Position:       Secondary Teacher 

- Social Studies

-  English

Job Description:
Walatowa High Charter School (WHCS) community school model focuses on its holistic indigenous pedagogy which lays the foundation of WHCS’s Mission Statement: "Through a community-integrated experiential learning program, Walatowa High Charter School will prepare students to be academically successful, while promoting cultural awareness, community wellness, leadership, college and career readiness”. 

Job Summary
This position is a full-time teaching position in our Math department for grades 9-12.

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Valid/current New Mexico Teaching License with appropriate endorsement.
  2. Demonstrated knowledge and application of standards aligned lesson and curriculum planning
  3. Demonstrated proficiency in culturally sensitive and social-emotional dimensions of teaching.
  4. Leading candidates will demonstrate proficiency in digital tools for the classroom, including but not limited to MS suite, Google suite, data interpretation and analytics, interactive whiteboards/peripherals, and various learning management systems (LMS).
  5. Ability to pass Background Check

Current essential functions include, but are not limited to, the following:
1. Electronic submission of lesson plans which are aligned to NM State and Common Core State Standards. 
2. Development and implementation of differentiated lesson plans and instructional material to specifically identify and close student achievement gaps. Utilization of both formative and summative assessment data in order modify instruction as needed.
3. Actively and creatively implements data driven instruction to close student achievement gaps. 
3. Establishes and maintains standards of pupil behavior to achieve an effective learning atmosphere.
4. Participates in Individualized Education Plan (IEP) meetings and documentation when appropriate.
6. Communicates regularly with parents regarding their child’s progress and behavior within the class.
7. Maintains appropriate records and follows required procedures and practices.
9. Completes all District required paperwork and documents.
10. Follows health and safety practices and regulations.
11. All faculty are reflective practitioners who regularly participate in cross-collaborative learning, professional learning communities, departmental and grade-level team meetings to enhance and improve the instructional environment.
12. Models professional and ethical standards when dealing with students, parents, peers, and community.
13. School operations. All faculty assist in the orderly operation of the school, equitably apply and adhere to school policies/procedures, and perform supervisory duties weekly.
14. Personalized learning and support for all students. In a rigorous, college prep environment all students are supported to achieve their highest potential. All faculty regularly collaborate with their IEP teams and case managers to implement highly effective individualized education plans for students with exceptional learning needs.

WHCS participates in both the New Mexico Educational Retirement (NMERB) and New Public Schools Insurance Authority (NMPSIA) benefit and insurance programs. Please visit NMERB and NMPSIA for further information on plan offerings. Voluntary benefits, insurance, and retirement programs are available on both pre-tax and taxed bases.


To apply, please email your resume, licensure and transcripts to kkommander@walatowahcs.org.

Substitute Teacher:


Must hold minimum of high school diploma or GED

NM State Requirements: Substitute teachers shall have attained eighteen (18) years of age for those seeking to perform instructional services in grades K-8, and twenty-one (21) years of age for those seeking to perform instructional services in grades 9-12. Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Superintendent may find appropriate and acceptable

One copy of transcript from each crediting college or university if applicable

Copy of high school diploma or GED certificate if no college hours have been earned