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The Children's Home Society of New Jersey - Toms R Early Head Start Site Supervisor in Trenton, New Jersey

This position has a dual role, the Site Supervisor will oversee day-to-day operations, as well as the supervision and training of staff in a CHSofNJ Early Head Start center to ensure quality program services in a positive nurturing environment for children. The Site Supervisor responsibilities include supervision of the educational services; guiding curriculum and program planning, development, and training; serving as a resource for teaching staff; analyzing data and completing reports related to the provision of educational services; supervision of classroom staff.

  • 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 knowledge of licensing requirements.

  • Supervise center staff and ensure the completion of performance evaluations, and professional development.

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

  • Actively participate in parent or group meetings, community collaborations and affiliations in order to advocate for Early Head Start children and families.

  • Oversee the planning and implementation of the developmentally appropriate curriculum and assessment of School Readiness goals.

  • Oversee supervision and management of children by the teachers in the classroom in order to ensure a safe, clean and healthy learning environment.

  • On-going professional development through education, role modeling, and providing training and resources.

  • Ensure that teachers conduct home visits for children in accordance with Early Head Start performance standards.

  • Use TS Gold to check lesson plans and individualizations and provide feedback.

Educational Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree required; preferably within Early Childhood Education

Experience Qualifications:

Minimum of three years experience supervising and a minimum of five years working in Early Head Start.

Other Qualifications: Must have a car and valid driver’s license as some travel is required.


  • Direct supervision of Teachers, Teaching Assistants, and Floaters, substitutes and maintenance staff.

  • Ability to write reports and correspondence, and read and interpret documents.

  • Knowledge of various software programs such as MS Word, Excel, Power-Point, and Publisher and TS Gold. ChildPlus software or equivalent a plus.

  • Ability to effectively communicate with community members and groups, managers, regulatory agencies, and families both individually and in group settings for program enhancement needs.

  • Ability to supervise and manage staff efficiently and effectively within the guidelines of CHSofNJ Head Start policies and mandates.

  • Ability to train staff on child development, on-going assessment process, and best practices.

  • Work collaboratively with Human Resources and Early Head Start Center Based Manger to resolve personnel issues with education staff at all sites.

  • Ability to organize and manage time effectively.

External Company Name: Children's Home Society

External Company URL:

Street: 635 South Clinton Avenue