Thank you for your interest in substitute employment with the Kern High School District. With over 3000 employees, our district is always looking for motivated, knowledgeable substitutes who can “take over the reins” without hesitation.

We accept applications year-round, but hire on an as-needed basis to ensure that our current substitutes have enough work. Detailed information is available on the substitute positions listed below:

Substitute Hiring Process: Online Applicants

1. Read Information Sheet

2. View Substitute Opportunities


Upon invitation attend Substitute Orientation, bring with you completed payroll documents.

Certificated Substitutes (Teacher)

Classified Substitutes

Clerical, Instructional Assistants, Campus Security

Bus Drivers, and Custodians (Only)

Those interested in working as a substitute in any of these positions are encouraged to apply directly to appropriate departments:

KHSD Maintenance, & Transportation Office
3701 East Belle Terrace
Bakersfield, CA 93307
  1. KHSD Maintenance & Operations: (Suite A)
  2. KHSD Food Services: (Suite B)
  3. KHSD Transportation: (Suite C)

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