HR & Payroll Information




Employment Opportunity 

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 contact Christi at the information provided below for the appropriate application.

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. Completed applications can be scanned, mailed or hand-delivered to our office.  See the bottom of this page for contact information, mailing and physical addresses.




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.

​Please contact Christi 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.

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.




New Hire Documents 

*only most common provided below, not all may apply

Employment Application (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




Payroll Documents  

*only most common provided below

Federal W-4 2021

Vermont W-4 2021

Direct Deposit (ENSU & CSD)



School Calendar

2020-2021 School Year

2021-2022 School Year





Collaborative Bargaining Agreements

Educational Support Unit (Exp 06/30/2022)

Teacher (Exp 06/30/2023)

Vermont Public School Employee Healthcare Agreement  *This is where you will locate HRA/HSA coverages per employee category




VEHI Health Plan Rates

FY21 Approved Rates

FY22 Approved Rates



Healthcare, FSA, HRA and HSA Information and Documents

VEHI Benefits Guide

VEHI Enrollment/Decline Form

Health Equity - FSA 

Health Equity - HRA

Health Equity - HSA

Health Equity - FSA Enrollment/Decline Form

Health Equity - HRA and/or FSA Direct Deposit Form




Employee Links

Vermont Education Health Initiative (VEHI)

Blue Cross Blue Sheild of Vermont

TimeClock Plus - Employee 

TimeClock Plus - Admin 

Global Compliance Network   (Staff Training Portal)

VOSHA - COVID-19 Workplace Safety Training

Supplemental State of Vermont Retirement Plans  (Optional 403(b))

IVisions - ENSU  (Employee Self Service Infinite Visions Link)

IVisions - CSD  (Employee Self Service Infinite Visions Link)

UNUM Insurance

VT - National Education Association  (Vermont Educators Union)

Vermont State Teachers Retirement System (VSTRS)

Vermont Municipal Employee Retirement System (VMERS)




Employee Resources

Vermont 2-1-1

InvestEAP  (Employee Assistance Program) 

Prevent Slips, Trips & Falls with VSBIT! 




FMLA  /  Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 

- Electronic Code of Federal Regulations (eCFR) 


- U.S. Dept of Labor Resources

   FMLA Employee Guide




Vermont Parental Leave, Family Leave and Short-Term Family Leave

VT DOL Leave Laws




Vermont 2021 Minimum Wage Notice

Minimum Wage Notice



Vermont Dept of Labor - Unemployment Insurance Information

Vermont Unemployment Guide




FFCRA - Families First Coronavirus Response Act - Expires 12/31/2020

Temporary Rule: Paid Leave Under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act




Equal Opportunity Employer Information 

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.







Christi Rancourt, Payroll & Benefits Coordinator

Essex North Supervisory Union

P.O. Box 100

318 Christian HL

Canaan, VT  05903

ph - 802.266.3330  x201

fx - 802.266.7085

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