The Director of Early Childhood Education provides overall direction, supervision and administration of Zion's year-round Early Childhood Education Center.
The Director will be accountable to the Early Childhood Education Board and will work cooperatively with the Pastor, church leadership and staff.
The Director will possess a mature Christian Faith and should be grounded in an understanding and appreciation of Lutheran theology. The Director will preferably become a participating member of Zion Congregation.
Bachelor's degree required; Master's degree preferred. One degree must be in Early Childhood Education or Child Development. Over three years of experience in the field of education, preferably in Early Childhood or Elementary education. Minimum of one year experience in school leadership or school administration.
The Director will possess good interpersonal skills reflecting the ability to work well with parents, staff, children and community residents. Problem solving, organizational and administration skills are essential.
Eligible for and willing to obtain Illinois teaching certificate