WELCOME TO WINDSOR UNIFIED!
- Chris Canelake, Ed.D., Director of Human Resources
- Joan Robertson, Personnel Analyst
- Xochitl Pardo-Valdivia, Personnel Technician III
The Windsor Human Resources team strives to provide outstanding service and support to over 500 employees of the Windsor Unified School District, ultimately so that they have what they need, in all roles and functions, to serve and provide the very best educational experience for the students and families of the Town of Windsor.
WHO WE ARE
WUSD recruits and selects exceptional employees . We strive to recruit and select highly-qualified administrators, teachers and support staff to meet the needs of our wonderful students and families in the Town of Windsor.
WUSD is determined to provide district employees and job applicants a safe, positive environment where they are assured of full and equal employment access and opportunities, protection from harassment or intimidation, and freedom from any fear of reprisal or retribution for asserting their employment rights in accordance with law. The Board prohibits district employees from discriminating against or harassing any other district employee or job applicant on the basis of the person's actual or perceived race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, military and veteran status, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sex, or sexual orientation or association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.
WUSD provides employees a generous benefits package and a competitive salary schedule, making our total compensation very desirable. Our affordable employee benefits include major medical insurance options as well as vision and dental plans. Employees participate in retirement plans through STRS or CalPERS, and many opt for participation in 403B and Section 125 provisions.
WUSD supports a positive and collaborative working environment that values the unique contributions of each employee. Our schools are filled with parent/guardian volunteers, eager students, and talented teachers and staff. The cohesive administrative team promotes site-based decisions which help build a team spirit across each of our school communities. Strong relationships between labor partners and district leaders result in a positive campuses focused on joyful and rigorous learning.
WUSD supports new staff to ensure their success working with our students. We are very proud of our high retention rate. Teachers in Windsor feel supported and stay with us for long and satisfying careers.
WUSD takes pride in outstanding schools. Recent recognition for our schools include: two Distinguished School Awards, a Golden Bell Award, and a CDE Demonstration Site recognition. Windsor High School earned the highest WASC accreditation term available-a full 6-year term without a revisit. Students’ learning outcomes are impressive and we have earned the respect and support of the local parent community.
Windsor is located in the heart of Sonoma County’s wine country. The diverse community enjoys close proximity to the Pacific coastline, Russian River recreational areas, and is only a short drive to San Francisco. Excellent schools, safe environment, small town atmosphere and a beautiful new “downtown” make Windsor the talk of the North Bay area.
Come Join Us!
Director of Human Resources