Preschool Program Director

Preschool Program Director

Preschool Program Director

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Job Description

Education - Full-time

Purpose: The program director is responsible for overseeing the preschool education program. Fostering positive relations among preschool staff, parents and the church congregation. This position requires strong supervisory, leadership and communication skills along with a warm and nurturing disposition.

Qualifications: The program director must meet the required qualifications per the State of MI Child Care Licensing Rules.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

Conduct the day to day business of the preschool program including parent, child, staff concerns and questions; answer preschool enrollment related inquiries and conducts preschool tours for prospective enrollees.

Develop, implement, and evaluate preschool policies and programs

Maintain a facility that is in compliance with health, safety, and licensing regulations in accordance with the State of Michigan Licensing Rules for Child Care Centers

Oversee attendance, conduct, health and safety of preschool students, staff, and volunteers

Arrange for substitutes of staff when necessary to ensure correct child/caregiver ratios are maintained, in accordance with the Michigan Licensing Rules for Child Care Centers

Coordinate programs with other ministry leaders to encourage mutual support for the programs and to provide the most positive experience for all children 

Coordinate preschool chapel with Senior Pastor, and other ministry leaders

Prepare and submit a proposed annual budget for the preschool ministry to the Senior Pastor and submit a ministry plan with goals

Ensure the recording and filing of pertinent information regarding the school, students, and staff and maintain records per the record retention policy

Keep the Senior Pastor, congregation, and preschool community clearly informed of the events and activities of the preschool and the status and needs of the preschool

Maintain the curriculum of all preschool educational programs

Complete yearly evaluations for all direct reporting staff, encouraging continued professional development and spiritual growth

Configure the preschool staff based on approved annual budget and licensing child/caregiver ratio. 

Assume preschool classroom teaching or aiding responsibilities as necessary, the amount of time determined annually based on staffing allocations and student enrollment, upholding the standards in the Preschool Teacher or Aide job descriptions

Attend staff leadership meetings as required by Senior Pastor

Abide by the current enrollment and tuition policies and ensure that the preschool is in compliance

Other duties as assigned by the Senior Pastor

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