Marion County short nearly 100 teachers

District to use substitutes at start of school year

MARION COUNTY, Fla. – As students return to class in Marion County, the district is looking for dozens of new teachers.

Despite the hiring of 260 new teachers over the summer, there are still 96 positions open. The majority of those are elementary school positions and with exceptional student education jobs.


The district said it will use substitute teachers until it can get the empty positions filled.