UPDATED at 1:42 p.m.
Here is the official response to my questions about the DeKalb school system’s ad seeking a secretary with a high school diploma or GED and at least a year’s experience for a position that pays between $53,186 and $72,285
If you read the original blog I posted at midnight, you will see that many posters are stunned by this level of pay, which exceeds what some teachers with advanced degrees earn.
This came just now from DeKalb spokesman Walter Woods: Below is my response to him about his explanation:
Appreciate the opportunity to respond. I saw the teacher’s post on Get Schooled this a.m. and they, and some of the posters, make valid points. The School System’s resources and attention should be in the classroom, not the central office.
That said, DeKalb Schools is advertising for the position, which has been vacant since March. The salary range is based on the position description from eight years ago.
You may know that we are in the process of assigning