Infant Teacher

Program Name: 
HELP-New Mexico, Inc.
Program Description: 
Program Description: HELP-New Mexico (HELP-NM) is a statewide community-based organization, and a community action agency whose mission is to create self-sufficiency and promote economic opportunities to strengthen families. Today, HELP-NM’s four main areas of service are Early Childhood Education, Workforce Development, Family Services, and Community Economic Development. The key services in Early Childhood Education include Head Start, Early Head Start, State Pre-Kindergarten, and a fee-for-service childcare center.
Job Location: 
Job Type: 
Main Areas of Responsibility: 

Duties: (Other duties may be assigned)
• Responsible for the overall health, safety, and quality of care and education for infants; birth to 17 months of age. Will plan, prepare, and develop classroom curriculum; and interact with children in activities to promote social, physical, and cognitive growth appropriate to the child’s developmental stage.
• Will carry out classroom activities in conformance with the Head Start Performance Standards, as well as other program standards, policies, and procedures.

Additional Areas of Responsibility: 

 High School Diploma or GED
 Child Development Associate (CDA) credential or a New Mexico Child Development Credential (CDC) or Associates Degree in Early Childhood or willing to obtain
 1-year experience working with children ages birth – 5 years of age
 Bilingual skills (English/Spanish) preferred
 Current Driver’s License, First Aid/CPR Certifications
 Proficiency in basic computer programs

How to Apply
How to Apply: 

To apply:
Email resume to, or fax to 575-523-6646
Any questions call Araceli Ortega at 575-202-5627

Other Information or Requirements: 

We are an EEO and a drug free workplace
Current and former program parents are encouraged to apply


Araceli Ortega, Area Coordinator
1252 Barker Road, Las Cruces, New Mexico, 88005