First Baptist Church Child Development Center

Full/Part Time Early Childhood Preschool Teacher/Floater

Reference ID : 17560
Location : Nashville, TN
Category : Education/Training
Job Type : Full Time

Description

Summary


First Preschool Child Development Center located in downtown Nashville, has an immediate opening for a dynamic, creative infant/toddler teacher. We are seeking someone who is self-motivated and excels at collaboration with a team. Applicants must have a solid understanding of the development and needs of young children and enjoy working as part of a supportive team in a multi-age setting. This position requires someone with a warm, nurturing personality, who is flexible and dependable. Our teachers are responsbile for fostering a warm and accepting atmosphere while valuing and promoting play.


An Assistant Teacher/Caregiver is responsible for working cooperatively with teachers and other staff in the general supervision and management of a class of children. Specific responsibilities may vary and include, but are not limited to, those listed below.


The ideal candidate will have an early childhood background and experience working in a DHS 3-star program, preferably with knowledge of DHS Licensing Standards and TN-ELDS.


Duties

Duties


  • Take part in planning and implementing the daily program including feeding and caregiving of young children
  • With a team of teachers, assist in preparing the classroom by setting up centers and preparing needed materials and supplies.
  • Foster positive communication and collaboration with families.
  • Supervision of the children at all times.
  • Housekeeping and general clean-up.
  • Foster self-worth in children by treating them with dignity and respect.
  • Maintain confidentiality of all information relating to children, families and staff.
  • Attend all staff meetings and in-service trainings.
  • Participate in recommended and agreed upon training, workshops, conferences and other aspects of professional growth.
  • Maintain infant, child and adult CPR and first aid certification.
  • Annual professional development must meet the requirements of DHS for a 3-star rating.
  • Participate in school events
  • Be responsible, with team teachers, for ongoing evaluation of your program and annual evaluation of the program as a whole.



Requirements

  • Must meet the requirements of the Tennessee Department of Human Services
  • Early Childhood or related education and relevant experience are preferred.
  • Willingness to participate in a professional development plan and achieve the necessary training hours required for a 3-star DHS license
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.
  • Comfortable navigating technology such as email, photo-sharing, word processing, etc.
  • Flexible, able to adapt to diverse situations that may arise.
  • Take initiative to fulfill typical responsibilities and help out in other ways as needed.

Nice To Haves



Benefits


This is a part-time or full-time teaching position. The schedule will vary from week to week, but will take place between business hours of 7-5:30 Monday-Friday. Salary is commensurate with education and experience. Benefits include PTO, retirement, and partially paid health and dental insurance for full-time employees.



Salary : $12 to $15/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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