The Goddard School

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This is a very positive school to work at, love the staff and Owner and Director

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Current Employee - Lead Teacher
Current Employee - Lead Teacher

I have been working at The Goddard School full-time

Pros

Great children and wonderful staff

Cons

The management requires that if you are sick you have to use your vacation days to be paid. You do not have a choice to take the day with out pay and save your vacation days for a vacation. No paid sick days or personal days only vacation days are earned here. No vision coverage.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

It would be very good if staff was not required to use vacation days when sick. Employees should have a choice to use vacation days or not

Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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    Terrible!

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    Former Employee - Lead Teacher in Owasso, OK
    Former Employee - Lead Teacher in Owasso, OK

    I worked at The Goddard School full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    If The Goddard School is ran correctly it would be a great place to work and for the children to go to.

    Cons

    When I worked there as a Lead Teacher the curriculum was not really followed or enforced by the other Teacher in my classroom. I spent lots of time outside of work making my lesson plans but the Teacher just let the kids in our class free play all day. It was more like a day care and this made the kids misbehave but they had no real consequences. Structure and classroom management were absent through out the center. Kids were bribed with stickers and small toys. The tuition is very high and the school promises many learning experiences and activities but they were all just for show at the particular location I worked at.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Management/owners need to purchase quality/nutritious food for the children that PAY TUITION to go to this "school". Do not buy junk food in bulk from Sam's or serve "magic bread". There needs to be more training and orientation. The Owasso location needs to follow the companies values

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Not happy but can't find another job

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    Current Employee - Teacher Assistant in Old Bridge, NJ
    Current Employee - Teacher Assistant in Old Bridge, NJ

    I have been working at The Goddard School full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    The only good reason to work at goddard is you don't have to work. At the goddard school I work at there are 4 teachers that do nothing all day every day. Nothing.

    Cons

    Owner just doesn't care. We work for years without a raise insurence very very high, owners chooses to close the week between Christmas and New Years and we have to use our own vacation time. We are required to attend meetings and training without being paid , state and federal law is all hourly employees are to be payed. I could go on and on.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    You need a director that has no friends that work there.no emotional attachment and can run the school. And start to care for the kids more then the bottom line.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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