Early Education Manager- Central Valley, California

Early Education Manager- Central Valley, California

Early Education Manager- Central Valley, California 150 150 HRWayfinder
Wayfinder Family Services
June 1, 2023
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Brittney Donahue


Wayfinder Family Services ensures that children, youth, and adults facing challenges always have a place to turn.

Wayfinder is committed to advancing IDEA (Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Accessibility).

Wayfinder believes inclusion, diversity, equity, and accessibility are essential to our excellence and our mission's execution. We value differences in the pursuit of inquiry and knowledge, mutual understanding, respect, trust, transparency, and cooperation. We are committed to creating a diverse and welcoming workplace that reflects the diversity of the communities we serve and includes individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences. Individuals of color, women, LGBTQIA+, veterans and differently-abled persons are encouraged to apply.

In exchange for your talent, Wayfinder offers an excellent benefits package, which includes the following:

  • This role is eligible for Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF)
  • Competitive salary - Sign-on bonus for eligible roles
  • Flexible schedules depending on the position (some offering hybrid)
  • Medical insurance with a $30 premium per paycheck coverage plan (employee-only)
  • Dental insurance 100% employer paid for HMO coverage plan (employee-only)
  • 401(k) retirement plan with an employer match up to 4%
  • 11 paid holidays per year and a generous paid time off policy
  • Five paid winter holidays (between Christmas Eve & New Year's Day)
  • Education Reimbursement Program
  • Robust training opportunities: Shared Core Practice Model, Trauma-Informed Care, Evidence-based Practices
  • Clinical Supervision for licensure


  • In accordance with California law, the expected salary range for this position is posted with this position.  The actual compensation will be determined based on experience and other factors permitted by law.

Role Summary

The Child Development Services Regional Manager will assist the Child Development Services Program leadership with staffing oversight, communication, training, event planning, and documentation management.  In addition, the Regional Manager will develop, implement, and coordinate educational programs for children from birth to six (6) years old who have a visual impairment in addition to other multiply disabling conditions and their families. This includes direct service intervention, interaction, and consultation with professionals in the community to ensure continuity and quality of services.


  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field required. Master’s degree preferred.
  • VH, SH, or LH credential preferred.
  • Bilingual in Spanish preferred.
  • Experience working with multiple disabled infants and their families.
  • Knowledge of the implications of visual impairment on early childhood development and the family system.
  • Ability to initiate and self-direct appropriate intervention.
  • Knowledge of procedures and rights involved with accessing school system programs.
  • Familiarity with services available to infants and young children with vision loss and multiple disabilities in Central California statewide is a plus.

Employee Wellness & Safety

Wayfinder is committed to creating an environment where employees and clients are safe. To meet this goal, we ask that employees be fully vaccinated (including boosters) against the COVID-19 virus as a condition of employment. All staff must demonstrate evidence of the first vaccine dose on or before their employment start date. Wayfinder will consider requests for exemption based on religious beliefs or medical accommodations. Wayfinder requires a thorough background screening process that includes fingerprinting and a health screening.

Trauma-Informed Care

Wayfinder practices Trauma-Informed Care (TIC) principles which recognize the signs, symptoms, and widespread impact of trauma. Employees integrate the knowledge of Trauma-Informed Care into policies, procedures, and practices to prevent re-traumatization which promotes the healing of families, youth, individuals, and communities.

Wayfinder is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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