• Preschool Teachers, Assistants, and Aides Needed

    Posted: 05/22/2020

    The Goddard School® of Edina, MN, an early childhood education center, is currently seeking talented teachers that are looking to be challenged and grow in their teaching career. Our new school is searching for qualified Early Childhood Lead Teachers, Assistant Teachers, and Aides!

    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.

    The owner is on each site everyday working to support the Children, Directors, and Teachers. We value our Teachers and want you to succeed at Goddard and beyond!

    We are accepting applications for Teachers of all levels for our children ages 6 weeks to 6 years. Please let us know the age group you most like to work with (ex. Infants, Toddlers, Preschool, Pre-K).

    Our Lead, Assistant Teachers, and Aides work together:

    • Developing lesson plans (Leads do most of the lesson planning but assistants are encouraged to help as well!),
    • Meeting the individual's needs of the children,
    • Parent communication,
    • 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.
    • Building teamwork.
    • Using assessment tools.
    • Committing to continuing education.

    Lead Teacher Qualifications: AA or CDA with two years experience OR B.A. degree in Early Childhood Education or similar field and one year experience OR A similar mix of education and experience

    Assistant Teacher Qualifications:

    • 12 post-secondary credits in early childhood development or a related field.
    • Experience working with children ages 6 weeks-6 years.
    • High school diploma or GED.
    • Minimum of 18 years of age.

    Aide Teacher Qualifications:

    • High school diploma or GED.
    • Minimum of 18 years of age.
    • Experience with 6 weeks to 6 years preferred, not required.

    The Goddard School is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides outstanding opportunities including:

    • Competitive salary.
    • On-going paid training and professional development opportunities.
    • PTO and Paid Holidays (FT after 90 days)
    • Medical Insurance (FT after 90 days)
    • Company Matching Retirement Plan (starting in 2021)
    • Discounted childcare

    Job Type: Full-time (Part-Time Available)

    Salary: $15.00 to $19.00 /hour

    Please Apply Online at: https://www.goddardschool.com/minn-st-paul/edina-washington-avenue-mn/careers

    Submit your resume today to learn about preschool jobs, childcare careers, and other opportunities at The Goddard School of Edina, MN.