We are currently hiring for the following positions:
- Finance Officer
- Center Director (Clinton County Early Learning Center)
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Title: Center Director
FLSA Status: Exempt
Working Conditions: Childcare/Early Head Start Setting/40 hours week/52 weeks per year
In collaboration with our community, Head Start will provide a safe, high-quality environment that educates and empowers our children and families to be successful, self-advocates throughout their lives.
To manage the daily operations of the Clinton County Early Learning Center and ensure compliance with all HS PPS, ODJFS rules, SUTQ requirement and Clinton County CAP policies and procedures. Also, they will work cooperatively with all staff and set an environment for support, teambuilding, and staff wellness. Additionally, the Center Director is to support and work with all families and children in a kind and respectful manner.
This position serves as Center Director for the Clinton County Early Learning Center. The Center Director supervises all education and office staff and is responsible for the successful daily operation of the classroom/program at Clinton County Early Learning Center. They will work in accordance with the Clinton County Community Action policies and procedures and is supervised by the Director of Educational Services. This position is chiefly responsible for the following core functions and performs other tasks as needed:
· Program Implementation
· Communication and Service Coordination
· Record Keeping and Reporting
· Ongoing Monitoring and Self-Assessment
· Human Resources and Supervision
SERVICE TO CHILDREN
· Coordinates the recruitment of children with other staff and community agencies into the program which best suits the family’s needs. This will include working with the Fayette County Head Start CCP Family Partner for the Birth to Three classrooms.
· Ensures that individualized services are effectively provided to all children.
· Works closely together with appropriate staff in the assessment process and follows up to assure that the special needs of each child are met, including health, nutrition, mental health, and education.
· Assist as needed for classroom ratio, get children on and off bus, and deliver food, health & safety
The Center Director will need to perform the following responsibilities to achieve the key outcomes listed above:
· Implement policies and procedures for the education portion of the program with parents and staff supporting the effective implementation of the education content area.
· Supports FCELC Assistant Director in meeting all program wide goals.
· Ensures compliance with all licensing requirements.
· Develops, conducts, arranges and tracks training as needed, including pre-service training, ongoing training, and additional training for parents, volunteers, and staff.
· Work with Administrator Assistant and teachers to ensure the written curriculum includes:
o Goals for Birth – school ager’s development and learning.
o The experiences through which Birth – school-agers will achieve these goals.
o What staff and parents can do to help achieve these goals.
o The materials needed to support the implementation of the curriculum towards achieving the stated goals.
· Ensures the preparation of daily lesson plans, including individual plans for each child including goal setting based on identified needs.
· Ensures that events and summer camps are planned throughout the year for preschoolers and school-agers.
· Completes staff evaluations 90 days after hire date and on annual basis
· Completes new hire paperwork according to CC Community Action Program
· Ensures that SUTQ Annual Review, Professional Development Plans, Community Partnership are completed in a timely manner.
· Enters information in OCQLS and OCCRRA when requested and during required time
· Complete vouchers and turn in to supervisor by given date
· Order cleaning and classrooms supplies
· Completes and/or ensures that staff/office forms, (leave requests forms, deposit reports, timesheets, counseling/adverse action,) are turned in completed and in a timely manner
COMMUNICATION AND SERVICE COORDINATION
· Direct developmental concerns to supervisor and appropriate specialist
· Work closely with staff, parents and consultants to support arrangements for identification, referral, and evaluation of children with suspected disabilities. Upon classification ensures that goals of the IFSP are embedded in the classroom lesson plan.
· Communicate effectively in written or verbal format to groups of all sizes and individuals.
· Develop a working knowledge of local community resources related to education and transition.
· Actively participate in community, including staff meetings, mandated trainings, committee meetings, and other program-wide functions as needed, including some evening activities.
RECORD KEEPING AND REPORTING
· Maintain filing, tracking and documentation systems for the early childhood education service area and ensure confidentiality of records.
· Ensure that child and classroom data are maintained for individual program planning.
· Monitor budgets for all areas and maintain a tracking system for program materials and supplies that is updated annually.
· Monitor the ODJFS swipe system for billing of families receiving ODJFS assistance.
· Maintain record of all payments for private pay and co-pays for ODJFS subsidy familiesds
ONGOING MONITORING AND SELF-ASSESSMENT
· Assist in completing annual service plan for areas of responsibility, administer and implement system of continuous monitoring and evaluation of activities.
· Ensure compliance with all Early Head Start Performance Standards including: education, disabilities, mental health, and transitions.
· Complete monthly reports on area activities and progress toward goals with recommended modifications to plans, submit to the Director of Education Service the third week of each month.
· Collaborate on strategies for ongoing monitoring and annual self-assessment for the health, safety, education and security of children and families.
· Work with teachers to develop and support their individual professional development plan.
· Know the personnel policies and procedures.
· Devise work methods and procedures that support improvements in existing work practices.
· Plan and adjust work operations to meet changing or emergent program requirements within available resources and with minimum sacrifice to quantity or quality of work.
· Submit performance evaluations in a timely manner.
· Take required disciplinary action, in an objective and fair manner, following Program Policies and Procedures and EEO requirements. This includes requirements involving the Head Start/Early Head Start Policy Council employee hiring and termination as outlined in Performance Standards 45 CFR 1304, Appendix A.
PROGRAM GOVERNANCE AND LEADERSHIP
· Make decision that support program quality and maintain program accountability.
· Ensure that employees understand how their work relates to the center as a whole.
· Improve quality and effectiveness of education service area and overall organization by initiating, sponsoring and implementing organizational change.
· Promote consistent exchange of information and a cooperative environment within the leadership of the agency.
· Attend Parent Committees, Policy Council and Governing Board meetings as needed or requested.
· Ensure teachers, teacher assistants, and volunteers understand regulations associated with preventions of occupational disease and injury, including the exercise of universal precautions.
· Recognize that your job description is service area specific and that a successful employee upholds the overall employment standards outlined in the Personnel Policies and Procedures Manual and specifically, but not limited to: confidentiality, child abuse reporting, attendance and dependability, appropriate dress, customer service and support to all families, prudent use of program resources, and promoting and maintaining a safe work environment.
· BA or higher in Early Childhood Education or related field
· CPL3 or higher in the OCCRRA system
· Supervisory Experience preferred
· U.S. citizen or legally able to work in the US
· Pass required background checks
· Complete the employee medical examination and required vaccines
· Maintain certification in CPR, First Aid, Child Abuse, and Communicable Disease.
To apply, please contact Teresa Borden at (937) 382 – 8365 or email@example.com.
Clinton County Community Action Program, Inc. is an equal opportunity provider and employer.