Located in Indianapolis, we’re looking for passionate, growth-minded, and reflective people to join our schools. Learn how “#DecaturProud,” our district philosophy, is the focus of everything we do.
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In MSD of Decatur Township, we’re seeking teachers who want to make a significant impact on students’ lives, grow in their practice, and be part of an innovative community of educators.
New Teacher (0-2 years experience)
Experienced Teacher (3+ years experience)
Career Changer (0 to several years experience)
MSD Decatur Township is a great place to live and work. Here are a few facts to consider:
Fact #1: Indianapolis is the 5th most affordable place to live in the United States.
Fact #2: The starting salary for teachers in MSD Decatur Township is $42,500. (See full salary scale.)
Fact #3: Our health benefits are amazing. For example, for our HSA insurance plan, teachers pay zero. (See full list of benefits.)
Fact #4: Need a retirement plan? Our district provides teachers four. In other words, you get all four.
Fact #5: The median cost of homes in Decatur Township is $122,000. This means teachers can afford to buy homes in this community
Support, support, support
Our teachers say that among the top reasons they teach in Decatur is their colleagues and the support they receive.
Hear first-hand from educators about the many ways you’ll be supported in Decatur, including coaching, professional development, mentoring, PLCs, and peer support.
Impact on students
We serve a diverse student population across our nine schools and are student-invested and community-connected — ensuring that every single one of our students has the opportunities they need to succeed in college, career, and life.
Hear from a teacher who went from being a scientist to a Decatur teacher -- and is making an incredible difference in the lives of her students.
Amazing employee benefits
We offer a competitive salary, benefits, and retirement plans. Our benefits include:
New to the teaching field? Check out the many pathways to becoming a teacher in Indiana. Visit the Indiana Alternative Licensure Paths page to learn more.
STEP 3: YOUR APPLICATION PACKAGE IS REVIEWED
Application packages will be referred to hiring managers (HR director and principals) for consideration and an interview session.
STEP 4: BE INVITED FOR AN INTERVIEW
If your application package meets the selection process for an interview, you’ll receive an invitation to join us for an interview with a team of administrators and teachers. A demo lesson may be required.
STEP 5: BE HIRED & RECEIVE A CONTRACT FOR EMPLOYMENT
If you are selected to be hired. A member of the Human Resources team will contact you about upcoming Decatur events for you to be involved in.
STEP 6: BE CONNECTED WITH YOUR SCHOOL’S ONBOARDING TEAM.
Once you are assigned to a school, the onboarding team for your school will reach out to you. The team is made up of the school’s leadership team and several teachers who will help you get connected in Decatur and make sure you have everything you need to start off your school year!
We can’t wait to meet you!