Preschool Teacher (Temporary)

Posting Details

Posting Information

Posting Number HMAE1447
Advertised Title Preschool Teacher (Temporary)
Campus Location Main Campus (Memphis, TN)
Position Number TBD
Category Temporary Employees
Department Child Care Center
Minimum Position Qualifications

Child Development Associate Credential and 2 years of experience working with children in a classroom setting.

Special Conditions

Department is especially interested in candidates with a Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education and a strong knowledge of DHS standards. Caring and nurturing attitude towards children. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Work Schedule

Monday- Friday
20-30 hours per week.
Shifts will vary.

Posting Date 11/07/2017
Closing Date 11/21/2017
Open Until Screening Begins No
Hiring Range $8.00-$10.00 per hour
Full-Time/Part-Time Part-Time: Benefits Ineligible
Working Conditions

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to handle, or feel; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to walk. The employee is occasionally required to stand; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

Additional Working Conditions
Special Instructions to Applicants

All applications must be submitted online at

Applicants must complete all applicable sections of the online application to be considered for a position. Please upload a cover letter, resume, and reference list after completing your application, if required by the system. Required work experience is based on full time hours. Part time work experience will be prorated as listed.

Candidates who are called for an interview must notify the Department of Human Resources in writing of any reasonable accommodation needed prior to the date of the interview.

Is this posting for UofM employees only? No
Positions Supervised


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Additional Position Information

Job Duties

The duties and responsibilities listed are intended to describe the general nature and level of work to be performed in this position and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of the requirements of this job.

Duties & Responsibilities

Develop and maintain a constructive and ongoing rapport with children and parents.

Duties & Responsibilities

Create activities that are fun and educational for the children.

Duties & Responsibilities

Collaborate with other staff to ensure that the school fosters an environment that is inviting and nurturing for every child.

Duties & Responsibilities

Manage day-to-day classroom activities, including structured lessons, free play, bathroom breaks, lunch time and rest time for students.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Describe your experience working with children.

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. References List
  3. Unofficial Transcript