Assistant Center Manager in Richmond, TX at BakerRipley

Date Posted: 11/20/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Head Start and Early Head Start Programs provide early, continuous, intensive, and comprehensive child development and family support services to low-income infants, toddlers, pre-school children and their families, and pregnant women and their families.

The Assistant Center Manager assist the center manager in ensuring that center staff provides children with a learning environment and varied experiences that will help them develop socially, intellectually, physically, and emotionally in a manner appropriate to their age and stages of developments toward the overall goal of social competence. Responsible for supporting the center manager and assuming the center manager’s responsibilities in his/her absence. Assist with implementation and maintenance of the educational component and assisting with the overall management of the center.

  • Assist the Teachers in integrating the educational aspects of the various Head Start components in the daily program of activities.
  • Assist in developing specific training activities, to enhance teaching skills of center staff.
  • Assist with ensuring all staff are operating according to the terms of the HS Program Performance Standards/ TDFPS Licensing/TEA/and NAEYC.
  • Maintains program effectiveness and fiscal accountability for all program supplies, equipment and materials
  • Conducts annual inventory of equipment and material needs for the center and submits to appropriate central staff.
  • Submits timely acquisition, documentation and reporting of in-kind and other local match resources related to the collaborations.
  • Maintains a current list of classroom equipment and material purchased by Head Start/Early Childhood Development center funds.
  • Ensures needed instructional/educational materials and equipment are purchased to accomplish the program’s educational and developmental goals for the children and parents, within budgetary limits.
  • Establishes and maintains effective oral and written communication with the Center Manager, collaborative partners and program team members.
  • Submits all required reports and administrative forms accurately, completely and timely, including enrollment, attendance and CACAP information.
  • Conducts classroom and teacher observation and provides onsite consultation to teaching staff, as appropriate.
  • Effectively addresses and resolves all potential and actual difficulties that may arise.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)