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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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 

Over the past two decades, DECA has consistently risen to the challenge of providing an excellent and equitable education for all.  We have embraced the responsibility of preparing our students to overcome obstacles and navigate the ever-evolving landscape of education and the world beyond.

David Taylor

Superintendent DECA District


Human Resources

Briana Snoddy
Talent Acquisition Specialist
300 College Park
Dayton, Oh 45469

(F) 937.229.5786