Patches Academy

Teacher Assistant/Aide- PART TIME

Reference ID : 72394
Location : Spring Hill, TN
Category : Education/Training
Job Type : Part Time



The Teacher Assistant 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 work well with others in a team environment. Assisting the staff 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 staff. Teacher Assistant are responsible for implementing developmentally appropriate activities based on children's interests and needs under the direction of the Teacher and the Director. We are looking for lunch floaters who are willing to work from 10-2 to support our classrooms while the students are eating lunch and resting.


  • Actively engage in daily structured activities.
  • Manage cleanliness, maintenance, and availability of classroom materials.
  • Maintain frequent communications with Lead Teachers through informal discussions and progress reports.
  • Encourage self-help and good hygiene through behavior modeling.
  • Help ensure smooth, daily transitions between activities.
  • Follow all center policies and state regulations.
  • Maintain personal professional development plan to ensure continuous quality improvement.


  • Minimum of 1-2 years of professional child care experience.
  • High energy.
  • Ability to work well with others.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills and basic computer skills.
  • An understanding of child development.
  • Excellent leadership, organizational, and interpersonal skills.
  • Must clear full background check and must pass health screening.

Nice To Haves

  • Infant/child CPR and First Aid certification.
  • Prior childcare experience


12 paid holidays

Incentive Programs

Paid Training


Accrued Paid Time Off

No weekends

8 Hour shifts Monday -Friday

About Us

Patches Daycare and Academy is a premier, full time educational facility located in Spring Hill, TN. Our mission is to develop lifelong learners through a multicultural academic approach in early childhood development. Our core values include:

1.    Safety- Our focus is to allow children to thrive is a safe and loving environment.

2.    Imaginative Play- We believe children learn best through imaginative exploration where they are able to create and grow.

3.    Hands-On Experiences- Children are able to build on applying what they know when they can use a variety of learning styles including hands on experiences.

4.    Social Emotional Learning- Children must develop an understanding of their own needs and wants as well as the environment around them. We believe a strong focus on teaching children social emotional connections is important.

5.    Flexibility- Today's world is everchanging and children need to learn how to be flexible with a creative environment and strive to show their strengths.

6.    Relationships- Our focus is to build lasting relationships of trust, security and learning for all.

Salary : $12 to $14/Hr
Minimum Education : High School or Equivalent
Job Type : Part Time
Category : Education/Training
Minimum Experience : 1 Yr
Location : Spring Hill, TN

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