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Head Start Assistant Director

The Head Start Assistant Director works in collaboration with the Head Start Director, to plan, administer, and deliver services in the Head Start Program.  To act as an Ambassador to the Agency and to reflect all Agency matters in a positive way.

REPORTS TO: Head Start Director

FLSA STATUS: Full Time, Exempt – Administrative

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Participate in the design of Head Start internal structures, systems and polices regarding Education, Disabilities, Professional Development, Health services to ensure Head Start Performance Standards and Child Care Rules and Regulations are met.
  • Ensure coordination among all components within the Head Start structure; encourage continuous improvement of systems.
  • Assist in the preparation of grant applications.
  • Assist in the development and management of the Head Start budget.
  • Provide support and leadership to all staff.
  • Supervise the school readiness goals, plans, and reports. 
  • Supervise the preparation of the Head Start PIR.
  • Attend interagency organizational and planning meetings as appropriate.
  • Participate in the planning and implementation of the annual self-assessment process.
  • Provide orientation to new coordinators and consultants.
  • Provide technical assistance and support to the team. 
  • Ensure that in-service and professional development opportunities are provided for staff.
  • Support the development of Professional Development Plans.
  • Participate in the interview and hiring process of relevant staff.
  • Attend and participate in workshops, seminars, etc., to keep abreast of current changes.
  • Responsible for active supervision of all children during Head Start/EHS/CCP activities.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:  South, Central, and North Regional Managers

EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE: 

The individual in this position must have a bachelor’s degree and substantial administrative experience or equivalent experience and knowledge of principles of management, child development theories and practices, and/or expertise in fiscal and program management.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:  Valid driver’s license with current vehicle insurance. Documentation of degree. Transcripts of post secondary education.

THIS JOB DESCRIPTION IS NOT ALL-INCLUSIVE AND AN EMPLOYEE WILL ALSO PERFORM OTHER REASONABLE RELATED BUSINESS DUTIES AS REQUIRED AS ASSIGNED BY THE CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER. THIS IS NOT INTENDED TO BE AN EXHAUSTIVE LIST OF ALL DUTIES, RESPONSIBILITIES, AND QUALIFICATIONS FOR THIS POSITION.

STARTING WAGE: $27-30/hour, based on experience.

BENEFITS:

  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan

SCHEDULE:

  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekends, as needed.

ABILITY TO RELOCATE/COMMUTE:

Ladysmith, WI 54848: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

To be considered for an interview, applicants must submit:

  • ICAA application
  • Resume with cover letter
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • References
  • Proof of degree/licenses (if applicable)

Apply by sending the above documentation to

Email: 

recruiter@indianheadcaa.org

Mail:

ICAA, Attn: Recruiter

1000 College Ave. W

Ladysmith, WI 54848

Fax: 715-532-1503

For more information, please call 715-532-4222 and ask for HR.

ICAA is an equal opportunity employer and provider operating under an approved Affirmative Action Plan.  As an equal opportunity employer, we encourage women, minorities, and persons with disabilities to apply.