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Mercy High School is a Catholic, college preparatory school for young women located 20 minutes south of San Francisco in the hills of Burlingame. Founded in 1931, Mercy High School has a maximum enrollment of 500 girls in grades 9-12. Mercy is sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy and has an outstanding reputation for excellence in academic and extra curricular programs.



Mercy High School-Burlingame, an all-girls college preparatory secondary school has an opening for a full-time English teacher for the 14-15 academic year. Position will teach a varied English curriculum including reading, composition, literature analysis and grammar. Reporting to the English department chairperson, the teacher is responsible for the overall coordination of teaching in his/her subjects including executing well-developed lesson plans, accurate assessment of student’s progress, participation in department meetings and team planning sessions, supervision of students, willingness to learn new methodology, ability to undertake co-curricular responsibilities. Ideal candidate has knowledge of attending and/or teaching in Catholic schools and a strong desire for long-term service in the vocation of Catholic education.

Minimal qualifications:

  • B.A in English minimum
  • CA Secondary Teaching Credential

 Additional preferred qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in English or related topic
  • Minimum 3 years teaching experience, preferably in a Catholic secondary school environment

Position requires candidate to be on campus beginning mid-August 2014 through mid-June 2015.

Salary based on faculty salary scale, and commensurate with experience and education of applicant.

Please submit resume, cover letter AND completed application form (for form click here) to: Kay Carter, Director of Finance and Human Resources, email: kcarter@mercyhsb.comDeadline for applications is May 1, 2014.



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Mercy High School  2750 Adeline Drive, Burlingame CA 94010  |  phone: 650.343.3631  fax: 650.343.2316
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