Now Hiring: CDC Director

Southland is currently seeking a CDC Director.

Candidates must meet all job requirements.

Deadline to apply is September 15.


Job requirements:

  • Meet minimum requirements of "Director" according to State Licensing and Minimum Standards
  • Hold at least an Associate's Degree in Early Childhood Education
  • Remain current in First Aid and CPR for infants and children
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience supervising childcare staff



  • Report to the Preschool Minister
  • Maintain familiarity with State Licensing and Minimum Standards as well as with Policies & Procedures of Southland CDC.
  • Keep program current and in compliance with State Licensing and Minimum Standards.
  • Develop, plan, and implement, with staff, a preschool program for children ages 6 months to 5 years that is developmentally appropriate and helps children develop physically, cognitively, emotionally, socially, and spiritually.
  • Supervise, guide, and train staff for their ongoing professional development.
  • Hire new personnel as needed.
  • Ensure that all staff have read and are familiar with Minimum Standards as well as the program policies for SBCDC.
  • Maintain staff personnel files.
  • Maintain children's files (ensuring that all physical examination forms and health/immunization records are current).
  • Maintain staff ratio, assigning staff as needed in the case of absences.
  • Arranging for substitute care as needed.
  • Organize staff in-service training or other extracurricular activities throughout the year.
  • Handle all aspects of student enrollment including tours with prospective parents; enrollment forms as required by State Licensing, Minimum Standards, and SBCDC Policy & Procedures.
  • Publish monthly newsletter for families.
  • Plan and carry out monthly general staff meetings
  • Meet with each staff member at least quarterly to review professional development goals, concerns, etc.
  • Write up and deliver annual staff evaluations. Meet with each staff member to review evaluation.
  • Visit classrooms regularly.
  • Build relationships with families (at drop off/pick-up times, via phone calls, email, etc.)
  • Meet with Preschool Minister and/or Child Development Center Committee regularly to review program goals and needs.
  • Document tuition payments and expenses; submitting all monies and receipts to Financial Secretary.
  • Send out reminders/late notices regarding tuition payments.
  • Plan and carry out marketing strategies (i.e. Facebook page, website, mailings, etc.) throughout the year.
  • Attend minimum of 30 hours of professional development workshops each school year.
  • Work hours are 8:00 am - 2:30 pm Monday through Thursday.