DeKalb County School District is Georgia’s third largest school system. Under the leadership of Superintendent Mrs. Cheryl Watson-Harris and the Board of Education, DeKalb Schools prepare students for college and careers through a laser focus on rigorous, relevant classroom instruction related to each child’s needs.
DeKalb County Schools is located to the northeast quadrant of downtown Atlanta, Georgia and has nearly 93,000 students in 140+ schools and centers. The student body is diverse with over 185+ languages and students from 155+ nations 170 nations.
DCSD is a leader in STEM curriculum with 10 certified schools and programs in more than 90 schools. School choice options are available in nearly 50 schools to include theme, magnet, IB, charter, and Montessori options.
Vision: to inspire our community of learners to achieve educational excellence. Mission: to ensure student success, leading to higher education, work, and lifelong learning. Motto: Inspire. Achieve. Excel
DCSD is fully accredited and was recognized as one of seven districts in Georgia by the College Board with placement on the 3rd Annual AP District Honor Roll for simultaneously increasing access to AP course work while increasing the percentage of students earning scores of 3 or higher on the AP exams. DCSD was also awarded the Highest Progress School designation by the Georgia DOE for Title I schools with the highest performance on statewide tests over three years.
Salary and benefits are extremely competitive for the region. A detailed job description with salary information for the Press Secretary position is attached. Screening begins immediately. The position will remain open until filled.