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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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  • Description / Responsibilities

    3 Star Center is seeking 2 full time toddlers teachers. Groups ages 12months - 24 months; and 24 months - 35 months. Must have experience with these ages

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  • Description / Responsibilities

    Assist teachers in classrooms during various times of the day. Especially during lunch and afternoon hours. Task will include but not be limited to: light cleaning; diapering, lunch / snack preparation, opening / closing classrooms, gathering attendance, supplies etc... as needed. Other tasks may be assigned by Lead Teacher, Program Director or Executive Director.

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  • Description / Responsibilities

    The teacher is responsible for developing a cohesive teaching team, coordinating the Early Head Start 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.

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  • Description / Responsibilities

    The teacher is responsible for developing a cohesive teaching team, coordinating the Early Head Start 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.

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  • Description / Responsibilities

    Part Time Bus Driver Needed
    Long-established preschool and day care, Crievewood Child Care Center, has an immediate opening for a CDL certified Bus Driver to driver our 72 passenger bus. During the School year Hours are Monday through Friday 7:25 am to 8:10 am and 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm. (You will be paid for a minimum of 3 hours per day.) During school breaks and summer there will be some field trips.
    Drivers must pass a background check.
    Drivers will be CPR and First Aid trained (at the center’s expense).
    Must be able to pass an annual physical (at the center’s expense).
    Annual participation in TN Highway Patrol Bus training and Department of Human Services Bus training is required.
    Pay starts at $15.00 an hour or more depending on experience. If interested, please submit resume to:
    director@crievewoodumc.org

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  • Description / Responsibilities

    Need full time PreK teacher and Full time infant teacher. Must have lots if energy and be able to gets down at childrens level.

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  • Description / Responsibilities

    Working 2 - 5:30 with 1 - 3 year olds five days a week. Some of your time will be giving a teacher planning time and the rest will be as the closing teacher for the afternoon. The primary teacher leaves at 5:00 and you would care for the last children and put away toys and sanitize the room.

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  • Description / Responsibilities

    We are seeking a person that can work flexible hours 40 hours a week with all ages. This person would be the first substitute for other teachers so hours would vary. While you would not have to plan curriculum, you would need to be a self-starter, interact warmly with children, be on the floor or on child level, have a positive attitude and be friendly with parents. We offer excellent benefits including Health insurance and generous paid personal leave. Experience in child care setting important, education a plus.

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  • Description / Responsibilities

    OSLA is a Christian Early Childhood Center for children 2 to 5 years old. We are currently looking for an energetic, caring, and creative lead teacher and aide for our two-year-old Mother's Day Out Program!

    Hours: The program meets Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays; hours are 7:45 am-3:45 pm. (Staff Meeting the 1st Wed. of each month from 3:30-4:00pm)

    Education Requirement: Minimum Requirement: High School Diploma or equivalent/ Bachelor’s degree and early childhood experience preferred

    Work Experience: Experience working with young children

    Skills/Job Responsibilities:

    *Lead Teacher: Create Weekly Lesson Plans

    *Team Player/ Positive Attitude/Motivated

    *Great verbal & written communication skills

    *Interacts in a friendly, caring manner with students, families, and fellow staff members

    *Creates a classroom environment that is a welcoming and friendly atmosphere

    *Maintains a safe, clean, and organized learning environment for children.

    *Assists with diapering/toileting needs of the children in the classroom.

    *Actively supervises children to ensure safety

    *Willingness to complete professional development training hours

    *Willingness to participate in planning and involvement in special school programs and events

    *Implements engaging learning activities into the classroom

    Job Type: Part-time

    Salary: Lead Teacher: $14.50/ Teacher Aide: $12.00 /hour

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  • Description / Responsibilities

    Long-established preschool and day care, Crievewood Child Care Center, has openings with our preschool and school age classrooms. Hours during the school year 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. Great opportunity for elementary and early childhood education majors.
    For application, please submit resume to director@creivewoodumc.org.

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  • Description / Responsibilities

    Position Description - Responsibilities and Requirements:

    The Preschool at High Hopes Development Center is seeking energetic individuals to work in the afternoon extended care program weekdays.

    Engaging children and providing child care to children with and without special needs, ages 6 weeks-PreK, during school day or afternoon activities (including first aid, diapering, etc.)

    Daily closing duties, including cleaning and organizing classrooms/facility, and emptying trash

    Communicating regularly and effectively with parents

    Following all safety and health rules while supervising all children at all times
    Experience:

    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

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

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  • Description / Responsibilities

    Position Description - Responsibilities and Requirements:

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

    Days and Hours: Full time, Monday–Friday (Part-time positions also available)
    Compensation: $11.00-12.00/hour depending on education and experience

    Experience/Qualifications:
    • High School Diploma or equivalent required/degree preferred
    • 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.
    Contact Information and Procedure:

    Please send a cover letter and resume via email to Melanie Anderson, Director of Educational Services. Because of the volume of resumes received, please reference this job posting when submitting a resume.

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