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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. 

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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 Samantha

Ms Samantha

Owner
Samantha is the owner of The Goddard Schools in Derry and Nashua NH. She earned a Bachelor’s degree from the University of New Hampshire in Durham and a Master’s degree in Business from Bentley College in Waltham, Massachusetts. She is also a Goddard parent; her older son attended the Nashua School for several years before she became a school owner herself. Now, her youngest son attends our school. “I love The Goddard School and the peace of mind that I had when my son attended. It's not just a child care or a 'day care', it's a safe and nurturing preschool for educating all young children. I enjoy sharing those great experiences with the families in Nashua!”
 Heidi

Heidi

Director
Heidi is the Director of the Goddard School in Nashua,N.H. Heidi received her B.A. in Elementary Education and her Masters in Education Curriculum and Instruction from Rivier College. Heidi has been a part of the Nashua Goddard School since 2005. She has taken on many different roles over the years including Associate as well as Lead Teacher for Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten, Assistant Director and now Director. These experiences, as well as public and private school experiences, allow for Heidi to mentor and guide her staff to exceptional success.
 Jaime

Jaime

Lead Teacher
Ms. Jaime is a Lead Teacher in our Pre-School program. Jaime earned her Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education from Hesser College and her Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education from Granite State College as well as a few course work in a Master’s program. In the classroom Jaime enjoys sensory activities where the children can explore a variety of different materials!
 Janice

Janice

Lead Teacher
Ms. Janice is a Lead Teacher in our Young Toddler classroom. Janice attended Middlesex Community College and Manchester Community College where she received credits in Early Childhood Education. She continuously looks for new opportunities to expand her professional development. Janice can always be found dancing, singing, and engaging her students in many different activities.
 Cassie

Cassie

Assistant Teacher
Ms. Cassie is an Associate Teacher in our Infant Toddler Team. She completed a two-year Technical Program focusing in Early Childhood Education and is consistently attending workshops as well as seminars to further her education as a professional. Cassie finds it most rewarding when she sees her students grasp and understand new concepts.
 Donna

Donna

Assistant Teacher
Ms. Donna is an Associate Teacher in our Toddler Team. She has completed coursework in Early Childhood Education from Nashua Community College. She continues to attend workshops and seminars to further her education. Donna’s favorite part of teaching is watching the “ah, ha” moments when her curious toddlers learn new skills.

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