Social Worker - Ruidoso Municipal Schools
Position: Social Worker
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Social Worker - Special Education - District-Wide
Job Location: Ruidoso Municipal School District, District Wide, Ruidoso, NM
Beginning: Aug 09, 2021
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Ruidoso Municipal Schools
Ruidoso, NM 88345
Telephone: 575-630-7002
Job Description:
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* Valid NM Public Education Department Social Worker License or eligibility
* Level III preferably
* High degree of knowledge of state and federal regulations pertaining to elementary school
* High degree of knowledge about program offerings
* Knowledge of Positive Behavioral Interventions & Supports (PBIS)
* Must demonstrate a willingness to work in a cooperative environment
* Strong reading, written, verbal and interpersonal skills
* Assist in the early recognition and prevention of educational problems
* Participate as a team member in comprehensive evaluation, review, and re-evaluation processes
* Participate in the development of the student’s Individual Education Plan
* To provide direct services to students, as specified on the student’s IEP, including one-to-one education, group work, consultation with staff, parent and social services liaison, and referral to community agencies
* Assist teachers in the development and implementation of appropriate classroom behavioral support strategies and social skills instruction
* Facilitate communication and connection between home and school
* Identify and develop Behavioral Health priorities
* Maintain up-to-date student records
* Order and maintain an adequate inventory of materials and supplies
* Consult with teachers, parents, and school staff to develop targeted interventions for students with disabilities when the school teams need to explore alternative strategies
* Maintain appropriate confidential records and provide timely reports
* Meet and confer with parents and guardians to discuss their children’s progress, determine priorities for their children based on their needs
* Provide guidance in using community resources
* Provide teletherapy services for special education services when needed
* Work productively as part of a team
* Other duties as assigned
Contract Period:2021-2022 School Year
Start Date: August 9, 2021
Salary: Per Ruidoso Municipal School District Salary Schedule
Application Process: Application available online at
For more information, contact:
Dr. Melvina Torres, Director of Special Education
200 Horton Circle
Ruidoso, NM  88345
(575) 630-7015
Tonia Ashby, Human Resources Specialist      
200 Horton Circle
Ruidoso, NM  88345
(575) 630-7002
Application Deadline: Until filled
Selection Process: Selected applicants will be interviewed following an initial screening of application materials submitted.
Ruidoso Municipal School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate based on race, national origin, religion, sex, marital status, or disability in compliance with federal and state laws.

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