Education Mentor in Carlsbad, NM

  • Eddy
  • Full-time

Southeast NM Community Action Corporation has been serving individuals and families since 1965; we are committed to supporting individuals and families so they can achieve educational advancement as well as community health and economic advancement. We need talented people who want to make a difference in their community to join our team of professionals. Does this sound like you? Make a difference in the lives of others and enrich your own life in the process, apply to join our team.

Job Summary:

Under the supervision of the Center Manager and in collaboration with the Education Manager, the Education Mentor  is responsible for assisting and supporting Teachers in the implementation and coordination of educational program needs and ensuring that developmentally appropriate teaching strategies are used with fidelity and for providing and coordinating training for the staff, parents, and volunteers in such a way as to ensure quality instruction is delivered  as defined by the Head Start Performance Standards and supported by the Education Manager. Education Mentors will receive daily operational supervision and instruction from the Center Manager with input from the Education Manager to support clear communication and maintain a high level of instructional authenticity that best meets teacher and child needs.



  • Associate Degree or Bachelor Degree in Child Development or Early Childhood Education and equivalent coursework in ECE with Early Education teaching experience.
  • One (1) year supervisory experience.


· Related work experience with young children in a Head Start or similar program.

· Previous experience in Head Start as an employee, parent or volunteer; experience or training in working with children who have special needs.

Salary – This is an Exempt position. $25.77 – $32.21 hourly or $48,241 – $60,297 annual depending on qualifications (related experience, education, training, etc.)

We offer a 4-day work week (Monday – Thursday)

Thirteen (13) Paid Holidays per year

Annual Leave

Sick Leave

Retirement Plans

Medical, Dental, Vision, and

Life Insurance

An application and letter of interest is required. You may go to our website at and complete and application and upload your resume and letter of interest or you may go to our Community Action/Head Start sites in Artesia, Carlsbad, and Roswell to complete an application.