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Childcare Director Job Announcement

Submitted on: March 15, 2024

Childcare Director Job Announcement


Job Summary: 

Old Pilgrim Missionary Baptist Church, located in Simpsonville, SC, seeks to hire a Childcare Director for its Christian Childcare Development Center. This individual will be responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of its childcare development center, while also demonstrating the ability to maintain a Christ-centered atmosphere where children can grow physically, emotionally, socially, and spiritually. The Director will also be responsible for managing, facilitating, planning, and coordinating the center’s educational programs and activities.


General Characteristics of Employment for this Position:

  • A committed follower of Jesus Christ who loves children and desires to see them walk in the truth.
  • Eager to serve in a Christian learning environment, modelling Christlikeness through his/her diligence, perseverance, resilience, patience, courage, and Christian discipleship.
  • Committed to maintaining the appropriate degree of confidentiality and professionalism.



  • Minimum of an Associate’s Degree from a college or university in Early Childhood, Child Development, and/or Child Psychology, or a related field that includes at least 18 credit hours in child development and/or early childhood education.
  • 2+ years of proven leadership or management work experience in a licensed approved or registered childcare facility (prior Director/Assistant Director).
  • CPR and First Aid Certified.
  • Must pass all background checks and meet all state and local requirements.
  • Exceptional customer service, organizational, people and communication skills.
  • Possess solid computer skills with the ability to learn new programs and software applications.
  • Prior experience working with financial and administrative processes and systems.



  • Recruit, hire, and train teachers and support staff that are motivated to provide a conducive learning environment for children.
  • Ensure that curriculum and age-appropriate learnings and activities are being utilized and thoughtfully planned out.
  • Adhere to childcare standards, licensing, training, and safety requirements as established by the State and childcare provider.
  • Meet with parents on a regular basis to communicate and discuss the development and progress of their enrolled child/children, the center’s policies, activities within the childcare center, etc.
  • Meet with staff and church leadership regularly to discuss operational goals, needs, and opportunities.
  • Cultivate positive relationships with families, teachers, state licensing authorities, community contacts, and other administrative staff.
  • Perform administrative duties that include, but are not limited to, operations, budgeting, enrollment, sourcing of grants, inventory management, etc.
  • Exercise independent judgement and decision-making authority as delegated, including policies, procedures, and staff supervision.
  • Serve in various roles throughout the center as needed, i.e., teacher, cook, driver, etc.
  • Prepare, post, and manage the weekly staffing schedule to ensure all classes are covered each day/week.
  • Keep certifications current and attend professional development trainings as required or recommended.



  • Competitive wages


How to Apply:

  • Submit resume, along with a cover letter and/or letter of recommendation to [email protected]
  • Feel free to also include your salary requirements with the above (optional)
  • Please direct all inquiries regarding this opportunity to [email protected]