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Asbury Day School Director

OVERVIEW

The Day School Director will oversee all functions of Asbury Day School. Work in conjunction with the Day School Board of Directors to ensure the program meets the needs of the community, yields successful students and supports the ministry function of Asbury United Methodist Church.

Applicants should submit their resume and answers to the following questions to Diana Choma at office@asbury.cc:

 

1)  Describe your 90 Day Plan for a successful start as the new Asbury Day School Director.

2)  How do you intend to build staff support and implement innovative solutions to continue the Asbury Day School’s legacy of thriving in this competitive market?

JOB DESCRIPTION

Oversee all functions of Asbury Day School. Work in conjunction with the Day School Board of Directors to ensure the program meets the needs of the community, yields successful students and supports the ministry function of Asbury United Methodist Church.

DAY SCHOOL DIRECTOR RESPONSIBILITES AND JOB DUTIESDuties

Responsible for setting the tone for the facility, managing the curriculum, overseeing physical facilities, and managing the overall image of the school. Makes recommendations to the Day School Board with regard to employee hiring and termination decisions. Job duties also may include ensuring compliance with local and federal laws governing day school, both regarding the physical environment and the staff, and managing the financial affairs of the day school facility.

 

The Day School Board approves any changes to The Asbury Day School Bylaws. The director will share leadership responsibilities with teachers when appropriate to help ensure all tasks are completed to create a high quality, reputable program that meets the needs of the community.

CURRICULUM AND SPIRITUAL DEVELPMENT, IMPLMENTATION AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENTS

Day school director will work with qualified school staff and outside providers to develop an appropriate curriculum and ensure that it complies with state and federal requirements. Ensure staff are trained to implement day school curriculum, offer prayer in the classroom and participate in weekly chapel visits. Curriculum will include Biblical foundation and basic Christian principals. Director will ensure staff fully implement all aspects of the curriculum for spiritual and cognitive development of each child. The Day School currently uses the Abeka curriculum and supplements it with additional play-based resources.

FACILITIES MANAGEMENT

The day school director makes sure that the day school’s physical facilities comply with local, state and federal laws and are a safe and appropriate environment for children. Directors know local, state and federal laws regarding safety requirements and inspection and certification procedures, and ensure that the school complies with those requirements. The school director also evaluates and purchases equipment and supplies for the center or approves requests to purchase materials and equipment. Purchases over $500 require approval by the Day School Board. The Day School Board must approve all contracts.

STAFFING MANAGEMENT

Teachers, teacher aides, assistants, and volunteers staff the Asbury Day School. Custodial staff is shared with Asbury United Methodist Church. The day school director manages this staff, developing job descriptions, interviewing candidates, maintaining staff development and education and, if necessary, managing disciplinary processes. The director ensures that all staff meet the requirements for their jobs; for example, the director orders staff background checks and confirms that necessary licenses are valid. Responsible for maintaining personal qualifications regarding licensure in addition to other
requirements. The Day School Board approves the final employment decisions for any day school employee.

PARENTAL COMMUNICATION AND INVOLVEMENT

While for many parents, their child's teacher is the primary point of contact in the school, the director often serves as the 'face' of the school, managing communication with parents and the community. The director develops policies and procedures for the school and communicates the policies to parents. The director also meets with parents of prospective students to determine whether the school is a good fit for the family.

FINANCIAL RESPONSIBILITES

Responsible for the financial management of the day school. Develop budgets, manage the accounting and oversee accounts payable and receivable. Develops the marketing plan for the school, developing public relations and advertising campaigns as necessary. Report financial statements to the Day School Board monthly. The Day School Board will approve fund raising campaigns, annual budget, enrollment fees and salary changes.

To apply please submit a resume, with references, to our office manager, Diana Choma at office@asbury.cc or by clicking the apply now button below.

HOURS

Full-Time


COMPENSATION

$30,000-35,000/Year


QUALIFICATIONS

High school diploma; additional college coursework

 

License and CDA required; early childhood education experience

Reporting

The Day School Director will report directly to the Day School Board and
the Asbury UMC Staff Parish Relations Committee.