Taft Union High School District

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Human Resources

  • Human Resource Manager Lori Blodorn 661.763.2360 

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Employment Opportunities

Using the above links you may view vacancies and/or complete an online application for a current vacancy or be placed in an applicant pool for consideration, should a vacancy in your desired/qualified position occur. If you do not have computer access our district provides a computer to connect you to the website.

Check in at the Principal's Office 7:00am -3:30pm

Certificated Vacancies

You may direct questions on certificated vacancies to Julie Gragg, Executive Assistant – Superintendent’s office, email or 661.763.2330. Voice mail is available at Ms. Gragg’s phone; please leave your name and contact information.

Classified Vacancies

Classified positions are advertised in the local Taft Midway Driller newspaper, as well as the Taft independent newspaper.You may direct questions on classified vacancies to Tina Dickey, Human Resources Specialist, by email or fax to 661.763.2306. Voice mail is available at Mrs. Dickey's phone 661.763.2336; please leave your name and contact information. A downloadable and fillable application form is available with this link and it can be emailed to Mrs. Dickey.

 Student Worker Application

Substitute Teaching
To apply for the 2016-17 school year.

To be a substitute for the District you must first obtain the proper credential from the State of California. For information on that process please call Kern County Superintendent of Schools at 661.636.4751. Once you are credentialed, fill out the online application to be a substitute and Employment Eligibility Verification forms and return them along with the copies required according to the check-off list to the Principal's office in person or mail to:

Taft Union High School

 Susie Harmer

701 Wildcat Way

Taft, CA 93268

After an application is received, the District must obtain Board approval prior to a substitute being added to our list. Substitutes are also required to attend a District orientation, which is held once a quarter. Completed applications need to be submitted a minimum of 10 days prior to the Board meeting to be put on the agenda. Board meetings are held the 3rd Monday of each month, exceptions are September, December and March when they are held on the 2nd Monday.

Board approved substitutes will be added, post-orientation, to our calling system and may then begin working for our district. Substitutes work at both the Taft High campus and our Buena Vista High School campus.

Any questions regarding becoming a substitute teacher for Taft Union High School District can be directed to Susie Harmer, the Principal's Administrative Assistant, by email or calling 661.763.2326. Voicemail is available on this line after hours. Please make sure that you leave your name and contact info.

Taft Union High School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.