Center and Education Coordinator


Head Start/Early Head Start has an opening for a Center Education Coordinator in our Central Office.  This is a pay grade IX, full-time position with benefits as described in the employee handbook.

Responsibilities:  Monitors and provides guidance to Head Start Center classroom staff, regarding Head Start standards, School Readiness plans, and other quality standards including licensing regulations, Illinois Early Learning Standards and developmentally appropriate practices.  Oversees and provides guidance concerning curriculum implementation, data entry for accurate outcome based reports, CLASS observations, and overall assessment with individualization.  Coach and monitor center classrooms on CLASS observations for high quality and ongoing improved early childhood education.  Assure that teaching staff implement effective strategies to support children’s learning with an emphasis in the areas of early literacy and language development leading to positive outcomes in school readiness.


Minimum qualifications: Must have a Bachelor degree in Early Childhood or related field with some Early Childhood coursework.  Must have 3 or more years experience in Early Childhood Education settings and prefer supervisory experience.  Must obtain CLASS observation certification by a reasonable date determined by the HS/EHS Director, based on CLASS training availability.

How to Apply

Deadline:  Applicants may download a WADI employment application at or available at any WADI office.  Click on the JOBS button for detailed job information.   Applicants can also mail applications to WADI (CR/RM Coord.), PO Box 70, Enfield, IL  62835.   WADI employees may apply by submitting a letter of intent listing education and qualifications to the CR/RM Coordinator.   The deadline for all applications to be received by the CR/RM Coordinator is no later than Noon on Tuesday, March 17, 2015.