We have 3 open Center Manager positions for Early Head Start and Head Start locations across Escambia County. If you’re passionate about early childhood education and want to make a difference in keeping our beautiful early learning centers open and running smoothly, then this position is for you. Join us as we support impactful programs across Escambia County and Northwest Florida to create positive outcomes for children and families served

• Open Date: October 1, 2021 Closing Date: Open until filled

• Salary: $19.27 per hour / 40 hours per week / 52 weeks per year

• FLSA Classification: Non-Exempt – Benefits Eligible

Overview: Reporting to the Center Director, the Center Manager serves as an assistant to the Center Director and supports various activities including clerical duties and provides classroom coverage for breaks, and maintains in ratio during teacher absences. S/he works collaboratively with the teacher, family members and other staff to achieve positive outcomes for children of all abilities.

Essential duties of Center Manager include but are not limited to the following:

  • • Acts as back-up to the center secretary, as needed, to greet and direct visitors, answer telephones and take messages or transfer calls.

    • Assists with general clerical responsibilities including faxing, filing, copying, sorting mail and relaying messages to staff throughout the center or staff at other locations, as directed by supervisor.

    • Helps Center Director/Assistant Center Director with meeting coordination, paperwork/report preparation, monitoring inventory, and with special projects related to center operations, as needed.

    • Participates in games, reads to children, and helps regular classroom staff with

    • implementation of developmentally appropriate classroom activities.

    • Assists children with eating, resting, and toileting.

    • Assists in serving meals and refreshments to children and regulating rest periods.

    • Assists with cleaning rooms/equipment, when needed, and reports any unsafe or hazardous conditions to the Assistant/Center Director.

    • Serves as back-up for classroom coverage.

Education: Bachelor’s degree required.

Experience / Credentials: At least two years of supervisory experience is required, preferably in an early childhood education setting.

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