Job Opening: Richmond Middle School Principal

Source: Facebook | Frances C. Richmond Middle School

In addition to the search for a new principal at Marion Cross School , the Richmond Middle School in Hanover is also looking for a principal. Norwich students attend RMS for grades seven and eight, before moving up to Hanover High School.

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Below is the text of the job posting on, listed in early December. The application deadline is February 11, 2019. 

The Frances C. Richmond Middle School community in Hanover, NH, 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 350 students, in grades six through eight. Richmond Middle School is among the highest performing middle schools in New Hampshire and is part of School Administrative Unit 70’s Dresden School District, the nation’s first interstate school district, which enrolls students from both Hanover and Norwich, VT. 

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 Dartmouth College provides rich cultural opportunities, and the cities of Boston, MA, Portland, ME, and Burlington, VT are nearby.

The principal is responsible for the instructional leadership and 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 $7.4 million, and maintenance of the strong relationship between the school and the Hanover / Norwich community. 

Minimum qualifications for the position include a relevant Masters Degree and eligibility for New Hampshire principal certification. The position offers a competitive salary and benefits package, with accommodation for qualifications and experience. All application information is strictly confidential until finalists are invited. The deadline for applications and all supporting materials is Monday, February 11, 2019 with an anticipated start date of July 1. 



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