Frequently-Asked Questions

Here are a few of the frequently-asked questions from applicants seeking teaching positions in MCSD.

What are the benefits and salary for teachers in MCSD?
View benefits and salary scale for teachers. 

How do I apply for a teaching position? 
Visit MCSD's Applitrak system. Browse for your preferred position and complete your application.

Do you provide reciprocity for out-of-state teachers?
Educators who present a current standard out-of-state certification/certificate are eligible for a comparable South Carolina professional certificate if:

  • they have at least three school years of teaching experience credit in an acceptable position in the last seven years on that valid standard certificate.

Learn more: SC Department of Education Out-of-State Teachers >

Does MCSD hire international teachers?
Marlboro County School District hires J-1 candidates in partnership with the following organizations:

  • Teacher Placement Group (TPG)
  • Foreign Academic & Cultural Exchange Services (FACES)

MCSD will sponsor H-1B visas to candidates recommended for hire who have meet the following requirements:
  • J-1 visa waiver of return to home country
  • Successfully completed the  PRAXIS exam in content area for hire

What if I am interested in teaching but don't have certification yet?

STEP 1. Before you apply for a position in Marlboro County School District, you are required to have the necessary required examinations completed, including Praxis or other examinations.

STEP 2. Secure a letter from the examination providers that you have completed and passed the examinations. 

STEP 3. Select an alternative certification route, including the CarolinaCAP program and many others.

STEP 4. Secure Letter of Eligibility, if issued by the SC Dept. of Education, due to pending certification status (PACE, CATE, etc.). For more information, visit PACE Statement of Eligibility

STEP 5. Apply for a position in Marlboro.

Who do I contact if I am having trouble submitting my application?
Barbara McCall
Director of Human Resources
Bmccall@marlboro.k12.sc.us
(843) 479-1536

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