Director of Analysis & Quality Assurance (Head Start)

Posted by Acelero Learning on May 5, 2014

Are you a socially-conscious, high-achieving, flexible people-person with a sharp analytical mind and strong communication skills? Do you believe in the power of clear data and compelling professional development to transform American education? Do you want to help close the achievement gap once and for all? If so, don’t miss the opportunity to play a vital role as the Director of Analysis and Quality Assurance at one of the most active and innovative education organizations nationwide: Acelero Learning.

About Acelero Learning Camden/Philadelphia:

The mission of Acelero Learning is to bring a relentless focus on positive child and family outcomes to close the achievement gap and build a better future for children, families, and communities served by the Head Start program.

Acelero Learning is seeking talented, driven leaders who share our commitment and passion for joyful learning that is aimed at producing graduates who enter kindergarten on par with their middle income peers. If you share our mission and if what inspires you when you wake up in the morning is the opportunity to positively change a child and family’s future, Acelero Learning is certainly the place for you!

Acelero Learning is an established Head Start program serving almost 4,000 children and families in 4 states. We also work to expand our impact by providing training and technical assistance resources and opportunities to other Head Start programs around the country.

We know all children can achieve at their highest potential. Our mission and philosophies are influenced by what we know is best for children and families and confirmed by research. We implement practices that have been proven to effectively ensure families’ success and prepare children for kindergarten. You should expect a lot from us, because we expect a lot from you.

About this role:

We are looking for people who exemplify our values of: Follow-through, Data-driven Decision-making, Proactive Problem-Solving, Open Communication, and Teamwork.

Primary Job Responsibilities:

The Director of Analysis and Quality Assurance is responsible for ensuring that data is effectively used to drive decision-making throughout the organization. Reporting directly to the Executive Director, he or she serves on the organization’s Senior Leadership Team and is accountable for both ensuring that the data being used in the program is both accurate and timely, and that the data is effectively utilized and integrated by the management team to drive program quality.

The Director of Analysis and Quality Assurance oversees the management and implementation of the Head Start program’s data system application for tracking, reporting and analyzing information about children and families. He or she is responsible for training staff on the use of data, providing technical support and troubleshooting for users, insuring the accuracy of data, and reporting and analyzing information.

Other projects may include research, database design and testing, and project management.

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