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Division of Human Resources

employees are the heart of dekalb schools iconThe DeKalb County School District is dedicated to recruiting and retaining highly qualified staff to directly support academic achievement. We value our employees’ drive, talent, and commitment to supporting the growth and development of our most precious asset – our students.

Every day, in every way, DCSD employees go above and beyond to serve and keep students first. Many THANKS to our current DCSD employees for all that you do. Know that you are the “HEART” of our district!

Potential candidate, we invite you to share in the rich, personal satisfaction of belonging to a community of educators who are dedicated to helping children learn and live better lives. Our primary goal is to recruit, develop, and retain exceptional employees who are committed to promoting educational excellence.

DCSD Hiring & Retention Incentives FY 2023-2024

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2023 – 2024
Compensation Plan

2023-2024 Approved Compensation Plan

Exemplary Teacher
Transfer Incentive

Exemplary Teacher Transfer Incentive


Retention Incentive

New Hire

New Hire Incentive

Staffing Incentive &
Referral Guidelines

Staffing Incentive Referral Guidelines

Higher to Hire Program
(for High School Seniors)

Higher to Hire Program for high school seniors

Substitute Positions & Salaries

Substitute Positions & Salaries

Submit Online Application

Email official transcripts and certifications to

For assistance with the online application system |   678.676.0005