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Human Resources 

about 1 month ago

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.

  • 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.

LCSD 55 Educator Recruitment Job Fair

about 1 month ago

LCSD 55 is hosting a Educator Recruitment Job Fair for certified teachers on Friday, April 5, 2019, from 2:00 until 4:00 p.m.  The event will take place in the district's administrative office located at 301 Hillcrest Drive in Laurens. 

Qualified candidates will meet and interview on-site with representatives from each school.  Attendees should have copies of their resume', credentials, and letters of recommendation readily available to interviewers.   

For additional information about the event, please contact Fikisha Patterson at  

Notice of Non-Discrimination
Notice of Non-Discrimination
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, LCSD 55 Administrative Office, 301 Hillcrest Drive, Laurens, SC 29360.

Employment Opportunities

15 days ago

Job Openings - April 9, 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. 

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

Certified Positions

Visit CERRA to complete an online application for Certified Positions. Upon completion, email Laurens County School District 55, at to be considered for these positions.  

Early Childhood Teacher
Elementary Music Teacher
Elementary Teacher
Lower Montessori Teacher (Grades 1-3)
Middle Level AVID Teacher
Middle Level ELA Teacher 
Middle Level Project Lead the Way Teacher
Middle Level Science Teacher 
Middle Level Social Studies Teacher 
Primary Montessori Teacher (Grades K3-K5)
Upper Montessori Teacher (Grades 4-5)
Upper Montessori Teacher (Grades 4-6)
Secondary Chorus Teacher 
Secondary Math Teacher 
Secondary Science Teacher
Special Education Teacher (Elementary Self-Contained)
Special Education Teacher (Middle Level Resource)

Non-Certified Positions

Custodian Substitutes
HVAC Technician
Maintenance Technician
Student Nutrition Substitutes

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 Educational Staffing is currently hiring! 

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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 

Family Medical Leave Act  

about 1 month 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.  


Employee Insurance and Benefits

about 1 month ago

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