Careers at NMSA

New Mexico School for the Arts provides access to a rigorous mastery arts and academic high school for youth with passion and aptitude in the arts, leading to post-secondary learning, careers in the arts, and lives that contribute to society.

A statewide, non-tuition, public high school, NMSA serves over 200 students in grades 9-12 from all across New Mexico.

 

2017-18 Teaching Positions Available

Music Department Chair (Job ID: 2017-18)

The Music Chair is responsible for overseeing the design and implementation of a comprehensive music program, including performance classes, ensembles, music theory, ear training, applied music and a robust performance calendar.  Additional areas of responsibility include ensuring the overall quality of the department and performances, being a spokesperson and representative within the school and community, mentoring music faculty, as well as collaborating with other Art Chairs, Head of School and Director of the Art Institute to ensure that common goals are aligned and achieved.
Click here for a complete job description. To apply please refer to our How to Apply section below. Closing date: March 8, 2017.

 

Part-time School Based Mental Health Therapist (Job ID: 2017-18)

The position of “School Based Mental Health Therapist” will provide services related to the delivery of mental health care to assigned students on site, will carry out crisis intervention, preventative services, and consultation services to the school staff to support the overall mental health goals of the school, aligned with the NMSA Mission. Click here for a complete job description. To apply please refer to our How to Apply section below.

 

Part-time Creative Writing Coordinator (Job ID: 2017-18)

The Creative Writing Coordinator (Part-time) is responsible for overseeing the Creative Writing Minor, including creative writing classes and monitoring graduation requirements, continuing development of the Creative Writing and Literature Major curriculum, overseeing and scheduling of guest artists, developing and producing the annual literary journal, being a spokesperson and representative within the school and community, and organizing public student readings. Click here for a complete job description. To apply please refer to our How to Apply section below.

 

Part-time Math Instructor (Job ID: 2017-18)

Click here for a complete job description. To apply please refer to our How to Apply section below.

 

Part-time PE Instructor (Job ID: 2017-18)

Click here for a complete job description. To apply please refer to our How to Apply section below.

 

Part-time Spanish Instructor (Job ID: 2017-18)

Click here for a complete job description. To apply please refer to our How to Apply section below.

 

Part-time Lunch Server/Clerk (Job ID: 2017-18)

We are currently seeking an individual who can work 3 hours per day, 10:30 am to 1:30 pm as a Lunch Server/Clerk. Interested applicants must be available Monday-Friday, have a reliable vehicle, and be able to lift up to 50 lbs. Hourly rate plus mileage reimbursement.

 

SUBSTITUTE TEACHERS

If you are interested in being placed on NMSA’s substitute list, please follow the application process and submit the required State of New Mexico Public Education Department (“PED”) credentials.

Credentials to perform services as a substitute teacher require holding a license authorizing you to perform the duties of a substitute teacher. This can be in the form of a State Teaching License or a Substitute Teacher Certificate issued by the New Mexico PED. A fingerprint-based background check is also required. Resumes received without all of the proper documentation will not be considered.

 

How To Apply:

Please download and fill out the New Mexico School for the Arts Employment Application form.

Please send completed employment application, cover letter and resume to our Human Resources department, hr@nmschoolforthearts.org

NMSA seeks passionate educators who are eager to: teach within and instill in students the growth mindset; provide far-reaching advocacy for students; participate in data-driven instructional practices; and collaborate with faculty, administration, and staff to support a path to success for all students, regardless of educational background.