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Preschool Lead and Assistant Teachers

Preschool Lead and Assistant Teachers

Job Description

The Goddard School® at 1733 Vine Street in Denver, an early childhood education center, is currently seeking qualified, caring, and energetic Preschool Lead and Assistant Teachers.

The Goddard School®
is a renowned program with a Piaget (Learning through Play) based foundation 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 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. 

Daily Responsibilities 


 Our Lead and Assistant Teachers work together:

  • Developing and implementing lesson plans
  • Meeting the individual needs of the children including, as applicable, feeding and diapering/potty training
  • Participation in staff and training meetings
  • 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
  • Presenting expectations that are appropriate to the child’s age and developmental level
  • Planning and implementing activities that develop self-esteem and social skills
  • Communicating appropriately and professionally with parents and fellow staff
  • Meeting Goddard Quality Assurance and Colorado state requirements
  • Using and completing assessment tools


Lead Teachers are responsible for ensuring compliance with Goddard's industry-leading Quality Assurance standards. Lead Teachers write and implement their own lesson plans based on Goddard Developmental Guidelines and monthly school themes. Assistant Teachers support Lead Teachers in all tasks.  Most importantly, all teachers create a positive learning environment in their classroom where children develop a lifelong love of learning! 

Job Requirements

Lead Teacher Qualifications

  • CDA, Associates or BA in Early Childhood Education or related field
  • Prior classroom experience (Infant, Toddler, Preschool, Pre-K)
  • Demonstrated knowledge of developmentally appropriate practices
  • Strong written and communication skills
  • Must pass fingerprint and background checks
  • Must satisfy all other Colorado regulatory requirements


Assistant Teacher Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Minimum of 18 years of age
  • Prior experience preferred
  • Must pass fingerprint and background checks
  • Must satisfy all other Colorado regulatory requirements

    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
    • Medical and dental insurance
    • Paid vacation and holidays
    • Closed the week of Christmas
    • Continuing education opportunities

    Job Snapshot

    Employment Type Full-Time/Part-Time
    Job Type Education
    Education Not Specified
    Experience Not Specified
    Manages Others Not Specified
    Relocation No
    Industry Education - Teaching - Administration
    Required Travel Not Specified
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    Preschool Lead and Assistant Teachers

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