Patches Academy

PreK Teacher Assistant

Reference ID : 72395
Location : Spring Hill, TN
Category : None
Job Type : Full Time



The teacher assistant is required to engage in social emotional curriculum and activities that support the growth of children ages 3-5 years old. The teacher is support the teacher in implementing the weekly lesson plans that engage children and prepare them for Kindergarten. The teacher assistant is in charge of maintaining discipline and active play in the classroom to grow children. This is a full time position, Monday- Friday in the Spring Hill location.


  • Support children's emotional and social development, encouraging understanding of others and positive self-concepts.
  • Care for children in institutional setting.
  • Discipline children and recommend or initiate other measures to control behavior, such as caring for own clothing and picking up toys and books as well as some potty training.
  • Identify signs of emotional or developmental problems in children and bring them to parents' or guardians' attention.
  • Observe and monitor children's play activities.
  • Keep records on individual children, including daily observations and information about activities, meals served, and medications administered.
  • Instruct children in health and personal habits, such as eating, resting, and toilet habits.
  • Read to children and teach them simple painting, drawing, handicrafts, and songs.
  • Organize and store toys and materials to ensure order in activity areas.
  • Sterilize and maintain a clean work environment.
  • Dress children and change diapers/pull ups/potty train.
  • Maintain a safe play environment.
  • Communicate with children's parents or guardians about daily activities, behaviors, and related issues.
  • Create developmentally appropriate lesson plans.
  • Regulate children's rest periods.
  • Perform general administrative tasks, such as taking attendance, editing internal paperwork, and making phone calls.
  • Perform general personnel functions, such as supervision, training, and scheduling.


  • Arrange childcare or educational settings to ensure physical safety of children.
  • Discuss child development and behavior with parents or guardians.
  • Develop educational lesson plans
  • Develop daily schedules for children
  • Organize recreational activities or events.
  • Clean tools or equipment.
  • Teach daily skills and behaviors.
  • Discuss child development and behavior with parents or guardians.
  • Teach health or hygiene practices.
  • Teach daily living skills or behaviors.

Nice To Haves

Team work attitude willing to support daily routines and a growth mindset.


12 paid holidays

Incentive Programs

Paid Training


Accrued Paid Time Off

No weekends

8 Hour shifts Monday -Friday

Salary : $12 to $15/Hr
Minimum Education : Associate
Job Type : Full Time
Category : None
Minimum Experience : None
Location : Spring Hill, TN

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