High School Pastor

Heights Church

Prescott, AZ 86301

Category: Youth Ministry

Posted on: August 14, 2018

Time Type: Full Time

Job Description:

Position Summary
The High School Pastor is responsible to develop impactful ministry to student s and their families. He will develop systems and structures, in alignment with the church's mission and vision that leads students to encounter Jesus, engage in their faith with Jesus, and be empowered in their gits to serve Jesus through serving others. He will develop and empower a team of volunteers who will lead and serve students, as they live out their faith.


Duties and Responsibilities
> Plan and execute large group worship experience
- Prepare and deliver large group teaching / communication in an engaging and compelling
manner, or develop and coach others to do so
- Ensure worship experience includes quality music / worship team
- Provide students with a manner in which to respond to teaching / engage with their faith as a
result of the large group experience
> Plan and execute small group gatherings
- Recruit, train, develop and oversee Small Group Leaders
- Manage locations and hosts
- Oversee assignment of students to appropriate small groups
> Recruit, develop, train and oversee Youth Leadership Team, giving them the opportunity to be
empowered to serve their peers in a meaningful and impactful manner
> Recruit, train, care for and equip adult volunteers to walk alongside Students as they grow in the
relationship with Jesus
> Plan and implement events for students (i.e. outreach events, social events, baptism class)
> Communicate effectively with students, parents, volunteers and staff, via email, phone or in
person
> Oversee the Youth Staff including Support Staff and possible Interns and/or Residents
> Partner with Parents and families as they raise their students to be godly adults including
providing regular parent gathering and other support
> Meet students where they are and build relationships with them through school lunches,
attending school and athletic events
> Develop, oversee and manage an annual calendar, budget, goals and objectives
> Build strong relationships with other Youth pastors and ministry leaders in the area
> Participate in and support other events, meetings and/or activities as required for Staff Members



To be considered, forward your resume along with a statement of your philosophy of ministry, to Lori Thomas Ketring at jobs@heightschurch.com. We will begin reviewing candidates on August 24.
 

About Heights Church:

Heights Church was established in the '60s as a church plant and has been at its current campus since 2005, with a weekly attendance of 2,700. Our vision is to see people encounter Jesus to come to know Him, engage in their faith and relationship with Jesus, and be empowered in the gifts to serve Jesus. We are living out our vision through establishing other campuses in Flagstaff and Prescott Valley, and reaching Northern Arizona. http://www.heightschurch.com/

Prescott is a growing quad city area (Prescott, Prescott Valley, Chino Valley and Dewey-Humboldt) with a projection of 5,000 new homes within 5 miles of our Prescott campus within 5 years. Prescott is everyone’s home town where we host the World’s Oldest Rodeo, the annual Christmas Courthouse Lighting Celebration and a variety of other events. With temperate weather, it is a great place for outdoor activities including hiking, mountain biking and kayaking.  

Job Qualifications:

- Bachelor's degree highly preferred
- 5 years progressive experience in paid Youth Ministry position (High School preferred)
- Experience at a church of 1,500 attendees or more, multi-site experience preferred
- Deep devotion to God and a thirst for His Word and relationship with Him
- Highly relational (caring and personable on an individual level)
- Effective communication skills with team members (interpersonal and group)
- Committed to vision, values, and beliefs of Heights Church
- Theologically and doctrinally aligned with Heights Church on important matters
- Demonstrates evidence of a Christ-like attitude in words and actions, with humility
- Demonstrates a heart and passion for youth ministry and ability to attract others to it
- Demonstrates a desire to share the life of Jesus with students & see them engage in their faith
- Ability to raise up the next generation of leaders and empower them to serve in their gifting
- Knowledge of the scriptures and ability to communicate in an engaging, compassionate and compelling way, Biblical education is preferred
- Self-starter with ability to work independently in a a disciplined manner
- Demonstrated innovative and creative approach to ministry
- Team- oriented with ability to work with volunteers, members and staff to develop a team-oriented culture through training, mentoring and teaching
- Project a professional Heights image through in-person, email and phone interaction
- Proven ability to use good judgement and ability to maintain confidentiality
 

Position Information:

Job Title:
High School Pastor
Time Type:
Full Time
Salary:
Not specified
Organization Type:
Church
Denomination:
Worship Style:
Contemporary
Church Size:
2000 - 5000

Contact Information:

Organization Name:
Contact Name:
Lori Thomas Ketring
Address1:
3003 Centerpointe East Drive
Address2:
Campus: 2121 Larry Caldwell Drive
City:
Prescott
State or Province:
ZIP Code:
86301
Country:
USA
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