JOB SPECIFICATIONS:

  • Full-time, exempt, 12 month work year.
  • Occasional evening or weekend hours may be required.
  • Employment, responsibilities, compensation, or any other factor may be affected by changes in governmental regulations, the agency’s contracts, or at agency discretion.

SALARY:  Range of Steps 1 – 4, $4,403/mo. - $5,098/mo. Initial salary placement, Step 1.

DEADLINE TO APPLY: Open until filled.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Two years supervisory experience in a child development setting.
  • BA in Child Development Education or related field, as deemed by the agency.
  • Four years professional teaching experience in a child development program.
  • A California Drivers License, daily use of automobile and automobile liability insurance.
  • Ability to correctly and effectively communicate in written and oral English.
  • Current certification in Pediatric CPR (yearly) and Pediatric First Aid (yearly) which is acceptable to Community Care Licensing (Health and Safety code 1596.866).

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Command of Spanish, Cantonese, Mandarin or Vietnamese.
  • Knowledge of the High Scope curriculum model.
  • Child Development Site Supervisor Permit.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

  • Maintain current knowledge in child development theory and practice, including program Curriculum (High Scope curriculum)*
  • Assess training needs of teaching staff, plan and present individual or group workshops.*.
  • Model appropriate teaching strategies. *
  • Supervisor and evaluate staff as assigned. *
  • Participate in development of the annual program plan assessments, and program reviews. *
  • Promote full enrollment and participate in recruitment of children as directed.
  • Coordinate with other components for the most effective and unified delivery of all Program services.*
  • Maintain current knowledge of licensing from funding source(s) and licensing.*
  • Establish and maintain appropriate staffing to ensure compliance with program requirements (including substituting as needed).*
  • Conduct and document required site visits.*
  • Accurately complete all assigned paperwork and documentation, on a timely basis, according to agency policies and procedures.*
  • Read and implement all agency and program policies and procedures.*
  • Actively participate in in-service training.*
  • Work effectively with other team members. *
  • Use sensitivity and good judgment when interacting with children, parents, and staff.*
  • Represent the division and the agency in the community and with other agencies.
  • Communicate program needs to Division Director.*
  • Assist Division Director as needed.*
  • Other duties as assigned.*

* Denotes essential job functions.

REPORTING RESPONSIBILITY:

  • Works under direction of the Division Director.

Benefits: Options for Learning provides flexible spending credits which can be applied toward the purchase of any of the following: Medical, Dental, Vision, Supplemental Life Insurance, Legal Assistance Plan, AFLAC, Dependent Care, 403(b) Retirement Savings, or a Cash out option.  Options for Learning also provides 9 paid holidays, Paid Personal Time Off, Basic Life Insurance coverage, Long Term Disability and an Employee Assistance Program at no additional cost to its employees.

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Division: Head Start
This is a management position
This is a full time position

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