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Cardinal McCloskey Community Services - Bronx, NY


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Published 8 days ago

August 1, 2020
$55,000 - $65,000

Job title: Education Director (Early/Head Start) 

Reports to: Administrative Director 

  

Who we areCardinal McCloskey Community Services is the largest provider of Head Start services in the Bronx. I am proud to say we serve more than 2,000 children and families each year and we are growing! 

 

Salary/Benefits: 55-60k per year 

Medical, Dental, Vision, Retirement, Life Insurance, Tuition Reimbursement, Professional Development Assistance, 13 observed holidays, generous 20+ Paid Time Off, and more. 

 

Position Summary:   

We are looking for passionate Education Directors who will make a positive and memorable impact in the lives of the children and families we serve in The Bronx.  

In your role she will be expected to oversee all program operations within your site. This includes supervision of all education and support staff, and working collaboratively with Site Director(s) and management team as it relates to professional development guidance/coaching, referring children/families for preventative health & social services, oversee health/nutrition, community outreach/parent volunteerism, and fiscal/administration management.  

 

Essential job duties but not limited to:  

•   Based on your work location you will be expected to effectively plan the day-to-day operations of the program. Oversee operations of 10 infant toddler classrooms in order to provide continuity of care. 

•  Developing and maintaining quality standards of education, nurturing of the children including their emotional, physical, intellectual and social needs of the individual child and the group. 

•   Responsible for monitoring completion of home visits, lesson plans, progress notes, short/long term goals, classroom staff records behavior, child's portfolio and utilizing information with staff for program planning and referrals, as needed. 

•   Encouraging and support staff to maintain, good continuing relationships with parents, through informal contracts, planned conferences and appropriately shared information about children’s progress. 

•   Responsibility for professional growth and development of staff through regularly scheduled individual conferences, group and staff meetings and frequent observations and discussion of teacher’s performance with their groups. 

•   Overall supervision of staff such evaluations, work schedules, vacation coverage and approvals, professional development, individual/team meetings, employee relations 

•  Recruitment of new staff, interviewing, transfer and promotions of staff 

•    Overseeing fiscal related needs by working closely with Bookkeeper to maintain financial records and systems, review of expenditures, supplies etc.

•    Point of contact of site related audits scheduled by Accountants.  

•    Ensure children sanitary conditions, repairs are maintained by maintenance staff for the protection of children and avoidance of any DOH violations 

•   Facilitating the election, establishment and continuation of a Parent Advisory Committee (PAC) and facilitating regular communication between the Board and PAC in addition to Board evaluations 

•   Participate in planning, suggesting and recommending changes in policy and procedures necessary to maintain a program, which meets the needs of the children. 

•   Monitor and update all licensing information, which may include applying to renew license when necessary. 

•   Conduct Interdisciplinary Team Meetings with site staff and maintain communication with Mental Health Consultants, Site Social Workers and Health and Nutrition Managers. 

  

Job Skills and Experience: 

  • Demonstrate leadership qualities and ability to supervise/lead a team and build strong relationships with families 
  • Participate in Practice Based Coaching 
  • Database experience such as Childplus/TSG 
  • Creative curriculum  
  • Developmental screening tools such as Ages and Stages and/or Brigance 
  • Proficient in evidence based evaluative tools such as Environmental Rating Scales (ERS) and/or Infant and Toddler CLASS 
  • Familiarity with fiscal/budget management 
  • Ability to adjust to changing priorities/superb time management skills 

 

Qualifications: 

  • Valid New York State Teacher’s Certificate Professional/Initial (or equivalent certificate from another state, which is recognized by the New York State of Education) Birth – 2 or Nursery – 6. 
  • Master’s or Bachelor’s degree must be in Early Childhood Education. 
  • Two years group teacher’s experience plus academic course work pertinent to the appropriate age levels. 
  • A minimum of 3-5 years administrative experience in early childhood. 
  • Knowledge of Head Start Performance standards, DOHMH licensing  
  • Excellent written and oral skills. 

 

 

 EEO 

 

Revised 7/2/20 

Job title: Education Director (Early/Head Start) 

Reports to: Administrative Director 

  

Who we areCardinal McCloskey Community Services is the largest provider of Head Start services in the Bronx. I am proud to say we serve more than 2,000…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • Master's Degree Required
  • Managerial

Level of Language Proficiency

Essential Job Functions:  

 •   Demonstrate leadership qualities, mature judgment, and the ability to work cooperatively with people. 

•   Ability to establish and maintain professional relationships and sound educational programs; to be articulate, pleasant and resourceful 

•   Willingness to utilize any training available to improve administrative and supervisory skills, as well as understanding of fiscal and budgetary management. 

•   Excellent time management skills 


Essential skills, experience, licensure, certification: 

•   Valid New York State Teacher’s Certificate (or equivalent certificate from another state, which is recognized by the New York State of Education) 

•   Two years group teacher’s experience plus academic course work pertinent to the appropriate age levels. 

Essential Job Functions:  

 •   Demonstrate leadership qualities, mature judgment, and the ability to work cooperatively with people. 

•   Ability to establish and maintain professional…

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Location

629 Courtlandt Avenue, The Bronx, NY 10451

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