Burlington, VT, US
Per Year
Jun 12, 2019
Position Summary

The Burlington School District invites interested candidates to apply for the position of Director of the Burlington Technical Center (BTC) in Burlington, Vermont. BTC is a regional technical center serving nine sending high schools. It has a vibrant community of diverse students and families and talented faculty and staff.

The Director will assume instructional and curricular leadership for BTC and ensure alignment with the 21st Century Classroom. The Director will have administrative responsibility for all aspects of BTC consistent with state and federal laws as well as BSD district policies. The Director will also be responsible for all aspects of oversight and implementation of data driven grant funded initiatives. The Director is expected to create and maintain an educational atmosphere that provides an opportunity for all students to achieve to the optimum of their ability and all staff to function efficiently toward the fulfillment of that end.

The Burlington School District is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the institution and manifest a sincere desire to make a difference in the lives of our students.

Application Requirements
  • Cover letter -Provide clear evidence discussing the required qualifications and preferred attributes identified below
  • Resume
  • Transcripts of bachelor's and any masters level courses
  • 3 written references
  • Responses to essay questions

Important: Only completed applications will be considered.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Licensed or eligible for Vermont Educators License
  • Endorsement as a Career Technical Center Director or eligible for Vermont Provisional endorsement
  • Eligible to work in the United States without sponsorship

Required Qualifications
  • Master's degree in Education or Educational Administration or related area
  • 3 or more years of experience in PK-16 teaching or workforce development/training.
  • 2 or more years of experience in non-education setting, or the equivalent in working collaboratively with business and industry.
  • Knowledge of local, state and federal laws related to career and technical education, labor and industry.
  • Experience with Program Management and development
  • Experience with Student Management
  • Experience with Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment
  • Must have excellent Interpersonal Skills and Collaborative Skills
  • Must have experience Partnerships and Community Relations
  • Experience with Fiscal Planning and Budget Management
  • Understanding of Cultural Competency - (As explained through Essay 1)

Desirable Qualifications
  • Experience with multi-fund automated accounting and student management systems.
  • Knowledge of the training and tooling requirements for a broad array of career clusters.
  • Experience in writing and administering grants.
  • Highly proficient in the use of technology for teaching, managing and marketing.
  • Experience in a professional/teaching learning community or similar learning community.
  • Experience overseeing the normal school day and school events.
  • Experience in working with industry groups.

Non-Discrimination Statement

Burlington School District is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Minority candidates are encouraged to apply.

Primary Location:
Burlington Technical Center
Salary Range:
Per Year
Shift Type:

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