Adventist Education

A Journey to Excellence
Early Childhood
Sonora Kiddie Kollege
Nov. 18, 2021
Resumes Due:
Dec. 31, 2021

Description: Sonora Kiddie Kollege in Sonora, California is seeking an Early Childhood Center Director to manage approximately 50 children, ages 2 through 5 and a staff of 6. Sonora Kiddie Kollege is located in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada, two hours east of San Francisco and one hour north of Yosemite National Park. This puts skiing, hiking, canoeing and other outdoor activities close to the school. At the same time, San Francisco and other Bay Area attractions are only 2 hours away.

Experience: Candidates will value the spiritual emphasis that is central to Kiddie Kollege mission, have a growth mindset, demonstrate strong organizational skills, effectively communicate with parents, and be able to add to the existing strengths of an exceptional staff. Applicants must be active members of the Seventh-day Adventist church and have proof of eligibility to work in the United States. (Hold current work visa and residency in the US if not a US citizen.) Applicants should have experience working as an assistant director or director in an early childhood center and will have the following qualifications: 1) Meet the Director qualifications (15 hours Health and Safety Training) and educational training under California Childcare Licensing. 2) The individual must also be competent in handling and addressing typical issues which arise in a preschool setting among staff, children, and parents and must be knowledgeable in child development and creating a program which incorporates the various domains of development. 3) This individual must be experienced in leading a team and supporting their growth and development within the organization. 4) Will have taken or be able to have a current TB Test and be immunized against Pertussis and Measles as well as the Flu. 5) Must be familiar with standards set forth by the California Department of Social Services and Title 22 regarding Child Care Centers and be able to meet those standards. Please send a resume with a cover letter, a summary of philosophy of education, at least three references with email and phone contacts, and a copy of current certification (NAD and/or state). Initial contact will be via email.