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POSITION HEAD START DIRECTOR

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									                        THE STOP ORGANIZATION, INC.

                                         JOB DESCRIPTION


POSITION: CHILD CARE CENTER DIRECTOR

EMPLOYMENT TERM: 12 MONTHS

General Responsibilities: The Child Care Center Director is responsible for the operation
and overall administration and management of the center in accordance with current local,
state and federal licensing regulations, USDA guidelines and agency policies and procedures.
The Child Care Center Director supervises assigned center staff to ensure that all regulations
are followed.


Primary Responsibilities:

Ensure that the center operations fulfill the requirements of agency, local, state and federal
regulations related to Child Development, USDA, Transportation and facility maintenance.
Prepare and implement the center work plan including staffing, administrative tasks such as
payroll, equipment and supplies requisitions, facility maintenance, submits required reports
in a timely manner and supervises staff and all activities in the classrooms.
Maintain and monitor a comprehensive record-keeping system and service delivery plan to
ensure proper implementation and documentation of all services delivered to children and
families.
Ensure that all incidents and cases of suspected child abuse are reported to the appropriate
authorities in a timely manner.
In conjunction with staff, develop and implement and and developmentally appropriate
lesson plans and activities for individual children and the center.
Ensure that age appropriate materials, equipment and activities are provided during the day-
to-day operation of the centers.
Maintain a clean, sanitary and safe environment.
Participate in and ensure compliance for all licensing review studies conducted for the center.
Provide guidance and motivation to accomplish center and agency goals, assists in the
identification of problems and implementation of resolutions to those problems.
Provide training and certification opportunities for staff in age appropriate activities,
behaviors, First Aid, CPR and other related and/or required skills.
Confer with parents regarding all facility activities, policies and procedures.


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                              THE STOP ORGANIZATION, INC.


                 JOB DESCRIPTION: CHILD CARE CENTER DIRECTOR


Confer with teaching staff regarding children’s behavioral or learning problems and
recommends methods of modifying inappropriate behavior, encouraging learning
experiences.
Perform an annual performance appraisal of all staff assigned to the center.
Perform other related duties and responsibilities as assigned.


Supervisory Control:

The Child Care Center Director is directly responsible to the agency President/CEO or
designee. The President/CEO or designee will monitor (daily) and evaluate (annually) the
performance of the Child Care Center Director’s responsibilities.


Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education and six month’s supervisory experience in
a daycare environment are preferred. A CDA and one to two years’ experience or the
equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted. Reasonable
accommodations may be made for individuals with disabilities in order to perform the
essential responsibilities.


Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Must possess excellent interpersonal and verbal and written communication skills in dealing
with staff, children, families and outside agencies.
Must be able to lift 50 at least 50 pounds, perform floor exercises and engage in interactive
outdoor exercises with the children.
Must possess critical thinking and analytical skills.
Must maintain current Tuberculin Screening (every 2 years), CPR, First Aid and Food
Handling certifications. An annual health examination is required.
Must be able to evaluate curricula materials.
Must possess excellent planning and organizational skills.
Must be able to manage multiple priorities.




Revised December 2004

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