Sometimes it's so much fun, calling this a job just sounds weird!

- Vanessa W. WalkerOmaha Public Schools

Nebraska is looking for innovators to lead their schools toward a higher level of success.  Nebraska wants pacesetters who are willing to become leaders – elementary teachers who will create a professional community and catapult students forward academically while also maintaining a friendly and caring atmosphere.

Choosing to become an elementary teacher in Nebraska is absolutely one of the best choices an educator can make.  With a high average teacher salary and lower than average cost of living, choosing to teach in Nebraska is not only personally rewarding but also financially rewarding.

Nebraskan neighbors still help each other work on their houses, teachers still make house calls and entire communities come together to help their own.   Nebraska is where you can experience personal fulfillment as an elementary teacher in what feels like a small town community.


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