• Part Time
  • San Jose

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Presentation High School

.Presentation High School

Job Classification: Staff


Position Title: Co-Director of Robotics (Part-Time)

Classification: Exempt

Reports to: Vice Principal of Equity, Inclusion & Belonging

Pay Range: $35,000-$50,000

Hours: Primarily after  school/early evenings (incl. some weekends)


About Presentation High School:

Presentation High School is an independent 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 and passion for our mission.

Position Summary

Presentation High School in San Jose, California is seeking a part-time  Director of Robotics to oversee and lead our robotics program.

Education & Experience

B.A. degree
Experience working  with middle or high school students
Experience with project based learning and/or FIRST robotics (FRC) preferred

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Familiarity with programming a FIRST robot and/or computer programming or a willingness to learn.
Fabrication skills (machining, laser cutting, 3D printing, etc.) or a willingness to learn.
Strong, proven teaching ability and passion for design thinking and innovation.
Experience in Mechanical Design and/or CAD preferred
Excellent organization, verbal and written skills, as well as outstanding interpersonal skills.
Available and willing to work occasional co-curricular events, including overnight field trips.
Total resonance with the mission, vision, and values of Presentation High School and the Catholic education tradition including a demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion
A commitment to the educational philosophy of Presentation High School.
Ability to work well with students, colleagues, and parents.
A willingness to be an active, enthusiastic member of the Presentation community.

Duties and Specific Responsibilities

Model for students the mission and values of Presentation High School
Serve as the lead point-of-contact for Presentation robotics
Inspire students to create and experiment
Instruct students on the design and creation of a robot, including the fabrication  of the parts needed for the robot.

Monitor the lab to ensure student safety and emotional well-being
Collaborate with mentors to train students on relevant skills needed
Facilitate purchasing of robotics supplies and maintenance of tools
Coordinate team registration and travel plans for robotics competitions
Exercise professionalism at all times with students, parents, and colleagues
Other duties as assigned

Physical Demands

The physical demands described below represent those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, as amended, the California Fair Employment & Housing Act, and all other applicable laws, Presentation High School provides reasonable accommodations for qualified persons with disabilities.  A qualified individual is a person who meets the skill, experience, education, or other requirements of the position and who can perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation.

The Director of Robotics and Innovation  must be able to

lift and/or carry up to 50 pounds
sit, stand, walk, climb stairs or ladder, reach, perform repetitive hand motions
considerable time is spent in the workshop supervising & instructing  students
work with frequent interruptions

Work Environment

Workshop environment
Some equipment noise

EEO Statement:

Presentation High School is an Equal Opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity and inclusion and, in this spirit, particularly welcomes applications from women, persons of color, and members of historically underrepresented groups. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or other protected category in accordance with applicable law. The school will provide reasonable accommodations to individuals with a disability.

Application Process:

Interested applicants are asked to download the appropriate application at  Presentation Employment Opportunities.  Complete the application and email your application, a letter of interest/cover letter, resume, and contact list of three professional references to employment@presentationhs.org.  Qualified applicants will be contacted regarding the next steps.


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