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Night Attendant-School for the Deaf, Sign Language

The Night Attendant at the Schools for the Deaf meet the basic physical care needs of students at a school for the deaf.

Job Description

The Night Attendant at the Schools for the Deaf meet the basic physical care needs of students at a school for the deaf. They supervise and provide surveillance over a group of students in a dormitory setting just before, during, and just after sleeping periods, assist students needing help with medical problems, sleeplessness, emotional distress, behavioral problems, etc.; provide quiet leisure activities for students who are awake, and record anecdotal and numerical information. Night Attendants may assist students with early morning preparations for school, supervise the dining rooms, monitor student performance of housekeeping tasks, keep routine records, prepare materials, or perform tasks which assist other staff with school activities and programs.    

Examination Bulletin

Please read the entire bulletin to obtain specific information about this examination.

Qualifications Assessment Questionnaire

The California civil service selection system is merit-based, and eligibility for appointment is established through a formal examination process. The Night Attendant examination consists of a Qualifications Assessment Questionnaire (QAQ) that will be used to evaluate your experience, education, and training. The QAQ is the entire examination and will account for 100% of your score. Candidates will receive notification of their score by mail.

General Instructions/How to Apply

To apply for this examination, you must submit a complete application package which includes an Employment and/or Examination Application (STD. 678), the Qualifications Assessment Questionnaire with the Affirmation Statement, and evidence of completion of the education requirement.

Please submit your completed application package to:

California Department of Education
Examination & Recruitment Office
1430 N Street, Room 1802
Sacramento, CA 95814

Vacant Positions

If you are successful in the Night Attendant examination, your name will be placed on an eligible list used for hiring. You may receive contact letters inviting you to participate in hiring interviews for Night Attendant positions. You should review and familiarize yourself with the position description and job duties listed on the Job Announcement prior to your hiring interview.

Questions:   Examinations & Recruitment Office | | 916-319-0857
Last Reviewed: Thursday, February 02, 2023