HighScope Educational Research Foundation is an independent, nonprofit leader in early childhood education with headquarters in Ypsilanti, Michigan. We are a diverse team of researchers, educators, and professionals who believe that all children deserve a high-quality, equitable early education. We spend our days focusing on the variables that allow all children to be their best selves. This conviction is at the center of our research and what we practice in the classroom.

HighScope offers competitive salaries and an excellent benefit package in a family-friendly, team environment. Please send your resume and cover letter indicating desired position to our Human Resources Department: [email protected], fax 734.485.0704, or mail to HighScope Educational Research Foundation, 600 North River Street, Ypsilanti, MI 48198.

Explore the current job opportunities here at HighScope.

Demonstration Preschool Teacher
We have an immediate opening for a Preschool Teacher in our Demonstration Preschool. This is a full-time year-round position. The successful candidate must have experience in the implementation of the HighScope Curriculum. A valid Michigan teaching certificate and an Early Childhood Education (ZA) or Early Childhood General and Special Education (ZS) endorsement or a bachelor’s degree in early childhood or child development with a specialization in preschool teaching is required. The transcript will document a major, rather than a minor, in child development or ECE. Must have 3+ years of EC teaching and working with families. A HighScope Teacher Certification is desired. Send your resume and cover letter to [email protected] for consideration. Click here for a full job description.


Early Math Education Specialist
We are currently seeking an Early Math Education Specialist who will serve as a coach, resource and advisor in Early Childhood Mathematics. This individual will work to ensure that HighScope's math curriculum is research-based, validated and differentiated to meet diverse preschool student's needs. Must have a Bachelor’s degree in early childhood education, child development, teaching, curriculum and instruction or related field. Experience designing or evaluating mathematics curriculum and experience providing coaching or professional development in early math teaching is also required. Send resume and cover letter to [email protected] to apply. View the full job description here.


Early Childhood Center Manager
Come join our team as an Early Childhood Center Manager! The Manager will oversee HighScope's full-day preschool program and efficiently lead, coach, and support the preschool staff. As our preschool and campus continue to grow, the ECCM’s focus, dedication, and expertise will be an integral part of its success. The individual will serve as a thought partner, parent collaborator, compliance official, team leader, and early childhood teaching authority. Qualified candidates will have an M.S. in school administration, educational leadership or early childhood education, a valid Michigan teacher certificate with 5+ years of successful preschool or elementary teaching experience, and completion of a 20+ semester hours of graduate credit in a state-approved program in school administration or early childhood programming. Send your resume and cover letter to [email protected] for consideration. View the full job description here.