Posting Summary: *Ensure classrooms are meeting all guidelines which govern EHS including Head Start Performance Standards, Child Care Licensing Standards as well as meet ITERS, ECERS, FCCERS, and NAEYC Accreditation Standards. *Scheduling staffing patterns in compliance with federal Head Start Performance Standards. *Determine, define and assign duties for teaching staff and substitutes. *Ensure teaching staff are completing weekly lesson plans and anecdotal notes. *Collaborate with Disabilities Coordinator for any referrals to TEIS. *Monitor the implementation of Creative Curriculum in the classroom and provide guidance as needed. *Identify and prioritize materials and equipment needed in classrooms and playground. *Provide support with new classroom set-up. *Order supplies for classrooms and ensure supplies used in all classrooms are developmentally appropriate. *Ensure classroom schedule meets DHS and OHS regulations. *Ensure planning is individualized for all children. *To assist with and monitor the overall completion of screenings and assessments. *Assure that all children and families with special needs receive accommodations in accordance with ADA, IDEA, Part C, LEA and Head Start Performance Standards. *Ensure parent teacher conferences and educational home visits occur according to the guidelines set forth by the Early Childhood/Parent Involvement/Disabilities Coordinator. *Follow health regulations and universal precautions in accordance with Head Start Performance Standards and Child Care Licensing. *Maintain accurate USDA verification of menus, meal service and meal counts. *Ensure required health and nutrition screenings are complete and that follow-ups occur according to procedures. *Participate in monthly evacuation drills and be knowledgeable of the emergency plan of his/her center. *Complete and receive certification in First Aid and Infant CPR as scheduled by the Health/Nutrition/Transportation Coordinator. *Prepare and submit purchase requisitions to supervisor as needed. *Submit work order form to central office when repairs are needed. *Schedule and monitor evacuation procedures as directed by the Health/Nutrition/Transportation Coordinator *Provide necessary support to staff during the DHS 3-Star Rating System Assessment preparation process. *Ensure home visits and parent conferences occur as required, and are used to discuss the child's individual development and progress. *Serve as the agency contact person for DHS Child Care Licensing, State Fire Marshal and the County Environmentalist; insuring availability of all related licensing requirements and assuring that all standards have been meet.
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