Welcome to District 56 Office of Human Resources

4 months ago

The Office of Human Resources  is committed to serving  all current  and 
future employees of Laurens County School District 56.

Laurens 56 Human Resources will Engage, Empower, Educate and Elevate 

all district employees

ENGAGE - Human Resources will recruit and retain highly qualified, diverse employees.

EMPOWER - Human Resources will be an advocate for all employees, responsive to their needs and requirements, building a professional working environment.

EDUCATE - Human Resources will inform, advise and train all employees on laws and policies, creating a confident and knowledgeable workforce.

ELEVATE - Human Resources will be a consistent and reliable source of support, enabling employees to focus on teaching students.

Notice of Vacancies

15 days ago

Certified Positions

Laurens 56 is looking for applicants in the following areas:  

Teaching/Certified positions for 2024-2025 :

Secondary Math
Special Education - Multicategorical

To apply for a position listed above, 
complete our online application by clicking here.    
If you are already a Laurens 56 employee, email your interest to hr@lcsd56g.com.

Non-Certified Positions

Laurens 56 is looking for applicants in the following areas:

Qualifications and responsibilities for these positions are listed in the online application.

To apply for the above positions, complete our online application by clicking HERE.

Nurse Substitutes for School Health Rooms
Must hold current RN or LPN license
Must hold current CPR certification
Must complete substitute training and health room training
Willing to work with all ages of children 4K-12th grade
To apply for this position , complete our substitute application by clicking here.   You may also come by the District Office and pick up an application.

  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 Mr. Chris Fair at 864-833-0823 for information. All applicants must fill out and submit a Laurens County School District 56 employment application. 


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

Insurance and Retirement Information

4 months ago

Welcome to the Laurens School District 56

Insurance and Retirement Information Page
Here you will find links to useful information to help you make choices
for insurance coverage and retirement plan selection. You can also
access information to help you with the retirement process.
A comprehensive description of all state insurance benefits is contained in the Insurance Benefits Guide available on-line at:

For information on choosing a state retirement plan click here.

For information about a 403b retirement plan go to www.omni403b.com
For more information regarding state insurance and retirement options
go to www.peba.sc.gov .
As always, the Office of Human Resources
is available to assist you. 


4 months ago

Applying for Certification:

If you have completed an educator preparation program and need to apply for a teaching certificate in South Carolina; if you are coming to South Carolina from out of state and would like to apply for certification under reciprocity; or if you are looking at an alternative certification program such as PACE, CATE, ABCTE, Teachers of Tomorrow, and others; go to: https://ed.sc.gov/educators/teaching-in-south-carolina/  for more information.
Certificate Renewal Information:
1. Professional certificates have a validity of five years.2. Every educator who has a professional certificate must earn and be able to show documentation for 120 points for that 5 year validity period. More information may be found at: https://ed.sc.gov/educators/certification/professional/3. You may submit documentation for points while you earn them or wait and turn in all documentation when is time to renew. You must submit points using the Renewal Computation Worksheet.


4 months ago


Employees must give notice to the District when the need for an extended medical leave is foreseeable. 

Thirty days advance notice if at all possible

If leave is not foreseeable, notice must be "as soon as practicable."