Career Opportunities - Mercy High School

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Located on a 26-acre campus, Mercy High School provides a rigorous Catholic, college-preparatory education to bright and promising young women from more than 60 zip codes in Maryland and Pennsylvania.

Mercy knows how to prepare young women to lead and to excel in a dynamic global society. Our highly individualized approach to a college-preparatory program challenges each Mercy Girl to become a young woman of intellect, faith, and service. As an authorized International Baccalaureate World School offering the Middle Years Programme, our curriculum in grades 9 and 10 features concept-based instruction and structured inquiry as a pedagogical tool.

Sponsored by the Religious Sisters of Mercy, Mercy High School continues a 150-year legacy of Mercy excellence in education in Baltimore. Rooted in the charism and tradition of Catherine McAuley, founder of the Sisters of Mercy, we welcome young women from diverse backgrounds who together make Mercy an extraordinary learning community. 

If you are excited about providing an excellent educational experience for talented young women, and if you are passionate about the values of Catherine McAuley and the Sisters of Mercy - hospitality, compassion for others, service, justice, and equality - we welcome you to join us!


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Thank you for your interest in joining the team at Mercy High School!

 
 

Mercy High School is seeking creative and responsible candidates to become instructional assistants for this unique school year. These assistants will cover classes on campus when teachers are teaching remotely. This is a temporary position.

Located on 26-acres, Mercy High School provides a rigorous Catholic, college-preparatory education to bright and promising young women from more than 64 zip codes.

Mercy prepares young women to lead and excel in this global society. Our individualized approach challenges each Mercy Girl to become a young woman of intellect, faith, and service. As a school authorized by the International Baccalaureate to offer the Middle Years Programme, our curriculum in grades 9 and 10 features concept-based instruction and structured inquiry as a pedagogical tool. Courses in the upper levels are challenging and engaging.

Sponsored by the Religious Sisters of Mercy, Mercy High School continues a 150-year legacy of Mercy excellence in education in Baltimore. Rooted in the charism and tradition of Catherine McAuley, founder of the Sisters of Mercy, we welcome young women from diverse backgrounds who together make Mercy an extraordinary learning community. 

Responsibilities include:

  • Maintaining classroom culture and decorum
  • Enforcing safety protocols and other classroom expectations
  • Setting up and monitoring technology
  • Collaborating with the remote teacher(s)
  • Supporting students as they participate in lessons
  • Engaging in the life of the school, attending meetings, and supporting the leadership team.

 

Candidates should have a Bachelor’s Degree and prior experience with young people in an academic or coaching setting. Experience with a range of technologies is preferred. The successful candidate will be cognizant of the special role that all school personnel have in the spiritual and religious development of youth, will model critical inquiry and lifelong learning, and demonstrate integrity and fairness in all aspects of community life.

  Please send your resume and letter of interest to Jeanne A. Blakeslee, Principal   jblakeslee@mercyhighschool.com

Located on a 26-acre campus, Mercy High School provides a rigorous Catholic, college-preparatory education to bright and promising young women from more than 64 zip codes in Pennsylvania and Maryland.

Mercy knows how to prepare young women to lead and to excel in a dynamic global society. Our highly individualized approach to a college-preparatory program challenges each Mercy Girl to become a young woman of intellect, faith, and service. Mercy High School is authorized by the International Baccalaureate to offer the Middle Years Programme.

Sponsored by the Religious Sisters of Mercy, Mercy High School continues a 150-year legacy of Mercy excellence in education in Baltimore. Rooted in the charism and tradition of Catherine McAuley, founder of the Sisters of Mercy, we welcome young women from diverse backgrounds who together make Mercy an extraordinary learning community. 

If you are excited about providing an excellent educational experience for talented young women, and if you are passionate about the values of Catherine McAuley and the Sisters of Mercy - hospitality, compassion for others, service, justice, and equality - we welcome you to join us!

The executive assistant is the primary point of contact for the principal and dean of students, working on a one-to-one basis with administrators, faculty, and other professional staff on the responsibilities associated with managing the school and communicating with its constituents. A sample of responsibilities are to:

 

  • Coordinate the affairs of and manage the office of academic and student affairs
  • Assist with planning of the schedule and academic calendar
  • Assist with planning and management of parent events
  • Prepare and coordinate information for teachers related to the academic status of students  
  • Prepare administrative correspondence and mass mailings
  • Coordinate textbook ordering through state funding and etechcampus
  • Coordinate paperwork for Titles II and IV
  • Maintain records related to academic progress and disciplinary action
  • Update school website for academics, clubs, and calendar items
  • Oversee and manage distribution of mail 
  • Receive calls, take messages, and route correspondence
  • Handle requests and queries 
  • Arrange meetings and appointments
  • Make travel arrangements
  • Monitor office supplies and coordinate the ordering of supplies
  • Arrange hospitality for large and small events
  • Assist with the management of borrowing uniforms 
  • Enter and manage data for academic and communication platforms
  • Produce reports
  • Develop and carry out an efficient documentation and filing system
  • Attend community and other relevant meetings 

 

 

Requirements:

 

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Experience as an executive administrative assistant
  • Full comprehension of office management systems and procedures
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office
  • Planning and time management skills
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize daily workload
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Discretion and confidentiality

 

Candidates should be dedicated to working in a school with a diverse group of students and a community that values intellectual pursuits, strong relationships, and spiritual development.  

 

Send your resume and letter of interest to: Jeanne Blakeslee, Principal jblakeslee@mercyhighschool.com