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Employment Opportunities

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 program.


 

In June 2018, Head of School Karen Hanrahan announced her intention to step down from her role at the end of the school year in 2019. The Board of Directors has embarked on a search for a new Head of School who will continue the legacy set forth by the Sisters of Mercy. 

Learn More about Mercy's Head of School Search

2018 - 2019 Openings

Director of Admission and Enrollment Management

We are currently searching for a Director of Admission and Enrollment Management who will oversee an Assistant Director and work closely with the Marketing Director. The position reports directly to the Head of School and is a member of the Senior Leadership Team. The Director oversees all aspects of the Admissions process and the School’s enrollment.

Primary responsibilities:

  • Serve as an articulate spokesperson for the school, able to clearly communicate the Mission of Mercy High School.
  • Interpret the school to prospective candidates and their families.
  • Maintain a warm, welcoming, and efficient operation.
  • Direct the admission process from point of inquiry through enrollment.
  • Coordinate and participate in all recruitment efforts including development of materials, marketing, social media, advertising, etc. in cooperation with the Director of Marketing.
  • Coordinate and participate in all recruitment activities including but not limited to school visits, high school fairs, open houses, prospective parent events, activities for prospective students, etc.
  • Coordinate the review of all applications, interviews and meetings with prospective students and their families.
  • Coordinate and administer the HSPT exam and other placement testing.
  • Promote good relationships with outside groups including elementary and middle schools, real estate agencies, education consultants, etc. Increase the school’s visibility and outreach to new neighborhoods and communities.
  • Manage all aspects of new student enrollment and, in partnership with the Head of School and Finance Office, implement the re-enrollment of current students.
  • Works with the Head of School and Finance Office on financial aid award decisions.
  • In conjunction with the Head of School and Guidance Department manages enrollment of current students and any transfer concerns.

Candidates must be committed to Catholic values and the Mercy charism. The ideal candidate will possess:

  • A minimum of a bachelors degree
  • Admission experience at the high school level
  • Strong communication skills & excellent personal rapport
  • Strong technology skills including social media expertise

This is a 12-month exempt position. Compensation is competitive and based on experience. Benefits include 20 vacation days, 12 sick days and 3 personal days, health insurance, vision, dental and a 403(b) plan. 

Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest and resume no later than April 1, 2019, to Karen Hanrahan, Head of School, khanrahan@mercyhsb.com

 

Religious Studies Teacher

Mercy High School Burlingame, an all-girls Catholic college preparatory school, has an opening for a full-time Religious Studies teacher starting Aug. 12, 2019.

Teachers have the opportunity to work in a small school environment, with class sizes ranging from 9-25 students. Mercy High School Burlingame has low turnover and excellent professional development programs.

We are looking for a teacher with expertise in Christian Scriptures, World Religion and Social Justice. The Religious Studies teacher is responsible for the overall coordination of teaching including delivering lessons, accurate assessment of student progress, participation in department meetings and team planning sessions and supervision of students.

This teacher will participate in and support campus ministry activities.

Teach with a mission to educate young women of diverse backgrounds!

Minimal qualifications:

  • Hold Master’s degree (or Master Degree in progress) or equivalent in Catholic Theology or related field
  • Possess a lived experience of the Catholic faith tradition
  • Experience teaching Religious Studies in a classroom setting
  • Understanding of and respect for adolescent’s lived social and emotional reality

Additional Preferred Qualifications:

  • Significant experience in educational technology
  • Strong computer and iPad skills
  • California teaching credential

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

Send resume and cover letter to: Lauren Conklin, Assistant Head of School for Academics. If emailing, please use subject line “Religious Studies Teacher Position”

Social Studies Teacher

Mercy High School Burlingame, an all-girls college preparatory secondary school has an opening for a full-time teacher starting Aug. 12, 2019.

Teachers have the opportunity to work in a small school environment, with class sizes ranging from 9-25 students. Mercy High School Burlingame has low turnover and excellent professional development programs.

We are looking for applicants who can use engaging lessons to make History come alive. The position will include five instructional periods with two prep periods. With support and preparation, applicants should be able to develop curriculum for and teach any course in the department, including Advanced Placement and elective courses. Classes for 2019-2020 include World History and AP Psychology.

Minimal qualifications:

  • B.A in a Social Science field
  • CA Secondary Teaching Credential
  • At least 3 years teaching experience in a secondary school environment desirable

Additional Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in History, education, or related topic

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

Send resume and cover letter to: Lauren Conklin, Assistant Head of School for Academics. If emailing, please use subject line “Math Teacher Position”

Coaching Opportunities

Please visit the Athletics page for Coaching Opportunities HERE

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Mercy is on a block schedule with seven 80-minute periods, every other day. Full-time teachers have five classes and two prep periods. All positions require candidates to be on campus beginning August 10, 2018.

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

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To Apply:

Send electronic resume to email address specified in job description or mail to:

Mercy High School Burlingame, 2750 Adeline Dr., Burlingame, CA, 94010