Head Start Director/Disability Coordinator

Grand Portage Head Start Director/Disability Coordinator

Responsible for planning, directing and administering the Head Start Program. Must organize and monitor program operations, function activities, services, and staff. Conduct self-evaluation and ongoing community relations, activities, policies and enrollment procedures, and any other job related duties as may be assigned by the supervisor(s).

Must have a BA or BS degree in Early Childhood development or Elementary education with six months to one year related experience and/or training. Experience with  securing and individualizing needed services for children with disabilities. Written and oral communication skills are essential. Supervisor experience and interpersonal skills is an asset. Ability to manage budgets and draft grant proposals, are desired. Knowledge of the principles, practices and objectives of preschool child development programs, prefer experience with in Head Start. Must be able to keep all information strictly confidential. Must have an annual physical exam including a TB test, within the last year and be able to provide documentation verifying exam and TB test or obtain physical exam and TB test within 30 days of hire. Must have current Red Cross First Aid and CPR training or complete training within 90 days of hire and keep training current thereafter.

**Some of Grand Portage Reservation's benefits for full time employees are, 12 holidays, two weeks paid vacation, accruing at 3 hours per pay period, the first year of employment. After completing 90-days of full time employment you will be eligible for premium free fully insured single/family health benefits. After completing six months of full time employment you will be eligible for $15,000 Term Life Insurance and Long Term Disability. After a year of employment you may become eligible for a 401K retirement plan, deferring up to 100% with Reservation match of 2%.

Must clear background investigation for minimum standards of Character & Suitability for employment under the Indian Child Protection & Family Violence Prevention Act of 1990, Pub 101-630.

Contact Grand Portage Human Resources for application forms: Shaunna@grandportage.com or 218-475-2808 or 877-797-2791

More information about the position, please feel free to contact Geraldine, Programs Administrator, 218-475-2814.

DATE: 06/10/2014 06:30pm