|ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR OF EDUCATION SERVICES|
|The Associate Director of Education Services is responsible for the planning, organization, day-to-day management, and monitoring the Early Childhood Education department; serves as liaison between the Head Start Program and other entities involved in the early childhood education field; and explore new and/or innovative directions in child development services. The Associate Director of Education Services directly supervises the Education Specialists.
Salary Commensurate with Experience
EEOC CODE: 20
|1. Five (5) year's experience in a Managerial capacity in Childhood Education; and
2. Graduation from an accredited College or University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education, Education and Special Education or other closely related field.
3. (Master’s Degree in Education preferred.)
4. (PROOF OF EDUCATION, TRAINING AND OR EXPERIENCE IS REQUIRED)
|1. Manages, directs and implements the Education Component of Head Start, as well as manage and evaluate the evaluation of the Early Childhood Education staff.
2. Represents the Head Start Director at local, state, regional, and national functions.
3. Oversees selected curriculum which is implemented by teachers in developing individual Education Plans (IEP) and Individual Lesson Plans (ILP).
4. Meets reviews and revises curriculum as necessary by meeting with parents, education staff, teacher assistants and Policy County Council Education Committee on a yearly basis; coordinates approved curriculum with Delegate Agencies to ensure curriculum is being used.
5. Reviews teachers and teacher assistants to ensure qualified credentials; oversees programs to seek outside persons to assess the condition of the Head Start program, i.e. teachers are qualified, staff has necessary equipment, mandates are being met., etc..
6. Selects individuals to attend training conferences.
7. Conducts weekly staff meetings with staff specialists regarding center monitoring to ensure required program performance standards and compliance are met.
8. Develops, prepares and monitors Early Childhood Education budget to ensure funds are expended in accordance to federal, state, local and county guidelines and regulations.
9. Performs other related duties as assigned.
|1. Knowledge of effective management techniques and the ability to apply them in directing work of others.
2. Ability to develop timetables, manpower, projections and ability to monitor and revise as needed to meet deadlines.
3. Ability to prepare budgets, financial reports and cost analyses.
4. Ability to communicate effectively with the public, other department in Shelby County and employees.
5. Ability to assess child outcomes.
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