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Albuquerque Academy’s principal objective is the academic, creative, moral and physical development of each student. The Academy seeks to prepare its graduates to serve their country and communities with wisdom and conviction, and their fellows with compassion. To this end, the school seeks to recruit and retain faculty and staff who exemplify these same qualities and who approach every aspect of their job with dedication and professionalism.
Albuquerque Academy is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity and affirmative action. The continued success of the Academy depends upon the full and effective utilization of qualified persons without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, or military service. Discrimination in the terms and conditions of employment on these bases is prohibited.
Current Career Opportunities
The English department has 22 faculty members with an impressive range of teaching experience and academic credentials. Currently, the Academy offers required English courses at each grade level. The chair will have a teaching load of two classes and will be asked to promote and lead other school initiatives, in addition to the core responsibilities of supporting and mentoring faculty and ensuring that the curriculum addresses student needs within our mission priorities. Supportive personnel management is an important feature of this position, from instructional coaching to fostering collegiality and collaboration among faculty members. Albuquerque Academy has a diverse student body, with more than 50% students of color and 22% of students receiving financial assistance. We encourage applications from groups traditionally underrepresented in independent school communities.
- Bachelor’s degree in English or related discipline is required.
- Master’s degree in the candidate’s subject area or in education is preferred.
- Deep knowledge of English literature, grammar, and writing instruction
- Excellent skills in personnel management, instructional coaching, mentoring and supporting faculty
- Ability to work in a team atmosphere with faculty and other administrators
- Skills in forestalling and mediating conflict among individuals and groups
- Knowledge of media literacy
- Demonstrable classroom management skills
- Ability to maintain confidentiality
- Excellent communication and public relations skills
- Ability to work well with people of diverse backgrounds and views, especially adolescents
- Strong organizational skills and time management skills
- Computer skills including desktop publishing, and Microsoft Office software
- More than five years prior teaching experience
- Administrative or personnel management experience is preferred.
- Prior experience with adolescents and teenagers is preferred.
DEADLINE TO APPLY & SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS
The position is open until filled. Applicants are asked to submit a resume and letter of interest and resume along with their online application. To view the full job description and apply online click here.
Full Time from August 5, 2019-December 18, 2019
The outdoor education internship will provide a comprehensive experience in the workings of one of the most developed and well-resourced outdoor experiential education programs in the country. It is intended to support the development of a relatively new professional to the field of outdoor experiential education and should provide excellent experience to support future professional goals in outdoor education. The internship runs for the length of the fall semester (August 5, 2019-December 18, 2019). If necessary, start time could be negotiable (but may affect stipend amount). This position is based in Albuquerque, New Mexico and does not formally provide room and board, although free, or very reduced rent is almost always available in community members’ homes and all efforts to connect intern to such opportunities will be made. Lunch will be provided on campus each day. The position provides a total stipend of $2500.00. Health insurance will be offered during the period of employment.
Outdoor skills and technical and/ or backcountry trip leading experience; Experience working with grades 6-12 students; Interest in working within an independent school setting and investing in a career of outdoor education; Current medical certification at Wilderness First Aid minimum, Wilderness First Responder level preferred (intern responsible for covering cost of certification); Clean driving record (minimum age 21); Administrative skills including organization, written and verbal communication, computer literacy; Bachelor’s degree preferred.
DEADLINE TO APPLY & SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS
Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter, resume (including the contact information for three references), and a personal and professional trip-leading resume (Include length of trip, type of trip, dates, locations, participant age, on/off trail specifics, your role in leadership, planning, logistics, etc. Please also include any mountain biking, rock climbing and kayaking experiences). Resumes will be accepted until February 8, 2019.
To view the full job description and apply online click here.
Future Career Opportunities
Albuquerque Academy invites those interested in future employment to submit a resume at any time. Resumes will remain active for one year.
Albuquerque Academy is located in northeast Albuquerque, a city of just over 845,900 bordered by the Sandia Indian Pueblo on the north, the Isleta Indian Pueblo on the south, the Sandia Mountains (elevation 10,678 feet) on the east, and the Rio Grande River on the west.
New Mexico’s multicultural population includes Native American, Hispanic, African-American, Asian, and Anglo groups.
Albuquerque is home to The University of New Mexico, Sandia National Laboratories, Kirtland Air Force Base, and numerous high tech research and development companies. The area is known for its cultivation and support of the arts.
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