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Job Title:

Senior Site Supervisor

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Posted Until:







1st Shift


Full Time



Job Description:

Do you want to use your skills and talents to make a lasting difference in the world? At Catholic Charities, Diocese of Joliet we are mission-driven, focused on positive results for people and believe that people should be treated with dignity and respect. If you feel the same way we encourage you to join us in making a difference!

If you desire a better work/life balance and can work in a fast paced environment with excellent growth potential, we would like to hear from you.


1. Provides administrative oversight for the center ensuring the delivery of quality services to children and families.
2. Contributes to the recruiting and enrollment of eligible children and families.
3. Coordinates with other Agency division to best utilize resources.
4. Other duties as assigned within the guidelines of this position.


1. Responsible for maintaining the quality of service to Head Start’s primary, internal and external customers.
2. Directly supervises site personnel custodial staff and to food associate staff members with assistance of Assistant Site Supervisor (if applicable to location) and conduct monthly staff meetings.
3. Monitors all account receivables and collection of parent payments as applicable and all center expenditures to remain within allocated budgets.
4. Assists with recruitment and enrollment of eligible children and families, assisting with developmental screenings as needed.
5. Works to enhance parent involvement and coordinate monthly parent meetings.
6. Monitors child and family records to ensure that all program requirements are being met, and is responsible for maintaining federal, state, and local regulations.
7. Coordinate the needs of site staff on a daily basis as it relates to emergency leave, staff/parent concerns, and building emergencies.
8. Conducts classroom observations on a monthly basis.
9. Provides training and guidance to staff as needed for each to be able to perform their work responsibilities to meet program expectations.
10. Routinely monitors facility for safety, health, and fire violations.
11. Works closely with all Head Start staff as a team member and contributes knowledge and expertise to the overall functioning of the team, interacting with program managers as needed.
12. Responsible for written reports and minutes as specified by Head Start guidelines.
13. Participates in seminars, staff meetings, and training workshops and various committees related to program policies and practices.
14. Attends Administrative Team Meetings and Site Supervisor’s Meetings.
15. Monitors hygiene of kitchen, classrooms, and washrooms on a daily basis. Monitor building and grounds to ensure safety throughout the facility.
16. Coordinates with other divisions within the Agency by providing training and technical assistance, in order to implement the Program Performance Standards as required by the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS).

Job Requirements:

1. Master’s degree is required for this position with preference in the areas of early childhood education or related field with thirty (36) college course hours in early childhood, required. All degrees must come from a regionally accredited educational institution which has U.S. Department of Education approval.
2. A minimum of two (2) years of experience working with children and families is required.
3. Prior supervisory experience is required.
4. Prior bookkeeping experience, preferred.
5. Classroom Assessment Scoring System (CLASS) reliability within one (1) year of employment.
6. Ability to apply professional expertise to the needs of children, parents, and staff.
7. Ability to work independently and to accept increased levels of responsibility.
8. Demonstrated ability to work effectively and constructively with persons from all racial, diverse cultures, family systems, and social backgrounds.
9. Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office applications including Outlook, Word, and Teams.
10. Strong verbal and written communications skills.
11. Passage of complete background clearance, physical and Tuberculosis (TB) Test.
12. Catholic Charities, Diocese of Joliet, has adopted and follows the Codes of Ethics established by Catholic Charities USA, the National Association of Social Workers and the American Psychological Association. As an employee of the Agency you are expected to support these codes to the extent doing so is consistent with and allowed by applicable law.
13. A valid driver’s license, reliable means of transportation and proof of liability insurance is required.



Work/Life Balance Time-off: 12 Holidays - 15 Days’ Vacation -3 Personal Days-9 Sick Days
Medical/Dental/Vision Health Insurances
Flexible Spending Account
Long-Term Disability and Life Insurance
403B Retirement Plan with employer contributions
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
Short-term Disability Insurance

Company Information

Catholic Charities is a faith based organization providing service to people in need and calling others of good will to do the same.

We assist people in DuPage, Grundy, Kankakee, Kendall, Will, Ford and Iroquois Counties by providing community services, counseling, senior programs, and early childhood services (including Head Start).

Catholic Charities, Diocese of Joliet, translates God's reconciling love into professional human services, advocates for a just and compassionate society and brings together members of the community, church, business, health care and government to develop effective responses to human needs.

We commit to define these needs, seek solutions, and call forth other resources so that those we serve are empowered to achieve for themselves satisfying and productive lives.

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