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Find Your Career in OUSD 

We are looking for passionate and dedicated educators to join OUSD as we build the nation's first Full Service Community District to provide students with wrap-around services that help them become college, career, and community ready. We are seeking General and Special Education teachers, especially in Math, Sciences and bilingual Spanish, as well as Special Education support staff (Para-Educators; Instructional Support Specialists), Resource Specialists, Classified Substitutes, Academic Mentors and more. Please plan to attend our Recruitment Events and peruse EdJoin to apply.
Prospective Teachers Open House TUESDAY, JANUARY 31

If you want to learn more about what it's like to teach in Oakland, come join us at the first annual Prospective Teachers Open House on Tuesday, January 31, 2017 from 4:30 to 6:30PM. Hear current teachers and school leaders share their experiences, learn about OUSD's teaching opportunities and the hiring process, and walk away with concrete next steps on how to become a teacher in OUSD. Refreshments will be served.  Space is limited and RSVPs are required. Both credentialed and non-credentialed candidates welcome.


Registration is closed for this event, but please attend one of our Recruitment Events and contact one of our Recruiters with any questions. 

Prospective Teachers Open House Flyer

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Upcoming 2017 Recruitment Events
Join us for our monthly recruitment events where you can meet school leaders and hear about available job opportunities in teaching, a wide variety of school support roles, or after-school programs. Everyone is welcome! Please bring your resume as you may be offered an interview at the event.

Wednesdays from 4 to 6pm, locations vary.  Registration for February 8 event coming soon!

February 8: DeFremery Park: 1651 Adeline Street, Oakland, 94607

February 22: DeFremery Park
March 8: International Community School/Think College Now Gymnasium
May 10: International Community School/Think College Now Gymnasium
May 24: International Community School/Think College Now Gymnasium
June 14: International Community School/Think College Now Gymnasium
June 28: La Escuelita - The Great Room
July 12: La Escuelita - The Great Room
July 26: International Community School/Think College Now Gymnasium
August 9: International Community School/Think College Now Gymnasium
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Classroom Substitute Teaching

Substitute teaching is a great way to get to know school communities and gain experience in classroom teaching.  If you have a Bachelor’s and have passed the CBEST, you may sign up for an interview below. Someone will be in touch to confirm your registration and interview details.

Register Here for Certificated Substitute Interviews

*These interviews are for general classroom Substitute Teachers where the Substitute can accept or decline jobs day by day. STIP Substitutes who work every school day at one school are hired by the school sites. We encourage you to apply to specific STIP positions on EdJoin.

Grow Our Own Teacher Pathways 
Special Education

In an effort to grow our own, we have partnered with local universities to provide talented and committed OUSD employees an opportunity to pursue a Special Education teaching credentialing while working. Candidates who are accepted into the cohort may take classes in Oakland and/or online and access unique benefits while working.


After-School Program to Teacher Pipeline

OUSD has launched the first After-school Program to Teacher Pipeline!  Learn more about the teacher pipeline.

Resources for Prospective Employees 
Contact Our Team

For questions about a possible career in OUSD, please contact:

Elementary schools: matthew.mccue@ousd.org and soohyun.han@ousd.org

Middle and High schools: steven.moreno@ousd.org
OUSD Free Drop-in Employment Information Sessions 
*Please note that drop-in services are suspended during the weeks of December 19 to January 6, 2017

Please join us on Mondays for our free employment information sessions from 2 to 4pm at 1000 Broadway, Suite 398. We can answer questions, review your resume, and share information about job opportunities.

Teaching Credential Information Sessions

University representatives will provide a short presentation on their programs, admissions requirements, financing options, application deadlines, and answer any questions.  

1011 Union Street, Oakland, 94607; 4 to 5pm.  RSVP Here

February 7, 2017  |  March 7, 2017  |  April 4, 2017  |  May 2, 2017  |  June 6, 2017  |  July 4, 2017


OUSD Special Education Teaching Credential Info. Session where current OUSD employees and community members are learning how

Current OUSD employees and community members learn how to become credentialed Special Ed teachers.


Nondiscrimination Policy: OUSD prohibits unlawful discrimination against any protected group as identified under Education Code 200 and 220 and Government Code 11135, and Title IX, including actual or perceived sex, sexual orientation, gender, ethnic group identification, race, ancestry, national origin, religion, color, mental or physical disability, age, or on the basis of a person’s association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics in any District program or activity that received or benefits from state financial assistance, including athletic programs. Complaint forms are available at school sites and at the Office of the Ombudsperson, located at 1000 Broadway, 1st Floor, Suite 150, Oakland, California 94607. For further information, call 510-879-4281. BOARD POLICY 0410, 51

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