Gwynedd Mercy Academy High School seeks to employ those who will continue to maintain the Christian environment and tradition of academic excellence begun in Philadelphia in 1861. In keeping with the Mercy charism of commitment to social justice, the Academy attempts to provide conditions of employment that will contribute to both the individual development of the employee and corporate growth of the institution.
Gwynedd Mercy Academy supports and is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity. It is our policy to provide equal opportunities in any term, condition or privilege of employment to all employees and applicants. No person will be discriminated against on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age national origin, disability or military status.
Applicants to Gwynedd Mercy Academy are applying to a Mission driven school deeply steeped in the traditions of the Academy and teachings of the Sisters of Mercy.
Rooted in the Catholic faith and charism of Mercy, Gwynedd Mercy Academy High School educates, inspires, and empowers young women to be merciful in spirit, innovative in thought, and courageous in leadership.
Our school is deeply steeped in tradition and interested applicants will be expected to engage and participate in all school traditions including but not limited to: Mercy Day, CK5K, Candlelight, Ring Mass, George Valentine, Baccalaureate Liturgy & Graduation.
Teachings of the Sisters of Mercy
The Sisters of Mercy were founded out of a deep concern for persons who are poor. Today, that commitment is focused in five “critical concerns” Earth, Immigration, nonviolence, racism & women. As a community we address the critical concerns in our curriculum, through prayer; attention to personal, communal and institutional choices; education; advocacy with legislators and other government leaders; and corporate engagement.
We believe that...
God is the core of our existence and Jesus Christ is a model for our life.
The foundation of our school is based on the Gospel values of compassionate presence, justice, service, and respect for the dignity of all persons, which are the charism of Catherine McAuley.
The school community participates in service activities in order to strengthen their awareness and concern for others and to ensure that the dignity of all persons is respected and protected.
Positive moral and religious values are fundamental to personal growth, social responsibility and global awareness.
The goal of education is to develop and nurture the whole person: intellectually, spiritually, morally, physically, emotionally and socially.
Students learn to become competent and compassionate adults in a nurturing community atmosphere that provides positive role models.
As co-educators, parents and teachers motivate and challenge each young woman to reason, to inquire and to communicate effectively in order to influence her life situations.
Each student succeeds in a supportive educational environment that encourages her distinct abilities, talents and interests.
Women have the ability to communicate effectively and influence corporate, political and ethical policies.
Educators inspire a fundamental love of learning.
Learning is a life-long dynamic process that requires reflection and action.