Lynnhaven Careers

The Goddard School is a wonderful place for you to cultivate your career as you enrich the lives of children through fun learning experiences.

Positions we currently have available:

Assistant Teachers are responsible for ensuring compliance with Goddard's industry-leading Quality Assurance standards. Our Lead Teachers write and implement their own lesson plans based on Goddard Developmental Guidelines and monthly school themes and the Assistants help to implement the lesson plans. Most importantly, the Lead and Assistant, together, create a positive learning environment in their classroom where children develop a lifelong love of learning! Responsibilities and Duties •Our Leads and Assistants work together in a Team Teaching environment to: •Meeting the individual's needs of the children •Working closely with the Lead Teacher •Parent communication. •Participation in staff and training meetings. •Supporting appropriate room arrangement to support the goals and developmental level of the children in the classroom. •Interacting with the children to support play, exploration, and learning. •Presenting expectations that are appropriate to the child’s age and developmental level. •Implementing activities that develop self-esteem and social skills. •Communicating appropriately and professionally with parents and fellow staff. •Building teamwork. •Using assessment tools. •Committing to continuing education. Qualifications and Skills Requirements: Teachers are responsible for ensuring compliance with Goddard's industry-leading Quality Assurance standards; implementing the lesson plans written by the Leads based on Goddard Developmental Guidelines and monthly school themes. Most importantly, they create a positive learning environment in their classroom where children develop a lifelong love of learning! •Minimum 3 months experience in a licensed center •Demonstrated knowledge of developmentally appropriate practices •Strong written and communication skills The Goddard School offers competitive compensation and benefits based on experience, education and certifications and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

A lead teacher’s responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following: Establish and maintain a safe, healthy and nurturing learning environment • Design an appropriate room arrangement to support the goals and developmental level of the children in the classroom • Develop an appropriate classroom management system to support the goals and developmental level of the children in the classroom • Ensure that classroom equipment is in good repair • Understand and implement The Goddard School® emergency procedure(s) • Promote healthy eating practices at lunch and snack times • Ensure that children are always within state ratio requirements • Perform minor cleaning responsibilities (e.g., spills) immediately • Perform major cleaning during times when children are not present • Post a classroom schedule that meets the needs of the children and includes a routine and learning opportunities • Post and adhere to all GSI Health and Safety policies and procedures Advance children’s physical and intellectual competence • Adapt program to meet the individual needs of each child • Create a multi-cultural learning environment • Provide a variety of developmentally appropriate activities to engage children in learning • Interact with the children to support play, exploration and learning • Encourage children to talk with each other and with the faculty • Present age- and developmentally-appropriate expectations for all children • Create a print-rich environment in order for children to learn about books, literature and writing • Encourage creativity through art, music, dramatic play and blocks • Provide a reasonable balance between teacher-directed and child-directed activities • Provide opportunities for both active and quiet play • Integrate GSI-approved resources (including Enrichment Programs) into lesson plans Support each child’s social and emotional development and provide positive guidance • Understand and adhere to the GSI Behavior Policy • Plan and implement activities to develop children’s self-esteem and social skills • Plan and implement activities to enable children’s feeling of security • Encourage empathetic and respectful feelings for others, as well as the environment, through positive modeling • Respect cultural and ethnic diversity Establish positive and effective family relations • Communicate, in a professional manner, with families and faculty • Encourage families to become an integral part of their children’s learning experiences • Provide opportunities (e.g., conferences) in which families are made to feel a part of their children’s learning experiences • Prepare a Daily Activity Report for each child • Maintain a portfolio for each child • Maintain the classroom Parent Board Ensure an effective program, responsive to children’s needs • Assess supplies and materials needed to implement activities • Build teamwork • Develop lesson plans • Manage classrooms according to GSI QA Standards • Perform child observations and document in their portfolios • Use assessment tools (e.g., Progress Reports, Children’s Progress) Maintain professional commitment • Promote “learning through play” philosophy and educational objectives • Support a code of ethical conduct • Pursue professional development/continuing education • Attend faculty meetings, in-service days, conferences and professional growth opportunities

A Lead teacher’s responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following: Establish and maintain a safe, healthy and nurturing learning environment • Design an appropriate room arrangement to support the goals and developmental level of the children in the classroom • Develop an appropriate classroom management system to support the goals and developmental level of the children in the classroom • Ensure that classroom equipment is in good repair • Understand and implement The Goddard School® emergency procedure(s) • Promote healthy eating practices at lunch and snack times • Ensure that children are always within state ratio requirements • Perform minor cleaning responsibilities (e.g., spills) immediately • Perform major cleaning during times when children are not present • Post a classroom schedule that meets the needs of the children and includes a routine and learning opportunities • Post and adhere to all GSI Health and Safety policies and procedures Advance children’s physical and intellectual competence • Adapt program to meet the individual needs of each child • Create a multi-cultural learning environment • Provide a variety of developmentally appropriate activities to engage children in learning • Interact with the children to support play, exploration and learning • Encourage children to talk with each other and with the faculty • Present age- and developmentally-appropriate expectations for all children • Create a print-rich environment in order for children to learn about books, literature and writing • Encourage creativity through art, music, dramatic play and blocks • Provide a reasonable balance between teacher-directed and child-directed activities • Provide opportunities for both active and quiet play • Integrate GSI-approved resources (including Enrichment Programs) into lesson plans Support each child’s social and emotional development and provide positive guidance • Understand and adhere to the GSI Behavior Policy • Plan and implement activities to develop children’s self-esteem and social skills • Plan and implement activities to enable children’s feeling of security • Encourage empathetic and respectful feelings for others, as well as the environment, through positive modeling • Respect cultural and ethnic diversity Establish positive and effective family relations • Communicate, in a professional manner, with families and faculty • Encourage families to become an integral part of their children’s learning experiences • Provide opportunities (e.g., conferences) in which families are made to feel a part of their children’s learning experiences • Prepare a Daily Activity Report for each child • Maintain a portfolio for each child • Maintain the classroom Parent Board Ensure an effective program, responsive to children’s needs • Assess supplies and materials needed to implement activities • Build teamwork • Develop lesson plans • Manage classrooms according to GSI QA Standards • Perform child observations and document in their portfolios • Use assessment tools (e.g., Progress Reports, Children’s Progress) Maintain professional commitment • Promote “learning through play” philosophy and educational objectives • Support a code of ethical conduct • Pursue professional development/continuing education • Attend faculty meetings, in-service days, conferences and professional growth opportunities

Assistant Teachers are responsible for ensuring compliance with Goddard's industry-leading Quality Assurance standards. Our Lead Teachers write and implement their own lesson plans based on Goddard Developmental Guidelines and monthly school themes and the Assistants help to implement the lesson plans. Most importantly, the Lead and Assistant, together, create a positive learning environment in their classroom where children develop a lifelong love of learning! Responsibilities and Duties •Our Leads and Assistants work together in a Team Teaching environment to: •Meeting the individual's needs of the children •Working closely with the Lead Teacher •Parent communication. •Participation in staff and training meetings. •Supporting appropriate room arrangement to support the goals and developmental level of the children in the classroom. •Interacting with the children to support play, exploration, and learning. •Presenting expectations that are appropriate to the child’s age and developmental level. •Implementing activities that develop self-esteem and social skills. •Communicating appropriately and professionally with parents and fellow staff. •Building teamwork. •Using assessment tools. •Committing to continuing education. Qualifications and Skills Requirements: Teachers are responsible for ensuring compliance with Goddard's industry-leading Quality Assurance standards; implementing the lesson plans written by the Leads based on Goddard Developmental Guidelines and monthly school themes. Most importantly, they create a positive learning environment in their classroom where children develop a lifelong love of learning! •Minimum 3 months experience in a licensed center •Demonstrated knowledge of developmentally appropriate practices •Strong written and communication skills The Goddard School offers competitive compensation and benefits based on experience, education and certifications and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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