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Early Childhood Education Associate Teacher

Educare of Omaha, Inc. Omaha, NE Hourly Wage, $17.00 - $20.00

Early Childhood Education Associate Teacher

*1,500 sign on bonus* 

Please note: Educare of Omaha, Inc's offices and schools are closed for Winter Break from 12/17/2022 - 01/02/2023. During this time, we will not be reviewing applications or conducting interviews. Recruitment will resume on 1/03/2023, thank you.


*1,500 sign on 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 Omaha 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 Associate Teacher works cooperatively with the Lead Teacher to plan and implement the daily education program for the children. ?Under the supervision of the Master Teacher, and Lead Teacher, the Associate Teacher will ensure the education program is developmentally appropriate meeting the individual needs of children as well as program standards of Educare of Omaha, Head Start/Early Head Start, Sixpence, the Nebraska Department of Education and the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). In the absence of the Lead Teacher, the Associate Teacher takes responsibility for the management of the classroom. 


Schedule: Full-Time 40 hours per week, Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm. 


This position is hiring for the following locations: 

  • Omaha Early Learning Center at Skinner (33rd & Sprague St.) 
  • Omaha Early Learning Center at Gateway (42nd & Q St.) 
  • Omaha Early Learning Center at Kennedy (30th & Lake St.)? 
  • Educare Omaha at Kellom (24th & Hamilton St.)
  • Educare Omaha at Indian Hill (32nd & U St.)


To ensure the safety of our staff and students, Educare of Omaha requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Candidates will be required to show proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 upon commencing employment. Reasonable accommodations will be considered on a case-by-case basis for exemptions to this requirement in accordance with applicable law.



  • Associate Degree in Early Childhood Education or Child Development; or? 
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related area with a minimum of 30 credits of college level coursework to include 18 credits of Early Childhood coursework and an additional 12 credits earned from a related area. ?Related areas can include, but are not limited to, child development, early childhood curriculum, early childhood assessment, psychology, family development, social work and children’s literature. It is up to each prospective employee to provide Educare with information on the college courses taken and to demonstrate that the courses address early childhood education or child development. 
  • A minimum of six months experience teaching in an early childhood program. 
  • Must be able to pass a background check that meets compliance standards. 





Educare of Omaha, Inc. provides a competitive benefits package that includes: Medical, Dental, and Life Insurance; Tuition Reimbursement; 403(b); Rolling Vacation and Sick time accruals; ten paid holidays, and 2 weeks paid time off for holiday break. 


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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Full-time Employee
Date Posted January 20, 2023
Date Closes February 19, 2023
Start Date Immediately
Located In Omaha, NE
Job Type Full-time Employee
Compensation Hourly Wage, $17.00 - $20.00
Shift Custom
Hours 40 hours per week; 8 am to 5:30 om with flexible hours as needed.
SOC Category 25-2011.00 Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education
Zipcode 68102
Name Kenneth Waters

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
  • Discounts on Employer Merchandise & Services
  • Emergency Travel Assistance
  • Financial Planning
  • Free Parking
  • On-the-Job Training
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations
  • Sick Leave
  • Travel Stipends
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Unpaid Leaves of Absence
  • Wellness Program

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