Posting Summary: Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; Demonstrate a thorough knowledge of the basic principles of appropriate early childhood development; Assist teachers in planning, implement, and model activities with children between the ages of 6 weeks and three years, consistent with the curriculum provided; Establish and maintain effective, working relationships with staff and the community; Organize, manage, and control work flow; Work with individuals from various ethnic; cultural, Socio-economic status, educational and backgrounds; Identify and solve critical elements of various situations (initiate solutions without constant supervision); Direct all activities of assigned children in caseload and oversee all center activities with teaching staff in relationship; to developmentally appropriate best practices for infants and toddlers. The Center Manager is based at the assigned EHS center and some travel within the multi-county area to centers is required. Work involves the responsibility of supervising teachers and overseeing all aspects of the child care center as outlined by Head Start, DHS Licensing, and Tennessee State University. Directly supervises teachers and is expected to maintain a cooperative attitude with all staff in the role of policy implementation, mentoring, advising, and training. Be familiar with all aspects of the Early Head Start program including the program plans and all program policies, EHS Work Plans and Procedures, and Head Start Performance Standards. Valid TN Driver License and reliable transportation required. Will be required to travel within a four county service area. Valid TN Driver License and reliable transportation required. Will be required to travel within a four county service area.
Internal Number: 220_57026
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Tennessee State University is committed to excellence and has been consistently listed in the U.S. News & World Report’s “Guide to America’s Best Colleges” for more than a decade. Founded in 1912, TSU is a comprehensive, urban, co-educational, land-grant institution in Nashville, Tennessee. The university has been served by seven presidents, including Dr. Glenda Baskin Glover, who is currently serving as our eighth president.TWO CAMPUSESOur Nashville home offers two locations—the 500-acre main campus nestles in a beautiful residential neighborhood along the Cumberland River, and the downtown Avon Williams campus sits near the center of Nashville’s business and government district.