Region 9 Education Cooperative

human resources & Employment

Look here for job postings for employment with Region 9 Education Cooperative. For job opportunities with school districts, please contact those districts directly.

Your application packet must include:

Application deadline: As specified or until filled
Additional information: Human Resources Department at (575) 257.2368

Current Job Postings

  • Cleaning Service
    • Requirements of the service include: dependable and reliable staff, excellent references, and bonded.
    • We are located at 143 El Paso Rd., Ruidoso, NM 88355 
    • Interested applicants should send an e-mail which includes a proposal, cover letter, resume, and references. 
    • For further information, see the cleaning service job description.
  • Early Childhood Programs Director (internal applicants only)
    • Program: Early Head Start/Head Start/Developmental Services/Home Visiting
    • Reports to: Executive Director
    • Work day: 215 Days/Minimum 7.5 hours daily
    • Salary Schedule: Degreed/Licensed Scale
    • Master's degree required from an accredited college or university in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, Social Work, Public Administration, Management, Child Care administration, or one of the social sciences, and a minimum of five years pre-school and early childhood management experience is required. An understanding of Head Start, EHS, Developmental Services and Home Visiting Program philosophy and the ability to implement its principle of shared authority and decision-making. Experience in human services program management, including program planning, financial and budget programs, operations and evaluation, and the use of management information systems.
      Perform the functions of this position with a strong understanding of the Head Start Performance Standards, Head Start Act, Developmental Services, Home Visiting Program, Area Service plans, and program’s Policies and Procedures. Oversee the Coordinator’s collaboration with staff, parents, community, Coordinating Council, Policy Council, for the development, revision and implementation of all Area Service Plans.
      Understands applicable federal, state, and local guidelines and regulations for the Department of Health Family, Infant & Toddler Program, and the Home Visiting programs.
      Direct supervision and evaluation of the Managing staff of Early Head Start, Head Start, Developmental Services and The Home Visiting Program.
      Provides guidance and leadership to staff to emphasize the importance of the programs achieving high standards of quality, internally and through public and private sector partnerships.
    • For further information, see the job description.
    • Closing date: Monday, July 24, 2017
  • Head Start Teacher
    • Program: Head Start
    • Start date: August 2017
    • Reports to: Education Services Coordinator II
    • Work day: Minimum 7.5 hours daily
    • Classification: Nonexempt
    • Responsible for planning and implementing learning experiences that advance the intellectual and physical development of children. This includes improving the readiness of children for school by developing their literacy, phonemic and print awareness, their understanding and use of language, their understanding and use of increasingly complex and varied vocabulary, their appreciation of books, their understanding of early math and early science, their problem-solving abilities, and their approaches to learning. Guide and facilitate effective classroom management through implementing daily lesson plans, individualization, planning and implementing activities, selecting and arranging equipment and materials in the classroom, and all other activities that support positive classroom management.
    • For further information, see the teacher job description.
  • School Social Worker
    • 7.5 hours/day, 183 contract days/year, Exempt classification.
    • Salary - as outlined on the Related Services Salary Schedule, according to education and experience. 
    • Qualifications: Must be licensed by the State of New Mexico Department of Education and the State of New Mexico Licensing and Regulation Professional Licensure.
    • Performs initial and ongoing evaluation with use of standardized tests, customized measures and/or observations to evaluate children in the areas of suspected disabilities in accordance with federal/state/district regulations and policies and procedures and consistent with professional licensing.
    • Plans and administers social work programs designed to support the student’s identified educational goals and utilizes treatment procedures consistent with IEP/IFSP, federal/state/district regulations and professional licensing. 
    • Home worksite - Ruidoso, NM, but as required, travels from site to site on a daily basis and as emergencies arise. 
    • For further information, see attached job description.
  • Teacher Assistant (opening for three positions)
    • Start date: August, 2017
    • Program: Head Start
    • Reports to: Education Services Coordinator
    • Work day: Minimum 7.5 hours daily
    • Contract days: 167
    • Salary schedule: RECIX Head Start Teacher Assistant Scale
    • Classification: Nonexempt
    • Responsible for assisting the teacher in the planning and implementing learning experiences that advance the intellectual and physical development of children. This includes improving the readiness of children for school by developing their literacy, phonemic and print awareness, their understanding and use of language, their understanding and use of increasingly complex and varied vocabulary, their appreciation of books, their understanding of early math and early science, their problem-solving abilities, and their approaches to learning.
    • For further information, see the teacher assistant job description
  • Vocational Transition Specialist (2 openings)
    • Reports To: Executive Director
    • Work Day: Minimum 8 hours daily
    • Contract Days: 192
    • Salary: Range of $42,000 (Grant funded)
    • Support post-secondary transition planning for students with disabilities in public schools statewide. High School Diploma. Minimum of 2 years work experience in a related field. Ability to present in front of groups of people to teach and provide information related to the position. Dynamic individual with the ability to inspire students and build relationships. Ability to work in a flexible, cooperative and professional manner while projecting excellent interpersonal communication skills. Familiarity with school districts and employers in region.
    • For further information, see the job description.
  • WIOA Career Development Specialist
    • Work Day: Minimum 7.5 hours daily; 226 days/year, nonexempt
    • Work Site: Hobbs, NM, reporting to Region IX Education Cooperative, WIOA program in Ruidoso, NM.
    • Functions: Facilitate participant enrollment, training, guidance, and counseling to participants in the program into a regional work program for WorkForce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Youth. 
    • To facilitate required work experience, supportive services, and classroom training for program participants.
    • Function as a liaison to REC IX, NM Department of Labor, NM Job Corps, the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation, local post-secondary institutions, other agencies, employers, communities, and families with regard to the WIOA participants and program. Collaborate with interagencies and community in regional communities’ interests in local, regional, and statewide initiatives. Facilitate appropriate training opportunities for employers, community members, educational staff members, and others in methods of support for youth activities. Increase community awareness of WIOA youth issues for all eligible youth.
    • Qualifications: Associate’s degree or above from an accredited college or university is preferred. Three years successful work experience in public schools/institutions of higher education or related field. Must demonstrate accuracy and timeliness in completion of activities. Must be familiar with school districts and employers in region. Computer expertise in the areas of word processing, database management, and spreadsheet production, desktop publishing, and Internet communication is essential.
     

Region 9 is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, age, marital status, or handicap/disability in employment practices or the provision of services.