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Assistant Teacher

companyThe Goddard School of Grand Rapids (Southwest), MI
locationGrandville, MI, USA
PublishedPublished: 6/14/2022
Full Time

Job Description


  • 401(k) matching
  • Competitive salary
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee discounts
  • Health insurance
  • Opportunity for advancement
  • Paid time off
  • Tuition assistance

No nights and weekends!

We are looking for preschool assistant teachers (part-time and full-time) to join our team today. If you have experience working with children, wed love to talk to you about a career in early childhood education. Click apply now to jumpstart your teaching career today!

Benefits & Perks of Working at a Goddard School:

  • Your well-being is important to us! Many of our schools offer medical, dental, and vision insurance, paid time off and holidays, and childcare discounts.
  • Your professional development is prioritized! Our own Goddard Systems University is accredited by IACET to provide Continuing Education Units (CEUs). Plus, many of our schools offer CDA credentials and provide tuition reimbursement. We also pride ourselves on promoting from within so you can continue to grow your career with us.
  • You will be a part of a supportive team! Teachers have full support from our directors, including planning or resource time, to be successful in the classroom. We promise to maintain ratios and ensure you have the resources to make your classroom a success.
  • We recognize our teachers! We have recognition programs that are offered throughout the year.

Responsibilities of an Assistant Teacher include the following:

  • Establishing and maintaining a safe, healthy, and nurturing learning environment
  • Supporting each childs social and emotional development
  • Establishing positive and effective family relations
  • Working with the lead teacher and in conjunction with the entire faculty


  • High school diploma required
  • Associate or Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood Education or related field preferred
  • Shows empathy and compassion for young children
  • Is dependable and adaptable and enjoys working together toward a common goal
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. in connection with the handling of children for the facilitation of programs, child safety, and potential emergency situations. For Infant and Young Toddler Teachers, must be able to properly lift infants into and out of a crib

Have you been searching for a career that will allow you to use your experience and creativity to contribute to shaping children's lives? 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! We offer a premium educational experience in our state-of-the-art facilities that 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.

About Goddard Schools
As part of a larger franchise system, in operation for 35 years, we are the premiere spot for early childhood learning for children from six weeks to six years old. We have over 600 franchised Schools with more than 75,000 students in 37 states and Washington D.C. The Goddard School uses the most current, academically endorsed methods to ensure that children have fun while learning the skills they need for long-term success in school and in life.

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