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. 

  •  Jennifer

    Jennifer

    Owner
    Miss Jen is proud to be the on-site Owner of the Goddard School in West Goshen since May 2001! She graduated from Villanova University with a Bachelor's degree in Accounting and really enjoys working in the early childhood field. It was always a passion of hers to care for children while maintaining the best quality of health, safety and curriculum. Today her Goddard philosophy as well as her Keystone Four-Star & NAEYC Accreditations help to ensure her students at the West Goshen Goddard are receiving the best experience! She and her husband, along with their three daughters, are living their dream of caring for children while ensuring their exceptional developmental growth!
  •  Jennifer

    Jennifer

    EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
    Miss Jenn is our Executive Director. She joined the West Goshen family in 2007. She is a 2004 graduate from Saint Joseph’s University were she earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary/Special Education. She then went on to complete her Master’s Degree in Special Education, with a concentration on reading. She has experience working with young children at ELF Childcare in Collingdale, PA working in the one, two and five year old classrooms. Before joining the management team at Goddard, she taught in the Acrobats classroom with 3 and 4 year olds. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, scrap-booking and swimming. She looks forward to meeting the wonderful families and children at the West Goshen Goddard school!
  •  Brittany

    Brittany

    Education Director
    This is Brittany and she is the Education Director. She is a 2010 graduate of West Chester University where she majored in Elementary Education with a minor in Math. Brittany also completed her Director Credential certificate in August 2021 and was previously the Pre-K teacher, here at Goddard since January 2011. In her free time, she enjoys spending it with her son playing outside and going on hikes.
  •  Veronique

    Veronique

    PRE-TODDLER TEACHER & ASSISTANT DIRECTOR
    Miss Veronique is our Assistant Director and one of our extraordinary teachers in our pre-toddler classroom. She is a graduate from West Chester University where she majored in Liberal Studies with a minor in Psychology. She has experience working with young children while she was a nanny for the past 17 years. In 2021-2022, Veronique obtained her CDA-infant/toddlers as well as her Director Credential from Northampton Community College. In her spare time she enjoys reading, listening to music, cooking and taking care of her plants. She looks forward to working with you and your family! *Nominated in 2021and 2022 for the Eastern Region Teacher of the Year *Nominated in 2016 for CECCC Practitioner of the Year
  •  Layanna

    Layanna

    Preschool Teacher & Assistant Director
    This is Layanna and she is our amazing preschool teacher! She is a recent graduate from California University of Pennsylvania where she graduated with her Bachelor's degree in Early Grades and Special Education. She has experience working with children through field experiences and working through a program at her church. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her daughter, family and friends. Nominated in 2021 and 2022 Eastern Region Teacher of The Year.
  •  Harsha

    Harsha

    Infant Teacher
    Hi! I am Harsha, and I received a bachelor’s degree in Accounting and Finance from Calicut University, India. I also completed Montessori Teacher training and received a certificate in Management of Learning Disabilities. I have previous experience working with children as a Special Educator. In my free time I love to spend my time painting, crafting and crocheting.
  •  Brittany

    Brittany

    Pre-Toddler Teacher
    Hi, I am Brittany and I am a pre-toddler teacher in the Musical Seals. I am currently completing my CDA in Early Childhood Education. I have 6 years of experience working with children while nannying. In my free time, I enjoy spending time with my family and friends, hiking and crafting. I look forward to working with you and your family and creating wonderful memories.
  •  Colleen

    Colleen

    Pre-Toddler Teacher
    Hello! I am Colleen! I have earned my B.A. degree in Psychology from Neuman University. I have 4 years experience working at another child care facility with infants-5 year olds. I also worked as a a camp counselor and completed my Internship at Beyond Autism Services.Through all these great experiences, I have worked with children from the ages of 6 weeks to 17 years; which allowed myself to really expand my knowledge on the needs and development of different age groups. My hobbies include working out at the gym, reading, hanging out with friends, and painting. My favorite children's books are "Goodnight Moon" and "Love You Forever".
  •  Elizabeth

    Elizabeth

    Toddler Teacher
    Hi! My name is Liz! I Earned my AAS in Early Childhood Education from Delaware Community College. I have 24 years of Early Childhood Education experience working at another child care center. In my free time I enjoy spending time with family and friends, planting, reading and crafts. My favorite children's book is "The Very Hungry Caterpillar" and my favorite children's song is "Baby Bumble Bee"! Favorite Children's Book: The Very Hungry Caterpillar Favorite Children's Song: Bumble Bee
  •  Riley

    Riley

    Toddler Teacher
    Riley has experience with children of all ages through volunteer work at church and babysitting. After graduating and fulfilling her dream of becoming a mother and foster parent, she is now fulfilling her dream of working with children full time! She hopes to gain more experience at The Goddard School and also further her education. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, trying new foods, and spending time with her family.
  •  Sabina

    Sabina

    Toddler Teacher
    This is Sabina and she is one of our awesome teachers in our infant classroom. She has a degree in History from her studies in Bangladesh. She has experience working with young child while she worked with in the infant room of different child care centers for the past few years. In her spare time, she loves to listen to music, spend time with her daughter, and read books. She is so excited to meet the wonderful families here at the West Goshen Goddard School.
  •  Kimberly

    Kimberly

    GET-SET TEACHER
    Miss Kim is one of our excellent teachers in our Get Set classroom and she is thrilled to be working at the West Goshen Goddard School. She graduated from West Chester University with a degree in Health and Physical Education. She lives in Brookhaven with her husband Rich and their dogs Mazie and Truman. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, hiking and walking her dogs! She looks forward to meeting all of the wonderful families at West Goshen!
  •  Bret

    Bret

    Get-Set Teacher
    Bret is currently attending West Chester University studying Early Grades Education. Bret has four years of previous work experience as a Camp Counselor. In his spare time, he enjoys reading and spending time with family & friends. Bret's favorite children's book is "Chicka Chicka Boom Boom"!
  •  Talitha

    Talitha

    Get-Set Teacher
    Talitha has a B.S Degree in Psychology from Ashford University. She is currently working towards earning her Masters Degree in School Counseling from Capella University. She has previously worked at St. Francis Daycare in Alton, IL for 3 years before moving to PA. Talitha is a mother of two and in her free time she enjoys walking, baking and sneaking out for a spa day!
  •  Chloe

    Chloe

    Preschool Teacher
    Chloe is in her junior at West Chester University, where she is pursuing a major in Early Grades Education and Special Education. Chloe has experience working with children during her high school years and nannying for families during her college years. In her spare time she likes to read, cook and listen to music!
  •  Molly

    Molly

    Preschool Teacher
    Hi! My name is Molly! I am currently attending college at DeSales University studying Sport & Exercise Physiology with a minor in Psychology. I have previously worked with children ages 3 months- 7 years by Babysitting & working at a youth strength & agility training camp. My hobbies are strength training, being outside, hiking, basketball, & soccer. My favorite children’s book is "Little Blue Truck", and my favorite children's song is "Wheels on the Bus". I look forward to meeting all the families at The Goddard School!
  •  Adrienne

    Adrienne

    Pre-K Teacher
    My name is Adrienne, and I am formerly from South New Jersey. I received my bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education as well as a New Jersey Teaching Certification in 2020 from Rowan University. Shortly after, I moved to PA, and I transferred my certification. I am excited to start my career at the Goddard School. My hobbies are playing frisbee, going to the beach and I love to paint and draw!
  •  Ashwini

    Ashwini

    Pre-K Teacher
    Ashwini received her Diploma in Child Education and Applied Psychology from India. She previously taught English Virtually to students in India. In her free time she enjoys traveling to new places, watching comedy movies and drawing!
  •  Melissa

    Melissa

    JR. KINDERGARTEN TEACHER
    Miss Melissa is one of our awesome Junior Kindergarten teachers. She is a 2012 graduate of Penn State University where she majored in Elementary Education. She has experience working with children as a summer camp counselor at Arrowhead and through her student teaching and field experiences. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family, relaxing at the beach and shopping. *Nominated in 2016 for the CECCC Practitioner of the Year
  •  Tara

    Tara

    JR. KINDERGARTEN TEACHER
    Miss Tara is one of our awesome Junior Kindergarten teachers. She is a 2000 graduate of Millersville University where she majored in Elementary Education. She has 7 years of experience teaching special needs children ages 5-21 years old. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family, friends and reading!
  •  Laura

    Laura

    Building Substitute
    Miss Laura is our fantastic floater. She is a graduate from Neumann College where she earned her Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood and Elementary Education. She has worked in other preschool environments working in a kindergarten class and a toddlers classroom. In her spare time she enjoys reading, swimming, dining out and shopping with her friends. She looks forward to meeting all of the families at West Goshen!
  •  Christa

    Christa

    Get-Set Teacher
    Hello, my name is Christa. I graduated from Coatesville High School in 2022 and I am working towards earning by B.S in Nursing from PA College of Health Science. I previously worked with infants-preschool age children as a Sunday School Teacher. In my free time, I enjoy training and riding horses. My favorite children's book is "There Was An Old Woman Who Swallowed A Fly". My favorite children's song is "Farmer in the Dell". I can't wait to meet all the families at the Goddard School.
  •  Linda

    Linda

    SUPPORT STAFF
    This is Miss Linda and she is our amazing Administrative Assistant! Linda is a graduate of West Chester University where she earned her Master’s degree in Elementary Education and Psychology. She gained experience working with children while she was an infant teacher for the past 20 years in different area child care centers. In her spare time, she loves to collect antiques, landscape and design gardens, and help her friends. She is so excited to meet the families here at the West Goshen Goddard School!
  •  Lauren

    Lauren

    Assistant Teacher
    Lauren is currently attending West Chester University where she is majoring in Early Grades Education. Lauren has experience working with children during her senior year of high school. During her free time, she enjoys cooking, organizing, and shopping. She is looking forward to gaining knowledge and experience through her years here at West Goshen!
  •  Ruth

    Ruth

    Assistant Teacher
    Hi, I am Ruth and I am a sophomore student at West Chester University. I am currently pursuing my M.A in Speech Pathology and to work as an Early Intervention Speech Therapist. In my spare time I love to spend time with my nieces and nephews, listen to music, and cooking with my family. I look forward to making memories with all of the kids at The Goddard School.
  •  Aoife

    Aoife

    Assistant Teacher
    Aoife is our wonderful infant room aide. She is currently attending the University of Delaware where she is studying Speech Pathology. During her spare time, she enjoys going to the beach, baking and spending time with family and friends!
  •  Fallon

    Fallon

    Assistant Teacher
    Hi! I am Fallon! I am currently pursuing my degree in Early Childhood Education at Delaware County Community College! I am planning to transfer to West Chester University after getting my two year degree from DCCC to obtain my B.A. in Early Grades. In my free time I like to read, play games, and hangout with my friends ! Favorite Children's Book: Chicka Chicka Boom Boom Favorite Children's Song: Fruit Salad by the Wiggles
  •  John

    John

    Assistant Teacher
    Hi! My name is Jay! I am currently pursuing a B.A. in Special Education at West Chester University. I have been working with children for the past 3 years as a camp counselor. During my free time, I love to travel and play sports! I am looking forward to meeting all the families at Goddard! My favorite children's book is "Frog and Toad" and my favorite Children's song is "The Itsy Bitsy Spider".
  •  Emily

    Emily

    Assistant Teacher
    Hi! My Name is Emily! I am currently Pursuing a B.A. in Psychology at Penn State Brandywine. Throughout my high school years, I Babysat and worked at a swim school teaching students from 4 Months to 12 Years Old. In my free time I like to hike, read and play sports. My Favorite Children’s Books are "Love You Forever" and "The Very Hungry Caterpillar".
  •  Kristin

    Kristin

    Assistant Teacher
    Hello! My name is Kristin. I graduated from St. Marks high school in 1993. I have completed 4 years of college courses at Delaware Tech and The University of Delaware. I also have a 14 year old son who is a freshman at Downingtown West High School and a cat named Oliver. In my free time I enjoy learning hot to crochet and I am hoping to get more into photography. My favorite children's book is "Where the Wild Things Are". I look forward to meeting all the families at the Goddard School.
  •  Raquel

    Raquel

    Assistant Teacher
    Hello! I’m Raquel. I have been working on and off with children since I began the Little Knights program at my high school. I am now in my second year of college gaining a psychology degree, which I hope to use to become a pediatric psychotherapist. In my free time I love to draw and hang out with my friends. My favorite children's book is by Tove Jansson’s, "Moomin", and my favorite children's song include the entire "My Little Pony" soundtrack.
  •  Chloe

    Chloe

    Assistant Teacher
    Hi, my name is Chloe! I received my B.A in history from West Chester University. I am currently working towards my Pre-K-4 teaching certification also at West Chester University. In my free time, I enjoy spending time with my friends and family. My favorite children’s book is, “If You Give a Mouse a Cookie” by Laura Numeroff.
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