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November 30, 2021

Gordon JCC Early Childhood Program

Do you have a passion for the teaching children from infants to 5-year-olds? If so, you need to come work for the Gordon JCC Early Childhood program. Excellent salary and benefits and a wonderful team to work with.


It's one great program with two locations! One program is located on the Gordon JCC campus in the West Meade/Bellevue area. And our newest program located within the West End Synagogue located in the Richland/West End neighborhood and on the West End bus route (3810 West End Ave). We welcome families of all backgrounds, therefore you do not have to be Jewish to work on our team.


Using a Reggio inspired approach, the ECLC provides hands-on learning in art, music, science, literacy and math through a Jewish lens. Be part of a team of educators who support the whole child through a developmentally appropriate curriculum that embraces Jewish life and complements what happens at home.

Benefits include: Competitive salary based on education and experience; paid personal time off and paid holidays; access to medical, dental, vision, and long term disability benefits as well as paid life insurance policy; a FREE family membership to the Gordon JCC which includes a fitness center, a variety of fitness classes, multiple pools, and access to many programs; child care discount (based upon availability).

 

Minimum Qualifications:

 

  • 1-2 years experience

  • DHS background check required. 

  • DHS medical form required.

 

Salary:

$15-$19 an hour

Agency Information:

The Gordon JCC has a great reputation of providing quality early childhood education. Using a Reggio inspired approach, the ECLC provides hands-on learning in art, music, science, literacy and math through a Jewish lens. We embrace character-building, joyful and inclusive rituals and celebrations, and a values-based environment through a Jewish lens. We believe creating community means participating with those who are different from us. We welcome families of all backgrounds.

 

Send resumes to sharon@nashvillejcc.org

November 29,

 

Goddard School

 

Teacher Job Description:

JOIN A COMMUNITY THAT CHANGES THE WORLD!

Here at The Goddard School Franklin (Cool Springs), we are Changing the World One Child at a Time! Are you looking for more than just a job? Because we are looking for more than just an employee. We are looking for teachers to join an energetic and supportive community of valued professionals who are excited and motivated to make a lasting difference each and every day!

Apply today and see for yourself what it’s like to work for an employer who knows the heart of our School is our faculty members. YOU are a driving force of our culture and you’ll notice the difference right away.

What we offer:

  • Salary range: $14-$16/hr

  • Hours of work: 8 hour days/40 hours a week

  • Teacher to children ratios followed

  • Full support from our directors and resources to be successful in the classroom

  • 5-minute breaks and a 1-hour lunch break

  • Paid holidays PLUS 12 paid time off (PTO) days per year

  • School is closed between Christmas Day and New Year’s Day

  • Your health and safety is our priority! We have protocols more stringent than state requirements to ensure the safety of all our faculty and students

  • Competitive compensation

  • Health, dental, and vision insurance

  • 401(k) plus employer matching

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Discounted childcare

  • Paid Professional Development Days

  • Uniforms Provided

  • ‘Rock Star’ appreciation from parents, children and administration

What’s it like to be a teacher at our School?

  • Enjoy Collaboration with the BEST in the Early Childhood Education industry daily!

  • Feel Empowered to create your own engaging curriculum!

  • Feel Accomplished as you experience the laughter and wonder of children participating in activities you planned!

  • Experience Pride in helping a child accomplish goals as they develop!

  • Communicate with parents daily, sharing their children’s latest adventures and achievements through a variety of avenues, including mobile apps and personal discussions.

  • Discover Leadership as you continue to grow in your profession.

Qualifications

  • Love for children

  • CDA, Associates or Bachelors Degree required

  • 1 year or more experience preferred

  • Ability to multi-task, work cooperatively and remain calm

  • State and Goddard required trainings to be completed once hired

  • Meet Background check eligibility and additional state requirements

We do not require Covid Vaccinations. We do wear masks inside the building and clean and sanitize daily.

APPLY TODAY!

 

Contact Stephanie Scarbrough, HR Assistant, at goddardschoolhr@gmail.commail.com

TSU/TECTA - New Job Opportunities (6)

TSU/TECTA has developed six new positions for locations across the state. Please read each position's description carefully for location, education requirements, duties and compensation. The Complete Job Description can be opened by clicking the Job Title.

IMPORTANT: Each application submitted via email MUST contain the Exact Job Title in the Subject Line. This will insure your application reaches the right person for review.

 

These positions are NOT listed on the TSU Job Search site. Applications accepted through December 31, 2021.

Questions regarding these positions should be directed to Rhonda Laird, rlaird2@tnstate.edu.

The TECTA program at Tennessee State University is hiring for the TECTA Leadership Advisor position. This is a grant funded, contractual position that will be renewed annually contingent on the renewal of funding for TECTA. This position works with the Tennessee Early Childhood Program Administrator Credential (TECPAC) program and will be responsible for the following tasks:

  • Provide leadership learning opportunities regionally and support program administrators to improve the quality of child care programs.

  • Create and lead support groups for cohorts of directors of specific training under the direction of the program manager

  • Collaborate with local early care and education programs, professional organizations, community agencies, businesses, industries and families in our service area to ensure that the training and education needs of state-regulated child care programs are fully met.

  • Obtain and maintain reliability in the Program Administrator Scale (PAS) and Business Administrator Scale (BAS) and stay abreast of trends and changes as it relates to the PAS-BAS.

  • Provide leadership and support to program administrators or organizations and partner agencies through committee memberships, conference presentations, technical assistance and related special projects at the local, state and national level.

  • Provide support to partnering agencies providing TECTA funded programs such as program accreditation through marketing, networking and technical assistance

  • Travel to early childhood programs in their region for scheduled trainings, support meetings and to provide technical assistance.

  • Assist the Program Manager in reporting TECTA program related data and statistics and with

  • Assist program manager with TECPAC academy as needed

  • Keep current in State of Tennessee Child Care Licensing requirements, current literature and research related to child development, the child care field and the child care workforce.

  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned.

  • Regional travel will be required, including night and weekend work due to scheduled trainings.

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The TECTA program at Tennessee State University is hiring for the Continuing Education Coordinator (Secondary Education) position. This is a grant funded, contractual position that will be renewed annually contingent on the renewal of funding for TECTA. This position will be responsible for the following tasks:


• Coordinate statewide tracking of Department of Education (DOE) high school CTE localized pathway options for working with students statewide
• Assure for articulated pathways prescribed in the TECTA site contract and review needed marketing and delivery of appropriate tuition support and High School Child Development Associate (CDA) credential candidate support and coaching
• Stay informed about CDA standards and updates to the credential for high school candidates
• Participate and support local professional organization activities and institutional partner activities and meetings
• Monitor TECTA Orientation equivalent and ECEC classes throughout the TECTA site service areas assuring for the early childhood content
• Assure for options for attaining the 480 clock hour required work for high school students in seeking to attain the CDA including work-based learning programs
• Assure for articulated pathways prescribed in the TECTA Site Contracts for TN DOE including EPSOs
• Attend TECTA site staff meetings and trainings, TECTA quarterly meetings, and COE/university meetings as required
• Assist the Assistant Higher Education Manager in reporting TECTA program related data and statistics
• Perform other job-related duties as assigned
• Regional travel will be required, including night and weekend work due to scheduled trainings

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The Tennessee Family Child Care Network (TFCCN) program at Tennessee State University is hiring for the Family Child Care Manager position. This is a grant funded, contractual position that will be renewed annually contingent on the renewal of funding for TFCCN.

This is a remote position that serves as an educational leader that has an influential role in guiding, inspiring, motivating, and affirming Family Childcare providers as they lead the development and implementation of an effective educational program in high quality childcare.  This position will be responsible for the following tasks:

 

  • Provide leadership and support to family child care (FCC) providers and partner agencies through committee membership, conference presentations, technical assistance, and related special projects at the local, state and national levels.

  • Supervise the TFCCN Advisor and Recruitment Specialist working with the FCC programs in the assigned regions.

  • Manage the timely completion of contract objectives and reporting to the TFCCN Program Director.

  • Implement Tennessee Family Child Care statewide early childhood initiatives. Maintains current database on family child care providers.

  • Conduct home visits to provide technical assistance, advisement, and assessment.

  • Recruit, supports, and provides guidance to Family Child Care Mentors and Protégés.

  • Promote and support child care agencies licensed and seeking national accreditation through the National Association for Family Child Care (NAFCC).

  • Provide Regional Conference support as needed.

  • Promote scholarship and tuition assistance program, support the Technical Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential. 

  • Deliver and support ongoing outreach and awareness campaigns in collaboration with the Grantor State Agency and other CCDF Partners.

  • Support a system of high-quality child care and education for children in Tennessee through management of the TFCCN Advisors, provision of Technical Assistance (TA)/Targeted TA, and facilitation of peer-to-peer focus groups.  

  • Perform other job-related duties as designed.

  • Regional and occasional statewide travel required, including night and weekend work due to scheduled trainings.  

 

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The TECTA program at Tennessee State University is hiring for the Continuing Education Coordinator (Postsecondary Education) position. This is a grant funded, contractual position that will be renewed annually contingent on the renewal of funding for TECTA. This position will be responsible for the following tasks:


• Coordinate statewide tracking of localized pathway options for working with students statewide
• Assure for articulated pathways prescribed in the TECTA site contract and reviewing needed marketing and delivery of appropriate tuition support, and credential candidate support and coaching
• Participate and support local professional organization activities and institutional partner activities and meetings
• Monitor two-year cycle of delivery of TECTA Orientation classes throughout the TECTA site service areas on a rotating basis
• Track and report CDA completions of candidates using the academic pathway to complete 90 clock hours of training.
• Stay informed about CDA standards and updates to the credential for CDA candidates choosing the academic pathway for the completion of 90 clock hours of training
• Attend TECTA site staff meetings and trainings, TECTA quarterly meetings, and COE/university meetings as required
• Assist the Assistant Higher Education Manager in reporting TECTA program related data and statistics
• Perform other job-related duties as assigned
• Regional travel will be required, including night and weekend work due to scheduled trainings

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The Tennessee Early Childhood Training Alliance (TECTA) program at Tennessee State University is hiring for the TCCOTS Training Coordinator position. This is a grant funded, contractual position that will be renewed annually contingent on the renewal of funding for TECTA.
This is a remote position, regional and/or statewide travel will be required. This position will be responsible for the following tasks:


• Work with Curriculum Manager to track and organize the programmatic aspects of the Tennessee Child Care Online Training System (TCCOTS) interactive website.
• Assist with the development of the online training instructional core for participant use.
• Moderate the Helpdesk supports needed for content developers; collaborate with Curriculum Manager in design and development of new training and state partners.
• Provide assistance to site coordinators, regional and site staff regarding TCCOTS as needed.
• Provides helpdesk support as needed (evenings and

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The Tennessee Early Childhood Training Alliance (TECTA) program at Tennessee State University is hiring for the Data Coordinator position. This is a grant funded, contractual position that will be renewed annually contingent on the renewal of funding for TECTA.
This is a remote position, occasional regional and/or statewide travel may be required. This position will be responsible for the following tasks:


• Work in association with the Data Manager on the TECTA eLearn and TrainTN/TAM data in the database systems
• Provide training to all TECTA staff on the use of the TrainTN data management system for collecting, maintaining, and reporting data.
• Provide technical assistance to TECTA data support staff when assistance is needed.
• Develop and distribute revised/current data collection forms, database reports formats, and operation manuals.
• Provides helpdesk support as needed (evenings and weekends required).
• Perform other job-related duties as designed.

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November 12, 2021

 

FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH EARLY PRESCHOOL

The Early Preschool is hiring a lead three/four year old teacher. Come be part of a team that sees children as capable, competent, and rich in potential. God’s grace is the foundation of our community of life-long learners. Knowledge in emergent curriculum, TN DHS rules and regs, and NAEYC standards is the foundation for the Early Preschool’s daily operation. We value children learning through play and find many opportunities for outdoor exploration on the 65+ acres of First Presbyterian Church’s campus.

 

Educators need to be available MWF or Monday-Friday from 8:30-2:45, during the school year.

The Early Preschool is a 3 star, NAEYC accredited program.

If you would like to join this fun and loving team, please send a resume and letter of interest to the Early Preschool’s director, Candyee Goode at cgoode@fpcnashville.org.  You may also call Candyee at 615-298-9580.

November 12, 2021

 

West Nashville CP Church-Children's Weekday Ministry

Position Overview - Full Time Teacher and Substitutes (Part-time-flexible)

Do you love children and want to work in a friendly, encouraging, Christian environment with a team of enthusiastic and caring teachers? West Nashville Children's Weekday Ministry could be the place for you!

The Children's Weekday Ministry at WNCP is a thriving 3-star child care and early education center focused on providing children the opportunity to grow and develop through a play-centered environment.

 

Current needs: Full-time teacher and part-time substitutes. Age group preference is flexible.

 

Center hours are 9:00-3:00 with extended care beginning at 7:15 am and ending at 5:15 pm (hours subject to change during Covid affected times).

Age Group: Six weeks-pre-kindergarten.

 

We are open year round, closed for national holidays and have 5 weekdays off at Christmas. Classroom teachers are offered paid time off after required 3 month probationary period. Compensation is very competitive and based on education and experience.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Attendance and punctuality are vital.

  • 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.

  • Maintain accurate records, forms and files.

  • Maintain personal professional development plan to ensure continuous quality improvement.

 

Additional Knowledge, Skills and Experience Required

  • Employees must be of the Christian faith.

  • At least 18 years of age and provide proof of high school graduation/GED.

  • Prefer professional child care experience.

  • High energy.

  • Strong oral and written communication skills and basic computer skills (fluent in English).

  • 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 is a plus.

  • Must clear full background check and must pass health screening.

Physical Requirements

  • The ability to lift 40 pounds.

  • The ability to sit on the floor.

  • The ability to respond quickly to toddlers.

Compensation and Benefits

  • Competitive wages - based on experience and education

  • Child care discount available

  • Paid personal and holidays available following 90 day probationary period.

  • Optional Telehealth Program

To apply: Indeed. Or send resume directly to brooke@wncp.org 

 

For information about the church and programming, please visit: www.wncp.org and click on Children's Weekday Ministry for additional information

Job Type: Full-time for Teaching Staff

Pay: $11.50 - $17.00 per hour

November 11, 2021

Goddard Schools

Enrich your career while enriching the lives of children at the area's premier, private preschool and child care. Opportunity abounds as our company operates two prestigious schools in Sumner County, TN: Gallatin (Kennesaw Farms) and Hendersonville (Indian Lake Village) and will be opening a third location in Murfreesboro in 2022. 

At The Goddard School, children are provided a fun learning environment where our motto is "Learning for Fun, Learning for Life!" We work hard to instill a love for learning in children that will continue well beyond their years with us. 

We are looking for qualified professional educators 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!

We are currently interviewing for Lead Teachers, Support Teachers and Management. Interested candidates should email Kara Brumley: DGallatin1TN@goddardschools.com or call 615-561-1515. 

October 22, 2021

 

Nature Preschool Teachers Needed


A New Leaf is a unique Reggio Emilia inspired nature school, serving children ages 3 – 5 years of age. A large part of our learning takes place outdoors in all kinds of weather on our beautiful farm campus which includes fields, a creek, a hilly forest, as well as barns with goats and chickens, and a production garden. The ideal candidate for this job is as comfortable working in the outdoors as they are indoors.

 

Qualifications and skills needed:

  • Child Development Associates degree, or

  • Bachelors in early childhood education, or

  • Masters in early childhood education and related fields, or

  • Extensive experience working in preschools or child care centers and knowledge of Tennessee Early Childhood Developmental Standards.

  • Commitment to continued professional development.

  • Knowledge of the Reggio approach to education and willingness to work as co-researchers with the children and co-teachers to develop an emergent curriculum of projects and the exploration of "100 languages".

  • Ability to document the learning with words and photographs.

  • Stamina to hike and endurance for bug bites, ticks, and other wildlife.

  • Ability to communicate effectively and work in teams.

  • Patience and tools to work with children who are learning social-emotional awareness and skills.

  • Tools for establishing rituals, care for each other and for the environment.

  • Great organizational skills.

 

COVID-19 considerations:

We require our staff to be vaccinated. Children and staff wear masks when indoors.

To apply please email your resume and letter of interest to lisa.anewleaf@gmail.com

August 23, 2021

 

HEI Schools is hiring a Lead Teacher fluent in Spanish 

HEI Schools (Helsinki International Schools) is opening a new preschool for 2.5-6 year old children in Franklin, Tennessee in September 2021. We are now hiring a Spanish speaking Early Childhood Education (ECE) teacher  to lead our HEI Franklin team. 

This role consists of implementing the HEI Curriculum based on the Finnish national ECE model and latest  pedagogical research and developing the kindergarten’s culture using HEI Schools' teaching materials based on  Finnish early childhood education. This will also entail eating lunch with students to model healthy eating  habits and conversation skills. 

Your qualifications, skills and attributes 

• A suitable degree for the position 

• 1 year of teaching experience in similar positions 

• Excellent oral and written proficiency in Spanish 

• Excellent interaction, collaboration, leadership and problem-solving skills, as well as good  organizational skills and a systematic approach 

• An understanding and a sensitivity for cultural diversity 

• A positive attitude and great cooperation skills in your new HEI Family 

• A passion for supporting children in finding their own personalities and ways of learning 

 

What HEI Schools will offer 

• An inspiring HEI Community where you can pioneer in taking Finnish ECE to the U.S. • A strong focus on research-based pedagogy with a partnership with the University of Helsinki with an  emphasis on child’s active participation and agency in learning, curiosity & creativity, environmental  awareness, holistic well-being and learning together (equality and trust) 

• Teacher training according to the HEI teacher training guidelines 

• An international HEI community with close collaboration with other HEI Schools’ teachers around the  world (e.g. Argentina, Australia, China, Saudi Arabia, Finland) 

• A position as a head teacher in a team of international and Finnish ECE teachers. Employment  contract will be signed with HEI Schools Franklin and will follow local regulations in the U.S. 

 

If you have a passion for working with children, you are dedicated to learn and teach according to the HEI Way, work collaboratively and improve yourself professionally, please email your CV?Resume to HEI Franklin.

HEI Schools is an international ECE concept that was founded in partnership with the University of Helsinki in 2015.

 

For more information about the HEI Schools concept, please visit www.heifranklin.com

August 23, 2021

 

First Steps, Inc. Lead Teacher Job Posting:

Are You A Teacher At Heart Who Wants To Make A Difference?

Does it make your day to put a smile on a child’s face?

Do you want to live your passion for helping kids of all abilities, and have the chance to do this in a fun and rewarding environment where people come together to help children and families thrive?

Do you naturally join forces with parents and your team to supply them with the best support possible – because you know that a child can never have too many allies?

If those questions are a loud ‘YES’ – you might just be the Amazing Lead Teacher we’d love to have join our team.

First Steps, Inc. is one of the leading agencies in the State of Tennessee and has been around for over 50 years. We work together in the field of early childhood education and early childhood special education because we believe that every child deserves a great start.

Our Lead Teachers…

  • Provide developmentally appropriate learning opportunities for all children.

  • Collaborate closely with the Occupational, Physical, Speech/Language, and Developmental Therapists at our center, as well as with the families of children, in a concerted effort to gain a thorough understanding of each child’s individual challenges.

  • Conduct developmental assessments for children in the classroom.

  • Maintain up-to-date documentation required for each child.

  • Ensure appropriate adaptions are made for children with special needs.

  • Ensure classroom designs and operations meet TN State licensing standards and upholds the 3-Star Rating Program and Tennessee’s Early Learning Standards.

 

Ideally our Lead Teachers have a Bachelor’s Degree in Special Education, Early Childhood Education or a related field, with experience with young children or children with disabilities.

 

We would love to hear from you if you have at least a High School Diploma, training in child development and experience with young children or children with disabilities.

 

We offer the opportunity to do what you love 40 hours/week, an excellent benefits package, generous paid time off, regular training and mentoring, and an open mind when it comes to flexibility and work/life balance. Pay rate is based on experience and education starting at $15.00-$16.50 per hour.

Resumes can be emailed to khazen@firststepsnashville.org

December 12, 2021

 

Organization: ChildcareTennessee

Role: Substitute Teacher

 

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. 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.

 

Our online Substitute Service is ideal for people looking for flexible hours. You choose the childcare centers and areas of the community in which you wish to work. Jobs are announced per text message and you choose if you wish to apply. Pay is based on your education and experience. Hours are flexible and will vary from week to week. No minimum hours are guaranteed.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED

  • High energy

  • Ability to work well with others

  • Access to email and internet.

  • Must provide past employment and personal references.

  • Must clear full background check.

  • Must pass health screening.

 

Salary:

$10-$13 an hour

 

Send Resume to Stephanie@cfmt.org