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At West Nashville Preschool, we strive to hire passionate, dedicated, and caring teachers who are committed to making a difference in children’s lives.

Our early childhood educators are chosen for their education, training, experience, dedication, character, and ability to connect and communicate effectively with children and adults.

We respect the field of early childhood education and view our educators as professionals tasked with the fundamental job of providing a strong foundation, on which all future learning depends.

Although we’re all on our own step into learning and growing, our educators are brought into our mission and believe in the importance of early childhood education.

Our Culture

At West Nashville Preschool, our team members are the heartbeat of the program. We celebrate these fabulous individuals who devote their lives to loving, educating, and nurturing children.

 

Our goal is to create a warm family atmosphere where mutual respect is a priority. We recognize and celebrate our common interests, as well as our diversity. You will often find our team members going the extra mile to support the needs of their peers, the students, and the families.

Benefits & Pay

Benefits

  • Paid personal time off

  • Paid holidays (11) with additional paid days at Christmas

  • Performance based bonuses

  • Annual merit raises

  • Childcare tuition discount 50%

  • Paid telehealth option (includes family members)

  • Paid professional development registration fees

  • Professional organization membership (NAEYC)

Compensation

  • Highly competitive pay scale based on education and relevant experience

  • Annual merit increases

  • Periodic bonuses/appreciation gifts

  • Occasional overtime available

  • In 2022, we completed a compensation analysis that resulted in pay increases for our staff. 

Training & Development

Our educators participate in regular continuing education. Each educator has a unique professional development plan designed to strengthen their knowledge and skill set. Those goals are evaluated annually as part of the job performance review process. Professional development opportunities are provided throughout the year at no charge to the employee.

The TN Department of Human Services has required training modules for all employees who work with children regardless of position. Those required trainings are: TN Early Learning Developmental Standards (TNELDS), Shaken Baby Syndrome, Child Abuse Detection and Reporting, Safe Sleep Practices, and Acute Childhood Experiences (ACEs), as well as training in First Aid and CPR.

Open Positions

If you think you'd be a good fit for West Nashville Preschool, we welcome your application! If you don't see a position that meets your needs, please apply using the "Early Childhood Staffing Position" so we can keep your resume on file for potential future openings.

April 2024


West Nashville CP Church-Children's Weekday Ministry (Multiple Opportunities)

The Children's Weekday Ministry at WNCP is a family-focused vibrant early education center offering a warm Christian environment in the heart of West Nashville. We believe both children and staff are individually unique and should be honored as such. 

 

Please see below for current open positions. We operate three shifts but opening and closing shifts are current priorities. Flexibility in scheduling is a definite plus! 

 

Hours of operation are 7:15 am to 5:15 pm and operates year round. Work schedules are staggered to cover the day adequately and safely.

 

Early Childhood Support Staff - Full-time preferably

  • Support personnel act as floaters assisting across all age group and perform general facility duties

  • Support personnel are typically expected to either open or close the center.

 

Eligibility - The Children's Weekday Ministry is a ministry of the church, and its employees must be of the Christian faith.

Toddler/Twos Educator- Full-time, opening shift (7:15-3:45)

  • The Toddler/Twos educator will work as a co-teacher in our young two-year old classroom. Educators are expected to meet the demands of a fast paced toddler environment, carry out daily curriculum plans, and uphold our program's mission and values while maintaining DHS requirements for the care and safety of the children.

 

Send resume directly to Rachel@wncp.org

 

Job Type: Full-time for Teaching Staff

Pay: $15 - $19 per hour - compensation depends on education and relevant child care experience

Performance Bonuses: Applicable after a successful 90-day probationary experience.

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