Antelope Valley Union High School District

Personnel Services

Welcome to our Certificated Personnel page!  Please scroll to bottom of page for all information.  The district fills teaching positions subject to Board and  Cabinet review.  Fully Credentialed applicants are preferred. Applications are accepted year round for all subject areas and  are  reviewed as teaching  vacancies occur. 

Click to view the CERTIFICATED  VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENTS and APPLICATION.  If you do not see a vacancy in your particular subject area at the link above, you may still submit an application and we will hold it on file for one year for future consideration. 

For your convenience, some commonly requested items are attached below, and you can get more documents and forms at the district's document sharing site - select Personnel then Certificated: the following items and more may be found in the Certificated Personnel Section of the district's document share site: AVUHSD/AVTA Bargaining Unit Agreement,  Teacher and Administrator Forms, School Calendar and more!  

Kathy Jarman  Ext 224
Cindy Lintemoot  Ext 215
Lori Hooper Ext 221

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER  The Antelope Valley Union High School District is  committed to offering  an employment and educational environment free from discrimination with respect to race, color, national origin, ancestry,  religious  creed, age, marital status, pregnancy, physical or mental   disability,  medical condition,  veteran status, gender, actual or perceived sexual  orientation,  or  any other  unlawful consideration.


To AVUHSD Certificated Employees:    Please do not hesitate to  contact a  confidential Personnel Department Technician for assistance at the email  addresses below with employment topics such as address change and  salary placement, along with job openings and who to call for retirement   information. 

MAILING ADDRESS: Please keep your mailing address is up to date in order to receive important info such as your year end tax documents from the county office of education, payroll checks/stubs, retirement, benefit information and more. You may submit a Change of Address Form to Rachel Orosco, Personnel Dept, to  


 Clearances and Fees:   After a recommendation for employment is made, allcandidates are required to submit to fingerprint testing and drug  screen.  You will be required to pay for the service. The AVUHSD Personnel Office will  submit the  fingerprints to the California Department of Justice and/or  Federal  Bureau  of Investigation for analysis*. The present rates are  $32  forDOJ  only,  OR  $49 for DOJ and FBI . 

Certificated candidates may also need DOJ/FBI fingerprints submitted via livescan to the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing to process for a teaching credential appropriate to the position. The Personnel Technician processing your application will advise you of the necessary steps for processing.

The Personnel Office technician will set an appointment with you to have your fingerprints recorded via "Livescan". This process requires prior authorization and proper forms. Do not proceed unless you have been directed to do so by the Personnel Office. All offers of employment are contingent upon successful clearance as required by California law.

 Please note school site volunteers will also be required to pay for the livescan service.

 *FBI: Any candidate must submit to FBI if you have resided outside the state of California for more than one year. Do not proceed unless you have been directed to do so by the Personnel Office. Please be advised that all Security staff will also be required to submit fingerprints to the Federal Bureau of Investigation in addition to the California Department of Justice.

The technician will also arrange an appointment for the employment candidate to have a drug screen. You will be required to pay for this service. The present fee is $46. This also requires prior authorization and proper forms. Do not proceed until directed.

Non-teaching classification types including, but not limited to, Paraprofessional, Aide, Custodian, Cafeteria, Maintenance, Groundskeeper and Security must also submit to a complete pre-employment physical. At this time, the district will pay for this process through the contracted medical provider. Do not proceed until directed. Please note this is subject to change.

 Please note, AVUHSD does not make any money nor profit. The rates listed are the fees as charged by the state or medical agency, and are subject to change. We accept money orders only and the technician will advise you the correct amount to obtain on the money order. (For security purposes we do NOT accept cash, no personal checks, no private company checks, no atm/debit, no credit cards ). If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact a Personnel Services Office technician. We look forward to speaking with you!

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