Gateway Community Church
Paid Staff Position Description 

JOB TITLE: Director of Kindergarten & Preschool


Provide leadership, training, and direction focused on creating an engaging, dynamic, and safe age-appropriate learning environment for 2 year olds through Kindergarteners while also maintaining a strong relationship with the other ministries of Gateway. 



A) Ensure the physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual safety of every child

B) Oversee classroom curriculum that both challenges and excites

C) Oversee a school environment that encourages each child to learn and explore through a play-based approach 


A) Communicate with families often and consistently in order to keep them informed and engaged in the life of Gateway

B) Provide resources as requested or that may prove to be helpful


A) Provide leadership to the teachers that fosters collaboration, creativity, and fun

B) Conduct teacher evaluations twice per school year

C) Provide daily feedback, coaching, support, and ideas as needed or requested 


A) Develop and manage the Kindergarten & Preschool budget 

B) Oversee the registration process

C) Oversee advertisement and marketing of the school 

Perform other duties as needed or assigned.


  • A passion to serve Christ and our community through the ministry of Gateway’s Kindergarten & Preschool

  • An understanding and willingness to develop relationships with those in and outside Gateway

  • An attitude of humility and collaboration in order to most effectively lead others

  • The ability to connect and relate with a diverse group of individuals

  • The ability to take initiative, be creative, and manage one’s time/schedule in a healthy way


This is a 25-30hr/week position during the school year (August through May) and 4-8hrs/week during June and July. Compensation based upon experience and education.


Please contact Matt Lipan, Lead Pastor with any questions regarding this position or to submit a resume.