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.

2017-2018 Job Openings

English Teacher (Full-Time)

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.

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.

Substitute Science Teacher (Long-Term)

Description

Presentation High School in San Jose, California is seeking a full-time instructor to join the Science Department as a long-term substitute beginning in August 2017. Candidates with experience teaching Chemistry and Biology 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 Science with a Single-Subject Teaching Credential and/or Master’s Degree in Science.
  • 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.


Science Teacher (Full-Time)

Description

Presentation High School in San Jose, California is seeking a full-time instructor to join the Science Department in the 2017-2018 school year. Teachers with experience teaching high school Biology 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 Biology with a Single-Subject Teaching Credential and/or Master’s Degree in Biology 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.

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.


College Counselor (Full-Time)

Presentation High School in San Jose, California is seeking a full time college counselor for the 2017-2018 school year.

Reports to: Director of College Counseling

Purpose of Position: The College Counselor is responsible for guiding students through the successful transition to postsecondary education. S/he must have knowledge of college admissions and financial aid topics and processes, excellent time management and outstanding communications skills of all expression: personal, written, verbal and technological. Must be willing to travel several times throughout the year to attend professional development workshops and conferences and to meet and network with representatives from colleges and universities.

  1. Model for students the mission and values of Presentation High School
  2. Meet with students in caseload individually at least twice a year and with families in their junior and senior years, advising and guiding students through the college application and selection process.
  3. Inform students, families, and staff of current college admissions policies, procedures, and deadlines.
  4. Provide assistance and advice in student course selection and its impact on college selection.
  5. Provide college materials such as catalogs, viewbooks, applications, directories, and computer software programs to assist students in the college search process.
  6. Serve as an academic mentor / homeroom teacher as assigned.
  7. Provide mentors with current college information and materials.
  8. Organize and coordinate college related workshops and evening programs for parents and students to attend.
  9. Write letters of recommendation on behalf of students for college admission as well as for scholarships, internships and other opportunities.
  10. Provide financial aid forms and applications to students.
  11. Research and assist with the monthly College Counseling Newsletter.
  12. Work with the administration and academic departments to coordinate senior graduation awards, and other scholarship awards programs.
  13. Attend workshops concerning college admissions, financial aid, and scholarship opportunities.
  14. Participate in the associated communication with college admissions officers post submission deadlines.
  15. Guide students and others in understanding and utilizing Naviance, the college admission data management system. Provide guidance and resources and teach tools to navigate the college search and application process. Guide students and their parents/guardians
  16. Schedule and attend college representatives’ presentations during lunch and after school in the Fall.
  17. Compile and organize information for the College Counseling Guide for Juniors in the Spring.
  18. Attend college conferences that are held each year. (UC, CSU, Mission College, College Board, WACAC, NACAC)
  19. Maintain a strong working knowledge of colleges and universities, which includes making visits to colleges. Stay current on higher education changes.
  20. Build and maintain relationships with college admission professionals.
  21. Participate in professional development opportunities that will contribute to the individual’s professional growth and keep the college counseling, counseling and mentoring programs abreast of current developments in college admissions.
  22. Facilitate college visits for select student population to local campuses.
  23. Coordinate and organize the Awards Assembly.
  24. Assist with the preparation of the graduation program and ceremonies.
  25. Attend weekly case meetings, department, and mentor meetings.
  26. Proctor AP exams.
  27. Any additional tasks as assigned by the Director of College Counseling and/or Administration

Qualifications

Master’s Degree in Counseling or related field.

Understand the college admission process at a variety of institution types and selectivity levels.

Experience working with high school students.

Excellent time management skills and ability to prioritize work.

A minimum of three years experience in admissions or college counseling preferred.

Knowledge of relevant applications including Naviance is preferred.

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 educators who have a commitment to excellence.

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.

Benefits and Salary

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