Southminster Child Care

Early Childhood - Teacher Assistant/Aide

Reference ID : 113391
Location : Nashville, TN
Category : Education/Training
Job Type : Full Time



The Teacher Assistant with Southminster Child Care supports the Teachers and the Director by helping to create a caring and safe environment for the children and assisting in activities to improve the overall care and quality of education. S/he must be able to communicate, listen and collaborate well with others in a team environment. Assisting the team in implementing a quality educational program and in developing positive relationships with the children and their parents, the Teacher Assistant observes and documents children's interest and progress, and relays that information back to parents and team members. Teacher Assistants are responsible for implementing developmentally appropriate activities based on children's interests and needs under the direction of the Teacher and the Director.


  • Assist in the implementation of curricula activities and encourage participation by children.
  • Actively engage in activities; manage cleanliness, maintenance, behaviors, and availability of classroom materials.
  • Maintain frequent communications with parents through informal discussions and progress reports.
  • Encourage self-help and good hygiene through behavior modeling.
  • Help ensure smooth, daily transition from home to childcare center.
  • Follow all center policies and state regulations.
  • Maintain personal professional development plan to ensure continuous quality improvement.
  • Participate in paid professional development during scheduled hours to stay current with best practices


  • Minimum of 1-2 years of professional childcare experience.
  • High energy.
  • Ability to work well with others.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills and basic computer skills.
  • Understanding of child development principles and best practices in early childhood education
  • Excellent leadership, organizational, and interpersonal skills.
  • Patience, empathy, and ability to redirect
  • Infant/child CPR and First Aid certification.
  • Must clear full background check and must pass health screening.


Dental and Vision after 90 days of employment

5 personal days after 90 days of employment

Employee discount

Salary : $17 to $20/Hr
Minimum Education : High School or Equivalent
Job Type : Full Time
Category : Education/Training
Minimum Experience : 1 Yr
Location : Nashville, TN

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