Early Childhood Director

Shrine Catholic Grade School1621 Linwood AveRoyal Oak, MI 48067
School Administration
Apply To:
Please email cover letter, resume, teaching certificate and three letters of recommendation to:
Katie Fotiu

Position Description

Shrine Catholic Grade School is seeking an Early Childhood Director to lead and guide our six classroom Early Childhood Center.  Our ECC Director is also in charge of our Latchkey program at the Early Childhood Center as well as the Grade School.  In addition, the ECC director will teach our Parent Tot class two mornings per week.


Desired applicant will possess:
  • Be a practicing Catholic.
  • Hold a minimum of a BA degree with a ZA endorsement and three years of successful teaching experience and a desire to continue their education in a leadership capacity
  • Meet Catechetical Certification and other requirements as directed by the Archdiocese of Detroit.
  • Be loving, caring, and compassionate
  • Must have excellent organizational skills and time management skills
  • Should be extremely familiar with LARA licensing procedures
  • Previous Directorial experience a plus
Director responsibilities will include but are not limited to:
  • Ensure compliance with all licensing regulations
  • Work with school administrators to oversee the development of curriculum with a focus on integrating our Catholic faith throughout the curriculum
  • Work with school administrators to establish a professional rapport with staff, faculty, parents, and students
  • Ensure facilities are maintained and cleaned according to state regulations
  • Supervise preschool teachers and childcare workers
  • Market the early childhood program to the community at large
  • Meet with parents and staff to discuss students’ progress
  • Work with school administrators to establish budgets and set fees for programs
  • Work with school administrators to hire and train new staff members
  • The Early Childhood Director reports to the Grade School Principal
The Archdiocese of Detroit is an equal opportunity employer that does not illegally discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, height, weight, genetic information, marital or other legally protected status. Job ID:104898