Direct, organize, and supervise the work of the center’s employees, including staffing, training and evaluating.
Design, plan and oversee the implementation of a developmentally appropriate, culturally sensitive, early childhood education program through staff meetings, trainings and planning with staff.
Communicate and interface with the community and school district departments to facilitate operation of the activities of the Child Development Program.
Communicate with families through enrollment meeting, monthly newsletters, field trip notices, ouch reports, letters, and daily conversations to keep them informed of activities and progress of their children.
Plan and coordinate meetings, including but not limited to Fall Parent Meetings, Open House, Book Fairs, and Kindergarten Readiness meetings.
Attend and participate in all Child Care Department meetings and trainings.
Maintain accounting procedures for parent payments, children records and equipment inventories. Purchase food and supplies for the program through buy out requisitions and open purchase orders.
Identify children with special needs and participate in meetings with appropriate departments to establish an Individual Education Plan (IEP) to meet the needs of the child, including main-streaming of child in program.
Compile data necessary for the preparation of the budget, administer the budget, and provide accurate and timely data regarding the financial status of the Preschool Program.
Prepare all reports required by county and state regulations before submission to agencies and interface with county and state agencies as required.
Maintain accounting procedures for property and equipment inventories and records retention.
Design, plan, and direct the activities of the Preschool Program.
Design and supervise a responsive environment for the optimum growth and development of young children.
Cooperate in the area of public relations to interpret the school program.
Perform all other duties as assigned.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Suggested three years of administrative experience in providing day care and preschool services to young children.
Graduate from an accredited college or university with a degree in Early Childhood Education or related field. Must meet Child Care Center Director requirements per Title 22.
A valid California Child Development Program Site Supervisor Permit preferred.
Minimum of three units of preschool administrative credit.
Manifest appropriate person attributes, i.e. personality, physical and mental health.