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 AT EDJOIN FOR AVUHSD in for all subject areas and are reviewed as teaching vacancies occur.
UPDATE - FOR ALL CERTIFICATED POSITIONS YOU MUST APPLY ON EDJOIN AT https://www.edjoin.org! We no longer accept paper certificated applications at the AVUHSD Personnel Office.
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 VIA THE EDJOIN WEBSITE 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 www.avdocs.org - 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!
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.
Diversity is one of the defining strengths of America, and the diversity of the Antelope Valley Union High School District workforce is essential in the preparation of our students with academic, technical, and work-related skills necessary for success in the 21st century. To accomplish this undertaking, it is essential that we have a workforce that reflects the diversity of the community we serve and educate. The Antelope Valley Union High School District is committed to recruiting, hiring, and retaining highly qualified employees who not only represent our community, but are also dedicated to creating a culture of inclusion that values each individual and promotes collaboration and fairness.
REMINDER ALL AVUHSD EMPLOYEES, SUBS, TUTORS, COACHES - IF YOU HAVE NOT COMPLETED YOUR ONLINE TRAINING COVERING SEXUAL HARASSMENT, WORKPLACE DIVERSITY AND REPORTING CHILD ABUSE/NEGLECT PLEASE DO SO. SEE THE "TARGET SOLUTIONS" LINK IN THE DROP DOWN TO YOUR RIGHT FOR GENERAL INFO AND POINT-OF-CONTACT.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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!