Grace Weekday Preschool (GWP) of Grace Presbyterian Church in Springfield, VA is seeking an empathetic leader as its new Preschool Director. GWP is a half-day preschool for children between the ages of 2 and 5 years of age, with two classes per age level.

The Preschool Director works to fulfill the stated purpose of Grace Weekday Preschool (GWP): “The purpose of Grace Weekday Preschool is to foster the social, emotional, intellectual, physical and spiritual growth of young children.  Recognizing that growth occurs in individual ways, every effort is made to ensure each child’s development of a positive self-image and an awareness of his/her own uniqueness as one of God’s children.”

Grace Weekday Preschool, following the values of Grace Presbyterian Church, strives to be a community-oriented, supportive, inclusive work environment. The Preschool Director will be encouraged to maintain a healthy work-life balance and to support preschool staff in the same.

This is a part-time, school-year position (27.5 to 30 hours/week) with minimal flexible summer hours to handle enrollment and tours. Pay commensurate with experience, $26-$28/hour (total estimated annual salary range $30,000-36,000). The ideal candidate will be available for some shadowing/training hours in May and fully assume the position for the 2024-2025 school year on Aug 1.

Applicants should have preschool teaching experience, excellent interpersonal skills, love of children, a joyful and collaborative spirit, and a foundation in Christian values consistent with the loving, welcoming approach of Grace Presbyterian Church. Bachelor’s degree is preferred. Please see the full, detailed job description here.

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