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March, 3, 2020

Covenant School

Lead PreK Teacher and Kindergarten Teacher Openings

Please click here for complete information: https://www.thecovenantschool.com/faculty-staff/job-opportunities/

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 www.creativecarecenter.com 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)

 

Requirements:

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 creativecare@comcast.net

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

February, 27, 2020

 

First Steps

Pre-K Lead Teacher

Are you looking for work that makes a difference in a fun and creative environment? First Steps, Inc. is one of the leading agencies in the State of Tennessee in the field of early childhood education and early childhood special education. We are proud to work with a talented group of Therapists and Teachers, and are excited to bring a new Lead Teacher onto our team. We offer not only an opportunity to work with children of all abilities, but the chance to do this in a fun and supportive environment where people come together to help children and families thrive as they meet goal after goal! 

 

Classroom and Teaching Responsibilities:

·       Provide developmentally appropriate learning opportunities for all children in the classroom.

·       Collaborate with other service providers (OT, PT, SLP, DT, etc.) and families to gain a thorough understanding of challenges facing the child and family.

·       Conduct developmental assessments for children in the classroom.

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

·       Ensure appropriate adaptations are made for children with special needs.

·       Ensure classroom design and operations meet State licensing standards and upholds the principles of both the 3-Star Rating Program and Tennessee’s Early Learning Standards.

 

Preferred Qualifications

·       Bachelor’s Degree in special education, early childhood education or related field.

·       Experience with young children or children with disabilities.

Minimum Qualifications

·       High School Diploma

·       Training in child development

·       At least one year experience with young children or children with disabilities

 

Time and Salary

40 hours per week with excellent benefits package. Pay rate based on experience and education, beginning between $14.00 and $15.50 per hour.

Contact Kelli Hazen: khazen@firststepsnashville.org

February 27, 2020

 

First Steps

Floater

 

Are you looking for work that makes a difference in a fun and creative environment? First Steps, Inc. is one of the leading agencies in the State of Tennessee in the field of early childhood education and early childhood special education. We are proud to work with a talented group of Therapists and Teachers, and are excited to bring a new Assistant Teacher onto our team. We offer not only an opportunity to work with children of all abilities, but the chance to do this in a fun and supportive environment where people come together to help children and families thrive as they meet goal after goal! 

 

Classroom Responsibilities
- Assist Lead Teacher in providing developmentally appropriate learning opportunities for all children in the classroom.

- Collaborate with other service providers (OT, PT, SLP, DT, etc.) and families to gain a thorough understanding of challenges facing the child and family.

- Assist Lead Teacher as needed with developmental assessments and other required documentation for children in the classroom.

- Help ensure appropriate adaptations are made for children with special needs.

- Help ensure classroom design and operations meet State licensing standards and upholds the principles of both the 3-Star Rating Program and Tennessee’s Early Learning Standards.

 

Minimum Qualifications

- At least 18 years of age

- High school diploma or equivalent experience

- At least one year experience working with young children

 

Full Time and Part Time Available

40 hours per week for full time with excellent benefits package. Part time hours vary. Schedule TBD with pay rate based on experience and education.

Salary: $12.00 to $13.50 per hour

Contact Kelli Hazen: khazen@firststepsnashville.org

February 27, 2020

 

First Steps

Program Coordinator

 

Are you looking for a fulfilling career helping children achieve their full potential in a fun and creative environment? First Steps, Inc. is one of the leading early childhood and early childhood special education agencies in the State of Tennessee. We are proud to work with a talented group of Teachers and Therapists, and are excited to bring a new Center Program Coordinator onto our team. This role offers a wonderful mix of supporting children and families, as well as the teaching staff who serve them, in a fun and supportive environment where people come together to help children and families thrive! 

 

Summary of Responsibilities:

  • Assist Center Director in ensuring children’s individual goals are reviewed, addressed and documented within stated timelines, and in accordance with licensing and granting agency guidelines.

  • Work alongside Center Director to ensure classroom design and operations meet the standards of the Department of Human Services (DHS), the 3-Star Rating Program, Developmentally Appropriate Practices (DAP) and Tennessee’s Early Learning Standards (TN-ELDS), as well as licensing codes and requirements related to health, fire, safety and environment.

  • Resource with families and other providers to gain a thorough understanding of how best to serve each child and family in the center. Examples include but are not limited to:  occupational therapist (OT), speech-language pathologist (SLP), physical therapist (PT), and registered nurse.

  • Participate in the teacher orientation process as instructed by the Center Director.

  • Promote the development of a team environment in all classrooms by providing positive guidance and training to teachers.

  • Assist with wait list inquiries and conduct tours.

  • Coordinate center special events alongside Center Director.

 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Associate’s Degree in early childhood education, special education or related field.

  • Experience with young children or children with disabilities in a center-based program.

 

Salary and Benefits

  • Salary based on experience and education

  • Insurance options

  • Retirement plan

  • Paid vacation, sick leave and select holidays

 

Job Type: Full Time Employment (40 hours per week)

Contact Kelli Hazen: khazen@firststepsnashville.org

February 27, 2020

 

First Steps

Developmental Therapist

 

Are you looking for a fulfilling career helping children achieve their full potential? First Steps, Inc. is one of the leading agencies in the State of Tennessee in the field of early childhood special education. We are proud to work with a talented group of Therapists and Teachers, and are excited to bring a new Developmental Therapist onto our team. We offer competitive rates, flexible scheduling, the opportunity to work with families in their home, and the chance to work with a wide range of diagnoses. First Steps provides a fun and supportive environment where people come together to help children and families thrive as they meet goal after goal! 

 

Developmental Therapist Responsibilities

  • Work alongside parents and caregivers to assist them in providing developmental instruction to children birth to three years old with developmental delays or disabilities in the home, childcare center, hospital or any other environment that is natural to the child.

  • Support families and caregivers by educating and counseling them as they and their child learn and grow.

  • Collaborate with service coordinators, teachers and other therapists on the family’s team to achieve optimal outcomes for the child.

  • Record and maintain documentation of services and contacts within set timelines.

  • Work with families from various cultures, background and languages.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in early childhood special education, early childhood education, child and family studies (child development), early intervention, deaf education, visual disabilities, special education K-12, elementary education, communication disorders and speech language pathology

  • Experience with young children

  • Experience working with individuals with disabilities

  • Proof of a valid driver’s license and valid auto insurance

 

Job Type: Full Time Employment

 

Salary and Benefits include:

  • Salary based on experience and education

  • Flexible schedule

  • Mileage reimbursement

  • Monthly cell phone stipend

  • Insurance options

  • Paid vacation, sick leave and select holidays

Contact Kelli Hazen: khazen@firststepsnashville.org

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.

 

Requirements:

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

Teacher:

  • 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 Yvonne.Shilow@brighthorizons.com

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

                       gtek@cfmt.org

                       O (615) 321-4969 Ext. 105

                       F (615) 327-2746 

 An Initiative of The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee

March 16, 2020

 

Associate Child Care Teacher- Multiple Openings

  • VUMC Child Care offers early childhood care and education for the children of VUMC faculty, staff, and students. The child care program serves children age infants (6 weeks) to five years old. Our centers are licensed by the Tennessee Department of Human Services.

 

Your Role:

  • Assists in planning and implementing age appropriate curriculum and activities to nurture and stimulate all domains of children’s development in their care.

  • Provides a developmentally appropriate classroom environment that reflects the children’s learning and growth.

  • Performs on-going developmental evaluations of children as required by DHS and develop lesson plans and follow curriculum implementation that addresses the individual needs of each child.

  • Maintains ongoing, open communication with parents/ caregivers.

  • Implements and supports nutrition routines.

  • Provides attentive supervision of children: knows classroom enrollment, constantly scans classroom/playground to ensure safety, and closely monitors children by constantly taking attendance.

 

Position Qualifications:

Required:

  • High School Diploma or GED (or equivalent experience)

  • Academic coursework in Early Childhood Education (Required)

  • < 1 year relevant experience (Required)

Preferred:

  • Child care center based experience preferred

  • Strong communication skills

  • Demonstrate desire for professional development and growth

  • Strong work ethic

  • Ability to be flexible to center’s needs and hours 

Candidates can apply here https://www.vumc.org/careers/