Substitute Teacher (K-6)- Kha’p’o Community School

Location: Santa Clara Pueblo, Espanola NM

Position Start Date: Rolling Basis

Point of Contact: Principal, School Board President

To Apply: Contact Michael Dabrieo at 505-753-4406 or


Kha’p’o Community School (KCS) is a Tribally Controlled Grant school serving the Santa Clara Pueblo. KCS will open in August 2016 and serve K-6 students. We at SCDS believe that all our students have the ability and will to learn. We focus on nurturing students not only academically, but through holistic wellness and exposure to their language and culture as well. When a student graduates from SCDS, they will have the skills necessary to succeed in high school and become the future leaders of the Pueblo. For more information visit


The teachers at Kha’p’o Community School are positive believers in the power of excellent and relevant educational opportunities for children. They agree that a holistic approach to education provides students with the necessary support to succeed in an ever changing and complex world. The teachers at KCS prepare and execute high quality lesson plans that meet the needs of their students.  They also implement researched Response to Intervention methods that allow for differentiation within the classroom, meeting students where they are at so they can grow as students and Pueblo people.  Teachers are also responsible for implementing data driven instruction using different forms of assessment to identify student need. Teachers are driven by the mission of KCS, and are committed to the students, parents, and community. Elementary teachers report to the Principal.

GUIDELINES FOR SUBSTITUTE TEACHERS                                        

At the beginning of the school day, the substitute teacher shall:


In the classroom, the substitute teacher shall:

The substitute teacher shall inform the principal or department head in cases of:


It is not the substitute teacher’s responsibility to:


At the close of the school day, the substitute teacher shall:

Under no circumstances shall the substitute teacher:

What the substitute teacher can do for the regular classroom teacher:









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COMPENSATION: Salary and benefits are competitive and dependent upon prior experience.

INDIAN PREFERENCE POLICY: Preference in filling vacancies is given to qualified Indian candidates in accordance with the Indian Preference Act of 1934 (Title 25, USC, Section 472).  Verification Form BIA-4432 must be submitted with the application if claiming Indian Preference. Indian preference eligible that are not currently employed in the Federal Service will be appointed under the Excepted Service Appointment Authority (Schedule A).  Consideration will be given to Non-Indian applicants (status or reinstateable) in the absence of qualified Indian Preference eligible.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: Within the scope of Indian preference, all candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, sex, age, religion, sexual orientation, national origin or other non-merit factors.

REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION LANGUAGE: This agency provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities.  If you need reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify this agency.  The decision in granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis.