Learn and Earn Program

  • logoThrough partnerships with local universities, City Schools of Decatur has developed a program to provide earning opportunities for qualified college and university students. 

    This program will allow qualified students to work as substitutes in classrooms in our district at a rate of $175 per day for education majors. Students will also have the opportunity to work in extra support and administrative support roles throughout the district.

Program Benefits

  • Enjoy working in a small district with just ten schools, nestled in the heart of a vibrant urban area. CSD has five small neighborhood k-2 schools, two 3-5 schools, one middle school, one high school, and one Early Childhood Learning Center. Program participants also have access to the following:

    • Priority consideration for student teaching opportunities

    • Gain first access to CSD hiring principals during our annual career fair

    • Grow your resume by gaining valuable work experience

    • Enhance your professional network

    • Access to mentoring for new teachers

Qualifications to Participate

  • Qualifications to participate include:

    • Students must be currently enrolled and in good academic standing.

    • Students must have a minimum 3.0 GPA.

    • Students must provide one reference from a university professor and one from a university administrator.

    • Students must pass a criminal background check.

How to Apply for the Program