Careers

  • 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

    Children First is looking for a Lead Teacher in our Older Toddler Classroom. This position is M-F from 8-4 pm. Position begins ASAP.

    General Summary:
    The Lead Teacher of Children First Preschool will plan and implement curriculum that meets or exceeds requirements for childcare according to licensing requirements of the state of Tennessee, the Early Childhood Environmental Ratings Scale (ECERS), and the Tennessee Early Learning Developmental Standards (TN-ELDS)

    Specific Duties & Responsibilities:
    1. Plan and implement lesson plans that correlate with the Creative Curriculum, Handwriting without Tears and Tennessee Early Learning Developmental Standards (TN-ELDS).
    2. Communicate appropriately with the children in the program to help develop language, communication, and problem solving skills.
    3. Communicate effectively with administrators and other workers within the program.
    4. Communicate and inform the parents on a regular basis about their child(ren) concerning current program activities and upcoming events.
    5. Provide a structured environment that will meet each child’s individual needs. Demonstrate effective classroom management skills.
    6. Evaluate each child’s current educational and developmental abilities, then plan and implement individual lessons that address any areas of concern.
    7. Observe children during work and play and record observations for continual evaluation purposes.
    8. Share information with the child’s parents concerning developmental progress. Hold Parent Teachers conferences.
    9. Always be engaged with children during play to help teach them social skills.
    10. Create a daily schedule to follow to ensure there is consistency. Daily schedule must meet the ECERS guidelines.
    11. Follow all policies and procedures (Children First, DHS, ITERS, ECERS)
    General Duties & Responsibilities:
    1. Work to maintain a pleasant, effective working environment within the program and between Children First and HFUMC; encourage team spirit and positive attitudes.
    2. Maintain a safe and healthy environment for the children in the program.
    3. Complete continuing education seminars/workshops as required by DHS.
    4. Maintain confidentiality concerning the staff, children, and parents and church information.
    5. Treat all children, parents, and staff with respect at all times.

    Minimum Requirements:
    1. TECTA, CDA or Associate Degree in Early Childhood Education or a related field
    2. Experience working with preschool children.
    3. Stamina to safely supervise preschool children.
    4. Able to lift 40 pounds.
    5. Background Check Required

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  • Description / Responsibilities

    The Preschool at High Hopes Development Center, a high-quality, preschool in Franklin, is seeking energetic individuals who loves working with children to work as a Co-teachers, full- or part-time.

    Compensation: $10.35-$11.50 per hour depending on education and experience

    Experience/Qualifications:

    -- High School Diploma or equivalent require
    -- Previous experience working with children required
    -- Knowledge of child development and early childhood education preferred
    -- Experience with children with special needs and/or developmental delays preferred

    Job Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

    -- Engage in teaching and providing care to children with and without special needs (including first aid, diapering, feeding, administering medication, etc.), especially in the Lead Teacher’s absence

    -- Willingness to gain additional training as needed for specific diagnoses and administer special care or medical attention to children with special needs

    -- Maintain safety and cleanliness of classroom environment

    -- Establish and maintain professional communication with coworkers, supervisors, parents, therapists and other agencies serving the student, communicating with families, coworkers and visitors in a professional, positive and consistent manner

    -- Assist lead teacher in child assessments, implementation of lesson plans for students, and adapting daily activities to incorporate the needs of each child with and without special needs

    -- Share information and delegate responsibilities regarding student care and daily classroom chores with lead teacher and floaters/substitutes who assume care for your students and classroom

    -- Complete all forms/paperwork (including but not limited to: daily reports for each child, accident report, incident report, permission to medicate, etc.), and maintain signatures and filing monthly

    -- Continue professional growth and attend scheduled in-service trainings and teacher meetings

    For more information about High Hopes, visit www.highhopesforkids.org.

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  • Description / Responsibilities

    High Hopes Inclusive Preschool seeks a full time assistant teacher for our infant classroom. Applicants must have a high school diploma, be at least 18 years of age and pass a background check.

    Pay: $10.35-11.50 per hour dependent upon education and experience

    Hours: Monday through Friday 9:30am-6:00pm

    Benefits: Paid time off, medical and dental insurance, paid training

    High Hopes is an inclusive program, meaning we offer child care and preschool services to children who are typically developing as well as children with special needs. Interested applicants should be comfortable caring for infants as well as experiencing a variety of developmental abilities. Compassion, patience and a sense of humor are helpful for this position. Applicants who cannot work during the stated hours need not apply.

    Email cover letter and resume to Melanie Anderson.
    Melanie Anderson
    301 High Hopes Ct
    Franklin, TN 37064

    Email: manderson@highhopesforkids.org

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  • Description / Responsibilities

    High Hopes Inclusive Preschool seeks an assistant teacher for our infant classroom. Applicants must have a high school diploma, be at least 18 years of age and pass a background check.

    Pay: starts at $10.35- $11.00 per hour dependent upon education and experience
    Hours: Monday through Friday 1:30 pm-6:00 pm

    High Hopes is an inclusive program, meaning we offer child care and preschool services to children who are typically developing as well as children with special needs. Interested applicants should be comfortable caring for infants as well as experiencing a variety of developmental abilities. Compassion, patience and a sense of humor are helpful for this position. Applicants who cannot work during the stated hours need not apply.

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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

    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

    We are looking for teachers for our before and after school program.

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  • Description / Responsibilities

    Looking for caring people to nurture and teach our little ones. Teacher duties will consist of taking care of the needs of each individual child in the class, observe students and plan an age appropriate curriculum to help meet the developmental goals and interest of the group. Maintain the set up, organization and cleanliness of the class room. Greet and help parents with the arrival and dismissal of their child.

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  • Description / Responsibilities

    Looking for caring people to nurture and teach our little ones. Teacher duties will consist of taking care of the needs of each individual child in the class, observe students and plan an age appropriate curriculum to help meet the developmental goals and interest of the group. Maintain the set up, organization and cleanliness of the class room. Greet and help parents with the arrival and dismissal of their child.

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  • Description / Responsibilities

    McKendree is a high quality, full-day, year round Three-Star rated program; we care for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. We seek a co-teacher to work with ten children, ages 18 to 30 months in our play-rich program. Candidates should have at least an AS in Child Development or related field and experience working in a quality group setting with toddlers. We value rich and meaningful play; an emergent curriculum that often leads to in-depth project work; collaboration with staff and families; documentation of children's learning; and, most importantly, respectful relationships!

    Starting pay is $29,000 to $31,000 ($13.50 - $15/hour). Hours are 8:30 - 5:30, M-F. Benefits include exceptional training opportunities, paid dental and life insurance, free downtown parking, free workout facility, and the opportunity to work with an extraordinary team of teachers, families and children.

    Please send a resume and a cover letter explaining why you would be a good fit for our Reggio-inspired program.



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  • Description / Responsibilities

    Looking for a Toddler teacher to add to our staff. Experience helpful but not necessary though familiarity with TNELDS/ECERS, STAR assessment and DHS rules helpful. Applicants must be reliable and posses a caring, loving attitude for children. Staff should be prepared to help students grow in knowledge and social skills while playing in a save environment. Teachers need to be able to lift children for diaper changes and able to get on the floor to play with the children.
    Teachers are required to work Mon-Thurs 8:45am to 2:30pm.
    We are closed when Metro schools are closed making this a good job for a parent with children in Metro schools.

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  • Description / Responsibilities

    Qualifications: Early Childhood Degree with Music experience or music degree with early childhood or experience. The Music Teacher must be able to adapt to change easily, as the classroom is a very dynamic place. Balancing tradition and change is imperative. S/he must be able to communicate effectively with children and co-workers. An understanding of musical elements and various musical genres.

    Responsible to: WSYC Director

    The Westminster Music Teacher is expected to lead the following activities:

    • Plan and implement daily music and movement activities for one to five-year-olds including:
    Singing familiar children’s favorites and learning new songs
    Movement activities that reinforce a music concept
    Using a variety of rhythm instruments for everyone in the class on a regular
    basis
    Listening to a variety of musical genres
    Inclusion of multicultural songs, dances, etc. in conjunction with the school’s
    monthly multicultural themes
    Learning basic music concepts (tempo, pitch, volume, beat, etc.)
    Coordinate some of the songs and activities with general themes teachers are
    using throughout the year. This will require some collaboration between
    the music and classroom teachers

    • Plan and implement, in collaboration with teachers, two major music productions
    (Christmas and end of year Circus), and several other age-level programs:
    Thanksgiving Feast with the 5s, 4s Parents’ Day, and Spring Sing with the 3s.

    • Develop and maintain substitute lesson plans

    • Arrange for “guest musicians” to visit the music classroom periodically to share
    their knowledge and talent with the children

    • Provide parents and teachers with a monthly newsletter and song sheet that includes the words to the major songs children will be learning

    • Share responsibility for maintaining the kitchen according to a schedule provided by the director or other administrative staff.

    • Maintain a classroom environment that is safe and inviting to children, teachers, parents and guests.

    • Maintain any music equipment to ensure that it is safe and usable for the children.

    • Purchase, with the approval of the director, any equipment or supplies needed to conduct the music classes.

    Assist with tasks pertaining to morning drop-off and afternoon pick-up, including preparing clipboards in the morning, assisting children out of cars, and gathering signatures in the afternoon.


    Professional Development:
    • Complete and renew the Tennessee Early Learning Standards every 3 years
    • Certified in Infant/ Child CPR and First Aid
    • Set goals with the Director for the year and complete 18 hours of training yearly according to DHS and 3 Star Program in the State of TN
    • Member of these organizations NAEYC, NAAEYC, SECA. Attend conferences throughout the school year as required by the school as well as ones that relate directly to music and music education.

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  • Description / Responsibilities

    Responsible to WSYC Director

    Qualifications: Must have or be working on an associate’s or baccalaureate degree or equivalent in early childhood education, child development-family studies, early childhood special education or elementary education with a concentration in early childhood education or the equivalent, or has a minimum of a Child Development Associate (CDA) credential. Have a degree (associate’s or higher) outside of the early childhood field and three or more years of work experience in an NAEYC-accredited program, have a degree (associate’s or higher) outside of the early childhood field with three or more years of work experience in a non-accredited program and at least 30 contact hours of relevant training during that past three years.
    Desirable personal qualifications include:

    • Sensitivity to the needs of children and their families.
    • Knowledge of what constitutes a sound educational program for young children which recognizes a child’s needs at the social, emotional, physical, and cognitive levels.
    • Warm and friendly personality which understands each person to be a special and unique human being.
    • Genuine desire to work with parents.
    • Willingness and ability to work with co-professionals in planning and implementing educational programs.
    • Desire to continue growing professionally by reading, studying, attending conferences, etc.

    Responsibilities:
    1. The assistant teacher, in consultation lead teacher partner, shall be responsible for a given classroom. Together, they will work to meet the needs of the children in the class. Specific responsibilities may include, but will not be limited to the following:
    Toddlers: Teaching staff supervise toddlers/twos by sight and sound at all times. Staff need to be able to hear...toddlers at all times. All...toddlers should be easily seen (if not in the direct line of sight, then by looking up or slightly adjusting one’s position) by at least one member of the teaching staff. Staff do not need to be directly looking at teach child at all times to meet the requirement for sight supervision. Children are never left unattended.
    Preschool children (defined as children enrolled in a group of children ages 30 months to 5 years) may be momentarily out of sight and sound as long as the child is back in sight and sound within one minute. Note that it is permissible for staff members to supervise preschool children by sound for up to five minutes only before regaining both sight and sound observation. Teaching staff never use physical punishment such as shaking or hitting and do not engage in psychological abuse or coercion. During meals and snacks, teachers will sit with children and will maintain visual supervision at all times.
    2. Jointly assume basic responsibility for curriculum planning and for room preparations.
    3. Assist Lead/Co-teacher in preparing recommendations, upon parents’ request, for children applying to independent schools.
    • The curriculum shall reflect and implement the philosophy of WSYC, and individually and in the total group for growth in the areas of social, emotional, physical, and cognitive development.
    • The curriculum shall align with all age level goals and lesson plans will reflect these goals. Plans books are to be left open/posted that the director, associate director or DHS licensing counselor may view. Upon a teachers’ leaving the school, a copy of the current year’s plan book remains at the school for use by the next teaching team.
    • The classroom shall reflect the philosophy of the school, providing the child with a safe environment and one in which he/she can be as autonomous as possible.
    4. Assist Lead/Co-teacher in preparing recommendations, upon parents’ request, for children applying to independent schools.
    5. Attend evening parent meetings, open house, and special functions as scheduled.
    6. Maintain adequate records on each child.
    • Attendance
    • Accident form
    • Documentation on each child’s progress during the school year which includes an individual assessment, anecdotal notes, meeting with parents and any special consultants that were used during the school year.
    7. Assist Lead/Co-teacher in maintaining meaningful channels of communication with parents. Includes daily notes, weekly notes, as well as quarterly communication with parents.
    8. Daily tasks will include: Assist with group management throughout the day (i.e., morning/meeting, bathroom supervision, movement of group to music and outside play).
    • Keep snacks in stock.
    • Make sure that food used for snacks is properly covered, sealed, and refrigerated if necessary.
    • Replenish and restock art supplies.
    9. Attend weekly staff meetings. Meet with lead teacher and age level teachers for the purpose of curriculum planning.
    10. Maintain an orderly, safe, and healthy environment for children in class. Be responsible for his/her share of communal responsibilities such as setting up for outdoor play, keeping cabinets and supply shelve neat and orderly.
    11. Prepare classroom for weekend activities (Sunday school, etc.) Re-set room for Monday.
    12. Work co-operatively with Sunday school teachers; communicate concerns/requests through appropriate channels.
    13. Assist and support the Director and maintain open and harmonious communications with Director, the Staff, and the Kindergarten Board.

    Required Professional Development
    1. Certified infant/child/adult CPR and First Aid.
    2. Membership in the NAEYC, Nashville Association for the Education of Young Children (NAAEYC), SECA and read Young Children as well as other professional literature.
    3. Complete and renew the Tennessee Early Learning Developmental Standards (TN’L’s) every 3 years.
    4. Meet with Director for evaluation and goal setting once a year.
    5. Complete 18 or more hours of professional training every school year which includes policy and procedures, curriculum and assessment training, team building, and working with diverse families/children and ways to meet their needs.

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  • Description / Responsibilities

    Qualifications: The office Manager for Westminster School for Young Children must have the academic qualifications and/or experience and personal commitment to the church’s mission for the school. Preferably the business manager will have a business degree and or experience in office managerial skills. Skills in organization, management, computer, oral/written communications, and strong interpersonal skills in dealing with people as well as the ability to successfully juggle competing priorities.
    Reports to the WSYC Director
    The business manager’s responsibilities fall into several domains as follows:
    Business management and development
    Ensures the timely and fiscally responsible management and development of resources including:
    Manages and maintains accounts payable and receivable
    Records tuition deposits and coordinates billing
    Coordinates vendor services and payment
    Assists in collecting and processing application fees, tuition payments, donations
    Records changes in occupancies for students in database and enter all new enrollees
    Maintains current records of all children’s addresses and parent contact information and updated record of student’s transportation forms.

    Admissions and enrollment coordination
    Manages all aspects of the admissions to enrollment pipeline including the following tasks:
    Schedules and provides tours as needed
    Communicates with prospective families before and after tour about their potential enrollment
    Liaises with parents interested in applying for financial aid
    Maintains admissions and enrollment database to track enrollment contracts and payments
    Coordinates large mailings (e.g., enrollment contracts, summer mailings)
    Tracks class placement of students
    Volunteer coordination
    Liaises with parents on all aspects of school including:
    Coordinates Room Parent program including serving as the primary liaison with the room parent coordinator
    Serves as school liaison for school fundraiser(s) and school wide functions (e.g., Hoo-Rah, Child at Heart)
    Creates and maintains formal structures to streamline enlisting parent volunteers

    Daily operations
    In addition to the responsibilities described above, the business manager is expected to coordinate with the Director, Associate Director, and Operations and Resource Administrator to ensure the seamless and effective operations of the school and the following:
    Grows and adapts as the school business evolves
    Assists in maintaining school in absence of the Director
    Communicates using various media (e.g., email, telephone, handwritten notes, Emma emails) to assist in public relations and parent communications
    Helps with the arrival and dismissal of children
    Answers phones and communicates with parents and teachers
    Assists in maintaining and updating website and uploads documents (calendar, newsletter, application, etc.)
    Ensures that parents record any changes on transportation forms
    Assists in coordinating room requests for school events and meetings throughout the year
    Helps with fire drills
    Assists with events to provide food, beverages at periodic meetings and celebrations (e.g., faculty Christmas party, end of year party, all faculty lunches, etc.)

    Professional Development
    The responsibilities of the business manager include the expectation that s/he will undertake the following:
    Certification in First Aid and CPR, as needed
    Attend one or two trainings a year in managerial/office skills, computer skills, etc. for the sake of ongoing professional and skill development
    Maintain membership in NAEYC, NAAEYC, and SECA

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  • Description / Responsibilities


    Qualifications: Must have or be working on an associate’s or baccalaureate degree or equivalent in early childhood education, child development-family studies, early childhood special education or elementary education with a concentration in early childhood education or the equivalent, or have a minimum of a Child Development Associate (CDA) credential. Have a degree (associate’s or higher) outside of the early childhood field and three or more years of work experience in an NAEYC-accredited program, have a degree (associate’s or higher) outside of the early childhood field with three or more years of work experience in a non-accredited program and at least 30 contact hours of relevant training during that past three years. (Have some musical talent and be able to lead music in the absence of the Lead Music Teacher.) Have experience or strong interest in teaching children music, dance, visual/creative arts.

    Responsible to lead music teacher and WSYC director

    Areas of responsibility and duties
    8:30am – 8:45am the music assistant will work in Child Care with staff children. This includes taking the staff children to their classrooms at 8:45 am and signing them in.

    Scheduled to assist with morning hook-up from 8:45-9:15 and dismissal on Mondays at 12 noon and Tuesday – Friday at 2 pm.

    On Monday afternoons, not including all-staff meetings or team meetings, the music assistant will work in Child Care from 12:00 - 2:30 pm.

    In addition to the responsibilities mentioned above, the assistant music teacher will spend her time teaching children ages 1 – 5 alongside the lead music teacher or working on lesson plans or planning one of the music performances that occur several times a year.

    Details of responsibilities in the music classroom
    The music assistant’s main job during music classroom hours 9:00-2:30 is to assist the music teacher in any and all ways including discipline, organization of the students and events, and the general process of daily classroom activities. As the music teacher teaches, the assistant is addressing any discipline issues and assisting with basic issues that could arise including bathroom breaks.

    The music assistant assists with passing out items that will be used during that class period and performs with the students, singing and dancing, acting as an example for the students. In the event that the music teacher is absent, the music assistant will perform as head music teacher and instruct the students. A substitute music assistant will be brought in to assist at that time.

    In addition, the assistant music teacher should

    • be willing to contribute to age appropriate curriculum in music, arts, or movement.
    • have a desire to create a classroom culture that encourages exploration, self-expression, and discovery
    • foster professional relationships with administration, colleagues, and parents
    • plan and implement 5+ age-level specific programs that are developmentally appropriate.

    Required Professional Development

    1. Certified Infant/child/Adult CPR and First Aid

    2. Membership in the NAEYC, Nashville Association for the education of Young Children (NAAEYC), SECA and read the NAEYC publication entitled Young Children as well as other professional literature.

    3. Complete and renew every 3 years the Tennessee Early Learning Developmental Standards (TN-ELDS).

    4. Meet with Director for evaluation and goal setting once a year.

    5. Complete 18 or more hours of professional training every school year which includes policy and procedures, curriculum and assessment training, team building, and working with diverse families/children and ways to meet their needs.

    Salary and Benefits
    Salary starts at $15/hour and is based on education and experience.

    Benefits include health insurance, paid time off, as well as a generous amount of time for planning and professional development.

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  • Description / Responsibilities

    We are looking for a loving, energetic teacher for our 2 year old program. We are a 3 Star PreSchool. Hours are 9:00 to 5:30 - Monday - Friday. If you are interested, please submit a resume.

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  • Description / Responsibilities

    Immediate Openings for lead teachers for the upcoming school year......Qualifying applicants can earn a $100 SIGN ON BONUS -- mention this ad 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 employees.

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  • Description / Responsibilities

    Infant/Toddler Teacher Job Posting

    Blakemore Children’s Center is a Reggio inspired, three-star rated, NAEYC accredited school serving ages 6 weeks to 5 years. We are seeking an experienced infant/toddler teacher to be part of a team of teachers in our mixed age classroom (6 weeks-30 months). This position requires someone with a warm, nurturing personality, who is flexible and dependable.

    Job Responsibilities:
    • Supervision and positive interactions with a mixed age group of infants and toddlers
    • Incorporating learning into daily care routines (diapering/toileting, feeding/meal preparation, etc.)
    • Classroom maintenance (sanitizing, light cleaning, set up, refresh supplies)
    • Emergent curriculum planning with a team of teachers
    • Preparing child assessments and conducting parent-teacher conferences
    • Communication with parents--daily sheets, weekly email update, etc.

    Requirements:
    • Minimum Child Development Associate (CDA) or one year experience working with infants and toddlers, preferably in a DHS 3-Star rated and NAEYC accredited center.
    • Familiar with Developmentally Appropriate Practice (DAP) and the TN Early Learning Developmental Standards (TN-ELDS)
    • Knowledge of and preferably experience with the Reggio Emilia philosophy and emergent curriculum
    • Basic computer skills (email, photo sharing, social media)
    • Excellent communication, both oral and written
    • Physical stamina--must be able to lift 30lbs., get up and down off the floor, push a 6 seater stroller
    • Ability to prioritize, multi-task, and remain calm under pressure


    Schedule and Benefits:
    This is a 40 hour primary teaching position. The schedule is Monday-Thursday 7-5:30. Salary is commensurate with education and experience. Benefits include health insurance and generous leave time.

    For more information about our program, please visit our website www.blakemorechildren.org

    Please send cover letter and resume to meighan.bcc@gmail.com.


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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

    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

    POSITION OPENINGS

    Lead Teacher
    EHS Infant and Toddler Classroom

    FULL-TIME STATUS WITH EXCELLENT BENEFITS
    Salary depends on education and experience

    JOB REQUIREMENTS:
    Infant/Toddler CDA Required


    Must be conscientious and have the ability to make independent decisions and apply established procedures for staff, families and children in a non-biased manner.
    Leadership, organizational ability and effective communications skills are necessary.

    TO APPLY CONTACT:
    Rita Blue
    Program Manager
    611 Stockell Street
    615-780-5427
    615-254-5928 (fax)
    rita.blue@mcneillycenter.org

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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

    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.

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    Education

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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.

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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

    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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