Division of School Effectiveness Center for Educator Recruitment, Retention, & Advancement
South Carolina Educator Employment Application System

Applicant Section

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For security purposes, applicants are no longer required to log in using their social security numbers. Please use the e-mail address associated with your application as your username. Your password is the same. If you have forgotten the e-mail address associated with your application, please click the Forgot your password link or complete this form.

Please Create Your Profile if this is the first time you are using the Online Teacher Employment Application System.

US citizens must use their genuine Social Security number. Applications from US citizens with incorrect social security numbers will be permanently deleted and may endanger the applicant's ability to seek employment as a South Carolina educator.

Foreign nationals, and other individuals without a social security number, may use any unique ID of their choice in place of the social security number. Applicants who do not use a genuine social security number should include a LETTER at the beginning of their ID and at least four numbers at the end of the ID to prevent duplication with a genuine social security number.The total length of the ID should not exceed NINE characters.

Application Requirements for Foreign Applicants can be found here

Important Information:

  • CERRA does not retain copies of submitted documents.
  • All applications will be “Disabled” if the application has been inactive for one year.
  • Once you have “Waived your Rights to View References” it cannot be reversed. Please select the option to "waive your right" or "retain your right" carefully.
  • All applications and documents are used for purpose of hiring of teachers and administrators in the state of South Carolina and will not be forwarded to other states or organizations.

This Internet application is maintained for the Center for Educator Recruitment, Retention, & Advancement (CERRA).

For assistance with the online application, including password problems or other technical issues, please complete an Online Application HelpDesk Form.

For a listing of vacancies, browse the CERRA website.