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Site/Education Director

La Peninsula Community Organization, Inc., Fulton Avenue, The Bronx, NY, USA

Job Type

Full Time

About the Role

Job Description

Title: Site/Education Director
Reports to: Executive Director
Department: Head Start/Programs
Position Type: Full-Time
Work Schedule: Monday through Friday
Salary Range: $75,000-$78,000
La Peninsula Community Organization, Inc.
Head Start Program

La Peninsula is a community-based, high-quality early childhood organization located in the South Bronx. Our mission is to provide quality, comprehensive services to children and families, so they can successfully navigate life's challenges and opportunities.
Job Summary
The Site/Education Director is responsible for the center's day-to-day operation. S/he oversees the facility and education component and works on a collaborative management team to ensure their site is aligned with the Agency's overall mission. The Site/Education Director's duties include and are not limited to the following:
➢ Ensure the site follows and follows all licensing requirements.
➢ Manage facility to ensure the health and safety of the school community.
➢ Maintain and enforce quality standards of Early Childhood Education designed to meet all children's educational, emotional, physical, and social needs.
➢ Oversee the on-site and remote learning program for all students.
➢ Supervise all staff and volunteers assigned to their site.
➢ Develop and support the professional development needs of their staff.
➢ In collaboration with Family Service Dept., participate in the recruitment and maintenance of enrollment at their site, which includes devising strategies to increase and maintain enrollment throughout the year.
➢ Collaborate with the Delegate Agency Policy Committee (DAPC) to recruit and interview applicants for open positions at the childcare center.
➢ Encourage and support the parent's role as the primary educator of their children and engage in parent programming.
➢ Maintains accurate and updated records on children and staff in a well-secured storage area.
➢ Implement and enforce Agency's established procedures
➢ Create and maintain a collaborative and motivating environment for staff and families on and off site.

Qualifications and Skills
• NYS State Certification (Birth to 2nd Grade)
• M.A. or M.S. Degree from an accredited college in Early Childhood Education, Special Education, or similar content area.
• Minimum of 3 years of supervisory experience
• Minimum of five years of experience as a Lead Teacher working with children aged 3- 5 years old
• Bilingual preferred: (Spanish, French, Arabic)
• Knowledge of principles and practices of Administration, Training, and Supervision
• Knowledge of DOH Article 47 rules and regulations
• Knowledge of Head Start Performance Standards
• Must be COVID-19 vaccinated

La Peninsula Community Organization, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer
PLEASE NOTE: Section 424-A of the New York Social Services Law requires an authorized agency to inquire whether a candidate for employment with child-caring responsibilities has been the subject of a child abuse and maltreatment report.

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