Employment Opportunities

Mercy High School is growing! In response to increased enrollment, our desire to keep class sizes small, and the retirement and relocation of two staff members, Mercy is seeking to fill several faculty and staff positions this year.

Coaching Positions Available:

Head Cheerleading Coach for the fall and winter seasons.

Assistant Volleyball Coach (fall season)


Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to Athletic Director Tim Kohs at: tkohs@mercyhigh.com
Mercy High School (mercyhigh.com), a Catholic diocesan college preparatory high school for young women in Middletown, CT is seeking applicants for a full time Athletic Trainer.

The Athletic Trainer is accountable to the Director of Athletics.


QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor’s or master’s degree in Athletic Training; ATC (BOC) Certification and Professional CT Licensure in Good Standing; Maintain Professional Rescuer CPR/AED Certification


RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Establish daily hours of operation for the athletic training room as indicated by the Athletic Director

• Provide injury assessment, treatment, and preventative taping & wrapping before sports practices during after school hours
• Provide medical coverage and injury treatment during practices
• Devise individual injury management and rehabilitation plans as needed for each athlete, and determine appropriate return to play
• Determine proper referrals to other medical professionals as needed
• EMTs, orthopedic or primary care physicians, chiropractors, physical therapists
• Provide medical coverage at all home athletic events identified by the Athletic Director
• Includes some weekend and holiday coverage, as well as traveling to tournament games
• Provide acute injury assessment and treatment of both home and visiting team athletes
• Establish a working relationship with the designated School Physician and update/sign the school’s Standing Orders annually
• Execute athletic training services independently and comply with all policies regarding health care delivery as outlined on the school’s Standing Orders
• Establish a working relationship with the coaches and the school nurse
• Communicate regularly regarding the welfare of the student-athletes and proper return to play following an injury
• Update the school’s Emergency Action Plan annually and communicate policies and procedures with the coaches and administration
• Ensure proper emergency equipment is available at all games and practices
• Establish pre-season management
• Prepare medical travel kits
• Set up sport registrations online
• Organize impact testing
• Hold preseason meetings with the coaches and teams to discuss concussion education and injury expectations
• Ensure physical clearance for each athlete
• Maintain adequate medical records on all injuries and rehabilitation procedures
• Establish and maintain an annual budget for athletic training supplies/equipment
• Oversee an Athletic Training Aide program for Mercy students interested in a medical career
• Establish and oversee proper management of duties for the students to carry out in the athletic training room

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITY:
• Support the Mercy Athletics social media accounts by taking photos and providing context of the attended athletic events


WORK SCHEDULE:
Full time during the Academic Year

Interested candidates should send the following to the attention of Mrs. Maria Bergan at mbergan@mercyhigh.com: resume, cover letter, transcripts and three letters of recommendation.
Catholic diocesan college preparatory high school for young women. In the tradition of the Sisters of Mercy and their Foundress, Catherine McAuley, each student is challenged to grow academically, emotionally, socially, aesthetically and spiritually.

Mercy High School is seeking applicants for a full time Theology teaching position. The ideal candidate will:

• Support and uphold the mission of a Catholic and Mercy educational community;
• demonstrate a passion for working with high school girls in a Catholic, college-prep setting;
• have the disposition, skill; and desire to engage young women in a dynamic process of faith formation and spiritual growth;
• possess at least a bachelor’s degree (a master’s degree is preferred) in Theology/Religious Studies (or a related field)
• be able to present material in a variety of formats to meet the needs of diverse learners;
• have experience teaching in a high school setting;
• be open to incorporating technology into a BYOD learning environment;
• be open to taking a role in the community outside of the classroom.

Interested candidates should send the following to the attention of Mrs. Melissa Bullock, Principal of Academics and Technology at mbullock@mercyhigh.com.
Resume, Cover Letter, Statement of Educational Philosophy, transcripts and three letters of recommendation
Mercy High School, located in a residential area of Middletown, CT, with a population of approximately 400, is a Christ-centered Catholic diocesan college preparatory high school for young women. In the tradition of the Sisters of Mercy and their Foundress, Catherine McAuley, each student is challenged to grow academically, emotionally, socially, aesthetically and spiritually.

Mercy High School is seeking applicants for a full time English teaching position. The ideal candidate will:

• demonstrate a passion for working with high school girls in a Catholic, college-prep setting;
• support and uphold the mission of a Catholic and Mercy educational community;
• possess at least a bachelor’s degree (a master’s degree is preferred) in English (or a related field)
• have experience teaching in a high school setting;
• be open to incorporating technology into a BYOD learning environment;
• be open to taking a role in the community outside of the classroom.

Interested candidates should send the following to the attention of Mrs. Melissa Bullock, Principal of Academics and Technology at mbullock@mercyhigh.com.
Resume, Cover Letter, Statement of Educational Philosophy, transcripts and three letters of recommendation
Mercy High School, located in a residential area of Middletown, CT, with a population of approximately 400, is a Christ-centered Catholic diocesan college preparatory high school for young women. In the tradition of the Sisters of Mercy and their Foundress, Catherine McAuley, each student is challenged to grow academically, emotionally, socially, aesthetically and spiritually.

Mercy High School is seeking applicants for a full time Social Studies teaching position. The ideal candidate will:

• demonstrate a passion for working with high school girls in a Catholic, college-prep setting;
• support and uphold the mission of a Catholic and Mercy educational community;
• possess at least a bachelor’s degree (a master’s degree is preferred) in History (or a related field)
• have experience teaching in a high school setting;
• be open to incorporating technology into a BYOD learning environment;
• be open to taking a role in the community outside of the classroom.
• Experience teaching U.S. History and World History a plus.

Interested candidates should send the following to the attention of Mrs. Melissa Bullock, Principal of Academics and Technology at mbullock@mercyhigh.com.
Resume, Cover Letter, Statement of Educational Philosophy, transcripts and three letters of recommendation
Catholic diocesan college preparatory high school for young women. In the tradition of the Sisters of Mercy and their Foundress, Catherine McAuley, each student is challenged to grow academically, emotionally, socially, aesthetically and spiritually.

Mercy High School is seeking applicants for a full time Technology teaching position. The ideal candidate will:
• Support and uphold the mission of a Catholic and Mercy educational community;
• demonstrate a passion for working with high school girls in a Catholic, college-prep setting;
• have experience teaching AP Computer Science classes (preferred);
• possess at least a bachelor’s degree (a master’s degree is preferred) in technology education or computer science;
• be able to present material in a variety of formats to meet the needs of diverse learners;
• have experience teaching in a high school setting;
• be open to incorporating technology into a BYOD learning environment;
• be open to taking a role in the community outside of the classroom.

Interested candidates should send the following to the attention of Mrs. Melissa Bullock, Principal of Academics and Technology at mbullock@mercyhigh.com.
Resume, Cover Letter, Statement of Educational Philosophy, transcripts and three letters of recommendation
Mercy High School, located in a residential area of Middletown, CT, with a population of approximately 400, is a Christ-centered Catholic diocesan college preparatory high school for young women. In the tradition of the Sisters of Mercy and their Foundress, Catherine McAuley, each student is challenged to grow academically, emotionally, socially, aesthetically and spiritually.

Mercy High School is seeking applicants for a full-time Director of School Counseling position. The ideal candidate will:

• demonstrate a passion for working with high school girls in a Catholic, college-prep setting
• support and uphold the mission of a Catholic and Mercy educational community
• possess a master’s degree in school counseling or related discipline
• counsel and support students with academic, social, and emotional issues
• conduct classroom programs to meet the developmental needs of students
• consult, collaborate, and communicate with administrators, teachers, staff, and parents to meet the needs of students in the school setting
• plan and conduct Naviance programs
• organize and oversee testing, including PSATs
• advise students with class selection and scheduling
• meet with students and parents to guide them through the college process
• be available for occasional evening and weekend programs
• possess excellent communication, interpersonal, time management, and organizational skills
• be open to taking a role in the community outside of school counseling responsibilities

Interested candidates should send the following to the attention of Mrs. Melissa Bullock, Principal of Academics and Technology at mbullock@mercyhigh.com.

Resume, Cover Letter, Statement of Educational Philosophy, transcripts and three letters of recommendation should accompany the application.
Mercy High School (mercyhigh.com), a Catholic diocesan college preparatory high school for young women in Middletown CT is seeking a Director of Communications and Public Relations with primary responsibility for managing the school’s website, social media, and producing and distributing marketing, communications and public relations materials, including press releases, in a variety of media. The Director will work closely with the President in designing, implementing and leading a strategic marketing plan to achieve the school’s strategic goals.

ORGANIZATION STRUCTURE:
Director of Communications and Public Relations is accountable to the President.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelor's degree in English, journalism or related field. Minimum of three years’ experience in communications, public relations and/or marketing; within a school setting is a plus. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

WORK SCHEDULE:
This is a full-time, 12-month position.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Develops and implements a comprehensive communications and public relations
strategy for the school.
• Ensures that all school communications are consistent with strategic messages, are of excellent quality, and produced in a cost-effective and timely manner.
• Maintains the integrity of the school’s marketing program and image through appropriate use of logos, colors and fonts in a variety of materials.
• Produces major publications, including Women of Mercy Magazine and Annual Report.
• Manages and maintains the school’s website, including overall design and content, as well as updates.
• Maintains the school’s presence in the community through public relations efforts.
• Creates and distributes press releases and articles for the media and establishes and maintains positive media relations.
• Collaborates with the Director of Admissions to produce marketing materials for student recruitment.
• Collaborates with the Advancement Office to produce materials for fund-raising and development, including annual fund solicitation, planned giving initiatives, and capital campaign materials.
• Reviews and/or produces letters and print materials (brochures, school profiles, etc.) that are distributed to large audiences.
• Develops, creates and implements marketing strategies and posts for Mercy’s social media sites for entire calendar year (creating and/or updating social media profiles, managing regular posts, responding to followers, monitoring online competitor presences, monitoring “chatter”) across multiple networks (such as, but not limited to, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn.)
• Work with social media team and all faculty/staff to design and deliver projects that meet Mercy’s strategic plan and business objectives.
• Coordinate inventory availability.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:
Interested and qualified candidates are asked to submit electronically in one file a letter of introduction, a resume, a personal statement highlighting their strengths in furthering the mission of Mercy High School, and three professional references to: Maria Bergan (mbergan@mercyhigh.com). Review of applications will begin immediately.