The job of Director of Director Early Childhood Education and Head Start is done for the purpose/s of developing and implementing a comprehensive EarlyChildhood system tomanage and deliver services that improve the status of children, families and the communities in which they live. This position is responsible for assuring the Early Head Start and Head Start program mandates and standards for excellence are met on a daily basis. This position develops the structure, systems and procedures to facilitate this. In addition to operating responsibility for fiscal, legal, and programmatic aspects of the program, it bears the responsibility of assuring that the program is strategically positioned for the future. The position is also responsible for oversight of other programs that support infants, toddlers and preschoolers as assigned.
This job reports to Director, Early Childhood Education and Special Education
Experience: Job related experience with increasing levels of responsibility is required. An understanding of Early Head Start and Head Start philosophy and the ability to implement its principle of shared authority and decision-making. Experience in human services program management, fiscal management, supervision of staff, administration, including program planning, operations and evaluation, and the use of management information systems. Leadership ability. Good interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to work as part of a team.