Hundreds of People Applying For Teaching Jobs

Hundreds of people looking to fill positions at area schools are getting the chance to meet face-to-face with school districts around Kern County.

Educators are being recruited by districts to fill programs that are being restored or schools that suddenly have new funding to help improve area classrooms.

Carlos Barraza is a substitute teacher, searching for full-time work.

“There’s a lot of competition but I truly believe the work experience you bring in before teaching has a lot to do with it,” said Bar