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  • Description / Responsibilities

    Job Description
    The Wayne Reed Christian Childcare Center is a Three-Star Quality Program which follows all the rules and regulations set forth by the Department of Human Services. WRCCC is seeking a dedicated and professional individual who loves children and is willing to work as a Lead Preschool Teacher in our Preschool classroom with a potential start date of Monday March 4, 2019.

    Job responsibilities include, but limited to; Understand curriculum as it pertains to the child development theories, implementing lessons plans, instructs students individually and in group, interacts and engages with students to facilitate cognitive and social-emotional learning, establish meaningful and positive relationships with parents and co-workers, responsible for the welfare, safety, and health of children in care and for practicing general health principles and accepted universal precautions, help students learn classroom procedures, help students learn personal responsibility and respect for fellow students.

    The ideal candidate must possess a passion for teaching, love working with children with the following preferred qualifications:

    Associates or Bachelors Degree in Early Childhood Education or related educational field
    2-5 years of teaching experience with young children
    Ability to promote the appropriate developmental skills in young children
    Experience in creating and implementing lesson plans
    A comparable salary is based on experience with the following benefits available after 90 days:

    Vacation Leave
    Sick Leave
    Health & Dental Insurance
    Additional Benefits

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  • Description / Responsibilities

    WNCP is a thriving 3 star center located in the growing West Nashville community, right off of I40 at exit 201. Our heart beats as a church preschool with tender care and a family centered atmosphere. However, we are year round and offer full time hours for working families.

    Our staff is made up of appx 20 women who love the Lord, believe in our mission to "engage and ever-changing community with the never-failing love of Christ," and who are building each other up as they continue growing as early childhood professionals and as individuals.

    The only thing we are missing is YOU! We are looking for someone with a great attitude, an solid work ethic, an understanding of child development, and excellent communication skills with young children and adults.

    If you think you might be the right fit for our team, please reach out! We'd love to talk with you!

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  • Description / Responsibilities

    West End United Methodist Church seeks an Executive Director to be responsible for the management, administration and growth of the West End UMC Preschool to ensure an environment that allows children, their families, and the staff to develop to their full potential.

    West End Preschool, a ministry of West End United Methodist Church, is dedicated to providing high-quality early childhood education. This is evidenced by our 3-Star rated license by the state, the highest rating possible, and our accreditation by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC).

    Serving children from six weeks through five years of age, the Preschool’s mission is to develop within each child a vibrant mind, a healthy body and a caring heart while building a collaborative, supportive community among our families.

    West End UMC is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

    To review the job description and to apply, please complete our online application at: http://www.westendumc.org/preschool-executive-director

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  • Description / Responsibilities

    We are a small, family oriented center who caters to families from the Goodlettsville, Hendersonville, Joelton areas.
    We are currently looking to hire a loving, attentive caregiver who can meet the sometimes challenging needs of young infants.
    There are four children in this class. Should be able to communicate efficiently with parents of infants. Also needs to be physically fit and able to lift 30+lbs. and get up and down from the floor.
    Hours are 7:15 a.m. to 3:15 a.m.
    CDA or TECTA orientation preferred. Salary is commensurate with education and experience.
    Benefits include vacation and sick days, bonuses, and discounted childcare fees. Please send a resume to the email address below.

    The infant/toddler classrooms use the “Active Learning” curriculum, which is designed to encourage development of the children’s senses, language, gross and fine motor, social skills, creative activities, and the world around them. We feel infants are open books with blank pages, waiting to be filled. Hopefully we will fill some pages with the knowledge that they are important, that they are capable, and that they are loved. We realize that these little ones are sensitive to their surroundings, curious, and ready to learn, and they are influenced by everyone around them. We understand that we share an important task with parents, as we meet physical needs, provide meaningful experiences, and give love and comfort to each infant in our care.

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  • Description / Responsibilities

    St. Luke’s Community House Preschool in West Nashville is seeking an enthusiastic Substitute Teacher to join our dedicated staff. This is a unique opportunity to make a significant impact in the community and assist us in our efforts to change and improve the lives of our local families. This role reports to the Child Development Director and is responsible for providing a safe, healthy, learning environment to children ages 6 weeks to 5 years.

    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
    Fill in for any classroom when a lead teacher or assistant teacher is on sick or vacation leave.

    Covers teacher’s breaks and provides classroom support as needed.

    Assist teachers with getting materials prepared for the followings day’s lesson plans.

    Assist in maintaining cleanliness in the classrooms.

    Assist teachers with any disciplinary situations with the children.

    Supports teachers in maintaining Three Star Standards in the classrooms.

    Develop a working relationship with all children, parents and staff.

    QUALIFICATIONS
    High school diploma.

    CDA or CDA in progress preferred.

    Experience in a licensed, quality child care, accredited preferred.

    Must be able to lift at least 40 lbs to meet DHS physical requirements.

    Completion of all DHS requirements for employment in a child care center prior to employment. This includes, but is not limited to, a criminal background check, drug screening, DHS physical.

    We offer a very supportive environment that encourages professional growth. This position is part-time, and hours are assigned on an as needed basis, typically ranging from 8 to 40 hours per week. Our starting pay rates are very competitive, and meals are provided to substitute teachers during work hours at no charge!

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  • Description / Responsibilities

    St. Luke’s Community House Preschool in West Nashville is seeking an enthusiastic, energetic and motivated Child Development Teacher to join our dedicated staff. This is a unique opportunity to make a significant impact in the community and assist us in our efforts to change and improve the lives of our local families. This role reports to the Child Development Director and is responsible for providing a safe, healthy, learning environment to children ages 6 weeks to 5 years.

    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
    Responsible for planning and implementing the DLM curriculum and other functions necessary for providing a safe, healthy, learning environment.

    Works with assigned group of children on individual developmental milestone and goals.

    Incorporates individual children’s goals within weekly lesson plans.

    Maintains personal file information on assigned group of children (i.e.: behavioral issues, parental issues, documenting physical injuries, etc.).

    Participates in all in-service training and other trainings to obtain the minimum number of training hours required by DHS.

    Develops and maintains a partnership with Lead Teacher and parents.

    Attends all parent meetings and parent-teacher conferences.

    QUALIFICATIONS
    Bachelors’ degree preferred, CDA Credential or high school diploma with experience in educational setting required.

    Is proficient in the recommended best practices.

    Must be able to lift at least 40 lbs to meet DHS physical requirements

    This is an excellent full-time career opportunity, working Monday through Friday. We offer very competitive benefits, including paid time off, medical, dental, life and disability insurance, as well as a 401(k) retirement plan. Employees are also eligible for discounted onsite childcare, and meals during work hours are provided at no charge!

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  • Description / Responsibilities

    We are currently looking for teachers for our one and two year olds.

    Ratio for one year old classroom is 1:6
    Ratio for two year old classroom is 1:7

    The purpose of Hillcrest UMC Preschool is to provide an age appropriate, structured, educational program in a Christian environment. It is our goal to offer a program that meets the developmental, intellectual, physical, emotional and social needs of each child; to help them feel loved and secure away from family and home; and to help them have a happy first school experience. Our mission is also to help children develop a strong self-esteem and to know that they are loved by God.

    Hillcrest UMC Preschool teachers are responsible for the academic and social-emotional growth and development of all children in his/her care and achieve these results by writing and implementing lesson plans. The teachers are to develop partnerships with children's parents/caregivers and encourage parents/caregiver participation in the program. Teachers are also responsible for ensuring compliance with Tennessee DHS Licensing Regulations and Tennessee Early Learning Developmental Standards (TN-ELDS). All teachers must work cooperatively with other staff as part of a team.

    We are looking to fill two positions.
    The hours available are 9am to 5:30pm and 8:30am to 5pm. We need one teacher for each shift.

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  • Description / Responsibilities

    We are looking to hire an energetic, kind spirited toddler teacher. At least one year experience in a classroom setting is preferred. We are looking to hire someone immediately.

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  • Description / Responsibilities

    Blakemore Children's Center has an immediate opening for a dynamic, creative infant/toddler teacher. We are seeking someone who is self-motivated and excels at collaboration with a team. Applicants must have a solid understanding of the development and needs of young children and enjoy working as part of a supportive team in a multi-age setting (6 weeks to 30 months). This position requires someone with a warm, nurturing personality, who is flexible and dependable.

    A Primary Teacher/Caregiver is responsible for working cooperatively with teachers and other staff in the general supervision and management of a class of children, and also is directly responsible for their primary group of children. This includes keeping up with developmental milestones, facilitating parent-teacher conferences, sending weekly updates to families, and the like. Specific responsibilities may vary and include, but are not limited to, those listed below.

    The ideal candidate will have an early childhood background and experience working in a DHS 3-star program, preferably with knowledge of NAEYC accreditation and the TN ELDS.

    Our 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.

    Qualifications:
    Must meet the requirements of the Tennessee Department of Human Services and requirements of NAEYC accreditation standards.
    Early Childhood or related education and relevant experience are preferred.
    Willingness to participate in a professional development plan and achieve the necessary training hours required for a 3-star DHS license and NAEYC accreditation.
    Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.
    Comfortable navigating technology such as email, photo-sharing, word processing, etc.
    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
    Willing to fulfill responsibilities according to the BCC philosophy and curriculum guidelines.
    Flexible, able to adapt to diverse situations that may arise.
    Take initiative to fulfill typical responsibilities and help out in other ways as needed.

    Responsibilities:
    Take part in planning and implementing the daily program.
    With a team of teachers, assist in preparing the classroom by setting up centers and preparing needed materials and supplies.
    Foster positive communication and collaboration with families.
    Supervision of the children at all times.
    Housekeeping and general clean-up.
    Foster self-worth in children by treating them with dignity and respect.
    Maintain confidentiality of all information relating to children, families and staff.
    Attend all staff meetings and in-service trainings.
    With the director, develop an individual professional development plan that reflects NAEYC guidelines.
    Participate in recommended and agreed upon training, workshops, conferences and other aspects of professional growth.
    Maintain infant, child and adult CPR and first aid certification.
    Annual professional development must meet the requirements of DHS for a 3-star rating.
    Participate in school events such as Open House, Year-end Celebration, etc.
    Be responsible, with team teachers, for ongoing evaluation of your program and annual evaluation of the program as a whole.

    Schedule and Benefits:

    This is a 40 hour primary teaching position. The schedule is Tuesday-Friday 7-5:30. Salary is commensurate with education and experience. Excellent benefits include fully paid health insurance and 3-4 weeks paid vacation.

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

    Please send a cover letter and resume when applying.

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  • Description / Responsibilities

    Blakemore Children's Center has an immediate opening for a dynamic, creative preschool teacher. We are seeking someone who is self-motivated and excels at collaboration with a team. Applicants must have a solid understanding of the development and needs of young children and 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.

    A Primary Teacher/Caregiver is responsible for working cooperatively with teachers and other staff in the general supervision and management of a class of children, and also is directly responsible for their primary group of children. This includes keeping up with developmental milestones, facilitating parent-teacher conferences, sending weekly updates to families, and the like. Specific responsibilities may vary and include, but are not limited to, those listed below.

    The ideal candidate will have an early childhood background and experience working in a DHS 3-star program, preferably with knowledge of NAEYC accreditation and the TN ELDS.

    Our 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.

    Qualifications:
    Must meet the requirements of the Tennessee Department of Human Services and requirements of NAEYC accreditation standards.
    Early Childhood or related education and relevant experience are preferred.
    Willingness to participate in a professional development plan and achieve the necessary training hours required for a 3-star DHS license and NAEYC accreditation.
    Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.
    Comfortable navigating technology such as email, photo-sharing, word processing, etc.
    Willing to fulfill responsibilities according to the BCC philosophy and curriculum guidelines.
    Flexible, able to adapt to diverse situations that may arise.
    Take initiative to fulfill typical responsibilities and help out in other ways as needed.

    Responsibilities:
    Take part in planning and implementing the daily program.
    With a team of teachers, assist in preparing the classroom by setting up centers and preparing needed materials and supplies.
    Foster positive communication and collaboration with families.
    Supervision of the children at all times.
    Housekeeping and general clean-up.
    Foster self-worth in children by treating them with dignity and respect.
    Maintain confidentiality of all information relating to children, families and staff.
    Attend all staff meetings and in-service trainings.
    With the director, develop an individual professional development plan that reflects NAEYC guidelines.
    Participate in recommended and agreed upon training, workshops, conferences and other aspects of professional growth.
    Maintain infant, child and adult CPR and first aid certification.
    Annual professional development must meet the requirements of DHS for a 3-star rating.
    Participate in school events such as Open House, Year-end Celebration, etc.
    Be responsible, with team teachers, for ongoing evaluation of your program and annual evaluation of the program as a whole.

    Schedule and Benefits:

    This is a 40 hour primary teaching position. The schedule is Monday-Friday 9:30-5:30. Salary is commensurate with education and experience. Excellent benefits include fully paid health insurance and 3-4 weeks paid vacation.

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

    Please send a cover letter and resume when applying.

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  • Description / Responsibilities


    East Brentwood Children's Academy (formerly East Brentwood Presbyterian Church Preschool) is now accepting applications for a Director. The Director is responsible for all operations and oversight of all aspects of the EBCA/Preschool including the school year and summer sessions, curriculum, staffing and supervision, facility, administrative and financial duties, the recruiting, marketing, and enrolling of children and families for the program, and planning, in conjunction with the Church Session, for a program that provides quality learning in the community.

    A full job description can be obtained by contacting Deborah Robitaille (DRobitaille@ebpctn.org). Resumes may be mailed to East Brentwood Presbyterian Church, Attn. Deborah Robitaille, 9000 Concord Road, Brentwood TN 37027 or emailed to Deborah's email address.

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  • Description / Responsibilities

    McKendree United Methodist Church Day Care is a high quality child care center in the heart of downtown Nashville. We are seeking an early care educator to work as a sub in our program with infants, toddlers and preschoolers. The hours and placements will vary, and although we can't guarantee 40 hours a week of work, on average we expect at least 30 hours of work for each substitute.

    Applicants must be bright, dependable, caring, responsible, and must share our value of play-based learning and child-directed programming. Ideally candidates should have some training in child development or early childhood education.

    Hourly pay for quality subs is $12 to $14/hour (depending on experience and education). We offer paid training and an exceptional work environment.

    Please respond with a summary of your experience and training along with a brief statement why you love to work with young children.

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  • Description / Responsibilities

    The principal duties of the PreK-3 teacher include: carry out activities on a daily basis, evaluate the effectiveness of child development activities, ensure the safety and physical well-being of the children, maintain regular communication with parents, and contribute to the effective operation of the center’s overall program.

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  • Description / Responsibilities

    Little Scholars Child Development Center is seeking experienced early childhood professionals to join our teaching team. The ideal candidates will have a professional, nurturing demeanor and dedication to the profession, to young children, and to their families. Candidates with a Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education or Human Development will be given priority. Compensation to be determined based on experience.

    Job Duties:
     Greet parents and children with enthusiasm and build relationships with families and coworkers.
     Check diapers hourly and change infants/toddlers as needed. Track diaper changes, feedings, and naps.
     Ensure all children's items are labeled.
     Maintain attendance sheet.
     Create lesson plans for class and maintain enthusiasm and energy with children throughout the day.
    o Work with children on motor skills, colors, numbers, animal names, etc.
    o Read to children daily.
    o Sings songs and dance with the children.
    o Talk to the children throughout the day. Build their language skills.
    o Be able to get on the floor with infants and toddlers to play.
    o Teach simple concepts through play and facilitate playtime.
     Make sure children look presentable throughout the day. Wipes hands and noses and keep children's hands washed to prevent the spread of germs.
     Communicate with parents when child is running out of supplies (i.e. formula, diapers, wipes, clothes, etc.)
     Keep cribs free of toys, bottles, and blankets
     Infants must be placed on their backs in the cribs and sleeping infants must be checked every 15 minutes
     Assist infants with bottle feedings and assist small toddlers with using utensils, plates, napkins, and sippy cups. Infants under 12 months are fed on demand.
     Keep classroom, highchairs, diaper changers, and bathrooms clean and tidy, and pick up toys after children. Make sure the floors are free of tiny items infants or toddlers may be able to swallow.
     Comfort crying or upset children.

    Additional Requirements:
    • Must be able to communicate effectively with parents to assist with child's success.
    • Minimum of a high school diploma; bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education or related field preferred.
    • CPR and First Aid Certification or willingness to obtain.
    • Able to meet state specific guidelines for the role, pass fingerprinting and background checks, and be willing to follow the state guidelines.
    • Must be physically able to lift a minimum of 40 pounds and work indoors or outdoors.
    • Must be able to assume postures in low levels to allow physical and visual contact with children, see and hear well enough to keep children safe, and engage in physical activity with children.
    • Ability to speak, read, and write English. Spanish speaking a plus.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    To apply, please contact Pat Johnson at 615-313-8484 or email patricia1995johnson@gmail.com

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  • Description / Responsibilities

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

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  • Description / Responsibilities

    Providing safe, responsive, and educational care for Infants. Working with developmental milestones. Accurate record keeping of daily sheets, schedules and milestones. Warm and friendly communicator to families and a positive team player for your co-workers.

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  • Description / Responsibilities

    Looking for a full time experienced teacher to work with preschool-aged children. Experience required and degree preferred
    Must be passionate about Early Childhood Education and be creative with teaching.

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