Greater Lawrence Community Action Council Education Supervisor in Lawrence, Massachusetts

Under the direction and leadership of the Education Manager, the Education Supervisor is responsible for assuring the achievement of school readiness by all children. This position will be responsible for coordinating the schedules for teaching staff, as well as planning, supervising, coordinating, and evaluating the activities of the Educational Services, a part of an interdisciplinary Case Management Team.

Essential Functions/Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure compliance with Head Start Performance Standards, Head Start Early Learning Outcomes Framework aligned with TS Gold curriculum and STEM.

  • Program Policies and other DEEC regulatory requirements. Promote career development, coaching and advancement for teaching staff.

  • Responsible for classroom oversight assuring they are adequately equipped with developmentally appropriate material. Assure timely and proper individualizations for all children.

  • Conduct regular classrooms observations to assure CLASS scores meet standards.

  • Responsible for Child Outcomes, CLASS, ECERS/ICERS, maintaining PQ registry and Health and Safety of the assigned center.

  • Responsible for timely completion of home visits in 30 days from first day of school, 45 day screenings, team meetings and parent teacher conferences.

  • Manage NAEYC accreditation, QRIS process and licensing requirements for assigned center.

  • Assure appropriate curriculum is being followed through on a daily basis.

  • Monitors teaching team activities and provide direction and coach/mentoring support where needed.

  • Review child case management files to ensure quality in the educational services and case management system and that all educational requirements are up to date.

  • Works with an interdisciplinary team to plan and implement comprehensive services to the children and their families.

  • Help coordinate transition activities for children and families entering/leaving the program.

  • Ensure school readiness for all children and support parent engagement activities.

  • Promote parent engagement and monitor regular attendance with parents to support school readiness.

  • Conduct performance appraisal for assigned staff identifying areas for professional development and career advancement.

  • Other projects as assigned to support Education Manager.

Skills & Qualifications:

Bachelor?s Degree (Master?s preferred) in Early Childhood Education, 5 years of experience in supervisory/ administrative role of an ECE Center and a minimum of 5 years as an ECE teacher (Head Start experience preferred).

  • Supervisory skills include: Director II, DEEC Certification and the ability to plan, coordinate, and evaluate teaching teams? activities while working as part of a multi-disciplinary team.

  • Flexible schedule is required to meet the needs of our children and families; including some evenings/weekends.

  • CPR and First Aid certificate preferred or ability to maintain CPR/ FA within 30 days of hire.

  • Show documented proof of current physical exam, negative TB test and proof of MMR immunity. (Hepatitis B immunity is advisable).

  • Must have a suitable CORI, SORI & DCF background check on file prior to employment.

  • Must have a suitable fingerprint check completed within the first thirty (30) days of employment.