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Midlands school districts to hold virtual teacher recruitment fair

Lexington-Richland Five and Kershaw County school districts hiring certified teachers

KERSHAW COUNTY, S.C. — Two Midlands school districts will be hosting virtual hiring events for certified teachers in the coming weeks. Kershaw County School District will be hosting a virtual recruitment fair on Jan. 29 and Lexington-Richland School District Five has scheduled a hiring event on Feb. 6.

Kershaw County School District

The virtual event is scheduled 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Jan. 29. Individuals interested in the opportunity must complete the online application at www.kcsdschools.net/fair and must be certified by August 1 of this year.

Interviews will be scheduled according to availability and by appointment only.

Contact KCSD Director for Educator Services Dr. Lisa Shannon at (803) 432-8416 or lisa.shannon@kcsdschools.net with questions.

Lexington-Richland School District Five

The February 6 event will give jobs candidates an opportunity to speak with School District Five administrators through live video chat features, chat live with current teachers in the district to gain insight into the district’s professional development opportunities and overall environment, as well as view videos about each school. 

The event will take place from 8:30 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. Candidates must register before the event by visiting bit.ly/D5Recruits.    

Vacancies for the upcoming school year will vary and contracts may be issued the day of the event. Candidates are encouraged to submit an application to the district prior to the event by visiting bit.ly/TeachIn5Apply. Applicants can upload a resume to the virtual platform prior to the event for interviewers to access and review 

Lexington-Richland’s Office of Human Resources will also host two virtual meetings, “Top Tips for Navigating the Virtual Recruitment Event,”  before the Teacher Recruitment Event for candidates at 4 p.m. on Thursday, January 14 and Wednesday, February 3. Attendees are asked to pre-register by visiting bit.ly/TeachIn5VirtualEvents.