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. 

  • Ms Jennifer

    Ms Jennifer

    Owner
    Ms. Jennifer has been owner of The Goddard School in Southport since its opening in 2002. She has 2 beautiful girls who both attended The Goddard School. Her background is in business, but her passion for early childhood development led her to open The Goddard School. Ms. Jennifer strives to provide an outstanding program by combining the best possible equipment and professionally educated staff in an environment specifically designed for young children.
  • Ms Megan

    Ms Megan

    Director
    Ms. Megan is the director. Her degree is in Early Childhood Education from Ivy Tech. She has been with The Goddard School since 2008. She has a son and a daughter, both of which attends The Goddard School. Ms. Megan is dedicated to giving children a love of learning in a safe and secure environment. One of her favorite aspects of her title is collaborating with teachers and guiding them to resources to expand their knowledge in current best practices.
  • Ms Candi

    Ms Candi

    Assistant Director
    Ms. Candi is the Assistant Director. She has a current Child Development Associates through The Council for Professional Recognition. She started working at Goddard in 2008. Ms. Candi enjoys working alongside parents, teachers and children to ensure open, honest and encouraging relationships throughout children's journey in our program.
  • Ms Aimee

    Ms Aimee

    Lead Teacher
    Ms. Aimee is the lead teacher in our Shark Junior Kindergarten classroom. She has her Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education from Franklin College. Ms. Aimee started working at Goddard in 2013. She is an expert in utilizing The Goddard School's curriculum to balance preparing students for Kindergarten, while also allowing them to participate in fun, hands-on experiences!
  • Ms Megan

    Ms Megan

    Lead Teacher
    Ms. Megan is the lead teacher in our Seahorse Pre-kindergarten classroom. She has her Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education from Franklin College. She started at Goddard in 2016. Ms. Megan is accomplished in creating lesson plans that allow students to learn at their own pace in an environment designed to develop their self-esteem, confidence and creativity!
  • Ms Shawna

    Ms Shawna

    Lead Teacher
    Ms. Shawna is the lead teacher in our Lobster Preschool 2 classroom. She has pursued a degree in Early Childhood Education through Ivy Tech. She started working with Goddard in 2013. Ms. Shawna enjoys leading learning activities that promote student inquiry and discovery through exploring the world around them.
  • Ms Samantha

    Ms Samantha

    Lead Teacher
    Ms. Sammie is the lead teacher in our Octopus Preschool 1 classroom. She has completed training in Indiana Early Learning Paths Health & Safety Training, Indiana Early Learning Foundations, and the Indiana Early Learning Paths Child Development Training. Ms. Sammie started with Goddard in 2021. Her lesson plans utilize fun and creativity to foster a love of learning.
  • Ms Colleen

    Ms Colleen

    Lead Teacher
    Ms. Colleen is the Lead Teacher in our Beluga Infant classroom. She has an Early Childhood Education Degree from Ivy Tech Community College! She started working at Goddard in 2010. Ms. Colleen enjoys working with infants to promote their mastery of early communication, physical and cognitive skills.
  • Ms Savannah

    Ms Savannah

    Lead Teacher
    Ms. Savannah is the lead teacher in our Turtle Toddler classroom. She is currently attending Ivy Tech Community College studying Early Childhood Education. She started with Goddard in 2021. Ms. Savannah enjoys creating student experiences tailored to meet the needs of each child in their toddler stage of development.
  • Ms Rebecca

    Ms Rebecca

    Lead Teacher
    Ms. Rebecca is the co-teacher in our Starfish Get Set classroom. She has completed training in Indiana Early Learning Paths Health & Safety Training, Indiana Early Learning Foundations, and the Indiana Early Learning Paths Child Development Training. Ms. Rebecca started with Goddard in 2021. She excels in nurturing the aspects that make each child a unique individual!
  • Ms Cassidy

    Ms Cassidy

    Lead Teacher
    Ms. Cassidy is the lead teacher in the Starfish Get Set classroom. She holds a CDA from the Childcare Education Institute. Ms. Cassidy started with Goddard in 2022. Her fun personality and exciting lesson plans will ensure the transition from home to school will be a positive experience for your child!
  • Ms Delaney

    Ms Delaney

    Lead Teacher
    Ms. Delaney is the co-teacher in our Beluga Infant classroom. She has pursued a degree in Elementary Education through Indiana Wesleyan University. She started working with Goddard in 2019. Ms. Delaney's nurturing personality helps create a calm, warm and loving environment for our infant classroom!
  • Ms Ashley

    Ms Ashley

    Chef
    Ms. Ashley is our Chef here at The Goddard School in Southport. She has a Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education through Indiana State University. She started with Goddard in 2008. Ms. Ashley has worked with all age groups throughout her time at Goddard and enjoys creating fun, nutritious meals to keep students full and happy and all day at school!
  •  Jasmine

    Jasmine

    Assistant Teacher
    Ms. Jasmine is the co-teacher in our Turtle Toddler classroom. She has completed training in Indiana Early Learning Paths Health & Safety Training, Indiana Early Learning Foundations, and the Indiana Early Learning Paths Child Development Training. Ms. Jasmine started with Goddard in September 2021. Ms. Jasmine's ready to go personality promotes excitement in students and parents when transitioning to school!
  •  Shayna

    Shayna

    Assistant Teacher
    Ms. Shayna is the assistant teacher in our Seahorse Pre-kindergarten classroom. She has completed training in Indiana Early Learning Paths Health & Safety Training, Indiana Early Learning Foundations, and the Indiana Early Learning Paths Child Development Training. Ms. Shayna started with Goddard in January 2023. She enjoys leading a variety of activities to help students develop a feeling of independence.
  •  Sarah

    Sarah

    Assistant Teacher
    Ms. Sarah is the co-teacher in our Octopus Preschool 1 classroom. She has completed training in Indiana Early Learning Paths Health & Safety Training, Indiana Early Learning Foundations, and the Indiana Early Learning Paths Child Development Training. Ms. Sarah started with Goddard in April 2023. Ms. Sarah's encouraging attitude promotes continued growth in students' positive self-esteem when transitioning from Get Set to a more challenging Preschool program.
  •  Amie

    Amie

    Assistant Teacher
    Ms. Amie is the lead teacher in our Dolphin Toddler classroom. She has completed training in Indiana Early Learning Paths Health & Safety Training, Indiana Early Learning Foundations, and the Indiana Early Learning Paths Child Development Training. Ms. Amie started with Goddard in March 2023. In Ms. Amie's classroom, you can be sure your student is in an environment that is calm, warm and loving!
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