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Early Childhood Director 

Position Early Childhood Director  
Category Administration  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt  

Due to the retirement of our current Preschool Director, Denver Christian is accepting applications for this anticipated opening. The start date for this position would be July 1, 2021. This is a full-time position (following DC's school calendar full-time plus part-time summer hours).

General Expectations: The staff at Denver Christian School are exemplary with respect to the following Denver Christian School Non-Faculty Core Competencies:

Spiritual Life - Denver Christian School employees model an active, vibrant faith life that is especially evident in the performance of their responsibilities and in their interaction with others.

Commitment - Denver Christian School employees demonstrate commitment to the DC mission statement, to a healthy staff climate and culture, to community, and to high quality performance through their work.

Professional Excellence - Denver Christian School employees model professional excellence because they are qualified in their area of expertise, committed to continual improvement, and intentionally engage others with an attitude of customer service.

Manage Objectives - Employees take a proactive approach to the responsibility of managing tasks, completing work as assigned and on time, and to sharing creative ideas and overall adding value to the community.

Leadership - Denver Christian School employees are valuable contributors to the community who build trust within others and display competence and integrity in their work.

Position Requirements

Professional Requirements: 

  1. Must meet applicable state Director Certification requirements
  2. College Degree in Early Childhood Education preferred


Professional Expectations: In addition to the Employee Handbook and the Faculty Procedures Handbook (as applicable), the responsibilities of this position would include but are not limited to the following:

  1. Leadership, development, and supervision of current preschool staff

  2. Relationship building with DC’s early childhood families, including frequent and punctual communication with our families

  3. Liaison responsibilities between the early childhood staff and DC’s leadership team

  4. Research and development of new early childhood programs and initiatives

  5. Development of retention initiatives for current DC early childhood families into DC’s kindergarten

  6. Potentially filling part-time preschool teaching needs (based on current enrollment each year).

  7. Maintain our current licensure with the State of Colorado for current Child Care guidelines

Hiring Manager(s) Lauralee Veenstra, Matt Covey, Renee Bradow  
About the Organization Denver Christian School is a preschool through high school college preparatory Christian school serving the entire Denver metro area. DC is committed to educating 21st century students, encouraging them to grow in their own strengths, uniqueness, and talents.

Since 1916, Denver Christian School has been educating children: mind, body, and spirit. The preschool through high school program focus has always been inspired from the Lord who said 'Start children off on the way they should go, and even when they are old they will not turn from it.'

Our Mission
To inspire and equip students of Christian families to engage the world with Christ's transforming power and love.
At Denver Christian, we aspire to educate students in a diverse, faith-based community. DC nurtures and develops students' personal gifts and prepared them to engage the world as leaders. Our faculty and staff guide students through a process of learning that focuses on knowledge enriched with the arts, technology, athletics, and is rooted in our Christian perspective on education.

Denver Christian School nurtures the individual student. Encouraging students to grow in their own strengths, uniqueness, and talents.

After conducting competitive market analysis, Denver Christian continues to be a clear leader in the Denver-area market for private education value and excellence. We believe that God is excellent and so therefore we strive for excellence in all that we do. From academics to faith formation, life skills, community, and communication, Denver Christian is committed to becoming the standard in educational excellence for Christian families.
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  

This position is currently accepting applications.

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