Are you an experienced educator who would enjoy the opportunity to lead a team of passionate home visiting teachers? At Children’s Home + Aid, we believe that quality early childhood education can build the foundation for a lifetime of learning. Families count on us to help put their children on the path to a better future—and keep them there with early childhood education that reinforces children’s social and emotional growth and stability.
The Home-Based Head Start Program Supervisor oversees a team of Home Visitors as they implement the education plan and curriculum for the Head Start home-based program. This program supports children and their families through home visits and group socialization experiences. Home Visits provide comprehensive services to support and strengthen the relationships between infants, toddlers and their parents. The strength and quality of these relationships are essential for optimal child development outcomes during this period of rapid social, emotional, physical, and cognitive development.
The Program Supervisor reports to the Home-Based Program Manager. If you are seeking a leadership position within a team of educators who are committed to making a real difference in the lives of children and families, this might be the perfect opportunity for you.
Supervise, train, and evaluate Home Visitors as they provide curriculum and services to children and families.
Monitor enrollment, attendance, and participation in services.
Assist in the development, monitoring, and evaluation of program policies, procedures and curriculum.
Ensure maintenance of accurate, up-to-date records.
Prepare reports on progress toward program goals and service delivery.
Work with community partners to coordinate child development services.
Assist with the coordination of parent and staff activities and other events.
Represent the program and agency to parents and the community.
Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education or equivalent field.
Three years experience working in Early Head Start, Head Start or other type of home visiting program.
Working knowledge of Creative Curriculum, Learning Games and/or Parents as Teachers preferred.
At least one year of experience in a supervisory or management role in a Head Start or Early Head Start Program preferred.
Bilingual (English/Spanish) and demonstrated proficiency in speaking, reading and writing in both English and Spanish language preferred.
Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of audiences.
Valid driver’s license, insurance, and reliable transportation required.
Additional Salary Information: Compensation includes paid time off, as well as medical, dental, vision and life insurance and a 401(k) Employee savings plan. Children’s Home + Aid is an equal opportunity employer: minority/female/disability/veteran.
Children’s Home + Aid is a leading child and family service agency in Illinois. Each year, it protects, educates and counsels over 40,000 children, youth and families to improve their lives. For over 130 years, Children’s Home + Aid has been a compassionate advocate helping to shape public policy in child welfare, early childhood and juvenile justice. Children’s Home + Aid is recognized for establ...ishing best practices and achieving outstanding results through its programs and services that focus on child abuse prevention, healthy child development and strengthening families. Children’s Home + Aid is an equal opportunity employer: minority/female/disability/veteran.
Compensation includes paid time off, as well as medical, dental, vision and life insurance and a 401(k) Employee savings plan.