This position assists in the leadership and management of two Early Childhood Learning Center (ECLC) sites with responsibilities for the day-to-day operation of the classrooms and in maintaining a quality educational learning program. Directly supervise the staff at the Rainbow Room. Lead, train, hire, and supervise approximately 50 student/temporary staff at the ECLC in Brooklane Village and Rainbow Center. Train and assist with educational learning activities and instruction. Manage files and paperwork for student staff and children to comply with the Department of Children, Youth, and Families. Lead in development and evaluating of procedure and activities at the Centers. Maintain and reconcile monthly Pcard purchase records and files. Find, apply for, and manage grant funding opportunities. Serve on assigned university committees. Lead the department in the absence of the Director.
Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education, Special Education, Education, or related field OR applicable combination of education and/or experience which demonstrates the ability to perform the essential functions of the position.
Two years of experience working with children of the ages enrolled in program (one-month to 12 years old).
Two years of experience working in group childcare and/or equivalent education/experience.
Valid certification in CPR-Community, Infant and Child and First Aid (adult and pediatric).
Negative TB skin test skin test at Medical Office, negative PPD required.
HIV/Blood Borne Pathogen Training Certification.
Valid Washington State Driver’s License.
Experience and/or training that demonstrates the ability to prepare necessary work, documentation, reports, parent letters, staff trainings, etc.
At least 2 years of supervisory experience including supervision, training, development and evaluation of staff performance.
AT TIME OF HIRE, successful candidate must possess the following:
Possession of valid Food Handler’s Permit
State Training and Registry System (S.T.A.R.S) membership and documentation
Additional education, training and competencies that may enhance the employee’s effectiveness in performing functions of the position.
Experience in overseeing the management of classroom schedules, curriculum, and professional staff.
Experience in community buildings and partnerships.
Experience in working with diverse families in order to embrace the center’s mission.
Education and experience in student development theory.
Located in historic Ellensburg, Washington, Central Washington University is a public four-year university. Home to over 10,000 students, Central has a commitment to hands-on learning and discovery, which takes students beyond the limits of the classroom and books. Central prepares students to become well-educated citizens who are ready for high-demand careers in the workforce and offers over 150 undergraduate majors as well as graduate studies programs and research. To prepare and enable students to succeed in a global economy, Central partners with over 30 colleges and universities around the world.CWU is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/Title IX/Veteran/Disability Employer.