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Great teachers, students & environment = the S.C. Governor’s School for Science & Mathematics (GSSM). GSSM is growing and requires additional outstanding team members to join the faculty, administration and staff in our residential and outreach programs. Start dates vary. For more details, please see the descriptions below.

Current Openings

 
 

Governor's School for Science and Mathematics Nondiscrimination Statement

The South Carolina Governor's School for Science and Mathematics does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, or disability in admission to, treatment in, or employment in its programs and activities. Inquiries regarding nondiscrimination policies should be made to Mr. Ernie Boyd, Governor's School for Science and Mathematics, 401 Railroad Ave, Hartsville, SC 29550, 843-383-3906.  For further information on federal non-discrimination regulations, including Title IX, contact the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights at OCR.DC@ed.gov or call 1(800) 421-3481.
 


 
 

Director of Outreach Programs
 
GSSM seeks an exceptional individual to serve as Director of Outreach Programs. This individual will be responsible for the coordination, management, implementation, and evaluation of key programs including iTEAMS and CREATEng as well as support for GSSM's other Outreach initiatives, all of which raise academic standards statewide by working with teachers, students and schools.

The successful applicant will have a Bachelor's or an advanced degree in science or mathematics, or an equivalent degree in a field related to science education or program management. A minimum of five years program coordination, teaching, curriculum development, professional development training, or other related experience are preferred.

Candidates should demonstrate the ability to collaborate with school district administrators and faculty, develop and monitor program timelines, coordinate the ideas of others, delegate, work independently and as a part of a team, and coordinate multiple tasks. Knowledge and familiarity of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) educational programs and camps for middle school through high school education are a plus. Leadership, initiative, organization, and excellent interpersonal, administrative and communication skills are vital.

This is a full-time 12-month position with full benefits available. Compensation is competitive based on credentials, experience and other unique capabilities. Some travel and weekend work is required.

Located in Hartsville, S.C., GSSM is an advanced residential high school with statewide outreach programs delivered to improve and support the STEM achievement of students and teachers across S.C. Learn more about GSSM's outreach programs here.

Please apply electronically. Forward a cover letter, resume and a completed GSSM/State of South Carolina application to careers@gssm.k12.sc.us. Please include the words "Outreach Programs Director" in the subject line.
 

 


 
 

History Adjunct Instructor - Residential
 
As part of our expansion, we are seeking an exceptional History adjunct instructor. Applicants should have a Master’s degree, Ph.D. preferred, in History, and a love of teaching. Desired qualifications include a strong content background in History and experience in teaching History at college or advanced high school levels, knowledge and application of technology, an understanding of gifted learners, and enthusiasm for teaching motivated and talented high-school-aged students.

Current courses taught at GSSM at the college or university level include AP United States History, AP European History and a number of History electives such as African-American History and Studies in Medieval History, along with independent studies. GSSM encourages the introduction of new courses. Courses offered will vary each semester depending on the interests and expertise of instructors, and on student interest. The applicant accepted for this adjunct instructor position will most likely teach AP United States History and/or AP European History.

This is an adjunct teaching position for the academic school year. A public school teaching certificate is not required. Salary is competitive and commensurate with credentials, experience and unique capabilities.

GSSM offers a wonderful teaching environment with motivated and talented students in a residential setting and is recognized among the top public elite high schools in the nation. We are a statewide, public residential high school for 11th and 12th graders specializing in the advanced study of science and mathematics. Historically, GSSM has maintained a 10:1 student to faculty ratio. Nearly 80% of the faculty members have earned doctoral degrees.

Please apply electronically. Forward a cover letter, resume and teaching statement and the GSSM/State of South Carolina application to careers@gssm.k12.sc.us. Please include the word "History" in the subject line.
 

 


 
 

Robotics/Computer Science Instructor - PULSE
 
Darlington County School District (DCSD) and the South Carolina Governor’s School for Science and Mathematics (GSSM) offer a unique opportunity to teach Robotics courses and Computer Science courses beginning August 2015. The position is part of the PULSE (Partnership for Unparalleled Local Scholastic Excellence) initiative where DCSD and GSSM together implement advanced courses.

The duties of the position will include teaching Robotics and Computer Science at Hartsville High School and at the Darlington County Institute of Technology (DCIT). Duties also include developing curriculum for current and future courses.

The ideal candidate will hold a Master’s or Ph.D. in either Computer Science or a related field, and be able to demonstrate enthusiasm for and a commitment to teaching at the high school level. A valid teacher certification for S.C. is required or the ability to obtain such certification, perhaps through transfer from another state.

This is a ten-month, full-time and permanent teaching position with the Darlington County School District. Salary is competitive and full benefit options are available, to include health and retirement options.

Please apply electronically. Forward a cover letter, resume, teaching statement and the GSSM/State of South Carolina application to careers@gssm.k12.sc.us. Include the words "PULSE Robotics" in the subject line.

For clarification or questions, please contact Dr. Jerome Reyes.  

 

Governor's School for Science and Mathematics Nondiscrimination Statement

The South Carolina Governor's School for Science and Mathematics does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, or disability in admission to, treatment in, or employment in its programs and activities. Inquiries regarding nondiscrimination policies should be made to Mr. Ernie Boyd, Governor's School for Science and Mathematics, 401 Railroad Ave, Hartsville, SC 29550, 843-383-3906.  For further information on federal non-discrimination regulations, including Title IX, contact the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights at OCR.DC@ed.gov or call 1(800) 421-3481.