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Preschool Director

All Saints Episcopal Church

Seeking a full- time director (12 month position) to begin summer 2020 that will provide leadership to strengthen & grow preschool.

General Position Description
Our preschool director is the lead administrator who creates policies, manages
staff, oversees daily operations, and handles any related issues that may arise.
They will ensure the school meets the NAC and AELL standards, guide curriculum
development, and spearhead enrollment campaigns.

Required Qualifications:
Qualifications Requirements: - Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Early Childhood Education/Child Development or Administration. - Previous administration training and/or experience. - Minimum three years teaching in a preschool or comparable environment. - Basic computer proficiency and the ability to share information using multiple platforms. - Strong leadership, communication & delegation skills. Responsibilities Include: - Maintaining NAC Accreditation and completing the AELL Program Administrator Qualifications. - Managing financial transactions and budget preschool fiscal resources. - Overseeing and guiding a play-based curriculum and enrichment programs. - Planning and implementing annual marketing campaigns to achieve enrollment goals. - Overseeing the planning and preparation of afterschool and summer enrichment programs. - Hiring and training preschool staff under the supervision of the Rector. - Fostering a positive team culture of collaboration and mutual support amongst staff members that positively impacts relationships with children, families, the parish, and community. - Promoting growth among the established preschool community by fostering positive relationships between staff, families, board members, and relevant community representatives. - Scheduling regular professional development for staff through individual and group experiences. - Collaborating with all stakeholders to align interests (preschool board, church staff, church vestry, Commonwealth Autism, and parent council). - Partnering with All Saints Church to ensure the proper use of facilities and preschool safety. - Attending weekly All Saints Church Staff Meetings and leading monthly ASP Staff Meetings.
compensation dependent on experience
Current Program Highlights All Saints Preschool (ASP) provides a developmentally appropriate, play-based curriculum for children aged 16 months to 5 years old. Our Association of Early Learning Leaders (AELL) affiliation & NAC accreditation reflect the quality of the early childhood learning environment the preschool has always offered. We have sustained NAC accreditation since 2010. The preschool is due for re-accreditation in the fall of 2020. The preschool can accommodate over 90 children and annual enrollment ranges from 65-80 children. All Saints Episcopal Church is also home to a campus for Commonwealth Autism (CA), serving young children with autism ages 2-6. ASP and CA collaborate on numerous inclusion opportunities for students. The preschool includes five classrooms, an indoor gross motor play room, an outdoor STEAM Lab, and a creative arts & music room. The ASP campus includes a large, shaded playground, an outdoor classroom, wooded nature trail, and a community garden. In addition to the director, the preschool staff has an excellent team of experienced teachers. ASP is a supportive place where families and preschoolers thrive while growing into Kindergarten ready students.
How to apply:
Search Process Information and Timeline We will acknowledge receipt of initial emails immediately and accept them until the director position is filled. We will initially communicate with applicants by email. We will make every effort to respect the confidentiality of all candidates and will only call references later in the process. Please submit the following information via email: - Cover letter - Résumé with references Send materials by email to: preschoolcareers@allsaintsrichmond.org Please use the words ‘Preschool Director’ in the subject line.
Posting Organization:
All Saints Episcopal Church