• Full Time
  • King City
  • Industry Sector : Other
  • Other

Website CAPSLO

Helping People, Changing Lives.

Position Summary:

Manages the day-to-day operation of the center, including: supervision, monitoring and evaluation of Instructional Staff. The Center Supervisor ensures the curriculum planning, record keeping, family and community partnerships in accordance with Performance Standards and State regulations. The Center Supervisor is responsible for educational supplies and material orders within the budget and the implementation of the Head Start Performance Standards. Supports CAPSLO’s mission by ensuring the operation of the center is run effectively to support as many children and families as possible within the community it operates.

Required Education and Experience:

  • Center Supervisor – Level I:
    AA/AS In Early Childhood Education (EC) or Child Development (CD)
    AA/AS in related field with 24 units in EC or CD (*1)
    1 year supervisory experience (*2)
    Current Site Supervisor Permit or higher (*3)
    Three I/T College Units
  • Center Supervisor – Level II:
    BA/BS in Early Childhood Education (EC) or Child Development (CD)
    BA/BS in a related field with 12 units in EC or CD (*1)
    1 year supervisory experience (*2)
    Current Site Supervisor Permit or higher (*3)
    Three I/T College Units
    Units in ECE/CD include coursework in early childhood education/child development and at least one course in each of the following core areasChild/human growth and development C
    Child, family and community, or child and family relations;
    Must have received passing grade of “C” or better or credit.
    Experience must be in a licensed day care center, comparable home daycare or group child care program for children ages 0 – 5 under the supervision of a person who would qualify as a Center Supervisor. College internships and labs served in a licensed day care center will count as experience.
    Must hold appropriate Site Supervisor Permit or higher or qualify for the permit an appropriate prior to beginning employment and apply within 60 days of commencing employment. State Child Development program requires permit be held prior to beginning employment (Temporary County Certificates also acceptable).

Preferred Education and Experience:

  • CLASS reliable and maintains reliability annually.

License & Certifications:

  • Must renew and maintain a valid Site Supervisor Permit or higher at all times.
  • Must provide certificates of completion of approved pediatric first aid and pediatric CPR training within 30 days of hire. Employee is responsible for renewing and maintaining a valid CPR/first aid certification at all times.
  • Must complete 16 hours of training on preventative health practices, as required by Health and Safety Code within 30 days of hire.
  • Must complete Safety Training (Performance Standards; 1302.47) within three months of hire.

Essential Functions:

  • Ensures daily that the overall program quality offered at the Center Level adheres to all State laws and licensing regulations, the Federal Head Start Performance Standards, CAPSLO Personnel Policies and Procedures and instructions from the Area Managers, MSHS Deputy Director and CYFS Division Director.
  • Guides, monitors and ensures that the Service Plans are implemented. Monitors compliance with Head Start Performance Standards.
  • Identifies training needs of Center Instructional Staff and provides training, support, evaluation and direction required for program effectiveness and professional development.
  • Participates in planning, development and implementation of training with Area Managers, Consultants and Coordinators and Program Specialists.
  • Documents and tracks appropriate form(s) to ensure all the program requirements are met in the mandated time frame as per the Head Start Performance Standards. Ensures that all center staff documents are tracked as required.
  • Keeps up-to-date on the CYFS Policies and Procedures and reference the policies and procedures for training purposes and to guide the day-to-day operation of the Program.
  • Plans and conducts Staff Meeting minimum of once a month. Provides Area Manager with planned agenda and with minutes after each meeting. The Staff Meetings will include training, center issues and planning.
  • Ensures that the center environment (indoors and outdoors) is developmentally appropriate, safe, and offers children a wide variety of experiences.
  • Reviews Lesson Plans to insure input from families, staff, children, consultants and the Coordinators and Specialists.
  • Monitors the required screening and ongoing assessment of children according to policies and procedures and as required by the Head Start Performance Standards.
  • Ensures that the program’s Transition Plan for children and families is implemented.
  • Implements the Federal Performance Standards for Children with Disabilities in the Head Start Program with assistance and input from the Area Manager.
  • Implements, as a member of a multi-disciplinary team, each child’s Individual Education Plan (IEP)/Individual Family Service Plan (IFSP) and participates in case conferencing, as needed.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Participates in the daily housekeeping duties at the Center Level including vacuuming, sweeping, mopping, dusting, etc., which involves twisting, lifting, bending, carrying, pulling, pushing, reaching, etc.
  • Ensures that the Cleaning Procedures are followed and the proper sanitation products are implemented.
  • Orders consumable supplies including paper, glue, paint, brushes, etc. to be used with children in the classroom, and instructional materials and equipment within the budget amount allocated for such purchases.
  • Tracks orders and keeps purchases within the allocated amount.
    Provides Area Manager with documentation of purchases. Must have approval from immediate supervisor.
  • Is familiar with the curriculum and ensures it is used to fidelity.
    Attends monthly Parent Committee Meetings, which includes Monthly Education Sharing.
  • Provides Area Managers with the planned parent education topics and speakers.
  • Participates in community collaborations including the local school districts, Healthy Start, Even Start, Local Planning Councils, Transitional Kindergarten meetings/events, etc.
  • Participates in enrollment and recruitment activities.
  • Keeps the Area Manager informed of any problems or concerns related to the operation of the center.
  • Conducts on-going monitoring to ensure comprehensive, quality services to all families.
  • Monitors mealtimes for Child and Adult Care Food Program at least once per year.
  • Shares responsibility for overall quality of educational experiences for all children.
  • Collects and submits In-Kind for the Center.
    Substitutes in a classroom, as needed, when substitutes are not available.
  • Must be dedicated to the goals and philosophy of the program.
  • Must uphold program Standards of Conduct at all times.
  • Must maintain confidentiality at all times.
  • Acts as a member of the MSHS team.
  • Must use reasonable precaution in the performance of one’s duties and adhere to all applicable safety rules and practices; and act in such a manner as to assure at all times, maximum safety to one’s self, fellow employees and children.
  • Complete all duties as assigned.

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