Employment Opportunities

Thank you for you interest in joining the Presentation community. We seek talented and innovative faculty and staff who have a commitment to excellence. Candidates for teaching positions must have a Master's degree or a Bachelor's degree with a credential in the subject. 71% of our current faculty hold advanced degrees in their fields.

How to Apply

Step 1

Download and save PDF application to your computer. Right click on the appropriate link below and choose "save link as." Choose where you would like to save it, and then click save.

Step 2

Complete PDF application using Adobe Acrobat. Be sure to save PDF once you are done filling out the application.

Step 3

Email required PDF application and other required documents to employment@presentationhs.org. Resumes are not accepted in lieu of applications. An incomplete application will not be accepted.

2017-2018 Job Openings

Math Teacher (Full-Time)

Description

Presentation High School in San Jose, California is seeking a full-time instructor to join the Math Department in the 2017-2018 school year. Candidates with experience teaching AP Computer Science are encouraged to apply.

Responsibilities

  1. Model for students the mission and values of Presentation High School
  2. Demonstrate subject matter competency and the ability to communicate that to high school students
  3. Devise a system of classroom order and discipline which contributes to the learning of all students
  4. Be available to students who need assistance
  5. Exercise professionalism at all times with students, parents, and colleagues
  6. Participate in professional development activities of the subject area, pedagogy and technology

Qualifications

  • Degree in Math with a Single-Subject Teaching Credential and/or Master’s Degree in Math or a related field.
  • Experience working with high school students preferred
  • Ability to work collaboratively to promote student learning
  • Knowledge of the latest pedagogy for effective classroom instruction and student learning
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills

Application Process

Interested applicants are asked to send a letter of interest, résumé and contact list of references to employment@presentationhs.org. Qualified applicants will be contacted regarding next steps.

Presentation High School is a Catholic, college preparatory school for young women. We offer a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits and a close-knit professional community. We seek talented and innovative teachers who have a commitment to excellence.

Visual Arts Teacher (Full-Time)

Description

Presentation High School in San Jose, California is seeking a full-time instructor to join the Visual & Performing Arts Department in the 2017-2018 school year. Applicants with experience teaching drawing and painting, and ceramics are encouraged to apply.

Responsibilities

  1. Model for students the mission and values of Presentation High School
  2. Demonstrate subject matter competency and the ability to communicate that to high school students
  3. Devise a system of classroom order and discipline which contributes to the learning of all students
  4. Be available to students who need assistance
  5. Exercise professionalism at all times with students, parents, and colleagues
  6. Participate in professional development activities of the subject area, pedagogy and technology

Qualifications

  • Degree in Art with a Single-Subject Teaching Credential and/or Master’s Degree in Art.
  • Experience working with high school students preferred
  • Ability to work collaboratively to promote student learning
  • Knowledge of the latest pedagogy for effective classroom instruction and student learning
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills

Application Process

Interested applicants are asked to send a letter of interest, résumé and contact list of references to employment@presentationhs.org. Qualified applicants will be contacted regarding next steps.

Presentation High School is a Catholic, college preparatory school for young women. We offer a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits and a close-knit professional community. We seek talented and innovative teachers who have a commitment to excellence.

Substitute Math Teacher (Long-Term)

Description

Presentation High School in San Jose, California is seeking a full-time instructor to join the Math Department as a long-term substitute beginning in August 2017. Candidates with experience teaching Algebra and Geometry are encouraged to apply.

Responsibilities

  1. Model for students the mission and values of Presentation High School
  2. Demonstrate subject matter competency and the ability to communicate that to high school students
  3. Devise a system of classroom order and discipline which contributes to the learning of all students
  4. Be available to students who need assistance
  5. Exercise professionalism at all times with students, parents, and colleagues
  6. Participate in professional development activities of the subject area, pedagogy and technology

Qualifications

  • Degree in Math with a Single-Subject Teaching Credential and/or Master’s Degree in Math.
  • Experience working with high school students preferred
  • Ability to work collaboratively to promote student learning
  • Knowledge of the latest pedagogy for effective classroom instruction and student learning
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills

Application Process

Interested applicants are asked to send a letter of interest, résumé and contact list of references to employment@presentationhs.org. Qualified applicants will be contacted regarding next steps.

Presentation High School is a Catholic, college preparatory school for young women. We offer a competitive salary and a close-knit professional community. We seek talented and innovative teachers who have a commitment to excellence.

Math Teacher (Part-Time)

Description

Presentation High School in San Jose, California is seeking a part-time instructor to join the Math Department in the 2017-2018 school year. Candidates with experience teaching AP Computer Science are encouraged to apply.

Responsibilities

  1. Model for students the mission and values of Presentation High School
  2. Demonstrate subject matter competency and the ability to communicate that to high school students
  3. Devise a system of classroom order and discipline which contributes to the learning of all students
  4. Be available to students who need assistance
  5. Exercise professionalism at all times with students, parents, and colleagues
  6. Participate in professional development activities of the subject area, pedagogy and technology

Qualifications

  • Degree in Math with a Single-Subject Teaching Credential and/or Master’s Degree in Math or a related field.
  • Experience working with high school students preferred
  • Ability to work collaboratively to promote student learning
  • Knowledge of the latest pedagogy for effective classroom instruction and student learning
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills

Application Process

Interested applicants are asked to send a letter of interest, résumé, a completed application, and contact list of references to employment@presentationhs.org. Qualified applicants will be contacted regarding next steps.

Presentation High School is a Catholic, college preparatory school for young women. We offer a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits and a close-knit professional community. We seek talented and innovative teachers who have a commitment to excellence.


Academic Supervisor (Part-Time)

Description: Presentation High School in San Jose, California is seeking a part-time Academic Supervisor for the 2017-2018 school year. The Academic Supervisor supervises students after school as they complete academic work for classes, specifically make-up exams due to missed class days and quiet study in the Library. Hours are 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. Monday-Friday.

Reports to: Vice Principal of Academics

Responsibilities:

  1. Supervise students working in the school’s Library after school from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday.
  2. Develop a schedule for make-up exams with the Vice Principal of Academics and communicate the schedule to students and teachers.
  3. Schedule and administer make-up final exams in January and June.
  4. Collect and redistribute make-up exams to teachers securely.
  5. Coordinate make-up tests with students directly based on student availability and the make-up exam schedule.
  6. Maintain a secure and academic testing environment where all students can complete exams free from distraction.
  7. Maintain the academic integrity of all Presentation testing materials through careful supervision of students and handling of all testing resources.

Application Process

Interested applicants are asked to send a letter of interest, résumé and contact list of references to employment@presentationhs.org. Qualified applicants will be contacted regarding next steps.

Presentation High School is a Catholic, college preparatory school for young women. We offer a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits and a close-knit professional community. We seek talented and innovative teachers who have a commitment to excellence.

Music Director (Full-Time)

Description

Presentation High School in San Jose, California is seeking a full-time Music Director and Teacher to join the Visual and Performing Arts Department in the 2017-2018 school year. The Music Director is responsible for directing two choirs, and teaching vocal and piano classes in the Visual and Performing Arts Department.

Responsibilities

  1. Model for students the mission and values of Presentation High School
  2. Demonstrate subject matter competency and the ability to communicate that to high school students
  3. Devise a system of classroom order and discipline which contributes to the learning of all students
  4. Be available to students who need assistance
  5. Exercise professionalism at all times with students, parents, and colleagues
  6. Participate in professional development activities of the subject area, pedagogy and technology
  7. Direct the choirs, rehearse and prepare the choir for performances
  8. Provide or arrange for musical accompaniment for all choral auditions, rehearsals and performances
  9. Teach classes in the Visual and Performing Arts department
  10. Develop and operate within approved program budget and coordinate all fundraising for the choral program
  11. Coordinate all travel for the choral program
  12. Create and staff PR and outreach opportunities to promote and build the choral program
  13. Perform a winter and spring concert and additional performances as appropriate to perform and enhance the choral program
  14. Coordinate all technical set-up and equipment needs for all choir performances

Qualifications

  • Degree in Music with a Single-Subject Teaching Credential and/or Master’s Degree in a related field.
  • Experience working with high school students preferred
  • Ability to work collaboratively to promote student learning
  • Knowledge of the latest pedagogy for effective classroom instruction and student learning
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills

Application Process

Interested applicants are asked to send a letter of interest, résumé and contact list of references to employment@presentationhs.org. Qualified applicants will be contacted regarding next steps.

Presentation High School is a Catholic, college preparatory school for young women. We offer a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits and a close-knit professional community. We seek talented and innovative teachers who have a commitment to excellence.


Director of Campus Ministry (Full-Time)

Director of Campus Ministry (Full Time)

Description

Presentation High School in San Jose, California is seeking a full-time Director of Campus Ministry in the 2017-2018 school year.

Responsibilities

1. Model for students the mission and values of Presentation High School

2. Plan and implement engaging liturgies, including school Masses, feast days, masses for special school events and a variety of prayer experiences to help students deepen their knowledge of faith and more fully integrate it into their daily lives

3. Develop students as faith leaders through supervising the Campus Ministry Core Team and all retreat leaders

4. Equip students, faculty, and staff to fully participate in the liturgical life of the school

5. Organize and direct a comprehensive retreat program

6. Provide students with opportunities for individual pastoral guidance and spiritual formation

7. Collaborate with Faith Council on a monthly basis

8. Plan, coordinate, and implement campus ministry programs that will enable the students, faculty, and staff to grow spiritually and to develop their faith that expresses the school motto, “Not words but deeds.”

9. Work in collaboration with the Counseling Department Chair and members of the counseling department during times of crisis to assist students, their families, and faculty and staff

10. Coordinate, organize and run the Confirmation program every other year

11. Support and promote the mission and vision of Presentation High School

Qualifications

•BA or MA in Religious Studies, Theology or Ministry

•Experience working with high school students in a Catholic school preferred

•Experience in planning, developing and leading retreats, liturgies, and service programs

•Excellent organizational and communication skills

Application Process

Interested applicants are asked to send a letter of interest, résumé, a completed application, and contact list of references to employment@presentationhs.org. Qualified applicants will be contacted regarding next steps.

Presentation High School is a Catholic, college preparatory school for young women. We offer a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits and a close-knit professional community. We seek talented and innovative individuals who have a commitment to excellence.

Director of Public Relations (Full-Time)

Full-Time Director of Public Relations

Description

Presentation High School in San Jose, CA seeks a full-time Director of Public Relations to oversee messaging, branding, marketing and communication for external and internal audiences. This role reports to the principal and leads a small team of communications professionals.

Responsibilities

  • Serve as the voice of the school while ensuring all communications are innovative, energetic and reflective of the school’s mission.
  • Cultivate and maintain media relationships at the local, regional and national levels to enhance Presentation’s reputation and standing.
  • Create cohesive campaigns across several platforms (social media, web, media, email, video, print, etc.) to support the marketing and fundraising efforts of the school.
  • Work closely with campus departments and programs, such as Advancement, Alumnae Relations, Athletics, Performing Arts, and Summer at Presentation, to highlight accomplishments and strengthen public relations.
  • Design and oversee production of all major school publications, including two full-color magazines per year, parent newsletters, social media posts, web updates, print and online advertisements, admission and recruitment pieces, fundraising pleas, event invitations and programs, banners and logos.
  • Coordinate paid advertising in print and online media.
  • Attend executive calendar meetings, administrative team meetings and Board of Trustees meetings; assist Mission Advancement Committee of the Board of Trustees in its public relations efforts.
  • Oversee the school website and its overall content, layout and structure.
  • Serve as project manager of the Public Relations Department, multi-tasking and prioritizing while overseeing layouts, production schedules, timelines and calendars in an organized, efficient manner.
  • Supervise school photography to ensure photos used in marketing/communications reflect the diversity, mission and philosophy of the school.
  • Work closely with the Graphic Designer to implement and maintain a cohesive and recognizable brand strategy across platforms; ensure consistency in colors, logos, fonts and more within print and online publications and advertising.
  • Manage department budget as well as bidding processes with vendors.

Qualifications

  • Strong writing and copyediting skills
  • Strong project management and organizational skills
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize
  • Bachelor’s degree (relevant field preferred)
  • Journalism/Public Relations/Marketing background
  • Website management experience

Application Process

Interested applicants are asked to send a letter of interest, resume and contact list of references to employment@presentationhs.org. Qualified applicants will be contacted regarding next steps.

Presentation High School is a Catholic, college preparatory school for young women. We offer a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits and a close-knit professional community. We seek talented and innovative teachers who have a commitment to excellence.


Speech and Debate Coach (Full-Time)

Presentation High School in San Jose, California is seeking a full-time Speech and Debate coach beginning in August 2017. The coach will be responsible for assisting in leadership for the ongoing development, coordination and administration of Presentation High School’s Speech and Debate Program and teaching Speech and Debate courses.

Description:

Assist with leadership for the ongoing development, coordination and administration of Presentation High School’s Speech and Debate Program

Reports to: Director of Speech Debate and the Vice Principal of Student Activities

Specific Responsibilities:

1. Teach at least one section of any Speech and Debate courses offered in the curriculum.

2. Available to meet with students for coaching sessions.

3. Support all activities of the Speech and Debate program.

4. Coordinate the Speech Festival and all Speech and Debate recruitment events annually.

5. Attend League coaches meetings.

6. Chaperone at all Speech and Debate events or arrange for appropriate supervision in conjunction with the Director of Speech and Debate.

7. Coordinate and manage practice round schedules for the team.

8. Direct at least one Speech and Debate event.

9. Oversee and manage Speech and Debate Student Board/Officers as appropriate.

10. Schedule and meet with students during prep periods/collaboration.

11. Maintain appropriate team files and updated research.

Qualifications:

  • BA in appropriate area of specialization. MA degree preferred.
  • Experience in managing programs, budgets, and personnel. Experience working in a high school and/or with high school students preferred.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of speech and/or debate events and community at large.
  • Ability to work collaboratively to promote student learning.
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills.

Application Process:

Interested applicants are asked to visit the “How to Apply" section of this page and download the appropriate PDF application. Complete the application and email your application, a letter of interest, resume, and contact list of references to employment@presentationhs.org. Qualified applicants will be contacted regarding next steps.

Presentation high school is a Catholic, college preparatory school for young women. We offer a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits and a close-knit professional community. We seek talented and innovative professionals who have a commitment to excellence.

In-House Substitute Teacher (Full-Time)

Description

Presentation High School in San Jose, California is seeking a full-time, in-house substitute teacher to join the faculty in the 2017-2018 school year.

Responsibilities

  1. Model for students the mission and values of Presentation High School
  2. Be on site daily during school hours to serve as a substitute teacher as needed
  3. Strong classroom management skills that promote the learning of all students
  4. Present the substitute lesson plan (as provided by the classroom teacher) and facilitate student completion of the lesson. (No specific subject matter expertise needed as substitute lesson plans are designed to be self-guided for students)
  5. Exercise professionalism at all times with students, parents, and colleagues

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree; credential in progress or completed
  • Experience working with high school students preferred
  • Knowledge of the latest pedagogy for effective classroom management, instruction and student learning
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills

Compensation

$30,000 annually

Application Process

Interested applicants are asked to send a letter of interest, résumé and contact list of references to employment@presentationhs.org. Qualified applicants will be contacted regarding next steps.

Presentation High School is a Catholic, college preparatory school for young women. We offer a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits and a close-knit professional community. We seek talented and innovative teachers who have a commitment to excellence.

English Teacher (Full-Time)

Full-Time English Teacher

Description:

Presentation High School in San Jose, California is seeking a full-time instructor to join the English Department in the 2017-2018 school year.

Responsibilities:

  1. Model for students the mission and values of Presentation High School
  2. Demonstrate subject matter competency and the ability to communicate that to high school students
  3. Devise a system of classroom order and discipline which contributes to the learning of all students
  4. Be available to students who need assistance
  5. Exercise professionalism at all times with students, parents, and colleagues
  6. Participate in professional development activities of the subject area, pedagogy and technology

Qualifications:

  • Degree in English with a Single-Subject Teaching Credential and/or Master’s Degree in English or a related field.
  • Experience working with high school students preferred
  • Ability to work collaboratively to promote student learning
  • Knowledge of the latest pedagogy for effective classroom instruction and student learning
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills

Application Process:

Interested applicants are asked to send a letter of interest, résumé and contact list of references to employment@presentationhs.org. Qualified applicants will be contacted regarding next steps.

Presentation High School is a Catholic, college preparatory school for young women. We offer a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits and a close-knit professional community. We seek talented and innovative teachers who have a commitment to excellence.


2017 Summer Openings

Chemistry Instructor (Summer School)

Chemistry Summer School Instructor

Description

Presentation High School in San Jose, California is seeking an instructor to the equivalent of a year-long Chemistry course during the academic summer school program. The course is comprised of two semester equivalent courses, which run daily June 13-30 and July 10-27 from 8:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m. daily.

Responsibilities

  1. Model for students the mission and values of Presentation High School
  2. Demonstrate subject matter competency and the ability to communicate that to high school students
  3. Devise a system of classroom order and discipline which contributes to the learning of all students
  4. Be available to students who need assistance
  5. Exercise professionalism at all times with students, parents, and colleagues
  6. Participate in professional development activities of the subject area

Qualifications

  • Degree in Chemistry or Biochemistry with a Single-Subject Teaching Credential and/or Master’s Degree in Chemistry or a related field.
  • Experience working with high school students preferred.
  • Experience teaching Chemistry is preferred.
  • Ability to work collaboratively to promote student learning
  • Knowledge of the latest pedagogy for effective classroom instruction and student learning
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills

Application Process

Interested applicants are asked to send a letter of interest, résumé and contact list of references to employment@presentationhs.org. Qualified applicants will be contacted regarding next steps.

Presentation High School is a Catholic, college preparatory school for young women. We offer a competitive salary and a close-knit professional community. We seek talented and innovative teachers who have a commitment to excellence.


Algebra I Instructor (Summer School)

Description

Presentation High School in San Jose, California is seeking an instructor to the equivalent of the second semester of a yearlong Algebra I course during the academic summer school program. The course is comprised of two semester equivalent courses, which run daily June 13-30 and July 10-27 from 8:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m. daily. We are looking to fill the second semester position, July 10-27.

Responsibilities

  1. Model for students the mission and values of Presentation High School
  2. Demonstrate subject matter competency and the ability to communicate that to high school students
  3. Devise a system of classroom order and discipline which contributes to the learning of all students
  4. Be available to students who need assistance
  5. Exercise professionalism at all times with students, parents, and colleagues
  6. Participate in professional development activities of the subject area

Qualifications

  • Degree in Math with a Single-Subject Teaching Credential and/or Master’s Degree in Math or a related field.
  • Experience working with high school students preferred.
  • Experience teaching Algebra I is preferred.
  • Ability to work collaboratively to promote student learning
  • Knowledge of the latest pedagogy for effective classroom instruction and student learning
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills

Application Process

Interested applicants are asked to send a letter of interest, résumé and contact list of references to employment@presentationhs.org. Qualified applicants will be contacted regarding next steps.

Presentation High School is a Catholic, college preparatory school for young women. We offer a competitive salary and a close-knit professional community. We seek talented and innovative teachers who have a commitment to excellence.

Benefits and Salary

Presentation High School offers a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits and a close-knit professional community
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