South Windsor Careers

The Goddard School is a wonderful place for you to cultivate your career as you enrich the lives of children through fun learning experiences.

Positions we currently have available:

Responsibilities of an Assistant Teacher include:  

·  Responsible for, and ensure the safety of, children in your care (ages 6 weeks to 6 years).

·  Help to deliver engaging, developmentally appropriate lesson plans according to NAYEC standards.

·  Provide individualized instruction for students by promoting learning through play.

·  Partner and effectively communicate with families to ensure “best-in-class” care for their children.

·  Team player that will collaborate well with Head Teachers and other school faculty.

·  Maintain a safe, warm, clean, and organized classroom that promotes learning and play.

·  Continue to develop and enrich professional skills and knowledge by attending staff meetings and participate in professional development opportunities.

 

Qualifications:  

·  Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential reflective of the required age group supported, or an equivalent education with a minimum of 12 college credits in early childhood education, child development, elementary education, and/or early childhood special education. 

·  A minimum of 1 years’ experience in the early childhood education field.

·  Strong communication and interpersonal skills.

·  Well organized, creative, energetic, and committed to the families, children and center philosophies and values.

·  Possess or willing to obtain required trainings, including but not limited to First Aid Certification, CPR & medication administration.

·  Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. in connection with the handling of children for the facilitation of programs, child safety, and potential emergency situations. Infant and Young Toddler Teachers must be able to properly lift infants into and out of a crib.

·  Must be able to bend, sit on the floors, and assume low level positions to engage in physical and visual contact with children.

·  Must see and hear well enough to keep children safe.

·  Must be able to work both indoors and outdoors.

·  Read, write, understand, and speak English to communicate with children and their families.


The Goddard School® offers:  

·  Competitive compensation.

·  Comprehensive benefits.

·  Professional development.

·  State-of-the-Art facilities.

·  Community outreach.

·  Resource programs.

·  Affiliation with leaders in the childcare field.

Job Type: Full-time  

·  Pay: $15.50 - $18.00 an hour.

·  Comprehensive benefits, including:  

o  Medical insurance (Health, Vision, Dental).

o  Company sponsored 401(k) plan.

o  Paid-time-off (PTO) and holidays. 

o  Employee childcare discount.

o  Continuous professional development.

o  Ongoing community outreach. 

o  And much more. 


Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to age, race, color, religious creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, genetic information, national origin, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, disability, being a victim of domestic violence, having erased criminal history record information, or any other legally protected basis. Employment will be contingent on passing a background check.

Responsibilities of a Head Teacher include:  

·  Responsible for, and ensure the safety of, children in your care (ages 6 weeks to 6 years).

·  Curate and lead engaging, developmentally appropriate lesson plans according to NAYEC standards.

·  Provide individualized instruction for students by promoting learning through play.

·  Assess and document the progress and development of children in your care.

·  Design and lead indoor and outdoor enrichment activities to supplement curriculum.

·  Partner and effectively communicate with families to ensure “best-in-class” care for their children.

·  Team player that will collaborate well with assistant teachers and other school faculty.

·  Maintain a safe, warm, clean, and organized classroom that promotes learning and play.

·  Continue to develop and enrich professional skills and knowledge by attending staff meetings and participate in professional development opportunities.


Qualifications:  

·  Bachelor’s or Associates Degree in Early Childhood/Elementary Education or related field.

·  Knowledge and understanding of developmentally appropriate practices, age-appropriate milestones, and willingness to be an integral part of a child’s healthy growth and development.

·  Familiarity with licensing regulations as it pertains to a classroom which includes but is not limited to health and safety regulations, child guidance and supervision, and health and wellness requirements.

·  Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

·  Well organized, creative, energetic, and committed to the families, children and center philosophies and values.

·  Possess or willing to obtain required trainings, including but not limited to First Aid Certification, CPR & medication administration.

·  Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. in connection with the handling of children for the facilitation of programs, child safety, and potential emergency situations. Infant and Young Toddler Teachers must be able to properly lift infants into and out of a crib.

·  Must be able to bend, sit on the floors, and assume low level positions to engage in physical and visual contact with children.

·  Must see and hear well enough to keep children safe.

·  Must be able to work both indoors and outdoors.

·  Read, write, understand, and speak English to communicate with children and their families.


Job Type: Full-time  

·  Pay: $18.00 - $21.00 an hour.

·  Comprehensive benefits, including:  

o  Medical insurance (Health, Vision, Dental).

o  Company sponsored 401(k) plan.

o  Paid-time-off (PTO) and holidays. 

o  Employee childcare discount.

o  Continuous professional development.

o  Ongoing community outreach. 

o  And much more. 


Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to age, race, color, religious creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, genetic information, national origin, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, disability, being a victim of domestic violence, having erased criminal history record information, or any other legally protected basis. Employment will be contingent on passing a background check.

Are You Interested in Something Else?

If you don’t see a job that sparks your interest, submit your resume anyway. We will keep it on file and make sure to match you with the perfect opportunity once it’s available. 

Each Goddard School location is privately owned and operated by Goddard Franchisor LLC franchisees. The Goddard School franchise owner(s) are the employers at each school, and the franchise owner(s) set their own wage and benefit programs, which vary by location.

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