The Mercy Team

  • Be a part of a wonderful team! Our Lady of Mercy School seeks teachers of the highest caliber to work cooperatively as members of a faith-filled learning community. The benefits of working at OLOM include, but are not limited to:

    • Joining a school where the Catholic faith is embraced and taught through both word and deed
    • Working with award-winning colleagues who will inspire you in the art and science of teaching
    • Terrific pastor and parochial vicar involvement from our beloved Fr. Charles and Fr. Joe
    • Pay above the Archdiocese of Washington scale
    • Half tuition scholarship for all children of faculty
    • Childcare options for children of faculty ages 1 – 3
    • High quality professional development, both in-house and in the community
    • Being a member of the only three time award-winning Blue Ribbon School in the state of Maryland
    • Learning in an inclusive school community how to teach a wide-variety of learners.

    To learn more, click below to see our current open positions. To apply, please send resume and cover letter to our principal, Mrs. Doreen Engel, via email ( or snail mail. We always post position openings on SchoolSpring as well.

Open Positions

  • May 2022: Our Lady of Mercy School (OLOM) is seeking a teacher to support our 5th and 6th grade program. Responsibilities may include teaching language arts and math.

    OLOM was awarded the Blue Ribbon in September 2020 for the third time, an accomplishment that only 100 schools in America, public and private, have achieved. We are an inclusive school, where teachers meet students with a wide range of gifts. We accomplish our exceptional outcomes by hiring faculty of the highest caliber. This particular position offers the opportunity to partner with a skilled and engaging teaching team.

    The ideal candidate will have a desire to teach in a Catholic school and a passion for sharing the joy of language arts and mathematics with eager young learners. We are open to interviewing recent graduates who want to work hard to learn our craft. 

    Resumes can be sent to Mrs. Doreen Engel, Principal (

    May 2022:  Our Lady of Mercy School (OLOM) is seeking a PreK 4 teacher.

    We are seeking a dynamic PreK 4 teacher to join our excellent team. The ideal candidate will have a passion for this age level.  We offer both full-day and half-day options for children, and there is an assistant in the classroom during the morning each day. The position is open because one of our PreK teachers is moving to another department within the school. Opportunities for graduate study and support for advancement in certification are available.

    Resumes can be sent to Mrs. Doreen Engel, Principal (