plans and distribute lesson materials.
  • Participates in Team Teaching and instructs students under the supervision of the GSRP Teacher.
  • Demonstrates understanding and implementation of the PQA and the teaching practices described therein.
  • Demonstrates understanding and implementation of MDE's Early Childhood Standards of Quality for pre-kindergarten.
  • Demonstrates understanding and implementation of Bureau of Community and Health Systems' Child Care Licensing Rules.
  • Follows the Academy approved GSRP curriculum, grant policies and procedures as the instructional model.
  • Assists the GSRP Teacher in maintaining individual student records when asked.
  • Assists the GSRP Teacher in keeping the classroom neat, clean, and orderly to provide work and study areas conducive to learning.
  • Collects and displays suitable materials for bulletin boards and other educational displays.
  • Uses resources effectively to support learning activities in the classroom, the Academy, and the community.
  • Demonstrates exceptional classroom techniques, which include the art of questioning, clarity of assignments, communicating, an atmosphere of mutual respect, independent thought and expression, and student and teacher experiences in large and small groups.
  • Effectively implements and uses the Academy approved screening assessment tool and ongoing developmental assessment and is able to explain and interpret the information for students' parents.
  • Effectively uses home visits to introduce the program and staff to the parent, develop collaboration for the child's learning, and gather, or report, assessment data.


  • Works cooperatively with parents and guardians to enhance confidence in the GSRP Teacher.
  • Guides children in working and playing harmoniously with other children.
  • Assists GSRP Teachers with supervision of students during play periods and lunch periods.
  • Demonstrates genuine concern for students in a climate characterized by high personal and student expectations.
  • Promotes responsible citizenship through actions as a role model.
  • Provides a classroom atmosphere based on the principles of firm, fair, and consistent practices, respect for individual children, and development of responsible citizenship.


  • Shares responsibility for marketing the GSRP Program, and the Academy, in the community.


  • Participates in the development of policies and regulations that affect instruction and conditions of success.
  • Shares responsibility for professional, cooperative staff relations and for out-of-class activities important to the operation of the Academy.
  • Conducts himself or herself according to professional, ethical principles.
  • Displays personal qualities, which reflect favorably upon the individual, the group, and the Academy.
  • Assumes other responsibilities assigned by the Principal.


  • Assumes responsibility for the orderliness of the learning environment and the appropriate and safe use of instructional facilities and equipment.
  • Assumes responsibility for adherence to all licensing regulations and for educating others on the regulations.


  • Minimum of an associate's degree (or 60 college credit hours) in early childhood education, child development, or similar field, OR valid CDA (child development associate) credential.
  • Compliance with all Bureau of Community and Health Systems child care licensing staffing requirements including, but not limited to physical/TB test, CPR/First Aid/Bloodborne Pathogen training completion, CPS Child Abuse/Neglect and ICHAT/Fingerprint screening.
  • Ability to communicate with students, staff, and guardians.
  • Experience in educational setting with school-age children.
  • Excellent verbal and written expression using proper grammar and vocabulary.
  • Exemplary work habits verified by previous employ
  • Strong interpersonal

    Desired Requirements:

  • Valid Michigan teaching certificate.

  • Experience working with At-Risk students.


Assist the GSRP teacher in providing support to individual or small groups, carry out appropriate classroom activities, and maintain a disruption-free environment.

To apply, please visit:

Please contact Erin Sangalli, Assistant Director of Human Resources, directly with questions at

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