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DeKalb Human Resources
Employment Opportunities
Welcome to Premier DeKalb School System Human Resources Division. DeKalb County Schools is committed to excellence in educating and preparing our students with the proper knowledge, life skills, and ethics that will enable them to become responsible and productive citizens. Our mission is “Employing quality personnel to provide a quality education” for all students. Our primary goal is to recruit, develop, and retain exceptional employees whom are committed to promoting educational excellence.
DeKalb offers competitive salaries and benefits which include: our district pays one of the top five highest starting teacher salaries in metro Atlanta, credit for prior verifiable teaching experience meeting state requirements and a comprehensive medical insurance plan provided by the Board of Education. The State of Georgia also has one of the best teacher retirement plans in the USA.
We invite you to share in the rich, personal satisfaction of belonging to a community of teachers who are dedicated to helping children to learn and to live better lives.
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The following forms are a part of the application process. They are downloadable in Adobe Acrobat (PDF) format:
Thank you for your interest in employment with DeKalb County Schools.
If you need assistance with the on-line application system, please e-mail us at pats@fc.dekalb.k12.ga.us or call (678) 676-0005.
It is the policy of the DeKalb County School System not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, or disability in any employment practice, educational program, or any other program, activity or service. If you wish to request an accommodation or modification or to make a complaint due to discrimination in any program, activity or service, contact our Office of Internal Investigations.
Advantages of Working With DeKalb:
  • DeKalb teachers have strong instructional support available at the local school level. Instructional specialists and administrative coordinators work directly on site with teachers and students in local schools.
  • DeKalb teachers find that career choices are greater in a large, diverse school system. Individuals who begin their careers in DeKalb have the opportunity to explore broader fields of interest in counseling, administration, computer education, transportation, purchasing, communications, finance, and other areas.
  • DeKalb offers comprehensive professional development courses, which provide a wide array of topics throughout the year, ranging from Classroom Management to Assessment of Student Performance. Professional development courses offer several positive factors; they are free, convenient, and custom tailored to meet many career needs. Stipends are available for some courses.
  • DeKalb offers innovative programs in comprehensive educational programs for exceptional children, ranging in age from newborns to young adults. A dedicated support team for special needs students may include school psychologists, teachers in various areas of exceptionalities, social workers, school administrators, paraprofessionals, and parent volunteers.
  • DeKalb schools enjoy an information-rich environment, thanks to a strong technology network. This powerful technology infrastructure of hardware and software links instruction and administration system wide. Teachers have computers and telephones in their rooms and utilize an electronic grade book.
  • DeKalb teachers have ample opportunity to pursue graduate degrees with easy access to such institutions as Agnes Scott College, Clark Atlanta University, Emory University, Georgia State University, Georgia Tech, Morehouse and Spelman College, Oglethorpe University, University of Georgia, and a host of other fine post-graduate colleges and universities within the metro Atlanta area.

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