EARLY CHILDHOOD LEAD TEACHER / PRESCHOOL LEAD TEACHER
Are you passionate about positively impacting children's lives
and making a difference in the world of early childhood education?
Are you an energetic, nurturing person looking for a workplace
that's supportive and fun? If so, then The Goddard School is the
place for you! Our School is full of passion and enthusiasm.
We are committed to providing a safe, dynamic and nurturing
environment that will allow every child to develop into a joyful
and confident learner prepared for success in school and in
We are looking for early childhood teachers to join our team
What are you waiting for? Click apply now!
What We Offer
Salary range: $13.00-$14:00 hourly
Teacher to children ratios followed
Full support from our directors and resources to be successful
in the classroom
1-hour lunch break
Paid holidays PLUS paid time off (PTO) days per year
School is closed between Christmas Day and New Years Day
Your health and safety are our priority! We have protocols more
stringent than state requirements to ensure the safety of all our
faculty and students
Continued focus on your professional development our Goddard
Systems University is accredited by IACET to provide Continuing
Education Units (CEUs)
Plus, well pay for your CDA credential!
Our early childhood teachers are responsible for coordinating
the daily operations of assigned classes.
Teachers will plan, present, and evaluate educational and
recreational activities for children in a safe environment and work
directly with children and parents daily to provide quality
Whats it like to be a teacher at our School?
Feel comfortable and safe working in our clean, state-of-the-art
facilities with strict health and safety guidelines
Feel a sense of accomplishment as you hear the laughter and
experience the wonder of children participating in activities you
Observe childrens interests and work with other teachers to
develop creative ideas for an engaging curriculum
Communicate with parents daily, sharing their childrens latest
adventures and achievements through a variety of avenues, including
mobile apps and personal discussions
Engage with other early childhood professionals and continue to
grow in your profession
Associate or Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood Education or
related field preferred
Child Development Associate (CDA) preferred
2 years of previous experience preferred
Has successfully completed state-required pre-service
Meets background check eligibility
Has knowledge of childcare programming, safety and emergency
first-aid procedures, program management and customer service
Develops relationships and communicate effectively with
children, parents, and faculty members
Works productively without supervision within established
organizational policies and procedures
Is highly motivated and takes direction well with excellent
interpersonal and communication skills
Is dependable and adaptable and enjoys working in teams
About Goddard Schools
The Goddard School located in Jackson, NJ has been open for 15
years and has 50 children under our care.
As part of a larger franchise system, in operation for over 30
years, we are the premier preschool for children from six weeks to
six years old.
We have over 530 franchised Schools with more than 70,000 students
in 38 states.
The Goddard School uses the most current academically endorsed
methods to ensure children have fun while learning the skills they
need for long-term success in school and in life.
Our talented teachers also collaborate with parents to nurture
children into respectful, confident, and joyful learners.
The Goddard School located in Jackson, NJ annually supports
local and national charities as part of the Goddard Gives Back
When you join The Goddard School, you join our School family in
making a difference in the lives of our students and in our
Your health and safety are our top concern.
We have implemented stringent COVID-19 health and safety
procedures, including the following:
School entry is limited to personnel and enrolled children
Parents drop students off at the door
Schools are deep cleaned daily
Personal protective equipment (PPE) is provided
Health screening of faculty and children in attendance is
Handwashing and sanitation procedures have been adapted to meet
applicable CDC recommendations
curriculum Be Reliable, punctual, professional and mature Have a
true passion for education and sincere interest in making a
positive impact on young children.
Scheduled hours will be between 7 AM to 6 PM - Monday- Friday