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.
- Interested candidates should send a resume, cover letter, and statement of educational philosophy along with three professional references
- Teaching Positions:
- 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.
School Nurse, Full Time
Merion Mercy Academy seeks a full time school nurse committed to providing a safe and healthy environment where students can learn and grow. This position is for the current 2021-22 school year.
As a licensed registered nurse, the school nurse is responsible for the quality of care delivered while maintaining current licensure and certifications. The school nurse handles acute medical issues, assists with health screenings, monitors records, administers medications, and promotes wellness in accordance with Merion Mercy’s commitment to providing a safe and healthy environment. In addition, the school nurse works with the Head of School and staff to integrate the Catholic faith and culture and infuse the Mercy charism into the school’s entire program.
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Director of Marketing and Communications
Merion Mercy Academy seeks a mission-driven, creative and strategic thinker to develop and manage a broad range of marketing and communications activities related to the strategic direction and positioning of the school as well as ongoing operations.
Reporting directly to the Head of School, and serving as an integral member of the School Leadership Team, the Director of Marketing and Communications should be knowledgeable about best practices and trends in data-driven marketing, brand management and public relations. The ideal candidate must be skilled at developing creative and compelling messaging and possess the ability to engage effectively with all members of the Merion Mercy community. Merion Mercy Academy seeks candidates who demonstrate skills in cross-cultural leadership practices with a commitment to creating a culture that values diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging.
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School Counselor, Part Time
Merion Mercy Academy seeks a part-time school counselor for the 2021-22 school year.
Reporting to the Assistant Head of School for Academics, the school counselor provides a safe, accepting, non-judgmental space for students to discuss personal and academic issues and helps to build a culture of health and wellness at school. The Counselor provides short-term counseling services to students in times of crisis to support their social and emotional health at school and organizes and facilitates small group discussions for students.
In collaboration with an interdisciplinary student support team, the school counselor works to address the social, emotional and academic needs of specific students. As an advocate for students’ mental health and education needs, the school counselor works to support student access to treatment, and helps to create and maintain an emotionally healthy, productive, and safe school community.
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Merion Mercy is seeking coaches for the 2021-2022 school year: Field Hockey, Soccer, Tennis, and Basketball. If interested, please send a resume and letter of interest to Shannon Fisher, Director of Athletics, at email@example.com.
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.