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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

    We have three positions to fill immediately in the Infant / Toddler Department. Full time applicants must be available to work M thru F, 9AM to 6PM (with a one hour lunch break). Part time shifts available M-W-F -& T-TH both are 8AM to 6PM with a 30 minute lunch break. Pay is based upon experience and education. Benefits for all employees include paid holidays, paid training, and bonuses. In addition, all qualifying full time employees will receive 1 week paid vacation and an insurance stipend. 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 cover letter and resume to weekday480@gmail.com. Be sure to mention the position you are interested in.

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  • Description / Responsibilities

    Looking for someone that loves to teach young children about the world around them and have fun at the same time. Must have lots of energy and be able to get down on the floor and play and move around.

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  • Description / Responsibilities

    We are currently looking to fill a full time position which is M-F from 9:00am-6:00pm. The position will either be as a Toddler Teacher assistant.

    Specific Duties & Responsibilities:
    1. Assist in implementing lesson plans that correlate with the Creative Curriculum 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. Observe children during work and play and record observations for continual evaluation purposes.
    7. Always be engaged with children during play to help teach them social skills.
    8. 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. High School Diploma or GED; TECTA or CDA preferred.
    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

    Fannie Battle Day Home for Children is Middle TN’s oldest nonprofit childcare center; 125 years later, we are still working to deliver upon the mission established by our founder, Miss Fannie Battle, to provide affordable, high-quality child care for at-risk children in a nurturing environment while empowering families to reach their potential.

    Position Title: Lead Teacher (Two Year Old)

    Reports To: Program Director

    Updated: June 2, 2015

    Position Description

    This is a non-exempt, full-time, salaried position. Periodic after-hours meetings, estimated at four to five hours monthly, are required.

    EDUCATIONAL, PROFESSIONAL & BACKGROUND REQUIREMENTS

    ECE A.S. degree required; ECE Bachelor’s Degree strongly preferred
    Minimum of 3 years related experience
    All candidates must pass a mandatory background check
    Interested in professional growth
    Possess the ability to promote the appropriate development skills in young children
    Good oral and written communication skills
    Ability to follow oral and written instructions
    Establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff

    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    Professionalism

    Maintain strict confidentiality and privacy in all matters regarding the Day Home, children, and families
    Establish and pursue professional goals annually
    Participate in continuing education opportunities to meet professional goals and the required hours of training for licensing and a three star rating on the Tennessee Star Quality Rating System (18 hours per year, minimum)
    Adhere to Fannie Battle’s policies and procedures, including the Employee Handbook

    Program

    Utilize assigned curriculum to develop curriculum objectives based on developmentally appropriate practice and Fannie Battle program philosophy
    Conduct on-going child assessment for the purpose of informing curriculum development and bi-annual reports of children’s developmental progress
    Maintain anecdotal records on individual children
    Meet the emotional, social, physical and cognitive needs of each child as outlined in the Tennessee Early Learning Developmental Standards (TNELDS)
    Report suspected developmental delays
    Determine curriculum objectives based on the developmental needs of the children
    Develop, submit, and post long range and weekly lesson plans in accordance with curriculum objectives
    Organize all materials and equipment needed to support and implement the curriculum plan

    Family Relations

    Maintain daily open communication with families
    Prepare family communications related to children’s progress and classroom experiences e.g. bi-annual reports and parent-teacher conferences
    Participate and assist as needed in Fannie Battle planned family events

    Licensing/Health/Safety

    Maintain a safe and healthy environment
    Ensure that ratios are met at all times
    Meet all applicable licensing regulations
    Inspect and replace damaged or lost materials
    Report suspected child abuse as specified in Tennessee licensure rules
    Abide by the Standards of Conduct which specifies limits of discipline action
    Prepare and submit appropriate records including accident reports and incident reports as required by the TN licensure rules. Incidents, accidents and injuries shall be reported to the parent and program director as soon as possible, but no later than the child’s release to the parent or authorized representative
    Routinely inspect all center facilities used by children for safety, health, and/or fire violations and report deficiencies to the Program Director. Perform corrective action when appropriate (remove unsafe toys, broken glass, and etc.)
    Maintain proper supervision of children at all times indoors and outdoors
    Insure daily implementation of the family style food service

    Supervision

    Provide leadership and supervision for other teachers assigned to your classroom including full-time and part-time staff
    Maintain effective working relationships with other staff
    Involve other teachers assigned to your class in child assessment and curriculum planning
    Provide staff with information/instruction related to planned activities and experiences to ensure a developmentally appropriate environment
    Coach staff in the use of appropriate positive guidance techniques
    Support and assist volunteers serving in the education program

    SCOPE OF AUTHORITY: Essential Functions of Job

    Physical requirements: Stands or is on feet for extended periods of time; Ability to lift 40 pounds.

    Ability to use the following equipment: Personal Computer; Printer; Copier, scanner, and fax; Laminator.

    JOB RELATIONSHIPS

    External: Cultivate a cooperative relationship with the Donor Community, Board of Directors, Volunteers, and Community Members.

    Internal: Cultivate a cooperative relationship with Administrative staff, Instructional staff, children and families.

    As with many jobs in childcare and public service, it is not possible to anticipate every job contingency. Should the need arise, every employee at Fannie Battle Day Home for Children will assist in any way necessary to assure an efficient and cooperative environment for the children, families, and employees. This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as agreed upon to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

    At Fannie Battle, our employees are our best resource. As a result, we aim to recruit and retain the best. We offer: competitive wages for qualified candidates; paid time off and other benefits for full-time staff, and the opportunity to climb the career ladder due to our continued growth.

    No phone calls please! To apply, submit a cover letter describing your interest in this opportunity and your resume to:
    Antoinett McCutchen, Program Director
    amccutchen@fanniebattle.org

     

     

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  • Description / Responsibilities

    Full-Time Faculty and Substitutes
    The Goddard School Franklin (Cool Springs)
    The Goddard School in Franklin is looking for dynamic teachers to join our team. We have openings for younger and older toddler teachers.
    The Goddard School is a leader in early childhood development providing a safe, nurturing and creative environment where children are provided a wide-range of enriching activities to meet the individual needs of each child. The Cool Springs location is a NAEYC accredited preschool.

    Qualifications: Experience in early childhood working with children 6 weeks to 5 years required. An Associates or higher in Early Childhood or related field with Early Childhood Classes required.

    Salary $12-$14 depending on education and experience. Benefits include medical, dental, vision, retirement and paid time off.

    Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and resume. Resumes accepted until position filled.

    Substitutes: We are always searching for well qualified substitutes. $10-$12 for Substitutes. Early Childhood experience required.

    Please submit your resume and cover letter to Amy Wilcox, DFranklinTN@Goddardschools.com

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  • Description / Responsibilities

    Pay based on Experience
    Must have reliable Transportation
    Contact Marty Berry 615-487-0410

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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.

    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.

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  • Description / Responsibilities

    Full or part time teacher needed for our Multi-Age classroom.

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  • Description / Responsibilities

    Long-established child care, Crievewood Child Care Center, has an immediate opening for a part-time teacher in our after care program. Hours are 2p.m.-6p.m. Monday through Friday.
    Ideal candidate will be enthusiastic, a team player, and have experience working with school age children. Pay dependent on experience and education. If interested, please submit resume to:
    director@crievewoodumc.org.

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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

    WNCP has openings for classroom teachers and substitutes. The teaching positions are for MWF and would be between the hours of 7:00-5:30 (7-3:15, 8:45-5:30, or 7-5:50), with the option to substitute on T/Th. Openings are in the toddler and 2s classrooms, working with a skilled, hardworking teammate. We are currently growing an incredible team of caring individuals who have a heart for children and sharing the love of Christ with the families we serve. If you are interested in joining our team, please call (615-352-2801) or email Leah Mangrum, center director.

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  • Description / Responsibilities

    Position Overview
    The Teacher is responsible for developing a cohesive teaching team, coordinating the curriculum, and managing 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.
    Key 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 personal professional development plan to ensure continuous quality improvement.
    Additional Knowledge, Skills and Experience Required
    • Minimum of 2 years of professional child care experience.
    • High energy.
    • Strong oral and written communication skills and basic computer skills.
    • Ability to work well with others (staff, children, and parents) and to foster a team environment.
    • A strong understanding of child development.
    • Excellent leadership, organizational, and interpersonal skills.
    • Infant/child CPR and First Aid certification.
    • Must clear full background check and must pass health screening.
    Physical Requirements
    [Ability to lift 35 lbs.]

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  • Description / Responsibilities

    Position Overview
    The Teacher is responsible for developing a cohesive teaching team, coordinating the curriculum, and managing 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.
    Key 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 personal professional development plan to ensure continuous quality improvement.
    Additional Knowledge, Skills and Experience Required
    • Minimum of 2 years of professional child care experience.
    • High energy.
    • Strong oral and written communication skills and basic computer skills.
    • Ability to work well with others (staff, children, and parents) and to foster a team environment.
    • A strong understanding of child development.
    • Excellent leadership, organizational, and interpersonal skills.
    • Infant/child CPR and First Aid certification.
    • Must clear full background check and must pass health screening.
    Physical Requirements
    Ability to lift 35 lbs.

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  • Description / Responsibilities

    Position Overview
    The Teacher is responsible for developing a cohesive teaching team, coordinating the curriculum, and managing 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.
    Key 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 personal professional development plan to ensure continuous quality improvement.
    Additional Knowledge, Skills and Experience Required
    • Minimum of 2 years of professional child care experience.
    • High energy.
    • Strong oral and written communication skills and basic computer skills.
    • Ability to work well with others (staff, children, and parents) and to foster a team environment.
    • A strong understanding of child development.
    • Excellent leadership, organizational, and interpersonal skills.
    • Infant/child CPR and First Aid certification.
    • Must clear full background check and must pass health screening.
    Physical Requirements
    [Ability to lift 35 lbs.]

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  • Description / Responsibilities

    Little Lambs Early Learning Center is a 3-Star, state licensed childcare facility seeking an exceptional toddler caregiver to join our team. Ideal candidates will possess a passion for nurturing very young children, exhibit patience when meeting the diverse needs of a group of active toddlers and have previous childcare experience. Candidates must also have knowledge of developmentally appropriate practices and child development. We are seeking loving, flexible, committed, and dependable individuals. Interested candidates will need to be available to work anytime between 7:00-5:15 Monday-Friday. Please email your resume, along with questions, to gsumclillambs@comcast.net. A full job description is available upon request for those that qualify for the position.

    Job Type: Full-time

    Required education: High school diploma or equivalent (minimum) and beyond

    Required childcare experience: At least 1 year

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  • Description / Responsibilities

    Little Lambs Early Learning Center is a 3-Star, state licensed childcare facility seeking an exceptional infant caregiver to join our team. Ideal candidates will possess a passion for nurturing very young children, exhibit patience when meeting the diverse needs of a group of young infants and have previous childcare experience. Candidates must also have knowledge of developmentally appropriate practices and child development. We are seeking loving, flexible, committed, and dependable individuals. Interested candidates will need to be available to work anytime between 7:00-5:15 Monday-Friday. Please email your resume, along with questions, to gsumclillambs@comcast.net. A full job description is available upon request for those that qualify for the position.

    Job Type: Full-time

    Required education: High school diploma or equivalent (minimum) and beyond

    Required childcare experience: At least 1 year

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  • Description / Responsibilities

    Substitute assistant teacher would work in the Infant -Toddler location in any infant-toddler classroom. Provide care as described by Dept of Human Services, following Early Head Start regulations and NAEYC standards. Job description comparable with substitute and assistant teaching positions nationwide.

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  • Description / Responsibilities

    Blakemore Children’s Center has an immediate opening for a dynamic, creative preschool teacher. Must have a solid understanding of the development and needs of young children. Must enjoy working as part of a supportive team, in a multi-age setting. This position requires someone with a warm, nurturing personality, who is flexible and dependable.
    The ideal candidate will have an early childhood education background and experience working in a DHS-3 star program, preferably with knowledge of NAEYC accreditation and the TN ELDS. Must have excellent oral and written communication skills.
    Blakemore Children’s Center philosophy is inspired by the Reggio Emilia approach to learning. We seek professionals who believe in the value of emergent curriculum and believe they and the children are both teachers and lifelong learners.
    Salary is based on education and experience. Excellent benefits include health insurance and PTO.
    Visit our website at www.blakemorechildren.org.

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