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Posted: July 22, 2014

Job Fair for High-Need Positions 2-5 p.m. Wednesday

The district is looking for special ed, math, science and bilingual teachers; school nurses and counselors; truancy social workers; custodians; and substitute teachers.

Albuquerque Public Schools will host a job fair from 2-5 p.m. Wednesday, July 23, for high-need positions including special education, math, science and bilingual teachers; school nurses and counselors; social workers for truancy; custodians; and substitute teachers. The job fair will be held at the Alice & Bruce King Education Complex (the district’s administrative offices) at 6400 Uptown Blvd. NE.

The job fair is for new employees only. To help expedite the hiring process, those planning to attend are asked to go online and fill out an application in advance. The online applications can be found at www.APS.edu/jobs. Applicants should bring copies of their resume and license to the job fair.

About two dozen principals and administrators from several departments including Human Resources will be on hand to talk to applicants and answer questions.

Employees interested in jobs other than those listed above are encouraged to apply online.

APS has openings for more than 330 teaching positions, 130 of which are in special education. About half of the elementary school teaching positions require endorsements in bilingual or TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages).

The district also needs eight school nurses and nearly two dozen counselors, though many of the counseling positions are part-time at elementary schools and can be combined with a second school to create full-time positions.

Job openings are updated regularly on the APS jobs webpage.

Those interested in becoming a substitute teacher also are encouraged to attend the job fair. Visit the How to Be a Substitute webpage for more information.