Director (Full-Time)

Department: Family Care KIDS Early Childhood Learning Center

Location: Phoenix, AZ

Looking for purpose in your work? Want a career path that will bring you work-life balance? We are a certified Best Christian Workplace organization and accredited through the Council on Accreditation. We offer competitive salaries and a flexible benefits package which can include health insurance, retirement plan, career planning and a robust paid time off structure. Join the Christian Family Care Team and help us strengthen families and serve at risk children in the name of Jesus Christ!

SUMMARY

The Director of the Early Childhood Learning Center, Family Care KIDS manages the daily operations of the Family Care KIDS Preschool. This position will help grow the program through community networking, positive promotion, and will strategically help grow this preschool.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Management – Create policies, manuals, and handbooks, supervise, hire, and train staff, and oversee daily operations of the early childhood learning centers in accordance with State law, accrediting standards, and CFC’s guiding principles. Recruit families and implement vision and mission of early learning center in alignment with TBRI principles. Serve as lead administrator of the school and handles problems with staff and students. Develop programing and curriculum that meets the social, physical, emotional, spiritual, and intellectual needs of each child. Develop and manage the learning center’s financial operations and budget. Ensure highest measures of safety, cleanliness, and sanitation are being observed by everyone at the center. Other duties may include teaching classes as needed.

Leadership – Advocate for the mission and vision of Christian Family Care through the management of early childhood learning staff and the development of program initiatives. Engage synergistic collaboration with other CFC programs and initiatives with our “One Team” approach. Demonstrate excellence and biblical servitude leading by example during interactions, activities, and material oversight during daily operations.

Growth – Must be capable of meeting with community leaders in implementing a cultural impact plan for targeted community.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Development, Education, Social Work or another related field. Master’s degree preferred.
  • Knowledge areas: Early Childhood Development, preschool management, business operations and/or expansion, Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Experience: 5+ years of program development and demonstrated supervision, budgeting and personnel management.

HOW WE WORK

Our tech tools: We use Microsoft 365 applications including Word, Excel, One Note, Outlook and all the rest. We manage our preschool with SmartCare and Kaymbu software platforms.

Our organization thrives by:

  • Acting with Empathy and Compassion: Seeks to understand and validate others’ perspectives and emotions.
  • Embracing Diversity: Promotes diversity and inclusion in the community.
  • Exemplifying Integrity: Acts in fair and ethical manner towards others.

If you believe you are a candidate for this position, please apply now. Note, this position post is a summary of expected job functions and qualifications. A full job description will be provided during the recruiting process.

Family Care KIDS is a ministry of Christian Family Care.