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Thank you for considering being part of the St. John's staff! To apply for a position, please complete the job application and e-mail or mail it with your resume and cover letter to:

Shari Buckellew, 1617 East Emerson Street, Bloomington, IL 61701 /

Noah's Ark Preschool Director
St. John’s seeks a Director for  NAEYC-accredited preschool. Noah’s Ark is a ministry of St. Johns and is a loving environment based on Christian values, upholding the highest standards in child care and education (as evidenced by the Gold Circle distinction from Accelerate Illinois). The successful candidate will display competencies in team building and leadership with attention to detail, strategic management, and communication. The position requires the ability to collaborate and effectively communicate with the Noah’s Ark Board of Directors, St. John’s staff and program parents; lead and manage a staff of qualified and dedicated teachers; and manage daily operations including budget, human resources, and DCFS compliance requirements. This is a 10-month salaried position with paid time off available. No other benefits are offered. Salary range is $35,000–$40,000 depending on experience and credentials. Candidates must have a minimum of a bachelor degree with additional minimum credit hours in non-degree related classes such as child development, education, or administration as required by NAEYC accreditation standards. At least three years of experience with an NAEYC-accredited program is preferred. Additional information about Noah’s Ark is available at

There is a very short turnaround for this opening. Resumé and cover letter should be sent to Shari Buckellew,, and will be reviewed for qualification starting on August 15, 2017, with interviews beginning August 21. The position will remain open until filled.


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