Classroom Teacher - McCurdy Charter School
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: Elementary School Classes
Job Title: Elementary Teacher
Job Location: McCurdy Charter School
Beginning: Aug 01, 2024
Deadline: Open until filled **
Certificate: Elementary Teaching K-8
District: McCurdy Charter School
Espanola, NM 87532
Telephone: 505-692-6090 EXT 104
Job Description:
McCurdy Charter School is looking for elementary teachers for the 2024/25 school year. We are looking for highly qualified and motivated candidates for the grades 5/6 team and 3/4 team. McCurdy Charter has departmentalized elementary cohorts and teachers in these grade levels teach on content subject to 4 cohorts. 

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Essential functions of the job may include but are not limited to the following:
  • Plan, prepare and deliver lesson plans and instructional materials that facilitate active learning.
  • Create and use lesson plans aligned to NM standards and benchmarks, and MCS developed scope and sequence.
  • Instruct and monitor students in the use of learning materials and equipment.
  • Use relevant technology to support and differentiate instruction.
  • Manage student behavior in the classroom by establishing and enforcing rules and procedures.
  • Maintain discipline in accordance with the rules and disciplinary systems of the school.
  • Provide appropriate feedback on work.
  • Encourage and monitor the progress of individual students and use information to adjust teaching strategies.
  • Maintain accurate and complete records of students' progress and development.
  • Update all necessary records accurately and completely as required by laws and Charter policies.
  • Prepare required reports on students and activities.
  • Participate in department, school, parent/family, and other meetings.
  • Communicate necessary information regularly to students, colleagues and parents regarding student progress and student needs.
  • Establish and communicate clear objectives for all learning activities.
  • Prepare classroom for class activities.
  • Provide a variety of learning materials and resources for use in educational activities.
  • Observe and evaluate student's performance and development.
  • Assign and grade class work, homework, tests and assignments.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Other functions of the job include but are not limited to the following:
  • Demonstrate preparation and skill in working with students from diverse cultural, economic and ability backgrounds.
  • Encourage parent and community involvement, obtain information for parents when requested, promptly return phone calls and answer emails.
  • Participate in appropriate professional activities.
  • Participate in extracurricular activities such as social activities, sporting activities, clubs and student organizations as directed.
Knowledge Skills and Ability Required:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • B.A/B.S degree in an area relevant to the requirements of teaching from an accredited institution.
  • New Mexico Licensure in relevant grade and/or content area(s).
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others.
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
  • Must have the ability and proven ability to report to work on a regular and punctual basis.
  • Perform all other related work delegated or required to accomplish the objectives of the total school program.
  • Knowledge and implementation of relevant technology.
  • Meet professional teacher education requirements of Charter and state.
Physical Requirements
Working on campus, faculty should expect to regularly be required to sit, stand, walk, talk, hear, operate a computer, hand-held learning devices and other office equipment, reach with hands and arms, and must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.

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