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Contract Analyst

Under the supervision of the Director of Finance & Contract Compliance (Director), the Senior Contract Analyst (Senior Analyst) or Contract Analyst will provide government contractual support to the Vice Presidents, the Directors, program staff and accounting staff. The Analyst will be assigned a reasonable number of government contracts consisting of a particular funding source or contracts that provide similar services. The Analyst will be expected to study, interpret, analyze, monitor and administer these contracts on an ongoing basis. The Analyst will prepare and submit periodic fiscal and program reports to the grantors on a timely basis, provide training of program and accounting staff and review financials related to the programs for accuracy and proper allocations. The Analyst, along with the Director of Finance and Contract Compliance, will oversee the implementation of new contracts, monitor the performance of the contracts assigned and ensure that the programs and the agency overall are in compliance with the contracts, prepare budget amendments and assist on RFP proposals. A Senior Analyst will also handle the more complicated contracts and implementation of new programs as well as assisting in implementing new processes, training and coordination of audits. A Senior Analyst will also represent the company at provider meetings and trainings.

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Resource Specialist Teacher


Under the supervision of the School Principal; the Resource Specialist Teacher provides instruction and services for those pupils whose needs have been identified in an individualized education program developed by the individualized education program team and who are assigned to general education teachers for the majority of a school day.

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What Head Start Can Teach Us About Quality Education

Read President and CEO Martine Singer’s Huffington Post Blog on Education.

This fall we’re welcoming more than 300 three- and four-year olds at Head Start sites in Los Angeles and Burbank. Head Start is the federal school readiness program that serves a million low-income children across the country. Head Start is also the brilliant and enduring product of Lyndon Johnson’s War on Poverty, which miraculously survived the politics and fashions of the last 50 years. Continue reading…

Beautiful New Mural at PLN Primary Center

Watch this wonderful video that chronicles how the PLN Primary Center mural came to life. Thank you to Project Color Corps and volunteers from Gensler, Wolcott, Sherwin-Williams, Mata Construction and the International Interior Design Association.


Human Resources Specialist – Charter Schools

Under the supervision of the Director of Human Resources, the Human Resources Specialist will provide administrative and clerical support to the HR Department and will have primary responsibility to support the Charter School Division in the areas of recruitment, on-boarding, new hire orientation, benefits, maintenance of personnel records, audits, health and safety, WC reporting and management.


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Food Service Worker

Under the supervision of the Food Service Manager, the Food Service Worker is responsible for receiving meals, set-up, distribution, point of service, and maintaining health & sanitary standards, and nutrition standards for a Charter School.

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Best Start Metro L.A. (BSMLA) was one of four finalist

BSMLA_small_logoBest Start Metro LA (BSMLA) was one of four finalist out of 60 non-profit organizations nominated by the LA Business Journal under the category of Project Collaboration in the Non-profit and Corporate Citizenship Award Luncheon. This prestigious acknowledgment by the LA Business Journal Continue reading…