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Solana Beach Presbyterian Church

Junior High Director

Solana Beach Presbyterian Church
Solana Beach, California, United States

Date Posted: 09/15/2008
Categories: Youth Pastor
Denominations: Presbyterian -- PCUSA
Church Size: 1001 to 1500
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
Denomination: Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)
Position Title: Junior High Director

Job Description
This full-time director of Junior High Ministries will provide strategic leadership to a team ministry within the context of a Southern California Presbyterian Church. The Director will work with students, families, volunteers and staff to help junior high students become fully-devoted followers of Jesus Christ by: Seeking integration in the lives of students with Jesus Christ and his community of followers (the body of Christ); moving students from the outside to the core of the worshiping church; providing opportunities for students to connect with one another and the larger church; creating small groups that challenge students to grow in relationship with God and others; encouraging service through the church and in their lives outside the church; planning regular opportunities for students to impact the world locally and globally.

A mile from the beach, Solana Beach Presbyterian Church is ideally situated to minister to a diverse population of students in North County San Diego through reaching out and serving our local community.

20 to 25 hours per week of interaction with adults and staff as well as administration.
15 to 20 hours per week of direct ministry with students (including programs and 6-10 contacts with students).
Regular 2 days off per week (flexible schedule but required depending on boundaries).
Contact with 3-5 parents adult leaders per week.
Regular, involved and timely attendance in monthly all staff meetings and Next Generation staff meetings.
Bi-weekly meetings with supervisor, Associate Minister of Student and Family Ministries.
Supervision of and regular meetings with Junior High Intern.
Involvement in the community of SBPC including weekly attendance and involvement in one worship service.

Bachelor’s degree and theological training (post-graduate work preferred).
A minimum of 3 years of full-time experience in a student ministry program with a preference for someone with experience leading 40 or more students.
Experience or background with YoungLife is preferred but not required.
A clear communicator of both spoken and written word who is able to interact with many levels of people including students, parents, college-age and adult sponsors (volunteers), staff and church leadership.

Accountability: This position joins a staff of 6 including the Next Generation Pastor, Associate Minister of Student and Family Ministries, Ministry Assistant, Junior High Intern, and High School Intern. This director will report directly to the Associate Minister of Student and Family Ministries.

Deadline to Receive Applications: Monday, October 20, 2008.

Start Date: Starting before winter 2009