1st Presbyterian Preschool

Early Childhood - Teacher

Reference ID : 111137
Location : Murfreesboro, TN
Category : Education/Training
Job Type : Part Time



First Presbyterian Preschool is looking to add two people to our Pre-K teaching team!

The Teacher is responsible for developing a cohesive teaching team, coordinating the curriculum, and managing the day-to-day operational activities of the classroom. Teachers must understand children's cognitive, social, emotional and physical development in order to ensure a safe and stimulating classroom environment where children are actively engaged and encouraged to succeed. The Teacher must be skilled in communicating with both children and adults in order to meet the needs of the children, effectively guide teacher assistants, and resolve parental concerns.


  • 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 personal professional development plan to ensure continuous quality improvement.


  • High school diploma
  • Strong oral and written communication skills and basic computer skills.
  • High energy and the ability to work well with others (staff, children, and parents) and to foster a team environment.
  • A strong understanding of child development.
  • Infant/child CPR and First Aid certification (may be obtained after hire).
  • Must clear full background check and must pass health screening.
  • Requirements include the ability to take frequent walks, use hands and fingers, handle objects, tools or controls, talk to and hear voices at many levels. May also be required to kneel, bend, squat or crawl.
  • A specific vision ability will be required including the ability to see up close and up to a certain distance, to see colors, have peripheral vision and depth perception.
  • Excellent leadership, organizational, and interpersonal skills.

Nice To Haves

  • Associate’s Degree in early childhood education or related field of study with a minimum of 30 Credits in ECE.
  • Previous experience in a classroom
  • CPR/ First Aid certification


  • Great schedule, especially for someone with school-aged children (Monday-Thursday 8:00-1:00 from August through May)
  • Competitive hourly pay
  • 20% tuition discount for teachers with enrolled children
  • Paid holidays include Labor Day, Election Day, MLK Day, President's Day, and snow days
  • Wonderful, supportive work environment
  • Low teacher/student ratio; two teachers per classroom

About Us

We are a small but mighty center located in downtown Murfreesboro.

We offer great work environment, low student/teacher ratios, convenient schedule, and competitive pay!

We are looking for one or two people to complete our team

Salary : $12 to $14/Hr
Minimum Education : High School or Equivalent
Job Type : Part Time
Category : Education/Training
Minimum Experience : None
Location : Murfreesboro, TN

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