Site Supervisors are responsible for the implementation, management and administration of the Early Learning Program at their site. This includes, but is not limited to: carrying out the program philosophy; training and personnel management; classroom activities, program philosophy and curriculum; and parent education and involvement. This position is responsible for the implementation of program strategies and results that take into consideration program quality, financial sustainability by managing the site’s budget, meeting the terms and conditions of our funding sources, and having a positive impact on our services, families, children and staff.
The position is responsible for developing and maintaining a strong working relationship with funders, including host sites and meeting all contractual reporting and compliance regulations and mandates.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Responsible for compliance with requirements of funding sources. Scope includes but not limited to child recruitment and enrollment, quality standards, eligibility, and attendance reporting.
Responsible for compliance with all Title 22 and Title 5 licensing requirements and Early Head Start
Responsible for ensuring curriculum and activities are developmentally appropriate and in accordance with quality standards and DRDP, ERS, ASQ’S and other assessments.
Responsible for ensuring that the physical environment is maintained in a safe and attractive manner.
Responsible for ensuring that all program systems are in compliance with requirements of funding sources including the Child Care Food program, and California Department of Education to include: child enrollment and recruitment, quality standards, Desired Results, eligibility, and attendance reporting.
Responsible to assume all duties as teacher when necessary or delegated by Site Manager
Maintain positive relationships with parents through daily verbal contact and/or written notes and document any concerns.
Submit written items for the parent newsletter.
Hold parent meetings as required by program standards
Involve parents by recognizing their talents and soliciting their participation.
Model appropriate adult/child interactions while encouraging and supporting parent/infant attachment.
Provide leadership to individual center
Coach, model, and provide feedback to education staff at individual site
Coordinate training and technical assistance and professional development for education staff at individual sites
Ensure school readiness plans based on school readiness goals are developed and implemented in each classroom
Coordinate family engagement efforts in conjunction with family engagement staff
Ensure Unusual Incident reports and information (about children, staff, or parents) are sent to Licensing and Site Manager immediately
Complete annual PARS for education staff and provide information to Site Manager to guide progressive discipline process
Hold monthly meetings with all center staff to engage in shared discussion about information from Site Managers and information that needs to be communicated to and discussed by Management Team
Mentor, coach, and direct Teachers, Assistants, and Volunteers
Provide yearly performance recognition and guide professional development plans of center staff
Know emergency procedures and take responsibility for carrying them out (Fire drills, earthquake, CPR, first aid). Conduct and complete monthly Safety Checklist as requested.
Attend management meetings, program team meetings, and community meetings
Participate in case conference and other meetings per funder’s requirements
Complete all tasks on time and accurately, including but not limited to:
Funder’s Reports (i.e. First 5 of San Mateo County reports)
Work cooperatively with child development team and coaches in achieving the goals and objectives of the classroom and center.
Be physically, mentally and occupationally capable of performing the following actions without endangering one’s own health:
Reach a child 25 feet away within 10 seconds or less
Hear a child call for help from at least 50 feet away
Comprehend and react to dangerous situations involving children without hesitation
Crouch to a child’s height and maintain eye contact
Reach children on the highest piece of play equipment
Lift a minimum of 40 pounds
Sit on the floor and/or low chair and interact with children for an extended period of time.
Follow all policies and procedures for handling confidential documentation and confidential information.
Follow all Child Protective Services mandates and requirements, particularly regarding reporting of suspected child abuse.
Adherence to all organization policies, procedures, Parent Handbook and Employee Handbook
Timely and accurate submission of employee time records, own time records to supervisor and reimbursements for expenses
Travel to offsite locations on a regular basis for meetings and conferences.
Other duties as assigned by supervisor
Possess or eligible to apply for Child Development Site Supervisor Permit
B.A. in early childhood education or related field
Two (2) years of experience supervising staff in an early childhood program as a site supervisor, or Four (4) years as a lead teacher
Site Supervisors must be able to comprehend English; effectively communicate (verbally and written) in English to parents and other adults; give presentations to staff and others; use grammatically correct language; and when possible, speak in the child’s home language.
PREFERRED LANGUAGE SKILLS:
Ability to speak with children and families in their native language. Some classrooms may require bilingual abilities due to needs of the children and families enrolled.
Submit and maintain clear Criminal Background Check/Fingerprinting
Submit and maintain evidence of a current (completed within the last year) negative Tuberculin test and health report prior to hire
CPR and First Aid certified or willing to obtain within 3 months of employment; must maintain for duration of employment
Submit and maintain minimum of a Site Supervisor permit while employed in position
Submit evidence of completion of education requirements prior to hire
Proficient in Microsoft Office programs and able to learn child development databases such as NoHo and Child Plus
Referral letter from former employer to verify teaching experience, duties performed, hours and days from start to end of employment.
Proof of attendance of operations and records keeping orientation, through California Department of Social Services, Community Care Licensing Division.
Current TB. TDAP, MMR to meet Licensing requirements
Current Health screening within the last twelve months
Current CPR and First Aid training certificates equivalent to 15 hours