Toddler Assistant Teacher

The Goddard School

Toms River,NJ


The Goddard School uses a Piaget (Learning through Play) based foundation and is 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. We are looking for fun and energetic teachers for our school. Full time Assistant Teacher able to work with our infants all the way up to our Kindergarten class. Must be available to work Monday through Friday, anytime between 6:30 a.m.-6 p.m. We are looking for teachers to start immediately.

Daily Responsibilities of our Assistant Teachers work together to:

*Help implement lesson plans.

*Meeting the individual 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 children's age and developmental level.

*Planning and implementing activities that develop self-esteem and social skills.

*Communicating appropriately and professionally with parents, staff, and management.

*Building teamwork.

*Using assessment tools.

* Create a positive learning environment in their classroom where children develop a lifelong love of learning!

*Being proactive and taking initiative within the classroom whenever deemed necessary

Job Type: Full-time (30-40 hours per week)

Required education/experience:

  • High school or equivalent
  • Prior experience working with children


  • 401 K
  • Competitive starting pay
  • Awesome work environment
  • Ability to accrue PTO
  • Paid holiday breaks after 90 day period

Alongside these benefits, every month we have luncheons for staff birthdays to celebrate our great teachers.

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