Center Director (2 Position)

Department: Education          FLSA Classification: Exempt           Grade 12
Salary: $23.85             40 hours per week / 52 weeks per year (Full-time- Benefits Eligible)
Open: July 13, 2021               Closed: Open until filled

Summary: Reporting to the Area Administrator, the Center Director is responsible for the day to day operations of the Head Start Center. This position provides supervision to all center-based staff and ensures adherence to all applicable licensing, performance standards/regulations, staffing patterns/ratios of classroom teachers to children, and compliance with all reporting requirements. Mentoring, monitoring, and ensuring that active supervision and safety of children are paramount and are among the major duties of this position. Additionally, the Center Director is responsible for interviewing, hiring, training, planning, assigning and directing work, performance evaluations, staff development plans, rewarding, disciplining, and addressing complaints and resolving problems. Additionally, the Center Director actively supports and participates in Head Start recruitment events and initiatives.

Education and/or Experience: Must have a BA or BS degree or higher in Early Childhood Education or a related field with classes equivalent to a minor in Early Childhood Education. Applicants must have a minimum of two years of supervisory experience in Head Start or a related field and experience teaching in a preschool classroom. A Center Director’s Credential is required. Cross training as a CLASS Coach will be required.

Physical Demands: This position requires the employee to be actively involved with children and staff in classrooms. They may be required to stand for long periods of time while completing observations in the classroom and on the playground. Moderate to vigorous physical activity is required when working in and among staff and children at center sites. The employee must be able to stoop, bend, kneel, hop and skip and are expected to sit on the floor with children during circle time and center time. The employee must be able to lift 50 lbs. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with a diagnosed disability to perform essential job functions.

CAPC employees meeting the qualifications are encouraged to apply. The complete job description and application are attached and are located on the CAPC intranet webpage.

Late submissions may not be considered.

Contact David Powell in HR, 438-4021 ext. 106 or d.powell@capc-pensacola.org for more information or
interest.