Application Process For Certificated

You may obtain a certificated application by selecting one of the following options:

■  You may apply online at 

The items listed below must be submitted with your application in order to be considered for a Certificated position. Please review the Job Announcement for possible additional requirements. Upon receipt of these items, your application will be considered for the  position you are applying for.

■  Completed Certificated Application 
■  A one-page letter of introduction telling us why you feel qualified for this position and what you have to offer the Ventura County Office of Education. 
■  Three letter of reference (Letters of reference should be less than two years old) 
■  Resume 
■  A copy of your Credential (front and back) or a an electronic verification (email) from the Commission that your recommendation to the credential program has been accepted.

The entire application packet becomes the property of the Ventura County Office of Education and will be considered for this position only. VCOE will not return application materials. Applicants are responsible for making copies of all materials and bears the sole responsibility for ensuring that the application packet is completed and submitted. The letter of introduction may be addressed to the Director of Human Resources.Bilingual (Spanish/English) and minority candidates are encouraged to apply. Based upon a review of applications and supporting information, the candidates most qualified will be selected for an interview with a selection panel. Any attempt to directly contact the Superintendent with the intent of influencing the selection process will be considered a breach of professional ethics and disqualify the applicant from further consideration.


The acceptance of your application is dependent upon clear demonstration that you meet the minimum requirements of the position. Minimum requirements for each position are noted in the job announcement. Your application will be accepted only if it completely filled out and clearly indicates that the minimum requirements for the position are met. It is your responsibility to assure that your application contains sufficient detail for us to determine your qualifications. Your completed application is part of the examination process. The information you give will be subject to review and verification.


Applications must be filed in the Human Resources Office, 5189 Verdugo Way, Camarillo, CA 93012, no later than 4:00 p.m. on the final filing date listed on the job announcement bulletin. Late applications and incomplete application packets will be disqualified. The applicant is responsible for assuring that a mailed application is received in the Human Resources Office by the filing deadline. Do not send application to or contact the hiring department; inquiries are to be directed to the Human Resources Office only.


No individual shall be allowed to begin employment until fingerprints are cleared. Having a record of criminal convictions will not necessarily disqualify you from a position with VCOE. However, false information or incomplete answers may result in rejection of your application or dismissal from employment. Fingerprints will be taken and checked through the California Department of Justice.


Reference checks will be conducted on all applicants who are being considered for a position with VCOE. A signed application gives authorization to VCOE to contact your previous or current employers regarding your job performance.


After an official offer of employment has been made you will be required to: 
■  Be fingerprinted 
■  Attend New Hire Orientation 
■  Attend Payroll New Hire Orientation 
■  Take an Oath or Affirmation of Allegiance 
■  Obtain a negative TB examination Medical Examination 
■  Provide proof of your right to legally work in this country


■  Include all experience and education as required by the application. It will be necessary for candidate to list their past employment including each job title. 
■  Candidates will be required to complete the entire application; "see resume" will not be accepted. 
■  Specify the dates served on each job, the total years and months spent in each position, the salary received, and the reason for leaving the position. 
■  Any specific course work or certifications should be clearly indicated on the application. 
■  When necessary, attach additional sheets. 
■  Be sure to sign your application. 
■  Your application will be considered INCOMPLETE if the above materials are not received by the final filing date.


Contact Carmen Quezada at (805) 383-1911 or

Assistance is also provided at the Human Resources Office at 5189 Verdugo Way, Camarillo, CA 93012