Part-Time/Temporary

Aftercare Counselor

The Aftercare Counselor will be responsible for ensuring the safety, security, and well-being of students, ages 3 to 11, while they learn to make decisions about completing homework, participate in craft projects, collaborate in groups, and unwind before they return to their families. Aftercare Counselors work Monday through Friday from 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM following the Cranbrook Schools academic calendar. Days, times, and locations may vary, but must be coordinated and approved by the Supervisor. Cranbrook Schools' Aftercare program is an extension of the Cranbrook Schools learning environment. Responsibilities include prompt and consistent attendance, management of students, monitoring use of supplies, working and engaging with students indoors and outdoors, attending to minor first aid needs, communicating with parents, and communicating with School administration. Requirements: Requires one (1) year professional training or practical experience in the field of primary school education or childcare and maintenance of current CPR/First Aid training. Must be able to relate well to students and team members. Responsibilities must be fulfilled in accordance with Cranbrook Schools’ philosophy.


COACHING OPPORTUNITIES – UPPER SCHOOL

The Upper School is seeking Coaches for the upcoming athletic seasons as follows:

Coaching Opportunities

  • Girls Varsity Lacrosse Head Coach (March 12 - June 9, 2018)
  • Girls Varsity Softball Assistant Coach (March 12- June 9, 2018)
  • Boys and Girls Varsity Assistant Track and Field Coach - Throwers and Field Event (March 12 - June 1, 2018)
  • JV Baseball Assistant Coach (March 12 – June 1st, 2018)
  • JV Girls Tennis Coach (March-May, 2018)
  • Assistant Rowing Coach for the Spring Season (March – May, 2018)

Director – Young Authors Day Camp

Design and plan Young Authors Day Camp that meets the needs and interests of Special and Summer Programs and fulfills Cranbrook Schools’ mission. Ensure its delivery in a safe and quality manner. Provide leadership, innovation, and oversight for Young Authors Day Camp during its summer operation. Responsibilities include: the preparation, management, and improvement of a quality, sustainable, and profitable camp and the recruiting, hiring, and training of staff. Design and create the camp, daily schedule for campers and staff, program, and supplies. Coordinate logistics, facility usage, staffing quantity, budgets, and general operational and programmatic approach with Director of Special and Summer Programs. Create and accept from instructors only high quality curriculum and instruction. Implement supervisory practices in accordance with Cranbrook HR policies to recruit, interview, hire, supervise, evaluate, and retain seasonal and part-time staff. Provide timely reports to the Director of Special and Summer Programs including but not limited to: camper groups, staff schedules, employee hiring documentation, bi-weekly payroll time sheets, staff evaluations, awards, work orders, purchase requisitions, reimbursement requests, and purchasing card reconciliations. Meet with the Director of Special and Summer Programs prior to commencement of summer camp as requested, attend preseason meetings, and attend meetings during camp to ensure smooth operation of program. Requirements: BA/BS degree in Education or related field. Professional experience in teaching writing. Professional experience in designing and operating a program for children. 2+ yrs administrative, supervisory, and childcare experience. 25+ years old (Required by American Camp Association accreditation standards). Ability to relate with campers, staff and parents. Superior capabilities in preparation, organization, analysis, problem-solving, diplomacy, flexibility, and adherence to schedules. Camp administration, program and/or child development, and performance development experience preferred. Requires a valid driver’s license with satisfactory driving record.


Grounds Worker

Needed to provide basic grounds maintenance services using hand tools, walk behind and riding motorized equipment. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Mow, edge and trim lawns; plant, weed and water flowerbeds; assist with pruning duties; snow and ice removal by hand and with motorized equipment; litter and leaf removal; routine maintenance of groundskeeping equipment; other duties as assigned. Requires a High School diploma or GED,; a valid Michigan driver’s license with a satisfactory driving record. Minimum of one year experience in grounds maintenance and the operation of mechanized equipment is preferred. Good mechanical aptitude/abilities required. There are several part-time positions available.


Lifeguard - Williams Natatorium

The Natatorium lifeguard is responsible for ensuring members and guests a safe and positive recreational experience, while upholding the two primary responsibilities - preventing accidents and responding to emergencies. Other duties include: Keep the pool, pool area, locker rooms, and office clean and neat at all times; be knowledgeable of the pool rules and enforce them tactfully; attend all in-service training programs; be knowledgeable about the emergency action plan, pool facilities, equipment, hours of operation, and pool events; other duties as assigned. Current lifeguard training certification, current community CPR certification, and current standard first aid certification are required.


Museum Educator – Institute of Science

The Museum Educator will be responsible for development, coordination and delivery of educational programs in the museum, offsite, through distance learning and special events.  This position operates in and out of an office/museum environment with exposure to crowds, noise, chemicals and in various educational and public settings. Requirements: Undergraduate degree in an area of science or education. Knowledge of Science concepts, with in-depth background in one or more disciplines. A minimum of 3 years experience developing curriculum for and teaching a variety of ages, either formal or informal. Strong organizational skills. Must be willing to try new ideas to keep up with current developments in teacher education. Proficiency in Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Enthusiasm for the subject and an eagerness to share that enthusiasm with learners of all ages. A valid Michigan Driver license with satisfactory driving record required. This is a temporary position that will run through 6/30/18, and the hours will vary.


Natatorium Supervisor - Williams Natatorium

The Natatorium Supervisor is responsible for: Monitoring the lifeguards and ensuring that guests follow the natatorium guidelines; being knowledgeable about the emergency action plan, pool facilities, equipment, programs, hours of operation, and pool events; properly completing required maintenance and paperwork of the facility; the proper shut down and opening of the facility when necessary, including monitoring that patrons exit the pool, locker rooms, observation areas and hallways; other duties as assigned. Previous experience instructing, managing, and/or developing programs is required. Previous lifeguard experience and current lifeguard certification are desirable.


Program Presenter                                                                                         

The Outreach Program Presenter presents lessons, large group assemblies and multi-hour large events to school groups and the general public in the topics of Physics, Geology, Paleontology, Astronomy and Anthropology.  Program Presenters are expected to demonstrate excellent presentation and classroom management skills as well as familiarity with topics. Requirements: Completed college level science, social science or education courses with one year of experience in teaching a variety of ages, either formal or informal. Certification in elementary or middle school education is preferred. Enthusiasm for the subject and an eagerness to share that enthusiasm with learners of all ages with ability to independently problem solve. Proficiency in Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Customer service experience and the ability to positively and effectively work with the public, school personnel, students, and volunteers required. Requires a valid Michigan driver’s license with a satisfactory driving record. These temporary positions will last until 6/30/18.


Substitute Teachers - Lower School

Substitute teaching positions are available at Cranbrook's Lower School (Brookside). Brookside is a Pre-K through 5th grade school, which offers substitutes a variety of quality teaching experiences. Substitute teachers must have a Bachelor's degree and teaching experience, with Teacher Certification strongly preferred. Substitute Assistant Teachers must have a background in Education or related field and/or experience with young children. Please note that Cranbrook Schools use PESG for their substitute teachers. To learn more about how you can become a PESG substitute teacher at Cranbrook please follow the link to get started on an application. https://Homeroom.MyPESG.com


Substitute Teachers - Middle Schools

Substitute teaching positions are available at Cranbrook's Boys and Girls’ Middle Schools. The Middle School's mission is to provide a program that has high academic standards in an environment where young people feel encouraged and supported as they learn and grow. A minimum of a Bachelor's degree and teaching experience is required, with experience teaching adolescent girls and/or boys preferred. Please note that Cranbrook Schools use PESG for their substitute teachers. To learn more about how you can become a PESG substitute teacher at Cranbrook please follow the link to get started on an application. https://Homeroom.MyPESG.com


Substitute Teachers - Upper School

Substitute teaching positions are available at Cranbrook's Upper School for all disciplines. Cranbrook provides students with challenging and comprehensive college preparatory education, and offers substitutes a variety of quality teaching experiences. A minimum of a Bachelor's degree and teaching experience is required. Please note that Cranbrook Schools use PESG for their substitute teachers. To learn more about how you can become a PESG substitute teacher at Cranbrook please follow the link to get started on an application. https://Homeroom.MyPESG.com