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Hiring for the Position of Principal for Mount Mercy Academy

by cnewman

Mount Mercy Academy in Buffalo, NY, a distinctly Catholic college preparatory high school for young women, sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy, seeks a dynamic individual to serve as its principal. Mount Mercy Academy provides an atmosphere where students are nurtured to develop their full potential as successful women of faith, knowledge, integrity and compassionate service. The successful applicant must be a practicing Catholic with a strong understanding of Catholic education.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Hold a Masters degree in Administration or related field.
  • Have a minimum of 5 years of teaching experience and 3 years of administrative experience at the secondary level
  • Demonstrate a knowledge of and commitment to the Mercy mission in education and the development of young women
  • Be an effective collaborative leader with excellent communication skills, and experience in developing and motivating staff to accomplish the organization's mission

Salary and benefits are competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications. Review of applications begins April 29, 2011 and will continue until the position is filled.
Qualified applicants are asked to submit a cover letter, resume and three letters of recommendation.

Please mail to:
Search Committee
President's Office
Mount Mercy Academy
88 Red Jacket Parkway
Buffalo, New York, 14220
Or email to: hiringmanager@mtmercy.org

"Mount Mercy has taught me some of the most important things in my life and I am so grateful for that. I know that incorporating the principles of a woman of Mercy has made me the best version of myself. I can only hope that in the future, I will continue to grow and teach others the valuable lessons that I was taught at Mount Mercy. While I have learned so many things here, the greatest thing by far that I have learned is that DNA does not always make a family, love makes a family and that is exactly what I have gained here, a second family."

Mariah Rullan

Class of 2019

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