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.

Job Openings

Faculty/Staff

We are currently accepting applications for the following positions:


Teaching Positions

Social Studies Teacher (Part-Time)

Description

Presentation High School in San Jose, California is seeking a part-time instructor to join the Social Studies Department in the 2018-19 school year. Experience teaching high school World History and U.S. History preferred.

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

  • B.A. degree and single-subject teaching credential or Masters Degree in Social Studies or a related field
  • Relevant teaching experience, preferably 5 or more years at the high school level.
  • A commitment to the educational philosophy of Presentation High School.
  • Willingness to adapt to an existing curriculum, as well as enhance the respective academic programs.
  • Ability to work well with students, colleagues, and parents.
  • A willingness to be an active, enthusiastic member of the Presentation community.
  • A deep commitment to professional growth and interest in educational technology.
  • Strong, proven teaching ability and passion for the academic subject.
  • Knowledge of the latest pedagogy for effective classroom instruction and student learning.
  • Excellent organization, verbal and written skills, as well as outstanding interpersonal skills.
  • Commitment to equity and inclusion.
  • Available and willing to work occasional co-curricular events, including overnight field trips.

Application Process

Interested applicants are asked to complete the online application available at www.presentationhs.org/employment and 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.


Non-Teaching Positions

Director of Finance/HR

Reporting to the School President, this position oversees the daily financial and human resource operations of the School including the preparation of monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reports, developing the appropriate internal control procedures to encourage the effective and efficient operations with governing laws and/or regulations.

Primary Responsibilities Include:

  • Provides senior level leadership for the activities of accounting, budget development, compliance reporting, investments, auditing, and related financial functions for the School.
  • Develops short and long-range fiscal planning for the School in consultation with the President and Principal, prepares and administers the School’s budget; reviews new program proposals for financial viability; develops recommendations for financing packages for the School.
  • Develops and establishes operational policies and procedures and ensures implementation of appropriate financial systems
  • Develops and maintains systems of internal controls to safeguard financial assets of the organization
  • Oversees the daily financial and fiscal reporting operations of the School including cash management, credit card activities and other accounts payable. Ensures proper recording of daily, weekly, and monthly accounting transactions.
  • Leads and manages the monthly and year end closing including analysis and verification of assets, revenues, expenses and fund balances as well as manages the School budget
  • Informs and consults executive leadership regarding budget status, fiscal policy, procedures, fiscal planning and reporting
  • Oversees the coordination and activities of independent auditors ensuring all audit/review issues are resolved and all 403(b) compliance issues are met, and the preparation of the annual financial statements is in accordance with U.S. GAAP and federal, state and other required supplementary schedules and information
  • Prepares analyses and recommendations for improving the School's operating efficiency and financial position.
  • Attends Board and Subcommittee meetings; including standing and ad hoc committees, as may be requested from time to time.
  • Oversees and presents financial reports to the Board of Trustees, Board of Directors, external committees, government and regulatory agencies
  • Provides leadership for the strategic direction, development, implementation and operation of human resource function
  • Responsible for overseeing the human resource function and processes
  • Reviews and ensures proper recording of payroll activity for all staff
  • Participates in identifying new funding opportunities and the drafting of prospective programmatic budgets and determining cost effectiveness
  • Interprets fiscal and other policies and procedures for President and Principal, executive team and other School employees
  • Collaborates with facilities manager with regards to planning, budgeting, acquisition, maintenance, and allocation of resources; including operations of School facilities and grounds and construction activities
  • Conducts and oversees all purchasing activity, developing purchasing and spending policies and continuously implementing cost savings measures
  • Oversees School‘s annual insurance renewals, property and risk management matters
  • Provides support to executive leadership for overall School strategic and master assessment planning and the Campus Master Plan; develops strategies to link budgeting activities to advancing strategic objectives and plans.
  • Reviews and approves all School contractual obligations seeking legal counsel as appropriate; provides guidance and direction as appropriate on School legal issues, identifies need and prepares and/or oversees requests for proposals in accordance with policy governance limits; primary contact for banking.
  • Manages Finance and Human Resources Department staff.
  • Establishes and maintains a climate that encourages the development and retention of competent employees, high morale, and the achievement of School goals.
  • Maintains a positive work environment conducive to promoting an atmosphere of cooperation and trust with students, peers, faculty, and administration; maintains cooperative relationships with external contacts including but not limited to representatives of other educational institutions, professional organizations, vendors, community, business, and government leaders.
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Qualifications and Requirements

  • A minimum of seven years of related experience, with ten+ years preferred.
  • Strong business and financial skills, along with written and interpersonal communication skills to effectively and appropriately represent the School.
  • CPA or equivalent required.
  • Knowledge of non-profit/governmental fund accounting with a working knowledge of accounting, operational and financial reporting issues
  • Proven financial management skills with extensive knowledge of applicable GAAP
  • Skill and experience with software for fiscal and related management applications (SAGE experience a plus)
  • Experience with human resources leadership, management and administration
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills (both oral and written)
  • Possess effective strategies to continually assess and monitor the School’s fiscal operations and outcomes
  • High level of professionalism, ability to think analytically, attention to detail, strong business ethics, and excellent work ethic.
  • High level of management, planning and coordination skills with a proven ability to lead
  • Excellent employee development and performance management skills
  • Ability to effectively present information to top management, external auditors and/or boards of directors
  • Change management experience a plus

Application Process

Interested applicants are asked to send a completed application, 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 professionals who have a commitment to excellence.

Facilities Manager

Description

The Facilities Manager assumes the responsibilities and duties to provide the management and direction necessary in the areas of custodial, building maintenance, operations, landscaping and event support to maintain the school's properties and facilities.

Duties and Responsibilities

Duties

  • Plan, manage and direct all phases of the facilities operations
  • Oversee the repair and safety of the buildings
  • Plan and implement maintenance and renovation of buildings and grounds
  • Provide for building security
  • Programming and use of Building Management Systems
  • Maintain an inventory of all equipment
  • Monitor the receipt, maintenance and replacement of capital equipment
  • Provide and maintain a safe, clean, and healthy environment for the students and staff of the school
  • Purchase necessary building and custodial supplies
  • Coordinate set-ups for both school and approved outside users as scheduled by the Administration
  • Assist in the scheduling of building and gym usage
  • Perform the recruitment, interviewing and hiring of all Facilities personnel

Specific Responsibilities

  • Determine what work will be performed by PHS staff and contract vendors
  • Annually conduct an asset inventory and evaluate building and equipment condition
  • Supervise all maintenance, grounds and contract personnel
  • Monitor all facilities work to ensure compliance with plans, specifications, building and fire codes, and health and safety
  • Maintain Facility Department budget and expenditures
  • Assist in Security and Emergency planning process and conduct drills as necessary
  • Manage the Keys and Access program to include assignment, distribution and control of keys
  • Supervise and oversee implementation of all Facilities projects
  • Support major capital projects as an essential member of the project management team
  • Work with construction managers to maintain safety conditions at all times during renovations
  • Prepare all bids and quotations for contracted work, equipment and supplies
  • Maintain drawings, plans, manuals, and warranties in an organized and accessible manner
  • Support administration of the insurance program
  • Provide and maintain a working knowledge of any current and ongoing certificates, registrations, licenses, and other documents

Knowledge, Skills and Qualifications

Job Knowledge

  • Demonstrated knowledge or experience of budgeting, expense control architecture, school construction, engineering, plant operations, maintenance management and school safety
  • Knowledge of building, plumbing, power generation and HVAC systems
  • Thorough knowledge of custodial equipment
  • Thorough knowledge of applicable Health & Safety standards, rules and regulations

Managerial Skills

  • Skill in managing personnel and supervising custodial building and ground operations
  • Skills in effectively planning and organizing custodial activities
  • Skill in cleaning methods and procedures, sanitation, safety, security and lawn and building maintenance
  • Proficient in English (written and verbal skills) and knowledge of Spanish
  • Oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated skills in personnel management
  • Proven ability to interface with faculty, staff and administration
  • Define job performance expectations of staff and evaluate job performance
  • Ability to promote efficiency, morale, and teamwork and interaction with fellow staff members
  • Ensure that maintenance and custodial staff are familiar with procedures in dealing with misconduct/conflicts
Competency Statement(s)
  • Accountability - Ability to accept responsibility and account for his/her actions
  • Detail Oriented - Ability to pay attention to the minute details of a project or task
  • Diversity Oriented - Ability to work effectively with people regardless of their age, gender, race, ethnicity, religion or job type
  • Friendly - Ability to exhibit a cheerful demeanor toward others
  • Loyal - The trait of feeling a duty to the employer
  • Reliability - The trait of being dependable and trustworthy
  • Responsible - Ability to be held accountable or answerable for one's conduct
  • Safety Awareness - Ability to identify and correct conditions that affect employee safety

Qualifications and Educational Requirements

  • High School Diploma
  • 2 Year College/Technical Certification - Desired
  • 3-5 Years' Experience as Facilities Supervisor/Manager
  • Basic Computer Skills, Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Office and Google Docs
  • Building Management System experience
  • Experience in education preferred

Physical Demands

The Facilities Manager must be able to: lift and/or carry moderate weight (40 pounds), sit, stand, walk, climbs stairs or ladder, reach, perform repetitive hand motions, hear, speak. There will be some travel within the City, and he/she may experience prolonged and irregular work hours, and work with frequent interruptions.


Work Environment

Inside and Outside environment. Climbs ladders, work in high places, work in cramped quarters and under and on buildings. Work in inclement weather. Demanding physical conditions. Must be able to work with potentially hazardous materials in a safe manner and safely perform required duties in potentially hazardous environments.

Other requirements

Must have satisfactory outcome of background and fingerprinting check, prior to starting employment.


Notice

This Job Description includes the essential functions and basic duties. It is intended to provide guidelines for job expectations and the employee's ability to perform the position described. It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all functions, responsibilities, skills and abilities. Supervisors may assign additional functions and requirements as deemed appropriate. The school reserves the right to change this job description and/or assigned tasks for the employee to perform as the Administration may deem appropriate.

Application Process

Interested applicants are asked to complete the application available at www.presentationhs.org/employment and 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.


Administration

There are currently no openings for the 2018-2019 school year.


Coaches

We are currently accepting applications for the following positions:


Coaching Positions

Freshman Field Hockey Coach

Freshman Field Hockey Head Coach

We invite applications for a seasonal Freshman Field Hockey Head Coach. The Freshman Field Hockey Head Coach will report to the Athletic Director and will work directly with the Freshman Field Hockey Assistant Coach in organizing practices, teaching the sport of Field Hockey, attending games, etc.

Interested applicants should submit the Coaching Application to Athletic Director, Stacey Mallison, at smallison@presentationhs.org. Please indicate Diving JV Assistant Coach in the subject line of the email. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Varsity Golf Head Coach

Varsity Golf Head Coach

Presentation High School, an all girls’ high school in San Jose, CA, seeks candidates for the position of Head Varsity Golf Coach, for the season beginning August 8, 2018 and ending October 27, 2018. This position will be responsible for running the Golf Program at Presentation, which consists of the varsity and junior varsity teams.

The successful candidate will possess:

  • Experience playing competitive Golf
  • Experience teaching Golf skills and strategies that apply to the skill level of the players preferred
  • Proven ability to exemplify the highest standard of leadership, sportsmanship and respect
  • Ability to attend all team practices and games (Mon-Fri 3-6pm)
  • Knowledge of appropriate safety measures to ensure the well-being of players
  • CPR/First Aid certification
  • Demonstrated abilities in communication and community relations
  • Proven ability to work in partnership with students, staff, and parents
  • Professional dedication to athletic development and expertise in coaching

Interested applicants should submit the Coaching Application to Athletic Director, Stacey Mallison, at smallison@presentationhs.org. Please indicate Varsity Golf Head Coach in the subject line of the email. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Varsity Water Polo Head Coach

Presentation High School, an all girls’ high school in San Jose, CA, seeks candidates for the position of Head Varsity Water Polo Coach, for the season beginning August 8, 2018 and ending November 10, 2018. This position will be responsible for running the Water Polo Program at Presentation, which consists of the varsity and junior varsity teams.

The successful candidate will possess:

  • Experience playing competitive water polo
  • Experience teaching water polo skills and strategies that apply to the skill level of the players preferred
  • Proven ability to exemplify the highest standard of leadership, sportsmanship and respect
  • Ability to attend all team practices and games (Mon-Fri in afternoon/evening. Some Saturday commitments.)
  • Knowledge of appropriate safety measures to ensure the well-being of players
  • CPR/First Aid certification
  • Lifeguard certification
  • Demonstrated abilities in communication and community relations
  • Proven ability to work in partnership with students, staff, and parents
  • Professional dedication to athletic development and expertise in coaching

Interested applicants should submit the Coaching Application to Athletic Director, Stacey Mallison, at smallison@presentationhs.org. Please indicate Varsity Water Polo Head Coach in the subject line of the email. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Summer Programs

We are currently accepting applications for the following positions:


Summer School Positions

Exceptional Teachers for Summer School 2018

Presentation High School is opening the opportunity for teachers to express interest in positions at Presentation High School for the 2018 summer session. We post positions on our employment website as they come available.

In the meantime, we collect information for qualified candidates to whom we will reach out to as positions become available. We invite interested and qualified teachers of the following subject areas to send resumes and cover letters detailing their interest and fit for teaching at Presentation High School to employment@presentationhs.org:

  • Math (Algebra I, Geometry and Algebra II)
  • Science (Biology, Chemistry and Physics)
  • Technology (Computer Applications and keyboarding)

School Mission and Overview

Presentation High School is a private Catholic college preparatory school for young women located in San Jose, California. Founded in 1962, its purpose flows from the teaching mission of the Roman Catholic Church and the educational ministry of the Sisters of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary. As such, Presentation strives to integrate the educational mission of the school with the vision of life found in the Gospels.

Summer at Presentation serves over a 1000 students every summer. Unlike the regular school year, Summer at Presentation is co-ed and serves students from a wide variety of grades (1-12) but concentrates on Middle and High School students. We have a blend of both public and private school students attend our courses.

Presentation summer faculty represent a community of dedicated, caring, and highly qualified professionals. All teachers are credentialed, or hold a Master’s degree or Ph.D. in their field of expertise. We are dedicated to

  • Meaningful remediation
  • Engaging advancement
  • Unique enrichment

Required Qualifications and Skills for all Teaching Positions

  • B.A. degree and single-subject teaching credential or Masters Degree in the subject area.
  • Relevant teaching experience, preferably 5 or more years at the high school level.
  • A commitment to the educational philosophy of Presentation High School.
  • Willingness to adapt to an existing curriculum, as well as enhance the respective academic programs.
  • Ability to work well with students, colleagues, and parents.
  • A willingness to be an active, enthusiastic member of the Presentation community.
  • A deep commitment to professional growth and interest in educational technology.
  • Strong, proven teaching ability and passion for the academic subject.
  • Knowledge of the latest pedagogy for effective classroom instruction and student learning.
  • Excellent organization, verbal and written skills, as well as outstanding interpersonal skills.
  • Commitment to equity and inclusion.
  • Available and willing to work occasional co-curricular events, including overnight field trips.

Employment

Presentation High School offers a competitive salary and a collaborative professional community. Interested applicants are asked to send a letter of interest and resume to employment@presentationhs.org and check our employment website regularly for openings. Qualified applicants will be contacted regarding next steps.

How to Apply

Step 1

Download and save PDF application to your computer, be sure to not fill it out in the browser. Right click on the appropriate link below and choose "save". Choose where you would like to save it, and then click save.

Step 2

Complete PDF application using Adobe Acrobat, click here to download 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