Peninsula Family Service – Site Supervisor Redwood CDC

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. 

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Classroom Management:

  • 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

Family Engagement:

  • 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:

    • Attendance reports

    • Food/Meal Counts

    • Enrollment Records

    • 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.


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