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. Our district currently employs 4,961 employees. What has become the new norm is hiring throughout the school year for all positions to best serve our students. To date we have hired 588 teacher and 408 support personnel during this school year. These numbers include growth positions as well as teachers and support personnel who have retired or resigned.