Lead Infant Teacher

Goddard School

Schwenksville, PA 19473

Posted 1 month ago

Job Description

Are you passionate about positively impacting children's lives and making a difference in the world of early childhood education? Are you an energetic, nurturing person looking for a workplace that's supportive and fun? If so, then The Goddard School is the place for you! Our School is full of passion and enthusiasm. We are committed to providing a safe, dynamic, and nurturing environment that will allow every child to develop into a joyful and confident learner prepared for success in school and in life. We are looking for Infant teachers to join our team today. What are you waiting for? At The Goddard School located in Schwenksville, we take your well-being and the well-being of those we educate and care for seriously and have put several measures in place to make our environment the safest it can be. We have ample PPE supplies on hand, a hospital-grade disinfecting system, daily professional cleaning and additional employees who regularly disinfect and sanitize high-touch areas throughout the day. We are going above and beyond to make sure everyone is healthy and safe in our School. At Goddard, teacher safety – your safety – is a priority. Apply today and see for yourself what it’s like to work for an employer who knows the heart of our School is our faculty members. YOU are a driving force of our culture, and you’ll notice the difference right away. What We Offer:         Salary range: $14 - $18 * Hours of work: 40 hrs * Teacher to children ratios followed * Full support from our directors and resources to be successful in the classroom * 1-hour lunch break * Paid holidays PLUS 7 paid time off (PTO) days per year * School is closed between Christmas Day and New Year’s Day * Your health and safety is our priority!  We have protocols more stringent than state requirements to ensure the safety of all our faculty and students * Competitive compensation * Health, dental, and vision insurance * 401(k) plus employer matching * Tuition reimbursement * Discounted childcare * Continued focus on your professional development – our Goddard Systems University is accredited by IACET to provide Continuing Education Units (CEUs)  * Plus, we’ll pay for your CDA credential! Our toddler teachers are responsible for coordinating the daily operations of assigned classes. Teachers will plan, present, and evaluate educational and recreational activities for children in a safe environment and work directly with children and parents daily to provide quality customer service.  What’s it like to be a teacher at our School?  * Feel comfortable and safe working in our clean, state-of-the-art facilities with strict health and safety guidelines * Feel a sense of accomplishment as you experience the laughter and wonder of children participating in activities you planned * Observe children’s interests and work with other teachers to develop creative ideas for an engaging curriculum * Communicate with parents daily, sharing their children’s latest adventures and achievements through a variety of avenues, including mobile apps and personal discussions * Engage with other childcare professionals and continue to grow in your profession Qualifications * Associate or Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood Education or related field preferred * Child Development Associate (CDA) preferred * 2 years of previous experience preferred * Has successfully completed state-required pre-service training * Has knowledge of childcare programming, safety and emergency first-aid procedures, program management and customer service principles * Develops relationships and communicate effectively with children, parents, and faculty members * Works productively without supervision within established organizational policies and procedures * Is highly motivated and takes direction well with excellent interpersonal and communication skills * Is dependable and adaptable and enjoys working in teams * Excellent verbal and written communication skills with outstanding ability to listen and follow-up on issues constructively * Ability to calmly address stressful situations professionally while multi-tasking to ensure smooth school operations * Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. in connection with the handling of children for the facilitation of programs, child safety, and potential emergency situations. For Infant and Young Toddler Teachers, must be able to properly lift infants into and out of a crib * Meets background check eligibility About Goddard Schools As part of a larger franchise system, in operation for over 30 years, we are the premier preschool for children from six weeks to six years old. We have over 560 franchised Schools with more than 70,000 students in 38 states. The Goddard School uses the most current academically endorsed methods to ensure children have fun while learning the skills they need for long-term success in school and in life. Our talented teachers also collaborate with parents to nurture children into respectful, confident, and joyful learners.      



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