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Human Resources 

5 months 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.
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:
Mr. Edward Murray
Director of Administrative Services
LCSD 55 Administrative Office
301 Hillcrest Drive
Laurens, SC 29360

Employment Opportunities

8 days ago

Job Openings - 

January 16, 2020

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 Teacher

Elementary GT Teacher

Middle Level AVID Teacher

Middle Level Chorus Teacher

Middle Level Montessori Math Teacher

Middle Level Science Teacher

School Psychologist

Secondary English Teacher

Secondary Math Teacher

Special Education Resource Teacher - Middle Level

Special Education Teacher  - Middle Level and Secondary

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and three professional references electronically to Tommy Spires, Athletic Director @ with the subject line: Head Football Coach. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Employment with Laurens County School District 55 is contingent upon several factors including a satisfactory completion of a Sex Offender Registry check and a SLED criminal background check. The deadline for submission is January 27, 2020 at 4:30 pm.

Non-Certified Positions



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  

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.  


Employee Insurance and Benefits

5 months 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