Teaching Jobs in New Mexico

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Teach in New Mexico

Nearly 1000 schools in New Mexico serve the state’s 343,036 students. Families have many school settings to choose in New Mexico including free options like traditional public, magnet and charter schools. There are also public online virtual school options as well as paid private school choices. If you want to teach in New Mexico, you have plenty of options no matter what grade level or subject you prefer to teach.

If you are interested in a teaching position in New Mexico, larger areas such as Albuquerque, Santa Fe, and Gallup, NM schools need qualified teachers. There are also plenty of smaller school districts like Tucumcair, Farmington, Las Cruces, and Carlsbad that are in need of teachers. Schools across New Mexico need teachers for curricular classes, a wide range of subjects, and many grade levels.

New Mexico Teacher Qualifications and Certifications

School teachers in New Mexico must earn a teaching license from the New Mexico Public Education Department. Candidates must hold at least a bachelor’s degree, take the New Mexico teacher prep program, and pass subject area and content examinations. There is an alternative certification route for those who hold a bachelor’s degree in a non-education related field.

Let us help you find a teaching position in New Mexico. We keep a current list of openings across the state and can help you find a position in a public, private, charter, magnet, or online school. There are teaching positions in New Mexico schools from Taos to Socorro, and Lordsgurg to Los Lunas, NM. New Mexico schools have openings for elementary school teachers, middle school and secondary school teachers. No matter what level your certification covers, we can help you find a position that matches your skills.