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!


Job Openings

Thank you for your interest in joining the team at Mercy High School! The following positions are open for the 2020-2021 academic year:

 
 

The role of the director of mission and ministry is to promote the Catholic, Mercy identity of the school through meaningful experiences for the faculty and students. The director of mission and ministry will have a strong commitment to Catholic, Mercy values and an eagerness to promote these values throughout the Mercy community by preparing meaningful liturgies and prayer services, leading inspiring retreats and innovative programs, and supporting awareness of work of the Church with a special focus on the Sisters of Mercy. The director of mission and ministry, along with the principal and president, is responsible for providing the faculty and students with a clear understanding of the Catholic identity of the school and of the mission of the Sisters of Mercy. This person must be a practicing Catholic who is enthusiastic and able to engage and motivate high school girls!

Responsibilities include:

  • Responsible for creating a program of activities and initiatives to enhance the school’s mission as a Roman Catholic college preparatory school for girls sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy
  • Leading formation of faculty and staff
  • Teaching two sections of Religious Studies
  • Advising a small group of students
  • Participating in ongoing professional development
  • Attending school events, chaperoning activities, and participating in meetings
  • Planning and leading school-wide prayer services and liturgies 
  • Creating retreat days for each year level
  • Supervising and participating in the Frances Warde Service Learning Program
  • Working with school counselors to assist students in need 

Candidates should be academically strong, dedicated to teaching a diverse group of girls in a community that values intellectual pursuits, strong relationships, and spiritual development.  The successful candidate will recognize the special role a teacher has in the spiritual and religious development of youth, 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

Responsibilities include:

  • teaching five sections of science:  Chemistry, Physical Science, and/or
  • advising a small group of students
  • working and solving problems with department and year-level teams
  • participating in ongoing professional development
  • attending school events, chaperoning activities, and participating in meetings

Project Lead the Way Biomedical Sciences

Candidates should be academically strong dedicated to teaching a diverse group of girls in a community that values intellectual pursuits, strong relationships, and spiritual development.  The successful candidate will be cognizant of the special role a teacher has in the spiritual and religious development of youth, model critical inquiry and lifelong learning, and demonstrate integrity and fairness in all aspects of community life.  Certification in Project Lead the Way Biomedical Sciences would be ideal, but not necessary. There is also the possibility of part-time teaching, if desired.

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

Responsibilities include:

  • teaching four (4/5) or five (full time) sections of Language and Literature
  • advising a small group of students
  • working and solving problems with other departments and year-level teams
  • participating in ongoing professional development for teaching in the International Baccalaureate
  • attending school events, chaperoning activities, and participating in meetings

Candidates should be academically strong, dedicated to teaching a diverse group of girls in a community that values intellectual pursuits, strong relationships, and spiritual development. The successful candidate will be cognizant of the special role a teacher has in the spiritual and religious development of youth, 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

Responsibilities include:

  • teaching one section of Religious Studies
  • participating in meetings and community life, as possible

Candidates should be academically strong, dedicated to teaching a diverse group of girls in a community that values intellectual pursuits, strong relationships, and spiritual development.  The successful candidate will be cognizant of the special role a teacher has in the spiritual and religious development of youth, 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

Responsibilities include:

  • teaching one section of Physical and Health Education
  • participating in meetings and community life, as possible

Candidates should be academically strong, dedicated to teaching a diverse group of girls in a community that values intellectual pursuits, strong relationships, and spiritual development.  The successful candidate will be cognizant of the special role a teacher has in the spiritual and religious development of youth, 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

Responsibilities include:

  • teaching two or three sections of biology
  • working and solving problems with department and year-level teams
  • participating in ongoing professional development
  • attending school events, chaperoning activities, and participating in meetings, in proportion to PT status

Candidates should be academically strong dedicated to teaching a diverse group of girls in a community that values intellectual pursuits, strong relationships, and spiritual development.  The successful candidate will be cognizant of the special role a teacher has in the spiritual and religious development of youth, 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