Teaching, encouraging, and nurturing God’s children since 1950

First United Methodist Church preschool is a Christian Preschool with classes for 3 year olds and 4/5 year olds.

 “Let the Little Children come to me; do not stop them; for it is to such as these
that the kingdom of God belongs.                       Mark 10:14

Regretfully the FUMC Preschool is currently closed due to the Covid-19 Pandemic.

Our commitment begins in the classroom by using:

  • Prayer, stories, songs to teach God’s love
  • Units of study: farm life, dinosaurs, fire safety, holidays, etc.
  • Circle time
  • Art activities
  • Games for developing listening and following direction skills
  • Music
  • Center Play: blocks, books, housekeeping, developmental table
  • Science experiments
  • Academic exposure
  • Fine and gross motor skill development
  • Outdoor play
  • Field Trips

Our preschool teachers are experienced loving and dedicated to the care and instruction of your children.

Job Opening –
Full-Time Preschool Teacher
Marion, Virginia

Please send your resume to kimberlysaustin6@gmail.com

Job Summary: The teacher coordinates and supervises all aspects of the preschool program at FUMC and works cooperatively with other members of the church and preschool staff to maintain a high-quality preschool program.

Qualifications: The teacher must have training and/or experience in early childhood education. Work skills include planning, implementing and evaluating age-appropriate curriculum for young children, maintaining a cooperative working relationship with families and volunteers, communicating with families and maintain appropriate records.


  • Adapting daily routines to meet the interest and needs of the
    individual child and the group
  • Developing curriculum and activities that support the Virginia
    Building Blocks
  • Ensuring that the facility and all equipment is clean, well-maintained, and safe
  • Comply with policies and procedures
  • Maintaining family engagement
  • Participating in on-going in-service and education development opportunities, and participating in the ongoing development and evaluation of the program’s goals and objectives
  • Planning and implementing activities that meet the physical, intellectual, emotional, and social needs of your students
  • Providing a classroom environment that encourages parent participation
  • Providing adequate equipment and activities
  • Additional duties as assigned by the Board