Careers at MetroED

Join the MetroED Team! 

Interested in teaching high school or adult students (full or part-time) at MetroED?

If you have vocational (career technical), business, or ESL skills that you would like to share with high school and adult students throughout San Jose, you may be qualified to teach part or full-time in one of our outstanding educational programs. Instructors can begin teaching while working on their credentials. Learn more about the CTE credential here.

Metropolitan Education District (MetroED) is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. 

Current Openings


Full health benefits are paid by the district for eligible employees and their dependents including dental, life insurance, and an employee assistance program. MetroED also provides several benefit options using pretax earnings. This increases spending power and protection when unforeseen events put a person at risk such as loss of income, unanticipated medical expenses, or worse. Employee enrollment in the following plans are optional and include a medical flexible spending account, dependent care flexible spending account, additional life insurance, cancer insurance, accident insurance, critical illness insurance, short-term disability, long-term disability, and transportation.

CTE Substitute Teacher Certification

Emergency Designated Subjects Career Technical Education Permit 30-Day Substitute Teaching Service

This substitute teacher certification in California is when you want to sub in Career Technical Education (CTE) classes. Valid work experience in the industry that you want to teach in ranges can vary from self-employment to occupational internships to college-level course work. To see if you qualify for this permit, check the official document for this substitute teaching license.

  • A license that allows you to serve as a substitute teacher for any classroom in any county as long as the employing agency completed a Statement of Need.
  • It allows you to teach for only 30 days for any one teacher during the school year.
  • Teaching will be part of technical, trade, or vocational education.
Requirements to Apply
  • Proof of a high school diploma OR diploma based on the passage of the GED Test OR foreign equivalent of a high school diploma
  • Verification of 3 years of work experience directly related to an industry sector
  • Put together your application and prepare to send it! The app also contains info on what verification of work experience should look like.

Working With MetroEDHR Recruitment Flyer Aug 2021

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Becoming A CTE TeacherRecruitment for CTE Teachers

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Nondiscrimination In District Programs And Activities

The Governing Board is committed to providing equal opportunity for all individuals in education. District programs, activities, and practices shall be free from unlawful discrimination, including discrimination against an individual or group based on race, color, ancestry, nationality, national origin, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital, pregnancy, or parental status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, or genetic information; a perception of one or more of such characteristics; or association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.

Title IX: Notice of Student Nondiscrimination/Notice of Nondiscrimination.

Education Code 200-262.4
Metropolitan Education District BP 0410

MetroED District Employment Questions

Contact Susan Nakahira – HR Analyst at (408) 723-6435 or