Preschool Director

Westwood Presbyterian Church - Los Angeles, CA



Position:  Preschool Director

Organization:  Westwood Presbyterian Church Preschool

Location:  10822 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA  90024 (


Organization Background:

Westwood Presbyterian Church Preschool welcomes children of all abilities, backgrounds, faiths, and cultures. Our program serves kids from 2 years 6 months to 5 years of age and currently enrolls 78 children. The new director will be joining the preschool at a very exciting time as it plans for a new building and an expanded program that will include an infant and toddler center. 


Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree (Master’s degree preferred) with a specialty in Early Childhood Education or Child Development or equivalent experience and State of California requirements for supervising an early childhood program
  • Minimum three years teaching in a licensed child development facility; at least two of those years working in a supervisory capacity strongly preferred
  • Experience in administration
  • Experience in recruiting, supervising, and evaluating performance of staff
  • Experience in budgeting and finance including moderate fundraising
  • Experience working with children from infants to 5 years of age
  • Ability to develop and cultivate the overall quality of the educational programs within WPC Preschool’s core philosophies
  • Ability to work closely with parents to provide support for children with different needs
  • Ability to establish constructive and supportive relationships with both children and adults
  • Ability to promote positive relationships with community groups and others
  • Capacity to adapt to changing position demands
  • Capacity for forward thinking and ability to do long-term vision planning/plan implementation for the preschool including a new infant and toddler program
  • Ability to oversee the transition to a new building
  • Willingness to work collaboratively with the Pastor, Session (governing board) and Preschool Committee of the church
  • Willingness to work within and to affirm the mission and practices of the Presbyterian tradition



We are committed to paying a competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. Benefits include health insurance, paid vacation and a 403B retirement plan.


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Job Details

Category: Management

Type: FT

Location: Los Angeles, CA

Salary: Competitive Salary

Posted On: June 9th, 2020

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