Summary & Objective
The incumbent in this position is responsible for providing a safe and developmentally appropriate program in compliance with agency policies and procedures, regulatory agencies requirements, funding sources stipulations and accreditation guidelines.
The incumbent must demonstrate competency to provide effective and nurturing teacher-child interactions, plan and implement learning experiences to ensure effective implementation and use of curriculum and assessment that promotes children's progress, including children with disabilities and dual language learners as appropriate, as well as be able to respectful, culturally responsive and build trusting relationships with families.
- Responsible to mentor and coaching teaching teams by showing them appropriate strategies.
- Responsible to review all assessments and screenings conducted by teaching teams and to keep records accordingly.
- Responsible to randomly review Home Visits and Parent teacher conferences.
- Responsible to monitor and reviews teacher's lessons plans and conduct Classrooms Feedback reports.
- Responsible to assure appropriate child-adult ratios at all times are met.
- Monitor and counsel educational staff's and take appropriate corrective action when needed.
- Prepare and monitor-teaching staff work schedule, vacation, sick and leave requests following established procedure.
- Conduct and document monthly teaching staff meeting, and submit information according to guidelines.
- Supervise that regulation are followed in terms of arrival and dismissal and transportation of children.
- Plan and coordinate pre-school transition trips, projects and special events.
- Monitor compliance with universal safety precautions as per OSHA guidelines and procedures.
- Evaluate the performance of Teachers.
- Assist the Teaching Teams in the annual evaluation process.
- Monitor classroom inventory of supplies and equipment.
- Develop and maintain current, accurate and confidential client information.
*Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position.
- Attend conference, trainings, and staff meetings as required
- Maintain deficiency free and 90% compliance in the safety area and regulations
- Complies with all personnel policies and procedures, including but not limited to dress code, wearing of name badge, professional image and conduct, punctuality and work attendance
- Demonstrate cultural sensitivity and respect towards persons of different cultural, ethnic, and socio-economic backgrounds
- Provides orientation to new employees as needed.
- Maintain your required certifications and mandatory skill updates.
- Comply with all policies, local, state and federal laws and regulations.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
- May serve as an interim department leader depending on need.
- Must be able to lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds., walk, climb stair or ladders, stand on feet for extended periods of time, etc.
The job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time.
CHS provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, and transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training..Requirements:
Knowledge & Experience Requirements
- Master or Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education or
- Advanced degree and equivalent coursework in early childhood education with early education teaching experience 2 years of supervisory experience
- Bilingual – English / Spanish
- CPR / First Aid Certification
- Department of Children and Families 45 mandatory training hours must be obtained within 3 months of employment
- Team building skills
- Supervisory skills
- Decision making, analytical, and problem solving skills
- Effective verbal and listening communication skills
- Time management skills
- Ability to multitask
- Must have knowledge of computer office software
- Must be able to read, write and understand the English language . PM19