Future Employees

We need you! Natomas parents and community members

Welcome to Natomas!

Natomas Unified School District is an exciting and rewarding place to work. Our district recruits and hires highly qualified staff to work with our students and our community. If your driving force is to help students succeed, we encourage you to explore opportunities within our growing district. All applications are welcome through EdJoin.org

Employment Opportunities

Teacher

Natomas Unified School District is recruiting committed, collaborative, caring and exemplary teachers. Professional educators eager to prepare students to graduate as college and career ready, productive, responsible, and engaged global citizens are strongly encouraged to apply. Natomas Unified School District is engaged in strategic initiatives designed to align our educational programs and services to support every student, every day.

Why Teach in Natomas?
Natomas Unified is a growing Sacramento County school district on the move, serving about 15,000 students and committed to the Board-approved vision that all students graduate as “college and career ready, productive, responsible, and engaged global citizens.”

  • More than nine of every ten high school students graduate, and the district is a county leader in the percentage of 12th-graders meeting California’s four-year college entrance requirements.
  • Students can choose among rigorous academic and career training programs that best suit their needs and interests, including International Baccalaureate, AP Capstone, and Career Technical Education pathways in Engineering, Health, Broadcast Media, Digital Media, Transportation, Building and Construction Trades, Public Safety, Hospitality, Business/Entrepreneurship, Visual Arts/Technology and Music Production coming Fall 2020.
  • Proud of its standing as one of the most diverse school districts in the county, NUSD has been honored twice by the College Board for providing exemplary college-level academic opportunities to traditionally underrepresented students.
  • Voter passage of a $129 million bond measure in 2014 has helped NUSD expand 21st century learning opportunities, increase access to technology, boost career readiness programs, enhance safety and security, repair and renovate campuses, and prepare for future growth by expanding and building schools. 
  • Thousands of new students are projected over the next decade, setting the stage for a bright NUSD future for many years to come.

School Support for Continuous Improvement

  • Each elementary school site is supported with a School Support Team comprised of District level staff eager to provide feedback and ideas.
  • Instructional Leadership Technology available to provide instructional leadership, assess student performance and communicate effectively.
  • NUSD is creating Curriculum Alignment Guides(CAG), collaboratively developed to reach Common Core Standards.
  • Benchmark Assessments are being designed to drive the instructional process and meet the needs of every student.
  • Providing students with technology has become a major initiative of the district as exemplified by the ongoing purchase of Chromebooks for student use during daily instruction.
  • Opportunities are provided to all staff for ongoing professional development in order to facilitate our ability to provide services that meet the diverse needs of our students.
  • Leadership pathways are available to capture exemplary talent and develop professional potential.

Teacher Resources

Substitute Teacher

Become a Substitute Teacher in Natomas — New daily pay for substitute teachers begins at $165 and $215 for long-term substitutes for the remainder of the 2021-22 school year

Natomas Unified School District is recruiting committed, collaborative, caring and exemplary substitute teachers. Professional educators eager to prepare students to graduate as college and career ready, productive, responsible, and engaged global citizens are strongly encouraged to apply at EdJoin.org. The district is engaged in strategic initiatives designed to align our educational programs and services to support every student, every day.

Please review the approved and current Certificated Substitute Salary for the 2021-22 school year. Note: New daily pay for substitutes begins at $165 and $215 for long-term substitutes for the remainder of the 2021-22 school year

We need you! Natomas parents and community members

Support Staff

Natomas Unified School District offers a range of support positions with competitive salaries and great benefits. Positions include:

  • Bus Drivers
  • Bus Attendants
  • Custodians
  • Grounds Keepers
  • Maintenance and Operations
  • Instructional Aides
  • Campus Safety Specialists
  • Student Assistants
  • Clerical/Secretarial Supports
  • Playground Assistants
  • Special Education
  • Food Service Assistants

If you are eager to contribute to our students’ success, we encourage you to apply online at Edjoin.org.

Athletic Coach

The Natomas Unified School District recognizes the important contribution of extracurricular programs to the overall education of a student. It is the District’s goal that these programs help students to become a part of the school community and its traditions. The District believes extracurricular programs provide an environment in which students may assume positions of leadership, apply the skills necessary to work successfully as a team, and to display individual talents outside the classroom. The District believes that extracurricular programs allow students additional opportunities to transfer learning from school to other aspects of their lives. Our District offers:

  • Cross Country
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Waterpolo
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Football
  • Softball
  • Track & Field
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling

Qualities of an exemplary Coach:

  • Effective Communicator with all Stakeholders – The coach recognizes the importance of maintaining open lines of communication with all athletes, parents, staff and other stakeholders within school community to ensure a positive learning environment.
  • Positive Role Model – The coach embodies the qualities of the NUSD Athletic Code and leads by example displaying the values of and respect for the school community.
  • Promotes Sportsmanship and Teamwork – The coach displays respect for the game by displaying ethical behavior and embodies the belief that “it is not whether you win or lose, but how you play the game.” The coach stresses that success as a team is above individual success.
  • Supports the Total Athletic and Educational Program – The coach encourages athletes to excel in the classroom, compete in other sports and activities, and have pride in their school.
  • Promotes Excellence – The coach inspires athletes to self-evaluate and encourages them to reach their maximum potential in all aspects of the educational program through dedication and hard work.
  • Self-Evaluator – The coach continuously evaluates his/her teaching and leadership strategies, and makes necessary adjustments to ensure a positive environment and program success.
  • Maintains High Integrity – Supports and demonstrates district/school rules to reflect the high integrity of the district, school, and athletic program.

Administrator

Natomas Unified School District is recruiting committed, collaborative, caring and exemplary administrators. Professional leaders eager to prepare students to graduate as college and career ready, productive, responsible, and engaged global citizens are strongly encouraged to apply. Natomas Unified School District is engaged in strategic initiatives designed to align our educational programs and services to support every student, every day. NUSD has:

  • Theory of Action (BP 0100) that connects supports to student and staff success
  • A 5-Year Strategic Plan
  • Regional networking and continued PD
  • Program to develop aspiring leaders
  • Leadership development

We look for and support leaders who:

  • Effectively supervise, evaluate and support staff, school or department
  • Effectively establish, support and monitor collaborative teams
  • Effectively use data and evidence to improve performance
  • Successfully manage change
  • Make courageous, responsible and ethical decisions
  • Align resources to support student achievement
  • Communicate effectively
  • Implement a process of continuous improvement
  • Recognize diversity as an asset
  • Provide high quality service to schools (Ed Center leaders only)

Volunteer

We are glad to announce welcoming volunteers back to our schools safely to support our students, staff, and school culture starting Monday, December 6, 2021. All safety protocols outlined in the NUSD COVID-19 Safety Plan, including an updated Volunteer section, will continue to be implemented at all schools and all volunteers must follow them while in our schools. In alignment with California Department of Public Health, all authorized volunteers will be required to provide proof of COVID vaccination or present negative COVID testing results prior to entry to the campus, as well as an appropriate mask.

To serve as a RETURNING, prior approved volunteer, the following is required:

  • a signed Volunteer Code of Conduct
  • either proof of COVID vaccination on file with Human Resources (once on file you will not need to provide/present it again) or a weekly verification of a negative COVID test completed within 48-72 hours presented at sign-in at the school

Returning volunteers may begin providing support at our schools starting Monday, December 6, 2021, as long as the above requirements are met. Please email the signed Volunteer Code of Conduct and proof of vaccination as applicable to [email protected] or deliver the documents to your child’s/children’s school or to:

Natomas Unified School District
Attn. Human Resources
1901 Arena Boulevard
Sacramento, CA 95834

Once the documents are approved by Human Resources, you will be contacted by the school site to coordinate volunteer assignment(s).

If you are interested in volunteering at our schools as a NEW Volunteer, the following is required:

  • a completed volunteer application (includes Volunteer Code of Conduct)
  • an FBI/DoJ fingerprint clearance (no cost to the applicant and results will be provided directly to the District)
  • a negative Tuberculosis test (Urgent Care Now Natomas provides this at no cost to the applicant)
  • either proof of COVID vaccination on file with Human Resources (once on file you will not need to provide/present it again) or a weekly verification of a negative COVID test completed within 48-72 hours presented at sign-in at the school

New volunteers may begin providing support at our schools starting Monday, December 6, 2021, as long as the above requirements are met and the application is approved.  Please deliver the completed application and related documents to your child’s/children’s school or to:

Natomas Unified School District
Attn. Human Resources
1901 Arena Boulevard
Sacramento, CA 95834

Once the documents are approved by Human Resources, you will be contacted by the school site to coordinate your volunteer assignment(s).

If you have questions or concerns, please contact Human Resources at (916) 561-5299 or [email protected].

  • NUSD School Leaders with Two Rivers Custodian
  • Principal Scott Pitts shaking hands with one of his students
  • NUSD Staff member training employees
  • NUSD Employee at Professional Development Day 2018
  • PVS Teacher with her students

The culture is supportive, no one is on their own. We work together as a team to get things done. The students could see the effort from the staff and that we all work together as one.

Classified Staff / Natomas Middle School

…the expectation is that staff is committed to the students in which they serve no matter what and they will do whatever it takes to make sure that every student learns and succeeds.

NUSD Staff / Jefferson School

My dept at HAH works together like a well-oiled machine – we are there to support each other & all staff members. We are more of a family than co-workers!

Parent, Classified Staff, Volunteer /H. Allen Hight Elementary; Leroy Greene Academy

We are an equal opportunity employer and are committed to broadening the diversity of our workplace. All applications and resumes are welcome. The Natomas Unified School District is determined to provide district employees, interns, volunteers and job applicants a safe, positive environment where they are assured of full and equal employment access and opportunities, protection from harassment or intimidation, and freedom from any fear of reprisal or retribution for asserting their employment rights in accordance with law. No district employee, and, to the extent required by law, interns, volunteers, and job applicants shall be discriminated against or harassed by any coworker, supervisor, manager, or other person with whom the employee comes in contact in the course of employment, on the basis of the actual or perceived race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sex, or sexual orientation or association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. For concerns regarding discrimination, harassment, intimidation, or bullying in employment, you should immediately contact Angela Herrera, Chief Academic Officer (Compliance Office for Title IX and CC of R Title 5) at 916-561-5253, [email protected] or 1901 Arena Blvd., Sacramento, CA 95834. A copy of Natomas Unified School District’s uniform complaint policy and non-discrimination policy are available upon request.