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Assistant Teacher

Assistant Teacher

Job Description

The Goddard School® is looking for a motivated self-starter for a full-time Assisant Teacher for our school.  


The Goddard School® 
is a renowned program with a Piaget-based foundation (Learning through Play) and a leader in the franchised preschool industry which is growing and continues to set the standard for excellence.  The focus of the program is to provide a life-long love of learning.  

Our ideal Kindergarten teacher is a highly-qualified childhood educator who is able to use 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 candidate also has strong leadership skills, is an excellent communicator, and can motivate and inspire children in a positive manner.

Education/Experience:

  • BA or MA in Education.
  • Washington State Teaching Certificate with appropriate elementary endorsement(s).
  • Minimum of two years experience as Kindergarten teacher.
  • Excellent Verbal and Written Communication Skills.

Job Requirements

 Classroom­ Qualifications:

  • Evidence of strong instruction and adherence to applicable "best practices" of elementary learning and instruction, especially for early literacy and math.
  • Expertise or training in science-based, experiential education, preferred.
  • Demonstrated interest, commitment, and ability to challenge students at all levels.
  • Knowledge and understanding of learning and teaching philosophy and the developmental needs of students.
  • Evidence of strong, positive student & classroom management.
  • Knowledge of and ability to implement the appropriate Common Core Standards and Grade Level Expectations.
  • Ability to use assessments to inform instruction.
  • Commitment to establishing effective, proactive and positive parent communication.
  • Proficiency with classroom technology (e.g., interactive white board, computers, etc.).
  • Meet school's quality assurance requirements, curriculum and activities
  • Comply with all state, local and Goddard Systems, Inc. regulations

Additional Qualifications:

  • Must be able to lift 40 pounds
  • Assume postures in low level positions that best allow physical and visual contact with children
  • Must be able to sustain a high level of energy
  • Bend to perform various tasks numerous times throughout the day
  • Stoop, sit on the floor
  • Team Player
  • Ability to be flexible in assignment and work hours required
  • Commitment to Professional Development 
  • Must provide proof of a negative TB test
  • Current First Aid and CPR certifications
  • BBP / HIV / Aids certification

The Goddard School® offers:

  • Competitive Compensation
  • Subsidized Comprehensive Benefits
  • Professional Development
  • Affiliation with Leaders in the Childcare Field

Qualified candidates should forward their resume with cover letter and transcripts for consideration.

Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Education
Education Not Specified
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others Not Specified
Relocation No
Industry Education - Teaching - Administration
Required Travel None
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