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. 

  • Mr Bill

    Mr Bill

    Owner
    Bill is the on-site owner of our Goddard location. Bill has been involved with The Goddard School since 1999. His love and passion for The Goddard School lead him to open this location in 2002. Bill received his Associates Degree in Business Management from Northwestern Business College. He wanted to operate a business that plays an important role in the community by providing an exceptional service for children. He is very proud to own a business that is centered on his most important priority – family. Bill is very excited to be a part of The Goddard School and is committed to providing the highest quality preschool experience for the children in this neighborhood. He looks forward to getting to know you and your family as well as being a part of the community.
  • Mr David

    Mr David

    On-site Owner
    I am so proud to be part of this wonderful school; our children, parents, and faculty make an amazing family! Prior to owning the school, I worked for Goddard Systems Incorporated (Franchisor of The Goddard School). I decided early on that I firmly believed in the educational program that Goddard provides. I believe we change the lives of children and families. I believe we provide the environment, materials, direction, and opportunities for experiences that will promote a child's innate ability to learn and develop. I am passionate that they graduate being School Ready, Career Ready, Life Ready.
  • Mrs Melanie

    Mrs Melanie

    Lead Director
    Mrs. Melanie has a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Ohio University. Mrs. Melanie previously worked in our older toddler classroom and was promoted to director due to her passion for early childhood learning. She is dedicated to providing the best of care for every child and enjoys seeing children reach key milestones every day. Ms. Melanie enjoys the time spent with her children as they attend The Goddard School. Her favorite author is Mo Willams.
  • Mr Dylan

    Mr Dylan

    Assistant Director
    Mr. Dylan earned his bachelor’s and master’s degree from Penn State University in psychology and counseling respectively. He is a strong believer that children learn by doing and observing those around them. He is also a strong advocate for making sure that children learn and care about their mental health even at a young age. He has been working with The Goddard Schools since 2017. His favorite children’s book is A Bad Case of the Stripes by David Shannon.
  • Ms Isabelle

    Ms Isabelle

    Infant Lead Teacher
    Ms. Isabelle has been working with children for “as long as she can remember” starting as a babysitter and nanny before joining The Goddard School. She has been working with infants especially as she is the second oldest of 7. She is currently working on her CDA and looking into furthering her educational background with a possible bachelor’s degree in early childhood development. She loves getting to work with all the families and kids every day!
  • Ms Lauri

    Ms Lauri

    First Steps Lead Teacher
    Ms. Lauri has been working in childcare since 1991 and with the Goddard School since 2006. She enjoys watching children grow through the years as she is with them from some of their first steps. She is currently working on getting her CDA in infant and toddler care in order to expand her knowledge for teaching. Outside of work Ms. Lauri can be found spending time with her family or reading.
  • Ms Lilly

    Ms Lilly

    First Steps Assistant Teacher
    Mrs. Lilly has been working in childcare since 2019. She enjoys working with children and seeing everyone grow and learn. She is looking forward to getting to raise her own children and using her experience in childcare to help homeschool them when the time comes. She also enjoys running a business with her husband, exercising, art, and spending time with her family.
  • Mrs Amy

    Mrs Amy

    Toddler 1 Lead Teacher
    Mrs. Amy has been working with children since 2013. She earned her Associate Degree in Early Childhood Development from South Texas Community College. She also has earned her Bachelor of Science in Social Work from The University of Texas Pan American. Mrs. Amy believes that children can learn with hands-on practice and positive encouragement. She loves to work with the toddlers and allowing them to express themselves through her classroom curriculum.
  • Ms Jasmine

    Ms Jasmine

    Toddler 1 Assistant Teacher
    Ms. Jasmine is currently studying pre-vet and looking to transfer soon to study zoology. She joined The Goddard School after realizing through other work that she enjoys working with children. She enjoys working with the Toddler rooms and always has fun when working with them. Ms. Jasmine was previously a swim instructor and thoroughly enjoyed the experience as she enjoys being active and swimming, playing volleyball or lacrosse in her free time.
  • Ms Aimee

    Ms Aimee

    Toddler 2 Lead Teacher
    Ms. Aimee is currently the lead in our Toddler 2 classroom. She loves watching and helping children learn and explore as they grow. Ms. Aimee is currently pursuing her CDA specializing in infants and toddlers. She loves to read Pete the Cat books by Eric Litwin. She enjoys getting to be closer to her son as he grows up and learns in the school.
  • Ms Sarah

    Ms Sarah

    Toddler 2 Assistant Teacher
    Ms. Sarah enjoys working in childcare as children are a great reminder to enjoy life and to take time to “smell the roses” every day. As a mother of two, red bull and coffee are her favorite drinks. At the end of the day she enjoys sitting down to relax and read a good book! She is currently working on her CDA in infant and toddler care.
  • Ms Alyxandria

    Ms Alyxandria

    Get Set Assistant Teacher
    Ms. Alyx has some prior experience in childcare but has spent the most time here at The Goddard School. She enjoys teaching the kids and listening to stories from parents about how they demonstrated what they are learning at home. She loves reading books, re-watching her comfort shoes, and spending time with friends and family. She comes from a large family with four siblings and two cats.
  • Ms Rachel

    Ms Rachel

    Preschool Lead Teacher
    Mrs. Rachel began working at the Goddard school in the Get Set room before joining the Preschool program. She attended Ohio Dominican University and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in educational studies in 2019. Her favorite part of working here is getting to see children laugh, grow, play, and create strong friendships.
  • Ms Sara

    Ms Sara

    Preschool Assistant Teacher
    Ms. Sara loves working with young students especially in the Preschool classroom. She loves seeing them blossom and grow. Ms. Sara also enjoys being able to create positive and loving bonds with both children and their families.
  • Mrs Lisa

    Mrs Lisa

    Pre-K Lead Teacher
    Mrs. Lisa has been working in childcare since 2017 with Pre-K students. She also has her Master’s Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. She loves coming to work and hearing each child’s exciting news about their new shoes, boo-boos, or getting to see Grandma and Grandpa. She loves learning alongside the kids, asking questions and discovering new things with them. Mrs. Lisa’s goal is to help children get excited about school for years to come!
  • Ms Farah

    Ms Farah

    Pre-K Assistant Teacher
    Mrs. Farah has completed her associates degree in healthcare management at Columbus State Community College. She is a positive person who has an enthusiastic outlook on life. Mrs. Farah gets a great sense of achievement from seeing students develop and grow as individuals. She is honored and has great pride in being part of the Goddard School.
  • Mr Mathew

    Mr Mathew

    Pre-K Assistant Teacher
    Mr. Mathew has been working in childcare since 2014 in various roles. He has a passion for teaching and the arts, which is evident by the elaborate hats and cardboard play structures you will often find him creating. He enjoys using his skills as a great way to get children more excited and involved in their learning. Seeing children learn and grow is the most rewarding part of being a teacher for Mr. Mathew.
  • Ms Kayla

    Ms Kayla

    Resource Teacher
    Ms. Kayla is passionate about nurturing young minds and has been working in childhood education since 2019. She has earned an associate’s degree in applied science with a focus in psychology and is a member of a National Honors Society showing her commitment to understanding and enhancing child development. She is pursuing her bachelor’s in psychology at The Ohio State University. She uses her knowledge and practical application to positively impact children’s lives.
  • Ms Paige

    Ms Paige

    School Age Lead Teacher
    Ms. Paige earned her degree in 2019 from Ohio Dominican University in Early Childhood/Intervention Specialist. After college she spent some time working at Walt Disney World before returning home to go back to working with children in an educational environment. She loves to help foster learning, growth and creativity in children.
  • Mrs Melissa

    Mrs Melissa

    School Age Assistant Teacher
    Mrs. Missy has been working with The Goddard Schools since 2016. She has worked in all different age groups from Infants through School Age. She is also a Registered dental assistant. She has three grown children of her own and three grandchildren who she credits with teaching her everything she needs to know to love working in childcare!
  • Ms Sadiyah

    Ms Sadiyah

    Resource teacher
    Ms. Sadiyah is currently a resource teacher who is exceptional in the Infant and First Steps rooms! She is currently earning her bachelor’s degree in education and has her associates degree in teacher education. She loves seeing how the kids grow and learn so much while here and being able to help and care for them! In her free time Ms. Sadiyah enjoys baking, playing video games, and anything creative.
  • Ms Jeanette

    Ms Jeanette

    Resource Teacher
    Ms. Jeanette enjoys working as one of the resource teachers as she gets to work with students of all ages from Infants up to School Age. She enjoys watching and helping children learn different techniques as they grow into their greatness. She is currently pursuing her CDA in Preschool/Pre-K education to further her learning as she helps students learn and grow.
  • Mrs Christine

    Mrs Christine

    Resource Teacher
    Mrs. Chrissy has always loved working with children even back when she was a child helping as much as she could to care for her younger siblings. She was previously a nanny and babysitter and in a childcare setting since 2000. Mrs. Chrissy enjoys working as a resource teacher as it allows her to build relationships with the children in all of the classrooms.
  • Mrs Natasha

    Mrs Natasha

    Assistant Teacher
    Mrs. Natasha is so excited to be part of the Goddard family and to get to know all about the kids and families! Mrs. Natasha has one year of previous childcare experience as well as four more years raising her own child. She has a background in psychology and child development from prior college classes. She enjoys being silly, loud, and getting to play like a big kid. She finds it very rewarding to help children learn new life skills and then watching them implement those skills in their lives.
  • Ms Madison

    Ms Madison

    Resource Teacher
    Working here at The Goddard School is Ms. Maddie’s first time working in a childcare setting but she has been providing care for children through babysitting since 2016. She is loving getting to work with the kids and especially enjoys the Infant and First Steps rooms.
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