Pre-K Education Director - Part-Time

Job Title
Pre-K Education Director - Part-Time
Job Order ID
27436721
Begin Date
2/18/21
Duration
Location
Orange Park,  FL
Other Location
Description

Manage and direct the Children's Learning Center of  church providing the staff, the children with a caring environment  and up-to-date curriculum to inspire them to develop social skills, educational excellence, and spiritual comfort. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide and supportive and caring environment for children
  • Supervise preschool teachers and childcare workers
  • Hire and train new staff members
  • Provide professional development opportunities for staff
  • Establish policies and communicate them to staff and parents
  • Develop educational programs and standards
  • Maintain instructional excellence
  • Assist staff in communication with parents and children
  • Meet with parents and staff to discuss students' progress
  • Prepare budgets and allocate program funds
  • Ensure that facilities are maintained and cleaned according to state regulations
  • Apply for Pre-school license annually - by April 14th
  • Apply for VPK contract annually - as soon as applications open
  • Monthly billing and follow up as needed
  • Follow up on student absences
  • Schedule Fire Marshall for February, make sure fire extinguishers are inspected each October and inspect fire alarm batteries to make sure it's up to date
  • Conduct monthly fire drills
  • Maintain childrens' files as mandated by the state
  • Maintain Employee files including: training, fingerprints, and state mandated hiring records
  • Download timecards and submit payroll to church office biweekly
  • Ensure that SunBiz and W9 are updated each year by the church office
  • Ensure that liability insurance is renewed each December
  • Prepare the school calendar for the next year to include Halloween Parade, Thanksgiving Feast, Easter Egg Hunt, Mother's Day Tea and Donuts with Dad
  • Attend weekly staff meetings with church pastor
  • Schedule and prepare for monthly meetings with Pre-school leadership board

The above cited duties and responsibilities describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to the job.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all the duties and responsibilities that an incumbent may be expected or asked to perform.

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Team Orientation & Interpersonal – highly motivated, passionate and creative team-player with ability to develop and maintain collaborative relationships with all levels within, and external to, the organization.  Exhibits good judgment and emotional maturity.  Maintains confidentiality.Communication – able to effectively and persuasively express self verbally and in writing, using correct language and grammar in a professional, diplomatic and tactful manner.
  • Leadership – has demonstrated success as a high energy, driven, hands-on leader.  Able to select, train, develop, coach, mentor and retain a highly motivated group of workers.
  • Analytical Problem-Solving & Decision Making – able to research, analyze, identify viable options, draw sound conclusions, present findings and make thoughtful recommendations.
  • Organization & Time Management – able to plan, schedule and organize professional schedule to achieve strategic goals within or ahead of established time frames.
  • Education & Development - willingness to learn and continue personal education
Required Skills

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

Must be at least 21 years of age
CDA required or a degree which may be used to satisfy this requirement
DCF 45 hour training preferred
Florida Director's Credential required but may be earned within the first 3 months of employment
6-12 months of related classroom experience or related degree preferred
Must have knowledge of applicable safety and abuse reporting procedures
Must complete 10 hours of in-service training each fiscal year (July-June)
Must register and complete Infant & Child First Aid and CPR certification within 90 days of hire and renew before expiration
Openings
1
Pay Range
$12.50   Hourly to $15.00   Hourly

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