JOIN OUR TEAM

Join us in preparing future college graduates today to become the leaders of our community tomorrow! Building a stellar school system is complicated work and amid competing demands and pressures. Teaching at DECA requires GRIT, PASSION, CREATIVITY, and DEDICATION. We seek revolutionary thinkers who believe that education changes lives and have a deep commitment to serve the marginalized in the city of Dayton.

Reasons to Join our TEAM

1. Mission Driven

We are mission-driven knowing the most effective way to transform our community is through the development of highly educated, community-minded leaders. Every adult at DECA has the opportunity to support our students' continuous development. 

2. Proven Track Record

For over 10 years, DECA has been amongst the highest performing school system in the city of Dayton providing a free, high quality school option for families residing in Dayton. All our graduates are admitted to college, and continue to graduate from college within 6 years at 54%. 

3. Changing Lives

We work hard to build relationships with our students and their families, to maintain high expectations for them, and to provide the support necessary for all to be successful regardless of zip code. We do all of this with like-minded individuals who share our passion. 

4. Intensive Support

DECA teachers receive ongoing coaching and mentoring designed to improve the quality of their instruction and their ability to engage their students effectively. They work hard, practice new skills, and own their results.                                              

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I am just grateful that DECA allows me to work here, and I appreciate all they do to evolve me. In return, I want to do all that I can to help our students evolve. 

Leslie Garrison
6th Grade Math Teacher

Paradigm shifts in urban education don't just happen, but we are fortunate to have the right people all headed in the same direction towards the same goal.

Katy Jo Bull
DECA High School Director 

 

Teaching at DECA means connecting to students and having compassion for their life challenges, while also keeping expectations for success!

Anne Rasmussen
Community Involvement Director

DECA's DNA

Human Resources

Ronald Hill
Director of Talent Acquisition
300 College Park
Dayton, Oh 45469
 

(P) 937.344.6994
(F) 937.229.5786
talent@daytonearlycollege.org