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. 

  •  Craig

    Craig

    Owner
    Hello, my name is Craig and I am the owner of The Goddard School located in South Lebanon, Ohio. I graduated with a Bachelor's of Science in business from Miami University. My wife Susan and I are thrilled to be involved with the Goddard community. Providing a safe, and modern facility, with amazing teachers is of the upmost importance to us. We are looking forward to providing a tremendous learning environment for your children, and getting to know you.
  •  Susan

    Susan

    owner
    Hi My name is Susan, welcome to the Goddard School of South Lebanon! My parents, Sandy and Pete Joseph embarked on this journey with The Goddard School franchise in 1997. For over 20 years, our school has been committed to providing the highest quality preschool experience for the children in our community. I graduated from The University of South Carolina with a degree in Psychology. I have two sons in College and a fantastic husband as my support system. I'm excited to get to know you and your children!
  •  Amanda

    Amanda

    Assistant Director
    Hello! My name is Amanda and I have been working at The Goddard School since September 2010. In 2012, I graduated from The University of Cincinnati with a Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education. I am married to Andrew and we have three children, two boys and a girl! I love interacting with children watching them develop into young learners. I also really enjoy supporting teachers and being able to guide them to be the best teachers they can be. .
  •  Brad

    Brad

    Quality Assurance Manager
    Hi! My name is Brad Jones. I grew up in Kettering, Ohio. I have lived in Lebanon, Ohio since 2018 with my wife, daughter, and new dog. I have been a youth group volunteer for three years. I have also been a part of many different summer camps with many schools as a counselor. I graduated from Wright State University with a degree in Business Marketing.
  •  Faith

    Faith

    Kindergarten Teacher
    Hello, my name is Faith! I am in my 5th year of teaching and excited to be a part of Goddard this year as your child’s Kindergarten teacher. I have a wonderful husband of 5 years and 2 beautiful children. I enjoy spending time with my family and traveling. I look forward to getting to know you and your child and seeing all that they accomplish this year!
  •  Reagan

    Reagan

    Pre-Kindergarten Professional
    Reagan joined our team in May of 2022. She is currently studying Early Childhood Education at The University of Cincinnati. Reagan was recently accepted in their prestigious College of Education where she will receive her Bachelor's degree. In her free time, Reagan enjoys reading and spending time with her dog Dexter.
  •  Rachel

    Rachel

    Infant Professional
    Rachel is a loving mother of three children Jackson, Anderson, and Gabby. Rachel has a Bachelor degree from Bowling Green State University. In her spare time, Rachel enjoys watching her sons play football and basketball. She also like to participate in yoga and cycling. Rachel is very passionate about our infant program and enjoys watching the infants learn and grow!
  •  Tina

    Tina

    Kindergarten Professional
    Hello, my name is Tina. I am a mother of five boys and nine grandchildren. I have been at The Goddard School since August of 2011. I have worked with all age groups since starting at The Goddard School. I have many years of experience when it comes to working with children. My experience here has been rewarding every step of the way. From a wonderful staff, awesome management team; it has truly been my second home. I look forward to working and growing beside some of the best people and children I know.
  •  Amber

    Amber

    Infant Professional
    Hello, and welcome to the Caterpillar Room! My name is Ms. Amber and I am the lead teacher in the Caterpillar Room. I enjoy trying new things (especially food) and spending time with my husband and daughter, Emeliana. I moved here from Fort Bragg, NC in 2021 and have been at Goddard since then! I've always loved children, but it wasn't until I had my daughter last year that I realized I wanted to work with them everyday. It is an honor to play a role in shaping their minds.
  •  Shaaheda

    Shaaheda

    Pre-Kindergarten Professional
    My name is Ms. Shaaheda and I am the assistant teacher in Pre K. I am happy to welcome you to the classroom this year. I hold a Bachelor’s of Science Degree with a major in Biology. After graduation I taught at a school in Zimbabwe, Africa for a year. I have fifteen years of experience working in Preschool and Kindergarten classrooms with children ranging in ages from three to five. I have been working at The Goddard School since 2008. I have three wonderful children, a son and two daughters.
  •  Tiffany

    Tiffany

    Preschool Professional
    Hi, my name is Tiff and I have been working at the Goddard School since 2010. I am a 2009 graduate of Little Miami High School. I love to fish and do outdoor activities. I married my husband Cody in August of 2016 at the beach in Florida. I have two children, a boy Wyatt and a girl Daisy. Teaching children and watching their expressions when they are successful is the most rewarding part of my day!
  •  Emily

    Emily

    Toddler Professional
    Hi! My name is Emily. I started working at The Goddard School in December 2019. I graduated from Gov’s Virtual Learning Homeschooling. I have two handsome little boys that I love spending time with outside of work. I have always loved children, so it is my pleasure to work and teach your children everyday here. In my free time I enjoy spending time with my family and children.
  •  Faith

    Faith

    Preschool 1 Professional
    Faith comes to us with years of experience working with children. She is a mother of two, a daughter named Kaylee and a son named Lincoln. Faith provided in home care for over three years and was also a foster parent. Faith has a huge love for the outdoors and horses! Faith is so excited to bring her love for learning to the children and has already developed a bond with the ones in her classroom.
  •  Courtney

    Courtney

    Infant Professional
    Hello! My name is Courtney and I’ve been with Goddard since March 2023. I came upon Goddard while delivering groceries to the school and immediately fell in love. Before returning to the work field, I was a stay at home mom to my twin girls, Willow and Eden. I love that they get to come to school with me every day. It’s been a great experience working in the Infant II room and getting to know the kids as well as their families.
  •  Angel

    Angel

    Toddler Professional
    Angel joined our team in 2022. She is married with two children, Ashton and Evan. In her spare time she loves hanging out with her family and watching movies and exploring the outdoors. She loves working at Goddard! Angle says that she enjoys seeing the children develop their imaginative play during their free time, but her favorite part of the day is during centers. Helping the children learn new things and seeing their excitement over their accomplishments is the best!
  •  Biviana

    Biviana

    Infant Professional
    Hi Bienveniidos! I am Ms. Biviana. I have been fortunate and blessed to be a teacher at The Goddard School. It puts a smile on my face to engage with these children everyday. My homeland is Perú. While living there, I worked at a preschool with children aged 4-7 years. I have a certificate for Early Childhood Education. Since living in Cincinnati, I also volunteer at Head Start in Hamilton working with children from 3-5 years. I am thankful for the opportunity to work in a nurtuing, loving environment where children can learn and experience new challenges that will help build their confidence while they play.
  •  Ayla

    Ayla

    Preschool Professional
    Hello! My name is Ms. Ayla. I enjoy spending time camping, kayaking and hiking with family and my dog Rosco! I graduated from Little Miami in 2020 and I am now take classes at Sinclair Community College. I began working at The Goddard School in July of 2021. I am looking forward to helping your child begin their early education!
  •  Tonya

    Tonya

    Pre-Kindergarten Professional
    Hi, my name is Tonya and welcome to the Pre-Kindergarten Class! I have three children of my own; two daughters and a son. I graduated from Little Miami High School in 2013 then and worked in the medical field for four years as a medical assistant. I love spending time with the children - watching their brilliant minds learn more each day and teaching them new things! I am currently enrolled at University of Phoenix to get my bachelor's degree in administration. In my free time I love spending time with my family as well as doing photography on the side. I am excited to learn more about your child and lend a hand in their learning development.
  •  Joanna

    Joanna

    Preschool Professional
    Hello! My name is Joanna. I have been working at The Goddard School since August 2021. I have one daughter, her name is Ella. She is the light of my light. She loves going on walks and listening to me read stories. I really enjoy watching children learn and grow each day. I am excited to get to know your children and to be apart of their lives!
  •  Kelsey

    Kelsey

    Toddler Professional
    Kelsey has been a teacher here at the school since July of 2021. She has a 9 month old son named Grayson. Kelsey is actively pursuing her Associates Degree in child development. She enjoys being outside and spending time with family. Kelsey's calm, loving personality has been such a wonderful addition to our toddler program.
  •  Lisa

    Lisa

    Infant Professional
    Lisa has been a teacher at our school since November of 2021. She is a mother of three and a grandmother of five children. In her spare time Lisa loves to spend time with her family. Lisa has found a love for our infant program. She enjoys watching the babies as they explore and grow.
  •  Jaden

    Jaden

    Toddler Professional
    Hello, my name is Ms. Jaden! I love children and I have one of my own named Kyson. I recently started at Goddard - March of 2023! I plan on furthering my education in Early Childhood Education! I am so excited to see where this trail leads me moving forward! I am looking forward to working with your child, getting to know them, and helping further their early education. I can't wait to learn more about your child and your family!
  •  Elizabeth

    Elizabeth

    Toddler Professional
    Hello! My name is Liz! I am a Teacher here at Goddard! I am also a mother of a daughter. I enjoy spending time outside and with my family. I am a kid at heart and I love everything Disney! I look forward to teaching the children and what they can teach me.
  •  Rachiel

    Rachiel

    School Age Professional
    Welcome! My name is Ms. Rachiel. I am so proud to be a teacher at The Goddard School! I have always wanted to be a teacher, ever since I was a little girl. I have a passion for helping each child move forward in all areas of development. A little about me: I have two boys: Kayden and Gabriel. I enjoy walks on the beach and playing video games with my children. I am looking forward to making this an awesome year!
  •  Tina

    Tina

    Toddlers
    Hello! My name is Tina! I started working at The Goddard School in October of 2019. I have many years of childcare experience and have found my passion! I have 3 amazing boys. In my free time, I enjoy spending time with my family and friends. I am excited to be with The Goddard Family and help children learn and grow everyday!
  •  Kaleb

    Kaleb

    Pre-School Professional
    Hello, my name is Kaleb. I was born and raised in Monroe, Ohio! I later went onto graduate from Lakota East High School. I love being able to spend time with my family - especially my two nephews. One of my favorite hobbies is videogames. I am so excited to be a part of The Goddard School and grow alongside the children in our Pre-School Program. My hope is to help them learn about their interests and help them become confident and prepared as they enter education system.
  •  Amber

    Amber

    Infant Professional
    Hello! My name is Ms. Amber and I am one of the teachers in the Infant Program. I enjoy loving on my beautiful baby son. Previously, I was a caregiver for the developmentally disabled. I now apply the same level of joy and compassion that I gave them to your children. I am beyond excited to have the privilege of getting to know and care for your little ones! Thank you!
  •  Sarah

    Sarah

    Toddler Professional
    Hi! My name is Sarah and I have been working at The Goddard School Since 2023. Growing up in a large family gave me a love for working with children and watching them explore the world! In my spare time I enjoy photography as well as spending time with my husband and family!
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