Canton R-V School District

The Missouri Association of Rural Education has been retained by the Canton R-V Board of Education to conduct a search for their next High School Principal.  Canton R-V School District is located in Lewis County in Northeast Missouri.

School  Information:

  • High School - 1
  • Certified Staff – 25
  • Student Enrollment - 199
  • 1 Administrator
  • Outstanding Community Involvement & Support
  • Passed $2.5 Million Bond Issue for Capital Improvements - 90% Voter Approval
  • Implementing 1:1 Initiative
  • Dedicated Faculty & Staff
  • Strong Tradition in FFA, FBLA and Music
  • MSIP Accredited - APR Score - 98%
  • Strong Athletic Program
  • Hannibal Career & Technical Center
  • Dual Credit with Culver Stockton, Moberly CC and Truman State
  • A+ Program
  • District Motto - "A Community of Learners Working Together to Achieve Success"

Application Time Line:

  • Applications must be received by – Wednesday, November 27, 2019
  • Screening to begin – Week of December 2-6, 2019
  • Interviews Tentative Date – Week of December 9-13, 2019
  • Anticipated Hire Date – December 31, 2019
  • Contract Begins – No later than July 1, 2020 - TBD based on candidate selected

Salary/Benefits Information:

  • Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience based on administrative schedule in place.
  • Successful school administrative experience preferred.
  • Classroom experience required.
  • Missouri Secondary Principal Certificate required.
  • Paid health insurance benefits per limits of health insurance policy in effect plus other benefits.
  • Multi- year contract will be offered.
  • Living in the district is expected.


Application Guidelines:

  • Completed application form and current resume with three letters of reference
  • Cover letter directed to the Canton R-V Board of Education – Include reasons for interest in the position and a description of significant accomplishments over the past 5 years
  • Evidence of Missouri Secondary Principal Certificate or eligibility thereof, provide copy.
  • Current Transcript(s)
  • Current placement papers or credentials
  • Any other supporting documents that would enhance the application file
  • Selected finalist will provide a copy of their most recent background check in conjunction with contract signing.

Application Procedure:

  • Download application for Canton R-V HS Principal on MARE website (www.moare.com)
  • Forward application (Please do not email materials.) and support materials to:
    • Canton R-V HS Principal Search
    • Attn:  Dr. Paul Ricker, Search Consultant
    • 1889 Bittersweet Road
    • Lake Ozark, Missouri  65049
  • Other Contact Information:


Canton R-V School District is an equal opportunity employer.  Refer to announcement for contact information.  Applicants are asked to NOT make direct contact with the board of education members. Initial applications will be kept confidential, however, all applications, letters of reference, resumes, transcripts, credentials, etc. for the purpose of this application process will, upon receipt, become the sole property of the Canton R-V Board of Education, and shall remain their property indefinitely.

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