Quality Assurance Coordinator

Job Function:

This position performs the duties required to ensure program quality and compliance through ongoing review, monitoring and follow-up support.  Coordinates self-assessment and monitors program activities to ensure all Early Head Start/Head Start programs meet or exceed performance standards and adheres to other relevant regulations.

Job Duties:

  1. Develops and implements quality assurance and program evaluation plan and system.
  2. Monitors and evaluates program activities, system procedures, policies and procedures to ensure compliance and quality control.
  3. Provides detailed reports which indicate areas of noncompliance and deficiencies according to applicable protocols and performance evaluation standards.
  4. Performs mock reviews on all Head Start systems and reports findings to management.
  5. Perform field evaluations and follow-up reviews.
  6. Conducts monitoring at all Birth to Five facilities.
  7. Develop, organize and implement requirements pertaining to compliance with Head Start regulations, including the annual Self-Assessment process, USDA monitoring, and the development of the quality improvement plans.
  8. In conjunction with staff develop and monitor the program goals and objectives.
  9. Conduct desk audits to ensure accurate Child Plus and Teaching Strategies GOLD data.
  10. Develops ongoing monitoring, evaluation standards, instruments and procedures.
  11. Submits monthly to the Head Start Director analysis on compliance reports detailing onsite observations, non-compliance areas, and action taken.
  12. Researches areas for best practices and system improvement to be implemented by Head Start program.
  13. Maintains a thorough knowledge of Head Start policies and procedures, changes and updates to Federal, State and Local regulations.
  14. Assist with special projects, programs and events.
  15. Actively participate in the planning of agency events, such as Kidfest and other activities sponsored by EEC.
  16. Abide by the policies as set forth by the EEC’s Board of Directors.



Bachelor’s Degree  in Early Childhood Education, Business Administration, Organizational Development or a closely related field a must ; or a Master’s Degree in Early Childhood Education or a closely related field preferred; and two years professional level experience in quality assurance delivery..­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­

Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply at Early Education and Care, Inc. 450 Jenks Avenue, Panama City, FL or our Franklin County location at 162 Avenue E, Apalachicola, FL 32320. You may also fax application/resume to 850-769-1066 Attention: HR

EOE M/F/V/D Drug Free

We will continue to accept applications until position is filled.