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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:

School Counselor

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.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (may include, but not limited to the following)

• 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. ƒ 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.

• Interprets to students, parents, and teachers, test data and other information relating to the student’s progress in school. Utilize diagnostic and assessment procedures as appropriate; gather, organize and interpret data regarding students to present information to teachers and parents.

• Keeps current information available on such matters as educational offerings of colleges, universities, and technical schools; on current occupational opportunities; on college and admission requirements and scholarships; etc. Prepare and deliver oral presentations as requested; attend and participate in a wide variety of meetings, conferences and seminars.

• Attend and participate in school guidance meetings such as site attendance meetings, School Success Team meetings, 504 meetings, Positive Behavior Support Plan meetings, and Individualized Education Program meetings.

• Operate a variety of office equipment including a computer and assigned software.

• Maintains a graduation check on his/her counselees year by year and informs students and parents of deficiencies for graduation.

• Carries out other duties as assigned by the Principal.

Math Interventionist

Must possess or be eligible for a Level II or III K-8 or K-12 teaching license with Math endorsement. Preference will go to applicants that hold a graduate level degree in Math or related field and that have at least five years of exemplary teaching experience as evidenced by student achievement data. The math interventionist will:

  • Model or provide models for effective teaching strategies in math foundational skills.
  • Collaborate with grade-level teachers at collaboration meetings on student progress and achievement in mathematics.
  • Analyze formative, interim, and summative assessments and informal (teacher observation notes and curriculum-based assessments) data on student reading achievement to inform instruction.
  • Summarize results and data to make informed presentations to the administration, the governing council, and other stakeholders (the NMPED, parents, etc...) 
  • Co-plans and co-teaches with classroom teachers to model effective/high yield teaching practices.
  • Communicate consistently and positively with staff.
  • Review planning documents and make recommendations to support teacher growth in mathematics and numeracy instruction.
  • Plan, organize, lead, and help administration manage math and numeracy-based curriculum adoption initiatives.   
  • Maintain confidentiality at all times.
  • Work with the MLSS team to update data monthly and document interventions tried at each grade level. 
  • Deliver math and numeracy interventions following the LEA school improvement plan (as applicable).

FT and PT 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.

FT and PT 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.

FT and PT 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.

FT and PT 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).

FT and PT 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 David Bryant, Interim Executive Director, at dbryant@lpelc.com as well as Priyam Banerjee, Director of Operations, at pbanerjee@lpelc.com. Please attach a letter of interest, resume, copy of license (if applicable) or other credentials. Positions open until filled.