Job: The Site Manager, as the leader in the center, is responsible for implementing program policies and procedures, providing a high quality program, and for the overall operation of the entire center. The Site Manager requires the knowledge and expertise of an individual formally trained in early childhood development/education and curriculum with strong leadership, supervisory and management skills. This position requires excellent verbal and written communication, demonstrated ability to work effectively in a diverse work environment by actively promoting community and comfort with difference. The Site Manager provides professional support to staff and coordinates all center functions to ensure that high quality services for children and their families are achieved. The center will be licensed under the Site Manager who is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day management and supervision of all children, center staff and volunteers while ensuring that all regulations and requirements for licensing are met and maintained. The Site Manager will have an understanding of the Head Start Performance Standards as well as the Head Start Act and see that the center is meeting these standards. Additionally, when applicable, he or she will see that all state preschool requirements are met. The Site Manager coordinates all of the activities of the center. She/He will also maintain a strong working relationship with the agency’s management team, center teaching team and families. The Site Manager is also responsible for performing the responsibilities of a Lead Teacher in the classroom.
Kai Ming is looking for experienced classroom personnel who can attend to the care and education of young children in a high quality setting to foster their school readiness of and establish a foundation for success in school and life.
· Bachelor’s degree (BA) in Early Childhood Education or Child Development or related field with a California Child Development Program Director Permit, plus
· At least three (3) years of experience working with children as a teacher in a preschool classroom setting.
· Master’s degree (MA) preferred.
· Ability to take initiative, but also to accept direction and seek guidance appropriately.
· Ability to maintain highest levels of Health, Safety & Supervision of children.
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