Early Childhood Education Coordinator

MAAC - San Marcos, CA

Under general direction, the Early Childhood Education Coordinator oversees, manages, organizes and monitors a variety of Head Start and Early Head Start (EHS), State QPI and Preschool education programs and options; prepares and updates policies and procedures, and performance standards; monitors and ensures center compliance with state licensing requirements, federal performance standards, and Head Start/EHS service area plans; develops, organizes, implements, manages and provides required training and education to Head Start/EHS staff; represents Head Start and EHS education programs in interactions with other MAAC departments and staff; governmental and private agencies, consultants, parents, and other outside organizations; and performs related duties as assigned.  


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, or a closely related field with an emphasis in Child Development. 
  • Three (3) years of increasingly responsible experience performing work in State and/or Federal regulated Child Development Programs (i.e. Head Start/Early Head Start) that includes experience with home base programs, family child care and familiarity with volunteer programs and parents/adult learners; experience working directly with families of children ages birth to 3 years of age.
  • 24 semester units in Child Development, including twelve (12) CORE units, three (3) Infant Toddler units, and three (3) units in administration or staff relations.
  • Current California Site Supervisor permit, and/or the ability to obtain one within six (6) months of hire.
  • Experience working with families of children 0-5 years with identified special needs (special education and/or disabilities) is preferred.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point, and databases such as ChildPlus
  • Valid CPR, First Aid, and Food Handler’s Card must be obtained within six (6) months of hire and maintained throughout employment. 
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) speaking, reading, and writing preferred.

Please go to our website for full job description and to apply online.  Attach the following for consideration:

Current CA Site Supervisor permit\

Copy of transcripts

Job Details

Category: Management

Type: FT

Location: San Marcos, CA

Salary: Competitive Salary

Posted On: April 12th, 2019

Agency Details

Website: www.maacproject.org

MAAC is a multi-purpose social service agency with a successful history of serving various communities throughout San Diego County. In 1965, MAAC opened its doors to serve San Diego's disadvantaged and now has centers strategically located as far south as San Ysidro and as far north as Pauma Valley. One million clients later, MAAC is still acting as a catalyst to help individuals and families become self-sufficient. Serving approximately 35,000 individuals per year, MAAC provides a spectrum of unique programs designed to assist clients by engaging them in the enhancement of their own lives through lifestyle changes.