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Lead Teacher - Head Start Preschool Program

Educare of Omaha Omaha, NE

Job Description

Bright Beginnings and Promising Futures ~ Become a part of an organization that truly makes a difference in the life of a child!

We need an energetic and dedicated Lead Teacher to join our team!  This teacher leads the classroom in planning, coordinating and implementing fun and educational activities in an early childhood or preschool classroom.  The Lead Teacher works closely with the Associate Teacher and Teacher Aides to provide a caring and nurturing environment that is developmentally appropriate and meets children’s individual needs, as well as program standards of the Nebraska Department of Education.


  • Bachelor's Degree REQUIRED
  • A degree in Early Childhood Education/Child Development or related field is preferred, but not required 
  • Current Nebraska Teaching Certificate or the ability to obtain is required with an endorsement in Early Childhood Education, Early Childhood Inclusive or Early Childhood Special Education.
  • One or more years of early childhood experience in a licensed child care program is required
  • Must be at least 18 years of age

Educare Omaha offers COMPETITIVE PAY and a GREAT BENEFITS package that includes: 

  • Vacation (12 days during 1st year)
  • Sick Pay (12 days)
  • 11 Paid Holidays per school year plus
  • Two weeks paid time off for Winter Break 
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Long Term Disability, Short Term Disability, Life and Accidental Death Dismemberment Insurance
  • 403b Retirement Plan with 3% employer match beginning on your first day
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Continuing Education and Professional Development

APPLY for this great opportunity TODAY!

Educare Omaha is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer.

Job Details

Date Posted June 25, 2020
Date Closes August 22, 2020
Address 2123 Paul St
Located In Omaha, NE
Work At Educare Kellom
Job Type Full-time Employee
Compensation Salary, $44,000.00 - $48,000.00
Shift Daytime
Hours 40+ hours per week
SOC Category 25-2011.00 Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education
Zipcode 68102
Name Careers
Address 3200 N 30th St. Suite 200
City, State and Zip Omaha, NE 68111
Phone (531) 999-3900

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

This job requires the following skills

  • Classroom Assessments
  • Classroom Design
  • Classroom Management
  • Curriculum Assessment
  • Curriculum Development
  • Infant Teacher
  • Parent-Teacher Communications
  • Preschool Teacher
  • Teacher Evaluation
  • Teacher Mentoring
  • Teacher Training
  • Computer Usage
  • Excellent Communications
  • Excellent Team Member
  • Strong Flexibility / Adaptability
  • Strong Time Management
At a Glance
Enjoy these benefits
  • 403(b) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • Business Travel Accident Insurance
  • Dental
  • Dependent Life Insurance
  • And More ...