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Center Director II

Duties/Responsibilities:

May include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

In order to promote school readiness, health and well-being of the children and families the Center Director will:

  • Ensure that all program policies, procedures and activities as defined in the Program Service Plans are followed.
  • Ensure that all children’s health and nutrition screenings and documentation is completed and maintained according to agency policies and procedures. This includes attendance and meal count documentation.
  • Report all suspected Child Abuse to the Child Abuse Hotline at 1-800-252-5400 and to the ERSEA and Family Services Coordinator.
  • Ensure that the physical environment in the center and each class is appropriate.
  • Ensure that all adult to child interactions in the center are positive, appropriate and respectful according to the Head Start Program (birth to 5) Guidance and Discipline Policies and Standards of Conduct and CLASS approach.
  • Ensure that developmentally appropriate curriculum is implemented in each class every day and that teacher lesson plans are maximizing instructional time, including afternoon instruction.
  • Create a rotation/coverage schedule that allows teachers to plan at least 2 hours per week.
  • Ensure that each classroom is well managed and using Conscious Discipline protocols.
  • Ensure that nap and outdoor play times are in compliance with written procedures in the Education Share File.
  • Ensure that parents are actively engaged as partners in their children’s education. This includes planning and conducting monthly Parent/Child activities and quarterly Parent Center Committee Meetings and ensuring that home visits are conducted according to the Program Service Plans.
  • Ensure that all documentation is completed and filed as directed in the Program Service Plans including but not limited to developmental and behavioral screenings, children’s files, education notebooks, and parent communication in the Child Plus data management system.
  • Ensure that all agency policies and procedures are followed with regard to the purchasing of supplies, materials and equipment needed for the functioning of the center including but not limited to petty cash, the center inventory, agency credit cards and Purchase Orders.
  • Maintain good relationships with community partners including but not limited to local ISDs, ECI, public libraries, health care providers and volunteers.
  • Work with other staff, parents and collaborating partners to make the transition of children into and out of the class an experience that is supportive of each child.
  • In collaboration with Family Advocate, Parent Representatives and Family Services Coordinator, plan and execute quarterly Parent Meetings and regular Parent Education Opportunities.
  • Attend Policy Council Meetings as required and assist with recruitment of parents to serve on the Policy Council.
  • Prepare staff schedules and assure that child: staff ratios and class size are maintained at all times.
  • Ensure that all staff and volunteers receive required on-site training, orientation and documentation of volunteer hours and monthly record sheets are submitted to the Deputy Director of ECE.
  • Hold monthly staff meetings and provide additional training such as monthly mini-professional development lessons on CLASS.
  • Observe in each classroom at least once per week using the Quick Check Observation tool in Child Plus to document teacher’s compliance with all program expectations.
  • Timely assist staff in maintaining expected job performance through professional development and by following procedures outlined in the CAI Guidelines for Personnel regarding disciplinary action when needed.
  • Review, complete and submit all employee documentation related to time and travel according to agency policies and procedures.
  • Be familiar with and maintain compliance with all standards including but not limited to the Program Service Plans, Head Start Performance Standards, and Texas Minimum Standards for Licensed Child Care Centers, State Department of Health Services, and local health, fire and safety agencies.
  • Attend all meetings as required and participate in professional growth opportunities.
  • Cooperate and work as a team by filling in where needed.
  • Maintain CLASS Reliable certification and conduct observations as directed each fall and spring.
  • Supervise staff as assigned.
  • Arrives on time and works designated hours (unless otherwise specified by immediate supervisor).   
  • Flexibility with work schedule and location as needed based on program needs
  • Enter attendance records into Child Plus data management system weekly and ensure that teaching staff follow the appropriate Attendance Policy regarding communication with the families regarding attendance. Report attendance concerns to ERSEA and Family Services Coordinators.
  • Participates in Annual Door to Door Recruitment efforts.
  • Conduct Center material and equipment inventory bi-annually.
  • Reconcile petty cash box monthly and manage the allotted teacher appreciation and educational supply budget to ensure appropriate usage of funds.


Duties/Responsibilities:

May include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

In order to promote school readiness, health and well-being of the children and families the Center Director will:

  • Ensure that all program policies…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Professional

Salary

Salary: $1,869.61-$1,922.01 Bi-weekly

Level of Language Proficiency

Bilingual Preferred

Bilingual Preferred

Location

On-site
Kyle, TX, USA

How to Apply

Must attach a copy of college transcripts to complete application.

Must attach a copy of college transcripts to complete application.

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