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Calvary Young Children's School

Childcare Educator

Calvary Young Children's School


Job Summary

Job description-Early Childhood Educators 2024-2025 School Year

Calvary Young Children’s School in the Green Hills area of Nashville is seeking early childhood professionals who are passionate about working with young children. CYCS is a DHS-licensed, quality preschool program that serves children 6 weeks to five years. We provide a safe, nurturing Christian environment for our children, families, and staff.

We have several assistant teacher positions available. The base rate is set with the option of educational add-ons. To pursue this opportunity, please apply. For more information, please call (615) 269-5574.

Requirements and Qualifications:

  • Be able to work well in a team atmosphere
  • Have relevant experience and training in working with young children.
  • Demonstrate a willingness to learn and receive additional training.
  • Have knowledge of the TN DHS rules and regulations.
  • Assistant Teacher Candidates must be 18 years old and have a minimum of a High School Diploma. A CDA, Associate, or BS/BA degree is preferred.
  • The ideal candidate would be able to work 8:30-5:30 pm.

Job Responsibilities

Duties will include, but are not limited to:

  • Supervising and interacting with the children in the classroom
  • Assisting with diapering, potty training, and/or toileting depending on the age group
  • Supervising meal and snack times
  • Creating and implementing lesson plans
  • Follow policies and procedures outlined in the Calvary Young Children’s School handbook and job description
  • Supports the program philosophy regarding learning through play


  • Candidates must be 18 years old
  • High School diploma
  • A CDA, Associate, or BA/BS preferred
  • Experience working with young children

Additional Information


Benefits include, but are not limited to:

  • Opportunity to participate in group health insurance
  • Opportunity to participate in life insurance
  • Retirement plan for full-time employees after 1 year
  • 50% discount on childcare for full-time employees
  • Opportunities for continued professional development in early childhood
  • 12 days PTO
  • Paid holidays
  • Paid Christmas and Spring Break
  • No weekends

How to Apply

Send resume and cover letter to Julie Schoonover-julie.schoonover@calvaryumc.com 


  • Date Posted: April 11, 2024
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Educator
  • Service Area: Children / Youth
  • Start Date: 05/13/2024
  • Salary Range: $15.00-$20.00/hour
  • Working Hours: 40 hrs/wk; M-F, 8:30-5:30 pm