Early learning director
Reports to: CFO
Status: Regular, 40 hours per week
Hiring Range: $25 - $30
Location: South King County – Main Office
Closing Date: Open until filled
RESPONSIBILITIES: Under general supervision of the CFO, the Early Learning Director if Programs will fulfill a variety of assignments, which support the Early Learning Programs in delivering services in South King County.
This is a full-time position and will report to the CFO. The Early Learning Director of Programs is responsible for developing quality standard s of excellence and service operations for all programs and ensuring consistency of all programs services and policies. The Early Learning Director of Programs will oversee all Early Learning Birth to 5 programs, Seattle Preschool Program classes, ECEAP (Early Childhood Education Assistance Program classes/site, PCHP (Parent Child Home Program) and FCC (Family Childcare) Hub. The Early Learning Director of Programs will ensure that a seamless program team is in place.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Assure all Seattle Preschool Program/ECEAP contractual obligations remain in compliance with City of Seattle, DCYF, United Way of King County, and PCHP National.
Participates as a member of the management team with agency program development, development and maintenance of policies and procedures
Provide monthly reports on program performance for all areas of all contracts
Oversee and submit the self-assessment of all programs to CEO
Assists the agency with overseeing the implementation of agency policy and procedures throughout all programs
Assure personnel issues with respect to the agency policy and procedures as outlined in personnel handbook are being followed
Participate in workshops, trainings, and meetings relevant to all programs
Record keeping and documentation
Assure program goals and objectives are developed annually and evaluated for the achievement of Early Learning Program success
Annually evaluate each program's services and work with staff to develop enhancements consistent with the agency's philosophy and mission
Effectively administer program service policies; work with program coordinators and executive managers to revise policies
Prepare reports on program services, statistics and outcomes for various funders, partners, staff members and executive staff
Assure the quality and timely submission of all programmatic reports and processing of all paperwork as defined by funder with a quarterly report to executive leadership
Assist on program expansions as needed
Develop yearly schedule
Monitor and Develop ECEAP HSAC and policy council
Team Leadership and Staff Supervision
Provide leadership, supervision and ongoing performance management for all Early Learning Programs and follow all regulations around professional development for each program
Ensure that staff program supervisors provide comprehensive training to new staff/interns/volunteers, as well as provide ongoing staff development and education
Serve as a resource for the early learning program staff as it relates to both program and administrative matters; ensure that assigned staff members implement program services and handle administrative responsibilities in accordance with VOT guidelines.
Develop and implement strategies that will maximize the efficiencies across program areas
Conduct staff evaluation 2x a year
Instill a sense of accountability among team members by modeling a tight oversight of individual and organization performance standards
Monthly staff and department meetings
Coordinate all program reporting for the organization’s City and State funding with the CEO and CFO, monitor contract compliance for each program
Collaborate with coordinators to ensure that performance standards, documentation and client files are maintained in accordance with VOT guidelines and City and State contacts
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
Minimum requirements include at least 4 years’ relevant experience. An BA or above preferred. Additional expectations include:
Excellent external and internal customer service skills
Excellent office administration skills, including the ability to organize and meet deadlines
Strong knowledge of computer software, especially Office 2007 (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and Outlook)
Proven ability to accurately enter data into computer software.
Proven ability to supervise multiple employees at a time
Ability to work independently
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Strong problem-solving skills and flexibility
Ability to juggle multiple tasks at a time
Proven ability to perform and deliver all deliverables for contacts similar to or the same as preschool services
Proven ability to work in a team environment
Demonstrated commitment to diversity, cultural relevancy, and inclusion is required
Ability to lift 30lbs
Must pass Department of Early Learning’s Portable Background Check (PBC).
Bilingual ability (Somali/English)
Hiring Process: To apply, please email your resume and cover letter to Farhan Mohamed at email@example.com or call 206-466-1229. Incomplete applications will not be accepted.