Substitute Teacher (8-40 hours per week)

 **$1,000 Hiring Bonus!


Educare of Omaha, Inc. is a collaborative partnership between the Early Head Start/Head Start, Omaha Public Schools and the Buffett Early Childhood Fund. Comprised of the two Educare Omaha Schools (Kellom and Indian Hill) and the three Early Learning Centers (Skinner, Gateway and Kennedy), the mission of Educare of Omaha, Inc. is to promote school readiness by enhancing the social and cognitive development of children ages 0 to 5 years through the provision of evidence-based education, health, nutritional, social, family engagement and other services to enrolled children and their families.   


The Substitute Teacher plays an essential role in the classroom by providing educational, social, and emotional development for all students by following the program standards of Educare of Omaha, Early Head Start, Sixpence, Nebraska Department of Education, and NAEYC. 


This position is hiring for all locations!


Schedule: Full-time, Part-time, and On-call Schedules. (8-40 hours per week, choose your own schedule!)

  • Monday – Friday, preferred
  • Open to part-time, flexible schedules
  • On-call availability for early morning call outs
  • Willingness to cover long/short term assignments

Classification: Non-Exempt/Hourly 

Reports to: Senior Director of Operations

Supervises: The Substitute Teacher is a non-supervisory position.



  • Follow all policies, rules, and procedures to which teachers are subject and which good teaching practice dictates.
  • Proficiency in maintaining efficient classroom management.
  • Take necessary and reasonable actions to ensure the safety of children, materials, and center equipment.
  • Ensure a sustainable relationship with parents, pupils, school personnel, and members of the public by communicating in a confidential, polite, and refined manner.
  • Ability to comply with written and oral instructions. 



  • High School Diploma or GED 
  • An associate or bachelor’s degree in education (Early Childhood preferred)
  • One year of experience in a licensed childcare program 
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must be able to pass a background check that meets compliance standards.

Educare of Omaha recommends all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Candidates stating they are vaccinated will be required to show proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 upon commencing employment. If not vaccinated, masking may be required while on the premises.


Competitive Benefits Package:

  • Medical, Dental, and Life Insurance: We’ve got your health and well-being covered.
  • Tuition Reimbursement: Invest in your education and professional growth with our support.
  • 403(b): Educare matches up to 3%. Secure your financial future with our retirement savings plan.

Work-Life Balance:

  • Rolling Vacation and Sick Time Accruals: Enjoy the flexibility to take time off when you need it.
  • Ten Paid Holidays: Celebrate and recharge with paid time off for important occasions.

Holiday Break Bonus:

  • 2 Weeks Paid Time Off for Holiday Break: Take a well-deserved break and spend quality time with loved ones during the festive season.


Substitute Teachers and Assistants are eligible for insurance benefits if working 30+ hours per week.


Educare of Omaha, Inc. is committed to ensuring equal opportunity and non-discrimination in all hiring and employment practices.  We are committed to equal treatment for all applicants and employees and will not discriminate based on age, race, color, ancestry, national origin, disability, sex/gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, pregnancy, genetic information, veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. 

Equal Opportunity Employer 

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Additional Information

This position has a starting pay of $15.00+ per hour depending on experience and education.

Contact Information

Educare of Omaha Inc
4201 N 34th Ave
Omaha, Nebraska 68111

Human Resources
(p) (402) 561-6123

How to Apply

Apply at Recruitment (