/Preschool and Childcare Director

Preschool and Childcare Director

By |2018-12-04T08:17:49+00:00December 3rd, 2018|

Website Mt. Comfort UMC

Mt. Comfort United Methodist Church seeks Preschool and Childcare Director

Job Title: Director of Joyful Days Preschool and Childcare

Reports to: Senior Pastor

Joyful Days is a ministry of Mt. Comfort United Methodist Church, located in Greenfield, IN (3179 N. 600 W). This 25+ year program serves the community by offering full-day childcare for infants through 4-years-old and a half-day preschool program for 2-year-olds through Pre-K. Currently, over 70 children are enrolled and served by a part-time staff of 20. Joyful Days provides a safe and loving environment while emphasizing a mind, body, and spirit approach to early childhood education. We strive to prepare children for both school and life through an engaging curriculum and a strong Christian foundation.

The director’s position is a member of the Mt. Comfort United Methodist Church staff and part of a dedicated team; balancing the connection between Joyful Days, the church, and our community is essential. This full-time, salaried position administers and oversees the day-to-day operations of Joyful Days. An ideal candidate will have outstanding interpersonal skills, communicate effectively, be highly organized, and lead well.  It is critical that the Joyful Days director is grounded in the faith of Christ, embodies Jesus’ love for children, and understands their importance to the Kingdom of God.

Qualifications:

Mature Christian connected with a faith community.
Degree/certificates in early childhood education preferred.
Experience in working at preschool/childcare facilities.
Experience/comfortable leading and working with staff.
Outstanding interpersonal skills.
Excellent administrative skills: organization, computer, communication.
Business experience would be helpful.
Salary is negotiable in relation to the candidate’s experience and training in early childhood education and ministry.

To Apply:

E-mail cover letter and résumé (including references) to office@MCMethodist.com. Please share your philosophy of early childhood education and salary requirements.

To apply for this job email your details to office@MCMethodist.com