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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

September 7, 2021

 

FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH EARLY PRESCHOOL

The Early Preschool is hiring part-time toddler/preschool educators and assistant/ substitute educators for the 2021/2022 school year. 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.

We offer a variety of schedules: Monday-Friday from 8:30-2:45, MWF/TT from 8:30-2:45 during the school year.

 

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

CDA or some college required, BA/BS preferred.

Rate of pay:  $13.00-$19.00 per hour.

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.

August 23, 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

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

August 23, 2021

 

POSITION TITLE: Child Care Assistant Director

 

QUALIFICATIONS: The individual must be a self-starter who has the ability to make good judgments for the sake of the center, and who is reliable and trustworthy. Having experience in crisis situations is a plus. The potential candidate must be able to pass a background check and fingerprint clearance as well as be willing to participate in continuing education.

REPORTS TO: Child Care Site Director

 

JOB GOAL: To assist director during program hours with supervision, administrative duties, staffing, and family communication. Also, to support the child-care program in providing quality care that will be safe, affirming, enjoyable and enriching to children.

 

Hours: Part-Time 20-25 per week

 

Pay Rate: $13.39/Hour

 

Contact Kim Lands kim.lands@maryville-schools.org to apply.

August 23, 2021

 

POSITION TITLE: Child Care Teacher

 

LOCATION: Foothills Elementary School, Maryville, TN

 

QUALIFICATIONS: The individual must be a self-starter who has the ability to make good judgments for the sake of the center, and who is reliable and trustworthy. The potential candidate must be able to pass a background check, have reliable transportation, and have an interest in working with children.
 

JOB GOAL: To assist supervise children during their out of school time and insure a safe and nurturing environment. Also, to support the child-care program in providing quality care that will be safe, affirming, enjoyable and enriching to children.

 

Hours: Part-Time 15 per week

 

Pay Rate: $10.08/Hour

 

Contact Kim Lands kim.lands@maryville-schools.org to apply.

August 16, 2021

 

Teacher III, Susan Gray School
Job Identification: 10000706


The Teacher will independently lead the teaching team to plan, develop, and implement classroom instructional programs and activities, as well as, help in the development of individual educational program (IEP) for an inclusive classroom including typically and atypically developing children. Additionally, you will provide counseling, leadership, and oversight to junior teachers and assistants and also counseling and other assistance to students and families to promote the development of each child. This position reports administratively and functionally to the Associate Director of Susan Gray School. However, there are opportunities to provide feedback to classroom team and students who are assigned to the classroom as well as completion of student assignments as required.
 

For five decades, the Susan Gray School has served young children with developmental disabilities and young children who are at risk for developmental delay. The school has the distinction of being the first nationally recognized inclusive preschool where typically developing children learn alongside children with disabilities in an educational setting.

Complete Job Description Detailing Duties and Responsibilities

Qualifications:
 Minimum Education – Master’s Degree.
 Work experience in Early Childhood and Special Education

Please apply online at: https://ecsr.fa.us2.oraclecloud.com/hcmUI/CandidateExperience/en/sites/CX/requisitions/job/10000706/?keyword=10000706

More information about Susan Gray School can be found here: http://peabody.vanderbilt.edu/admin-offices/sgs/index.php.

Vanderbilt University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

August 13, 2021

Calvary Young Children's School is an outreach ministry of Calvary United Methodist Church-providing quality education in a safe, nurturing environment.

Early Childhood-Center Director

The Center's Director will:

  • Oversee, supervise, and implement the entire CYCS program.

  • Provide leadership, support, and encouragement for staff and convey to them the philosophy, mission, vision, values, and policies of the school.

  • Maintain an active professional membership in the National Association for the Education of Young Children, Tennessee Association for Children's Early Education, and in the Nashville Area Association for the Education of Young Children.

  • Personally participate and create opportunities for staff growth through continuing education opportunities such as workshops, seminars, conferences, and refresher courses to fulfill State of Tennessee licensing requirements and further the growth of the CYCS program.

Duties

Develop and implement a developmentally appropriate preschool program for young children including: 

 

  • Create and enforce the policies and procedures of the CYCS

  • Meet and maintain all TN Department of Human Services Licensing Requirements for childcare centers as well as all Star Quality Rating requirements.

  • Maintain current certification in First Aid, CPR and AED.

  • Supervise compliance with State of Tennessee licensing requirements.

  • Maintain records on each child enrolled according to policies and procedures.

  • Oversee the physical condition of the facility and equipment and recommend repair or replacement as necessary and advise 

  • Order equipment and supplies.

  • Manage the registration process according to established procedures.

  • Delegate administrative responsibilities to the Administrative Team made up of the Assistant Director, Program Coordinator and Administrative Assistant. Supervise the completion of delegated tasks. 

  • Hire new staff with the assistance of the Assistant Director.

  • Function as a liaison between CYCS, all church internal groups (including church staff meetings), and the congregation while attending meetings as needed.

Full Job Description

Salary : $55,000 to $70,000/Yr

Minimum Education : Bachelor's

Job Type : Full Time

Category : Education/Training

Minimum Experience : 5 Yrs

Location : Nashville, TN

Contact Nelda Fulghum: nelda@calvaryumc.com

Resumes accepted through August 26, 2021

August 10, 2021

The Gardner School

 

Title: Early Childhood Educator 

Pay: $14-$16

Job type: Full time and Part time 

 

Do you want to fill your days with children’s laughter and love? At The Gardner School, you will experience a caring leadership team, advancement opportunities, plus friendly co-workers and families that value YOU!

We are hiring for a full time Early Childhood Teachers – NO NIGHTS OR WEEKENDS!

We offer full medical benefits, 401k, childcare tuition discount and more.

Apply today to learn more! 

 

Essential Job Duties:

Lead Teachers:

· Develop and maintain a safe and nurturing classroom environment

· Plan and execute age-appropriate weekly lesson plans

· Participate actively with peers through communication, collaboration, and curriculum

· Facilitate regular parent/guardian communication and conferences to discuss orientation, transitions, and developmental goals

· Meet state licensing requirements for education and experience

Assistant Teachers:

  • Assist lead classroom teacher with planning and implementing curriculum program which reflects observations and goals

  • Participate in parent communication

  • Develop and maintain a safe, nurturing and healthy learning environment in which children can grow and learn

  • Meet state licensing requirements for education and experience

  • Must be able to lift to 60 pounds as in lifting, carrying, and holding infants and children

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or equivalent

  • Possess a valid driver’s license

  • Eligible to work in the U.S. without sponsorship

  • Bachelor's degree for Lead Teachers

Please submit your to: Lauren.Glasson@TheGardnerSchool.com

The Gardner School extends equal employment opportunities to qualified applicants and employees on an equal basis regardless of an individual’s age, race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other reason prohibited by law.

August, 6, 2021

 

Montessori Centre, located in Green Hills, is hiring Aftercare staff and substitute positions for the 2021-2022 school year.  Applicants for these positions will need:

·         3 written references

·         Willingness to learn about the Montessori philosophy

·         Time to observe in a Montessori classroom

 

Anyone interested in applying for a position at the school should email Jen Cullison, the Director, at jen@montessoricentre.org and submit the school employment application through the website: www.montessoricentre.org .

July 27, 2021

 

West End UMC is seeking a Preschool Executive Director

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). Currently, only 2% of the early childhood programs in Davidson County have attained NAEYC accreditation.

Serving children from two months 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.

 

Job Summary

The Executive Director is 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.  The Executive Director is accountable for program operation that exceeds National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) criteria.

 

Job Responsibilities

Please visit the church’s website at www.westendumc.org to view the complete job description.

 

Job Specification

• Education Required: Bachelor’s Degree in related field.  Master’s Degree preferred. Course work in business administration is preferred.

 

• Experience Required: Expertise in both early childhood education/child development and administration/management.  Minimum of three years teaching in early childhood education setting.  Three to five years of experience in a progressive administrative leadership role.

 

•Abilities Required: Abilities to make independent decisions and apply established procedures to individual and specific situations pertaining to children, parents, committees or staff in a non-biased manner.  Must have effective communication and interpersonal skills and be conscientious and able to efficiently handle multiple tasks.  Must have organizational and computer skills.  Must be able to maintain a poised, professional demeanor. 

 

Continuing Education Required or Expected

• Complete a minimum of 20 hours of professional development and training per year.  At least 6 hours shall be in administration, management or supervisory training.  Up to four hours may be earned conducting training

Maintain an annually updated Professional Development Plan (PDF)

 

Working Conditions:

Must be able to meet DHS requirements with a medical statement indicating that your general physical and mental condition permits you to direct and actively participate in activities with children, parents and staff.  Additionally, must comply with a tuberculosis test.

Work is done in a well-lit, heated and/or air-conditioned indoor office setting with adequate ventilation.

Light physical activity normally performing non-strenuous daily activities of an administrative nature, using close vision with moderate noise.  Continuous work on computer to carry out daily tasks.

Must be able to coordinate work, constantly move about, able to stand, walk, sit, use hands to finger, handle or feel, reach with hands and arms (occasionally overhead), stoop, kneel,  talk to and hear staff and parent requests, and also occasionally lift or carry or otherwise move and position objects weighing up to 40 pounds.  Must be able to respond quickly, moving and guiding children to safety in the event of an emergency.

 

Pay Range:  $50,000-$75,000 annually

Status:  Exempt/Full-time, Monday through Friday with occasional weekend and night time responsibilities.

 

Benefits:

·       Health Insurance

·       Health Savings Account

·       403(b) or ROTH

·       403(b) or ROTH matching

·       Dental

·       Vision

·       Life Insurance

·       Long-term disability

·       Generous Paid Time Off

·       Tuition Discount for Dependents

·       Employee Assistance Program

Please submit your resume online by visiting our website at:  http://www.westendumc.org/job-application

July 22, 2021

 

FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH EARLY PRESCHOOL

The Early Preschool is hiring part-time toddler educators for the 2021/2022 school year. 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. Toddler educators work in teams with eight to ten children in a classroom.

 

Educators need to be available 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, Brenda Lutz at blutz@fpcnashville.org

July 14, 2021

 

West End UMC Preschool is currently seeking well qualified, passionate early childhood teachers to join our team in the new school year. Experience in a three star center is preferred along with holding at the minimum a TECTA certificate or CDA. Excellent benefits including Health, Dental and Vision Care, Retirement Plan, Life Insurance, Personal Days, Vacation Days, Major Holidays, Paid Professional Development and competitive pay. These are 40 hour per week positions. We offer a $300 sign on bonus paid after being employed for 90 days.

Join our team and make a difference in the lives of young children!

 

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $14.25 - $17.00 per hour

Please submit your resume online by visiting our website at:  http://www.westendumc.org/job-application

June 23, 2021

 

The Child & Family Center offers quality early childhood education and care for the children of Vanderbilt Faculty, staff, and students. The program serves children age infants (6 weeks) to five years old. The Tennessee Department of Human Services licenses the Centers. For more information about VU's Child & Family Centers, please visit: http://www.vanderbilt.edu/child-family-center/child-care-center/. 

 

Openings:10+ assistant infant/toddler teachers

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Implements developmentally appropriate curriculum and activities according to NAEYC guidelines, DOE licensing standards, and center policy

  • Maintains a clean, safe, orderly classroom environment that contributes to the physical, emotional, social, and cognitive growth of children. (Per NAEYC, DOE, OSHA, Risk Management, and Center policies)

  • Supervise personnel assigned to assist with classroom activities (including students, assistants, and volunteers)

  • Assesses/prepares plans and curriculum based on children's individual's needs and levels of development

  • Prepares and distributes classroom newsletter weekly or bi-weekly

  • Submits reports necessary for compliance with licensing agencies, including attendance records and other daily reports

  • Monitors classroom and playground for cleanliness and safety according to established policies

  • Supervise personnel assigned to assist with classroom activities (including students, assistants, and volunteers)

  • Work with supervisors to maintain an inventory of supplies and materials

  • Participates in and contributes to staff meetings, parent meetings/conferences, and opportunities for professional development.

  • Promotes and maintains confidentiality concerning information related to children, parents, and co-workers

Qualifications

  • High School diploma or GED is required

  • Early Childhood education credentials, such as a CDA preferred

  • One year of first childhood education experience is required

  • Ability to lift to 40 pounds is required

  • Experience working with children in a supervised setting is required

  • Strong communication skills are required

  • CPR and First Aid certification is preferred

  • Ability to interact well with children, families, and campus faculty and staff

  • Willingness and ability to learn new skills and be flexible

  • Ability to adapt to the center's needs and hours; hours required to work are 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Commitment to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

At Vanderbilt University, we are intentional about and assume accountability for fostering advancement and respect for equity, diversity, and inclusion for all students, faculty, and staff.Our commitment to diversity makes us who we are.We have created a community that celebrates differences and lets individuality thrive. As part of this commitment, we actively value diversity in our workplace and learning environments as we seek to take advantage of the rich backgrounds and abilities of everyone. The diverse voices of Vanderbilt represent an invaluable resource for the University in its efforts to fulfill its mission and strive to be an example of excellence in higher education.

Vanderbilt University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities, and protected veteransare encouraged to apply.

Please note, all candidates selected for an offer of employment are subject to pre-employment background checks, which may include but are not limited to, based on the role for which they have been selected: criminal history, education verification, social media review, motor vehicle records, credit history, and professional license verification. 

Vanderbilt University has made the safety of our students, faculty and staff, and our surrounding communities a top priority. As part of that commitment, the University recently announced that students, faculty, and staff, are required to be vaccinated against COVID. As a prospective and/or a new employee at Vanderbilt, you will be required to comply with the University’s vaccination protocol. Effective, August 1, 2021, proof of full vaccination or an approved accommodation will be required before the start of employment in order to work at Vanderbilt University. 

Accommodations for medical and religious exemptions can be requested with the Equal, Opportunity and Access

 

Office https://www.vanderbilt.edu/eoa/.

Application link: https://ecsr.fa.us2.oraclecloud.com/hcmUI/CandidateExperience/en/sites/CX/requisitions/preview/10000025/?keyword=Assistant+Infant%252FToddler+Teacher%252C+The+Acorn+School

May 27, 2021

St. Luke's Community House (two positions)

 

Work for an organization that believes that teachers are HEROES. 

CHILD DEVELOLPMENT TEACHER

St. Luke’s Community House Preschool in West Nashville is 3-star center 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 Frogstreet 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. Financial Assistance available for teachers wishing to  complete a CDA Credential. 

• Is proficient in the recommended best practices. 

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

• Must be able to pass a drug test, have a clear background check and meet the  Department of Human Services Requirements for the State of Tennessee. 

This is an excellent full-time career opportunity, working Monday through Friday. We offer very competitive benefits 

• Sign on Bonus of $150 after 30 days.

• paid time off 

• medical 

• dental 

• employer paid life and disability insurance 

• 401(k) retirement plan 

• Employees are also eligible for discounted onsite childcare • Meals during work hours are provided at no charge. 

• Paid Training 

• Financial support for CDA or ECE Education 

• Potential for annual merit pay raise 

Pay: From $14.00 per hour 

To join our team, please email your resume to jobs@stlch.org. Let us know if you would like to setup a tour to view our center. 

SUBSTITUTE TEACHER 

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! 

To join our team, please email your resume to jobs@stlch.org, and please include compensation  expectations. 

No phone calls please 

St. Luke’s Community House is an equal opportunity employer.

April 21, 2021

Gordon JCC Early Childhood Learning Center

We are looking to hire early childhood professionals that are passionate about working with young children.  We have full-time openings working as an Educator in both our West End and JCC location.  The shifts are 80-4:30, Monday through Friday.  You would be caring for children, alongside one other educator.  We are a Three Star Quality center and are committed to providing a safe, nurturing environment.  Hourly compensation is dependent upon experience and education.  One does not have to be Jewish to work for our amazing team of teachers.  

 

To pursue this opportunity, you can email your resume to sharon@nashvillejcc.org or call (615) 354-1626 for more information. 

 

We are looking for educators who are:

·         Ready to be a part of a dedicated TEAM!

·         Work best in an environment inspired by Reggio where professionalism and creativity are encouraged daily.

·         Have relevant experience and training in working with young children in a child-care setting.

·         Have knowledge or willing to learn DHS regulations.

·         Demonstrate a willingness to learn and receive additional training for continued professional growth.

·         Willing to submit to a medical exam (required)

·         Willing to submit to a background check (required)
 

If this sounds like YOU are that teacher, please give us a call! 

We would love to talk with you about joining our team.

April 5, 2021

 

Westminster School for Young Children is currently accepting applicants for full-time teaching positions for the 2021-2022 school year. WSYC serves children ages 1-5 Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:30am and 2:30pm.

 

WSYC is NAEYC accredited and a 3-star DHS program. We are committed to play-based learning in a creative, nurturing and Christian environment. The ideal candidate has teaching experience and/or academic training in early childhood education. We believe that a strong relationship with our families is central to serving children and therefore strong written and verbal skills are required. WSYC classrooms are co-taught with teachers sharing planning and communication responsibilities equitably. Demonstrated ability to work on a team is critical. We strive to create a warm and collaborative work environment and would love the opportunity to get to know you.

 

Benefits include the option to enroll in health insurance with employee contribution, generous paid time off, as well as paid professional development and planning hours.

 

Interested candidates should email a brief description of themself and their work experience, including a resume and cover letter to loganlyman@wsycnashville.org

Current - From the Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee

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. Our main office is conveniently located in the Green Hills area.

Our online 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 through text message 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.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist in the implementation of curricula activities and encourage participation by children.

  • Actively engage in activities; manage cleanliness, order, and availability of classroom materials.

  • Encourage self-help and good hygiene through behavior modeling.

  • Help ensure smooth, daily transition from home to child care center.

  • Follow all center policies and state regulations.

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

 

Additional Knowledge, Skills and Experience Required

  • Professional child care experience.

  • High energy.

  • Ability to work well with others.

  • Strong oral and written communication skills and basic computer skills.

  • Access to email and internet.

  • An understanding of child development.

  • Excellent leadership, organizational, and interpersonal skills.

  • Infant/child CPR and First Aid certification a plus.

  • Professional Development as required by the Department of Human Services.

  • Must provide past employment and personal references.

  • Must clear full background check.

  • Must pass health screening.

 

Educational Requirements

  • High School Diploma or GED, and significant college credit in early childhood education or related field of study. CDA or 6 hours of ECE credit preferred.

  • Current TCOTS certification in Before You Begin and TNELDS.

  • Paid training required as available.

  • Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to lift 40 lbs., sit on the floor for interaction with children, be active on the playground, and be outside in hot and cold temperatures.

  • 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.

Contact Info: Gina Tek, Services Coordinator

                       gtek@cfmt.org

                       O (615) 321-4969 Ext. 105

                       F (615) 327-2746 

 An Initiative of The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee