This is an extraordinary opportunity for someone who wants to live and work in a small community in southern Alamance county, serve a diverse and dynamic church community at Saxapahaw United Methodist Church, lead and direct a Reggio-inspired preschool and daycare at Saxapahaw Village Kids (a ministry of the church), and partner with local schools, environmental groups, arts initiatives, farms, youth groups, and the like to create safe places for our children to learn, play, and grow.
The ideal director will possess a strong Christian faith, a deep love of children, a collaborative spirit, an infectious optimism, and an enduring belief in the big potential of small communities.
This director will serve as both the Daycare Director (overseeing admissions, finances, and daily supervision of the daycare in cooperation with the Assistant Director) and the Children’s Coordinator (creating and overseeing programs in the community and the congregation for all children).
This person should have a Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of three years experience working with children, excellent communication skills, outstanding organizational skills, and the wisdom and personality to serve as the public face of both the preschool and the church.
This is a salaried position ($42-47K/year) with flexible hours and 6 weeks of paid time off (12 discretionary days, 7 set holidays, and two additional weeks off when the daycare is closed).
Please go to saxumc.org to download the job description. Cover letters and resumés can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.