Are you experienced at supervising child care professionals?

Are you comfortable managing the day-to-day business of a preschool and excited to show love and care to children and their families?

Hillcrest United Methodist Church (UMC) has an opening for a dynamic, creative preschool director. Must have a solid understanding of the development and needs of young children. Must enjoy working as part of a supportive team, in a multi-age setting. This position requires someone with a warm, nurturing personality, who is flexible and dependable.

This position assumes responsibilities for the daily operations of the program, which include building relationships with staff and families, enrollment and licensing, scheduling and evaluation of staff, and overseeing preschool finances. At times, the responsibility may include direct supervision of children in the program.

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 2 years’ experience in a TN licensed child care center, preferably working in a DHS 3-star program, and also preferably with knowledge of NAEYC accreditation. The candidate must have excellent oral and written communication skills.

​Hillcrest UMC Preschool is a non-profit ministry of the church that provides a Christian environment that is age appropriate and designed to meet the social, emotional and cognitive needs if the child,

Position is full-time year-round and salary is based on education and experience. Preferred educational requirements include a Master’s or Bachelor’s Degree in Child Development, Early Childhood Education, Child and Family Studies, or related field. Position open June 1. Applications accepted until filled.

Please send resume, including references, to: preschool@hillcrestumc.org. No phone calls please.