Infant and Preschool Childcare Center Director

First United Methodist Church - Ventura, CA

Infant and Preschool Childcare Center Director


The Ventura First United Methodist Church is looking for a director for the Happy Ventures Infant and Preschool Childcare Center.  The Center serves approximately 65 children ages 6 weeks to pre-K with ten staff, including teachers and instructional assistants.  The Director oversees all aspects of the program including curriculum, personnel, finance, enrollment and facilities. 


Candidate must have strong leadership qualities, effective communication skills, experience in conflict resolution, and an ability to connect well with both children and their families.  Must have enthusiasm for the mission of the United Methodist Church, and a passion for making the program an integral part of the church community.


Candidates must meet current State of California Dept. of Social Services Community Care Licensing requirements for Director of a Child Care program, including three units in infant studies, and have a minimum of five years teaching as a fully qualified teacher, with experience with both infants and toddlers.  A Bachelor’s degree in Child Development is preferred.


Candidates may submit a resume and cover letter to Ventura First United Methodist Church, 1338 East Santa Clara Street, Ventura, 93003 or to no later than May 30, 2019.  Please emphasize your experience working with infants and toddlers, as well as experience in program, personnel, fiscal and/or facilities management.


Hours:  40 per week; Starting salary: $4,000 per month.  Questions, call (805) 643-8621.

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Category: Management

Type: FT

Location: Ventura, CA

Salary: Competitive Salary

Posted On: May 8th, 2019

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Website: First United Methodist Church