Director of Preschool Job Description

Good Shepherd Church and Preschool
301 Corral De Tierra Rd
Salinas, CA 93908

831-484-2153| office@goodshepherdcorral.org

Job Description:

For the 2019-2020 School Year

The Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd is looking to fill the director position for its preschool. We are a child centered, play based learning program, in a country setting, providing a wide range of hands on, developmentally appropriate activities.

The Director of the preschool will be expected to uphold and promote Christian values. They will oversee a high quality program emphasizing social-emotional skills, arts, math and the sciences. They will ensure appropriate fundraising, enrollment, hiring and supervising staff. Professionalism, communication and flexibility are key words for this position.

As a member of the church staff, under the supervision of the Rector, the Director will be expected to serve as a liaison and communicator between the preschool and church community.

As an Episcopal faith based preschool we acknowledge a preference for, but not limited to, candidates who are practicing Episcopalians.


  • Oversee and manage the two sites of the Preschool (Church and Grange)

  • Ensure equipment and supplies are adequate and in good working order

  • Maintain children’s files

  • With the church finance team, create and present an annual budget for approval by the church Vestry.

  • Maintain consistent communication with parents and families.

  • Develop yearly calendar of events.

  • In coordination with the Rector, recruit, hire, train and supervise preschool staff.


  • Bachelors in Early Childhood development preferred, Associates accepted.

  • Meet educational requirements as described in Title 22 of the CCR for Community Care Licensing and the current Child Development Permit Matrix developed by the Child Development Training Consortium.

  • Demonstrate outstanding written and oral communication, computer and organizational skills.

    Please email cover letter and resume to the Rector of Church of the Good Shepherd.
    301 Corral De Tierra, Salinas, CA 93908