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January 24, 2020


Creative Care Center - Teacher Assistant


Creative Care Center, is looking for a Teacher Assistant. Candidate must be able to teach and care for young children ages 6 weeks to 5 years. Must be able to follow simple lesson plans. Dependable and kind disposition and work well with others. Light house keeping, must be able to lift 30 pounds with dexterity abilities.


Great Work Environment. Come and join this fabulous team. No Late Nights, Holidays or Weekends! For more information about Creative Care Center please visit our website at or like us on FB.


The right candidate will know how to love, teach and care for young children ages infants through 6 years old. Must have experience in early childhood education.


Voted Best Child Care by Nashville Scene Readers (several years running)



Teacher Assistant:


At least 18 years of age with hight school diploma or GED

Pass required state and company background checks.

Some experience working with children in a professional setting


Contact Cynthia White or Wendy Tate at

 Text us at 615-499-2173 or call us at 615-665-0153

January 7, 2020


Bright Horizons-Multiple Positions


Do work that matters at a company that offers more!

If instilling a love of learning and guiding the development of young children through teaching is your passion, then Bright Horizons is the place for you!  Positions are available working with infants, toddlers, and preschoolers. At Bright Horizons, our teachers, associate teachers, and substitutes are provided with a supportive workplace where contributions are appreciated and professional growth is encouraged. Apply today for a teaching role at Bright Horizons! 

We have a variety of teaching roles including Teacher, Associate Teacher, and Substitute Teachers.  Our substitute roles even have flexible work options.  Each role has different requirements.  See the job requirements at the bottom of the description for more information. 

Consistently named one of FORTUNE‘s "100 Best Companies to Work For," we enable you to take your career to the next level by offering you MORE.

  • Earn your early childhood college degree for FREE. Take advantage of our CDA programs, extensive training, and career advancement possibilities.

  • Enhance your well-being with extensive benefits including 401(k) with a company match, health insurance offerings, employee discounts, and more, depending on role!

  • Work in a beautiful work-site child care center with extensive resources and a creative curriculum designed to meet/exceed NAEYC requirements - including STEM and enrichment programs.

  • Discover company values that are more than just a plaque on the wall. Every day we live our HEART principles of Honesty, Excellence, Accountability, Respect, and Teamwork.

  • Give back through our non-profit Bright Horizons Foundation for Children, dedicated to helping families in crisis.

  • Bring your whole self to work! Our Inclusion Council and Employee Advisory Groups support our commitment to diversity.

In a Teaching role you will:

  • Lead and Develop creative hands-on activities and projects based on your observations of children’s interests and skills.

  • Document and share with parents the important milestones in a child’s day.

  • Collaborate with the teaching team to develop a creative curriculum that is designed to instill in children a love of learning.



Experience and educational requirements must meet state and company minimum requirements including:


  • At least 18 years of age with high school diploma or GED

  • Pass required state and company background checks.

  • At least six months of experience working with children in a professional setting

  • Early childhood coursework, CDA, or degree preferred.

Associate Teacher and Substitute:

  • At least 18 years of age with high school diploma or GED

  • Pass required state and company background checks.

  • Demonstrated experience working with children or excellent customer service experience

Full-time and part-time positions available.


Contact the recruiter Yvonne Shilow at

Text or Call 346-239-8295

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


                       O (615) 321-4969 Ext. 105

                       F (615) 327-2746 

 An Initiative of The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee