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Omaha Home for Boys Omaha, NE

Job Description

Teacher Position – Omaha Home for Boys!

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The Omaha Home for Boys is seeking a full-time Teacher.  This is a 12-month position with the primary responsibilities of encouraging students to fulfill their academic success by planning, preparing and implementing an appropriate instructional program in a classroom learning environment that positively impacts youths’ academic, behavioral, and emotional success. 

Omaha Home for Boys offers excellent benefits including medical, dental and vision insurance, paid sick and vacation time, a 401(k) plan with company match and tuition reimbursement. 

Teacher Job Description:

The teacher will work directly with youth who may be removed from mainstream school participation due to behavior disruptions, extensive absenteeism, or the ineffectiveness of traditional interventions of public schools in addressing the academic deficiencies of the youth.

It is preferred that the teacher is endorsed in special education and is experienced in supporting individual education plans and group instruction. The teacher collaborates with the Academic & Behavioral Specialist who is an active participant in the academic, behavioral, and emotional preventions and interventions of the youth. 

Required Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in secondary education is required.  An endorsement in special education is preferred.
  • Must possess current Nebraska teaching certificate and relevant teaching experience.
  • Ability to provide structure and consistency for students while adapting to the needs of a changing, multi-age student population.
  • Ability to empathize with youth while maintaining the primary focus of helping youth to learn and apply behavioral and academic skills.
  • Ability to remain calm when youth experience frustration and not take the behavior of youth personally.
  • Knowledge and ability to provide support and assistance in a variety of high school subjects.
  • Ability to effectively interact with sensitivity and responsiveness to cultural differences present in the organization’s service population, both individually and in groups.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks efficiently and to organize work to meet deadlines.
  • Knowledge of local and state education standards, policies and procedures.
  • Knowledge of current technology and related applications.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and auto insurance, good driving record and the ability to pass an extensive background check.


  • Health, dental and vision coverage (75% of premiums paid by employer)
  • Flexible Spending and Health Savings Accounts
  • 401(k) plan with employer Match!
  • Free onsite work out facility and pool
  • Wellness Program
  • Paid Vacation and Sick Time
  • 9 Paid Holidays
  • Paid Volunteer Day
  • Free lunches at our Dining Hall
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program – up to $5,250 per year
  • Ongoing Professional Training
  • Employee Activities
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Casual Dress


Job Details

Date Posted July 30, 2018
Date Closes August 29, 2018
Address 4343 N. 52nd St
Located In Omaha, NE
Department Education Services
Function Teacher
Job Type Full-time Employee
Start Date Immediately
SOC Category 25-3099.00 Teachers and Instructors, All Other
Zipcode 68104

This job offers the following benefits

  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Dependent-Care Spending Accounts
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health-Care Spending Accounts
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • Dental
  • Dependent Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Maternity / Paternity / Family Leave
  • Medical
  • Prescription Drug Plan
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Vision
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Bereavement Pay
  • Cafeteria / Food
  • Casual Dress
  • Continuing Education Program
  • Free Parking
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations
  • Sick Leave
  • Subsidized Lunches
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Unpaid Leaves of Absence
  • Wellness Program
  • Workout Facilities

This job requires the following skills

  • Academy Teacher
  • Behaviorally Disordered Specialist
  • Children-at-Risk Specialist
  • Classroom Assessments
  • Classroom Management
  • Curriculum Development
  • High School Teacher
  • Middle School Teacher
  • Secondary School Teacher
  • SpEd - Mild / Moderate Disabilities Specialist
  • Summer School Teaching
  • Tutor
  • Ability to Work Under Pressure
  • Excellent Team Member
  • Strong Flexibility / Adaptability
At a Glance
Enjoy these benefits
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Dependent-Care Spending Accounts
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health-Care Spending Accounts
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • And More ...