ECC Director Position Open

TITLE: Early Childhood Center (ECC) Director

The St. Matthew Parish Early Childhood Center Director will manage the operation of the St. Matthew Child Care Center and supervise the Jaguar Xtension Program. The St. Matthew Child Care Center currently enrolls approximately 100 students, ranging from infant through preschool and the Jaguar Xtension before/after school program and summer care program is for our JK-5th grade students of St. Matthew Elementary School, with a current enrollment of approximately 95 students. We are looking for a vibrant individual with the experience necessary and ability to carry out our mission and tradition in a faith filled Catholic environment.

The Director will be responsible for:
* Establishing and maintaining a balanced, approved operating budget
* Establishing and monitoring fee collection
* Projecting staffing needs
* Maintaining enrollment of children in the programs
* Recruiting, hiring, training, supervising, and evaluating staff
* Serving as the director of record for DHS licensing
* Working with families and faculty to create a “best practices” and faith-filled environment
* Ensuring compliance with DHS licensing regulations
* Monitoring dietary requirements and safety standards
* Maintaining quality and developmentally appropriate curriculum

The St. Matthew Early Childhood Center is NAEYC approved.

Interested applicants need to complete online application (via or send letter of application, resume, and letters of recommendation, postmarked no later than September 13 to:
Amy Conlon, Principal
2244 1st Avenue NE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402

St. Matthew ECC Director Job Description