Director of Early Childhood Ministry
Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Libertyville, IL is seeking a Director for CrossWays Preschool and Celebration! Childcare, effective immediately. Our two programs are faith-based and will give you the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of children, ages six weeks to twelve years, and their families. The Director will be responsible for the administration of both programs, daily operations, future planning, and communication and marketing for the programs. The Director will work in tandem with the pastoral staff, teaching staff, parents and students to create a safe, vibrant learning environment that is play-based, developmentally appropriate and committed to kindergarten readiness and academic preparedness. The Director will support the philosophy of the two programs as a ministry of Holy Cross Lutheran Church and will seek to incorporate these values into the educational atmosphere.
The candidate will possess administrative, organizational and time management skills; will have knowledge and understanding of both preschool and childcare practices; will work with others in a larger team context; will demonstrate excellent digital, verbal and written communication skills; will incorporate and use a variety of technology tools; and will understand the position as a ministry to students and their families, teachers, and the community.
Must hold DCFS Director Certification. Information can be found online at: ilgateways.com/credentials/illinois-director-credential
Additional requirements are detailed in the complete job description.
Experience as a director is desired but not required.
Compensation commensurate with experience.
Please provide digital copies: cover letter, resume, letters of reference, and transcripts.
Complete job description is available upon request. Applications are accepted until position is filled. Transition time with the current director will be provided if possible.
Holy Cross is an equal opportunity employer.