It is the policy of the Southwest Vermont Supervisory Union, Bennington School District, Inc., Mount Anthony Union School District, North Bennington Graded School District, Pownal School District, Shaftsbury School District, and Woodford School District to follow a consistent hiring process for all administrators, other than the superintendent.
I. This policy applies to the appointment of administrators.
II. Posting: When an administrative position becomes vacant, the Superintendent, or his/her designee, shall notify the appropriate local governing Board before posting the vacancy.
III. In between board meetings the Board Chair may in consultation with the superintendent delay the posting. The respective full Board reserves the right to delay and/or deny approval for posting of the position.
IV. Qualification of Candidates: Candidates must hold, or be eligible for, the appropriate Vermont Certification.
V. Application Process: Candidates must submit a resume, a letter of interest, copies of transcripts, appropriate certifications, and three current letters of reference to the Superintendent, or his/her designee, by the date of closing.
VI. Screening Process:
A. The Superintendent, or his/her designee, will conduct an initial review of applicants' credentials.
VII. Appointment Process:
A. The Superintendent will recommend a candidate for appointment.
VT Statute 16 VSA §242
NOTE: The Hiring Manager is the School Principal or other school administrator who is initiating the hiring process.