Position Open for
Preschool Director

River of Living Water Preschool - Jasper, Alabama

River of Living Water UMC has opening for Preschool Director for River of Living Water Preschool. This person will serve on the church’s staff with responsibility for the running of the Preschool. The preschool is open Monday through Thursday, 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM.  

The director must be at least twenty-one (21) years of age with a high school diploma/GED or higher and preferably have completed a minimum of a two-year degree in early childhood education or related field. The director will need to meet all state and local government, educational, credentialing, and training requirements and will undergo a background check when offered the job.

The Preschool Director will be attentive and responsive to the nurture, safety, and educational and developmental needs of children in the preschool. In addition, the director will need to communicate regularly with preschool staff, support staff, parents and guardians, and the pastor.

The Preschool Director needs knowledge and skills in several areas to be effective:

  • Resource development

  • Child development

  • Administration & Finance

  • Relationship building

  • Spiritual disciplines

  • Setting and meeting goals

  • Communication

  • Staff management

  • Evaluation

  • Safe Sanctuaries®

The Preschool Director is committed and willing to support the Christian faith and function in alignment with the vision and mission of River of Living Water United Methodist Church. Give quarterly report to the Church Council in order for the church to effectively minister through the preschool.

Useful skills for this position are the ability to listen to and communicate with people of all ages; the ability to work with other adults, parents, and guardians, and show genuine interest in responding to the needs and concerns of children.

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