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Human Resources 

11 months ago

The HR Department is committed to serving our current employees and future employees of Laurens County School District 55. 

 OUR GOAL IS . . .

To recruit, acquire, and maintain a diverse work force that is the best in terms of qualifications, expertise, and commitment to excellence.

  • Focuses recruitment efforts on the best possible candidates.
  • Commits to the diversity of the total work force.
  • Establishes a comprehensive induction program for new employees.
  • Provides a supportive work environment.
  • Guarantees a competitive salary and benefit structure for all employee groups.
  • Ensures continuous and comprehensive professional development for all staff.
  • Involves the staff in the teacher preparation process.

SO THAT. . .

  • Our students are guaranteed the best possible education.
  • Continuous improvement for all staff and students becomes expected.
  • Laurens County School District 55 continues to be a consistently exemplary District.
District Re-certification Plan:
Download the plan or editable forms Laurens 55 Re-certification Plan
Certification Information:  Toll Free: 1-877-885-5280

 Praxis Information: or 1-609-771-7395
 Mrs. M. Reneé Madden, Director of Human Resources
Laurens County School District 55
301 Hillcrest Drive
Laurens, SC 29360
Phone: (864)-984-3568, Fax: (864)-984-8118
 Laurens County School District 55 will be a system of
excellence and equity in educational practices for each learner. 

Notice of Non-Discrimination

11 months ago

Laurens County School District 55 is committed to the principle of equal opportunity.  It is the policy of the district not to discriminate on the basis of race, religion, sex, color, age, national origin, immigrant status, English-speaking status, familial status, or disability with regard to its students, employees, or applicants for admission or employment.  

Inquiries concerning Laurens County School District 55's compliance with the regulations implementing Title VI, Title IX, or Section 504 should be directed to: 

Dr. George Ward, Assistant Superintendent for Pupil Personnel Services
Laurens County School District No. 55 
301 Hillcrest Drive
Laurens, South Carolina 29360 

Job Vacancies

5 days ago

February 13, 2019

The following positions for the 2019-2020 school year are listed as vacant as of the date above. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the positions are filled. Completion of the South Carolina Online Teacher Application and the proper South Carolina certification is required for these positions. Visit to complete an online application. Upon completion, email Laurens County School District 55, at to be considered for these positions.

Certified Positions
Lower Montessori (2019-2020)
Middle School Athletic Director (2019-2020)
Middle Level Montessori (2019-2020)
Middle Level Science (2019-2020)
Middle Level Social Studies (2019-2020)
NJROTC Instructor (2018-2019)
Physical Education Teacher (2019-2020)
Primary Montessori (2019-2020)
School Psychologist (2019-2020)
Secondary Chorus Teacher (2019-2020)
Secondary Math Teacher (2019-2020)
Special Education Teacher (2018-2019)

Non-Certified Positions
Administrative Assistant
Custodian Substitutes
Maintenance Coordinator
Student Nutrition Substitutes

Laurens County School District 55 is hiring Bus Drivers. You must be 18 years old with a good driving record and pass a drug screening and SLED check.  If interested, please complete the attached application and send to Laurens County School District 55 Transportation Office, 5058 Hwy. 76 West or contact Geoffrey Stephens, Director of Transportation, at (864) 682-9117 for more information.
Bus Driver   

       Notice to Substitute Teacher Applicants

Have you ever considered becoming a substitute teacher in Laurens District 55? 

Kelly Educational Staffing is currently hiring! 

Kelly Educational Staffing is dedicated to helping districts save money and operate at peak capacity by fulfilling all substitute staffing needs.  Kelly Educational Staffing has proudly provided staffing to schools since 1997 with a daily placement rate greater than 98%. To date, over 90 million student learning days have been taught by a Kelly Educational Staffing substitute teacher. Positions offer a flexible schedule, weekly pay, benefits, and free online training.  You can make a difference in a child’s life.  If interested, please contact the Kelly Services office at 864-292-2888, ext. 208 or email or visit the website


Human Resources Staff

5 months ago


The goal of the Human Resources Department is to provide each employee, or prospective employee, with advice, counsel and assistance in every aspect of your employment with Laurens County School District No. 55.  The Human Resources Department has an "open door" policy and seeks to provide you with expeditious service. We are always sure that someone is available to assist our employees at all times.  

M. Renee Madden

Director of Human Resources


864.984.8118 (fax)

Becky Nobles

 Benefits Administrator


864.984.8118 (fax)

Tracy McNuer

Administrative Assistant

864.984.8125 Ext. 1

864.984.8118 (fax)

Fikisha Patterson

Human Resources Generalist

864.984.8125 Ext. 3

864.984.8118 (fax)

 Last Modified on March 3, 2015

Family Medical Leave Act  

5 months ago

Forms & Information

The board will provide leave to eligible employees consistent with the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 (FMLA).  Eligible employees are entitled to up to 12 work weeks of unpaid family and medical leave in any 12-month period.  For additional information, refer to policies GBRI, GCRB, CGPG, or administrative rule GBRI-R. 


Salary Schedules - 05/04/17