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Assistant Teacher - Full Time

Posted: April 02, 2019

The Goddard School in Springfield, IL is currently looking for full-time and part-time Assistant Teachers to join their team.
As a Goddard Assistant Teacher, you will work alongside with Lead Teachers to support Goddard’s program and policies, as well as state licensing policies. This is a great opportunity to work hand-in-hand with some of the top leaders in the early childhood education field, who will be a valuable mentor and help you learn the ins and outs to be successful in your career.BE a part of the Goddard School, license applied for - Apply now!

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Director - Full Time

Posted: December 18, 2018

The Goddard School in Springfield, IL is looking for motivated self-starters to head up our Administrative team in our licensed applied for state of art new facility. We are looking for a Director to help establish the School. The school will have a capacity of serving students ages 6 weeks - 6 years.
Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree or higher in Early Childhood or Elementary Education or a related field of study. Management experience in a licensed childcare center or preschool is preferred. Candidates must have strong leadership skills, excellent communication skills, and have a good understanding of age appropriate activities for young children. The Goddard School is the largest private preschool system in the USA with a renowned program of learning that is Piaget-based (Learning through Play). As the leader in the franchised preschool industry, The Goddard School continues to set the standard for excellence. The focus of our programs is to establish life-long love of learning for all the students in our school.
Our staff is made of loving and dedicated teachers who understand each child's needs. They are highly qualified childhood educators who are able to use their creativity and the Goddard Developmental Guidelines as the basis for unique lesson plans that are brought to life in a fun and imaginative way. Our particular location supports learning for children from 6 weeks to 6 years (Kindergarten).
Our ideal Director will have strong leadership skills, be excellent communicators, and have the proven ability to motivate and inspire others. As an administrator within The Goddard School you will be part of an award-winning team with programs that promote high achieving students, in a hands-on, age-appropriate manner that include:
• Smart Boards in the classroom
• Daily Special Enrichment Instruction (Yoga, Spanish, Sign Language, Music, Chess)
• Summers filled with meaningful learning opportunities, including Special Visitors
The Director's responsibilities include:
• Overseeing daily operations including human resources, quality assurance, and facility operations
• Developing strong relationships with our families
• Managing a budget, licensing and accreditation
• Exhibiting a positive and upbeat attitude while working in a fast-paced environment
• Having highly effective organizational, time management, and multi-tasking skills
• Showing a strong commitment to education and a deep love for children
The Goddard School offers:
• Competitive Compensation
• Comprehensive Benefits
• Professional Development
Job Type: Full-time/Experience:
• Time Management: 1 year (Preferred)
• Childcare: 1 year (Preferred)
• Management: 1 year (Preferred)
• Administrative: 1 year (Preferred)


Lead Teacher - Full Time

Posted: April 02, 2019

The Goddard Schools, a nationwide leader in the preschool experience by offering a renowned program with Piaget (Learning through Play) to their students is searching for Talented Teachers that are looking to be challenged and grow in their teaching career. Our teachers work in a student-centered nurturing environment with the support and collaboration of management, staff and families.
As a Goddard teacher, you will develop lessons plans that will impact the lives of your students and provided a preschool experience that will cultivate young minds to be School Ready, Career Ready and Life Ready. Our Flex curriculum allows the professional-minded teacher to focus on the growth and development of the whole child by implementing lessons plans in appropriate environments and assessing the results. All our Goddard teachers participate in continuing education, communication meetings and are encouraged to attend Goddard University online classes providing them with the opportunity to evolve their career.
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