Early Childhood Site Supervisor
Company: Community Action Partne
Posted on: May 28, 2023
*Community Action Partnership of Strafford County is mandating
the COVID-19 vaccination upon employment. You must provide proof of
vaccination on the first day of employment.
The Early Childhood Site Supervisor (ECSS) is responsible for the
oversight and implementation of overall daily operations of the
assigned early childhood location with the primary concern for
safety, curriculum, and parent engagement.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
- Associate degree in early childhood education, Child
Development, Elementary Education, or documentation demonstrating
qualifications as a Center Director per NH Childcare Licensing
- Minimum of 1500 hours experience working with children in a
licensed childcare program or public / private elementary school.
- Documentation of 3 credits in management or supervision, or at
least two (2) years of supervisory experience.
- Computer literacy including Excel, Word, and Outlook.
- Current or ability to obtain and maintain CPR and First Aid
- Able to lift 25-40 lbs. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND
- Assumes responsibility for the center's day-to-day
- Ensures the health and safety of children and staff by
maintaining a healthy and safe environment. Ensure facilities,
equipment and supplies are adequately and appropriately maintained.
- Primary contact for Child Care Licensing Unit, with support
from Childcare Program Director. Ensures that facilities and
documentation are maintained in accordance with NH licensing
requirements, safety policies and CAPSC procedures. Including, but
not limited to facilitating monthly fire and emergency drills,
maintaining online CONNECTIONS site, and signing accident/incident
reports, ensuring appropriate documentation standards are met.
- Responsible for ensuring location is up to date with Granite
Steps for Quality reporting.
- Responds effectively to crisis situations.
- Up to 30 hours, dedicated classroom support for assigned
- Informs Childcare Program Director of any facility improvements
needed. Acts as point of contact for facilities or contractors, in
absence of Childcare Program Director.
- Ensures all child files are CCLU compliant Family and Community
- Maintains positive communication with parents
- Ensures staff maintains confidentiality and a gossip-free
- Supports staff in maintaining effective communication with
- Mediates immediate concerns between parents and educators,
informing appropriate HS staff
- Promotes a positive community relationship with agencies and
organizations offering services (e.g., DHHS, DCYF, Resource and
Referral, NH State Licensing, and schools).
- Maintains a positive and productive attitude regarding both
Centers and the CAP Agency when interacting both within the program
and with the greater community.
- Commitment to actively supporting Family Engagement and School
- Actively participates in relevant professional organizations,
with prior approval from Childcare Program Director. Staff
- Responsible for classroom staff schedule, ensuring child to
staff ratio is CCLU and Head Start (if applicable) compliant
- Maintains documentation for educator's professional development
hours, in conjunction with Early Head Start and Head Start
- Effectively delegates responsibilities to team members.
- Approves timesheets, expense reports, mileage reports, time off
requests and other employee action forms for assigned site's HS
Lead Teachers, Early Childhood Educators, Assistant Early Childhood
Educators, and Early Childhood Classroom Aides
- Identifies agenda items for monthly building meetings in
conjunction with other program managers
- When appropriate, provides input on staff evaluations
- Provides orientation for classroom volunteers. OTHER
- Ability to approach each day with a flexible attitude
- Ability to multi-task as situations arise.
- Strong commitment to maintaining confidentiality
- Excellent organization and time management skills with ability
to prioritize and manage workload and deadlines
- Excellent problem-solving skills
- Ability to work independently as well as in a team
- Ability to work flexible hours and travel when necessary.
- Knowledge of and sensitivity to the unique challenges faced by
families living in poverty.
- Reliable source of transportation with 100/300 liability
- Physical strength/endurance/mobility to perform in a standard
daily required work routine (i.e., walking, sitting, lifting, and
driving to various sites as required). COMMUNICATION SKILLS
- Be able to communicate effectively with staff, volunteers, and
families on a regular basis.
- Good communication skills and ability to follow verbal and
- Ability to read, write and communicate instructions.
- Early Childhood Educators
- Assistant Early Childhood Educators
- Early Childhood Classroom Aides GENERAL EXPECTATIONS
- Maintain 18 hours of annual continuing education through
workshops, trainings, or courses related to early childhood
- Plan, coordinate, organize and prioritize work.
- Maintain and model good hygiene, appropriate dress (neat,
clean, modest), and direct, positive, honest, and respectful
behavior to parents, staff, and the community.
- Energetically engage people, issues, and work.
- Apply the highest ethical standards to themselves and others
- Support others in their efforts to be productive and effective
and succeed in work and life.
- Actively participate in teambuilding, which includes sharing
ideas and mutual support of team members.
- Consistently use interpersonal skills that are appropriate for
individual styles, personalities, cultures, the nature of the work,
and the environment in which the work is being done.
- Practice honest, respectful, and direct communication as well
as active listening.
- Respect confidentiality of information about agency staff,
personnel issues, and other program operations.
Valid Driver's License and insured vehicle (100/300 minimum
coverage) for use on the job or acceptable alternative, driving
record check, criminal record check, randomized drug screening.
Head Start, Early Head Start, Childcare, and Home Visiting Programs
are also subject to the following: Head Start and childcare
licensing requires a criminal record check and finger printing to
be completed prior to employment. An initial physical examination
record, including a TB screening must be obtained within 60 days of
hire, updated every three years, and kept on file with Human
Resources. If a TB screening indicates high risk, results of a TB
test must be kept on file including any treatment received. An
initial driving record check will be conducted. License information
will also be submitted to the agency's automobile insurance
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