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School Director

Educare of Omaha Omaha, NE

Job Description

Giving all children an equal chance to succeed.

As one of the nation’s most effective early childhood schools, we make sure financially disadvantaged young children have the best possible chance for success in life.  Our approach extends beyond the classroom to help children, families and communities thrive.

Consider joining our Educare of Omaha team as School Director of our Kellom location, and start making a difference in the lives of young children today. 

The School Director is responsible for the overall management of the center including the effective implementation of relationship-based family-centered services, providing leadership to center staff and complying with state regulator guidelines. This position ensures the implementation of comprehensive services including early childhood education and care for children ages birth to five, family support, health, nutrition, mental health, and social services.


  • Masters Degree in Education (early childhood preferred)
  • A minimum of three years experience in a supervisory role in an early learning center environment
  • Program development, management, and evaluation experience
  • Ability to pass an extensive background check


  • Knowledge of principles and practices of early childhood education and family involvement.
  • Ability to lead an interdisciplinary team of professionals.
  • Familiarity with community culture and knowledge of community resources and services.
  • Ability to communicate in a manner that demonstrates and fosters cooperation, respect, concern and openness to change.
  • Knowledge of basic principles and practices of program management and staff supervision.
  • Ability to utilize and provide reflective supervision.

Educare Omaha is proud to support their employees by offering

  • Starting Salary of $73k+, depending on experience
  • Vacation (12 days during 1st year)
  • Sick Pay (12 days during 1st year)
  • Paid Holidays (11 including; 1 floating, Thanksgiving Friday and Christmas Eve)
  • Paid week off between Christmas and New Year’s
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Long Term Disability, Short Term Disability, Life and Accidental Death Dismemberment Insurance
  • 403b Retirement Plan with 3% employer match
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Continuing Education and Professional Development

Send resume to pstanton@nebraskaearly.org or apply online via Careerlink. 

Educare is an innovative partnership between the public and private sectors to create a more efficient and effective early learning program. A research-based program that prepares young children for school and a specially designed place that nurtures early learning and sends a bold message about the value of investing in the first five years.  Educare Kellom is on the campus of Kellom Elementary School just North of Downtown Omaha.

Educare Omaha is part of the Nebraska Early Childhood Collaborative family that also includes; Educare Indian Hill on the campus of Indian Hill Elementary, Early Childhood Services, Educare Lincoln and Omaha Early Learning Centers at Gateway, Skinner and Kennedy (opening 2019) Elementary Schools. 

Job Details

Date Posted November 20, 2018
Date Closes December 20, 2018
Address 2123 Paul St
Located In Omaha, NE
Work At Educare Omaha Kellom
Job Type Full-time Employee
Compensation Salary, starting at $73,000.00, Based on Experience
Experience Level Intermediate (3-7 yrs. experience)
Shift Daytime
Hours 40+ hours per week; Work Monday-Friday DAYS
SOC Category 11-9031.00 Education Administrators, Preschool and Childcare Center / Program
Zipcode 68102
Name Pam Stanton, Human Resources Director
Address 1111 North 13th St. Suite 128
City, State and Zip Omaha, NE 68102

This job offers the following benefits

  • 403(b) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • Business Travel Accident Insurance
  • Dental
  • Dependent Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Maternity / Paternity / Family Leave
  • Medical
  • Prescription Drug Plan
  • Professional Liability
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Supplemental Insurance
  • Vision
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Bereavement Pay
  • Casual Dress
  • Continuing Education Program
  • Emergency Travel Assistance
  • Financial Planning
  • Free Parking
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations
  • Sick Leave
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Merit Increases
At a Glance
Enjoy these benefits
  • 403(b) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • Business Travel Accident Insurance
  • Dental
  • Dependent Life Insurance
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