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Director, Head Start Program

Big Five Community Services   Fort Worth, TX   Full-time     Management
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Posted on July 11, 2021

Head Start/Early Head Start Director Big Five Community Services, Inc. Big Five Head Start, one of the largest Head Start programs in the region with 108 classrooms and a total service area roughly the size of the state of West Virginia (24,000 square miles), begins it search for a recognized professional in the field of early childhood to lead its Head Start program. A post-graduate degree is preferred. A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university is required. Five years’ experience as a Head Start Director or a combined 10 years’ experience as a Head Start Director, Early Head Start Director and/or Assistant Head Start Director/Early Head Start Director is required. The successful applicant must have excellent written and oral communication skills. The ability to interpret and implement Federal Program Performance Standards across multiple Head Start grants is required. Experience successfully overseeing the federal monitoring process is required. The ability to travel extensively across the service area is required. Experience regarding Head Start fiscal operations and budget management is required. Experience with Head Start public school and daycare collaborations is preferred. Applicant must pass OBI/DHS Background review. Pre-employment drug testing is required. Applicant must have a valid driver’s license and proof of automobile liability insurance. Apply online.at www.bigfive.org . Please submit your cover letter, resume and credentials with the application. EOE/AA