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Special Needs Associate Program Manager

Company: N/A

Location: Grand Rapids, MI

Pay: N/A

Contact Information

Name: Claire Trierweiler
Phone: +1(616)453-4145
Fax: n/a
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Job Description

Head Start for Kent County is a non-profit agency that provides holistic, family-centered services to low-income families in Kent County, Michigan. Founded in 1991 under the name Michigan Family Resources, the agency receives Federal funds to manage both Head Start and Early Head Start programs.

These early childhood programs support the well-being and development of children from birth to five by focusing on: Education, Nutrition, Medical and Dental Care, Parent Involvement and Social Services. By applying the best practices in the early childhood field, we prepare families and their young children for success in school and life.

Qualified candidates should send a cover letter, resume, salary history and salary expectation to: Head Start for Kent County 2626 Walker Ave NW Walker, MI 49544 Attn: Human Resources (or) e-mail: [Click Here to Email Your Resumé].

Position Overview:

Provides administrative supervision and mentoring to
Special Needs Specialist and Early Learning Support Specialists; limited fiscal
management; facilitates staff and parent training and development and
partnerships/collaborations.   Works
closely with Program Managers to ensure MFR serves 10% of children with special
needs and that children with a special need
receive all needs services.  Acts as
a subject matter expert/resource to various levels of the organization
depending upon the responsibility.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

To perform this job
successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty, may
include but not limited to the following:

Job Requirements


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Work Environment

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