Job Postings

NAAEYC is happy to provide FREE advertising for those seeking early childhood teaching staff and administrators in the greater Nashville area. Please send an email with the job posting as you would like it to appear. Advertisements may be edited due to space limitations.

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

March 25, 2021


Camp Westminster Teacher 

Westminster School for Young Children serves children ages 1-5 and is currently seeking teachers for our summer camp! Candidates should enjoy working with young children, be energetic, and ready for a summer of fun and sun. 


Basic responsibilities Include but not limited to preparing classroom activities; ensuring the safety and welfare of children in the classroom and on the playground (including allergy/emergency medical requirements); actively facilitating play at an interest area on the playground (art, water, dramatic play); and morning playground set up and afternoon clean-up. 


All lesson plans and materials will be provided for you - no hours outside of regular camp hours are required. All teachers who are new to WSYC will be paired with an experienced WSYC teacher. 

Teacher hours are 8:15-2:30 daily and pay is $15/hour. All required training hours (in person and online) prior to camp are paid. 

Required dates include: 

Thursday, June 10th Teacher Workday/New Teacher Orientation 

Friday, June 11th Teacher Workday 

June 14th - 18th Camp Session One 

June 21st - 25th Camp Session Two 

July 12th - 16th Camp Session Three 

July 19th - 23rd Camp Session Four 

Candidates should send an application and three references (found on our website at to Lisa Croney, Camp Director, at


Please call Lisa at 615-297-0235 with any questions. 

March 22, 2021



The Early Preschool is now accepting resumes for 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

February 26, 2021


Blakemore Children's Center


About Us

Blakemore Children’s Center is urgently hiring both full time and part time teachers! Come join our collaborative team of educators who seek out opportunities to spark wonder as they learn along with children ages 6 weeks-5 years old. Are you looking for professional growth in your early childhood teaching journey?  We value your experiences with children and your input, and are looking for someone who can combine that experience with a willingness to learn. Blakemore seeks to create collaboration on all levels--between children, educators, parents, and even the classroom environment.

Job Specifics

  • Location: Blakemore Children’s Center is located in Nashville’s West End adjacent to Elmington Park and right off of 440

  • Age of children you’ll be working with: primarily 2.5 years to 5 years old in a mixed-age group

  • Teaching team: work with a team of 3-4 early childhood educators in a collaborative environment

  • Typical shift: Monday-Friday 9:30-5:30 with a 30 minute paid break

For complete job description click here

How to Apply

  1. Submit your resume to

  2. Tell us a little more about yourself by adding a cover letter! (preference is given to candidates who take the time to complete this step, and it’s especially important if you want us to know why you’d be great at this job if you have limited experience and/or education)

  3. Keep an eye on your email for us to schedule a phone interview!

February 12, 2021

St. Luke's Community House-Childcare Center Director

The Childcare Director is directly accountable to and works under the supervision of the Chief  Programs Officer in directing, managing and improving the quality of St. Luke’s Childcare Program. Resumes may be sent to:

Full Job Description

February 3, 2021


Temple Academy Preschool has immediate job openings in the Preschool. We are a faith-based and family centered organization, looking for a person with good communication skills, a love of children, and some experience working with children ages 2 to 5 years.



·     Engaging with the children; able to get on their level and play.

·     Physically fit and active; able to lift up to 40 pounds.

·     Must plan monthly, using school readiness goals, themes and children’s interests.

·     Able to communicate with parents and share the children’s experiences.

·     Cleaning and maintaining sanitation of classroom.

·     Supervision of children during play and meals

·     Dedicated to the profession; good attendance; on time daily.



·     Must have a high school diploma: some college preferable.

·     Loving Christian spirit

·     Some knowledge of Toddler/Preschool Development

·     Able to use computer for training.


·     Pay will be based on education and experience.



Contact Rita Blue at 615-876-4086 or

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

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 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 29, 2021

Belle Meade UMC Children’s Center Director

The Belle Meade UMC Children's Center is now hiring for a new director to start this summer. The Center Director is responsible for ensuring the health, safety, and quality of education for all children within the center’s care. This role is directly accountable for overall operational management in accordance with well-established guidelines, including curriculum development, staff and facilities supervision and management, legal and budgetary considerations, and long range planning. The Director ensures that the needs of the students and the goals of the Center are met appropriately. 


Full job description on our website:
Resumes can be sent to Ashley Terrell,