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Teach for Us

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Columbia County School District stands out nationwide as a leader in educational excellence.  You will grow and thrive in our district and area.  There are a multitude of supports in place as you begin or continue your teaching career.

Salary Competitive Pay
 · $66,000 Average teacher salary
 · Highest Teacher Pay in the 13-county Central Savannah River Area
Robust Mentoring Program
 · New Teacher Induction event before the school year begins to orient, train, and welcome new teachers.
 · Mentor program pairs rookie teachers with experienced teachers for support.
 · Rookie of the Year event recognizes the top new teachers.
Advancement Opportunities
Advancement Opportunities
 · Teacher leadership courses
 · Aspiring leadership courses
Professional Development
Professional Learning
 · Learn to implement educational best practices for maximum student achievement and success.
 · Heavy focus on strategic planning and school improvement practices.
 · Stipends available to create district and school professional courses.
 · Curriculum support through ongoing professional learning.
Health Benefits
Excellent Health Benefits
 · Six health benefit plans
 · Two dental benefit plans
 · Vision plan
 · Long- and short-term disability
 · Generous sick leave
Outstanding Retirement
 · Retirement benefits are provided through Teachers Retirement System of Georgia
Columbia County Life
Life in Columbia County
 · Money Magazine - "2020 Best Place to Live"
Columbia County School District
District Highlights
 · Class of 2023 - 92.1% graduation rate
 · 15th largest school district in the state
 · All K-12 schools P.B.I.S. Certified
 · Nationally top-performing schools
 · Strategic plan with focused district vision and mission
 · 10-year building program
 · Full-jurisdiction police force of highly-trained P.O.S.T. Certified officers
 · CCSD Officer at every school, with two at every high school; perimeter security attendant at every high school.