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Early Head Start-Child Care Partnership (EHS-CCP) Manager

Community Action Partnership of Strafford County

Community Action Partnership of Strafford County is a 501(c)(3) private nonprofit organization established in 1965 under the provisions of the Equal Opportunity Act of 1964. We work with community, state and federal partners to assist children, families, low-income and elderly residents with their efforts to become or remain financially and socially independent through a variety of coordinated programs. Without the services provided by our agency, many local residents would be without a means to provide for their basic needs, including food, education, child care, utilities assistance, transportation, shelter and access to other services.

~~CAPSC offers a number of benefits including:
•Medical coverage
•Dental coverage
•Earned time-off
•Flexible spending accounts
•Vision care coverage
•Work/Life resources
•Employee and Dependent life insurance
•Disability insurance
•11 Paid Holidays a year

Under the supervision of the Head Start Senior Program Manager and in accordance with related Early Head Start Performance Standards and other regulatory agencies, the EHS-CCP Manager is responsible for the general oversight and management of the EHS-CCP program.  With support from existing content area managers, the EHS-CCP Manager will ensure that all Early Head Start standards are met with fidelity at each partnership site.  


• Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education, Social Work or related field(s) with at least five (5) years’ experience in staff supervision and community collaboration required. Master’s Degree in Early Childhood Education, Social Services or related field with at least two (2) years’ experience in staff supervision and community collaboration preferred.
• Experience working with infant/toddlers and their families.  Previous Head Start/Early Head Start experience preferred.
• Must become reliable in the Teaching Pyramid Infant Toddler Observation Scale (TPITOS) tool within 6 months.
• Intermediate computer literacy including:  database management and Microsoft Office.


• Oversee the planning and implementation of the EHS-CCP program in collaboration with selected partnering child care programs and in accordance with Head Start Standards and State Child Care licensing.
• Ensure compliance with requirements of funding sources.
• Participate in program planning, grant writing, policy and procedure reviews, on-going monitoring, etc. as an active member of the Head Start management team.
• Select, supervise, monitor and evaluate the EHS-CCP Partnership Coach and Family Advocate including conducting monthly supervision, annual evaluations and professional development plans.  Maintain supporting documentation, evaluations and development plans.
• Provide orientation to the EHS Performance Standards to all new EHS-CCP sites and new staff.
• Facilitate quarterly group meetings and monthly individual meetings with partnering Center Directors.
• Manage all aspects of service provision for children with disabilities and/or behavioral / mental
health needs.
• Ensure all partnership families are receiving responsive services that support their well-being.
• Work with the Family Engagement Manager and ERSEA Coordinator to develop and implement a plan for recruitment and retention that supports full enrollment in the EHS-CCP. Review annually.
• With support from the Health Manager and Program Nurse, ensure all Early Head Start health and nutrition mandates are met and data is accessible and accurate.
• Work with Child Care partnership staff to ensure full understanding and the importance of meeting EHS performance standards.
• Monitor partner sites to ensure compliance with EHS performance standards.   Provides written feedback to partner sites, provides technical assistance as needed to ensure appropriate corrective action is taken when necessary.
• Assist in creating professional development plans for partnership participants to assist in meeting EHS staff qualifications.
• Monitor data system entries on a regular basis to ensure that all required vision, hearing, health and dental screenings, physicals, and immunizations for caseload are completed according to Head Start Performance Standards and State Child Care licensing.
• Network to develop key community partnerships that support and enhance the EHS-CCP program.
• Analyze information and data from internal and external sources to set / review program goals and objectives.
• Continue professional growth by participating in ongoing; ECE education, training programs, workshops/conferences as budget allows, reading articles and professional journals pertaining to ECE and Head Start/Early Head Start.
• Participate in various meetings to include program meetings and collaborative meetings with other agencies as assigned.
• Participate in the annual program self-assessment and ongoing monitoring process.
• Report any concerns for safety, health, or non-compliance to the Head Start Senior Program Manager.
• Prepare monthly written report for Head Start Senior Program Manager.
• Participate in the annual PIR.
• Perform other duties as may be assigned by supervisors that are reasonably within the scope of duties listed above.
• Review monthly billings from partnering sites, approve and upload to Avid Xchange.

Communication Skills
• Be able to communicate effectively with childcare partners, staff, volunteers, and families on a regular basis
• Good communication skills 
• Ability to read, write, and give clear guidelines and instructions
Supervisory Responsibilities
• EHS-CCP Coach
• EHS-CCP Family Advocate

How to Apply:

Please submit resume and cover letter via email to

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Date Added: January 9, 2019

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