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Welcome to the Oakland Unified School District. We are hiring for 2016-17!  
We are looking for passionate and motivated 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. 
Recruitment Events and Other Information
Upcoming Recruitment Events Spring 2017
OUSD is pleased to announce our Recruitment Event schedule for this Spring.  Events take place on Wednesdays from 4PM to 6PM, and locations will vary.  Keep an eye on this site for the most updated information!
February 8, February 22
March 8, March 22
May 10, May 24
June 14, June 28
July 12, July 26
August 9 
We are always seeking passionate and dedicated General and Special Education teachers, Spanish bilingual teachers, Special Education support staff (Para-Educators; Instructional Support Specialists), Resource Specialists, Classified   Substitutes, Academic Mentors and MORE.  Please peruse our EdJoin postings to apply.  
Special call-out to Science, Math, Spanish Bilingual, and Special Education teaching candidates: OUSD is looking for you! If you are a candidate with a credential in one or more of the above subject areas, OR have a BA and have passed the CBEST test and are interested in teaching while enrolled in a credentialing program for one or more of these areas, please contact a Talent Recruiter for more information about a possible career in OUSD: Elementary schools: matthew.mccue@ousd.org or soohyun.han@ousd.org; Middle and High schools: steven.moreno@ousd.org.
Classroom Substitute Candidates: Interested in Substitute Teaching* in the classroom?  It's a great way to get to know school communities and experience classroom teaching.  If you have a BA and have passed the CBEST, you can sign up for an interview.  We are holding monthly interview sessions at 1000 Broadway, Oakland.  Candidates must register using the link below.  There are limited interview slots and we will be unable to accommodate walk-in candidates. Someone will be in touch to confirm your registration and interview day and time.  Please come prepared with a copy of your resume and two references that we can call.  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 at the school sites. We encourage you to check out EDJOIN to apply to specific STIP positions.
Please also check out OUSD vacancies on EDJOIN, where all candidates must apply.  
OUSD Grow Our Own Teacher Pathways 
Special Education
In an effort to grow our own, OUSD has partnered with local universities to provide talented and committed OUSD employees an opportunity to pursue a Special Education teaching credential while working. Candidates who are accepted into the cohort may take classes in Oakland and/or online and access unique benefits.  
Click HERE to take a brief survey to get started.  
Click HERE for more information about the cohort program.  
Watch and listen HERE as OUSD Special Education employees share their experiences.  
Learn more about careers in Special Education in OUSD HERE
Afterschool Program to Teacher Pipeline
OUSD has launched the first Afterschool Program to Teacher Pipeline!  For more information about the program, click HERE
Other Happenings 
 OUSD Special Education Teaching Credential Info. Session where current OUSD employees and community members are learning how
OUSD Special Education Teaching Credential Info. Session where current OUSD employees and community members are learning how to become credentialed Special Ed teachers. We're excited to see so many future educators ready to take the next step!
Are you interested in working in OUSD? Please join us on Monday's for our free employment information sessions from 2-4p.m. at 1000 Broadway, Suite 398. We can review your resume and share information about job opportunities.

UPCOMING CREDENTIAL INFORMATION SESSIONS: At the information session, university representatives will provide a short presentation on their programs, admissions requirements, financing options, application deadlines, and answer any questions.

November 1, 2016

December 6, 2016

February 7, 2017

March 7, 2017

April 4, 2017

May 2, 2017

June 6, 2017

July 4, 2017


Location: 1011 Union St., Oakland, 94607

Time: 4:00 P.M. - 5:00 P.M.


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