Crystal Stairs
  • 19-Oct-2018 to 18-Dec-2018 (PST)
  • Headstart
  • Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • Full Time

Head Start/Early Head Start - Education Coordinator

Crystal Stairs is one of the largest private non-profit child development corporations in the State of California. We help families locate affordable and appropriate childcare through a variety of services, working with childcare providers, educators, advocates, and community members to positively impact the lives of over 25,000 children per year.

Under the direction of the Early Childhood Education Manager The Early Childhood Education Coordinator guides curriculum and training. Supervises Site Supervisors and provides leadership regarding compliance with federal, state, and local regulations.

The Early Childhood Education Coordinate will be responsible for the implementation and monitoring of the Child Assessment Systems, School Readiness Goals Data collections, CLASS implementation plan, ECERS implementation plan, individualization process, transition plan to kindergarten and curriculum documentation.

The most successful candidate will be able to perform the following responsibilities:

  1. Implement and monitor of the program policies and procedures related to curriculum.
  2. Ensures that all sites have met assessment timelines, data is inputted accurately, conducts file reviews, assist Site Supervisors in interpreting data, and developing action plan.
  3. Collect data that supports the program School Readiness Goals.
  4. Implement CLASS and ECERS policies and procedures, including annual class schedule, tracking of CLASS and ECERS results, and development of CLASS and ECERS center action plan.
  5. Maintain and facilitate ongoing training of all teaching staff, orientation of new staff, and technical assistance.
  6. Ensures all staff meets program educational requirements and has attained 15 hours of training a year and  work with Site Supervisor to coordinate Personal Improvement Plans for teaching staff.



  • BA Degree with a major in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, or related field. Masters preferred. Must have Child Development Program Director Permit. CLASS certification preferred. Successfully completes and maintains Basic First Aid and CPR certification.
  • A 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.
  • Knowledge of Head Start Child Outcomes and School Readiness Framework.
  • Knowledge of Child Care Licensing Regulations and CDE Child Care Requirements.
  • Knowledge and experience in the implementation of the ECERS and CLASS.

Special Requirements:

    • Must possess a valid California driver's license, have use of a motor vehicle and provide evidence of automobile liability insurance. Must meet State health requirements, including TB clearance.
    • Fingerprints must be on file with the Justice Department. Mandatory CPR and Basic First Aid certificate, which employee is responsible to maintain for the duration of their employment with Head Start.
    • This position is identified as a mandated reporter.


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. 

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


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