The Early Learning Center (ELC) at St. James Catholic Church is recruiting for a Center Director. The ELC is open Monday through Friday from 7:30 AM – 6PM. Currently 45 children are enrolled.
This position oversees the day-to-day activities of the ELC and ensures that local, state and federal child care requirements are met. Specific duties include curriculum development, screening, interviewing and hiring qualified staff members, training new employees, observing their teaching techniques and providing for professional development, marketing the ELC to prospective parents and managing the centers finances by establishing budgets, fee structures and handling supply purchases.
The position requires a Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education, 3+ years’ experience in a similar positon, Child Development Associate (CDA) certification and appropriate Georgia licensure. Candidates must be passionate about early childhood education, knowledgeable of child care laws, have strong leadership and conflict resolution skills, excellent organizational and problem solving skills and be an effective communicator.
This is a full-time, 12 month a year position reporting to the Pastor of St. James Catholic Church with a competitive salary and benefit package.
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