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North Hodges Head Start Center
212 N. Hodges School Road
United States of America



To ensure the daily operations and delivery of services to Head Start Program participants, including education, nutrition, recruitment, parent involvement, volunteers, staff supervision, security and property maintenance are in compliance with the federal, state and local regulations which govern early childhood programs.  To coordinate with Head Start components and local resources.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.

1. Coordinate and supervise all aspects of the Head Start Program at the Center level, and ensure that they are carried out in accordance with all policies and federal, state, and local regulations relating to the Head Start Program.

2. Perform administrative activities, including recruitment, attendance, property inventory, needs assessment, volunteers participation, in-kind donations, fund raising, extra-curricular activities, parent committees, public communications, staff meetings, problem solving/trouble-shooting in relation to staff and physical plant, and long-range planning.

3. Assist with coordinating and implementing full parent involvement, volunteer services, education services and other resource components in all phases of Head Start Center operations and activities to secure support that will enhance the success of the Head Start Program, particularly those pertaining to crisis intervention, Head Start family needs, recruitment of Head Start children and volunteer resource persons and donors.

4. Assist in developing curriculum and assign work to Center staff in cooperation with the Children Services Manager.

5. Recommend selection, retention, transfer, promotion, and discipline of personnel assigned to the Head Start Centers.

6. Encourage and assist in implementing training, technical assistance and continuing education to Center staff.  Conduct orientation for Center staff, including policies and procedures.

7. Maintain and encourage supervisory relationships.  Coordinate and cooperate with component managers for efficient and effective implementation of the Performance Standards and the Work Plan on the Center level.

8. Ensure secure, safe environment and appearance of Head Start Center facilities.

9. Requisition supplies, equipment and services needed for the Centers.

10. Prepare and disseminate internal communications on the Center level.

11. Promote and encourage positive public relations within the community.

12. Perform other related work and acquire related job skills as required by management.

Minimum Requirements


Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education, or related field plus 18 hours in Early Childhood Education, 3-5 years of supervisory experience.

Two years teaching experience required.  Knowledge of early childhood development education programs, program design, material development and classroom presentation techniques. Supervisory experience preferred.

Possess strong interpersonal skills and exhibit cooperative, enthusiastic, dedicated, flexible, dependable and friendly attitude.  Ability to relate to disadvantaged children and their parents.

Valid South Carolina Driver’s License required.  Must obtain Commercial Driver’s License in 90 days.