DISTRICT – Bennington School District, Inc.
BUILDING – Molly Stark Elementary School


  • Vermont Principal Certification in Administration (5440-91) or equivalent, and competence in Core Leadership Standards for Vermont 
  • Master’s Degree in Education Administration or related field 
  • Successful experience at the Principal Level 
  • Demonstrated school leadership experience in using data and evidence-based decision making to provide leadership in a multi-tiered system of support to meet the needs of all students 
  • Outstanding demonstrated personnel, resource, and school management skills, including budget development 
  • Knowledge of national and Vermont standards with grade level expectations for elementary curriculum and assessments 
  • Strong expertise in curriculum development, elementary instruction, and technology integration 
  • Experience in supportive supervision and evaluation of professional and support staff 
  • Exemplary interpersonal and communication skills with students, staff, parents, and community 

Provide collaborative leadership in the following areas:
  • Ability to lead and facilitate collaborative professional teams to develop and meet school effectiveness goals 
  • Support and maintain Positive Behavior Intervention Support (PBIS) school programs 
  • Provide a safe and secure educational environment, including behavior management 
  • Promote a positive and supportive school climate that fosters academic success for all students 
  • Ensure implementation of approved curriculum, research-based instructional strategies, and assessments to meet student achievement goals 
  • Provide professional development opportunities that align with the School/District strategic plans 
  • In conjunction with administrators and teachers (when appropriate), interview candidates and make recommendations to the Superintendent for hiring highly qualified staff 
  • Develop positive collaborative relationships between families, staff, school, and community 

APPLICATION PROCEDURE – Please apply on School Spring, for more information contact:

James Culkeen, Superintendent 
Southwest Vermont Supervisory Union 
246 South Stream Road 
Bennington, VT 05201 

Application Deadline: January 2, 2019