Since 1944 Junípero Serra High School has been serving the young men of San Mateo County by providing them with a quality Catholic, college-preparatory education in a caring environment. A nationally renowned high school not content to rest on its laurels, Junípero Serra High School is actively seeking high quality applicants to staff its teaching ranks.
For over 60 years our mission has been to help students grow spiritually, academically, and socially so that they can become men of faith and service. Every curricular and co-curricular area of our program is enriched and guided by this mission.
As a result Serra graduates are leaders in government, journalism, medicine, law, public safety, the arts and sciences, business, ordained ministry and religious life, and education. Serra graduates include Pulitzer and Peabody Prize winners, a Grammy Award winner, New York Times bestselling authors, Silicon Valley CEOs, professional athletes, an Executive Editor of the New York Times and local, state and federal government leaders. In order to build on our proud tradition we seek applicants with the following traits:
A practicing Catholic who can serve as a positive, balanced and knowledgeable role model of Christian faith to teenagers;
A person who has the ability to implement effective pedagogical practices that capture the imaginations of learners of various abilities and styles;
A person who is fascinated by the subject(s) he/she teaches and is a lifelong learner;
An adult whose interactions with students, parents and colleagues are marked by the virtues of integrity and respect;
A person whose active commitment to service is marked by the tenets of Catholic social teachings; and,
A teacher who see his/her role as a joyful response to God's call to ministry.
Fully accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Serra is a college preparatory with extensive Honors and Advanced Placement programs, as well as nationally renowned arts and athletic programs. We also have an excellent Academic Resource Center for students with Specific Learning Differences.
Competitive Salary and Benefits Package:
Junípero Serra High School offers a very competitive salary and benefits package. We also offer a generous professional development package as an incentive for teachers to enroll in credential, masters and continuing education programs. Our proximity to Stanford University, UC Berkeley, the University of San Francisco, Santa Clara University, Notre Dame de Namur University and San Jose State University affords teachers numerous opportunities for professional growth.
Beautiful Bay Area Location
Located between San Francisco and Silicon Valley, Junípero Serra High School teachers and students enjoy the cultural richness and natural beauty of the Bay Area and Northern California.