Meet Our Goddard Family

Our expertly trained and experienced teachers and staff blend the highest standards in early childhood education and development with nurturing care to help your child have fun while growing physically, intellectually, emotionally and socially.

Careers

If you want to help shape the hearts and minds of young children in a fun, nurturing environment, we’d love to have you work with us! We’re always looking for great teachers to join our family.

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Warm, Nurturing & Highly Trusted

Learning happens best in a warm and nurturing environment, which is why our teachers take the time to make sure your little one feels safe and cared for every day to help them develop a lifelong love of learning. 

Expertise & Skills

Our caring teachers are highly experienced in the best methods to support your child with teachable moments of exploration, discovery and learning each and every day. 

  •  Hina

    Hina

    Owner
    Hello! My name is Hina and I am the proud owner of The Goddard School of Arlington Heights. Opening up a childcare business has been a dream of mine for as long as I can remember. I received my bachelor’s degree from Northeastern Illinois University in Psychology. As a parent of two beautiful girls, I recognize the importance of a safe and nurturing learning environment, which is why I decided to open The Goddard School of Arlington Heights. I chose The Goddard School because of its impeccable reputation for providing a safe, nurturing learning environment as well as it's play-based curriculum, which helps children develop valuable skills such as communication, collaboration, creativity, and critical thinking. Each child's experience in The Goddard School of Arlington Heights will establish educational foundations to prepare them for overall life readiness.
  • Ms Beatriz

    Ms Beatriz

    Director
    Hi! I’m Ms Bea (pronounced as Ms.B)! I’m so excited to be the Director at Goddard School in Arlington Heights. I live in Mount Prospect with my husband and family. For the past twenty years, I was the Director of a hospital based Child care center where I saw how important Early Childhood Education is for children. I have two children of my very own; a daughter that is in college and a son that is a senior at Prospect High School. I truly feel that starting school at an early age gives children a head start to their social and emotional development. I am passionate about children and seeing them develop from tiny infants to amazing independent individuals! I look forward to getting to know each and every one of you and your children! My door is always open for anything you need!
  • Mrs Deisy

    Mrs Deisy

    Assistant director
    Hi everyone! My name is Deisy and I am the assistant director at the Goddard School of Arlington Heights. I have over 9 years of experience working in the Early Childhood Education field. I reside in Mount Prospect with my husband and my beautiful daughter. I love working with kids I am excited to be a part of your child's journey. It is my desire as an educator to help children/students meet there fullest potential while providing a safe and fun environment. Working with children is my passion and I find great joy in the happiness they bring into her life as well as being able to bring happiness, growth and development into their lives.
  • Mrs Rekha

    Mrs Rekha

    Lead Teacher
    Hi! My name is Rekha and I am the lead infant teacher at The Goddard School of A.H. I have been married for 45 years and have two adult children, one boy and one girl. I haver over 30 years of experience in ECE working with children. I truly believe that the bond you build with children in your care is one like no other and loves helping them meet all of their developmental milestones.
  • Ms Martha

    Ms Martha

    Assistant Teacher
    Hello families! My name is Martha. I currently live in Palatine with my family. I absolutely love art, music, cooking, fashion, beauty, and working with children! I worked with infants and toddlers in the past. My goal is to help children grow and develop by providing a nurturing environment. This can help develop their brain activity as they learn how to speak, move, and interact with other people.
  • Ms Gloria

    Ms Gloria

    Lead Teacher
    Hello families! My name is Gloria and I currently work in the infant room. I have been with Goddard Arlington Heights since 2021. I chose to work in childcare because being able to make a difference in a child’s life is a reward like no other and I love helping babies meet their developmental milestones. I reside in Palatine with my husband. I have three amazing adult children. My favorite thing to do is spend time with my kids and grandkids. I look forward to meeting with you!
  • Ms Martha

    Ms Martha

    Assistant Teacher
    Hi everyone! My name is Martha. I was born in the United States but was raised in Mexico. I relocated from Mexico to Arlington Heights a couple of years ago with my loving husband. I have been working with children since I was 16 years old. I enjoy traveling, eating at different restaurants, lounging in my pajamas. I absolutely love working with infants. I love watching their curiosity and imagination just blossom and how much they bring out my inner child.
  • Mrs Jessica

    Mrs Jessica

    Lead Teacher
    Hi everyone! My name is Jessica and I have taught infants, toddlers, and preschoolers for the past four years but have been a nanny for over 10 years. I have alot of hands on experience with children, including having my own. When I was in high school, I volunteered for a child development class for 3 years. I absolutely love working with young children and helping them meet their milestones. In my free time, I love to spend time with my daughter, Sophia and my family. I love to explore and try new things.
  • Ms Aygerim

    Ms Aygerim

    Assistant Teacher
    Hello, my name is Ms. Aygerim. I reside in Itasca, IL. I am a wife and mother to a loving, little boy. My family and I relocated from Kazakhstan. I have been working with young children for almost 10 years. I love to see the children get excited when they learn something new. Working with children brings me great joy and a sense of purpose in my life.
  • Ms Rameshweri

    Ms Rameshweri

    Lead Teacher
    Hello families! My name is Rameshweri, you can call me Ms. Rama for short. I live in Buffalo Grove with my husband and my 4 year old little girl. I have been in the education field for the past 2 years and absolutely love it. Being around kids, gives me energy! I believe a key component to a thriving child is a happy mind and I create that by lots of singing and dancing. I am so excited to be a part of your child's life!
  • Ms Bet

    Ms Bet

    Assistant Teacher
    Hi! My name is Bet and I was born and raised in Venezuela. My family and moved from Venezuela about 2 years ago. I currently reside in Hoffman Estates with my parents and sister. I love working with kids and have been working with them for the past 10 years. Back in Venezuela, I was a daycare teacher and worked with all the age groups. I graduated with a bachelors degree in Early Childhood Education. It's an absolute pleasure working with kids and igniting their curiosity. I look forward to meeting you and learning more about you and your child!
  • Ms Maria

    Ms Maria

    Lead teacher
    Hi, my name is Maria and I have been working in the childcare industry for the past 6 years. I reside in Arlington Heights with my husband and beautiful daughter Ana. I love being the 2 year old classroom's lead teacher. It so amazing seeing little one come out of their shell and develop into their own little people. I believe each child is an individual. I strive to provide an environment to develop self-confidence, emotional learning, and foundational skills that is fundamental in the early years. I believe children should feel free to explore, initiate learning, and be able to express themselves. I can't wait to meet you and learn more about you!
  • Ms Nousheen

    Ms Nousheen

    Assistant Teacher
    Hi! My name is Nausheen. I am originally from Pakistan but have lived in Glenview, IL for the past 23 years. I have been working in childcare field since 2010. I have a bachelors degree in sociology. I enjoy creating a fun, safe, and educational environment for children, and it brings me joy to see them grow and develop. I have three beautiful kids; 2 two boys and 1 girl. When I'm not working, I enjoy spending time with my kids, cooking, volunteering at my local church, going for long walks, shopping, and traveling. Overall, I'm passionate about my work in childcare and am committed to continuous learning and growth in the field.
  • Ms Nelly

    Ms Nelly

    Assistant teacher
    Hello! My name is Nell. I am an assistant in 2's classroom. I've always enjoyed working, being around children, and watching their minds develop makes me feel immensely joyful and proud. I have always been drawn to children because they are curious, sweet, and creative. I believe if children have role models willing to educate, guide, and motivate them continuously then it molds them to become great individuals for life. Aside from having the privilege to work with children, I love spending time with my family and loved ones.
  • Ms Pavi

    Ms Pavi

    Lead Teacher
    Hello, my name is Ms. Pavi. My passion is teaching young kids. I have had experience working as a lead teacher for the past 4 years and absolutely love it. I have a master degree in Science and a bachelors degree in Education. I will go above and beyond in taking care of your children and help them develop to the best of their abilities. I live in Arlington Heights. I am happily married and have an amazing 10 year old son. I can't wait to meet you!
  •  Rovena

    Rovena

    Assistant teacher
    Hi Goddard families! My name is Ms. Rovena. I assist in the preschool classroom. I have been a childcare teacher for the past 5 years. I have worked with all age groups. I absolutely love working with children as it bring me lots of happiness and joy! I love the learn through play philosophy as I do believe that this helps children become aware of their surroundings! I reside in Arlington Heights with my family and have a 9 year old son. I look forward to meeting with you!
  • Ms Farkhunda

    Ms Farkhunda

    Lead Teacher
    Hello, Goddard families! My name is Farkhunda (Fur-Con-da). I am thrilled to be a part to of the Goddard team! I have been in the early childhood industry for the past 4 years and truly enjoy working with kids! I currently reside in Mount Prospect with my family, which include my husband and two boys! I have a bachelors degree in Arts. I have a passion for living life to the fullest and welcome the changes that come with it. I have always enjoyed working with children and helping them reach their full potential as I believe the sky is the limit! I look forward to meeting you!
  • Ms Reyna

    Ms Reyna

    Assistant teacher
    My name is Ms. Reyna. I assist im the prek classroom. I live in Arlington Heights with my incredible husband and two amazing daughters. My passion for children and art have contributed to my teaching positions. I strongly believe that the children are our future! I am thrilled to be a part of The Goddard School and look forward to meeting all of you!
  • Mrs Kausar

    Mrs Kausar

    Lead Teacher
    Hi, my name is Kausar Kokhar. I am originally from Pakistan and have been in childcare since 1990's. I have been a educator to children between the ages of 5 to 10 years old. I enjoy how eager kids are to learn when introduced to something new as well as the hugs and smiles that I receive each day. I believe that every child is unique and has his/her own temperament and learning style. When I'm not working, I enjoy reading, arts & crafts, singing/dancing, and shopping.
  • Ms Narmin

    Ms Narmin

    Lead Teacher
    Hello, I am Ms. Narmin a mother of 2 amazing kids, 10 year old boy and 6 year old girl. I am a dedicated Early Childhood Teacher that is passionate in encouraging children to develop socially, emotionally, and intellectually. I have done Masters in Business Management and my bachelors in Early Childhood Education. Being in the education field for 12 years learning together with children and making differences in their lives. I specialize in adding fun to the education program. I look forward to meeting with you!
  • Ms Maria

    Ms Maria

    Lead teacher
    Hello my name is Maria. I have 10 years of experience working with kid and currently in process of obtaining my CDA. I love to take care of kids and watch them flourish. It's exciting for me to see how young minds think and work. I am excited to be a part The Goddard School and be a part of your child's life.
  •  Alejandra

    Alejandra

    Assistant teacher
    Hi! My name is Alejandra and I am the Assistant Teacher at The Goddard School of the Goddard School of Arlington Heights. I was born in Mexico and moved to United States 15 years ago. I currently reside in Des plaines with my loving husband and three beautiful children. I love working with kids. I believe that every student is unique and deserves a unique learning experience to reach their full potential.
  • Mrs Angela

    Mrs Angela

    Lead Teacher
    Hello My Name is Ms.Angela and I am very excited to be a part the Goddard Family! I have been a lead teacher for the past 4 years and I am very excited to continue growing with Goddard. I hold a degree in early childhood education. I have lived in Niles area for the past 6 years with my husband and my two beautiful kids. Being a teacher was always a dream of mine since I was very little and I am grateful for the opportunity of being able to help each child meet their individual milestones and create awesome memories together!
  • Ms Sophia

    Ms Sophia

    Floating teacher
    Hi! I'm Sophia. I am super excited about working here at The Goddard School of Arlington Heights. I have experience working with young children from my previous position with NSSEO. I am extremely passionate about working with young children. I particularly love seeing their expressions when they learn something new. I look forward to each day that I come to work to care for and provide fun activities, sing songs, and just be with the children. I look forward to a long, exciting and successful career here at The Goddard School.
  • Ms Mary Carol

    Ms Mary Carol

    Assistant teacher
    My name is Mary Carol Kobler. I am very happy to be included in the family and community of Goddard School of Arlington Heights since August 2021. I was raised in Brookfield and moved to Arlington Heights when I got married in July of 2012. I love working with children especially here at Goddard. I love being in the classroom and helping each student in every way I can. My primary experience has has been working in children ages 3-6 years old in a Montessori School environment where I leaved to follow children on their educational journey.
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