Rio Rancho Public Schools

Rio Rancho , NM

Job Details

Job Description

This posting is for short-term 2017-2018 School Year.

Shining Stars PreSchool

182 Contract/0.50 FTE  AM Only 



Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university;
  • Current New Mexico Department of Education license appropriate to the teaching assignment.
  • Early Childhood Teaching License or attainment of such licensure within two years of hire.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Efficient organizational ability;
  • Professional written and oral communication skills;
  • Ability to maintain high level of professionalism and confidentiality regarding students, staff, parents, and school matters.


Essential Job Responsibilities

  • Coordinates teaching program with site-based goals and district wide objectives;
  • Instructs and assists students in motor, language, socio-emotional and cognitive development;
  • Assures that goals and objectives in Individual Educational Plans (IEPs) are completed;
  • Assists students with special needs, such as feeding, moving non-ambulatory students, bathroom    assistance, diapering, and bathing;
  • Plan and direct instruction activities of educational assistants;
  • Instructs students in one on one activities and in small groups;
  • Provides regular communication with educational assistants, ancillary staff  and regular education teachers on student progress;
  • Arranges physical environment of the classroom for optimum learning and safety of students;
  • Provide accurate delivery of curriculum to students within the scope of teaching assignment;
  • Uses and applies appropriate conflict resolution skills with students; maintains positive attitude and ensures classroom environment is conducive to student learning;
  • Develops goals and objectives for self, group and student academic achievement;
  • Maintains documentation to assure accountability;
  • Provides appropriate instructional classroom activities for students; maintains order in the assigned classroom;
  • Maintains records of student performance and attendance;
  • Completes required reports and report cards within prescribed time frames, attends staff meetings and in-service training activities and school activities in compliance with the Collective Bargaining Agreement;
  • Performs other job duties, as assigned. 


Work Hours

Work hours are established in the employment contract.  Additional work hours may be assigned by the School Principal within the parameters of the Collective Bargaining Agreement. 



Application Procedure:

Applicant must attach:

  • Copy of Professional License OR copy of licensure application with money order sent to NMPED OR a written statement as to the status of your NM licensure.
  • Copy of transcript from each crediting college or university


An Equal Opportunity Employer

  • Job Category: Classroom Teacher > Preschool
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