37.5 hours per week
48 weeks per year
A. Bachelor's Degree including, or in addition to, 12 credit hours in Early Childhood Education, Child Development or a related field, plus
1. one year of full-time child day care teaching experience; and
2. one year of experience supervising staff
B. Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development or a related field, with a plan of study leading to a Bachelor’s Degree, plus
1. two years of full-time child day care teaching experience; and
2. two years of experience supervising staff
• Must possess a valid NYS driver license.
• Ability to travel to different sites.
• Requires knowledge of programming for children birth to 5 years and experience working in a group setting.
• Must possess ability to interact with families and all levels of staff in order to manage a quality program.
• Must be able to work some evenings and weekends.
• Ability to occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds.
1. Coordinate and facilitate the daily operations of the Head Start site, ensuring that all staff conduct themselves in a professional manner consistent with agency employee policy.
2. Provide on-site supervision of all center staff, including time sheets, leave sheets and flex time.
3. Meet with program coordinators as needed to maintain quality services.
4. Provide technical assistance to assigned classroom staff.
a. Make classroom observations as assigned.
b. Hold individual classroom team conferences related to assigned classroom observations.
c. Review weekly classroom plans, attend planning sessions with classroom teams and provide resource materials for classroom staff.
d. Facilitate and monitor center parent conferences and home visit responsibilities.
5. Assist the social services and parent involvement staff with the development of parent activities throughout the year.
6. Directly supervise bus drivers assigned to center, and assist with the planning, development and altering of bus routes throughout the year.
7. Ensure that all office staff assist with and adhere to the Return-To-Center Process as designed by the center.
8. Work with the Facilities Manager, Maintenance Coordinator and Health Coordinator following designated procedures to ensure the center provides a safe, healthy and risk-free environment for children, staff and parents.
9. Be familiar with the New York State Office of Child and Family Services Day Care Regulations (part 418) and be able to provide the necessary documentation to the NYSOCFS for the renewal of the day care license.
10. Complete all required documentation, including annual evaluations of center staff in collaboration with the component coordinator.
11. Monitor the inventory of the center, keep an ongoing record of consumable supplies and submit orders when necessary.
12. Conduct regular center staff meetings.
13. Be available to attend meetings, training sessions and workshops as assigned, to improve overall job performance.
14. Review written records of enrolled children and their families twice annually.
15. Maintain confidentiality of all family and child records and all matters relating to families.
16. Perform all other duties as assigned.
17. Adhere to relevant health and safety policies and procedures.
18. Report incidents or concerns of child abuse or neglect as a mandated reporter.