Westcop Early Childhood Deputy Dir. /Head Start in Elmsford, New York

Looking for a dynamic and qualified Deputy Director for our Head Start Early Childhood Programs in Westchester County. Our programs service approximately 1600 children ages 0-5 years. Knowledge of Head Start Performance Standards, OCFS Licensing Regulations, and Pre-K Standards are required. Applicant should have the ability to write grants and manage federal, state and county budgets and assure standards which exceed the minimum are being met.

Minimum Requirements: Master's Degree in Early Childhood Development/Education, Social Work, Public Administration. Five years of Early Childhood/Head Start management experience. An understanding of Head Start philosophy and the ability to implement its principles. Experience in program planning, operations, evaluation and the use of management information systems. Strong leadership skills, excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to work as part of a team are required.

Send a cover letter and resume via email to hedelstein@westcop.org or via fax to (914)592-1339 to the attention of Holly Edelstein, Acting Early Childhood Coordinator.