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JOB TITLE: Preschool Floater


REPORTS TO: Director of Educational Services

Position Description - Responsibilities and Requirements:

The Preschool at High Hopes Development Center, a high-quality, preschool in Franklin, is seeking energetic individuals who love working with children to work as a co-teachers, full- or part-time.

Days and Hours: Full or Part Time, Monday–Friday 


  • High School Diploma or equivalent required/degree preferred

  • Previous experience working with children required

  • Knowledge of child development and early childhood education preferred

  • Experience with children with special needs and/or developmental delays preferred

Job Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Engage in teaching and providing care to children with and without special needs (including first aid, diapering, feeding, administering medication, etc.), especially in the Lead Teacher’s absence

  • Willingness to gain additional training as needed for specific diagnoses and administer special care or medical attention to children with special needs

  • Maintain safety and cleanliness of classroom environment

  • Establish and maintain professional communication with coworkers, supervisors, parents, therapists and other agencies serving the student, communicating with families, coworkers and visitors in a professional, positive and consistent manner

  • Assist lead teacher in child assessments, implementation of lesson plans for students, and adapting daily activities to incorporate the needs of each child with and without special needs

  • Share information and delegate responsibilities regarding student care and daily classroom chores with lead teacher and floaters/substitutes who assume care for your students and classroom

  • Complete all forms/paperwork (including but not limited to: daily reports for each child, accident report, incident report, permission to medicate, etc.), and maintain signatures and filing monthly

  • Continue professional growth and attend scheduled in-service training and teacher meetings

For more information about High Hopes, visit

Contact Information and Procedure:


Please send a cover letter and resume via email to Melanie Anderson, Director of Educational Services. Because of the volume of resumes received, please reference this job posting when submitting a resume.


Melanie Anderson
301 High Hopes Court,
Franklin, TN 37064

Phone: (615) 550-1442
Fax: (615) 309-8342

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