Welcome to Human Resources

Human Resources Services is administered by staff members who provide expertise in the areas of organizational business management, recruitment and selection, retention, staffing, application processing, performance evaluation, credentialing, new employee orientation, investigation, employee discipline, and contract administration.


Our Mission

This dedicated team is strongly committed to the recruitment effort and works diligently to attract and retain talented instructional, administrative, and non-instructional personnel for our schools.  Our team is continuously improving the recruitment process to propel Bakersfield City School District as employer of choice.  We are very proud of our student achievement, which is attributed to the dedicated and professional commitment of our teachers, administrators, classified staff, as well as the performance of all students within the district.


Staff Overview

Number of employees

o    1,864 certificated

o    2,182 classified

o    With substitute staff we have over 5,000 employees


We offer full-time and part-time job opportunities for classified and certificated staff.  To view current job opportunities or information about other Personnel programs, select from the menu options to the right.


Equal Opportunity Employer

The Bakersfield City School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  The Bakersfield City School District does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race or ethnicity, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sex or gender, age, color, national origin or nationality, religion, limited proficiency in English, sexual orientation, or anyone associated with a person or group with one or more of the above actual or perceived characteristics or sexual orientation, religion, ancestry, ethnic group, marital or parental status, or the perception of one or more of such characteristics.

Nondiscrimination in Employment Policy



The Bakersfield City School District (BCSD) is committed to equal opportunity for all individuals in education and in employment. BCSD prohibits discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying in any employment practice, education program, or educational activity on the basis and/or association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics of age, race or ethnicity, color, ancestry, nationality, national origin, immigration status, ethnic group identifications, religion, pregnancy, marital or parental status, physical or mental disability, sex (including sexual harassment), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, or genetic information, homelessness, foster status, military veteran status, political affiliation or any other basis prohibited by California state and federal nondiscrimination laws consistent with Education Code 200, 220 and 234.1, Penal Code 422.55, Government Code 11135, and Title IX. Not all bases of discrimination will apply to both education services and employment.

If you believe you, or your student, have been subjected to discrimination, harassment, intimidation, or bullying you should contact your school site principal and/or the District’s Chief Compliance and Title IX Officer, Erin Johnston, by phone at (661) 631-4663, by email at johnstone@bcsd.com, or in person at 1300 Baker Street, Bakersfield, CA 93305. Copies of BCSD’s Uniform Complaint policy, Sexual Harassment policy, and Nondiscrimination policies are available upon request. Links to information, policies, complaint procedures, and forms related to discrimination and harassment can be found on the link provided below.

Nondiscrimination in District Programs


The Bakersfield City School District is committed to maintaining a safe workplace and learning environment that is free of sexual harassment and retaliation. The Board of Education prohibits sexual harassment of students, job applicants, employees, contractors, or any other individuals including but not limited to parents and vendors. The Board also prohibits retaliatory behavior or action against persons who complain, testify, assist or otherwise participate in investigations of complaints regarding sexual harassment. Sexual harassment may, in certain circumstances, be a violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 as amended, and/or Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, as well as California law. All persons including applicants, employees, students and independent contractors are protected under this policy.

Sexual Harassment Policy



Anyone who wishes to file a complaint may utilize the District’s Uniform Complaint Procedures by contacting:

Erin Johnston
Director I

1300 Baker Street

Bakersfield, California 93305

(661) 631-4663



Uniform Complaint Procedures Policy


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