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St. Luke's Community House

5601 New York Ave
Nashville, TN 37209

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Substitute Preschool Teacher

St. Luke's Community House


Job Summary

St. Luke’s Community House Preschool in West Nashville is seeking an enthusiastic Substitute Teacher to join our dedicated staff. This is a unique opportunity to make a significant impact in the community and assist us in our efforts to change and improve the lives of our local families. This role reports to the child Development Director and is responsible for providing a safe, healthy, learning environment to children ages 6 weeks to 5 years.

Job Responsibilities

  • Fill in for any classroom when a lead teacher or assistant teacher is on sick or vacation leave.
  • Covers teacher’s breaks and provides classroom support as needed.
  • Assist teachers with getting materials prepared for the following day’s lesson plans.
  • Assist in maintaining cleanliness in the classrooms.
  • Assist teachers with any disciplinary situations with the children.
  • Supports teachers in maintaining Three Star Standards in the classrooms.
  • Develop a working relationship with all children, parents and staff.


  • High school diploma.
  • CDA or CDA in progress preferred.
  • Experience in a licensed, quality child care, accredited preferred.
  • Must be able to lift at least 40 lbs to meet DHS physical requirements.
  • Completion of all DHS requirements for employment in a child care center prior to employment. This includes, but is not limited to, a criminal background check, drug screening, DHS physical.

Additional Information


We offer a very supportive environment that encourages professional growth. Our starting pay rates are very competitive, and meals are provided to substitute teachers during work hours at no charge!

How to Apply

To join our team, please email your resume to, and please include compensation expectations.

No phone calls please

St. Lukes Community House is an equal opportunity employer.


  • Date Posted: August 12, 2020
  • Type: Part-Time
  • Job Function: Programs and Service Delivery
  • Service Area: Social / Human Services
  • Working Hours: This position is part-time, and hours are assigned on an as-needed basis, typically ranging from 8 to 40 hours per week.