Employment OpportunitiesChild Care Center Director

St. Aloysius Catholic Church is seeking a strong and motivated director to meet the needs of its early childhood care and education ministry.  For over 30 years, our Child Care Center has provided quality care and a loving “home away from home” to children ages six weeks through four years of age.  The Childcare Center is a Level Three certified daycare owned and operated as a ministry of our Church parish.  

Qualifications

  • Must meet the qualifications of Director stipulated by the State of Louisiana.
  • Three or more years of experience in an early childhood education, program development, and child care center environment/management.
  • Ability to manage staff and budget.
  • Knowledgeable of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel and Outlook).
  • Ability to work well with others (staff, children and parents) and to foster a team atmosphere.
  • Strong communication and organizational skills, with an ability to multi-task.
  • Possess a deep love for children and a strong commitment to building positive relationships with families and the community.
  • Trustworthy and dependable.

Child Care Center Director responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Ensure compliance with all rules and regulations pertaining to the health, safety and care of children in accordance with the State of Louisiana and all Federal requirements; keeping staff current with Child Protection policies of St. Aloysius Church and the Diocese of Baton Rouge.
  • Collaborate with pastor and parish staff.
  • Actively develop and maintain positive staff relationships and manage all resources effectively, including the daily staffing needs of the center as well as hiring and supervision.
  • Assist in general educational curriculum; collaborate with staff to develop positive learning activities; make classroom visitations/observations and maintain professional development and certification of staff members
  • Prepare and maintain the child care center budget and monitor all expenditures which include personnel, supplies, contracts, etc.
  • Maintain consistent communication of policies, activities and fundraisers and encourage parental support and involvement in the center among all stakeholders.

Benefits

  • Health Insurance including medical, dental and vision
  • Paid Time Off
  • Employer sponsored retirement program
  • Life Insurance, Optional Life
  • Long-term disability, short-term disability

Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled.

To apply, send resume and cover letter to:

Fr. Randy Cuevas
rcuevas@staloysiusparish.com

St. Aloysius
2025 Stuart Avenue
Baton Rouge, LA 70808