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Careers

NMSA, named in 2018 by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top ten schools in New Mexico, seeks passionate educators who are eager to teach within and instill in students a 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. All applicants must possess the necessary New Mexico Public Education Department licensure.

Development Positions

Openings for the 2019-2020 School Year

Grant Writer  – Part Time

Job Description:
The Grant Writer is responsible for researching funding opportunities for unrestricted operating revenue and restricted projects, writing and preparing proposals, submitting timely and accurate reports for all existing grant funded projects, maintaining foundation and government portfolio, and reaching goals set by leadership team.

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

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For each positioned applied, please send completed employment application, cover letter and resume to our Human Resources department, hr@nmsa-ai.org

Academic Positions

Openings for the 2019-2020 School Year

New Mexico School for the Arts has the following academic job openings for the 2019-2020 school year:

 

 

 

*Applicants for licensed positions must possess the necessary New Mexico Public Education Department licensure.

 

SUBSTITUTE TEACHING OPPORTUNITIES

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.

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 students.

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APPLY NOW!

For each positioned applied, please send completed employment application, cover letter and resume to our Human Resources department, hr@nmschoolforthearts.org

Arts Positions

Visual Arts Instructor

Compensation: 10.5 month position. $37K plus benefits.

Apply by: July 14, 2019

Job Description:
Visual Arts Instructor in New/Emergent Media, Digital Skills, Graphic Design, Photography, Sound Design, Video along with the skills and experience to teach Contemporary Art Theory and Junior Conceptual Concerns courses for the 2018-19 school year at the high school level. Areas of teaching experience and professional expertise could include, but are not limited to: Photography (analog and digital), Digital Skills (basic computer/device skills), Graphic Design, Media Arts (Adobe Creative Suite: Photoshop, Lightroom, Bridge, InDesign, Illustrator, Premiere, After Effects, etc.), Digital Animation, Video/Sound recording and editing, New/Emergent Media (VR, coding, game design, interactive media, etc.), 2-Dimensional Design (hand and digital), Independent Projects, Portfolio Development, Art Theory Studio Courses (Post-Modern/Contemporary Art Theory Projects) and exhibition installation. The course load is 3 courses per semester Monday – Friday. Hosting Open Studio is also required one night a week for two hours (5-7 pm). The teaching commitment extends beyond the classroom to being present on the NMSA campus and for the Visual Arts Department and NMSA community campus as needed M-F, with weekend and evening events additionally required with notice.  A full job description can be requested at hr@nmsa-ai.org.

Requirements:
– Maintain professional and supportive relationships with students, faculty, staff, parents, and community
– 1-3 years teaching experience at the high school and college level in the arts
– Ability to teach the course content listed with technical skills to operate and teach the Adobe Creative Suite (including Photoshop, Bridge, Lightroom, Premiere, After Effects, and Illustrator)
– Ability to teach New Emergent Media: Virtual Reality, Game Design, Interactive Technologies, and other Electronic Arts as desired
– Professional record of engagement in the studio arts/studio practice
– A satisfactory fingerprint-based background check is required prior to employment
– BFA in Studio Art required (Art History minor a plus), MFA in Studio Art highly preferred.

  

Jazz Studies Instructor

The New Mexico School for the Arts seeks a passionate & devoted part-time Jazz Studies instructor for their 2019-20 school year. The Jazz Studies Instructor reports to the Chair of the Music Department & coordinates with all other Music Department faculty in realizing daily instruction, rehearsals, and performances for music students at NMSA. The Jazz Studies Instructor is also responsible for maintaining a robust Jazz Studies Curriculum for all year levels, with particular attention paid to students in Years 3 & 4 of the NMSA Music Program who have chosen to specialize in jazz.

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

 

 

Applied Double Bass Instructor

Applied Lesson instructors teach individual private lessons to students in years 3 & 4 of the New Mexico School for the Arts Music Program and assist in fundamental instruction for years 1 & 2. Applied lesson instructors report to the Chair of the Music Department & coordinate with other faculty in the Music Department on day-to-day & long-range planning. This position will focus on individual private lessons, coachings, and occasional rehearsals for NMSA’s double bass students.

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

 

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APPLY NOW!

For each positioned applied, please send completed employment application, cover letter and resume to our Human Resources department, hr@nmsa-ai.org.