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Preston Taylor Ministries

McGruder Program Director

Preston Taylor Ministries

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Job Summary

The McGruder Program Director will be responsible for strengthening the operations of Preston Taylor Ministries (PTM) that provides significant opportunities for involved children to experience “joy-filled friendships” and to pursue their “God-inspired dreams.” Embracing PTM’s Christ-centered mission, the McGruder Center Program Director, will represent PTM to PTM children and their families, volunteers, potential volunteers, and supporters. He or she will do this by demonstrating a love for God that is evident in his or her lifestyle whether or not he or she is at PTM.

Job Responsibilities

Roles and Responsibilities

I. Lead Programming at McGruder

  • Ensure daily snacks.
  • Ensure set up of daily program (including all materials and supplies).
  • Provide for Bible instruction and character education in line with PTM Core Beliefs.
  • Ensure safety of arrival and dismissal.
  • Close down the facility at the end of the day (unless another program follows).
  • Represent PTM in Family Resource Center and partner-building activities with McGruder and as partner in The Family Collective.
  • Enforce discipline plan.
  • Create and oversee a varied and enriching summer program.
  • Work with PTM staff to meet strategic goals of building student connectedness through mentoring, reading development, gospel exposure, positive peer group formation, and enriching experiences.
  • Ensure PTM’s McGruder site is operating within contracts with United Way and The Family Collective and is meeting benchmarks outlined in grant agreements.
  • Maintain current student applications, data, and program accomplishments.
  • Assist with weekly Half-Time programming
  • Assist with weekly Calvin House youth program

II. Leadership of a Team

  • Assist in volunteer recruitment and training.
  • Assist in the hiring of McGruder staff.
  • Supervise and develop McGruder staff and interns.
  • Maintain positive relationships with parents, McGruder leaders, McGruder volunteers, and teachers/faculty.
  • Participate in organizational leadership as a member of the Executive Team.
  • Assist with the leadership of organizational events (PTM-wide retreat, Christmas Tree Pick-Up, Springbreak in the Marketplace, Nativity Store, and others).
  • Lead Summer Programming

III. Lead in Parent Engagement

  • Organize at least 1 community supper per semester.
  • Hold fall and summer parent orientations.
  • Communicate regularly with parents regarding student behavior, field trips, schedule/important dates, etc.
  • Ensure parent engagement participation in line with strategic goals.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree; or 3-4 years of equivalent experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • 4+ years of experience in youth development 2+ years of experience in Christian-based ministry
  • 2+ years of experience working among a racially diverse (or racial minority) population of staff and youth

Preferred Skills

  • Commercial Driver’s License
  • Behavior Management
  • Trauma-Informed Care
  • CPR

Additional Information

Benefits

15 days of PTO

health insurance optional

How to Apply

Send a cover letter and a resume to Collin Spindle (coliln@prestontaylorministries.org).

Details

  • Date Posted: March 30, 2021
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Executive Leadership
  • Service Area: Children / Youth
  • Start Date: 05/03/2021
  • Salary Range: $40,000-$50,000
  • Working Hours: 40 hrs/wk