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Annual Job Fair and Substitute Casting Call
at Pittsburg High School
Posted Date: 3/8/2019

For Immediate Release

Contact:

Larry Oshodi
Director, Human Resources
Pittsburg Unified School District
loshodi@pittsburg.k12.ca.us
(661) 644-1212 (cell)

Nicky Mora

District Communications & PR Specialist

Pittsburg Unified School District

nmora@pittsburg.k12.ca.us

(831) 578-7180 (cell)



MEDIA ADVISORY

Annual Job Fair and Substitute Casting Call at Pittsburg High School

Pittsburg Unified School District (PUSD) is hosting the District’s 4th Annual Job Fair on Saturday, March 16, 2019 at Pittsburg High School. New this year, the District is also having a “Casting Call” for substitute teachers, classroom aides, custodians, campus resource assistants (security) and cafeteria workers. Substitute positions are needed throughout the school district and can be flexible hours and also a foot in the door for working at Pittsburg Unified School District. Interviews and job offers will take place onsite.

In addition to the Casting Call for substitutes, PUSD is also seeking top talent for teaching and non-teaching positions. There are a variety of full-time job opportunities available. The District offers $5,000 signing bonuses to math, science and special education teachers as well as speech therapists and psychologists for the 2019-2020 School Year. New teachers who graduated from PUSD are also eligible for a $5,000 bonus (teachers must commit to 2 years with PUSD). Candidates may qualify for both sign-on bonuses, equaling $10,000. Onsite interviews and conditional offers of employment will take place. Bus tours of the School District will also be available. For more information on job openings and the Job Fair, go to: www.pittsburg.k12.ca.us/JoinTeamPUSD. Pre-registration for the Job Fair is also recommended: https://bit.ly/2GHDPfW.


WHO: Pittsburg Unified School District

WHEN: Saturday, March 16, 2019: 9:00am – 11:00am

WHAT: Job openings available for substitute positions.

Various opening for certificated and classified positions: Dual Immersion, English, Foreign Language – Spanish, Math, Multiple Subject, Music, Psychologists, Science, Special Education, Speech Pathologists, Aides (Special Education, Classroom, and Bus Aides), Child Nutrition Services (Cafeteria workers), Clerical, Custodians, Maintenance, Campus Resource Assistants (Security) and School Bus Drivers (the District reimburses for licenses and certification). Candidates should bring multiple resumes and be prepared for interviews.

WHERE: Pittsburg High School Gym, 250 School Street, Pittsburg, CA 94565

WHY: Pittsburg Unified School District is actively recruiting! Watch video about Job Fair: https://youtu.be/KpSt1R2TGB8.

PHOTO OPP: Photo and video opportunities are available at the Job Fair. Please contact Larry Oshodi, Human Resources Director if you plan on covering this event at (661) 644-1212.

About Pittsburg Unified School District

Video about PUSD: https://youtu.be/X2xn3HOavfM

PUSD is a K-12 district serving the community of Pittsburg, California. Founded in 1933, the school system is committed to providing an excellent opportunity for all students to learn. Pittsburg Unified is extremely proud of a 91% Dashboard graduation rate for 2018 and the 20% gain since 2013. Additionally, PUSD’s graduation rate is currently 7% higher than the State’s average of 84%. PUSD’s dropout rate for 2018 is 6%, an impressive 16% decrease from 2013 where the District’s Cohort dropout rate was 22%. Awarded the College Board’s Gaston Caperton Opportunity Honor Roll award in 2016 for expanding access to college, Pittsburg Unified School District (PUSD) is one of 130 school districts across the nation recognized for creating opportunities for traditionally underrepresented students. Comprised of eight elementary schools, three junior high schools, one comprehensive high school, one alternative education high school, an adult school, independent study options, and a preschool program, the school district serves more than 11,500 students. PUSD is located in the San Francisco Bay Area, fifty minutes outside of downtown San Francisco.

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