First Baptist Pre-K Academy

Preschool Childcare Teacher Assistant

Reference ID : 8593
Location : Gallatin, TN
Category : None
Job Type : Full Time



 Responsible for assisting the Lead Teacher in developing and implementing a program of activities that promotes the spiritual, social, emotional, physical, and academic development of each child. The duties and responsibilities will be carried out under the direction of the Lead Teacher.  


Assist Lead Teacher in maintaining records on each child's progress and development

Responsible for assisting the teacher with the full implementation of Tennessee state performance standards, policies and procedures, regulations and guidelines in the day-to-day operation of an early childhood development preschool (3 years-5 years of age) including developmentally appropriate practices for a preschool program

Participate in team meetings, center activities, and staff development

Assist Lead Teacher in reviewing the progress of each child and developing written plans to promote each child's growth and development

Maintain a well-organized, safe and attractive classroom environment conducive to the optimal growth and development of children

Develop a positive relationship with each child and promote the development of self-esteem and self-discipline

Assist Lead Teacher in planning and implementing the daily program of activities based on principles of child development and in accordance with the program's curriculum

Observe each child daily to assess skills, interests, and needs and use this information to facilitate learning and growth

Establish a positive relationship with each child's family and share information about the child's day at the preschool

Assist the teacher in conducting staff/parent conferences.

*Be prepared to take on the role of lead teacher when needed.

* Work with small groups of children to reinforce the lesson.

* Oversee student lunch. Clean spaces before and after lunch and snack.

* Perform other duties as required or assigned  

*Assist with classroom management


  • High energy.
  • Ability to work well with others.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills and basic computer skills.
  • A strong understanding of child development.
  • Excellent leadership, organizational, and interpersonal skills.
  • Infant/child CPR and First Aid certification within the first 90 days of hire.
  • Must clear full background check.
  • Must pass health screening.

Nice To Haves

  • High school Diploma
  • At least 2 years of experience working in a daycare licensed by the Tennessee Department of Human Service
  • At least 18 years of age

DISCLAIMER: Filling this position is dependent on enrollment.

Salary : $15 to $17/Hr
Minimum Education : High School or Equivalent
Job Type : Full Time
Category : None
Minimum Experience : 2 Yrs
Location : Gallatin, TN

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