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 Anna

    Ms Anna

    Director of Operations
    Joined The Goddard Family in 2015. Ms. Anna earned her associate’s degree in Early Care and Education from York Tech. Before coming to Goddard, Anna substitute taught in the Lancaster County school system. She also taught 1 and 2 year olds at a faith based program in Pineville. Ms. Anna will finish her Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Studies in the Fall of 2022. In her free time, Anna enjoys being with her husband, Josh and son, Lincoln.
  • Ms Shelby

    Ms Shelby

    Director of Education
    Joined The Goddard Family in 2020. Ms. Shelby earned her Bachelor's degree in Elementary Education from The University of North Carolina in Greensboro. She also holds a Master's Degree in Educational Administration. Shelby has over 30 dedicated years in the education field, including experience as a teacher, Assistant Principal and School Principal. Her hobbies include attending jazz concerts and traveling. Mrs. Shelby also enjoys spending quality time with her family.
  • Ms Jenn

    Ms Jenn

    Assistant Director
    Joined The Goddard Family in 2016. Ms. Jennifer graduated from UNCC with a B.S. in Health Fitness and became a certified athletic trainer. Jennifer also holds an MAEd in Physical Education. Ms. Jennifer enjoys watching children grow, learn, and figure out the world in their own way and is a strong advocate of Piaget's Learn-through-play philosophy. In her spare time she loves to go to the beach with her family, watch her daughter, Kendra play softball, and play superheroes with her son, Landry.
  • Ms Kylie

    Ms Kylie

    Assistant Director
    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 seven years. Before coming to Fort Mill, Kylie taught Toddlers at a Goddard School in New Jersey. 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 Dunkin' coffee!
  • 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 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 Morgan

    Ms Morgan

    Lead Teacher
    Joined The Goddard Family in 2020. Ms. Morgan earned her BS degree in Elementary Education from East Carolina University. She then earned her MAT, also from ECU. During college, Morgan was a Research Assistant and a resource teacher in a licensed childcare center in Greenville, SC. Morgan is a huge Carolina Panther fan! When she's not at work, Morgan loves spending time with her family and friends, and especially, her nephew.
  • Ms Rachel

    Ms Rachel

    Lead Teacher
    Joined The Goddard Family in 2022. Ms. Rachel earned her Associate degree in Counseling from Liberty University. Before coming to Goddard, Rachel was an AuPair in New Zealand, a nanny in the US and a Teaching Assistant for Exceptional Learners at Lake Wylie Elementary School. Her resume also includes "Face-painter at Carrowinds!"
  • 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 Kim

    Ms Kim

    Lead Teacher
    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 her son Jacob play high school basketball.
  • Ms Carley

    Ms Carley

    Lead Teacher
    Joined The Goddard Family in 2022. Ms. Carley is a graduate of Liberty University, where she earned a Bachelor's in Early Childhood Eduction. Prior to coming to The Goddard School, she worked as a babysitter and nanny for over six years. When Ms. Carley isn’t working, you can find her with her family watching movies, working on puzzles, or playing with her kitten Melody!
  • Ms Cherika

    Ms Cherika

    Lead Teacher
    Joined The Goddard Family in 2020. Ms. Cherika earned her associate’s degree in Early Childhood Education from York Tech. Before coming to Goddard, Cherika was a Head Start teacher, working with 3, 4 and 5 year olds. In her spare time you will find Cherika shopping, traveling, and spending time with her family.
  • Ms Shakeia

    Ms Shakeia

    Lead Teacher
    Joined The Goddard Family in 2018. Ms. Shakeia earned her BS degree in Psychology with a concentration in Child Development from Kaplan University. Before coming to Goddard, Shakeia taught Pre-Kindergarten at a licensed childcare center in Fort Mill. When she’s not teaching, Shakeia enjoys traveling, shopping and spending time with her two sons and husband.
  • Ms Jessica

    Ms Jessica

    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 Sally

    Ms Sally

    Lead Teacher
    Joined The Goddard Family in 2017. Ms. Sally earned her BA in Sociology and a K-6 teaching certificate from UNC-Charlotte. Go Niners! Sally has over 5 years of experience in early childhood education. She believes that children learn best when they are accepted unconditionally. Sally also believes that children deserve an enthusiastic teacher who brings energy and encouragement to the classroom. When Sally isn't teaching, she loves spending time with her dog, Scrappy.
  • 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 Tayller

    Ms Tayller

    Lead Teacher
    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 Tegan

    Ms Tegan

    Lead Teacher
    Joined The Goddard Family in 2022. Ms. Tegan earned a BS degree in International Business and Global Logistics from The College of Charleston. She is currently taking classes in Early Childhood Education at York Tech. Her parents, Mr. Bill and Ms. Amy opened the Goddard School Gold Hill location in 2009 and later opened Dobys Bridge in 2020. From a young age, she has loved assisting at the schools and learning about the operations here.
  • 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 Cheyenne

    Ms Cheyenne

    Resource
    Joined The Goddard Family in 2022. Ms. Cheyenne has an Associate of Arts degree from York Tech. Before coming to Goddard, Cheyenne spent 2 years at a childcare center in Fort Mill teaching 2 and 3 year olds. When she isn't working with our learners, Cheyenne enjoys shopping, having coffee with friends and napping to recharge for her students.
  • 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 Juanita

    Ms Juanita

    Resource
    Joined The Goddard Family in 2022. Ms. Nita holds an Associate Degree in Early Childhood Education. She has over 20 years of experience working with preschoolers, but Infants are her absolute favorite! Ms. Nita loves cooking and baking and she's pretty good at freshwater fishing.
  • Ms Jessica

    Ms Jessica

    Resource
    Joined The Goddard Family in 2022. Ms. Jessica spent most of her career in corporate America. Becoming a mom of two little ones of her own, gave her a real appreciation for early education. When she isn't supporting our teachers here, she enjoys anything outdoors. Jessica is bi-lingual and has taken her family to visit Ecuador, where she grew up.
  •  Hannah

    Hannah

    Resource
    Joined The Goddard Family in 2022. Ms. Hannah is currently a full time student at Winthrop University in Rock Hill. She is earning her degree in Elementary Education and hopes to graduate in May of 2025. She spends afternoons with us a few days per week and is a wonderful addition to our team, helping out where needed. In her free time, Ms. Hannah enjoys spending time with her friends and family. She also reads romance novels.
  •  April

    April

    Resource
    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.
  •  Brittany

    Brittany

    Resource
    Joined The Goddard family in 2022. Brittany holds a BA degree in Psychology and is currently working toward her MAT. Before coming to Goddard, Brittany was a long term substitute teacher and case manager at a residential behavioral health center. She also worked as a residential counselor with children ranging in age from 5 to 20 years. When she isn't teaching, Brittany enjoys spending time with her husband and young daughter, and Brittany runs for fun and fitness.
  •  Faith

    Faith

    Resource
    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.

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