The Superintendent of Schools serves as the Bishop of Burlington’s delegate for Catholic education, safeguarding the Catholic identity and promoting the academic excellence of Catholic schools operating within the Roman Catholic Diocese of Burlington. The Superintendent oversees the Diocesan Schools Office which provides program support and strategic guidance for 14 schools and associated staff across the State of Vermont. All schools are accredited through the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC).
The Superintendent is responsible for maintaining a safe environment in our schools, developing a clear vision for Catholic schools in the Diocese and for coordinating the Diocesan curriculum, assessment and instructional programs for pre-school through high school education, employing policies and procedures that aid our schools in realizing this vision. This position demands a high level of professionalism and leadership skills.
This position is highly visible in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Burlington. As such, the Superintendent must be a faith-filled practicing Catholic in good standing with the Church.
Education & Experience
Minimum of a masters in school leadership, or other related field; doctorate in education preferred
Minimum of 5 years of teaching and 5 years of administrative experience with a portion of this experience as a Catholic School Superintendent, Principal or School Administrator
Valid Vermont teaching credential
Valid Vermont Superintendent’s license, or the ability to acquire
The Roman Catholic Diocese of Burlington (Vermont) serves a population of 118,000 Catholics. There are 42 active priests, 49 permanent deacons and 40 religious ministering in 73 parishes and 20 missions. The Diocese includes 14 Catholic schools (including St. Therese Digital Academy) and a catechetical system with an estimated 4,700 students.