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.

2018 - 2019 Openings

Finance Director

The Finance Director is primarily responsible for the management of the financial assets and human resource services of the school. This is a full-time, year-round, exempt position that reports to the Head of School and serves on the Leadership Team. Primary responsibilities include the strategic direction and implementation for key non-academic support functions of the school’s operation including finance, accounting, human resources, insurance and risk management, and systems technology.

The Finance Director initiates and develops the annual budget, participates in long-range financial planning, manages and administers human resource policies and programs, technology, equipment and supply purchases, and staffs the Finance Committee of the Board of Directors.

The Finance Director manages three direct reports. A qualified candidate should have the desire and willingness to participate in a dynamic, independent, Catholic school environment, and have a strong commitment to education.

Mercy High School offers a competitive salary based on experience and a strong benefits package. Position effective July 1, 2018.

Interested and qualified candidates should submit electronically in one email a resume and cover letter to Karen Hanrahan, Head of School at khanrahan@mercyhsb.com.

Math Teacher

Mercy High School has an opening for a full-time Math teacher starting Aug. 13, 2018.

Teachers have the opportunity to work in a small school environment, with class sizes ranging from 12-25 students. Mercy High School Burlingame has low turnover and excellent professional development programs.

Teaching schedule will include Algebra 1 and statistics classes, with the option of different courses in future years. The math 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.

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

Minimal qualifications:

  • B.A in mathematics or passing score on CSET
  • Three years teaching experience, preferably in a secondary school environment
  • Strong knowledge in the areas of algebra and statistics

Additional Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in Education or Math
  • California Secondary Teaching Credential
  • Strong computer and iPad skills

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, lconklin@mercyhsb.com. If emailing, please use subject line “Math Teacher Position”

Coaching Opportunities

Please visit the Athletics page for Coaching Opportunities HERE


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.