Assistant Director - Head Start Early Childhood Education

Delaware County Intermediate Unit - Morton, PA (30+ days ago)3.5


The job of the Assistant Director of Early Head Start/Head Start/Child Care Partnerships leads and ensures the delivery of a high quality early childhood education programs and supports; directs the delivery of Early Head Start, Head Start, Pre-K Counts, and HSSAP early childhood programs and services; facilitates wraparound and supplemental early childhood education programming (both CCIS and private pay); provides information and services as a resource to others; achieves defined objectives by planning, evaluating, developing, implementing and maintaining services in compliance with established guidelines, federal and state regulations, and DCIU Board Policies and Administrative Directives; serves as a member of the leadership team; provides support and assistance to the Parent Family Community Engagement (PFCE) content area in the specialized functions of Family and Community Services, Eligibility Recruitment Selection Enrollment & Attendance (ERSEA), and Transition.

Minimum requirements:
PDE Certification preferred.

Class Evaluator Certification (to obtain)

PDE Administrative Certification required if responsible for PreK Counts teacher evaluations

Master's degree in job related area preferred; Bachelor's degree is required.

Administrative experience within a specialized field with increasing levels of responsibility is

required.

Minimum of three (3) years teaching experience in ECE preferred

Oral and written communication skills

Computer literacy regarding management information systems

High-level decision making skills; maintain the highest level of confidentiality at all times Ability to relate to and function effectively with people of varying background and position Ability to communicate effectively and possess a positive and professional attitude toward duties and responsibilities

Evidence of high personal esteem and integrity

Strong technical and organizational skills