Preschool Director

$46,000 - $53,000 a year

Cornerstone Christian School, located in the beautiful Roaring Fork Valley of Basalt, Colorado, is seeking a full-time (12 months) Preschool Center Director. 

Responsibilities include:

  • Manage the policy of quality standards within the school vision, adhere to state and local regulations and maintain quality effectiveness within the classroom.

  • Develop general curriculum, collaborate with staff and School Director/Principle to develop positive learning-activities for our smallest students.

  • Maintain all student records in enrollment. Clear communications with parents through verbal, email, and parent handbooks.

  • Maintain positive relationships with regulatory agencies and ensure legal and financial compliance.

  • Oversee all preschool office functions, budget planning and accountability, staff supervision and time cards.

  • Management of conflict resolution to ensure a positive experience for everyone.

  • Establish illness and emergency procedures and ensure staff is properly trained. CPR and First Aid certificates required.

  • Maintain professional development for quality educational improvement.

Skills and Experience:

  • Minimum three years-experience in preschool management with a strong understanding of child development.

  • Must be a team leader and foster a positive environment for staff, children and parents.

  • Strong oral communication and technology skills.

  • Strong finance and budgeting skills.

  • Excellent leadership, organizational and interpersonal skills.

  • Maintain local/state qualifications, requirements and continue to build a positive community relationship.

  • Maintain a professional appearance.

  • Must clear a full background check to be considered.

Educational Requirements

  • Director Qualified according to all required Colorado licensing.

  • College degree

We offer the exciting opportunity to be instrumental in the development and direction of a growing preschool program inclusive of kindergarten through Grade 9 programs; a positive work environment; faculty support; continuing education allowance; salary commensurate with experience, optional bus allowance and wonderful students. Start date is June. Please submit a cover letter, and resume to


Cornerstone Christian School has created numerous opportunities for every family to actively invest in the lives of the students. This partnership allows us to keep tuition down for everyone and allows you to contribute to what is being accomplished at Cornerstone Christian School. We understand that you may not be able to satisfy all of the required 30 hours, so we have provided the option to fund another individual to complete your hours.

The cost per each participation hour is $15.  At each time of participation, please ensure that you have turned in the form to the financial office so that your hours can be taken off from your participation statement. At the end of each semester, you will receive a statement indicating the hours that you have participated, and those hours will be removed from your family's $450 annual commitment.

To Schedule fulfillment of your family's required volunteer hours: Click Here

  1. All volunteers are required to complete a background check: Click here for the form, and return it to the financial office 1 week prior to your first scheduled volunteer appointment.

  2. In order to receive credit for your volunteer hours, you must return the Participation Completion Form to the financial office: Click here for the form.