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First Baptist Church Garland

Director of Child Development Center

First Baptist Church Garland
Garland, Texas, United States

Date Posted: 02/25/2016
Categories: Christian Education - Church Staff - Other
Denominations: Baptist --SBC
Church Size: 1001 to 1500
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Summary: Provide overall leadership and vision for the Child Development Center (CDC) (full-day, year-round center)



* Evidence of being a devoted follower of Christ with a commitment to growing and maintaining an unapologetically Christian program

* AA or BA in Child Development and/or Business Management from an accredited university

* A Director's license from the State of Texas, or the ability to obtain a license

* Experience as a director or assistant director in a similar program

* Strong communication and interpersonal skills necessary for working with school and church staff, CDC board, and families

* General computer, accounting, and administrative knowledge

* Heart for ministry

* Visionary and entrepreneurial


General Responsibilities:

* Work with the Minister of Preschool to set the vision and direction of the Child Development Center, with a vision for growth

* Develop and manage the CDC budget to enhance growth potential and scholarship opportunities

* Hire, train, and supervise staff with a goal of enhancing the professional and educational standards and skills of center employees

* Provide age appropriate, quality, Christian curriculum

* Know and maintain the minimum standards required by law

* Minister to families and staff

* Coordinate outreach in conjunction with overall church efforts

* Maintain professional awareness and expertise in the field