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.
6th Grade Math Teacher
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.