Now Hiring for the 2021/2022 School Year

7th-12th Math/Science Teacher

Teaching positions require:

- A completed Certified Teaching Application, which can be found via:

- A cover letter, resume, and three professional references

- The ability to pass a background check

- A valid teaching license or eligibility to participate in an Alternative Licensing Program

- Please submit all documents to:

Food Service Director

The Food Service Director position requires:

- Must meet the requirements and qualifications, please see the following link:

- Must submit a Non-Certified Application:

- A cover letter, resume, and three professional references

- The ability to pass a background check

- Please submit all documents to:

Teacher Substitutes

Food Service Worker Substitutes

Substitute Bus Drivers

The above Positions require:

- Must submit a Non-Certified Application:

Must be able to pass a background check.

Must provide a resume, 3 references, and a cover letter.

Please submit you packet to:

Call For Nominations




The Board of Education of DeBeque School District 49JT in the County of Mesa/Garfield, State of Colorado, calls for nomination of candidates for school directors to be placed on the ballot for the regular biennial school election to be held on Tuesday, November 2, 2021.

At this election three directors will be elected for 4-year terms and two directors for 2-year terms.  To be qualified, a candidate must have been a registered elector and a resident of DeBeque School District 49JT for at least twelve consecutive months before the election.  A person is ineligible to run for school director if he or she has been convicted of committing a sexual offense against a child.

A person who desires to be a candidate for school director shall file a written notice of intention to be a candidate and a nomination petition in accordance with law.

Nomination petitions may be obtained on or after August 4, 2021, at the DeBeque School District Office, 730 Minter Avenue, DeBeque, CO.  Office hours are 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  Completed petitions with no fewer than 25 (twenty-five) valid signatures should be submitted to Maria Ramthun, the School District’s Designated Election Official, no later than 4:00 p.m. on August 27, 2021.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the Board of Education of DeBeque School District 49JT, in the County of Mesa/Garfield and State of Colorado, has caused this call for nominations to be given this 9th day of August 2021.

Mission, Vision, and Values

District Mission: The DeBeque School will develop the whole child, through partnership with our parents and community. All students will be provided a safe learning environment to instill high standards of academic success, integrity, leadership and responsible citizenship.

District Vision: We believe that all students should be provided exceptional opportunities to achieve personal, career, and college success. This will be accomplished through quality instruction, high accountability, a safe and technologically advanced learning and teaching environment for students and staff, relevant programming, and comprehensive stakeholder involvement.

District Values: The District is dedicated to excellence, community service, collaboration, perseverance, and innovation.

Staff Evaluation Procedures

On this page, you will find the District’s description of our educator evaluation system.

Educator Effectiveness: The De Beque 49JT School District evaluates the performance levels of all teaching and administrative staff as well as guidance counselors and principals by using the adopted State Model of Evaluation. De Beque 49JT is meeting all of the required elements of a local evaluation system with the use of the State Model of Evaluation, an example of which can be found below and at the educator effectiveness website

Local Board Policies: Local Board Policies dictate how staff performance/evaluation is handled. This may not be a comprehensive list of policies pertatining to the staff evaluation process. For a complete list of Policies as adopted by the Board of Education, please go to our Board Policies area at:

BDFA* – District Personnel Performance Evaluation Council CBD – Superintendent's Contract CBI – Evaluation of Superintendent CBI-R – Evaluation of Superintendent Regulation GCO – Evaluation of Licensed Personnel GCO-R – Evaluation of Licensed Personnel Regulation GDO – Evaluation of Support Staff GDO-R – Evaluation of Support Staff Regulation

De Beque District 49JT are equal opportunity providers and employers. Click Here to read our full nondiscrimination notice: