Associate Director of Weekday Preschool Ministries (First Steps Preschool)


First United Methodist Church of  Lakeland's year round preschool has an opening for the position of Associate Director.  The Associate Director must have the ability to see the mission and vision while assisting the director in managing the detail and providing the structure that supports the mission and vision through the weekday program.
The First Steps Preschool offers a loving, caring environment for children age six weeks though pre-kindergarten. Also a Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten (VPK) provider, First Steps provides lower child-teacher ratios and room capacities than required by Florida Statutes. Recognized as a Gold Seal Quality Care Center by the Florida Department of Children and Families, First Steps also received the highest rating possible by the United Methodist Association of Preschools (UMAP). For the safety of our children, we adhere to the Child and Youth Protection Policy of First United Methodist Church of Lakeland. 
Interested applicants should carefully review the job description, Employee Handbook and Staff Social Covenant before applying.  The website also provides instruction on how to apply for the position:


Contact: Harriet S Mayes

Address: 72 Lake Morton Drive Lakeland FL 33801

Phone: 863-686-3163



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The Florida Conference of The United Methodist Church

450 Martin L King Jr Ave
Lakeland, FL 33815

(863) 688-5563 or toll free (800) 282-8011