Across the 5 DeKalb Schools Regions, as of June 6, there are 391 teacher vacancies. The school district will employ 3 recruitment strategies over the Summer to fill these vacancies.
Job Fair – The school district will host a certified teacher fair to recruit effective teachers during the month of July to assist with remaining vacancies throughout the school district.
Substitutes as Teachers – Current substitute teachers interested in becoming teachers will be provided the tools and information necessary to become a certified teacher.
Qualified Applicants List – In the past principals and hiring managers were given the list of qualified applicants who applied for that job. Moving forward, Principals will be provided with a list of all qualified applicants that have completed a DeKalb County School District teacher application whether they applied for that particular job in PATS or not.
Principal Vacancy Report
|Region||School||Current Principal||Reason for Vacancy||Status|
|1||New Briarcliff/Druid Hills ES||TBD||New School||Candidates Interviewing|
|1||Chamblee MS||Jose DeJesus||Resignation||Candidates Interviewing|
|1||Kingsley ES||Brent McBride||Resignation||Recruitment in Progress|
|2||Fernbank ES||Jason Marshall||Resignation||Recruitment in Progress|
|2||Lakeside HS||Robert Williams Sub Supply||Reassignment||Candidates Interviewing|
|4||Martin Luther King, Jr HS||Andrew Tatum/Vivian Terry Sub Sup-ply||Reassignment||Recruitment in Progress|
Current starting salary for a teacher with a bachelor’s degree in Georgia’s seven largest school districts:
1. Atlanta $44,312
2. DeKalb $42,500
3. Fulton $41,916
4. Cobb $41,330
5. Gwinnett $41,028
6. Clayton $40,962
7. Forsyth $40,790
Source: Gwinnett County Public Schools
Teacher vacancies across metro Atlanta as of June 2016:
The DeKalb County School District is holding a summer job fair for certified teachers on June 28, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at district headquarters, 1701 Mountain Industrial Blvd. in Stone Mountain. Interested teachers should bring multiple copies of their resume, transcript and content assessment scores.