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  • Description / Responsibilities

    Join our Substitute Service! Teachers, assistants and floaters, work on an on-call basis in our child care programs. Join a collaborative team of programs who support quality childcare in the greater Nashville Area. Childcare services are currently needed in Davidson County. Our Sub Pool is ideal for your hours. You set your schedule availability through an online website. You choose the childcare centers in which you wish to work. The Director contacts you directly to make assignment arrangements. Pay is based on your education and experience. You will be paid directly by the preschool but will make the same amount at each location. Hours are flexible and will vary from week to week. No minimum hours are guaranteed.

    - High School Diploma or GED

    - Paid training required as available

    - Background check

    - Health exam


    If you are passionate about the field of early childhood education, interested in becoming part of a community of learners, are professional and reliable, and possess the skills to work as a member of a team, please submit your resume to https://cfmt.formstack.com/forms/childcare_substitute_application. Contact Gina Tek at gtek@cfmt.org, 615-321-4939 for additional information.

    The Sub Service offers its members opportunities for paid, ongoing professional development. Our program can lead to permanent positions or supplement your current work or school life.

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  • Description / Responsibilities

    Creative Care Center is looking for an energetic individual with professional qualities to work in a classroom setting teaching and caring for young children 3-6 pm daily M-F. TECTA, ECE or related field a plus! Experience++. College students may apply. We are looking for someone for at least a year commitment or more. Come and join a fabulous team!!! We are located close to Green Hills, Forest Hills, Bellevue and Brentwood. (No Drop Ins) Thank you.

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  • Description / Responsibilities

    Long-established preschool and day care, Crievewood Child Care Center, has an immediate opening for an assistant teacher in our preschool program. Monday through Friday. Ideal candidate will be enthusiastic, a team player, and have experience working with pre-school age children. Pay dependent on experience and education. If interested, please submit resume to:
    director@crievewoodumc.org.

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  • Description / Responsibilities

    Position Description - Responsibilities and Requirements:

    Job Summary: Provide instruction and care for all children in assigned classroom. Assist Center Director and Assistant Director in tasks that support successful daily operations of the child development center.

    Classroom/Center Responsibilities:

    Be aware of the classroom environments worked in, ensuring safety of supplies, equipment, set-up and sanitation.
    Develop and maintain positive and professional relationships with families.
    Assist teacher(s) in the classroom as needed in absence of regularly scheduled teacher.
    Assist teacher(s) in the classroom during critical/transitional times.
    Employ behavior management techniques consistently and appropriately, following approved behavior management principles.
    Be familiar with needs of each child enrolled in the center.
    Perform willingly any additional task assigned.
    Represent the agency at all times and to all individuals in a positive, professional manner.
    Compliance/Licensure Responsibilities:

    Understand, abide by and implement First Steps’ policies and procedures.

    · Contribute to the team’s efforts to provide center operations that meet the standards of the Department of Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities (DMHDD), the 3-Star Rating Program, Developmentally Appropriate Practices (DAP), the Department of Education (DOE) and the Department of Human Services (DHS).

    · Maintain professional development hours of at least 30 hours annually.

    · Attend all center and agency staff meetings.

    Physical Demands and Working Conditions

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, use hands and fingers to handle and feel, reach with hands and arms, talk and hear, taste and smell. The employee is constantly walking, standing, stooping, kneeling, crouching and crawling. The employee must regularly lift and/or move 25 pounds and frequently lift and/or move up to 40 pounds. The noise level is moderate to loud.

    Required Skills and Knowledge

    Basic knowledge of early childhood development
    Professional demeanor and team attitude
    Ability and willingness to work calmly within a busy and demanding day
    Ability to work with all teachers and all age groups
    Basic computer skills
    Minimum Qualifications

    At least 18 years of age
    High school diploma or equivalent experience
    At least one year experience working with young children
    Full time with great benefits package. Time is 8:30am-5:30pm with pay rate starting at $10-$10.80 per hour based on experience and education.

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  • Description / Responsibilities

    Job Summary:

    Looking for a creative and nurturing teacher for an inclusive Infant class! Provide instruction and care for all children in the classroom. Assist the lead teacher in developing and implementing lesson plans. Work cooperatively with parents, therapists, and medical personnel. Assist in managing client records, maintaining up-to-date documentation and progress notes.

    Classroom and Teaching Responsibilities: Understand, abide by and implement First Steps’ policies and procedures
    Foster maximum development in the areas that are appropriate for each child. Use individual, small and large group activities appropriately to meet individual outcomes.
    Ensure classroom environment is safe and maintained daily including supplies, equipment, set-up and sanitation.
    Develop and maintain positive and professional relationships with families through verbal and written communication.
    Plan and participate in home visits with families if needed.
    Assume overall responsibility for classroom operations if needed.
    Dispense medications in the absence of the lead teacher.
    Employ behavior management techniques consistently and appropriately, following approved behavior management principles.
    Assist in managing client records, maintaining up-to-date documentation.
    Assist in completing developmental assessments for children, determine levels of functioning and next steps in development to prepare for the development of the Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP) or United Way goals.
    Participate in IFSP, 6 month review, transition and IEP meetings as needed.
    Maintain progress reports for assigned children.
    Meet all paperwork deadlines.
    Compliance/Licensure Responsibilities: Contribute to the team’s efforts to provide classroom design and operations that meet the standards of the Department of Human Services (DHS), the 3-Star Rating Program, Developmentally Appropriate Practices (DAP) and the Department of Education (DOE).
    Assist lead teacher in ensuring the classroom meets licensing codes and requirements related to health, fire, safety and environment.
    Maintain professional development hours of at least 30 hours annually.
    Attend all center and agency staff meetings.
    Community Relations Responsibilities: Resource with families and other service providers to gain a thorough understanding of how to best serve the child and family. Examples include but are not limited to: occupational therapist (OT), speech-language pathologist (SLP), physical therapist (PT), and registered nurse.
    Participate in monthly parent meetings as requested.
    Represent the agency at all times and to all individuals in a positive, professional manner.
    Basic knowledge of child development, early childhood education and/or special education. Professional demeanor and team attitude. Ability and willingness to work calmly within a busy and demanding day. Basic computer skills.

    Minimum Qualifications Child Development Associate’s Degree Or at least 2 years experience

    Full time with great benefits package. Time is 8:30am-5:30pm with pay rate starting at $11-12 per hour based on experience and education.

    Job Type: Full-timeJob Categories:

    Education

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  • Description / Responsibilities

    We are seeking 2 experienced teachers for ages 3 and young 4. Must be at least 18 years of age. Have a High School Diploma, GED or higher degree. Must familiar with DHS rules and regulations.

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  • Description / Responsibilities

    Martha O’Bryan Center

    Teacher, Early Learning Center (Full Time,Part Time, and Childcare Floaters)

    Are you interested in starting a career in Early Childhood Education? Whether you’re a recent graduate, or transitioning into a new career, Martha O’Bryan’s Early Learning Center is a great place to begin!

    With a classroom teaching team, supportive and dedicated leadership, and the support of a team of family and learning specialists, you will design learning environments, track development, and plan and implement a developmentally appropriate program for children ages 2 to 5 years of age. We approach learning holistically, ensuring that we work in full partnership with families, supporting children’s social, physical, and intellectual growth.

    This is an opportunity to join the professional and focused team of a nationally accredited, 3 Star program, working in partnership with families, as well as other community agencies to ensure the strongest start possible for our earliest learners.

    As a Teacher in our Early Learning Center, you will have opportunities for professional development and career growth within the Early Learning Center, and the organization.

    This is a full time position, Monday through Friday, with a competitive benefits package.

    A degree in education, child development, or related field, is desirable.

    The Martha O'Bryan Center is a creative activist ministry serving over 10,000 clients in Nashville each year through early learning education, youth development, Work Ready job placement, family resource center community/social services, East End Prep K-5 charter school, and Explore Community School.

    Mission Statement
    On a foundation of Christian faith, the Martha O’Bryan Center empowers children, youth, and adults in poverty to transform their lives through work, education, employment and fellowship.

    THE MARTHA O’BRYAN CENTER IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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  • Description / Responsibilities

    We have several year round positions to fill immediately in the Infant / Toddler Department. $100 sign on bonus to be discussed at interview. Shifts available are M-W-F OR T-TH, both are 8AM to 6PM with a 30 minute lunch break and part time afternoon shifts 2PM to 6PM Monday thru Friday. Pay is based upon experience and education. Benefits for all employees include paid holidays, paid training, and bonuses. We are seeking candidates who are knowledgeable in 3-Star assessments, DHS rules and regulations, and have an understanding of developmentally appropriate practice. Applicant should be able to provide detailed lesson plans, be creative, energetic and hardworking; but, most importantly have a LOVE for children and a Passion for Early Childhood Education. If you think you fit this description, apply by sending your resume. Be sure to mention the shift you are applying for.

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  • Description / Responsibilities

    Immediate Openings to begin May 30th......Qualifying applicants can earn a $100 SIGN ON BONUS details will be discussed during interview. Qualities must include a love for children, an understanding of developmentally appropriate practices for children and a knowledge of the Environmental Rating Scales / TN-ELDS. TECTA Orientation, CDA, Technical Certification and First Aid/CPR a PLUS. Benefits for qualifying full and part-time.

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  • Description / Responsibilities

    The West End coc Preschool is seeking a part-time teacher with the hours of 12:30-5:30. We are a 3 Star, NAEYC accredited, Christian School. Our teachers are a close team. Willingness to support one another with a positive attitude is a must. Applicants must be able to follow best practices in providing thoughtful activities, encouraging the children through play, and collaborating with parents and colleagues.

    Experience with young children and college background in Early Childhood Education highly preferred. Our board requires all employees to be active members of the Christian Faith.

    Competitive pay, based on experience. Other benefits: paid holidays, deeply discounted childcare for your child (as space permits), annual bonus possibility, paid training.

    See our website for more information about our high-quality preschool.

    Please email resume to atate@westendcoc.org.

    Thank you.

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  • Description / Responsibilities

    Micah Children's Academy is seeking a FULL TIME  teacher.  Don't miss out on this amazing opportunity to work in an incredible classroom with the best staff around Nashville!   Candidate must have experience in childcare.  A degree in a childhood education related field is encouraged but not required.  Applicants must be knowledgeable in licensing rules and regulations as well as 3 star standards.  This position is available for immediate hire depending on qualified candidates.  Candidate must have flexible hours and should be able to work any 8 hour shift between 7:00 am and 6:00 pm.  Compensation is based on education and experience.
    Position Overview:
    The Co-Teacher is responsible for helping to develop a cohesive teaching team, collaborating on the curriculum, and helping to manage the day-to-day operational activities of the classroom. Teachers must understand children’s cognitive, social, emotional and physical development in order to ensure a safe and stimulating classroom environment where children are actively engaged and encouraged to succeed. The Teacher must be skilled in communicating with both children and adults in order to meet the needs of the children, effectively guide teacher assistants, and resolve parental concerns.
    To learn more about this wonderful opportunity please send in your resume and cover letter to Theresa LePore.

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  • Description / Responsibilities

    Summer Substitutes need a good disposition and elicits joy from working with young children, ability to get at a child's level, engage in play and have respectful conversations. Reply with days/hours available to substitute.

    Full Time Fall Preschool Teacher- minimum CDA or AA degree in Early Childhood, and experience working in a quality preschool setting. Understands the importance of following children's interests leads in curriculum development and has strong computer skills.

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  • Description / Responsibilities

    Playcare is a 3 Star Program looking for a very loving and caring full time Infant Teacher. Hours are Mon - Fri 9:00 to 5:30. Would prefer someone with CDA or TECTA training, but will consider someone with experience.

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  • Description / Responsibilities

    Long-established preschool and day care, Crievewood Child Care Center, has an immediate opening for a teacher in our Before and After School program. Monday through Friday. Ideal candidate will be enthusiastic, a team player, and have experience working with school age children. During the summer this teacher works with our school age summer camp. Pay dependent on experience and education. If interested, please submit resume to:
    director@crievewoodumc.org.

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  • Description / Responsibilities

    We are seeking an experienced driver for our 15 passenger small buses. Must have an F endorsement or CDL. Experience in transporting children. Must be able to pass background check and drug test.

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  • Description / Responsibilities

    Seeking a Toddler teacher for childcare ministry. Toddler ages is 18 month to 24 months. Must be at least 18 years of age have a High School Diploma, GED or higher degree. At least 2 years experience with toddlers.

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  • Description / Responsibilities

    Looking for dependable teachers to help children learning about the environment around them and get them ready for school. Need someone not afraid to get down at the child's level and have fun while teaching at the same time. Needs to be able to clean and do paperwork. Job requires teachers to be here Monday through Friday and on time for work daily.

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  • Description / Responsibilities

    The Academy of Cool Springs, voted Best Preschool in Williamson County since 2008, is looking for a full time floater to add to their already amazing team of educators. Just check out our Google reviews and see why we are a great place to work!

    Responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited, to the following:
    -covering potty breaks and lunch breaks
    -covering for teacher vacation times
    -cleaning common areas including bathrooms

    Job Details:
    Hours would usually be 9am-6pm but all applicants must be flexible to work anytime between the hours of 7am-6pm. All applicants also need to be flexible to come in or change schedules on short notice and work with children of all ages between 6 weeks-6 years. Floaters are instrumental to the success of our team as a whole. We are looking for applicants that can bring a positive attitude with them every day and are willing to work hard. This job has GREAT potential for advancement.

    Benefits of working with The Academy:
    -competitive pay (based on education and experience)
    -health insurance including vision and dental
    -company paid basic life insurance
    -401K retirement plan with year-end company contribution
    -paid trainings
    -opportunities for growth and advancement
    -weekly pay periods with direct deposit, etc.

    How to Apply:
    Applicants must be able to start within two weeks of interview (earlier start date available if possible). Please do not apply if you cannot begin within two weeks of your interview. Just send in your resume and we will email you for an interview time. We look forward to hearing from you!

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  • Description / Responsibilities

    The Academy of Cool Springs, voted Best Preschool in Williamson County since 2008, is looking for a full time two/three year old teacher to add to their already amazing team of educators. Just check out our Google reviews and see why we are a great place to work!

    Responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited, to the following:
    -complying with all TN rules and regulations for childcare facilities
    -working in a team-driven environment with a spirit of cooperation and empowerment
    -providing families with peace of mind

    Job Details:
    Hours would be 7:30-ratio, M-F
    Working in classroom with 18 children (one co-teacher)
    Experience in potty training strongly encouraged

    Benefits of working with The Academy:
    -competitive pay (based on education and experience)
    -health insurance including vision and dental
    -company paid basic life insurance
    -401K retirement plan with year-end company contribution
    -paid trainings
    -opportunities for growth and advancement
    -weekly pay periods with direct deposit, etc.

    How to Apply:
    Applicants must be able to start within two weeks of interview (earlier start date available if possible). Please do not apply if you cannot begin within two weeks of your interview. Just send in your resume and we will email you for an interview time. We look forward to hearing from you!

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  • Description / Responsibilities

    We are a growing company that is looking for experienced pre school teachers whose passion is early childhood education.Applicants should possess the following, but not limited to:

    1+ years experience in a preschool setting

    high school/GED or higher

    CPR and First-Aid is a plus

    Willing to work between the hours of 6am-6pmPassion for children

    Great communication skills

    Experience with creating lesson plans

    Great Pay

    If you believe you will be a great asset to our company please email us your resume

    We look forward to hearing from you!

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  • Description / Responsibilities

    Applicant must have education in Early Childhood and have worked with Infants. Experience in 3 Star and/or NAEYC accredited program preferred.

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  • Description / Responsibilities

    The Administrative Assistant is responsible for
    • Overseeing operational facets of the programs assigned
     Maintains Center Enrollment
     Notifies staff of new and terminated enrollees
     Collect Data for bi-weekly EAV
     Complete and Distribute Week at a Glance
     Assist Teachers with Monthly Newsletter / Calendars
    • Answer and record messages for all administration and staff
    • Work on special projects, as needed, assigned by Executive Director; Program Coordinator; Lead Teacher. Lend support to other Eighteenth Avenue administration and staff.

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  • Description / Responsibilities

    Coordinate and implement educational curriculum by developing classroom activities based on developmentally appropriate practices and early learning standards.
    Lead by example;encourage teaching team success through modeling and coaching.
    Plan individual and group age-appropriate activities to actively engage children and encourage social, cognitive, and emotional growth.
    Maintain frequent communications with parents through informal discussions, progress reports, and parent-teacher conferences.
    Ensure all center policies and state regulations are met.
    Ensure a healthy classroom environment – including maintaining appropriate hygiene and cleanliness standards and safety and security of children.
    Supervise teacher assistants and classroom volunteers to ensure they are following planned activities, hygiene, and safety standards.
    Maintain accurate records, forms, and files.
    Maintain a personal professional development plan to ensure continuous quality improvement.

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  • Description / Responsibilities

    Coordinate and implement Early Head Start educational curriculum and develop classroom activies based on developmentally appropriate practices and early learning standards.
    Lead by example; encourage teaching team success through modeling and coaching.
    Plan individual and group age-appropriate activities to actively engage children and encourage social, cognitive, and emotional growth.
    Maintain frequent communications with parents through informal discussions, progress reports, and parent-teacher conferences.
    Ensure all center policies and state regulations are met.
    Ensure a healthy classroom environment – including maintaining appropriate hygiene and cleanliness standards and safety and security of children.
    Supervise teacher assistants and classroom volunteers to ensure they are following planned activities, hygiene, and safety standards.
    Maintain accurate records, forms, and files.
    Maintain a personal professional development plan to ensure continuous quality improvement.

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  • Description / Responsibilities

    Part time position for Monday and friday. Applicant must have prior experience working with children in a DHS licensed facility and knowledge of TN Star Quality rating program.

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  • Description / Responsibilities

    Applicant must be willing to float and have prior experience working with children in a DHS licensed center and knowledge of TN Star Quality program.

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  • Description / Responsibilities

    Prior experience working in a DHS licensed center required. Applicant must have knowledge of TN Star Quality and best practices.

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  • Description / Responsibilities

    Applicant must have prior experience working in a DHS licensed facility and knowledge of Star quality Rating.

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  • Description / Responsibilities

    Applicant must have prior infant room care experience working in a DHS licensed facility. Position is from 2pm to 6pm Monday through Friday.

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  • Description / Responsibilities

    Angels Watching Over Me Academy is now looking to preschool teachers! All applicants must have experience teaching in a nursery, preschool, and/or school setting. We are looking for teachers who are energetic, creative, and have a passion for working with children.

    If you are interested, please reply with your resume attached as a Word document or fax your resume to 615-309-8179. All applicants who meet the requirements should apply. For more information about the preschool please visit our website at www.AngelsAreWatching.net

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  • Description / Responsibilities

    We are now hiring early childhood professionals! If you have experience working with preschool age children and a passion for teaching, this is the place for you! We are Middle Tennessee's lead childcare provider and we are looking for motivated individuals to join our team. Experience in a 3 star center is preferred and/or a degree in ECE or a related field.
    Please respond with resume and cover letter for an interview!

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  • Description / Responsibilities

    We are looking for motivated and energetic educators who have the passion to teach children in a Christian environment! If you have the desire to change generations with the love and message of Jesus Christ, apply today! https://generationchangerschurch.formstack.com/forms/gca_career_application

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  • Description / Responsibilities

    Overview

    The Goddard School of Franklin/ Cool Springs is looking for a career minded teacher with a professional attitude to teach and care for our students. This position requires, experience with lesson planning, classroom management, parent communication and a LOVE for children.. This position requires previous experience in a classroom setting with a CDA, Associates or Bachelor’s degree in Education or related field. We have the most competitive compensation package, the best team, and a beautiful facility with all the best resources to make your teaching experience outstanding.

    Our teachers work in a co-teaching environment in our NAEYC accredited program. Our teaching positions are full time, year-round.

    Our Co-Teachers work together:

    To establish and maintain a safe, healthy, and nurturing learning environment

    To advance physical and intellectual competence

    To support social and emotional development and to provide positive guidance

    To establish positive and productive relationships with families

    To ensure a well-run, purposeful program responsive to students’ needs, and

    Are encouraged to and have flexibility in writing their own lesson plans

    Co-Teacher Qualification Requirements:

    CDA, Associates or Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education or related field
    Prior classroom experience (Early Childhood)
    Demonstrated knowledge of developmentally appropriate practices
    Strong written and verbal communication skills
    Flexible to work anytime during school hours (7:00 am - 6:00 pm)
    Our Benefits Package Includes:

    Competitive Salary ($13 - $14 per hour)
    19 Paid Days Off per year
    Paid Professional Development Days/ Trainings/Workshops
    Company Matched IRA Retirement Plan
    Medical/ Dental/ Vision Insurance
    Come and join a fabulous team! Click on the link provided to fill out an application on our Career Site, and complete the survey.

    https://sites.hireology.com/goddardfranklin/jobs.html

    Job Type: Full-time

    Salary: $13.00 /hour

    Required education:

    Associate
    Required experience:

    Early Childhood Education: 1 year

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  • Description / Responsibilities

    Hiring a Pre-K teacher
    Hours: Tues,Wed, and Thurs from 8:45am to 2:30pm. If metro schools are closed then we are closed making this a great part time job for some one with a school age child. Pay scale is based on education and work experience. Preschool/child care experience helpful but not necessary. Must be able to work and communicate with a co teacher to help the students prepare for kindergarten.

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