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Turquoise Trail Charter School is the oldest charter school in New Mexico, serving 600 students in Pre-K to 8th grade. 

We are a New Mexico public school, and we offer a generous benefits package as a State employer. All applicants must be able to pass a background check prior to hiring.

Interested applicants should submit a resume and brief cover letter to jobs@ttschool.org, or apply in person at: 13 A San Marcos Loop, Santa Fe, NM 87508

Turquoise Trail Charter School is an equal opportunity employer

Special Education (SPED) Teacher - Elementary

TTCS is hiring an instructor in our SPED department. Teacher must have the required NM licenses and endorsements to teach K-8 special education. TESOL or Bilingual endorsements are preferred, as well as a Master’s degree.

 Teacher’s Responsibilities

  • Employs effective instructional methods and materials, appropriate to the needs of the students
  • Understands and can administer the IEP process and required documentation
  • Administers standardized tests in accordance with student accommodations and School schedules and requirements
  • Create daily lesson plans that demonstrate clear objectives for student mastery of established curriculum
  • Provides meaningful feedback to students and parents via frequent and documented assessments
  • Coordinates delivery of instruction with other staff as required under individual learning plans
  • Fosters a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and student growth
  • Ensure a sustainable relationship with parents, students, school personnel and members of the public by communicating in a confidential, polite and refined manner.
  • Assume duty schedule as required
  • Seek opportunities for personal learning through continuing education offerings

Requirements

  • Teaching license from the State of New Mexico with special education endorsement
  • Successful completion of a background check
  • Ability to create an effective working relationship with School personnel
  • Ability to meet deadlines, work on multiple projects, and coordinate details with others
  • Demonstration of effective classroom management techniques using 21st century classroom skills

Middle School Math/Science Teacher

TTCS is expanding our Middle School, and we are currently hiring for a Math and Science teacher.  Teacher must have the required NM licenses and endorsements to teach these secondary subjects or eligible for a waiver.  TESOL preferred.  The subjects would be 8th grade integrated science, pre-algebra, and algebra 1.  Participation in the PED training for Open Science Ed in July is highly encouraged and would be compensated time prior to contract start date of August 6.

 Teacher’s Responsibilities

  • Employs effective instructional methods and materials, appropriate to the needs of the students
  • Administers standardized tests in accordance with School schedules and requirements
  • Create daily lesson plans that demonstrate clear objectives for student mastery of established curriculum
  • Provides meaningful feedback to students and parents via frequent and documented assessments
  • Coordinates delivery of instruction with other staff as required under individual learning plans
  • Fosters a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and student growth
  • Ensure a sustainable relationship with parents, pupils, school personnel and members of the public by communicating in a confidential, polite and refined manner.
  • Assume duty schedule as required
  • Seek opportunities for personal learning through continuing education offerings

Requirements

  • Teaching license from the State of New Mexico
  • Successful completion of a background check
  • Ability to create an effective working relationship with School personnel
  • Ability to meet deadlines, work on multiple projects, and coordinate details with others
  • Demonstration of effective classroom management techniques using 21st century classroom skills

Speech Language Pathologist - 4 days per week

 The speech-language pathologist will work 4 days per week with students in grades Pre-K through 8.  While working in cooperation with case managers, teachers, parents and students, candidate shall be responsible for providing diagnostic and intervention services for students with speech, language and hearing disorders, helping students to adjust and access the general education curriculum.

  • Assess, screen, and evaluate students and effectively share results with parents and educational staff, and participate in the eligibility determination process in accordance with state and school division requirements and best practice 
  • Develop and implement goals and Individual Education Plans (IEPs) for students with Speech/Language Impairment and assists with IEPs for students with speech/language as a service on an annual basis or according to requirements 
  • Comply with all Medicaid requirements for school-based claiming, including obtaining written Medicaid consent from parents of all students served and timely filing of claims that meet Medicaid standards 
  • Demonstrate knowledge of child growth and development and individual student needs by providing relevant instruction according to the IEP and educational best practices 
  • Provide direct and consultative therapeutic services related to articulation, expressive, receptive, and pragmatic language 
  • Requires a Master's in SLP/Communication Disorders, CCC certification from the American Speech and Hearing Association, and Speech Language Pathologist license from the State of New Mexico and from the NM Public Education Department.

Special Education Instructional Assistant

Provide ‘pull out’ and ‘inclusion’ services to students with varying needs.  Requires an Educational Assistant license from the State of New Mexico, but if you don't have this license yet we may be able to help you.  Employs effective instructional methods, at the direction of the case manager and in the presence of a licensed teacher, that is appropriate to the needs of the students. Adhere to all procedures, guidelines, and policies followed by regular teachers.  Ensure a sustainable relationship with parents, pupils, school personnel and members of the public by communicating in a confidential, polite and refined manner. Assume duty schedule as required

Front Desk Manager/Assist Data Manager

The assistant data manager/front desk manager position will support the data manager and oversee the school secretary.  This full time, 12-month position maintains the student records in the student data system, assists with testing and instructional system administration, coordinates the lottery process, and works with teachers and families on behalf of the school administration.  Additionally, this position coordinates the transportation and facility maintenance functions of the school by working closely with the vendors who provide these services.  Bilingual in Spanish is a highly desirable trait.  The successful applicant will be well versed in manipulating data in Excel and auditing for data integrity in large data sets using various software systems and reporting systems.  Must have a high attention to details, ability to follow through on tasks and keep track of multiple projects in a fast paced environment.