The Goddard School

Early Childhood - Lead Teacher

Reference ID: 4329
Location: Marietta, GA
Category: Education/Training
Job Type: Full Time



We are looking for fun and energetic Teachers in the following classrooms:

Lead teacher Preschool - 3's

Resource Teacher

Must be able to communicate, listen and work well with others in a team environment. Assisting the staff in implementing a quality educational program and in developing positive relationships with the children and their parents, the lead teacher observes and documents children’s interest and progress, and relays that information back to parents and staff.


Lead Teacher Responsibilities

A Lead Teacher’s responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:

Establish and maintain a safe, healthy and nurturing learning environment

Design an appropriate room arrangement to support the goals and developmental level of the children in the classroom

Develop an appropriate classroom management system to support the goals and developmental level of the children in the classroom

Ensure that classroom equipment is in good repair

Understand and implement The Goddard School® emergency procedure(s)

Ensure that children are always within state ratio requirements

Perform nominal cleaning responsibilities (eg, spills) immediately

Perform major cleaning during times when children are not present

Post and adhere to all GSI Health and Safety policies and procedures

Advance children’s physical and intellectual competence

Adapt program to meet the individual needs of each child

Create a multi-cultural learning environment

Provide a variety of developmentally appropriate materials

Interact with the children to support play, exploration and learning

Encourage children to talk with each other and with the faculty

Present age- and developmentally-appropriate expectations for all children

Create a print-rich environment in order for children to learn about books, literature and writing

Encourage creativity through art, music, dramatic play and blocks

Provide a reasonable balance between teacher-directed and child-directed activities


Bachelor's or Associate's degree in Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, Child Development

A Current CDA or early Childhood Teaching Credential

Proof of current and active enrollment in a CDA program, Associate's or Bachelor's degree program

Ability to work well with others.

Strong oral and written communication skills

A strong understanding of child development.

Excellent leadership, organizational, and interpersonal skills.

Must clear full background check.


The Goddard School® offers:

Competitive Compensation

Subsidized Comprehensive Benefits

Paid time off


Medical Benefits

401K Plan

Professional Development and Training

Affiliation with Leaders in the Childcare Field

Salary: $12 to $14/Hr
Minimum Education: High School or Equivalent
Job Type: Full Time
Category: Education/Training
Minimum Experience: 1 Yr
Location: Marietta, GA