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.

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

Current Job Postings

  • Early Head Start (EHS) Services Coordinator & EHS/Head Start Coach
    • Program: Head Start
    • Reports to: Head Start Director
    • Work Day: Minimum 7.5 hours daily
    • Contract Days: 192
    • Classification: Exempt
    • Salary: H.S. Coordinator I Salary Schedule
    • Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in early childhood education, family and consumer science, psychology, or related field
    • Specific responsibilities related to collaborate with staff, parents, community, coordinating council, policy council, for developing, revising, and implementing the requirement for the school readiness goals and area service plans for early childhood development, disabilities, community partnerships, and health services as applicable for the position. See attached job description for additional functions & qualifications.
  • Educational Diagnostician
    • Reports to: Educational Services Director 
    • Salary Schedule: Related Services
    • Work Day: 7.5 hours daily
    • Contract Days: 192
    • Classification: Exempt
    • Qualifications: Must be licensed by the State of New Mexico Department of Education and the State of New Mexico Licensing and Regulation Professional Licensure. Three years successful work experience in public schools/institutions of higher education or other agencies. Performs initial and on going evaluation and diagnosis with use of standardized tests, and customized measures and/or observation with family input to evaluate the children in areas of cognitive, academics, visual perceptual-motor skills, self-care, daily living skills, adaptive behavior, processing and developmental delays. Responsible for full independent comprehensive evaluations of new children and reevaluation of children with existing disabilities within a reasonable time. If therapy is not indicated as a direct service, the therapist shall provide written input to the appropriate persons. In collaboration with IEP/IFSP Committee, plans and manages a program of services designed to establish/maintain appropriate progress and responses for children with disabilities and their parents. Responsible for appropriately referring children/families to agencies/resources that will enhance the health/well-being of the child (CMS, Medicaid, etc.). Responsible for involvement in program planning/review, in collaboration with appropriate staff and agencies, that results in improved and comprehensive services for children and the district. Documents progress, response, and planning according to professional board standards and in compliance with IEP/IFSP.
    • See attached job description for additional information.
  • Head Start Bus Monitor/Floater
    • Program: Head Start/Hondo
    • Reports to: Health Service Coordinator II
    • Contract Days: 132 days
    • Salary: $10/hr
    • Responsibilities: Assist in all aspects of child transportation in compliance with Head Start Performance Standards, including entry of children onto bus, assistance to the driver in transit, and exiting children from bus. Assist the teacher in the guidance and facilitation of 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.
      Assist the teacher in the implementation of established curricula in the classroom and outdoor environment.
    • Qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent. Two years successful work experience in a related field. Requires ability to speak, contain physical ability, write, and read. Knowledge of cleaning supplies and equipment. Must be able to pass a criminal history background check before hiring date.

  • Head Start Floater
    • Program: Head Start/Ruidoso
    • Reports to: Education Service Coordinator II
    • Contract Days: 146 
    • Salary: $10/hour
    • Responsibilities: Responsible for the transportation of breakfast, lunch, and snacks to Head Start classrooms from the cafeteria. Relieve the lead teacher and/or assistant teacher on a daily basis for planning time, or their lunch break by becoming the assistant teacher in the classrooms. Assist the teacher in the guidance and facilitation of 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. Assist the teacher in the implementation of established curricula in the classroom and outdoor environment.
    • Qualifications: High School diploma or equivalent. Two years successful work experience in a related field. Requires ability to speak, contain physical ability, write, and read. Knowledge of cleaning supplies and equipment. Must be able to pass a criminal history background check before hiring date.
    • See attached job description for further information.

  • Home Visitor I
    • Program: Home Visiting
    • Reports to: Home Visiting Director 
    • Work Day: Minimum 7.5 hours daily
    • Contract Days: 202 (July 1-June 30)
    • Classification: Non-Exempt
    • Salary: $18.00/hour
    • Qualifications: High school diploma or GED with post-secondary coursework in the field of early childhood education, maternal health, health care, infant toddler studies, social work, family and consumer science, or related field is preferred. Must obtain the infant family studies certification within two years of hire if degree is in a non-related field. Must have a minimum of two years of experience working with young children and their families. Must be able to read, write, and speak in English. Bilingual preferred. Must demonstrate dependability, cooperation, loyalty, and responsible attitude and behavior. Must demonstrate a willingness to work independently in family’s homes and in a cooperative working environment in a team setting. Must be able to pass a criminal history background check before hiring date. 
    • Responsibilities: Perform the functions of this position with a strong understanding of the New Mexico home visiting program standards, pertinent CYFD regulations, and program’s policies and procedure as it applies to the home visiting program and Region 9. Participate in all required training by Region 9, CYFD home visiting, and established curriculum. Participate in reflective supervision meetings for a minimum of two times a month. Participation in group sessions may be required as needed. Participate in activities that recruit families to the program, such as distributing flyers, attending community meetings, and attending community fairs. Conduct intake and orientation meetings with families in order to develop rapport, explain program, and complete necessary forms. Ensure that the long-term outcomes of the home visiting program are a part daily plans, activities, actions, and interactions. These include: Babies are born healthy, children are nurtured by the parents and caregivers, children are physically and mentally healthy and ready for school, children and families are safe, and families are connected to formal and informal support in their community. Conduct face-to-fact home visits in the family’s home according to family preferences, needs, strengths, and risk factor. It is required that a home visit is conducted one time a month with four times being optimum, with a visit no less than 45 minutes. 
    • See attached job description for further information. 
  • Home Visitor II
    • Program: Home Visiting
    • Reports to: Home Visiting Director
    • Work Day: Minimum 7.5 hours daily
    • Contract Days: 86 (July 1-June 30)
    • Classification: Non-Exempt - Part-time
    • Salary: $23.00/hour
    • Qualifications: Associates or bachelor’s degree in the field of early childhood education, maternal health, health care, infant toddler studies, social work, family and consumer science, or related field is preferred. Must obtain the infant family studies certification within two years of hire if degree is in a non-related field. Must have a minimum of five years of experience working with young children and their families. Must be able to read, write, and speak in English. Bilingual preferred. Must demonstrate dependability, cooperation, loyalty, and responsible attitude and behavior. Must demonstrate a willingness to work independently in family’s homes and in a cooperative working environment in a team setting. Must be able to pass a criminal history background check before hiring date. 
    • Responsibilities:Perform the functions of this position with a strong understanding of the New Mexico home visiting program standards, pertinent CYFD regulations, and program’s policies and procedure as it applies to the home visiting program and Region 9. Participate in all required training by Region 9, CYFD home visiting, and established curriculum. Participate in reflective supervision meetings for a minimum of two times a month. Participation in group sessions may be required as needed. Participate in activities that recruit families to the program, such as distributing flyers, presenting information to medical, social service, and civic groups/organizations, recording PSA, community fairs, and attending community meetings. Conduct intake and orientation meetings with families in order to develop rapport, explain program, and complete necessary forms. Ensure that the long-term outcomes of the home visiting program are a part daily plans, activities, actions, and interactions. These include: Babies are born healthy, children are nurtured by the parents and caregivers, children are physically and mentally healthy and ready for school, children and families are safe, and families are connected to formal and informal support in their community. Conduct face-to-fact home visits in the family’s home according to family preferences, needs, strengths, and risk factor. It is required that a home visit is conducted one time a month with four times being optimum, with a visit no less than 45 minutes. 
    • See attached job description for further information.
  • Home Visitor III
    • Program: Home Visiting
    • Reports to: Home Visiting Director
    • Work Day: Minimum 7.5 hours daily
    • Contract Days: 106 (July 1-June 30)
    • Classification: Non-Exempt - Part-time
    • Salary: $25.00/hour
    • Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in the field of early childhood education, maternal health, health care, infant toddler studies, social work, family and consumer science, or related field is preferred. Must obtain the infant family studies certification within two years of hire if degree is in a non-related field. Must have a minimum of five years of experience working with young children and their families. Must be able to read, write, and speak in English. Bilingual preferred. Must demonstrate dependability, cooperation, loyalty, and responsible attitude and behavior. Must demonstrate a willingness to work independently in family’s homes and in a cooperative working environment in a team setting. Must be able to pass a criminal history background check before hiring date. 
    • Responsibilities: Participate in all required training by Region 9, CYFD home visiting, and established curriculum. Participate in reflective supervision meetings for a minimum of two times a month for self. Facilitate reflective supervision sessions for home visitors I and II for a minimum of two times a month. Participate and facilitate in group sessions may be required as needed. Participate in and support, guide, and supervise activities to recruit families to the program, such as distributing flyers, presenting information to medical, social service, and civic groups/organizations, recording PSA, and attending community meetings and community fairs. Participate in and support, guide, and supervise the home visiting staff in conducting intakes and orientation meetings with families in order to develop rapport, explain program, and complete necessary forms. Participate in and support, guide, and supervise the home visiting staff to ensure that the long-term outcomes of the home visiting program are a part daily plans, activities, actions, and interactions. These include: Babies are born healthy, children are nurtured by the parents and caregivers, children are physically and mentally healthy and ready for school, children and families are safe, and families are connected to formal and informal support in their community. Participate in and support, guide, and supervise the home visiting staff in conducting face-to-fact home visits in the family’s home according to family preferences, needs, strengths, and risk factor. It is required that a home visit is conducted one time a month with four times being optimum, with a visit no less than 45 minutes. 
    • See attached job description for further information.
  • HS/EHS Education Services Coordinator II
    • Program: Head Start 
    • Reports to: Head Start Director
    • Work Day: Minimum 7.5 hours daily
    • Contract Days: 192
    • Classification: Exempt
    • Qualifications: Baccalaureate or advanced degree in early childhood education; or a baccalaureate or advanced degree and coursework equivalent to a major relating to early childhood education, with experience teaching preschool-age children is prefered. Must possess the capacity to offer assistance to other teachers in the implementation and adaptation of curricula to the group and individual needs of children in a Head Start classroom. Must demonstrate strong written, verbal, interpersonal, supervisory, and leadership skills. Must demonstrate accuracy and timeliness in completion of supervisory activities. Must be willing to carry out assigned tasks, performance responsibility, and managerial proficiencies. Computer expertise in the areas of word, database management, spreadsheet production, and data collection and analysis is essential. Must be able to pass a criminal history background check before hiring date. Other qualifications determined necessary by the Head Start director or executive director.
    • See attached job description for further information.
  • Physical Therapy Assistant (PTA)
    • Part-time: 10-12 hours/week. 
    • Reports to: Educational Services Director
    • Salary: As indicates on the Related Services salary schedule for Region 9 Education Cooperative. 
    • Qualifications: Must be licensed by the State of New Mexico Department of Education and the State of New Mexico Licensing and Regulation Professional Licensure. Three years successful work experience in public schools/institutions of higher education or other agencies preferred. Must demonstrate strong interpersonal skills. Must be willing to carry out assigned tasks and perform responsibilities. 
    • Responsibilities: Physical therapy is a related service in which the therapist functions as a member of an interdisciplinary team whose purpose is to provide an appropriate program for children with disabilities and their families. A physical therapy assistant utilizes professional training to evaluate and apply evidence-based practices to support educational programming designed to provide the student with a free and appropriate education in accordance with federal/state/district regulations and policies and procedures. The physical therapy assistant will communicate clearly in giving and receiving oral/written instruction; will demonstrate adaptability in relations with co-workers; will exhibit an accepting and non-threatening attitude and cultural sensitivity to children and families; demonstrate the ability to appropriately manage behavior and create an appropriate learning environment which will support students to attain their educational goals. The therapist will demonstrate professional behavior consistent with the professional code of ethics and REC 9 policy and procedures.
  • 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.
  • Special Projects Assistant
    • Reports to: Project Director
    • Work Day: Minimum 7.5 hours daily
    • Contract Days: 192
    • Salary Schedule: Operations support
    • Classification: Non-Exempt
    • Qualifications: Associates degree preferred. Two years office experience preferred. Excellent problem solving skills, time management skills, and ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously. Must have good attention to detail and possess strong organizational skills. Must demonstrate strong interpersonal skills and able to carry out assigned tasks and responsibilities. Computer expertise in the areas of Google, word processing, spreadsheet production, mail merges, e-mail, web searches, desktop publishing, and graphics. Possess basic knowledge of fiscal activities.
    • Responsibilities: Responsible for assisting with event coordination to include booking of facilities, coordination of lodging arrangements, ordering of food and beverage, ordering of AV and technology, ensures room set-up for presenter, setting up online event registration site, submits attendance and survey reports, maintaining R9 event calendar, answer designated event phone, occasional phone support for organization. Responsible for archiving documents through filing and scanning. Maintains high level of customer satisfaction. Performs regular quality assurance reviews on department work as directed by the projects director. Support online webinars.
    • See attached job description for further qualifications and responsibilities.
  • WIOA Career Development Specialist
    • Work Day: Minimum 7.5 hours daily; 226 days/year, nonexempt
    • Work Site: Hobbs, NM, reporting to Region 9 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 9, 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.