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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 Theater/Drama Teacher

Mercy High School in Farmington Hills has an immediate need for an experienced Theater/Drama teacher for the 2019-2020 school year. Courses related to this position include Acting, Speech, Directing, Theater Production, Set Design and Video Production. Candidates with theater instruction experience who hold State of Michigan certification in secondary education are welcome to apply.

The preferred candidate will have sound and lighting, theater production and scenic design experience.

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 Michigan certification, attend the Protecting God's Children workshop, and complete a background check with fingerprints. Mercy High School 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 for immediate consideration to Mr. Larry Baker, Associate Principal/Operations at: lrbaker@mhsmi.org.


Position Description Custodian – Full Time 

Mercy High School is looking for the right person who takes pride in their work, is dependable and experienced. Afternoon shift: 3pm to 11pm. During the summer break and extended breaks, and half days, all custodians work day shifts. Experience preferred.

Responsibilities include

* Cleaning cafeteria, locker room, media center, designated bathrooms, and classrooms. 

* Assist with set-ups and breakdowns for extra activities as well as cleaning up after events. Applicant needs to be able to lift 35 pounds. 

* Outdoor work such as picking-up trash, emptying trash containers, cleaning sidewalks, etc. 

* Summer work includes scrubbing/stripping floors, moving furniture, cleaning furniture, etc. 

* Maintenance work suitable to skill set.

Full benefits offered. Individual must pass an electronic criminal background check.

Contact by email or mail: 

Laurence R. Baker, Associate Principal/Operations 
Mercy High School
29300 Eleven Mile Rd. Farmington Hills, MI 48336