CENTER DIRECTOR (formerly Head Teacher)
Exempt : No SALARY LEVEL: Refer to current salary chart
SUPERVISOR: Area Supervisor or Site Supervisor, as assigned LOCATION: Assigned Site
HOURS: 8 Hours/Day. Monday thru Friday. 10 or 11 Months/Year
Policy Council Approved Date: 7/28/16 Approved by: HR Manager
SUMMARY OF POSITION:
Under the direction of the Area or Site Supervisor, administer a Head Start center operation guided by Head Start Performance Standards, Service Area Written Plans, Procedures, and Policies and California State Community Care Licensing regulations. Supervises the following staff: Teacher II, Teacher 1, Site Assistant, and if assigned: Language Resource Aide and Full Inclusion Assistant. Carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the Agency’s policies
and applicable federal and state laws.
Head Teacher I: Teaches children 4 days/week. Coordinates work and supervises employees of a one classroom site with up to two sessions.
Head Teacher II: Teaches children 4 days/week. Coordinates work and supervises employees of a site with more than one classroom.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES :
QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
EDUCATION, CERTIFICATES, AND/OR EXPERIENCE :
A. BA or advanced degree in ECE or BA or advanced degree with 12 core units of ECE, and 3 units supervised field experience in ECE setting or CCTC approved training OR
B. Teaching or Administration credential with 12 core units of ECE, plus, 3 units supervised field
experience in ECE setting; or CCTC approved training OR
C. AA (or 60 units) with 24 ECE/CD units (incl. core units) and the willingness to complete a BA
In addition to A, B, or C:
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:
PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS :
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee occasionally is required to sit at a desk and sometimes use a computer. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and taste or smell. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 20 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. The employee drives, approximately 10% of the time, to meetings, trainings, and home visits as scheduled throughout the year. The employee spends approximately 25% of the time writing and/or keyboarding.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee works in outside weather conditions a minimum of 45 minutes a day. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate and sometimes noisy.
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that is required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Community Action Partnership of Sonoma County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
To apply for our open positions, please download the CAP employment application.
Resumes and cover letters are welcome as supporting documentation, but will not be accepted in place of the CAP’s employment application.
For Head Start positions, please attach a copy of your unofficial transcripts.
Prior to beginning work, must be able to pass the Community Care Licensing criminal record clearance, and have a current (within one year) TB clearance and Health Screening Report and MMR and Tdap Vaccinations.
Drop It Off: Community Action Partnership of Sonoma County
141 Stony Circle Ste 210
Santa Rosa, California 95401
Fax: (707) 578-2037
Location: Santa Rosa , CA
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted On: June 19th, 2017