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Are You Serious about Becoming a Teacher?

The best way to get hired is to commit to a subject area that is in very high demand, meaning that school districts across the state are actively hiring for these positions year-round. This gives you the opportunity to make a positive impact on students right away. STEM teachers are desperately needed in South Carolina!

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for three academic years with full pay and benefits

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Right now is the perfect time to start our program and complete the requirements to start your dream job. If you’re ready to become a teacher in South Carolina, just follow the steps below.

Steps to Complete Training

If you haven’t already, submit your application. A Program Advisor will call you to conduct a phone interview and assist you in choosing the area(s) that best match your skills and interests.

Send your official transcripts to South Carolina Teachers either by mail or by eSCRIP-SAFE (if offered by your institution) as soon as you submit your application.

Start your training right away. Once your enrollment fee is paid, you can log into your Intern Portal and begin the Preparing for the Profession module to get started.

Prepare to pass the Praxis II Subject Area Examination (SAE) for your approved certification area. Our free and discounted study resources give you that extra boost to pass your exams.

Steps to Get Hired

After you pass your exam, you will submit your application for the Alternative Route Certificate to the South Carolina Department of Education.

Begin looking for teaching positions after passing the Praxis II SAE. You will receive your Statement of Eligibility from the state shortly after submitting your application, so it doesn’t hurt to get started right away. Use our job search resources to help you prepare – submit your resume for review, attend our webinars, follow our guide to preparing your portfolio, and practice interviewing using our sample questions.

The South Carolina Department of Education will issue your first one-year Alternative Route Certificate upon hire and receiving verification of employment from your new employing school district.

Start your first year teaching with full support. Once you are hired, you will begin teaching with full pay, full benefits, and full support. You receive guidance from your South Carolina Teachers Field Supervisor, an experienced educator who will visit your classroom 3 times throughout the year and is always on-call to answer your questions. Click here to learn more about the requirements during your Internship Year.

We Are Ready for You!

We are excited to get you started on your path to becoming a certified teacher in South Carolina. Submit your free application today and a program advisor will contact you to discuss your personal path to teacher certification. If you have more questions, you can also visit our Facebook page, or call us at 866.434.8405.

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Texas Teachers Exempt Countries

Texas Teachers currently recognizes these SBEC-approved countries:
  • American Samoa
  • Angulia
  • Antigua and Barbuda
  • Austrailia
  • Bahamas
  • Barbados
  • Belize
  • Bermuda
  • British Virgin Islands
  • Cayman Islands
  • Canada (except Quebec)
  • Dominica
  • Gambia
  • Ghana
  • Gibraltar
  • Grand Cayman
  • Grenada
  • Guyana
  • Jamaica
  • Liberia
  • Nigeria
  • Saint Kitts and Nevis
  • Saint Lucia
  • Trinidata/ Tobago
  • Turks and Calcos
  • United Kingdom
  • US Pacific Trust