Director of Daycare

Grace Church Lititz

Lititz, PA 17543

Denomination: Non-Denominational

Category: Children's Ministry

Posted on: January 11, 2022

Time Type: Full Time

Job Description:

We are a Jesus Church where the gospel is central, and our mission is to love Jesus, build people, and lead revival. As the Childcare Center Director you provide forward-thinking, energetic leadership to the Greenhouse Kids Childcare Ministry.

We are a safe, loving, and engaging organization. We take a highly intentional and individualized approach to early education, equipping children to succeed. Every child is incredibly unique. Much like plants in a greenhouse, the environment and care must be right for a child to flourish and grow. We are committed to cultivating the right environment to nurture kids and help them thrive, and your role is crucial to making that happen.

Role Responsibilities
Work to accomplish the mission to "lead revival" through the Greenhouse Kids ministry by loving kids and families into the family of God.
Lead and oversee all Greenhouse Kids staff, ensuring that they operate according to the desired culture of Grace Church and promoting their professional development.
Lead care for kids and their families, investing into their lives and facilitating the development of strategies for building relationships between enrolled families and the people of Grace Church.
Oversee curriculum designation and use in compliance with state regulations.
Interview, hire, and train new staff in coordination with the Executive Pastor.
Establish policies and communicate them to staff and parents.
Develop educational programs and standards, maintaining a high instructional standard.
Secure available grants.
Assist staff in communicating with parents and kids, and meet with parents and staff to discuss student progress.
Prepare and manage budgets, and allocate program funds, and ensure that the ministry remains profitable.
Maintain a safe, happy, and stimulating environment for kids.
Ensure that center facilities are safe for children and comply with laws and regulations.
Complete ongoing training and courses to remain up to date on daycare standards and procedures.
Develop and facilitate a marketing and communications plan.

General Responsibilities
Press into your relationship with Jesus authentically and consistently.
Be a regularly attending part of the Grace Church family.
Be present for staff and director meetings.
Spend time each month developing your own personal job-related skills.
Maintain unity with the staff and leaders, and act in an honoring way toward others.

Classification: Full-time, exempt
Hourly Commitment: 40 hours per week
Comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, PTO, daycare discount, retirement contribution, and other benefits.


About Grace Church Lititz:

We value Jesus above anything else in this life. We rest in the love of the Father, seeing ourselves through His eyes. Our lives are a loving response and a passionate pursuit of Jesus, our King. We run to His presence with surrendered hearts, hungry to encounter the power of the Holy Spirit. We care about what Jesus thinks. We unite around the treasure that He is, overflowing with heavenly joy, and ready to sacrifice for anything that would bring Him glory. We are a church that is wild for Jesus, running in His direction with hearts ablaze with love for our King. 

Job Qualifications:

Unyielding love for Jesus and for families
Strong leadership ability and emotional intelligence
Excellent organizational, problem-solving, and time-management skills
Clear entrepreneurial gifts
Understands young culture
Agrees with the Grace Lititz statement of faith
Fits the Grace culture as communicated in the core values and employee handbook
At least four years of successful childcare leadership experience, licensure, and a related associates or bachelor's degree  

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Director of Daycare
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Full Time
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500 - 750

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Chelsea Rutt
501 W. Lincoln Ave
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