First Presbyterian Church of Anderson
302 West Whitner Street
Anderson, SC 29624
P: 864-225-2551

Day School Director

First Presbyterian Day School – Director Position (Monday-Friday, full-time)

The Day School Director will manage the daily operations, administration, and educational goals of our weekday early child development program, infants through 4-year kindergarten.  In this church-sponsored community program, the Director will work with staff and the Board to assure a loving, stimulating, and safe environment for all our children and their families.


• BS in Education preferred, Early Childhood emphasis, classroom and administration experience helpful.  Primary duties include:


• Establish and maintain updated files for each registered child. Files  to contain:  basic information sheet, SC certificate of immunization, SC DSS general record and statement of child’s health, evacuation plan permission form, a signed form from each child’s  parents and/or guardians indicating review and consent to all FPC Day School policies and procedures, and a website permission form.
• Evaluating, interviewing, and hiring new teachers and staff as and when needed.
• Maintain record of staff workshops, as teachers are required to have 15 training hours per year, the director is required to have 20 hours per year. Work with board to coordinate appropriate training.
• Work with DHEC and DSS to ensure program regulation compliance.
• Work with Board to develop and monitor the Day School budget. Work with Church Finance Administrator on fee notification and reception each month and to assure teacher time cards and payment.
• Coordinate and monitor teacher schedules, assess and evaluate teachers each semester, and provide periodic teacher appreciation events and recognition. Maintain substitute teacher/on-call list and all teacher work files.


• Provide timely communication and follow up with current parents on events, procedures, and general school issues. Meet with and tour prospective parents and families.
• Provide timely communication with Board, Day School staff, and church program staff. Review Board agenda each month and meet with Board.
• Review and provide copies of Staff and Family handbooks, periodic weekly letters, and monthly newsletter/email.
• Coordinate children’s special lunch days (currently Chik-fil-A and Pizza), including order and money collection.
• Initiate and maintain regular and positive communications with Day School staff daily and weekly.

Instruction & Classroom Environment:

• Oversee and assist teachers with lesson plans and classroom schedules, reviewing regularly. Work with staff to assure classroom supplies are adequate.
• Coordinate with assigned staff morning drop-off, noon dismissal, and afternoon pick up.
• Coordinate afterschool bus pick up for after school care participants.
• Coordinate and assist teachers with appropriate field trips or on-site visitors and programs.
• Work with Board, staff and volunteer parents to sponsor and promote special seasonal events and educational opportunities.

Compensation range:

• $48,000
• Paid time off – vacation, sick leave, some flexibility in hours

Inquiries and Job Applicants

Inquiries to Dennis Tedder (864-225-2551).

or mail resume to:
Attention:  Dennis Tedder
First Presbyterian Church Day School
302 W. Whitner Street, Anderson, SC 29624