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 early childhood teachers to join our team today. What are you waiting for? Click apply now!
At The Goddard School of Long Hill Township, 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, ZONO Sanitizing Cabinet, 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
Teacher to children ratios followed
Full support from our directors and resources to be successful in the classroom
School is closed between Christmas Day and New Year’s Day – Paid Week.
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
Health and dental insurance
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 early childhood 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 hear the laughter and experience the 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 early childhood professionals and continue to grow in your profession
Your health and safety is our top concern. We have implemented stringent COVID-19 health and safety procedures, including the following:
School entry is limited to personnel and enrolled children only. Parents drop students off at the door
ZONO Sanitizing Cabinet – ZONO system kills 99.9% of germs
Schools are deep cleaned daily
Personal protective equipment (PPE) is provided
Health screening of faculty and children in attendance is conducted daily
Handwashing and sanitation procedures have been adapted to meet applicable CDC recommendations
Associate or Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood Education or related field preferred
Child Development Associate (CDA) preferred
Previous experience preferred
Has successfully completed state-required pre-service training
Meets background check eligibility
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
About The Goddard School of Long Hill Township
The Goddard School of Long Hill Township is a renowned childcare program with a Piaget (Learning through Play) based foundation. Our focus is to provide a life-long love of learning. 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.
We value and strive to maintain an inclusive, respectful, and fun work environment. We take pride in our core values, community, students, and each other. At the Goddard School of Long Hill Township, you will discover how your work can positively influence young children and create a better tomorrow.