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MCS Principal Search

On November 1, 2018 we began a search for a new principal to start July 1, 2019 at Marion Cross School (MCS). MCS is an important center piece of the Norwich community. The search committee has begun an inclusive process to find its new leader.


Principal Search Posting

Principal of Marion Cross Elementary School

The Marion Cross School community in Norwich, VT, is seeking a skilled and caring educator to serve as its next principal. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work collaboratively with a talented staff and a supportive community. The school serves approximately 300 students, from pre-kindergarten through grade 6 and highly values community engagement and student interaction with the natural world. The Marion Cross School is among the highest performing elementary schools in Vermont and has been recognized nationally. Marion Cross is part of School Administrative Unit 70, the nation’s first interstate school district, and students attend middle and high school in Hanover, NH, the home of Dartmouth College.

Situated in the beautiful Upper Valley of the Connecticut River, a short drive to the Green Mountains of Vermont and the White Mountains of New Hampshire, the area offers innumerable recreational opportunities. The proximity of the college provides rich cultural opportunities, and the cities of Boston, MA, Portland, ME, and Burlington, VT are nearby.

The principal is responsible for the day-to-day management of the school, the oversight of all certified staff members and instructional assistants, the development and management of an operating budget of nearly $6 million, and maintenance of the strong relationship between the school and the larger Norwich community.

Minimum qualifications for the position include a relevant Masters Degree and eligibility for Vermont principal certification. The position offers a competitive salary and benefits package, with accommodation for qualifications and experience.

To apply for this position, please visit SchoolSpring.com (https://www.schoolspring.com/job.cfm?jid=3021316). All application information is strictly confidential until finalists are invited. The deadline for applications and all supporting materials is Tuesday, January 1, 2019 with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2019.


Letters should be addressed to:

Dr. Jay Badams, Superintendent
SAU 70
41 Lebanon Street, Suite 2
Hanover, NH 03755

For more information about our school and school district, please visit our websites at www.marioncross.org and www.sau70.org.

The Norwich School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Town of Hanover

Hanover is located on the western side of New Hampshire in the scenic Upper Connecticut River Valley. The river forms the border between Vermont and New Hampshire. The Town has a population of 11,260 (per 2010 census) and is the home of Dartmouth College, which was established in 1769.

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Town of Norwich

Norwich, Vermont is located in Windsor County and has a population of about 3,414. It is located along the Connecticut River, is home to many businesses and nonprofit organizations, and has a vibrant downtown and village green.

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