Employment Opportunities

Mercy High School provides young women in grades nine through 12 a challenging college-preparatory education with a strong foundation of Catholic teachings. Guided by the traditions and values of the Sisters of Mercy, Mercy High School promotes service, confidence, ethical leadership and respect, encouraging each student to flourish individually while rooted in community.

We are accepting applications for the following positions:

Mercy High School is seeking applicants for a full-time Field Hockey Head Coach.

The Field Hockey Head Coach is accountable to the Director of Athletics.

WORK SCHEDULE:
Full-time during the Fall sports season

Interested candidates should send the following to the attention of Athletic Director Tim Kohs at tkohs@mercyhigh.com: resume, cover letter, transcripts and letters of recommendation.
Mercy High School is seeking applicants for a full-time Field Hockey Assistant Coach.

The Field Hockey Head Coach is accountable to the Director of Athletics and Field Hockey Head Coach.


WORK SCHEDULE:
Full-time during the Fall sports season

Interested candidates should send the following to the attention of Athletic Director Tim Kohs at tkohs@mercyhigh.com: resume, cover letter, transcripts and letters of recommendation.
Mercy High School is seeking applicants for a full-time Track and Field Assistant Coach with expertise in jumps and hurdles.

The Assistant Track and Field Coach is accountable to the Director of Athletics and the Head Track and Field Coach.


WORK SCHEDULE:
Full time during the winter and spring sports seasons

Interested candidates should send the following to the attention of Athletic Director Tim Kohs at tkohs@mercyhigh.com: resume, cover letter, transcripts and letters of recommendation.
Mercy High School is seeking applicants for a full-time Lacrosse Assistant Coach.

The Assistant Lacrosse Coach is accountable to the Director of Athletics and the Head Lacrosse Coach.


WORK SCHEDULE:
Full-time during the spring sports season

Interested candidates should send the following to the attention of Athletic Director Tim Kohs at tkohs@mercyhigh.com: resume, cover letter, transcripts and letters of recommendation.
Mercy High School is seeking applicants for a full-time Athletic Trainer.

The Athletic Trainer is accountable to the Director of Athletics.


QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor’s or master’s degree in Athletic Training; ATC (BOC) Certification and Professional CT Licensure in Good Standing; Maintain Professional Rescuer CPR/AED Certification


RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Establish daily hours of operation for the athletic training room as indicated by the Athletic Director

• Provide injury assessment, treatment, and preventative taping & wrapping before sports practices during after school hours
• Provide medical coverage and injury treatment during practices
• Devise individual injury management and rehabilitation plans as needed for each athlete, and determine appropriate return to play
• Determine proper referrals to other medical professionals as needed
• EMTs, orthopedic or primary care physicians, chiropractors, physical therapists
• Provide medical coverage at all home athletic events identified by the Athletic Director
• Includes some weekend and holiday coverage, as well as traveling to tournament games
• Provide acute injury assessment and treatment of both home and visiting team athletes
• Establish a working relationship with the designated School Physician and update/sign the school’s Standing Orders annually
• Execute athletic training services independently and comply with all policies regarding health care delivery as outlined on the school’s Standing Orders
• Establish a working relationship with the coaches and the school nurse
• Communicate regularly regarding the welfare of the student-athletes and proper return to play following an injury
• Update the school’s Emergency Action Plan annually and communicate policies and procedures with the coaches and administration
• Ensure proper emergency equipment is available at all games and practices
• Establish pre-season management
• Prepare medical travel kits
• Set up sport registrations online
• Organize impact testing
• Hold preseason meetings with the coaches and teams to discuss concussion education and injury expectations
• Ensure physical clearance for each athlete
• Maintain adequate medical records on all injuries and rehabilitation procedures
• Establish and maintain an annual budget for athletic training supplies/equipment
• Oversee an Athletic Training Aide program for Mercy students interested in a medical career
• Establish and oversee proper management of duties for the students to carry out in the athletic training room

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITY:
• Support the Mercy Athletics social media accounts by taking photos and providing context of the attended athletic events


WORK SCHEDULE:
Full time during the Academic Year

Interested candidates should send the following to the attention of Mrs. Maria Bergan at mbergan@mercyhigh.com: resume, cover letter, transcripts and three letters of recommendation.