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Job TitlePreschool Director
OrganizationSt. Paul's Lutheran Church and Preschool
ContactKelly Pierson
Address2285 Palo Verde Ave.
LocationLong Beach, California 90815
Position Overview-PRESCHOOL DIRECTOR NEEDED—Long Beach, CA

St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Long Beach, CA, is currently seeking a new full-time Preschool Director. We are a small, warm, closely knit school that is like a family. We hope to find the right person to help continue our mission of providing early childhood education in a nurturing Christian environment. We hope to find someone with strong leadership and communication skills along with a warm and nurturing disposition.

Qualified applicants will be:
- committed Christians, ideally a member of a LCMS Lutheran church, with experience in Early Childhood Education and leadership.
- responsible for the oversight and management of a Lutheran Preschool that has up to 60 children and approximately 8 employees.
- needed to maintain compliance with CA state laws and regulations, and accreditation standards.
- fostering positive relationships among staff, parents, and the surrounding community.
- working closely with the congregation’s pastor to deliver exceptional early childhood education in a Christian environment.

Required Credentials: Must be CPR certified and have one of the following:
• High School Graduate or GED
15 semester units at an accredited college in early childhood education classes (3 of which are in administration or staff relations) 4 years of teaching experience in a licensed center OR
• 2 years or experience if you have an AA degree with a major in early childhood development
• A Child Development Site Supervisor Permit or Child Development Program Director permit issued by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing

If interested e-mail Kelly Pierson at


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