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Education Supervisors
Requisition Number:2021-HS/C-006
Department:Head Start and Children's Services
Employee Type:Regular
Hours Per Week:35
  

Overview:
Action for Boston Community Development is a nonprofit human services organization that each year provides more than 100,000 low income residents in the Greater Boston region with the tools and resources needed to transition from poverty to stability and from stability to success. 

ABCD Head Start & Children's Services is a family development program serving children from birth to age five, as well as pregnant women. Part of a highly successful national program, we provide comprehensive services to the whole family and foster a safe, creative learning environment to support children in school readiness and their social-emotional development. We are looking for dedicated individuals who want to make a meaningful impact on the communities we serve!

Duties include:
  • Responsible for the planning, development and management of education services at the local Early Head Start/Head Start center
  • Ensure that education staff gain a comprehensive understanding of the Head Start Performance Standards and engage staff with regular follow up to ensure that all policies and protocols are being followed
  • Responsible for promoting the school readiness of ABCD’s Head Start children as well as their growth in language, literacy, mathematics, science, social and emotional development, creative arts, physical development and approaches to learning
  • Provide skill development and mentoring to staff progressing in their position
  • Facilitate the development implementation, and coordination of internal support plans (action plans, behavior plans) with parents and staff
  • In collaboration with the Family & Community Engagement Supervisor, facilitate monthly Interdisciplinary Team meetings with other component staff to discuss, plan, and coordinate needed services, referrals, and trainings for children and families
  • Perform related duties as assigned from time to time.   

Job Qualifications:
  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education or a related field with 1+ years of experience teaching infants/toddlers and/or preschool children
  • EEC Director I or II, and EEC Lead Infant/Toddler Teacher, qualified (based on program’s licensed capacity and age groups served)
  • Ability to lead teams through demonstrated competence, reliability and professional conduct
  • Demonstrated expertise in educational planning, supervision, training and evaluation
  • Willingness to engage in ongoing staff development to expand professional skills
  • Attend and participate in community activities, training, and night meetings as needed
  • Excellent written and verbal communication as well as interpersonal skills
  • Bilingual skills and the ability to translate as necessary preferred
  • Frequent traveling for home visits and off-site trainings required
  • Must be able to work sensitively and effectively with individuals of diverse educational, socio-economic and cultural backgrounds


Why ABCD?

  • Make an impact on the community
  • Free professional development opportunities and trainings
  • Health and Dental Insurance
  • Long-term and Short-term Disability Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • 403B Retirement Plan with employer match and vesting after 1 year
  • Paid Time Off
  • 13 Observed Holidays