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Title:                                     Site Supervisor

Location:                              Redding

Job #:                                   SS-2206-01

Post Date:                            6/15/2022

First Review Date:                6/22/2022

Employment Details:           Full-time, Regular, Non-Exempt

40 hours/week, Up to 52 weeks/year

Wage:                                  $17.56 – $24.39 (DOEd.)

Shasta Head Start

Founded in 1965, Shasta Head Start is dedicated to providing comprehensive early childhood education, health, nutrition, disabilities, and mental health services to low-income children and families. Shasta Head Start’s 285 staff serve nearly 900 children and families in Shasta, Siskiyou, and Trinity counties.

We are committed to best practices in child development, education, and family advocacy through the delivery of comprehensive program services in a timely and consistent manner. We strive to empower individuals and families to achieve their maximum potential in an environment which respects their value and dignity.

Position Summary

We are currently looking for a Site Supervisor with a proven track record of child development, education, and leadership experience. If you enjoy building relationships, hard work and innovation, providing excellence, and want to have fun with your fellow employees, you may be who we are looking for.

Under the direct supervision of the Area Manager, the Site Supervisor will oversee day-to-day operations, supervision, and training of staff in a Shasta Head Start center to ensure quality program services in a positive nurturing environment for children.


·         BA degree in Early Childhood Education or related field, with a minimum of 15 ECE units which include Human/Child Development (3 units), Family, Child and Community (3 units), Program/Curriculum (3 units), Administration (3 units), and Infant/Toddler (6 units, EHS only); and 15 hours of Health and Safety.

(Desired- BA degree in Early Childhood Education or related field, including 6 ECE classes ( 2-3 units each) which include Human/Child Development (3 units), Family, Child and Community (3 units), Program/Curriculum (3 units), Administration (3 units), and Infant/Toddler (6 units, EHS only); and 15 hours of Health and Safety)

·         Two years related experience required

(Four years related experience desired)

·         Must have or obtain a Child Development Matrix Permit at the Site Supervisor level or higher within one year of hire date. Must maintain Child Development permit until desired education obtained

·         Must have and maintain current EMSA First Aid and CPR certifications

·         Ability to obtain West Ed-Program for Infant Toddler Caregivers Certificate (EHS only)

·         Ability to write reports/correspondence and read/interpret documents

·         Ability to perform basic math; to compute rate, ratio, and percent; and to draw and interpret bar graphs

·         Knowledge of various software programs such as MS Word, Excel, Power-Point, and Publisher

·         Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists

·         Ability to effectively communicate with community members and groups, managers, regulatory agencies, and families — both individually and in group settings

·         Ability to supervise and manage staff efficiently and effectively within the guidelines of Shasta Head Start policies and mandates

·         Ability to mentor staff on child development, on-going assessment process, and best practices

·         Ability to organize and manage time effectively

·         Pre-employment requirements:

o   Valid California Driver License and clean DMV record

o   Criminal background check required

o   Pre-Employment Strength Assessment

o   Pre-Employment drug test

o   Pre-Employment TB test

o   Up to date records of COVID-19, pertussis, measles, and influenza vaccines


·         Responsible for the operation and maintenance of a safe, clean, healthy, and productive work environment (including both indoor and outdoor facility)

·         Ensure compliance with Head Start Performance Standards, federal and state regulation, and Community Care Licensing requirements

·         Supervise center staff and ensure the completion of performance evaluations, goal setting, and professional development

·         Maintain record keeping and reporting systems to ensure accurate information with timely completion and follow-up

·         Actively participate in parent/group meetings, community collaborations, and affiliations in order to advocate for Head Start children and families

·         Oversee the planning and implementation of the SHS developmentally appropriate curriculum and assessment for the classroom

·         Oversee supervision and management of children in the classroom in order to ensure a safe, clean and healthy learning environment

·         On-going professional development through education, role modeling, mentoring, and providing training and resources

·         Conduct home visits for center children in accordance with Head Start performance standards

·         Travel as needed throughout Shasta Head Start catchment area

Site Supervisor and Family Worker Combined Position

·         Recruit, enroll and obtain appropriate records of children and families to ensure full enrollment and waitlists

·         Ensure regular communication with families regarding screenings, assessments, and surveys in order to provide needed information regarding medical, psychological, and social services as needed and in accordance with Head Start Performance Standards

·         Partner with the families on assigned caseload to identify child and family needs and appropriate ways of meeting those needs through family goals and referrals

Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with arms; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. The employee must be able to occasionally lift 20 pounds overhead and 40 pounds from waist to shoulder. The employee frequently lifts and/or moves up to 40 pounds, and occasionally lifts 50 pounds from floor to waist. The employee must be able to push/pull up to 75 pounds horizontally. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distant vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.


Shasta Head Start offers a comprehensive benefits package including:

·         Employer paid medical, dental, and vision insurance

·         Paid Time Off (PTO)

·         15 paid holidays per year

·         401(k) to eligible employees after one year

·         Employee referral bonus program

·         Covid-19 quarterly employment bonus

·         Extensive training opportunities

Additional Information

Please visit our website,, to review the job description, view other open positions, and to apply for this position. Unofficial Transcripts and/or proof of degree required. To complete your application please submit transcripts or proof of degree via fax to (530) 243-8601, email to, or mail to 375 Lake Blvd., Suite #100 Redding, CA 96003.

Shasta Head Start is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Minimum Education and Experience

Minimum Months of Experience: 24
Education Required: Bachelor's
Hiring Requirements for this Job:
  • Drug Testing / Screening
  • Background Checks
  • Reference Check
  • Motor Vehicle Record Check
  • Minimum Hourly Wage: 17.56
    Maximum Hourly Wage: 24.39