Our Teachers

Our teachers blend the highest education standards with nurturing care to help foster well-rounded child development.


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. 

  •  Mrs Gina & Mr Clay

    Mrs Gina & Mr Clay

    On-Site Owners
    Gina and Clay both grew up in South Kingstown and attended the local schools. After Clay graduated from URI, he spent 15 years in various locations fulfilling project management roles. In 1998, they returned to Rhode Island to start a family. They are the proud parents of two children (Peyton and Hailey). They began working on The Goddard School in 2004 and opened in August 2006 - providing a new option in early childhood development. Learning for fun! Learning for Life! Mrs. Gina's favorite children's book: 'Goodnight Moon' by Margaret Wise Brown Mr. Clay's favorite children's book: 'Gerald McBoing-Boing' by Dr. Seuss Email us! SouthKingstownRI@goddardschools.com
  • Ms Michelle

    Ms Michelle

    Ms Michelle grew up in the Bronx, NY and after graduating from SUNY Purchase worked as a childcare Director in Westchester New York for 19 years. Ms. Michelle relocated to South Kingstown with her husband and twins Peter and Sara in 2011. Ms. Michelle has worked as an online ESL teacher, substitute for the South Kingstown School District and ran a successful 1st grade pod during Covid. Michelle believes that children have a natural curiosity about their world and when given the right environment they will thrive. Ms. Michelle shares her home with a Rottweiler named Raja and two rescue cats Mavis and Ramona.
  • Miss Mina

    Miss Mina

    Lead Teacher
    Part of our Family since June 2019 Education: Bachelor's in English and Early Childhood Education at Dean College Classroom: Whale (Rm 8; approx. 3 - 4 years old) Miss Mina joined our teaching team at the end of her junior year at Dean College where her coursework is teaching her about young children and their development. During her college career, Miss Mina has spent time in a local preschool completing practicum hours and continuing to put into practice what she is learning. After completing her Bachelor's degree in May 2020, Miss Mina joined us as a full time co-teacher in our preschool room!
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