Shining Star is currently seeking a Site Director for our Head Start Program.
Qualified candidates must have a minimum of a BA in Early Childhood Education or related field, with at least 30 credits in ECE or CD .
Candidates should have knowledge of Head Start Performance Standards, familiarity with Universal Pre-Kindergarten, Child & Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) and DCFS Childcare regulations while ensuring program compliance with legal, accreditation, licensing, and federal and state grant funding requirements. Candidates MUST have the ability to work with at-risk children and families, as well as high demanding environments. Must work well under pressure and have the ability to handle difficult situations. Potential candidates will have the ability to ensure the safety and supervision of children at all times. The ideal candidates must also have exceptional leadership and organizational skills, as well as prior experience in working with at-risk communities. Also more importantly, the candidate must be trustworthy, loyal, professional and have excellent management skills.
Must be computer literate, manage e-mails, and answer phone calls.
Must be familiar with Microsoft Word & Excel as well as most Google Apps.
Must have knowledge of developmentally appropriate early childhood education and experience supervising staff.
Must have the ability to maintain positive relationships with parents/guardians, children and coworkers.
This position is on the Far Southeast Side of Chicago. Please consider the location before applying. No Shows, or Sporadic Cancellations will not be considered for future interviews.
MUST have an Bachelor's degree in EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION OR RELATED FIELD WITH AT LEAST 30 HOURS IN ECE.