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Center Manager for Head Start

The Center Manager will implement and uphold the mission, policies, and practices of St. Anne’s Early Learning Center. This person will work alongside the Education and Disabilities Manager to ensure program compliance and is responsible for the day-to-day function of the Early Learning Center. This supervisor will maintain supervisory relationships with staff, and supervise parent volunteers.


  • Responsible for the day-to-day operation of the Head Start/Early Head Start programs.
  • Responsible for ensuring that the Head Start/Early Head Start programs are meeting all Head Start Performance Standards, Community Care Licensing, and care and supervision requirements and expectations.
  • Oversee the Monthly Site Based Parent Meetings and Parent Volunteers.
  • Maintenance of administrative records and implementation of all program service requirements.
  • Provides direction and tracks adherence to classroom lesson plans and school readiness goals.
  • Write the integrated education/early childhood and disabilities development plans for Head Start in consultation with staff, parents and representatives from local schools.
  • Participate in the interview, orientation and training of staff.
  • Plan and oversee staff evaluations and professional development in collaboration with the Education/Disabilities Manager and Human Resources.
  • Guides teachers in creating lesson plans and reviews them, to ensure the lesson plans are meeting the needs of the children and are developmentally appropriate.
  • Will participate as CLASS observer to identify needs for instructional learning and professional development.
  • Maintain effective and ongoing communication with parents.


  • Must have a Bachelor’s degree in Child Development, Early Childhood Education or related field.
  • A valid State of California Child Development Site Supervisor or Program Director Permit.
  • Must have a valid California driver’s license and meet criteria for additional insurability with Agency.
  • At least 2 years of experience overseeing Head Start/ Early Head Start center preferred.
  • Proficient in developing and maintaining cooperative staff relationships.
  • Knowledge of Department of Education-Title V, and Dept. of Social Services Title 22.
  • Experience in working with diverse cultures.



Internal Candidates (who have been in their current position for at least six months) may submit a Transfer Request Form to Human Resources. When applying for a position, please indicate the title and your salary history.

Standard Mail
St. Anne’s – Human Resources
155 N. Occidental Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90026
Fax: (213) 385-1533

Via email:

You may send your resume as a part of the body of your e-mail or attach it as a Microsoft Word document or PDF file.

Once a resume or application is submitted to St. Anne’s it is screened and processed. PLEASE DO NOT CALL to inquire about the status of your resume. If you are deemed a good fit for any of our current openings, we will contact you for an interview.

Please note, St. Anne’s conducts a physical, including tuberculosis and drug screen; fingerprinting and background check which includes Child Abuse Index, FBI and Department of Justice, as well as reference checks.

Thank you for your interest in St. Anne’s!


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