Certificated employees are required to have a credential from the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CCTC). Classified employees are not required to have a teaching credential.

No, résumés are not accepted in lieu of an employment application, although some positions do require applicants to include a résumé. Required application materials will be specified in the job announcement.

The examinations administered by the Human Resources Division reflect the knowledge, skills, and abilities required of the particular job for which you are applying. In most cases, examinations are specifically developed to meet the needs of the department and its clients. Examination results from other school districts, county employers, and/or public agencies are not transferable.

The type of examination that you will be given is typically listed on the job announcement. Examinations are based on actual job duties and the knowledge, skills, and abilities required for these job duties described in the job announcement. The examination may consist of one or more of the following test parts: scored supplemental questionnaires, written tests, oral panel examinations, or performance tests.

Examinations administered by the Human Resources Division are job-related and designed to test the knowledge, skills, and abilities required to do the essential functions of the job. Carefully read the job announcement and job description, and study material you feel would directly relate to the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities. For example, if two of the requirements for a job are performing mathematical calculations and interpreting regulations, some of the examination questions will probably include math and reading comprehension.

The examination schedule is determined in advance, and noted in the job announcement. Because of the complex coordination required to obtain meeting room space, or these dates cannot be rescheduled.

SCOE seeks the highest qualified applicants. After you participate in the examination, you will be notified by mail of the examination results.