Leadership & Administration, Preschool/Child Care
Posted 1 month ago

St. John Vianney School Director of Preschool and Childcare

At St. John Vianney, we educate compassionate, knowledgeable students to follow the path of Jesus Christ. Located in Wyoming, Michigan, SJV is a diverse, supportive, faith-filled community near southwest Grand Rapids.      

We seek to hire a qualified, joyful, mission-centered Director for our highly-rated Preschool and Childcare program.  You will lead staff, direct daily operations, maintain strong programming, and help our youngest students grow in a positive, Catholic learning environment.  

We are looking for an individual with experience in managing a successful preschool program, who loves children, who thrives in a collaborative, growth-oriented environment, and who promotes strong relationships.  This position requires the ability to manage multiple responsibilities, supported by a dedicated preschool team and school principal, and to do so with a friendly demeanor that creates a positive and supportive environment for our children, our families, and our staff.   


  • Programming and Curriculum – maintain high-quality, licensed programs that support children’s growth in all ways in a faith-based environment. 
  • Financial Management – create and manage a fiscally responsible budget that ensures the program remains profitable.   
  • Staffing and Professional Development –  hire, lead, coach, and evaluate staff. 
  • Community and Communication – communicate regularly with parents, promote SJV programs, and support strong relationships between home and school.
  • Enrollment – recruit and enroll children and families that contribute to an engaged, involved SJV school community.  
  • Other administrative duties


  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in Child Development/Early Childhood Education preferred 
  • CDA or high school diploma with 18 semester hours in Early Childhood Education will be considered
  • Experience in early childhood field and managing personnel preferred
  • Licensure required
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational, and problem-solving  skills 
  • Positive, friendly disposition 
  • Willingness to work year-round
  • Practicing Catholic

Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience; full benefits available. 

Want to lead and work in a caring, encouraging environment where you’d want your children to learn and grow?  Send your application, resume, and cover letter to:  Linda Olejnik, Principal, St. John Vianney School at [email protected]

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