Salary Range Commensurate with education and experience
Starting Date: Immediate Opening
The role of the Director is to manage the daily operations of the preschool on a full-time basis. These duties include all responsibilities related to staffing, classroom curriculum, financial operations and adherence to standards of regulatory agencies like DCFS, the Health Department, the Fire Department as well as the church.
For over 40 years the The Growing Place preschool has been a valued and integral part of Community Presbyterian Church. CPC is a family oriented and child friendly church. The Growing Place is well known in the Lombard-Villa Park community and is highly regarded for its high standard of excellence in academic and social development for preschool children. The Director of the GP functions in cooperation with senior Pastor and the Session of the CPC and with oversight from the GP Advisory Board. While not a 'religious' school, teachers are required to be actively involved in a Christian church if they are not members of CPC. The Director is also required to be a Christian and needs to be actively involved in CPC activities that are oriented toward children as well as other church activities and outreach.
In addition to a college degree from an accredited college or university, potential candidates must be director qualified by DCFS and have 21 semester hours in child development, early childhood education or early childhood special education. DCFS standards are adhered to. Experience in working with DCFS, working as a lead teacher in the classroom, excellent communication, relational and organizational skills are necessary. Experience with financial management also required.
Resumes can be sent to email@example.com. More complete job description available on request.
Internal Number: 08212020
About The Growing Place Preschool
The Growing Place Preschool is located in the Community Presbyterian Church of Lombard. The Growing Place has provided a high standard of excellence in academic and social development for children two to five years old for over forty years.