ST. JOHNS COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
A DIVERSITY RECRUITMENT memberUnderstanding Cultural Diversity
St. Johns County School District is the public school district for St. Johns County, Florida. The student body represents 114 different countries speaking 79 different languages. Our district covers 608 square miles, with more than 217,919 residents. This county features the oldest city in the United States, St. Augustine, and is lined by miles of beaches from (Summer Haven to Ponte Vedra) on its eastern border and the St. Johns River on its western border.
Using a comprehensive recruitment approach, Human Resources will recruit high quality personnel in all employee groups (Administrative, Teachers, and Non-Instructional).
DIVERSITY & EQUITY
What is Diversity?
- Inclusion of multiple groups within a prescribed environment
- May refer to differences between or within cultural groups
- Emphasizes “respecting cultural differences by recognizing no one culture is intrinsically superior to another.”
Diversity in Education Cultural Considerations
- Helps to eliminate under representation
- Increases the comfort of diverse employees and students
- Decreases language barriers
- Increases morale in the workplace
OUR ESOL Program
St. Johns County School District strives to provide the necessary support to English language learners in order to promote English language acquisition and academic achievement.
The goal of the ESOL Program is to ensure that all students entering St. Johns County Public Schools, with varying levels of English proficiency, receive comparable and comprehensible instruction. This instruction helps students to develop communicative and academic skills necessary for meeting national, state, and district educational standards.
St. Johns County School Board – School Board Rule 2.16 – prohibits discrimination, including sexual and other forms of harassment against students, employees, and applicants on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, disability, marital status, political beliefs or age
The St. Johns County School District (SJCSD) is dedicated to enhancing the learning experience for all students. Classroom instruction is based on the Florida Standards and best instructional practices coupled with high expectations leading to higher student performance. Character Education is part of our culture and is supported though out our schools and in our community. Ongoing professional development and Professional Learning Communities (PLC) allow teachers continuous growth in their art of teaching.
Our Mission & GUIDING PRINCIPLES
The St. Johns County School District will inspire good character and a passion for lifelong learning in all students, creating educated and caring contributors to the world.
All students will choose a learning path that leads to a well-rounded graduate who demonstrates good character and leadership.
First in the state out of 67 districts – in total school accountability points for the past nine years and is one of only two districts in Florida with a grade of A each year since 2010
SUPERINTENDENT VIDEO SPOTLIGHT
In the April edition of the Superintendent Spotlight, we speak with our 2019 SJCSD Teacher of the Year, Danny Erb. Mr. Erb is a math teacher at Pedro Menendez High School who believes in the importance of making connections with students.
St. Johns County Schools
40 Orange Street
St. Augustine, FL 32084
Within each school and department, SJCSD will develop leadership and build capacity to design, deliver and support high quality professional development which enhances the knowledge, skills, dispositions and practices of employees to ensure that all students perform and achieve at the highest levels.
Teacher Starting Salary
Location: 40 Orange Street,
St. Augustine, FL 32084
Telephone: (904) 547-7500
School Hours: M-F: 8am – 3pm
St. Johns County School Board – School Board Rule 2.16 – prohibits discrimination, including sexual and other forms of harassment against students, employees, and applicants on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, disability, marital status, political beliefs or age.