School Mission Statement

J Paul Taylor Academy, in alliance with families at the school and community, will offer a rigorous, well rounded Spanish Acquisition, project based instructional program in a smaller school to promote academic excellence for the diverse students of the Las Cruces area.

Nuestra Declaración de Misión

J. Paul Taylor Academy, en alianza con las familias de la escuela y la comunidad, ofrecerá un riguroso programa de instrucción basada en proyectos y adquisición del lenguaje español. En un ambiente de aprendizaje pequeño, para promover la excelencia académica de los estudiantes diversos del área de Las Cruces.

Current Job Openings

Paul Taylor Academy, a kindergarten through 8th grade pubic charter school, is seeking motivated teachers and support staff in the following areas. Our public charter school focuses on Spanish acquisition and project based learning. In addition to these focal points, we believe our students' education is well-rounded through a strong music and art program.

Music Teacher (Half to 2/3 time) – The music teacher has all students in class.  In addition, he or she will teach orchestra to students in 4th through 8th grade, providing concerts to the school community no less than three times a school year.  The position requires a current New Mexico teaching certificate.

Art Teacher – Half to 2/3 time – The art teacher has all students in class each week.  The position requires a current New Mexico teaching certificate.

Physical Education Teacher - Half to 2/3 time – The PE teacher has all students in class each week.  The position requires a current New Mexico teaching certificate.

Educational Assistant (Full Time) – The EA will be responsible for supporting classroom teachers and, in many instances, working with students with disabilities in our Special Education program. This position requires a New Mexico Education Assistant license. If you don’t have one, the school will guide you on the necessary process.

Kitchen Staff (6 hours a day) – This position is designed to support the food services of JPTA.  This job includes, but is not limited to, assisting with food prep, serving, washing dishes and cleaning in the kitchen and cafeteria.