At Ada S. Mckinley we transform lives and strengthen communities. We are seeking talented individuals who will join us in furthering the mission of the agency which is to serve and bring lasting positive change to underprivileged communities in the Chicago area. Our staff is our most valued asset and as such we offer competitive compensation and excellent benefits (medical, dental, vision, LTD, retirement, life insurance, PTO, paid holidays, and tuition reimbursement).
OVERVIEW: We currently have an opportunity available for an Education and Disabilites Manager with our Division of Child Development and Youth Services.
This position is responsible for the overall implementation of education and disabilities services throughout the Head Start/Early Head Start program that is outlined in the Head Start Performance Standards and Head Start Act. Will take the lead in the implementation of the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, and other special education provisions. The position will also supervise the educational services; guide curriculum and program planning, development, and training and serves as a resource for the Education Specialists and/or teachers.
Duties may include but are not limited to:
Education: This position requires a minimum of a Master's Degree in ECE, Business, or Social Services.
Experience: The ideal candidate will possess 5 to 7 years' management experience in early childhood education or public administration and a minimum of 5 years' experience with people management.
Demonstrates the experiences, beliefs, attitude and awareness that indicate sensitivity to the client population served.