Locations: Various throughout San Joaquin County.
Definition of Classification:
Under supervision of the Program Manager, the CDE Site Supervisor will implement and oversee all components of a quality preschool or infant/toddler program by contributing to the success of the teaching team and adhering to policies and procedures while working to maintain compliance with licensing and funding regulations.
Description of Duties:
Represent the agency in a consistently professional manner, always modeling a commitment to the agency’s vision, mission, and values.
Promote and maintain a sense of teamwork between Early Education Services, other CAPC staff, volunteers, Board members, and other individuals relevant to the successful operation of each program.
Develop and maintain mutually beneficial working relationships with other stakeholders to ensure support of the agency’s vision, mission, and values.
Ability to work effectively with diverse staff, parents, children, and community members.
Maintain compliance and knowledge of all CAPC policies and procedures, funding and regulatory rules, and laws that apply to the program contracts and oversight agencies.
1. Provide for the safety, health, and nutrition of children.
Supervise children at all times to ensure a safe environment according to Cal OSHA Guidelines (SB198), Licensing 22, Title 5 Regulations, and Head Start Performance Standards.
Keep accurate and updated emergency information and authorizations for treatment of all children.
Be familiar with emergency procedures and implement center’s plan for medical and disaster related emergencies according to (SB198) guidelines.
Coordinate and implement emergency drills at consistent intervals in accordance with agency emergency policy and procedures.
Develop and implement supervision plans that are specific to site and classroom, which include details on teaching staff responsibilities and zoning maps.
Implement healthy practices within the classroom environment using universal health precautions including but not limited to washing hands, using appropriate gloves, changing diapers/clothing in a timely manner, cleaning the classroom and dispensation of authorized medications.
Provide food service support (serving and cleaning) for meals, snacks, and other activities according to CACFP policies.
Document and submit timely, nutrition documentation on all children less than 12 months old.
Communicate all family updates to Program Manager, Teacher, and Associate Teacher.
2. Provide early education experiences and learning opportunities
Plan and implement quality lesson plans utilizing the Creative Curriculum that meet the physical, social, emotional, intellectual, health, and nutritional needs of each child.
Observe and document children’s growth, conduct developmental screenings/assessments, and submit paperwork/reports within specified time frames (e.g. 30, 45 and 90 days, etc.).
Prepare individualized education plans specifying developmental goals and activities while making appropriate adaptations as needed in the environment and curriculum for each child, including children with disabilities.
Lead teaching team to ensure that a balance of child and adult-directed activities, independent, and small and large group experiences are available daily.
Implement program funding specific goals and objectives into the lesson plan curriculum.
Consider CLASS domains and dimensions when planning activities to promote optimal teacher-child interactions.
Provide a curriculum that supports and encourages acceptance and respect of gender, culture, language, ethnicity, and family composition.
3. Provide an interesting and varied physical environment
Create and maintain well-organized interest areas that include blocks, dramatic play, toys and games, art, library, discovery, sand and water, music and movement, and outdoors.
Utilize the appropriate Environmental Rating Scale instrument to measure quality in the classrooms.
Provide and rotate regularly, materials and equipment that are varied, interesting, developmentally and age-appropriate to encourage learning.
Provide outdoor curriculum that enhances children’s physical and social development by bringing all components of the indoor classroom to the outside.
Provide an environment that supports and encourages acceptance and respect of gender, culture, language, ethnicity and family composition.
4. Promote social and emotional growth
Build positive relationships with children by having quality interactions as those described in the CLASS tool.
Promote program-wide expectations for behavior
We are Safe
We are Respectful
We are Friendly
Provide activities that will increase children’s social emotional development and encourage positive approaches to learning.
Provide opportunities for children to interact and cooperate with one another to promote respect, acceptance and appreciation of cultural and ethnic diversity, and promote appropriate social skills, competence, and respect for the feelings and rights of others.
Establish a consistent daily schedule, predictable routines, and transitions that keep the educational flow moving from one activity to another.
5. Perform administrative tasks
Maintain and update licensing files and licensing board.
Maintain records for attendance, meal counts, parent participation and other in-kind contributions and submit in a timely manner.
File and organize documents in corresponding binders (lesson plan, maintenance, go- to…)
Ensure teaching staff follow personnel policies and initiate disciplinary procedures when applicable.
Evaluate teaching staff annually and assist in planning professional development goals through mentoring.
Monitor staff progress in documentation of case notes, child observations, and child assessments.
Ensure completion of documents and records by teaching team is thorough and timely.
Record statistics and file reports required by funding sources.
Use agency electronic databases to document child progress and other information.
Respond to emails and voicemails in a timely manner.
6. Build and maintain working relationships
Participate in case conference meetings with teaching team and support staff to facilitate information sharing, goal setting, and action plans for each child.
Participate in staff development trainings and professional development opportunities.
Provide supervision, guidance, and trainings to Teachers, Associate Teachers, Center Aides and Parent Volunteers on a daily basis and as needed.
Plan and lead weekly team meetings with teaching team.
Network with other community agencies and participate when requested, in community events, health fairs, and other events designed to promote CAPC programs.
Document and report inappropriate behavior of staff, parents, and on-site consultants to the appropriate supervisor.
Perform other duties both program specific and CAPC related, as assigned. Refer to the Master Task List.