Job Opportunities

2017-2018 Teachers and Staff:

South Valley Academy is seeking certified teachers to work collaboratively with staff and families to develop and implement a model that works for students. Join our staff that promotes professional growth and has only four classes for High School and five for Middle School with an average of less than 30 students per class.

South Valley Academy is an inclusive school. Special education services are provided within the general education setting by accommodating and modifying curriculum and, as determined by Individualized Education Programs, through in-class support of a special education teacher and/or educational assistant.

South Valley Academy is an equal opportunity employer.
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All job openings are subject to change and are updated regularly. Please check back often for new listings. Thank you for your interest in South Valley Academy.

High School:

Special Education Teacher
SVA High School seeks a full-time special education teacher. Preference will be given to candidates strong in math; all candidates are welcome to apply. Because we believe in social justice, SVA is an inclusive school. Therefore, the special education teacher should enjoy working with general education teachers in classrooms, be proactive, and think creatively about accommodations for access to general education curricula. Responsibilities also include communication with students and families, creating and monitoring interventions, and managing IEP caseloads. Please send cover letter, including educational philosophy, and résumé to

2018-2019: High School Science Teacher
South Valley Academy, a 6-12 public charter school serving the South Valley community, seeks a high school Chemistry teacher with a passion for mastery based learning for the 2018-2019 school year. This is a one year position. We welcome innovative classroom practices with a focus on rigorous skill development, college preparation, and a belief in social justice. Please send cover including educational philosophy and résumé to

Middle School:

IMMEDIATE OPENING: 7th Grade Humanities Long Term Substitute Teacher
South Valley Academy, a small, highly successful college prep charter school, seeks a 7th grade Humanities (Language Arts / History combined) Long Term Substitute Teacher to implement long term unit plans for teacher on maternity leave. Dates of employment are April 2 through May 24, 2018. (4th quarter of school year.) Substitute teaching license and background check required. Language Arts / History endorsements on NM teaching license preferred. Please send résumé and cover-letter to or call 505-451-3132 for more information.

HS & MS Substitute Teachers:
South Valley Academy seeks licensed substitute teachers for the 2018-2019 school year. Preferred applicants will be available on-call, have classroom experience, and be comfortable working with both High School and Middle School students. Submit résumé, cover letter, and copy of your valid Substitute Teacher license to

Future Positions:
If you’re interested in teaching at SVA Middle School in the future, we encourage you to send your resume and cover letter to Please put the subject(s) you are interested in teaching in the subject line. You are also invited to come observe. Please call our front office to schedule a time.

Special Educators:

South Valley Academy is always interested in talking with people who share our passion for inclusive schools. Please e-mail our Director of Special Education at if this is a passion of yours!