SEHS ADVISING OFFICE
Pawley Hall, Room 363
456 Pioneer Drive
Rochester, MI 48309-4482
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(248) 370-4182
fax: (248) 370-4245
edadvise@oakland.edu

Meeting Information
Elementary Education courses require a field placement. Meetings (called seminars) are required for field placements.

Introduction to Field Placements Meeting- for students enrolled in EED 312, EED 313 and SED 300.

Field Seminars- all Education Students are required to attend one field seminar per calendar year. These seminars are offered in February, April and June every year.

For additional information, visit School and Field Services.

Elementary Education

Volunteer &
Student Jobs

If you are interested in posting an ad for an educated related volunteer opportunity please fill out the volunteer and student job opportunity submissionPlease note that Oakland University is not responsible for nor are we recommending those who may respond to your ad. We are simply providing an avenue for the community to find the assistance they need.

Volunteer Opportunities

Auburn Recycling Club (Avondale/Oakland University Partnership)
Volunteers are needed on Mondays from 3:40 PM – 5:00 PM. If interested, please contact Lori Sakalin at 248-537-6040 or Lori.sakalin@avondale.k12.mi.us 

Auburn Robotics Club (Avondale/Oakland University Partnership)
Volunteers are needed on Thursdays from 3:45 PM – 5:00 PM. If interested, please contact Molly Abbott at Molly.abbott@avondale.k12.mi.us 

Auburn Art Club (Avondale/Oakland University Partnership)
Volunteers are needed every B day from 2:10 PM – 2:45 PM. If interested, please contact Kelley Folger at Kelley.folger@avondale.k12.mi.us

Busy Bees: Before/After School Homework Helper (Avondale/Oakland University Partnership)
Volunteers are needed Monday – Friday with times varying between 7:45 AM – 8:30 AM and 3:45 PM – 6:00 PM. If interested, please contact Peggy McConnell at 248-285-2336 or Peggy.mcconnell@avondale.k12.mi.us

Detroit Historical Museum- Docent and Gallery Guides Needed
The Detroit Historical Museum located in Wayne State University is looking for students who enjoy working with children, enjoy public speaking, have a passion for Detroit and love history to lead tours through the Detroit Historical Museum and/or the Dossin Great Lakes Museum. If you are interested in this unique opportunity, please contact Bree Boettner by phone, (313) 833-1419 or by email, breeb@detroithistorical.org
 
Easterseals of Michigan- Volunteer Tutor Needed
Easterseals of Michigan is looking for volunteer tutors for Math, English, Social Studies, Science, and Spanish (Elementary & Secondary). Once a week they will be holding a tutoring group for kids from 4:30pm to 6:30pm at their Auburn Hills location. Tutors do not have to stay the entire time at least for an hour. If interested please contact Katie Gallagher 248-475-3625
 
Elementary Literacy Volunteers (Avondale/Oakland University Partnership)
Volunteers are needed Monday – Friday with times varying between 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM and 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM. If interested, please contact Marcia Hudson at 248-537-6040 or Marcia.hudson@avondale.k12.mi.us  
 
North Star Reach- Volunteers needed 
North Star Reach in Pinckney Michigan is looking for elementary education students to serve as camp counselors. Volunteers must be at least 19 years old, and love to work with children. Volunteers will have the  opportunity to work with children who have serious health challenges. Volunteers support campers, build relationships and create lasting memories. For more information please contact Meiko McDaniel Meiko@northstarreach.org
  
Temple Beth El- Volunteer Tutor Needed
Temple Beth El in Bloomfield Hills has a Volunteer Opportunity for currently enrolled in college students. Must be available on Monday afternoons between 3-6 PM. Temple Beth El is seeking a tutor for students in grades 8-12 for their high school work. It is an open classroom, will mostly require helping them with their classwork. Study room is open from 3-6 PM EST every Monday. If interested, please contact: Joseph Unger, Work #: 248-851-1100 Ext. 3125, Email-JUnger@TbeOnline.org
 
The Goddard School- Early Childhood Volunteer Needed
The Goddard School in Oxford is seeking students with a positive attitude and an openness to learning, while looking to being hands on in the classroom. The main responsibilities would be: assist the lead and assistant teachers in daily activities, interact with children to support play, exploration, and learning, and work with lead teachers on lesson planning ideas. If interested, please contact Angela Logan through email goddardassistant55@gmail.com or by calling (248) 628-6268 
 

Career Related Student Employment Opportunities

Best Brains Permanent Part Time Graders Needed (Troy and Rochester Hills)
Best Brains an After School Learning Center located in Troy and Rochester Hills, is seeking students with strong Math and English skills. Looking for those that enjoy working with children and have attention to detail. The Grader job duties involves working with students ages 4-14 and assisting teachers as needed. This is a part time position that runs throughout the year! Great working environment stop by and see for yourself. If interested, please email a resume to troy@bestbrains.com and call 248-803-0000 to schedule an interview.
   
Bloomfield HIlls Part Time Nanny-  
Bloomfield hills family seeking a student to Part-time nanny our two daughters. Ages 1 year old and 2.5 years old. Looking for 1-3 days during the week. Flexible on actual days - times would be 8am - 5:30pm. Responsibilities include getting them dressed, feeding breakfast, lunch, dinner, and fun and creative activities during the day. Taking care of girls laundry and cleaning up after the children. Need someone who is incredibly organized, pays attention to detail, is able to multitask, and is kind and caring. Qualifications: Prior experience with young children (under age of 3), CPR certified, detail oriented, clean and organized, fun and creative, caring. Pay is $12-$15 per hour. If interested please reach out to Gina at gina.shimko@gmail.com
 
Goddard School in Oxford is interviewing candidates for a Full Time Assistant Infant Room Teacher position to start immediately.   Monday through  Friday  9am-6pm.  Health care benefits, discounted child care and earned time off included.  Interested applicants, please send resume to:  oxforddirector@gmail.com.  Phone -  248-628-6268.
 
Goldfish Swim School- Swim Instructors Needed
Goldfish Swim School is currently hiring part time swim instructors at their Rochester, Michigan location. Visit www.goldfishswimschool.com to download an application and email it to swimrochester@goldfishss.com 
  
Huntington Learning Center- Part Time Tutors Needed
The Huntington Learning Center in Rochester Hills is looking for enthusiastic and dynamic tutors for remedial and enrichment instruction in Math, Science, and ACT/SAT Prep. If interested, send a resume to erd@huntingtonofrochester.com  
  
KiddyKlub- Assistant Teachers Needed 
KiddieKlub in Rochester Hills is currently accepting applications for full time and part time assistant teachers. Assistant teachers are responsible for the care, supervision and management of children in accordance with the state licensing requirements and overall goals of KiddieKlub. The assistant reports to the lead teacher and center director. Come join our fun and friendly team of staff while providing genuine care and education! Pay is $9.00-$10.00 per hour. Interested students are encouraged to contact: Jason Sproat 248-852-4012 kiddieklub2@gmail.com
   
Mathnasium- Tutors Needed
Mathnasium in Bloomfield Township is seeking individuals to teach basic math skills to students in grades K to Pre-Algebra using Mathnasium materials. Starting at $10 per hour (earn up to $15 per hour for private tutoring). We offer flexible schedule and shifts and we train you in the Mathnasium method of instruction. To apply, send your resume and a cover letter, both in Adobe Acrobat (PDF) format to birmingham@mathnasium.com 
   
Rochester Hills Family Seeks Tutor
Rochester Hills Family seeks math tutor for 2nd grader $15. If interested please contact Nicole at 248-840-7134  
 
Troy Child Care Troy mom seeking  student in the department of education to assist  with child sitting and  social interaction development for a 10 year old adopted daughter. Must be able to enforce boundaries and provide encouragement and redirect when needed.  Looking for assistance from 3:30 to 5:30 on Mondays and Thursdays and occasionally  some Tuesdays.    For more information contact Maureen at 248 506 -4960 or maureen.smythe@beaumont.org
 

Part-Time Nanny Needed Troy, MI Looking for a detail oriented, kind, and responsible caregiver to care for our 5 year old three to four days a week from7am-9am during the school year. Qualifications: Prior experience working with children, CPR, First Aid, Must have own car with valid insurance, and license, and must be able to pass a drug screening and background check. We live very close to the school, so it will only take a couple minutes to drive there or on nice days you may prefer to walk. A car seat will be provided for you to use in your car. If interested, please send your information to care4ehs@gmail.com. 10-$12/hr 

 St. Peter's Early Childhood Center- Childcare Aides Needed
St. Peter’s Lutheran Early Childhood Center in Eastpointe is looking for friendly students who are self-motivated, dependable, timely, and organized and enjoy working with children from 6 weeks to 5 years old. The general responsibilities are: help lead teacher in supervision and management of a group of children, interact with, initiate and encourage children in daily activities, and assist the teacher in planning learning activities. If interested, please contact bjablonowski@stpeterslutheranchurch.net or set up an appointment at (586) 447-9280
 
Tutor Doctor- Tutors needed 
Tutor Doctor in Troy is seeking education students to provide 1-on-1, in- home tutoring for all ages, in all subjects.  Tutors build learning plans based on the students’ specific need using their own curriculum to help them become independent learners. Pay is $16-$20 per hour. Interested students should reach out to  Jill McDonnell at (248) 587-7133. 
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Elementary School Teacher Jobs

  • As of 2012 there were over 1.3 million elementary teachers in the United States.
  • There are 46,740 projected annual openings.

Secondary School Teacher Jobs

  • As of 2012 there were 955,800 secondary education teachers in the United States.
  • There are 31,260 projected annual openings.

Wages:

  • Teacher wages in Michigan are higher than the national average.
  • 2014 median pay for elementary teachers nationally $54,100
  • 2014 median pay for elementary teachers in Michigan is $64,300
  • 2014 median pay for elementary teachers in metro Detroit $69,800

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