Burlington Schools District Office

Burlington Public Schools

Burlington, VT ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3215965
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Re-posted : January 31, 2020

Job Description

The Burlington School District believes a diverse and culturally proficient faculty and staff are

pivotal to the creation of a strong learning environment free of inequities. Accordingly, the

Burlington School District's goal is to provide every student with an educational experience

enhanced by the professional contributions of culturally competent representatives of

different races, ethnicity, gender, physical ability, age and sexual preference.


Please make sure you provide clear evidence of the following criteria in your application.

  • In “Certifications” section, note the following (if pending, please indicate):
  • Licensed or eligible for Vermont Educators License.
  • Endorsement in the subject area or eligible for Vermont Provisional License.
  • Documented NCLB Highly Qualified Teacher status.
  • Eligible to work in the United States without sponsorship.
  • THREE Letters of Recommendation and transcripts uploaded with application
  • Understanding of Cultural Competency (As explained through Essay 1)
  • School experience at the elementary level
  • Familiarity with integrated technology as a learning tool
  • Knowledge of best practices regarding student management protocols
  • Knowledge of elementary research-based best practices
  • Training and experience with English Language Learners
  • Evidence of strong connections with students and families.
  • Experience in a professional/teaching-learning community
  • Knowledge of assessments and use of data to inform instruction
  • Experience in implementing inclusive practices
  • Strong communication skills as evidenced through quality of resume and cover letter
  • Ongoing educational coursework

Useful Links:    Burlington School District Website           Teachers' CBA  (Appendix A (pg 62) highlights the Salary Grid)


Only Complete Applications will be accepted: Online Application, Cover Letter, Resume, Official Transcripts, Current Licenses / Certifications and Letters of Recommendation.  (It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure their application is complete. Incomplete applications cannot be accepted).   We do not accept mailed or emailed versions of applications.


If selected for an interview a portfolio may be requested. The portfolio should include: 
1. A sample lesson plan that was successfully taught. 
2. A classroom management plan with rules, positive reinforcement, and consequences. 
3. A sample form of communication such as a letter sent to parents/families for communication about the curriculum, a sample one to two-page unit plan, classroom management, or the start of the year. 
4. A rubric for assessment of an assignment, or a grading policy for a course. 
5. One or two samples of students work, with all identifying names removed.
6. A sample one- to two-page unit plan or a page of a curriculum map made by the candidate. 
7. Pictures of a well-organized classroom, but not pictures of students, optional 



  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Job Category : Classroom Teacher > Elementary
  • Welcome to Burlington Schools District Office!

    Diversity Mission Statement
    The Burlington School District recognizes and values the diversity of our students, staff and community. The District is committed to a culture of diversity that reflects the voices, perspectives and differences arising from our diverse community and the world. We believe that it is important for students to understand and appreciate human diversity, develop a capacity for cultural competence, and commit to encouraging inclusion in their future lives.

    The District will adopt procedures and implement staff training intended to achieve a diverse and culturally competent school community, inclusive of diverse races, ethnicities, genders, sexual orientations, religious and spiritual beliefs, ages, and physical and learning abilities. The administration shall report to the Board annually on its progress, barriers and outcomes. Learn more about us...

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    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.

    Contact Information

    • Christopher Celotto
    • 150 Colchester Avenue
    • Burlington, Vermont 05401

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