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Full Time Preschool/PreK Teacher

Full Time Preschool/PreK Teacher

Job Description

The Goddard School in Franklin is looking for a dynamic Preschool or PreK Teacher to join our team. 

 Teachers work in a co-teaching environment.
The Goddard School is a leader in early childhood development providing a safe, nurturing and creative environment where children are provided a wide-range of enriching activities to meet the individual needs of each child.

 Daily Responsibilities


Our Co-Teachers work together:


  • Developing lesson plans based on Goddard Developmental Guidelines and monthly themes
  • Meeting the individual needs of the children
  • Parent communication
  • Designing an 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
  • Creating a positive learning environment in their classroom where children develop a lifelong love of learning
  • Presenting expectations that are appropriate to the child’s age and developmental level
  • Planning and implementing activities that develop self-esteem and social skills
  • Building teamwork
  • Using assessment tools
  • Committing to continuing education. Participation in staff and training meetings
  • Ensuring compliance with Goddard’s Quality Assurance Standards and Tennessee 3Star Standards

Job Requirements

 Co-Teacher Qualifications:


  • CDA, Associates or BA in Early Childhood Education or related field
  • Prior classroom experience (Infant, Toddler, Preschool)
  • Demonstrated knowledge of developmentally appropriate practices  
  • Strong written and communication skills
  • Availability Monday through Friday during school hours (7:00 am – 6:00 pm)



The Goddard School offers competitive compensation and benefits based on experience, education and certifications and is an Equal Opportunity Employer


We provide outstanding opportunities including:

  • Competitive salary ($12 - $14/hour)
  • Group Medical & Dental plans
  • Paid Holidays
  • 12 Days additional Paid Time Off
  • Closed the week of Christmas
  • Company Sponsored/Matched IRA Plan


The Goddard School® is a renowned program with a Piaget (Learning through Play) based foundation and a leader in the early childhood industry which is growing and continues to set the standard for excellence. The Goddard school uses the most current, academically endorsed methods to ensure that children have fun while learning the skills they need for long-term success in school and in life. Our teachers also collaborate with parents to nurture children into respectful, confident and joyful learners. 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.

Job Snapshot

Base Pay $12.00 - $14.00 /Hour
Other Pay Medical & Dental Plans, Paid Holidays, Paid Time Off
Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Education
Education 2 Year Degree
Experience At least 1 year(s)
Manages Others No
Relocation No
Industry Education - Teaching - Administration
Required Travel None
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Full Time Preschool/PreK Teacher

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