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. 

  • Mr Colin

    Mr Colin

    Owner
    My name is Colin Maier, Son of Franchisees Carol and Jay Maier, and I am the On-Site owner of the Marshallton Goddard School. I am passionate about providing a setting that enhances children’s natural desire to learn, with a curriculum that challenges, stimulates and supports all aspects of their developmental growth. My passion for helping others develop, and learning from my parents’ experience, is why I chose to become a part of The Goddard School. Our school serves families in the West Chester, Downingtown, East Fallowfield and Romansville areas and we would love the opportunity to have your family become a part of our Goddard Marshallton/West Chester family!
  • Miss Diana

    Miss Diana

    Director of Education
    I have been with The Goddard School in Marshallton since February, 2017. After obtaining a bachelor’s degree of Fine Arts from West Chester University, I continued my education at Immaculata University in the Educational Leadership program. Through this program, I received my teacher certifications in Elementary and Special Education as well as a master's degree in Educational Leadership. I have been in the Early Childhood Education field since 2009. During these years, I have taught Kindergarten, preschool, special education, and art education. I strive to create a safe, loving, and creative environment for all the students here at The Goddard School. I look forward to being a part of your child’s exciting learning adventures and experiences as they grow!
  • Miss Rachel

    Miss Rachel

    Director of Operations
    I have been with The Goddard School since 2006. I love the families here at The Goddard School and have made lots of lifelong friends with students, teachers, and families. I have my degree in Elementary Education from Kutztown University. In my free time I love to cook and clean and I look forward to doing lots of travel. I find teaching very rewarding and the children have taught me to be flexible. My hope for your child this year is that they will learn, laugh and grow.
  • Miss Madison

    Miss Madison

    Infant Teacher
    I started at The Goddard School in Marshallton in February of 2022. I have been working with children since 2018. From my teaching experiences, I have learned that each child has their own unique personality and a carefree attitude that makes them eager to learn new things! I love to do art activities with children because they can learn and show their personality through creativity. My future professional goal is to have a positive impact on children's lives and be able to create art. My favorite book to read to my students is, "The Rainbow Fish". In my free time, I like to paint, go on hikes, and spend time with my three dogs! A favorite quote of mine is, "In a world where you can be anything, be kind."
  • Miss Carrie

    Miss Carrie

    Infant Teacher
    I joined the Goddard School Marshallton as an infant teacher in September of 2023. I have been working with infants since 2009. From these experiences, I have learned that young children need a lot of nurturing and patience from their teachers in order for them to thrive. Teaching and caring for children is a passion of mine because it gives me so much joy and fulfillment knowing that at the end of the day I have been a part of their growth and development. I love to read to my students. My favorite book to share with young children is, “Brown Bear, Brown Bear” by Eric Carle. In my free time I love to cook, do puzzles, and read.
  • Miss Anita

    Miss Anita

    Infant Teacher
    I have been with Goddard since February 2023. I have been working with children for over 20 years! Making my students feel safe and loved is my top priority. I enjoy reading books and singing songs with my students. I believe that positive and constant communication with both the student and parent is key when working with young children. In my free time I enjoy spending time with my family.
  • Miss Bridget

    Miss Bridget

    Infant Teacher
    I have been with Goddard since September of 2021. My experiences working with children have taught me that learning each child's personality is very important. Each child is an individual with unique needs. I love to be super active and silly with children to keep them engaged in activities. I also enjoy reading with my students. My favorite book to read to them is, "If You Give A Mouse A Cookie" by, Laura Numeroff. During my free time, I enjoy reading, playing softball, and spending time with my friends.
  • Miss Elaine

    Miss Elaine

    Pre-Toddler Teacher
    I have a Child Development Associate Credential and have been with The Goddard School since 2004. I love the nurturing caring environment and curriculum we have here at The Goddard School. I have two loving children Aidan and Mia. They bring me so much joy and help me appreciate the wonders of childhood. In the future I hope to continue my education to obtain a degree in Early Childhood Education. My hope for every child in my classroom is that they feel loved. I look forward to watching them grow and seeing their smiling faces.
  • Miss Julie

    Miss Julie

    Pre-Toddler Teacher
    I have been with Goddard since August of 2022. I have been working with children for 5 years. I am currently attending West Chester University for early childhood education and ASL. From my teaching experiences, I have learned that I am extremely passionate about early childhood education. I love being such a formative part of my student's lives and being able to support them with love and care everyday. I really enjoy doing sensory activities with my students because it is wonderful to watch their reactions when exposed to new experiences! I also love to read the book, "Guess How Much I Love You" by, Sam McBratney. A fun fact about me is that I have an adorable hamster named Matcha!
  • Miss Brianna

    Miss Brianna

    Toddler Teacher
    I have been with Goddard since the summer of 2022. During my last year of high school, I had the opportunity to instruct a child development class. This experience led me to the discovery of my love for early childhood education. My teaching experiences have taught me to always come to work with a smile on my face and a positive attitude! I like to read the "How Do Dinosaurs" book series to children because they teach social emotional and self help skills to my students in a fun and entertaining way. I have 4 brothers and 2 sisters who I love to spend my free time with! I also enjoy going on hiking adventures, gardening, and cooking.
  • Miss Rebekah

    Miss Rebekah

    Toddler Teacher
    I have been part of The Goddard School Marshallton family since March of 2023. I am passionate about teaching because watching children learn and grow is such a rewarding career. From my teaching experiences, I have learned to always be kind, patient, and consistent. I love to do sensory activities with my students because they are educational and engaging at the same time! My favorite book to read to children is, "How Do Dinosaurs Say Goodnight?". In my free time I love to read, go on walks, and spend time with friends and family. A favorite quote of mine is, "Kindness always comes back".
  • Miss Kate

    Miss Kate

    Preschool Teacher
    I have been with Goddard since November of 2020. My teaching experiences have taught me that an effective teacher is patient and treats their students with kindness and respect. I love to be a part of children learning, exploring, and reaching new milestones. I am currently working on my degree at Delaware County Community College. My future professional goal is to obtain my bachelor's degree in early childhood education. One of my favorite books to read to children is, "If You Give A Mouse A Cookie". During my spare time I like to spend time with my family at the beach and hang out with my puppy Sullivan. A favorite quote of mine is, "Sometimes the smallest things take up the most room in your heart".
  • Miss Michelle

    Miss Michelle

    Preschool Teacher
    I have been with Goddard since the summer of 2021. I have been working with children for 12 years. From my teaching experiences I have learned that every child learns in their own unique way and at their own individual pace. I love to do creative art activities and get messy with my students! My favorite children's books are "If You Give A Mouse A Cookie" and "Diary Of A Worm". In my spare time I like to go biking, walking, play cards, and hang out with my bulldog (Pippa) and my friends. A favorite quote of mine is, "Play is the highest form of learning." -Albert Einstein
  • Miss Rachel

    Miss Rachel

    Preschool/Pre-Kindergarten Teacher
    I started at the Goddard School in Marshallton in September of 2021. I have been working with children for 4 years. My teaching experiences have taught me that children will brighten your day no matter what is going on! My favorite activity to do with children is read. My favorite book to read with my students is, "The Lonely Firefly" by Eric Carle.
  • Miss Angela

    Miss Angela

    Pre-Kindergarten 1 Teacher
    I joined the Goddard School in Marshallton in 2011. Our school is a great place to learn, play and build the right foundation for elementary school. In 2020, I obtained my bachelor's degree in early childhood education from West Chester University. I am certified by Pennsylvania's Department of Education to teach preschool-4th grade. I have a big Italian family that I consider the most amazing people in the world! Teaching has taught me patience, selflessness, and that each child develops at an individual pace. I hope that your children grow into confident, proud and eager “little learners.”
  • Miss Kendall

    Miss Kendall

    Toddler Teacher
    I have been at The Goddard School in Marshallton since June of 2023. I have a bachelor's degree in early childhood education and 9 years experience working with children. From my teaching experiences, I have learned that classroom management skills are key to being successful when working in the education field. Growing up, I had wonderful teachers that left a positive impact on me. This is what has given me my passion for early childhood education. My future professional goals are to advance my education, incorporate new technology into my classroom, and be a mentor for other teachers.
  • Miss Crystal

    Miss Crystal

    Pre-Kindergarten 1 Teacher
    I have been with The Goddard School in Marshallton since October of 2023. I have been working with children since 2017. From my teaching experiences I have learned that each child has their own unique personality. I have also learned that patience and consistency are the key to success in early childhood education. Art is my favorite activity to do with my students. My favorite book to read with children is, "If You Give A Mouse A Cookie". In my free time, I enjoy creating memories with friends and family. My favorite activities are baking and going to the beach!
  • Miss Joanne

    Miss Joanne

    Pre-Kindergarten 2 Teacher
    I have been with Goddard since April of 2021. I have been working with children for 20 years. I have learned from my experiences that all children are different and therefore learn in different ways. I love to read, do cognitive building block activities, and art projects with children. It is exciting to watch how imaginative my students are! My favorite books to read to children are: The Rainbow Fish, The Giving Tree, and The Three Little Pigs. A favorite quote of mine is, "Change the world by being yourself."- Amy Poehler
  • Miss Marlena

    Miss Marlena

    Pre-Kindergarten 2 Teacher
    I have been with The Goddard School in Marshallton since December of 2023. I have 3 years experience teaching in the preschool setting prior to starting with Goddard. I also have my bachelor's degree in criminal Justice. I believe that it is important to work with every child individually to get to know their personalities in order to help and assist them when needed. I am passionate about teaching because I love being able to inspire children and help them gain the knowledge that they will use for a lifetime. I love to read with my students. My favorite book to read with children is, "Where The Wild Things Are". In my free time I enjoy working out, shopping, and listening to music.
  • Miss Cait

    Miss Cait

    Floater
    I have been with Goddard since January of 2022. I have a bachelor's degree in writing composition and 5 years experience working with children. My favorite educational activity to do with children is read. I love to read the book, "Wendel The Narwhal" to my students. In my free time I like to read, write/journal, and spend time with loved ones. A fun fact about me is that I grew up in the Philippines! A favorite quote of mine is, "Words are, in my not so humbled opinion, our most inexhaustible source of magic, capable of both inflecting injury and remedying it" -Albus Dumbledore
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