The Head Start Education manager is responsible for the overall development, implementation and overseeing of the Education Component. Responsible for providing training and direct supervision of the Head Teachers as well as monitoring and evaluating job performance. Support center staff in areas of training, hiring, supervising, and curriculum planning. Responsible for NAEYC accreditation process at all centers, including re-accreditation. Responsible for technical assistance for staff pursuing CDA credential. Ensure all educational components are in compliance with state, local and federal laws and regulations including NAEYC. Visit centers regularly to observe classroom operations and provide technical assistance as needed; become familiar with the CLASS observation tool. Have compassion for the needs of children and families from economically and culturally diverse backgrounds.
- Bachelors Degree in Early Childhood Education or related field with Early Childhood Education credits, plus three years related work experience in an approved program, including supervisory experience.
- Strong computer and communication skills
- Must have access to reliable, insured transportation.
- Provide current physical (less than 2 years) and negative TB test results (less than 6 months) before or upon hire.