Teaching is your joy? Find "Smiling Faces, Beautiful Places" in South Carolina.

Charleston Teaching Jobs

Charleston is a lovely place to live. You can slow down and enjoy all it has to offer, including beautiful weather, three beaches, historic buildings, and a fun art scene. You can sail, surf, golf, or visit the French Quarter. If you’re a foodie, you’ll love events like the Food and Wine Festival.

Want to teach in Charleston? We work with great schools including Ashley Hall, Charleston Collegiate, Porter-Gaud and Charleston Day School


Artwork by Emma Haley, Grade 11

Porter-Gaud School     Charleston, South Carolina

Teaching Jobs in Columbia

Columbia, the state capital, is both a great college town and a great place to work. Enjoy the weather while you golf, visit Congaree National Park or the Riverbanks Zoo. Downtown Columbia features many restaurants, the Columbia Museum of Art, and theaters. You can live in an urban apartment or a neighborhood with historic homes.

We can help you teach in private schools in Columbia including Hammond School, Heathwood Hall, and Sandhills School.


Artwork by McIver Prickett, Grade 11

Hammond School     Columbia, South Carolina

Upstate Teaching Jobs

Upstate SC, including Greenville, Spartanburg, and Anderson, offers big city amenities without the traffic troubles or high cost of living. Located between Charlotte and Atlanta, Greenville offers walkability to restaurants and boutiques, Smoky Dreams BBQ, and beautiful mountains. Finishing a Masters? Furman University and Wofford College are both prestigious liberal arts colleges.

Greenville and Spartanburg have terrific private schools, such as Christ Church Episcopal and Spartanburg Day.


Artwork by Charlsie Harris, Grade 12

Christ Church Episcopal School     Greenville, South Carolina

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  • Welcoming Warren Gould

    Warren's 35-year career in education has included service as a teacher, dean, college advisor, academic affairs director, and division director at independent schools in several Southern states. Most recently he was the founding Upper School Director at Trinity School of Durham and Chapel Hill. We are honored that he now brings his knowledge and proven understanding of schools' needs as our North & South Carolina Consultant.

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  • Welcome to Dr. Tim Green

    A Certified Master Athletic Administrator, Tim joins our team after nearly two decades at Kentucky Country Day School and prior stints at Porter-Gaud and Darlington School. With his well-known success in developing athletics programs at independent schools, Tim brings a unique skill set to his work as Athletics Consultant. He conducts our new Athletic Director mentoring program and advises in Athletics Administration searches.

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  • Welcome to Kirk McClintock

    Throughout her nearly 15 years at St. Mary's Episcopal School in Memphis, Tennessee, Kirk invested deeply in her school community, first as a teacher and then as a key staff member in admissions, advancement, and communications. Her priorities are family and education, and her positive energy is contagious. She brings a wealth of experience and joy to her new role as ST's Consultant to schools in Georgia and the MidSouth States.

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  • Job Fairs in 2022

    Southern Teachers will hold our Atlanta Job Fair in 2022.

    Saturday, February 5

    All active Southern Teachers candidates are eligible and encouraged to participate!

    Registration is not yet open.

    Proof of full vaccination will be required for participation.

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    Our 13th Annual Student Art Contest will begin accepting submissions on October 31.  Students at member school in grades 8-12 are eligible to participate. One art teacher from each member school should register to coordinate submissions.

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