Precious Moments Learning Center 8

Early Childhood - Teacher Assistant/Aide

Reference ID : 89142
Location : Dyersburg, TN
Category : Education/Training
Job Type : Part Time



The Teacher is responsible for developing a cohesive teaching team, coordinating the curriculum, and managing the day-to-day operational activities of the classroom. Teachers must understand children’s cognitive, social, emotional and physical development in order to ensure a safe and stimulating classroom environment where children are actively engaged and encouraged to succeed. The Teacher must be skilled in communicating with both children and adults in order to meet the needs of the children, effectively guide teacher assistants, and resolve parental concerns.


  • Coordinate and implement educational curriculum by developing classroom activities based on developmentally appropriate practices and early learning standards.
  • Lead by example; encourage teaching team success through modeling and coaching.
  • Plan individual and group age-appropriate activities to actively engage children and encourage social, cognitive and emotional growth.
  • Maintain frequent communications with parents through informal discussions, progress reports, and parent-teacher conferences.
  • Ensure all center policies and state regulations are met.
  • Ensure a healthy classroom environment – including maintaining appropriate hygiene and cleanliness standards and safety and security of child.
  • Maintain personal professional development plan to ensure continuous quality improvement.


  • Minimum of 1 year of professional childcare experience or willing to learn and go through proper training.
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Strong oral and written communication skills and basic computer skills.
  • High energy and the ability to work well with others (staff, children, and parents) and to foster a team environment.
  • A strong understanding of child development.
  • Infant/child CPR and First Aid certification within 90 days of hire date
  • Must clear full background check and must pass health screening including TB skin test.
  • Requirements include the use of hands and fingers, handle objects, tools or controls, talk to and hear voices at many levels. May also be required to kneel, bend, squat or crawl.
  • A specific vision ability will be required including the ability to see up close and up to a certain distance, to see colors, have peripheral vision and depth perception.
  • Excellent leadership, organizational, and interpersonal skills.
  • Must be able to work 5am to 11am or 11am to 5pm, hours are firm, however hours could be extended in future.

Nice To Haves




Sign on bonus after 90 days

Aflac insurance after 1year or reenrollment period

Paid Holidays after 90 days

Quarterly bonuses after 90 days based on overall work performance.

Raises based on job performance.

Salary : $9 to $12/Hr
Minimum Education : High School or Equivalent
Job Type : Part Time
Category : Education/Training
Minimum Experience : None
Location : Dyersburg, TN

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