Superintendent Spotlight: January 2018

In this edition of the Superintendent Spotlight, students in the Communications Academy at Allen D. Nease High School discuss the benefits of enrolling in a career academy. To learn more about the academies offered at each high school, visit

Also, view the following recent updates from the Human Resources Department and the Professional Development Department.

Hiring Personnel

The St. Johns County School District has had a 4.4 percent growth over the last year when compared to 2016-2017 school year. With growth comes hiring.

New Employee Orientations

Each new employee has had the opportunity to attend an orientation session. Our first session was held on August 2 at Pacetti Bay Middle School with over 208 attending.

Human Resource Specialists

Our Employee Specialists have been and will continue to visit teachers at schools throughout the year to offer assistance and guidance regarding many certification needs of new and established teachers.

KK and LL (K-8) Schools

SJCSD will be opening two new K-8 schools for the 2018-2019 school year. The Human Resources Department has been doing presentations to school faculty and staff members affected by re-zoning.

College and University Visits

District recruitment teams made up of administrators, teachers and human resources personnel are geared up and are ready to attend career fairs at upcoming colleges and universities both in and out of state.

Job Fairs

St. Johns County School District will be hosting different job fairs this spring. Candidates who are interested in learning more about our school district and are interested in attending one of our upcoming recruitment fairs are encouraged to visit our Staff Recruitment website.

Professional Development Update

The St. Johns County School District kicked off the New Year with a Leadership Day held for all school-based administrators and district personnel on January 5. The district’s focus this year is on Professional Learning Communities (PLC).

Professional Learning Communities

The framework for teacher evaluations utilized in St. Johns County is based upon on a model of continuous reflection and goal setting focused on improving instructional performance that will meet the needs of all students.

HR is Moving!

The St. Johns County School District’s Human Resource Department will soon be relocating back to the first floor at the district offices located at 40 Orange Street. Renovations will soon be completed as a result of Hurricane Matthew.