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Please consider joining our team! We seek talented, dedicated, and hard-working certificated and classified team members. We expect exceptional results, strong collaboration, and fierce appreciation of the strength of our ethnic, cultural and economic diversity.

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FAQs about teaching and applying for work in MVWSD

How can I become a teacher in California?

There are several paths you can take that all end with a teaching job. To explore those, please see the Roadmap to Teaching website. To connect with an Education Career Counselor, please complete this online contact form.

How can I teach in MVWSD?

All teachers in our District must have a California Teaching Credential. If you are credentialed in another state or country, please visit the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing website, to see how to transfer your credential. After you see the requirements, DO NOT apply through the State. Instead, please visit the Santa Clara County Office of Education to apply for your teaching credential. They can help you with the paperwork and give you a Temporary County Certificate authorizing service while the State works to grant your California Teaching Credential. Santa Clara County Office of Education

How can I substitute teach in MVWSD?

Substitute teachers must have at least a 30-day sub permit to qualify.  View the requirements here. Online applications may be submitted via the Santa Clara County Office of Education website. Paper applications are not accepted. For additional information, please visit the Santa Clara County Office of Education credentials website.

Once you have your 30-day substitute permit or a valid California teaching credential, apply for employment online on our district website. We will keep your application active for a period of one year. We will review all completed applications. If you are selected for an interview, we will contact you by email.

What are the requirements to be a substitute teacher?

Requirements to become a substitute teacher:
* A Bachelor’s Degree 
* Meet the Basic Skills Requirement (CBEST,  show proficiency by earning a B or better in college coursework, or other ways. See the CTC website for information on this requirement.)
* Substitute permit or a valid California teaching credential. For credentialing, applicants should go to the Santa Clara County Office of Education credentials website.
* Complete required DOJ and FBI background checks. This can be done by appointment in the MVWSD Human Resources Department or at any authorized live scan vendor. Please contact HR for a live scan form. The cost is $70, payable by cash or check. The background check is valid for five years
* A negative tuberculosis test

What are your vacancies?

All vacancies in MVWSD are listed on our website at Frontline Applicant Tracking. All jobs, including regularly open positions, are listed here. Applicants are required to submit a complete online application and provide all of the necessary supporting documentation to apply for a position with MVWSD.

How much are substitute teachers paid?

Substitute teachers earn $110 for ½ day and $220 for full-day work, and enjoy a flexible schedule. Long-term (3-6 weeks) subs earn $245 for full-day. 

What happens after I submit my application? What is the status of my application?

After submitting your completed application, be sure to regularly check your account for updated communications from the Applications Center.

Will I be contacted for a job interview?

After applications are reviewed, applicants qualified for specified positions are referred to principals or other hiring managers for their consideration. Human Resource Department will then contact selected candidates for an interview.

I submitted an application, but have not yet heard back. Whom should I contact?

Should your qualifications match a staffing need, you will be contacted directly by MVWSD.

Can I apply via email, fax, mail, or by directly contacting the hiring department?

MVWSD only accepts applications submitted through the electronic application system. For those without Internet access, please contact the Human Resources department at 650-526-3500 to make an appointment to complete an application on a district device. 

What happens to my application after I submit it?

Once you apply, you will receive an email confirming submission of your application. All applications are reviewed and screened against position qualifications. Principals, hiring managers or someone from Human Resources will contact candidates who best meet the position requirements and arrange for an interview.

How frequently do you update the job postings?

Job postings are updated daily with the addition of new positions and the removal of filled positions.

A job has been posted for a number of months. Is it still open?

If a position is on the website, it is still open and the principal or program manager is still seeking candidates.

Do jobs remain posted after the position has been filled?

Postings are removed once a job has been filled.

Can I update an application once it has been submitted?

Once you have submitted an application, you will be able to log back in and make changes to your information.

Do I have to re-enter my information every time I apply?

If you have already submitted an application in the past, the information you entered will populate your new application so you do not have to re enter the same information every time you apply.

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