Openings within NRUM Preschool


North Raleigh United Methodist Preschool is a ministry of North Raleigh United Methodist Church.  We take pride in offering an environment that nurtures a child’s growth socially, physically, emotionally, and spiritually.



Open positions:  



School:           North Raleigh United Methodist Preschool

Position:         Assistant Director




Our preschool prides itself on a loving environment, excellence, putting the education and development of our children first and foremost. When you consider employment with North Raleigh United Methodist Church Preschool (NRUMP) know you will be joining a team that is supportive on one another and is passionate about giving young children the right start to a successful future. The Assistant Director demonstrates leadership abilities by creating and maintaining a positive learning environment for all families enrolled. The Assistant Director assists the Director in operating the preschool in accordance with our school policy and procedures to provide an educational, nurturing, and safe environment for children, staff and parents. This individual is responsible for all school operations and assumes all Director responsibilities and duties in the absence of the Director. Meets expectations for delivering exceptional customer service to families enrolled at the school. The scope of the assistant director position is for 4 days a week during the school year and summer.

Minimum Requirements:


  • Bachelor’s Degree in the field of Education or an Associate Degree in Early Childhood Education is highly preferred. Other Bachelor’s Degrees will be considered with adequate experience as indicated below

  • Computer literacy and knowledge of Microsoft Office

  • Bookkeeping experience is preferred

  • Completed at least two (2) full years of experience working under supervision primarily with preschoolers in a preschool or in an elementary school setting

  • A well-developed philosophy on the education of young children, which parallels with the philosophy of NRUMP


Additional Responsibilities:

  • Understands and assists staff members with developmentally appropriate practice in Early Childhood Education

  • Works closely with the Director in developing curriculum, assessments and classrooms support

  • Fulfills all record-keeping responsibilities including handling tuition collection and deposits

  • Conducts tours and provide interested families with information about our preschool

  • Supervises staff members according to the NRUM Preschool Employee Handbook of Policy and Procedures

  • Ensures buildings are secure throughout each day

  • Assist teachers with managing behavior problems and classroom challenges

  • Perform administrative duties as needed in the preschool office

  • Order and keep inventory of school supplies

  • Assist in chapel and weekly enrichment class as needed

  • Keeps the Director informed of any necessary information regarding the care and safety of children, parents or staff

  • Assists and accepts responsibility in other daily preschool duties that might be temporary in the event other personnel are not available

  • Attends and participates in staff meetings, preschool events and church/preschool events as requested

  • Actively seek to update skills through continuing education credit within the school year

  • Provide administrative assistance, as needed, to the summer camp program and the summer camp coordinator

  • Complete other assignments and duties as assigned by and agreed upon by the Director




Benefits available, including holiday pay and PTO
Schedule: Tuesday - Friday:  8:45 a.m. - 2:15 p.m. 

The preschool closely follows the WCPSS Traditional School Calendar. 


Cover letter, resume, and references (with phone numbers) are requested no later than May 1, 2019.


Email to or mail:  NRUM Preschool, 8501 Honeycutt Rd, Raleigh, NC  27615

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