The Shiny Penny Child Care Center

Early Childhood - Teacher for Early PreK classroom

Reference ID : 116866
Location : Chattanooga, TN
Category : None
Job Type : Full Time



Seeking an teacher who is experienced with younger PreK children, possesses Leadership qualities with good organization & a positive personality. 

A versatile individual that understands and applies teaching styles that embrace DAP and understands the importance of learning through play.

Hours 7am - 2pm., Monday - Friday

Note: We do have openings for staff children at this time.


Teaching, caring for, and nurturing eleven children, ages 3 - 4yrs.

Developing and adhering to age-appropriate lesson plans.

Scaffolding children in their development of social and emotional skills.


Much patience and a sense of ease with children who are 3-4 yrs. of age.

  • Proof of High School completion
  • Minimum age: 18 yrs.
  • At least 6 months of experience working with these ages in a group setting.
  • Dependability and a strong work ethic.
  • Must clear full background check and must pass health screening.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, 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 or willingness to obtain through provided training.
  • Requirements include the ability to 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 organizational, and interpersonal skills.
  • Provide verifiable references.
  • Non-smoker

Nice To Haves

Needed qualities:

  • Dependable
  • Organized
  • Strong classroom management skills
  • Outgoing personality
  • The ability to balance fun with structure.


Paid holidays after 90 day probation period.

Meals are provided.

Pleasant working atmosphere with supportive co-workers and management.

About Us

The Shiny Penny has been serving families with quality child care for over twenty-five years. We are here to provide the very best of care and early education in an environment where children feel happy, safe, and loved. Our dedicated, trained and caring staff treat children with the kindness and respect that children deserve. Find us on Facebook.

Minimum Education : High School or Equivalent
Job Type : Full Time
Category : None
Minimum Experience : 1 Yr
Location : Chattanooga, TN

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