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. 

  • Miss Wendy

    Miss Wendy

    Owner
    Ms. Wendy Somers is the Owner of The Goddard School in Newtown. She previously worked for 20 years for companies like Nicole Miller, Estee Lauder and Liz Claiborne before deciding to purchase the school and begin her work in Early Childhood Education in 2002. When she isn't taking care of our school, overseeing faculty, or looking after the children and students, she enjoys spending time with her own family and wonderful daughter who is a Goddard graduate. Miss Wendy is proud to be a part of The Goddard School where she can provide a safe and secure environment for children to begin the process of becoming lifelong learners.
  • Miss Hillary

    Miss Hillary

    Director
    Anniversary: March 2013 * Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education - Minor in Reading * PA Director's Credential Certificate * Enjoys watching children learn and grow as they move through each age group. * Enjoys reading, spending time with family, her two daughters, reading, and online shopping. * Favorite Children's Song: "If You're Happy and You Know It"
  • Miss Stacy

    Miss Stacy

    Assistant Director
    Health, Safety and Quality Assurance Coordinator * Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education * Likes being responsible for the happiness and growth of so many young children beyond herself. * Enjoys traveling, exercising, and being with family * Favorite Children's Book: No David by David Shannon
  • Miss Shannon

    Miss Shannon

    Executive Assistant to the President
    Assistant Director & Office Manager * Anniversary: October 2010 * Bachelor's Degree in International Studies * Associate's Degree in Child Development * Likes helping children to develop a lifelong love of learning. * Enjoys Mommying, painting, and drawing * Favorite Children's Book: The Day the Crayons Quit by Drew Daywalt
  • Miss Britney

    Miss Britney

    Lead Teacher: Infant 1 Classroom
    Anniversary: May 2019 * Child Development Associate's Degree * Watching children constantly grow and learn new things brings her joy. * Enjoys singing, dancing and performing with her band * Favorite Children's Book: Anything by Dr. Seuss
  • Miss Gabrielle

    Miss Gabrielle

    Lead Teacher: Infant 2 Classroom
    "Miss Gabby" * Anniversary: July 2019 * Child Development Associates Degree * Likes watching her students grow more every day. * Enjoys walking and spending time with family * Favorite Children's Book: Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See by Bill Martin Jr.
  • Miss Antonia

    Miss Antonia

    Assistant Teacher: Infant 2 Classroom
    "Miss Toni" * Anniversary: September 2022 * Bachelor's Degree in Sociology * Likes seeing children discover new things. * Favorite Children's Book: Go Dog Go by P.D. Eastman.
  • Miss Kimberly

    Miss Kimberly

    Lead Teacher: Toddler 1 Classroom
    "Miss Kimmy" * Anniversary: February 2022 * Child Development Associate's Degree * Likes how much children make her laugh. * Favorite Children's Book: The Berenstain Bears Collection by Stan & Jan Berenstain
  • Miss Tanzia

    Miss Tanzia

    Assistant Teacher: Toddler 1 Classroom
    Anniversary: January 2023 * Entering CDA Program * Enjoys children's uplifting energy and the positive environment they create * Favorite Children's Song: "Baby Bumblebee"
  • Miss Tara

    Miss Tara

    Lead Teacher: Toddler 2 Classroom
    Anniversary: August 2007 | Returned June 2022 * Child Development Associate's Degree * Likes being a part of a child's growth and development. * Favorite Children's Book: Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See by Bill Martin Jr.
  • Miss Natalie

    Miss Natalie

    Assistant Teacher: Toddler 2 Classroom
    Anniversary: May 2005 * HS Diploma & Completed CDA Program * Likes working with children because they are funny and bring a smile to her face. * Enjoys music, dancing and spending time with her children. * Favorite Children's Book: How Do Dinosaurs Say I'm Mad by Jane Yolen
  • Miss Amirah

    Miss Amirah

    Lead Teacher: Get Set Classroom
    Anniversary: September 2023 * Associate's Degree in Early Childhood Education * Likes the memories she gets to create and be a part of. * Favorite Children's Book: Horton Hears a Who by Dr. Seuss
  • Miss Kaitlyn

    Miss Kaitlyn

    Lead Teacher: Transitional Preschool Classroom
    Anniversary: September 2022 * Associate's Degree in Early Childhood Education, PreK to 4 * Likes seeing children grow and develop in so many different ways. * Favorite Children's Book: Goodnight Moon by Margaret Wise Brown
  • Miss Jamie

    Miss Jamie

    Assistant Teacher: Transitional Preschool Classroom
    Anniversary: September 2022 * HS Diploma * Likes being able to help children. * Favorite Children's Book: Princess Potty by Samantha Berger.
  • Miss Ginny

    Miss Ginny

    Lead Teacher: Preschool 1 Classroom
    Anniversary: February 2005 * Child Development Associate's Degree * Likes the silliness and wonderment that children have about everything. * Enjoys watching the Philadelphia Eagles and spending time at her mountain house * Favorite Children's Book: Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak
  • Miss Lori

    Miss Lori

    Lead Teacher: Preschool 2 Classroom
    * Bachelor's Degree in Business * Associate's Degree in Child Development * Likes watching a child's reaction as they begin the process of reading words. * Enjoys tennis and watching the Philadelphia Flyers * Favorite Children's Book: Ruby the Copycat by Peggy Rathmann
  • Miss Fern

    Miss Fern

    Assistant Teacher: Preschool 2 Classroom
    Anniversary: October 2021 * HS Diploma & over 25 years of experience working with children * Likes absolutely everything about working with children * Favorite Children's Book: Do You Have My Purr? by Judy West
  • Miss Kim

    Miss Kim

    Lead Teacher: PreK 1 Classroom
    Anniversary: September 2022 * Associate's Degree in Child Development * Likes children's joyful reactions to seeing or doing something new. * Favorite Children's Book: Chicka Chicka Boom Boom by Bill Martin Jr. and John Archambault
  • Miss Samantha

    Miss Samantha

    Lead Teacher: PreK 2 Classroom
    "Miss Sam" * Anniversary: April 2017 * Master's Degree in Early Childhood Education * Bachelor's Degree in Human Development * Likes watching children discover and form new ideas. * Enjoys playing soccer and spending time with family * Favorite Children's Book: The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein
  • Miss Danielle

    Miss Danielle

    Lead Teacher
    Anniversary: December 2023 * Associate's Degree in Early Childhood Education * Likes being the first impact on a child's early learning. * Favorite Children's Book: Chica Chica Boom Boom by Bill Martin Jr.
  • Miss Ashley

    Miss Ashley

    Classroom Support Teacher
    Anniversary: March 2018 * Child Development Associate's Degree | Associate's Degree in Early Childhood Education in progress * Likes watching the children learn and grow. * Enjoys singing * Favorite Children's Book: Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See by Bill Martin Jr.
  • Miss Alexandra

    Miss Alexandra

    Classroom Support Teacher
    "Miss Ally" Anniversary: December 2023 * Criminal Justice Degree in progress * Likes how children are all different in their own unique way. * Favorite Children's Author: Dr. Seuss
  • Miss Lillian

    Miss Lillian

    Classroom Support Teacher
    Anniversary: December 2023 * College Degree in progress * Likes how creative children are. * Favorite Children's Book: The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein
  • Miss Madison

    Miss Madison

    Classroom Support Teacher
    Anniversary: January 2024 * Bachelor's in Elementary Education & Multidisciplinary Studies in progress * Enjoys seeing children's growth and development. * Favorite Children's Book: Chicka Chicka Boom Boom by Bill Martin Jr.
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