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 Claery

    Ms Claery

    Owner
    Claery graduated from Rutgers University with a dual degree in History and Women and Gender Studies. Claery worked in Latin America Operations and as the head of Mexico Operations in a previous company before joining the Goddard family. She has a marketing background that she happily left behind to pursue this exciting venture in childhood education sparked by her child.
  • Ms Leena

    Ms Leena

    Owner
    Leena graduated from the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and went on to complete two years of residency in order to work as a clinical pharmacy specialist in the field of critical care medicine. She chose to change careers after having kids and learning she had a passion for early childhood education. As an owner she takes pride in providing a nurturing, safe, and quality education for children.
  • Ms Merideth

    Ms Merideth

    Director
    Merideth has over 20 years experience working with children. She has her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology and her NJ Certification in Elementary Education. Ms. Merideth joined our school in August 2007 as a lead teacher in our Kindergarten program. Eight years later she pursued an administrative position in another Goddard School. She rejoined our faculty as teacher and consultant in January, 2017 and stepped into the Assistant Director position that same year. In November 2022, Ms. Merideth transitioned to the role of Director.
  • Ms Tiffany

    Ms Tiffany

    Assistant Director
    Ms. Tiffany has over 17 years of experience working with children. She has her Bachelor of Arts degree in English. Ms. Tiffany joined the Goddard Family 2013.
  • Ms Jessica

    Ms Jessica

    Infants
    Ms. Jess has over 19 years of experience teaching infants & toddlers, and is currently in the process of completing her Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential. She joined the Goddard Family in September 2004.
  •  Meghan

    Meghan

    Infants
    Ms. Meghan joined the Goddard School January 2023 and has been such a lovely addition to our Goddard Family. She is one of our enrichment teachers (Music) and she is one of our infant teachers and loves experiencing their love.
  • Ms Monique

    Ms Monique

    Infants
    Ms. Monique comes to Goddard after years of experience working in publishing and the pharmaceutical industry. She is our animated storyteller for the infants in Fawns and the children love her. She has been with Goddard since September 2022.
  •  Doriana

    Doriana

    Infants
    Ms. Doriana comes from a background in childcare she has received her certifications from her native NY. Her loving ways has won the hearts of all of the children in her classroom.
  • Ms Jessica

    Ms Jessica

    First Steps
    Ms. Jessica has over 14 years of experience in Early Childhood Education at another Goddard School. She has her Bachelor of Arts degree in Fashion Marketing as well as her Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential. Ms. Jessica joined the Goddard Branchburg Family in October 2022.
  • Ms Mellissa

    Ms Mellissa

    Toddlers
    Ms. Mellissa has over five years of experience working with children. She has her Associate's Degree in Early Childhood Education. Ms. Mellissa joined the Goddard Family in April 2017.
  • Ms Angie

    Ms Angie

    Toddlers
    Ms. Angie is our toddlers assistant teacher that enjoys working with our young toddlers that adore her. She has her associates degree in education (P-12). She has experience with young children and is super excited to work at The Goddard School.
  • Ms Brynne

    Ms Brynne

    Toddlers
    Ms. Brynne has over four years of experience working with children. She has her Bachelor of Science degree in Biobehavioral Health and her Master's Degree in Public Health. Ms. Brynne joined the Goddard Family in 2018.
  • Ms Laura

    Ms Laura

    Toddlers
    Ms. Laura has over 10 years of experience working in Early Childhood Education. She is currently pursuing her Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential. Ms. Laura joined the Goddard Family in September 2014.
  • Ms Michelle

    Ms Michelle

    Get Set
    Ms. Michelle has over 14 years of experience working with children. She has her Bachelor of Arts degrees in Early Childhood Education and Math. Ms. Michelle joined the Goddard Family in 2018.
  • Ms Kallen

    Ms Kallen

    Get Set
    Ms. Kallen comes to us with a background as an Emergency Medical Technician. The children quickly gravitated to her and she has become an asset to the Get Set classroom. She is currently pursuing her Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential. She joined The Goddard family in 2022.
  •  Sarah

    Sarah

    Get Set
    Ms. Sarah became part of The Goddard family April 2023 and it seems as if she has been here longer. She has a great relationship with the children as she does have an extensive amount of experience with toddlers and school aged children. Sarah has her bachelors degree from Rider University. We cannot wait to see all the amazing things Sarah will bring to The Goddard School.
  • Ms Laurie

    Ms Laurie

    Preschool
    Ms. Laurie has her Bachelors in Early Childhood and Elementary Education (P-6). She joined the Goddard family in December 2022. She comes with a world of knowledge and we are lucky to have her.
  • Ms Shoba

    Ms Shoba

    Preschool
    Shoba has a Masters in Ecommerce and comes to Goddard with years of experience in working in childcare. She is also working on her CDA (Child Development Associate).
  •  Shihchun (Chloe)

    Shihchun (Chloe)

    Preschool
    Chloe joined the Goddard family April 2023. She has a Child Development Associate. She believes every child is a unique individual with a motivative capacity to learn and make positive decisions. Chloe's goal is to provide a safe environment where children and families from different cultural backgrounds feel accepted and welcomed.
  • Ms Kristina

    Ms Kristina

    PreKindergarten
    Ms. Kristina has over 11 years of experience working in Early Childhood Education. She is currently pursuing her Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential. Ms. Kristina joined the Goddard Family in September 2014.
  • Ms Kathryn

    Ms Kathryn

    Prekindergarten
    Ms. Kathryn joined the Goddard Family in September 2021. She has worked with children of all age groups in various settings.
  • Ms Kristin

    Ms Kristin

    PreKindergarten
    Ms. Keke has over eight years of experience with children. She has her Bachelor of Arts degree in Interdisciplinary Studies in Environmental Education and Theater. Ms. Keke joined the Goddard Family in November 2014.
  • Ms Claire

    Ms Claire

    RESOURCE
    Ms. Claire joined the Goddard family in September 2022. She is currently working on her Bachelors degree in Elementary Education (K-12).
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