Signal Centers is an Equal Opportunity Employer (Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans).  To read more about this, view the EEO is the Law poster and this EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

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Assistant Teacher
Job Code:2022-CH CHILD-004
Location:Chattanooga - Germantown
FT/PT Status:Regular Full Time



Come join one of the best non-profits to work for in the area!

If you are interested in working with young children in a professional early learning environment then this may be the place for you. Our rooms include children of all abilities and prior experience working with children with special needs is helpful. Help us open more classrooms to better serve the Chattanooga area!

Great things are happening here, and this is an amazing opportunity to join our stellar team!



The ideal candidate will possess the following:

  • At least a CDA (Child Development Associate Certificate) and/or Associate degree in Early Childhood Education or closely related field.
  • Knowledge of TN licensing standards, ITERS/ECERS guidelines, The Creative Curriculum is very helpful
  • Thorough understanding of cognitive, social/emotional and physical needs of young children
  • First Aid/CPR certifications or willingness to obtain
  • Ability to relate to children of all backgrounds and abilities and build rapport with their families.
  • Familiarity with developmental standards, screenings and assessments.
  • Strong computer skills in order to develop computer based lesson plans, reports, and records and enter data into a variety of computer programs.
  • At least one year working in a professional environment with children 0-5 years old.
  • Ability to pass a criminal background (fingerprint) & registry check
  • Previous experience working or volunteering with a special needs population is preferred but not required.
  • Ability to lift/carry/maneuver children up to 25 lbs without assistance and ability to get up and down from the floor to engage with children regularly.
  • Must complete a standard post-offer/ pre-employment Health form for child care employees with a TB Test as required by state law.

This is a full-time position with hours scheduled between 7:30-5:30 pm, Monday - Friday.

Signal Centers is an EEO employer and seeks to affirm the dignity and worth of every person. It is, therefore, the policy of the organization to practice and ensure the fair and equitable treatment of all applicants and employees with respect to race, religion, ethnicity, national origin, age, gender, or ability and promote the full realization of this policy through all employment practices.

Signal Centers is a fun, friendly, fast-paced work environment and we have excellent benefits 
for our full-time staff. Pay is based on credentials & experience. You will be required to provide a college transcript to verify your education.

Signal Centers offers a rich benefits package to all full time employees including health, dental and vision insurance, 401k and life insurance.