Human Resources

The Department of Human Resources is dedicated to hiring and supporting the finest staff that are committed to providing our students with the quality educational experience and academic excellence that is the tradition of the Westside Union School District.

Westside Union School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome applications from all candidates.

Certificated Employment

Certificated employment in a school district includes positions requiring a credential. Some areas in which certificated work are:

  • School Psychologist
  • School Counselor
  • Principal
  • Vice Principal
  • School Nurse
  • Teachers
  • Substitute Teachers

Certificated Teacher Salary Schedule with Placement:

Contract IconWUTA Contract

Classified Employment

Classified employment in a school district includes positions not requiring a teaching credential. Some areas in which classified work are:

  • Accounting
  • Child Care
  • Child Nutrition
  • Clerical/Secretarial
  • Custodial
  • Grounds Keeping
  • Information Systems
  • Instructional Support
  • Maintenance
  • Purchasing

Contract IconCSEA Contract

Our talented employees work in the schools, at the District Office, the Maintenance and Operations Office, and a variety of other sites.

Useful Links


Robert Hughes, Deputy Superintendent

  • Personnel Issues
  • Staffing
  • Recruitment
  • Negotiations

Rob Garza, Director

Kim Blackstone, Administrative Secretary, ext. 73111

  • Classified Services
  • Classified Employees
  • Classified Transfers
  • Classified Applications
  • Classified No Child Left Behind Qualifications for Classified
  • TB Notification and Documentation

Kerry Rush, Credential Specialist, ext. 73101

  • Credential Services
  • Certificated Employees
  • Certificated Transfers
  • Certificated Applications
  • Certificated No Child Left Behind compliance

Susan Price, Benefits Specialist, ext. 73110

  • Fingerprinting/Live Scan (for appointments call ext. 40901)
  • Health and Welfare Benefits
  • STRS, PERS, PARS, American Fidelity

Joy Llarena, Human Resources Department Clerk, ext. 73141

  • Subfinder
  • Personnel Requisitions
  • Applications
  • Classified Personnel Exams
  • Classified Orientations
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