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Tri County Head start

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Tri County Head start

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Tri County Head start

Are You Ready for an Amazing Career? Come Be Part of a Team Shaping Our Future Leaders!

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume’ to Jamie Moore, Human Resources Director by no later than 4/25/2021. Email application materials can be sent to hr@teamtricounty.org

SUMMARY

* The Educational Services Director (ESD) functions as a Senior Leadership Team member under the direction of the Deputy Director, provides direction and leadership for the educational and disabilities components of the Head Start curriculum. 

* This position holds ultimate responsibility for Tri-County’s educational services and facilitating effective communication and flow of information to center staff regarding curriculum, professional development, policies, procedures, and program updates. 

* The Educational Services Director will ensure the agency's full compliance with the Head Start/Early Head Start Performance Standards. 

* The ESD will initiate, nurture and maintain linkages with community partners as a means to advance Tri-County’s mission in our family centered environment. 

* The ESD must be willing to travel, occasionally work extended hours, and some weekends. Must also have and maintain a valid license and insurance annually.

POSITION COMPENSATION/BENEFITS

  • Salaried position; minimum 40 hour work week
  • Benefit package
  • Cedar Valley area (Waterloo/Cedar Falls)

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS 

Education: Bachelor's Degree (accredited four-year college or university). Early Childhood Education, Child Development or a related field. Master’s degree preferred. 

Experience: Two years’ direct management experience. Three years of experience in a Head Start or Child Development program preferred. Supervisory Responsibility: All educational services; Program Managers

Computer Skills: Effectively utilize agency technology to accomplish tasks (Microsoft Office Suite and G-Suite applications such as Excel/Sheets, Word/Docs and Gmail; program specific software; printers/scanners/fax/phone). 

Other Requirements: 

Must be cleared and allowed to work in a child care setting by the Iowa Department of Human Services, by completing a State of Iowa Criminal History Record Check and FBI National Fingerprint Record Check. 

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

As position requires off-site work at Head Start and other child care facilities, individual must have access to transportation, valid driver's license and adequate personal liability insurance coverage. Travel throughout Black Hawk, Grundy, and Buchanan Counties within the service delivery area is required.

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume’ to Jamie Moore, Human Resources Director by no later than 4/25/2021. Email application materials can be sent to hr@teamtricounty.org

SUMMARY

* Collaborates with Head Start Educational Services Director staff to improve the social-emotional climate of Head Start partner classrooms. 

* Models age appropriate social-emotional interactions and provides training and technical assistance Family Service Workers and (T/TA) to teachers. 

* Ensures compliance with the completion of required child social-emotional screenings.

* Provides follow-up for identified areas of improvement and utilizes classroom profiles to strengthen positive teaching practices. 

* Provides T/TA to parents in the form of mental health consultation, parenting classes, and other topics identified to support positive caregiving practices. 

* Participates in site level service coordination to meet child and family needs.

POSITION COMPENSATION/BENEFITS

  • Salaried position; minimum 40 hour work week
  • Benefit package
  • Cedar Valley area (Waterloo/Cedar Falls)

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS 

Education: Masters Degree required (MSW preferred) and holds a valid Mental Health Professional license or certification in the State of Iowa required. Experience in an Early Childhood setting or program (preferred).

Experience: Management skills/supervision experience preferred. 

Computer Skills: Effectively utilize agency technology to accomplish tasks (Microsoft Office Suite and G-Suite applications such as Excel/Sheets, Word/Docs and Gmail; program specific software; printers/scanners/fax/phone). 

Other Requirements: 

Must be cleared and allowed to work in a child care setting by the Iowa Department of Human Services, by completing a State of Iowa Criminal History Record Check and FBI National Fingerprint Record Check. 

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

As position requires off-site work at Head Start and other child care facilities, individual must have access to transportation, valid driver's license and adequate personal liability insurance coverage. Travel throughout Black Hawk, Grundy, and Buchanan Counties within the service delivery area is required.

 

Key Areas:

  • Responsible for safe, nurturing, and inviting environment for children and families
  • Deliver services outlined in Head Start Performance Standards and other applicable regulations and standards
  • Assists in the instruction of preschool-aged children in activities designed to promote social, physical and intellectual growth.
  • Meet agency determined goals through the implementation of established curriculum and developmentally appropriate activities.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of a High School Diploma or equivalent; Must be willing to obtain a CDA (Child Development Associate) credential

Compensation:

  • Hourly position -$11.32-$17.98
  • 40 hour/wk; 5 days/wk; 9 month position
  • Requires flexibility in hours & the ability to adapt
  • Current Site Location: EMA, Maywood, Becker, Kittrell, Elk Run