New Mexico truly is a land of enchantment, offering beautiful natural scenery and awe inspiring desert sunsets. As a special education teacher in New Mexico, you’ll enjoy visiting Carlsbad Caverns and the world’s largest hot air balloon festival in Albuquerque. The climate of New Mexico is semi-arid to arid, with deserts, mountains, and the Great Plains in the eastern region of the state. Despite the arid climate, many animals make New Mexico their home. You’ll find elk, coyotes, Mexican gray wolves, jack rabbits, and black bears, along with plants such as the yucca, mesquite, and creosote bush.
New Mexico offers many popular attractions for residents and tourists. Popular destinations include the Bandera Ice Cave, Santa Domingo Mission, and Inscription Rock. The Navajo have a reservation of 14 million acres, and their cultural influences are present throughout the state. When you accept a position as a special education teacher in New Mexico, you’ll have access to over 30 state parks and historic sites such as the Gila Cliff Dwelling. Browse our current special ed jobs from school districts nationwide.