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Job TitlePreschool Director
OrganizationUpward Bound Preschool
ContactDiana Brown
Address1404 Patterson Rd
LocationSanta Maria, California 93455
Position Overview-Upward Bound Preschool is seeking a full-time Director who is looking to make a difference in the lives of children every day. We are a small preschool established in 2000. We are licensed to serve 60 children, but currently have limited the enrollment to 24 children daily served by a staff of five teachers.

As a ministry of Lutheran Church of Our Savior, this loving and caring Christian preschool provides an appropriate learning experience for children aged 2 years to kindergarten. Our program requires an ambitious, skilled leader who has a solid understanding of the foundations of the LCMS Christian faith, Lutheran tradition, and values a team concept of ministry.

• Minimum of 1 year of teaching experience in a licensed preschool.
• Experience in a director or assistant director position is highly desirable.


It is expected that the director will:
1. Be a deeply committed Christian.
2. Demonstrate a willingness to share God-given talents with the school, church, and community.
3. Demonstrate a willingness to grow both spiritually and professionally.
4. Be an active member of a local congregation, Lutheran Church Missouri Synod (LCMS) preferred. Has the ability to work closely with the church’s Board of Education to implement LCMS doctrines.
5. Regularly attend Lutheran Church of Our Savior or other local church worship.


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