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Recruitment Day for Substitute Teachers and Para-Educators

Event for Prospective Substitutes Scheduled for July 17


The Sacramento County Office of Education (SCOE) Personnel Office will host a Substitute Employee Recruitment Day on Monday, July 17, 2017 for potential candidates interested in substitute employment opportunities.

The event will run from 8:30 a.m.–2 p.m. at SCOE's David P. Meaney Education Center, located at 10474 Mather Boulevard.
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Types of Substitutes Needed

Substitute teachers for alternative education programs for at-risk youth in:

  • Community schools
  • Court school (youth detention facility)

Substitute teachers and para-educators for special education programs in:

  • Classrooms for students with emotional disabilities
  • Classrooms for students with severe disabilities

Para-educators work under the supervision of a certificated or licensed staff member to support and assist in providing instructional and other direct services to children, youth, and families.


Substitute teacher candidates must have a bachelor's degree and have passed the California Basic Educational Skills Test (CBEST).

Para-educator candidates must have a high school diploma and pass a No Child Left Behind (NCLB) multiple-choice test administered by SCOE.


Prospective candidates should bring two copies of their résumé and dress appropriately for on-site testing and/or interviews. Representatives from various SCOE programs will be available to discuss working in alternative education and special education settings.

Walk-ins are welcome, but candidates are encouraged to create an online account and submit an application prior to the event using the EDJOIN application system.

A listing of SCOE job openings is also available online. For more information about SCOE’s Substitute Recruitment Day, e-mail or call Karen Robison: (916) 228-2365.