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. 

  • Mrs Kim

    Mrs Kim

    Owner
    My husband Rey and I are honored to be the owners of The Goddard School of Hamilton ll. We have 2 beautiful children Alexa and Julian. I have been in the education field for 17 years most recently as a Childcare Director for 6 years as well as owning my in-home childcare business for 5 years. Every child has special gifts to offer the world and my work allows me to help bring those gifts to light. I am dedicated to delivering the highest quality care possible here at The Goddard School of Hamilton by providing a positive learning environment for every child that enters our center. My goal is to foster physical development, social and emotional learning, and intellectual growth. I look forward to working closely with families and teachers in providing the most successful learning experience for all of our young learners throughout this educational journey. Together we can make this an effective learning environment.
  • Ms Alyssa

    Ms Alyssa

    Center Director
    Ms. Alyssa joined our Goddard family in January 2023 as the Director of Education. She has a background in education and over 5 years of experience in a licensed childcare center. She studied early childhood education and obtained her Associate of Arts Degree from Rowan College at Burlington County and graduated from Rowan University with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology. She looks forward to working with her families and staff and ensuring that your children are receiving the best possible care and education.
  • Ms Amanda

    Ms Amanda

    Assistant Director
    Miss Amanda joined our Goddard family in July of 2022 and has been a wonderful addition to our team. She began working in childcare in 2016 and is currently pursuing a degree in Education as well as her CDA. Amanda has a passion for educating young children and being an integral part of their daily lives as they grow and change.
  • Ms Dashanik

    Ms Dashanik

    Infant Lead Teacher
    Ms. Dash joined our Goddard family in March of 2024. She brings lots of love, positivity, and education to our blooming Infant room. Ms. Dash holds her bachelor’s degree in Sociology Human Services with a minor in Psychology from Bloomfield College. In her free time, Dash loves to decorate, design, and create different DIY projects! She enjoys going to concerts, the beach and amusement parks, too!
  • Mrs Shivana

    Mrs Shivana

    Infant Assistant Teacher
    Ms. Shivana joined our Goddard family in September of 2023 and has been working in childcare for over 20 years. Shivana has been the most amazing addition to our Infant classroom. Shivana enjoys watching as children grow and learn new things. Ms. Shivana has a son who is 26 and a daughter who is 11. In her free time, she likes to cook and spend time with her family.
  • Ms Rachel

    Ms Rachel

    Infant Assistant Teacher
    Ms. Rachel is a graduate student at TCNJ pursing her master’s degree in School Counselling! She also attended Rowan University and holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology and sociology. She has worked with children at day camps and childcare facilities for as long as she was able to work. She has a passion for helping children and understand their needs even as babies! Outside of work, she loves to read and spend as much time at the beach when the weather permits, as well as visiting and spending time with family.
  •  Karen

    Karen

    Infant Assistant Teacher
    Ms. Karen joined our Goddard family August of 2023. She has been a great asset to our Infant classroom. She is very nurturing with the babies and loves being able to help them grow each day. Karen truly enjoys supporting and sharing in children’s early learning! Karen has been married for 37 years and has two children and two grandchildren of her own as well. Outside of work she loves tending to her garden, camping, hiking and anything outdoors.
  • Ms Madeleine

    Ms Madeleine

    Infant Assistant Teacher
    Ms. Madeleine just joined the Goddard School family in August 2023. She is a very bubbly person with a child-like heart. Ms. Madeleine is a student at The College of New Jersey where she is studying Speech Pathology & Audiology with a minor in Deaf Studies. She hopes to become a speech teacher for elementary education, with an ASL interpreter certification. When it comes to teaching, Madeleine loves to do anything with movement or dance, she thinks it is a fun way to learn while getting some sillies out. Her favorite colors are turquoise, lavender, and mint. Ms. Madeleine also loves the Marvel movies!
  • Ms Yara

    Ms Yara

    Infant Assistant Teacher
    Ms. Yara joined our Goddard team in May of 2023. Yara currently attends The College of New Jersey pursuing a career in Elementary Education and Spanish as a second major. She has always been passionate about working with children and helping them to grow and develop in their early years. In her free time, Yara enjoys expressing her creative and artistic side by doing hair, makeup and lashes. She also enjoys going to the gym and working out.
  • Ms Karizma

    Ms Karizma

    Toddler 1 Lead Teacher
    Ms. Karizma began working here at the Goddard School in September 2022. She has been working as an early childhood educator for over one year. Karizma quickly fell in love with the job and being able to spend her days teaching and playing with the most wonderful children. Ms. Karizma always has a fun sensory activity for the children to engage in. She loves letting the kids get messy! Outside of work, Ms. Karizma enjoys spending time with her friends, family, boyfriend, and puppy, Coquito! She is very close with her family, and they spend lots of time together.
  • Mrs Heidi

    Mrs Heidi

    Toddler 2 Lead Teacher
    Miss Heidi has faithfully worked in the Toddler Room at The Goddard School of Hamilton II since it’s opening in September 1999. She holds an Associate of Arts degree in ECE from Mercer County Community College. Heidi's favorite children's author is Eric Carle.
  • Ms Estefani

    Ms Estefani

    Toddler 2 Assistant Teacher
    Ms. Estefani joined our Goddard family in January 2023. She enjoys coming to work every day and seeing her students faces light up. She has been an amazing asset to our younger classrooms.
  • Ms Brooke

    Ms Brooke

    Toddler 2 Assistant Teacher
    Ms. Brooke began working for Goddard in November of 2017. Her passion for educating children shines bright every day. She loves building relationships with the children and their families.
  • Ms Alexianna

    Ms Alexianna

    Twos Co-Lead Teacher
    Ms. Alexianna began working at the Goddard school in August of 2023. She has been a tremendous asset to our team. Ms. Alexianna is very enthusiastic about her new career in childcare and is eager to make wonderful memories with all of her students! In her free time, she loves crafting and bringing that art into the classroom with her!
  • Ms Caitlin

    Ms Caitlin

    Twos Co-Lead Teacher
    Ms. Caitlin has been working in childcare as a toddler teacher for two years. She attended Mercer County Community College for two years for Early Childhood Education and recently obtained her Child Development Associate. At home, Caitlin has a yorkie puppy whom is her very best friend! Caitlin has been such an asset to our Twos class, and we are so happy to have her as a part of our Goddard team.
  • Ms T'Yona

    Ms T'Yona

    Twos Teacher
    Ms. T began working at The Goddard School of Hamilton II in January of 2024. Although she has many years of experience in in-home childcare, this is her first experience in a childcare facility. Ms. T. is so excited to be a part of The Goddard School family. T’Yona is very animated when it comes to communicating and connecting with children. She believes that in order to understand children, we must meet them at their level and view things from their perspective. T’Yona is motivated to teach core values in each child she crosses paths with. She is confident that each child will make an impact on the world with the power of knowledge. In her free time, Ms. T’Yona cherishes memory making with her nieces and nephews. Her favorite part of the day is walking into the classroom to lots of hugs and big smiles from the children. She believes it is imperative that each child leave the classroom each day with a positive mindset and a beautiful smile!
  • Mrs Nicole

    Mrs Nicole

    Bridge Lead Teacher
    Mrs. Nicole joined our Goddard family in October 2019. She is our Bridge Lead Teacher while also pursuing her degree in Special Education. When Mrs. Nicole is not teaching, she enjoys spending time with her husband and their son, Jaxson.
  • Mrs Lisa

    Mrs Lisa

    Preschool Teacher
    Mrs. Lisa joined our Goddard family in April of 2023. Lisa enjoys working with children because she feels like they can teach us new things while we help teach them too. Lisa has been working in childcare for five years and one of her favorite children’s books is The Cat in the Hat. She is currently attending Mercer County College to become a social worker. In her free time, Lisa enjoys dancing, working out and reading!
  • Ms Brittany

    Ms Brittany

    Preschool Teacher
    Brittany has worked with children since the age of 16 when she used to volunteer at a local childcare center by her home. Brittany’s high energy shines bright in any classroom she is in. Outside of work, she loves spending time with family and friends. Her favorite book is A Bad Case of The Stripes. She also enjoys watching movies and listening to podcast.
  • Mrs Brianna

    Mrs Brianna

    Preschool Assistant Teacher
    Brianna joined our Goddard School team in January 2023. Ms. Brianna has become a wonderful addition to our Preschool room and she loves being a part of the children’s daily lives as they grow and learn! Brianna is a mother to two boys and two girls. Outside of work, she spends most of her time with her children and her husband.
  • Ms Victoria

    Ms Victoria

    Pre-K Co-Lead Teacher
    Miss Victoria has been working here at Goddard since June 2022. She has her Associate Degree in Early Childhood Education and is close to completing her Bachelor of Education. Victoria has been working in childcare for over ten years now. Victoria is big on building strong relationships with not only her students but, their families as well. She strives to create a happy and positive learning environment for her students and enjoys watching them grow every single day.
  • Ms Juliana

    Ms Juliana

    Pre-K Co-Lead Teacher
    Ms. Juliana began working at Goddard July of 2023. She has been working in early childhood care for 5 years. She graduated from Nottingham High School in 2018 and is currently working towards her CDA. In her free time, she enjoys hockey, reading, traveling and cooking. She enjoys connecting with your child and preparing them for kindergarten.
  • Mrs Ana

    Mrs Ana

    Floater
    Ms. Ana has been with us since January 2023. Ana has been working in the Early Childhood Education field for the past 12 years. Ana is passionate about helping children grow and develop. She is very nurturing with the children and takes care of each one as if they were her own! When Ana is not working, she enjoys being with her two children.
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