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East Nashville Hope Exchange, Inc.

Summer Program Assistant Teacher

East Nashville Hope Exchange, Inc.


Job Summary

Teach Reading this Summer!

East Nashville Hope Exchange is seeking Teachers and Assistant Teachers for our unique and vibrant summer literacy program. Our mission is to strengthen literacy of at-risk children in East Nashville.

ENHE works with struggling readers in rising K – 4th grade and their families to provide year-round support.

We host monthly workshops for families during the school year, limited tutoring, and a 6-week summer program for students. Students read lots of books, build their literacy skills, receive books for their home libraries, go on weekly fieldtrips, and do many, many fun activities! 

Job Responsibilities

RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:

Academic Responsibilities:

  • Assist with classroom responsibilities under the direction of the teacher
  • Teach reading skills in small groups
  • Assist teachers, lead teacher, and program director outside classroom as needed
  • Make materials needed for the program
  • Help teach during activity time

Mealtime  Responsibilities:

  • Monitor children during meal times and when on field trips
  • Serve students food
  • Clean eating area each time students eat

Other Responsibilities

  • Attend and participate Family Participation events
  • Relate to everyone in a cheerful, positive manner
  • Be a positive role model for the students
  • Follow directions immediately
  • Have fun with the students within behavior boundaries
  • Attend and participate in staff orientation, meetings, and end-of-program debriefing sessions
  • Assist students in using conflict resolution techniques when dealing with others
  • Implement preparation and distribution of snacks and meals each day
  • Assist in overseeing students during field trips and through the program
  • Assist in clean up and inventory at the end of the program
  • Actively participate in all East Nashville Hope Exchange events
  • Report to work each day on time
  • Help keep the area clean
  • Provide proof of current pediatric CPR/First Aid certification prior to the start of the program.  If not currently certified, East Nashville Hope Exchange will reimburse the cost with proper receipt and proof of certification.


High School Graduate

Preferrably college student or childcare certification

Experience working with children in a school setting


Additional Information


Paid Lunch Break

Weekends Off

Fun work Environment


How to Apply

2021 SUMMER Program Schedule

Teacher Training: Thursday, May 27 – Saturday, May 29

Student Program Dates: June 1, 2021 – July 9, 2021; 8am-3pm (aftercare available)

Teacher Wrap-Up: July 12-14

Teacher: $5,500 per Session; Requires Teaching Certificate & Strong Classroom Management

Assistant Teacher: $3,500-$4,000 Depending on Experience; College Student or Graduate in Elementary Education

For more information or to apply, please contact Ameshica Linsey, Executive Director at:

          a.linsey@enhopeexchange.org     (615) 608-2450      www.enhopeexchange.org


  • Date Posted: May 5, 2021
  • Type: Contract / Temp
  • Job Function: Educator
  • Service Area: Children / Youth
  • Start Date: 05/27/2021
  • Salary Range: 3,500-4,000
  • Working Hours: 8:00am-3:30pm