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Cornerstone UMC, Cutler Bay, FL
Preschool Director

Position Overview:

Cornerstone Kids Preschool is seeking a Preschool Director, full-time 40-hour a week, for a year-round 70+ student faith-based preschool at Cornerstone United Methodist Church in Cutler Bay, Florida.

This person would supervise 15+ teachers, aides, and custodial staff.  The candidate must have an outgoing personality, be able to relate to both young children and adults, and have a servant’s heart.  The director reports to the Pastor of the church and the governing bodies within the church organization, including the Preschool Board.

Qualifications:

  1. State of Florida Director’s Credential with VPK endorsement.
  2. FCCPC – Florida Child Care Professional Certification (formerly known as CDAE).
  3. AA/AS or above, plus two years experience; or a minimum of five years experience.
  4.  Preferred: Bachelor’s Degree/Associate’s Degree in Early Childhood Education or related field, or Current Florida Teaching Certificate with DCF coursework.
  5. Preferred: Director’s Advanced Credential.

Experience:

2-3 years Director’s experience in a faith-based center preferred.

Responsibilities:

  1. Professionalism, management, communication, leadership, and computer skills.
  2. Social media understanding and marketing creativity.
  3. Maintain all licensing requirements according to FL DCF, VPK, and UMAP standards.
  4. Uphold all United Methodist Church guided practices.
  5. Ensure a safe, educational, and caring environment for children and parents.
  6. Promote and maintain a positive image within the community.
  7. Promote and maintain quality of early childhood program and Christian education.
  8. Handle and supervise all year-round administrative functions of the preschool.
  9. Maintain systems that ensure self-sustainability of the preschool.
  10. Mentor, lead, and guide an experienced preschool staff.

How to Apply:

Must be available to assume position by August 20th or before. Contact Rev. Dr. Paul Cook at pcook@cornerstonemiami.org or 305-747-7140.