Presentation High School in San Jose, California is seeking a part-time instructor to join the Social Studies Department beginning in the 2021-22 school year. Social studies curriculum includes courses in world history, U.S. history, government, economics, and the social sciences. Candidates with experience teaching economics or A.P. Macroeconomics are preferred.
Model for students the mission and values of Presentation High School
Demonstrate subject matter competency and the ability to communicate that to high school students
Devise a system of classroom order and discipline which contributes to the learning of all students
Be available to students who need assistance
Exercise professionalism at all times with students, parents, and colleagues
Participate in professional development activities of the subject area, pedagogy and technology
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.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.
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.