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. 

  • Ms Amy

    Ms Amy

    Owner
    Joined The Goddard School family in 2008. Amy earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education from the University of Tennessee. She taught public school for three years before moving into corporate training and human resources. She and Mr. Bill opened their first Goddard School in January of 2009. They opened the Dobys Bridge location in 2020. In her free time, Ms. Amy enjoys walking her 2 Australian Shepherds and reading for pleasure. She is also a terrible knitter.
  • Mr Bill

    Mr Bill

    Owner
    Joined The Goddard School family in 2008. Mr. Bill earned his BA degree from Oglethorpe University and his MBA from Emory University, both in Atlanta, Georgia. Mr. Bill and Ms. Amy opened their first Goddard School in January of 2009. They opened The Dobys Bridge location March of 2020. They are the proud parents of 3 girls who are all products of the outstanding Fort Mill School District. Their youngest daughter went to the Goddard School in Twinsburg, Ohio and that's how they fell in love with the Goddard concept. Their goal is to provide the best early childhood education experience possible and raise the standard of childcare in the Fort Mill area.
  • Ms Ashley

    Ms Ashley

    Director of Operations
    Ms. Ashley joined the Dobys Bridge Team in August of 2023 after moving cross country from Texas where she was the Director of Operations for another Goddard School. Before Texas, she began her career with Goddard as a Toddler teacher in New Hampshire. Ms. Ashley discovered her love for early learning through babysitting and caretaking for her younger cousins, family members, and friends. In May of 2020, she graduated with her Bachelors Degree in Early Childhood Development from Adrian College. Ms. Ashley & her husband, Tyler, hope to be the owners of a childcare/school one day. Ms. Ashley’s favorite children’s author is Eric Carle and she loves showing his illustrations for her toddlers to see! We are excited to see all of the things Ms. Ashley will do in our school and we are grateful for her to be on our team!
  • Ms Kylie

    Ms Kylie

    Director of Education
    Joined The Goddard Family in 2020. Ms. Kylie earned her BA in Family and Child Studies with a concentration in Family Services and Child Advocacy and Policy from Montclair State University. Kylie has worked in childcare for over eight years and has a strong passion for Early Childhood Education and learning! Before coming to Fort Mill, Kylie taught Toddlers at a Goddard School in New Jersey and has dreamt of being a Goddard School director. In her free time, she loves to travel with her husband Nick, spend time with her family, go out with friends, enjoy the sunshine, and drink Starbucks coffee!
  • Ms Kim

    Ms Kim

    Director of Education
    Joined The Goddard Family in 2020. Ms. Kim is from the Boston Massachusetts area and moved to South Carolina with her family in 2018. She graduated from the University of Massachusetts with a bachelors degree in Psychology and Elementary Education certificate. She has worked with children for over 25 years. Kim has worked as a teacher, assistant Director and a Director for a Goddard School in Massachusetts. During her free time she enjoys watching her daughter Julia perform at dance competitions and visit her son Jacob who is a student at USC in Columbia.
  • Ms Faith

    Ms Faith

    Lead Teacher
    Ms. Faith joined us in 2022. Before coming to Goddard, Faith was a Preschool and Toddler teacher at a licensed childcare center in South Carolina. Before that, she attended The Arts of Academy College in California. But her heart was in ECE, so back to the Carolinas she came. Faith will start classes at York Tech to earn her Associate degree in ECE in 2023. Faith says, "When my kids grow, I grow." So true! When she isn't teaching, Ms. Faith enjoys exercising and scrapbooking.
  • Ms Stephanie

    Ms Stephanie

    Lead Teacher
    Joined The Goddard Family in 2020. Ms. Stephanie earned her Associate's degree ECE at York Tech after graduating high school. She is currently working toward a bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education. Before coming to Goddard, Stephanie spent 3 years teaching 2 and 3 year olds at a licensed childcare center in Fort Mill. When she isn’t teaching, Stephanie enjoys spending time with her family and hiking with her German Shepherd, Holly.
  • Ms Alyssa

    Ms Alyssa

    Lead Teacher
    Joined The Goddard Family in 2022. Ms Alyssa holds an ECE credential with a focus on Creativity and Art for Young Learners. She moved here from Connecticut with her husband, son and baby on the way. Before coming to Goddard, Alyssa taught at Bright Horizons for 5 years in a blended class of children aged 18 months to 3 years. Alyssa can make pretty cool balloon animals too, including a butterfly, dog and crown. When she isn't teaching, Alyssa enjoys getting creative using her Cri-cut machine.
  • Ms Jay

    Ms Jay

    Lead Teacher
    Joined The Goddard Family in 2021. "Ms. J" earned her Associate Degree in Early Childhood Education from York Tech and has been working with the very youngest learners for approximately 4 years. Although Ms. J is an excellent Infant teacher, she has experience with all preschool-age children. Ms. J strongly believes that a strong early education can have a positive impact on a person's entire life.
  • Ms Karen

    Ms Karen

    Lead Teacher
    Joined the Goddard family in 2023. Karen was born and raised in Lima, Peru, and moved to Charlotte in 2015. She graduated from the University of San Martin de Porras with a Bachelor's degree in Law. During her free time she likes to visit local attractions with her son, Sebastian, and her puppy Chase. She also enjoys traveling with her husband Ivan.
  • Ms Bethanie

    Ms Bethanie

    Lead Teacher
    Joined The Goddard Family in 2019. Ms. Bethanie earned her Bachelor Degree in Early Childhood Education from Stevenson University. She grew up in Mount Airy, Maryland, where she worked as a Goddard School resource teacher during college. She has volunteered in Haiti, and has a wide range of experience working with young learners up to age 8 years. Bethanie and her husband, Tanner have lived in the Charlotte area since 2019.
  • Ms Rachel

    Ms Rachel

    Lead Teacher
    Ms. Rachel graduated high school and in 2010 started nannying. After many years she decided child care was her passion. With the encouragement from her husband, ventured into early education in 2022 at another facility in South Carolina as an infant teacher. Ms. Rachel's goal is to become an elementary teacher after finishing her degree. She is married and has a wonderful daughter, enjoys cooking, and drawing.
  • Ms Natalie

    Ms Natalie

    Lead Teacher
    Joined the Goddard family in 2023. Natalie found her passion for teaching through nannying and volunteering as a camp counselor. She received her Child Development Associate and hopes to further her education in the future. In her free time she loves photography and to travel with her husband and her two fur babies.
  • Ms Jessica

    Ms Jessica

    Lead Teacher
    Joined The Goddard family in 2022. Ms. Jessica holds an Associate degree in Social Science with a focus in Speech Pathology. She holds a Bachelor degree in Exercise Science. Before coming to Goddard, Jessica was a Speech Therapy Assistant, providing in-home care for her young clients. Jessica went to a high school for the performing arts and still enjoys hip-hop, ballet and jazz dancing. She also enjoys reading fictional drama.
  • Ms April

    Ms April

    Lead Teacher
    Joined The Goddard family in 2022. Ms. April is currently working toward a BA in Psychology with a focus in Child and Adolescent Development. She taught Preschoolers in a licensed center for 2 years before joining her family in their commercial cleaning business. Lucky for us, she really missed teaching young learners, so she's back in ECE! When April isn't teaching she loves spending time with her husband and 3 school-aged children. She also loves making jewelry and other crafts.
  • Ms Savannah

    Ms Savannah

    Lead Teacher
    Joined The Goddard Family in 2022. Ms Savannah earned her degree in Music Education from North Greenville University. She taught Music at Chester Park Elementary School for 4 years. When she isn't at Goddard, she stays busy with her husband and beautiful newborn! Welcome to the world, Little One!
  • Ms Katie

    Ms Katie

    Lead Teacher
    Ms. Katie joined the Goddard Family in 2023. Ms. Katie earned her Master’s Degree in Elementary Education from James Madison University. She taught 4th grade in northern Virginia for 8 years. Ms. Katie loves watching young minds grow, explore, and learn from the world around them. When she isn’t teaching, you can find Ms. Katie trying to keep up with her two little ones, Liam and Harper Rose.
  • Ms Tayller

    Ms Tayller

    Lead Teacher
    Ms. Tayller joined The Goddard Family in 2021. Ms. Tayller earned her Bachelor Degree in English and Human Development and Family Studies from The University of Alabama. She has been an early childhood educator since 2014. Ms. Tayller is a bookworm so on the weekends she can be found browsing the shelves at the local library or the nearest bookstore!
  • Ms Kelly

    Ms Kelly

    Lead Teacher
    Ms. Kelly joined our school with her daughter in 2023. Ms. Kelly graduated with her BS in Birth through Kindergarten and has been in early education since 2012. Over the years she has had experience as an assistant, lead teacher and director.
  • Ms Haylee

    Ms Haylee

    Lead Teacher
    Ms. Haylee joined the Goddard family in 2023 after graduating from Winthrop University in May. She received her degree in Education Studies with a concentration in Early Childhood. She previously worked with kindergarten and preschool age children. In her free time she enjoys reading and watching movies.
  • Ms Judith

    Ms Judith

    Resource
    Joined The Goddard Family in 2020. Ms. Judith spent most of her life in Wilmington, Delaware. She moved to Chester, SC in 1995. Judith has worked in early childhood education for the past forty years. Judith loves animals, studying science, nature, history, listening to music and singing.
  • Ms Hannah

    Ms Hannah

    Resource
    Ms. Hannah joined the Goddard family in 2022. Ms. Hannah is currently a junior at Winthrop University where she majors in Elementary Education. After graduation, she plans to continue her education by going to graduate school and also work in the elementary or early childhood setting. In her free time, she enjoys cooking, baking, and spending time with her family and friends!
  • Ms Toni

    Ms Toni

    Resource
    Ms. Toni joined the Goddard Family in 2023. Ms. Toni has spent most of her life caring for young children in her family. In 2021, she began working on her degree in Science education and plans to teach Secondary Biology when she graduates. Ms. Toni worked as an assistant teacher in an elementary school classroom. Outside of work, Ms. Toni enjoys painting, gardening, and exploring new places with her fiancé.
  •  Elizabeth

    Elizabeth

    Resource Teacher
    Ms. Liz joined the Goddard family in 2023. She found her passion for teaching after completing student teaching in a Kindergarten class in 2006. She has taught enrichment classes such as baking, soccer, art and science. She enjoys exploring the Pacific Northwest with her husband and relaxing at home with her cat.
  •  Celia

    Celia

    Resource Teacher
    Ms. Celia holds an Associate of Arts degree from York Technical College. She is currently a junior at Winthrop University where she is majoring in Elementary Education with a minor in Psychology. When she graduates she hopes to work in a school as a teacher while she works to obtain her masters degree in school counseling. She loves going for walks at the park with her dog and hiking at the mountains.
  •  Jada

    Jada

    Resource Teacher
    Ms. Jada is currently a student at York Technical College and working towards her degree in computer science. She was a youth leader at her church and would love to help lead children during vacation bible school. She has a passion for helping people, especially children!
  •  Robyn

    Robyn

    Resource Teacher
    Ms. Robyn and her family have recently moved to the United States from South Africa. She is married to Roy and they have two boys, Caleb who is 21 and Micah who is 18. Miss Robyn has her bachelor’s degree in Primary Education and has been involved in education for the last 33 years. She has taught 1st grade and also opened and ran her own school which catered for K - 12 children. Her passion is to see children gaining a love for learning as they discover the wonder of the world around them, developing their natural curiosity and growing in confidence. Being new to the country each day is an adventure!
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