Youth Policy Institute

  • Site Supervisor- Early Head Start

    Job Locations US-CA-Los Angeles
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    # of Openings
    Job Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    This position is responsible for interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning staffing patterns, assigning, and directing work; conducting performance evaluations; addressing complaints and resolving problems; and the oversight/monitoring of day-to-day EHS program standards/regulations. The Site Supervisor supervises teaching staff at a designated site and ensures activities are designed to promote the children’s social, emotional, physical, and intellectual growth. This position oversees planning individual and group activities to stimulate learning according to the ages of the children, including, but not limited to, Responsive Caregiving and Infant/Toddler CLASS.



    • Promotes an atmosphere that actively embraces diversity; addresses any form of prejudice and promotes understanding of all cultures.
    • Provides social and emotional climate that supports and builds teamwork and group pride; works constructively through any site conflicts.
    • Provides supervision to teaching staff; reviews teacher paperwork and submits timely reports as required.
    • Ensures implemented curriculum plan meets needs of all children, families and staff.
    • Observes, screens, and assesses each child's developmental level and develops goals that relate to the child's individual development.
    • Ensures implementation of the program curriculum for children enrolled; instructs minimum of one (1) class per day, if needed.
    • Administers and plans individual and group activities to stimulate learning as well as supports and enhances the role of parents as prime educators of their children.
    • Works cooperatively with all staff to provide information and resources to enrolled families.
    • Integrates various Early Head Start services into learning such as parent involvement, social services, nutrition, health, and mental health services.
    • Provides a physical environment consistent with state and local licensing requirements as well as the health and safety of the children.
    • Assists in planning professional development, coaches assigned teachers using Practice-based Coaching (PBC), and support staff regarding curriculum.
    • Provides feedback based on classroom observation.
    • Maintains current knowledge of teaching techniques.
    • Prepares and maintains necessary and mandated records including, but not limited to, ongoing assessments, classroom observations, environmental ratings, and related documents.
    • Other duties as assigned.


    • Bachelor’s degree in Child Development or closely related field; Masters degree in Child Development or related field is a plus.
    • 24 semester units in Early Childhood Education/Child Development, including at least 3 semester units in early childhood education with a focus on infant and toddler prior to employment. Must complete an additional 3 semester units within the first year of employment if fewer than 6 semester units are completed prior to hire.
    • 3 semester units in Administration.
    • 2 semester units in Adult Supervision; coursework in Management desired.
    • 16 semester units in General Education.
    • Bilingual in English and Spanish (written and oral) desirable.
    • Valid Child Development Site Supervisor permit or higher.
    • Minimum of 2 years of supervisory experience; minimum 4 years of teaching experience.
    • Excellent computer skills including working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel.
    • Must pass a criminal background check (Livescan fingerprinting), with both the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), prior to beginning employment.
    • Must present proof of negative Tuberculosis skin test (Mantoux) prior to beginning employment dated within 60 days.
    • Valid California driver’s license and access to automobile with adequate insurance (or have easy access to other means of reliable transportation) to make home visits and travel to other school sites.
    • Physical examination at the time of employment.
    • Requires ability to interact with children in a busy environment including but not limited to:
    • Able to lift 50 lbs.
    • Frequent kneel and squat.
    • Ability to move quickly.


    • $3,886.75/mo


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