The Goddard School

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Passionate school that stays connected with families past and present.

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Current Employee - Lead Teacher in Third Lake, IL
Current Employee - Lead Teacher in Third Lake, IL

I have been working at The Goddard School full-time (more than 3 years)

Pros

Lots of freedom to design curriculum. Amazing healthcare package with low out of pocket costs. Short term disability benefits and such. Raises are performance based percentages.

Cons

Inconsistencies among management. Owner makes the calls to close early to not open due to weather- cares more about money than anything. Directors are gossipy and unprofessional

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Stay connected to your employees and don't be condescending or patronizing

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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    Former Employee - Director of Education in Frederick, MD
    Former Employee - Director of Education in Frederick, MD

    I worked at The Goddard School full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Good supportive company. This is a franchise. The owner of my school was very is to work for and family friendly while also business minded.

    Cons

    Staff turnover. Sometimes very long hours when short staffed and no subsitites.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    If offering a higher pay rate is not an option to retain staff maybe offering better benefits like tuition assistance would attract better quality teachers/teacher aides and reduce staff turnover. That will also make the parents and children happier.

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    Neutral Outlook
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    In the beginning I was very happy, been there almost 5 years and every morning I dread going to work.

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at The Goddard School

    Pros

    The families and children you get to meet. Sadly this is pretty much the only good thing about this particular place.

    Cons

    The pay, being forced to be off without pay, the favoritism, the unrealistic expectations, over priced health care. Haven't had a raise in 4 years. All they really care about is money not the well being of their employees. The co workers are hateful, spiteful, drama filled and gossipy.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Get a clue and realize those favorites of yours are constantly bad mouthing you. Show the rest of your staff you appreciate them. Get down off your high horse and realize its the teachers that make your school.

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