SHADES of Development is an equal opportunity employer. Pay rates are based on experience and education. SHADES of Development offers part-time positions as Assistant Directors, School Age Care Specialist (SAC Specialist) and Substitutes. For more information about employment opportunities, please fax a resume and letter of intent to 856-938-1914, e-mail Stacey@SHADESofDevelopment.org or mail a resume and letter of intent to the Central Office at 6701 West Emory Road, Knoxville, TN 37931. Site location information can be found on the Contact Us page.

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PreK Specialist

The hours are from 12:30 - 5:00pm M-F. Candidates must be eligible to work between 12:30 and 5:00pm M-F.  Experience working in Preschool is required.  

School Age Care (SAC) Specialists

Join SHADES of Development as we play, laugh and learn together with children. There is nothing more satisfying than making a positive impact on a child life. Inquire about joining the SHADES team today!


All staff members work extended hours on in-service days and some school holidays.
All SHADES of Development employees must be 18 years or older with a minimum of a high school diploma.