Public PK-12 School District in Dalton, Georgia

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At Dalton Public Schools we love what we do: in the classroom, cafeteria, office, off and on the playing field. Our passion for learning for our students and our staff pushes us to design work and create the environment that allows our students to express their creativity, engage their minds and experience success.

Human Resources provides quality employee services to the nearly 900 staff members of Dalton Public Schools so that each person may dedicate his or her creativity, effort and desire to ensuring quality education for our 7,900 students. The department also coordinates recruitment and selection efforts to add talented people who can support our vision where each student engages in interesting, challenging and satisfying experiences that result in profound learning.

Dalton Public Schools takes pride in its employees and their desire to work cooperatively for the purpose of designing experiences or creating the environment for our students to be successful in the classroom and community.

If you believe your passion matches our purpose then find out how to join us and apply now.


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The people who serve students in our classrooms love learning and desire to make a difference in the lives of children. Our teachers are leaders and designers of engaging work that challenges students to learn at higher levels. Teachers provide daily instruction to children from 4 years old through high school, including students who need additional assistance due to learning or language deficits and those who require higher levels of challenging work.


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The people charged with directing and supervising the work of the district. Positions include principals, assistant principals, departmental directors and program coordinators. Each person is responsible for understanding the direction of the district and how his or her effort fits in with organizational goals.


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The people who serve our organization in support roles include assistants to administrators, paraprofessionals, data entry clerks, skilled craftsman, maintenance workers, custodians and school nutrition staff. These employees are vital to the accomplishment of our district’s goals. Each individual strives to fulfill his or her role so that the focus of the district’s energy can remain on the academic progress of our students. Staff provide nutritious meals for students, ensure facilities are safe and clean and offer instructional and other support for teachers and administrators.

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