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Barre UUSD Superintendent Search

The Barre Unified Union School District (BUUSD) is seeking an experienced education leader to serve as its next Superintendent or Interim Superintendent. The successful candidate will be someone with the ability to engage all stakeholders around a common vision that promotes high levels of academic, social, and emotional growth in an educational environment that values opportunity and success for each student. BUUSD is seeking someone who is a team player with demonstrated administrative and leadership skills, and the ability to lead a coordinated educational program, preschool through adult. The candidate must be eligible for a Vermont Superintendent license. The position begins on July 1, 2024.


BUUSD: A rock solid education for a lifetime of discovery.


The Barre Unified Union School District comprises four distinct schools: two elementary/middle schools; one high school; and Spaulding Educational Alternatives.


Barre City Elementary and Middle School currently enrolls approximately 900 students in grades PreK-8. Barre Town Middle and Elementary School has approximately 860 students enrolled in grades PreK-8. Spaulding High School and Spaulding Educational Alternatives have a student population of approximately 850.


Barre City and Barre Town, incorporated separately, are located in the heart of Central Vermont in Washington County. Barre City has approximately 8,800 residents and is the 3rd largest city in Vermont (after Burlington and Rutland). Barre Town is home to four villages, including East Barre, Websterville, Graniteville, and South Barre, with a population of approximately 7,800.


The greater Barre area has often been referred to as the "Granite Center of the World" due to its world-famous granite quarries and long history in the granite industry. Barre also offers convenient downtown shopping, a variety of recreational opportunities, great schools, and diverse housing opportunities, making it a great place to live and raise a family. As an integral part of the Barre-Montpelier urban area, Barre residents enjoy all the conveniences of an urban area while living in some of the state's most beautiful rural environments.

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Candidates with a proven track record in the following areas will receive priority consideration:

  • Successful relevant experience in educational leadership

  • Excellent community engagement skills

  • Leadership skills that foster a professional community of educators committed to continuous improvement, effective professional development, and a focus on student learning.

  • Strong fiscal and operational management skills

  • Knowledge of and commitment to practices that are inclusive and support equality of educational opportunity and culturally responsive practices

  • Consensus, collaboration, and capacity-building skills

  • Open and flexible mindset


Interested applicants should apply online through Submit a letter of interest, resume, 3 current letters of recommendation, copies of transcripts, and proof of licensure or eligibility for licensure. Only complete applications will be considered.


Salary based on experience.


Resumé reviews will begin on April 22, 2024, and will continue until the position is filled. All inquiries should be directed to Tracy Wrend, VSBA Search Consultant at

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