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Site Supervisor - Montessori Preschool

Montessori Association of Covina Covina ,CA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $35,000 to $55,000 Yearly
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: 401k, dental, life_insurance, medical, vision
Job Description: JOB TITLE: CENTER SITE SUPERVISOR FLSA Status: EXEMPT GENERAL SUMMARY: Under the direction of the Program Director and Administrator, the Site Supervisor of the Child Development Program is responsible for the management, development, administration and supervision of the Center in accordance with applicable statues and regulations under Title V, Title XXII and all agency policies and standards; train, supervise and evaluate the performance of assigned staff and be responsible for the programmatic compliance and the curriculum of the Early Childhood program for ages birth through 5 which uses both Montessori and Early Childhood Education principles and practices. A thorough understanding of both Child Development and Montessori Methods is required. If a valid Montessori Diploma is unattained at the time of employment it will be required during the first two years of employment. The supervisor will play a major role in developing, improving, expanding, facilitating and/or overseeing the implementation of the agency’s preschool program. The Site Supervisor manages staff and oversees daily operations. The Supervisor is the lead administrator of the school and handles problems with staff and students. They develop the curriculum and ensure the school meets all standards set by the CSPP program and all Title V & XXII laws and additional standards set by the agency. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES - include the following, with other duties as assigned: · Will work 8 hours per day, 5 days per week, minimum. • Demonstrate excellent planning and organizational skills consistently to successfully deliver all monthly and annually planned events, activities, reporting deadlines and program deadlines, including those required by law (Title V & Title 22). • Supervise, observe, and evaluate staff. · Serve as liaison with the center staff to parents of children. · Conduct staff orientation and all training for all early childhood staff. · Ensure compliance with federal, state and local laws, rules and regulations that affect early childhood programs. · Make recommendations regarding hiring and termination of early childhood staff. · Complete annual staff performance reviews. · Provide in-service training to teachers, parents and the community on various topics related to school readiness (Kindergarten and beyond), early learning and education. · Effectively recruit parents and students for the preschool programs in order to operate at maximum enrollment and efficiency. · Certify the eligibility of CSPP children enrolled in early childhood programs with consistent accuracy and coordinate enrollment. · Prepare, Monitor, and file expenses for material and supply purchases based on set budgets for the preschool programs. · Purchase equipment and supplies as needed and document and file all orders, invoices and receipts. · License facilities, ensure that facilities conform to licensing requirements and regulations, and respond to licensing reports. · Enforce health and safety policies for children and staff. · Maintain a warm, accepting, and developmentally-appropriate environment which promotes the cognitive, physical, emotional, and social development of the child and family. · Ensure that individualized (one-on-one), personalized, responsive care is provided. · Reinforce and enhance the roll of the parents as the primary educator and caregiver of their child. · Build relationships and maintain communication with outside agencies throughout the county, such as Local Educational Agencies, Local Resource & Referral Services, other non-profit agencies that provide services to families, Local Governments, for-profit businesses that provide services to families, Chambers of Commerce, Local Planning Council, LA County Office of Education and First 5 LA., who provide early care and education to young children. · Communicate positively and develop reciprocal relationships with staff, volunteers, parents, and children. · Ensure that all program policies and procedures follow a professional code of ethics (Agency’s own adopted set or, e.g., National Association for the Education of Young Children). · Facilitate and Monitor on-going certification of existing certified employees and certification of classified employees. · Proven ability to work effectively and professionally in a supervisory capacity with staff, substitutes, volunteers, parents, and children. · Oversee day to day operation of the Program Site including maintaining a harmonious and efficient work environment. · Facilitate administrative responsibilities for Program Site, including maintaining compliance with Community Care Licensing and Council on Accreditation, monitoring office and classroom coverage, and reviewing children’s progress · Fiscal responsibilities for Program Site · Supervision, management, and evaluation of Program Site employees. Enforcement of rules and regulations, performance management, etc. · Curriculum – supervision, implementation and evaluation. · Excellent leadership skills to inspire staff to work diligently and professionally with each other, the children and the families especially during times of low staff ratios or staff hardships. · Families - Outreach, site tours, orientation, and communication. · Sets and maintains appropriate standards for children's discipline and behavior standards using nonpunitive methods. · Assist staff in resolving conflicts between children and communicating with families. • Manage program staff, including: o Provide oversight to staff scheduling; o Conduct regular staff meetings, meet individually with staff and facilitate staff development trainings; o Provide oversight to teacher’s weekly curriculum planning; o Manage the process of recruiting, interviewing, selecting, orienting and training new program staff; o Conduct annual staff evaluations and implement performance management practices to ensure high staff performance; and o Serve as a teacher in the classroom if gaps in scheduling occur. ○ Ensure that all CA State licensing requirements (Title XXII) and California Department of Education regulations (Title V) and contracts are met at all times. ○ Initiate marketing with the Program Coordinator and Admin staff to promote childcare openings as they occur. ○ Ensure the overall safety of each youth; play lead role in program crisis response; work with Facilities Manager to plan fire and emergency drills; prevent, monitor and report accidents. Management Team ○ Participate in Management and Program Quality Team activities. ○ Maintain financial responsibility for the ECE and School Age program budget and grant deliverables. ○ Be a strong ambassador for the Center including participating in community collaboratives and fundraising efforts. ○ Other duties as assigned by Program Director & Administrator. Organizational Management · Coordinate and manage student recruitment, enrollment, and retention · Coordinate teacher and staff recruitment and selection · Coordinate family engagement and development · Hire, train, develop, support and evaluate school staff, ensuring that all staff set high expectations for student social and academic performance · Maintain and/or monitor all data systems including student progress, student information, tuition and fees, attendance, family involvement and matriculation · Design and implement a school schedule that maximizes student instructional time, staff planning and collaboration time · Build a professional work environment that is typified by hard work, respect and collaboration and includes a system of constant feedback, reflection and action · Work with the Superintendent and appropriate staff to set goals and implement strategic and financial plans to achieve them Instructional Management · Create and achieve clear and ambitious goals for student growth, development and achievement · Implement an instructional program that is aligned with SHPS, CA State Preschool Program and research. · Facilitate and manage grade-level curriculum development, ensuring alignment with California Preschool Learning Foundations, Curriculum Framework, and the Common Core Standards for Kindergarten. · Oversee the Response to Intervention and Special Education Processes. · Utilize a coaching framework to regularly observe and provide feedback to teaching staff, resulting in improved instructional practices and student outcomes. · Facilitate the formal evaluation process for all site staff. · Plan and deliver engaging, effective professional development. · Oversee the administration of multiple forms of assessments to measure and improve teaching and learning; use data to inform decisions. Leadership/Peoples Skills · Establish, articulate and teach the vision, mission and values of the organization and the school site. · Establish a positive, professional, student-focused and achievement-oriented school culture that embodies the Agency mission and vision for children served. · Set clear expectations for roles, accountability, decision making and collaboration among team members. · Model and encourage others to proactively solve problems and manage conflict openly and productively. · Maintain flexibility at all times to accommodate changing work environments, situations and day to day demands. · Prioritize team morale and productivity and celebrate team accomplishments. · Select and retain a highly effective staff. Operational Management · Work with Program Director and Administrator to develop, implement, and manage annual operating budget based on public and private revenue; adhere to financial budget goals · Administer California State Preschool grant, including all aspects of reporting and compliance · Ensure compliance with the California State Preschool Program (Title 5) regulations and Community Care Licensing (Title 22) · Serve as the administrator for all school operations and operations staff · Ensure teaching and support staff have the necessary resource

Montessori Association of Covina

Why Work Here?

Awesome CEO, great benefits with amazing opportunities for growth!

We are a Montessori based agency that provides Infant through Kindergarten educational and child care services to children and families in the San Gabriel Valley since 1982. We have preschool sites in Pomona, Hacienda Heights, Azusa, Baldwin Park and El Monte. We are also hiring for new sites being developed in greater Los Angeles areas, Compton and Van Nuys. We provide private (fee-paying) and subsidized programs funded by the Department of Education/Child Development Division via State Preschool. We have a combined government grant which offers subsidized preschool program services to families in the communities we serve that qualify for the program. This funding required Title V regulations to be followed when enrolling families. Our preschool program follows the Montessori Philosophy and Reggio approach to education which offers classrooms that are rich in diversity, materials and experiences.

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