These are incredibly formative years. It's an honor to be a part of the growth process.

- Macie S. CarlyleGreenville County School District

South Carolina is seeking elementary teachers who are dedicated to helping children be successful, one student at a time.  South Carolina is currently experiencing a teacher shortage and that makes now a wonderful time for new teachers to get their foot in the door.  In the long run, elementary teachers who are successful are those that exude a passion about taking students beyond expectations.

Teachers in South Carolina can expect perks such as, long summer and holiday breaks, retirement benefits and family health insurance.  South Carolina elementary teachers are eligible for grants for agreeing to teach in a high-needs school or in content areas where there is a shortage of teachers. In addition, as any South Carolinian could tell you, you’ll be living in the most beautiful state in the country.


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