Our Teachers

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


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. 

  •  Andria


    Joining Goddard first as a Director in 2010, Ms. Andria loved the school so much, she took ownership in 2013! She received her bachelor's degree from Lindenwood University in Art Education and works hard to incorporate creativity in everything she does! She has enjoyed watching her own three girls graduate from the program and is proud to support families throughout their early childhood years.
  •  Jaime


    Director of Education and Marketing
    Ms. Jaime started her career in early childhood in 2003 and continued while she earned degrees in both fine art and elementary education from Webster University. After working in various child care and education programs throughout St. Louis, she found herself a home at Goddard in 2012! "It's so rewarding to be a part of such a quality school for so many years, and now have the opportunity to see my daughter benefit from the experience as well."
  •  Meaghan


    Ms. Meaghan received her bachelor's degree in education, psych, and human development/family studies from the University of Missouri-Columbia and loves to utilize her skills within our school environment. When she began with Goddard in 2007, her attention to detail made her successful in leading the school to accreditation for both NAEYC and Missouri programs. She now gets to see the benefits of education in her own family as her two girls grow through our program!
  •  Diana


    Lead Teacher
    Ms. Diana received an associate's degree in social work before completing her bachelor's from Missouri State University in child and family development. She had 7 years of experience in child care before landing here at The Goddard School in September of 2021. As an infant teacher, Ms. Diana's calm presence provides a relaxed environment for babies to thrive in!
  •  Jennifer


    Assistant Teacher
    Ms. Jennifer began with The Goddard School in 2018 with over 20 years of early childhood experience all over St. Louis. With a major of early childhood education at SCCC, she gained the skills and knowledge to provide a supportive environment.
  •  Ana


    Lead Teacher
    Ms. Ana has a bachelor's degree in biology and was previously a high school biology teacher in her hometown in Brazil. Looking for an adventure in the United States, she became an au pair as her heart was with younger children. Moving her way into early childhood positions, Ms. Ana found her niche with the one-year-old program and joined our faculty in September 2021.
  •  Gabriella


    Lead Teacher
    Ms. Gabriella came to us in November 2021 after coming back to Missouri from California. She has transferred to the University of Missouri and is pursuing her degree in educational studies, with previous coursework in deaf education. Ms. Gabriella works in our pre-toddler class, the Happy Hippos and is always supporting her children as they progress through their milestones!
  •  Katharine


    Lead Teacher
    Ms. Katie has an applied science degree in child care/early childhood education and has been in the field of ECE since 2007. After primarily working with toddlers in previous education centers, Ms. Katie was thrilled to have a permanent placement with our young 2's classroom when joining our team in 2020!
  • Ms Allison

    Ms Allison

    Assistant Teacher
    Ms. Allison joined our team in September of 2019 while pursuing a degree in early childhood education. A wonderful asset to the program, Allison creates a welcoming environment for her 2-year-old classroom, The Cheering Cheetahs!
  •  Tracy


    Lead Teacher
    Ms. Tracy has a degree in Education and worked previously as a Parent Educator for the FoxC-6 district for 11 years before coming to Goddard in 2009. "I look forward to giving each of your children the best possible preschool experience."
  •  Lynn


    Lead Teacher
    Ms. Lynn has her degree in Education from Central Missouri University and brought over 20 years of experience when she began at The Goddard School in 2008. "I love teaching science and math and look forward to giving the kids the best educational start to get them ready for Kindergarten."
  •  Denise


    Assistant Teacher
    Ms. Denise has her associate's degree in education and has a wide variety of background experience with both children and adults with special needs. She was excited to join our team in 2018 and assist in the growth and development of our children!
  •  Janet


    Kitchen Manager
    Ms. Janet has a Bachelors degree in General Dietetics from Fontbonne University and received an RD (Registered Dietetic) certificate from St. Louis University. She was welcomed into the Goddard family in 2011 and has been such a valuable resource to the school.
  •  Maggie


    Assistant Teacher
    Ms. Maggie has nearly 10 years of experience in working with children, and has primarily focused on the toddler age group with her education career. We were thrilled to bring her expertise to our team in February of 2024. Completing her CDA, she has been excited to put both her first-hand knowledge and coursework to the test!
  •  Amber


    Assistant Teacher
    Ms. Amber joined the team in March 2023 and was such a valuable asset as she assisted in all classrooms throughout the building. We were happy to bring her on full time as a 2 year old teacher in our Cheetah Classroom in March 2024. Her background and experience in early childhood programs laid a great foundation for her to hit the ground running here at Goddard in Arnold!
  •  Alexa


    Assistant Teacher
    Ms. Lexi simultaneously completed her bachelor's degree in psychology from Lindenwood University while also working in early childhood education. She brought her skills and experience to The Goddard Team in January 2023 and has been a delightful addition to our preschool classroom, the Leaping Lions!
  •  Hannah


    Co-Lead Teacher
    Ms. Hannah began with the Goddard School in December 2023 and settled in quickly to our Preschool Class, The Tumbling Tigers. After staying home with her two children for a number of years, she was anxious to get back into the field and apply her skills she gained from pursuing a bachelor's degree in communication sciences and disorders.
  •  Natalie


    Assistant Teacher
    Ms. Natalie was pursuing a degree in Early Childhood Education and had nearly ten years of experience when she landed here at Goddard in March 2024. Ms. Natalie's teaching philosphy is to first provide a safe and comfortable environment to build trust with her students and their families. We love watching her continue to flourish within our school and look forward to all she will accomplish here!
  •  Emily


    Center Support
    Ms. Emily has a bachelor's degree in business as well as a culinary arts degree. She owned and operated a bakery in Hannibal, Missouri for a number of years before relocating to Jefferson County. After staying home with her son for a bit, she followed her passion of early childhood education and joined our program in January 2024. She's ready to take on the tasks of development and assist our children in meeting their milestones!
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