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. 

  • Ms Seema

    Ms Seema

    Owner / Operator
    Seema is the proud owner of The Goddard School in Dublin, OH. She studied Human Resources in Canada and has worked in several administrative and managerial positions throughout her career. Her love of continuous learning and education has inspired her to embark on this journey to join the Goddard family. As a mother, she understands the importance of ensuring that children have a quality early education and the positive impact that it will have for their academic careers and future success.
  • Ms Jackie

    Ms Jackie

    Director of Operations
    Ms. Jackie is our Director of Operations and has been at this location since 1999. She graduated from Ashland University with a Bachelor’s degree in Human Development and Family Studies. She has worked with children in many different capacities; such as teacher, assistant director and director. She has worked in the position of director since 1991.
  • Ms Jessica

    Ms Jessica

    Assistant Director
    Ms. Jessica began her childcare career in 2011, has been an Assistant Director since 2018, and joined our team as Assistant Director in 2022. She has her Child Development Associate as well as being Montessori certified. Ms. Jessica is an enthusiastic educator that loves making an impact in children's lives and watching them blossom. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her two daughters and her family.
  • Ms Erica

    Ms Erica

    Lead Preschool teacher
    Ms. Erica has worn many hats here at Goddard over her 5 years, but she has found her home as a lead in our preschool room. She has an associate's degree in Early Childhood Development and pursuing a bachelor's degree in elementary education. Ms. Erica is also a participant in our Sunshine Committee bringing creativity and joy to our staff and families. She enjoys seeing each child work through their thought process when learning new things as well as the smiles and cuddles they bring with them to school every day. In her free time, she likes to crochet and read.
  • Ms Amber

    Ms Amber

    Lead Get Set Teacher
    Ms. Amber is a Lead Get Set Teacher! Since April 2022, Ms. Amber has been an integral part of our team, bringing dedication, expertise, and boundless enthusiasm to her role. With 5 years of experience in childcare, she is a valuable asset in nurturing our young learners and preparing them for their preschool journey. She enjoys watching her students reach their milestones and celebrating them together. In her free time, she enjoys arts and crafts, playing video games, and spending time with her husband!
  • Ms Dawn

    Ms Dawn

    Lead Pre K Teacher
    Ms. Dawn has been a teacher with us since August 2019. She started as a toddler teacher, then moved up to preschool, and now has taken on the role of lead pre-k teacher. She is very creative with the activities she plans and promotes sustainability by using recycled materials whenever she can. Ms. Dawn has 31 years of experience working with children. She has an Associate degree in Early Childhood Education. Her favorite part about working with children is that every day is different, and loves to see how proud her students get when things click! In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and pets.
  • Ms Kiem

    Ms Kiem

    Lead Kindergarten Teacher
    Ms. Kiem has been the best Kindgergarten Enrichment Teacher by far, and has been teaching with us since November 2020. She loves exploring new, fun, and creative ways to teach her students language and math. Ms. Kiem has a bachelor's Degree in Education with a Major in English. She spends her free time hiking, exploring nature, dabbling in photography, and traveling with her husband.
  • Ms Sara

    Ms Sara

    Lead Infant Teacher
    Ms. Sara has been the pillar in our Cub room since April 2015. She enjoys working with the infants, experiencing every child's milestones as they grow in their first year. Ms. Sara brings a warm and inviting presence to all our families. She likes hiking, fishing, and spending quality time with her two children in her free time. We love seeing her smiling face every morning.
  • Ms Synthia

    Ms Synthia

    Lead Pre K Teacher
    Ms. Synthia is one of our new Pre-K teachers this year. She was previously a co-lead in our preschool classroom. She is so excited to explore this new chapter of her childhood career as well as grow with her students from last year. Ms. Synthia has been with us since August 2020 and is a participant in our Sunshine Committee where she brings new ideas for teacher and family engagement. She has an associate degree in early childhood education and is pursuing her Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood. Her favorite thing about being a teacher is getting to watch each child grow and change throughout the year, and seeing those 'A-ha' moments when they understand what she is teaching. Her favorite things to do in her down time are to read, bake, make arts and crafts, and shop.
  • Ms Sarah

    Ms Sarah

    Lead Get Set Teacher
    Ms. Sarah is one of our Lead Get Set Teachers. With a wealth of experience spanning 8 years in the world of 2-3-year-olds, Ms. Sarah brings a refreshing energy and expertise to our classroom. She finds joy in the hustle and bustle of the classroom, cherishing those "Ah-ha" moments when her little ones grasp a new concept of skill. Outside the classroom, Ms. Sarah loves spending time outdoors with her husband and kids, Connor and Emily, and reading!
  • Ms Avery

    Ms Avery

    Assistant Preschool Teacher
    Ms. Avery is our assistant pre-k teacher. She has been with us since August 2023, and has been working with children for the past 6 years. Ms. Avery loves the positive impact that she makes on each child's life as a teacher. In her free time, she enjoys playing the guitar and piano.
  • Ms Jomana

    Ms Jomana

    Assistant Get Set Teacher
    Ms. Jomana is our Assistant Get Set Teacher. She is also new to the childcare world but with three children of her own, she brings a wealth of personal experience and understanding to her role as an assistant teacher. Joining us in January 2024, she has been a nurturing guide to her students. She is passionate about building strong relationships and connections with her students and families. Her downtime is spent watching TV and movies and going to the cafe with her friends.
  • Ms Hima

    Ms Hima

    Assistant Preschool Teacher
    Ms. Hima is our Assistant Preschool Teacher. She is new to the world of childcare but has a passion for nurturing young minds and fostering creativity. She has been with us since November 2023 and has her Master's Degree in Science that brings a unique perspective to our early childhood environment. In her free time, she enjoys cooking, watching TV, and listening to music.
  • Ms Gina

    Ms Gina

    Assistant Pre k Teacher
    Ms. Gina is our assistant Pre-K teacher. She has been with us since December 2023. She has her Bachelor of Arts Degree but has worked with children since 2022. She loves working with children because of their innocence and creative minds. In her downtime, she enjoys going to the gym and spending time with family.
  • Ms Kiran

    Ms Kiran

    Assistant Infant Teacher
    Ms. Kiran is our Assistant Infant Teacher with an impressive 40 years of experience in early childhood development. Despite her tenure, her passion for nurturing infants and celebrating their milestones. Joining our team in November 2023, Ms. Kiran has become an integral part of our infant room. In her free time, she enjoys cooking, baking, and volunteering to help her Temple.
  • Ms Grace

    Ms Grace

    Support Staff
    Ms. Grace is our school support teacher, who visits all classes to help teachers with activities, and also helps with the school-agers end of day routines. Ms. Grace is currently pursuing her bachelor's degree in early childhood development. What she loves most about working with children is seeing that light bulb moment, and watching them grow. She loves reading, being with friends and family, and going to the gym.
  • Ms Sima

    Ms Sima

    Support Staff
    Ms. Sima has been a Goddard support staff member since September 2020. She has spent lots of time supporting the lead teachers in every classroom, by helping them with activities, and giving them time for lesson planning. She loves working with children to watch them grow and see their creativity shine. Ms. Sima's free time is spent cooking, walking, swimming, and spending time with family.
  • Ms Kat

    Ms Kat

    Support Staff
    Ms. Kat is a member of our support staff. Rejoining us in February 2024 after completing her CDA credential, she is committed to supporting the growth and development of our children. She has 4 years of early childcare experience where she finds inspiration in the development of every child. Beyond the classroom, she enjoys spending time with her dog, playing video games, and cleaning!
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