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Welcome To The Human Resources Department

Welcome To The Human Resources Department

Thank you for your interest in the Washington Unified School District (WUSD). The Human Resources Department leads collaborative, ongoing efforts to develop, retain, hire, and recruit professional staff for each school and district office. 
We're Hiring Substitutes! Our team is always hiring talented substitutes for classified and certificated positions. If you are interested in working with our amazing team, please visit the WUSD Substitutes page to learn more and get started.
Certificated (teacher) Substitutes - Certificated substitutes are required to provide proof of the CBEST, previous transcripts, and a Valid Teaching Credential or 30 Day Emergency Permit.
Classified Substitutes - WUSD offers many of the tests and certificates needed to become a classified substitute including the NCLB test for Paraeducators and typing test for administrative substitutes. 


Credentialing Programs

Credentialing Programs

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Classified Grant - The state has awarded our organization 135 scholarships for classified employees from 24 districts who want to become teachers.

The Yolo-Solano Center for Teacher Credentialing in partnership with Davis Joint Unified School District has been selected as a California Classified School Employee Teacher Credentialing Program grant recipient for the third time. This program is a teacher career pathway created to recruit, assist and support classified school employees leading to a teaching credential. Eligible program participants may receive stipends up to  $4.320  per year for the next 5 years to cover eligible expenses (tuition, fees, and books) for becoming a classroom teacher.
  • Must be a classified employee at time of application
  • Must have an AA, or successfully completed two years of college (Official Transcripts Required) 
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Golden State Teacher Grant Program (GSTG) - The Golden State Teacher Grant Program (GSTG) awards up to $20,000 to students currently enrolled in a professional preparation program approved by the Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC) and working towards earning their preliminary teaching or pupil personnel services credential.
Students must:
  • Complete their program and obtain their credential within 3 years from the first distribution of GSTG funds.
  • Commit to work at a priority school in California for 4 years within 8 years of completing their program.
Learn more at
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Sacramento Metro Special Education Teacher Residency (SMSTR) - Learn about an exciting new scholarship opportunity where we’re creating opportunities for future teachers to participate in a year-long intensive apprenticeship as a Resident in a highly-skilled special education Mentor teacher’s program/classroom without the stress of working.  Our scholarship offers up to $40,000 in funding for the year with the guarantee of a job when you graduate. How cool is it to build your skills in a supportive space with those who will be your future colleagues! It’s called the Sacramento Metro Special Education Teacher Residency (SMSTR) scholarship 1-Year, summer start Resident Pathway.
If you’d rather work, then you can pursue your special education credential + masters through our 2-year, fall start Working pathway.
Learn more on the Sac State website
contact the Human Resources Team

contact the Human Resources Team

The Human Resources Department is located at the District Office, Room 41, 930 Westacre Road, West Sacramento, CA 95691. We are open Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm.
For verification of employment inquiries, please fax (916) 375-7826.
For all other inquiries, please email us at OR text us at (916) 430-5077.
Non-Discrimination Statement

Non-Discrimination Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer and are committed to broadening the diversity of our workplace.  All applications and resumes are welcome.  The Washington Unified School District prohibits discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying based on actual or perceived ancestry, age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or association with a person or a group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.  For concerns, immediately contact Farah Ubaidullah, Interim Assistant Superintendent, Human Resources (Compliance Officer for Title IX and CC of R Title 5) at (916) 375-7600 ext. 1046.  A copy of the Washington Unified School District's uniform complaint policy and non-discrimination policy are available upon request.