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 Charter School Administrative Positions Available

  • Guidance Counselor – Short-term/Temporary (Job ID: 2017-18)

2017-18 Academic Teaching Positions Available

  • Part-time (0.4 FTE) Physical Education Instructor (Job ID: 2017-18)

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



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.
Note:  You must download the application and open it using Adobe Reader for the application for work properly.

Please send completed employment application, cover letter and resume to our Human Resources department,

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.