Westside Early Childhood & Club 66
Employment Highlights & Benefits
At Westside Early Childhood Centers & Club 66...
...we care about our employees and work hard to provide warm, welcoming and supportive environments for our teachers and staff. Check out the employment highlights & benefits that WECC has to offer & when you're ready to apply - click the button below to submit your application!
Career Path --> Advancement Opportunities
Westside ECC & Greater Omaha Chamber
Westside ECC has joined the Greater Omaha Chamber and that means benefits for you!
- access to member-only events
- industry groups and professional development programs
- discounts at Office Depot & other Chamber businesses
- a chance to impact the Omaha community by volunteering on a council or committee.
We care about your professional growth!
Child Development Associate credential
Westside Early Childhood Center’s will provide financial assistance for employees pursuing a Child Development Associate (CDA). Eligible employees must meet the following guidelines:
- employed with WECC for minimum of 6 months
- no disciplinary actions in the past 6 months
- work 30+ hours per week
T.E.A.C.H Early Childhood Scholarship
Westside Early Childhood Centers (WECC) partners with the Nebraska Association for the Education of Young Children (NeAEYC) to sponsor the T.E.A.C.H Early Childhood scholarship.
NeAEYC provides a scholarship to qualified teachers to work towards attaining an Associates or
Bachelor’s degree in early childhood education.
Referral & Hiring Bonus
Hiring bonus of $100 for all newly hired employees!
Refer a friend and if they are hired you both get a bonus!
Paid Time Off
Employees of WECC who are actively and regularly scheduled are eligible to receive up to a 50% discount on child care tuition and are not charged the registration fee. Employees may use WECC services at a discount with program and classroom availability with the child being under legal guardianship of the employee.
Benefits - Medical / Dental / Vision
Professional Development Days
Professional Development Days are set aside specifically for the purpose of providing training that supports team members professional growth. Topics like: Curriculum, Assessment, Pyramid/PBIS, Trauma, Diversity, Engaging with children, Nature play, and more...
2022-2023 Training Dates:
Monday, August 15th
Monday, October 17th
Wednesday, November 23rd
Monday, January 16th
PD in the PM
The WECC Professional Development Committee has coordinates with WECC staff, WCS staff, community members, and more to bring our staff PD in the PM. Training opportunities are offered throughout the school year in short afternoon sessions.
- Supervision & Safety
- Health & Safety
- Curriculum & Planning
- Family Engagement
- Social-emotional learning
- Wellness/self care
- Trauma informed care
- Diversity, equity & inclusion
- and more...
WECC Teacher Testimonial:
"...I work with the best team of people and feel so lucky to have
such an enjoyable work environment. We get along really well and understand each other. We
are not only coworkers, we have all become friends. The children in our program and their
families are awesome..."
Mission Statement: The mission of the Westside Early Childhood and Before and After School Programs is to provide a safe, engaging educational environment for children ages eighteen months through sixth grade. The program offers developmentally appropriate opportunities for children to grow and develop socially, emotionally, intellectually, and physically with the support and guidance of competent and compassionate adults.