Education Manager

  • Full Time
  • Rosemount, MN
  • Salary: $50,127.53 To 55,697.25 Annually
  • The Education Manager will work in collaboration to provide leadership that strengthens and maintains the relationship between all internal and external partners for the goal of delivering high quality services for Head Start families. The Education Manager works to ensure that the program meets Head Start Performance Standards, and that MN Rule #3 licensing guidelines are met and documented. The supervisor is involved in the hiring of employees, responsible for training and supervising the Education Supervisors and Mentor Coaches, as well as the management and daily operations of the Education and Special Need components of the program.
  • September 24, 2021

Website Scott Dakota Carver CAP Agency

Scott Dakota Carver CAP Agency

SUMMARY

The Education Manager will work in collaboration to provide leadership that strengthens and maintains the relationship between all internal and external partners for the goal of delivering high quality services for Head Start families. The Education Manager works to ensure that the program meets Head Start Performance Standards, and that MN Rule #3 licensing guidelines are met and documented. The supervisor is involved in the hiring of employees, responsible for training and supervising the Education Supervisors and Mentor Coaches, as well as the management and daily operations of the Education and Special Need components of the program.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

•Provides leadership to ensure delivery of a highly integrated birth to five Early Childhood program for families, providing increased School Readiness outcomes, which includes the Head Start Performance Standards and MN Rule 3 licensing regulations.

•Hires, supervises, and trains Education Supervisors, Mentor Coach, and Special Needs Coordinator; as well as identify and provide training as needed.

•Oversees the hiring, training, and onboarding of new teaching staff. 

•Provides support to staff with day-to-day functions and mentor supervisors/coach/special need coordinator that need support.

•Provides leadership to the Mentor Coach and monitor and support coaching strategies for compliance.

•Reviews and monitors data for program planning.

•Assures paperwork is completed in an accurate and timely manner.

•Assists in the coordination, planning, and evaluation of education and curriculum goals- Curriculum Fidelity and consistency across centers.

•Manages the oversight and development of effective services and data tracking for children with suspected or diagnosed disabilities and/or mental health concerns, and ensures the program is operating within compliance of the Head Start Performance Standards.

•Monitors and provides CLASS observations, works with team to create goals for instruction and ongoing monitoring.

•On a monthly basis, participates and provides relevant information and data at Coordinated Services Meetings.

•Plans and facilitates monthly Education Team meetings.

•Participates in the development and annual review of Head Start program plans, policies and procedures and monitor to ensure staff are aware, trained and supported to incorporate these into their work.

•Orders and maintains supplies and curriculum materials.

•Attends appropriate local and state trainings, meetings and network groups to stay informed of new initiatives and trends in Head Start.

•Builds professional work relationships; fosters a teamwork approach regardless of role or level of interaction.

•Provides information for budget development and implement resources with fiscal integrity.

•Provides volunteer management, training and evaluations.

•Implements new services within the program area relevant to the needs of Head Start.

•Develops and monitors effective systems for service delivery including documentation, training, monitoring, and reporting.

•Communicates regularly with staff to plan, reflect, share information and ideas, build skills and problem solve.

•Identifies, establishes and maintains relationships and collaborations with community agencies for resources, referrals and recruitment opportunities for the Head Start and Early Head Start.

•Works collaboratively with internal and external programs and partners.

•Ensures compliance with federal, state and local regulations.

•Performs other duties assigned by Supervisor.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education, Training and Experience Guidelines 

Bachelor’s Degree in early education or related baccalaureate degree with equivalent coursework in Early Childhood education. Previous management and supervisory experience preferred. Experience working with diverse populations. Knowledge of Head Start, early childhood education, child development and educational settings. A desire to serve and work for the benefit of children and families.

Knowledge of: 

•Principles and practices of administrative management, including budgets, accounting, purchasing, customer service and employee supervision.

•Legal, ethical and professional rules of conduct for employees.

•Principles and practices for long and short-range planning, performance management, process management and continuous improvement.

•Local community resources, regional community service programs, and regional training programs.

•Personal computers, utilizing software applications and procedures.

•Principles of record keeping and records management.

•Knowledge of policies, procedures and regulations covering specific areas of assignment.

•Rules and regulations of Head Start and other governing agencies.

•Local community resources and regional community services programs. 

•Personal computers utilizing standard software.

•Safety rules and regulations.

Skill in:

•Reading, interpreting, understanding, and applying federal, state, and local rules and regulations and CAP Agency policies.

•Developing administrative and program plans and procedures.

•Analyzing problems and resolving disputes with recommended solutions.

•Managing staff, delegating tasks and coaching to improve staff performance.

•Assessing and prioritizing multiple tasks, projects, and demands.

•Communicating effectively with adults.

•Establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with co-workers, community members, Government agency representatives and clients.

•Effective verbal and written communication.

•Mentoring/Coaching. 

•Leadership.

LICENSE AND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS 

A valid Minnesota State Driver’s License, proof of insurance and review of Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) report is required.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING ENVIRONMENT

Work is performed in a standard office environment in combination with home visiting, which requires lifting such articles as file boxes or heavier materials with help from others and/or lifting and carrying light objects and home visiting supplies frequently. Mobility to drive a motor vehicle in order to attend meetings and home visits. A job in this category may require walking or standing to a significant degree or may involve sitting on the floor with children and parents. Work includes computer skills and cell phone usage including texting.

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