Incumbent is responsible for the total operation of the Children's Center, a full day preschool program.CDE funded, QRIS rated. Duties include; developing goals, objectives and program philosophy, full scope of supervision for a wide variety of personnel, budget administration, parent counseling and communications; staff development and facilities and ground maintenance, compliance with grant requirements, ensures health and safety of children, food and nutrition planning and implementation, and planning and implementing parent education seminars and community and academic relations.
Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education or related field (i.e., Human Development/Elementary Education); or equivalent combination of education/experience. Valid Children's Center Supervision Permit. Minimum of 3 years experience in an early childhood development program with supervisory/management responsibility. Minimum of 6 semester hours in administration and supervision of child development programs. Minimum of 3 years direct classroom experience as a teacher. Knowledge of all aspects of child development. Ability to plan, organize and direct a challenging and stimulating program for preschool aged children. Knowledge of State/Federal Regulations related to child care. Knowledge of health and safety regulations related to child care. Experience working with children ages 2 1/2 to 5 in a group setting. Ability to work effectively as a team member. Demonstrated oral and written communication skills. Demonstrated supervisory skills to include hiring, training, evaluations, etc. Knowledge and experience of principles of budgeting. Demonstrated experience working with and communicating with parents. Completion of 15 hour First Aid/CPR Training.
Desired: Masters degree in Early Childhood Education or related field.
knowledgeable of NAEYC Accreditation and CDE Title 5 programig
Internal Number: 2018-0658
About University of California,Irvine
University campus early care and education programs serving children between the ages of 3 months to 12 years. Five individual centers all NAEYC Accredited. 35 full time employees. Excellent salary and benefit packages.