Are You Ready to Make A Difference in the Lives of Children? Happy House is a small but growing business. We are seeking long term employees for our Berkley, & Royal Oak locations. Nature loving Caregivers with experience in commercial daycare, preschool, are the PERFECT canidates!
Current team players we are looking for....
Assistant Childcare Providers
Looking for a happy, healthy place to work? Happy House is always looking to add talented, hard working, honest, happy, nature loving people to our team. We are a natural play-based daycare and spend as much time outdoors as possible. Enthusiasm for outdoors in any weather is essential! If you enjoy nature and are an experienced child care provider, then this could be the job for you! Happy House is committed to helping teach the next generation to love nature and cherish the earth they will inherit, we would love to hire like minded people! Check us out on our Facebook page! The link is at the bottom of the page.
Skills include, but are not limited to:
Able to assistant in supervising up to 12 children
Ensuring the children are well cared for
Communicating with parents in a positive, friendly manner at all times.
Self motivated and energetic
Two years of child care experience
Early Childhood education is preferred.
Must pass Background check
Must have current Infant/ child CPR and First Aid
Preschool teaching experience is a PLUS!
Position is approximately 20-40 hours per week The business is open 7:30am-6:00pm M-F. Happy House has 2 locations less than 2 miles apart. You will be expected to work at whichever location you are needed that day. Reliable transportation and flexibility is a must for this position. Salary is based on experience. If you would like to discuss this opportunity, please contact us.
AMAZING Director for our Royal Oak Center
Happy House is searching for a Director for our cozy Royal Oak center. The perfect candidate is warm and friendly; a team player, organized, and has a passion for working with children and families as well as a love of nature in all seasons.
**Per the State of Michigan, the director must have an Associates degree in Child Development or Early Childhood, OR have a CDA with college credits to apply
Job Duties will include but not be limited to-
Setting a calm, comforting tone for the facility, overseeing the curriculum development of Lead Teachers, overseeing physical facilities, hiring staff and managing the overall image of the center. Co-Director must also ensure compliance with all local and federal laws governing child care, both in regard to the physical environment and the staff. This job requires daily onsite care of children as needed to ensure ratios are followed. Co-Director must make sure the center's physical facilities comply with local, state and federal laws and are a safe and appropriate environment for children. Co-Director must have knowledge of local, state and federal laws regarding safety requirements and inspection and certification procedures, and ensure that the center complies with those processes.
Must be a STRONG leader to help manage staff, interview and train candidates, maintain staff development and education and, manage disciplinary processes.
The Director ensures that all staff meet the requirements for their jobs and are responsible for maintaining their own qualifications.
Communication and Involvement
The Director will communicate current and new policies to parents and meet with parents of prospective students to determine whether Happy House Nature School is a good fit for the family.
Responsible for the financial well-being of the center. This means enrollment must be maintained at highest level possible and the budget for supplies consistently followed. In addition, the director must ensure all clients pay in a timely manner.
WHAT WE OFFER TEAM PLAYERS
We believe that by helping our team succeed in the childcare field, everyone benefits. Happy House has provided funds for several of our staff to complete the CDA program. Let us know how we can help you succeed at Happy House.
Natural Play is not something the average caregiver usually learns during their time in the childcare field. It is a specialized way of interacting and teaching children and we love watch new team members discover the benefits of it right along with the children!
Work/Life balance is not always easy. We do our best to work with each team member's schedule needs such as school and family obligations. Part time, Full time and contingent schedules are offered for this reason.
Happy House wants to ensure that all of our team have the personal time they need. For this reason we strive to ensure our staff are able to complete state required training during the normal work day rather then off hours. We are constantly offering suggestions on low/no cost trainings that can be completed during down time.
We love to share our knowledge as well as learn from each other. All staff are encouraged to help support each other whether it is on the job training or mentoring a new team member. Questions and suggestions are always welcome.