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High School Educational Assistant

Mark Armijo Academy is currently seeking to fill their open High School Educational Assistant position.

Job Overview

Mark Armijo Academy Charter School is seeking exceptional individuals to fill multiple Educational Assistant positions. The Mark Armijo Academy’s mission is to provide a quality and relevant education in a community that promotes caring and belonging for all students, especially those who seek a more personal and innovative educational setting.


  • Collaborate with special education and general education Teachers to provide inclusive instruction for students with learning disabilities and language acquisition needs.
  • Collaborate with special education and general education Teachers to develop and implement a plan to modify curriculum and support students accessing that curriculum.
  • Provide direct services by working as a classroom assistant to multiple grades and subjects as determined by the student needs on their Individual Educational Program (IEP).
  • Provide direct services to students in small groups and on an individual basis as determined by Special Education Coordinator and general education teacher.
  • Actively participate in ongoing professional development
  • Provide substitute teacher coverage for classes if needed.
  • Participate in the management of students during the time that they are out of class and on campus and complete other duties as assigned.
  • Preparation of classroom materials.
  • Other duties as assigned.



  • Valid New Mexico Educational Assistant license or able to obtain one before employment
  • Experience and ability to work with and understand the developmental nature of our young people with a focus on developing their assets.
  • Experience with at-promise youth
  • Ability to build authentic and meaningful relationships with students and families
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills
  • Ability to pass a background check.


  • Experience serving special education students as an EA
  • Experience working with English Language Learners and/or Special Education Learners
  • Bilingual Spanish
  • Experience with Positive Youth Development and supporting the social and emotional needs of students

Application Process

To ensure consideration, applicants must submit the following materials directly to

  • Letter of interest
  • Current Resume

Contact Information

Shawn Morris, Executive Director, Email: