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Life at Mercy 

Known for its academic excellence, welcoming community and positive environment, faculty and staff at this faith-based, college preparatory school are dedicated to each student's success.  With a 13 to one student to faculty ratio, the faculty have an opportunity to know their students, practice differentiated learning approaches in presenting curriculum and realize increased engagement, with critical and practical thinking.  More than 60 percent of the faculty have earned Master Degrees or higher and are top in their fields. The high energy atmosphere of the all-girls school is contagious and most of the faculty and staff have worked at the school for numerous years because of the professional and fulfilling work environment.

The community spirit is complimented by a comprehensive benefits package and caring leadership. Professional development is encouraged and departments work on team projects.  In addition, faculty have the summer off and staff work reduced hours.  Mercy is a place where you will be challenged, engaged and fulfilled.


JOB OPENINGS FOR THE 2024-2025 ACADEMIC YEAR

Academic Office Executive Assistant

Mercy High School, an all-girls Catholic high school founded by the Sisters of Mercy, is seeking an executive assistant for the academic office.

Mercy is a mission-driven organization with a diverse student population focused on academic excellence and the inspiration of young girls to become confident Women of Mercy who embody faith, knowledge, and compassionate service.

This individual will promote the charisma of the Sisters of Mercy and implement the Mercy High School mission through the academic office of the school. This position has the following responsibilities:

  • Welcomes students, faculty, staff, parents, and visitors to the academic office with a spirit of Mercy hospitality
  • Assists the principal with calendar, communications, and various other tasks
  • Assists the director of admissions with recruitment and admissions tasks
  • Administers first aid, prescription medications, and assists students who are ill
  • Completes required training modules related to health and safety
  • Acts as liaison with school nurse
  • Coordinates and manages online student bookstore
  • Utilizes FACTS student information system and Finalsite admissions modules to maintain student and staff records
  • Assists Academic Office Manager with phone calls, answering doors, and student attendance as needed
  • Completes general administrative tasks such as photocopying, data entry, notetaking, and filing
  • Other duties as assigned

Desired Skills:
- Superb written, verbal, and interpersonal skills
- Strong rapport with students, faculty, staff, and parents
- Attention to detail and strong record-keeping skills
- Proficiency with Microsoft Office and/or Google suite
- Bilingual (Spanish Speaking) preferred

Requirements and Qualifications:
- Must complete Safe Environment Certification and undergo a background check
- Committed to the mission of Mercy High School
- Experience working with a diverse student population at the secondary level is preferred.

Application Instructions:
Interested candidates should send a letter of application and resume to Kristi Wessling, Principal, at wesslingk@mercyhigh.org.

Long Term Math Substitute 

Mercy High School, an all-girls Catholic high school founded by the Sisters of Mercy, is seeking teacher candidates for a long-term substitute position from August 19 to September 13, 2024. Ideal candidates will hold Nebraska teaching certification for grades 7-12 with an endorsement in mathematics. This position is full-time.

Mercy is a mission-driven organization with a diverse student population focused on academic excellence and the inspiration of young girls to become confident Women of Mercy who embody faith, knowledge, and compassionate service.

Requirements and Qualifications:

· Committed to the mission of Mercy High School
· Hold a Nebraska teaching certificate with a 7-12 endorsement in mathematics
· Safe Environment certification through the Archdiocese of Omaha
· Expertise in curriculum, instruction, data collection and usage, and assessment in mathematics
· Strong rapport with students, faculty, staff, and parents
· Willingness to participate in a faith-filled, vibrant community
· Experience working with a diverse student population at the secondary level is preferred

Interested candidates should send a letter of application, resume or CV, and certification to Kristi Wessling, Principal, at wesslingk@mercyhigh.org.

Part-Time Job Opening

Math Teacher

Mercy High School, an all-girls Catholic high school founded by the Sisters of Mercy, is seeking Math teacher candidates for the 2024-2025 academic year. Ideal candidates will hold or be able to attain Nebraska teaching certification for grades 7-12 with an endorsement in mathematics. This position is part-time.

Mercy is a mission-driven organization with a diverse student population focused on academic excellence and the inspiration of young girls to become confident Women of Mercy who embody faith, knowledge, and compassionate service.

Requirements and Qualifications:

  • Committed to the mission of Mercy High School
  • Expertise in curriculum, instruction, data collection and usage, and assessment in mathematics
  • Strong rapport with students, faculty, staff, and parents
  • Willingness to participate in a faith-filled, vibrant community
  • Experience working with a diverse student population at the secondary level is preferred

Interested candidates should send a letter of application, resume or CV, and certification to Kristi Wessling, Principal, at wesslingk@mercyhigh.org.