Elementary School Child Care Subsidy Manager

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Published 21 days ago
  • Do you want to help create a more just and kind world? 
  • Do you believe that diversity is a powerful strength for a school community? 
  • Do you want to ensure that every student can be successful and prepared to thrive in college, career, and life?

You are: 

A kind, creative, collaborative, and reliable professional seeking a full-time position to help prepare students to thrive in college, career, and life. You believe that through education we can create a more just and kind world. Your growth mindset guides your perspective, agency, and urgency to make a positive impact in the world around you, and take actions that promote justice and equity in your community.

We are E.L. Haynes.  

A learning community where every student – of every race, socioeconomic status, home language, and ability – prepares to thrive in college, career, and life. Together, we create a more just and kind world.

Founded in 2004 and named for the first African-American woman to earn her Ph.D. in Mathematics, the award-winning E.L. Haynes Public Charter School serves more than 1,135 students in grades Pre-K3 through  12th grade. E.L. Haynes operates two campuses in the Petworth neighborhood of Northwest Washington, DC, and offers a rigorous educational program designed to prepare students to succeed in the college of their choice.

We believe that our most significant contribution to ending systemic injustice is through purposefully empowering our diverse community— as individuals and as a collective— with the skills and the conviction to be effective leaders for equity.

Our mission of student success is inextricably linked with our commitment to equity and the daily efforts of every member of our community to live our motto-Be Kind, Work Hard, and Get Smart.


  • Lead For Equity: We challenge ourselves and each other to interrupt inequities and build equitable alternatives.
  • Choose Joy: We find, bring, and share joy in our work every day. We practice gratitude, celebrate wins, and offer praise.
  • Achieve Excellence: We deliver high-quality work every day. We set ambitious goals, embrace challenges, and hold ourselves and each other to high standards.
  • Own Our Learning: We model a growth mindset for our students. We own our actions, mistakes, and learning. We continually look for ways to improve and produce high-quality work.
  • Succeed Together: We value every member of our community and treat each other with kindness and care. We build meaningful relationships with students, families, and each other. We achieve more through collaboration and teamwork.

We are different. We are:

  • A diverse and inclusive community, with nearly 70% of our staff identifying as people of color.
  • The hub of the neighborhood. We are a community school and partner with neighborhood organizations to provide our families with comprehensive medical, dental, and mental health services. 
  • A place where all community members have their voices heard in the decision-making process.
  • A school where students learn in a rigorous and coherent PK-12 environment.

About our academic program:

We operate an extended year calendar with an additional 1,000 hours of academic and extracurricular programming beyond the 1,200 hours that every DC student receives. Please read more about our academic program here

About the position:

E.L. Haynes Public Charter School is a Level II Child Development Center-Based Provider licensed by the Office of the State Superintendent of Education (OSSE).  Our school conducts childcare eligibility determination as well as intake on behalf of OSSE using OSSE eligibility requirements.

Under the general supervision of the Child Care Subsidy Director, the Elementary School Child Care Subsidy Manager supports a variety of child care subsidy program activities including intake meetings with families and ensuring compliance with all license requirements in our elementary school.  

You will:

  • Have the ability to connect with families and support them by navigating the eligibility process for child care subsidy support;
  • Apply rules and regulations and often-changing policies and guidelines pertaining to the child care subsidy program;
  • Conduct interviews and interpret policies and procedures to obtain data for documentation and verification of information needed in determining eligibility;
  • Regularly input appropriate and accurate family eligibility information into the electronic eligibility system;
  • Attend mandatory training by the Office of the State Superintendent of Education (OSSE) in Washington, DC;
  • Lead preparation for monitoring visits and collaborate with the Extended Day Program Manager, Operations Manager, and Director of Budget and Finance to ensure successful licensing reviews; and
  • Support all licensing requirement activities as set forth by OSSE.

You have: 

  • A belief that all children, from every background, must receive an excellent education, and can reach high levels of academic achievement;
  • Demonstrated ability to build strong relationships with students and families from racially, culturally, and socioeconomically diverse backgrounds;
  • A High School diploma or equivalent;
  • The ability to work efficiently in multiple technology-based systems;
  • A commitment to continuing to grow and learn professionally;
  • Self-motivation and initiative, especially when juggling competing priorities;
  • Strong written and oral communication skills;
  • Strong attention to detail and exceptional follow-through that allow you to perform tasks involving a high degree of accuracy;
  • The ability to work independently and to effectively interact with team members to accomplish common tasks; and
  • Full COVID-19 vaccination.

You might also have: 

  • Oral and/or written proficiency in Spanish; and
  • An Associate or Bachelor’s degree.

We look forward to meeting you!

We proactively recruit, intentionally develop, and deeply value all members of our diverse and highly talented staff community. Our work environment fosters inclusion and authenticity, supporting all staff to thrive in their roles and maximize their impact on our students.

Our hiring process consists of an online application, asynchronous and panel interviews, and written performance activity.  Please see more here.

Spanish speakers and persons of color are strongly encouraged to apply.

To help stop the spread of COVID-19, we have reimagined our safety and cleanliness procedures to keep our students, families, and staff as safe as possible. More details can be found here.

  • Do you want to help create a more just and kind world? 
  • Do you believe that diversity is a powerful strength for a school community? 
  • Do you want to ensure that every student can be successful and prepared to thrive in college, career, and life?


Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Education
    High School Diploma Required
  • Professional Level
    Entry level


4501 Kansas Ave NW, Washington, DC 20011, USA

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