Good Shepherd Preschool & Extended Day

Director, Good Shepherd Presbyterian Preschool and Extended Day

Reference ID : 97124
Location : Lilburn, GA
Category : Education/Training
Job Type : Full Time



The Good Shepherd Preschool and Extended Day program of Good Shepherd Presbyterian Church in Lilburn, Georgia is seeking a highly qualified and enthusiastic candidate for the position of Director.  Good Shepherd Preschool has served children and families in the surrounding area for 45 years by offering a Christian educational environment where all children feel safe and loved. The Director is the leader of Good Shepherd’s Preschool and Extended Day ministry to children and their families. As a church mission, the preschool and extended day program nurtures and provides Christian outreach to children, their families and the staff who support them.  The Director works with the Assistant Director, staff, and Preschool Team to oversee all operations of the program. 

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and current resume with at least two professional references.


Selected Key Responsibilities: 

  • Creating a positive working/learning environment 
  • Administering the day-to-day operation of the preschool and extended day program including maintaining proper compliance with all state, Bright From the Start, and church requirements/policies
  • Working with the Preschool Team in the formation of policies 
  • Providing leadership for teachers as they plan a balanced program directed to the social, emotional, physical, intellectual and spiritual growth of children 
  • Staffing and training all school personnel as needed
  • Making sure that the preschool ministry is aligned with the church at large and its mission
  • Operating the ministry within the adopted budget including key tasks such as payroll, invoicing, and receiving payments using ACS and Head Master in collaboration with the Assistant Director and church Bookkeeper


The Director must meet one of the required educational qualifications as outlined by BFTS.  Examples include:

  • Child Development Associate credential and six months qualifying child care experience
  • Associates degree in Early Childhood Education and six months qualifying child care experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in a field other than Early Childhood Education and three months qualifying child care experience
  • Bachelors’ degree in Early Childhood Education or child development
  • Master’s degree in Early Childhood Education

The Director should have at least two years of experience as a classroom teacher and some experience or demonstrated success in educational administration or leadership. The Director must have basic computer skills and be skilled at interacting with children, parents and teachers.


Annual salary commensurate with experience in addition to the following benefits:

  • Health Insurance
  • Paid Holidays, Vacation Time and Sick Leave
  • Free preschool and afterschool tuition for employee children during employee work hours 
  • Life Insurance
  • Voluntary Plans for Dental, Vision Eyewear, 403b, Section 125 plan for medical

Salary : $50,000 to $60,000/Yr
Minimum Education : Associate
Job Type : Full Time
Category : Education/Training
Minimum Experience : 2 Yrs
Location : Lilburn, GA

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