First UMC Celina: Preschool Director

Date Posted: 9/12/2022

First UMC Celina, Celina, TX

Job Description

Friendship Corner Christian Preschool is a ministry of First United Methodist Church Celina. The Director is responsible for the day-to-day administration and operation of the preschool and is the primary liaison between the preschool and the church. The director reports directly to the preschool committee as well as the clergy of the church.


  • Texas Child Care Licensing Center Director Certificate or able to obtain
  • Previous experience as a preschool director is preferred
  • Knowledge of Texas Minimum Standards for Child-Care centers
  • Clear background check and fingerprinting
  • CPR/First Aid certified or able to obtain
  • Complete 30 hours of continued training yearly
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills


  • Ability to work a flexible full-time schedule
  • Recruit, interview, hire and retain staff
  • Supervise staff and provide professional development opportunities
  • Develop staff work schedules
  • Manage new hire paperwork and regularly audit all staff files
  • Lead tours with prospective families and maintain enrollment
  • Maintain a positive relationship with families and staff
  • Maintain active parent-school communication through emails, notes and other forms of communication
  • Monitor and maintain classroom ratios
  • Establish budget and set fees for program
  • Order school and office supplies
  • Prepare and submit payroll information
  • Ensure program is following local and state licensing regulations
  • Follow and reinforce policies and procedures set forth in staff and parent handbook
  • Maintain a positive working relationship with church staff
  • Occasionally attend church finance meetings after hours

Salary based on experience.

How to Apply

Email resume and cover letter to Jennifer Chickering, Associate Pastor of Family Ministries, at
Contact Email: [email protected]
Contact Phone: 972-382-2655


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