Assistant Director/Education Coordinator – Community Concern #13 Multi-Purpose Learning Center
Job Description: The Assistant Director is responsible for the educational programs, family engagement services, and maintenance of child records consistent with quality standards, regulatory compliance and reporting requirements as established by the Director/Executive Director to meet the Center, the Board and the Funding Requirements. Manage all educational staff including teachers, teaching assistants, school-age coordinators, camp staff and transportation staff.
- Identify staffing needs and participate in recruiting, interviewing, hiring and orientation of all educational staff and other Center staff as requested.
- Oversee the development of curricula and monitor the implementation of curricula in the classrooms
- Schedule all educational staff to ensure adequate coverage
- Assist in processing and maintaining attendance records of staff for payroll and of staff and children for funding requirements
- Evaluate classroom curricula and environments to ensure that they meet the guidelines set by the Center and OCDEL to support the child’s social, emotional, physical and cognitive development
- Deliver monthly in-services or pre-service training sessions to teaching staff
- Supervise all classroom practices (room arrangement, lesson plans, daily schedules, routines and transitions) to assure adherence to program policies
- Supervise children’s assessments and data collection, including weekly observations, examples of child’s work, developmental assessments, and quarterly outcome reports
- Identify and prioritize materials and equipment needed in classrooms and playground. Coordinate with the director in making these purchases
- Coordinate the transition of children to Kindergarten
- Assist staff members to identify training needs for continuous improvement
- Participate in the development of IEP’s
- Model professional work ethics by reporting to work on time, maintaining consistent attendance, arranging for absences in advance.
- Respond immediately and appropriately to unexpected situations or emergencies
- Schedule and manage transportation for all children’s programming
- Oversee the collection and maintenance of child records as required by the Center
- Degree in Early Childhood Education
- At least two years of classroom teaching experience
- A minimum of two years’ experience as a supervisor.
- Excellent administrative and organizational skills
- Must be able to acquire all required clearances.