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Children's Center Various Positions

posted Apr 21, 2014, 7:37 PM by wwintermute1 .

The Children’s Center is currently hiring. Positions vary. Please apply in person at 4001 Montgomery Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87109.

FIT needs Social & Community Service Coordinator

posted Mar 26, 2014, 4:01 PM by LaWanda Albright

FIT Providers and Early childhood colleagues:


We are pleased to announce that the FIT Race To the Top – Early Learning Challenge position has been posted (see below)


This exciting position will coordinate the federal "Race To the Top - Early Learning Challenge" grant initiative to develop a Tiered Quality Rating and Improvement System (TQRIS) for the Family Infant Toddler (FIT) program in order to measure the quality of early intervention services provided to infants and toddlers with and at risk for developmental delays and disabilities and their families.


Applications are submitted online through the State Personnel Website   Applicants must be sure to complete all sections of the application thoroughly and attach transcripts and resume as requested. Applications must be received by 04/07/14





Job Title:

Social & Community Service Coordinator-Advanced (FIT Race to the Top) (DOH #40658)

Closing Date/Time:

Mon. 04/07/14 11:59 PM Mountain Time


$16.53 - $29.39 Hourly
$34,382.40 - $61,131.20 Annually

 Job Type:

Permanent Position


Albuquerque, New Mexico


Department of Health


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Job Description  Benefits  Supplemental Questions


IMPORTANT NOTICE: Text resumes and attached resumes will no longer be reviewed or considered. You are required to include your work experience in the Work Experience Section (click on link for an example) of your NEOGOV application only. If you have previously included work history on a resume (attached or copy and pasted) you must transfer your work history into the Work Experience Section prior to applying.  


Purpose of Position

This position will coordinate the federal "Race To the Top - Early Learning Challenge" grant initiative to develop a Tiered Quality Rating and Improvement System (TQRIS) for the Family Infant Toddler (FIT) program in order to measure the quality of early intervention services provided to infants and toddlers with disabilities and their families. This will involve developing quality measurement tools, developing training, piloting the continuous quality improvement system with providers, and implementing the system statewide with all provider agencies. This position will manage a number of statewide contracts that will provide training and coaching to FIT provider agencies and will involve collaboration with personnel for the Public Education Department and the Children Youth and Families Department in order to align the TQRIS across early care and learning programs 

This position is a Pay Band 70.

 Classification Description:

Social & Community Service Coordinator-Advanced

 Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Psychology, Guidance and Counseling, Education, Sociology, Criminal Justice, Criminology and/or Family Studies/Services and four (4) or more years of any combination of experience including working with communities, working on health or social service related matters, social work/case management experience, behavioral health and/or health care. Any combination of education from an accredited college or university in a related field and/or direct experience in this occupation totaling eight (8) years may substitute for the required education and experience.

Employment Requirements:
Must possess and maintain a valid New Mexico Driver's License. Must possess and maintain a current Defensive Driving Course Certificate from the State of New Mexico or must pass and receive a Defensive Driving Course Certificate as a condition of continued employment within 45 days of employment. Travel may be required with some occasional overnight stays. Successful completion of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) training.

Statutory Requirements:  

 Supplemental Information:

Working Conditions:
Office setting with extensive use of personal computer, telephone, fax, copier and other related office equipment that involves sitting, standing, bending, reaching, etc. to include lifting up to 30 pounds.

Conditions of Employment: 
Working Conditions for individual positions in this classification will vary based on each agency’s utilization, essential functions, and the recruitment needs at the time a vacancy is posted. All requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.

Default FLSA Status: 
Exempt. FLSA status may be determined to be different at the agency level based on the agency’s utilization of the position.

Bargaining Unit: 
This position is covered by a collective bargaining agreement and all terms/conditions of that agreement apply and must be adhered to.

Agency Contact Information:
Office setting with extensive use of personal computer, telephone, fax, copier and other related office equipment that involves sitting, standing, bending, reaching, etc. to include lifting up to 30 pounds.

Link to Agency:

Applicant Help/How to Apply:




Andy Gomm, FIT Program Manager

Family Infant Toddler (FIT) Program

NM Department of Health / Developmental Disabilities Supports Division

810 San Mateo

Santa Fe, New Mexico 87502

Phone: (505) 476-8975

Toll Free Phone (877) 696-1472

Fax: (505) 476-8845

Toll Free Fax (866) 829-8838 



Head Start teacher needed in Clovis

posted Mar 10, 2014, 4:01 PM by LaWanda Albright

Minimum qualifications:  at least 18 years of age, an Associates (Bachelor's or advanced degree preferred) in early childhood education or an Associate degree (or higher) in field related to early childhood education and coursework equivalent to a major relating to early childhood education with experience teaching preschool chilfre.  Able to obtain a Baccalaureate or advanced degree in Early Childhood Education.  Valid NM deriver's license, clear driving record and own transportation.  Ability to travel out of town to conduct or complete job responsibilities.  Able to be cleared through NM State Licensing Bureau requirements for employment in childcare.

Application attached.

Contact info:  NM Workforce 111 Main or Ealry Head Start/Head Start 901 N. MLK Blvd.

CDD looking for home visiting consultants

posted Mar 7, 2014, 5:26 PM by LaWanda Albright

The UNM Center for Development & Disability, Early Childhood Learning Network, has openings for Training & Development Consultants on the Home Visiting Professional Development Team and for a new initiative, Family Child Care Home Visiting, which will support programs and program staff that are making home visits to family child care providers.
If you or someone you know of is interested in the position, please visit:  or go to:

From the UNMJobs website, click on "Staff" and scroll down to the "Training & Devt Consultant" positions. Please note there are two separate postings and you may have to scroll through more than one page to find them.


Sandy Drangmeister

Education & DVMPT Manager, ECLN

University of New Mexico 
Center for Development & Disability

2300 Menaul NE 
Albuquerque, NM 87107 
(505) 925-7495

Early Childhood Associate Teacher position, Santa Fe

posted Mar 6, 2014, 2:39 PM by LaWanda Albright




Rio Grande School, an independent elementary school in Santa Fe, seeks candidates for a Full-time Early Childhood Associate Teacher (3 year olds) position beginning August 2014. Associate teachers assist the lead teacher in all aspects to deliver curriculum. The school’s curriculum is a balance between progressive and traditional with a focus on student inquiry and the needs of the individual learner.  Classroom culture is infused with Responsive Classroom practices with emphasis on social emotional learning.  Upon graduation from sixth grade our students usually matriculate at leading independent secondary schools.  

Rio Grande School serves students from three years old to sixth grade, with class sizes ranging from 15-20 students, and a total school population of 160.  Founded in 1978, the school is located on five acres in the northeast section of town.  Our neighbors include St. John’s College, Santa Fe Prep, and Museum Hill. The school is a member of the National Association of Independent Schools and is accredited by the Independent Schools Association of the Southwest. 

Qualified individuals will have experience working with early childhood children, and the required educational coursework.  The ideal candidates should enjoy collaboration with colleagues, working closely with families, understand and enjoy children, and have a passion for supporting all types of learners. 

Compensation will be determined by years of teaching experience and highest degree earned.  Teachers' salaries at Rio Grande are highly competitive.  In addition to salary, the school offers all full-time employees a retirement plan with matching contributions, medical insurance, life insurance, and both short and long term disability insurance.

Interested individuals should email a cover letter, resume, and 3-5 references to Interim Head of School, Patrick Brown at


Rio Grande School does not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, race, color, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, and national or ethnic origin in its hiring practices.

Early Childhood Program Director Opening, August 2014

posted Mar 6, 2014, 6:14 AM by LaWanda Albright

A Child's Garden, a NAEYC Accredited program with current enrollment of 160 children, two months through pre-K and staff of 40, seeking director to begin work in August, 2014.  Candidates will preferably have experience in administration of an early childhood program, NAEYC accreditation standards, knowledge of Developmentally Appropriate Practice and early childhood play-based curriculum including knowledge and experience in an infant/toddler setting, classroom teaching, relationships with the community and outreach programs.  A minimum of a BA in Early Childhood Education or related field, administrative experience and work in an accredited program preferred.   A Child’s Garden is a drug-free work environment, EOE.  Send resume to A Child’s Garden, Director Search Committee, 215 Locust Street NE, Albuquerque, NM 87102.
Susan K. Smith, Director
A Child’s Garden
215 Locust Street NE
Albuquerque, NM 87102
505-764-2921, direct line
505-764-2925, fax

Center for lease

posted Mar 4, 2014, 10:16 AM by LaWanda Albright

  • Turnkey Childcare Center for lease (2400 Sq Ft)
  • Free standing building with parking in front & back
  • Licensed for 44 (2-12) 3 classrooms
  • Currently has 27 school age children enrolled
  • All equipment included 
  • Approved Kitchen
  • Large playground with play structure (32 capacity)
  • ADA staff bathroom
  • 2 Ford 13 passenger van (available for purchase separately) 
  • Established family owned and operated since 2000
  • $4,000 per month lease (4 year contract)
Tim Baca

Assistant teacher needed in Deming

posted Mar 3, 2014, 9:58 AM by LaWanda Albright

The HELP-New Mexico, Inc. an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace announces the availability of job positions with the Child Development Division for the Family Resource Center in Deming, New Mexico.

Accepting Applications and Résumés for the following job position 

(These positions are being advertised in-house and through the community simultaneously)

Pre-School Teacher Assistant

Qualifications: Child Development Associate (CDA) or NM Child Development Certificate (CDC) or Must have or be taking college course work toward an Associate’s degree in Early Childhood Education or related field and have job-related experience; full-time/part-year. 

Summary of Responsibilities: Under the supervision of the Teacher, is responsible for carrying out program activities in conformance with all regulations, practices and policies.  In the absence of the Teacher, the Teacher Assistant will assume the duties and responsibilities of a Teacher. Will adhere to all agency, program, and center policies and procedures.

Submit Application, Letters of Interest & Resume to:

 Sylvia Valtierra, Community Specialist 

310 E. Olive Street, Deming, NM 88030

Need more information 

Email at or call: (575) 644-7927.


EC opportunities with Pueblo of Laguna Dept. of Ed.

posted Feb 26, 2014, 12:51 PM by LaWanda Albright

The Pueblo of Laguna Department of Education is announcing the following employment opportunities: 
  • Early Childhood Consultant
  • Early Childhood Mental Health Consultant

The positions are funded by a cooperative agreement with the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Project LAUNCH (Linking Actions to Unmet Needs for Children's Health).  

The link to the job announcement is:   Click on the Employment tab.

Thank you so much! 
Liz Martinez, Laguna Project LAUNCH Program Director

Liz L. Martinez 
Laguna Division of Early Childhood 
PO Box 798 
Laguna, NM 87026 
505-552-1013 (office) 
505-449-8797 (cell) 

SFCC Kids Campus expanding staff

posted Feb 20, 2014, 6:47 AM by LaWanda Albright

Kids Campus at Santa Fe Community College is in the process of becoming a center of excellence, and we are seeking additions to our core staff who are talented educated and skilled in the art of Early Childhood Education.

There are positions available now! If you desire to teach in an authentic and wonderful center, please apply online as TEMP at SFCC, send a resume and cover letter to

You may review our website at

Positions are full time, and begin as hourly employees, with the opportunity to apply for internal listings for a regular teaching staff position.

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