St. Luke's Community House

Teacher - Early Childhood - Bachelor's degree starts at $18.50 per hour

Reference ID : 26555
Location : Nashville, TN
Category : None
Job Type : Full Time



Work for an organization that believes that teachers are HEROES.

Pay Based on Education and Experience

  • High School Diploma - $14.42 per hour starting pay
  • Associates Degree - $15.87 per hour starting pay
  • Bachelor's Degree - $18.50 per hour starting pay

St. Luke's Community House Preschool in West Nashville is 3-star center 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.



  • 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 other team members and parents.
  • Attends all parent meetings and parent-teacher conferences.



  • Bachelors' degree preferred, CDA Credential or high school diploma with experience in educational setting required. Financial Assistance available for teachers wishing to complete a CDA Credential.
  • 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.

Nice To Haves



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
  • employer paid life and disability insurance
  • 401(k) retirement plan
  • 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

Send a message to setup a tour and view our center. We look forward to speaking with you about this opportunity.

St. Luke's Community House is an equal opportunity employer.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $14.00 per hour

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

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