Classroom Teacher - Carlsbad Municipal Schools
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: Special Education
Job Title: Special Education Teacher
Job Location: Carlsbad, NM
Beginning: Mar 01, 2024
Deadline: Apr 30, 2024**
Certificate: Special Education K-12
District: Carlsbad Municipal Schools
Carlsbad, NM 88220
Telephone: 505-234-3300 EXT 223
Job Description:
As established by the New Mexico Public Education Department:

A bachelor’s degree; Masters degree preferred. 
A valid New Mexico teaching license with endorsements as needed or the ability to obtain one.
Must be able to pass a background check. 

Signing Expenses:
Level III License (Masters and 6 years of experience or more or NBCT Certification) $20,000.00
Level II License (BA/BS and 4 years of experience or more) $15,000.00
Level I License (BA 0 to 3 years of experience) $10,000.00
Relocation Expenses:
Up to 100 miles $2,500
101 to 299 miles $3,500
300+ miles $4,500
Relocation expenses for all certified/licensed personnel will be paid in full upon completion of
required employment paperwork, satisfactory background check and signing of employment
All other incentives will be paid as follows:
¼ at first paycheck of the school year (August 15, 2023);
¼ at the beginning of the second semester (January 15, 2024);
¼ at the end of the contract year (June 30, 2024);
¼ at the beginning of the 2024-2025 school year (August 15, 2024). The incentive will be
prorated for hires made after the official work calendar start date but prior to September 1,
2023. Any hires made after September 1, 2023, will not be eligible to receive the signing
incentives listed above. Failure to complete the terms of the employment contract in either of
the two school years will result in forfeiture of the entire signing incentive. Signing incentives
are effective March 1, 2023.
Eligibility Requirements:
To be eligible for the signing incentives, you must be a new employee who has not been
employed in any certified capacity by Carlsbad Municipal Schools during the 2022-2023 school
Administration will provide processes and administrative clarification decisions for specific
situations that involve these incentives. This includes rules to support the incentives successful

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.
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