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Employment Opportunities

Open Positions

We are continually searching for the best and brightest to work with our students.  If you have a heart to serve children and want to be a part of a school district that values people, please consider applying to be a part of the team here at Templeton Unified.

We are an equal opportunity employer.


For current classified/certificated and other open positions please visit

Substitute Teachers & Staff

Substitute teaching opportunities are available on an "on-call" basis, and compensation is $200.00 per day for a full day for TK-12th grades. 

There are other Substitute opportunities in Custodial, Special Education, Food Service, Office, Yard Duty, and Crossing Guard positions (paid at the entry level hourly rate).

To become a substitute teacher for Templeton Unified School District, please print and complete the appropriate application form found and bring it to our HR Office with the following documentation:

  • Driver's License (original)
  • Social Security Card (original)
  • Credential or Sub Permit


To obtain your substitute permit or credential, please contact the San Luis Obispo County Office of Education at 805-782-7264 or look at their Resources for Substitutes website.

Equal Opportunity Employer

This organization is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, sex (pregnancy or gender), sexual orientation, marital status, national origin (including language use restrictions), ancestry, disability (mental and physical, including HIV and AIDS), age (40 and above), medical condition (cancer and genetic characteristics), denial of family and medical care leave, or denial of pregnancy disability leave or reasonable accommodation.  Inquiries regarding compliance procedures may be directed to our Personnel office.


This organization is a drug and tobacco free workplace.


The organization requires a successful candidate to provide employment eligibility and verification of a legal right to work in the United States in compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act.


What is Certificated?

A certificated employee is a person who holds a certificate or credential which allows the holder to engage in school service.  

Examples include:

  • Classroom Teacher
  • Counselor
  • Psychologist
  • School Nurse

What is Classified?

A classified employee is a person who performs a service in which a certificate or credential is not required.

Examples include:


  • Bus Driver
  • Cafeteria Worker
  • Custodian
  • Grounds Person
  • Instructional Aide
  • Maintenance
  • Mechanic
  • Secretary