Teacher’s Assistant

Location:Walnut St Christian Child Care Center Dickson, TNJob Type:Teacher assistant
Education:High School Diploma or GED and 6 hours of ECE Credit preferredSector:Early Learning
Date Posted:9/24/2020Close Date:10/02/2020

Position Overview

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.

Key Responsibilities

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Must clear full background check.
  • Must pass health screening.

Physical Requirements

Must be able to lift at least 35 lbs.

How to Apply

Call 615-306-3175 or email walnutstchildcare@gmail.com for application.

2020-21 Preschool Registration

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 walnutstchildcare@gmail.com, 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!

2019-2020 Preschool Registration

2019-2020 Preschool registration begins on this Friday, March 1st.  We have the following classes available:

Mon/Wed 3 year olds and Mon/Wed 4 year olds both meet 9-1

Tue/Thur 3 year olds and Tue/Thur 5 year olds both meet 9-1

Mon-Thur older 4s & 5s year olds meets 8-3 (children that have just missed the school cutoff for Kindergarten)

Please call or click on the registration link above to register!

2018-2019 Preschool Registration

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.

 

2016-2017 Preschool Registration

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.