Early Learning Center Manager

Long Beach Unified School District - Signal Hill , CA

The Early Learning Center Manager plays a critical role in the day-to-day leadership, support and supervision of Head Start and Early Head Start program centers under their supervision. This position, within the leadership team of the Head Start-Early Head Start program, will contribute to the planning, development and implementation of the services provided to children and families at assigned Head Start and Early Head Start centers. Areas of responsibility will include supervision of family engagement and educational services provided to pregnant women, infants, toddlers and preschool age children at assigned centers. The incumbent will contribute to the building of systems and supports that aim to prevent the achievement gap that occurs between children living in poverty and their middle-income counterparts, by providing comprehensive multi-generational interventions and services for children and families. Candidates must have demonstrated experience in supervision and/or coaching in an early learning setting which included services to infants, toddlers and preschool age children.

Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply for this position. In your letter of interest, please include your previous administrative, supervisory or coaching experience, examples of collaborative efforts that you have engaged in that resulted in significant progress/change and how you personally will contribute to the Head Start Program's leadership team.


Minimum Requirements:

  • A minimum of three (3) years of management level supervisory experience in an educational or similar program.
  • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university preferably with a major in Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, Human Development or a related field.
  • A valid California Child Development Director Permit or Administrative Credential

To apply, submit the following documents by June 8, 2018:

•Letter of interest
•Resume of training and experience

To: Dr. Claudia Sosa-Valderrama, Head Start Program Director
1260 E. 33rd Street, Signal Hill, CA 90755
Phone: (562) 426-8144 ♦ Fax: (562) 427-8495
E-mail: CSosaValderrama@lbschools.net

Upon completion of the paper screening, final candidates for the position will be notified of their interview time and date.

Deadline: June 8, 2018 by 4:30 p.m.

How to Apply

Submit letter of interest and resume of training/experience to

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Contact Info

Dr. Claudia Sosa-Valderrama, Head Start Program Director

Job Details

Category: Management

Type: FT

Location: Signal Hill , CA

Salary: 56745.00 - 71335.00

Posted On: May 16th, 2018

Agency Details

Website: http://www.lbschools.net

The Long Beach Unified School District is an equal opportunity employer and, in compliance with federal and state laws, does not discriminate in any employment practice on the basis of race, color, ancestry, national origin, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital, family, or parental status, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, or genetic information, political or union affiliation; the perception of one or more of such characteristics; or association with a person or group with one or more of these perceived characteristics.