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The Head Start Director is responsible for providing supervision over the Head Start program and to develop and implement operational policies and procedures in conformance with those of the Agency and regulations, policies, etc., promulgated by the funding agency.

Work performance is measured by the success of the Head Start program as evidenced by the performance in the annual self-assessment and in the On-site Program Review. The Director must be able to apply principles of organization and management; have knowledge of the needs, characteristics and development of the preschool child; obtain, analyze, and present statistical data; supervise, prepare and present reports, both written and oral; and make independent judgment concerning the overall effectiveness of the Head Start program. Work performance, supervision, and directions must conform to the Head Start Performance Standards dated November 7, 2016 and other applicable directives and/or regulations.

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Interested candidates meeting the defined qualifications should send a cover letter, resume’ and three (3) references to Attention: Mr. Jamie Heard, Board Chair. No phone calls please. Deadline to apply is April 5, 2024 close of business at 4:30PM.