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Human Resources

Welcome to Human Resources       


The Human Resources Department partners with various District departments, school administrators and employee union groups to recruit, select, develop and manage a highly skilled and diverse workforce in support of educational services and student achievement.

The District currently employs approximately 1,300 certificated personnel and 850 classified personnel. We are always seeking creative, dynamic and hard-working individuals to join our team in our quest to provide excellent educational services to the Ventura student and parent community.

  • Certificated Employment encompasses positions that require an appropriate authorization such as a credential, permit, certificate or waiver depending on the assignment (e.g. teacher, counselor, speech therapist, psychologist or school administrator).
  • Classified Employment encompasses positions such as: clerical/secretarial, custodial/grounds, maintenance, child nutrition, accounting/fiscal, instructional support/child care, child development teachers, and information/data processing.

Gratitude Award

The VUSD Gratitude Award is designed to recognize exceptional VUSD teachers, employees, volunteers, students, administrators, or anyone else associated with VUSD. This recognition should go to those who have gone above and beyond for you, your student, your family, or your organization and who have made a significant contribution to the benefit of the Ventura Unified School District.  To nominate someone please utilize our Gratitude Award 


For information related to current negotiations occurring between VUSD and VESPA and between VUSD and VUEA please see the VUSD Negotiations webpage.