Dougherty County School System

The Dougherty County School System is a community of leaders and learners. Our school system represents a great opportunity for administrators, teachers, and staff to grow and develop professionally.

Whether you're a recent graduate looking for a first job or an experienced teacher seeking new challenges, consider a career with the Dougherty County School System. Our students will test your skills and our community will welcome you! Your compensation and benefits will be competitive and you will find that we are very supportive.

Benefits Eligibility
Regular full-time or temporary full-time employees are eligible for benefits, effective on their date of hire. One may enroll in benefits within the first 30 days of employment. A benefits orientation is scheduled for each new employee and the DCSS strongly encourages enrollment during orientation.

Benefits Package
The DCSS offers a wide range of benefits to its employees including:

  • State Health Insurance
  • Worker's Compensation
  • Flexible Spending Benefit Plan (Flex)
  • Voluntary Term and Dependent Life Insurance
  • Universal Life Insurance
  • Board Paid Life Insurance Policy
  • Dental Benefits
  • Vision Insurance
  • Cancer Insurance
  • Short and Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Sick Leave Bank
  • Tax Sheltered Annuities

Employee Leave

The various types of sick leave available to DCSS employees include:

  • FMLA (unpaid) which runs concurrent with paid leave
  • Accumulated Sick Leave
  • Sick Leave Bank
  • Donated Leave
  • Short Term Disability
  • Long Term Disability