The Human Resources Department

The Human Resources Division serves as an integral partner in carrying out the District’s mission by providing the Taos Municipal Schools District with a qualified, diverse, and effective workforce.


The Human Resources Office of the Taos Municipal Schools (TMS), recognizing the primary goal to provide the best possible education of students of the District, also recognizes that in order to accomplish this task it must provide the most qualified and competent staff.


The Human Resources Office will attract and maintain the best qualified personnel who will provide quality learning opportunities for students. Management strategies will be utilized to involve staff in decisions and to instill pride and ownership of solutions, services, and activities that will benefit students.


Recruit, select and employ the best qualified and competent staff Conduct an employment appraisal program that will ensure annual evaluations of staff and promote the continuous improvement of staff performance Assign personnel to ensure effective assignment and utilization Develop quality human relationships.

Employment Applications

Please click on the application below for the application which applies to you.



Elementary Teacher Ranchos Elementary Jan. 4, 2021 Until Filled
Credit Recovery/e2020 Saturday School (Math/Science/English/History) THS Jan. 4, 2021 Until Filled
School Counselor Ranchos/Arroyos Elem. Aug. 10, 2020 Until Filled
Elementary Teachers Ranchos Elementary School Aug. 10, 2020 Until Filled
Elementary Reading Interventionist District July 22, 2020 Until Filled
Spanish Language Arts Teacher Taos Middle School July 14, 2020 Until Filled
.5 Bilingual Teacher/.5 Bilingual Liaison Arroyos/Taos High School July 08, 2020 Until Filled
Education Technology Specialist District June 8, 2020 Until Filled
Attendance Success Coach Taos High School June 8, 2020 Until Filled
Title I Interventionist ENOS Garcia Elementary May 20, 2020 Until Filled
(2) Speech Language Pathologist District May 12, 2020 Until Filled
Culinary Arts Teacher Taos High School February 25, 2020 Until Filled
Special Education Teacher/Math or Language Arts Taos High School Feb. 7, 2020 Until Filled


Special Education Educational Assistant RES Dec. 7, 2020 Until Filled
Certified Mechanic District Oct. 29, 2020 Until Filled
Special Education Educational Assistant TMS Nov. 3, 2020 Until Filled
Special Education Educational Assistant ENOS Sept. 16, 2020 Until Filled
GRADS EA (Daycare) THS August 31, 2020 Until Filled
Federal Programs Indian Education THS August 25, 2020 Until Filled
General Educational Assistant Ranchos Elementary August 13, 2020 Until Filled
Custodian District August 6 2020 Until Filled
Route School Bus Driver TMS August 4 2020 Until Filled
Educational Assistant Life Skills Warehouse July 16, 2020 Until Filled
P/T Student Nutrition Warehouse Delivery DISTRICT March 2, 2020 Until Filled
Sub-Cooks DISTRICT June 13, 2018 Until Filled
Sub-Custodians DISTRICT June 13, 2018 Until Filled
Sub-Teachers DISTRICT June 13, 2018 Until Filled


CDL Bus Drivers District Wide Jan. 1, 2019 Until Filled
School Counselor District Wide Jan. 1, 2019 Until Filled

Upcoming Events

TMS Board of Education Meeting 1/20 6:00 PM
20 Jan
6:00 PM

TMS Board of Education Meeting 1/20 6:00 PM

Notice is hereby given that the Taos Municipal Schools Board of Education will hold a Regular Board Meeting on Wednesday, January 20, 2021 at 6 PM Via Zoom-Taos, NM 87571

Human Resources Staff

Esther Winter
Esther Winter
Director of Human Resources/Transportation
Michelle Samantha Martinez
Michelle Samantha Martinez
HR/Transportation Financial Specialist
Sandra Martinez
Sandra Martinez
HR/Transportation Financial Specialist

Department Spotlight

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Campus News


Due to the announcement from the Governor, interscholastic athletics cannot take place during the Fall Semester because of COVID-19 related public health concerns, the New Mexico Activities Association has been forced to postpone its Volleyball, Cross Country, and Fall Golf seasons.

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Taos Leadership Class

The Taos High School Leadership Class will run in committees which will include SPA, Blood Drive Committee, Spirit Committee and Staff/Teach appreciation committee. The class will hold elections and have elected officers. The students will learn to become better leaders and complete many projects.

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