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Basalt Middle School is a three-time national Schools to Watch recipient and a four-time Colorado Governor’s Distinguished Improvement Award winner. BMS offers a thriving, collaborative work environment filled with enthusiasm for student learning. Our school motto is Work Hard and Be Nice, and we are looking for teachers who exemplify those traits and can serve as role models for our Habits of a Scholar principles. Ideal candidates for Basalt Middle School teaching positions have a firm grasp of differentiated instruction and can craft creative lesson plans tailored to the needs of students. They are active collaborators and problem solvers who bring a positive attitude to work every day. At Basalt Middle School, professional development, a growth mindset, and innovative thinking couched in a standards-based model are essential. If you are interested in joining our team, please submit an application. Feel free to call Jennifer Ellsperman, Basalt Middle School principal, at 384-5901 with any questions about these openings.

Basalt Middle School is located in the heart of the Rocky Mountains between Aspen and Glenwood Springs, Colorado. Founded as a railroad stop in the 1800s, historic Basalt cultivates a small-town feel with plenty of surrounding big mountain adventures ranging from skiing to award-winning fly fishing. The town offers an ideal location for teachers and their families to explore all the amazing outdoor opportunities that life in the Colorado Rockies has to offer. For more information on the town, visit

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Bus Drivers


If you're interested in part-time work that works with your child's schedule, join the transportation team at RFSD. This position includes paid in-house training, competitive wages, flexible hours. 

For more information, call (970) 384-5780

Substitute Teacher


The Roaring Fork School District is accepting applications
for substitute teachers for the 2016/2017 school year.
College degree is required and the ability to obtain a
3-5 year substitute authorization or a teaching license
from the Colorado Department of Education.  

For more information on how to apply, visit the district listing

Access After School: Second Shift Teacher


Access After School runs Second Shift, an after-school
program at Basalt Middle School. We are always looking
for new and exciting programming for students. Classes
start at 3:30 p.m. and generally run for an hour to 1.5 hours. 
Classes can be scheduled for Mondays, Tuesdays, and/or Thursdays. 

Contact: Mindi Cabe, Access After School at (970) 281-5437 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Homework Help Monitor: Enrichment Wednesdays  


BMS seeks monitors to run the Homework Help sessions
during Enrichment Wednesday after school classes from

Contact Principal Jennifer Ellsperman, (970) 384-5901 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Precollegiate Mentor


Roaring Fork PreCollegiate is a college preparatory
program for highly motivated students who would be
the first in their family to go to college. The program
seeks adult mentors to meet with student groups
throughout the year during school hours and serve as role models. 

For more information on this program, Click Here

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