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Equal Employment Opportunity

Mercersburg Academy abides by both the spirit and the letter of the law in all its employment and admission policies. The school provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, marital status, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, national origin, genetic information, or disabilities which do not prevent performance of essential job tasks. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruitment, promotion, demotion or transfer, termination, transfer or layoff, leaves of absence, disclipline, compensation and training.

Contact the Human Resources Department.

Staff Positions

Application for staff positions at Mercersburg Academy may be made by submitting a resume and/or application to the Human Resources office in the lower level of Traylor Hall.  You may also mail your applications to Human Resources, 300 E. Seminary St., Mercersburg, PA  17236, fax to 717/328-6306, or email to nordyked@mercersburg.edu.

Faculty Positions

Faculty positions, both teaching and administrative, require a commitment to boarding school life including residential, advising, and coaching responsibilities.  Teaching positions and 10-month administrative faculty positions are hired on an academic year basis ; 12-month administrative faculty positions are hired on a fiscal year basis.  While applications for faculty positions are accepted all year, recruiting begins in early January for announced retirements and in March for other possible openings.  Depending on the position, application instructions will differ.  Please follow the instructions within each position link closely.

Coaching Positions

Mercersburg engages qualified individuals to lead and assist in the school's extensive athletic program, which consists of 46 teams on the varsity, junior varsity, and thirds' levels.  All coaches are subject to the PA Department of Education clearance requirements.  While positions are posted as needed and available, interested parties can contact Rick Hendrickson, Director of Athletics, at any point to inquire about potential openings. Email: hendricksonr@mercersburg.edu

Summer Positions

Mercersburg Academy Summer and Extended Programs has many seasonal summer employment opportunities, ranging from ESL teachers to adventure camp counselors. To learn more about the opportunities available, please click the link below. Application for summer positions at Mercersburg Academy may be made by submitting an application and resume to Coleman Weibley, Assistant Director of Summer Programs by mail to 300 East Seminary Street, Mercersburg, PA 17236; fax to 717/328-9072, or email to weibleyc@mercersburg.edu.

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The following forms are available for downloading. Note that forms must be printed and completed manually before being returned to the Human Resources department; they cannot be completed online. Adobe Acrobat reader must be installed on your computer to view and print the forms.
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Founded in 1893 in the heart of Pennsylvania and the Mid-Atlantic, Mercersburg is a private, coed, college preparatory boarding school with approximately 440 students (15 percent are day), grades 9-12 and postgraduate.
We offer 170 courses, including AP and Honors, more than $6 million in financial aid, 26 varsity sports, and a state-of-the-art performing and visual arts center.
Located 90 minutes from Washington, D.C., and Baltimore, and within easy driving distance to New York City, Philadelphia, and Pittsburgh.
300 East Seminary Street, Mercersburg PA 17236
717-328-6173