First United Methodist Church

Preschool and Kindergarten Director

First United Methodist Church
Rocky Mount, North Carolina, United States


Date Posted: 05/04/2017
Categories: Christian Education
Denominations: United Methodist
Church Size: 251 to 350
Job Type: Part-Time

Job Description:

The Preschool/Kindergarten Director oversees the day-to-day operations for Preschool (includes two-year-old, three-year-old and Pre-Kindergarten classes), Kindergarten, and Mother's Morning Out programs in keeping with the policies in the Handbook. The Director represents the church in this ministry with staff, students and parents. Like all First United Methodist Church staff, the Director works within the parameters of the church's mission statement -- "to know Christ and to make Christ known." The Preschool and Kindergarten is located at First United Methodist Church, 100 S. Church Street, Rocky Mount, NC 27804. www.fumcrm.org

Duties and responsibilities:

-- Assist in planning and supervising curriculum units, emphasizing the teaching of Christian curriculum and the requirements of the National Association for the Education of Young Children for Developmentally Appropriate Education.

-- Recruit, interview, recommend for employment, train and evaluate teaching staff

-- Plan and schedule monthly staff meetings

-- Coordinate parent relations through the monthly newsletter, parent information center, orientation prior to the beginning of school, and being available to parents during operating hours for conferences and special assistance

-- Review and recommend improvements to facilities

-- Maintain an adequate supply inventory

-- Maintain required records for students via attendance records, information cards and immunization records

-- Conduct registration and enrollment of students in compliance with program policies

-- Maintain National Association for the Education of Young Children membership and utilize their resources for continuing development/education

Requirements:

-- Minimum of undergraduate degree in Early Childhood or Elementary Education is preferred

-- A degree in Child Development with Education coursework and comparable experience could be considered.

-- Preferred that the Director has taught in a Preschool/Kindergarten program or in a program for Kindergarten through 3rd grade

-- Background check including drug screening

-- Daily work schedule is Monday -- Friday, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

-- Position is a ten-month position. June, July, and August are worked equal to one full month. This position is considered part-time.

Submit letter of interest and resume with three references to the Rev. Jim Bell, Lead Pastor. Resumes received until position is filled.

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