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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.

Assistant Director of Admissions

Mercy High School in Burlingame, California, is seeking qualified candidates to fill the position of Assistant Director of Admissions beginning July 1, 2015. This person will work with the Admissions Director in developing and executing programs for the recruitment and admission of new students at Mercy High School.

The Assistant Director of Admissions will coordinate the student shadow program, serve as a first point of contact for prospective students and their families, coordinate prospective student events (Open House, information nights, Welcome Night, etc.), addend education fairs and other off campus events that promote Mercy High School. The Assistant Director will be responsible for database management,  tracking inquiries and data analysis.

A Bachelor Degree is required. Experience in a Catholic or private high school is a plus. The position requires strong organizational skills, data base management and data analysis experience, and the ability to work cooperatively with many constituencies including middle school students and parents, principals and teachers at elementary/middle schools, faculty and staff at Mercy, high school student and parent volunteers. Mercy alumnae are strongly encouraged to apply. This is a full-time, 12-month position that requires both school day and some evening and weekend hours. Salary commensurate with experience; benefits provided.

We encourage all qualified applicants to apply no later than June 5, 2015 by doing the following: Apply online by sending a resume and cover letter to kcarter@mercyhsb.com. Indicate Assistant Admissions Director in the subject line.

Apply by mail by sending a resume and cover letter to Kay Carter, Director of Finance/HR, Mercy High School, 2750 Adeline Dr., Burlingame, CA 94010.


Mercy High School, an all-girls college preparatory secondary school has an opening for a 4/5 Spanish teacher for the 2015-2016 academic year. Position will teach a varied Spanish curriculum including grammar, vocabulary, writing, speaking, listening, culture, etc. Reporting to the Spanish 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 to serve in the vocation of Catholic education.

Minimal qualifications:

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

 Additional preferred qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in Spanish 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 2015 through mid-June 2016.

All resume materials must be received by 5/12/15

Send resume and cover letter to: Kay Carter, Director of HR, Mercy High School, 2750 Adeline Drive, Burlingame, CA 94010; email kcarter@mercyhsb.com or fax 650-343-2316.


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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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