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Superintendents of School - Carrizozo Municipal Schools


Carrizozo Schools has a student population of 150 students K-12th grade
1 Principal for: Carrizozo High School, Carrizozo Middle School and Carrizozo Elementary School
1 Superintendent/Principal

TITLE OF JOB: Superintendent/Principal
New Mexico Administrative License-Experience in Teaching and School Administration-Living in the township of Carrizozo is preferred. Preferred experience with personnel management, NM Teach evaluative system, curriculum, RtI and differentiated instruction, knowledge of state academic standards, familiarity with NM educational statutes, rules, regulations and funding, strong financial management skills, CPO certification (willing to become CPO certified) strong leadership and communication skills.
REPORTS TO: School Board
JOB GOAL: To provide leadership in developing and maintaining the best possible educational programs and services for the staff, students and the community.

  • The Board shall employ a Superintendent of Schools who meets the requirements of the New Mexico Public Education Department.
  • The contract of the Superintendent shall be considered at a regularly scheduled meeting of the Board. The Board shall set the salary.
  • The duties of the Superintendent shall include assuming charge of the school system as its chief executive officer, coordinating the work of all administrative staff members, executing the Board’s policies and recommending policies for the Board to consider in improving the system and its educational service to the students, teachers and community.
  • CPO trained and certified within the first year of contract.
  • The Superintendent is responsible, subject to the Board of Education, for the business management of all the schools, maintenance of school facilities and equipment, coordination/supervision of transportation, administration and supervision of all instructional programs and the general welfare of students and teachers.
  • He/she shall keep himself informed by attending educational conferences and participating in professional and instructional workshops. He shall keep the Board informed as to educational trends, progress of the instructional programs and the general condition of the school organization.
  • The Superintendent shall attend all meetings of the Board of Education.
  • The Superintendent shall perform, in addition to the above duties, such other duties as may be requested by the School Board or demands of the position of Carrizozo School Superintendent/Principal.

The employee is required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms
The employee must lift and/or move up to 25 pounds
Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with the provisions of the Board of Education’s policies.
Job Description:
Minimum Qualifications: Valid New Mexico Administrator’s License
Administrative experience as a Superintendent or in another administrative position, possess integrity and high moral characteristics, be goal-oriented, self-motivated, grant writing skills and committed to working in a rural school district.
Complete the application process and uploads in NMREAP. You may contact Superintendent Espinoza for help regarding application process and ask questions about our District and Community. Email: Office phone: 575-648-2346 ext. 228 Cellphone: 505-444-0161

Posted 1/23/2018


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