New Special Education and Elementary Teacher Certification 

South Carolina Teachers have been working hard to continually seek new ways to make our program more accessible to all prospective educators. We are eager to reveal our newest additions to our program, which will undoubtedly provide you with more options and incentives to enroll!

 

South Carolina Teachers Is Growing

South Carolina Teachers is committed to helping you accomplish your goal of becoming a teacher. We continually seek ways to offer you more opportunities to make this possible, which is why we are overjoyed to share our newest announcement:

South Carolina Teachers now offers TWO additional certification areas!

  1. Elementary Teacher Certification 
  2. Special Education Teacher Certification 

With these additions, we now proudly certify teachers in 28 different areas. To view our entire list, visit our Training page here.

South Carolina Teacher Salary:

Special Education Teachers – Kindergarten and Elementary School (K-Elem) – There are about 4,000 kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers in South Carolina. These teachers earn an average salary of *$56,960. The open rate for Jobs in South Carolina Special Education Teachers in Kindergarten and Elementary will increase by 9% through 2026. This is higher than the growth rate.

Top School Districts Salary of Special Education Teachers – Kindergarten and Elementary School

  • Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, NC-SC – 1,700 licensed teachers with an average salary of $49,860
  • Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville – 350 licensed teachers with an average salary of $48,150
  • Columbia – 440 licensed teachers with an average salary of $51,120
  • Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC –average salary of $66,870
  • Greenville-Mauldin-Easley – 420 licensed teachers with an average salary of $49,790
  • Spartanburg – 120 licensed teachers with an average salary of $59,850
  • Florence – 180 licensed teachers with an average salary of $44,000
  • Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway – 1,000 licensed teachers with an average salary of $68,590

Kindergarten and Elementary Teachers (K-Elem) – There are about 48,000 kindergarten and elementary teachers in South Carolina public schools. These teachers earn an average salary of $50,050. Roughly one teacher for every 15 students. The open rate for Jobs in South Carolina Kindergarten and Elementary will increase higher than the growth rate.

  • Greenwood –  licensed teachers with an average salary of $50,666
  • Horry –  licensed teachers with an average salary of $53,358
  • Kershaw– licensed teachers with an average salary of $52,056
  • Lexington 1 – average salary of $51,193
  • Lexington 4 – average salary of $54,797
  • Spartanburg 7 – licensed teachers with an average salary of $52,171
  • York 4 – licensed teachers with an average salary of $51,387

Become a Certified South Carolina Teacher!

Get certified to teach with South Carolina Teachers of Tomorrow. Our dedication to helping people start their new teaching careers has made us the most trusted and effective educator preparation program in the nation.

Enroll Today – Begin by applying for free today. Our Program Advisors work with you to develop a personalized strategy to become certified teacher.

Become Eligible – Complete your testing and training in any order, at your own pace. Our study resources help you get ready for testing, and our innovative online training gets you ready for the classroom.

Start Teaching – During this first year, you will lead your own classroom as a full-time teacher. Your Field Supervisor and on-campus mentor will provide support and answer questions. 

 

Fully Certified – upon successful completion of all program requirements

More Opportunity Than Ever Before!

As our list of certification areas grows, candidates now have more options to discover an area that best aligns with their skills and abilities. Offering more certification areas makes our program accessible to a greater number of prospective teachers. We are thrilled to be able to offer our innovative program to even more candidates!

With more options than ever before, it’s an ideal time to become a teacher!

 

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FAQ

Do I have to pay my program cost/tuition at the beginning?
No! To get started, all you need to pay your one-time enrollment fee of $295. You pay nothing else until you’re hired as a full-time teacher earning full pay and benefits! Learn more.

How do I enroll?
Our enrollment process is simple so you can get started on your teacher training quickly! For a detailed outline, please watch our “How to Enroll” video.

What GPA do I need to pursue to certification in Special Education or Elementary? 
You must have a GPA of 2.7 or a 2.5-2.74 GPA and passing scores on all sections of the assessment required by the SBE for admission to an undergraduate teacher education program. All other areas require a GPA of 2.5+. Learn more.

If I am already in the program, can I switch subject areas?
Yes! Please contact our program advisors for a detailed plan.

If I am already admitted or have been offered admission; can I switch subject areas?
Yes! Please contact our program advisors for a detailed plan.

 

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** Data pulled from South Carolina Average Teacher Salaries 2016-2017 - SC Deparmetn of education 
*018 Occupational Employment Statistics sourced from the U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) [salary data accessed April 2019] https://www.bls.gov/oes/current/oes_sc.htm#25-0000