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First Presbyterian Church of Nashville

Early Preschool Educational Support Staff

First Presbyterian Church of Nashville


Job Summary

The Early Preschool at First Presbyterian Church of Nashville is accepting applications for part-time Early Preschool Educational Support Staff for the 2024/2025 school year. Experience with, and knowledge of, early childhood education, NAEYC standards, DHS regulations, and Emergent Curriculum is desired. We operate on a school year calendar, are NAEYC accredited, and offer competitive pay. Educational Support positions are 5 days/week, 8:30 AM-2:45 PM4

Job Responsibilities

Assistance to Teaching Staff

  • Responsible for supporting teaching staff from 9:00 am. until 2:30 pm.
  • Assists teachers in classroom preparation tasks as needed.
  • Give teachers breaks daily and at other times as necessary.
  • Take the place of a teacher as needed.

Interactions with Children

  • Interacts with children at their level.
  • Greets children as they enter the school.
  • Models appropriate interactions.
  • Consistently supervises children in the classroom.
  • Consistently supervises children on the playground.


Professional Development

  • Completes Early Childhood education training annually as required by TN DHS.
  • Follows a professional development plan that meets the NAEYC criteria for education.

Position Qualifications


  • High school diploma required.
  • Education courses in progress or a CDA or higher degree related to Early Childhood Education are desired.

Experience: Past work or volunteer time interacting with young children.


  • TN DHS Childcare Rules and Regulations
  • TN Early Childhood Education Early Learning Developmental Standards (TN-ELDS)
  • NAEYC Criteria
  • Developmentally Appropriate Practice
  • Emergent Curriculum


  • Works well on a team.
  • Communicates well with teaching staff.
  • Communicates well with parents.
  • Communicates well with administration.
  • Share insights and ideas during planning sessions.
  • Basic camera/iPad skills.
  • Basic computer skills.

Additional Information


  • 403(b)
  • Dental Insurance
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible spending account
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

How to Apply

Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest and current resume to Candyee Goode.


  • Date Posted: April 20, 2024
  • Type: Part-Time
  • Job Function: Educator
  • Service Area: Children / Youth
  • Working Hours: Mon - Fri; school year calendar