The Director of Service and Immersion is responsible for overseeing the school’s immersion trips, service opportunities, and annual charity drives. At Presentation, these important ministries help to infuse the entire educational experience with the Gospel. The Director will help ensure that Presentation High School maintains programs in these areas that are dynamic and vital to the faith formation of our graduates to be women of faith who are dedicated to working with others, committed to their own personal growth and intellectually competent.
The Director will also oversee the Community Involvement Program to help form student leaders in supporting the school’s drives program, promoting active and engaged service and advocacy, and guide the student officers in the leadership functions of the program.
Presentation High School seeks to offer to each member of the school community the opportunity to hear and respond to the Gospel of Jesus Christ through a commitment to service and justice. Presentation is unique in that we do not require school-wide service hours; the Director will be responsible for providing creative programming and avenues to service that can inspire students and faculty to live our motto “Not Words But Deeds.”
The Director will collaborate closely with the Campus Ministry and Justice team and report directly to the Director of Catholic Identity.
Coordinate, train faculty leaders, and lead local and national immersion trips infusing the vision of the Gospels throughout the immersion experience.
Coordinate and organize the annual charity drives [Holiday, Mission] in partnership with outside community organizations. Develop student leaders to assist in implementation of the Drives.
Coordinate and plan an annual semi-formal (The Black and White Charity Ball) to benefit Sacred Heart Community Services.
Coordinate, organize, and develop student leaders to facilitate (and promote) the “Community Involvement Club.”
Promote and organize service opportunities for the student body (monthly); provide supervision as necessary.
Schedule, organize, and lead an annual “Service Fair” providing students a chance to meet and network with local service, justice, and advocacy organizations.
Track service hours for the school community and highlight students, in coordination with PR, who are living out the Presentation motto “Not Words, But Deeds.”
Maintain a budget for annual service and immersion programming.
Assist with the liturgical planning of programming related to schoolwide Drives and other justice related issues as needed.
Promote and support student-initiated service events, fundraisers, and drives.
Coordinate and collaborate with other high schools and outside agencies to stay up to date in best practices in service and immersion programming in Catholic schools.
Be willing and available to travel with and transport students, work irregular work hours/schedule to lead and supervise student immersion and service activities.
Bachelor’s Degree required; Master’s Degree preferred with course studies in the field of Theology, Spirituality, Pastoral Ministry or Religious Education.
Practicing Roman Catholic with a strong foundation in Catholic theology and ongoing faith formation.
A commitment to the educational philosophy of Presentation High School.
Experience in supervision and organization of volunteers; leading immersion trips.
Ability to facilitate the successful participation of students in service and immersion 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.
Excellent organization, verbal and written skills, as well as outstanding interpersonal skills.
Commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion.
Available and willing to work occasional co-curricular events, including overnight field trips.
Interested applicants must complete the online application available at www.presentationhs.org/employment and send a 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 teachers who have a commitment to excellence.
Additional Salary Information: Salary commensurate with education/experience level.
About Presentation High School
Presentation High School is a secondary school for young women whose purpose and direction flow from the teaching mission of the Catholic Church and the educational ministry of the Sisters of the Presentation. This school strives to infuse the entire educational experience with the vision of life found in the Gospels. Each student is challenged to become a woman of faith, dedicated to working with others, intellectually competent and committed to her personal growth.