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Human Resources

Human Resources

Steve Burrell

Assistant Superintendent, Human Resources


Terri Skipworth

Personnel Coordinator


Diane Nunes

HR Technician


Denise Haswell

Receptionist/Substitute Coordinator


Welcome from your Human Resources Team!

We are delighted that you are considering future employment with the Union School District. Union is a District of high standards and traditions of excellence. We are looking for the best, brightest, and most dedicated to join our professional community of educators and support staff. Union School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Certificated & Classified Application Process

All applications are submitted on EDJOIN -


  • Complete the EDJOIN application for an advertised position.

  • Applications for an advertised position will be placed in a paper screening process.

  • Resumes are required with the application.

  • Reference letters must be signed by the author.

  • Certificated: Out-of-State candidates who do not currently hold a California Credential must submit copies of transcripts for application packets to be considered complete.

  • Certificated: Out-of-Country candidates who do not currently hold a California Credential must submit copies of their evaluated transcripts for application packets to be considered complete.


  • An examination may be required for certain positions.

  • Classified: Upon being selected for a position, a pre-employment physical exam may be required for certain positions.

  • Applicants will be called to schedule interviews.

  • Due to the high number of applications, only those applicants selected for interviews will be contacted.

  • Applications will be held for one year unless requested otherwise by the applicant.


Certificated Substitute

If you wish to become a substitute teacher, please click on the following link to complete and submit an application Certificated Substitute Teacher Application. To be eligible as a substitute teacher, we will need the following:

  • Your completed application packet

  • Verification of having passed the CBEST (CA Basic Education Skills Test)

  • Your valid California Credential(s) or Emergency 30-Day Sub Permit

  • A current TB test result (within the last four years) or a TB Risk Assessment, signed by a Health Provider

Substitute Teacher Pay Rate

  • Daily Rate: $170 ($85.00 half-day)

  • Long-Term Substitute Daily Rate: $201.45

  • USD Retired Teacher Daily Rate: $212.50 (Must have taught 12 years in the USD)

Classified Substitute

We also have many opportunities for substitute instructional assistants, activity leaders, school site administrative assistants, and food service assistants within Union School District. Please contact Denise Haswell at or (408)377-8010 ext 44200 for an application.

Classified Substitute Pay Rate

The hourly rate for instructional assistants, administrative assistants, activity leaders, and food service assistants varies depending on the individual job/position. Please see the CSEA Salary Schedule for more information.

All employees, including substitutes, are encouraged to set-up their pay warrants for Direct Deposit. Submit a Direct Deposit Authorization form to the Business Services Department with a voided check. Once Direct Deposit has been established, pay warrant and tax information is available online only at SCCOE Employee Self Service.

Frontline - Absence Management

Our Substitute job finder is Frontline - Absence Management. If you are a current substitute with the Union School District and wish to check requests for substitutes, accept jobs, or change your availability:

Log in: Frontline or Call: 1-800-942-3767

If you need Absence Management help, sign-in click on the "?" on the top right of the page to take you to Frontline Learning Center. There are many short tutorials to help you navigate the system. Please see the Substitute QuickStart Guide for additional help.

For assistance with your login and/or PIN, please call 408-377-8010 ext 44200.

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