Employee Resources

ENSU offers a number of benefits to employees. This page details some of the benefits and includes links to many start-up questions and forms for new and long-time employees. If you have questions or can't find what you're looking for, please contact the Payroll & Benefits Coordinator by clicking on the link below.

  • Employment Information

  • Documents for New Hires
    Employment Application for substitute, custodial, non-sports, unlicensed positions (if possible, please apply through School Spring)
    I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification (expires 10/31/2022)
    List of Acceptable Employment Identification
    VT Form HC-2 Declaration of Healthcare Coverage
    UNUM Beneficiary Form

    Fingerprinting and Background Check Information

    Vermont Statute (16 V.S.A. Sections 251-260) requires/authorizes criminal background investigations and registry checks within the Vermont Department for Children and Families (DCF), the Department of Disabilities, Aging and Independent Living (DDAIL), and the Vermont Crime Information Center (VCIC) on the following individuals:​

    • All school employees (full-time, part-time and temporary - including substitutes) being recommended for employment
    • A person directly under contract with the school district
      Student Teachers
    • Contractors and employees of contractors
    • Mentors, volunteers, coaches, chaperones, bus drivers and work-study students

    ​Individuals will be required to provide fingerprints, sign releases and give information necessary to conduct background investigations. The cost of the procedures shall be the responsibility of the individual for whom the background check is being requested.

    Who do I contact for more information?

    ​Please contact Christi Rancourt, Payroll and Benefits Coordinator at the information below to schedule an appointment to complete the background investigation process. The documentation required to complete the background investigation will be provided at your fingerprinting appointment.

    What do I need to complete my background check?

    You will need to bring the following to complete your background check:

    • ​Payment to Canaan School District in the form of cash or check, to cover the cost of the Criminal Record Check processing which is currently set at $13.25
    • Payment to Essex County Sheriffs Office in the form of CASH only in the amount of $25.00 to cover the process of having your fingerprints taken
    • Valid Drivers License

    If the applicant had a criminal record check completed previously at another authorized Vermont educational institution, the applicant can complete a release form for secondary dissemination. If you feel you qualify for secondary dissemination, please contact Christi at the information below.

    Essex North Supervisory Union reserves the right to recheck anyone who has undergone a previous record check, effective 12/31/2010.

    Payroll Documents
    Federal W-4 2022
    Vermont W-4 2022
    Direct Deposit (ENSU & CSD)

    Collaborative Bargaining Agreements
    Educational Support Unit through 06/30/2022
    Teacher Master Agreement through 06/30/2022
    Vermont Public School Employee Healthcare Agreement

    • This is where you will locate HRA/HSA

Open Enrollment Occurs Every November.

Employment Opportunities

If you are interested in an employment opportunity at Essex North Supervisory Union or Canaan School District, please visit SchoolSpring as all of our current positions are advertised there. If you are unable to complete an online application through SchoolSpring, please email Lori Kolatschek or call 802-266-3330 ext. 201 for the appropriate application.

Substitute Teachers

Canaan Schools is always on the lookout for substitute teachers! If you are interested in becoming a substitute teacher, please apply online at SchoolSpring or print and complete our application.

Applications may be mailed to:
Payroll & Benefits Coordinator
Essex North Supervisory Union
P.O. Box 100
5 Park Street
Canaan, VT 05903

Essex North Supervisory Union is an equal opportunity employer.

As an equal opportunity employer, Essex North Supervisory Union does not discriminate against anyone on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, creed, sex, age, sexual orientation, disability status or veteran status.

This policy applies to hiring, compensation, promotion, and all other terms and conditions of employment including any other category protected under applicable law.

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