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Substitute Teacher (K-12) - One Oak

Heartland Family Service Omaha, NE

At Heartland Family Service, we are committed to building a culture that is trauma informed and values and celebrates diversity and inclusion. We believe this allows for better service delivery and innovation, as it encourages our employees to bring various experiences and uniqueness to the workplace.

Trauma Informed Care is an approach to engaging people with histories of trauma that recognizes the presence of trauma symptoms and acknowledges the role that trauma has played in their lives.  Trauma Informed Care also acknowledges the effects of working with trauma survivors on our workforce, and seeks to build collaborative and supportive working environments and relationships.

If you believe in our mission of creating healthy families and communities, and like a fast pace, collaborative and team oriented environment, then Heartland Family Service is the agency for you.


Responsible for instruction, supervision, and/or adaptation of the education program to enable special education students to benefit from educational experiences.

Work Schedule: On call, as needed.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • *Instructs individuals and groups in special education skill areas daily.
  • *Plans curriculum, lessons, and special education programs and teaching methods daily as needed.
  • *Evaluates student progress based on papers submitted, test scores and observation as required.
  • *Monitors student progress in and outside special education room daily as needed.
  • *Maintains contact with parents of students daily as needed.
  • *Evaluates student progress based on work output and observation, determines goals, objectives and directions daily as needed.
  • *Prepares report cards, educational records, IEPC forms, classroom observation records and other forms as required.
  • Attends meetings with student, staff, parents and other community support members to evaluate student needs and progress.
  • Assists in the development of strategies that complement the efforts of general education teachers for inclusionary settings.
  • Diagnoses and assesses student strengths and needs.
  • Translates lesson plans into developmentally-appropriate learning experiences daily.
  • Employs a variety of instructional techniques and instructional media, consistent with the physical limitations of the location provided and the needs and capabilities of the individuals or student groups involved.
  • Takes all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials and facilities daily.
  • Identifies pupil needs and makes appropriate referrals and assists in developing strategies for individual education plans daily as needed.
  • Communicates regularly with parents outside of the normal classroom day by various means such as newsletters, notes, phone calls, conferences, etc. daily as needed.
  • *Is dependable and punctual regarding scheduling and attendance.
  • Displays a courteous and caring attitude at all times to the clientele, volunteers, and visitors of the Agency.
  • Cooperates and collaborates with program area staff, volunteers, and other Agency staff.
  • Abides by all specific program and Agency procedures, policies, and requirements.
  • Develops personal and program related skills through participation in internal and external training   opportunities including printed material and audio and/or visual media.
  • Performs other program related duties as assigned.

                                                                                                  *DENOTES ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Education from Four year accredited college or university.
  • Valid Nebraska teaching license
  • Valid drivers license, acceptable driving record
Date Posted June 4, 2024
Date Closes July 4, 2024
Requisition SUBST002428
Located In Omaha, NE
SOC Category 00-0000.00

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