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Grand Isle Supervisory Union

Superintendent Search


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The Grand Isle Supervisory Union, serving the communities of Alburgh, Grand Isle, Isle LaMotte, South Hero, and North Hero, Vermont is seeking a highly qualified and experienced administrator to lead the supervisory union’s four PreK through Grade 6/8 schools with a total enrollment of 520 students. Some 6-8 students and all high school students exercise school choice. Most students attend schools in neighboring counties. The successful candidate will have proven administrative and leadership skills, be a student-centered leader, and have a collaborative leadership style.

Grand Isle County is part of the greater Burlington metropolitan area. The Islands, as they are known, have a combined population of 7,293. Together they comprise a stunning 80 square miles of picturesque farmland fields overlooking tranquil, peaceful, and pastoral vistas. Each of Grand Isle’s five towns offers activities to keep families active all year long. With more
shorelines and islands than any other county in Vermont, it is a prime area for outdoor recreation.


The board seeks a student-centered, collaborative leader who has demonstrated experience in engaging a school community to achieve its highest potential.

The successful candidate will be:

  • an excellent communicator who enjoys and welcomes listening to and engaging with multiple and diverse stakeholder groups

  • a confident and diplomatic leader with the wisdom and courage to productively resolve challenges and achieve unity through a collaborative approach to school governance 

  • an approachable and caring educational leader committed to elevating and inspiring all to a higher level of personal and professional accountability and achievement, and

  • committed to the Grand Isle Supervisory Union’s vision for its students.



GISU Superintendent Job Description
Evidence of Vermont licensure as superintendent of schools or being appropriately licensed on or before the first day of employment

● Advanced degree in administrative studies
● Administrative experience
● Classroom teaching experience preferred



SALARY: Competitive salary based on experience and qualifications

Applications will be reviewed as they are received. Preference will be given to applications received by January 8, 2024. Resumé reading will begin in mid-January and will continue until the position is filled.

Start date: on or near JULY 1, 2024

Materials should be submitted via School Spring ( Job ID:4487047

Questions may be addressed to:
Elaine Pinckney,
VSBA Consultant


Grand Isle Supervisory Union is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment
free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy,
gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age,
citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as
defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against
individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal
opportunity investigation.

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