Supervises: Teaching Faculty, New Teacher Mentor, Librarian, Scheduling Coordinator, Summer School Principal, MBS Liaison, Math & Science Academy Director, The Voice Teacher, Yearbook Moderator
To participate in the evaluation process for teaching faculty.
To provide ongoing professional development in the area of curriculum, instruction, and assessment.
To work with Department Chairs in the recruitment, screening, hiring, and orientation of new teachers.
To keep abreast of developments in curriculum, instruction, and assessment as well as instructional technology. Provide leadership in determining their appropriateness for inclusion in the educational program of the school.
To supervise the Scheduling Coordinator in the development of the master schedule.
To work with the Principal to implement academic policies that insure the ongoing growth and development of curriculum and instruction.
To serve as a member of Curriculum Council and ensure issues related to instruction and professional development are addressed.
To work with academic departments and department chairs on interdepartmental coordination of curriculum including content and skills in order to achieve greater collaboration on a school-wide scope and sequence of content and skills.
To study and evaluate, and, as appropriate, recommend adoption of new instructional materials, methods, and programs, and assists in budget preparation for newly approved instructional programs as related to instructional supplies, equipment, and materials.
To ensure all new courses are approved through the University of California, NCAA and College Board, as appropriate.
To coordinate all grants affecting curriculum and instruction.
To be accessible to faculty to discuss academic issues/problems as they develop during the school year and to work with teachers on improving instruction.
To coordinate student perception surveys and review the results with the Principal and teachers.
To coordinate the school’s WASC accreditation process, annual data collection and Leadership Team.
To coordinate all school-wide spending on professional development and ESSA Title II grants.
To supervise the in-house substitutes and ensure substitution and classroom coverage when faculty members are absent.
To supervise the Librarian and promote library resources and programs that meet the needs of classroom teachers.
To plan the annual Back to School Night event for parents.
To vet and approve curricular field trips.
To approve all classroom resources, including textbooks, and supervise the MBS liason.
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. Each student is challenged to become a woman of faith, dedicated to working for others, intellectually competent, and committed to working for others.
Presentation serves 835 students representing 61 zip codes, 47 parishes, and 113 feeder schools. Nearly 20% of our student body is on financial aid and over 50% of our students are students of color. 100% of our students graduate high school and matriculate to either a 2- or 4- year university.
Presentation 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.
Interested applicants are asked to send a completed application (available at www.presentationhs.org/employment), letter of interest, résumé and contact list of references to email@example.com. 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.
M.A. in Educational Administration; emphasis on curriculum, instruction, and assessment preferred.
A minimum of 5 years of teaching experience, preferably at the high school level.
Experience in supervision and management strongly preferred.
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 attend co-curricular events, including overnight field trips.
Additional Salary Information: Commensurate based on experience.