Great Miami River

District Superintendent
Jennifer Lucas

Office Administrator
Ms. Nancy Newton

7388 E. Kemper RD, Suite 1
Cincinnati OH, 45249
  Phone 513-421-2057
Classified Type

Learning Center Director

Cheviot United Methodist Church is seeking a highly motivated and experienced Director to spearhead the establishment and successful operation of a new infant to preschool learning center.

As the Director, you will be responsible for recruiting, training, and supervising a dedicated team of childcare professionals, ensuring the highest standards of care and education for our young children. This is an excellent opportunity to make a significant impact on the lives of children and families in our community.


  • Develop and implement a comprehensive vision and mission for the daycare, aligning with the organization's values and goals.
  • Recruit, hire, and train qualified and passionate staff members, including teachers, assistants, and support staff, to create a cohesive team focused on providing a nurturing and stimulating environment for children.
  • Establish and maintain policies, procedures, and operational guidelines to ensure compliance with local, state, and federal regulations related to daycare operations, health, and safety.
  • Oversee the development and implementation of a developmentally appropriate curriculum, fostering the physical, cognitive, social, and emotional growth of children.
  • Create a positive and inclusive environment where children feel safe, respected, and supported in their individual growth and development.
  • Maintain the physical center environment and all health/safety standard operating procedures are always in full compliance with local and state licensing regulations.
  • Foster strong relationships with parents, ensuring open lines of communication and addressing their concerns and feedback in a timely and professional manner.
  • Monitor and evaluate the performance of staff members, providing ongoing coaching and professional development opportunities to enhance their skills and knowledge.
  • Manage the daycare's budget, ensuring effective resource allocation and financial sustainability.
  • Collaborate with external stakeholders, such as community organizations and educational institutions, to enhance the daycare's programs and services.
  • Obtain grants and other program enhancements to expand programming
  • Attend monthly learning center board meetings and all staff meetings as requested.


  • Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, or a related field. Master's degree preferred.
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in a leadership role within an infant to preschool daycare or early childhood education setting. 5 years preferred.
  • Strong knowledge of child development theories, early childhood education practices, and regulatory requirements.
  • Demonstrated experience in recruiting, training, and managing a diverse team of childcare professionals.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to effectively interact with children, parents, staff, and external stakeholders.
  • Proven ability to develop and implement age-appropriate curricula and programs that support children's holistic development.
  • Exceptional organizational skills with the ability to multitask, prioritize, and meet deadlines.
  • Knowledge of budgeting and financial management principles.
  • Familiarity with technology tools and software commonly used in daycare management.
  • Strong knowledge of state licensing rules and regulations. ODJFS procedures to gain licensure and operate a childcare facility.

To apply for the position of Director of Learning Center, please submit your resume, a cover letter highlighting your relevant experience and achievements, and contact information for three professional references.

Applications should be emailed to Please include "Director of Learning Center Application" in the subject line. We will review applications on an ongoing basis until the position is filled. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.