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Toddler Lead/Assistant Teacher - Full Time

Posted: April 08, 2021

The Goddard School® in Novi, Michigan, an early childhood education preschool is currently seeking a qualified, caring, and energetic Teachers.

This position would be in our Toddler (2-2.5 year old) classroom.

The Goddard School® is a renowned program with a Piaget (Learning through Play) based foundation and a leader in the franchised preschool industry which is growing and continues to set the standard for excellence. The focus of the program is to provide a lifelong love of learning. Our staff is made of loving and dedicated teachers who understand each child’s needs. They are highly qualified childhood educators who are able to use their creativity and the Goddard Developmental Guidelines as the basis for unique lesson plans that are brought to life in a fun and imaginative way.

Daily Responsibilities

Our Lead and Assistant Teachers work together to fulfill the following obligations:

Developing and implementing lesson plans in 8 developmental domains
Meeting the individual needs of the children including feeding and diapering/potty training
Participating in staff and training meetings
Providing a loving and caring environment at all times
Interacting with the children to support play, exploration, and learning
Presenting expectations that are appropriate to the child’s age and developmental level
Planning and implementing activities that develop self-esteem and social skills
Communicating appropriately and professionally with children, parents and fellow staff
Meeting Goddard Quality Assurance and Michigan state licensing requirements
Possessing characteristics of flexibility, composure, attention to detail and a love of working with children
The Goddard School® offers competitive compensation and benefits based on experience, education, and certifications.

Job Requirements

Prior classroom/childcare experience preferred (Infant, Toddler, Preschool, Pre-Kindergarten)
Demonstrated knowledge of developmentally appropriate practices
Strong written and communication skills
Must pass FBI Fingerprinting
CDA, Associates degree, Bachelor's degree or enrollment in Early Childhood Education type of program strongly preferred

The Goddard School® offers competitive compensation and benefits based on experience, education and certifications and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

We provide outstanding opportunities including:

Competitive salary
Paid vacation and holidays
Dedicated on-site Directors and owner




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