The Goddard School of Manassas

Lead/Assistant Teacher

Reference ID : 74321
Location : Manassas, VA
Category : Education/Training
Job Type : Full Time



The Goddard School of Manassas, VA is looking for experienced, energetic, and friendly Infant/Toddler, Preschool and Pre-K teachers to join our team!

Are you passionate about positively impacting children's lives and making a difference in the world of early childhood education? Are you an energetic, nurturing person looking for a workplace that's supportive and fun? If so, then The Goddard School is the place for you! Our School is full of passion and enthusiasm. We are committed to providing a safe, dynamic and nurturing environment that will allow every child to develop into a joyful and confident learner prepared for success in school and in life. We are looking for early childhood teachers to join our team today.

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At The Goddard School located in Manassas, VA, we take your well-being and the well-being of those we educate and care for seriously and have put several measures in place to make our environment the safest it can be. We have ample PPE supplies on hand, a hospital-grade disinfecting system, daily professional cleaning and additional employees who regularly disinfect and sanitize high-touch areas throughout the day. We are going above and beyond to make sure everyone is healthy and safe in our School. At Goddard, teacher safety - your safety - is a priority.

Apply today and see for yourself what it's like to work for an employer who knows the heart of our School is our faculty members. YOU are a driving force of our culture and you'll notice the difference right away.

The Goddard School is a licensed preschool, teaching children as young as six weeks all the way through pre-kindergarten. With highly qualified teachers and administrators, we provide a fun, nurturing, and developmentally-appropriate program. Visit our website at and see for yourself the professional staff you would be joining. We look forward to hearing from you!


Job Description:

The teacher is responsible for the care and education of a group of children, working as a lead teacher in partnership with an assistant. Together both teachers design and implement lesson plans, and manage the students as they learn, eat, sleep, and play. Teachers are responsible for keeping their classroom organized and clean, and communicating with parents in person and in writing. All teachers work full time, year-round, with paid days off for illness and vacation.

What's it like to be a teacher at our School?

  • Feel comfortable and safe working in our clean, state-of-the-art facilities with strict health and safety guidelines
  • Feel a sense of accomplishment as you hear the laughter and experience the wonder of children participating in activities you planned
  • Observe children's interests and work with other teachers to develop creative ideas for an engaging curriculum
  • Communicate with parents daily, sharing their children's latest adventures and achievements through a variety of avenues, including mobile apps and personal discussions
  • Engage with other early childhood professionals and continue to grow in your profession


Qualifications - vary, depending on classroom:

Education - all candidates must have **one** of the following:

  • BA in Early Childhood Education, or related field
  • AA in Early Childhood Education, or related field
  • Child Development Associate (CDA) (or at least 12 college credits in Education)
  • Be currently enrolled in either a CDA or Associate's Degree program

All candidates must **also** have the following:

  • Experience working with young children; school-setting experience is preferred.
  • Comfort with technology for lesson planning and parent communication.
  • Mastery of the English language, as spoken and written, to permit effective communication with parents.

Nice To Haves

Experience working in a licensed child care center.


What We Offer:

  • Salary range: $15 to $25/Hour depending on qualifications
  • Teacher to children ratios followed
  • Full support from our directors and resources to be successful in the classroom
  • Paid holidays PLUS 10 paid time off (PTO) days per year
  • School is closed between Christmas Day and New Year's Day
  • Your health and safety is our priority! We have protocols more stringent than state requirements to ensure the safety of all our faculty and students
  • Competitive compensation
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance
  • Discounted childcare
  • Continued focus on your professional development - our Goddard Systems University is accredited by IACET to provide Continuing Education Units (CEUs)
  • Plus, we'll pay for your CDA credential!

Our early childhood teachers are responsible for coordinating the daily operations of assigned classes. Teachers will plan, present, and evaluate educational and recreational activities for children in a safe environment and work directly with children and parents daily to provide quality customer service.

Your health and safety is our top concern. We have implemented stringent COVID-19 health and safety procedures, including the following:

  • School entry is limited to personnel and enrolled children only. Parents drop students off at the door
  • Schools are deep cleaned daily
  • Personal protective equipment (PPE) is provided
  • Health screening of faculty and children in attendance is conducted daily
  • Handwashing and sanitation procedures have been adapted to meet applicable CDC recommendations

Salary : $15 to $25/Hr
Minimum Education : High School or Equivalent
Job Type : Full Time
Category : Education/Training
Minimum Experience : None
Location : Manassas, VA

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