Director- Rutland County Head Start and Early Care and Education Services

A NAEYC-accredited, 5 STARS (Vermont) early childhood education and family services program in Rutland, Vermont seeks an experienced Director to lead its success and growth.  The Director is responsible for the overall leadership of a federally-funded Head Start program, child care services, and a state grant-funded preschool program. Responsible for assuring that operational mandates and quality standards for excellence are achieved. Supervise program managers. Enhance organizational culture and  employee engagement.  Lead comprehensive planning efforts for the development of short and long-term goals and outcomes. Monitor and report on progress.  Secure funds for program operations. Manage grants and ensure regulatory compliance, including accreditations. Implement internal and external reporting systems and procedures for monitoring and controlling programmatic activities.

Requirements:  Minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in early childhood education, child development, or a comparable program of study.  Master's degree preferred, along with at least three of experience in an early care and education leadership capacity, including supervision of staff and duties related to government-funded programs. 

CCN is an Equal Opportunity Employer