Teacher - Lead

The Goddard School of Chattanooga   Chattanooga, TN   Full-time     Childcare
Posted on April 26, 2021

Lead Teacher:


Do you want to wake up every morning and love your job? Are you ready to be a role model and make a difference in the lives of children? Are you compassionate, collaborative and looking to form lasting relationships with children, colleagues and families? If so, The Goddard School could be the right fit for you! We are currently looking for full time and part time infant, toddler, preschool and pre-k teachers who will encourage children to be lifelong learners by creating meaningful experiences that will foster their curiosity, and development from a young age.

Our school:

The Goddard School is a premier preschool that offers premium preparation for the social, physical and academic success of children 6 weeks to 6 years. Our renowned curriculum and philosophy is inspired by Piaget and Erikson and focuses on play based learning. We want to attract and retain the best educators by providing them a supportive, collaborative culture and the tools they need to be successful in their respective roles.


• Implementing developmentally appropriate curriculum
• Advancing physical and intellectual competence by adapting program activities to meet the individual needs of the children
• Communicating appropriately and professionally with both parents and fellow staff members
• Providing positive guidance by supporting social and emotional development
• Establishing positive and productive relationships with families
• Ensuring a well-run program by developing lesson plans and building teamwork
• Understanding and implementing Goddard’s Health & Safety procedures
• Arriving each day with a positive outlook and a great sense of humor


• Must have a high school diploma,  (Degree in Early Childhood Education, or a related field, from an accredited university preferred)
• Must possess a willingness to participate in ongoing professional development and continued education 
• Must be able to work between the hours of 7 AM – 5:00PM
• Strong written and verbal communication skills

General Qualifications:

Meet the state qualifications and those set forth in the national hiring standards including-
• Ability to hear the conversational voice, with or without a hearing aid
• Ability to see and read newsprint, with or without corrective lenses
• Ability to speak and be understood under normal circumstances
• Ability to lift and carry children and other items weighing up to 50 pounds
• Ability to use arms, hands, legs, and feet, with or without corrective devices; this includes the ability to evacuate the building during emergencies
• Ability to handle crisis situations, especially where children are involved
• Ability to respond immediately to emergency situations

The Goddard School is an Equal Opportunity Employer

The Goddard School of Chattanooga

17 W Bell Ave, 37405, 37405
Chattanooga , TN