We are seeking a motivated and effective teacher for grades 1 & 2; this teacher will also teach math for grades 1-8, up to beginning algebra and solid geometry. Subjects in grades 1 & 2 include English and social studies.  Other teachers teach the students Chinese, Spanish, and music; during those times and several other periods the chosen teacher teaches math to students in grades 3-8.

The full-time position is open for a starting date in early August, 2021; the exact date will be set in June.  Classes run from 8:30 AM to 4:10 PM. All classes are small, with a limit of 15 students.

General qualifications for this position include classroom management for young children, creating curricula and lesson planning, communicating with parents, documenting student development, and solid knowledge of teaching phonics.  We do not require a teaching certificate, though we readily accept one; our primary considerations are subject knowledge and a passion for teaching.

This is a salaried position. Compensation is competitive for the region.

We are a small, non-profit private school serving talented and motivated children who are underserved in other schools.  Applicants must be familiar with the Las Cruces Academy mission and vision, which can be viewed at https://www.lascrucesacademy.org/about/mission-philosophy/.

For more information please contact Dr. Lou Ellen Kay, Head of School, at (575)521-8384.

The teacher application form is online at https://www.lascrucesacademy.org/careers/. We can also send you a Word document to complete, if you wish.