High School Diploma or GED and 6 hours of ECE Credit preferred
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 Assistants are responsible for implementing developmentally appropriate activities based on children’s interests and needs under the direction of the Teacher and the Director.
Assist in the implementation of curricula activities and encourage participation by children.
Actively engage in activities; manage cleanliness, order, and availability of classroom materials.
Maintain frequent communications with parents through informal discussions and progress reports.
Encourage self-help and good hygiene through behavior modeling.
Help ensure smooth, daily transition from home to child care center.
Follow all center policies and state regulations.
Maintain personal professional development plan to ensure continuous quality improvement.
Additional Knowledge, Skills and Experience Required
Minimum of 1-2 years of professional child care experience.
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.
Registration for next school year will begin on Monday, March 2nd. You may either pick up an application in the child care office at Walnut Street Church of Christ or click here Preschool Registration form 2020-2021 to print the application. You may bring in to the office, email it to firstname.lastname@example.org, or mail to Walnut Street Preschool 201 Center Avenue, Dickson, TN 37055 on Monday, March 2nd. Remember spaces are first come first serve so do not delay!
We are looking to hire someone to work Monday – Friday from 3pm – 6pm with the 3 year old class. Also, we are taking applications for subs to work as needed. Please call 615-306-3175 for more information.
2018-2019 Preschool registration is underway!!! Please click the link at the top left for registration or from the menu on mobile devices. The $25 registration fee is due at time of registration. You may pay on the website or bring payment to the child care office.
We have the following classes available: 3 yr old Monday/Wednesday, 3 yr old Tuesday/Thursday, 4 yr old Monday/Wednesday, 4 yr old Tuesday/Thursday, and 5 year old Tuesday/Thursday. These classes meet from 8:45 am to 12:45 pm. The tuition for these classes is $96 per month for the school year (10 months).
We are taking applications for 4 and 5 year olds for an extended preschool! This class will meet Monday-Thursday from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm. The cost for this class will be $375 per month and will include lunches.
Thank you for your interest in our programs. You may call 615-441-3410 with any questions.
We are currently taking applications for substitute teachers for both our child care and our preschool programs. You may click on the Helpful Information tab to print an application, or come by the office to get one. Thank you for your interest in our program.
2016-2017 Preschool Registration begins TODAY!! Please click the link at the top left for registration. The registration fee is $25 due immediately and tuition is $960 for the school year, and you may pay the tuition monthly at $96.00 per month. We still have positions available for all ages. Children who are potty trained and have a 3 year old birthday before September 31st are welcome to register. Please call 615-441-3410 with any questions.
We currently have a full time position open for afternoon floater. The hours required for this position are Mon – Fri from 11 am – 6 pm. Please come in to fill out application or get one from the Helpful Information link from the home screen. We are also taking applications for substitutes!! Thank you