Friday, March 2, 2018
DeTour Area Schools
Position Details: 


DeTour Area Schools is located in beautiful DeTour, Michigan, on the shores of the St. Mary’s River and Northern Lake Huron.  DeTour is located 55 miles east of St. Ignace along M-134.  The district includes DeTour, Drummond Island, Raber, and Goetzville.  It is an ideal location for outdoor enthusiasts featuring boating, fishing, snowmobiling, cross country skiing, and Jeeping.  Please visit and for more information on the area’s natural beauty and opportunities.

DeTour Area Schools provides an outstanding education to the area’s K-12 students.  The “Home of the Raiders” provides educational opportunities unmatched in other public schools in a small, family atmosphere.  From FIRST Robotics to one-to-one technology, students at DeTour Area Schools enjoy a caring, personalized education that is rich with arts, music, and athletic opportunities.


DeTour Area Schools is seeking a strong, passionate leader who possesses the following qualities, characteristics, and skills:


  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with students, staff, parents, and the community
  • Knowledge of and experience with utilizing student achievement data to drive progressive interventions, opportunities, and experiences
  • Successful experience in educational leadership where principal experience is preferred, focusing on curriculum and instruction
  • Ability to create and apply a consistent discipline plan
  • Demonstrated ability to engage stakeholders in pursuit of a clearly defined set of goals for the district
  • Knowledge and experience with state and federal programs and laws
  • Ability to facilitate a caring educational environment and culture that fits the needs of the individual student and seeks to develop high quality citizens
  • Supportive of the arts and music programs as essential to a complete education
  • Demonstrated success with financial and operational management integrated with long range planning and innovation
  • The highest level of personal and professional ethics, personal integrity, and trust
  • Possession of a Master’s degree in Educational Leadership or Curriculum
  • Possession of Michigan Administrator Certification


The district will offer a competitive, multi-year contract commensurate with the education and experience of the successful candidate with a salary range between $90,000 and $100,000.




The system will allow applicants to attach a Letter of Interest, Resume, and References.  Completed online applications must be submitted no later than 2:00 p.m. on Friday, March 2, 2018.


No hard copy, faxed, or emailed copies will be accepted. All materials will be treated confidentially through the screening process only at the request of the candidate.


All questions regarding the search should be directed to Dr. Daniel Reattoir, EUPISD Superintendent, 906-632-3373 x 5110 or



  • Application deadline – Friday, March 2, 2018, 2:00 p.m.
  • Candidate screening/selection for interviews – March 12
  • First round interviews – Week of April 9
  • Second round interviews if necessary – Week of April 16
  • Board approve contract - April 23
  • Start Date – July 1, 2018



The Board may make exceptions to this profile, process, and timeline to ensure selection of the best possible candidate.  The services of the Eastern Upper Peninsula Intermediate School District have been secured to assist the board in the search process and in the screening of candidates. The DeTour Area Schools Board of Education will make all decisions with respect to process, evaluation of candidates, and appointment of the successful candidate.  Candidates should not contact board members directly.  All questions regarding the search should be directed to Dr. Daniel Reattoir, EUPISD Superintendent, 906-632-3373 x 5110 or

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