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Early Childhood Education Manager JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Direct oversight of Head Start, Early Head Start, and full day Universal Pre-K, and Expanded Pre-K staff and programming including: monthly supervision meetings with staff; data entry into Child Plus and PIR monitoring for content areas, and coordination of Behavioral supports and services (PATHS) Attendance at all required Head Start/Universal Pre-K/EPK monthly meetings and trainings. Purchasing & ordering for programs and classrooms. Monitors classroom for compliance with Head Start Performance Standards, developmentally-appropriate practices, child care licensing regulations, program goals and objectives and any other applicable federal, state or local laws. Serves as resource in the development of and provides technical assistance in implementation of Early Head Start/Head Start curriculum at the center level. As part of the leadership team, responsible in hiring, supervising, training and evaluating of education staff. Provides technical assistance to education staff in the use of positive child guidance techniques that empower children to learn internal control and use verbal communication. Monitors completion of children's developmental and behavioral screenings, portfolios and developmental assessments. Provides technical assistance in choosing classroom materials and equipment that are developmentally, linguistically and culturally appropriate. Makes recommendations and monitors specific budget. Provides technical assistance in identification of children with disabilities and ensures that referrals and individual plans are implemented. Assists and participates with teachers in case conferences and the development of Head Start IEPs. Coordinates screenings, evaluation and services for children with suspected and diagnosed disabilities as outlined in Head Start Performance Standards. Actively participates in recruitment and enrollment of children with suspected and diagnosed disabilities. Works cooperatively with staff to provide resources necessary to foster the maximum development of children with suspected or diagnosed disabilities, including, but not limited to, special classroom materials, equipment and transportation. Maintains ongoing communication with consultants and agencies to facilitate ongoing support and cooperation in providing services to children with disabilities. Provides timely follow up to classroom referrals, including conducting classroom observations, making recommendations to teachers and obtaining parent consent for evaluation. Monitors and follows up with Rochester City School District (and other LEAs) and Early Intervention (EI) to ensure continuance of ongoing evaluations and timely services; attends CPSE meetings and EI meetings as needed. Participates in implementation of individualized education programs (IEPs) including monitoring of service provision and supporting parents. Works cooperatively with Mental Health professionals and consultants from outside agencies, Family Services Manager, Family Developers, Operations Manager, Nurse and Center Director to ensure the implementation of special nutrition, education and health plans to meet children's needs. Observes all safety and housekeeping rules and procedures; and supports and encourages safety and good housekeeping throughout VOA; takes immediate action on safety related issues. Supports management policies and procedures; cooperates with and supports other VOA employees; and works reliably and flexibly to meet departmental, VOA and client needs and objectives including quality, service and productivity. Carries out other duties and responsibilities as assigned such as special projects. Supports the Agency's philosophy related to safety standards and safe work environment Early Childhood Education Manager Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education; preferably Master's Degree in Early Childhood Education Three years teaching in early childhood education Two years supervising classroom teachers One year working with low income families Experience with children with disabilities preferred Working knowledge of developmentally appropriate practices and current theories in Early Childhood Education, New York State child care regulations, early childhood assessment, evaluation and special education laws and regulations. Working level knowledge in use of personal computer Demonstrated ability to deal with people at all organizational levels; good administrative, interpersonal, training, organizational, planning and oral and written communication skills Aptitude for directing and motivating people Valid NYS driver's license and reliable transportation


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