Early Childhood Deputy Director/Head Start

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.