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Albuquerque Bilingual Academy

Employment

Albuquerque Bilingual Academy, a state-authorized dual-language (Spanish/English) public charter school, accepts application materials (resume, letter of interest, copies of licenses and sample unit plans) on an ongoing basis. We invite qualified applicants to apply for any of the following positions:

INSTRUCTIONAL COACH - MATH

MINIMUM QUALFICATIONS:

  1. Hold a current New Mexico Teacher Level III License:
  2. Preferred experience of eight-years secondary classroom teaching experience;
  3. Have comprehensive knowledge of Common Core State Standards in English Language Arts and Math including instructional shifts;
  4. Demonstrate ability to build teacher capacity to improve student learning and classroom management;
  5. Be familiar with current trends in the teaching and learning;
  6. Exceptional knowledge of instructional methodologies that lead to improved student academic achievement;
  7. Preferably, have documented experience in instructional coaching and participation in peer learning groups (Professional Learning Community, etc.)
  8. Preferably, have experience using technology to enhance classroom instruction. 

APPLICATION DEADLINE: UNTIL FILLED

REQUIREMENTS FOR APPLICATION: PLEASE SUBMIT RESUME, LETTER OF INTEREST FOR THE POSITION, AND 3 NAMES, ADDRESSES AND PHONE NUMBERS FOR REFERENCES TO:ALBUQUERQUE BILINGUAL ACADEMY. THE ALBUQUERQUE BILINGUAL ACADEMY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE ON THE BASIS OF RACE, NATIONAL ORIGIN, AGE, SEX, MARITAL STATUS, OR HANDICAP IN COMPLIANCE WITH FEDERAL AND STATE LAWS.

Full-Time Kindergarten Teacher
Must possess or be eligible for a K-8 Elementary License with TESOL  Endorsement. Experience working with diverse populations, planning units, using data to drive instruction, and coordinating and delivering teacher-led intervention is a plus. 

APPLICATION DEADLINE: UNTIL FILLED

REQUIREMENTS FOR APPLICATION: PLEASE SUBMIT RESUME, LETTER OF INTEREST FOR THE POSITION, AND 3 NAMES, ADDRESSES AND PHONE NUMBERS FOR REFERENCES TO:ALBUQUERQUE BILINGUAL ACADEMY. THE ALBUQUERQUE BILINGUAL ACADEMY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE ON THE BASIS OF RACE, NATIONAL ORIGIN, AGE, SEX, MARITAL STATUS, OR HANDICAP IN COMPLIANCE WITH FEDERAL AND STATE LAWS.

 

Part Time Social Worker / School Counselor (0.5 + 0.5 = 1.0FTE): 

Qualifications: Masters Degree in related field, knowledge and experience in working with Diverse populations (K-12) and support programs, in possession of New Mexico School Social Worker Licensure. Effective communication skills, both verbal and written. Duties include writing FBA/BIPs, 504 plans, attendance meetings and informal check ins, handling behavior and discipline issues as they arise. Conducting home visits if necessary. Under the direction of site administrator will provide counseling and guidance services to students; manage the Counseling Services Program; identify and counsel students with special needs and behavioral social and school adjustment problems; make referrals to other community resources, support groups and social service agencies as appropriate. Provide, group and classroom guidance counseling to students; confer as needed with parents, teacher and others regarding student needs including orientation, improvement of study habits, occupational planning, program plans, group testing and school achievement and school wide positive behavior plans. Identify and counsel a variety of students with special needs including social, emotional, or behavioral problems and students in various phases of their personal and educational adjustment. Refer students to social service and governmental agencies, support groups and other community resources as appropriate; consult with law enforcement agencies regarding students as necessary. Maintain current knowledge of community resources and recent trends of counseling techniques. Prepare records and reports related to the assignment; prepare letters to parents, reports, referrals and related documents. Communicate with District personnel, school staff, parents, students and public agencies regarding student placement, referrals, services and related issues. Coordinate counseling and conflict mediation groups to enhance student communication skills; provide crisis counseling as needed; consult parents concerning students with social or behavioral problems. Competitive salary and benefits provided. 

NM PreK Teacher (Full Time) 

Requirements: Bachelors Degree, Current New Mexico teaching certificate in early childhood, Birth - 3rd grade, Early Childhood license, Reading, Bilingual endorsements
Flexibility, organization, decision-making and problem solving skills. Develops and regularly modifies classroom learning environment to meet the developmental needs of young children for engaged learning opportunities. Creates and implements an integrated curriculum that addresses the learning needs of four-year-old children across all developmental domains (Social/Emotional, Language, Motor, Cognition). Implements state required documents and processes for home visits, student portfolio assessment documentation and data reporting, lesson plans, and family-teacher conference summary sheet. 
Conducts developmental screening on all PreK children and provides parent education on the developmental milestones of young children. Plans and implements activities with parents to strengthen their role in their child's education. Establishes communication with early childhood community-based programs, other early childhood district-based programs and with kindergarten teachers. Ability to meet deadlines, work on multiple projects and coordinate the work of others. Ability to speak, read and write a language other than English, preferably Spanish. Five years of teaching experience preferred in early childhood education and working with parents.

Spanish Teachers (K-5) 
Must possess or be eligible for a K-8 Elementary License with Bilingual Endorsement. Experience working with diverse populations, planning units, using data to drive instruction, and coordinating and delivering teacher-led intervention is a plus. Preference will be given to teachers with a track record of increasing student achievement.

Spanish Teachers (6-8)

Must possess or be eligible for a K-8 Elementary License or 5-9 Middle Level License with Bilingual Endorsement as well as other attached endorsements appropriate for assignment (Math, MCNL, Social Studies). Experience working with diverse populations, planning units, using data to drive instruction, and coordinating and delivering teacher-led intervention is a plus. Preference will be given to teachers with a track record of increasing student achievement.

English Teachers (K-5)
Must possess or be eligible for a K-8 Elementary License with TESOL Endorsement. Experience working with diverse populations, planning units, focusing on English Language Development, using data to drive instruction, and coordinating and delivering teacher-led intervention is a plus. Preference will be given to teachers with a track record of increasing student achievement.

English Teachers (6-8)

Must possess or be eligible for a K-8 Elementary License or 5-9 Middle Level License with attached endorsements appropriate for assignment (ELA, Science, English Language Development). Experience working with diverse populations, planning units, focusing on English Language Development, using data to drive instruction, and coordinating and delivering teacher-led intervention is a plus. Preference will be given to teachers with a track record of increasing student achievement.

PT Hourly Gifted Education Teacher

Must possess or be eligible for a NMPED-issued Gifted Education license. Experience with G-IEPs, collaborating with classroom and ancillary staff, and experience with project based learning is required. Preference will be given to bilingual (Spanish/English) candidates. ($20-$40/hour DOE).

Special Education Teacher

Must possess or be eligible for a NMPED-issued Pre K-12 Special Education license. Knowledge of IDEA-B regulations; experience providing differentiated instruction to SWD in accordance with IEPs; experience facilitating IEP meetings; experience writing IEPs; strong communication skills; experience with data analysis and evaluation; experience facilitating professional development to general education staff; experience working with administration on state-level reporting. 

PT (.50) School Nurse

Must possess a valid Pre-K-12 School Nurse license issued by the NMPED. Experience with school-based nursing, including completing and submitting state reports, conducting screenings, developing health plans, managing the school health office, assisting with inventory, coordinating with local health officials, serving as a member of the school health and safety team, coordinating COVID-19 reentry practices, etc. Preference will be given to bilingual (Spanish/English) candidates as well as those with school nursing experience. ($30-$60/hour DOE). 

FT and PT Hourly Custodian

Between the hours of 2 - 6pm. Maintain cleanliness of school campus (mainly cafeteria); restock restrooms with supplies; inspect campus for hazardous conditions and remedy said conditions; clean cafeteria tables and floors; throw trash after lunch periods have concluded; assist with the moving of books, small furniture, etc. upon request. Must be able to pass an FBI background check, be able to sit and stand, and lift up to 50 lbs. This is a position that requires standing for over 90% of the time. Must be reliable and dependable - punctual with regular attendance. Hourly rate is $20 or DOE. 

After School Activity Leaders (Certified and Uncertified)

Experience facilitating activities with students ages 5-15. Knowledge of one or more of the following areas: arts and crafts, dance, athletics (basketball, soccer, football, volleyball, baseball, kickball), technology, chess, and Zumba. Must be able to pass FBI background check. ($20-25/hour)

Hourly Activity Bus Driver ($20/hour) 

Must have a clean driving record, possess a criminal background check that is no more than two years old or be willing to obtain one, provide a copy of satisfactory completion of a department of transportation (DOT) physical examination, provide verification of the proper license as a school bus driver (issued by the motor vehicle division), and provide a copy of your commercial drivers license examination; vehicle inspection, basic control skills and road test.

For more information or to apply for one of the positions listed above, please email Elena Trodden, Executive Director, at etrodden@lpelc.com, Principal, Diedra Martinez at damartinez@lpelc.com, and Ricca Dow, Executive Secretary, at rdow@lpelc.com. Please attach a letter of interest, resume, copy of license (if applicable) or other credentials. Positions open until filled.