Capital Area Community Services Inc. Head Start
  • MI, USA
  • 18.86 (Bach) 19.81 (Masters)
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, and Disability insurance is available after 60 days. Generous paid time off. Retirement plan contribution match.

Job Summary

Under the direction and guidance of the Education Manager, the Education Supervisor is responsible for supervision and oversight of the day-to-day operations of several Head Start centers. The Education Supervisor I supervises up to 6 classrooms. Assuring regulatory and legal compliance with federal, state and local regulations; communicating with parents and community representatives; supervision, monitoring and training of all center staff; monitoring compliance in all aspects of Head Start Performance Standards, State of Michigan Standards of Quality and Child Care Licensing Regulations.

The National Office of Head Start mandates that staff be fully vaccinated or have an approved vaccine exemption request approved and on file prior to hire date.

Sign on bonus, up to $2,000.



Bachelor's Degree with a major in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, or related field. Master's degree preferred.


Two to five years of related and progressively more responsible experience in classroom teaching. Supervisory experience in the area of Early Childhood is preferred.

CLASS certification preferred.

Successfully completed and maintain Basic First Aid and CPR certification.

Minimum of two 2 years administrative experience in a child development program is required.

Must have strong supervisory, leadership and communication skills; experience in conflict resolution.

Must be able to travel between multiple sites to provide oversight.

Position Duties/Responsibilities

Keep current on professional licenses and certifications as needed.

Attend all required meetings, conferences and trainings.

Participate in Self-Assessment and Peer Review process.

Assists Program Managers and meets periodically with Managers in implementing their practices and requirements to meet Head Start Performance standards and guidelines for staff of Lead Teachers, Teacher Assistants, Home Visitors, Classroom Assistants, Building Aids, Clerical, and Substitute Teachers, where applicable or others assigned.

Mentor and provide guidance and oversight of staff through monitoring.

Monitors and coordinates staff schedules internally and arrange/schedule substitutes for the center as mandated by Head Start Management and Programs.

Monitors and ensures health, safety, and emergency preparedness at the designated center.

Investigates all child and staff incidents, completing all forms and notifying appropriate authorities and experts.

Develops, maintains, and facilitates a positive community presence by promoting volunteerism and educational awareness pertaining to program needs.

Ensures that all center staff has appropriate training and technical assistance.

Staff meetings, trainings and Family Fun Nights and Parent Committees for parents and staff, arranging for staff and parents to implement these activities and maintaining minutes, sign in sheets, in-kind forms, training logs, etc.

Supervision and evaluation of assigned staff at the center.

Work to support individual teachers to develop training plans for obtaining higher education in Early Childhood Education.

Utilize the Creative Curriculum to Fidelity tool to assess classrooms, in order to provide support, feedback, and supervision for continuous improvement to the program along with support and guidance from the Curriculum Specialist

Monitor PQA results with Curriculum Specialist and (GSRP) ECS to ensure classrooms are organized learning environments to include a variety of learning materials and appropriate furnishings.

Monitor CLASS results with the Curriculum Specialist and conduct CLASS observations for fidelity, if needed, to improve effective teacher-child interaction .

Monitors all documentation for the center, data and files and ensures utmost confidentiality of information. Includes employees on-site licensing & file requirements, monthly classroom monitoring report, time sheets, sign-in sheets, training documents, children's files, supply inventory, and in-kind.

The identification, purchase and annual inventory of center supplies and equipment in accordance with the budget.

The fiscal management of the center by monitoring financial records, expenditures and accounts payable and receivable in a timely manner.

CACS is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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