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Assistant Teacher - Full Time

Posted: August 18, 2017

The Goddard School®  of Florham Park, an early childhood education center, is currently seeking a qualified, caring, and energetic Assistant Teacher .

Our ideal candidate MUST be interested in working with children ages 6 weeks to 6 years old. The candidate (experience preferred) must love children and possess great people skills as well as be a dependable, high-energy and enthusiastic teaching professional. The ability to produce well-written lesson plans using proper grammar and punctuation is required. A friendly and caring demeanor and the ability to communicate effectively and professionally with school personnel, children and parents and to work under pressure is essential.

Assistant Teacher Qualifications:

High school diploma or GED
Minimum of 18 years of age
Prior experience preferred
Must pass BCII and FBI Fingerprinting
Our Assistant Teacher work together with our Lead Teachers:

Developing and implementing lesson plans
Meeting the individual needs of the children including feeding and diapering/potty training
Participation in staff and training meetings
Designing an appropriate room arrangement to support the goals and developmental level of the children in the classroom
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 parents and fellow staff
Meeting Goddard Quality Assurance and NJ state requirements
Using and completing assessment tools
The Goddard School offers competitive compensation and benefits based on experience, education and certifications and is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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 life-long 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.

We provide outstanding opportunities including:

Competitive salary
Paid vacation and holidays
Dedicated on site owner, director and assistant director
Closed the week of Christmas
Job Type: Full-time

Job Location:

Florham Park, NJ
Required education:

High school or equivalent


Lead Teacher - Full Time

Posted: August 18, 2017

The Goddard School located in Florham Park is looking for energetic and creative individuals to join our team of dynamic teachers. Are you an amazing Early Childhood Educator? Do you have an inherent love for young children?  Our school offers a loving environment and supportive supervision. We are offering an exciting opportunity for a Lead Toddler Teacher to join our talented team! 

Lead Teachers are responsible for writing and implementing their own lesson plans based on Goddard Developmental Guidelines and monthly school themes. We are currently seeking qualified, caring and energetic 


If that describes you to a T, we can't wait to hear from you.

Teacher Qualifications:

All candidates, who wish to be considered for the position of Lead Teacher must meet one or more of the following criteria, in addition to any/all requirements that may be mandated by their state and/or local licensing authorities:

A Bachelor's degree or higher in Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, Child Development.
A Bachelors degree or higher in a related field, including 18 semester hours of completed coursework related to young children birth to age 8.
An Associates degree or higher in Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, Child Development or a related field.
An Associates degree or higher in a related field, including 18 semester hours of completed coursework related to young children birth to age 8.
A current CDA or Early Childhood Teaching Credential.
Proof of current and active enrollment in a CDA Credentialing Program.
Proof of current and active enrollment in an accredited Associate’s or Bachelors degree program in Early Childhood Education or a related field.
RN or LPN with emphasis on the young child including at least one class in Child Development or Human Growth Development (For Infant, Toddler, Get Set only)

The Goddard School offers: 
- Professional Development
- Beautiful State-of-the-Art Facility
- Curricular Resource Programs
- Paid Time Off, Paid Holidays, and Child Care discount
- Faculty referral incentive

* The hiring bonus will be paid after completing the 90 day introductory period. The Goddard School offers competitive compensation based on experience and education. If you are an experienced teacher please submit your resume for immediate consideration! Don't forget to check out our website to ensure this is a good fit for you.

Job Type: Full-time (open availability preferred: M-F from 7 AM - 6 PM).

Required experience:

Experience in a large center: 1 year




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