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Afternoon Support Teacher - Part Time

Posted: March 06, 2021

The Goddard School is expanding throughout the US and is currently seeking part time afternoon teachers for our Long Hill Township (Stirling), NJ location. Join a growing team of teachers who are working in their chosen field for a company that values professional development, encourages open communication and provides the highest-quality early development program in the country.

An assistant teacher must have:
the ability to understand and support the education program using “learning through play” philosophy;
the ability to interact closely with children at their level;
the ability to keep children within sight and sound supervision at all times;
the ability to change children’s diapers and/or assist in toileting (where necessary);
the ability to understand and comply with the franchisee’s employment policies;
the ability to communicate effectively and professionally with school personnel, children and parents;
the ability to handle crisis situations, including assisting in evacuating the building during emergencies; and
the ability to comply in all respects with all applicable laws and regulations relating to childcare.

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Assistant Director - Full Time

Posted: March 06, 2021

The Goddard School located of Long Hill Township, NJ, is looking for a motivated self-starter for an Assistant Director’s position. A bachelor’s degree or higher in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, or a related field, and management experience in a licensed childcare center or preschool is required. A candidate must have strong leadership skills, excellent communication skills, and have a good understanding of age-appropriate activities for young children.

An assistant director at The Goddard School is responsible for assisting in the management of the program and curriculum.

The Goddard School® is a renowned Early Childhood Education program with a Piaget (Learning through Play) based foundation and an active learning approach. A leader in the franchised preschool industry, The Goddard School uses a professional approach to provide the highest standard in health and safety, to develop a life-long love of learning. The Goddard School faculty is made of caring and dedicated teachers who understand each child’s needs. The faculty members are highly qualified childhood educators who use their creativity and the state-specific learning outcomes as the basis for unique lesson plans brought to life in a fun and imaginative way.

The Goddard School Assistant Director has strong leadership skills, is an excellent communicator, and can motivate and inspire others.

The Assistant Director's responsibilities include:

Developing strong relationships with our families
Positive and upbeat attitude while working in a fast-paced environment
Managing a budget
Plan and schedule administrative duties
Maintain accurate record-keeping, both state and GSI requirements (eg, children’s files, faculty files)
Complying with state childcare licensing regulations
Projecting a positive and upbeat attitude while working in a fast-paced environment
Demonstrating highly effective organizational, time management, and multitasking skills
Having a genuine love for children and a strong commitment to education
Assist the Director of Education and Onsite Owner as needed

The Goddard School® of Long Hill Township offers:

Competitive Compensation
Comprehensive Benefits
Professional Development
State-of-the-Art Facility
Community Outreach
Resource Programs
Affiliation with Leaders in the Childcare Field

Qualifications:

BA or BS Degree in Education
Prior Managerial Experience in a Preschool Setting
Excellent Verbal and Written Communication Skills
Team Player
Ability to travel periodically for Conventions and/or Training
Commitment to Professional Development
Current First Aid and CPR certifications

Experience:

Assistant Director: 1 year (Preferred)
Education: 1 year (Preferred)

Qualified candidates should forward their resume with cover letter and transcripts for consideration. Please also consider your location to Stirling, NJ before applying.

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Assistant Teacher - Full Time

Posted: March 03, 2021

We are seeking kind, passionate, purpose driven educators in our Infant, Toddler , Preschool and Pre-K Classrooms.
Our play-based learning program allows you to design unique, playful lesson plans that change based on children's interests.

General Qualifications Include:

The ability to understand and support the education program using "learning through play" philosophy;
The ability to interact closely with children at their level;
The ability to keep children within sight and sound supervision at all times;
The ability to change children's diapers and/or assist in toileting (where necessary);
The ability to understand and comply with the franchisee's employment policies;
The ability to communicate effectively and professionally with school personnel, children and parents;
The ability to handle crisis situations, including assisting in evacuating the building during emergencies; and
The ability to comply in all respects with all applicable laws and regulations relating to childcare.

The Goddard School offers highly competitive compensation package including health benefits, PTO, paid holidays and training.


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Kindergarten Teacher - Full Time

Posted: March 03, 2021

Experience: 2+ years of teaching Kindergarten.

Education: Bachelor's Degree in the relevant field (e.g. Early Childhood Education, Psychology)

NJ Teacher certification strongly preffered
Must be available M-F, 9 hours each day (8 am – 5:30 pm)
Must have a Clean record, will go through a fingerprint screening as well as a full background check.
Must LOVE children and be hardworking and reliable.
Establish and maintain a safe, healthy and nurturing learning environment
· Design an appropriate room arrangement to support the goals and developmental level of the children in the classroom
· Develop an appropriate classroom management system to support the goals and developmental level of the children in the classroom
· Ensure that classroom equipment is in good repair
· Understand and implement The Goddard School® emergency procedure(s)
· Promote healthy eating practices at lunch and snack times
· Ensure that children are always within state ratio requirements
· Perform minor cleaning responsibilities (e.g., spills) immediately
· Perform major cleaning during times when children are not present
· Post a classroom schedule that meets the needs of the children and includes a routine and learning opportunities
· Post and adhere to all GSI Health and Safety policies and procedures
Advance children’s physical and intellectual competence
· Adapt program to meet the individual needs of each child
· Create a multi-cultural learning environment
· Provide a variety of developmentally appropriate activities to engage children in learning
· Interact with the children to support play, exploration and learning
· Encourage children to talk with each other and with the faculty
· Present age- and developmentally-appropriate expectations for all children
· Create a print-rich environment in order for children to learn about books, literature and writing
· Encourage creativity through art, music, dramatic play and blocks
· Provide a reasonable balance between teacher-directed and child-directed activities
· Provide opportunities for both active and quiet play
· Integrate GSI-approved resources (including Enrichment Programs) into lesson plans
Support each child’s social and emotional development and provide positive guidance
· Understand and adhere to the GSI Behavior Policy
· Plan and implement activities to develop children’s self-esteem and social skills
· Plan and implement activities to enable children’s feeling of security
· Encourage empathetic and respectful feelings for others, as well as the environment, through positive modeling
· Respect cultural and ethnic diversity
Establish positive and effective family relations
· Communicate, in a professional manner, with families and faculty
· Encourage families to become an integral part of their children’s learning experiences
· Provide opportunities (e.g., conferences) in which families are made to feel a part of their children’s learning experiences
· Prepare a Daily Activity Report for each child
· Maintain a portfolio for each child
· Maintain the classroom Parent Board
Ensure an effective program, responsive to children’s needs
· Assess supplies and materials needed to implement activities
· Build teamwork
· Develop lesson plans
· Manage classrooms according to GSI QA Standards
· Perform child observations and document in their portfolios
· Use assessment tools (e.g., Progress Reports, Children’s Progress)

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Lead Preschool Teacher - Full Time

Posted: March 06, 2021

The Goddard School of Long Hill Township is seeking qualified educators for our Preschool and Pre-Kindergarten classrooms.

Join a growing team of teachers who are working in their chosen field for a company that values professional development, encourages open communication and provides the highest-quality early development program in the country. Associates or Bachelor degrees preferred with 1-2 years of experience in the preschool setting required.

A lead teacher at The Goddard School is responsible for establishing and maintaining a safe, healthy and nurturing learning environment. Additionally a lead teacher is responsible to work together with an assistant teacher and in conjunction with the entire faculty.

A lead teacher must have:
the ability to understand and support the education program using “learning through play” philosophy;
the ability to interact closely with children at their level;
the ability to keep children within sight and sound supervision at all times;
the ability to change children’s diapers and/or assist in toileting (where necessary);
the ability to understand and comply with the franchisee’s employment policies;
the ability to communicate effectively and professionally with school personnel, children and parents;
the ability to handle crisis situations, including assisting in evacuating the building during emergencies; and
the ability to comply in all respects with all applicable laws and regulations relating to childcare

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Lead Teacher - Full Time

Posted: March 06, 2021

The Goddard School of Long Hill Township is seeking qualified educators for our Infant, Toddler, Preschool and Pre-Kindergarten classrooms.

Join a growing team of teachers who are working in their chosen field for a company that values professional development, encourages open communication and provides the highest-quality early development program in the country. Associates or Bachelor degrees preferred with 1-2 years of experience in the preschool setting required.

A lead teacher at The Goddard School is responsible for establishing and maintaining a safe, healthy and nurturing learning environment. Additionally a lead teacher is responsible to work together with an assistant teacher and in conjunction with the entire faculty.

A lead teacher must have:
the ability to understand and support the education program using “learning through play” philosophy;
the ability to interact closely with children at their level;
the ability to keep children within sight and sound supervision at all times;
the ability to change children’s diapers and/or assist in toileting (where necessary);
the ability to understand and comply with the franchisee’s employment policies;
the ability to communicate effectively and professionally with school personnel, children and parents;
the ability to handle crisis situations, including assisting in evacuating the building during emergencies; and
the ability to comply in all respects with all applicable laws and regulations relating to childcare

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