Merion Mercy Academy Employment Application Process
Pennsylvania state law and Merion Mercy Academy require that the following items be completed before a candidate is hired. If seeking to work in a school in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, a candidate is advised to complete these items expeditiously.
- Submit Merion Mercy Academy Application: cover letter and resume
- Submit copy of all Bachelor’s and/or Master’s transcripts
- Submit copy of any and all teaching certificates
The following forms must be submitted before a officially starting the position:
- Pennsylvania Request for Criminal Record Check
- Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance
- Pennsylvania Fingerprinting Services (Link for the Service Code)
- Arrest/ Conviction Report and Certificate Form
- Virtus: Protecting God’s Children Presentation Certificate
- TB test certification
Merion Mercy Academy is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Merion Mercy Academy does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, or national and ethnic origin in the administration of its hiring practices.
If you are interested in a short-term or long-term substitute teaching position at Merion Mercy Academy please contact Kelley Glynn at KGlynn@merion-mercy.com for more information.
Social Studies Teacher
Merion Mercy Academy seeks a dynamic and student-centered educator versed in current trends, research, and emerging ideas in education to serve as a Social Studies teacher beginning August 2021. This is a one-year teaching position.
The ideal candidate will inspire students to learn Social Studies and will work collaboratively with colleagues in various curricular areas. He or she will embrace the school’s Mercy mission to promote a holistic education that is student-centered and encourages both academic and personal excellence. He or she will be enthusiastic about teaching girls, have a familiarity with instructional technology, and enjoy working within a team setting of shared ideas and constructive feedback in a collaborative manner.
Dean of Students
Merion Mercy Academy seeks a dynamic and student-centered educator to serve as Dean of Students beginning July 2021.
Reporting to the Assistant Head of School for Academics, the Dean of Students is a highly visible community builder who embraces Mercy values, possesses strong interpersonal skills and espouses a growth mindset. Importantly, the candidate will help sustain a culture of belonging and inclusion by embracing diversity, service learning and supporting a mission-based advisory program. The Dean of Students will develop innovative, girl-centered student programming in leadership development, health and wellness, civic discourse, and media literacy.
Assistant Director of Development
Merion Mercy Academy seeks a highly energetic, enthusiastic, strategic leader with excellent interpersonal, problem-solving, and time-management skills to serve as the Assistant Director of Development.
The Assistant Director of Development is a highly visible leader in the Merion Mercy community who advances a culture of philanthropy at Merion garnering support from alumni, parents, friends, foundations and other organizations to advance the priorities of the School. The ideal candidate will be a data-driven strategic thinker with initiative who can effectively engage all constituencies to connect them with the school’s mission and current academic and extracurricular programs.
Director of Campus Ministry
Merion Mercy Academy seeks a faith-filled leader to serve as the Director of Campus Ministry beginning July 2021. The Campus Minister embodies the School’s mission and Catholic identity with attention given to the spirituality and charism of Catherine McAuley and the Sisters of Mercy.
The Campus Minister provides pastoral care, nurtures the spiritual growth of the community, and helps others deepen their relationship with Christ. The Campus Minister directs the ministry program and works with students and faculty to plan liturgies, prayer experiences, and retreats.