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. 

  •  Brian & Marie

    Brian & Marie

    On-Site Owners
    Hello Brentwood families! We are extremely excited to be the On-Site Owners of the Goddard School of Brentwood! Brian holds a Master’s in Educational Leadership, a B.A. in History and has over 15 years of experience as a teacher and principal. Marie holds a Master's in School Counseling, a B.A. in Art Education and also has over 15 years of experience as a teacher and school counselor. Together, we are passionate about early childhood education and have dedicated our careers to the care and well-being of children. We are the proud parents of three brilliant young men. We know what it is like to have demanding careers while expecting the very best for our children while they are in someone else’s care. We are thrilled to use our experience as educators and parents to offer the highest quality early education experience in Brentwood.
  • Ms Rachel

    Ms Rachel

    Executive Director
    Ms. Rachel holds a Bachelor of Business Administration and Finance degree from Tennessee State University. She brings over 20 years of early childhood experience to Goddard Brentwood, as well as six years of experience as a center director, prior to joining our team. She is passionate about early childhood education, teacher development, and her positivity is contagious. She loves traveling, spending time with her husband and five wonderful children, coaching her son's basketball team, and has completed over fifty 1,000 piece puzzles! Ms. Rachel's favorite children's book is Designed by God, So I Must Be Special, by Bonnie Sose.
  • Ms Jessica

    Ms Jessica

    Floater Teacher
    Ms. Jessica joined our team as a Floater. She studied and completed an internship in child development. She has experience caring for a range of age groups as she is the daughter of a childcare provider. She is a yoga instructor, loves family adventures with her three children, gardening, water sports, and camping. Her favorite children's book is If You Give A Mouse A Cookie by Laura Numeroff.
  • Ms Kendall

    Ms Kendall

    Lead Teacher
    Ms. Kendall is one of our founding teachers. She is currently pursuing a degree in Marketing & Advertising. She has worked in the Early Childhood Education field since 2017, leading in youth dramatic arts programing. She enjoys reading, baking, and traveling. Her favorite children's book is Oh, the Places You'll Go! by Dr. Seuss.
  • Ms Tamika

    Ms Tamika

    Lead Teacher
    Ms. Tamika is one of our founding teachers. She holds a Graduate Medical Assistant diploma from Nashville College of Medical Careers. She brings with her years of experience in Early Childhood Education, head start, childcare, and play-based learning. She loves walking, spending time with her own little one and is the owner of her own boutique. Her favorite children's book is The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats.
  • Ms Morgan

    Ms Morgan

    Lead Teacher
    Ms. Morgan is one of our founding teachers. She graduated from Fisk University with a Bachelor's in Biology and is currently studying at Meharry Medical College. She has years of experience as a toddler teacher, a K-12 tutor, and a Cub Scouts volunteer. Ms. Morgan is also a parent, an arts and crafts fanatic, and loves legos. Her favorite children's book is My Lucky Day by Keiko Kasza.
  • Ms Cambria

    Ms Cambria

    Lead Teacher
    Ms. Cambria holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Interior Design, and has more than 10 years of experience caring for young children in the preschool setting. She loves painting, drawing, exploring the outdoors, and her favorite children's book is Goodnight Moon by Margaret Wise Brown.
  • Ms Jasmyne

    Ms Jasmyne

    Lead Teacher
    Ms. Jasmyne holds a Bachelor's degree in Interdisciplinary Studies, and an Associate's in Early Childhood Education. She has over 14 years of experience in childcare and has worked with infants through Pre-K. She loves crafting and customizing mugs and tumblers. Her favorite children's book is The Bad Seed by Jory John.
  • Ms Kathryn

    Ms Kathryn

    Lead Teacher
    Ms. Kate holds a Bachelor's of Science degree in Early Childhood Education, with a minor in ESL (English as a Second Language). Her 6 years of experience includes teaching at a Goddard School in New Jersey. She loves finding new coffee shops, baking, spending time with loved ones, and gardening. Her favorite children's book is Chrysanthemum by Kevin Henkes.
  • Ms Karena

    Ms Karena

    Lead Teacher
    Ms. Norie has been working with children her whole life and has two years of professional experience working with toddlers. She enjoys writing stories, music and books, reading and dancing. Her favorite children's books are The Rainbow Fish by Marcus Pfister, and Ladybug Girl by Jacky Davis.
  • Ms Mallory

    Ms Mallory

    Lead Teacher
    Ms. Mallory has over 20 years of childcare industry experience, work with infants through kindergarten students. She loves crafting, reading, and being around water. Her favorite children's books are Woah, Joey!: Tell-a-Tale Book by Daphne Doward Hogstrom, and The Belly Book by Dr. Seuss.
  • Ms Runy

    Ms Runy

    Lead Teacher
    Ms. Runy holds a Bachelor's degree in Law. She has years of experience as an infant teacher, toddler teacher and preschool teacher. She loves reading, tennis, and spending time with her family, especially at the park. Her favorite children's book is Where Is My Nose? by Lucas Zanotto.
  • Ms Patricia

    Ms Patricia

    Floater Teacher
    Ms. Pat brings over 30 years of experience in early childhood education and childcare to Goddard Brentwood. She loves cooking, going for walks and serving in the community. Her favorite children's book is Shady Baby by Gabrielle Union-Wade and Dwayne Wade Jr.
  • Ms Hosay

    Ms Hosay

    Floater Teacher
    Ms. Hosay holds a degree in Journalism, and has also completed English Language studies. She has over five years of experience preparing students for kindergarten and primary school. She enjoys spending time with her family. Her favorite children's books are books that teach social skills and books with inspiring stories.
  • Ms Samarah

    Ms Samarah

    Lead Teacher
    Ms. Samarah is currently pursuing a Bachelor's degree in Criminal Science. She has over six years of experience working with ages 0-5. She loves taking her toddler on Mother-daughter dates, shopping, traveling, and trying new foods and restaurants. Her favorite children's book is The Berenstain Bears and the Slumber Party by Stan and Jan Berenstain.
  • Ms Paula

    Ms Paula

    Lead Teacher
    Ms. Paula is a STEM Prep Academy alumni. She has over six years of experience working with toddlers through preschool aged children, both in home and in a school setting. She loves playing soccer, hiking, singing, and dancing. There are so many great children's books out now, that it's hard to choose. She will share a favorite soon.
  • Ms Lisa

    Ms Lisa

    Floater Teacher
    Ms. Lisa has a Bachelor's of Science degree and has worked in childcare with toddlers through Pre-K more than 12 years. She is a proud dog mom, and enjoys reading, walking with her husband and doing puzzles. Her favorite children's book is Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? by Bill Martin Jr and Eric Carle.
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