CAPE offers: up to 15 accrued sick days, up to 10 accrued vacation days, 13 paid holidays after probation, 100% paid monthly medical premium for the employee, 50k life insurance, and up to $350 tuition reimbursement per semester.
The Early Head Start Program Manager provides oversight and management of CAPE’s directly operated Early Head Start (EHS) centers and EHS Partnership programs. The Manager provides direction and support to CAPE EHS staff and contracted partner providers. Also, ensures contract compliance with all Head Start Performance Standards, the Head Start Act, all Program Instruction (PIs) and ensures that applicable state and local regulations are met and maintained through on-going monitoring and technical support. Ensures the appropriate and timely provision of education services, and in collaboration with CAPE managers, coordinators and specialists ensures health, nutrition, mental health, and disabilities services to EHS children. Regularly monitors the accurate inputting of program information in the Child Plus software system to ensure all information is accurate and reliable.
Essential Job Duties / Responsibilities of the EHS Program Manager include, but are not limited to the
Education: BA and/or MA degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development or closely related field,
with coursework and/or specialized training in Infant/Toddler development.
Developmentally appropriate emergent curriculum
effectively with them
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, sit, use hands and fingers; handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear, and taste or smell.
Ability to lift and carry up to 20 pounds frequently, and/or up to 50 pounds occasionally.
Specific vision ability required for this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics involve a moderate amount of noise.
Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.
Location: Livermore, CA
Salary: 70000.00 - 70000.00
Posted On: August 9th, 2019
In 1962, three years before the National Head Start Program was conceived, local nursery school teachers and community leaders started the Nursery School Scholarship Fund (NSSF) to pay the tuition of children from low-income families, allowing them to attend local, private preschools. CAPE originated from that organization. At the time superheroes were very popular with young children, who wanted to dress up with a cape and pretend to be their favorite character. After the name “CAPE” was chosen by the founders, the acronym was then defined as “Community Association for Preschool Education”. And thus CAPE also became a superhero, advocating and providing for low-income children by delivering comprehensive services to their families. In 1966, CAPE, Inc. received a federal grant to provide Head Start programs in the Tri-Valley area. As a delegate agency, CAPE, Inc. now serves over 200 children and families at eight different sites in Livermore, Pleasanton, and Dublin.
CAPE was recently awarded an Early Head Start – Child Care Partnership (EHS-CCP) grant under President Obama’s Early Learning Initiative. This new grant will allow CAPE to act as a grantee, expand our service area, and partner with local child care centers and family child care providers to provide Early Head Start services for 89 infants and toddlers for qualifying families in Hayward, San Leandro, San Lorenzo, and Dublin.
Our expansion will provide high quality learning opportunities to infants and toddlers through the EHS-CC Partnerships. The partnerships will also support working families by providing full-day and year round services so children will have healthy and enriching early education experiences.