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Church of the Epiphany

Preschool Director

Church of the Epiphany
Herndon , Virginia, United States

Date Posted: 10/12/2010
Categories: Christian Education - Christian School
Denominations: Anglican
Church Size: 251 to 350
Job Type: Part-Time

Job Description:
October 10, 2010

**Note: We will accept resumes until November 7, 2010. All resumes and questions from potential candidates may be sent to Roger Kodat, Chairman of the Search Committee, at my personal email address:

JOB TITLE: Preschool Director Part-time 30 hours/week/Salaried/12 months

SUPERVISOR: Parish Rector

The Preschool Director is responsible for providing strategic direction as well as day-to-day operation and oversight for all aspects of the Preschool, in consultation with, and accountable to, the Preschool Board. The preschool currently has about 50 students enrolled, which is near maximum capacity. More information can be found at the school’s website:

The mission of Epiphany Preschool is to partner with parents to promote the spiritual, social, emotional, cognitive, and physical development of their children while responding to the needs of their families. This will be accomplished through a developmental, play-based program integrated with a Christ-centered, character education curriculum, allowing children to develop to the full potential that God has planned for them. The school will provide a foundation for Christian living and ongoing spiritual development for children and families in the community.

General Administration
• Participate with the Preschool Board to strategically plan for the future of the Preschool
• Manage all daily operations of the Epiphany Preschool, which includes, but is not limited to:
o Provide oversight and vision to the Preschool
o Recruit, hire, train, and manage staff; manage annual staff performance evaluations
o Insure appropriate certifications are current: e.g., continuing education requirements, First Aid/CPR, Prevention of Child Abuse and Misconduct, background checks
o Plan and administer the Preschool budget
o Administration: registration, student and staff files, promotional materials
o Responsible for accounts receivable and payable, in consultation with Church of the Epiphany’s Financial Administrator
o Oversee and provide input into curriculum development
o Maintain classrooms and supplies
• Teach classes, as necessary

• The following positions report to the Director, who is responsible for their supervision: Assistant Director, Administrator, Teachers, Teaching Assistants, and all other paid or volunteer staff
• Supervises communications with staff, parents, Church of the Epiphany, and Preschool Board

• Serve as member of the Parish Staff and Preschool Board
• Attend Church of Epiphany staff meetings

• Minimum undergraduate degree (BA/BS), preferably in Education and/or child-related field from an accredited college or university
• At minimum 4 years supervised programmatic experience working with young children, such as serving on staff of a school or leading a church’s children’s ministry
• Christian church affiliation; profess faith in Christ as expressed in the Nicene Creed; be an observant Christian as evidenced by regular church attendance
• Leadership experience, especially involving supervision of children
• Passion for developing Christian commitment and character in young children
• Commitment to assist families with the challenges of training their children
• Comfortable with public speaking and leading public meetings
• Experienced and proactive in conflict resolution and peacemaking
• Familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite
• Ability to communicate in English, both orally and in written language
• Submit to and pass a police background check and an Oxford document search
• Be able to climb stairs; be responsible to supervise children outside in inclement weather for brief periods of time; and be able to lift 25-35 lbs.
• Familiarity with County preschool regulations desirable

Church of the Epiphany
3301 Hidden Meadow Drive
Herndon, VA 20171