Subject Area Coordinator - Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis Head Start
Position: Subject Area Coordinator
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Education Coordinator
Job Location: The Urban League
Beginning: Nov 02, 2022
Deadline: Dec 02, 2022**
District: Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis Head Start
St. Louis, MO 63108
Telephone: 314-615-3600
Job Description:
Would you like to become a member of a nationally recognized early childhood education program? Join our team!

The Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis Inc. is currently seeking an Education Coordinator. Under general supervision, the Education Coordinator is responsible for providing oversight and development of systems providing and coordinating child development/educational services for Head Start/Early Head Start children and families, with a primary focus on Early Head Start. The Educator Coordinator provides technical training and monitoring supervision over education staff. Secondary responsibilities for this position include, assisting with the assurance and implementation of child care licensing regulations, defined administration, information services, other support services, related planning for the program, and compliance with performance standards and best practice for the Head Start program. As an Integral part of the Management Team, the Education Coordinator will work in tandem with other program coordinators and specialists to support the larger system of services provided by Head Start/Early Head Start.

Candidates must have:
  • A Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education, or Child Development is required. Master's preferred.
  • Considerable knowledge of the principles and practices of early childhood education programs; program planning; and community resources.
  • Must have C.L.A.S.S reliability, ITERS, and ECERS training.
  • Must be C.L.A.S.S. reliable (6) months of hire.
  • One year of experience working as a supervisor or administrator in an Early Childhood Education program.
  • Three years of experience working with disadvantaged, low-income clients and the general community desirable.
  • Ability to relate well and maintain effective working relationships with staff, children, parents, and other agencies.
  • Ability to keep all information strictly confidential, and exercise professional judgment in evaluating before making decisions.
  • Possess valid driver's license.
  • Able to work some evenings and weekends.
*Per program policies a health exam, clear tuberculosis screen, Hepatitis A vaccination and background check are required for hire.

This description is intended to describe the essential job functions and the essential requirements for the performance of this job. It is not an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and requirements of a person so classified.

Current and former Head Start parents will receive preference for employment vacancies for which they are qualified. Bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.

The Urban League offers outstanding benefits that include Hiring Incentives ($3,000 sign-on, and retention bonus), health, dental, vision and life insurances, short-term and long-term disability coverage, an Employee Assistance Program, 403(b) retirement plan, paid holidays, vacation, personal sick leave, family leave, United Way dress down days and much more.

We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, military service or status, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other status protected by law.

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.
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