Position: Site Supervisor, Early Childhood Education (ECE) Programs
Reports to: Director of Early Childhood Education
Salary: Based on Education, Permit Level and Experience
Benefits: Generous benefits package
Work schedule: Full time/ 40 Hours per Week Monday through Friday
Early Childhood Education Program: The TEL HI Child Development Preschool provides a state-licensed, full-day preschool program for children 2 ½ to 5+ years of age. Our goal is to provide a safe and nurturing environment that encourages physical, social, emotional, and cognitive development through a developmentally age appropriate curriculum. Our philosophy is child-centered, rather than adult directed. The curriculum is realized through structuring the environment into interest areas, the planning of program activities to meet each child’s individual needs, and the opportunity for active participation rather than passive observation. Children participate in developmentally appropriate activities that are designed to develop their social skills, enhance their fine and gross motor skills, encourage creative learning, and teach pre-literacy skills and kindergarten readiness.
Position Requirements: Minimum qualifications for the ECE Program Site Supervisor position includes; a BA Degree with 24 ECE/CD units, 2 adult supervision units, 6 specialized units in infant/toddler, 3 units in supervised field experience and 2 to 3 years work experience in a supervisory role. This position requires a Program Director Permit or the ability to obtain the permit during the 90-day probationary period, pass the criminal background clearance and other required paperwork. Bilingual English/Spanish English/Chinese speakers are encouraged to apply.
Job Summary: The Site Supervisor works under the supervision of the ECE Program Director and in collaboration with the Education Coordinator to design, implement, evaluate and enforce a culturally and developmentally age appropriate program for all children at TEL HI. The Site Supervisor is responsible for the overall day-to-day operation of the center, implementing program policies and procedures, and ensuring that all regulations and requirements for licensing are met and maintained.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Demonstrates abilities to work effectively in a culturally diverse environment with excellent verbal and written
- Maintains a strong working relationship with the agency’s management, teaching teams and
- Provides supervision, guidance and training to interns, teaching staff and volunteers; Conducts performance evaluation for teaching staff according to TEL HI policies and procedures;
- Ensures high-quality classroom standards including program assessment and monitoring of
- Conducts team meetings, case reviewed conferences, and consultation meetings which include: written agendas and meeting
- Ensures daily learning areas to meet the standards of the program’s curriculum and ECERS/ITERS/CLASS
- Works with classroom staff to set goals and develops different methods to improve classroom operations during the bi-weekly team
- Supervise recruitment as well as hiring, training, and evaluation of program staff, to assure TEL HI has a qualified and professional staff that meets all state, and local
- Perform as a team leader and develop team-thinking skills that include reflective thinking and critical evaluation to ensure compliance with all required
- Intervene with suggestions and corrective measures when co-workers are displaying practices that are not
- Assists in the monitoring of all licensing requirements and recommends a plan of actions to ensure requirements are met; consults with ECE Program Director prior to implementing corrective
- Works collaboratively with the Educational Coordinator to ensure classroom teaching plans are meeting the program’s philosophy and
- Coordinates field trips and special
- Required to perform the responsibilities of a Head Teacher in the classroom when
- Ensures required paperwork and reports are submitted in a timely manner; reviews children’s files to make sure all required documents are
- Develops, maintains, and reviews a daily system of classroom communication to staff and parents to ensure clarity and consistency; Makes sure the display of each classroom’s project-approached activities is routinely
- Practices and ensures that food service guidelines, including nutritional components of meals served, meet the established written
- Responsible for providing or coordinating coverage for absent
- Maintain center inventory of supplies and teaching
- Monitors the centers environment and proactively takes actions to ensure the center is clean, presentable to clients, and meets required
- Serves as a liaison with TEL HI leaders to support TEL HI fundraising
- Performs other duties as assigned by the ITP program
Professional Performance Standards:
- Maintains an awareness of TEL HI’s mission and strive to promote the individual and social change goals it embodies.
- Performs tasks and responsibilities in a complete and timely manner, complying with TEL HI’s policies and standards and conforming to the scheduling requirements of the job.
- Maintains a creative, team-building approach to job performance and seeks to bring a constructive, problem solving orientation to all tasks.
- Actively seeks opportunities to develop skills and creates opportunities to teach co-workers.
- Exercises professional judgment and discretion at all times in keeping with the responsibilities carried personally and by TEL HI for the care and welfare of the youth, families, and seniors served.
- Ability to work well with a diverse staff and excel in a multi-cultural environment.
- Creates a work environment where employees feel respected and appreciation
- Works closely with the ITP program director to create a cohesive teaching faculty that enjoys their work and the children under their care, as well as supports the organization’s mission of “enhancing the lives of people in our.”
Organizational Description: Telegraph Hill Neighborhood Center (TEL HI) is a nonprofit organization which provides services and advocacy for residents of San Francisco. Founded in 1890 by Alice Griffith and Elizabeth Ashe, TEL HI provides opportunities for individuals and families to enrich their quality of life. Focusing on children, youth, families, and seniors, we create and strengthen community bonds, provide health and wellness programs, and broaden education and cultural experiences. Our programs include an infant care (3 – 18 months), toddler care (18–36 months), Preschool (2 ½ -5+ years), After School Academy (K-5th grades), Expanded Learning Program (6th-8th grades), Futurama (9th-12th grades), Senior Program, and more.
Please send your cover letter, resume, a copy of your degree, CTC Permit and a copy of unofficial transcripts to Connie Luu, ECE Program Director at CLuu@telhi.org