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Local Teacher Substitute

Omaha Public Schools
Omaha, NE, US

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Local Substitute Teacher

Omaha Public Schools is seeking substitute teacher candidates who are able to fulfill the requirements for Nebraska Local Substitute permits. Experiences working with children is required. College coursework in education or related experience required. TOP (Teaching Opportunity Program) approved for the Local Sub through MOECC will receive preference.

In order to be given consideration for a Local Substitute Teacher position, you must complete the on-line application and meet the following requirements:

  • Include email addresses for a minimum of three professional references
  • Upload a copy of your current degree and/or coursework transcripts
  • Upload a copy of your NDE Local Substitute Teaching Permit (valid for MOEC only)
  • Do not apply for this position if you hold a degree in education and have (or are in the process of getting) a Nebraska teaching certificate. Please apply using the Certified Substitute teacher application.

Please note that the following are also requirements to maintain an active status with OPS as a local substitute teacher:

  • Must work a minimum of five (5) days per school year.
  • May not substitute more than a total of 90 days per school year.


For more information on obtaining a local substitute teaching permit please visit:

Nebraska Dept. of Education Local Substitute Permit Requirements:
  • Completion of 60 semester credit hours of college coursework
  • Completion of a Professional Education Course
  • Completion of the Human Relations Training Requirement
  • Written request from the Superintendent for issuance of the certificate for a specific School District. Requests are only issued to those candidates who have been officially hired by OPS and have met the following requirements: 1. Have attended a pre-hire meeting at the district office. 2. Complete the new hire paperwork. 3. Complete the criminal background check.


Omaha Public Schools: where every child is known, loved, and inspired!

As a large urban public school district, our mission is to prepare all students to excel in college, career and life. Our programs are just as diverse as the students we serve. Our district consists of 65 elementary schools, 13 middle schools, 9 high schools, 1 virtual school, and 13 alternative programs. We enroll 52,000 students from various ethnic, cultural and religious backgrounds. We serve more than 18,000 English Language Learners. Our student population speaks 108 different languages. We meet all students where they are. We work with our gifted and talented students by providing a wide array of enrichment programs. Students have opportunities for advanced studies in essentially every subject area, including all core curriculum, music, art and physical education. Students across all grade levels have optimal educational opportunities.

Omaha families value education and expect a great deal from their children and their schools. Our test scores exceed the national average for large school districts. Students have consistently improved test scores on their Nebraska State Assessment (NeSA) tests throughout the past six years.

Omaha Public Schools is the third largest employer in the state, with more than 9,000 full-time employees who are involved in the daily operation of our schools. Our teaching staff has an average of 10 years of experience and nearly 65 percent hold advanced degrees.

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