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Substitute Teacher

Boys Town Omaha, NE


The Substitute Teacher delivers a balanced program of instruction to a class when the assigned instructor is unavailable.


Instructs students during the absence of the assigned teacher.
Implements both group and individual lesson plans for instructional experiences for students in accordance with established curriculum.
Maintains accurate and complete records as required by laws, policies, and regulations.
Instructs students utilizing a variety of classroom methods, adapting methodology and instructional materials to meet student needs, abilities, and IEPs.
Assigns and grades class work and homework as needed and may administer and grades tests.
Implements behavioral protocols; observes and evaluates student behavior, performance, social development, and physical health.
Maintains positive professional communications with parents, guardians, administration, and colleagues regarding progress and concerns.
Serves as a role model in carrying out the Father Flanagan's Boys' Home mission.
Directs all activities towards the fulfillment of the Boys Town mission
Directs all actions to reflect the values and principles of Boys Town
Establishes and maintains an environment that encourages teamwork, collaboration, and ethical behavior
Maintains regular, reliable and predictable attendance
Supports other members of the management team and their work
Other Duties: This job description incorporates the essential functions and duties required for this position. However, other duties may be required and assigned at times and as determined by a supervisor in order to meet the needs of the organization


Knowledge of state policies, statutes, and procedures on education and regulations of Nebraska.
Ability to deliver instruction in an effective and efficient manner.
Ability to modify or adapt general education curriculum.
Ability to maintain a high level of professional competence via in-service education, self-selected professional education, and curriculum development.
Ability to demonstrate a commitment to the use of a behavioral approach to motivate student learning.
Ability to demonstrate concern and respect for individual students.


Bachelor's degree from an accredited school
Properly endorsed and certificated
Previous classroom teaching experience in the field preferred


A current Nebraska Teaching Certificate or Nebraska Substitute Teacher Certificate is required; Special Education endorsement preferred. A Local Substitute Teacher Certificate with stipulations may be acceptable as occasions permit.


Extended periods of time in a classroom environment or at a keyboard, workstation, or desk; reasonably expected to have and maintain sufficient strength, agility, and endurance to perform during stressful (physical, mental and emotional) situations encountered on the job without compromising their health and well-being or that of their fellow employees, youth, or families.


Work is typically in a normal educational school administrative or classroom environment but may be performed in a variety of environments ranging from highly stressful and potentially aggressive (physical interventions, escorts, etc.) to casual and leisurely, in both indoor and outdoor settings and may be subject to outside weather conditions occasionally. Includes constant interruptions, inappropriate behaviors, and the potential for verbal and physical threats from youth.

Date Posted: July 28, 2022

About Boys Town:

Boys Town has been changing the way America cares for children and families since 1917. With over a century of service, our employees have helped us grow from a small boardinghouse in downtown Omaha, Nebraska, into one of the largest national child and family care organizations in the country. With the addition of Boys Town National Research Hospital in 1977, our services branched out into the health care and research fields, offering even more career opportunities to those looking to make a real difference.

Our employees are our #1 supporters when it comes to achieving Boys Town's mission, which is why we are proud of their commitment to making the world a better place for children, families, patients, and communities. Unique perks to Boys Town employees and their families include free visits to Boys Town physicians and free prescriptions under the Boys Town Medical Plan, tuition assistance, parenting resources from our experts and professional development opportunities within the organization, just to name a few. Working at Boys Town is more than just a job, it is a way of life.

This advertisement describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required. Boys Town is an equal employment opportunity employer and participates in the E-Verify program. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status. To request a disability-related accommodation in the application process, contact us at 1-877-639-6003.

Date Posted January 11, 2023
Date Closes February 10, 2023
Requisition REQ-2022-65
Located In Omaha, NE
SOC Category 00-0000.00

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