Jobs at SMCOE

At a Glance

Working for SMCOE opens up the opportunity to do meaningful work in a supportive environment with a team of skillful professionals to provide high quality educational programs for all students in San Mateo County. Our work spans pre-K through adult programs including Career Technical, STEM, Outdoor Education, Curriculum Services involved with the implementation of the Common Core Standards and Special Education. SMCOE employees work together in a setting that encourages continuous learning, excellence and innovation to provide essential services to students, districts, and community partners.

Certificated Jobs

The San Mateo County Office of Education offers employment opportunities for certificated personnel in a variety of areas, including teaching, support services, and administration. All certificated vacancies are posted on the EDJOIN website.

Applications and supporting materials will be reviewed, evaluated, and considered for an interview. Incomplete or late applications will not receive consideration.

Candidates who receive an offer of employment will be hired contingent upon the satisfactory completion of the following:

  • Department of Justice (DOJ) and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) background checks
  • Results of a tuberculosis skin test
  • Authorization to work in the United States
  • Employment physical, when applicable

Classified Jobs

The San Mateo County Office of Education offers classified (non-teaching) employment opportunities in a variety of occupational fields including administrative support, accounting, technology, educational support services, and facilities services. Under our Merit System hiring procedures, job candidates are screened on the basis of their qualifications to fill positions, and employees are selected through competitive written, oral, and/or performance examinations. Outlined in this section are the hiring procedures for classified employees who support SMCOE's educational mission.

Applicants for classified positions should complete an online application on the CalOpps website or fill out a classified job application (PDF). The application process may also be completed in person at San Mateo County Office of Education, or you may call (650) 802-5366 to request an application packet.

If you are disabled and require special testing arrangements, notify the Personnel Department when you send in your application. Reasonable effort will be made to accommodate your needs.

Candidates who pass all portions of the examination process will have their names placed on an eligibility list in rank order according to their test scores. The supervisor of the vacant position will conduct final interviews from among the top-ranking candidates to make his/her selection. If you have any questions or need further information, please call the Personnel Department at (650) 802-5366 or (650) 802-5368.

The San Mateo County Office of Education provides equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons. The recruitment, testing, and hiring of all personnel will be without regard to race, color, gender, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, religion, age or disability.