Early Head Start Program Director - Mamá Tingó Early Childhood Education Center
  • Status: Full Time
  • Expected Start Date: ASAP
  • Department: Early Head Start
  • Reports To: Early Head Start Executive Director


Job Summary: 
Under the direction of the Executive Director, the Program Director directs program staff in the implementation of the Early Childhood Education Program. As such is responsible for monitoring adherence to the Early Head Start philosophies, policies, procedures, Performance Standards and local, State and Federal requirements. Oversees the budget established for the program and makes certain that costs are monitored for efficiency and effectiveness. Plans and directs all early childhood program activities for infant/toddler services, pregnant women services, parent involvement services, Policy Council involvement, and staff ensuring a high quality educational program. Supports and applies the mission and goals of the Dominican Women’s Development Center.


Master’s in Early Childhood Education with at least three years’ experience working with Early Head Start or pre-school children; at least three years’ supervisory experience. Prefers experience in working with Latino families and working with community-based programs. Bilingual (English/Spanish).
This job requires strong identification to the DWDC’s Mission and Principles and the active participation in DWDC’s sponsored activities related to cultural, social and community issues.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Supervise education, social service and health/nutrition management staff.
  • Create and track program goals.
  • Conduct program and community assessment.
  • Analyze Children assessment and family services’ DATA.
  • Track non-federal share (in-kind) with management team.
  • Create monthly report for Board of Directors.
  • Create policies and procedures.
  • Produce annual Program Information Report (PIR).
  • Expand leadership and management skills of Program Managers.
  • Active role in developing and management of the programs budget.
  • Link with other community partners towards maximizing resources and services for the families.
  • Monitor program compliances with Head Start performance standards and 2007 Head Start Act.
  • Submit reports and required documentation to Head Start Regional Office.


To apply: Email resume to Carolina Capellan: [email protected]