Notice of Vacancies

Responsible to: Executive Director of the Western Piedmont Education Consortium
and the SC Department of Education, Office of Career and Technology Education (OCTE)

SUMMARY: The Regional Career Specialist serves as a liaison between the SC Dept. of Education, Office of Career and Technology Education, and the region’s school districts to ensure coordination, accountability and delivery of career guidance and work-based learning initiatives as outlined in Perkins IV and EEDA legislative requirements. In addition, the Regional Career Specialist will support the “learning to work” state standards of the South Carolina Comprehensive Guidance and Counseling Program Model thus, enhancing the delivery of career development the core curriculum standards. The individual will coordinate and present professional development workshops in CATE and career guidance for educators, guidance, personnel, students, and parents. The Regional Career Specialist will also be responsible for teaching or coordinating the delivery of the Global Career Development Facilitator (GCDF) course for the regional school districts.

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITES: Other duties may be assigned.
• coordinate and deliver professional development workshops in career development, contextual methodology, and work-based learning to educators, school counselors, career specialists, and/or work-based constituents;
• assist schools in promoting the goals of quality career development of students in kindergarten through twelfth grade;
• support students in the exploration of career clusters by providing work-site field studies and business/industry connections that support their cluster of study;
• acts as a liaison with business, industry, post-secondary institutions, and school districts.

Minimum Bachelor’s degree with current in good standing GCDF certification and the initiative to become certified as a GCDF Instructor. Experience in delivering career and technology education (CATE), work-based learning, and/or career guidance in schools is preferred.

Contract is for 190 days. The salary range is $34,000 to $40,000 based on experience and education degrees. Continuation of position will be contingent on the availability of funding.

APPLY: Letters of interest along with a current resume should be forwarded by August 24, 2016 to:
Susan McKinney
Western Piedmont Education Consortium
430 Helix Road
Greenwood, SC 29646

Laurens 56 is looking for applicants for the 2016-17 school year in the following areas:

To apply for the position listed above, unless otherwise indicated,
submit resume and cover letter to
Laurens School District 56, Attn. Human Resources
211 N. Broad Street, Clinton, SC 29325
or by email to
 You must also provide access to your CERRA application.

Non-Certified Positions
  Bus Drivers
Laurens County School District 56 has positions available for part-time bus drivers. Applicants must either already have their CDL license and their State Department of Education bus driver certification or obtain them within 180 days of completion of training. Applicants must pass the DOT physical (medical) exam. Applicants must be able to perform physical tasks as it relates to pre-trip/post-trip bus inspections, assisting students during bus evacuations, and maintaining the cleanliness of the bus.
 Interested persons may contact Edwina Bridges at 864-833-0823 for information. All applicants must fill out and submit a Laurens County School District 56 employment application. 
Unless indicated otherwise in the posting, to apply for non-certified positions,
you must fill out a Laurens School District 56 application.
You may mail it to Human Resources, Laurens School District 56
211 N. Broad Street, Clinton, SC 29325;
fax to 864-833-0804; or email to
 Applications are available by clicking on Employment Application on the Human Resources web page, or at the District Office, 211 N. Broad St., Clinton SC.


Laurens School District 56 is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, national origin, age, or handicap in admission to, access to, treatment in or employment in its programs and activities.
Office of Human Resources
211 North Broad Street, Suite B * Clinton, South Carolina 29325 * (864) 833-0800 * Fax (864) 833-0804
Last Modified on August 12, 2016