Classroom Teacher - Haaku Community Academy
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: Early Childhood
Job Title: Early Childhood Teacher-F.A.C.E program
Job Location: Haaku Community Academy
Deadline: May 31, 2022**
Certificate: Elementary Teaching K-8
District: Haaku Community Academy
Acoma, NM 87053
Telephone: 505-796-2018
Job Description:
Job Title: Early Childhood Teacher                      Pay Range: $DOE  
$2,500 sign-on Bonus / mileage stipend

Position Purpose: The Early childhood Teacher creates and implements development-based educational programs for children. Must address the emotional, cognitive, social, and physical needs of both individual and groups of children while effectively communicating with parents.

  • Lead daily social, learning, and physical activities for all children in their assigned classes
  • Design their own lesson and classroom instruction plans based on state-approved and school-approved curriculum
  • Responsible for the overall health and welfare of the children in their classroom, which requires diligent monitoring of all children during learning times, meal times, restroom breaks, and nap times
  • Keep all children active and engaged while they are in the classroom
  • Responsible for keeping the classroom clean, organized, and stimulating for children
  • Assess all work submitted by students and provide progress reports to parents detailing their child’s success completing classroom work
  • Attend mandatory workshops, conferences, and staff meetings as directed by Haak’u Community Academy
  • Other duties as assigned

  • Working knowledge of school-based programs and activities
  • One year of classroom teaching experience, either as a Primary or Assistant Teacher
  • Associate’s degree or better in Child Development, Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, or Special Education and 60 hours of college credit
  • CDA/ECE certificate
Mandatory Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other Qualifications:
  • Ability to communicate effectively to multiple audiences
  • Able to perform all tasks identified in this job description
  • Positive youth development and effective management techniques
  • Demonstrate extensive knowledge in core academic subject matter
  • Knowledge of State and District content standards and Core Curriculum
  • Currently highly qualified according to the No Child Left Behind Act at the level of the position (elementary, mid or high school)
  • Keres speaking
  • Three years' experience in a school setting
  • Bachelor’s degree in Child Development, Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, or Special Education
  • State of New Mexico licensure
  • Effective communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Flexibility, organization, decision making and problem-solving skills.
  • Knowledge of computer system, financial procedures, and legal requirements
  • Ability to meet deadlines, work on multiple projects, and coordinate the work of others
  • Knowledge of all laws, regulations and guidelines affecting teachers and students. Knowledge of effective classroom management techniques
  • Ability to maintain positive relationships with students, parents, community members and staff
The Pueblo of Acoma Department of Education has implemented an Indian Preference Policy. It is the policy give preference to any qualified person who is an enrolled member of a federally recognized Tribe. The application of Indian Preference is not automatic. Applicants requesting consideration for Indian Preference must provide valid Tribal enrollment documents certifying his/her Indian blood quantum.

Aside from employment preference as provided in this section, the Pueblo of Acoma Department of Education shall not discriminate because of race, creed, age, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, marital status, medical disability or political affiliation 88-352 (78 Stat. 241).

To apply, email the Department of Education human resources at All applications will be given consideration, however not all applicants will be called for an interviewed or contacted. Haak’u Community Academy is a drug free workplace.

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.
**** REAP Applicants: If you want to notify the school district of your interest in this job, click here.