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Los Angeles Universal Preschool
888 S. Figueroa Street Ste. 800
Los Angeles, United States

Phone: 2134161835
Web Site: http://www.laup.net

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Director of Early Head Start


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Job ID:

2741

Location:

Los Angeles, CA, United States 

Non-Profit Cause:

Education Preschool
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Job Views:

1626

Zip Code:

90017

Posted:

07.14.2017
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Job Function & Level:

Program Expertise and Experience: Programs - Education

Job Description:

Responsibilities:

The EHS-CCP Director is responsible for assuring all the EHS program mandates and standards for excellence are met on a daily basis. In addition to operating responsibility for programmatic aspects, the position is responsible for assuring that the program is strategically positioned for the future. This position is responsible for the overall structure, systems and procedures to facilitate program excellence in addition to operating responsibility for fiscal, legal, and programmatic aspects of the program. The EHS-CCP Director will provide the program with leadership and ensure management functions are properly implemented and may delegate responsibilities to other staff.

Essential Functions: 

LAUP Vision:

Supports LAUP vision of Education Justice: Every child will succeed in school and life.

LAUP Mission:

Supports LAUP mission of advance early education program quality and capacity by supporting the development of the whole child, growing a qualified and diverse workforce, and strengthening family engagement. Create and sustain strategic partnerships and advocate for policies that promote access and program excellence.

Daily Tasks

  • Oversees and provides overall direction and support including direct supervision of Early Head Start team
  • Directs and ensures adequate systems as well as policies and procedures are built and in place to maintain high quality EHS services to the children and families in compliance with Head Start Performance Standards
  • Directs and ensures ongoing monitoring, tracking, follow-up and analysis all services; analyze and share required monitoring reports with members of EHS-CCP team; completes Program Information report
  • In conjunction with the Eligibility, Recruitment, Selection, Enrollment and Attendance (ERSEA) Manager, assures that the program serves the number of eligible children for which it is funded
  • Develops, implements, and ensures access to resources and services are responsive to each family’s goals and parents have opportunities to enhance their parenting skills and the developmental needs of their children
  • Oversees development of management, leadership, and program-related materials to keep current of developments in comprehensive early childhood programs
  • Collaborates and works with other organizations in the community to foster collaboration as defined by federal Head Start
  • Conducts a full Community Assessment every three years and updates annually
  • Facilitates the continuing professional development of all staff as part of the commitment to excellence
  • Oversees and maintains effective, appropriate communication with the Board of Directors, including: attending meetings; providing written reports on programmatic status and administrative activities; and assists with the training of new Board Members on their roles and responsibilities
  • Attends meetings of the Parent Committees and Policy Council
  • Maintains a close working relationship with the Finance and Legal departments to provide information for budget writing and the status of the budget to facilitate effective oversight of expenditures
  • May be required to travel State, County, and/or Nationally up to 15%

Physical Duties

  • Work is primarily sedentary in nature, no special demands are required. May be expected to lift boxes up to 20 lbs.

Other Duties

  • Other duties as assigned.

Safety Practices

  • Adheres to LAUP general safety practices and any unique safety practices for the department and/or building.

 

 

 

Job Requirements:

 

Knowledge and Skills Requirements: 

  • Comprehensive understanding of Early Head Start/Head Start programs, philosophy and performance standards
  • Strong foundation and knowledge of early childhood education, family engagement and best practices in the field of early education
  • Experience in program management and planning, operations, evaluation and the use of management information systems.
  • Ability to learn and apply routine office policies and procedures
  • Expertise in adult learning techniques
  • Strong practices in using data to plan
  • Knowledge of business vocabulary and composition of business documents
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, and Outlook
  • Knowledge of correct English grammar, spelling and punctuation; ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Ability to learn moderately complex computer systems and adapt to changes in such systems
  • Strong interpersonal skills for interfacing with staff, providers and stake holders
  • Strong problem-solving and organizational skills. Must be detail-oriented, flexible, and decisive with excellent customer service skills
  • Strong computer skills for budgeting and development of quantifiable models for measuring outcomes
  • Excellent problem analysis/solution development skills
  • Planning skills to attain goals and objectives and attention to details
  • Project and time management skills to meet deadlines and project outcomes
  • Human resources skills and ability to identify strengths and needs for improvement
  • Ability to think strategically to make informed decisions that may have broad policy consequences
  • Ability to develop multiple options or solutions to reach goals

Preferred Experience :  6-8 years

Formal Education :  M inimum BA/S degree in early childhood education, child development or related field.  At least 5 years of experience in supervision of staff, fiscal management, and administration with some related experience working with families in a community-based, family support, or resource & referral programs (with ECE focus)


Language proficiency required/preferred: English/Spanish required

 



Company Info

Los Angeles Universal Preschool
888 S. Figueroa Street Ste. 800
Los Angeles, United States
Phone: 2134161835
Web Site: http://www.laup.net

Director of Early Head Start

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Job ID:

2741

Location:

Los Angeles, CA, United States 

Non-Profit Cause:

Education Preschool
col-narrow-right   

Job Views:

1626

Zip Code:

90017

Posted:

07.14.2017
col-wide   

Job Function & Level:

Program Expertise and Experience: Programs - Education

Job Description:

Responsibilities:

The EHS-CCP Director is responsible for assuring all the EHS program mandates and standards for excellence are met on a daily basis. In addition to operating responsibility for programmatic aspects, the position is responsible for assuring that the program is strategically positioned for the future. This position is responsible for the overall structure, systems and procedures to facilitate program excellence in addition to operating responsibility for fiscal, legal, and programmatic aspects of the program. The EHS-CCP Director will provide the program with leadership and ensure management functions are properly implemented and may delegate responsibilities to other staff.

Essential Functions: 

LAUP Vision:

Supports LAUP vision of Education Justice: Every child will succeed in school and life.

LAUP Mission:

Supports LAUP mission of advance early education program quality and capacity by supporting the development of the whole child, growing a qualified and diverse workforce, and strengthening family engagement. Create and sustain strategic partnerships and advocate for policies that promote access and program excellence.

Daily Tasks

  • Oversees and provides overall direction and support including direct supervision of Early Head Start team
  • Directs and ensures adequate systems as well as policies and procedures are built and in place to maintain high quality EHS services to the children and families in compliance with Head Start Performance Standards
  • Directs and ensures ongoing monitoring, tracking, follow-up and analysis all services; analyze and share required monitoring reports with members of EHS-CCP team; completes Program Information report
  • In conjunction with the Eligibility, Recruitment, Selection, Enrollment and Attendance (ERSEA) Manager, assures that the program serves the number of eligible children for which it is funded
  • Develops, implements, and ensures access to resources and services are responsive to each family’s goals and parents have opportunities to enhance their parenting skills and the developmental needs of their children
  • Oversees development of management, leadership, and program-related materials to keep current of developments in comprehensive early childhood programs
  • Collaborates and works with other organizations in the community to foster collaboration as defined by federal Head Start
  • Conducts a full Community Assessment every three years and updates annually
  • Facilitates the continuing professional development of all staff as part of the commitment to excellence
  • Oversees and maintains effective, appropriate communication with the Board of Directors, including: attending meetings; providing written reports on programmatic status and administrative activities; and assists with the training of new Board Members on their roles and responsibilities
  • Attends meetings of the Parent Committees and Policy Council
  • Maintains a close working relationship with the Finance and Legal departments to provide information for budget writing and the status of the budget to facilitate effective oversight of expenditures
  • May be required to travel State, County, and/or Nationally up to 15%

Physical Duties

  • Work is primarily sedentary in nature, no special demands are required. May be expected to lift boxes up to 20 lbs.

Other Duties

  • Other duties as assigned.

Safety Practices

  • Adheres to LAUP general safety practices and any unique safety practices for the department and/or building.

 

 

 

Job Requirements:

 

Knowledge and Skills Requirements: 

  • Comprehensive understanding of Early Head Start/Head Start programs, philosophy and performance standards
  • Strong foundation and knowledge of early childhood education, family engagement and best practices in the field of early education
  • Experience in program management and planning, operations, evaluation and the use of management information systems.
  • Ability to learn and apply routine office policies and procedures
  • Expertise in adult learning techniques
  • Strong practices in using data to plan
  • Knowledge of business vocabulary and composition of business documents
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, and Outlook
  • Knowledge of correct English grammar, spelling and punctuation; ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Ability to learn moderately complex computer systems and adapt to changes in such systems
  • Strong interpersonal skills for interfacing with staff, providers and stake holders
  • Strong problem-solving and organizational skills. Must be detail-oriented, flexible, and decisive with excellent customer service skills
  • Strong computer skills for budgeting and development of quantifiable models for measuring outcomes
  • Excellent problem analysis/solution development skills
  • Planning skills to attain goals and objectives and attention to details
  • Project and time management skills to meet deadlines and project outcomes
  • Human resources skills and ability to identify strengths and needs for improvement
  • Ability to think strategically to make informed decisions that may have broad policy consequences
  • Ability to develop multiple options or solutions to reach goals

Preferred Experience :  6-8 years

Formal Education :  M inimum BA/S degree in early childhood education, child development or related field.  At least 5 years of experience in supervision of staff, fiscal management, and administration with some related experience working with families in a community-based, family support, or resource & referral programs (with ECE focus)


Language proficiency required/preferred: English/Spanish required