Darlington County School District recruits high quality teachers.
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Applying for a Teaching Position

To apply for a teaching position in Darlington County, you must complete an online application with the SC State Teacher Application System, CERRA (Center for Educator Recruitment, Retention, & Advancement).  To view our teaching vacancies, click here!

How to Apply

1. Complete the teacher application online at

2. Include a minimum of three (3) professional references in the online reference section of your application.
Click here for information about submitting references.

3. Select "Darlington County Schools" in order for us to access your application.

Special Note:
You may update your online application anytime at

Stated on the website:

"Important note: On Saturday, September 21st, 2013, CERRA modified the Online Application to allow applicants to upload documents to their application. These documents include transcripts (required), letters of eligibility (for PACE, CATE, etc. candidates), and athletic resumes (if an applicant wishes to be considered for a coaching assignment). No other documents should be uploaded. CERRA no longer accepts e-mails or hard copies of these documents."

Sending Additional Documents

You may upload additional documents to your online application by following the CERRA instructions for uploading documents.  These documents may include a Letter of Eligibility for the PACE program, ABCTE certificate, resume, transcript, etc.  As an alternative, you may send documents using one of the below methods: 

Mailing Address:
Recruitment Office
Attn: Jean McLellan
120 E Smith Avenue
Darlington, SC 29532

Email Address:
Hope Hardison Campbell

Completed Applications

Please contact us at or 843-398-2301 to process your application and express your interest in the vacancies.


If you have an out-of-state license, a copy of your out-of-state teaching certificate(s) should be included with your employment application.  If already certified in South Carolina or South Carolina certification is in the process of being obtained, we will review this information under your certification profile with the SC Department of Education. If applicant has married since securing certification, applicant should apply for a certificate name change as soon as possible. 

South Carolina Educator Licensure

For questions regarding South Carolina educator licensure, visit the SC Department of Education website.

Click here to access the Educator Licensure webpage.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

The Darlington County School District will provide equal employment opportunities to otherwise qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, disability, national origin, or genetic information.

 N.E.T. Profit (Netting Excellent Teachers)

For current Darlington County School District employees, you are eligible to receive $100.00 if the certified teacher you refer to us is hired and remains in the district for a minimum of one year through the
N.E.T. Profit Program. Refer to the guidelines and complete the form to participate in this program. Send completed referral forms to the Department of Human Resources.

If you have any questions, please contact:

Jean McLellan
Interim Coordinator of Recruitment and Retention
Ph 843-398-5100
Fax 843-398-5006

Hope Hardison Campbell
Recruitment Office Assistant
Ph 843-398-2301 


revised 03/2015