Professional Staff Representative
Albuquerque Teachers Federation, ATF
Based in Albuquerque, NM
The Albuquerque Teachers Federation (ATF)/AFT/AFL-CIO is seeking candidates for position of Professional Staff Representative.
ATF represents over 7,000 teachers and other professional educators in the Albuquerque Public Schools (APS). APS is an urban, rural, and suburban district—the largest school district in New Mexico.
ATF is the largest local teachers union in the state, and is an affiliate of the American Federation of Teachers (AFT). We are a progressive, professional union committed to educational excellence and social justice, and believe that the future well-being of our members depends on the success of our public schools. For more information, go to www.atfunion.org.
Candidates for the Professional Staff Representative must have strong problem-solving and interpersonal communication skills.
As a Professional Staff Representative, candidates will work toward the achievement of the ATF’s goals through member servicing, school organizing, advocacy, and disseminating accurate information.
The ideal candidate for the position has work experience in teaching, with labor, progressive nonprofit agencies, political organizations, and/or media.
Candidates must have excellent writing skills and a demonstrated knowledge of websites, email, and the production of informational flyers.
Critically, the ideal candidate is passionate about public education and enjoys working in a team environment. Candidates should be willing to “do what it takes” to reach our goals. Long and indeterminate hours are sometimes required.
Desirable Qualities and Skills
Education: Bachelor’s Degree with a preference for a degree in education.
Interested candidates should submit their cover letter and resume by clicking on the following link --
Deadline for receipt of applications is Friday, March 24, 2017.
Equal Opportunity Employer and all are encouraged to apply.
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