St. Luke's Community House

Child Development Teacher - Full time Excellent Pay/Benefits

Reference ID : 21848
Location : Nashville, TN
Category : Education/Training
Job Type : Full Time



Work for an organization that believes that teachers are HEROES.

Pay Based on Education and Experience

  • High School Diploma - $17.00 per hour starting pay
  • Associates Degree - $20.20 per hour starting pay
  • Bachelor's Degree - $21.64 per hour starting pay

This is an excellent full-time career opportunity, working Monday through Friday.

We offer very competitive benefits

  • Sign on Bonus of $150 after 90 days.
  • Paid time off
  • Medical, Dental and Vision benefits
  • Employer paid life insurance
  • Employer paid short term and long term disability insurance
  • 401(k) retirement plan with employer match
  • Employees are also eligible for discounted onsite childcare
  • Meals during work hours are provided at no charge.
  • Paid Training
  • Financial support for CDA or ECE Education
  • Potential for annual merit pay raise

St. Luke’s Community House Preschool in West Nashville is seeking an enthusiastic, energetic and motivated Child Development Teacher to join our dedicated staff. This is a unique opportunity to make a significant impact in the community and assist us in our efforts to change and improve the lives of our local families. This role reports to the Child Development Director and is responsible for providing a safe, healthy, learning environment to children ages 6 weeks to 5 years.onment to children ages 6 weeks to 5 years.



  • Responsible for planning and implementing the DLM curriculum and other functions necessary for providing a safe, healthy, learning environment.
  • Works with assigned group of children on individual developmental milestone and goals.
  • Incorporates individual children's goals within weekly lesson plans.
  • Maintains personal file information on assigned group of children (i.e.: behavioral issues, parental issues, documenting physical injuries, etc.).
  • Participates in all in-service training and other trainings to obtain the minimum number of training hours required by DHS.
  • Develops and maintains a partnership with Lead Teacher and parents.
  • Attends all parent meetings and parent-teacher conferences.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion are core values of St. Luke’s Community House. We believe that the work environment is enhanced when diverse groups of people with diverse ideas come together. Applicants whose work incorporates an inclusive perspective and a demonstrated commitment to issues of diversity and equity are particularly encouraged to apply.



  • Bachelors' degree preferred, CDA Credential or high school diploma with experience in educational setting required.
  • Is proficient in the recommended best practices.
  • Must be able to lift at least 40 lbs to meet DHS physical requirements
  • Must be able to pass a drug test, have a clear background check and meet the Department of Human Services Requirements for the State of Tennessee.

Salary : $17 to $21.64/Hr
Minimum Education : High School or Equivalent
Job Type : Full Time
Category : Education/Training
Minimum Experience : None
Location : Nashville, TN

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