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Mercy High School, a Catholic college preparatory school immersed in the tradition of the Sisters of Mercy, educates and inspires young women of diverse backgrounds to lead and serve with compassion.

Mercy High School was founded by the Sisters of Mercy in 1945 to provide a Catholic education based on holistic learning and academic excellence.  Mercy High School nurtures a supportive faith community and prepares young women from throughout the metropolitan Detroit area for their critical roles in contemporary society. Our 670 students engage in rigorous college preparatory courses while simultaneously pursuing extracurricular interests in the performing arts, athletics, the sciences and community affairs. Enriched by students from diverse backgrounds, Mercy fosters spiritual, intellectual, moral physical and cultural development in a Catholic environment.

Mercy is accredited by AdvancED and recognized as an Apple Distinguished School for continuous innovation in learning, teaching and the school environment.


The following positions are open for application at Mercy High School for the 2019-2020 school year.


Position Description: Math Teacher

Mercy High School is seeking a highly qualified Math teacher holding a current EX Michigan certification. This position includes teaching various math level courses, with a probably focus on Algebra 2 courses.

Applying candidates should be able to demonstrate instructional practices that engage students and promote reasoning, problem solving and sense-making of new mathematical ideas. Mercy is an Apple Distinguished school, and the preferred candidate will have the ability to support lessons through effective use of technology tools.

Qualifications/Requirements
All teachers in the Catholic Schools in the Archdiocese of Detroit shall be certified and /or approved for teaching by the Department of Education for the State of Michigan. All teachers are required to hold the appropriate endorsement for the subject(s) they are assigned to teach. The selected candidate must hold an EX Math Certification, attend a Protecting God's Children workshop, and complete a background check with fingerprints.

The Archdiocese of Detroit is an equal opportunity employer that does not illegally discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, height, weight, genetic information, marital or other legally protected status. Mercy High School, a Catholic college preparatory school immersed in the tradition of the Sisters of Mercy, educates and inspires young women of diverse backgrounds to lead and serve with compassion.

Please send resume by May 31st to Ms. Colleen McMaster, Associate Principal Academic Affairs at cmcmaster@mhsmi.org.


Position Description: English Teacher

Mercy High School is seeking a highly qualified English/Social Studies teacher. Candidates holding State of Michigan certification in secondary English instruction. Applicants should have a willingness to teach academic writing and British and World Literature.

Mercy is an Apple Distinguished school, and the candidates should have the ability to support lessons through effective use of technology tools. Mercy seeks candidates who have experience in and value working with students of different backgrounds including race, culture and socioeconomic status.

Qualifications/Requirements
All teachers in the Catholic Schools in the Archdiocese of Detroit shall be certified and /or approved for teaching by the Department of Education for the State of Michigan. All teachers are required to hold the appropriate endorsement for the subject(s) they are assigned to teach. The preferred candidate will hold a BA and RX (or CA) Michigan certification, attend the Protecting God's Children workshop, and complete a background check with fingerprints.The Archdiocese of Detroit is an equal opportunity employer that does not illegally discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, height, weight, genetic information, marital or other legally protected status.
 
Please send resume for immediate consideration to Mr. Larry Baker, Associate Principal/Operations at lrbaker@mhsmi.org.

Position Description: Math/STEM Teacher

Mercy High School is seeking a highly qualified math/STEM teacher holding a current EX Michigan certification. This position includes teaching various math level courses, as well as a freshman course designed for students to actively practice science and technology concepts and the engineering design process.

Applying candidates should be able to demonstrate instructional practices that engage students and promote reasoning, problem solving and sense-making of new mathematical ideas. Mercy is an Apple Distinguished school, and the preferred candidate will have the ability to support lessons through effective use of technology tools.

Qualifications/Requirements
All teachers in the Catholic Schools in the Archdiocese of Detroit shall be certified and /or approved for teaching by the Department of Education for the State of Michigan. All teachers are required to hold the appropriate endorsement for the subject(s) they are assigned to teach. The selected candidate must hold an EX Math Certification, attend a Protecting God's Children workshop, and complete a background check with fingerprints.

The Archdiocese of Detroit is an equal opportunity employer that does not illegally discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, height, weight, genetic information, marital or other legally protected status. Mercy High School, a Catholic college preparatory school immersed in the tradition of the Sisters of Mercy, educates and inspires young women of diverse backgrounds to lead and serve with compassion.

Please send resume by May 15th to Ms. Colleen McMaster, Associate Principal Academic Affairs at cmcmaster@mhsmi.org.


Position Description Visual Arts Teacher

Mercy High School has need for a highly qualified Visual Arts teacher holding a current LX, LQ, or LZ Michigan certification. This position includes teaching various visual art media. Applying candidates should be able to demonstrate instructional practices that engage students in conceptual thinking, promote problem solving, and hold students to high standards of craftsmanship. Mercy is an Apple Distinguished school, and the preferred candidate will have the ability to support lessons through effective use of technology tools. Mercy seeks candidates who have experience in and value working with students of different backgrounds including race, culture and socioeconomic status.

Qualifications/Requirements
All teachers in the Catholic Schools in the Archdiocese of Detroit shall be certified and /or approved for teaching by the Department of Education for the State of Michigan. All teachers are required to hold the appropriate endorsement for the subject(s) they are assigned to teach. The selected candidate must hold an LX, LQ, or LZ Certificate, attend a Protecting God's Children workshop, and complete a background check with fingerprints.The Archdiocese of Detroit is an equal opportunity employer that does not illegally discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, height, weight, genetic information, marital or other legally protected status.

A resume and a written statement of the applicant’s philosophy of art education is requested by May 31st Mr. Larry Baker, Associate Principal/Operations at lrbaker@mhsmi.org. *Samples of the applicant’s art and/or student art, proof of certification, transcripts, and letters of recommendation will be requested from those selected for interview.


Position Description Theater Technical Director for 2019 - 2020 School Year

The selected candidate must be willing to work Saturdays (September – mid-March excluding holiday weekends) and attend after school/evening rehearsals three weeks prior to each show.

Responsibilities
● Meet with the Production staff of the fall play and spring musical
● Design scenery over the summer for the fall play and spring musical
● Construct and paint scenery with stage crew on Saturdays
● Acquire building supplies
● Oversee tear down of set
● Attend technical rehearsals
● Work with light crew to design and record light cues during technical rehearsals
● Work with sound crew during technical rehearsals
● Help stage crew with scene changes during technical rehearsals

Qualifications/Requirements
● Construction/Set Construction experience required
● Sound and Lighting experience required
● Scenic Design experience required

Interested candidates are requested to send a letter of interest, resume, and proof of credentials by May 3 to Performing Arts Department Chair, Anne MacDougall at amacdougall@mhsmi.org.


Position Description Assistant Theater Technical Director for the 2019 - 2020 School Year

The selected candidate must be willing to work Saturdays (September – mid-March excluding holiday weekends) and attend after school/evening rehearsals three weeks prior to each show.

Responsibilities
● Meet with the Production staff of the fall play and spring musical
● Assist with designing scenery for the fall play and spring musical
● Construct and paint scenery with stage crew on Saturdays
● Acquire building supplies
● Oversee tear down of set
● Attend technical rehearsals
● Work with light crew to design and record light cues during technical rehearsals
● Work with sound crew during technical rehearsals
● Help stage crew with scene changes during technical rehearsals

Qualifications/Requirements
● Construction/Set Construction experience required
● Sound and Lighting experience preferred
● Scenic Design experience preferred

Interested candidates are requested to send a letter of interest, resume, and proof of credentials by May 3 to Performing Arts Department Chair, Anne MacDougall at amacdougall@mhsmi.org.