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

    Position Summary:
    Consistent with the Christian mission and vision of the YMCA of Middle TN, and in cooperation with other YMCA staff, under the direction of the School Age Site Director, the School Age Site Assistant is responsible for planning and implementing activities and executing daily lesson plans for the School Age Before and After School sites and Summer Programs. The School Age Site Assistant will work with other site staff to foster children’s social, physical, spiritual, and mental growth.

    Essential Functions:
    • Model the YMCA core values: Caring, Honesty, Respect and Responsibility
    • Set up and take down program space so that area is transformed into child-friendly environment. This includes moving, cleaning, picking up and putting back furniture and equipment ensuring program space is left in organized fashion.
    • Actively lead and engage a group of 15 to 20 (DHS maximum is 20) children in activities outlined by the Site Director either inside or outside program areas and during transition times.
    • Assist in planning and implementing a quality curriculum that meets YMCA guidelines.
    • Attend all staff meetings and in-service training as required by the program staff.
    • Assist in controlling and maintaining supplies and inventory on site.
    • Assist in monitoring licensing standards at the School Age site to ensure the maintenance of all quality standards.
    • Maintain positive relationships with YMCA personnel and administration and school staff.
    • Assist in maintaining citywide policies and procedures.
    • Participate in YMCA volunteer programs and the annual We Build People Campaign.
    • Assume duties as directed by the Site Director.

    Qualifications:
    Passion, enthusiasm, and commitment to the mission and cause of the YMCA
    An enthusiastic personality with the desire to serve members, volunteers, guests, participants and staff to create a culture of service
    Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community
    • Must present a professional image and possess conflict resolution skills, and demonstrate sound judgment and initiative
    • Must be highly organized with the ability to work under pressure and handle multiple tasks
    • Must be able to maintain confidentiality of information
    • Minimum 18 years of age
    • High school diploma or equivalent required

    Certifications Required:
    Before start of 1st shift:
    • New Hire Orientation training
    • First Aid, CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer, and Emergency Oxygen
    • DHS Background Disclosure Form & Fingerprints
    • Abuse Registry Check
    • DHS Physical health form
    • DHS fingerprint appt.
    • Three letters of reference

    Information Security and Sensitivity Conditions:
    • This position requires elevated security permissions (administrative) to one or more systems which store or maintain sensitive and/or confidential information
    • This position requires access to sensitive and confidential information
    • All system activity performed by individuals working in this position is subject to periodic system audits
    • This position may be subjected to privileged information such as organization changes, staffing changes, security events or other sensitive communications and is expected to protect and keep sensitive or confidential communications and/or information private
    • Failure to comply with any security and/or sensitivity related duties as defined in this section will result in disciplinary action which may include termination

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be required to stand; walk on uneven surfaces; sit; handle or feel objects; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell. The employee must be able to lift up to 40 pounds. The employee may be exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time. The noise level is usually minimal to moderate.

    This description is a summary of the functions of this position. Other duties may be assigned as needed. The YMCA of Middle Tennessee reserves the right to review and adjust this job description as business needs dictate.

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  • Description / Responsibilities

    Position Summary:
    Consistent with the Christian mission and vision of the YMCA of Middle TN, and in cooperation with other YMCA staff, under the direction of the School Age Site Director, the Assistant Site Director is responsible for planning and implementing activities and executing daily lesson plans for the School Age Before and After School sites. The Assistant Site Director will work with other site staff to foster children’s social, physical, spiritual, and mental growth.

    Essential Functions:
    • Model the YMCA core values: Caring, Honesty, Respect and Responsibility
    • During site hours assume responsibility of site as directed by/in absence of Site Director, including supervision of Site Assistants and Special Needs Assistants.
    • Responsible for parent communication, and record keeping in absence of Site Director.
    • Set up and take down program space so that area is transformed into child-friendly environment. This includes moving, cleaning, picking up and putting back furniture and equipment ensuring program space is left in organized fashion.
    • Ensure the safety of all children at all times including roll taking and counting of participants; maintain daily recordkeeping and adhere to all guidelines.
    • Actively lead and engage a group of 15 to 20 (DHS maximum is 20) children in activities outlined by the Site Director either inside or outside program areas and during transition times.
    • Assist in planning and implementing a quality curriculum that meets YMCA guidelines.
    • Attend all staff meetings and in-service training as required by the program staff.
    • Assist in controlling and maintaining supplies and inventory on site.
    • Assist in monitoring licensing standards at the School Age site to ensure the maintenance of all quality standards; assist in maintaining citywide policies and procedures.
    • Maintain positive relationships with YMCA personnel and administration and school staff.
    • Participate in YMCA volunteer programs and the annual giving campaign.

    Qualifications:
    Passion, enthusiasm, and commitment to the mission and cause of the YMCA
    Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community
    • Must present a professional image and possess conflict resolution skills, and demonstrate sound judgment and initiative
    • Must be highly organized with the ability to work under pressure and handle multiple tasks
    • Must be able to maintain confidentiality of information
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and other software programs, as well as the ability to use most office equipment is required
    • Ability to work a flexible schedule, including evenings and weekends
    • Minimum 18 years of age
    • High school diploma or equivalent required and 2 years of full-time (paid or unpaid) documented work experience in a group setting or
    • Two years of college (30 hours of which shall be in business or management, child or youth development, early childhood education or related field) and 1 year of child development, or the equivalent experience (paid or unpaid).
    • TN Early Childhood Training Alliance (TECTA) certificate 30 hours of orientation training completed within 30 days of hire.

    Certifications Required:
    Before start of 1st shift:
    • New Hire Orientation training
    • First Aid, CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer, and Emergency Oxygen
    • DHS Background Disclosure Form & Fingerprints
    • Abuse Registry Check
    • DHS Physical health form
    • DHS fingerprint appt.
    • Three letters of reference

    Information Security and Sensitivity Conditions:
    • This position requires elevated security permissions (administrative) to one or more systems which store or maintain sensitive and/or confidential information
    • This position requires access to sensitive and confidential information
    • All system activity performed by individuals working in this position is subject to periodic system audits
    • This position may be subjected to privileged information such as organization changes, staffing changes, security events or other sensitive communications and is expected to protect and keep sensitive or confidential communications and/or information private
    • Failure to comply with any security and/or sensitivity related duties as defined in this section will result in disciplinary action which may include termination

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be required to stand; walk on uneven surfaces; sit; handle or feel objects; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell. The employee must be able to lift up to 40 pounds. The employee may be exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time. The noise level is usually minimal to moderate.

    This description is a summary of the functions of this position. Other duties may be assigned as needed. The YMCA of Middle Tennessee reserves the right to review and adjust this job description as business needs dictate.

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  • Description / Responsibilities

    NAEYC Accredited preschool has an immediate opening for a strong Preschool Teacher. Applicants must have a minimum of a BS ECE/Education and experience working with young children in a high quality preschool setting. Experience and familiar with Creative Curriculum, learning through play; believes in following children interest leads, Project Approach and NAEYC best practices. Has an understanding of the assessment cycle of observation/collection facts, analyze and individualize. Has experience in producing quality documentation of learning. Large, well equipped classroom and low teacher/child ratios. We strive to be a caring, supportive preschool community where children, families and teachers thrive. Join us.... you will not be disappointed.

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  • Description / Responsibilities

    We are seeking knowledgeable, passionate teachers who enjoy using research based strategies and techniques to build environment and curriculum young children thrive and grow in. As an NAEYC Accredited preschool we strive to implement best practices in all areas of our preschool; teacher training, teacher support, curriculum development that supports learning through play and following children interest leads, parent involvement and developing environments that engage young children.

    Requirements: Prefer BS in Early Childhood Education, Child & Family Studies or Child Development; CDA minimum. Experience important.

    Hours: Full Time is considered a 6 or 8 hour day.

    Salary: $12.50 - $17 Based on Education and years of experience,

    Benefits: Medical insurance, generous paid PTO and Vacation days, life insurance, short term disability and retirement. We provide weekly teacher planning times outside the classroom. Our school annual calendar closes to children 8 days a year for Professional Development and classroom planning and work time.

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  • Description / Responsibilities

    We need workers for our After Care program that runs from 3-6 pm. With this position you will also have the opportunity to be a substitute during our regular day as well and get more hours. Could be full time depending how much time you substitute. 33 hours a week is considered full time in our center.

    The Substitute Teacher of Children First Preschool will 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), the Infant/Toddler Environment Rating Scale (ITERS) and the Tennessee Early Learning Developmental Standards (TN-ELDS)

    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.
    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.
    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

    Position Available
    Assistant Director
    Community Child Care Services, Inc.
    Hendersonville, TN
    $2700 per month
    No benefits other than paid sick/vacation and discounted child care
    Nonprofit community- based facility providing care to approximately 100 6 weeks to pre-k children. Manages assigned staff, assists Director and fills in during absence of Director.
    Requirements: Two years college or department recognized credentials and one year documented full time paid or volunteer work with child care in group setting or high school diploma and two years documented full time paid or volunteer work with child care in group setting.
    To apply: Go to communitychildcarehvill.org or pick up application at Community Child Care Center 182 Executive Park Drive, Hendersonville, TN 37066 615-824-5060.
    Deadline for application: Friday March 2, 2018- application to be mailed to: Hiring Committee, c/o 843 Plantation Way, Gallatin, TN 37066.

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  • Description / Responsibilities

    Overview

    The Goddard School of Franklin/ Cool Springs is looking for a career minded support member/floater with a professional attitude to teach and care for our students. This position requires a LOVE for children and a high school diploma. We have the most competitive compensation package, the best team, and a beautiful facility with all the best resources to make your working experience outstanding.

    Our staff members work in a NAEYC accredited program. Our positions are full time, year-round. This position requires excellent time management, organizational, and communication skills, as well as the ability to provide exceptional customer service. Duties will vary daily. A Support Faculty member generally acts as a floater in the school and accomplishes some tasks. Instructions will be given to the floater/ support member at the beginning of each scheduled work day.

    Floater/Support Qualification Requirements:

    High School Diploma
    Previous Childcare experience preferred, but not required
    Must be a team player, and be adaptable throughout the day
    Flexible to work anytime during school hours (7:00 am - 6:00 pm)
    Our Benefits Package Includes:

    Competitive Salary ($10-$12/hour DOE)
    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!

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  • Description / Responsibilities

    We are looking for qualified individuals who:

    -Are passionate about positively impacting young children's lives!

    -Are rewarded by knowing they are helping children grow academically, emotionally, physically and socially each day!

    -Are interested in being part of a strong team of Early Childhood Educators!

    Overview

    At The Goddard School of Franklin -Cool Springs children are provided a fun learning environment where "learning for fun, learning for life" is encouraged! We work hard to instill a love for learning in children that will continue well beyond their years with us.

    Benefits of Being a Goddard Teacher:

    *The opportunity to create your own lesson plans with the best resources available.

    *An extremely competitive hourly wage of $13-$14/hr.

    *The opportunity to participate in Health, Vision, and Dental Insurance as well as an IRA.

    *19 Paid days off per year.

    *Encouragement to continue to grow in career, skills and knowledge.

    *The benefit of working on an encouraging and supportive team!

    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.

    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)
    Come and join a fabulous team!

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  • Description / Responsibilities

    Full time position beginning immediately. 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 employees.

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  • Description / Responsibilities

    We need someone who has lots of energy and loves to teach children. Must be able to clean and do paperwork. Needs to be creative and like having fun throughout the day.

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  • Description / Responsibilities

    Need someone to help teachers in classrooms, help run the program, do staff meetings, collect lesson plans and get supplies for teachers, etc...

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  • Description / Responsibilities

    Micah Children's Academy is seeking FULL-TIME and PART-TIME toddler teachers to assist with our growing classrooms. 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.
    Job Type: Full-time
    Contact Information and Procedure:
    Please send cover letter stating your interest and your experience along with your resume in order to be considered.


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  • Description / Responsibilities

    Dodson Chapel childcare Ministry is seeking an experienced teacher for older 3's and young 4 group. Lesson planning, calendar preparation, and class room management.

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  • Description / Responsibilities

    Long-established preschool and day care, Crievewood Child Care Center, has an immediate opening for a floater/ assistant preschool teacher position working mainly in our Pre-K class.
    Hours 9:00 to 5:30 on Tuesday and Thursdays.

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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 Day Care program.
    Hours are Monday through Friday from 2-6 p.m. Ideal candidate will be enthusiastic, a team player, and have teaching or child care experience with young children. This is a great opportunity for anyone who loves little ones.
    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 a teacher in our After School program. Monday through Friday afternoon hours. Ideal candidate will be enthusiastic, a team player, and have experience working with school age children. This is a perfect position for a college student. Pay dependent on experience and education. If interested, please submit resume to:
    director@crievewoodumc.org.

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  • Description / Responsibilities

    Creative Care Center is looking for highly energetic individual with a professional attitude to care for one and two year old's in the afternoons. Monday thru Friday from
    3-6 pm. This position is an entry level job! Child care experience is a plus. TECTA ECE would be really great. We are located close to Green Hills, Forest Hills, Bellevue and Brentwood Areas. Great place to work!!!

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  • Description / Responsibilities

    Hiring toddler teacher 12 to 18 months and 18 to 24 months classes available Full-time position open. Must be great with small children. 8:30 to 5:30 pm or 7:30 to 4:30 pm Discounted childcare for providers.

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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

    Grow U is growing and so must our quality staff. If you are interested in applying, we are currently seeking a Preschool Aide. This person must love children and set a kind and cheerful example before the children, parents, and fellow staff members. This position is part-time (30 hours) Monday-Friday, 11:45-5:30pm. The Preschool Aid assists the Lead Teacher in implementation of curriculum and policy and procedures within the classroom, as well as independently conducts after care in the classrooms. A high school diploma or equivalent and at least 18 years of age are required.

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