Substitute Teacher 2020-2021 School Year

Job | Posted 6 months ago
Start Date
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Position Areas
Substitute Teacher



Steps to Apply as a Substitute Teacher for BCSD:

1.  In order to be eligible, you must first obtain your Sub Permit, register with the KCSOS office as a Sub Teacher, and be given a packet that says “Congratulations, You are eligible to seek employment as a Subsitute Teacher in Kern County.”  If you have the packet, you are ready to apply with our district.  If you don’t have the packet, please visit the KCSOS office so you can complete your preliminary paperwork.

2.  You will need to attach paperwork to your application so make sure you have access to a scanner.  If you don’t have access to a scanner you will need to provide COPIES of all the required documents to our office AFTER you submit your application online.  It’s in your best interest to keep the original copies of your paperwork so please make sure you provide the copies to us, we do not make copies for you.

3.  Please attach the following paperwork from both sections in the "Other Documents" Section of your Application:

KCSOS Paperwork: Your Own Paperwork:
Temporary Substitute Permit from KCSOS or CTC CBEST Passing Results
Form titled "Information Necessary for Sub Teaching" completed by KCSOS Transcripts showing a Bachelor's Degree or showing that you have 90 semester units and currently enrolled in a 4 year university. 
DOJ Fingerprint Clearance (half sheet) Resume
TB Results with doctor's signature 2 letters of recommendation signed and dated within 2 years. (these cannot come from family)
Medical Examination form (Physical)
Certification of Completion for the 
Mandated Reporter Training (CANRA)
& Sexual Harassment Training
(both certificates need to have a completion date after July 1st, 2020)


 NOTE: You must submit your application with ALL required paperwork otherwise you will not be considered.

4.  Once you submit your application with ALL required paperwork, follow up with a phone call to Ilse Silva at 631-4861 or email at

BCSD Retired Teachers interested in Sub Teaching, please contact me directly.

Extra Information:
Sub Teacher Contact at BCSD: Ilse Elias Silva at 631-4861
Kern County Superintendent of Schools (KCSOS) is located at 1300 17th Street Bakersfield, CA
Applicant must make appointment with KCSOS for fingerprints. (661) 636-4672; Applicants must wear face mask, masks are not provided.
The following fees may apply:
Dept. of Justice Clearance - $44.00   
DOJ and Certificate of Clearance - $68.00
Credential Application Fee - $55.00 (for those who have never applied for California Credential before)          
TB & Physical Fees Vary

Rev 06/20

Copies of required certificates, transcripts or diplomas may be submitted with application. District may require that originals be presented for verification prior to employment. Please check with Human Resources regarding acceptable documents.  For positions requiring college course work official transcripts will be required upon employment.
It is the applicant’s responsibility to meet all application requirements and supply copies of all required documents.  A separate set of paperwork is required for each application submitted.  All application materials submitted become the property of Bakersfield City School District.
Some positions may require proof of privately owned automobile insurance and the possession of a valid California Motor Vehicle operator’s license.  Fingerprint clearance by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the California Department of Justice is a condition of appointment after all other required job conditions have been met.  Must present verification of completion of Child Abuse Mandated Reporter training or obtain verification within six (6) weeks of hire and annually thereafter, as required by the California Child Abuse Neglect Reporting Act.
The Bakersfield City School District wishes to thank all applicants for their interest in this position. Positions may be re advertised or application deadlines extended at the discretion of the District.  Unless otherwise notified by the District, applications received in response to this bulletin will be considered for available District positions in this classification during the current school year.  Those meeting minimum qualifications, including passage of required tests, will remain active during this time.  Applicants will not be individually notified of their application status.
Any candidates contacting, directly or indirectly, any member of the Board of Education and/or administration with the intention of influencing their or another candidates selection to any administrative position shall be disqualified without recourse.
The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute a contract expressed or implied and any of the provisions contained herein may be modified or revoked without notice.

Bakersfield City School District prohibits unlawful discrimination, including discriminatory harassment, intimidation, and bullying of District employees and job applicants on the basis of actual or perceived characteristics of race or ethnicity, color, ancestry, nationality, national origin, ethnic group identifications, age, religion, marital or parental status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, or genetic information or any other characteristic identified in Education Code 200 or 220, Penal code 422.55, or Government Code 11135, or based on association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.

If you believe you have been subjected to discrimination, harassment, intimidation, or bullying, you should immediately contact the District’s Human Resource Administrator, at 661-631-4663, or at 1300 Baker Street, Bakersfield, California 93305. A copy of BCSD’s Uniform Complaint Procedures and Non-Discrimination policies are available upon request.

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Bakersfield City School District

1300 Baker Street , Bakersfield, CA 93305

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Bakersfield City School District

1300 Baker Street , Bakersfield, CA 93305

Compare with State

Amount per Student


State Average: $11,136

% ELL Students


State Average: 21%

Student Teacher Ratio


State Average: 23.63

% IEP Students


State Average: 12%



State Average: 496