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Employment Opportunities

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Please visit this link to review and apply for our current openings. 

Completion of the South Carolina Department of Education Teacher Application and the proper South Carolina certification is required for Certified Positions. 

You may also contact us at personnel@laurens55.org for any additional inquiries.








School Bus Driver Positions

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: 
LCSD 55 Transportation Office 
5058 Hwy. 76 West 
Laurens, SC   29360
or contact 
Mr. Geoffrey Stephens, Transportation Director at (864) 682-9117 for more information.

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Information for Substitute Teacher   Applicants 

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

Kelly Education is currently hiring! 

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Looking for inspiring work?

Substitute teachers have the chance to inspire students every day. Great substitute teaching opportunities at Laurens County School District 55 are available through our partner, Kelly Education. You don’t need prior teaching experience­—just a desire to help students become the best versions of themselves. If you’re interested in working as a substitute for our district, please visit www.ESS.jobs to apply or call 877.983.2244 for more information.





Substitute Teaching

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Information for Substitute Teacher   Applicants 

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

ESS Education is currently hiring! 

Clip Art Substitute Teachers Needed on Chalkboard

Looking for inspiring work?

Substitute teachers have the chance to inspire students every day. Great substitute teaching opportunities at Laurens County School District 55 are available through our partner, ESS Education. You don’t need prior teaching experience­—just a desire to help students become the best versions of themselves.  If you’re interested in working as a substitute for our district, please visit www.ESS.jobs to apply or call 877.983.2244 for more information.



Human Resources 

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Department of Human Resources

 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.

IN A WAY THAT. . .
  • 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.
Notice of Non-Discrimination & Title IX
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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. Jody Penland Assistant Superintendent for Pupil Services Title IX Coordinator Laurens County School District 55 301 Hillcrest Drive Laurens, SC 29360 jpenland@laurens55.org

To file a report of sexual discrimination or sexual harassment please see School Board Policy GBK and utilize the grievance form in GBK-E(1). Please send the completed form to Dr. Jody Penland using the contact information listed above.

Employee Insurance and Benefits

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Employee Insurance and Benefits

Laurens County School District 55 has long been committed to providing insurance coverage and other quality benefits to employees.  

For information, follow this link

Family Medical Leave Act  

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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.  

 

EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (EAP)

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LCSD 55 has partnered with Health Advocate to offer district employees and family members (spouses, dependents, parents, parents-in-law) personalized support to find balance and gain control during life's challenging times.  This is provided at no cost to you or your family member.  

Health Advocate


800-730-6809

Email:  answers@HealthAdvocate.com

Web:  HealthAdvocate.com/members

24 hours a day/7 days a week


You can connect with a confidential support from EAP Professionals to help with personal, family, or work issues. 

Support is available via phone, text, chat, video, or face-to-face.  

Stressed?  Anxious?  Upset?

  • Help for family, financial, legal problems, life transitions, substance abuse, and more
  • Strategies to manage stress, depression, anger, and improve focus 

Get Resources

  • Locate childcare, eldercare, summer camps, special needs services, relocation  

Struggling to Cope? 

  • Skills to handle challenges
  • More in control of your life
  • Referral to long-term help if needed

Compassionate and Confidential Support for District Employees and Family Members 

From day-to-day challenges to a sudden critical event, Health Advocate's Care Managers are available to help with personal, family, and work-related concerns.