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This is a 10-month postion
In compliance with the Head Start Performance Standards, the Center Supervisor works under the direction and supervision of the Education Manager and the general direction of other component specialists to be responsible for Head Start operations at center site locations.


1. Four (4) years work related experience in an administrative or supervisory capacity in a Childcare Environment; and
2. Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education or a closely related field.
1. Conducts performance evaluation and gives work direction to classroom teachers; classroom assistants, food service and custodial staff.
2. Organizes and directs center activities in each component area as outlined in the Head Start Program plan and in compliance with local day care licensing requirements.
3. Facilitates the delivery of services from Head Start Components and community agencies to enrollees and parents.
4. Supervises the assigned staff of each component as directed.
5. Consults with each component coordinator on matters related to plans and activities.
6. Obtains the appropriate coordinator’s approval to change established procedures or policies.
7. Provides program data, and other information required for the preparation of grants and refunding applications.
8. Assigns staff and enrollees to classrooms and maintains the required teacher-child ratio.
9. Monitors the input efforts of all components to insure that established operational procedures are followed and records maintained in compliance with Local, State, and Federal guidelines and regulations.
10. Submits written requests for supplies, equipment and center repairs to the appropriate department.
11. Receives, checks, and distributes supplies, and other items delivered to center site.
12. Conducts meetings and one-on-one conferences with assigned staff.
13. Provides appropriate guidance and direction for staff, parents, and community volunteers.
14. Establishes and maintains on a regular basis, written communication with parents and produces and distributes a quarterly newsletter.
15. Assists in organizing the center parent group, and providing and supportive services as outlined in Education and Parent Involvement Performance Standards.
16. Attends center parent meetings and other required meetings.
17. Attends special training sessions and workshops for professional growth.
18. Assists with planning and implementing training for staff, parents, and volunteers.
19. Maintains accurate time sheets and personnel records, and report staff absences to the appropriate coordinator.
20. Receives and distributes payroll staff checks to center staff member.
21. Assigns the appropriate number of bus attendants to each in-bound and out-bound trip to assure the welfare and safety of enrollees.
22. Maintains an up-to-date inventory of center possessions and follows established procedures for the immediate reporting of theft or break-in immediately.
23. Performs any additional duties and/or assumes additional responsibilities deemed necessary to insure efficient administration of the program.
1. Extensive knowledge of the principles, concepts, and methodology of a childcare program and practices.
2. Thorough knowledge of organization, financial, purchasing, supervision, and personnel management practices and techniques.
3. Ability to communicate with staff, parents, and community partners verbally and written.
4. Ability to supervise, guide and direct assigned staff in carrying out required services for children and families.
5. Ability to prepare and make sound recommendations.
6. Ability to provide and conduct meetings, conference and training.
191 Corporate, Room# 600, Memphis, Tennessee 38132