Crystal Stairs
  • 06-Nov-2017 to 30-Mar-2018 (PST)
  • Headstart
  • Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Head Start/Early Head Start - Site Supervisor

Location: South Los Angeles

 The following job summary is for descriptive purposes only. Actual job descriptions and job title is subject to change 

What We're Looking For:

We are seeking a Site Supervisor, under the direction of the Early Childhood Education Coordinator that is responsible for supervision and oversight of the operations of one Head Start center, assuring regulatory and legal compliance with federal, state and local regulations; communicating with parents and community; supervision, monitoring and training of all Center staff; monitoring compliance in all aspects of Head Start Performance Standards, Child Care Licensing, and State of California Preschool program regulations. The ideal candidate will support and coordinate program services in the following areas: 

Program Administration and Coordination

  1. Ensures timely communication of pertinent data from Head Start, Child Care Licensing and other regulatory entities and acts as a liaison to inform all governing bodies of issues in the field.
  2. Assists Program Managers in implementing their practices and requirements to meet Head Start Performance standards and guidelines.
  3. Assists in the implementation of seamless, integrated services for children and families by adhering to program specific work plans, policies and procedures.
  4. Supervises the Lead Teachers, Teacher Assistants, Substitute Teachers, Home Educators, of the assigned center.
  5. Monitors the implementation of education services and guides teaching staff in child development best practices.
  6. Monitors and coordinates staff schedules internally and arrange/schedule substitutes for the center as mandated by Head Start Management and Programs.
  7. Ensures that all staffing requirements are met at the center.
  8. Fosters a team approach and coordinates services and resources for the designated center.
  9. Monitors and ensures health, safety, and emergency preparedness at the designated center.
  10. Investigates all child and staff incidents, completing all forms and notifying appropriate authorities and experts.
  11. Oversees all activities and meetings at the designated center with staff, children, parents, and community members.
  12. Develops, maintains, and facilitates a positive community presence by promoting volunteerism and educational awareness pertaining to program needs.
  13. Responsible for compliance in all areas and completes all quality assurance and program evaluation requirements.
  14. Meet with management, staff, parents and community members when deemed necessary.
  15. Facilitates program transitions in and out of the assigned center.
  16. Monitors objectives, activities, and goals for each child and family.
  17. Able to consistently meet attendance requirements.
  18. Able to work harmoniously and productively with others.
  19. Able to accept and implement constructive criticism.
  20. Able to maintain professional demeanor in difficult situations.
  21. Other duties as assigned.

Recordkeeping & Fiscal

  1. Monitors all documentation for the center, data and files and ensures utmost confidentiality of information. Includes employees on-site file requirement, time sheets, sign-in sheets, training documents, children's files, supply inventory, and in-kind.
  2. Verbal and/or written reports on an as needed basis.
  3. Monitoring of staff attendance including the verification of accuracy.
  4. The identification, purchase and annual inventory of center supplies and equipment in accordance with the budget.
  5. The fiscal management of the center by monitoring financial records, expenditures and accounts payable and receivable in a timely manner. 

Supervision and Training

  1.  Ensures that all center staff has appropriate training and technical assistance.
  2. Provide leadership, professional development, and coaching to center employees.
  3. Staff meetings, trainings and Family Nights and Parent Committees for parents and staff, arranging for staff and parents to implement these activities and maintaining minutes, sign in sheets, in-kind forms, training logs, etc.
  4. Supervision and evaluation of assigned staff at the center.
  5. Work to support individual teachers to develop training plans for obtaining higher education in Early Childhood Education.
  6. Guidance and oversight of staff through monitoring.

EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES YOU SHOULD POSSESS:

  • Bachelor's Degree with a major in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, or related field. Masters degree preferred.
  • Must have Child Development Program Director Permit. CLASS certification preferred.
  • Successfully completed and maintain Basic First Aid and CPR certification.
  • Minimum of two (2) years administrative experience in a child development program is required.
  • Must have strong supervisory, leadership and communication skills; experience in conflict resolution.

Special Requirements

  • Must have reliable transportation and possess a valid California Driver License in good standing with DMV required; current liability insurance
  • Must meet State health requirements to include passing a physical examination as a condition of employment, and TB clearance.

 Crystal Stairs is committed to building and sustaining a diverse workforce and culture. As part of this commitment, Crystal Stairs provides equal opportunity in all of our employment practices, including selection, hiring, promotion, transfer, and compensation, to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, medical condition as defined by state law, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender, ethnic group identification, mental or physical disability, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, or any other legally protected status.

 

For more information about Crystal Stairs, please visit our website at: www.crystalstairs.org 

All Head Start positions are implemented in accordance with the Head Start Performance Standards in each service area.

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