Position
Education Support Supervisor
Description

Ensures compliance with the Head Start Performance Standards and MVCDC service plans, policies and procedures. Manages assigned sites and classrooms.  Ensures developmentally appropriate, high quality preschool and/or infant and toddler services are provided for children and their families.  Provide training and technical assistance as needed for parents, staff and volunteers. Ensures compliance with the Ohio Department of Jobs and Family Service, USDA, Health and Sanitation, and Regulations.  Ensures the implementation of agency designated Curriculum.

Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development or related field.  Two years experience in supervision and one year supervised classroom experience with pre-school children and/or infant and toddlers.  Must maintain HighScope and CLASS certification and endorsement.

Skills
  • Management/supervisory skills; oral and written communication skills; human relations and mediation skills.
  • Knowledge of child care rules and regulations.
  • Knowledge of High Scope principles.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of basic computer skills.
  • Problem solving and decision making skills.
  • Ability to organize time and prioritize duties/tasks.
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team.
  • Adult training skills.
  • Willingness to continue professional education and training.
  • First Aid Certification; Childhood Communicable Illness Certificate; Child Abuse Training.
Responsibilities

• Physically able to work 40 hours per week to ensure that children and staff are provided continuity of services.
• Demonstrate the ability to interact with a diversified public and to obtain and give necessary information.
• Demonstrate the ability to cope with stressful situation firmly, courteously, tactfully, and with respect for the rights of co-workers, parents, children, and community persons.
• Display good general intelligence and emotional stability.
• Demonstrate a comprehensive knowledge of Early Childhood Education.
• Sit on floor with children; sit on a child size chair and at the child size tables.
• Bend from knee and waist to talk to the children at their eye level (bend, stoop and squat).
• Climb multiple stairs; participate in community walks; participate in physical outdoor play and movement activities.
• Lift a child (weighing up to 50 pounds), equipment and classroom supplies.
• Model standard language to enhance children’s understanding of words and increase their vocabulary.
• Observe children’s actions and hear children’s voices (verbalization).
• Promote relationships of trust and respect to establish effective working relationships
• Must possess a valid Ohio’s driver’s license with a good driving record and daily access to insured private vehicle during working hours.

PRINCIPAL FUNCTIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Carry forth the Mission, Vision and Core Values of MVCDC; support the quality management principles; and work toward the agency and program goals.
  • Responsible for ensuring the safety and active supervision of children during all parts of the daily routine
  • to minimize the potential for children being left alone and/or unsupervised.
  • In conjunction with FCP Supervisor, supervise the daily operations and staff at assigned sites regarding state licensing, transportation, health and safety, nutrition, facilities, parent and staff concerns.
  • Monitor classrooms to ensure staff is providing a safe and healthy environment that is instrumental in the development of children.
  • Ensure orientation and training of classroom staff; train and model High Scope curriculum.
  • Act as a mentor and coach to all classroom staff to ensure continued professional development and program quality.
  • Conduct regular site visits ensuring quality services are provided to children and families; provide technical assistance as needed.
  • Become knowledgeable of all assessment tools; assist classroom staff as needed with assessment.
  • Ensure Lead Teachers are using developmentally appropriate practices in the classroom.
  • Review on-site documentation; give technical assistance to staff regarding Planning for Children, Home Visits and Parent Teacher Conferences.
  • Review assigned staff and children’s files on a routine basis.
  • Monitor to ensure the transitioning of children and families to preschool and/or kindergarten.
  • Provide technical assistance to teachers with children who demonstrate challenging behavior.
  • Monitor, review and make recommendations on college/workshop requests, field trip/group activity requests, evaluations, and other required paperwork.
  • With FCP Supervisor, monitor positive interactions with parents and assist with encouraging parents to attend parent meetings.
  • Ensure all reporting systems requirements are conducted at assigned sites.
  • Ensure Licensing books are current and complete.
  • Assist with planning, coordinating and implementing Federal Review and self-assessment activities ensuring compliance.
  • Provide support for classroom staff using other agency staff as needed.
  • Carry forth the Mission, Vision and Core Values of MVCDC; support the quality management principles; and work toward the agency and program goals.
  • Responsible for ensuring the safety and active supervision of children during all parts of the daily routine
  • to minimize the potential for children being left alone and/or unsupervised.
  • In conjunction with FCP Supervisor, supervise the daily operations and staff at assigned sites regarding state licensing, transportation, health and safety, nutrition, facilities, parent and staff concerns.
  • Monitor classrooms to ensure staff is providing a safe and healthy environment that is instrumental in the development of children.
  • Ensure orientation and training of classroom staff; train and model High Scope curriculum.
  • Act as a mentor and coach to all classroom staff to ensure continued professional development and program quality.
  • Conduct regular site visits ensuring quality services are provided to children and families; provide technical assistance as needed.
  • Become knowledgeable of all assessment tools; assist classroom staff as needed with assessment.
  • Ensure Lead Teachers are using developmentally appropriate practices in the classroom.
  • Review on-site documentation; give technical assistance to staff regarding Planning for Children, Home Visits and Parent Teacher Conferences.
  • Review assigned staff and children’s files on a routine basis.
  • Monitor to ensure the transitioning of children and families to preschool and/or kindergarten.
  • Provide technical assistance to teachers with children who demonstrate challenging behavior.
  • Monitor, review and make recommendations on college/workshop requests, field trip/group activity requests, evaluations, and other required paperwork.
  • With FCP Supervisor, monitor positive interactions with parents and assist with encouraging parents to attend parent meetings.
  • Ensure all reporting systems requirements are conducted at assigned sites.
  • Ensure Licensing books are current and complete.
  • Assist with planning, coordinating and implementing Federal Review and self-assessment activities ensuring compliance.
  • Provide support for classroom staff using other agency staff as needed.
  • Ensure full enrollment and a minimum of 85% average daily attendance.
  • Process Lead Teacher’s leave requests, time sheets and mileage sheets.
  • Collaborate with Lead Teachers, Family & Community Partnership Supervisors and Operations Managers to successfully transition children to kindergarten.
  • Attend all required meetings for assigned sites.
  • Represent MVCDC professionally in manner and dress to staff, parents, volunteers, and community
  • Support agency’s goal of NAEYC accreditation and Step Up to Quality at all sites, including updating professional development training hours, information and verification via the Ohio Professional Development Network (OPDN).
  • Adhere to the agency’s confidentiality and attendance policies.
  • Perform other duties as assigned to assist in providing quality service to children and families.

Position: Education Support Supervisor

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Employment Type
Full-Time
Industry
Early Childhood Education
Job Location
Montgomery County
Base Salary
$ 18.91
Date posted
December 21, 2018
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