Myers Park Presbyterian Church is currently seeking candidates for the Weekday School Half-Day Director. For over six decades, the Weekday School has been a vibrant ministry of Myers Park Presbyterian Church, nurturing children in mind, body and spirit. The church opened its doors as a kindergarten in the fall of 1944 pioneering a program that would become a cornerstone of children's education in Charlotte. Today, the Weekday School offers the highest quality preschool education in two distinct programs. Our Full-Day program - started in 2010 â€“ is a five-star licensed program for infants through preschool age, currently serving 60 children with a teaching staff of 13. Our Half-Day program has grown from a small kindergarten of 45 students in 1944 to a busy preschool serving 230 children, toddlers through Transitional Kindergarten, with a teaching staff of 34.Â The Directors of these two Programs collaborate to offer the highest quality preschool education available.
The Half-Day Director will manage all aspects of the Half-Day program, providing a play-based program that helps children grow in their identity as a child of God, have a sense of belonging, and be nurtured in discipleship as they grow in faith. A full job description can be found on our website.
Qualified candidates will meet the following requirements:
Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education or Child Development or equivalent combination of educational background and related experience;
Minimum three (3) years teaching experience;
Minimum one (1) year experience in preschool administration;
Experience working in a faith-based half-day preschool program preferred.
About The Weekday School at Myers Park Presbyterian Church
The goal of The Weekday School at Myers Park Presbyterian Church is to foster the mental, physical, spiritual, and experiential growth of each child through our half and full - day programs. We offer holistic learning activities in a nurturing environment where children find joy in exploring the world in which they live. We provide activities children can carry out at their own pace, to the bes...t of their ability. We also provide a community of support to our Weekday School families. As part of the Christian education ministry of Myers Park Presbyterian Church, the Weekday School is committed to offering the highest quality preschool education available in a unique environment -- an environment where children grow into their identity as a child of God, have a sense of belonging, and are nurtured in discipleship as they grow in faith.
The Weekday School at Myers Park Presbyterian Church is under the authority of the Session and responsible to it. Matters of general policy and direction are carried out by the Weekday School Board, which is a standing committee of the Session.
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