Cornerstone Church in Cutler Bay in Need of a DIRECTOR


Position Overview

Cornerstone Church is seeking a director for our preschool (Cornerstone Kids Preschool) who is an experienced professional, servant, and solution-oriented leader with excellent organizational and communication skills and a proven record of maintaining effective relationships with staff, parents, and children within a Christian church environment. The ideal candidate will have strong skills in management and leadership as well as in mentoring a team of over 15 people. We would also expect that our director would be a person with a “roll up your sleeves spirit.” Responsibilities include oversight of the day-to-day operations, providing quality child-centered educational programs for 70+ children ages 2 years through 5 years, including PreK and VPK, and supporting the Christian education of the preschool by supporting a bridge within the church and preschool environment.

Position Status: Full Time


  • State of Florida Director’s Credential with VPK endorsement, minimum.
  • FCCPC – Florida Child Care Professional Certification (formerly known as CDAE), minimum.
  • AA/AS or above plus two years experience, or a minimum of five years experience.
  • Bachelor’s Degree/Associate’s Degree in Early Childhood Education or related field preferred, or Current Florida Teaching Certificate with DCF coursework.
  • Director’s Advanced Credential, preferred.

Desired Experience

  • 2-3 years Director’s experience in a faith-based center preferred.

Job Responsibilities

  • Professionalism, management, communication, leadership, and computer skills.
  • Social media understanding and marketing creativity.
  • Maintain all licensing requirements according to FL DCF, VPK, and UMAP standards.
  • Uphold all United Methodist Church guided practices.
  • Ensure a safe, educational, and caring environment for children and parents.
  • Promote and maintain a positive image within the community.
  • Promote and maintain quality of early childhood program and Christian education.
  • Handle and supervise all year-round administrative functions of the preschool.
  • Maintain systems that ensure self-sustainability of the preschool.
  • Mentor, lead, and guide an experienced preschool staff.


The Preschool Director is responsible to the Preschool Board.


Interested persons should contact:

Cornerstone Church

20740 Old Cutler Road

Cutler Bay, FL 33189

Phone: 305-235-6651

Paul M. Cook, Pastor

  • P.O. Box 07506
  • Fort Myers, FL 33919
  • 1-850-888-UMAP (8627)
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