Site Director
Training & Research Foundation Head Start - Los Angeles, CA
$27.52 an hour
The Site Director supervises all teaching staff and oversees all education activities for their assigned site.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Planning and Program Implementation
  • Supervises, coordinates, and evaluates the teaching of children within the classroom environment.
  • Coaches/mentors assigned teaching staff regarding curriculum.
  • Participates in actual teaching and demonstrates and applies appropriate methods, materials, and accepted practices.
  • Provides direction and tracks adherence to individual lesson plans.
  • Assures regular reporting of child progress and child center activities.
  • Provides mentoring based on classroom observation. Involves parents and promotes knowledge of educational activities and student development goals.
  • Considers student health and safety and effective learning and reinforcement techniques.
  • Monitors parent conferences, and develops and informs parents and staff regarding IEP goals.
  • Maintains current knowledge of teaching techniques through child development classes, workshops, and membership in professional organizations. Prepares and maintains necessary and mandated records and related documents.
CCL/Head Start
  • Completes daily head counts and ensures that ratios are met at all times.
  • Completes paperwork and reports any symptoms of child abuse to the Child Development Specialist and Child Abuse Hotline, supports teachers to make necessary reports.
  • Completes and maintains Licensing forms as needed.
  • Ensures site compliance with all CCL requirements and Head Start Performance Standards
  • Ensures monitoring of classroom quality with CLASS
  • Schedules supervision meetings with teachers on a monthly basis or as needed.
  • Develops/monitors Professional Development Goals for all teaching staff.
  • Participates in the orientation of teaching staff.
  • Conducts annual evaluation of teaching staff/floaters.
  • Responsible for reviewing/approving timesheets, work orders, purchase orders, and other supporting documentation.
  • Completes and follows up with all site visits for Community Care Licensing
  • Completes and ensures all required reports are maintained and submitted to appropriate parties.
  • Developments and monitors goals for the site and individual classrooms.
  • Completes reports and communicates problems directly to supervisor as needed.
  • Supervises and monitors child files and assists staff in the compliance of file requirements.
  • May perform other duties as assigned by supervisor
Education/Certifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Education or Child Development, including more than 12 semester units or equivalent quarter units in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, or a related field. California Site Supervisor Permit. Experience working with at risk populations and/or experience working with children or families served by Head Start.