Our Teachers

Our teachers blend the highest education standards with nurturing care to help foster well-rounded child development.

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. 

  • Miss Yang

    Miss Yang

    Owner
    Yang Shu is the onsite owner of The Goddard School in Lexington, MA. Yang dreamed of opening a preschool for nearly a decade. When their two-year-old daughter, Nicole, was born, she and her husband, Shuo, were even more determined to find a way to fulfill their dream and give back to the community. Before opening the preschool, Yang worked in the United Arab Emirates as an assistant manager for a construction machinery company, and in Kenya for a tour and travel agency. Because of her experiences working in different countries and opening a preschool in a culturally diverse area, Yang said she wants her students to share their cultures with one another and wants to share her worldly experiences through multi-cultural programs at the Goddard School of Lexington.
  • Miss Jenny

    Miss Jenny

    Director
    Miss Jenny joined The Goddard School in March of 2019. She holds her certification in Infant, Toddlers, Preschool and is Director qualified. She has been working in childcare since 2011 and is the Director here at the Goddard School. With her degree in Early Childhood Education, she works towards continuing her growth and learning as an educator, as this is an ever-changing field. She loves working with young children because it gives her the chance to see their spark of curiosity as they explore their world. As well as working with the children Miss. Jenny also enjoys partnering with parents to work in the best interest of each child. As the Director, she strives to assist each teacher in the growth and development of their own teaching styles.
  • Miss Brittany

    Miss Brittany

    Assistant Director
    Miss Brittany joined The Goddard School in August of 2022 and has worked with children from the ages of 6 weeks - 14 Years since 2010. She holds her certification in Infants, Toddlers, Preschool and is Director qualified. Brittany has her Bachelors in Health Science and is Early Education Certified in all ages. Brittany continues to take classes and further her education and is the Assistant Director here at the Goddard School. She loves to watch children learn and grow as they hit their important milestones. As the Assistant Director, she continues to sharpen her relationship building skills with the children and families in our school. She is an integral part of the leadership of the school and provides support to the talented teaching team at our school. During the evenings and weekends Brittany enjoys teaching dance to elementary and middle schoolers.
  • Miss Karin

    Miss Karin

    Office Support
    Miss Karin joined The Goddard School when it opened in September of 2018 as the lead teacher in the infant program. She holds a lead teacher certificate in Infants, Toddlers, Preschool as well as Director certificate. She has a Bachelor’s of Science in Elementary Education from Keuka College. Karin has been in the field of early childhood education since 1993. When she is not working she loves spending time with her family and going to her beach house in New Jersey. She has worked with children of all ages from the little ones to the big ones. Her passion is creating a warm and nurturing environment where our youngest children can thrive and grow. Her favorite children’s books are “Owl Babies” and “The Big Red Barn.”
  • Miss Bridget

    Miss Bridget

    Twinkle Twinkle Little Star Infant Teacher
    Miss Bridget joined The Goddard School in August of 2023. She holds her certification in Infants, Toddlers and Preschool. Bridget is part of the Twinkle Twinkle Little Star teaching team. She has taught and guided children ages Infants through Preschool since 2018. She graduated from Stonehill College with a Bachelor of Arts in Health Science and a minor in Psychology and Health Care Administration. Bridget loves being a part of building confidence and security in the development of children. She helps to create a warm and loving learning environment for each child to grow and thrive.
  • Mr Brendan

    Mr Brendan

    Center Support Teacher
    Mr. Brendan joined the Goddard School in February of 2023. He holds his certifications in Infant, Toddler and Preschool and has been in the Early Childhood Education Field since 2015. Brendan has been in all of our classrooms and enjoys the uniqueness of each age group. When he is not teaching, his hobbies include hiking and watching movies. Brendan loves teaching because his own teachers inspired him greatly. He enjoys partnering with parents to work in the best interest of each child.
  • Miss Victoria

    Miss Victoria

    The Rainbow Fish Infant Teacher
    Miss Vicky joined the Goddard School in 2021 as part of the Minuteman Co-Op program. She holds her Infant, Toddler and Preschool certification. Vicky is part of our Rainbow Fish Infant teaching team. She is an integral part of the Infant classroom assisting the children reach their developmental and educational needs. Her gentle way lends itself to caring for our littlest children.
  • Miss Mattie

    Miss Mattie

    The Rainbow Fish Infant Assistant Teacher
    Miss Mattie joined the Goddard School in August of 2021. She is a part of The Rainbow Fish teaching team. Mattie has helped out in most of our classrooms but she has a passion for Infants. Her creativity is evident as seen in the activities and experiences she shares with the children in her classroom. Since she joined our school, she has been a wonderful support system for every classroom. Her care and compassion for the children shows through each and every day.
  • Mr Brian

    Mr Brian

    The Very Hungry Caterpillar Toddler Teacher
    Mr. Brian joined the Goddard School when it opened in September of 2018 and has been working in childcare since 1999. He has his certification in Infants, Toddlers and Preschool. Brian is part of The Hungry Caterpillar Toddler teaching team. He is currently a student at Southern New Hampshire University, and is working towards his Bachelor's in Human Services. When he is not teaching Brian loves spending his time volunteering at an animal shelter and collecting comic books. Brian loves helping the children learn and explore through play and bringing nature into the classroom. His favorite children's book is "If you Give a Moose a Muffin."
  • Miss Kenia

    Miss Kenia

    The Very Hungry Caterpillar Toddler Teacher
    Miss. Kenia joined the Goddard School in September of 2023 where she quickly settled into our Toddler Program. She attended Intercontinental University and received her Bachelor's Degree in Psychology. Her kind and caring personality helps to develop a warm and loving learning environment for her children to grow in. Kenia's gentle approach allows the children to feel safe and secure while in her care. As she implements a well-rounded curriculum, she assists children in exploring their environment and reaching their developmental milestones.
  • Miss Dionne

    Miss Dionne

    Harold and the Purple Crayon Toddler Teacher
    Miss Dionne joined our Goddard Family in September of 2022. She holds her certification in Infant and Toddlers. She is part of our Harold and the Purple Crayon Toddler teaching team and helps create a curriculum for her children to grow and thrive in. When she is not teaching, she enjoys crafting and traveling. She loves teaching because she gets the opportunity to watch her children learn and grow. She enjoys partnering with the parents to work in the best interest of each child in her care.
  • Miss Sarah

    Miss Sarah

    Harold and the Purple Crayon Toddler Teacher
    Miss Sarah joined the Goddard Family in October of 2019 and has been working with children since 2018. She is a part of the Harold and the Purple Crayon Toddler teaching team. During her career, she has worked with children who were six weeks to 5 years old. Sarah has an associate's degree in Early Education and Care and a Bachelors Degree of Science in Education. Her hobbies are listening to music and getting her nails done.
  • Miss Angelica

    Miss Angelica

    Oh The Places You'll Go Toddler Teacher
    Miss. Angelica joined The Goddard School in October of 2022. She holds her certification in Infants, Toddlers and Preschool. Angelica is part of our Oh the Places You'll Go teaching team. When teaching, Miss. Angelica enjoys incorporating music and reading into the classroom. She feels that children deserve an environment where they can thrive through play, imagination, and gentle guidance.
  • Miss Maureen

    Miss Maureen

    Oh the Places You'll Go Assistant Toddler Teacher
    Miss. Reenie has worked with children and families since 1993. She joined The Goddard School in 2023 an Assistant Teacher where she has shown her love for helping children grow and learn. Reenie feels that each child deserves a learning environment where they can thrive through play, use their imagination to explore their world, and gain an understanding of developmental milestones from gentle guidance.
  • Mr Eliseo

    Mr Eliseo

    The Pout Pout Fish Toddler Teacher
    Mr. Eliseo joined The Goddard School in 2023! He uses his creativity and kind heart to create a warm and loving environment for his children to grow and thrive in. Along with working alongside his co-teacher to implement a well rounded curriculum, he works closely with the parents to ensure that each child is meeting their very important milestones and have the proper amount of support and attention through their development. Eliseo is working towards furthering his career within the Early Childhood Education Field to obtain certifications and continue to make a healthy learning environment for his children.
  • Miss Camden

    Miss Camden

    The Pout Pout Fish Toddler Teacher
    Miss Camden Joined The Goddard School in June of 2023. She holds her certification in Infants, Toddlers, and Preschool. Camden is part of our Pout Pout Fish Toddler classroom. Camden recently graduated Eastern Connecticut State University with a degree in general psychology and plans on going to graduate school to obtain her degree in Early Childhood Education. Camden loves to incorporate hands-on activities in the classroom anyway she can and create a fun and exciting learning environment for all children in her care. When not teaching, she enjoys walking around Target and hanging out with her cat, Bean!
  • Miss Juana

    Miss Juana

    Dragons Love Tacos Preschool Lead Teacher
    Miss. Juana joined the Goddard School in July of 2023. Juana assists in our Toddler-Preschool age group where she supports the developmental growth of all the children in her care. She assists in creating and implementing a well-rounded curriculum to meet the developmental needs of each child and supports their independent growth through her kind and caring engagements. As Juana is working on furthering her education in the Early Childhood Education field, she will continue to create a warm and welcoming environment for her children to grow and thrive in.
  • Miss Isabelle

    Miss Isabelle

    Barnyard Dance Preschool Teacher
    Miss Isabelle started with The Goddard School in July 2021! She holds her certification in Infants, Toddlers, and Preschool. She started as a center support and has found comfort in working as part of the Barnyard Dance preschool teaching team. She helps build and implement a purposeful curriculum for her age group and guides the children through each activity. Isabelle is a fun and caring teacher who enjoys watching the children learn and discover new things every day.
  • Miss Aurora

    Miss Aurora

    Barnyard Dance Preschool Teacher
    Miss Aurora started her childcare career in 2020. She enjoys creating engaging activities for her class and likes to incorporate environmental-based learning. She thinks it’s important to support each child’s social and emotional well-being too. She wants to further her education and earn a master's in early education. When she is not working she loves to go for walks on the beach, visit friends, and try new recipes! Miss Aurora loves working with children because of their optimism.
  • Mr Henry

    Mr Henry

    Barnyard Dance Preschool Teacher
    Mr. Henry graduated from the University of Vermont with a Bachelor's in European History. Henry enjoys teaching because he is able to encourage children to express themselves and engage in positive ways. His gentle demeanor and positive interactions help the children feel comfortable in their environment and allow them to thrive in their development.
  • Miss Brooke

    Miss Brooke

    Chicka Chicka Boom Boom Preschool Teacher
    Miss Brooke joined the Goddard School in November of 2022. She holds her certification in Infants, Toddlers and Preschool. Brooke is part of our Chicka Chicka Boom Boom teaching team. She attended Boston University and graduated with a Masters of Science in Child Life and Family Centered Care. She has been working with children and families since 2017 as a Developmental Specialist and has shifted to being a full time Preschool Teacher starting in 2022. She enjoys incorporating reading into the classroom and feels that children deserve an environment where they can thrive through play, imagination, and gentle guidance.
  • Miss Rachel

    Miss Rachel

    Chicka Chicka Boom Boom Preschool Teacher
    Miss Rachel joined the Goddard School in February of 2023. She holds her certification in Infants, Toddlers and Preschool. Rachel is a part of our Chicka Chicka Boom Boom teaching team. She is a recent graduate of the University of Massachusetts Boston with a Bachelors in History. She is new to the Early Childhood Education field and has quickly molded into a wonderful and kind hearted teacher. She thrives to create an environment that is loving and engaging for all children to learn in.
  • Mr Jacob

    Mr Jacob

    Where the Wild Things Are Pre K Teacher
    Mr. Jacob joined the Goddard School in May of 2022. He holds his certification in Infants, Toddlers and Preschool. He is part of the Where the Wild Things Are Pre-K teaching team. Jacob speaks English and knows a little bit of Spanish. When he is not teaching he enjoys video and board games, playing piano, and playing with his cat Neko! Jacob loves teaching because every day he gets to share learning experiences with his students and see how they uniquely approach new situations. He aims to form partnerships with parents to best be able to teach and care for each child.
  • Miss Autumn

    Miss Autumn

    The Kissing Hand PreK Teacher
    Miss Autumn joined the Goddard School in 2018 when she was part of the intern program through the Minuteman Vocational Co-Op Program. She holds her certification in Infants, Toddlers, and Preschool. Autumn is the lead teacher in our Kissing Hand Pre-K classroom. When Autumn is not teaching she enjoys singing in her church choir, and hiking!
  • Miss Courtney

    Miss Courtney

    Center Support Teacher
    Miss Courtney has started with the center as part of the Minuteman Vocational Co-op Program in December 2021! She has primarily worked with our toddler program but more recently, she has been helping out in the Pre-K classrooms. Courtney holds her Infant, Toddler and Preschool certification.
  • Miss Lori

    Miss Lori

    Center Support Teacher
    Miss Lori joined the Goddard teaching team in November of 2018. She holds her Infant, Toddler and Preschool certification. She has been in the field of education since 1998. When she is not teaching, her hobbies include collecting sea glass on the beach, shopping and spending time with her family. Lori loves teaching because she loves seeing the joy of children's faces when they discover something new. Lori feels children deserve an environment where they can thrive through play, imagination and gentle guidance.
  • Miss Michelle

    Miss Michelle

    Center Support Teacher
    Miss Michelle joined the Goddard Family in July of 2022. She has recently been awarded a Master in Social Work. She is certified in teaching Infants, Toddlers and Preschool. She enjoys working with children because she loves to see them achieve their milestones. Michelle has a passion for teaching infants and toddlers and enjoys watching them grow and develop. In her spare time she enjoys cooking, making, working out and painting.
  • Miss Nicole

    Miss Nicole

    Center Support Teacher
    Miss Nicole joined the Goddard School in November of 2018 and has been in the education field since 1994. She holds her certification in Infants, Toddlers, and Preschool.She has worked with Infants, toddlers, and preschool throughout her career. When Nicole is not working, she loves spending time with her daughter and reading. She is working on finishing her degree in Early Childhood Education. She loves working with children because she loves seeing the smiles on children's faces when they learn something new.
  • Miss Ellison

    Miss Ellison

    Center Support Assistant Teacher
    Miss Ellie joined the Goddard School in July 2021. She has worked in all of our classrooms and enjoys the uniqueness of each age group. She helps each classroom engage in afternoon lesson and participate in playground exploration. Ellie has a bright and fun personality that helps each classroom thrive in their learning experiences.
  • Miss Nicole

    Miss Nicole

    Center Support Teacher
    Miss Nicole joined the Goddard School family in August of 2019. She holds her certification in Infants, Toddlers, and Preschool. She enjoys using her creative side to engage in all different art projects in her class. Nicole loves working with children because every day is a new adventure to help them grow and learn. She also has PharmD from MCPHS University and is a registered pharmacist. When she is not working she can usually be found reading or crafting with her husband and cat.
  • Miss Isabella

    Miss Isabella

    Center Support Assistant Teacher
    Miss Bella joined the Goddard School in May of 2022 as part of the Waltham Partnership for Youth Program. During her time in our school, she has assisted each classroom in their daily needs and engaged with the children at age appropriate levels. Bella is a kind and caring teacher who enjoys helping each classroom in any way she can.
  • Miss Mallika

    Miss Mallika

    Center Support Teacher
    Miss Mallika Joined the Goddard School in July of 2022. She holds her certification in Infants, Toddlers, and Preschool. She enjoys working with all ages and helps implement a well structured curriculum all classrooms. Her calm and happy demeanor helps make the children and families feel at ease while they are in her care.
  • Miss Emma

    Miss Emma

    Center Support Teacher
    Miss Emma joined The Goddard School in November of 2021 through the Minuteman Vocational Program. She holds her certification in Infants, Toddlers and Preschool. Emma has worked in all of our classrooms but has an affetion for the littlest of our children in the Infant and Toddler classrooms. She has a bright and fun personality that creates a wonderful learning environment for children of all ages.
  • Miss Ella

    Miss Ella

    Center Support Lead Teacher
    Miss Ella joined the Goddard School in May of 2023. She holds her certification in Infants, Toddlers and Preschool. She attends Coastal Carolina University and is pursuing a degree in Elementary Education. Her hobbies include cooking, reading, and playing board games with family and friends. She enjoys working with children because they never fail to make her smile. That simple joy makes Ella excited to start her own family in the future. Ella has a passion for working with children of all ages and is confident in her growth as a support teacher.
  • Miss Faith

    Miss Faith

    Center Support Teacher
    Miss Faith joined The Goddard School in May of 2023. She holds her certification in Infants, Toddlers and Preschool. Faith attends Keene State College and is pursuing a degree in Dance. Her hobbies include dancing, working out, and going for walks. She enjoys working with children because she wants to help make their days better. Faith has a passion for education and to grow and develop as a support teacher.
  • Miss Meghan

    Miss Meghan

    Center Support Teacher
    Miss Meghan joined The Goddard School in December of 2022. She holds her certification in Infants, Toddlers and Preschool. She currently attends Framingham State University and is pursuing a degree in Elementary Education She enjoys working with children because everything is a new experience for them and she enjoys watching their minds adapt to new ideas. Meg has a passion for helping students who have learning disabilities grow and develop as a support teacher. We are excited to have Miss Meg as a part of our team!
  • Miss Reynolds

    Miss Reynolds

    Center Support Teacher
    Miss. Reynolds has her Masters in Early Childhood Education and Bachelor in Science in Early Education. She has 8 years of experience working with young children in the Early Childhood Education Field as well as being a Kindergarten Teacher. Miss. Reynolds loves teaching because every day she can make a difference in a child's life. She enjoys partnering with parents to work in the best interest of each child and help them succeed in all developmental areas.
  • Miss Isabel

    Miss Isabel

    Center Support Teacher
    Miss. Isabel attended Salve Regina University and received her Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education in 2020. She has worked with children ages 6 months to 6 years old during her time in the field. She has a passion for helping children find their creativity, explore, and grow. In her spare time, Isabel enjoys cooking and spending time with family and friends.
  • Mr Anthony

    Mr Anthony

    Center Support Assistant Teacher
    Mr. Anthony attended Coastal Carolina University and graduated in 2017 with his Bachelors in Political Science. He has been working with children and families in the Early Childhood Education Field since 2008. Anthony enjoys incorporating Art into the classroom as it allows the children to be creative and unique. He feels that children deserve an environment where they can thrive through play, use their imagination, and gentle guidance.
  • Miss Caitlin

    Miss Caitlin

    Center Support Assistant Teacher
    Miss. Caitlin currently attends Lexington Public High School and joined The Goddard School in 2023! When she is not working with children, Miss. Caitlin enjoys working out and spending time with her friends. Miss. Caitlin has a passion for Learning and working to grow and develop as a support teacher.
  • Miss Gael

    Miss Gael

    Center Support Assistant Teacher
    Miss. Gael has been working with children since 2017. She plans on continuing her education and becoming EEC certified. Miss. Gael enjoys working with children because she enjoys seeing them learn and grow as they are taught new things. Miss. Gael feel that children deserve to have an environment where they can grow and thrive in all aspects such as play, imagination, and gentle guidance.
  • Miss Isabelle

    Miss Isabelle

    Center Support/Assistant Teacher
    Miss. Bella attends Minuteman Regional Highschool and is part of the Early Childhood Education program. During her time in the program, she has had the opportunity to gain experience working with children ages 6 weeks old to 5 years old. Bella's goal is to help children learn and grow in an environment where they are free to be themselves and explore their world at their own pace.
  • Miss Mackenzie

    Miss Mackenzie

    Center Support Assistant Teacher
    Miss. Mackenzie attends Minuteman High School and is pursuing a certification in the Early Childhood Education Program. Her hobbies include Reading, Arts & Crafts, swimming, writing, and babysitting. She enjoys working with children because she loves to watch them learn new things. Mackenzie has a passion for creating a safe and nurturing environment in order to help the children grow, learn, and develop in positive ways!
  • Miss Zinnat

    Miss Zinnat

    Center Support Assistant Teacher
    Miss. Zinnat graduated from the University of Dhaka with her Masters in Science, Food, and Nutrition. She joined the Goddard School in 2023 as a center support teacher. Zinnat engages with many different age groups and encourages them to happily engage in activities and create positive relationships with peers.
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